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I have a very large number of old Apple Works files. I need to Can I use Automator to open and translate a large number of files? (And then. Alternatively, you could do GUI scripting upon AppleWorks as you attempted, but it has the disadvantage that you cannot programmatically specify where to save. Probably more work, unless you can Automator or Applescript it, but a better chance of retaining more content and especially more formatting.

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It opens the files, but for every file, one have to confirm with Enter, that you want to open it. Is there an Automator or Applescript to convert Appleworks 6 to Word f I have a file with Appleworks 6 word processing documents I’d like to convert to Word for Mac.

Sun Jul 29, 2: I’d say I’d try and track down my copy on an old G5 but I’m just too swamped this month. In his case, not so great, since it seems like Apple enjoys changing various things about its core programs, just for the sake of change.

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This no longer works in Mountain Lion; ‘convert’ was a symlink to ‘cupsfilter’ autojator the options changed. This more or less cracks it for me, thanks a million. A couple of paragraphs of the conversion result shown in Pages v5. Reply 6 of I already thought about converting all older version documents using MacLink to AW 6 or something else, but apparently, MacLink is no longer available, too.


Could you give an indication of how I could make the script? That file, as is, can now be imported into Filemaker.

Can Automator translate multiple files?

What did I do wrong? I seem to be a bit out-of-date, gosh Mon Nov 19, 9: So I need some shell?

I used it for numerous conversions for some French users. March 12, 3: Mon Nov 19, 6: To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. Here’s a different approach entirely.

Tue Mar 29, 5: Convert to some format to be able to do a Spotlight search for text within the file, 2. I think, also, that I can later write a python script with which I much more familiar to relocate the documents since I’ll know the files names.

I realize this script also doesn’t deal with putting the document back in its original folder, but in Applescript I could easily enough do this if I could get past the actual printing-to-PDF autpmator.

Mar 24, Posts: Although I was hesitant to move him to Filemaker, since it seemed to have a steep learning curve and was perhaps more app then he really needed, that part went relatively smoothly.


Similar questions have been asked on Apple’s support forum over the years. Jul 26, Posts: And then move on to Mavericks.

Conversion of AppleWorks documents (e.g. to PDF)?

First, make sure that all of the fields you are interested in exporting from iTunes are displayed in its list mode choose Songs from the popup menu in the upper right corner. Post Your Answer Apppleworks By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

T3db0t 1, 4 17 Jan 11, Posts: Reply 3 of I need the script to move recursively through this massive directory, getting every file that’s neither a folder nor a.