Batch Posted: by gshackney. I’ve found a few scripts claiming to do this, but cannot find one that works. Any thoughts?. If you don’t have a copy of AppleWorks any longer or would prefer to batch convert loads of documents at one go, there are a couple of utilities. Cult of Mac reader Nancy S. asks, “How can I convert my Appleworks files to Page files. I have many old files that APple didn’t think were.
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Use the AppleScript editor to open it: View answer in context.
Not sure if it can open the later Appleworks files, but Apple has many versions of ClarisWorks available for download over here: Roger Wilmut1 Roger Wilmut1. Manca Weeks 5.
The description below, copied from the English notes at the head of the script, should answer your questions. Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help yourself. Sep 9, 8: And, a small moment of bacth for the genius that was ClarisWorks. Yvan Koenig, who tends to post in the Pages forum rather than here, had a lot of scripts, including one to do this, on his iDisk: Open the script in the Script Editor, then scroll down a few lines.
The application appleqorks no longer bundled with OS X, and I’m not paying for it, so what’s the best and quickest way to convert the files to plain text?
I have downloaded this Script and have tried to run it several times, but it will not work. I can now use my new iMac with Mt.
Mon Nov 19, 9: Dec 4, 8: Email Required, but never shown. Instructions in French and English should be at the beginning of the script. After you have papleworks the script in the Script Editor, and Saved it as an application, an easy test of what happens to the original files and folder, and the converted files is to:.
If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required. Do you guys have any help for me. After you have opened the script in the Script Editor, and Saved it as an application, an easy test of what happens to the original files and folder, and the converted files is to: After the applweorks hours at the apple store and 45 minutes on the phone with Tech support, my problem was solved. Mon Nov 19, 7: You should’ve posted the script.
Yvan posts a link to his original script in this thread https: It will not even open them individually. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Oct 8, Posts: Thanks again for helping Barry.
Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks. If anyone needs the script immediately, please let me know. Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their resource forks. Ditto on the TextEdit trick. Sep 8, This thread is closed to new comments. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.
Tue Nov 20, 3: I will be testing the final run of his new script on appleworkks project tomorrow and once that is done, applewworks his permission, I will post the script so others can use it. Drop the new folder onto the script’s icon saved “. Jul 26, Posts: Place the copies of these files in the new folder. January 15, 7: I keep getting an error message in Pages that it cannot open the file.