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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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Post as a guest Name. I have a very large number of old Apple Works files. This no applewodks works in Mountain Lion; ‘convert’ was a symlink to ‘cupsfilter’ and the options changed.

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If anyone can help me put this together somehow, I’d be enormously grateful. I can app,eworks open the. 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.


I initially tried installing the abandonware versions of AppleWorks, MS Works and Office, but I couldn’t even get those properly installed and running under sheepshaver for some reason. Sign In or Register to comment.

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

Ask Different works best with JavaScript enabled. One big part of his workflow that changed was how he takes albums from iTunes and enters them into the database.

You can then save in a variety of formats that you can open on a more modern applewokrs. Sign up using Facebook. This doesn’t fully solve your problem, you still need to make an applescript. This opens the print dialogue but never gets any further and I have no idea why.

So, another solution was needed. Reorder these fields to match the order of the fields in your database. If so, I’d suspect your cwk files may not have the proper creator code “BOBO”, in which case they would not have the proper file type, e.

PeteParker Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Is there any way to batch convert them into a more usable file format? Jonline 1 12 Most of the AW docs are textdocs, some are spreadsheets, those Automahor cannot open aktomator.


Hello, one solution can be to use the LibreOffice command tool line see http: The Applescript I’m using looks like:. Could you give an indication of how I could make the script? It doesn’t seem so easy to operate to me.

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It works ok, but I’m not sure if I understand everything. The GUI scripting solution, however, is working well.

Jan 11, Posts: Here is the way I defined the export dialog: Jan 11, Posts: Mar 27, Posts: Reply 2 of You can see the common ancestry Filemaker and Appleworks have shared. My automatir are DJs, and spend much more time using iTunes than I ever do.

Sun Jul 29, 2: Dec 28, 9: My employed needs them all updated to PDF. When the script does it’s duty, it stores the exported documents in this folder.