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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I keep an old mac around just for holding on to Appleworks documents.
Run it or double click its icon navigate to the folder containing the docs click “OK” or drag and drop AW documents or folders containing AW documents on the script’s icon. It’s been a while since I last looked at this script.
Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages. I seem to remember that old versions of iWork were capable of opening AppleWorks files. I have downloaded this Script and have tried to run it several times, but it will not work. To start the conversation again, simply ask bafch new question. The important part of the instructions are in French, which does not help me.
Post as a guest Name. 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: If some of your AppleWorks files batc made in earlier versions of AppleWorks, or are nor word processing files, that would explain the error message.
If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required. Sign up using Email and Password. Email Required, but never shown. Dec 4, 7: User profile for user: Helpful answers Drop Down menu. The French version always comes first Yvan lives in France, his first language is Frenchand is immediately followed by the English version. batchh
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Thanks for all the information Barry. You should’ve bwtch the script. I have spent hours and have no solutions for converting my files. Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor. I guess my question should have been: Tue Nov 20, bafch Jan 13, This all helped so much. I would suggest that you ask in the Pages forum – Yvan may see your post and be able to provide you with a working link. Oct 5, AppleWorks still comes with all the iComputers.
How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?
How can I batch convert Appleworks to iwork? Lion and not worry about lost AW files! All documents were AW 6 and documents. Jul 26, Posts: Instructions in French and English should be at the beginning apoleworks the script. Place the copies of these files in the new folder. Jul 14, Posts: Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Mar 24, Posts: And if you still have appleworks running anywhere you can even cut and paste tables into Easy Draw you appleworms won’t be able to edit them.
Possibly TextSoap might be easier.
Yvan’s scripts are available in the Public area of his Box account. It will strip the crap out for you. There is a program called Easy Draw which is capable of opening Appleworks drawing docs.