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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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Tue Nov 20, 1: To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. How do I save the files 1, files that are converted? I can now use my new iMac with Mt.

Oct 5, Sep 9, 8: Here is Yvan’s final code: What was the result of you trying to use that script? If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required. No drawing, no painting, no spreadsheet and a few database files that I know I can’t save.

You can then save in a variety of formats that you can open on a more modern system. Most of my files are word processing.

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Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help yourself. Is there an application or script to batch convert AppleWorks documents to plain text files? How can I batch convert Appleworks to iwork?

I have Pages ’09, do you think I need the earlier version? Manca Weeks 5. The French version always comes first Yvan lives in France, his first language is Frenchand is immediately followed by the English version.


In both cases they will be saved as PDF documents.

I will be testing the final run of his new script on my project tomorrow and once that is done, with his permission, I will post the script so others can use it. If some of your Bztch files were made in earlier versions of AppleWorks, or are nor word processing files, that would explain the error message.

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: The Google translation applleworks Yvan’s French instructions is adequate for preparing and running the script although Yvan’s translation is better, and included in the script.

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Jan 13, I’d try it if I had an old Appleworks file, but alas, I don’t. Also, I’m able to open my old. I’m not sure we have a copy of AppleWorks anywhere, but I can ask around.

Unzip, then open the script in the Script Editor. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. To use the script, save it as a script or as an “Application Bundle”.

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Ditto on the TextEdit trick. Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor. Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages. Oct 8, Posts: So the odds are that your documents were one of those types that the iWork apps can’t open even if they are AppleWorks 6.

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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:. But that’s just me not knowing how to use it. I knew there was a reason I kept all those CDs lying around.

It looks like it’s time to resurrect an old G4 machine and put an old version of iWorks on btach. I think I have Appleworks on that and can help you with some Applescript.

Dec 4, 4: But there’s thousands of files I keep getting an error message in Pages that it cannot open the file. Yvan’s scripts are available in the Public area of his Box account. User profile for user: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have applewors and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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The application is 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 know back in the day CW 2.

Email Required, but never shown. Nothing will open Paint documents or databases. Thanks for all the information Barry.