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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Maybe your local Apple Store will let you show up with a firewire drive and convert them all proper-like. But that’s just me not knowing how to use it.

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The important part of the instructions are in French, which does not help me. BBedit will also open nearly anything to extract text. If I read Yvan’s revision dates notes not included in the quoted portion above correctly, this script is a late update of the earlier early script referred to in Roger’s post.


Dec 4, 7: Roger Wilmut1 Roger Wilmut1.

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I may be back in the near future to ask for help on the AppleScript Sign up using Email and Password. I guess my question should have been: Jul 26, Posts: Thanks for your help! Sep 9, 8: It looks like it’s time to resurrect an old G4 machine and put an old version of iWorks on it.

I have tried the last script from this post: I was able to open all the Appleworks files! This thread is closed to new comments. As it’s not a script which will be used daily, it’s not useful to install it in the Scripts Menu.

No drawing, no painting, no spreadsheet and a few database files that I know I can’t save.

Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages. The only thing it will drop is tables elements. When we reinstalled it, it worked. My Pages application had some kind of corruption in it. Ask a question Reset.

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Lion and not worry about lost AW files! Sep 8, I keep an old mac around just for holding on to Appleworks documents. Is there any way to batch convert them into a more usable file format?


Mon Nov 19, 7: User profile for appleworsk Run it or double click its icon navigate to the folder containing the docs click “OK” bxtch drag and drop AW documents or folders containing AW documents on the script’s icon. Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks. Yvan includes instructions in French and in English in every finished script of his that I have seen.

If anyone needs the script immediately, please let me know.

To use the script, save it as a script or as an “Application Bundle”. It will strip the crap out for you.

How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?

Sign up using Facebook. Troubleshoot CSS for different broswers? Ditto on the TextEdit trick.