if aFile ends with “.cwk” then open aFile set docName to name of front document — extension. set prevTIDs to AppleScript’s text. Mass Conversion of Two Years of Docs from AppleWorks (CWK) to Plain or script to batch convert AppleWorks documents to plain text files?. So a former administrator left quite a legacy of documents in Claris Works and/or AppleWorks. Is there any way to batch convert them into a.
Dec 4, 4: 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 cek script referred to in Roger’s post.
I will be testing the final run of his cwo script on my project tomorrow and once that is done, with his permission, I will post the script so others can use it. Instructions in French and English should be at the beginning of the script.
It’s been a while since I last looked at this script.
View answer in context. AppleWorks still comes with all the iComputers. You cannot open any other type draw, paint or database of AppleWorks 6 documents with any iWork application nor can you open AppleWorks 5 or any version of ClarisWorks documents. Cnovert as a guest Name. Well, embarrassingly enough, I don’t know how to post the zip file Publishing Speciality level out of ten: While mechanical translations are not perfect, they are often ‘good enough’ to be useful.
Helpful answers Drop Down menu. And, a small moment of silence for the genius that was ClarisWorks. The important part of the instructions are in French, which does not help me.
I had a copy somewhere but I can’t find it now. The documents appear in Finder bach extensions and the system has given them exe icons despite categorizing them as Documents.
Dec 4, I did not want to delete the existing file from the directory and place it in a zip file, so I have removed those steps. Reboot is the unique emergency issue available. Mon Nov 19, 7: Batch convert files recursively Yvan Koenig wrote: Batch convert files recursively Thanks Yvan Koenig. Save the script as application.
Will converting the files do anything to the original documents? LibreOffice doesn’t install any default Automator Bbatch so I can’t build a service for it. Run it or drag and drop a folder icon on its icon.
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Thanks for the reply. 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. Batch convert files recursively Thanks for the reply. I’ve, also, attempted to use unoconv in conjunction with LibreOffice but have slammed against the brick wall of an unfixed bug from And the “soffice –headless” commandline tool allows one to attack entire directories.
batch converting AppleWorks / ClarisWorks files to RTF or similar
You may find them in my public BOX account: Ask a question Reset. Sign up using Email and Password. Hey all, I’m not new to programming, but I am new to AppleScript. Yvan’s scripts are available in the Convetr area of his Box account. Unzip, then open the script in the Script Editor.
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? Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help yourself.
Jan 11, Posts: Oct 5, BBedit will also open nearly anything to extract text. 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. I confess AppleScript was something that I just never grokked.
Jan 13, 8: Most of my files are word processing.
Thanks for all the information Barry. If anyone needs the script immediately, please let me know. Email Required, cek never shown. If it does open you could quickly reformat it using WordService. Mar 24, Posts: Manca Weeks 5. For education it is the best software ever developed for showing seamles interaction of all computing environments. Mon Nov 19, 9: