Maybe this is a switch question as I know another guy in the office who works from home and has an iMac. The problem is that doc that my employer sends me are Wordperfect (.wpd) and I am running Jaguar and can't open them. Aside from getting an old version of Wordperfect and running it in OS9, is there any other solution? I have Office and Appleworks, but can't seem to open them on those apps. Any suggestions before I start lagging behind and the Bill Gates supporters at work start to gloat?????
have work send the files in RTF format. I have wp (it is a free d/l now) and it works fine in Classic, but it has NOT been updated for over 6 years, so if work is sending you the latest version of WP Windblows, you may not have better success with WP mac.
I am surprised to hear that Word will not open the file...
Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of human freedom.<br />It is the argument of the tyrant and the creed of the slave.<br /> -- William Pitt, 1763
BTW, I am NOT surprised that neither v.X nor AppleWorks will open the file - I have the same experience with WordPerfect files from my Dad (latest version) and older files from when I used to use WordPerfect.
Although, I was a little surprised when it happened to me [img]redface.gif[/img]
In fact, they also will not open files that WordPerfect saves as Word files (.doc).
I'm not familiar with OSX. Is there no such thing as a file exchange control panel to tell it to translate the way you want it to? I was surprised when I moved up to OS9 that I had to do it myself, that it wasn't automatic like previous versions.