Re: "Macs just WORK" - Indeed they don't, or not for long
Well, for me writing using Word Perfect was based on their patent claim: "From keyboard to the screen, word perfect." THEN! They included a conversion table! So my WP 8 has a conversion to almost any program, from almost any program.
my 2 cents
----- Original Message ----- From: "Judy Seigel" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 10:13 PM
Subject: Re: "Macs just WORK" - Indeed they don't, or not for long
On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Ender100@aol.com wrote:pssssst psssst hey bob.... I have been using Microsoft Word on the Mac forOh yeah, Word 5.1 was the perfect program, but they have to sell upgrades every year... 6.5 was the program from hell, & I peeled off. I kept 5.1 on a partition, but it got too tricky... my G-4 spooked the partitions... But then I discovered that the word processor in Pagemaker worked like a charm... all the functions of word 5.1 plus page layout when you wanted it. HOWEVER, because the world is full of the brain dead, Pagemaker got swamped by Quark, & when I need to send a file to a printer or resurrect an old file to reprint an early Post-Factory -- Pagemaker & its fonts are declared OBSOLETE. I have to make PDFs for the printer... but the moment I turn my back, G-4 uninstalls all my fonts, so making the *&^%$#$%^&*(+@* PDFs is hell.