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[QUOTE]Originally posted by cacarr1: ... 9,106 Views / 4 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by cacarr1:
[QB]AppleWorks won't open Word documents?! If I remember correctly...it does.

That's what I thought should happen, too, but when I drop the .docs on the...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 15, 2002 at 10:19 AM, in Applications
Basic: Open .doc files on Mac? 9,106 Views / 4 Replies  
Could someone please provide me with, or point me to, the most basic (cheap!) way to open and work with Windows-generated documents on my Mac (OS 9.1)? I have both WordPerfect 3.5 and AppleWorks 6....
Posted by thor7, on Apr 15, 2002 at 09:42 AM, in Applications
Thanks- your educated guess fits what I think I... 172 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks- your educated guess fits what I think I have in front of me! At least, as it was manipulating the bottom left corner of the screen casing (near the handle) that caused the screen to flash...
Posted by thor7, on Aug 10, 2001 at 01:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Blueberry iBook: Screen lit, *no display*! 172 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi!

When I woke my blueberry iBook (actually, my niece's, on loan) from sleep, the screen awoke— that is, the entire blue LCD screen came aglow— with absolutely nothing on it. At first, I thought...
Posted by thor7, on Aug 8, 2001 at 11:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks! After the smoke and cleared (and I had my... 205 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks! After the smoke and cleared (and I had my files back), I figured there were probably other, better options than the one[s] I had chosen (some one else suggested checking in my Apple System...
Posted by thor7, on Jun 19, 2001 at 08:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
"Lost" ("Unrecognizable") partition? 205 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!
[iMac 500 indigo, OS 9.1]

Yesterday, after 6+ years of Mac life, I had an unprecedented Bad Thing happen.

In the midst of surfing, IE 5 froze, just after I'd opened a succession of 4 or so...
Posted by thor7, on Jun 19, 2001 at 07:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
No, this doesn't work— I tried exactly that, and... 188 Views / 7 Replies  
No, this doesn't work— I tried exactly that, and the copy of the CD doesn't work, even though it ostensibly has all the files of the original. Trying to launch the main program results in a variety...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 26, 2001 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Fonts from Apple/StyleWriter 1200? 256 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi!

I just switched from a Performa 6200 running OS 8.5 to an iMac running OS9.1— and just realized that the fonts I had considered "standard" with the Mac OS were, in fact, included with my...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 19, 2001 at 02:08 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
FS: Rewind 1.0/1.1 123 Views / 0 Replies  
FS: Rewind 1.0/1.1

Rewind 1.0 new, in the box with manual. Snipped UPC off box to get Outpost.com rebate, but have not registered it— so whoever buys it can register online and download the newest...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 18, 2001 at 12:31 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks everyone. Got 3.5e here: ... 246 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks everyone. Got 3.5e here:
http://networkone.mac.tucows.com/files/tucows_corelwrdprf.hqx

and the OS 8 & 9 patch here:
...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 18, 2001 at 12:25 PM, in Applications
Thanks- that did the trick. Would've thought. . .... 243 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks- that did the trick. Would've thought. . . ?

regards,
thor7
Posted by thor7, on Apr 17, 2001 at 02:46 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks, but— I still need to get from 3.5.1 to... 246 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, but— I still need to get from 3.5.1 to 3.5.3/e before the above updater (to patch for OS 9) will work. Once I get there, the above patch will be most appreciated.

-thor7
Posted by thor7, on Apr 17, 2001 at 08:21 AM, in Applications
WordPerfect 3.5e Updater? 246 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi!

I just got a new iMac, and want to load my Corel WordPerfect 3.5 program onto it. I am a registered user (from before the "free download" days), and have version 3.5.1 on CD. I also have a...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 16, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in Applications
OS 9.1 Weird file disappearances... 243 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

I was having some strange happenings— including an error message at startup that the "USB software for the Apple Extended Keyboard could not be found," instructing me to disable said keyboard...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 16, 2001 at 03:02 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the encouragement— that's my hope! I... 236 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the encouragement— that's my hope! I had read that the 777 can go through ink rather quickly, but it seems I exceeded even the most generous estimates on my first "try." :-(

The...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 11, 2001 at 10:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Resolution: I heard from Epson, confirming that... 236 Views / 10 Replies  
Resolution:
I heard from Epson, confirming that
1) my printer should be okay
2) the cartridges are shot.

Now, in the light of day (and after the initial panic has receded),I noticed there are...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 10, 2001 at 09:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The cartridges I inadvertantly trashed were the... 236 Views / 10 Replies  
The cartridges I inadvertantly trashed were the ones packaged with the printer itself, so I assume they'd have to be replaced directly by Epson, if at all. If/when Epson gets back to the message I...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 9, 2001 at 12:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Brand-new Epson 777i, installed ink incorrectly. Now what? 236 Views / 10 Replies  
We just set up our 777i. The documentation was very clear about not removing the blue label on top of the ink cartridges, but said nothing about the clear tape on the bottom, over the nozzles. My...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 8, 2001 at 09:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OK, I'm in! (1st iMac :-)/partition? 238 Views / 8 Replies  
Greetings!

After plugging along on a Performa 6200 since '96 (our first computer, a certified Road Apple, and still it got me hooked on Macs!), I just got a new 500Mhz Indigo iMac. What a...
Posted by thor7, on Apr 3, 2001 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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