From: laurent alonso <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: McBride <email@example.com>
Cc: Tom Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Alexander Thurgood <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, 23 May 2013, 15:09
Subject: Re: no answers to my question, ...
a quick answer as I just see your emails ...
Le 22 mai 2013 à 10:25, McBride a écrit :
My question was Can libre office read pages/appleworks/clarissworks? Thanks. Turquoisegrece
In fact, in some near future,
a filter for Appleworks/Clarisworks text (word processing) files might be included in LibreOffice
based on libmwaw ( http://sourceforge.net/p/libmwaw/wiki/Home/ ), see for instance
It will not be perfect but it may retrieve the text, most graphics, tables, text-boxes, basic
layout, ... .
For Pages and for other kinds of Appleworks/Clarisworks documents (spreadsheet, database,
...), I do not know.
if you have a Mac with OSX >= 10.6, you can find in http://sourceforge.net/projects/libmwaw/files/
a compiled version
of libmwaw and mwaw2odt with a <<crude>> AppleScript interface: mwawOSX.zip, it takes a supported
( and so Appleworks/ClarisWorks files ) and converts it in a .odt files ... Let me know if you try
it and find some bugs...
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