Author Topic: Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS  (Read 149 times)

David Cull

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Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS
« on: Today at 10:00:15 am »
This is a request for info.
I have a number of document files from years back that i want to convert from WordPro and WP6 formats into RTF so they can be read by AOO.
I think that Lotus WordPro can do this, but I'm nervous about installing it under ArcaOS. As I recall Lotus did a lot of editing of config.sys in order to run. I have eCS on another partition on this machine. Maybe better to install Lotus there so it doesn't interfere with the ArcaOS configuration?
Any thoughts and suggestions on this request will be much appreciated.
tia
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Greg Pringle

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Re: Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS
« Reply #1 on: Today at 12:43:55 pm »
I am running the Lotus Smart Suit for OS/2 installed on ArcaOS without issue.
If you want to be extra safe. Make a copy of config.sys before installing Lotus.
Do all the conversions you want. Then revert to the old config.sys

Eduardo Vila Echagüe

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Re: Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS
« Reply #2 on: Today at 01:46:48 pm »
I have installed Lotus Smart Suite for OS/2 in practically all versions of OS/2, including ArcaOS, with no problems at all. To be sure, follow Greg's recomendation.

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Re: Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS
« Reply #3 on: Today at 03:45:25 pm »
Hi.

On the little experience I have on this subject, I usually save (in WordPro) the LWP and save it as .doc, and after that I use OpenOffice to save it as .ODT. Only if there is something of the format that I don't want to loose by saving it as RTF.  I had worked for me that way.

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Re: Lotus WordPro for OS/2 under ArcaOS
« Reply #4 on: Today at 05:26:48 pm »
Hi,

Be carrefull if you use other language than EN with accent characters. Prefer EN
I've got issue with path created having unvalid characters (frech accent in my case) which should be resolved in a futur update/release
No issue using EN.