Can I run WordPerfect in Lion?

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I'd like to switch to a Macbook but I must be able to use WordPerfect on it. Is there an EASY was to do this?
 

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Your post was moved here to the "Switcher" forum as it does not belong in "Windows......."

The short answer to your question is no. Wordperfect is Windows only.

The only way to run Wordperfect on a MacBook is to install Windows using the Boot Camp Assistant (dual boot setup) or as a virtual machine with VM software.
 
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I found an application called WordPerfect Viewer which costs $10. It allows one to open WordPerfect Documents in Lion. Then you can save them as an rtf or pdf file which can then be opened and saves as a Microsoft Word document.
 
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I found an application called WordPerfect Viewer which costs $10. It allows one to open WordPerfect Documents in Lion. Then you can save them as an rtf or pdf file which can then be opened and saves as a Microsoft Word document.

does it keep the formatting and clip art? i'm using parallels b/c i couldn't get anything to save the documents exactly as i had them.
 
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I've used WordPerfect Viewer to open a few WordPefect documents that only had text in them. There were no photos or graphs or clipart in them. It seemed to work fine in the documents that I opened. Why don't you try it? What have you got to lose? Let me know if it works on a document that contains clipart.
 
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I've used WordPerfect Viewer to open a few WordPefect documents that only had text in them. There were no photos or graphs or clipart in them. It seemed to work fine in the documents that I opened. Why don't you try it? What have you got to lose? Let me know if it works on a document that contains clipart.

it says right on the download that you will lose formatting and clip art. oh well. parallels works nicely!
 

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