WPS Files into Modern Wordprocessor
kth at srv.net
Mon Dec 18 15:54:44 CST 2006
Chuck Guzis wrote:
>On 18 Dec 2006 at 13:36, Kevin Handy wrote:
>>Every version of Word-??, DecWord-?? seemed to use
>>very different file formats, so I'm not surprised that the
>>RX01 version is different from the RX50 version. But you
>>had to do a RX transfer to transport them, so they could
>>do a format conversion at the same time.
>I believe that there is also a version of WPS for the Rainbow, called
>WPS-16. IIRC, it had a conversion function from WPS-Plus RX-50
>diskettes to WPS-16. And, if my memory isn't failing me, it wasn't a
I've used it, but WPS-16 doesn't sound right.
WPS-Plus for the rainbow version, maybe?
The transfer between the systems usually relied on
"DX" transfers. Each one converted it to "DX" format,
sent it through a serial line, and the remote system
converted the "DX" format to it's native format.
Usually it worked well, but sometimes it did odd things.
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