VS: Mac RunRev can't open Win .rev file...

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Mon Dec 9 17:31:01 EST 2002

A long term solution is to use the File Exchange to associate rev with .rev
files. As far as I know when rev was installed it should have updated the
file exchange for you. Perhaps there was a problem at the time and it didn't

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-admin at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Rob Cozens
> Sent: Tuesday, 10 December 2002 8:46 AM
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: VS: Mac RunRev can't open Win .rev file...
> >My PC-using students have been wondering this also... so you say
> the steps
> >are:
> Hi Judy,
> There seem to be two or three solutions recommended by different folks.
> I believe Richard or Sarah has published an AppleScript script to set
> the file type & creator (which is all that was needed here the couple
> of times I've encountered a stack from Windows).
> You might try double-clicking on the stack and telling Mac OS to use
> Rev to open it, or starting Rev and opening the stack from the
> message box.  And once it's opened, it must be saved to be flagged as
> a Revolution document.
> Or you can use Serendipity Library's SDB Utilities to compress the
> stack on Windows and decompress it on a Mac, in which case the
> creator & file type are included automatically for .txt, .rev, and
> .mc (MetaCard) documents.
> --
> Rob Cozens
> CCW, Serendipity Software Company
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> Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
> from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
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