Re: NTLK Converting/Fixing unrecognized packages

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Mon Jul 10 2000 - 07:22:28 CDT

On Sun, 9 Jul 2000, David 'willi' Wilhelm wrote:

> I have downloaded some packages for my newton that somehow lost their
> filetype attributes along the way -- my Mac see's them as documents just
> like some other packages (only 1 package I have is actually recognized
> by my Mac as such and has an icon) and the Newton will not see them and
> thus cannot install them via NCU.
> I would like to write an AppleScript or simple app where you could drag
> and drop files on a folder/application utility and have it automatically
> convert it to not only a readable package for the Newt, but also have it
> recognized and assigned a Newton Package icon on the Mac.

Use PackType, by Steve Weyer:

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