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    Flowol 2

    I have been tasked with finding a way to transfer files between the Mac and Windows versions of the control program Flowol 2.

    We are currently using it on a mobile classroom of Macs but the teachers sometimes wish to transfer files to a Windows machine to demo the work on the IWB.

    I have no problem with connecting to a the Windows shared folder and transferring the file from the Mac, adding the relevant .FLO extension. However, once the file has arrived in Windows land, Windows Flowol can't read it - trying to open the file causes a General Protection Fault and closes the application. I have looked at the files in Notepad, and they appear to be of a different format.

    Was hoping someone here might have some knowledge of Flowol and have found a solution to this problem?

    Any suggestions would be very gratefully received!

    Cheers,
    Chris

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    Re: Flowol 2

    what version of flowel is on mac and pc

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    Re: Flowol 2

    Quote Originally Posted by russdev
    what version of flowel is on mac and pc
    Thanks, Russ, but got an e-mail back from their technical people, and it's not possible

    Had to order a USB-Serial adaptor for the Mac in the end so can do the demos on there! (I forgot to mention that the whole point of putting it on the PC was to use an ancient Serial connected control box with the programs!)

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    Re: Flowol 2

    This is the reason that Becta state that all educational applications must save to open file formats. It is unreasonable that companies prevent students from being able to interchange data between systems.

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