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Tristan Schiebaan

Mac to PC file sharing

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Gday guys
Im looking at going into business with my father, he has a mac and i have a pc, need to know if there is going to be any file sharing issues across platforms?

 

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None.

 

Make sure both computers have the fonts you want to use.  Good luck.

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Assuming you are talking about VW files - we use both Macs and PCs in our office, and share all files through a server.  You can also exchange files from one machine to another if you don't use a server, but VW runs the files as well on each machine.  We also use Project Sharing in a multiplatform environment - one thing to note is you must set up file sharing using SMB, not AFP, as PCs cannot read AFP file protocol.

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I had in the past problems with the paths used by the Callout and heavily with encoding (special EU chars). This last should be resolved with VW 2018.

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