I can't use HQX! HOW DO I?

Thomas Zucker-Scharff x3512 zucker at leper1.ca.aecom.yu.edu
Thu May 12 11:54:02 EST 1994

In article 110594132644 at pc22.mid.ucalgary.ca, macklon at acs.ucalgary.ca (PMacklon) writes:
>In article <2qr6jk$87i at netnews.upenn.edu>, smoore at mail.sas.upenn.edu (Sean
>David Moore) wrote:
>> I posted a few days ago regarding the hqx files...I was told to get an
>> unstuffer...
>> I got stuffit lite from heidelberg, it seems fine....
>> It still doesn't open the damn hqx files.
>>  I am supposed to activate stuffit,
>> then, under file choose to open the compressed file correct?
>> it doesn't list the file I have downloaded!
>> This is a real pain.
>Stuffit lite is fine for files that have been so compressed (and have a
>".sit" extension.  As someone else pointed out: Fetch (and other internet
>tools) will decode .hqx files on retrieval, however you have obviously not
>used such a tool and are stuck with a file in this format.
>When that happens you need to use (predictably enough) Binhex 4.0, NOT 5.0
>(usually - I forget the exact explanation).  This should be readily
>available out on the net somewhere.  Fire it up and select "upload to
>application" and away she goes!!

get stuffit expander, forget the rest! (available from most ftp sites)

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