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Last Post 8/15/2019 11:04:48 PM By admin. 3 replies.
2/23/2017 8:27:17 PM
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Guia International Applications on Apple iOS and Apple Mac
We get regular inquiries regarding the ability to run Guia International applications on a Mac.  While there is no current version for the Mac, we are interested in supporting Macs in the future.

There are however ways to run Windows application on a Mac either by running a virtual machine or by running an application such as Crossover from CodeWeavers.  We are currently planning testing of Crossover and will update this post with more information at a later date.  In the meantime, if you try one of our applications on Crossover we would be interested in hearing about your experience.
 
 
While there is a small cost assocated with the Crossover software, please keep in mind that you can use Crossover to run other Windows applications, not just Guia International software applications.  Consequently, it is an investment which you spread out over many Windows applications.
 
If you are interested in virtualizing Windows on your Mac, then the below link contains some additional options.
 
 
 
9/29/2017 11:35:21 AM
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Re: Guia International Applications on Apple iOS and Apple Mac
There appear to be some additional options for virtualizing Windows applications on an Apple Mac.
 
VirtualBox has a free virtualization tool.
 
https://www.virtualbox.org
 
Parallels makes a desktop virtualization software application for Apple Macs.
 
http://www.parallels.com/products/desktop
 
And VMWare makes desktop virualization products as well.
 
http://www.vmware.com/products/personal-desktop-virtualization.html
8/13/2019 11:44:35 PM
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Re: Guia International Applications on Apple iOS and Apple Mac
Full compatibility with Crossover for Mac from http://codeweavers.com has been achieved and will be available shortly in the SEW 4.5.23 revision.  The Picture Timeclock application and the Employee Scheduling Assistant application will both be updated as well to be Apple Mac compatible.  Please stay tuned for additional information.
8/15/2019 11:04:48 PM
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Re: Guia International Applications on Apple iOS and Apple Mac
Use the following procedure to setup the SEW application on an Apple Mac.
  1. Download the SEW 4.5.23 or later trial version, single license version, or the site license version from this website.
  2. Download the Crossover Mac software from the following link (a free trial is available). https://www.codeweaver.com/products/crossov-mac/download
  3. Download the Crossover Mac preconfigured Bottle Archive from http://www.workschedules.com/ftp/CrossoverForAppleMacBottleArchive.zip
  4. Install the Crossover Mac sottware on your Apple computer and open the Crossover Mac software.
  5. Unzip the bottle archive and go to the bottom left menu and select Import Bottle Archive..., browse to the preconfigured bottle archive file you unzipped, and complete the import process.
  6. Unzip the SEW application.zip file.  Then go to the Crossover Mac software and use the lower bottom menu to install an application into the bottle you just imported.  Select "An application not listed" and continue.  Select browse for the installer file option and browse to the two SEW application files you unzipped and select Setup.exe.  Click continue and finish.  The SEW application installation wizard will begin and complete the wizard to install the SEW application into the bottle.
  7. When the installation completes, you will see the orange SEW icon in the Crossover Mac window.  Double click it to open the SEW application.
Once the SEW application is setup in Crossover Mac, there are a few Mac configuration settings that may be useful.
  1. Auto-hide the Apple menu bar.  The main scheduling form will be below the bottom of the monitor by the width of the menu bar at the top.  Go to System Preferences, General icon, and click to automatically hide and show the menu bar.
  2. Auto-hide the Apple Dock.  There is a Dock icon in System Preferences which allows you to control the location of the Dock as well as ability to auto-hide the Dock.
  3. Right-clicking on the scheduling form may not be available with the default Mac settings.  Go to the Mouse Icon in System Preferences and select the "Secondary Click" option.
  4. Networking for the Site License version.  You may need to configure the network settings using the Network icon in System Preferences to connect to the network.  Please do this before trying to use a network database location for the SEW.mdb file.
For the Site License version, to connect to a network file share, we recommend the following procedure.
  1. Go to System Preferences, Users & Groups, and then select Login Items at the top.
  2. Make sure the current user is selected on the left, and then click the + sign below the list box to add a location to open when logging in.
  3. In the Explorer window that opens, click on the Network under Locations on the left, and then browse to the file share folder where the SEW.mdb file is located.
  4. Click on the folder to highlight it and then click Add.
  5. Back in the list, you may have to click over to the Password tab and then back to the Login Items tab to see the new network folder you selected.  Once you see it in the list, click the Hide checkbox next to it.
  6. Exit System Preferences.
  7. Now open the SEW application ad select the Network Path option from the File menu.
  8. Click the Browse... button to select the network folder.  Click the Look In drop down list at the top, and select the "/" location.  Then double-click the Volumes subfolder.  You should now see a list of the network folders you created including the one just setup in Users & Groups.  Open this network folder and select the Sew.mdb database.
Please contact techsupport@workschedules.com if you need assistance with the setup.