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I need help using LaTeX in Word. This SourceForge project seems fabulous but I do not know how to use it. According to the guide,

To enter an inline equation, simply move the cursor to the point where you would 
like to insert the equation and type alt-l. This will bring-up the LaTeX Entry GUI.

I try typing ALT-L in lower case and no GUI shows up. Also, it would be great if someone can show me how to setup the server on my own computer. Apparently, the lack of documentations is the sore of this project.

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"it would be great if someone can show me how to setup the server on my own computer" ... I probably can't help you, since I haven't used Windows for years, but if others are to help you, I think you need to clearify what you mean. Personally, I have no clue. (Btw., welcome to TeX.SX.) –  Svend Tveskæg Apr 28 '13 at 5:31
    
This badly documented project uses php and perl to interface with LaTeX and run a script to run a server (defaults to an online link) to generate .png images for equations. To set your own server use WAMP. Not too sure if this is the best approach for you to type your maths though. –  Yiannis Lazarides Apr 28 '13 at 6:40
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What about switching completly to LaTeX? If you already TeXify your math, then TeXifiyng your text, too, will be a piece of cake. –  Foo Bar Apr 28 '13 at 8:04
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The newer versions of MS Word can handle some LaTeX syntax in math mode. –  StrongBad Apr 28 '13 at 9:12
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There are other LaTeX plugins for Word. Check Aurora which has worked for me in the past. –  Martin Heller Apr 29 '13 at 16:23

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If you are not averse to using LibreOffice/OpenOffice, I would suggest TexMaths. I have used it under Writer and Impress and it works wonderfully.

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