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I have a really big table in MS Word and would like to convert it to tabular format automatically. I'm using Texmaker and their quick tabular wizard is good but it doesn't let you copy paste data across column and rows from MS Word.

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If you're using MS Word, then you must have access to MS Excel. And since movement between the two is fairly basic (copy-and-paste), I suggest using excel2latex to easily transfer Microsoft-related tables to LaTeX.

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excel2latex appears to not work for macs. Is there a mac-friendly alternative? –  jabberwocky May 5 at 13:35
    
I found that you can just copy-paste spreadsheet cells in TeXShop v 2.47 under "Macros -> Paste Spreadsheet Cells". Source: heplife.blogspot.com/2012/05/excel-to-latex.html –  jabberwocky May 5 at 14:18

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