{conversion} is for questions about file conversions, like converting EPS to PDF for the use with {pdftex}.

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converting bibtex to bibitem: occurance of \newblock

I get a \newblock when I convert bibtex to bibitem using the method in BibTeX in LaTeX document my code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \nocite{*} \bibliography{biblio} \bibliographystyle{...
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Re: old request: Convert from historic LaTeX-based software called “The Publisher”

This question is directed to daleif: Believe it or not, we still have a Solaris 10 server running Publisher (the perpetual license was granted in 1990!). One of our faculty has a large number of ...
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How to get Anki working with TikZ-based packages?

Since I have been struggling with this for some time and the issue is nowhere to be found on the Web, I thought to ease up some people's lives by posting this question here. Assumption: Basic ...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfsyspdfmark converting Standalone TikZ with pdflatex

My ultimate goal is to get chemfig working with AnkiSRS. It only accepts .png as latex output, so I need to compile with pdflatex and then convert the file from within the latex environment. I am ...
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graphviz dot with fig2dev through metapost produces low labels

I try to convert dot to metapost using the fig output driver of dot, fig2dev to convert the graph to metapost and finally tex to include the result in a document. An example script is digraph { A ...
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Macaulay2 to latex

Is there a way to generate the output of Macaulay2 computations to latex? For example, I can do the following: i1 : R = QQ[a,b,c,d] o1 = R o1 : PolynomialRing i2 : I = ideal (a*b, c*d) o2 = ideal ...
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Adding information for coversion between formats

I just installed LyX 2.2.0, and trying to preview the included examples/splash.lyx file that shows up the first time you start the program. I'm getting an error about not being able to convert between ...
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How to convert a document with LaTeX content into a MS Word document? [closed]

I work with a publishing company and we are working on a book containing large amounts of scientific and/or mathematical charts, equations, etc. created with LaTeX. We do not have electronic versions ...
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Word template to latex

I need to write an article, the template is provided in MS Word, however the file they accept could be either PDF or MSWord. Then I prefer to write it in latex. From this question it seems there is ...
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Asciidoc/Asciidoctor to LaTeX, LaTeX in Asciidoc

Does anybody have experience in using Asciidoc in relation to LaTeX? I am especially interested in converting Asciidoc (or the Docbook output) to LaTeX using formulae in Asciidoc and process them ...
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I need to use the fancytooldtips package in a number of plain tex documents

I have been handed down a number of rather long documents, compiled in plain Tex. My task is to implement the fancytooltip package in these documents for various purposes. The package in question is ...
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Converting from pdf [duplicate]

So, I have ultimately important lecture to give. Now, I have to add material to it. I was stupid enough to erase tex and all support files. It is a great deal - 12 pages. So, it would take me a day to ...
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Where to write in latex? [duplicate]

I want to write a paper in latex but I don't know which program I should use. I know I can't use word. Sorry if this question is a duplicate but I can't find the answer.
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How to preserve clearness while converting jpg to pdf file? [closed]

I would like convert several jpg files (each being a photo taken of two pages of a book) to a pdf file, with the goal of making the pdf file look like pages of a regular ebook file in terms of page ...
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Latex to HTML converter with specific needs

I have the task to find a tool that converts LateX to HTML. I already had a look at different tools like Hevea, pandoc, Hyperlatex. The best looking tool for my needs was Hevea but lacks support for ...
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Convert Tex document with pdf images

I've found thousands of posts and articles describing how to convert Latex documents into HTML or odt. I tried everything but it seems my problem is peculiar. I have 250 pages of compiled document ...
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Standalone Package | Convert Option | Issues With Command Option | PNG Export | Remove Alpha | Remove Transparency

Input \documentclass[ tikz, border=2mm, convert={ true, %false, density = 300, convertexe = {convert}, %command={\convertexe\space -density \...
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tex4ht discards added spaces

tex4ht discards the added spaces in this document when converting to .odt format (pdflatex file && mk4ht oolatex file). Is there a way to write spacing commands that tex4ht will preserve? \...
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newfloat vs tex4ht

When using newfloat to create a new type of float, tex4ht swallows the first line of text inside the float when it converts to .odt format. In the MWE, the new float is example; this works the same ...
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How can I convert LaTeX text to a format suitable for a StackExchange answer?

I have written an answer in LaTeX for a question asked in cstheory.stackexchange. I would like to copy it into an actual answer to the original question. How can I do it? The main problem is that the ...
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Vector to raster graphics for draft mode

I'm writing a document which has many plots with quite a lot of data points. Those plots are stored as .pdf vector images and their rendering takes a lot of time. So every time I stumble upon a page ...
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Pandoc conversion - LaTeX logo not displaying correctly

I used \LaTeX to get the LaTeX logo in my .tex file. However, converting it to pdf with: pandoc file.tex -o file.pdf produces a file that doesn't have the correctly formatted LaTeX logo. However, ...
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Convert beamer presentation to (non-editable) powerpoint

I'm looking for a way to automatically convert my beamer slides to powerpoint format (or something else LibreOffice Impress can read). I found some ideas here and here, but they are too complicated ...
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Are there many cases where Pandoc fails on Word/.docx to TeX conversion of formulas/math?

How reliable is a LaTeX (XeTeX) publishing workflow which depends on Pandoc to handle submissions in .docx format from recent versions of Word? I can anticipate submissions with a fair amount of math, ...
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Does a LaTeX to Kramdown converter exist?

I'm building a blog using Jekyll and hosting on Github Pages. I have a bunch of LaTeX documents that I'd like to upload as blog posts, but they contain a good deal of formatting that I'd have to go in ...
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Conflict between tex4ht and biblatex-chicago

I cannot get tex4ht to work with biblatex-chicago. Compile the MWE below with pdflatex generates the following errors: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/lbx/english.lbx))) ...
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Advisor likes MS Word, I like LaTeX

Techinical question of this academic question: http://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/62400/advisor-likes-ms-word-i-like-latex I have an issue with my Supervisor: he likes to write papers on MS ...
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Converting a TeX document to SE markdown? [closed]

Portions of my masters thesis work, which was never published officially, could be pretty easily adapted to a very comprehensively answer to a question on Programmers about Particle Swarm Optimization....
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LaTeX to Word Conversion: “Normal” Style [closed]

I'm using LaTeX to produce a PDF that is then converted to MS Word using Adobe. The main text of the Word document is showing up as the "Body Text" style. I have a script that requires the text to ...
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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Latex to MS word

There is tool called GrindEq for converting Latex document into MS word format, it work good if references are added using "Bibitem", but if references are inserted using "Bibtex" database, then ...
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LaTeX and Microsoft Word [duplicate]

I am in the process of writing my thesis and I want to use LaTeX for it. But my professor is using Microsoft Word for editing errors and adding ideas so if I use LaTeX, I should constantly change the ...
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Which encoding used in LaTeX sources to convert PDF file accents to the doc format correctly?

I have the following configuration file in my LaTeX source: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Convert LaTeX file to word including a lot of tikzpictures

I need to convert a latex file to MS word which contains a lot of tikz-pictures. To make the conversion more easy, the converter schould automatically replace the tikzpicture blocks with an ...
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Google docs to TeX and pdf shell script produces a blank first page, and gives me a “! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.” error

I made a shell script, Ubuntu 14.04 (taking ideas from google docs as team editor) to grab a google docs file and convert it to LaTeX, compile with LaTeXmk to PDF and then open the pdF with evince as ...
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How convert HTML to LaTeX or MathML

I using KaTeX to render HTML formula display. How can I convert HTML to LaTeX or KaTeX again?
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How to convert csv file to bibtex? [closed]

I have a csv file of the database Springer as follows: Columns Item Title,Publication Title,Book Series Title,Journal Volume,Journal Issue,Item DOI,Authors,Publication Year,URL,Content Type Data ...
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Converting pictex to eps

I have a very old pictex code which I used more than 20 years ago with plain tex. Is there a sensible way to convert it to vector graphics (eps)? EDIT: the sample code \input pictex $$ \...
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Is there a Software to convert TeX to LaTeX? [closed]

Is there a software to convert TeX to LaTeX? I have a file that needs to be converted into MathML in order to convert it to HTML and some of this files are in a TeX format.
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How do I convert a character into ascii code?

I have a custom enumerator: \newenvironment{subp}{% \begin{enumerate}[label={\textsc{\alph*.}}] }{\end{enumerate}} In the environment sometimes I need to skip to specific labels, I will do it ...
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epstopdf embed custom fonts

I am using Texmaker in combination with MikTex. To convert eps files, the package epstopdf is used. In my eps files from Matlab I use the font Utopia but during the conversion, it is replaced by ...
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Journal wants paper converted from TeX to docx, convert or convince? [closed]

We just had a paper accepted at an excellent biology journal which is really exciting. Their parent journal accepts LaTeX, however, their journal does not and the editor is asking us to convert the ...
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Compiling TeX to txt?

So I wrote my resume in LaTeX, and I personally think it looks really good. I am currently compiling it to a PDF with lualatex. I've noticed that there are a few companies that require you to paste ...
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Converting lengths with lengthconvert and l3fp

The package lengthconvert "uses the modul l3fp to convert the length". But its conversions are totally off the charts: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lengthconvert} \begin{document} \the\...
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How to convert bibtex references to footnotes

I have a LaTeX file and a bibtex file using the natbib package for bibliography management. I wanted to convert this to HTML using https://github.com/softcover/softcover . However softcover does not ...
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Bit Grouping in LaTeX

I'm currently doing some Discrete Math homework involving converting between base 10, 2, 8, and 16. The professor showed us the method of converting from base 10 to binary first, then using bit ...
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Convert \thebibliography into BIB file, semi-automatically [duplicate]

I have a paper in TeX that has the \thebibliography section. I need to convert it into a BIB file. I realize that it cannot be done automatically, but are there tools that at least partially help, ...
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TeX to ScientificWorkplace and back

I use TeXWorks while coauthors are stuck with ScientificWorkplace. They are not (even) able to save the document as Portable LaTeX. Is there a "standard" preamble I could add to the .tex document to ...
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Pandoc breaks hyperlinks in LaTeX file conversion

I want to convert a (quite complex) LaTeX file to epub using pandoc with: pandoc -S file.tex -o file.epub I have not used markdown in the creation of the tex file, however. When I, now, check the ...