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

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Conflict between tex4ht and biblatex-chicago

I cannot get tex4ht to work with biblatex-chicago. I can compile the MWE below just fine with pdflatex, but if I then run htlatex on it, I get the following error message every time: ...
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i want to reduce the pdf size in my thesis [on hold]

I work on my thesis and it is full of figures in pdf format. The pdf file size is very large. How can i reduce the size of the pdf? Please help The Pdf is compiled with LaTeX.
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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?

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 ...
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Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format

I often have to write up reports based on the analysis of some data. I use R to analyse the data and export tables, figures, and text. This is then included into a LaTeX document either using input or ...
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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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What is the status of generating LaTeX from handwriting (i.e., OCR)?

I type fast enough that for most things it's not a pain, but I have a few big stacks of old course notes I'd like in LaTeX which I'm dreading having to go through. So, I'm just wondering what the best ...
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Generating a transparent image from LaTeX

I have a T-shirt I designed in LaTeX, and now I need to convert the LaTeX to a white-foreground transparent-background image. How can I do that easily?
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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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BibTeX to endnote bibliography

I was working with a software called KNIME and I needed to cite this software for, the citation provided by the website is in the BibTeX format. @INPROCEEDINGS{BCDG+07, author = {Michael R. Berthold ...
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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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Font conversion and installation step by step

Any one help how to convert the font (Type 1 and OTF) and install the font in MiKTeX distribution for LaTeX (not for xelatex)
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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} ...
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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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How do I convert Open Office documents into LaTeX?

Is there a good utility for this? Does it more than the standard stuff, or does it also do formulas and poems etc. in a good way?
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Converting Markdown to LaTeX, in LaTeX

I've started to use markdown for my notes simply because its faster than writing latex, but I would prefer to have the extra power to LaTeX. Is there/would it be possible to have a markdown ...
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Possible to Convert Math in Picture into LaTeX? How?

Is it feasible to convert math in a picture, say written by hand, into LaTeX? For example, I'd deem it faster to write down (de novo) a 10 x 10 matrix with long, complex entries, rather than typing ...
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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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PDFlatex not converting eps to pdf ANYMORE [closed]

I observe a very strange behaviour with PDFlatex. I have recently used the beamer to create a presentation. The last compilation (with PDFlatex) was done on the 9th of April 2015. Today (July 2015), ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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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 do I convert HTML to LaTeX?

I would like a way to convert a document from HTML to LaTeX on a Windows platform. What is my best option?
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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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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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Convert beamer code to article / book code

I have seen in multiple sites about conversions between exporting a beamer file as an article pdf such as https://github.com/landrieb/beamerarticle-teacher. The issue I have is that I created a lot ...
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Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word

Let's say I have a (comparatively) lovely-looking document in LaTeX, full of lovingly typeset, (relatively) complex equations. Now, let's say some Philistines come along one day and decide that the ...
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Is there a Software to convert TeX to LaTeX?

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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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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TeX to image over command line

I'd like to generate an image with math formulas with TeX from command line. Something like: $ tex-executable "E=\frac{m_1v^2}{2}" e2.png I have MacTex 2009 installed and I'm pretty sure that ...
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Converting LaTeX into Mathtype or MS Word format in Ubuntu

I need a lot of help here, and am not sure if this is the correct place for my question - but here goes. I am about to start (assuming I can get over this issue with software) working for a company ...
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Converting bib database into csv

I have a bibliography on a subject (don't matter what subject it is, there is about 20 different files and about 1000 records). I need to convert it into csv (or any other table format which can be ...
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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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LaTeX from Scientific Workplace

I am using this program "Scientific Workplace", which seems to have a proprietary-non-standard version of LaTeX, i.e., a version that cannot be readily interpreted by standard Latex readers; I ...
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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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How to convert mediawiki syntax to latex?

I think I've seen a script for converting mediawiki syntax to Latex. Also, in case there are more than one solution for this, it might be nice to summarize them here.
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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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How to convert PDF to (La)TeX?

I know that hardly any information is passed to the PDF when a .tex file is compiled. But is there a tool that can convert a PDF document back to (La)TeX?
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Converting ConTeXt document to HTML

For LaTeX, I used to rely on htlatex, latex2html, or more rarely tth. I know that we can use XML with ConTeXt, although I have no experience with this, and that Pandoc let us use Markdown syntax and ...
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What software do publishers use?

I know I am not alone in my frustration when converting my LaTeX documents for submission to publishers whose typesetters don't use LaTeX. For instance: maybe they only accept eps figures, which ...
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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} ...
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Compile LaTeX to HTML/CSS with kept typography

I have put lots of effort in the past to align, set and layout LaTeX documents as PDFs. Is there any reasonable converter, which uses CSS3, HTML, and so on to create a beautiful website from LaTeX. ...
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Convert LaTeX to HTML

Is there a converter that will convert LaTeX to HTML? I have tried several services but the LaTeX diagrams and some of the maths came out weird. I actually converted the Latex to PDF without a ...
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Use LaTeX to produce Epub

I'm asking here a question which was asked on the italian TeX group forum. Is there a way to produce Epub output automatically from a LaTeX source? I should remark that Epub is just HTML+a subset of ...
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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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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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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, ...