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

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Creating a gls from a spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet of 1925 terms that I wish to build a glossary for. Short of manually adding tags to each line and exporting to a plain text file, is there a way to convert the spreadsheet into a ...
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Someone knows a xml2tex converter?

I've already Googled it, without concrete success. So, I'd like to know if someone knows a converter from XML to TeX. Something "simple" as latex2rtf.
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Convert gif image to png on the fly

I am using pdflatex on linux and attempting to convert gif to png. I can run scripts to find out the image attributes and even and convert the files supplied from a folder but I can not write back to ...
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Converting a {classicthesis} book into a .doc file [duplicate]

I'm looking for a free (not shareware, because I have many files to convert and I don't want limits), stable, relatively simple way to convert my phd thesis coded using "ClassicThesis" package, into a ...
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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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Generate external images for all equations in a document [duplicate]

I have to convert a LaTeX document to a Microsoft Word template due to circumstances I cannot alter (intergovernmental organisation). With \tikzexternalize, I can easily generate images for all my ...
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Cropping output of pdflatex to pagesize

I am trying to create square images with a fixed size in pixels in LaTeX to be used as buttons. So far, I got the best results using the slides document class in combination with the geometry package, ...
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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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Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible

I need to convert my LaTeX documents into PNG. The problem is, I also need the resulting image to be as short as possible (height-wise). I've tried latex followed by dvipng, but the result is always ...
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Distiller-option in TeXShop: Ghostscript vs. Apple

Today I noticed that in the last panel of the TeXShop options I can choose between Ghostscript and Apple Distiller as the "Distiller" of my Document. Any pros and cons for these alternatives? Is ...
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Why haven't any TeX->HTML converters been updated to use current web standards/style?

I think that updating these converters would help TeX stay relevant as a document processing language. In these last few years, web development has really skyrocketed. CSS3 has brought along a lot of ...
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Usage of \caption command in converting LaTeX files to HTML using tex4ht (For tables)

I am looking to convert TeX files into HTML using the htlatex command. I was previously having an issue with the formatting of my HTML file: the captions to my figures were skewed to the left of my ...
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What research exists on Speech to LaTeX / MathML?

Preface I'm currently working in the area of speech recognition and simultaneous lecture translation. Essentially, you have one speaker (the lecturer) who speaks in German (for example) and many ...
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Formatting a collection of .docx document to LaTeX document

I define a general format in a LaTeX document (title, name, etc.) and the space for the document paragraphs. To this, I want to process all the .docx files (Word Documents) and generate the formatted ...
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What are good ways to convert EPS to PDF?

I'd like to try to use pdfLaTeX to generate PDFs but my images are all in EPS. I would also like for the images to remain scalable. I have tried using ImageMagik's convert: convert file.eps ...
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batch conversion of lyx to pdf

Is it possible to "batch" covert lyx documents to pdf? I have more than 250 lyx docs in a folder. I want them in a pdf format. I can do it manually one by one. But there has to be a better way. Hope ...
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Increase image resolution using MetaUML and metapost

I'm using MetaUML to create text-driven UML diagrams. When I generate a figure, with: $ mpost example.mp $ convert ps:example.1 png:example.png a very low-resolution image is generated. If I scale ...
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Usage of \caption command in converting LaTeX files to HTML using tex4ht

Hi I'm new to LateX and Tex4ht. So please bear with my inexperience. I am required to convert LaTeX source files into HTML (I further require to compile them into .chm files; I have decided to first ...
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How to make LyX process TeX code without converting it into .lyx format?

When I do \input{file} in a .tex document I later import in LyX, LyX converts file.tex into file.lyx and changes \input{file} to \input{file.lyx}. But LyX doesn't do well with the TeX code it does not ...
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LyX texcount custom converter

Is it possible to define a new Converter in LyX so I can use texcount -sub and produce a .txt file with the statistics of the file? I was thinking in going to Tools -> Preferences -> Converters ...
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How to convert a TeX file with custom commands into LyX? [closed]

LyX doesn't understand certain pieces of a .tex file when it converts it into .lyx via tex2lyx program. For instance: \rowcolors{1}{gray!15}{white} If this line is present in the .tex file, LyX ...
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How can I convert math-less latex documents into Microsoft Word?

Like most people here, my resume/CV is in LaTeX, but there are always these annoying companies (or more often, recruiters) who will only look at resumes in Microsoft Word format. How can I translate ...
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Using Excel2LaTeX in Excel 2010

I just installed Excel2LaTeX in Excel 2010. I do see it in add-ins. However, I cannot find a way to operate it. That is, there is no change in the ribbon area after the package was installed. How ...
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Using Excel2LaTeX in Excel 2013 [closed]

I'm using Excel 2013 and having no luck getting the Excel2LaTeX add-in to do my bidding. When I view my add-ins from the options menu, all seems well--Excel2LaTeX shows up, and its checkbox is marked ...
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Standalone package advanced conversion options inside LaTeX source file

I want to use the conversion options of the standalone package to produce a PNG image file from a LaTeX source file. The package documentation lists two tables with options for conversion. The normal ...
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PS to EPS preserving bounding box

I have an SVG file and would like to turn that into EPS for embedding into a latex file to be eventually used by dvips. I can use rsvg-convert to turn my SVG into PS. I then can use ps2eps to turn ...
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Free substitute for Word2Tex on Windows

I work with a lot of word documents. I want to make some of these look better with LaTex, but it's almost impossible to manually extract images/equations and put them into a .tex file and then convert ...
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Is there an OCR that can convert an image of a formula into a TeX markup?

Is there an OCR software that can convert a graphical image (in PNG, GIF, TIFF, PDF... format) of a mathematical formula into the corresponding TeX markup?
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Copying from StackExchange text to LyX

I want to copy some text from MathOverflow, that contains mathematical formulas, to LyX. Currently the text looks like this: So, we have $2r = 2rr+rl$ and $2l = 2ll+rl$. How can I automatically ...
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Why does \includegraphics[\varone]{\vartwo} not compile?

I want to convert each EPS image imported from within the input file to a PDF version and save it with its original name separately. The code below simulates the real condition in which we don't want ...
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Preparing a text for conversion to LaTeX: How to convert “ejective stops” in TIPA?

So I'm going to convert a lengthy document from Word to LaTeX. The document is full of glottal stops like p' t' k' (in Word format) When I passed them into a LaTeX format, the ['] symbol is ...
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dot2tex conversion failing

I'm having some trouble using the dot2texi package. I'm using the Sublime Text 2 editor to compile my LaTeX files, and I have LaTeXTools installed. I'm running this on Mac OSX, Mountain Lion. The ...
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Pandoc not exporting bibliography, images and nested sections

I'm a new Pandoc user, primarily for converting .tex files in .odt format. The following command: pandoc -f latex -t odt -o prova.odt roottoptesi.tex Works well apart for the fact that it can't ...
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Converting word to lyx

Is there a tool or script which converts word documents to lyx. This python script works nicely but is not able to preserve the formatting styles of the text. Is there a way to solve this? Note : I ...
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Trying to convert an svg to use in LaTeX

I know this is only semi-tex related but I think it's something a lot of people are familiar with. I used inkscape to grab an image out of a pdf. After doing so, I found out the only way it would ...
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How can I convert a TeX document to Texinfo format?

I have a straight TeX document, and I'd like to produce from it a Texinfo document. Does there exist a tool that does this, or a set of guidelines? TeX and Texinfo seem to be closely related, so it ...
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Converting LaTeX file into RTF - can't seem to detect class file?

I have a resume in LaTeX format, that's using the Resume class from Michael DeCorte. I'm trying to convert it to RTF format, and hitting some issues. $ latex2rtf resume resume.tex:3 Document ...
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Using htlatex to convert LaTeX to HTML

I appear to have htlatex and htxelatex already installed on my computer. However when I try to run them, it comes up with the message, 'I can't write on file 'texput.log'' I am trying to convert a ...
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How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file?

As an example, let's take this animation. How can I convert it to GIF file?
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Matlab Laprint and jpg,pdf figures [duplicate]

For my thesis I would like to have the best quality and therefore I use laprint.m this generates an EPS and TeX file of my figures from Matlab (R2007b). The following is installed on my computer ...
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How does an academic publisher work with LaTeX file to produce html pages?

My teacher sent an academic paper written with LaTeX format file to hindawi.com publisher. They did something with our paper and has a public html page like this: ...
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Converter europass.xml to tex

Do you know a converter, which transforms an europass.xml to an europass.tex file? europecv could be the documentclass for the europass.tex for instance. This means, it is not a question about 'show ...
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Any way of converting ppt or odf to beamer or org?

I'm interested in converting some .ppt files into beamer/.tex (or, better, .org) format. I can find numerous discussions of converting from beamer to .ppt but not the other way round. Is there any ...
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How to convert a TeX file with lualatex-script?

I want to convert a TeX file to a PDF file with a lua script. I can execute the lualatex.exe with os.execute("...path\lualatex.exe") Then I have to fill it out by hand, which file should be ...
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Converting PDF to EPS results in low resolution rasterization

I have a problem with image converting for scientific manuscript. I have been using gnuplot to make graphs, using TikZ terminal, and finally generating the figure as a PDF with LaTeX. It results in a ...
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Who creates xxx-eps-converted-to.pdf and why can't I delete it?

Consider the following code name simulator.tex. % simulator.tex \documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{input.tex} ...
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Problem during production of LaTeX book with plasTeX (with many packages on it) into HTML5 website

I want to ask if there is a way to generate my book that I currently have in LaTeX format into an HTML5/XHTML website so that I can upload it to Internet. My book will be designed into a format with ...
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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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Convert TeX to XDoc

I am rather new in this forum, so that I hope you will be patient in case of naive question. I would like to know if any of you is aware of ready-made tools to convert a TeX document into a XDoc. So ...
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Extracting LaTeX source from HTML version of Feynman Lectures?

CalTech has placed Volume I of the classic Feynman Lectures on Physics online in HTML format, using MathJax to render the LaTeX formulas and SVG for the graphic images. It's pretty cool, and it looks ...