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

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How to convert a Google docs document to LaTeX?

I am working in a team with people who didn't know LaTeX, and while I would have loved to get them into it through shareLaTeX or a similar service, we don't have the time for this. As a result, we are ...
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Can we convert DVI or PostScript into TeX?

Basically that is the question - if we have a DVI file can we get on the base on it the original TeX file?
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Latex to Word conversion [duplicate]

My department expects me to write my masters dissertation in MS Word (which is just silly I know). I however want to use Latex and then just convert the entire document to word afterwards, as I think ...
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Converting MS Office documents (DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX by w2l in command lines of linux

I want to convert MS Office documents(DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX! I need to do two steps to finish the conversion. The first step is to convert the MS Office documents into libreoffice(ODT) by ...
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Are there good resources for converting TeX type files to spoken word?

For a variety of reasons I am very interested in having audio versions of various texts. In some cases I can get these texts in LaTeX format (with equations). Obviously I can use "normal" ...
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How to recover lost .tex files [closed]

Initial position I recently bought a new computer, and I thought I have backed up all of my LaTeX files and documents from my old computer onto an external hard drive. Upon searching for old LaTeX ...
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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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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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Converting LaTeX document to DocBook format?

Is there a way how to convert LaTex document into DocBook XML?
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Converting LaTeX into Unicode for email

My standard procedure for writing mathematical email has been to use pidgin-LaTeX for some time now, and many of those I communicate with do the same. However, someone I know has recently started a ...
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Generate doc file from tex file

I want to write my thesis in latex but I need to include doc and pdf file on a CD. Is it possible to generate doc file from latex?
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Producing doc/docx from LaTeX

Is there any way to produce doc/docx files from LaTeX?
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Convert LaTeX to SVG online

What websites allow users to quickly and simply convert mathematical equations into SVG without having to install or run any software?
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How to transform Google docs tables into Latex Tables?

I usually do all of my tables using Google Docs spreadsheet. This is a good and quick way to organize information and create quick tables. Now I am writing a document in Latex and I would like to ...
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Copying latex from scanned book [duplicate]

Suppose I have a scanned book with equations, is there a convenient way to obtain latex that reproduces them?
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Tex4ht options to convert beamer slides

I tried to used tex4ht utility to convert beamer-latex presentation to OpenOffice ODT, and I'm really not happy with the results. Please find below the snapshots of PDF and ODT files. Please note, ...
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How can I use TikZ to make standalone (SVG) graphics?

I would like to use TikZ in other settings than TeX and I'd especially like to use the drawings on websites where the text should be searchable and selectable. However, I'm unsure of the best way to ...
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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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Can DVI files be converted to RTF files?

Consider a *NIX executable, dvi2rtf, whose contents are: #!/bin/sh TMPX=`mktemp /tmp/dvi2rtf.XXXXXX` dvitty $1 $TMPX # CTAN txt2rtf $TMPX $2 # CTAN, in rtfutils If my head is working ...
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TeX to epub conversion

I want to create epub document, but I only have a tex file (unfortunately, mathematical formulas, and drawing diagrams). I tried pandoc: tex to html, tex to xhtml, to xml, but nothing works properly. ...
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How convert any.text to any.tex file or html file to tex [closed]

I found examples where it is mentioned conversion of tex files with LaTeX, but to get any file to tex I could find. In the Linux console. UTF-8 does not support the Russian alphabet or Arabic. If you ...
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Adding page breaks to pandoc latex template when converting markdown

Perhaps I'm missing something, but is there a way to either (a) ensure that pandoc places pagebreaks before level 1 and level 2 headers in markdown (#,##), or (b) hide \newpage from other markdown ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...