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

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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 ...
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When converting PDF to EPS, how to prevent pdftops from rasterizing fonts and transparent regions?

Compiling the following code % Circle.tex \documentclass[cmyk]{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} \pagestyle{empty} \topmargin=-72.27pt \oddsidemargin=-72.27pt \topskip=0pt \parindent=0pt ...
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Export beamer slides to powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote editable format

I usually prepare my talks using powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote, where I explaing programs, pseudocodes, etc. Recently I was thinking about creating text-only, code-only and pseudocode-only ...
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How can I convert the tables and math in a latex document to one of the markup languages supported by github's wiki?

I wrote some software documentation in Latex, but need to get it into a more lightweight format. I used pandoc to convert latex to markdown, but it did not do a very good job of converting tables. ...
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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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Image equation to TeX

Is there a tool for exporting equation images to TeX? Probably something related to OCR. I have a lot of image-equations in a word document that I'd like to convert to TeX. Note that the equations ...
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Javascript LaTeX to HTML interpreter?

Is there a possibility to 'render' latex code with your browser? I have some *.tex files which I would like to render a HTML version of (with HTML-navigation, hyperlinks, etc). However - running some ...
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Too many lines on the page and too many characters in the lines

I have converted a word document to Tex using Word2Tex. With the tex document in 12 point, the corresponding pdf document has 38 lines on each page, and about 77 characters per line. However, I ...
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Extracting Text Only from a Thesis [duplicate]

The question Extracting the contents of text in a specified environment into a new file (and answers therein) involve using the extract package to produce a LaTeX file that contains all the text ...
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Problem with a very heavy EPS image - scatter plot too heavy as EPS

Using Stata, I produced a scatter plot of some variables. I saved the image as an EPS file. There are around a 1000 dots in the scatter plot - and this makes the EPS file to be 26MB. I need to use ...
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How do I include and scale on-image-TikZ-drawings made by the standalone class?

I am building several on image TikZ drawings. In detail: I am having PDFs of technical drawings, I crop the white margins, overlay nodes and some arrows and compile them. The result should give me a ...
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How do I disable wrapping (for easy conversion to text)?

I have a document that contains formatting macros. That document includes a document that contains the content. I'd like to be able to create a second document that redefines the formatting macros so ...
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How to Convert PDF containing Math (made from LaTeX) to Word

I'm writing here following http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/402407/how-to-convert-pdf-containing-math-made-from-latex-to-word and ...
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htlatex options

I'm using htlatex (Miktek 2.9, on windows command prompt) with the command: htlatex source.tex "3" "" "" "--interaction==nonstopmode" to generate HTML from existing documents written in LaTeX. I've ...
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Avoid eps to png conversion using mk4ht oolatex

I have a big set of eps images and I need to place them into an OpenOffice (odt) document. I wrote a simple script that creates a tex file containing these eps images and now I'm trying to convert it ...
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Are there any programs that will attempt to preprocess simple LaTeX?

I find myself in the awkward, although apparently not uncommon, position of being ordered to write, or at least end up with, documentation in the Word format. I don't have anything that fancy in my ...
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Convert from historic LaTeX-based software called “The Publisher”

I am corresponding with a mathematician colleague who typesets his documents in what is apparently quite old software called "The Publisher". It creates an array of LaTeX related files as part of the ...
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XML or other markup to LaTeX?

In my university project I am doing software testing - planning, implementation, evaulation. All test documents have the format: General information Test categories Test cases Test implementation ...
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How to convert office documents (odt, doc, rtf) to clean LaTeX?

[I know, this question has popped up several times, but let me clarify my situation.] I have to edit certain books and the authors send me their documents as .doc, .odt or .rtf files. I want to ...
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Front end software for people doing editing and typesetting of articles

The editors and typesetters at my organization are not very computer savvy, so I don't think they would be interested in editing in LaTeX or XML directly. However, we are interested in pursuing a ...
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arara: problem with animate.yaml

I wanted to automate conversion from pdf to animated gif with animate rule provided by cmhughes in answer to plotting the sequence x_n using tikz. I'm using arara+texworks+miktex on windows. I also ...
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.eps and .pdf image in one document [duplicate]

I want to include both pdf and eps image in one latex document. I created a svg image in Inkscape. The .pdf version of the same is exactly like the .svg image. but the .eps version some part of image ...
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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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How to use biber to convert integer to BibTeX-month macro

Is it possible with biber to convert @misc{example, month = {04}, } to @misc{example, month = apr, } in which apr is a BibTeX macro? I am aware of the mapping facilities, but the closest I ...
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How to remove xdata entries using biber --tool_resolve --tool (after resolution)

Consider the file myrefs.bib containing the following biblatex entries: @XDATA{pom, EVENTDATE = {1999-12-31/2000-01-01}, EVENTTITLE = {Party}, VENUE = {Somewhere}, } @PROCEEDINGS{pomp, ...
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Convert Indesign content to LaTeX? [closed]

Are there any tools for migrating the content of an Indesign document to LaTeX markup? I guess some preprocessing, and a lot of postprocessing would be needed. I am only looking for the most basic ...
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REVTEX 4.1 and PeerX-Press LaTeX workflow

I am having trouble finding a practical workflow for REVTEX 4.1 documents to be uploaded using the AIP PeerX-press system. The PeerX system only accepts images in EPS and TIFF format. My native ...
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Converting from biblatex to BibTeX format using biber

I wish to use biblatex+biber, in large part because of its data format (xdata!), but often need to use .bst-based bibliography styles. I am aware that biber --tool allows conversion of .bib-files. ...
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What are the various units (ex, em, in, pt, bp, dd, pc) expressed in mm?

How can one determine the length of the different units (measured 1ex, 1em, 1in, 1pt, 1bp, 1dd, 1pc) in mm?
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parsing bbl file to an xml file from within pdflatex while typesetting

As editor of a journal I need to translate the bibliography, in a bbl file, into part of an xml file (for potential submission to cross-ref). It seems best done on the fly by pdfLaTeX so I can also ...
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Beamer-Generated slides to PPT?

I like creating slides in Beamer. My supervisor doesn't. He wants me to "generate or convert [the set I did for a conference] to PowerPoint." I've tried different online and offline products like ...
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Convert MS word margins into geometry package margins

I would like to convert the following margins that I have found in my MS word document to geometry package. Top: 2.38cm Bottom: 2.38cm Inside: 2.29cm Outside: 1.52cm Gutter: 0cm Here is ...
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Converting beamer slides to animated images

As a follow up to Highlighting specific parts of a TikZ drawing, I'd like to know how to generate an animated image (gif) from a series of beamer slides. Martin Scharrer came up with this example: ...
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Installing/Using Exceltex [closed]

I need help installing and using exceltex. I installed ActivePerl, then according to link I installed Spreadsheet::ParseExcel. Then copied exceltex into /usr/local/bin and exceltex.sty into ...
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How to convert an SVG image with LaTeX in Inkscape, to PNG?

I'm using Inkscape to draw images, together with the ability to produce the separate LaTeX file with all the text, as described here. So far, this has been working great, but now I am restricted to ...
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Office 2013 handling of (Xe)LaTex PDFs?

I just read that Office 2013 now includes PDF import and editing functionality, so that it converts the PDF automatically into a format that could be edited and saved as a .doc. I was wondering ...
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Most efficient method to strip all of the LaTeX code from a document?

Can some people please give me some suggestions for the most efficient method to strip all of the LaTeX code from a document? The best method that comes to my mind, which I have no clue about how to ...
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HTML and LaTeX code conversion using TeX4HT

All the display equations/centered equations are no need to convert to MathML or PNG and need to retain in LaTeX coding only. If it is possible convert to HTML tag in-between text part only convert ...