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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
47 views

Writer2Latex table border removal

I'm using Writer2Latex to convert my .odt file, created in Google Docs and downloaded as .odt format, to .tex. It works but because there is no way to create columns of text in Google Docs other than ...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

Is there an option in PlasTeX to return the processed document, rather than writing it to a file?

Normally running plasTeX gives a file/files as output. However, I don't have the ability to save the documents to the filesystem. Looking through the documentation I have only found cases where the ...
1
vote
0answers
414 views

Open source Word to LaTeX converter

I'm building a brand new product mobile and web for people collaborating on complex documents and thinking of using latex format for internal document representation. I'd like to use an open source ...
5
votes
4answers
5k views

How can I generate a PS and a PDF file from a single .tex file?

I am submitting a paper for a conference and it requires me to send the .tex source along with the PS and PDF files. I have no problem generating the PDF file; I simply use the pdflatex. However, ...
7
votes
1answer
142 views

Changing concrete preamble from pdfLatex to Lua(la)tex

I got an example handout which was written for pdflatex but since I use lualatex i'm pretty sure that I have to make some changes to the preamble. From there Frequently loaded packages: Differences ...
62
votes
10answers
110k views

How to convert PDF to EPS?

I can't find a tool to convert PDF to EPS, neither in MikTeX nor in TeXLive. Is there such a tool actually? Update: Based on Herbert's accepted answer, I simplify his batch as follows: #!/bin/sh #...
7
votes
1answer
685 views

Best workflows or tools to generate an html web page from a complex latex document like thesis

I'm really interested to publish my thesis on a website HTML + CSS (when it's done) augmented with tools to annotate it, like the philoweb initative (see here, and here). I know the universal ...
11
votes
4answers
3k views

Converting LaTeX to OpenOffice

I need to convert a LaTeX document to OpenOffice -> Word in order to allow cooperation with non-LaTeX users. I've tried two commands: oolatex foo.tex and mk4ht oolatex foo.tex In both cases ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

How to share a tex file for review with someone that does not know latex? [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are practical ways of sharing latex texts for review with people that are not familiar with latex. Currently I use pygmentise: pygmentize -f html -O full -o ./header-...
8
votes
2answers
17k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
207 views

How to transform a mathematical expression from LaTeX code to Maxima code? [closed]

How to transform a mathematical expression from LaTeX code to Maxima code? For example, convert \frac{8x^3-4x-2}{2x} in LaTeX to (8*x^3-4*x-2)/(2*x) in Maxima, but automatically.
8
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
17
votes
4answers
4k views

How to create PDF and HTML output from the same source

I'm working on a document that has been published only as a PDF file until now. To utilize some of PDF's features, it uses the packages pdfpages and pdftex and commands like includepdf{}. But soon ...
1
vote
1answer
183 views

How do I convert MathML characters to XML in texmath? [closed]

I'm in the process of converting LaTeX to MathML in PHP. texmath is the command line tool through which the conversion process can be done. Latex file: \mathbf{f} = (f_{1}, f_{2})^{\prime} test....
0
votes
0answers
326 views

Word/rtf to Latex conversion with highlighting?

Similar questions have been asked before, such as Word 2003 to LaTeX converter and How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?. I have a minor specification on them: I would like the ...
0
votes
0answers
353 views

Is there a software to LaTeX a hand written equation?

Typing equations in LaTeX takes time and I was wondering if there is a software that converts a handwritten equation (on a tablet or a scanned paper) into typed equation in LaTeX Does such a software ...
1
vote
1answer
649 views

Conversion of BibTeX to Endnote bibliography [02/12/2015]

After searching online on converting BibTex bibliography files to Endnote X7, I found a few useful links, such as this and that. However, it seems these links are outdated and the suggested software ...
3
votes
1answer
170 views

Is it possible to convert utf8 IPA chars of different foreign languages to pdf?

I tried very hard to convert pre-formatted IPA characters to pdf using xelatex but failed so far. I use Debian and latexmk command. The report is from the database and is formatted and paginated so ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Converting DNG inline in a ConTeXt document?

I'm writing some code that automatically exports TeX for context to convert into a report. The content that this code manipulates includes images in .dng format. While I'm aware that I can add an ...
0
votes
0answers
118 views

How include MetaPost from ConTeXt to LaTeX?

I found ConTeXt document and I get file with MetaPost like this : % language=uk % author : Hans Hagen, PRAGMA ADE, NL % license : Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 ...
25
votes
2answers
38k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

β is converted to â in

i am using rtf2latex in windows 8.1 when i am trying to converting i got the following results: original content AUWDBE a) 95β992 b) 25β693 c) 3596β2 d) 35β629 e) 35β692 ...
2
votes
1answer
414 views

Convert .eps to .xfig

This is a quick one. I've seen many post asking how to handle a .fig file. I need the opposite, I have a .eps file and need to convert it to .fig format. Is a there a simple procedure for this ...
1
vote
0answers
391 views

Error of “cannot determine size of graphics” [closed]

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
1
vote
0answers
165 views

How to convert a ConTeXt document to PowerPoint presentation?

I created a very simple, ~100-page document in ConTeXt. It only uses \starttext, \chapter, \section, \startitemize, and \item, e.g.: \starttext \startitemize \chapter{First chapter} \...
4
votes
1answer
154 views

What LaTeX math is not covered in the MathML specification?

Does anybody have an exhaustive list of what parts of the standard LaTeX math macros that are not covered by the MathML specification? By standard, ideally I mean the maths packages distributed with ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Does most of the formatting remain intact when a standard thesis PDF is converted to Word? [duplicate]

Overall formatting of the PDF document which was built from LaTeX and then later converted to MS Word.
18
votes
2answers
3k views

What is the 2014 status on converting Word and MathType to LaTeX

Why have I started a new question? I have studied as many pages here as I can on answers to this question and none have really satisfactory answers. I want to start a new discussion on this problem. ...
5
votes
1answer
880 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
130 views

How to change Latexml DTD to NLM DTD 3.0?

Am converting latex files to xml using latexml. The xml file which is created by latexml DTD is plain XML file. I need NLM DTD 3.0 in latexml for the conversion of tex files to xml. So is there any ...
21
votes
3answers
4k views

Exporting all equations from a document as individual svg files

I'm currently a presentation based on a paper originally written in Latex. Currently, I use Kile and Ubuntu for my work. What I'm finding is that I need a large number of the equations from the ...
9
votes
1answer
765 views

Distiller-option in TeXShop: Ghostscript vs. Apple Distiller

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

Unexpected result when converting image from DVI to EPS

This question follows on from a prior question but is separate and can stand alone. The prior question is at pst-plot graph offset on page when graph has non-zero origin. This question is related to ...
8
votes
2answers
546 views

Conversion of tex to latex

Quite surprisingly for me, I did not find valuable information on how to convert plain TeX files to LaTeX documents. There is a TeX.SX question, but it was answered with a particular solution. I ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How can i get my doc files in latex and then output in pdf also [duplicate]

How can i get my .doc files in LaTeX and then output in .pdf also. I have to make my thesis of Ph. D. in that format.
5
votes
2answers
466 views

On the fly pdf conversion for inclusion

A while ago I asked how to Include Adobe Illustrator files (ai) with XeTeX. However, the PDF version of the Illustrator files is 1.5 and I compile my XeLateX documents to version 1.4 so the newer ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Tool for converting maths writing to LaTeX

I have a dream. I want my maths writing to magically be made into a .tex file so that I can edit it. I want to write my papers, my exams, my lecture notes, everything, by hand, then wave a magic wand ...
2
votes
0answers
94 views

framed color environment is not converted in htlatex

I have using pdflatex and htlatex for converting framed color box in html. Successfully converted in pdflatex and not converting in htlatex. Please find the MWE below: \documentclass{article} \...
3
votes
1answer
119 views

Avoid already converted equation in htlatex

I have converted big LaTeX file to html format successfully (include all the equations are converted to png format). After that I have changed some LaTeX text part. How do avoid again no need equation ...
4
votes
1answer
249 views

How to add footnotes in htlatex via fn-in?

In the html code that is generated by htlatex I want to have footnotes appear on the same page instead of a new one (just like in the .pdf that is generated by pdflatex). So I read about the fn-in ...
2
votes
0answers
75 views

Conversion of latex to html for Word does not work

In order to get html code that is appropriate for Word I used the following command that I found on a TUG page: htlatex filename "html,word" "symbol/!" "-cvalidate" If I do this in Cygwin I get the ...
5
votes
2answers
540 views

Convert pstricks animation to SVG(+SMIL)

Inspired by these questions— How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file? PSTricks to SVG —how can one convert a PSTricks animation to an animated SVG image? SVG animation would be nicer than ...
126
votes
23answers
20k views

Comprehensive list of tools that simplify the generation of LaTeX tables

Manually hacking tables in LaTeX is one of the less funny things when preparing a document. Naturally, there are quite a few tools that promise to simplify this. In fact, I have somewhat lost track of ...
0
votes
1answer
514 views

Why does htlatex not work as expected?

I am trying to use htlatex to get an HTML version of my thesis. pdflatex just works when I compile the .tex files with TexStudio. So I ran the following command from the command line: htlatex main....
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Conversion problem using standalone and imagemagick

I'm trying to convert a table to png format using Imagemagick \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,border=8pt,convert=true]{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{siunitx} \...
28
votes
3answers
4k views

Create a symbol font from SVG symbols

Is it possible to create an own scalable font from a set of symbols (~700), all in SVG format. All of them are symbols (like Zapf Dingbats), so there would be no need for special settings like ...
1
vote
1answer
590 views

Convert eps figure to grayscale without removing white space around the figure

I use eps2eps command followed by pscol command which convert color eps to grayscale. But this combination remove white space around the figure (which is probably done by eps2eps command). Directly ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

How to convert SGML to (La)Tex

I find a great open source book -- Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide, which has been published online in various formats but LaTex. Although it comes with an compiled PDF version, I prefer to compile ...
8
votes
2answers
846 views

How can I efficiently convert TEI documents into LaTeX?

TEI documents have a lot of information that can be used for representation and style. Are there any tools to convert such documents into LaTeX in order to create good pdf/html etc. versions?
1
vote
0answers
619 views

How to convert latex algorithm2e into msword format [closed]

I need to write below latex algorithm using windows words, How I can do that? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e}% http://ctan.org/pkg/algorithm2e \...