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

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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 ...
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Convert PDF figures to PS figures without pixelation [closed]

I have a tex document (called foo.tex) that includes several PDF figures. I need to generate a PostScript version as well as a PDF version of the final document. Running pdflatex foo.tex works just ...
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How to convert math formulae in spectacular fonts into MS Word easily? [closed]

I wrote an article in LaTeX, but have to convert it to Word. It is not hard to copy text into Word, but for formulae, it is another story since they are in source codes mode in TeX files whereas in ...
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Convert a latex document with lots of equations and pseudocode to Microsoft Word [duplicate]

I have a nice latex document with a lot of mathematical equations and pseudoalgorithms. Now I need to work out this document with a colleague that can only use microsoft word. So I need to convert ...
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IMAGE PDF to LaTeX Conversion [duplicate]

What toolchains are available to convert scans to LaTeX I am looking for a freeware way to convert PDFs (via OCR and other methods) to LaTeX. The scanned documents are in PDF form. have a ...
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Editable document in LaTeX [duplicate]

I'm writing Engineer Thesis in LaTeX and my leading professor asked me to give him editable document with my thesis. Can I create editable document from .tex file? Or maybe there is a simple way to ...
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PSTricks LaTeX to Readable LaTeX Code Conversion

I have opened the Editable PDF file in Inkscape, Version: 0.48 and saved as LaTeX with PSTricks macros. Now i have the LaTeX file with PSTRICKS code. I am not familer with pstricks package and how to ...
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Displaying Latex files on tablets [closed]

I need to display short mathematical formulae on mainstream tablets. Presently, I type the equations in LaTeX, convert the LaTeX document to PDF, and then to SVG before displaying it. I'm sure there ...
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What software do publishers use?

I know I am not along 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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Pandoc and docx (Word for Mac 2011) [closed]

I'm trying to use Pandoc to convert Markdown with LaTeX math in it ($\alpha$, etc) into Word docx, but every equation I enter comes out broken in the resulting docx file. I even tried using the ...
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Why is it so difficult to get good results from a .tex to .doc conversion?

I couldn't find a duplicate to this question and hope there isn't one. I'm not concerned with methods of converting LaTeX documents to Word Documents (I know a few). The question I have is why are ...
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Alternatives to bibtex2html

As the title says, are there viable alternatives to bibtex2html for converting bibliographic entries to HTML? I am specifically looking for some command-line utility allowing to export a bib files ...
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txt2tags and mathmode

How to create mathmode on txt2tags before convert to LaTeX? how to make $\frac{\sqrt x}{x^2}$ on txt2tags and convert to LaTeX? i search this question on the Google, without sucess.
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Convert Title Page from LaTeX (or the resulting PDF) into a PNG thumbnail

I have written a book in LaTeX using TeXStudio. My title page, which is the book cover, is created using LaTeX source (including images in it), rather than drawn in a graphical program, such as ...
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About including svg into LaTeX or workaround [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to include svg image into the LaTeX. I know there are some discussion on this topic before and I think LaTeX just don't support SVG directly. I read few posts here and people ...
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How do I make a Word file out of a .tex file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting TeX to MS-Word for recruiters asking for resumes in word files Since some resume websites only accept .doc (word files). Now, I'm not a pro user, just have ...
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What causes latex.exe to be unable to import *.jpg, *.png, *.pdf directly?

Internally, what causes latex.exe to be unable to import *.jpg, *.png, *.pdf directly?
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Is there any software that converts latex file to tex file?

I was asked to convert a file from LaTeX format to TeX format, so it could be compiled by TeX. I use LaTeX a lot, but I'm quite unfamiliar with TeX. And the file is pretty long. So I was wondering if ...
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How to convert HTML markup into LaTeX markup?

I have one input file which will be used for LaTeX and HTML (Java program). Input file has HTML markups like <b></b> for bold. <li></li> for list. How can I convert above ...