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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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} ...
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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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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 ...
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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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From .tex to .doc format. Is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format sorry, this can be a stupid question... My teacher wants a .doc file and I wrote my work in LaTeX. Is it ...
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Inconsistent footnote size in converting LaTeX to OpenOffice.org

When a LaTeX document containing 2 footnotes — footnote #1 is plain ASCII, but footnote #2 has diacritics or other extended characters — is converted to odt (OpenDocument Format), the number in ...
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dvipng: limit cropping in a single direction

I know that -tight switch arranges the image size to include all the ink on the page. For this instance, however, I want to give a width of my choice and crop only in the vertical direction. ...
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Bad kerning with dvipng

I am using dvipng to render sans serif documents, and the results are especially bad. At the default resolution (100 dpi IIRC), there are some serious kerning issues. Here, I rendered with two sans ...
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Cross references and citations do not show in LibreOffice after htlatex conversion

When trying to convert a simple LaTeX document to LibreOffice/OpenOffice, cross references and citations do not show in the final document. They do when converting to (X)HTML, but this has other ...
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Translate string into TIPA

I am writing a project about phonetics using the tipa package. The problem is, I need to publish two separate versions of my project using different phonetic notation standards. When considering the ...
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Copying LaTeX from a PDF

Is there a way to copy from a PDF to a LaTeX document? Whenever I do it, it copies in with weird symbols in the place of LaTeX commands for example: $$f:\mathbb{R}\rightarrow \mathbb{R}$$ copies in ...
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Graphing algebraic functions and converting to image (PNG)

My goal is to be able to generate, on-the-fly, a small variety of graphs--linear functions, quadratics, inequalities, multiple plots of each. Nothing more complex than what you'd see in a high school ...
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dvi to ps conversion problem [SOLVED: PyX graph issue]

when running dvips on a dvi (containing just a graph included via an .eps file) the generated ps file "drops" certain characters in the graph (decimal points in the labels on the axes and capital ...
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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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Conversion. ps-->. pdf: text in gray!

When I generate the. Pdf from Ps with GSview, printing quality is good. However, reading the screen. Pdf texts are gray ..... and makes reading difficult. Nevertheless, everything is ok for figures. ...
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Can an 'Abstract' parameter be passed to pandoc to create a latex file? [closed]

Similar to $title$, $author$, and $date$, is there an $abstract$ parameter that one can pass to a latex file from the title block? Example: \begin{abstract} $abstract$ \end{abstract}
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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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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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PDF Analyser or repair tool [closed]

I got one PDF that is resultant file after conversion and merging of 17 documents(few documents were already converted to PDF) however resultant file has been converted and merged using activePDF. ...
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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 ...
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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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Can I recover my .tex file?

I have lost my tex file but I still have my pdf, .aux, .bak, .bbl, performance monitor file, and my text document. Can anyone tell me if I can restore my .tex file from this? In any form? Addition ...
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Converting a list of words to a table

I would like to convert a list of terms like : A, B, C, D, E, F to a table like: | A | B | C | | D | E | F | or | A | C | E | | B | D | F | but without having to rewrite my table each time, ...
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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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How to export odt into latex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert Open Office documents into LaTeX? Good morning Somebody give me old document in doc or odt format and I would like to include them with mine which are ...
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Extract year from parameter containing date [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I split a date? Does anyone know how to extract year from date in parameter of own macro? Namely, \themacro#1{...} where #1 contain either date already in ...
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Convert a figure in black and white at compile time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can \includegraphics be used to change an image color? Is it possible to include a color figure and export it in black and white, converting it at compile time? ...
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.doc -> latex preserving font

This is a follow-up to Converting MS Word .doc to LaTeX by command line. Do any of those utilities, or any others, have a mechanism to preserve the font when converting from .doc to tex? I'm dealing ...
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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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LaTeXML and pdfpages [closed]

I can't find a lot of informations about LaTeXML here but I hope somebody can help me. In a LaTeX document, I use a \includepdf with the option pages. I have created a mystyle.sty.ltxml in which I ...
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How to make each PDF page of a beamer output have an opaque background when it is converted to a PNG image?

I want to get an opaque background for each PDF page of beamer output that is converted to a PNG image. I attempted to change \setbeamercovered{transparent=50} but it made the whole PDF pages have the ...
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DOM to LaTeX resources/toolkits? [closed]

I want to convert some webpages to nicely formatted Latex documents. The webpage is a discussion forum, with deeply nested comments. Before I begin to write my own naive implementation, are there any ...
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How do you get the plaintext from a rendered LaTeX document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX to plain text for e.g. generation of statistics I have my resume done up in LaTeX, which I usually publish as a pdf with pdfLaTeX. However, one potential employer ...
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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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Can LaTeX be translated into HTML5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting LaTeX to HTML5 Convert LaTeX to HTML I would like to upload some notes on math on my site, and I thought it would look nicer to have it appear in a webpage ...
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Converting LaTeX into Mathtype or MS Word format in Ubuntu

I need a lot of help here, and am not sure if this is the correct place for my question - but here goes. I am about to start (assuming I can get over this issue with software) working for a company ...
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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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Migrating Indesign [closed]

I've been producing a technical book in Lyx. I've decided that for this work, I'ld be better off using Adobe Indesign. it need allot of complex layout/graphical stuff. Like timelines, sidebars, ...
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Passthrough TeX input [closed]

I need to convert a document that was written in TeX to some other format. The other format supports a TeX style mathmode, so I would like to turn every mathmode formula into verbatim. I tried ...