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

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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 ...
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Tex2Word plugin for Microsoft Word

Is there any TeX to Word plugin to be added for free in Microsoft Word? The main reason behind this is that I want to use the easy to use grammar checker of Microsoft Word after writing my article in ...
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How to convert a one digit number to a two digit number

I have a table that represents a timetable for bus, so each cell contains time of departure as hour followed by minute, both as two digits, but sometimes I don't have two digits,just one so I have to ...
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tex4ht conversion of tables (memoir class problem)

I am trying convert my document to HTML using htlatex. Everything my document (70+ pages) works fine until I look at the tables. The tables generated do not actually follow any kind of table format. ...
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Conversion XeTeX -> EPUB

I've got (Xe)TeX document. It s fine to compile into PDF. However, I'd like to know how can I do to export it into EPUB in order to read it with my Sony Reader. I've tried to use many tools such as ...
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How to convert a scientific manuscript to MS Word for a coauthor review [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format I am a scientist and an (almost) average Windows 7 user. I like to use LaTeX (MikTeX with Texmaker) to ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I export LaTeX generated formulas to other documents besides PDFs such as MS-Word? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word What I ultimately want to do is take the formulas I made, and use them anywhere, like copy/pasting them into MS-Word, or ...
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How can I get tex file compiled into image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible What is the easiest way to compile tex file into image (I mean in any common graphic formats ...
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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 ...
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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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I wrote an article in Lyx but publishing journal wants it in TeX - Which steps do I take now?

I have written an article in LyX but have been requested to submit in the journals format (detailed TeX package is here) following their instructions from: ...
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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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How to change emphasis commands in pandoc's LaTeX template?

I want to change the default strong emphasis command in the conversion from pandoc's markdown to LaTeX, say, from \textbf to \textsc. Since running pandoc in the source file prints into the .tex file ...
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How to convert each verse to an individual PDF

Minimal example is posted under this question How to Convert XeTeX to Html \bv तपः स्वाध्यायनिरताम् तपस्वी वाग्विदाम् वरम् | \\ नारदम् परिपप्रच्छ वाल्मीकिर्मुनिपुङ्गवम् ॥ १.१.१ ॥ \ev \bfns ...
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Pandoc - Convert XeTeX to HTML

I posted the question here How to Convert XeTeX to Html However I tried something different so decided to ask the issues with the results as a new question. So far my XeTeX file is nicely getting ...
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ASCII Output Rendering (man-page style)

Is there a way to make LaTeX emit "man-page-like" ASCII output? Including nice line-wrapping, indentation and headline-formatting.
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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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How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?

I'm using a typical word processor to write a book that I would like to later typeset with LaTeX. I've done some searching and there doesn't appear to be any easy way to do this. I've tried ...
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Content page, page numbers and few images missing after converting from LaTeX to HTML using htlatex [closed]

I am trying to make a User Manual in both PDF and HTML format. I have generated the HTML file using htlatex but my content page, page numbers and few of my images are missing from it. My images are ...
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Converting ConTeXt document to HTML

For LaTeX, I used to rely on htlatex, latex2html, or more rarely tth. I know that we can use XML with ConTeXt, although I have no experience with this, and that Pandoc let us use Markdown syntax and ...