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

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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 ...
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How to Convert XeTeX to HTML

I realize its too much to post the entire document. Here is a small portion of document, it just keep repeating itself for various verses. Sorry this is the minimum example size I could squeeze it to. ...
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Converting from LaTeX to HTML using htlatex

Using htlatex to convert LaTeX to HTML Referring to the question posted above. So I used both the script and the htlatex command from the command-prompt in order to convert my LaTeX file to HTML but ...
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Latex to ODF/DOC using mk4ht oolatex failing on equation arrays

Title says it all. Anyone got any ideas on what I'm doing wrong? Is this a fundamental fault with oolatex conversion? Is there an alternative math format I can use? Same math builds fine in latex ...
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How to print or convert HTML document into PDF using LaTeX

I written one XSD schema, I documented that schema using xmlpad, It generates the HTML documentation automatically for that XSD schema. Now I want to generate a PDF document for that HTML document. I ...
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LaTeX to HTML conversion with Kile

I am using Kile to convert a .tex file to HTML (LaTeX to web) but when I look at the HTML page it does not show me the images. I tried including them in PostScript and PNG but still the HTML page does ...
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Is there a way to toggle LaTeX within MathType? [closed]

I understand that in Word, there is a simple way to toggle MathType objects so that they can be displayed and edited as LaTeX. Is there a way to do this within MathType itself (e.g. for workflows that ...
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src2(la)tex doesnt really interpret mathematica notebook?

src2(la)tex is a linux application that takes input from different commercial file formats like maple, mathematica,... notebooks and emits them as (la)tex code. But when I feed it a certain notebook ...
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As a devoted LaTeX user, how do I most effectively use software which is *not* TeX-based?

I realize that this question is heretical here and may even be off topic but I cannot think of another place to ask. I am an enthusiastic LaTeX user. I use it for even the briefest communications, ...
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awk script for coverting BibTeX to XHTML

I found several nawk and gawk scripts scattered all over the Internet for converting BibTeX files to HTML mostly written in 90s. A quick look into source code indicates, not surprisingly, that some of ...
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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 to prepare my LaTeX based book for Word based proof reading? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format I am making a book using memoir and I am planning to try a proof reading service that uses Word. Does ...
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Using the command window to convert LaTeX to HTML [closed]

I am trying to convert a LaTeX file to HTML. I have tried to do this by typing cmd into the search bar of the START menu. When the black background box comes up, I type in htlatex filename.tex where ...
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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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Convert LaTeX to HTML

Is there a converter that will convert LaTeX to HTML? I have tried several services but the LaTeX diagrams and some of the maths came out weird. I actually converted the Latex to PDF without a ...
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Converting to mixture of HTML (chapter/section headers) and PDF (individual chapters/sections)

I have a large collection of notes that currently consists of a large number of individual "chapters" that I manually number and keep track of. E.g. visit ...
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Converting TeX to MS-Word for recruiters asking for resumes in word files

What do you do when you have spent considerable effort finessing your resume in TeX and a recruiter asks you for your resume in MS-Word? Do you: Spend the time to produce something that looks half ...
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What characters in a normal text document will screw up LaTeX?

I'm thinking of making a simple script to turn Project Gutenburg texts into LaTeX documents, so that they are nicely typeset and ready for reading. However to do that I'll need a fairly good list of ...
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Different graphic formats in a document

I have a large LaTeX document with figures in .eps, .pdf, .png, .tif(f), .jpg formats as well as pstricks code and psfrag fragment. One approach to compile this document is to use an external program ...
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HTML converter possible as a TeX package?

I know there are a lot of threads on existing Tex-HTML converters already, but I have a question about the feasibility of creating one. Existing tools use other scripting languages to parse raw TeX ...
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Converting eps to png - dimensions [closed]

When I convert EPS to PNG using this command gs -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -r600 -sDEVICE=pnggray -sOutputFile=%1.png "%1.eps" I get PNG picture with large dimensions, although the bounding box ...
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Problem with latex2rtf. Unknown commands. How to solve it?

I'm having some difficulties to convert a TeX document into an MS-Word readable one. I'm trying to use latex2rtf but I had this output (pastebin). Looks like the main problem is some unrecognized ...
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Are there good resources for converting TeX type files to spoken word?

For a variety of reasons I am very interested in having audio versions of various texts. In some cases I can get these texts in LaTeX format (with equations). Obviously I can use "normal" ...
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Conversion pt to mm or cm

Is there any way how to convert pt to mm or cm in plain TeX?
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Convert Latex to odt using tex4ht [closed]

Based on advice from this question I'm trying to use tex4ht to convert a latex document into something readable by MS Word. I was planning to use tex4ht to convert .tex to odt format. I'm running ...
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how can I prepare a word document, so that writer2latex will give me the best result?

I'm in the process of converting some Word documents to latex. I decided to go the following route: Word -> ODF (with odf export or via libreoffice) -> latex (writer2latex). The documents ...
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convert moderncv to html

I've written my CV in moderncv template. Now I'm looking for a fast way to create an HTML version of my CV in order to use it in my website. Any idea?
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How can I convert a TeX document to Texinfo format?

I have a straight TeX document, and I'd like to produce from it a Texinfo document. Does there exist a tool that does this, or a set of guidelines? TeX and Texinfo seem to be closely related, so it ...
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Package hyperref Error: Wrong driver option `pdftex' when using mk4ht

I am trying to convert TeX, made using moderncv, to .doc format. I am trying to use the following 2 commands pdflatex filename.tex mk4ht oolatex filename.tex But I'm getting the following error ! ...
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TeX to image over command line

I'd like to generate an image with math formulas with TeX from command line. Something like: $ tex-executable "E=\frac{m_1v^2}{2}" e2.png I have MacTex 2009 installed and I'm pretty sure that ...
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LaTeX to plain text for e.g. generation of statistics

I would like to convert a large LaTeX project (i.e. spanning multiple files) into plain text. The purpose is generation of statistics, so representing mathematics is not an issue. In fact, all ...
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Whitespace problems with DVIPNG with LaTeX

I am trying to use LaTeX to output DVI files, then use DVIPNG to make images for, say, a website. The problem is when I take something like this: \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{empty} ...
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Converting text math to TeX math (e.g. automatically filling in \left(, \right), \frac, etc)

At some point, it occurred to me that another level of abstraction may be possible on top of LaTeX. For example, why should I type \left( \frac{\frac{a}{b + c} \frac{w + \lambda}{z}}{x\left[ ...
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Convert a picture or figure to EPS or PDF file

In my document I'm embedding figures using the following code: \begin{figure}[!t] \centering \def\svgwidth{1.2\columnwidth} \resizebox{\columnwidth}{!}{ \endlinechar=255\relax ...
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Converting a PDF document to PostScript/LaTeX

I have a resume in PDF format. I have seen people linking to PostScript versions of their resume. I am not sure why they do that yet. How can I convert my PDF document to a LaTeX/PostScript document? ...
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What is the “simplest” to install restructured-text to TeX software (for windows)

I am looking for a simple software (for windows) that can turn the reStructured-text format into TeX. "Simple" to install means that you can basically unzip a file with the software, and you could ...