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

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Bibtex to html/Markdown/etc., using Pandoc

It seems that Pandoc is capable of dealing with references given in a .bib file. Yet, I haven't been able to simply ask Pandoc to convert a .bib file into html, markdown or other formats. Is there a ...
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I need to use the fancytooldtips package in a number of plain tex documents

I have been handed down a number of rather long documents, compiled in plain Tex. My task is to implement the fancytooltip package in these documents for various purposes. The package in question is ...
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TikZ to non-PDF

How do I tell TikZ to output to a standalone image file? Like JPG, PNG, etc? Yes, there is a way to output it to PDF, then do a snapshot. But this is for mathematical-visual comparisons, and I need ...
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Can't open .pdf file after saving .tex file [closed]

I simply can't open a .tex file I wrote and saved as a .pdf file. Here is what I wrote: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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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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Automatically combining a set of PDF files

Say I have a bunch of Word documents, PowerPoint and Excel files. I have some cover photo. I want to convert the files to PDF, add the cover photo and footer to the bottom of each page hello world ...
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Converting from pdf [duplicate]

So, I have ultimately important lecture to give. Now, I have to add material to it. I was stupid enough to erase tex and all support files. It is a great deal - 12 pages. So, it would take me a day to ...
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Converter europass.xml to tex

Do you know a converter, which transforms an europass.xml to an europass.tex file? europecv could be the documentclass for the europass.tex for instance. This means, it is not a question about 'show ...
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How to convert mediawiki syntax to latex?

I think I've seen a script for converting mediawiki syntax to Latex. Also, in case there are more than one solution for this, it might be nice to summarize them here.
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Where to write in latex? [duplicate]

I want to write a paper in latex but I don't know which program I should use. I know I can't use word. Sorry if this question is a duplicate but I can't find the answer.
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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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Pandoc conversion - LaTeX logo not displaying correctly

I used \LaTeX to get the LaTeX logo in my .tex file. However, converting it to pdf with: pandoc file.tex -o file.pdf produces a file that doesn't have the correctly formatted LaTeX logo. However, ...
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Mathematica notebook into latex document

Whereas Mathematica allows us to dump an entire notebook into a readable LaTeX file. However, the formatting of that file is not optimal. There are many posts on how to "beautify" a single ...
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How to preserve clearness while converting jpg to pdf file? [closed]

I would like convert several jpg files (each being a photo taken of two pages of a book) to a pdf file, with the goal of making the pdf file look like pages of a regular ebook file in terms of page ...
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newfloat vs tex4ht

When using newfloat to create a new type of float, tex4ht swallows the first line of text inside the float when it converts to .odt format. In the MWE, the new float is example; this works the same ...
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Convert Tex document with pdf images

I've found thousands of posts and articles describing how to convert Latex documents into HTML or odt. I tried everything but it seems my problem is peculiar. I have 250 pages of compiled document ...
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Latex to HTML converter with specific needs

I have the task to find a tool that converts LateX to HTML. I already had a look at different tools like Hevea, pandoc, Hyperlatex. The best looking tool for my needs was Hevea but lacks support for ...
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Conflict between tex4ht and biblatex-chicago

I cannot get tex4ht to work with biblatex-chicago. Compile the MWE below with pdflatex generates the following errors: (/usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/biblatex/lbx/english.lbx))) ...
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Standalone Package | Convert Option | Issues With Command Option | PNG Export | Remove Alpha | Remove Transparency

Input \documentclass[ tikz, border=2mm, convert={ true, %false, density = 300, convertexe = {convert}, %command={\convertexe\space -density ...
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tex4ht discards added spaces

tex4ht discards the added spaces in this document when converting to .odt format (pdflatex file && mk4ht oolatex file). Is there a way to write spacing commands that tex4ht will preserve? ...
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Export beamer slides to powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote editable format

I usually prepare my talks using powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote, where I explaing programs, pseudocodes, etc. Recently I was thinking about creating text-only, code-only and pseudocode-only ...
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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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How can I convert LaTeX text to a format suitable for a StackExchange answer?

I have written an answer in LaTeX for a question asked in cstheory.stackexchange. I would like to copy it into an actual answer to the original question. How can I do it? The main problem is that the ...
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Vector to raster graphics for draft mode

I'm writing a document which has many plots with quite a lot of data points. Those plots are stored as .pdf vector images and their rendering takes a lot of time. So every time I stumble upon a page ...
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Converting LaTeX into Unicode for email

My standard procedure for writing mathematical email has been to use pidgin-LaTeX for some time now, and many of those I communicate with do the same. However, someone I know has recently started a ...
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How can I import an exam or assignment from Word into LaTeX?

This is a counterpart to "How can I typeset an exam or assignment paper in LaTeX?", which was from a teacher looking for a template to compose assignments and exams. I'm a student, and I'd like to ...
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Convert beamer presentation to (non-editable) powerpoint

I'm looking for a way to automatically convert my beamer slides to powerpoint format (or something else LibreOffice Impress can read). I found some ideas here and here, but they are too complicated ...
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Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible

I need to convert my LaTeX documents into PNG. The problem is, I also need the resulting image to be as short as possible (height-wise). I've tried latex followed by dvipng, but the result is always ...
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Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word

Let's say I have a (comparatively) lovely-looking document in LaTeX, full of lovingly typeset, (relatively) complex equations. Now, let's say some Philistines come along one day and decide that the ...
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Does a LaTeX to Kramdown converter exist?

I'm building a blog using Jekyll and hosting on Github Pages. I have a bunch of LaTeX documents that I'd like to upload as blog posts, but they contain a good deal of formatting that I'd have to go in ...
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Are there many cases where Pandoc fails on Word/.docx to TeX conversion of formulas/math?

How reliable is a LaTeX (XeTeX) publishing workflow which depends on Pandoc to handle submissions in .docx format from recent versions of Word? I can anticipate submissions with a fair amount of math, ...
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Advisor likes MS Word, I like LaTeX

Techinical question of this academic question: http://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/62400/advisor-likes-ms-word-i-like-latex I have an issue with my Supervisor: he likes to write papers on MS ...
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Converting a TeX document to SE markdown?

Portions of my masters thesis work, which was never published officially, could be pretty easily adapted to a very comprehensively answer to a question on Programmers about Particle Swarm ...
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Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format

I often have to write up reports based on the analysis of some data. I use R to analyse the data and export tables, figures, and text. This is then included into a LaTeX document either using input or ...
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LaTeX to Word Conversion: “Normal” Style [closed]

I'm using LaTeX to produce a PDF that is then converted to MS Word using Adobe. The main text of the Word document is showing up as the "Body Text" style. I have a script that requires the text to ...
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What is the status of generating LaTeX from handwriting (i.e., OCR)?

I type fast enough that for most things it's not a pain, but I have a few big stacks of old course notes I'd like in LaTeX which I'm dreading having to go through. So, I'm just wondering what the best ...
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Generating a transparent image from LaTeX

I have a T-shirt I designed in LaTeX, and now I need to convert the LaTeX to a white-foreground transparent-background image. How can I do that easily?
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Failed to create pdf file

My sister is currently writing her thesis and at mid work an error occurred at creating the pdf file. Since I don't have that much experience with Latex myself I can't really help her much with it. ...
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BibTeX to endnote bibliography

I was working with a software called KNIME and I needed to cite this software for, the citation provided by the website is in the BibTeX format. @INPROCEEDINGS{BCDG+07, author = {Michael R. Berthold ...
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Latex to MS word

There is tool called GrindEq for converting Latex document into MS word format, it work good if references are added using "Bibitem", but if references are inserted using "Bibtex" database, then ...
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LaTeX and Microsoft Word [duplicate]

I am in the process of writing my thesis and I want to use LaTeX for it. But my professor is using Microsoft Word for editing errors and adding ideas so if I use LaTeX, I should constantly change the ...
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Which encoding used in LaTeX sources to convert PDF file accents to the doc format correctly?

I have the following configuration file in my LaTeX source: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Convert LaTeX file to word including a lot of tikzpictures

I need to convert a latex file to MS word which contains a lot of tikz-pictures. To make the conversion more easy, the converter schould automatically replace the tikzpicture blocks with an ...
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How do I convert Open Office documents into LaTeX?

Is there a good utility for this? Does it more than the standard stuff, or does it also do formulas and poems etc. in a good way?
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Converting Markdown to LaTeX, in LaTeX

I've started to use markdown for my notes simply because its faster than writing latex, but I would prefer to have the extra power to LaTeX. Is there/would it be possible to have a markdown ...
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Possible to Convert Math in Picture into LaTeX? How?

Is it feasible to convert math in a picture, say written by hand, into LaTeX? For example, I'd deem it faster to write down (de novo) a 10 x 10 matrix with long, complex entries, rather than typing ...
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Google docs to TeX and pdf shell script produces a blank first page, and gives me a “! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}.” error

I made a shell script, Ubuntu 14.04 (taking ideas from google docs as team editor) to grab a google docs file and convert it to LaTeX, compile with LaTeXmk to PDF and then open the pdF with evince as ...
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PDFlatex not converting eps to pdf ANYMORE [closed]

I observe a very strange behaviour with PDFlatex. I have recently used the beamer to create a presentation. The last compilation (with PDFlatex) was done on the 9th of April 2015. Today (July 2015), ...
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Convert a two-column class into a one-column

I am using tccv document class in order to create my academic and my working cv. However, I believe that an one-column variance of this class could be more convenient for my academic purposes. For ...
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How convert HTML to LaTeX or MathML

I using KaTeX to render HTML formula display. How can I convert HTML to LaTeX or KaTeX again?