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

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Writer2Latex table border removal

I'm using Writer2Latex to convert my .odt file, created in Google Docs and downloaded as .odt format, to .tex. It works but because there is no way to create columns of text in Google Docs other than ...
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Is there an option in PlasTeX to return the processed document, rather than writing it to a file?

Normally running plasTeX gives a file/files as output. However, I don't have the ability to save the documents to the filesystem. Looking through the documentation I have only found cases where the ...
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Pandoc: convert .docx to .tex while retaining the table structure from .docx format in output

The problem I have is that when I convert a document using Pandoc from .docx to .tex, the tables get messed up. Is there a way to use pandoc that will retain the proper table formatting in .tex? ...
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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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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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Open source Word to LaTeX converter

I'm building a brand new product mobile and web for people collaborating on complex documents and thinking of using latex format for internal document representation. I'd like to use an open source ...
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Is there any tool that convert a Pie Chart (and others) from MS Excel to LaTex Code?

I am looking for a tool (if it exist) that given a chart from MS Excel return the LaTeX code to insert in a document.
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How can I generate a PS and a PDF file from a single .tex file?

I am submitting a paper for a conference and it requires me to send the .tex source along with the PS and PDF files. I have no problem generating the PDF file; I simply use the pdflatex. However, ...
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Changing concrete preamble from pdfLatex to Lua(la)tex

I got an example handout which was written for pdflatex but since I use lualatex i'm pretty sure that I have to make some changes to the preamble. From there Frequently loaded packages: Differences ...
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How to convert PDF to EPS?

I can't find a tool to convert PDF to EPS, neither in MikTeX nor in TeXLive. Is there such a tool actually? Update: Based on Herbert's accepted answer, I simplify his batch as follows: #!/bin/sh ...
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HTML + Javascript to LaTex

I'd like to convert a HTML + Javascript document to LaTex. An example document can you find here: ...
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Best workflows or tools to generate an html web page from a complex latex document like thesis

I'm really interested to publish my thesis on a website HTML + CSS (when it's done) augmented with tools to annotate it, like the philoweb initative (see here, and here). I know the universal ...
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Cant 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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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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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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Converting LaTeX to OpenOffice

I need to convert a LaTeX document to OpenOffice -> Word in order to allow cooperation with non-LaTeX users. I've tried two commands: oolatex foo.tex and mk4ht oolatex foo.tex In both cases ...
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how to use “interaction=nonstopmode” in htlatex command [duplicate]

Am in the process of converting latex to xhtml file. I chose htlatex for conversion. But it stops inbetween if it finds errors in the tex file. In latex we have option -interaction=nonstopmode to run ...
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How to share a tex file for review with someone that does not know latex? [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are practical ways of sharing latex texts for review with people that are not familiar with latex. Currently I use pygmentise: pygmentize -f html -O full -o ...
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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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How to convert PDF to (La)TeX?

I know that hardly any information is passed to the PDF when a .tex file is compiled. But is there a tool that can convert a PDF document back to (La)TeX?
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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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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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How to transform a mathematical expression from LaTeX code to Maxima code?

How to transform a mathematical expression from LaTeX code to Maxima code? For example, convert \frac{8x^3-4x-2}{2x} in LaTeX to (8*x^3-4*x-2)/(2*x) in Maxima, but automatically.
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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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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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How to create PDF and HTML output from the same source

I'm working on a document that has been published only as a PDF file until now. To utilize some of PDF's features, it uses the packages pdfpages and pdftex and commands like includepdf{}. But soon ...
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How do I convert MathML characters to XML in texmath? [closed]

I'm in the process of converting LaTeX to MathML in PHP. texmath is the command line tool through which the conversion process can be done. Latex file: \mathbf{f} = (f_{1}, f_{2})^{\prime} ...
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Word/rtf to Latex conversion with highlighting?

Similar questions have been asked before, such as Word 2003 to LaTeX converter and How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?. I have a minor specification on them: I would like the ...
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Convert latex equations to mathml

Currently I'm in the process of converting latex to xml using PHP. I faced a difficulties in converting latex equations to mathml. Is there any way to convert equations to mathml. I need like command ...
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Is there a software to LaTeX a hand written equation?

Typing equations in LaTeX takes time and I was wondering if there is a software that converts a handwritten equation (on a tablet or a scanned paper) into typed equation in LaTeX Does such a software ...
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Conversion of BibTeX to Endnote bibliography [02/12/2015]

After searching online on converting BibTex bibliography files to Endnote X7, I found a few useful links, such as this and that. However, it seems these links are outdated and the suggested software ...
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Is it possible to convert utf8 IPA chars of different foreign languages to pdf?

I tried very hard to convert pre-formatted IPA characters to pdf using xelatex but failed so far. I use Debian and latexmk command. The report is from the database and is formatted and paginated so ...
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eps+psfrag to png to reduce size of output pdf

For writing an article I use psfrag to put text on my .eps figures generated with Matlab. I compile the main tex file with latex-dv-pdf route. The resulting pdf is very heavy and takes time to render. ...
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Use LaTeX to produce Epub

I'm asking here a question which was asked on the italian TeX group forum. Is there a way to produce Epub output automatically from a LaTeX source? I should remark that Epub is just HTML+a subset of ...
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Converting DNG inline in a ConTeXt document?

I'm writing some code that automatically exports TeX for context to convert into a report. The content that this code manipulates includes images in .dng format. While I'm aware that I can add an ...
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modify files and convert them to pdf

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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How include MetaPost from ConTeXt to LaTeX?

I found ConTeXt document and I get file with MetaPost like this : % language=uk % author : Hans Hagen, PRAGMA ADE, NL % license : Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 ...
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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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Convert beamer code to article / book code

I have seen in multiple sites about conversions between exporting a beamer file as an article pdf such as https://github.com/landrieb/beamerarticle-teacher. The issue I have is that I created a lot ...
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Using Excel2LaTeX in Excel 2010

I just installed Excel2LaTeX in Excel 2010. I do see it in add-ins. However, I cannot find a way to operate it. That is, there is no change in the ribbon area after the package was installed. How ...
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β is converted to â in

i am using rtf2latex in windows 8.1 when i am trying to converting i got the following results: original content AUWDBE a) 95β992 b) 25β693 c) 3596β2 d) 35β629 e) 35β692 ...
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Convert .eps to .xfig

This is a quick one. I've seen many post asking how to handle a .fig file. I need the opposite, I have a .eps file and need to convert it to .fig format. Is a there a simple procedure for this ...
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Error of “cannot determine size of graphics” [closed]

I know this topic is covered elsewhere in this forum, so I would not ask if I was not desperate and had tried everything I could already. I have a large PhD thesis with over a hundred images in it ...
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Convert LaTeX to Word [duplicate]

Just a silly question regarding LaTeX: Is it possible to convert LaTeX to Word (Doc)? Currently, I am using Texmaker to do LaTeX and get a PDF output.
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How to convert a ConTeXt document to PowerPoint presentation?

I created a very simple, ~100-page document in ConTeXt. It only uses \starttext, \chapter, \section, \startitemize, and \item, e.g.: \starttext \startitemize \chapter{First chapter} ...
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What LaTeX math is not covered in the MathML specification?

Does anybody have an exhaustive list of what parts of the standard LaTeX math macros that are not covered by the MathML specification? By standard, ideally I mean the maths packages distributed with ...
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Does most of the formatting remain intact when a standard thesis PDF is converted to Word? [duplicate]

Overall formatting of the PDF document which was built from LaTeX and then later converted to MS Word.
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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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What is the 2014 status on converting Word and MathType to LaTeX

Why have I started a new question? I have studied as many pages here as I can on answers to this question and none have really satisfactory answers. I want to start a new discussion on this problem. ...
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Preparing a text for conversion to LaTeX: How to convert “ejective stops” in TIPA?

So I'm going to convert a lengthy document from Word to LaTeX. The document is full of glottal stops like p' t' k' (in Word format) When I passed them into a LaTeX format, the ['] symbol is ...