Microsoft Word (for example importing from it or exporting to it) and relation to TeX, LaTeX, etc.

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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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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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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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MS Word to LaTeX template conversion

I've started using LaTeX a few weeks ago and I really like it. Now... I have a bunch of MS Word templates (.dotx files) I'd like to convert to LaTeX. Each of these templates basically consists of ...
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Conversion between MS Office and latex [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert between Latex and MS Office word document? If So... How?
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Is font size in latex comparable to font size in word? [duplicate]

I need to hand in my master thesis soon and the guidelines state that it's highly recommended to take font size 12. However, when I use \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,fleqn]{article} \usepackage{times} ...
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MS Word or Latex for Thesis for beginner in LaTex [closed]

I am writing my thesis in MS Word but one of my friend told me about writing thesis in LaTex instead of using MS word. But I have no idea about LaTex. I just want to know is LaTex worth for learning ...
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Is LaTeX the best option if you work with others? [closed]

I have some basic experience to LaTeX but I’m expert MS Word user. Usually I satisfied with Word, but when I’m not it is really annoying. Before I spend weeks for learning LaTeX I’d like to check if ...
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Converting/Re-Writing Paper in LaTeX from Word [duplicate]

I have a paper that I wrote in Word with accompanied math equations (for my undergraduate level research paper for mathematics degree) and I just am not at all familiar with LaTeX. I was wondering ...
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How to know the font size and page layout from a source LaTeX file

I have a deadline to submit a manuscript to a journal for review. I have written my paper in Word 2013. However, the journal does not provide a Word template, but only a LaTeX template. I don't want ...
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Word-to-LaTeX converted table is misplaced, please help to fix the problem

I've edited a table on Word in regard of its complication (mathematic formulas, merged cells...) and I've converted it to LaTeX version with GrindEQ Math Word-to-LaTeX converter. The problem is that ...
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zotero.dot Word document to LaTeX?

I have a Word file that was written using zotero.dot, and has many references. I am sure all the reference numbers are stored somewhere in the .doc file as metadata. How do I export the document to ...
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Transfering References from MS-Word to LaTeX Bibliography

I have some references (not in bibliography format, but made manualy IEEE-style) that I need to transfer from Word to LaTeX. How can I achieve this? I am using IEEEtrans class. A sample code below ...
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Port 'hardcoded' bibliography from Word to Latex or 'hardcode' it in Latex directly

I've got a little problem with a large Word document and the corresponding bibliography. The bibliography is 'hardcoded' (not my fault...) and I want to port the document to Latex. Downloading the ...
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Converting .tex to .doc - LaTeX2RTF

As the title says, I've converted an academic paper that I have in TeX that needs to be converted into Word (damn you old-school publishers!). After trying a bunch of programs, I've had the best ...
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How do I move table caption placement in pandoc-converted docx file?

I have the following table: % latex table generated in R 3.2.2 by xtable 1.7-4 package % Tue Aug 25 12:42:23 2015 \begin{table}[ht] \centering \begin{tabular}{rr} \hline & \# of Applicants \\ ...
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How to convert pdflatex to word [duplicate]

I have a tex document with math formula, figure, tikz drawings. What is the best way to convert tex to doc format. I tried with latex2rtf, pandoc, ... but nothing works. Can someone write step ...
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Need to convert Latex document to Word. Using Mathtype but equations use \newcommand terms. Will Mathype understand?

I'm trying to convert my Latex document + equations to word document and I'm using Mathtype. I've tried some of the .tex to word converts, htlatex etc and it just doesn't work and its going to be ...
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converting tex to xdoc using pandoc (math formulas are not converted)

I just started using pandoc and I followed every step in this page. First of all we create a text file named test1.md.txt # Test! This is a test of *pandoc*. - list one - list two Convert it to a ...
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Converting TeX to word: linguistic text (linguex package)

I would like to collaborate with colleagues who do not use LaTeX and want a 'Track Changes' function. Therefore, I would like to convert my TeX files into Microsoft Word format. I tried grindeq and ...
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Symbols do not copy correctly from latex pdf to ms word

I have text containing 3 symbols in pdflatex and produce pdf. It is OK. Then i copy these symbols and paste in MS word 2013 and have another symbols or from one symbols two are produced: Before ...
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Converting Word or Excel tables to Latex

Is there a plug in or something that can convert Ms Word or Ms Excel tables exactly as they are (with borders etc) to Latex? I have used http://www.ctan.org/pkg/excel2latex but it removes the lines in ...
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Lyx to Word Export issue

I need to produce a RTF/DOC/ODT document from LyX for my supervisors to comment and edit. The Lyx document contains ERT, master/children docs, hyperrefs, cross-references, svg/png figures, and basic ...
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Converting tables from Word to Latex

I have a table in Microsoft office which is huge and too complicated to do it again in Latex, can I convert it to an image and then insert it in TexMaker but it is recognisable? As I tried this(by ...
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LaTeX equivalent of MS Word Styles

What are the LaTeX commands equivalents of MS Word Styles. I am looking for the commands for the following commonly used basic MS Word Styles: Headings (Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3) Lists ...
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Does LaTeX really perform worse than Word? [closed]

A new study in PLOS ONE1 concludes that even novice MS Word users perform better than expert LaTeX users in document creation. I have read the article and I feel like I have identified some flaws in ...
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LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years

When comparing MS Word vs LaTeX the proponents of Word often say that many advantages of LaTeX over Word from say 1997 disappeared over the years as Word evolved to the current 2013 version. For ...
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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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A LaTeX font that is available in a default installation of Word

For our LaTeX templates, I'm looking for a font that is available in a standard installation of Microsoft Word on Windows (and, if possible, also OS X). Currently, we're using Times, but this seems to ...
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Cut and Paste Non-Math Text from MS Word to a .tex file

I am helping a friend use LaTeX to generate a book of short stories. The stories are received from the authors in MS Word -- unfortunately that is only text editor most of the world knows. There is no ...
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Importing Word Documents Into LyX

I found this link which explained how to import Word documents into LyX. I downloaded word2lyx and put the unzipped word2lyx into D:\ (Windows 7). Then created the new converter as shown below: ...
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The easiest way to write TeX in MS Word? [duplicate]

Is there some way I can use MS Word with the TeX formulas? On Math.SE I've learned the syntax $\frac{\partial u}{\partial x}$ etc.. But I do not know how to create a LaTeX document. Is there some way ...
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tex to docx via pandoc with ACM template

For unfortunate reasons, I need to convert a latex document to word. The document was created using an ACM template (available here); I've read bread thing about pandoc and I was hoping to use it to ...
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How to use Latex in MS Word [closed]

I downloaded latex in word from here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/latexinword/ But it just gives me an archive file that I have no idea what to do with. And I can't see any installation ...
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From Word to LaTeX, how? [closed]

I was wondering if there is any software tool that acts as a common word editor and it outputs LaTeX code. Some time ago I heard there were some software tools that did that? does anybody knows any of ...
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How to convert latex algorithm2e into msword format [closed]

I need to write below latex algorithm using windows words, How I can do that? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[linesnumbered,ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e}% http://ctan.org/pkg/algorithm2e ...
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latex to word? — OCR?

I write in latex, but I often need to collaborate with others who insist on using MS Word. so, I create my part of the document first in latex, then I convert it to MS-Word and kiss it goodbye. it's ...
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Setspace fine-tuning or an alternative for scrbook

I'm looking for either an option of setspace that is between onehalfspacing and doublespacing or an alternative to setspace. Unfortunately, I need to be closer to the Word's 1.5 paragraph spacing to ...
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Latex to Word conversion [duplicate]

My department expects me to write my masters dissertation in MS Word (which is just silly I know). I however want to use Latex and then just convert the entire document to word afterwards, as I think ...
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Is there a way to open TexMaths equations (.odt) in MS word? [closed]

For the purpose of collaboration, I use LibreOffice with TexMaths. The vast majority of collaborators use MS Word 2007, so I am forced to save into .docx so that they can read the equations and edit ...
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Converting MS Office documents (DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX by w2l in command lines of linux

I want to convert MS Office documents(DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX! I need to do two steps to finish the conversion. The first step is to convert the MS Office documents into libreoffice(ODT) by ...
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How can I replicate this table in LateX?

Can anyone help me in making a table shown below? I created it in MS Word, and I'd like to recreate it in LaTeX, but I'm finding that quite difficult to do...
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Is there a track change package/mechanism that support “accepting” changes

I have learned from this thread "Track changes" in LaTeX that there do exists some change tracking mechanisms. What I need now is more than change tracking but also change accepting similar ...
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Generate doc file from tex file

I want to write my thesis in latex but I need to include doc and pdf file on a CD. Is it possible to generate doc file from latex?
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How to automatically (semi, if not fully) convert two-column LaTeX paper into MS-Word

I could not find full automatic conversion with math formulas and figures. Thought, let me get converted to ASCII then I will paste and format. Even that did not work well due to two-columns. I had to ...
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BibDesk to Word via bibfuse: some coding

I have recently started working with clinical colleagues who think LaTeX is a synthetic rubber used to make examination gloves, and have been forced to work with MS Word. In my Tex setup, I use ...
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When is a word processor better than LaTeX? [closed]

I've read about the benefits of LaTeX for creating high-quality typography in documents, but I'm wondering in what situations a word processor (e.g., Word) is better. For instance, are reports with ...
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How is the spirit of LaTeX different from writing in MS-Word? [closed]

I am learning the use of LaTeX by porting an 12-page LibreOffice Writer file to a set of pdflatex input files. The ability to separate the source in different files and later generate a single output ...