questions concerning Microsoft Word (for example importing from it or exporting to it)

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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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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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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 ...
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How to copy/paste from Word to LaTeX avoiding error?

With a few school mates, we have written a report in Word/Google Drive. I would like to format it in LaTeX. However, when I copy paste I see that certain characters are not as usual and trigger ...
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How to use biblatex with msword

Is there some tool to use biblatex with msword? Has someone used it with Bibtex4Word?
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Copying italics text from Word to LaTeX

I'm copying text from Microsoft Word and pasting it into my LaTeX editor. I've been manually replacing all instances of italics with \emph{}, but is there a way to do it faster? The process would ...
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Converting word to lyx

Is there a tool or script which converts word documents to lyx. This python script works nicely but is not able to preserve the formatting styles of the text. Is there a way to solve this? Note : I ...
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How to Copy Latex from MS Equation Editor 3.0 [closed]

I've one word document having equations typed using MS Equation Editor 3.0 ; One Sample Screenshot is mentioned below: How can I get underlying AMS-Latex code for equation added using MS Equation ...
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Too many lines on the page and too many characters in the lines

I have converted a word document to Tex using Word2Tex. With the tex document in 12 point, the corresponding pdf document has 38 lines on each page, and about 77 characters per line. However, I ...
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Add a paragraph sign for each paragraph

Because my supervisor don't like review my papers with PDF format, I have to find a solution to convert my .tex files to .doc file. However, the solutions given in many forums beyond my level. So I ...
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Galaxy notes to tex files [closed]

anyone knows a program that converts notes from Galaxy note 10.1 to .tex files? I am more concerned about the formulas. I am also looking for a good program to convert MML to tex language.
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Formatting citations in bibtex4word

I am using bibtex4word to manage my references in Word 2010. I am using "agsm/(l3yshp;" as the style, so that my references appears in by surname-year format. The citations work well once they are ...
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How to wrap section titles when using wordlike?

I have a template based on the wordlike package. When I have a long section title, it extends beyond the edge of the page instead of wrapping to a newline (like this). Here's the code: ...
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transferring inline citations from MS word to LaTex

I'm converting a MS Word document into a LaTeX document. I have >100 references and would like to know the easiest way to convert all the inline citations from my MS Word document to my LaTeX ...
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Is LaTeX nowadays still that superior to Word? [closed]

I've been trying to switch to LaTeX from Word (with which I have good experience) And I've been disapointed after some days of LaTeX learning and creating. I like the layout of the report class of ...
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How to achieve the sort and compress behavior in Bibtex4word

I needed to work with bibtex and word, and this answer gave me the solution: Bibtex4word. However, I ran into a problem. How can I achieve the sort and compress citation style that the natbib and ...
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How to Convert PDF containing Math (made from LaTeX) to Word

I'm writing here following http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/402407/how-to-convert-pdf-containing-math-made-from-latex-to-word and ...
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Which font does LaTeX use / Possible to use in Word? [duplicate]

What is the name of the standard font in LaTeX? And is it possible to download and use this font in Microsoft Word? I found that Latin Modern supposedly resembled it, but the archives on ...
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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 ...
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How can I generate some Latex output (equation) to be imported in MS Word? [duplicate]

Let's say I want to make a document in Microsoft Word (don't asks why), but for the formulas I want to use LaTeX and then paste it as a picture in my word document, how would I go about doing that? I ...