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

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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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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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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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Change section fonts

I am trying to emulate MS Word 2010 functionality with LaTeX since I am fed up with word. I am using TexShop, and I have been able to set the main font to Calibri through the use of XeTeX. How do I ...
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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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TikZ externalize → pdf → eps → Word import = ☠

I have a series of TikZ figures which I need to include in Word document (conference requiring Word submissions). Allowed format as EPS and TIFF. The figures are obviously vector graphics; they are ...
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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 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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Extracting Text Only from a Thesis [duplicate]

The question Extracting the contents of text in a specified environment into a new file (and answers therein) involve using the extract package to produce a LaTeX file that contains all the text ...
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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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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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Can I modify equations created by LaTeXiT in Mac Word?

Using LaTeXiT to create an equation and insert in Mac Word is very easy and convenient. However, can I modify the equation I already inserted?
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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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Front end software for people doing editing and typesetting of articles

The editors and typesetters at my organization are not very computer savvy, so I don't think they would be interested in editing in LaTeX or XML directly. However, we are interested in pursuing a ...
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Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word

I am typesetting a document in LaTeX for which I have been given exact specifications that are intended for an MS Word-processed document (single-sided, single-spaced, 0.75 inch margins, no more than ...
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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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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 ...
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Macros: MS Word vs. TeX & friends

This is a follow-up question to How to convert TeX-illiterate coworkers to LaTeX?. To better demonstrate the power of TeX & friends and dismiss the competition (e.g. MS Word, Open Office), I need ...
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Page count in LaTeX vs Word

My term paper has fairly strict formatting guidelines - double-spaced & 12pt font. I am currently on page 7 (when previewed in LaTeX). However, when I copy and paste into MS Word, I've hit the ...
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Convert MS word margins into geometry package margins

I would like to convert the following margins that I have found in my MS word document to geometry package. Top: 2.38cm Bottom: 2.38cm Inside: 2.29cm Outside: 1.52cm Gutter: 0cm Here is ...
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Easy way to calculate word-count in Latex for Mac? [duplicate]

I am using TexShop and was wondering if there is an easy way to find the wordcount in a document ? The way I do it now is copy and paste the PDF document into Word to calculate the word count. Is ...
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How long does it take to format a book in LaTeX?

I am new to this website and I hope this is not considered off topic but how long does it take to format a book in LaTeX? I understand this is a subjective question but maybe the "specs" of the book ...
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Office 2013 handling of (Xe)LaTex PDFs?

I just read that Office 2013 now includes PDF import and editing functionality, so that it converts the PDF automatically into a format that could be edited and saved as a .doc. I was wondering ...
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How to make apostrophes appear normally when copy-pasting from a MS Word document?

I have a report written in MS Word which I would like to turn into a LaTeX document. I copy-pasted the content of the document in my LaTeX editor (TeXShop, LaTeX, pdfTeX) and everything comes out fine ...
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Convert a latex document with lots of equations and pseudocode to Microsoft Word [duplicate]

I have a nice latex document with a lot of mathematical equations and pseudoalgorithms. Now I need to work out this document with a colleague that can only use microsoft word. So I need to convert ...
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Is there any Word/Writer - LaTeX demonstration document available?

I often hear how better the LaTeX is but the comparisons I have found, did not persuade me. Is there something like "showcase document" containing different kind of formatting, formulas etc. available ...
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Pandoc and docx (Word for Mac 2011) [closed]

I'm trying to use Pandoc to convert Markdown with LaTeX math in it ($\alpha$, etc) into Word docx, but every equation I enter comes out broken in the resulting docx file. I even tried using the ...
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Why is it so difficult to get good results from a .tex to .doc conversion?

I couldn't find a duplicate to this question and hope there isn't one. I'm not concerned with methods of converting LaTeX documents to Word Documents (I know a few). The question I have is why are ...
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How do I make a Word file out of a .tex file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting TeX to MS-Word for recruiters asking for resumes in word files Since some resume websites only accept .doc (word files). Now, I'm not a pro user, just have ...
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From .tex to .doc format. Is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format sorry, this can be a stupid question... My teacher wants a .doc file and I wrote my work in LaTeX. Is it ...
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Why do people chose Latex for mathematical writing? [closed]

I'm trying to make the transition from Word to Latex for mathematical writing. But the more I learn about it, the less sure I am that I should make this transition. Typographical Quality For example ...
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Using Word table as a LaTeX table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using an image as a table Assume that I created a table in Microsoft Word. I can save it as eps, pdf, etc. and use it in LaTeX. However, the caption is "Figure X". Is ...
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Number of lines in double spacing (compared to Word)

I am a newbie to LaTeX. I noticed that my document is almost a page longer in Word compared to LaTeX. (~7.25 in latex, ~8.25 in Word). This seems to be because my Word document has 23 lines per page, ...
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As an expert, can you always use TeX for (nearly) any kind of document?

I am just beginning to learn TeX. Coming from web-development, I find separating content from style very sensible, and I like the logic behind it. To me it looks that having control over formatting is ...
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How to run LaTeX from Word?

I am writing a journal article using LaTeX. Currently, the review process is very difficult as my professor has to comment on the pdf. Previously, I have written a journal paper using Word. Though ...
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Converting LaTeX into Mathtype or MS Word format in Ubuntu

I need a lot of help here, and am not sure if this is the correct place for my question - but here goes. I am about to start (assuming I can get over this issue with software) working for a company ...
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Word 2003 to LaTeX converter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document I have this fairly large physics thesis due in half a year (about 150 pages) and I wanted to use LaTeX for the ...
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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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Produce the LaTeX logo in MS Word [closed]

How can I produce the result of \LaTeX (and also \TeX and \XeLaTeX) in MS Word? EDIT: Since I don't see an actual reason for closing this question (there are already lots of questions/answers on ...
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How much time does it take to learn LaTeX?

I have always used Word to write my papers. I am now interested in LaTeX. Is it hard to learn LaTeX? How much time may it require to convert my .doc to LaTeX (say about 30 pages)?
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Setting a document in MS Word-12pt (12bp)

Warning If you're looking for advice how to make your document look like it's been written in Word, this is most likely not the question you're looking for. This question is mostly of theoretical ...
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Tex2Word plugin for Microsoft Word

Is there any TeX to Word plugin to be added for free in Microsoft Word? The main reason behind this is that I want to use the easy to use grammar checker of Microsoft Word after writing my article in ...
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Why is TeX functionality for mathematical typesetting not found on standard word processors, like MS Word? [closed]

It doesn't seem hard to me to put the symbols in the product, and allow users to draw mathematical formulas. Is the user pool too small to attract the interest of major software companies?
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How to convert a scientific manuscript to MS Word for a coauthor review [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format I am a scientist and an (almost) average Windows 7 user. I like to use LaTeX (MikTeX with Texmaker) to ...
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Word 2010 on typesetting math [closed]

I tried to find that online, but all I found was: "Word bad, (La)TeX good! Word ugly, (La)TeX pretty!". I want an honest take from someone who used the new Math system in Word 2010, preferably who ...
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Convince employer to use TeX over MS Word [closed]

I would not be surprised if this was closed because it isn't considered constructive. So lets all dispense with the fanboi comments. I have read a few of the posts on this site. I am in a struggle ...
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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 ...