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

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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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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 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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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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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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Are there any tools that convert a table from MS Word to LaTeX tabular format?

I have a really big table in MS Word and would like to convert it to tabular format automatically. I'm using Texmaker and their quick tabular wizard is good but it doesn't let you copy paste data ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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Make a LaTeX document look like it was written in Microsoft Word [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word I know this is a travesty in the world of TeX, and an affront to all decent TeX-believing people out ...
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Converting MS Word .doc to LaTeX by command line

There are many guides to convert .doc to .tex with text editor softwares (mostly under Windows); and this popularity has made it hard to search for command-based converting methods. I am looking for ...
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MS Word font size matching visually the latex default one

What is the most resembling font in terms of size and style to the default used in LaTeX? I write in ms word first, then copy it to LaTeX – this seems to be faster for me if not dealing with graphics, ...
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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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LaTeX vs MS word [closed]

During a conversation with one of my friends who is a die hard user of MS word, I had to face this question- Why LaTeX and not MS word?. Though I gave usual reasons like quality of typing and ...
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MS Word-style Comments

I'm not a fan of Microsoft Word, but I have missed the ability to comment on papers that I'm working on with friends using comments that appear as little bubbles in the margins. I've managed to ...
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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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Table notes that are compatible with LaTeX2RTF

I want to create a simple table whit a few table footnotes as common in scientific journals. I've tried the package tablefootnote and the threeparttable but I can't convert them into a RTF document ...
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How to prepare my LaTeX based book for Word based proof reading? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format I am making a book using memoir and I am planning to try a proof reading service that uses Word. Does ...
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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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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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Problem with latex2rtf. Unknown commands. How to solve it?

I'm having some difficulties to convert a TeX document into an MS-Word readable one. I'm trying to use latex2rtf but I had this output (pastebin). Looks like the main problem is some unrecognized ...
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Is there a way to convert latex to msword? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format Is there a way to convert a full latex file to the Microsoft Word readable format? Yes, I hate word too, ...
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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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LaTeX optimal settings for MS Word-like document

When you create a new document in Microsoft Word, you get a standard blank document with the right margins. Moreover when that document is exported to PDF, you are satisfied with the layout. Over and ...
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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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Package hyperref Error: Wrong driver option `pdftex' when using mk4ht

I am trying to convert TeX, made using moderncv, to .doc format. I am trying to use the following 2 commands pdflatex filename.tex mk4ht oolatex filename.tex But I'm getting the following error ! ...
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Weird error in file converted from docx to txt by LibreOffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX baffled by BOM---Unicode's byte order mark. I have a large text file in .docx format, and I used LibreOffice to convert it to plain text so I could nicely ...
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1answer
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Word-like colors for different versions of one file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good way to show changes between two versions I was wondering if there is any package that can accomplish a Word-like color scheme for different versions of ...
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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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Writing a technical book, structuring first then layout later possible?

I want to write a Technical Book that eventually should go to Lulu.com for publishing, so I have to stick to certain strict rules about page sizes and layout. I'm currently looking for a way to focus ...
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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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Seeking review on a document with people unfamiliar with TeX

I am a great fan of TeX, LaTeX and LyX, but recently I wrote some minutes and then tried to send them off for other people to review. There was no way I could send a TeX file; no-one would know what ...
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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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Convert TeX to non-TeX and back

I wrote my thesis in LaTeX and now my advisor would like to go in and manually make changes. I had assumed he would mark up a pdf or printed document, and then hand those changes to me to make, but he ...
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LaTeX to Word converter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format What ways can you convert a LaTeX file to a Word document? What resources/articles exist to help get ...
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compile a .tex file to Word document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format Are there any solutions to this? I know that's probably not the most favorable thing to do... But I ...
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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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Adding Word files to document

I am preparing a report using LaTeX and would like to add several documents saved as Word files. I have tried this before making each page a figure but I really don't like the results. Any help would ...
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Producing doc/docx from LaTeX

Is there any way to produce doc/docx files from LaTeX?
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Apply Templates in Microsoft Word [closed]

I usually use TeX to write my documents, but say for some reason I want to use Word Document (e.g. sending the document to a friend for editing). So is it possible to apply templates in Microsoft ...
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Make MS Word document look like it has been typeset in LaTeX

A few years back, I used to use LaTeX for writing reports and such, and I really liked the look of them. However, nowadays I am forced to use MS Word to write my reports, but that does not hinder me ...
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LaTeX in Word/Office 2011?

I remember I read somewhere out there that Office 2011 Word will support TeX (LaTeX). Is this true? I have Office 2011 on my Mac but I cannot find anything related to TeX.
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LaTeX for beginners

My dad's an author (English books with some Arabic) and until recently has been using WordPerfect for DOS for all his writing. He's been moving to Word and hates the lack of control he has compared to ...
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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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How can I convert math-less latex documents into Microsoft Word?

Like most people here, my resume/CV is in LaTeX, but there are always these annoying companies (or more often, recruiters) who will only look at resumes in Microsoft Word format. How can I translate ...