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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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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How to convert a scientific manuscript from LateX to Word using Pandoc?

I have a typical scientific manuscript in a LaTeX .tex file, and I need to convert it to MS Word .doc file. The reason for having to convert to MS Word is I'm submitting the manuscript to an academic ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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I want to convert MathML to LaTeX

I'm trying to convert my equations I make in Microsoft Office Word 2013 to LaTeX because I would like to post my equations I make in word at math.stackexchange.com. I'm able to convert it to MathML. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Visual comparison between LaTeX and Word output (hyphenation, typesetting, ligatures etc)

I really want to convince my friends and family that LaTeX is the choice for them when it comes to formatting and creating beautiful documents. I am aware of the major advantages that come with using ...
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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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How can I convert my TeX-illiterate coworkers to LaTeX?

I've been using LaTeX consistently for about two years now and I haven't looked back to my MS Word/PowerPoint/Publisher days since. I'm working at a research institute / university spin-off where the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to use LaTeX tables with MS Word/PowerPoint

I love LaTeX's modularity and that I can generate (w/ Stata) and \input{} tables, which makes it really easy to update my work and to keep the same analyses across papers and presentations. But not ...
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How to use “LaTeX in Word”?

I need help using LaTeX in Word. This SourceForge project seems fabulous but I do not know how to use it. According to the guide, To enter an inline equation, simply move the cursor to the point ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Producing doc/docx from LaTeX

Is there any way to produce doc/docx files from LaTeX?
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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 ...