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

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Preventing Writer2LaTeX from escaping \ and $ [on hold]

I need to convert a large number of Word documents into LaTeX. The tricky part is that these Word documents contain some basic LaTeX markup. How can I tell Writer2LaTeX not to convert $ into \$? ...
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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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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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From Word to LaTeX, how?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Regex search replace multiple characters (escape) in Word/Texmaker for Latex import [closed]

I am transforming Word documents to Latex and want to escape the special characters in 1-click preferably in word with regex search / replace, alternatively within Texmaker/Latex with a macro, worst ...
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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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Formatting a collection of .docx document to LaTeX document

I define a general format in a LaTeX document (title, name, etc.) and the space for the document paragraphs. To this, I want to process all the .docx files (Word Documents) and generate the formatted ...
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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 ...
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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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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 to use biblatex with msword

Is there some tool to use biblatex with msword? Has someone used it with Bibtex4Word?
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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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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 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 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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How to convert 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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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 ...