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Independently of the tool you perform the conversion, you can fix the non-satisfactory converted parts with TexSword. For example, I am happy with Latex2rtf + TexSword.

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I found a good solution through Latex2rtf + TexSword. The process consists performing first the convertion LaTex-> Word (which in my case is around 85% correct), and then to fix the wrong or not converted parts with TexSword (the remaining 15%).

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I agree with @tohecz that this is a bit of a scattered question, but I'll try to answer each individual part and bring it all together. The highlight of everything that follows: With LaTeX (and TeX systems in general), it's essential to realize that even though TeX is processing your document and LaTeX has defined a format you should try and stick to, ...

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FWIW, I often recommend to new users (like myself) that they try to export their OpenOffice files to LaTeX and then process them in LaTeX just to see the difference. Many converts have thus been won. In a way your question asks, "how I can get better at LaTeX?" and for that you should read the various manuals that are out there; as many as you can. The ...

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Regarding bold, the best practice is to use the \textbf{bold text} commnad. As the link you provided says, the \bf command is deprecated. Now, for italicized text the best practice is to use \textit{italicized text}, which is the equivalent of the previous command. The \emph command you are using is intended for emphasizing, as some commenters have posted. ...

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There are two main differences I see between text processors and LaTeX: TeX is a typesetting system. LaTeX is about ridding you of the burden of trying to do page and paragraph layout. Layouting was done for you by people who really know this stuff. This is the main reason why Word documents look so ugly: many authors fiddle with the layout settings ...

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