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Questions tagged [conversion]

{conversion} is for questions about file conversions, like converting EPS to PDF for the use with {pdftex}.

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Text line contains invalid characters error when changing word-wrapping in longtable

I recently received a project which automatically converts a .xml file to Latex and afterwards to pdf. The pdf file contains multiple longtables and because there's no word-wrapping inside the ...
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How to convert pgfplots to high quality PNG file with Ghostscript?

Note: This is not a duplicate of How to save a figure produced by tikz save/export as JPG/PNG file. This question deals with Ghostscript and quality concerns. The other question does not deal with ...
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htlatex: use the argument of \label as the value of the attribute id in the HTML file

I have been using htlatex to convert my LaTeX files to HTML. In my experience, htlatex doesn't use the argument of \label associated to a section in the LaTeX file to assign the value of idin the HTML ...
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Can we change (La)TeX linebreaking character so that Word understands it?

Sometimes I need to send someone a .doc file of something I did using LaTeX. But when I copy+paste the PDF content generated by (La)TeX into Word the linebreaks are understood as paragraph characters (...
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1ex in tabular breaks tex4ht ODT conversion

I included the [1ex] spacing command in a tabular and attempted to convert to ODT using tex4ht (make4ht -f odt file). It doesn't work. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{lll} ...
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Converting PreTeXt to LaTeX

Does anyone know how to convert from PreTexT files to straight LaTeX? I see on the website that it's possible, but I can't find the exact commands.
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Why are eps files of the graphics of my latex document covnerted to pdf?

The graphics in my latex document as eps image files and I would like the latex output pdf file to be as small as possible in size and with higher resolution, but whenever I run the compiler of the ...
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How to convert diagrams made in Inkscape to Latex (pgf, tikz etc)?

I'm new to Latex and I have some fairly complicated diagrams I need to render using latex code. The most convenient way to do this is if I could draw them out in Inkscape and then somehow convert that ...
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Latex to HTML conversion (basic explanation)

I have been looking around for an easy way to save my .tex into a .html file, but all the questions/answers are very technical, and I have not found one that is accessible to me/beginners. I have seen ...
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Is it possible to convert a DWG file to LaTeX?

I think this was never asked, or at least from what I saw questions have been asked more than 15 years ago and has become obsolete (I found this recent link but it did not work for me). I want to tell ...
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I want to make this posteri a4 paper size, how do I do it?

\documentclass{a0poster} \usepackage{fancytikzposter} \usetemplate{4} \setblockspacing{3} \setcolumnnumber{2} \usepackage[margin=\margin cm, paperwidth=59.4cm, paperheight=84.1cm]{geometry} \...
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How to convert a LaTeX document whose bibliography uses more than one database using pandoc with citeproc?

I'm using pandoc to convert some files created in LaTeX a couple of years ago to .docx format (yuk!). I've been going through this blog entry and apparently it's easy to do. The hardest part had ...
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How to convert a whole Word document into LaTeX? [duplicate]

I wonder if I can convert a Word document to LaTeX? I am using the word-to-latex converter but it messes up all the tables, equations, etc... Is there any simple way to convert it into LaTeX without ...
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What LaTeX fonts do I have to use when generating SVG diagrams such that they match the fonts used by MathJaX?

I want to create SVG diagrams for articles viewed on a site with MathJaX enabled. The diagrams are mainly created in PSTricks as follows. \documentclass[pstricks,border=1cm,12pt,dvipsnames]{...
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Math labels get doubled after converting PDF to SVG

I have a diagram written in PSTricks as follows. \documentclass[pstricks,border=1cm,12pt,dvipsnames]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[showgrid](6,6) \pstTriangle[...
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How to convert *.tex with references *.bib to *.docx

I have a *.tex document with references *.bib witten on overleaf. I want to convert this document to *.docx with references. I have used pandoc tools as below: pandoc -s main.tex -o document.docx ...
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How to edit LaTeX files in Word or PDF?

If I only want to open and edit LaTeX documents (research papers with equations) and I am using a computer with Windows 10, which of the many versions of LaTeX should I download? Also, is there a way ...
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How to match for a space with TECkit

Trying to change an existing TECkit map for Sanskrit to eventually do what I want (Adding a first pass removing spaces after consonants in transliteration before the second and third passes converts ...
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keep colored text from .docx to .tex using pandoc

I use pandoc on a Mac to translate a .docx document to a .tex document. The problem is that some words in the .docx document are colored (not highlighted but colored letters) and pandoc doesn't ...
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Copy multiple Equations from Word into text editor

I have a 137 pages word document with hundreds of equations that were built with word equation editor. I can separately copy each of them into my text editor (sublime), but when I want to copy them ...
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Hidden gems of Metafont that are still worth it?

I've read up on the conversion from METAFONT to OTF via mf2pt1 and FontForge. Are there some "forgotten" fonts where such a conversion would make sense? I'd rather use Latin Modern than try to do ...
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How to convert (downgrade) a .bib from Jabref-4.x back to Jabref-3.8.2 format?

Jabref-4.1 is still not as stable as Jabref-3.8 was. Jabref stores some metadata such as groups in comments of the Bibtex database. Jabref-4.x changed the file format unfortunately. I am not sure, if ...
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How do I achieve this in simple TikZ commands?

I have a PStricks code and made some design in paint and converted to LaTeX code using Inkscape. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{graphicx,xcolor} \usepackage[svgnames,pdf]{...
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Image in Lyx from text snippet

I use a utility which creates EPS images from short text snippets. To use this utility with Lyx I see two approaches: Put the text snippet in a file, define a file converter in Lyx and include it as ...
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Conversion from .pdf to .odt: latin characters and accentuation problem

I'm trying to convert a pdf document created with latex to odt or doc with the tool available at online2pdf.com. My preamble is this: \documentclass[article,oneside, 12pt]{abntex2} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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Convert latex math to matlab math?

This may seem like a weird question, but the reason I'm asking is as follows. If I type a long list of equations in latex, and then want to turn them into matlab expressions, I basically have to ...
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Automatically Generating Beamer Presentation Draft from Article

I have a LaTeX paper with multiple sections, subsections, and figures. My slides to present the paper will mostly consist of the same sections, subsections, and figures. So I am interested in ...
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Transfer \cite{} references to Mendeley references in Word

I have written an article in LaTeX, with many \cite{} commands. However, I now have to collaborate with my professor who refuses to use LaTeX and wants to work in Word. I tried converting my final ...
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TeX to Word conversion [duplicate]

I need to convert TeX format files to Word format, I knew that lot of questions are already raised for this and lot of answers also there in web, but please provide your valuable suggestions for my ...
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problem with text using svg2tikz

I'm a new user of the extension svg2tikz. I created a figure in Inkscape and exported it to TeX. When I export a the .svg file from inkscape to TikZ, the text is not located where it is in the .svf ...
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Output Latex into single words and graphs

Is it possible to change the output of a LaTex file so that it generates one file per word and per graph? Instead of generating a single file that looks like this: ...
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How import png image from directory as nodes using nested for loop

Is it possible to generate separate and edited png files from a directory using a (nested) for loop? I have a directory of png files and I want to annotate each one individually and then export them ...
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Add condition in TeX4ht

As per my requirement, I need the tag <span class="inlinemath">...</span> for all inline math, so I've created the .cfg file like: \Preamble{xhtml,fn-in} \RequirePackage{etoolbox}% for ...
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Software to convert photograph to formatted or unformatted latex code

I am interested in undertaking a project to reprint rare and classic math and science books to make them available to researchers at low cost. Books I can get a good PDF for are easy to do, but ...
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Google Docs > Intermediate Format > Pandoc > ConTeXt

I have several dozen longish (20ish pages each) documents in Google Docs that I want to typeset using ConTeXt. I can export from Google Docs in a variety of intermediate formats including .docx, .odt, ...
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Is it possible to convert vector graphics files into tikz? [duplicate]

I've not really used tikz much (to say the least); and I'm used to working on my diagrams in LibreOffice Draw and Inkscape, saving them as .osd or .svg files. Is there a way I could convert those ...
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Jupyter Notebook Latex Conversion Fails: Escaped $ and other symbols?

Trying to convert an R notebook into a (download as) pdf; the LateX conversion fails with this part of the error seemingly relevant: ! LaTeX Error: \mathbf allowed only in math mode. See the LaTeX ...
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Convert TikZ to PSTricks

I'm an amateur user in LaTeX/graphics and I have a problem. I designed the following figure : by using the TikZ package: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Powerpoint pictures in Latex [closed]

I am currently inserting pictures I drew in powerpoint into my Latex file as PNG, however they are fairly blurry. As far as I can understand creating PDFs is will yield a much better resolution. ...
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tex to xml conversion through xslt

I know latex, but new in xslt (learning now), I need to convert the tex to xml file through XSLT (one of my friend suggest, but i failed to convert). Please suggest or give example to convert the ...
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MikTeX EPS-to-PDF converter problem

I am having problems using the epstopdf package with pdflatex. I am running MikTeX 2.9.6236 on Windows XP SP3. When I try to compile this, \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{article} \usepackage{graphicx}...
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TikZ standalone picture with semi-transparency converted to png looses transparency

I can successfully create PDF figures using TikZ and convert them with convert (ImageMagick) to PNG such that retain a transparent background. However, with the same procedure, for some of my figures, ...
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How do I convert my bibliography items from BibTeX to an embedded format?

There exist two major ways of defining a bibliography: Embedded Declare \begin{thebibliography} at the end of your file and use \bibitem . The entries look like \bibitem{amin1} S.~P. Beeby, M....
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Convert month=Jan or month=jan strings in .bib files into integer

Tame the Beast suggests to use plain integers over strings in the month key. I have mixed month formats in my .bib file and want a unique solution. Which tools can convert the different strings like ...
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Markdown-like tool for converting “human” text to reasonable LaTeX code?

In my ideal world, I want to be able to write something like So here are the steps: - So now we define x^* = min { x | sum_kk ||f(x_kk^20)|| } and then do blah - But this requires another ...
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PdfLatex crops the image while converting

I'm using pdfLaTeX, Vim and LaTeX suite on Ubuntu, with the graphics package. I've exported an image from Matlab to EPS format, but the automatic conversion (I'm not sure what converts it to pdf) ...
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Convert Image with LaTeX to LaTeX? [duplicate]

I have several images like the image below which have very simple LaTeX in them. I am trying to change those images into an actual LaTeX code. Is there any package which does that?
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How can I escape plain text?

How, given string of plain text one may produce equivalent latex code? For example red fox sauté zażółć gęślą jaźń \newline is a new line in LaTeX Samp_Dist_Corr would produce something like red ...
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How to modify the environment and command possible write the content in a file through the \write command?

I want to "generate/convert" my .tex files into xml format while compiling LaTeX. I don't want to modify the tex files, I want to generate the xml file trough the \write command based on the DTD while ...
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Conversion of 3B2 to LaTeX

My publisher 10 years ago did my book in 3B2, much to my displeasure. Now I'm stuck with 3B2 files instead of something I can edit. Is there software that can convert 3B2 files to LaTeX, or must one ...