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

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moodle xml conversion to LaTeX

I am familiar with the package moodle. I however have a question in a reverse direction. Is there a method or tool to convert xml moodle question banks to LaTeX? Edit: A sample of an xml file is like ...
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Is there a way to extract math from a pdf in LaTeX format using SESHAT?

So I've been tasked with using SESHAT to extract the math problems from a large pdf into latex format, but seshat requires an InkML or SCGink file type as it's input. Is there a way I can convert pdf ...
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Text to tex converter [duplicate]

I remember using some sites where I could make some screenshots and convert it into tex code but I can't find it anymore. I would appreciate any help and recommendations!
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Getting custom output from numtoname

We can expand digits to words in memoir class using numtoname command. But when I expand 125000 using numtoname, I get an output one hundred and twenty-five thousands. Instead I would like to get an ...
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Convert bash shell script call in arara rule from version 4 to version 6

I have the following rule in arara 4 that calls a bash shell and executes a command in this shell: !config identifier: OCbootstrap name: OCbootstrap commands: - <arara> bash -i -c OCbootstrap @{...
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Convert latex to word with pandoc but no citations [duplicate]

I am trying to convert a document from .tex to word using the command pandoc -s main.tex --bibliography=library.bib -o testdoc.docx However, there are no citations either in the text or at the end of ...
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how to programmatically convert mathml or LaTeX formulas in spoken words?

I've a formula, eg: where the latex's code is: \int_{a}^{b} \frac{1}{\sqrt{\rho}} d\rho The output should be somthing like this: "The integral from a to b of one over the square root of ro in ...
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What is this pandoc error

as try to convert html files to PDF ones $ pandoc *.html -s -o Book.pdf it returned this: warning: kpathsea: configuration file texmf.cnf not found in these directories: the pdflatext is of Arch ...
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Which extent of Latex functionality/packages is available in Pandoc

The Pandoc tool is available online at https://pandoc.org/try I use it for my conversions. Although, I am not sure whether it reflects the same capabilities as offline tool which you have to download: ...
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How can I convert a TeX file to Microsoft Word or LibreOffice format?

I’m trying to convert a report from LaTeX to OpenDocument (.odt) or Office Open XML (.docx) formats. But the programs give errors and stop, so in the end neither formats are written. Option 1: Pandoc ...
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PDF with LaTeX formulas to .epub format

I have recently purchased a Kobo e-reader, and apart from standard .epub books I have already imported (which work excellently) I would also like to use it to read some .pdf files that also contain ...
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How to use imagemagick in a Latex script?

Trying to use ImageMagick in a LaTeX script. I can convert any pdf file to PNG image using ImageMagic. This is what I came up with. convert -density 300 -quality 90 input.pdf output.png Is there any ...
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How to run TeX4ht and or tex4ebook

I have found that I can use tex4ebook to convert my Latex document into Epub3 but I haven't found anywhere where it states what program should be used to run the script (I normally write Latex in ...
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How to recover LaTeX code from pdf [duplicate]

Recently, my hard drive destructed and I lost my all files with my project paper too. I didn't do it in Overleaf. I installed a LaTeX software and did it here. Unfortunately all are gone with my ...
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epstopdf conversion cuts off eps graphics on right side

I am almost done with my thesis and I include a lot of Matlab generated .eps files. I noticed that on some of those the image in the resulting document is cut off on the right hand side just enough to ...
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Converting printed text to LaTeX [duplicate]

I wrote a science fiction novel back in 1990 or thereabouts. It was read by Del Rey twice, but was ultimately rejected. That was long before the days of self publishing. I still have a copy of the ...
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Convert CV template from tex to html using make4ht

I am trying to get a proper html version of my cv from the tex file. I like to do the conversion as perfectly as possible so that the structure of the html can match with the pdf properly. cv.tex \...
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Extract LaTeX code from PDF document [duplicate]

Good morning. If I wanted to extract the LaTeX code from a pdfLaTeX document, what should I do? Thank you so much.
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Why is pandoc not able to convert images from this theme? [closed]

When converting a webpage generated by mkdocs material theme, Pandoc output does not export images. https://squidfunk.github.io/mkdocs-material/reference/images/ Please see below the conversion ...
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Is there any possibility to print a single tex file from a multifile project using a LaTeX compiler?

I would like to retain the multifile structure of my LaTeX projects, but journals usually require a single .tex file. Is there any way to print such a combined document as a 'cached' file with the ...
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Save Latex in formats different from pdf for publishing

I've made a math book with Latex and I got the pdf. I would like to convert it to epub, or doc, or html without losing much of its quality. Any tips? Is there any other format other than pdf on which ...
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converting LaTeX tags by equivalent HTML tags using own tags

I am writing some small conversion script from the TeX application file, and the MWE is: \newwrite\html \immediate\openout\html\jobname.html \newcommand{\HalfTitle}[1]{\thispagestyle{empty}\bgroup% \...
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Extraction of high level objects from .tex source files

I have idea of a tool to conveniently skim through arXiv papers/articles. In short, it ought filter out parts of document based on its type (images, tables, formulas, paragraphs etc). Obviously it ...
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Converting mathematical TeX expressions

Is there a (hopefully simple) way to convert a mathematical TeX expression, such as \frac{\cos(x^2) - x}{x^2 + 1}, to expressions which you would use in a programming language? The outcome of the ...
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Is there a quick way to convert Latex table to MS word/power point table?

There's a lot of data in these tables and I really do not want to copy paste it for a presentation. Can we somehow convert them to MS word tables?
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dvipdfm.exe create a PDF file of 0 bytes

Why does dvipdfm.exe create a PDF file of 0 bytes, but dvipdfmx.exe creates a valid one? Windows 10. Latest version of MiKTeX setup-4.2-x64.exe (1/19/2021). Latest version of TeXnicCenter 2.02. Sample ...
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Converting a Beamer Presentation to Google Slides

Is it possible to convert a Beamer presentation to Google Slides format? I spent some time looking for a solution here and elsewhere without much luck, but perhaps I missed something.
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In 2021, which MS Word to LaTeX conversion tool works best?

The title says it all: In 2021, which MS Word to LaTeX conversion tool works best? By now, there is a myriad of options, both free and commercial, some involving first converting to .odf and then to ...
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Problem with docx2tex custom configuration

I'm trying to improve conversion of my DOCX files with ZOTERO citation. My idea was to set custom citation format, to mimic tex style, so after the conversion to tex, I will have only to set my BIB ...
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Making PNG files with standalone no longer works

To do troubleshooting I have simplified my problem to the bones. So I start my tex file with \documentclass[tikz,convert={outext=.png}]{standalone} If I call pdflatex with pdflatex.exe -shell-escape ...
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How to convert a scrlttr2 letter to scrletter?

I'm asking how to switch to scrletter, when you were using scrlttr2 before, because it has been suggested for me. I'd like to use the document class scrartcl, in case that matters. I know there is the ...
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Tool for converting \cite and other crossrefs to plain text

An article of mine is going to be published in a journal that, unfortunately, does not accept LaTeX as a format, so I need to provide the text in Word or OpenOffice format. As a preliminary step to a ...
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Convert Nota Bene 4 to LaTeX

My wife has an old manuscript in Nota Bene 4 (for DOS, which tells you how old it is). I'm able to look at the files with BBEDIT, so I know they are basically in ASCII with alphanumeric markup. Does ...
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How book/specification authors do manage the same document in two versions: HTML and PDF?

Look at the example: http://www.r6rs.org/. Authors managed to provide two independent versions of the same content: one is in a singe PDF file (LaTeX rendered) and the second one in a well-structured (...
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How to convert a quantitative article from the 1970s that was written on a typewriter to LaTeX math code?

Mathpix can convert formulas in journal articles into Mathjax/LaTeX code by scanning or taking a picture of them. Is there a similar way to scan a journal article from the 1970s that was written on an ...
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Is there any tool/framework to convert R code into Latex?

I have a lot of code from R, and I'm working on a research project where I need to write down the pseudocode, is there any way to convert these codes into latex?
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How to generate a centered and captioned TikZ figure in a .docx file that has been converted from .tex with pandoc?

Recently, I have been having some issues with TikZ in LaTeX. I want to convert my PhD dissertation, written in LaTeX, to .docx using pandoc. I am able to use lua filters to have pandoc convert TikZ ...
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How to use pandoc to convert .tex file, containing a TikZ figure, to a .docx file?

What I want to do is to convert a .tex file, containing several TikZ figures to a .docx-file using pandoc. I have tried to follow the pandoc documentation and to use lua filters to achieve this. ...
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Converting TeX into a plaintext format?

I'm trying to find a tool to convert TeX into something like the following: {\frac{-x}{y}} to ((-x)/(y)) or {\frac{1}{x\ln(b)}} to ((1)/(xln(b))) I built a very simple converter for it but it has ...
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Converting pdf pages to png images with pdftoppm changes some fonts

I need to creates PNG files from a PDF one. Each PGN file corresponds to a slide in the PDF. To do so, I am using pdftoppm (version 0.71.0). All works well, except for some font switches. Look the ...
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Convert .tex to .html on Overleaf

Ok, so I know this might seem the same as David Carlisle question. However it differs in one key way. I want to know how to generate an html output within Overleaf. Which is not referenced anywhere on ...
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What's the Simplest Way to Convert a book from XeLaTex to Epub [duplicate]

I have a 508-page book setup in LaTex. The book has 60+ images and uses custom fonts (the reason why I'm using XeLaTex). I use Overleaf and can easily spit out PDFs to create the paperback version of ...
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Pandoc cannot parse equation with a fraction

Pandoc is having a lot of trouble with this: > pandoc -f latex -t html -s -o test2.html $$ \frac{1}{2} $$ Outputs: [WARNING] Could not convert TeX math '\frac{1}{1}', rendering as TeX LaTeX ...
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recovered .tex file, but text inside file is unrecognizable

I have used several programs to recover .tex files that were accidentally deleted from an external hard drive. The .tex files were recovered, but when I opened them, the text inside is completely ...
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Creating an edition of a poet's Complete Poems: LaTeX to TEI, or TEI to LaTex?

I'm doing some of the typesetting and editing work on a new edition of a poet's Complete Poems. I want to create a TEI edition, as it will enable me to encode all sorts of metadata with the text. ...
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ConTeXt to HTML conversion for multiple math-heavy documents

My primary goal is to convert my extremely math-heavy writings in ConTeXt to HTML so that I can put them up on the internet. I followed this answer by @Marco, but all my mathematics comes up as plain ...
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Is there way to export overleaf document in to a .doc or .docx file?

I'm trying to convert an overleaf project to a .doc or .docx file. Does anybody know if this even possible?
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pandoc latex to rtf - No link colors

I am trying to convert a document from latex to rtf using pandoc. The conversion works fine, except for the colors of the citations. The usual latex pipeline produces the expected result: But the ....
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Converting Handwriting to LaTeX Plaincode

Is it possible to write LaTeX code using handwriting on, say, an Ipad. Do you have any practical tips in setting that up. This question is similar to:This one. That question wants to start from a "...
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How can I save indexes while converting a LaTeX file to ODT?

Recently, I have completed a LaTeX document where I had created two indexes using the \splitidx package, the index entries marked with \sindex terms. For example, \documentclass[b5paper,polish]{book} ...
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