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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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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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Inserting GIF file in LyX

In short, I'm having trouble inserting gif files into LyX; when I try to view the PDF I get the message: „No information for converting gif format files to png. Define a converter in the preferences.“...
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How to change the conversion executable with standalone

I try to use convertwith the class standalone but the conversion fails because I don't have the necessary tools on my mac. With the last OS the executable convert is sips. I try to install with brew ...
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Convert arithmetic rgb value to 8bit RGB value

How to exactly convert an arithmetic rgb value (e.g 0.55,0.25,0.1) to the corresponding 8bit RGB value (e.g. 123,90,40)? My more specific questions are: 1.) What is the exact conversion formula and ...
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xcolor: Convert color names of e.g. svgnames and dvipsnames to corresponding rgb value

How can I get the corresponding rgb color of xcolor's color names like svgnames or dvipsnames? Example: How can I convert svgnames's DarkGreen to its corresponding rgb value?
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Converter from PSfrag to pinlabel?

A lot of legacy TeX files using PSfrag exists out there and more is being produced everyday by things like Xfig, Inkscape, ... I was wondering if anyone has set on a course to write a converter from a ...
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Using DTX Metafonts as system fonts

Dear Stack Exchange team, I am a relatively inexperienced user of LaTeX who is currently working on a project which also requires the use of an image editing tool, in this case GIMP. As I would like ...
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Where is the error in my LaTeX codes?

I use rogercortesi.com to convert LaTeX codes into images. But the code I wrote below doesn't work. I couldn't understand why. But the same code works very well here. What is the cause of the problem? ...
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How to prepare PDF for automatic OCR pipelines

I'd like to prepare my PDF output for automatic OCR / conversion pipelines that are often used in large corporations and data warehousing. In particular, this refers to CVs / resumes, where the pdf ...
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Same scaling when converting pdf's to png

I have three documents I am trying to convert from PDF to png and include on some website. I can convert them nicely to PNG using the following command in my terminal pdftoppm -png test.pdf test-01 ...
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Converting mathematical LaTeX to basic text

I am in need of a way to parse math equations written in latex to plain text. Is there any way to do this through a website or through a program? For example, I need \frac{b}{c} to just be b/c and \...
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converting from beamer to pptx - pandoc and other options

We have many slide decks in beamer that need to be converted to PPTX --- ideally retaining the math and graphics. We have used pandoc successfully to convert LaTeX to word (and vice-versa), but ...
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compilation problem with tif image converted to eps

I use a microscope which only allows saving images as .tiff. Thus, I need to convert them into .eps using an online converter. The compilation crashes and I don't understand the reason. Here is my ...
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PGFPlots: Mapping CIELab Color Space to a sphere by conversion to RGB color values

After already posting a question about Drawing a sphere and mapping CIELab color space to it (i.e. generally asking if pgfplots allows an axis-dependent color mapping beforehand), I searched all the ...
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Converting Matlab arrays to LaTeX compatible Code with special format

I have a Matlab array of dimension 40X12. The array is a little bit special. All the odd row is expressed as scientific expression, while the even row is not. For example, the first row can be [3.5e-4,...
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Blogging in LaTeX

It seems to me that all (static) blogging frameworks, e.g. Jekyll and Hugo use Markdown as format for blog posts. But according to Hartl’s Tenth Rule of Typesetting Any sufficiently ...
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Latex preamble for export to pdf as similar to Word as possible

At present, I am writing a lot of stuff in Scrivener. I like using this program to organize, plan and execute my writing. I then compile this into a .tex document, which compiles my references and ...
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When converting MS Words table to LaTeX, Overfull \hbox 2308.26472 too wide warning always shows up

I'm writing my Bachelor thesis with the classic thesis style template. and my thesis has a lot of big and long use case tables. I made the tables on MS words first and then convert it to LaTeX with ...
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is there a command line (or on-line) conversion tool bibtex to markdown (for large bibtex files)

I have a few thousand bibtex entries that I want formatted in, say, acm format in a markdown format. On-line tools like https://balanceofcowards.net/bibtex2pdf.html just crash on my input file. ...
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Is there a program to convert .docx or .odt to .tex

I am trying to find a way for a user to design and modify pages without requiring him to learn LaTeX. The pages have graphical elements in the form of rounded rectangles to denote regions of a page, ...
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Why does `convert=ghostscript` destroy equations on high density?

I want to create a high-resolution png to include it into a A0-poster. My Idea was to use the standalone package with the convert=ghostscript option. \documentclass[border=2pt,convert={ghostscript, ...
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Pandoc (LaTeX → HTML) does not use specified .cls file

I'm attempting to use Pandoc to convert some math-heavy LaTeX into HTML. To make the TeX code easier to read and write, I've factored some macros into a .cls file in the same directory, and used it as ...
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How to convert the already written equation in google doc to latex equation format?

I have written a document in google doc s. and all the equations are written normally. now I have to create the latex file out of that google doc only trouble I am having is the equations.
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What is a TeX to HTML converter that produces GladTeX-friendly HTML and numbers formulas?

I wrote a math paper in LaTeX that uses a custom .sty file I wrote (defines some math commands, basically, and imports packages with math symbols and fonts) and I want to convert it into a standalone, ...
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Converting images within latex in windows

I have LaTeX code which works well in Linux, but I need to make it work in Windows. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \DeclareGraphicsExtensions{.pdf,.png,.jpg,.svg} \...
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Converting an Overleaf document to a Wordpress post [duplicate]

Good morning! I have a document (math operations) made in Overleaf and I need it as a Wordpress post. Does anyone know if it is possible to perform some sort of conversion with a minimum number of ...
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Convert XML to Tikz

Is there already a tool, that can convert a XML file to a Tikz-tree? <node id="1" time="0"> <info1> <info1a="1"/> </info1> <info2> <info2a="0"/...
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Docx to Docx via Pandoc with the constraint of complex formats

I am looking for a workflow to enable 'only Word' people to keep working with their favorite editor while: enabling developpers to use markdown use a robust saving format managable with Git prevent ...
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Use LaTeX approach to create LyX document. (LaTeX coding and importing into LyX)

Specific Question: I have never use LyX but would like to know if there is a possibility to work on LaTeX using my favorite editor (like emacs or any text editor) and then add my code to LyX (...
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Convert Jupyter Notebook to Latex with margin handled automatically

Is there a way to convert Jupyter Notebook to .tex with margins being taken care automatically. I have some lines that overshoots the margin on LaTex. Is it possible to automatically put new line ...
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Srt text to latex

I have extracted subtitle text in .srt format. It is essentially text with some keywords that indicate which type of formating to apply to different parts. Formatting is derived from HTML tags for ...
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Convert image to text and include in LaTeX

I'm writing a class, that should insert a logo (which i have available as .pdf and .svg) in the header. I thought it would be an elegant solution to just include the file directly in the class, ...
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Edas submission Camera ready problem

I'm about to submit my PDF CR version for IEEEconf but I have got the following error PNG conversion problem (1) Array ( [0] => gm convert: "gs" "-q" "-dBATCH" "-dSAFER" "-dMaxBitmap=...
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Distortion of Farsi alphabets to unknown alphabets

I have some TeX files (including formulas, tables, etc.) written under DOS (but the format is .tex), and want to read them by LaTeX. The language is Farsi. I tried to open the TeX files with Texmaker ...
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Not Obsolete LaTeX to HTML Converter?

I am looking to convert LaTeX to HTML. A long time ago (during my thesis, in 2000!), I used Hacha and Hevea ... but obviously, they are no longer maintained, especially the Windows version. More ...
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Is it possible to go directly from LaTeX to SVG?

I have a situation where I'm calling latex.exe in the background and then dvipng on it and then loading the file into a QGraphicsScene using QGraphicsImageItem and the result is horrible upon zooming ...
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Convert MathML to LaTeX

Here is an example: Input: <math xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML"> <mi mathcolor="#FF0000">y</mi> <mo mathcolor="#00FF00">&#x2212;</mo> <msub> ...
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How to correctly convert size passed as argument to an environment?

I am trying and failing to adapt diagrams-latex.sty to do what I want. It takes optional parameters width and height that are passed on to an external script, but wants them as a dimensionless value ...
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parser for converting latex to txt c++

So I need to write a programme on c++ that converts given latex file with tags etc., but it only contains text (no mathematical equations). It should create a txt file without any tags, only plain ...
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Html to LaTex : Trademark sign not converted properly

Whenever I try to convert html text which contains the trademark sign into LaTex, the trademark sign gets converted into "â„¢". I convert a xml file to html and afterwards to latex.That's how the xml ...
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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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