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Microsoft Word (for example importing from it or exporting to it) and relation to TeX, LaTeX, etc.

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Is it possible to take a paper from LaTeX to Word and back again? (a hobbit's tale...)

I'm an academic editor and I get this question at least a few times a year. The answer I have to give: I have no idea but I THINK it's possible? I'm reluctant to mess around with anyone's files so I'...
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Bibtex import IEEEtran.bst package

I have a bibtex which I am able to import into Word using Bibtex4Word. However when I try to change styled to ieeetran, I get a "Bibtex was unable to find style file" error message. I have ...
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What font size corresponds to 14pt in Microsoft Word?

I have seen many questions related to this but I didn't understand what to do and what command I have to use exactly. My department has asked me to use 14pt font size for the paragraphs and 16pt font ...
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how to convert algorithm from latex to word?

I have this algorithm steps I coded in LaTeX as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{Deep Q-Learning with Experience Replay} \label{alg:DQN} \begin{algorithmic} \State Initialize ...
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Convert MS Word references in text to "\cite{}" (using XML)?

I have a word document that I would like to convert to a latex project. The word doc has over 100 references where I used Mendeley to cite. I already have a nice bibtex file ready with all my ...
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Does LATEX produce more pages than MS Words if they have the exact same output?

My thesis should NOT exceed 30 pages and the nature of my research compels me to go beyond that limit. So I thought would it be the same number of pages IF I convert my latex document into MS Word? In ...
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How to create a document that looks like a blank word document?

I wish to create document that simply looks like the blank word document How can I do so? The default latex code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} Blank ...
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Why is pandoc not recognising package command sequences when converting TeX to docx?

I am attempting to use pandoc to convert a .tex file to a .docx file. When I use the command line to do so via pandoc foo.tex -s -o foo.docx, the produced foo.docx compiles fairly nicely but due to ...
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Will a recipient need Bibtex4Word if I use it in my Word Doc

LaTex is my choice for creating documents or presentations. I hate using anything else However I need to do something in Word format. For reasons beyond my control, it is the only format accepted for ...
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How to enable the equations, figures and tables references from latex to odt/docx using pandoc?

Due requeriments of the work, I must send reports in docx format. This part is done without problem, but in the resulting document there is no reference to the equations and figures (i.e.: the ...
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Mimic Microsoft Word Tables

I need to fill out some Word form. As the form is very long I was allowed to transform it into a LaTeX format. One item that is difficult for me to mimic are the tables. They look like this: Note ...
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Reference custom style in LaTeX document for docx conversion with Pandoc

I am converting LaTeX documents to MS Word documents using Pandoc. I am using a reference document and I would like to apply styles from that reference document to some elements of the generated Word ...
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Adding References/Bibliography

I have a long list of references (about 5 pages on Word), and I want to add this to a Latex file I have. I understand that I would have to create a .bib file and import that into my latex file with ...
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LaTeX guide for MS Word users [duplicate]

I am a new Latex user but senior MS Word user. Where can I find guide and resources to migrate from MS Word to Latex for common formating and referencing features. Formating in MS Word (and also Libre ...
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Can I get MS Word font on TeX?

Original question I would like to make an identical copy of my Microsoft Word based CV in LaTeX. The Word document however makes use of Copperplate Gothic. I did not see Copperplate Gothic mentioned ...
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Tex document compiles fine, but converting it to .odt or .docx failes for mk4ht and pandoc

I am able to compile my document fine using the pdflatex chain in Kile, but when I try to convert it to an .odt file using mk4ht oolatex 0.main.tex I get the following error. ! pdfTeX error (\...
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LaTeX-Font in Word 2016

How to use Latex font in Word? I downloaded several OpenTypes (XITS, Computer Modern, etc.). None of the beauty can compare with him: $\ddot{x}+\alpha \cdot \dot{x}-\nabla^2f(x)-\nabla f(x)=0$
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How can I make key points in Latex and arrange them in a certain way?

I have written the following text in Microsoft Word and would like to write it in the same way in Latex (with the same design criteria): I tried to get the same structure by using itemize. But that ...
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Converting HTML pages with MathML equations to Word document [closed]

My goal is to convert this document (https://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/252/lorentztrans.html) which contains math into word document with well formatted equations. Why only Microsoft Word you ...
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How to format amsmath correctly in MS word?

I've been working on a math report by writing down all my formulae in LyX (because it was easier). I am able to export it to MS word, but it's difficult to edit the equations, especially in word (...
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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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Pandoc: Latex to Word with Equation References

Please consider the very simple latex file below \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{equation} \label{eq:somelabel} e=mc^2 \end{equation} The equation \...
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How to find which style has been used in latex

I have used word document to write my assignment but my university sent me the format of latex. I dont know about the latex, so is there any way where I can find which style the university needs (e.g. ...
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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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How to create a Tex file whose only content is a referenced pdf file

This could as be a hypothetical use case, however, I found myself needing this: Take a pdf file, PDF1, originally created from say an MS Word document WD1, and then create a tex source file, TS1, that ...
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Format for targeting Word and LaTeX?

I'm writing a thesis, currently I have the introductory and concluding chapters in LaTeX, and all the chapters inserted in between with \includepdf (as exported from Microsoft Word). LaTeX is far ...
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Input plain text from Word to LaTex

I'm trying to read some text from a word document into my LaTex-Files. I just want the plain text without math or formatting. I tried with \input{} but that doesn't recognize all utf characters: ...
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How can I automatically convert a table made in MS Word to LaTeX?

I made the following table with MS Word and I would like to find a tool (online or by command line) on MacOS or Linux to convert it to a LaTeX table: As you can see, it is pretty complicated to make ...
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Recreate Word document to include inside .tex

I would like to include 3 pages of a word document (an Informed Consent for my studies) in my .tex document. I could include each PDF but I would like to know how can I recreate the document in TeX ...
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How to create this staircase process diagram in LaTeX?

How does one make the staircase process diagram from microsoft smartart with text boxes below each stair? % Double Arrows a la Chef % Author: Dominik Haumann \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Strange pandoc behavior when referencing figures and converting LaTeX to Word

I am working on a scientific paper (my field is in biomedical engineering/imaging) and unfortunately everybody I work with insists on using Word for everything. I can't stand Word with its poor ...
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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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Include word/pdf files in latex?

I was wondering if it is possible to integrate Word (or PDF) files in LaTeX in such a way, that one can still use the hyperlinks provided in that word / pdf.
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Latex font for replacing 'Verdana' of MS Word

My professor wants me to document my Thesis in Word with 'Verdana' font. I would prefer to submit a pdf file with the same font using Latex. Which font would be the best to use in LaTex?
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Displaying a (set of) control sequences in verbatim

I want to have some code (or package, or documentclass) that I can put in the header of the Latex document so that when compiling it reads certain commands in verbatim. For example: all cross ...
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Converting MS word citations directly to LaTeX

I have more than 200 references formatted in MS Word, as given below: Farooqui, A., A. Khan, and S.U. Kazmi, Investigation of a community outbreak of typhoid fever associated with drinking water. ...
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A trusted online or free app to convert Latex pdf(Thesis) to Word? [duplicate]

I want to convert my thesis(pdf) to word, as university requires a softcopy to check plagiarism through Turnitin. I need an app or software which I can trust with my thesis. Note: I have already ...
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\hyperref and glossary integration with \includepdf / Microsoft Word?

I have a compilation LaTeX document which has a number of \includepdf, as well as a number of \inputted .tex files, often linking into a glossary/acronym-list with glossaries-extra. The PDFs that are ...
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How to Convert Native MS Word 2016 Equations to Latex?

I use the native MS Word (2016) Equation Editor, like this rather than MathType, because it's more convenient to perform equation editing, like copying part of an equation or simplifying an ...
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Problems when embedding LaTeX \dot and \hat into Microsoft Word thru MathML [closed]

From the post Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word , I know \dot{z} in LaTeX can be translated in MathML as: <?xml version="1.0"?> <math xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" ...
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I am not able to use Latex in word 2016 and have no access to word 2019, what other word processing program can I use?

Basically I need a program where I can use LaTex as well, which produce a word document that can me converted to PDF file. Can someone help? I know that on Word
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Figure-handling similar to Word+Origin, as implementation using LaTeX

When putting a figure based on an Origin-file into Word, it is possible to double-click on that figure later in the finished Word-document to open the original origin-file (if available on the ...
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Is there some (free) MSWord-like editor such that it can directly render math symbols obtained from latex syntax?

I wonder if there is a (free) MSWord like editor that can understand (virtually) any given math symbol? If we use some markdown editor, which can understand latex syntax, to obtain the output of \...
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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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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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Is there an easy way to convert MS Word Layouts into LaTeX Templates?

I am a computer science major, and love using LaTeX, because of its simplicity. My Fiance wants to use it to, but has different requirements, and cant just use the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (...
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adjusting formatting of footnotes in tex4ht's .docx output

A default Word document formats footnotes as follows: at the bottom of the page, the footnote hook (e.g., the number '1') appears in superscript, then there is a space, then the footnote text begins. ...
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Using ODT styles in a reference template to format make4ht

Following my recent question Customizing ODT output from mk4ht oolatex and a improved process alternative described here: Use ODT Template for make4ht (which makes use of direct formatting by using ...
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Using tex4ht to convert from XeLaTeX source that uses Unicode-named macros to Word (.docx) format

I asked a very similar question several years ago on the tex4ht listserv and received a very helpful answer from Michal Hoftich. He described certain limitations for working with Unicode and tex4ht ...
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Can't use non standard citation styles with bibtex4word. Why?

Is there anyone around who knows why bibtex4word doesn't know all the citation styles that work in TeXworks (in my case nejm)? I have to use it (sorry) and can't solve it. IEEEtran for example works ...
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