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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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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 docx file to Latex class file

I have a MS-Word document in the docx format and would like to be able to create equal/similar looking documents using Latex. Is there some (semi)automated way to convert a docx document into a class (...
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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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Tex to word via html using htlatex

I need to convert Latex file (prepared using Elsevier elsarticle class in TexWorks) in to a Ms Word document. I searched for possible routes and came out with htlatex. I used htlatex to convert the ...
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(macOS) \hat{} symbol “^” in a LaTeX equation in Pages disappears after being exported to a MS Word file

I use Pages 10.2 (7028.0.88) on macOS 10.15.7. As I finished editing my Pages file and exported it to a .docx file for my colleagues, all the equations in it were successfully passed to the new file ...
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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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Port mendeley citations from word to latex by copy paste [closed]

I am looking for a way to make Mendely citations return the citation key (idealy even with a /cite{} wrapped around it as well). Instead of a number like [1] i would like to have \cite{AutorYear} as ...
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Trying to convert Latex to word using latex2rtf

I'm trying to convert a .tex file into a word file using latex2rtf. In the terminal, I cd the folder the .tex file resides. The .tex file name is "linear algebra". I then wrote the following command ...
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Latex page as figure in word page [closed]

I'm wondering if it is possible to take a latex page (text+figure) and insert it as figure in a word page without affecting its quality. I tried to do a screenshot and copy it into the word page, and ...
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what top-level style should I use to mimic MSWord?

I am trying to devise a (possibly easy) way to replace our documentation system. Currently we are bound to two different and apparently irreconcilable systems: internally we use a wiki system based ...
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MS Word like template for LaTeX? [duplicate]

I need the format of the section titles to match with the default ones used in MS Word (actually with a bit different coloring), but I can't really find a way to change specificly the sections' format....
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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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Convert latex to Word via pandoc with numbered and unnumbered sections

I have a document (FromLaTeX.tex) something like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section*{Introduction} \section{First} \section{Second} \subsection{Numbered subsection} \subsection*{...
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How to tell if a document is written in Word or LaTeX? [duplicate]

[Readers] can tell at a glance whether the paper was written using Word or LaTeX. -- Graham Cormode. 2009. How NOT to review a paper: the tools and techniques of the adversarial reviewer. Page 2 ...
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Pandoc / Latex / Markdown

For a project, I would like to use .md files and convert them to a .docx file. I would also like to include some \latex\ commands within the .md files. I just do not want to mess up the system that I ...
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Converting LaTeX to Word? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX and was wondering whether anyone knew how to apply the conversion. I've attached the following code as a reference: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} ...
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LyX: Missing menu entry for export to docx

I have LyX 2.3 installed, and my understanding is that LyX > 2.2 should have an option to export to *.docx out-of-the-box (e.g. "File > Export > MS Word Office Open XML"). But for me, that menu item ...
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Export LyX Math Equation from to Microsoft Word Math Equation [duplicate]

Is there any way to get LyX to directly convert a LyX Math Formula directly into its Microsoft Word Equation equivalent, when converting a LyX file into a Word file? I keep getting a bad text ...
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Using LaTeX — dealing with reviewers [closed]

Regarding students who use LaTeX for writing the thesis or paper. Is there any solution for Generating only .pdf version using LaTeX, as the reviewers I am dealing with are not using LaTeX and I have ...
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Making TeX PDFs compatible with Word 2016 importing

I'm changing the focus of this question after experimenting a little further, I've left the original question in the quote at the bottom. As the original question points out, newer versions of Word (...

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