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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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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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MS Word template to latex class conversion [closed]

I found a three-year-old post on that question. I was wondering if anything has changed in the meantime.
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Python - grab all text in .docx and dump into .txt [migrated]

I am wondering how I would write a Python script to carry out the following set of steps: (1) open a typical .docx, (2) select all, (3) copy to clipboard, (4) store as a string. I don't care about ...
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Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format

I often have to write up reports based on the analysis of some data. I use R to analyse the data and export tables, figures, and text. This is then included into a LaTeX document either using input or ...
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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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How to use LaTeX tables with MS Word/PowerPoint

I love LaTeX's modularity and that I can generate (w/ Stata) and \input{} tables, which makes it really easy to update my work and to keep the same analyses across papers and presentations. But not ...
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How can I convert math-less latex documents into Microsoft Word?

Like most people here, my resume/CV is in LaTeX, but there are always these annoying companies (or more often, recruiters) who will only look at resumes in Microsoft Word format. How can I translate ...
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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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Why the style file mdpi.bst is not working properly in word (using bibtex4word plugin)?

I'm using the plugin bibtex4word in Word2013 to insert citations & bibliographies. When I try styles plain, IEEEtran etc., they look exactly as they're described. But when I try a new style file: ...
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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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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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How to convert a scientific manuscript from LaTeX to Word using Pandoc?

I have a typical scientific manuscript in a LaTeX .tex file, and I need to convert it to MS Word .doc file. The reason for having to convert to MS Word is I'm submitting the manuscript to an academic ...
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Advisor likes MS Word, I like LaTeX

Techinical question of this academic question: https://academia.stackexchange.com/questions/62400/advisor-likes-ms-word-i-like-latex I have an issue with my Supervisor: he likes to write papers on MS ...
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Does LaTeX really perform worse than Word? [closed]

A new study in PLOS ONE1 concludes that even novice MS Word users perform better than expert LaTeX users in document creation. I have read the article and I feel like I have identified some flaws in ...
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Embed LaTeX math equations into Microsoft Word

Let's say I have a (comparatively) lovely-looking document in LaTeX, full of lovingly typeset, (relatively) complex equations. Now, let's say some Philistines come along one day and decide that the ...
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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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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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TikZ externalize → pdf → eps → Word import = ☠

I have a series of TikZ figures which I need to include in Word document (conference requiring Word submissions). Allowed format as EPS and TIFF. The figures are obviously vector graphics; they are ...
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transferring inline citations from MS word to LaTex

I'm converting a MS Word document into a LaTeX document. I have >100 references and would like to know the easiest way to convert all the inline citations from my MS Word document to my LaTeX ...
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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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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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Setting a document in MS Word-12pt (12bp)

Warning If you're looking for advice how to make your document look like it's been written in Word, this is most likely not the question you're looking for. This question is mostly of theoretical ...
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How to use “LaTeX in Word”?

I need help using LaTeX in Word. This SourceForge project seems fabulous but I do not know how to use it. According to the guide, To enter an inline equation, simply move the cursor to the point ...
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I want to convert MathML to LaTeX

I'm trying to convert my equations I make in Microsoft Office Word 2013 to LaTeX because I would like to post my equations I make in word at math.stackexchange.com. I'm able to convert it to MathML. ...
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Make MS Word document look like it has been typeset in LaTeX

A few years back, I used to use LaTeX for writing reports and such, and I really liked the look of them. However, nowadays I am forced to use MS Word to write my reports, but that does not hinder me ...
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MS Word to LaTeX template conversion

I've started using LaTeX a few weeks ago and I really like it. Now... I have a bunch of MS Word templates (.dotx files) I'd like to convert to LaTeX. Each of these templates basically consists of ...
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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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Making a LaTeX document appear as though it were typeset in MS Word

I am typesetting a document in LaTeX for which I have been given exact specifications that are intended for an MS Word-processed document (single-sided, single-spaced, 0.75 inch margins, no more than ...
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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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Converting Word or Excel tables to Latex

Is there a plug in or something that can convert Ms Word or Ms Excel tables exactly as they are (with borders etc) to Latex? I have used http://www.ctan.org/pkg/excel2latex but it removes the lines in ...
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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 is the type of citition for J.UCS journal?

Please I need to know the type of citation for references for Journal of Universal Computer science, they don't provide the citation type at this guide. How can I automatically add my references if ...
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Visual comparison between LaTeX and Word output (hyphenation, typesetting, ligatures etc)

I really want to convince my friends and family that LaTeX is the choice for them when it comes to formatting and creating beautiful documents. I am aware of the major advantages that come with using ...
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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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Change section fonts

I am trying to emulate MS Word 2010 functionality with LaTeX since I am fed up with word. I am using TexShop, and I have been able to set the main font to Calibri through the use of XeTeX. How do I ...
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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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LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years

When comparing MS Word vs LaTeX the proponents of Word often say that many advantages of LaTeX over Word from say 1997 disappeared over the years as Word evolved to the current 2013 version. For ...
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How do I convert a Word file's references to .bib format

How do I convert a Word file's references to .bib format? Is any tool available to convert it to .bib format?
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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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Convert tex file from latex to a word processing file (.doc, .rtf, or .ps) [duplicate]

Is it possible to convert an article in {IEEEtran} journal from latex into a word processing file doc., or others. How to add bibtex file and figure files. There are some examples available on some ...
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LaTeX vs MS word [closed]

During a conversation with one of my friends who is a die hard user of MS word, I had to face this question- Why LaTeX and not MS word?. Though I gave usual reasons like quality of typing and ease ...
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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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Converting tables from Word to Latex

I have a table in Microsoft Office which is huge and too complicated to do it again in Latex. Can I convert it to an image and then insert it in TexMaker but it is recognizable? I tried this by taking ...
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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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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 ...