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Export tikz images to odt file on Windows: trouble with pdf2svg

I would need to convert my .tex file into an editable format such as odt. After various vicissitudes, I managed to find the right way. The equations are exported almost correctly (the command (\sin is ...
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Pandoc, equations and OpenOffice writer

I found an elegant way to convert .tex files to .docx format. The text rendering is really good, but some things are missing: The equations are not displayed: I think it is a problem with OO Writer, ...
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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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make4ht/ODT: resizing of images

There have already been several questions regarding the resizing of images with ht4leax/make4ht, but somehow none of the answers seems to resolve my problem. Consider the following MWE \...
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Empty odt files produced using mk4ht on windows with miktex

I'm looking for some advice to configure my windows system in such a way that I can get mk4ht to compile into an open office document using miktex. If I create a simple tex file called i.tex \...
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Export graph from LibreOffice to use in Latex document

I am making a work and need some graphs from Open Office. I have read that you can import them with \includegraphics{image.format} The question is: Any of the exporting formats is better for the ...
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How to convert .tex file to .doc file with tex4ht

I would like to convert a tex file 'test.tex' into something that can be read by OpenOffice (.rtf, .doc, .docx..). (I would like to write my PhD Thesis with Latex/Knitr by my suppervisors don't want ...
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Error making a spreadsheet inset in LyX - How to make a spreadsheet inset in LyX?

I am running LyX on Windows 10. I made an inset of a spreadsheet called temp.ods, by going Insert-->File-->External Material... and then selected the spreadsheet. I keep encountering the following ...
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newfloat vs tex4ht

When using newfloat to create a new type of float, tex4ht swallows the first line of text inside the float when it converts to .odt format. In the MWE, the new float is example; this works the same ...
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Producing LaTex tables from OpenOffice Calc

Calc2latex is a great add-on for OpenOffice Calc, but no longer works since about version 4.? of Calc. I am now working with Calc 5.0.3 Is anyone aware of a way to automate production of latex tables/...
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Need to convert Latex document to Word. Using Mathtype but equations use \newcommand terms. Will Mathype understand?

I'm trying to convert my Latex document + equations to word document and I'm using Mathtype. I've tried some of the .tex to word converts, htlatex etc and it just doesn't work and its going to be ...
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How to export LaTeX to OpenDocument using htlatex? (Windows XP + MikTeX 2.9 + TexMaker 4.4.1)

I am trying to output a LaTeX document to the OpenDocument format (.odt) using TexMaker's "Export using TeX4ht" tool. However, I am unable to produce any output document, although the command line ...
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Importing OpenDocument into LyX 2.1.2

I'm trying to import .odt document into LyX 2.1.2. This throws the following error: An error occurred while running: w2l -clean Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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how to use Calc2LaTeX

I've installed extension Calc2LaTeX to convert OO tables into LATEX. But I don't see any extra button on OO to get LATEX CODE; In Extension manage of OO, it's showing Calc2Latex in Enabled format. ...
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Converting MS Office documents (DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX by w2l in command lines of linux

I want to convert MS Office documents(DOC&DOCX) into LaTeX! I need to do two steps to finish the conversion. The first step is to convert the MS Office documents into libreoffice(ODT) by ...
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Can I use Writer2LaTeX and the `mla-paper` style together?

I use LibreOffice 4.1.3.x, and have had success using a patched version of Writer2LaTex with documents created in LibreOffice Writer. I want to create a (sub?)filter for Writer2LaTeX that allows me ...
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How is the spirit of LaTeX different from writing in MS-Word? [closed]

I am learning the use of LaTeX by porting an 12-page LibreOffice Writer file to a set of pdflatex input files. The ability to separate the source in different files and later generate a single output ...
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How to insert LaTeX formulas in LibreOffice?

I am using Libreoffice normally, but I need have Gauss Matrix (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_elimination) in Libreoffice . I found that Latex can do that. I installed Lyx on Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Math object doesn't display %

Typing the formula C.I._{95%} doesn't display the % symbol in the document. It looks just how C.I._95 would be displayed. Background: When creating a OpenOffice formula as math object % is ...
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Producing odt from tikzpicture?

How can I produce an .odt file from a .tex source which includes \tikzpicture? I tried mk4ht oolatex test.tex but I only be able to produce an empty .odt file from the following code: \documentclass{...
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Using XMLTeX to typeset OpenDocument Text

I know that XMLTeX has already been used to typeset TEI documents, but has anyone publicly worked on a set of environment files and stylesheets to typeset OpenDocument Text? I have been looking for ...
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How to write tex4ht source files

How can I learn how to edit 4ht files? What should I read? I want to fix a number of issues in ooffice.4ht (inconsistent footnote size, style names which mismatch names used by LibreOffice, dangling ...
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Developing a document class using a Writer2LaTeX-generated document as a starting point

Background My university is finally starting to become more LaTeX-aware and has developed and published a document class for theses and memoirs. This class is based on the memoir class and is now ...
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How to convert to odt using xparse and mk4ht oolatex

Both tex4ht and htlatex compile documents with package xparse. But mk4ht oolatex doesn't. Running it on a document as simple as: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \begin{document} a \end{...
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Working with Bib files in Word/LibreOffice

I've a huge database of books in .bib files. Are there any ways to import this database into Microsoft Word, Open Office, Libre Office etc.?
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Cross references and citations do not show in LibreOffice after htlatex conversion

When trying to convert a simple LaTeX document to LibreOffice/OpenOffice, cross references and citations do not show in the final document. They do when converting to (X)HTML, but this has other ...
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\cancel does not work with emf

In OOoLaTeX for OpenOffice, when I use \cancel in .png format, it works, but it does not work for .emf format. For the .emf case, it just puts a weird symbol on the letter. Any idea? Edit 1: In .emf ...
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Avoid eps to png conversion using mk4ht oolatex

I have a big set of eps images and I need to place them into an OpenOffice (odt) document. I wrote a simple script that creates a tex file containing these eps images and now I'm trying to convert it ...
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How to export odt into latex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert Open Office documents into LaTeX? Good morning Somebody give me old document in doc or odt format and I would like to include them with mine which are latex ...
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Create a LibreOffice spreadsheet from luatex

After reading this amazing answer, I'm wondering if it possible to do the same thing but the other way round, that is create a LibreOffice spreadsheet from luatex, exporting data from the tex file to ...
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Insert libreoffice table as input

This question led to a new package: odsfile Suppose you have an localc spreadsheet myspread.ods and you want to insert the content of the range H4:I40 as a table into your latex document. I know ...
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Can tex4ht output a 'flat XML' (fodt) OpenDocument file?

I'm guessing the answer to this question is no, but no harm asking - tex4ht, when outputting oolatex, outputs an .odt OpenDocument, which is actually a .zip file (which then contains content.xml, ...
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Problems building article with oolatex and hyperref [duplicate]

I'm getting into a bit of trouble, trying to convert a Latex article to OpenOffice. First of all, I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, with a texlive 2011 installation (installed via tlmgr). EDIT1: There is now a ...
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Exporting graphics wth text labels from OpenOffice.org Draw to ConTeXt

I often create graphics in OpenOffice.org Draw, containing vector graphics, text labels, with photos occasionally mixed in. OpenOffice.org supplies a variety of export formats. Is there any way to ...
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As an expert, can you always use TeX for (nearly) any kind of document?

I am just beginning to learn TeX. Coming from web-development, I find separating content from style very sensible, and I like the logic behind it. To me it looks that having control over formatting is ...
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Convert Latex to odt using tex4ht [closed]

Based on advice from this question I'm trying to use tex4ht to convert a latex document into something readable by MS Word. I was planning to use tex4ht to convert .tex to odt format. I'm running ...
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Weird error in file converted from docx to txt by LibreOffice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX baffled by BOM---Unicode's byte order mark. I have a large text file in .docx format, and I used LibreOffice to convert it to plain text so I could nicely format it ...
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Reading data from an ODS file in LaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been using csvtools to read data from CSV files. Is there any way to read data directly from a ODS file, to put the data into a LaTeX document?
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Export beamer slides to powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote editable format

I usually prepare my talks using powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote, where I explaing programs, pseudocodes, etc. Recently I was thinking about creating text-only, code-only and pseudocode-only ...
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How do I tweak the output of tex4ht's latex-to-openoffice conversion?

Every now and then I am required to circulate a document in Word format; I write in LaTeX, of course. I use xelatex because I frequently need Unicode; I do bibliographies with biblatex; and I ...
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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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Converting LaTeX to OpenOffice

I need to convert a LaTeX document to OpenOffice -> Word in order to allow cooperation with non-LaTeX users. I've tried two commands: oolatex foo.tex and mk4ht oolatex foo.tex In both cases ...
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How do I convert Open Office documents into LaTeX?

Is there a good utility for this? Does it more than the standard stuff, or does it also do formulas and poems etc. in a good way?
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