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TeX4ht is a highly configurable TeX-based authoring system dedicated mainly to produce hypertext.

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Why haven't any TeX->HTML converters been updated to use current web standards/style?

I think that updating these converters would help TeX stay relevant as a document processing language. In these last few years, web development has really skyrocketed. CSS3 has brought along a lot of ...
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Convert Latex to MathJax-HTML

Is there any tool that can convert Latex documents to HTML documents, so that all math is presented with MathJax? (Obviously, it is fairly easy to hack together a quick Perl script that is able to do ...
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Recommended workflow? LaTeX -> ePub with math viewable on iPad

This started as a comment in an older thread, but I thought I repost it here as a question to the forum... I'm looking for a workflow that will take me efficiently and reliably from existing LaTeX ...
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LaTeX to Braille

I would like to make my LaTeX documents as accessible as possible to those that are blind or visually impaired. The posts that I have linked to below ask questions about alt-tags or tooltips, both ...
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Feedback on new package for creating on-line quizzes from latex

WebQuiz has now been released as a package on ctan. It will be included in TeXLive 2019. Accordingly, the links below have been updated to point to ctan, or disabled. If you want to install ...
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Maintaining layout of Tikz diagrams with TeX4ht (converting as single pictures)

A Tikz diagram such as \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \path (0,0) node[draw] (A) {A}; \path (2,0) node[draw] (B) {B}; \draw (A) -- (B) ...
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Is there an \iftex4ht command, and if not, how should it be defined?

Background: I'm using TikZ to generate a load of pictures that I want to put on the web as SVGs. So I'm using the pgfsys-tex4ht.def driver and it's working very well. My gut feeling is that the SVG ...
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Generation of simple, CSS-less HTML with htlatex

When htlatex converts a document, emphasis and bold-face are converted to spans of a certain style which is defined in the accompanying CSS file. Input: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} ...
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error using pgfsysdriver with tex4ht, only shows up with texlive 2014, ok with texlive 2013

Update: Thanks to the comments below. Using the link by Michal below, it appears this is a known bug but the fix was not in 2014. Doing the change as pointed out in the link below, seems to have fixed ...
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PDF image files and `htlatex`

When eps files are provided, htlatex from tex4ht automatically converts to png files so that graphic files can be shown in the final html output. However, I use most of the time the pdf graphic file ...
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Converting LaTeX to HTML but keeping equations as LaTeX

I'm using tex4ht for conversion of heavily maths loaded LaTeX files into HTML to be able to serve them in a web app. Can successfully convert all equations to MathML and jsMath. But as equations are ...
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Using htlatex to convert LaTeX to HTML

I appear to have htlatex and htxelatex already installed on my computer. However when I try to run them, it comes up with the message, 'I can't write on file 'texput.log'' I am trying to convert a ...
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LaTeX --> (X)HTML with tex4ht: bad quality images of equations

I'm using tex4ht to produce XHTML files from a LaTeX file. The XHTML file I obtain uses images for some equations which tex4ht could not convert directly to XHTML. Problem: images of equations have ...
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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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Using tikz with both tex4ht and pdflatex

I found that in order to use tikz with tex4ht to produce HTML, I need to do the following: \def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-tex4ht.def} \usepackage{tikz} I also need to produce PDF from the same tex file ...
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why “ff” displays strange using unicode encoding vs. iso-8859-1 in HTML output from tex4ht?

I understand that one should (?) be using UNICODE for html. But using this with tex4ht, always makes "ff" look strange. Why does this happen for "ff"? and based on this test below, should one instead ...
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Incompatibility of biblatex and tex4ht when using defernumbers

There seems to be a known incompatibility between biblatex and tex4ht when using defernumbers=true. I have one large .bib file. In the document I want to group the references into different categories....
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text4ht and LuaTeX

There is a specific command to run tex4ht with XeTeX: htxelatex (which doesn't really work actually as far as I'm concerned). What is the command to run text4ht with LuaTeX instead?
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conversion issues using htlatex and MathJax/mathML method

I am using the method shown in this answer below to convert my LaTeX file to HTML so that the resulting LaTeX file is processed by MathJax via MATHML: Convert Latex to MathJax-HTML "... mathml ...
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extra “]” displayed when using htlatex in TL 2013 with \usepackage{hyperref}

I noticed I am getting a new char displayed on the HTML page which did not exist when I was using TL 2012 with htlatex. I narrowed it down to including \usepackage{hyperref} This extra "]" shows only ...
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How export LaTeX to OpenDocument format with Biblatex references

I am trying to export a LaTeX document to OpenDocument (.odt) format. This operation is requested by some publishers which do not know how to handle LaTeX files. I can't find a way of exporting ...
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PDF page references in TeX4ht generated html?

I'm using TeX4ht to make html and epub versions of documents that are also processed to pdf. I'm unclear on how to include some kind of visual page references in the html and epub that correlate to ...
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TeX4ht: \includegraphics[page=10]{foo.pdf}

I have a long LaTeX document with lots of figures that were included using commands of the form \includegraphics[page=10]{foo.pdf} Everything compiles fine with pdfLaTeX. I planned to convert the ...
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LaTeX to HTML: PolyTeXnic and PlasTeX

I was stunned by the elegant appearance of the Tau manifesto page, for which the source is in LaTeX. The author used a home-made tool that he calls PolyTeXnic, but which he is not willing to release. ...
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htlatex with article vs memoir

Why does the following document (with article document class): \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c|c} \hline 1 & 2 \\ \hline \hline 5 & 6 \\ \hline \end{tabular} \end{...
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LaTeX to HTML preserving code coloring from listings

I'm trying to convert some LaTeX into HTML but my code listings don't preserve their code coloring. Why is that and how do I fix it? This is what it looks like: Side note: I'm also wondering why the ...
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how to redefine \begin{align*} … \end{align*} to \begin{eqnarray*} … \end{eqnarray*}

Scientific word insists in generating displayed math using \begin{align*} ... \end{align*} and htlatex has a bug in that it does not generate bit mapped images in this case. The fix that I found ...
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tex4ht: alt text for images of equations

I'm using tex4ht to translate LaTeX to (X)HTML. Tex4ht automatically generates images of equations it could not translate directly into text. Problem: the filename of the image generated, as well as ...
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Why does tex4ht search for tfm files?

Can somebody explain me why tex4ht searches tfm files? What does it do with that tfm file? At first I thought that it needs a tfm name, that it could find the .enc file from psfonts.map. From .enc it ...
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Verbatim environment with background color (PDFLaTeX and tex4ht)

I need to make a verbatim environment with gray background color, such as: That needs to work with PDFTeX and tex4ht on an older TeX installation (from 2009 I believe). My approach so far is \...
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Specify output directory for htlatex

I would like to know how I can specifiy the output directory for the html/css generated by htlatex. My call is as follows: htlatex main.tex The files are generated in the same directory where main....
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Removing ligatures for small caps in TeX4HT

The Amazon Kindle has a default font which features small caps and ligatures, but not ligatures for small caps. For this reason, when it sees ligatures (even common ones, such as "ff"), it renders them ...
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htlatex, garamond fonts, and nulled “ff” and “fi” strings

I stumbled across a continuation of a problem that seemed to have been fixed at tex.stackexchange.com/questions/162626/, but the problem comes back if I'm using some form of Garamond font. None of ...
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Hyperlinks in zref

I use the great package zref to create my own referencing system. Can I make hyperlinks for pdftex (and tex4ht)? See the following code. I'd like to make the \showref command clickable, so that I ...
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Colon in bibliography keys incompatible with babel, biblatex and tex4ht

Keys are labeled as author:year in my BibTeX file. For example, @article{John:2000, author={John}, year={2000}, ...}. This scheme works well with pdftex, biblatex and mk4ht oolatex. But if in ...
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what is the correct way to check for latex, pdflatex and html in the same latex document?

What is the correct way to check for if one is running in pdflatex vs latex vs. an html processor such as tex4ht? Suppose I have some latex code that I only want to show up in html, and not show up ...
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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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Producing unformatted html with tex4ht?

When using tex4ht, a formatted html file is obtained. It uses a css file and multiple classes such as <span class="ec-lmbx-10x-x-109">toto</span> However, when using a Content ...
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tex4ht gives 'illegal storage address' error when trying to convert to odt

I am trying to convert a LaTeX document to opendocument with TeX4ht (on Windows/MiKTeX 2.9 32-bit). I am using the following command (as suggested on the TeX4ht website): D:\latex>htlatex mwe.tex "...
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tex4ht problems with footnotes

I have a problem with footnotes and tex4ht. The following document has a wrong next pointer in subsection 1 and a bad previous pointer in subsection 3: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{...
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Control the <p> tags added by Tex4HT

TeX4HT allows to reset LaTeX macros to insert HTML code in order to produce clean HTML documents. This is great, but it often gets in a mess of <p> tags, such as: <p class="noindent" ><...
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How to write custom configuration for TeX4ht

I have some macros in my document, and I want to create my own HTML for there. I follow this blog entry but I can't to make it work. I put this code before my \begin{document}: \def\one#1#2#3{#...
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color environment text is not converted in htlatex

I have using pdflatex to get the color environment text. But when using htlatex the color and the environment content (Note) is not converting. Please find the MWE below: \documentclass{book} \...
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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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Converting all math to graphics with TeX4ht

TeX4ht converts all \(...\), \[...\], $$...$$ and other math environments to png format. However, it does not convert $...$ to png. It first tries to use html codes for $...$ math, and if it is not ...
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tex4ht leaving equations unchanged

I'm trying to convert a LaTeX document to a webpage that'll be hosted on a server that's capable of processing and rendering simple TeX equations, but not doing section-level formatting. So I'm ...
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Are htlatex (TeX4HT) and cleveref compatible?

Simple question: When I use cleveref and \Cref{} or \cref{} I am able to compile the code and produce a PDF. When I use htlatex I get ?? in place of what I expect would be the object name and ...
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Apparent conflict between hyperref and tex4ht packages

I am trying to use both the hyperref and tex4ht packages to format a textbook into a web textbook. Everything works except if I comment out chapter one, but if I include chapter one in the document, ...
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Custom heading with tex4ht

tex4ht generates a page head and foot with navigation elements, such as [next] [tail] [up] with hyperlinks. Now I would like to change that appearance to have the page heading left and right of the ...
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tex4ht, html output: increase eps image resolution without affecting math images size

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, \(k_\delta=\frac{3 \...

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