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Questions tagged [word-to-latex]

the conversion or inclusion of Microsoft Word files to/within TeX-like documents.

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Elsevier manuscript template for Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal

Can anyone tell the latex template for Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal 1 its only word template
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I want to write in LaTeX, but my co-authors do not [closed]

I prefer to write my academic papers in LaTeX whenever I am the main author. But my next upcoming paper requires more intricate back-and-forth collaboration with my co-authors. They do not like that I ...
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On LaTeX as compared with Microsoft Word

I have recently taken an interest in LaTeX for the purposes of report writing. Up until now I have been using microsoft word and experienced some dissatisfaction with user ability to get to more ...
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Convert standard Word equations to LaTeX

I have a Word document with a lot of formulas that I want to translate to LaTeX (actually it was a Powerpoint document but I extracted all the text to Word). The most annoying task is to convert all ...
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How can a Word writer write a manuscript with a LaTeX writer? [duplicate]

What software or tutorials are there that allow Word writers to write with LaTeX writers without Word writers having to learn LaTeX
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How to remove unwanted spaces above and below equations in classicthesis in LyX

I am using latest LyX version of classicthesis template. When I import the latex code converted by word-to-latex into LyX, there are unwanted space above and below each equation (usually two extra ...
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Write trees in LaTeX

I think this would be a good question how to bring a customized flowchart (your own) in MS Word to LaTeX. Well, I have attached a World file, and I am trying to convert that in LaTex. The Save as "...
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Unable to find special symbol for single and double window icon

I would like to get the symbols shown in the text below in latex This is what I was able to achieve From the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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Word-to-LaTeX converted table is misplaced, please help to fix the problem

I've edited a table on Word in regard of its complication (mathematic formulas, merged cells...) and I've converted it to LaTeX version with GrindEQ Math Word-to-LaTeX converter. The problem is that ...
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Transfering References from MS-Word to LaTeX Bibliography

I have some references (not in bibliography format, but made manualy IEEE-style) that I need to transfer from Word to LaTeX. How can I achieve this? I am using IEEEtrans class. A sample code below \...
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How to convert an rtf file using rtf2latex2e?

I am trying to convert a pdf file to latex. For which (after looking the answers to several such questions in this site) I downloaded rtf2latex2e (the winzip files). But I can't figure out how to ...
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How to deal with revision process in Latex (collaboration with non latex users)?

How do people deal with the revision process of a document when the co-worker(s) does not use latex? I used to work with Microsoft Word and the changes tracking tool but now I started using Latex to ...
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converting tex to xdoc using pandoc (math formulas are not converted)

I just started using pandoc and I followed every step in this page. First of all we create a text file named test1.md.txt # Test! This is a test of *pandoc*. - list one - list two Convert it to a ...
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Convert Word doc to Latex [duplicate]

I looking to convert a word document to latex. I know this has been asked before but this was a few years ago and there may be new software etc. I have seen the Word-to-latex software. Has anyone used ...
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Word2Tex in Mac OS

I apologize in advance if my question has ever been answered before but having searched among the related topics I did not find anything specific. My question is: I run my TeX on Mac OS X Yosemite 10....
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Convert MathType and MS Word Equations equations to LaTeX [closed]

I'm a programmer and writing application for local math community. It's web application and I'm using MathJax Plugin in it and LaTex format for mathematical equations. Most of the mathematicians are ...
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Convert from a textplain reference to bibtex

I have the following list of publications in a text plain file: [1] Heikki Ailisto, Petteri Alahuhta, Ville Haataja, Vesa Kyllönen, and Mikko Lindholm. Structuring context aware applications: Five-...
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Word/rtf to Latex conversion with highlighting?

Similar questions have been asked before, such as Word 2003 to LaTeX converter and How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?. I have a minor specification on them: I would like the ...
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LaTeX equivalent of MS Word Styles

What are the LaTeX commands equivalents of MS Word Styles. I am looking for the commands for the following commonly used basic MS Word Styles: Headings (Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3) Lists (...
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Scientific Word converter? [duplicate]

Are there any converters that can take a Scientific Word code and make it pure LaTeX code? Don't read what follows: Below this line is some nonsense I had to write in order to be able to ask the ...
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How to copy/paste from Word to LaTeX avoiding error?

With a few school mates, we have written a report in Word/Google Drive. I would like to format it in LaTeX. However, when I copy paste I see that certain characters are not as usual and trigger errors....
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Galaxy notes to tex files [closed]

anyone knows a program that converts notes from Galaxy note 10.1 to .tex files? I am more concerned about the formulas. I am also looking for a good program to convert MML to tex language.
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Finding a more efficient editor for collaboration of LaTeX people and Word people

Background My supervisor often wants to edit my papers, so he frequently asks for word version of the paper. I tried latex2rtf, but it is very limited in terms of packages and customized commands. ...
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How can I construct a page layout with framed boxes?

For a report I'm writing, I have got an MS Word template for a page that needs to be included. The page looks like this (print screen from Word): However, there are a few things that makes me not ...
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Convert a novel typed in Word (just dialogue text,no math) to LaTeX

I know many of you will think this elementary - but I would like opinions. I need to know if I'm doing it horribly wrong before I continue doing 45+ chapters! I apologize if this isn't the proper ...
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Word 2003 to LaTeX converter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document I have this fairly large physics thesis due in half a year (about 150 pages) and I wanted to use LaTeX for the ...
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Front end software for people doing editing and typesetting of articles

The editors and typesetters at my organization are not very computer savvy, so I don't think they would be interested in editing in LaTeX or XML directly. However, we are interested in pursuing a ...
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How to export a pdf from a word file which is not one page long but smaller according to the drawing size? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I crop included PDF documents? I have a drawing from a word file. I export it in a pdf format and i import to my tex file as a figure for a paper. The problem is that ...
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Converting Doc file with wsW2LTX 1.1 GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting MS Word .doc to LaTeX by command line I want convert a word file to .tex (XeTeX) with wsW2LTX 1.1 GUI But converted file is full of unknown numerical code like [...
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Converting MS Word .doc to LaTeX by command line

There are many guides to convert .doc to .tex with text editor softwares (mostly under Windows); and this popularity has made it hard to search for command-based converting methods. I am looking for ...
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Free substitute for Word2Tex on Windows

I work with a lot of word documents. I want to make some of these look better with LaTex, but it's almost impossible to manually extract images/equations and put them into a .tex file and then convert ...
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How to write in .doc/.odf/.rtf and convert to .tex?

I'm using a typical word processor to write a book that I would like to later typeset with LaTeX. I've done some searching and there doesn't appear to be any easy way to do this. I've tried ...
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'Guttman yad-brush' font

I am familiar and kind of like this font, from (god forgive me) "Microsoft Word" program. It's actually a hebrew font. An example of the font is at this page I would like to know if it's possible to ...
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Problem with latex2rtf. Unknown commands. How to solve it?

I'm having some difficulties to convert a TeX document into an MS-Word readable one. I'm trying to use latex2rtf but I had this output (pastebin). Looks like the main problem is some unrecognized ...
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Is there a way to convert latex to msword? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Workflow for converting LaTeX into Open Office / MS Word Format Is there a way to convert a full latex file to the Microsoft Word readable format? Yes, I hate word too, but ...
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how can I prepare a word document, so that writer2latex will give me the best result?

I'm in the process of converting some Word documents to latex. I decided to go the following route: Word -> ODF (with odf export or via libreoffice) -> latex (writer2latex). The documents ...
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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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Converting MS Word mathtype to LaTeX

Does anyone know of an easy, effective, and preferably free way to convert Word documents with Mathtype 5.2 equations to the LaTeX format?
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Convert TeX to non-TeX and back

I wrote my thesis in LaTeX and now my advisor would like to go in and manually make changes. I had assumed he would mark up a pdf or printed document, and then hand those changes to me to make, but he ...
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Adding Word files to document

I am preparing a report using LaTeX and would like to add several documents saved as Word files. I have tried this before making each page a figure but I really don't like the results. Any help would ...
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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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How can I import an exam or assignment from Word into LaTeX?

This is a counterpart to "How can I typeset an exam or assignment paper in LaTeX?", which was from a teacher looking for a template to compose assignments and exams. I'm a student, and I'd like to ...
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What is the best way to make the transition from Microsoft Word to LaTeX?

My experience at the present moment is restricted to Microsoft Word and is likely to remain for most of my collaborative work. However, for my individual authored documents I would like to use LaTeX. ...