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

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Converting a template file in Microsoft Word docx file to LaTex file

I tried to use pandoc to convert a docx file, which is Verra's template for project description (can be downloaded from here), using the following command line: pandoc --reference-doc=custom-reference....
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What is the best way to convert word file into tex? [duplicate]

I have many word files containing equations (they are completely prepared in word ). Is there an effective way to convert these into tex files?
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My question concerns switching from using MathType in Word on a MacBook to using LaTeX in a word process for scientific papers [duplicate]

For many (!) years I have written papers in MS Word with numerous embedded equations generated by MathType software. MathType prior to its recent acquisition by Wiris was able to function as a ...
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Converting Complex Math Equations in MS Word to LaTeX

I understand that this question has been asked before, but I have yet to find a solution that works for my specific case. I have several MS Word files that contain extremely complex mathematical ...
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Import Docx to Lyx no more possible?

I was used to import .docx files in LyX, but it seems that this functionality is no more possible on my version of LyX... Do you know if there's a canonical way to import a .doc document on LyX?
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How to format form?

Consider this word document, like: The expectation is to fill out this word document. When I try to format this document into LaTeX format, it becomes extremely difficult, i.e., how to do it so that ...
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Conversion of inline citations from MS Word to BibLaTeX

This answer explains, referring to this article, how to export a bibliography from MS Word to a .bib file. The script has been slightly improved here. However, this script does not do much to convert ...
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LaTeX-Font in Word 2016

How to use Latex font in Word? I downloaded several OpenTypes (XITS, Computer Modern, etc.). None of the beauty can compare with him: $\ddot{x}+\alpha \cdot \dot{x}-\nabla^2f(x)-\nabla f(x)=0$
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How to edit the generated Latex from word to my desire one?

This my first question in texSE and hope it will be a good experience like other SEs. Recently I have decided to write my thesis in LaTex, so I have to convert some previous written parts in word (...
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Problem with docx2tex custom configuration

I'm trying to improve conversion of my DOCX files with ZOTERO citation. My idea was to set custom citation format, to mimic tex style, so after the conversion to tex, I will have only to set my BIB ...
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What is working better: Word to Latex or PDF to Latex?

I have written an article with co-authors that do not use LaTeX - however it needs to go in my dissertation, that's why I need to make it into LaTeX. Is there any comparison on what works better: Word ...
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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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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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docx to latex with references

So I might be in a bit of a pickle here. I'm about to finish my final thesis and for this I will have to put several of my papers into one document. My papers are written in MS Word as .docx and the ...
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Latex: add figure number and caption automatically in a table [closed]

I'm writing my thesis and like in word i want to add the figure number and caption and the page number automatically in a table like (list of figures) is it possible to do that in overleaf Latex or i ...
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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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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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How to move key resources table from word to overleaf

I have this big table a scientific key resources table as shown in the Journal of Neuroscience, (attached), and it extends further. I have written it in word, but have been struggling to move it to ...
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Elsevier manuscript template for Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal [closed]

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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