Questions tagged [word-to-latex]

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