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Converting tables from Word to Latex

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I have a table in Microsoft Office which is huge and too complicated to do it again in Latex. Can I convert it to an image and then insert it in TexMaker but it is recognizable? I tried this by taking a print-screen, but the image becomes blurry. Is there another method for getting a complex table from Word to Latex?

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The site http://www.tablesgenerator.com/ will generate code from a table copied and pasted from Word or Excel or a .csv. It isn't perfect, but it does a good, quick job of generating TeX code for a given table.

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Your could try to copy the table to Excel and use the Excel2LaTeX Plug-In to convert it to LaTeX. You will still have to put some effort into adjusting the layout. However, this will save you from having to transfer all table entries manually.


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Converting tables from Word to Latex

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I have a table in Microsoft Office which is huge and too complicated to do it again in Latex. Can I convert it to an image and then insert it in TexMaker but it is recognizable? I tried this by taking a print-screen, but the image becomes blurry. Is there another method for getting a complex table from Word to Latex?


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The site http://www.tablesgenerator.com/ will generate code from a table copied and pasted from Word or Excel or a .csv. It isn't perfect, but it does a good, quick job of generating TeX code for a given table.

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But it doesn't show how to do tables in LaTeX ;-) - Christian Hupfer Apr 30 '15 at 19:15

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