[OS X TeX] tex4ht and natbib and pdf images

Adam Maxwell amaxwell at wsu.edu
Wed Apr 7 10:46:45 EDT 2004

On 6 Apr, 2004, at 19:25, Wolf-Christian Eickhoff wrote:

> I am working on my thesis and I am trying to convert it to a MS Word 
> editable format, because my reviewers want it that way. I read that 
> the preferred way would be to convert the latex (.tex-file) to html 
> and then open it with Word to save it in whatever format is desirable.
> I am using Mac OS Panther and TexShop. I succeeded to use tex4ht to 
> produce html output of my thesis, either using the command line or 
> using the htlatexc scripts from Claus Gerhardt. However, what doesn't 
> show up are the literature references (I use natbib) and the images 
> (all of them are pdf). As far as I understood the images should be 
> converted to .gif. This does not happen.

You might try working with latex2rtf.  It supports natbib references 
and will convert PDF images to PNG and embed them in the RTF file.  You 
might have to use a LaTeX standard documentclass for the conversion, 
though, rather than a specific thesis format.

Adam Maxwell

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