[OS X TeX] LaTeX -> Word?

Brian Jensen bdjensen at umich.edu
Thu Apr 22 18:42:09 EDT 2004

On Apr 22, 2004, at 6:28 PM, Ross Moore wrote:

> On 21/04/2004, at 12:26 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Le 20 avr. 04, à 15:32, Thomas Schröder a écrit :
>>> What I want is a way to convert my LaTeX files into Word files which 
>>> should work autamatically for the most part.
>> I think there just isn't any such thing. If you really need to 
>> produce Word output, with no compromise on the quality of this output 
>> (as far as Word allows quality, that is) and no extensive manual 
>> editing, then you'd be better off using Word from the beginning, 
>> probably.
> Here's a Windows program that purports to do a good job of  PDF --> 
> Word.
> It costs, but not a lot, and there's a free demo. So it would be 
> interesting
> to see what kind of a result it produces from a mathematical pdf-LaTeX 
> job.
> (It's unlikely to give editable equations as such, but the result may 
> still
> be useable for small edits.)

You might also try latex2rtf, available on SourceForge. It's not 
perfect, but it should do at least most of what you want. In my trial 
it even converted my equations so that they were editable in Word.

Brian Jensen
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