[OS X TeX] TeX output into Word documents?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sun Dec 5 12:30:50 EST 2004

On Sun, Dec 05, 2004 at 12:02:21PM -0500, david craig wrote:
> >latex2rtf might be an option, though it can handle only simple tex
> >code.
> No can do -- need equations.
> The bottom line is that no matter how much I fiddle with settings, 
> neither pdf nor eps seems to be a viable option for including in Word if 
> I want it to both look good on screen, and print and print to pdf well. 
> If anyone knows different, I'd welcome the secret.
> So it looks like I need to generate tiff or jpg or whatever.  I'd like 

Don't use jpg. It doesn't compress pure black-and-white all that
efficiently, and the image will be visibly degraded.

> to be able to do this as efficiently as possible.  Is there a way to 
> tell pdflatex to output a pdf just as big as the typeset area, like 
> dvipsd -E does?

Not that I know of. Preview lets you copy rectangles to new pdf
documents, but using dvips -E is probably simpler.

Siep Kroonenberg
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