[OS X TeX] Word to LaTeX
vatolin at mac.com
Mon Dec 5 03:23:39 EST 2005
Am 05.12.2005 um 00:10 schrieb Simon Spiegel:
> On 04.12.2005, at 23:57, Morten Høgholm wrote:
>> On Sun, 04 Dec 2005 23:53:29 +0100, Simon Spiegel
>> <simon at simifilm.ch> wrote:
>>> Well, that's not really what I'm interested in. The route I had
>>> in mind would be – if it worked – much cleaner.
>> The starting point for converting from other formats is <http://
> ... starting from a somewhat structured XML file would make the
> conversion a lot easier ...
My experience with Word files and Word users is, that they never ever
use a really _logically_ markup. The documents are overfull by double
linebreaks instead of paragraph breaks, tabs instead of indents, bold
and underlined characters instead of real headers.
How should LaTeX recognize a logical structure in such documents to
convert them right?
I think, the problem is _not_ Word. The problem are the Word _users_.
Kind regards. Friedrich
An Apple a day keeps the doc(tor) away.
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