[OS X TeX] Word to LaTeX

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Thu Dec 8 17:31:49 EST 2005

On Dec 4, 2005, at 7:22 AM, Simon Spiegel wrote:

> After digging a bit more, I found out that OSX10.4 comes with a  
> shell app called textutil which converts between several formats,  
> among them .doc and WordML! Now, in theory, we have all we need for  
> a decent Word->LaTeX wordflow. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to  
> work properly. I tried with an extremely simple Word document, but  
> the result wasn't usable. I don't know where the problem is,  
> whether it is textutil or wordml2latex but the translation doesn't  
> work properly.

This may be of some help:


look for the animator action called convertor text files that is a  
wrapper for textutil.

the developer has included the source in the download.

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