[OS X TeX] advice on converting word w/math symbols to TeX

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jun 7 03:59:59 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 04:05:03PM -0400, Rene Borgella wrote:
> Hi everyone:
> It's been a while since I have posted, but I've got a problem now that I  
> can't figure out on my own and thought I'd see if someone here may have  
> some advice.
> We've got a TeX document that we are assembling using TeXShop with the  
> MacTeX packages.  Unfortunately, one of the larger pieces that we need  
> to include was written in Word 2004 for Mac.  The document is text with  
> some numbers and symbols, but what I am mostly concerned about are the  
> subscripts.  The subscripts are words and greek  symbols (psi, phi, 
> etc.).
> Any recommendations for a good way to convert this kind of stuff, please?
> thanks in advance!
> René

If you have access to Word on Windows, have a look at
which is implemented as a word macro.

Another option may be writer2latex which is written in Java and is
an OpenOffice export option.

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Siep Kroonenberg

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