[OS X TeX] advice on converting word w/math symbols to TeX
Adam M. Goldstein
a.m.goldstein at mac.com
Sat Jun 7 15:36:18 EDT 2008
How about: save the word document as HTML, then see how it treats the
html for subscripts.
This is going to require some creative searching-and-replacing to get
it all the way to LaTeX.
On Jun 7, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Rene Borgella wrote:
> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> ... try with rtf2latex2e, which you can install (if you haven't
>> already) with i-Installer (i-package RTF 2 LaTeX2e). Convert the
>> Word document to RTF format and run on it rtf2latex2e in
>> Terminal.app, and see if something useful comes out.
> I'm using the MacTeX-2007 packages now, if I installed the i-
> installer package, would that muck up the works on my MacTeX setup?
> I also found an old droplet I used to use ''Droprtf2latex2e.app''
> and tried it, but it doesn't work for me. Probably because I don't
> have something installed that it needs.
> I'm also going to try the other suggestions too, I'll let everyone
> know what works. In particular, I was reminded by someone else's
> suggestion that OpenOffice may also work.
> FYI -- I tried importing the document as an rtf into Lyx, but it's
> outuput wasn't very useful.
> thanks everyone!!
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