[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.
>> Best,
>> Axel
> 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!!
> René
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