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

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sat Jun 7 17:25:31 EDT 2008

On Jun 7, 2008, at 11:59, 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?

No, not at all for rtf2latex2e. When I installed MacTeX, I already  
had i-Installer, but, as far as I know, MacTeX installs i-Installer  
if you don't have it.

> 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 guess so. Here is what Joseph Slater said about it:




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