[texhax] Thanks to help ... [Word -> LaTeX]

John C Frain frainj at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 23:40:46 CET 2005

I have used the filters in the wordprocessor  Abiword to import Word
Files and Export them to Latex format from Abiword.  Abiword is
available free from www.abiword.org and will run on a variety of

John C Frain

On 18/11/05, Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de> wrote:
> At 07:49 17.11.05, Dieter Meinert wrote:
> >  one of the most simple, anrd to my experience most reliable ways to get
> >  from word to LaTeX is to export the word doc into plain text (.txt, not
> >  annotated) and add the relevant LaTeX tags as required by the journal.
> I think rtf2latex2e is better:
>     ftp://tug.ctan.org/pub/tex-archive/help/wp-conv/rtf2latex2e.html
> I.e., you save the Word document as RTF and apply rtf2latex2e to
> the result. I used it this year and was very happy about the outcome.
> You get "physical" markup thus. For the journal, of course, you must
> use \title, \author, \date, \documentclass{article}, \begin{abstract},
> \section etc. ("logical" markup).
>     http://tug.org/tex-archive/info/beginlatex/html/chapter3.html#basic
> may be nice to learn about these commands.
> Good luck,
>   Uwe Lueck.
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