[texhax] TeX Converter

tom sgouros tomfool at as220.org
Wed Nov 30 17:46:02 CET 2005

TeX itself converts from TeX format to PDF.  There are a few Windows
versions that you can find via tug.org.

Tell your bosses that TeX was developed at Stanford, and perhaps that
will make them happy.  There are now contributors all over the world,
but perhaps they don't need to know that.


Frank, Mark <mark.frank at lmco.com> wrote:

> Dear Sirs:
> I am an astrodynamicist at Lockheed Martin in Sunnyvale, and need to use
> and make available to others here documents from the U.S. Naval
> Observatory describing time systems and reference frame transformations
> which are stored in the TeX format.  Can you recommend a Windows
> software application that converts files from the TeX format to either
> .rtf or .doc that can be used by Microsoft Word, or .pdf that can be
> used by Adobe Acrobat?
> A constraint imposed by Lockheed Martin is that the software application
> must be produced in and distributed from the U.S.  I have found
> applications that are used primarily to compose documents in the TeX
> format, e.g., Scientific Workplace from MacKichian Software, but cannot
> import any TeX file and perform the conversion.  The application
> Tex2Word from Chikrii Softlab appears to perform the function I need,
> but the company is based in Germany, so Lockheed Martin will not permit
> us to use it.
> Thank You,
> Mark Frank
 tomfool at as220 dot org

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