[texhax] Conversion

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Apr 26 21:43:17 CEST 2006

On Apr 25, 2006, at 6:17 PM, John G. De Freitas wrote:

> I have no idea what LaTeX can, will or should do.
> I need to help a friend who uses LaTeX, has version 2.0 and files  
> created by 2.0
> He has old macros and a letterhead and some *.sty flies he needs to  
> convert from ver. 2.0 to ver. 3.0
> He uses a UNIX environment.
> Could you please point me in the 'right' direction on what needs to  
> be done so as to be able to convert the macros, .sty files.
> I am very ignorant of the program and its abilities and worst, I  
> have no clue og programming or developing code.
> I am simply trying to 'repay' a favor. If you can help in any way  
> please let me know.
> Obviously, at your convenience only.

Why is conversion necessary? LaTeX2e includes a 2.09 compatibility  
mode, and LaTeX 3 hasn't been released yet. Do you mean 2e?

Here're some search results (from http://www.google.com/search? 
client=safari&rls=en&q=convert+latex+2.09+2e&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 ) on  
2.09/2e conversions:




William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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