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John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Mar 14 01:17:11 CET 2009

On Wednesday 11 March 2009 08:26:06 pm Karl Berry wrote:
> Hi Leon,
>     I have seen on your website a software review of ms
> word to latex conversion program. Unfortunately, I can
> not find it anymore.
> I believe the reviews you were remembering were written
> by Dave Walden for The PracTeX Journal.
> http://tug.org/pracjourn/2005-3/walden-travels/
> http://tug.org/pracjourn/2005-4/walden
> And, just for fun, here are all of Dave's columns
> (personally, one of my favorite parts of TPJ) --
> http://tug.org/pracjourn/authorindex/index.html#TAGW
> Anyway ...
>     Is there a recent better converter of this sort?
> The page Uwe mentioned is the most comprehensive I know
> of.  "Better" all depends on the job at hand ...
> Best,
> Karl
If you can save as an rtf there is a program rtf2latex2e 
that yields passable results. Kword (with KDE office suite) 
pretends to save in latex format but does a horrible job.
John Culleton
Able Indexers and Typesetters

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