[Tugindia] Portability to pagemaker??

Harish Kumar Holla harishkumarholla at pec.edu
Wed Sep 5 14:47:48 CEST 2012

May be you can give a try with tex2wird from chikriisoftlabs. (

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 2:26 PM, giri <giri at leos.gov.in> wrote:

> Dear friends,
> We were recently asked to submit an technical paper to a journal published
> by a national level research society. Our paper was selected from those
> presented at an International  conference organized  in January by the same
> society. The publishers, in their "Instructions to Authors" had mentioned
> that Latex documents would be accepted and I was asked to submit the
> manuscript IEEE Latex format. The latex processing and pdf output of
> document had no problems. The paper was recommended for publication by the
> reviewers. The editor then informed me in  the last minute their type
> setter is unable to "port the document in pagemaker" and that I have to
> submit an MS word version of the article. I was not told what the exact
> problem was. I not familiar with the pagemaker software. Our paper has
> several mathematical equations and I am not sure how to convert it into MS
> word!? It is a 11 page paper with several citations and  cross references
> to figures and tables. 'Converting' all that into MS word would be a
> pointless exercise.
> I was really looking forward to seeing our work published. I was wondering
> if other people on this list have faced the Latex portability to pagemaker
> problem.  The last resort is to withdraw the paper. I have been advised to
> use more "universal software" such as MS word!!
> Any tips from list members that I can offer the typesetter to port the
> Latex article to pagemaker would be much appreciated.
> Thanking you.
> Sincerely,       Giridhar
> --
> M. S. Giridhar
> Thinfilms and Microsensors Group
> Laboratory for Electro Optic Systems
> Indian Space Research Organisation
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--with regards

Dr. Harish Kumar
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Pondicherry Engineering College
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