[tex-live] OT: Why use Windows [was: Re: Perl for Windows]

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jun 21 17:04:26 CEST 2006

Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> I am typesetting books and the authors give me manuscripts in MS Word. And
> sometimes I have to prepare text for some organization (e.g. some
> conference) and they strictly require MS Word. Now I will have to cope
> somehow with a mathematical text, it must be in MS Word and I have it
> currently in LaTeX...
convert to HTML using TeX4ht etc, which can make bitmaps
of the maths, then read the HTML into Open Office
and save as .doc. No Word required.

It will look horrible, of course :-}

Sebastian Rahtz      

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