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

Juergen Fenn juergen.fenn at gmx.de
Wed Jun 21 17:47:48 CEST 2006

Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> 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 :-}


Unfortunately, converters don't work good enough. When doc format is
required I use OpenOffice for writing directly.


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