[texhax] Converting LaTeX files into MS Word

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Wed Nov 22 20:11:07 CET 2006

You can convert LaTeX to RTF:

Or you can convert PDF to Word:

Or you can convert LaTeX to Word:

A few options to choose from, each providing differing capabilities and
functions I am sure.


Joel Salomon wrote:
> On 11/21/06, peralta <peralta at cc.usu.edu> wrote:
>> I am about to begin writing a book for a publisher. The publisher says they
>> prefer to receive the text via MS Word files.
> Rather than PDF?
>> I will have many equations, and was considering using LaTeX, which I have
>> downloaded and explored. From the FAQs, I believe there is no conversion
>> program available that can convert complicated documents created on LaTeX
>> into MS Word. Is that correct? If so, I will not use LaTeX.
> If you can possibly avoid MS Office's equation editor, do so; it's
> unspeakably awful.  I have a little script I wrote for use with
> pstricks that takes a minimal TeX file --- I had one pstricks image,
> but you can put a single equation in instead --- and produces an
> embeddable pdf.  Might that script be useful to you, so you can submit
> the document in Word, but write equations in a sane environment?
> --Joel

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