[texhax] Converting ascii text files to LaTeX

cga2000 cga2000 at optonline.net
Mon Feb 12 00:02:50 CET 2007

On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 05:18:06PM EST, Justin C. Walker wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2007, at 13:07 , cga wrote:
> > I have a few text files that I would like to convert to LaTeX.
> >
> > Is there any tool that does this..?
> >
> > A google search appears to indicate that txt2tex adds minimal TeX
> > formatting to a plain text file, which is precisely what I need,  
> > but so
> > far I haven't been able to locate a debian package that provides this
> > utility.
> Don't know a thing about debian packages, but generally, TeX stuff is  
> available on CTAN.  Check the TUG website for pointers (<http:// 
> www.tug.org>).  Links will be on the left side of the home-page.

Thanks. I found it on CTAN alright but I'm concerned I might screw up
the debian packaging system if I install packages via CTAN. 

Unless someone has a better suggestion I guess I'll take the chance.



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