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Old 08-14-2009, 12:19 AM   #1
kushalkoolwal
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Convert MS word docs to .tex file


Hi,

Does anybody know any utility in Debian to convert MS word doc to a .tex file?

I have never used LaTex before and I need something which can quickly do the task.

Just doing
Code:
apt-cache search Latex
returns hundreds of results and I am confused.
 
Old 08-14-2009, 04:32 AM   #2
jdkaye
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Hi Kush,
You can load .doc files into Openoffice and Openoffice has an extension called OOo-Latex which may do what you want.
cheers,
jdk
 
Old 08-14-2009, 03:02 PM   #3
makyo
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Hi.

I have used part of wvWare (not to be confused with VMWare) successfully. A part I have not used is:
Code:
wvLatex converts word documents into LaTeX
For more details, see:
Code:
apt-cache show wv
Best wishes ... cheers, makyo
 
  


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