Frequently Asked Questions
Questions on Word2TeX
No. Word2TeX runs only on Microsoft Windows 95,98,Me,NT,2000,XP,Vista and 7.
Is it possible to convert LaTeX to Word with Word2TeX?
No. But TeX2Word will do this job.
What I am supposed to do with .tex files to view/print them?
LaTeX will compile them, we would recommend MikTeX, since it's freeware and has documentation.
After installing Word2TeX there's no "TeX" option in, why?
Word2TeX program folder contains files word2tex.cnv, word2tex.wll.
Then copy word2tex.cnv to Text Converters folder
(usually Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\TEXTCONV) and
word2tex.wll to Start Up folder (usually
Some figures in document can't be converted by Word2TeX. Why?
Word2TeX can't convert Word drawings (Shapes), so you should convert them
to figures first.
I use Word2TeX on Windows NT 4.0. Figures didn't converted at all when I do figure conversion via PostScript printer... Why?
In Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft supply PSCRIPT.DLL PostScript printer driver, which does not write EPS files. Starting with version 3.0, Word2TeX translates PS to EPS automatically in most cases.
Does Word2TeX translates MathType equations?
Yes, Word2TeX can convert Design Science MathType equations. Moreover it can convert equations created by any of existing MathType versions. Since MathType is the most popular tool for writing equations Word2TeX will be improved to support future versions of MathType when they will be released.
I have downloaded your sample Word file and converted it to LaTeX... Is the PDF file supposed to be created at the same time when I do theor is there another step I must take?
Word2TeX converts documents to LaTeX. If you want translate your LaTeX documents to PDF you should use pdfLaTeX or dvipdf freeware tools.
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