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[eLyXer-users] Re: announce: template to write Ph.D. theses with LyX

From: Alex Fernandez
Subject: [eLyXer-users] Re: announce: template to write Ph.D. theses with LyX
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 13:51:22 +0100

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 1:28 PM, Liviu Andronic <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 3/19/10, Alex Fernandez <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I don't want to give you false hopes: importing into MS Word should
>>  work well with text, but math (formulae and macros) will never be
>>  perfect. Importing equations is hard; Word has its own equation editor
>>  and it will not read LaTeX, HTML with CSS, MathML or anything else you
>>  want to throw at it. So after some thought waiting for math macros to
>>  export to Word is not worthwhile.
> What about OpenOffice? Does it handle better equations import?

As far as I know, the situation is the same. I have tried importing
XHTML, HTML and MathML and it works just like Word: XHTML (including
MathML) doesn't work, text is recognized, subtitles are fine, anything
beyond that is botched. I don't know if there is any route other than
HTML to get LyX into OpenOffice.org.


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