Hi Jerry, I am the primary author of eLyXer.
On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:49 AM, Jerry <lancebo...@qwest.net> wrote: > Thanks for that tip. I checked it out. It's just a Python thing so it > works fine on OS X, and LyX picked it up as advertised. > Yes, I can confirm that OS X is fully supported. > The output on my simple test case does look nice in a browser, but I get > the same error opening with Word as I first described: "The XML file bla > bla bla cannot be opened..." etc. I thought maybe my copy of Word was > broken but it reads other HTML files fine--I'm guessing they don't have the > XML stuff in them, however. > Word does not like XHTML very much; you need to export to HTML 4, using the --html option. http://elyxer.nongnu.org/userguide.html#sub:HTML-Code If you are doing the conversion inside LyX, instead of on the command line, you have to add the --html in the conversion interface. > I checked the HTML file that eLyXer made with the W3C page and got: "The > uploaded document "-" was successfully checked as XHTML 1.0 Transitional." > Yes, eLyXer outputs pure XHTML. > Also--eLyXer does not appear to use MathML so I don't think there is any > hope of getting editable math into Word using this method. (But I haven't > read all of the eLyXer docs.) > eLyXer has several options for Math output: http://elyxer.nongnu.org/userguide.html#sub:Math Sadly, none of them is MathML, since at the time eLyXer was conceived it was not very widely supported, and I have not found the time to add it. Hope this helps, Alex Fernández.