On Jan 22, 2013, at 1:38 AM, Rainer M Krug wrote:

>> Also, I played with pandoc a while back and its conversion of a very simple 
>> LyX file to Word was
>> not perfect. I went LyX -> LaTeX -> docx. I did not investigate setting 
>> options very much. I
>> recall that equations made the trip and were editable in Word 2011 (Mac) 
>> built-in equation
>> editor, but equation numbers were lost. Today's effort, also on a simple but 
>> different document,
>> LyX -> LaTeX -> docx, one equation was not typeset (only the markup 
>> appeared), a .eps file was
>> not found even though it was present, and section labels were translated as 
>> literal text.
>> Converting to .odt was worse, and at least once caused it to crash when it 
>> was attempting to
>> repair what it thought was a damaged converted file. (But what _doesn't_ 
>> cause LibreOffice to
>> crash?)
> I also tried to go the LyX -> LaTeX -> docx route, but the results were not 
> as usable as via xhtml. So I would suggest to try the route via xhtml.

How did you get from XHTML -> docx? Pandoc (according to the first paragraph of 
the user's manual) does not accept XHTML input files.

> You should try both converters (the build in and eLyXe), as they performed 
> differently on different objects. As my document did not contain any 
> equations, I can not comment on that.
> I must say, that I also used pandoc to convert to odt and then converted the 
> odt to docx with OpenOffice (this was before LibreOffice...) and it also 
> worked well.
> I can only suggest to try the different paths out and see which works best, 
> and then post your experiences here and add them to  
> http://www.lyx.org/trac/ticket/6042 so that there is some progress with 
> pandoc support in LyX.
> Cheers,
> Rainer
>> Jerry

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