Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-05-02 Thread nodje
Hi everyone, sorry for the late reply, I wasn't receiving alerts for the thread. Actually Charles' first reply was the only one I saw before today but was useful enough. I would give me a fairly straight forward GoogleDoc - LaTeX process. I started working my way from that point on. I'm right

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-05-02 Thread nodje
Hi everyone, sorry for the late reply, I wasn't receiving alerts for the thread. Actually Charles' first reply was the only one I saw before today but was useful enough. I would give me a fairly straight forward GoogleDoc - LaTeX process. I started working my way from that point on. I'm right

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-05-02 Thread nodje
Hi everyone, sorry for the late reply, I wasn't receiving alerts for the thread. Actually Charles' first reply was the only one I saw before today but was useful enough. I would give me a fairly straight forward GoogleDoc -> LaTeX process. I started working my way from that point on. I'm right

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Michael Thompson
Dear Charles, It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. With a fairly wide but unscientifically chosen variety of

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Luis Rivera
Michael Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dear Charles, It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. With a

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Michael Thompson
Dear Charles, It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. With a fairly wide but unscientifically chosen variety of

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Luis Rivera
Michael Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dear Charles, It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. With a

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Michael Thompson
Dear Charles, It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. With a fairly wide but unscientifically chosen variety of

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-22 Thread Luis Rivera
Michael Thompson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > Dear Charles, > It is very cool grasping how to use sed in however a primitive way. But on > further investigation it seems one needs it for a LyX friendly use of > ``writer2latex'' only if the document has tables, math, images ... or French. >

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Charles de Miramon
Michael Thompson wrote: are too kind to what Charles calls the 'wysiwyg cruft'. If you find a solution to the problem with em-dashes that doesn't involve a find-and-replace in the .tex file, tell me. I paste my w2lclean script that I run on files converted by writer2latex before importing

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Michael Thompson
Charles de Miramon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It uses sed (a command line searchreplace that is standard on Unix). I guess it will work on Mac OS/X. sh w2lclean Myconvertedfile.tex will create a temp-Myconvertedfile.tex that you can then import into LyX. Dear Charles your naive confidence that

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Charles de Miramon
Michael Thompson wrote: are too kind to what Charles calls the 'wysiwyg cruft'. If you find a solution to the problem with em-dashes that doesn't involve a find-and-replace in the .tex file, tell me. I paste my w2lclean script that I run on files converted by writer2latex before importing

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Michael Thompson
Charles de Miramon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It uses sed (a command line searchreplace that is standard on Unix). I guess it will work on Mac OS/X. sh w2lclean Myconvertedfile.tex will create a temp-Myconvertedfile.tex that you can then import into LyX. Dear Charles your naive confidence that

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Charles de Miramon
Michael Thompson wrote: > are too kind to what Charles calls the 'wysiwyg cruft'. If you find a > solution to the problem with em-dashes that doesn't involve a > find-and-replace in the .tex file, tell me. I paste my w2lclean script that I run on files converted by writer2latex before

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-21 Thread Michael Thompson
Charles de Miramon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: >It uses sed (a command line search that is standard on > Unix). I guess it will work on Mac OS/X. > sh w2lclean Myconvertedfile.tex will create a temp-Myconvertedfile.tex that > you can then import into LyX. Dear Charles your naive confidence that

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread cmiramon
nodje wrote: I'm trying to use other converters by defining them through Preferences, but it wouldn't let me add one. How come? It sounds that I could have an HTML - LaTeX converter. What's your experience? What works best in terms of converting? I would try to export to ODF and then

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread Michael Thompson
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I would try to export to ODF and then use writer2latex to convert it to LaTeX. You clean the LaTeX with a script to take away all the Wysiwyg cruft and then convert it to LyX. I can't tell from the note whether you are a skillful composer of scripts, as Charles is

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread cmiramon
nodje wrote: I'm trying to use other converters by defining them through Preferences, but it wouldn't let me add one. How come? It sounds that I could have an HTML - LaTeX converter. What's your experience? What works best in terms of converting? I would try to export to ODF and then

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread Michael Thompson
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I would try to export to ODF and then use writer2latex to convert it to LaTeX. You clean the LaTeX with a script to take away all the Wysiwyg cruft and then convert it to LyX. I can't tell from the note whether you are a skillful composer of scripts, as Charles is

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread cmiramon
nodje wrote: > > I'm trying to use other converters by defining them through Preferences, > but it wouldn't let me add one. > How come? It sounds that I could have an HTML -> LaTeX converter. > > What's your experience? What works best in terms of converting? > I would try to export to ODF

Re: Google Docs to LaTeX

2008-04-20 Thread Michael Thompson
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I would try to export to ODF and then use writer2latex to convert it to > LaTeX. You clean the LaTeX with a script to take away all the Wysiwyg cruft > and then convert it to LyX. I can't tell from the note whether you are a skillful composer of scripts, as Charles