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LATEX2RTF(1)			 User Commands			  LATEX2RTF(1)

NAME
       latex2rtf - Convert a LaTeX file	to an RTF file

SYNTAX
       latex2rtf [-hlpFSVW] [ -d# ] [ -D# ] [ -M# ]  [ -se#] [ -sf#] [ -t# ] [
       -Z# ] [ -a auxfile ] [ -b bblfile ] [ -C	codepage ]  [ -i language ]  [
       -o outputfile ] [ -P /path/to/cfg ] [ -T	/path/to/tmp ] [ inputfile ]

DESCRIPTION
       The  latex2rtf  command converts	a LaTeX	file into RTF text format. The
       text and	much of	the formatting information is translated to RTF.

       -a auxfile
	      Used to specify a	particular cross-referencing file.  When  this
	      option  is omitted, the auxfile is assumed to be the same	as in-
	      putfile with the .tex suffix replaced by .aux.

       -b bblfile
	      Used to specify a	particular bibliography	file When this	option
	      is  omitted,  the	bblfile	is assumed to be the same as inputfile
	      with the .tex suffix replaced by .bbl.

       -C codepage
	      used to specify the character set	(code page) used in the	 LaTeX
	      document	for  non-ansi  characters.  codepage may be one	of the
	      following: ansinew,  applemac,  cp437,  cp437de,	cp850,	cp852,
	      cp855,  cp865,  cp866, decmulti, cp1250, cp1252, koi8-r, koi8-u,
	      latin1, latin2, latin3, latin4, latin5, latin9, maccyr,  macukr,
	      next,  raw,  raw437, raw852, raw1250, raw1251, and raw1253.  The
	      default behavior is to use ansinew (same as cp1252).  For	conve-
	      nience, just the numbers 437, 437de, 850,	852, 855, 866, 1250 or
	      1252 may be specified.

	      The raw character	set  encoding  prevents	 any  8-bit  character
	      translation.  The	RTF file is marked to use the same encoding as
	      the default encoding for the program interpreting	the RTF	 file.
	      This is particularly useful when translating a file written in a
	      language (e.g., czech) that maps poorly into the ansinew	(west-
	      ern european) character set.

       -d#    Write  extra  debugging  output to stderr.  Higher numbers cause
	      more debugging output and	range from 0 (only errors) to  6  (ab-
	      surdly  many  messages).	The  default is	1 (Warnings and	Errors
	      only).

       -D dots_per_inch
	      Used to specify the number of dots per inch  in  equations  that
	      are  converted  to  bitmaps  and	for graphics that must be con-
	      verted.  Default is 300 dpi.

       -E#    where # selects the type of figure handling desired.   RTF  does
	      not support insertion of PS, PDF,	or EPS file types.  These fig-
	      ures must	be converted to	a bitmap  format  and  then  inserted.
	      One  trick is to insert the filenames into the RTF file and then
	      in post-processing, insert the file.  These options can be added
	      together.
	      -E3 insert all figures (DEFAULT)
	      -E0 no figures in	the RTF
	      -E1 insert figures having	RTF-supported formats
	      -E2 convert and insert unsupported figure	formats
	      -E4 insert only filenames	for supported file formats
	      -E8 insert only filenames	for unsupported	file formats

       -f use fields
	      -f0  do not use fields in	RTF.  This is handy when primitive RTF
	      editors are being	used to	view the RTF output.
	      -f1 use fields for equations but not \ref	and \cite.
	      -f2 use fields for \ref and \cite	but not	equations.
	      -f3 use fields when possible.  This is the default and  is  most
	      useful  when  the	RTF file is being exported to be used in Word.
	      This retains the most information	from the original LaTeX	file.

       -F     use LaTeX	to create bitmaps for all figures.  This may help when
	      figures are not translated properly.

       -h     Print a short usage note

       -i language
	      used  to	set  the  idiom	or language used in the	LaTeX document
	      language may be one of the following afrikaans, bahasa,  basque,
	      brazil,  breton,	catalan,  croatian, czech, danish, dutch, eng-
	      lish, esperanto, estonian, finnish,  french,  galician,  german,
	      icelandic,   irish,italian,   latin,  lsorbian,  magyar,	norsk,
	      nynorsk, polish, portuges, romanian, russian,  samin,  scottish,
	      serbian,	slovak,	 slovene, spanish, swedish, turkish, usorbian,
	      welsh.  The default is english.

       -l     Assume LaTeX source uses ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1) special characters
	      (default behavior).

       -o outputfile
	      Redirect	output to outputfile Unless an outputfile is specified
	      with the -o option, the resulting	RTF is produced	in a file with
	      .tex replaced by .rtf.

       -M#    where # selects the type of equation conversion.
	      -M1 displayed equations to RTF
	      -M2 inline equations to RTF
	      -M4 displayed equations to bitmap
	      -M8 inline equations to bitmap
	      -M16 insert Word comment field containing	the raw	LaTeX equation
	      -M32 insert raw LaTeX equation delimited by $...$	and \[...\]
	      -M64 displayed equations to EPS files with filenames in RTF
	      -M128 inline equations to	EPS files with filenames in RTF

       These options may be added together to get different results
	      -M0 no equations fields in the RTF.
	      -M3  converts  both  inline  and displayed equations to RTF (DE-
	      FAULT).
	      -M12 converts inline and displayed equations to bitmaps.
	      -M192 converts inline and	displayed equations to eps  files  and
	      inserts a	tag in RTF.
	      Bitmap  conversion requires a working latex2png script.  Produc-
	      ing bitmaps is slow.

       -p     Escape printed parentheses in  mathematical  formulas,  as  some
	      versions	of  Word (e.g Word 2000) have deep psychological prob-
	      lems with	EQ fields using	quoted parentheses.  If	Word  displays
	      some  formulas  with  parentheses	 as 'Error!', try this option.
	      See also the -S option.

       -P /path/to/cfg
	      used to specify the  directory  that  contains  the  @code{.cfg}
	      files

       -se#   selects  the scale for equation conversion, where	# is the scale
	      factor (default 1.00).

       -sf#   selects the scale	for figure conversion, where #	is  the	 scale
	      factor (default 1.00).

       -S     Use  semicolons  to  separate  arguments in RTF fields.  This is
	      needed when the machine opening the RTF file has	a  version  of
	      Word  that  uses	commas	for decimal points.  This also can fix
	      displaying some formulas as 'Error!'  You	may also need  to  try
	      the -p option.

       -t#    selects the type of table	conversion.
	      -t1 convert tables to RTF	(default)
	      -t2 convert tables to bitmaps

       -T /path/to/tmp
	      used to specify the folder where to put temporary	files.

       -V     Prints version on	standard output	and exits.

       -W     Emit  warnings  directly in RTF file.  Handy for catching	things
	      that do not get translated correctly.

       -Z#    Add # close braces to end	of RTF file.  (Handy when file is  not
	      converted	 correctly  and	 will not open in another word proces-
	      sor.)

CONFIGURATION FILES
       The configuration files are searched first in any  directory  specified
       by  -P, then in the location specified by the environment variable RTF-
       PATH, and finally in the	location CFGDIR	specified when	latex2rtf  was
       compiled.   If  the  configuration  files  are not found	then latex2rtf
       aborts.	The configuration files	allow additional fonts	to  be	recog-
       nized,  additional  simple  commands  to	be translation,	and additional
       commands	to be ignored.

CAUTION
       The input file must be a	valid LaTeX file. Use LaTeX to	find  and  fix
       errors before converting	with latex2rtf.

       The configuration files direct.cfg and fonts.cfg	are in the correct di-
       rectory.	 You may have to change	fonts.cfg or direct.cfg	to  suit  your
       needs.

BUGS
       Some might consider RTF to be a bug.

       Some environments are currently ignored.

       Translation without a LaTeX generated .aux file is poor.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report	bugs   to   to	the  bug  tracking  system  at	http://source-
       forge.net/projects/latex2rtf/.  Only report bugs	for the	latest version
       of latex2rtf that is available.	Please identify	your operating system.

       If  the program produces	wrong output or	does not work for you, INCLUDE
       A SHORT LATEX FILE that demonstrates the	problem.  The shorter the  La-
       TeX  file,  the	quicker	your bug will get addressed.  Bug reports with
       non-existent LaTeX files	are not	welcomed by the	 developers.   Do  not
       bother to send RTF files, since these are usually unhelpful.

SEE ALSO
       latex(1),  rtf2LaTeX2e(1),  LaTeX  User's  Guide	 & Reference Manual by
       Leslie Lamport

       For complete,  current  documentation,  refer  to  the  Info  file  la-
       tex2rtf.info,   the  PDF	 file  latex2rtf.pdf  or  the  HTML  file  la-
       tex2rtf.html  which  are	 made  from  the  TeXInfo  source   file   la-
       tex2rtf.texi.

latex2rtf 2.3			 October 2012			  LATEX2RTF(1)

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