This is a first attempt at an RTF to TeX converter. The parts that handle fonts and such like seem to work pretty well, although they could be improved, but the table handling is a problem. I had a good deal of trouble trying to figure out what particular rtf control codes were supposed to do; this makes it hard to convert them into TeX. I have tried to produce good TeX, but this is not easy due to the sloppy way that many RTF writers generate redundant font and other changes. Many things are not handled at all, more due to my lacking motivation than to their intrinsic difficulty. For example, I don't support double columns, but it would be easy enough to do (I'd generate a control sequence to do it, and add the TeX code required to the TeX_defs file. I even have the TeX somewhere...). You will probably usually want to use the -i flag to include some needed TeX definitions: rtf2TeX -i TeX_defs.tex file.rtf > file.tex I am interested in opinions on whether this is a good way to do things, as well as enhancements to the TeX macros. I would be interested in seeing bug reports, and (especially) patches and enhancements. I don't envisage being able to spend much more time on this project, but I will be able to maintain a version as it improves under the efforts of the internet. Robert Lupton firstname.lastname@example.org
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rtf2tex – Convert RTF to TeX
A translator that uses an existing RTF reader, to produce TeX source (not LaTeX).
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|Copyright||1991 Robert Lupton|
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