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[Groff] Re: troff to LaTeX translator

From: Robert Marks
Subject: [Groff] Re: troff to LaTeX translator
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 08:46:48 +1000 (EST)

I too have to turn groff/troff input into LaTeX for journal submissions.
I've used tr2latex, tr2latex2e, and perhaps one other.
Other suggestions/comments?

Bob Marks

>Date: Sat, 10 May 2008 08:47:21 -0700
>From: Frank Jahnke <address@hidden>
>Subject: [Groff] TeX for troff users?
>To: address@hidden
>Message-ID: <address@hidden>
>Content-Type: text/plain
>I've been using troff for over 25 years (most recently as groff), and I
>still can get nearly any sort of text to jump through hoops.
>Unfortunately, the professional journals do not accept troff source.
>Invariably, they accept Word, WP and TeX, and while I am have OK skills
>with the former two, they really are not up to the sorts of heavy-duty
>tables, math and chemistry that I do in my publications. Besides, Word
>and WP produce truly ugly type. No, many journals won't accept PDF files
>as an original.
>To date I have been using a mechanical troff to latex translator, and
>while that works surprisingly well for most of the text, there are many
>things that need fixing. For example, any number registers set in troff
>are lost.

Robert MARKS, Economics/AGSM Bldg,
              ASB, UNSW SYDNEY, NSW 2052,
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