[Journal] trouble figuring out tex conversion, article 166
neteler at osgeo.org
Wed Feb 24 14:35:26 EST 2010
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Scott Mitchell <smitch at me.com> wrote:
> Ok, on my first attempt at converting someone else's work in to tex for the
> journal, I'm having trouble.
> I've tried multiple ways, and always I get stuck on the big table that is in
> this article.
> So I've committed files to svn including the original Word documents, and am
> hoping someone can help me out.
> volume_6/en-us/events/OrshovenWawer_summercourse/166-292-1-SP_rw.doc is the
> last version of the .doc file that I exchanged with the authors.
> volume_6/en-us/events/OrshovenWawer_summercourse/166-292-2_tableOnly.doc is
> just the table, with a bit of clean-up already applied.
> There are a couple versions of my attempts at .tex conversion in there, too.
> I have many more, but that would just be a mess. I have tried:
> - creating the table by manually wrapping simple table formatting
> codes around the raw text (lead to a big mess, I think because perhaps I
> can't use an itemized list inside a table???)
> - creating the table from scratch, using LyX (resulting in an almost
> empty table when rendered)
> - translating the .doc into .tex using open office (resulting in a
> LOT of error messages from pdflatex, no pdf created)
> - doing the above, and then "cleaning" out all the extra .tex
> formatting that I didn't think was necessary (leading to a different
> nonsense table).
> I would love input / hand-holding to get this accomplished. If someone
> could even create just the table for me (or tell me how), I can fill in the
> other stuff.
please check here:
I discovered it recently and used it, leaving behind previous troubles.
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