Friday, September 25, 2009

LaTeX to Word (Quick and Dirty)

Although Nelson's method is probably more thorough, I have had some luck recently with GrindEQ for converting LaTeX documents to Word. It does a great job with equations and text. Not the best with figures and citations, but I think it does a fairly good job overall. At least better than converting from pdf to doc or docx.

You can check it out here.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

page counter in beamer presentations

suppose you want to put a page counter in your beamer presentation. Add to the preamble the following:

\usefoottemplate{\hfill \insertframenumber{} / \inserttotalframenumber}

The nice thing about this way of using this method is that it counts each slide once, even if the slide have a transition.