Re: REQ: LaTex importer

Subject: Re: REQ: LaTex importer
From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Tue Nov 06 2001 - 12:06:58 CST

According to Matts Kivik <>:

> Even if Latex2HTML uses pictures for everything tricky, I believe that the
>possibility to load Latex documents in Abiword would be a great benefit.
>Latex2HTML does a very good job on converting Latex documents to HTML, and I
>think it is rather easy to rewrite it to produce xml .abw files. (Yes I
>should do it myself if it is so easy, but I lack the knowledge of abiword
>filter structure, and time, I am trying to trick someone with some spare
>time and interest).

Generating abw XML directly is a BAD idea.
You should use PD_Document instance instead. I don't think you can from
Perl, but I may be wrong.


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