TEX is a widely used format for typesetting articles, books, and other publications. A TEX file is comprised of different tags to insert text, graphics, mathematical equations, symbols, etc. Most of the TEX editors generate the output of a TEX file as a PDF document. However, in certain cases, you may need to generate a Word document from the TEX file. For such cases, this article covers how to convert LaTeX file (.tex) to Word format using Java.
Java LaTeX to Word Converter API
In order to convert the LaTeX files to Word DOCX format, we will use Aspose.PDF for Java. It is a powerful PDF manipulation API to generate, modify or convert PDF documents. You can either download the API or install it using the following Maven configurations.
<repository> <id>AsposeJavaAPI</id> <name>Aspose Java API</name> <url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url> </repository>
<dependency> <groupId>com.aspose</groupId> <artifactId>aspose-pdf</artifactId> <version>21.6</version> </dependency>
Convert a LaTeX TEX File to DOCX in Java
The following are the steps to convert a LaTeX TEX file to Word DOCX format using Java.
- Create an instance of TeXLoadOptions class.
- Use Document class to load TEX file by passing its path and TeXLoadOptions object.
- Convert TEX to DOCX using Document.save(String, SaveFormat) method and pass the output file path and SaveFormat.DocX as parameters.
The following code sample shows how to convert LaTeX files to Word DOCX format.
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In this article, you have learned how to convert LaTeX files to Word format using Java. You can easily embed the code in your Java applications to automate TEX to DOCX conversion. In order to explore more about Aspose.PDF for Java, visit the documentation. In case you would have any queries, contact us via our forum.