Robert S. Thau (
Thu, 27 Jan 94 16:37:11 EST

Date: Thu, 27 Jan 1994 14:17:05 -0600
From: (Les Stockton x3123)

I'd like to be able to get an easy way to create documents
for Mosaic. I was told that you might be able to help me.
Any help you can give would be greatly appreciate. Any
tools to make things close to WYSIWYG would be appreciated.

Well, most of what I know is in
The bottom line is that there's no good, free WYSIWYG solution for Unix
boxes. On the other hand, if you've got Microsoft Word, there are a couple
of things you can try, though I can't vouch for any of them myself (my life
has been complete without Microsoft products)

One thing to look at is rtftohtml, (see, which
converts Rich Text Format (which Word can write out) into HTML. The Mosaic
FAQ section on "Other software..." contains a converters section which may
also point to tools of use, including another set of macros to help you use
Microsoft Word, and the Latex2HTML converter which converts LaTeX to HTML.
Latex2HTML is particularly noteworthy for being able to do anything at all
with math and tables --- if only by running them through TeX and turning
them into GIFs.

What most people around here use is either LaTeX2HTML, or the emacs mode,
which takes most people around an hour to learn at most.

Good luck.