Writer2LaTeX — set of tools to convert text files and spreadsheet format OpenDocument formats LaTeX and BibTeX. The kit includes a console Java (OpenJDK) and utility plug-ins for the office Suite LibreOffice (Apache OpenOffice.org).
LaTeX is a popular set of macrodactylini (the macro package) of the computer typesetting system TeX, which makes it easier to set complex documents. The package allows you to automate many of the tasks of typing and preparation of articles, besides the basic set, there are many expansion packs (thanks to the system’s capabilities is virtually unlimited).
BibTex — used in conjunction with LaTeX / TeX software to create a list of formatted lists of bibliography (management of bibliographic information). To store lists of bibliographic data used bib-files (*.bib), a special text file format where each record describes one publication, article, dissertation, book, etc…
LibreOffice — freeware office Suite created in 2010 as an offshoot of the Apache OpenOffice (formerly OpenOffice.org, OO.org, OO.o, OOo). The office Suite contains a text and a spreadsheet, the application for training and presentations, formula editor, vector graphics editor and a database management system.
Main used LibreOffice file format is an open, international format OpenDocument (ODF, ISO/IEC 26300), but it is possible to work with other popular formats (Office Open XML, DOC, XLS, PPT, CDR). Support for other formats is provided by plug-ins, official (e.g. from the website of the LibreOffice Extensions and Templates) and third-party developers.
Plugin Writer2LaTeX converts text documents OpenDocument format LaTeX (*.tex), a companion plugin Writer2BibTeX extracts bibliographic data from a text document, OpenDocument and converts them to the format of BibTeX (*.bib).
Using the plugin Writer2xhtml converts documents OpenDocument formats, XHTML 1.0, XHTML 1.1, XHTML 1.1+MathML 2.0 or HTML5 with CSS2, which provides a compatible with the standard XHTML output mathematical equations and formulas to be published on web sites. In addition it adds the ability to convert documents into ebook format EPUB (*.epub).
Plugin Calc2xhtml is a Supplement to the plug – Writer2xhtml and provides conversion spreadsheet OpenDocument formats in XHTML 1.0 and XHTML 1.1 with CSS2 to display correctly the spreadsheet when you publish them on websites.
The project Writer2LaTeX primarily focused on work with office Suite LibreOffice (Apache OpenOffice.org), but a part of it command-line utility can work independently (availability of LibreOffice optional)and library Java provides support for converting OpenDocument with third-party apps.
License: GNU Library or Lesser General Public License version 2.0 (LGPLv2)