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Is there a way to view .doc and .docx documents with embedded MathType equations on Linux? When I try to open them with LibreOffice, I get blank boxes where the math is supposed to be - the same behavior I get on MS Word without MathType installed. But is Windows-only, so I can't install it on my Linux.

Is there a way to view those documents with the equations on Linux? I don't want to edit them, just to view them, and I don't mind if I have to convert the to some other format first, as long as the conversion can be done from Linux(I hate logging into Windows just to convert a document to PDF...)

  • Have you installed a real jdk (not gcj) and libreoffice-math ? – Coren Mar 23 '12 at 21:32
  • I'm not entirely sure but can Google Docs do this for you? You could view it in GDocs and then Download as PDF. – user14517 Mar 24 '12 at 15:11
  • You might want to ask your question here. – Ivan Kharlamov Mar 24 '12 at 16:59
  • @Coren: I had them installed. I've also tried to update jdk to 1.7, but it didn't work. – Idan Arye Mar 25 '12 at 19:31
  • @IdanArye then it's probably a bug then. Issuetracker of LibreOffice is probably a better place to ask your question – Coren Mar 25 '12 at 19:44

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