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NAME

       TeX::Encode - Encode/decode Perl utf-8 strings into TeX

SYNOPSIS

         use TeX::Encode;
         use Encode;

         $tex = encode('latex', "This will encode an e-acute (".chr(0xe9).") as \'e");
         $str = decode('latex', $tex); # Will decode the \'e too!

DESCRIPTION

       This module provides encoding to LaTeX escapes from utf8 using mapping tables in
       Pod::LaTeX and HTML::Entities. This covers only a subset of the Unicode character table
       (undef warnings will occur for non-mapped chars). This module is intentionally vague about
       what it will handle, see Caveats below.

       Mileage will vary when decoding (converting TeX to utf8), as TeX is in essence a
       programming language, and this module does not implement TeX.

       I use this module to encode author names in BibTeX and to do a rough job at presenting
       LaTeX abstracts in HTML. Using decode rather than seeing $\sqrt{\Omega^2\zeta_n}$ you get
       something that looks like the formula.

       The next logical step for this module is to integrate some level of TeX grammar to improve
       the decoding, in particular to handle fractions and font changes (which should probably be
       dropped).

METHODS

       TeX::Encode::encode STRING [, CHECK]
           Encodes a utf8 string into TeX. CHECK isn't implemented.

       TeX::Encode::decode STRING [, CHECK]
           Decodes a TeX string into utf8. CHECK isn't implemented.

       TeX::Encode::perlio_ok
           Returns 0. PerlIO isn't implemented.

CAVEATS

       Proper Encode checking is not implemented.

       LaTeX comments (% ...) are ignored because chopping a lot of text may not be what you
       actually want.

   encode()
       Converts non-ASCII Unicode characters to their equivalent TeX symbols (unTeXable
       characters will result in undef warnings).

   decode()
       Attempts to convert TeX symbols (e.g. \ae) to Unicode characters. As an experimental
       feature this also handles Math-mode TeX by inserting HTML into the resulting string (so
       you end up with an HTML approximation of the maths - NOT MathML).

SEE ALSO

       Encode::Encoding, Pod::LaTeX, Encode

AUTHOR

       ·   Timothy D Brody, <tdb01r@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

       ·   Ahmad Fatoum "<athreef@cpan.org>", <http://a3f.at>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

       Copyright (C) 2005-2007 by Timothy D Brody

       This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.7 or, at your option, any later version of
       Perl 5 you may have available.