Anyone who wants and is able to implement conversion to equation editor objects please contact me texconvfaq "at" gmx. There are also many editors for LaTeX. Accessiblity workshop in 13 hours. LaTeX can be used as a standalone document preparation system or as an intermediate format. The most of times you'll need to fix a lot of things as you say and I'm not sure if pandoc can help you with this. Converts most standard LaTeX markup and some more, but only those markup and packages which are hard-coded in latex2rtf's program code.