{journal-publishing} concerns questions on submitting and revising (La)TeX based articles submitted to scientific journals.

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Efficient ways to anonymize a document

Many academic journals practice double-blind peer review which means that the author is required to blind their document by removing any references that can reveal the author's identity. How can I ...
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Using TikZ in journal articles

I had not been aware of Tikz before joining this site, but am impressed with what it appears to be able to accomplish. Before I jump in and start learning all about it though, I wanted to see if ...
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Submitting a journal article as a single tex file

Although many academic journals readily accept submissions in some format of TeX, indeed some enlightened ones insist on it, it is rare that one can simply send exactly the same document that one has ...
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What software do publishers use?

I know I am not along in my frustration when converting my LaTeX documents for submission to publishers whose typesetters don't use LaTeX. For instance: maybe they only accept eps figures, which ...
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Producing a volume of a journal in LaTeX

As a matter of academic curiosity, I've been wondering for a while how one could produce an entire volume of an academic journal (not just a single journal article) using LaTeX. It seems clear to me ...
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Nigrification of references for double-blind refereeing

I really love biblatex, the only disadvantage is that it is not so simple any more to mess with the bibitems manually any more. Here is a problem that caused me grief: I was asked to blacken out ...
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Making a table independent of pgf

I use pgfplotstable to generate tables to be included in online submission to journals. I would like to make my paper independant of pgfplotsable because compilation of the document is made online ...
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Automatic deletion of unused macros

The following scenario occurs quite often to me: I have a couple of input files where I have my own macros, mainly math-related stuff like definitions for \esssup and so on which are not available in ...
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Self-publishing an academic journal

I am an occasional LaTeX user and have used it for a number of personal projects, including trying to write a technical book. To that end, I have no problems. Late last year, I was volunteered to ...
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How do you prepare your preprints?

My first paper has been accepted for publication recently, and I was instructed to send the .tex source code based on one of the two templates available on the journal website. This was painful, both ...
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Issue with Springer spbasic

I'm using natbib for an article to be published in a Springer journal. These are their official TeX/bibtex styles, which include a tex template and some bibtex/natbib styles. If I use ...
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siunitx and Elsevier (EES)

This is the first and probably the last time I'll ever send a paper to an Elsevier journal. I'm having a problem with the siunitx package, a package that I'm very fond of and I use it very often. The ...
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What is the recommended practice for making multi-article publications with LaTeX?

I would like to migrate the process of preparing a scientific journal at our department from MS Word to LaTeX. There is already a document class that could be used for individual articles. However ...
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breqn in journals

I read the breqn manual, and I love the ideas in it (semantic markup for equations, automagic line breaks in math displays). I would like to use it in my work (I am a research mathematician, so I ...
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Replace all standard LaTeX fonts with [arbitrary fonts] for journal submission

A physics journal I'm submitting to requests that image files not contain any non-standard fonts. Standard fonts, as far as they are concerned, are: Times-Roman, Times-Italic, Times-Bold, ...
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Figure numbering without the figure

It is quite common for academic journals to require article submissions to not include the figures, which are submitted separately. Then the journal staff position the figures in the text manually. ...
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Conditionally including a TikZ figure

I have the following construction for a figure. The background is, when \submit is defined, only the caption is included, but no figure. Otherwise the figure is included. The problem is that I have ...
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Pgfplotstable for journals

a) Most journal have old LaTeX distribution or do not want to bother with “complicated” packages such as those derived from pgf (see Using TikZ in journal articles). I have build a table using ...
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Math journal publication process: do journals edit LaTeX code?

I'm an absolute beginner in this matter, but I want to know the following: If I understand correctly, once a Math paper is accepted for publication in a journal, they will ask you to submit the LaTeX ...
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Options for supplementary materials in preprint version: revTeX + arXiv

Those days, there are more and more papers which accept supplementary materials, as e.g. the Physical Review Letters: see their policy regarding supplementary materials. For them you can submit two ...
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JMLR.cls package: wrong behavior of \thanks

It looks like this is a rare thing, since I found no references in internet regarding this issue. I use JMLR.cls style file, and I want to introduce two authors with different \thanks references and ...
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Latex template for American Mathematical Monthly

I want to submit an article to American Mathematical Monthly and I am following the "Instructions for authors" . It says that i should download their template.And i did. But when i click "Typeset" I ...
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elsarticle document class: front matter parts are written one over another

We are about to submit a paper to Elsevier, but it seems that something is wrong (or we are doing it wrong) in the front matter. This is the code bit: \author[FFNS]{One ...
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LaTeX template for Oxford Journal about IT science [The Computer Journal]

I'm looking for LaTeX templates to typeset a working paper in a Oxford journal's preprint style, I'm also looking for BibTeX style files (templates) for Oxford Journal about IT science. I found this ...
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conditional highlighting with soul

The journal PLoS ONE, says in the FAQ When submitting your revision, you will need to include the following new files: [...] A ‘clean’ copy of your revised manuscript. A revised manuscript with ...
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Why convert TeX to XML before compilation to PDF?

When I received the proof for my latest paper submission I found the following explanatory text in the proof: Please note that as part of the production process, [the journal] converts all ...
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How to cite a number of a journal's volume?

I would like to cite a (French) paper in a journal. According to this journal, the correct citation should be something like : Author, «Title», Journal's name 2015/1 (n° 167), p. 67 à 88. 2015/1 ...
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wileysev document class messes up bmatrix etc. from amsmath

Consider the following example using wileysevdocument class (used for books by John Wiley, available in this zip file): \documentclass{wileysev} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Figure spans two columns, but text going over half the image

I am using the float package to force an image to right below where the authors section normally is on a journal paper. Using [H] I get the image to show up in the right place, but the text does not ...
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What software can be used to publish an internal technical journal for my company?

I'm in the engineering department of a young company, and we're playing with the idea of starting an internal technical journal. I've found LyX to be extremely powerful for writing papers, and have ...
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Is there any Hindawi template for Cloud-Oriented Data Center Networking?

I need to rewrite my article to fit in the format of Hindawi Special Issue Cloud-Oriented Data Center Networking. After searching their site, I can't really find any useful information about ...
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Bibtex style for “Statistics and Computing”

I would like to create a bibtex style which answers the requirements of Statistics and Computing journal. How could I do that? Here is an example of how the bibliography should look like: Journal ...
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Extra blank page with Bayesian Analysis journal style file

See the following MWE, which uses the Bayesian Analysis journal style file.. \documentclass[bib]{ba} \inserttype[ba0001]{article} \begin{document} \title[Short Version]{Long Version} ...
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Force figures and figures* to appear in order of appearance

I am using the MNRAS latex template to typeset a preprint. The MNRAS template is divided into two columns and I am using the figure and figure* environment to place graphs either into one column or ...
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BibTeX style file for The Journal of Engineering Mathematics (Springer)?

Here is an example of how the bibliography should look. It has the order of author year, but it has numbered labels, non italic titles, removes several full stops, and ends with volume:pages. Here is ...
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Canadian Journal of Mathematics Style & Font [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what fonts are used in a document/picture? So if you look at CJM (it needs subscription online so I can't link to examples) it has a very distinct ...
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Simplify LaTeX document to satisfy editing office

I have a LaTeX manuscript prepared using a publisher class file (agutex) where I've used four packages (booktabs, glossaries, siunitx, graphicx). I use glossaries in particular for acronyms. After ...
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Journal asks me to combine Latex files into single file

I am writing an article consisting of multiple sections. For each section I more or less have a separate tex file, which are included in a main file. The journal I'm submitting to now asks me to ...
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lyx export suitable for journal publication [closed]

I know there are a few posts about this but i dont think they are sufficient. I wrote a paper in lyx and need to submit the contents of it to a journal (a common need). So the figures (png's, pdf's, ...
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Monochrome vs grayscale in scientific journals? [closed]

Many scientific journals accept only black&white articles. Does this mean that only monochrome (black and white only) articles or also grayscale (gray is OK) article are OK?
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Best Practice: Adding packages to Journal Latex Template [closed]

I am using the INFORMS style file (https://www.informs.org/Find-Research-Publications/INFORMS-Journals/Author-Portal/LaTeX-Style-Files) . I need to write a algorithm and I found that the algorithm ...
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Submit-to-print: Do academic publishers prefer to work with .tex files? [closed]

I know many academic publishers provide a style file for authors who wish to prepare their journal manuscripts using (La)TeX. I think it's safe to assume, however, that the majority of submitted ...
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Get the caption of figures to build a personalized list of figures

I would like to build a very simple list of figures (as required by Cambridge Journals). They should be ordered to have a progressive number, thus in order of appearance. First all the figures and ...
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Submit a manuscript to Geombinatorics journal

I am going to submit a paper to Geombinatorics. I found on their web page to know How to Submit a Manuscript the following: Your essay should be camera-ready in the following format: paper: ...
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chapterbib package not working on revtex4

I am trying to create two separate bibliographies for my article, one for the main part and another for the supplementary part of an article using chapterbib package. The below is my minimum working ...
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How Remove EPS-preview? [closed]

How to tell if a particular EPS figure has a TIFF preview and how to remove this preview? For some reason the Journal of Mathematical Physics don't want these preview to be there when uploading ...
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How do I adjust landscape tables in this journal template?

I am trying to design landscape tables within a journal template (jfm.cls). Here is an example table: There are two issues with this table: The journal automatically adds a toprule and ...
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Thesis to paper (journal)

I have a big thesis document (say: thesis.tex) from which I would like to publish parts in a journal (say: in paper.tex). Is there a possibility to indicate parts in the thesis, such that these ...
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How do I create new journal template in Sharelatex?

How do I create a new template for scientific journals in sharelatex? I am trying to write my thesis but the template for my university is not present in the given sample templates.
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Longtable breaking into very small sections over many pages.

I'm writing a paper in the format of Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS- mn2e). I seem to be having quite a few issues with my tables for it. I have several long tables that ...