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Manuscript Preparation


Use of Word Processing Software

It is important that your manuscript text file is saved in the native format of the word processor used. The text should be in a single-column format and the layout should be kept as simple as possible. Most formatting codes will be removed and replaced on processing the article. In particular, do not use the word processor’s options to justify text or to hyphenate words. However, you can use bold face, italics, subscripts, superscripts, etc. When preparing tables, if you are using a table grid, use only one grid for each individual table and not a grid for each row. If no grid is used, use tabs and not spaces to align columns. Note that source files of figures, tables and text graphics will be required regardless of whether you embed your figures in the text or not. To avoid unnecessary errors you are strongly advised to use the “spell-check” and “grammar-check” functions of your word processor.


LaTeX Submissions

Manuscripts, for example those which contain a lot of mathematical formulas, can also be submitted in LaTeX. All source files that are uploaded to the submission system will be automatically compiled into a single PDF file to be approved by the Author at the end of the submission process. While the compiled PDF will be used during peer review, the uploaded source files will be sent to the Publisher for publication upon acceptance. Please do not use subfolders for your LaTeX submission, e.g. for figures or bibliographic files.