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submitting to The ThesisEditor
Prepare manuscript using Microsoft Word or LaTeX
Word 19972003 (.doc format),
Word 2007 (.docx format), or Word 2010 (.docx
or .docm format)
or .docm format)
(.tex) format provides typesetting control over the appearance of your
manuscript. See Formats.
LaTeX (.tex) format provides typesetting control over the appearance of your manuscript. See Formats.
Do not use
.pdf, .jpg, .gif, or .xls formats to prepare a manuscript for editing. Use Adobe Acrobat after
editing is complete using word processor.
Select a Style Guide if needed for your manuscript.
Format each page for
space ALL material. This applies to footnotes, endnotes, figure captions, and
material in 12-point type. Set ragged right (left align, not justified).
material in same font. Times New Roman recommended; others are ok. Dont use
special fonts for special symbols; set them in regular text font.
Mathemetics in Word .doc or .docx documents:
Equations will be edited using MathType v. 6.7.
Break up long
There should be two or three,
or more, paragraphs per page. Its better for the author to do this surgery
than The ThesisEditor.
Be sure lettering in artwork is large enough for legibility
Merge all material
into a single file
Choose your language:
English(U.S.) or English(U.K.)
Determine preference of your
intended publisher. Check language in your manuscript by doing a sample ABC
check in Word. Change language using Tools −−>
Set Language. [This doesnt affect how your paper is written. It determines
only the dictionary consulted in Spell Check.]
Format references in
manuscript is ultimately intended for a book publisher or journal, identify their preferred reference style
(or peruse samples in print).
authors names, capitalization, quotation marks, and italics.
Be sure that the format of your references is uniform throughout the list.
Now your manuscript is ready to send to The ThesisEditor!
For free, no-obligation preliminary review, send your manuscript (or sample) as e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
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