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Is there any information about the trend of journals preferences regarding Word over LaTeX?

Is there any information about the trend of journals' preferences regarding LaTeX and MS Word? My main concern is computer engineering and linguistics fields of study.
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Should I learn to use LaTex to write up a History Masters Thesis?

So I reviewed the "What are the advantages or disadvantages of using LaTeX for writing scientific publications?" question on this forum and am sitting on the fence at the moment whether or not to use ...
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How to automatically link LaTeX .bib references to a set of pdf full-text articles?

I have a huge collection of PDFs of research papers. Many of these have valuable annotations. I also have a huge .bib file containing citations for these and many other works. Is there a reference ...
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How to find article from BibTeX? [closed]

My professor sent me a list of articles by their BibTeX references, but I have no idea how to find the papers. I tried Google Scholar and some other sites, I couldn't manage to find the papers. The ...
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Re-typesetting an old paper, what to do with the result?

I am using an old paper, published in 1986. It is in the form of a "Letter to Nature" (which is a scientific journal). It doesn't appear to be typeset in TeX, at least not TeX as we know it today. ...
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Is the new ACM 2012 taxonomy usable/in use?

I've wasted about an hour trying to figure out how I'm supposed to categorise an ACM article using the new 2012 taxonomy here, and how I'm supposed to represent those categories in my article. On the ...
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Using BibTeX when submitting an article

Some journals have their own bibliography styles (bst) for BibTeX. If a journal does not have its own bibliography style, am I supposed to include the content of the bbl-file into the tex-file I ...
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latex writing/word submitting

I wrote an article containing quite a lot of maths using latex. I want to submit this paper to a given journal. However, submission guideline explicitly states that all submissions must be done in ...
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Submitting TeX to ScholarOne

I'm trying to submit a latex document to a SAGE journal using ScholarOne. I'm having a hard time. The (poor) documentation says that it accepts tex files, but the pdf it produces says that it cannot ...
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How to cite a website URL?

I am currently writing a report and i have been compiling a list of references (from IEEE mostly) and I also have a number of websites. My question is, what is the best way to note a website url? ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using LaTeX for writing scientific publications

What are objective advantages or disadvantages of using the markup language LaTeX instead of a WYSIWYG word processor like MS Word or LibreOffice Writer? Please use objective arguments to prevent a ...