I'm getting ready to submit my first paper, and I have a stupid question -- if a journal's guidelines say that they want "submissions in TeX," does that mean that I can submit a LaTeX source file, or do I have to rewrite my paper in plain TeX?
closed as too localized by Austin Mohr, Ｊ. Ｍ., Nate Eldredge, Zev Chonoles Dec 9 '11 at 4:14
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I am extremely confident that they will accept and most likely prefer LaTeX, and they simply were imprecise in writing their submission guidelines. I base this on the fact that LaTeX is extremely widespread in the mathematical world and is what every journal I have dealt with expected.
But, if you want, you certainly could e-mail the editor to check.