Posted by: Anonymous
on August 22, 2008 12:28 PM
LaTeX is nice in some cases, but it's not as universally accepted as people might have you think. I have lost marks on papers for writing them in LaTeX (I wasn't able to get the font to be Times New Roman, as required). In addition, there are a number of engineering journals that only accept Word documents for manuscripts. I submitted a manuscript in LaTeX, but I had to first write it in Word to edit with my advisor - he, like most professors outside of the math and physics departments, has never used LaTeX.