## Using style files

Style files have been developed to give articles a uniform appearance.  If you write an article please use one of the following styles.

### LaTeX

To use the LaTeX PracTeX Journal style, do the following

1. Download this style file and place it in the directory where you will create your article.

2. Use the following sample template in your article file (cut and paste this text):

\documentclass{pracjourn}
...
\begin{document}
\title{My Prac\TeX\ Article}
\TPJrevision{year}{mm}{dd} % The editors ask you to update this for each revision submitted
\TPJcopyright{ } % May be used if you want a copyright notice at the bottom right of the first page
\maketitle

% Article text
...
\end{document}

3. Typeset your document. When you are ready to submit it, attach the source file and optionally a pdf file in an email.

The editors look forward to working with you on your article.

### ConTeXt

The PracTeX Journal style is included with the ConTeXt distribution. following example does not work for you, please update your distribution. To use the ConTeXt PracTeX Journal style, use the following template
\usemodule[pracjourn]

\setvariables
[pracjourn]
[
title=My \PRACTEX\ article,
revision={d=1,m=11,y=2006}, % The editors ask you to update
% this for each revision submitted
copyright= , % May be used if you want a
% copyright notice at the bottom right of the first page
]

can be omitted.

\startbuffer[abstract]
\stopbuffer

\starttext \setups{title}

% Article Text

\stoptext


The detailed documentation for the module is written as comments inside the style file. You can view the documentation by
texmfstart texexec --autopdf --module kpse:s-ptj-01.tex

(This will generate s-ptj-01.pdf file in your current directory)

The editors look forward to working with you on your article.

### Plain (AMSTeX)

Contact the editors for the Plain style file.

The editors look forward to working with you on your article.