[texhax] package for papers

Paul Stanley paulrichardstanley at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 22:21:18 CEST 2011

Sorry to be a pain folks, only I can't find any info on either 
art.cls or amsart.cls. I've searched on ctan but to no avail.
Any pointers would be gratefully received.

At 21:36 13/07/2011, you wrote:
>hi, paul,
>     Could the list recommend a package for typesetting an academic paper?
>     I'm not looking for anything too fancy; as long as it has all the macros
>     for dividing the document into the usual sections e.g. an abstract,
>     bibliography etc.
>if you're thinking of submitting the paper
>to a particular journal, see if the publisher
>has an applicable package.
>if not, either article.cls or amsart.cls has
>the same "standard" sectioning structure; the
>only real differences are some variations in
>the way the top matter is input, and the
>appearance of the output.
>re the top matter, for article, address and
>other author-related information is input
>within the author argument; for amsart, these
>elements are input separately, following the
>author to which they "belong".
>regarding appearance, the amsart style is
>considerably more subdued (smaller sized
>headings, etc.) than the article style.
>possibly a difference in how mathematicians
>and computer scientists look at the world --
>it's subjective.
>                                                 -- bb

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