[texhax] URGENT: Will Pay for Written Style File

Sharon Baker sharon_baker at asu.edu
Wed Apr 8 05:15:07 CEST 2009

I have attached the original style file

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On Apr 7, 2009, at 4:35 PM, Christopher Olah wrote:

> Greetings Sharon!
> Extending off what Alan said, it may help if you can include the
> existing style file (mentioned in your previous email).
> In fact I just dug out your previous email:
>> Due to continued formatting errors associated with the style-file
>> LaTeX, the Format Advising Service does not recommend that students
>> continue to use it as a style guide.
>> LaTeX, developed by a former ASU student, is available only on his
>> personal website and is based on an outdated version of the Format
>> Manual. The format of theses and dissertations has changed since its
>> development, and LaTeX no longer meets the basic requirements of a
>> recommended style guide. The check-box option for LaTeX has been
>> removed from the Format Approval Sheet, and students are encouraged
>> to use other style guides such as APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, or a
>> field-specific journal article.
> Now, the above is clearly written by a person ignorant about LaTeX,
> however it does say that you can use styles such as APA, MLA, etc
> which I know there are style files for... Why don't you use those?
> You may also want to get in contact with this ``Format Advising
> Service'' and explain LaTeX to them.
> Also, if you're worried about deadlines, you should probably try to
> get in contact with the relevant faculty members at your university
> and explain that your having technical difficulties. I'm not in
> Academia, but I'd hope that they'd be understanding....
> It seems likely that someone will help you, but it may take some time.
> Best of luck!
> Christopher
> PS. Sharon, Allon, I can't seem to remember to respond to the list
> today... Sorry about duplicates!

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