TRB LaTeX template update – A TeX-only (Lite) version

Previously, as inspired by David and Greg, I updated and uploaded a LaTeX template for TRB papers to GitHub (TRB_LaTeX_rnw).  A few people have since contacted me, and they were either confused about the use of Sweave or they actually do not need it.  Although the original template can be modified to a TeX-only template in just […]

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Finally, a real Microsoft Word template for TRB papers

Thousands of papers have been submitted to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting annually; however, unlike most other journals and/or conference papers, there has yet been any official templates that help authors prepare their manuscripts.  The LaTeX template originally developed by Pritchard and updated by Macfarlane and Wang provides a working solution for authors intend […]

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Updating a LaTeX template for TRB

!!! NOTE: For the most update-to-date templates for TRB papers, please refer to my GitHub page: https://github.com/chiehrosswang, where you will find TRB paper templates for Microsoft Word, LaTeX, and R/Sweave !!! In transportation field, many people submit papers to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.  This conference/journal paper has a unique requirement that is […]

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Dynamic word, table, and figure counts in MS Word

I have been working on a conference paper to be submitted to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting recently and it is required that the authors add a total word count on the title page.  The way they calculate word count is that, in addition to text count, each table or figure counts as […]

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