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Springer provides templates for Word users that help structure the manuscript, e.g., define the heading hierarchy. Predefined style formats are available for all the necessary structures that are supposed to be part of the manuscript, and these formats can be quickly accessed via hotkeys or special toolbars.
Note: These templates are not intended for the preparation of the final page layout. The final layout will be created by Springer according to our layout specifications
The usage of these templates is not mandatory. Alternatively, you may either use a blank Word document or the standard LaTeX book class (for monographs) or article class (for individual contributions) and apply the default settings and styles (e.g., for heading styles, lists, footnotes, etc.).
If you cannot use our Word template:
• Open a blank Word document.
• Use the default styles in Word to identify the heading levels.
• Use the standard Word functions for displayed lists, type styles such as bold or italics, the indexing function, and the footnote function.
• Use a single main font for the entire text. We recommend Times New Roman.
• For special characters, please use Symbol and/or Arial Unicode.

Download the complete Manuscript Guidelines or Key Style Points: 

Manuscript Guidelines


The Springer Layout 




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