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Ask everyONE: Submitting your revision

This post is written by Cory Mann, a Publications Assistant for PLoS ONE. He works in the editorial department assisting authors and editorial board members, as well as resolving other editorial issues. Cory also specializes in Clinical Trial submissions.

When submitting revisions to PLoS ONE, there is sometimes confusion among authors about what files should be included. Here is a brief rundown on our requirements:

  • Response to reviewers: This can either be included in your revised cover letter, or as a separate file
  • New “clean” copy of the manuscript without any track changes
  • Revised manuscript with track changes

While completing resubmission, you will have the option to include or remove any files that were previously uploaded during original submission. Please remember to remove any old files that have changed so that only the most up-to-date files are reflected in your new merged PDF.

To find answers to more commonly asked questions please check out our Most Common Questions page. If you have a more immediate question though, please contact us directly at plosone [at]


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