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How to make \textsc look good in a section title in ACM documents?

Q: How can I suitably use \textsc in a section title in ACM documents? I'm wanting to use \textsc in a section title in an ACM document, but it looks poor. Here's a "Lorem ipsum" version: If I ...
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How to set figure inline with section in ACM sig-Alternative template? [duplicate]

I have a question of the appearance of an image within my paper. What I want is the following thing: \subsection{data} text text text, figure comes below \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Acmsmall and referencing subfloats [duplicate]

This question is following almost directly this one : acmsmall and subfigures I managed to insert subfigures using minipage but I'm now wondering how I can refer to these subfigures. My MWE: ...
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sig-alternate undefined control sequence for copyright and isbn

I am getting the following error message while using the sig-alternate class: ! Undefined control sequence. l.84 \setcopyright {othergov} ! Undefined control sequence. l.86 \isbn ! Undefined control ...
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Spacing problem when adding DOI to Permission block in ACM template

I've added the copyright permission block to the ACM alternative style template as described here. The total permission block spans 10 lines at the bottom left hand corner and the spacing looks fine. ...
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Can't change font size in ACM SIG Template

I'm using the ACM SIG Template for personal purpose and I try to make the main font bigger but it is somehow locked and I can't figure out how to change it. I know that it is supposed to be locked on ...
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SIG Proceedings template, figure*, clearpage and section spacing

When using either of the two SIG Proceedings templates (normal or compact), the height of a figure* influences the spacing before a \section, \subsection or \subsubsection. Minimal example: ...
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Confusing error when using bibentry with ACM bibliography format

I am attempting to make use of the bibentry package to print my bibliography entries, however when I put it altogether I get error messages. Starting with an unknown \citeauthoryear, then when I use ...
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ACM template: add pictures in a single row on both columns

I wanted to ask how to position pictures in ACM template in a row covering both columns. For example, when I add pic1, pic2, pic3 and pic4, they go below each other. I need two of them to stay in the ...
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Column overflow with \category in ACM proceedings template

I'm stuck using the acm_proc_article-sp class. The \category section is significantly overrunning the column width and infringing on the right column. I have been able to fix this by adding a \sloppy, ...
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acmsmall normal font

I am using the acmsmall to do an essay; I have a custom cls and I've re-defined all of {title, author, etc}font to be more appropriate. However, I am having trouble getting the normal font to be ...
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Problem with acmsmall citations

I have a problem using the acmsmall package (which can be found here), which can be reproduced with the following MWE. test.tex \documentclass{acmsmall} \begin{document} \cite{a,b} ...
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Varying citation format style

Summary: I'm trying to figure out how to switch between [author-last-name et al. year] and author-last-name [year] formatting using the ACM-Reference-Format-Journals format. Details: I'm using the ...
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acmsmall and subfigures

I'm trying to put a figure with subfigures, using the acmsmall class. When compiling I get the following error: Package caption Warning: Unsupported document class (or package) detected, (caption) ...
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Lyx - Siggraph template not generating pdf

I am trying to use the Lyx and ACM Siggraph template but I cant seem to generate the pdf. I have used this link - http://wiki.lyx.org/Examples/AcmSiggraph - as a reference. I get the following and I ...
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How to find the parent of a class file

I am trying to use the ACM Small class in LyX. A LyX Wiki page says to create a LyX layout based on the parent of the class file: "Lets assume, the LaTeX class amcsiggraph.cls is a descendant of ...
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How to change authors font size without changing font face

I am using ACM PROC format and want to change the font size of emails in the author list. When I use \small, the font-face also changes. Is it possible to only change the font size? Here is my code: ...
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ACM SIGCOMM 2015 LaTeX template not Compiling

I downloaded the ACM Sigcomm 2015 template but its not compiling and giving me hundreds of errors. Kindly help me. Here is the template link: ...
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eps and ps images are not displayed in ACM SIG template PDF

I was trying to compile ACM Latex2e template pdf on my RHEL 6 machine with the command pdflatex --enable-write18 sigproc-sp.tex. The compilation goes fine with some warnings: This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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\footnote in table* environment

I am using the SIG-Alternate.cls - Version 2.5 template for my document. I want to have a \footnote{...} in a table. Because my table is very big I use the table* environment. The footnote also needs ...
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How to change number of columns in acm_proc template

I am using sigproc paper template. It has two columns, how can I convert it to one column paper? (with the same font and other attributes)
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Invisible Glossary caused by .cls style file

I'm writing my paper in ShareLatex. I have followed the instructions on inserting a Glossary. However, when I attach the style file I am ordered to use, the glossary no longer appears. I can not ...
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Adding a Table of Contents to the ACM style template

I have been instructed to use the ACM style latex template for an assignment. In the .cls file they provide, I can find the following warning: %%% 4) Marginal paragraphs, tables of contents, ...
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two spanning figures in one page

I am using acm template and have two figures that need to span both columns. I put them like the following: \begin{figure*} \begin{subfigure} \includegraphics{fig1} % size is 6.4cm x 4cm ...
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Why is my font changing when i change the size?

My problem is that the font seems to change when I change it's size with \fontsize. I am trying to adjust the size of a font within an acm template author block. I'm using the code from this post to ...
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Combine author affiliations in sig-alternate

I have four authors, all belonging to the same organization but I need to put different email IDs and different footnotes (3 footnotes, 1 is common for 2 of the authors). What is the exact way to do ...
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Removing [Author Year] Tags from Reference List using ACM Journal Style

How can I remove the tags before each bibliographic entry in the list (and also remove the paragraph indentation if possible? Also, is the version without the [Author Year] a valid ACM bibliography ...
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tex to docx via pandoc with ACM template

For unfortunate reasons, I need to convert a latex document to word. The document was created using an ACM template (available here); I've read bread thing about pandoc and I was hoping to use it to ...
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Line wrapping mathmode in ACM article-proc style

I am using the ACM document class acm_proc_article-sp. It is a two column page style. I keep running into a badbox where I have some line of text, and then a short equation in mathmode. For example, ...
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title not displayed when using sigplanconf class

I'm using sigplanconf document class. Title is not displayed even when \maketitle is specified \documentclass{sigplanconf} \begin{document} \title{foo} \authorinfo{bar} \maketitle hello world ...
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How to add a one-column figure with caption after title and before abstract in a two-column document?

I'm trying to add a teaser (figure) after title and before the abstract section in a document with acm_proc_article-sp class but no luck! Tried to use the following solution by David Carlisle, but ...
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Help in acm style

Hello I am using acm package for my bibliography. In my report the reference numbers are being displayed in simple brackets i.e. (). However, i want them in square brackets i.e. []. Also, multiple ...
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Very narrow table caption

I don't know why the table caption is so narrow The code is \begin{table}[!t] \centering \small \caption{\textbf{Main characteristics of the simulated system.} The latencies assume ...
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How to get rid of this footer from the ACM template?

How can I remove the footer as is included in the ACM double column template? I created a screenshot of it: http://cdn.imghack.se/images/223c46062e6b28d6b0d9dc9500bf6098.jpg A minmal file producing ...
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How to remove “…$15.00” in the DOI line of ACM alternative style?

I need to add these lines to the copyright box: Copyright is held by the owner/author(s). Publication rights licensed to ACM. ACM 978-1-4503-2452-6/14/07…$15.00. ...
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Can't get my pdf and .ps files to use type 1 fonts

I am preparing a paper for submission to ACM proceedings and Digital Library. However, I keep getting the "Your pdf and .ps files both use type 3 fonts, you need use type 1 fonts" error from the ...
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Using acmsmall document class,

Using acmsmall document class, below is the minimal working example (you need acmsmall.cls in the folder): \documentclass[prodmode,acmtkdd]{acmsmall} \markboth{Jenkinson et al.}{Optimal Search for ...
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How to generate multiple authors with multiple institutions in ACM style

The default ACM style looks like this However, I need the style as follows. The cls of the template can be found here.
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Biblatex and ACM Proceedings bibligraphy style

I would like to use biblatex in order to control for the amount of information which is outputed in the bibliography (e.g., doi, issn, urls) but the problem is that the original ACM Proceedings format ...
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Add header text to bibliography

I want to add an extra paragraph into my bibliography section, under the title, before the first references. Is this even remotely possible, or do I need to look for another way around? I'm using ...
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Forcing numbered bibliography

I'm using the acmsmall.cls document class. My issue is in that my reference list is coming up unnumbered, yet my \cite{} tags are producing (correctly indexed) number based references. (e.g. [1]) How ...
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Protecting references in section headings from capitalization

I am using the ACM SIG alternate style, which automatically converts all section titles to upper case. I would like to include a reference in one of the section titles (Proof of Lemma X). The obvious ...
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How do I remove the \paragraph{} text from the \tableofcontents with acmsmall?

I am writing a rather long literature review for submission to ACM Computing Surveys and we are putting a table of contents on it for the benefits of our internal reviewers. The table of contents is ...
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How can I automatically insert a command in a BibTeX-generated bbl file?

This question asks how to keep a code in a bbl file. Fortunately, the root cause could be found and solved without fiddling with the bbl file. Several answers pointed out that the bbl file should not ...
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subcaption: `caption' package not loaded

I am trying to use subfig in ACM class file, but it issues an error that 'caption' package not loaded. I downloaded the 1.3 version of caption (as suggested by ACM), but still the same. Here is the ...
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How to add copyright box in acm alternative style?

I don't know why this information is not easier to find. How do I produce the copyright box in the ACM tighter alternative style? The rights management and bibstrip text blocks. It starts with ...
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How to insert author information with ACM Tighter Alternate style at the end of paper

Currently, I am writing paper with ACM Tighter Alternate style (link here). Now I want to write authors' information where must be the end of paper (after reference section). For instance, . I found ...
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Errors in authorinfo in ACM template

In a submission to a ACM conference with double blind review process, I'm getting errors while compiling my tex file. The error says "No authors were specified for this paper" if I try to comment out ...
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Cannot use a custom document class with LyX

I am trying to use the ACM SIG Proceedings document class for a LyX document. Basically following these instructions: Using custom LaTeX document classes in LyX Step by step, here is what I do: put ...
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Memoir class and Bibtex

I have biblio.bib: @article{XX, title={{Title}}, author={Author}, journal={Journal Title}, volume=1, number=11, pages={1-2}, year=1666 } And myfile.tex \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} ...