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I am using the latest sig-alternate.cls from the official ACM suite.

But still, I am getting "undefined control sequence" error message for isbn class. What's the possible reason & how it could be fixed?
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Bad typesetting with sig-alternate - teared headings, widows, orphans and unbalanced columns

This question is related to another one that describes only a part of the problem (sig-alternate class, and twocolumn unbalanced bottom alignment problem). I feel there must be better solution. I'm ...
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ACM Bibliography

I'm using this template for ACM paper. When I compile the template (windows, texmaker) the citations are undefined. The .tex file contains % Bibliography ...
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How to cite an image from Wikipedia/other research paper in ACM research paper [closed]

I want to include an image from Wikipedia (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Colored_neural_network.svg) and an image from other research paper in my paper (ACM SIG template). How should I cite ...
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Replace the dot after a paragraph title with a colon in ACM template

How can I replace the dot after a paragraph title in the ACM template? Currently, the template automatically adds a dot to paragraphs: I would rather need a colon, like this Switching the ...
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Forcing ACMsmall to expand subfloat to whole page

I am having 6 different figures as subfloatA11 to subfloatA32, using subfloat, I would like to force latex to automatically assign whole page to those figures making the most out of the space they can ...
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How to put bibliography style acm in lower case

I used acm style (https://www.sharelatex.com/learn/Bibtex_bibliography_styles) but I want it in "normal mode" not in uppercase , it is possible to modify acm style? [1] EINSTEIN, A. Zur ...
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How to keep “Reference” heading in uppercase with natbib package

I'm writing a paper, which follows ACM style in latex. The document class I used is \documentclass{sig-alternate}. My problem is that when I use natbib package to make the references and citation in ...
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Last Reference in ACM paper is Out of Position

I am using the template here: http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/proceedings-template.html and \bibitem{c25} B. Ha, et al. ..... \end{thebibliography} No matter what i do last ...
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ACM Conference Paper Error

HI I am using the ACM template from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/proceedings-template.html . I get the error: The font size command \normalsize is not defined: there is probably ...
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Varying in text citations in the ACM sig-alternate style [closed]

The ACM sig-alternate style guide states: This article shows only the plainest form of the citation command, using \cite. This is what is stipulated in the SIGS style specifications. No other ...
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Shared author affiliation in ACM Sig-proc

I had a paper in IEEE format, that was using \IEEEauthorblockN and \IEEEauthorblockA for shared affiliation, nicely as shown below. Now I need to change the format to ACM. How can I do the same thing ...
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How to export Bibtex of many papers from ACM?

I'm doing a systematic review and need do download citations of more 300 papers from ACM. Is possible do this automatically?
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How to use an alternate font in acm-small

I am writing a paper in English and I am using standards of acm-small latex version to generate files. I have used the acmsmall-sample.tex which has been provided by default and edited it to generate ...
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A conference template

I did my dissertation in LaTeX as a research. However, they are requested to change the template to a conference/journal template. Could you please suggest to me a template that can be used with these ...
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Bibliography with utf8x and acm style

I'm writing an internship report in french. I'm using MikTeX and pdfLaTeX with TeXstudio I want to make my bibliography with the acm style but I discovered that I can't use biblatex with ...
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No bold on the newtheorem in the latest ACM latex template

Recently I applied latest ACM proceeding template (available in ACM ACM SIG Proceedings Templates link "ACM LaTeX2e Style File VERSION 2.8 (May 2015 CLS)") with my papers. The generated pdf is OK but ...
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Problems with acm bibliography

I am using acmsmall.zip from http://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/acm-latex-style-guide and my bibliography looks weird :(. I am attaching a minimal example to highlight my problems. In ...
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How do use indentation with new paragraphs, with the Strict Adherence to SIGS style template (ACM)?

I am using the Strict Adherence to SIGS style template, which can be found here: http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates Each paragraph starts on a new line. However, I would like ...
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Combined Tables Not Centering Correctly with ACM

I'm trying to put two tables together, so that they sit immediately, with ACM's template and I'm having a problem. The tables will sit next to once another, but the first table will be too far to the ...
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Superscript in Document Title with ACM

I'm trying to get a superscript into the title of my paper using ACM's template. I'm having an issue in that when I try to set the text as a superscript, it ends up in a small font, not scaled with ...
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Change name of “Figure” and “References” in ACM SIG alternate

I want to change the words Figure and References into another language, using ACM SIG alternate template. Any ideas how I can achieve this? \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...