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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} ...
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How can I use [Author Year] like new ACM Style?

I'm use the TeX ACM Style in my thesis: \bibliographystyle{acm} \bibliography{Anderson_EQM} And cite references using \cite{}, but it's different of the new ACM style: [Number] instead [Author ...
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strange error in \end{document}

I am using ACM template to write a paper for a conference. This is my main document structure: ..... ...... \section{Introduction} \label{sec:Introduction} \input{introduction} \section{Related ...
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acmsmall breaks line number alignments of algorithms

I am formatting an article with one of the ACM journal formats: acmsmall. However, when I look at algorithms, I noticed that the lines of my algorithm lost their indentation. This problem does not ...
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IEEE style author block with sig-alternate.cls

I am finishing up a paper for an ACM conference, and I have six authors. I would like to use the IEEE author block format, since it saves space, but I am using the sig-alternate.cls file because it ...
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How to write LaTeX as title in acm format?

I wrote Latex as \LaTeX to properly make the right output on the title part using acm_proc_article-sp document class. But as I wrote that way, it prints a very small letter 'A' of the LATEX word. ...
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ACM Sigplan format authorinfo

ACM Sigplan provides \authorinfo for author information. Currently, I have 4 authors. I would like to format in two lines each with two authors. However, by default, it formats in two lines, line 1 ...
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using US letter within an ACM paper

\documentclass{sig-alternate} This previous line leads to a dimension 595 x 841 (according to pdf information). \pdfpagewidth=8.5in \pdfpageheight=11in Those lines enabling another dimension, 612 ...
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Removing keywords and subject descriptors from a ACM template

I'm trying to customize a ACM template, the Large Format Single Column one [1] and really the main thing I want to get rid of is the subject descriptors and keywords part. I realize how important they ...
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ACM bibtex format missing title

I am using ACM format (Strict Adherence to SIGS style) to edit my bibtex file. The problem is that the compiler gave me the following error and corresponds to the following code: ...
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ACM bibtex format problem [closed]

all, I am using ACM format (Strict Adherence to SIGS style) to edit my bibtex file. Now I have a strange problem, this is my code: @INCOLLECTION{Chen06 AUTHOR = "Chen, Yi-Wei and Lin, Chih-Jen", ...
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Fit four authors across on one row in “sigplanconf” style?

Is there some hack out there to make it possible to fit four authors across in one row in the sigplanconf class? No matter how short each author's name, affiliation, and email is, by default the ...
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How can I change the normal font size of my sections?

I have a document using the style file that appears below. I would like to increase the size of the font being using for normal section text. What do I change in the style file for increased font ...
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Multiple affiliations of an author in sig-alternate

I am trying to put two affiliations for an author in sig-alternate (ACM SIG Proceedings), for the second author. So effectively, the second author should be over both the second and the third ...
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How can I have both onecolumn and twocolumn in the same page in ACM SIGPLAN paper

I need to have in the same page both onecolumn and twocolumn. As default, a page in ACM SIGPLAN latex is twocolumn. But I have a picture that need to be located in onecolumn. When I use : \onecolumn ...
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Using ACM style produces wrong page size

I'm using the ACM "Tighter Alternate style" to write a document. The submission instructions state that I have to create a PDF in US letter format but unfortunately, my PDF is A4. How can I change ...
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Differentiating multiple authors having same surname (last name)

I am citing works of two authors, say, K. Lee 2010 and V. Lee 2010. When I used apacite package, it took care of making sure that in the text if multiple authors have same surname then their first ...
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Subcaption compatibility with ACM document class

I'm currently working on a paper for an ACM conference and they require me to use the sigplanconf.cls I want to use subcaption, but if I add \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} then I get ...
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How to Add 7 Authors' Name?

Hi I have a two columns table with ACM SIG Proceedings template http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates Here is my code for six authors, my problem is I have a 7-th author, I am ...
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How to make equation fit in the column

HI here is the latex code \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{document} $G_{CS}(\mathbb{S_c})= \begin{cases} \displaystyle\sum_{k=1}^{r} ...
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How to make the table fit into the column?

Hi I have a two columns table with ACM SIG Proceedings template http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates Here is my latex: \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage{ctable} ...
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acmsmall: accented upper-case characters and line spacing

I am currently using the acmsmall document class. I have noticed that upper-case accented characters such as "Å" and "Ä" will result in uneven line spacing. MWE: \documentclass[prodmode]{acmsmall} ...
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Titlesec and ACM conference format: How to get proper capitalization of sections

The ACM conference format requires that the first three sections "Catagories and Subject Descriptors", "General Terms" and "Keywords" be special sections with lowercase titles. All other sections ...
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Orphans when using the SIGCHI LaTeX style

The current SIGCHI template does contain some instructions to prevent orphans (\clubpenalty and \widowpenalty) but for some reason that isn't working for me. I tried increasing the penalties but that ...
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How to compile ACM sig-alternative template successfully?

I am new to texlive. After I downloaded the files from ACM website: Alternate ACM LaTeX2e Style File V2.5 (MAY 2012 CLS) Alternate ACM LaTeX2e Sample File V2.0 (MAY 2012 LaTeX) ACM LaTeX2e Sample BIB ...
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Balance package messes up vertical space between lines in second column [closed]

I am writing an article with the ACM Sigplan class and want to balance the two columns on the last page of my text (before the bibliography section, which is on a separate page). I usually use the ...
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listings caption is distorted

I used listing for listing the codes like: \documentclass[prodmode,acmtecs]{acmsmall} % Package to generate and customize Algorithm as per ACM style \usepackage[ruled]{algorithm2e} ...
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acm template \left and \right gives error

I am using acm template and want < and > bracket. I checked out some posts regarding this question and they have suggested to use \left and \right. But the problem is when I use them, they give ...
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acmsmall.cls not found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I manually install a package on MiKTeX (Windows) I am writing this because I need a more efficient way to use the acmsmall class. The problem is when I add the ...
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Problem with Bibliography Style (ACM)

I am a newbie in Latex and forgive me if the question seems dum. I have the following entry in my Bibliography. @misc{fuller2011, author = {V. Fuller and D. Farinacci and D. Meyer and ...
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How can I balance the last two columns of ACM SIGPLAN article?

I need to balance the heights of the last two columns of my ACM article that is typeset using sigplanconf.cls. This class file defines the following command: \newcommand{\balancecolumns}{% ...
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sig-alternate class, and twocolumn unbalanced bottom alignment problem

EDIT: turns out the below is not really a requirement for ACM - but still a good Latex exercise, I reckon :) I have bumped into a problem with the Alternate ACM LaTeX2e Style File V2.4 (APRIL 2009 ...
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Debugging 'Font shape undefined' and 'Corrupted NFSS tables' (T5, concretevn and sig-alternate)

I was told to take a look for an unspecified problem with the fonts in one of my PDFs generated by pdflatex.. I couldn't find anything obvious, except for the innocuous: LaTeX Font Warning: Font ...
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How to remove the copyright box on a paper that uses the ACM sig-alternate.cls class file?

The ACM provides a LaTeX template called sig-alternate.cls (webpage, class file). The current version is 2.4 released in April, 2009. I would like to submit a paper for review using this class file. ...
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Use fleqn with acm_proc?

I would like to use the fleqn option to amsmath package. However, my document class gets in the way: Writing \documentclass[fleqn]{acm_proc_article-sp} I am warned that the global option is ...
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Floating an algorithm?

I'm typesetting an algorithm using the algorithmx package as follows: \begin{algorithm} \caption{\textsc{Whatever}} \begin{algorithmic}[1] ... \end{algorithm} However, I would like it to ...