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Table and citation formats that are portable across publishers

Sometimes, an author has to submit manuscript originally prepared according to one publisher's format (e.g. IEEE) to another publisher's format (e.g., ACM). This may be due to: A paper is rejected ...
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ACM Digital Library template: CCS Concepts are causing overlapping text

I consider myself somewhat of an end-user when it comes to LaTeX, so please bear with me here. I'm using the ACM template files found at http://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template . In the ...
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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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Algorithm2e and sig-alternate-05-2015

Getting this error: /usr/local/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/latex/relsize/relsize.sty ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \@xiiipt l.222 \@tempa\large when I add \usepackage{algorithm2e} ...
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6 authors, groups of 3 for a shared affiliation in ACM Sig-proc

I must create a paper with 6 authors in total the first three share one affiliation, and likewise the second three share a common affiliation. In accordance with the answer to this question I've ...
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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 ...
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How do I get the value of 'columnwidth'? [duplicate]

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper (a two-column document). And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib. I was wondering what is the width I should set for fig....
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Why making program listing with ACM style produces extra narrow caption?

I want to prepare a manuscipt for an ACM journal. The program listing appears with extra narrow caption, see at bottom. It is hard to believe, I found incompatility with package 'listings', in an ACM ...
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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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/...
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todonotes raise error of Tex capacity

I am using ACM SIG CHI proceedings template on ShareLatex, and I want to let co-authors to comment my writing. Therefore, I used todonotes package. However, when I added \todo{some comments}, the ...
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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 \end{...
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creating a paper organization tree

I was wondering how am I gonna be able to create a paper organization like the image attached with latex (ACM small-article). Can I use the classic algorithm pseudo packages, or there is specific ...
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ACM SIG Template: unwanted ACM ISBN and DOI

I'm writing a technical paper and there's a small annoyance on the pdf of my paper. At the bottom of the first page in the footnote the text ACM ISBN 978-1-4503-2138-9. DOI: 10.1145/1235 appears. ...
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How do I decide the font size in figures for ACM SIG?

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper. And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib and MS visio. What is the recommended font size in figures (for xlable, ylable, ...
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Getting the error: “! Argument of \MT@res@a has an extra }.” [closed]

I'm writing a submission for an ACM conference, using the ACM's acm_proc_article-sp document class. Now, this is a document I transitioned from another document class, so the LaTeX in the body of ...
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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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ACM SIG Proceedings: 6 authors total- 3 shared affiliation, also 2 shared affiliation

On the website for the ACM SIG Proceedings Template, there is an example where three authors all share the same affiliation (See number 17). However, my situation is a bit different, I am part of a ...
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Why doesn't this text create two neat rows of authors by the ACM template?

Here is the template I'm using! By the answer to this question, and more specifically this one the following text should render two neat lines of authors with shared affiliation by the ACM Template- ...
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Force newline in concpets

I am following this acm-template (Zip set of TeX template files for easy download (May, 2015).) I have this minimal example: \documentclass{sig-alternate-05-2015} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{...
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No acm journal citation style for biblatex? [duplicate]

How do I add a valid ACM Citation style for biblatex with Biber to MikTex/Latex? I need to replace the IEEE Citation style (style=ieee) I used before and couldn't find a helpful solution with google. ...
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ACM Proceedings overlapping email

I'm writing a paper for a paper that uses the ACM Conference Proceedings class acm_proc_article-sp.cls. I have five authors, and all of our emails seem to be sufficiently long that they overlap in the ...
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Squeezing inter-paragraph space with the ACM proceedings document class

I'm using the ACM proceedings SP document class for a conference submission. I'm noticing that the inter-paragraphs vertical space is quite large (I don't mean \paragraph's, just paragraphs). Now, in ...
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ACM SIG Proceedings Templates cannot produce balanced justified bibliography?

I am using the ACM SIG Proceedings Templates. For bibliography I am using the following commands, \bibliographystyle{unsrt} %abbrv \bibliography{sigproc} The references created look like following:...
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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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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 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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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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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 [on hold]

I'm using this template for ACM paper. When I compile the template (windows, texmaker) the citations are undefined. The .tex file contains % Bibliography \bibliographystyle{ACM-Reference-Format-...
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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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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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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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How can I balance columns in the last page of a bibliography section?

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}{% \vfill\...
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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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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 \usepackage[...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...