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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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\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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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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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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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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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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Undefined control sequence \maketitle

I removed copyright box in my ACM review submission using this: \usepackage{etoolbox} \usepackage{textcomp} \makeatletter \patchcmd{\maketitle}{\@copyrightspace}{}{}{} \makeatother Now for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...