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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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\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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...