# Dealing with columns while placing a figure at the top of next page [duplicate]

I am using ACM template and having problem while placing the figure at the top of next page. I read threads here, but still instead of placing the figure at the top of whole page it only places it at the top of next column.

I am using following commands: Place a figure at the top of the next page

I want it to be like this:

But it happens to be like this:

• Welcome to TeX.SX! Try \begin{figure*}...\end{figure*}. Apr 17, 2014 at 7:33
• Thanks, it did a trick. Why I can't vote up your comment -_-? Apr 17, 2014 at 10:24
• Don't worry about comment upvote, most important is having solved the problem :) I think a similar problem has already been solved in other questions: when I find the most similar question, I would propose to close this as duplicate of the other. Do you agree? Apr 17, 2014 at 11:52
• Yes sure, sorry for being redundant. Apr 21, 2014 at 20:27