ACM Proceedings Specifications

You don't need this if you use the templates mentioned in the letter.

Title: Centered 18 pt, Bold, Helvetica
Author, ACM Fellow: Centered 12 pt, Helvetica
Affiliation: Centered 10 pt, Helvetica
Email: Centered 12 pt, Helvetica
Abstract: Flush Left 12 pt, Bold, Times Roman
Section (heading 1): Flush Left 12 pt, Bold, Times Roman, numbered- ex: 1
Subsection (heading 2) Flush Left 12 pt, Bold, Times Roman, numbered- ex 1.2
Subsubsection (heading 3): Flush Left 11 pt, Italics, Times Roman, numbered- ex 1.2.3
Subsubsubsection (heading 4):Flush Left 11 pt, Italics, Times Roman, numbered- ex 1.2.3.4
Subsubsubsubsection (heading 5): Flush Left 11 pt, Italics, Times Roman, numbered- ex 1.2.3.4.5
Text: 2 column, justified, size of type 9 pt. space between lines 10 pt
Text Font: Times Roman
Column width: 3.33" (8.45 cm)
2 column gutter: .33"(.83 cm)
Top Margin: 1" (2.54 cm)
Right Margin: From edge .75" (1.9 cm)
Left Margin: From edge .75" (1.9 cm)
Bottom Margin: 1" (2.54 cm)
Copyright space on 1st page: lower left column 1.5" (3.81 cm)
Paragraph indentation: None, flush left, line space between paragraphs Footnote/Citation: 9 pt, Times Roman
Bibliography/Reference: 10 pt. Use the standard CACM format for references, i.e., a numbered list at the end of the article, ordered alphabetically by first author, and referenced by number in brackets [2]. Reference number in brackets positioned as a negative indent. Text aligned .25" (.63 cm) in from margin.
Subsequent pages: For pages other than the first, start at the top margin and continue in double-column format.
Tables/Figures/Images: Placed in text as close to reference as possible. May extend across both columns to a maximum width of 7" (17.78 cm).
Captions: 9 pt, bold, Times Roman, numbered (ex. "Table 1." or "Figure 2."), and centered beneath each table, figure or image.


Last updated June 18, 1998
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