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Alfa04
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Problem with abstract using IEEEtran conference document class

Postby Alfa04 » Sun Nov 13, 2016 1:49 am

Hi,

I am using the document class conference IEEEtran. I have been trying to center the abstract, since it shows up on the left column. The instructions in the "IEEEtran_HOWTO" say to use the command \IEEEtitleabstractindextext to avoid this problem, but it doesnt work. I presume I am the one doing something wrong, since I am new to Latex.

This is what I have written on the code:
  1. \IEEEtitleabstractindextext
  2.  
  3.  
  4. \maketitle
  5.  
  6. \IEEEtitleabstractindextext{
  7. \begin{abstract}
  8. blah blah
  9. \end{abstract}
  10. }
  11.  
  12. \IEEEdisplaynontitleabstractindextext

When I write, the abstract is still on the left side.

Thank you for your help.

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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:46 am

Hi alfa,

can you make your code compilable please? That way we can help you much much faster, because you present a very very specific problem. It is also much easier given the huge amount of diferent document classes and packages. A short description of what is needed can be found in How to create a minimal working example.
The smart way: Calm down and take a deep breath, read posts and provided links attentively, try to understand and ask if necessary.


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