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Effective Abstractions in Multimedia
Layout, Presentation, and Interaction
Instructions for Authors
Here is what to do:
Further details are given below.
- Prepare the files of your electronic paper.
- Email your electronic paper as a single uuenconded
compressed tar file to email@example.com
Deadline: Monday, October 23rd, 1995
The text files of the electronic documents should be HTML documents,
i.e., ASCII files with embedded HTML (HyperText Markup Language) tags.
Non-text information (e.g., mathematical equations, tables, graphics)
and text information requiring special formatting (e.g., programs)
should be created as separate GIF files and linked to the main
text. If you would like to include other formats (e.g., MPEG,
Quicktime) we ask you to do so by establishing links to your own site (click
Sample HTML Paper with Link to ACM Copyright Notice
Click here to go to the sample document.
How to Prepare HTML Documents
A primer to produce HTML documents can be found at
A Beginner's Guide to HTML.
Another introduction to HTML document formatting can be found in the
In particular, you may want to read carefully on how to establish
Hypertext Links, especially Links to Graphics and
on how to include
Links to non-text documents can be established in two modes:
As illustrated by these examples, the second mode should be used
when the file to view is large.
If you have a formatted text file (e.g., in LaTeX or FrameMaker) you
may want to convert it into HTML using an existing package that
will also help you in converting your figures into GIF files. See
Creating GIF files
Most drawing/painting programs should allow you to save a figure as a
GIF file. Alternatively you should be able to capture a figure from
the screen. Yet another possibility is to scan the figure from the
hardcopy. Equations, tables, and source code
may be difficult to format in HTML, and
can be included as GIF images.
[ Call for Papers ] [ Electronic Proceedings ]
Isabel Cruz < firstname.lastname@example.org >
last update: 9/30/95
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