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README
       name: README
description: read me for sugconf.cls
    purpose: introduction and explanation
             of LaTeX document class sugconf
             for SAS(R) User Group (SUG) conference authors
       date: 4/31/2021 posted to CTAN
     author: Ronald J. Fehd, SAS-L's macro maven
                             TeX User Group (TUG) member
             mailto:Ron.Fehd.macro.maven@gmail.com
       note: SAS-L is the name of listserv
                   of the international online SAS user group community
             http://www.listserv.uga.edu/cgi-bin/wa?S1=sas-l
       note: CTAN: Comprehensive TeX Archive Network
       note: License type:  Free, LaTeX project public license
             http://www.latex-project.org/lppl/

* SUG authors

LaTeX is a set of macros for the LaTeX document processing application.

Several years ago I began using LaTeX to write my SUG papers.
In order to produce a paper which conforms
to SAS User Group International conference paper guidelines
it is necessary to modify the LaTeX document class article.

The layout produced by the 'sugconf' class
is based on the description contained in SUGI paper guidelines,
published by SAS Institute: (2006)
http://support.sas.com/usergroups/sugi/sugi31/package/WritersGuidelines.pdf
note: 2021-04-02 this file is n/a

* All SUG conferences now require submission of papers as a .pdf.
TeX distributions provide pdflatex.exe which produces a .pdf
from the source text file. (.tex or .ltx or .txt).
The .pdf can be read with Adobe Reader v5 or greater.

* filename extensions

** .bat: windows batch file
         executes pdflatex, input      : <filename>.tex
                      note: input may be <filename>.txt
                            output     : <filename>.pdf
** .tex: input : text file containing LaTeX markup commands
** .pdf: output: Adobe v5 or higher

* Please review the following files
in order to familiarize yourself with LaTeX markup commands.

** sugconf-template illustrates the LaTeX document class article
hello-world-article.tex
hello-world-sugconf.tex

** sugconf-skeleton and sugconf-template are your basic starting documents

sugconf-skeleton.tex
sugconf-template.tex

** this file provides the LaTeX document class sugconf based on article
   you must download this file and place it in the same folder
   with your SUG-conf-paper

sugconf.cls

is available in the TeXlive distribution:
where <UNC> is Universal Naming Convention for your TeXlive installation folder

<UNC>\texlive\2021\texmf-dist\tex\latex\sugconf

this document is in:
<UNC>\texlive\2021\texmf-dist\doc\latex\sugconf

* processing your .tex file with a Windows .bat file
- - - -  sugconf-template.bat - - -
pdflatex sugconf-template
- - - -  sugconf-template.bat end - - -

note assumption: filename extension is .tex
to process a text file other than .tex, specify the extension:
pdflatex sugconf-template.txt

* highly recommended
I recommend a professional text editor.

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sugconf – SAS(R) user group conference proceedings document class

The class may be used to typeset articles to be published in the proceedings of SAS(R) User group conferences and workshops. The layout produced by the class is based on that published by SAS Institute (2021).

Packagesugconf
Version 2021-04-02
LicensesThe Project Public License
Copyright2006, 2021 Ronald J. Fehd
MaintainerRonald J. Fehd
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