I'm programming a presentation in LaTeX using the
However, it defaults to 4:3 aspect ratio slides, while everything I use is 16:9. Is there an easy way to change this using a command or two?
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It looks like current version of beamer supports aspectratio option.
should do exactly that. Other possible values are: 1610, 149, 54, 43 and 32.
By default, it is to 128mm by 96mm(4:3).
According to A Beamer Quickstart, "The size of a Beamer slide is 128mm by 96mm. These dimensions are fixed and should not be changed."
However, there is a beamerposter package which allows a 16:9 ratio.
As already mentioned, the size is fixed to a ration of 4:3. However, you can decrease the right and left margin like this:
which will make your slides look like:
And as neilfws mentioned, try the