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I am new to beamer and LaTex itself. Right now I want to make a simple slide with image on the right and text and sidebar (of Hannover theme) on the left. I cannot figure out how to do that.

Any suggestions?

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Use the columns environment to divide the slide into two columns. Then use \includegraphics to insert your image:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usetheme{Hannover}
\begin{document}
\begin{frame}
\frametitle{A frame}
  \begin{columns}[T]
    \begin{column}{.5\textwidth}
     \begin{block}{Your textblock}
% Your text here
    \end{block}
    \end{column}
    \begin{column}{.5\textwidth}
    \begin{block}{Your image}
% Your image included here
    \includegraphics[<options, e.g. width=\textwidth>]{<your image file>}
    \end{block}
    \end{column}
  \end{columns}
\end{frame}
\end{document} 
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I haven't tried it, did you forget to use graphicx.sty? –  xport Jan 22 '11 at 15:11
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@xport No, beamer loads graphicx. –  Alan Munn Jan 22 '11 at 15:15
    
thanks for this info. –  xport Jan 22 '11 at 15:17
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Just a general node: the block environments add a nice block, but are not technically required. I often go without them, but this is of course just a matter of style. –  Martin Scharrer Jul 5 '11 at 7:25

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