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I've just seen an amazing thing, created by


But this was only for a moderncv document. I am now trying to build up a beamer latex, where I do need a timeline and I'd wish to use this package. My header is as follows:




\begin{document} ... \end{document}

I would be super happy for any help. For an impression of what I am looking for, see

Putting a timeline for dates in moderncv

Thanks! Best, maad

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Welcome to TeX.SX. – Claudio Fiandrino Feb 21 '13 at 11:50
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You will need to load the moderntimeline and ifthen packages, to add in the preamble some of the definitions from moderncv and to make some further adjustments; something along the lines illustrated in the following example (allowing the use of \tlcventry, \tllabelcventry, \tldatecventry, and \tldatelabelcventry in beamer):



% change these colors according to your needs

    {\bfseries\raggedright #3}%
    \ifthenelse{\equal{#4}{}}{}{, \raggedright{\slshape#4}}%
    \ifthenelse{\equal{#5}{}}{}{,  \raggedright#5}%
    \ifthenelse{\equal{#6}{}}{}{, \raggedright#6}%
      \raggedleft\hintstyle{#2} & {#3}%



\tlcventry{1999}{2002}{WYSIWYG User}{Unnamed Company}
{Somewhere}{}{Tried hard to typeset documents}

\tllabelcventry[magenta,below]{2002}{2003}{Jul.--Nov. 2002}
{Scribus Student}{GNU School}
{The Internet}{}{Tried Scribus for a short while}

\tldatecventry[brown]{2011}{Trusted TeX.SX user}{}{TeX.SX}
{The Internet}{}{Achived 20k reputation on TeX.SX}

\tldatelabelcventry[blue!70!black]{2008}{Christmas 2008}{Happy TeXer}{}{Home}
{Townville}{}{Received Don Knuth's \emph{3:16} as a gift.}


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RTFLMAO! +1 for the example slide :) – yo' Feb 21 '13 at 13:14
@tohecz :-) the example texts come from the moderntimeline documentation, so the credit goes to ℝaphink. – Gonzalo Medina Feb 21 '13 at 13:19
Yeah, he is the one I was thinking of! Great job, ℝaphink!! Thanks Gonzalo!! – maad Feb 21 '13 at 13:28

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