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Insert Graphic in Title Section of Beamer Poster

How can I insert a graphic on the right edge of the title section, without de-centering the title text? My code is below (apologies for posting the entire code; I couldn't figure out a MWE): ...
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Beamer poster : scaling issue

I am trying to make a poster using the beamer poster template given in this link. http://www.njohnston.ca/2009/08/latex-poster-template/ But I wanted much smaller size, with three columns, so I ...
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Beamer shadow weight/colour

I'd like to increase the weight and colour of a beamer shadow. The code to create a block with a shadow in Beamer is: \begin{beamercolorbox}[rounded=true,shadow=true]{title} blah ...
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Unable to have a gif-picture with transparent background in the title of Beamer Poster

I am trying to follow this discussion, but I get the following error when I am trying to have a picture in the title. My TeX \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...
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Customize beamerposter alertblocks

I am writing a poster using the beamerposterpackage, and I'm using a template that a friend of mine gave me. In his template, the following code alters the default block template: ...
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Changing block background color in beamerposter

I'm using beamerthemeRJH theme for my poster presentation. The .sty file to this theme can be obtained from here. I want to get OliveGreen rather than blue color for block background. Any help will ...
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Scaling bibitem symbols in beamer[poster]

Beamer has an option to draw a cute little article icon (official wording from the manual) next to each \bibitem when displaying the bibliography. When using beamerposter, often this cute icon is a ...
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Beamerposter not showing correct fonts in math mode

I am making a poster using beamer package and I have problems in mathematical symbols like summation and fractions. My preamble file has following \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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How can I do this page?

I'm a teacher math and I will give to my students a sheet with a mathematical summary (resume). I'm thinking in this model, but with other matter. How can I do this page? Thank you.
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Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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Add a custom beamer (beamerposter) block with double height

I use the beamerposter package, and I have set my block height to be fixed (in the theme sty I used the ht property). I would like to add a similar block that will be exactly the same, but with double ...
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How can I insert Sweave code inside a Beamer block?

I'm currently trying to automate a report-generating routine in R, and I imagine the best way to try this is through Sweave and beamerposter. The report should have one page with several sections in ...
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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed

I'm working with the newest version of Beamer and am trying to produce a A0 poster from a TEX document (with Kile). The compilation to a DVI file and then to PDF (via DVItoPDF) seems to work fine. ...
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Beamer movie .mp4 [duplicate]

Hi guys I have a simple and probably stupid question. Is it possible to run an .mp4 movie during a pdf presentation in beamer? If yes can you give me some examples?
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Displayed math looks bad using beamerposter with lmodern

I'm using a theme for beamerposter that requires the package lmodern. Specifically, I'm modifying the theme found here. However, the displayed equations do not look right when I use lmodern. ...
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Beamer frame environment introduces 5.69pt vertical margin

I'm working on a beamer poster template where I need precise control over all margins. I got rid of most, but the mandatory frame environment(1) introduces a 5.69pt(2) which I cannot find(3). Observe ...
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latex doesn't display numbers in caption with beamerposter

i'm making a poster using beamerposter and i'm having a problem with subfigures and caption. The problem is that latex is only showing the caption text, but doesn't show the letters like ((a) caption ...
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Layout issues with beamerposter

I am having some layout issues with beamerposter. As you can see the vertical alignment does not work properly. Also, the conclusions block is too long. \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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Beamerposter: Span two columns with Figure [closed]

I've been trying to get this done for the past several hours. This is my current situation: As you can see, the figure at the mid-right of the poster is cutting off. So, how can I fix this? I ...
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Specify positions for top/bottom in Beamer vertical shading

MWE \documentclass{beamer} % Yes, this is a poster, if that matters in the slightest %\usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{} ...
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How can I set the inner margins of a Beamer block?

I've worked myself into a rut. A very, very hacky, plain-TeX-y rut. I'm creating a poster with beamerposter. Content is split logically into block environments, and customization is done through ...
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How can I make the title of my BeamerPoster appear on the same page as the actual poster?

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{% \usetheme{Frankfurt}% } ...
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Introducing a left margin inside a block environment in beamer

I am doing a poster using beamerposter . The text inside a block always seems to have no left margin. Can anyone tell me a way of introducing a left margin in a block ? Here is a sample of how a ...
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Beamerposter: rounded and shadowed blocks

I want to create rounded blocks with shadows in beamerposter. The MWE does that, but in an ugly way: the bottom corners of the header are rounded and have a shadow, and the top corners of the text ...
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article style bibliography in Beamer class

I'm making a poster with the beamer class and the beamerposter package. I add some important references at the end, but I don't like the style. I would like the style that a bibliography has in the ...
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Auto-flowing Blocks in Beamer/BeamerPoster environment?

What I have: Multi-column beamerposter with blocks in each column \begin{columns} \begin{column} \begin{block}{A Block} ... \end{block} \begin{block}{A Block} ...
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How to embed video and animation in LaTeX and LaTeX beamer step by step

I want to know the procedure to embed video and animation in LaTeX step by step. I tried to follow the instructions from this forum and wrote a LaTeX file. This is my code for embedding a video in ...
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Sawasdee Font in Beamer Poster

I'm trying to use the "Sawasdee" font in a beamer poster (installed as a TrueType font from fonts-tlwg-sawasdee ubuntu package). I can activate it in a regular (scractl) document by using ...
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Is it possible to convert a beamer presentation directly to an a0 Poster?

Suppose I have a Beamer presentation with 20 slides, and I need to make a poster out of them in 5 minutes. Is it possible to have Beamer output the slides into a 5x4 grid on an a0 sized pdf? I'm ...
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How to line up blocks in columns with full width blocks in beamer/beamerposter?

This input to pdflatex (whatever version of texlive is on Debian/squeeze) \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a3,scale=0.9]{beamerposter} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Beamer poster citations at wrong place due to use of minipage

I want to add a couple citations to my poster but I face a problem regarding the place where the citations appear. In the code that follows (minimum example which for some reason I cannot understand ...
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how to change the style of the block environment in beamer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are alternatives to block? I am using Beamer to write a poster. I wish to have various kind of blocks to contain different contents, like theorem, example, ...
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beamerposter passing portrait options to custom theme

Hi I'm preparing a custom theme for beamerposter to align with the theme of my institution. I have to include a figure banner on the headline plus the possibility to include 2 different logos. So far ...
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Beamerposter and fonts with xelatex/fontspec [closed]

Has anyone had success with using beamerposter and xelatex/fontspec? I am able to use fontspec for normal documents, but when I try with beamerposter I keep getting warnings such as LaTeX Font ...
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Spanning multiple beamer columns

How does one have something (say a figure) span multiple columns when using the beamer columns environment? Nathaniel Johnston's beamer poster template does this by nesting two columns environments, ...
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beamer: how to increase space between bullet and text in itemize environment?

I am using \documentclass[final, hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}, xcolor=svgnames, mathserif]{beamer} and \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0,scale=1.4,debug]{beamerposter} In an itemize ...
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Is there a way to access the individual authors given by \author?

suppose I have several authors that I have declared via the \author command in latex-beamer, e.g. \author{Einstein \and Podolsky \and Rosen} I was wondering whether there is a way to access the ...
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Unexpected text alignment in beamer with wrapfig [closed]

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I'm getting a strange behaviour of text alignment when using wrapfig. I attached the result and i encircled the strange behaviour. On the left ...
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How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox

In my poster, I added a background picture and make the blocks partially transparent, using the following code \documentclass[final, 12pt]{beamer} ...
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votes
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acolumns environment modifies columns widths

Using the acolumns environment from this question I discovered that the horizontal alignment of the columns is modified in same way. I'm using it for a poster and the difference becomes quite notable. ...
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Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster)

I am working on a poster. As I need to draw a block in a specific position, I do that using varblock. All of this causes a banner at the top of my title block (see the picture). Is that possible to ...
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block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (Title box in a poster) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster) I am preparing a poster with beamer. In title box, there is a blue ...
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side caption on beamer poster [closed]

I like to write caption on the side of the image in a poster using Beamer. I write something like the below. But it doesnt work. It show me a error message: texify.exe: Windows API error 32: The ...
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Beamerposter scale parameter, text font size and title font size

I want to create a poster with beamerposter with pagesize 240cm (width) x 120cm (height) with two columns. Will the following line of code produce what I need? ...
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Is there a nice color scheme generator for beamer(poster)?

There are plenty of palette generators for the web, e.g., Color Scheme Designer . Among other stuff it can export schemes in XML. Is there a nice XSLT to convert it into STY file that I'd use with ...
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Beamerposter… Columns not all aligned at top

I'm making a poster using the beamerposter package, and for some reason am having a devil of a time getting the top of the columns to all line up together. Here's a picture of what I'm talking about. ...
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Recommended way to control layout within a beamer block?

I've used LaTeX a fair amount to write papers, but I'm just getting into beamer (or more specifically, beamerposter). In some of my poster's blocks, I want to achieve the effect of down one side of ...
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How to separate columns with a line in beamer(poster)?

\setlength{\columnseprule}{0.4pt} with the multicol package does not work. The beamer guide does not discuss this case for their columns environment... To be clear this is what I want ###### | ...