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What are advantages & disadvantages of the available poster classes?

I've used baposter for all my conference posters so far and I am rather happy with it. I tried beamerposter before but thought of it being a little less comfortable than baposter. What is your ...
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Poster lay-out congress poster

I was wondering if it was possible to make a poster with the following lay-out (this was made in Microsoft Office PowerPoint, but I've had a hard time with images and dragging everything everywhere so ...
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Changing the Beamer Theme “Feather”?

I wanna adjust the Beamer Theme "Feather" for my needs: Change the Front Page Deleting the gray horizontal bar (@barcolor) Set the @headercolor to red Transpose the feather logo in the ring Replace ...
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span of sidebar in beamerposter, with title in the header

I am making a poster using beamerposter and trying to create my own theme. But I'm having trouble with the sidebar. I want the sidebar to be on the left hand side along the entire height of the ...
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Colored text for a theorem statement in beamer poster

I'm using a modified version of the template found here and I followed the advice given here to have theorems typeset in "inline" mode, instead of "block" mode. What I need now is to modify the font ...
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Multiple authors and affiliations in beamerposter header

I am trying to add multiple authors and affiliations in the header of beamerposter by referring to How can I make a LaTeX poster with all affiliations on the same line, using Beamer?. \title{This is ...
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\item is “Undefined control sequence.”

I am writing a poster in LaTeX using beamerposter. It is a two-columns poster. I am experiencing the following problem: if I add and itemize in a section, the compiler complains that item is a ...
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How to add a vertical block throughout whole page in poster?

I made a poster of my work using 'baposter' template. However, Professor told me it's better to make the poster using Institute template as follows (which I dislike). So my question is: how to ...
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Background and footline for beamerposter header

How can I add a grey background and black footline to this beamer header? EDIT: Here's a compiling MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size = custom, height = 110, width = 81]{beamerposter} ...
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Title in beamerposter

Apparently beamerposter doesn't generate a title automatically, so one has to do it manually. However, the MWE below doesn't work! What is wrong? How can I make this poster design less painful? I just ...
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MWE for beamerposter

I'm trying to strip down a beamerposter example so I can build my poster off of it. However, it's not compiling. Any idea why? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Verbatim/listings in beamerposter?

I have prepared some nice posters using beamerposter, but now I came to a poster where I would like to add a few lines of code. By just adding [fragile] to the frame I get an error: File ended while ...
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Aligning The Title, Autor, and Date in the header of a Beamer Poster

I am using the beamer package and I have a title set at the top of the page, but I want to left align the title. So far I have this for the title portion: \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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How to add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster using beamer

How can I add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster (using beamer) so that it is wholly surrounded by a box ? For the moment, my poster looks like that ...
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How does one manually place \thanks text?

I'm using beamerposter with the confpresentation style to create a poster. I want to include the author email addresses in the header along with the department, and I want to do it \thanks-style. ...
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Beamer-style icons in the bibliography when using natbib

I recently discovered the natbib package which is very useful for citing references in a beamer presentation or poster. I only have one problem with this. Without using natbib (and with for example ...
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Tikzpicture in Beamer poster

I'm trying to creative a commutative diagram in a beamer poster, but I cannot figure out why it's formatting incorrectly. The output builds as : When I'm trying to output it as: Any reason as ...
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Different math rendering in Beamer? [duplicate]

When using beamer for presentations, I notice that the rendering for math becomes quite different, and I really prefer the usual rendering, say, when typing a paper. The symbols look a bit less ...
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Suggestions for scaling problems with beamerposter and Tikz, and importing?

I need to make poster for a conference and I've really been struggling with how to organize it. After playing around with a few approaches I've decided that I'd like to try to just use Tikz in ...
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Poster printing tip

I made a poster using Beamerposter and I am about to print it. A couple of places I have in mind asks to upload a file in a picture format. I have a couple of questions. Does latex support output as ...
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Beamerposter and altering blocks, alert blocks and example blocks

So I'm just trying to get comfortable with making a poster with beamer. I'd like to be able to customize a few different block type environments and I'm not sure the best way to go about this. ...
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Text scaling for beamerposter

I am making a poster for a conference using the beamerposter package. I have made my own style file. However, I am unable do decide what would be the right scaling for the poster to be seen well. I ...
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phantom command not working in beamer poster template [closed]

I am using the Jacobs Landscape beamer poster template, and want to simply add a little phantom space at the beginning of a line within a block, but whatever I have inside the {} prints. The block is ...
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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Apologies if this question is a duplicate, but I couldn't find anyone with the same problem as me: I'm using TexMaker 4.1 to compile .pdf's with the pdflatex command. My operating system is Linux ...
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beamerposter theme custom options similar to \author?

I'm making a beamerposter theme and would like the theme user to be able to pass a text similar to the way author name is passed using \author and \insertauthor. (Actually I want to pass the path to ...
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Conf poster headline customization: title background, logos

I am trying to customize a conference poster I have taken here: http://www.njohnston.ca/2009/08/latex-poster-template/ First of all, I would like to add a background color to the main title only (not ...
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How can I add title like command?

I am making a poster where I edited an existing style \setbeamertemplate{headline}{ \vskip4.5cm \hskip14cm \mbox{% \begin{minipage}[r][][c]{\dimexpr\textwidth-15cm\relax} ...
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footnote for beamer block

I am stuck with this footnote problem: within a beamer block, I have two columns, left column has a figure, right column has some text. Now I want to add a footnote for the right column, while the ...
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Alignment issue while using the Berkeley theme in Beamer

I have an alignment problem with my frames when used in the Berkeley theme. The frame overlaps to the left hiding the bar behind. Could you help me to solve this. Please refer the screenshot. ...
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Stop all hyphenation in beamerposter [duplicate]

I'm using beamerposter for the first time. I want to prevent all hyphenation. How can this be done?
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Horizontal line below the title section does not cover the entire document

I would like to draw a horizontal line below the title section in a beamer poster. The problem is that the line under the title does not encompass the entire document, and only covers 3 columns (from ...
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beamer: make a picture stay in the foreground

I am trying to write some style file for a poster framework, we can use. The header is almost ready: \setbeamertemplate{headline} { \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=15cm]{headline} ...
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Margins/Borders in the figure environment

I am designing a poster using the beamerposter package. Many of the blocks I have on this poster have, as to be expected, figures. My problem is that, in many cases, the figures are at the end of the ...
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Adding a frame footnote in beamerposter creates blank page at beginning

If I use a footnote within a column, that footnote is in an inconvenient place (at the bottom of that column), so I solved that by using the [frame] option, which puts the note at the bottom of the ...
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Justify text beamer poster

I was trying to modify the style of this template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/dreuw-deselaers-poster). I can not justify the text inside of each block. I tried modifying the style and tex ...
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pgfkeys: I do not know the key '/tikz/triangle 60'

Here I am back again with a new question. I try to make a poster with beamerposter. Now I would like to draw a arrow with tikz, but I get this error message pgfkeys: I do not know the key ...
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How do I generate a title in beamerposter?

I am trying to generate a title for my poster using beamerposter and it seems to be unnecessarily difficult. In the following example code, the usage of maketitle causes a full-page title, while I am ...
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Connected balloons

I'm trying to make a poster in the format of comics. Apart for the fact that tikZ does not work in an amazing way with beamerposter, my idea was to create a sort of comics, with interconnected ...
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Error by writing multiline equation in beamer

Following beamer syntax generates an error: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Sys} $$Y \sim \left\{\begin{matrix} \chi_{2N}^2,~~~~~~~~~:H_0\\ \chi_{2N}^2(2\gamma),~~~:H_1 \end{matrix}\right$$ $$f_Y(y) = ...
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Want to make the Poster?

I want to make the poster for Mathematics Games in same writing format
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Beamer (Latex) Customized Formats [duplicate]

I hereby attached a pdf snapshot of a sample Beamer Copy Will you please suggest me how to get this output in Latex I am looking forward to your support. Thank you
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All blocks of beamerposter should be of same height

I will greatly appreciate your help with this question. I use beamerposter and want all the blocks (across various columns) to be of the same height (= max height of among all other blocks). I came ...
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Changing text font color and views

%============================================================================== %== template for LATEX poster ================================================= ...
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Sans serif fonts in block headers while using another package [duplicate]

I'm brand new to TeX and am making my first beamerposter. I'm using XeLaTeX and I like the package pxfonts for the math and the body text. However, I'd like to have sans serif text in the block ...
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basic beamerposter example, keyval error

I found a beamerposter example at this url: http://www-i6.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/~dreuw/latexbeamerposter.php The content suggests that a number of packages may be required, therefore, I use the ...
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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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Beamerposter does not automatically change font size of equation number

I'm using the beamerposter package. While I'm able to change the font size of my equations, I cannot change the size of their corresponding labels. Consider the code below as a MWE. Is this ...
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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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Place algorithm inside block of beamerposter

I need to place algorithm inside block of beamerposter, but got error like this:
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How to place block in top of beamer poster

Why when I write empty block in beamer poster, that block was placed in center of frame. How to place that block in the top of frame, eventhough that block empty. \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...