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Bib(la)tex error when compiling beamerposter template

Dears I have downloaded this template http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster but when compiling it, the texmaker gives me the following error: Process started INFO - This ...
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Hyphenation in beamerposter [duplicate]

I am preparing a poster presentation and due to historical reasons I am using beamerposter class for this. At some point I realized that the hyphenation in beamer is "switched off" because authors of ...
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Widths of columns do not sum up to totalwidth of the columns environment

On a beamerposter I am embedding a few blocks within columns. My issue now is that their widths do not seem to add up correctly. In particular If I have two columns 10cm wide, the whole thing will be ...
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Theorem environment doesn't behave the way it was supposed to

I'm using the following template to make a poster. What I want is to enunciate a theorem with the theorem environment provided by the amsthm package. The problem is, there's some kind of "structure" ...
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Using fancytikzposter to define a block node with no title

I am using fancytikzposter to generate a poster for a conference, I have three columns where the last block node of the first is continued in the second column. Is their anyway to define a block ...
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How to change beamerposter template from A0 to A1

I'm currently creating a poster, using following template: https://www.overleaf.com/5148051sqfkfp#/16063694/ The standard size of this poster is a0, however I want it to be a1. Is it sufficient to ...
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how to change a Jacobs Landscape poster in latex from size A0 to size A4?

I am using a beamer template to create a poster, but its in size A0 and I need it in A4 size. Can anyone tell me how to change it please?
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Using frame within textblock in beamerposter

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait, size=custom, width=60, height=90, scale=1.4]{beamerposter} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Unit used in beamerposter usepackage and textblock

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait, size=custom, width=60, height=90, scale=1.4]{beamerposter} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Use 24 pt font size in my poster with beamerposter

I'm still new using beamerposter. I found the template by Nathaniel Johnston here. There is a default setting in the template. However I'm not sure what the font size is. Now, I was recommended to use ...
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Errors while running poster code in texmaker

I took a sample from my colleague to create a math poster but it is not running in texmaker. Line 216 shows various errors. Can some one check what I am missing here. I have never created a poster in ...
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soul package doesn't work in beamer with existing solution

I'm making a conference poster with beamer, using this template. I would like to highlight a sentence, and following this, my tex is now: \documentclass[dvipdfmx,final,hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]...
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Conversion from Beamer Presentation (Slides) to Beamer Poster

How can I easily and "safely" convert my Beamer presentation (slides) to an elegant Beamer poster like the following?: Slides wanting to convert. (Question not the same as this: Is it possible to ...
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Width of headerbox columns in beamer posters

I'm using this template for a conference. I changed it to be a portrait poster. Now I want this structure: The problem is that I don't know how to construct that two boxes in the third row. Anyone ...
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Frame only around theorem in scientific two column poster

I am creating a poster in beamer, I would like to have frame only around my theorem, not to the end of the page (especially having two columns), if anyone know how to modify the code to do that? \...
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Rescaling column widths in beamerposter package

I'm trying to make a poster with three columns. The left-most and right-most columns should be the same width, and the middle column should be wider than the other two. The poster should be 44 x 36 in....
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Adding a border around beamer poster

I am trying to find a simple way to add a uniform border around a LaTeX poster, made in beamer, preferably in such a way that it is easy to modify the thickness. Here is the first part of the ...
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No institute on poster

In the part that precedes \begin{document}, I would like to remove the institute line, but leaving the argument empty does not work. How would I do it? \documentclass[final]{beamer} \usepackage[...
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How to fill the calendar from an excel file

I am creating a calendar with marked dates of influential personalities births and deaths with one sentence of description like "the death of mr. XY in YEAR". The "input" is an Excel file containing ...
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Beamerposter 36“ x 48”

I seek to make a poster on Beamerposter that is printable on a 36" high x 48" wide laminated poster. I found samples on previous discussions in the site but I would like to be able to verify that they ...
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Latex Poster Presentation (Landscape), problems with wrapping text around figure [closed]

I need help concerning a LaTeX poster presentation (using the 'Landscape' template) with a 4-column layout (see attached picture). Instead of using columns 2 and 3 separately, I am using them as one ...
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Beamerposter Example

To help them get started on their own presentations, I'd like to give my students the tex file for an attractive poster presentation using the beamerposter package. Unfortunately, the example that ...
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How to customize the header defined on this .sty file?

I'm trying to make a conference poster using LaTeX and for that I've downloaded one template from the internet. The template I've downloaded is this one abd it uses the beamer class and the confposter ...
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Add figure inside block in beamer/beamerposter

I am trying to add a figure inside an exampleblock in beamerposter [1], but I get the error in [2]. How do I add a figure inside a block? [1] Code snippet % Section 3 \begin{column}{.5\linewidth} \...
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How to get the LaTeX beamer template from Overleaf?

As the title, I try to copy the template from Overleaf, for example this template. But I can't run it in my computer! How to solve this problem, or which website could download the available template?
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Unusual layout for latex beamerposter? [closed]

I have in mind a particular layout for a beamer poster, but I'm having a terrible time getting it set up the way I want. Ideally, it should look like this: --------------------------------------------...
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LaTeX Error: File `beamerthemecpbgposter.sty' not found

I am new here... Trying to work on a beamerposter, I am getting the error: ! LaTeX Error: File `beamerthemecpbgposter.sty' not found. While using this template from here: https://github.com/...
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Multicol* in Beamer

I'm aware that you can't really use the starred version of multicol in Beamer due to the fact that Beamer typesets things in a box. However, is there another way to force multicol to not balance the ...
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Forcing beamer blocks to be the same height — interaction with figures?

I am trying to make a beamer poster. I am organizing the poster in columns. In two of the columns, I would like to align some blocks half-way down the page. My current approach to this is to try to ...
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Adjust vertical height of beamer box title bar?

I am trying to make a beamer poster. I'm working on customizing the headers for the "block" environment. So far, I'm having trouble in that there is not enough vertical padding between the title text ...
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Bold and colored figure caption label in beamer?

I'm working on a beamer poster and would like my figure labels to be both bold font and colored. I'm using the command \captionsetup[figure]{labelformat=simple, labelsep=period, labelfont=bf} to ...
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Nested columns in beamer III

Edited/Revised Question The original question as posed implied a couple simple solutions, namely using \begin{columns}[T] and wrapping each column in a \vbox with a manually specified height. These ...
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Nested Columns in beamer II

I am trying to follow this post to properly align columns. I would like to make a poster environtment with one column on the left, and then have the right side broken into a top, which has two columns,...
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“Keyboard character used is undefined” not accurately reporting line numbers containing offending characters

"Keyboard character used is undefined" is a common error, but I'm having unique trouble with it. I'm trying to create a Beamer poster, and I can't compile it because of the following error. Package ...
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Adding Footnotes to conference poster

I'm using the Jacobs Landscape poster template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster) for a project poster. The requirement it that all references are given in footnotes. I ...
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Beamer poster template without the need for manual formatting

I have been using the beamerposter template for some time, and I almost always have to manually adjust the exact size of the blocks with pesky vspace and hspace to make sure all frames in the poster ...
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Beamerposter heading

I have awfully lot of troubles trying to make just a simple centered heading using beamerposter package. I am totally lost. Could you please provide any minimal working example? Of course, I've been ...
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Get actual position

Is there any command to get current position in text? What do I mean: \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition text text text text \newline \the\currentposition ...
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figure environment doesn't work in poster latex

I am creating a poster and for some reason, this doesn't work: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.6]{Fig/pic.pdf}\\ \caption{BLAHBALH} \end{figure} It doesn't produce any ...
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Beamerposter missing header with title

I am struggling to create a poster presentation with beamerposter. What I am simply trying to do is to reproduce the examples in the github page; one of which is this one: \documentclass[final]{...
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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 poster....
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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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\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} \usepackage[size=custom,height=150,width=90,...