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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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Scaling TikZ figures for poster

Is there a way to scale a figure drawn in TikZ that scales the node sizes and not simply the coordinate system? I have tried using \scalebox, but beamerposter (I assume) redefines the font sizes, so ...
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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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How can I avoid a 'Dimension too large' error in an a0 size TikZ figure?

I'm using Debian/Squeeze with its texlive-full package installed. After some success with TikZ for normal article-size figures, I got interested in using it for an a0 size poster. As a (fairly) ...
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Centering problem with beamerposter [closed]

I use beamerposter in order to do a poster and I have some trouble because the contents of the poster is not centered. I tried to do a minimal example. This is the tex file : ...
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How do I fix baseline alignment of bullet-items in beamerposter?

In beamerposter, 2008/03/11. v.1.07. (the version in Tex Live 2011), itemize bullets are misaligned: \documentclass[final]{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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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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Set total width of TikZ node / Resize lrbox

I am currently preparing a poster for a conference and decided to use 'beamerposter' for that purpose. As I don't really like the standard templates I decided to go after a design similar to this ...
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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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Image caption and cross referenceing in Beamer poster

In my beamer poster, I like to give caption for images and cross reference that in writing like my thesis ("Figure 2.1: Text" like this) . But when I use the following code, I found ("Figure: Text" ...
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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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How to put the block title at the center in beamer?

In my beamer block the title always comes left alined. Is that possible to make the title of the block centered? \documentclass[final, 12pt]{beamer} ...
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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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Fill vertical space in a beamerposter poster [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does vfill not work inside a beamer column? I'm trying to tweak beamerposter examples to my needs. The one example I found fairly simply as a starting point on the ...
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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 ###### | ...
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beamerposter subfigure

I am making a poster with beamerposter and it is treating all my subfigures as part of a single figure, lettering them (a), (b), ..., (q), even though I very clearly \end{figure} several times, which ...
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Preparing a beamer poster: how to create a border box?

I am preparing a poster with LaTeX using beamerposter, following the examples of the beamerposter site. In these examples, the title is themed with a background color. I would like to have the title ...