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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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Scale Feynman Diagrams to Poster Size

I am creating a poster using beamerposter, and I would like to include Feynman diagrams generated using feynmp. However, the native scaling of feynmp is indented for letter-size documents, and is far ...
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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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How to preserve relative spacing when changing paper size in beamerposter. (margins too big)

I recently made a poster in LaTeX using the beamerposter package, it was 48x36 inches, and came out great. I now need to re-print the poster in a smaller size. (36x24 inches) I realize that this ...
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Making a math poster using LyX

Is there a Beamer for LyX (or something analogous so that I can make a poster)? A code for a sample poster would be great. If so, can one please leave some details on how I would go about adding this ...
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Resizing pgf plots in an A0 beamer poster

I am creating a A0 scientific poster with the beamerposter package and I want to include TikZ/PGF plots. However, if I typeset these plots, the line width for the axis and for the data are too small. ...
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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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How to draw a horizontal line between middle of the page and one of the edges (in beamerposter)

I have a two column layout with beamerposter, where the columns are seperated by a vertical (thanks to egreg). Now I need the sections to be divided by horizontal lines that range from the edge of the ...
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How to draw a line between columns in beamerposter, reaching from header to bottom?

I am trying to make a poster using the beamerposter package and have a line below a header block (containing title, authors etc.). Now I want to draw a vertical line in the middle of the poster ...
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What's the best option for creating a LaTeX poster? [duplicate]

I'm currently looking for a way to produce a poster using LaTeX. I found enough answers here on what are the possible ways to do it. Though, there is no way to compare them and find the best option ...
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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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What is the default saturation for a beamerposter HTML colour? [closed]

I'm making a poster using beamerposter, with a background defined by a html colour code 682860. I am drawing my pictures in Inkscape, filling the background of the picture with the same colour code. ...
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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 can I set background colour for a whole column in beamer?

I'm making a poster (a2 size) where I use an image for background. However, I need to add a logo, which has a white background, to the top left corner.. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size=a2, ...
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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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Scaling a (beamer)poster output

I use beamerposter with pdfLateX. I normally make the poster for A0 page size but need to reduce the size of (scale) the poster to a specific width to fit a smaller size frame used for showing posters ...
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Beamerposter example does not work [closed]

I want to create a poster using beamerposter. I am trying to compile this example from the package documentation. Without touching anything, when I compile the example-style-I6dv.tex, I obtain 75 ...
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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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Rounded and shadow for block [closed]

I have style for my block: \setbeamertemplate{block begin}{ \vskip.75ex \begin{beamercolorbox}[leftskip=1em,colsep*=.75ex]{block title}% \usebeamerfont*{block title}\insertblocktitle ...
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beamerposter custom style with keyval definition

I'm creating a beamerposter style accordingly to my department specification. I would like to create a theme where the definitions of the blocks can vary accordingly to a keyword in the calling of the ...
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Error when using pgfplots and beamerposter

I'm trying to create a poster presentation using beamerposter, and it refuses to compile when I insert my pgfplots plot. I get the following error message ! TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack ...
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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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what is the best package for making a math poster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create posters using LaTeX I am going to make a poster. I find that there are several possibilities: e.g., beamerposter, a0poster, baposter. Does anyone know ...
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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. ...