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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed [closed]

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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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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Changing text font color and views

%============================================================================== %== template for LATEX poster ================================================= ...
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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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Want to make the Poster?

I want to make the poster for Mathematics Games in same writing format
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...