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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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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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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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Ugly bond joints in chemfig

Making my first scientific poster I have noticed that Chemfig does not join bonds in a very aesthetic way (see attached image). How can I avoid the small gaps shown here, and make sure the transition ...
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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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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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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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Want to make the Poster?

I want to make the poster for Mathematics Games in same writing format
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Displayed math looks bad using beamerposter with lmodern

I'm using a theme for beamerposter that requires the package lmodern. Specifically, I'm modifying the theme found here. However, the displayed equations do not look right when I use lmodern. ...
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Add Logo to LaTeX poster

I'm using this template to create a poster. I would like to add a logo to the top right corner of the poster, next to the tittle of the poster. Is this possible? How?
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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 ...
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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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Scaling bibitem symbols in beamer[poster]

Beamer has an option to draw a cute little article icon (official wording from the manual) next to each \bibitem when displaying the bibliography. When using beamerposter, often this cute icon is a ...
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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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latex doesn't display numbers in caption with beamerposter

i'm making a poster using beamerposter and i'm having a problem with subfigures and caption. The problem is that latex is only showing the caption text, but doesn't show the letters like ((a) caption ...
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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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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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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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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} ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Beamerposter not showing correct fonts in math mode

I am making a poster using beamer package and I have problems in mathematical symbols like summation and fractions. My preamble file has following \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change theme of fancytikzposter

Elena Botoeva has written a new package for creating posters with TikZ. I have already dowloaded the file fancytikzposter sources. I would like to modify file fancytikzposter.sty in order to have ...
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Eulermath font in beamerposter

I'd like to use eulermath as a mathematical font for a beamerposter. The reason is that I wrote my thesis using the ClassicThesis style with the option [eulermath]. I can't find a way to use it ...
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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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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 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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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 ...