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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Want to make the Poster?

I want to make the poster for Mathematics Games in same writing format
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work

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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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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Unable to have a gif-picture with transparent background in the title of Beamer Poster

I am trying to follow this discussion, but I get the following error when I am trying to have a picture in the title. My TeX \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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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 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 can I insert Sweave code inside a Beamer block?

I'm currently trying to automate a report-generating routine in R, and I imagine the best way to try this is through Sweave and beamerposter. The report should have one page with several sections in ...
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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 resolve the error “processes exited with error(s)” in PdfLatex?

I am preparing a poster (a0 size,landscape) for presentation using TeXstudio. This is the code for the poster \documentclass[final,hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} \usepackage{grffile} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...