package that allows separate consideration of logical and physical pages (which can provide pdfnup-like functionality from inside TeX, among other things)

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Beamer presentation to a4 printable

Hi I'm going to graduate in physics on tuesday and I'd love to have a printable nice formatted copy of my presentation. I tried adding \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,...
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Can pgfpages be used to scale PDF output to a specific (arbitrary) page size?

I have a 300-page document that has been typeset for lettersize (8.5x11 inches). I want to create a version of it such that the PDF output is simply scaled to fit on a smaller page size (e.g. 7x10 ...
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Position and spacing of pages with pgfpages

I'm trying to make some invitation cards and place eight copies on a single a4 page for printing. The invite was created on an a5 size page (since I also want some a5 copies), and I tried using ...
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Firefox PDF viewer vs beamer + pgfpages

Consider the following MWE to be previewed in the build in PDF previewer in Firefox \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{8 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=4mm] \begin{...
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xelatex doesn't work properly with tikz when pgfpage with \pgfpagesuselayout is used!

I'm trying to make a fading background using tikz. It works great with pdflatex, but when I use xelatex it doesn't work properly. As I noticed the problem is because of \pgfpagesuselayout command. I ...
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Imposition for an 8 page booklet using pgfpages

I want to prepare an 8 page booklet by imposing the 8 pages, four at a time on a larger sheet of paper. The front side will look like this: and the back will look like this: When printed ...
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Hyperlinks not working with beamer second screen

I'm relatively new to Beamer and ran into an issue which I attempted to reproduce in a MWE. In the MWE below, none of the links are functional. However, the links work as expected when changing \...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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pgfpages breakes tikzexternalize

I use tikz externalize to speed up the creation of huge beamer presentations for lectures. This works quite well, but if I use pgfpages to collect 2 slides on one a4-page for handouts, the ...
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Beamer: print slides and notes on A4 paper correctly

Following up on this question, I have the MWE example below, that works well except for when I want to print the resulting pdf, which becomes completely shrunk ... so small that I cannot read the ...
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a4 beamer handouts with notes using latex->dvips->ps2pdf

I'm trying to print beamer slides with notes as handouts - one frame with accompanying notes below per a4 paper. Using pgfpages and {2 on 1} layout this works fine with pdflatex, but I have to ...
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pgfpages won't change page size in beamer

EDIT: Now includes results from use of letterpaper, as suggested in cfr's answer and comment. I'm trying to create a Beamer handout that will be printed on letter paper. When I follow suggestions in ...
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Frame numbering with multiple frames in a page in beamer

I am working on a beamer presentation where I number frames using \addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{% \usebeamerfont{footline}% \usebeamercolor[fg]{footline}% \hspace{1em}% \...
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beamer detecting last shipped out frame

Related to this wrongly repeated frame question, I use handoutWithNotes for the handout version of a beamer presentation. How can one know that there is no more frame to be displayed so one can ...
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How to make \note{…} to show current frame in beamer?

I am preparing slides for a large presentation using the beamer class. In the beginning I write \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left} ...
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Printing a handout of a Beamer presentation, the resulting pdf is shrunk!

I use the code below to produce handouts of my presentations. When I open the resulting pdf with any pdf viewer, it is viewed correctly, but when I print it, it is always printed very small, no ...
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Non-uniform scale of page size

I have a beamer talk to be presented. The screen is 16:9, but the system is set up in such a way that 4:3 information is sent to the projector and then non-uniformly scaled to 16:9, causing, of course,...
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Is there an alternative to textpos when using pgfpages?

I have a completed beamer presentation in which I make extensive use of textpos package for absolute positioning, in particular of the textblock* environment. Now, I wanted to add notes to this ...
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pgfpages add page number

I'm creating a handout for my beamer presentation using the 4 on 1 layout for pgfpages. I'd like each physical page (which contains four "pages" of the handout) to have a page number bottom centre of ...
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Control margins of the note of a beamer slide

I have a beamer slide associated with a note. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} %\setbeamertemplate{footline} % To remove the footer line in all slides uncomment ...
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Beamer animation misplaced in handout mode

While making slides for presentation involving animateinline environment from animate package, all slides are fine as expected in normal/presentation node, as shown below: But I came across a ...
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Basic questions on producing a Beamer handout

I use beamer for my lectures and post the handout on the course website. I create the handout with pgfpages. Here MWE: \documentclass[handout,compress,mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Creating a handout with the notes on a second screen

How can I print slides and their accompanying note pages from a second screen as a handout? I try to accomplish this look: (preferably 3 slides and their 3 note pages per page, the spaces between ...
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Beamer “show notes on second screen” with pgfpages “4 on 1”

I'm trying to build on this answer: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \title{The Title} \author{The Author} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=...
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Output only a subset of pages with pgfpages options in LaTeX

I am trying to make a handout using a subset from a bigger set of pages. So far I succeeded in putting four pages on one page using \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}[a4paper,border ...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work [closed]

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} \...
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How to use pgfpages for creating sheets of labels

I am trying to create sheets of labels using pgfpages but, apparently, I'm doing it wrong. Here is what I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=2in,paperheight=2in,nohead,nofoot]...
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Conflicting situation from concurrent use of pdfpages and pgfpages in beamer [closed]

From my beamer slides I produce multi slide per page pdfs which are easier for printing. Things went fine all these years until I used pdfpages and pgfpages in the same file. Here is the stripped ...
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Pgfpages cleardoublepage

I need to divide A4 into two A5 pages (landscape) which works fine with pgfpages but i also need special double page (like titlepage) where left half-page is empty and right contains text. But this ...
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Change in the header for the handout

I am running into a weird problem. When I run my code in beamer mode, the logo that I use in each slide (in the right top corner) stays there and does not move. When I try to make handouts, the logo ...
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Handouts don't print properly

I have been unable to print handouts --- multiple slides per page with border around each. And it just does not work. I tried compiling with xelatex and latex (both almost default installs on Ubuntu ...
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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} \mode<...
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How to avoid the extra box at the end of the handout created by pgfpages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames I am using pgfpages to create handouts. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,...
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How Can I Draw a Horizontal Rule on a Beamer Handout?

I have a beamer handout with a 16-on-1 layout via \pgfpagesuselayout{16 on 1}. I would like to draw a horizontal rule beneath each row of slides so that the viewer is more easily led to read left to ...
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pgfpages outer border instead of border shrink

I'm using the pgfpages package to publish my handout. But I think the space between the pages is to big, whereas the space at the outer border is to small. How can I change this? Currently I use this ...
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beamer: creating a special handout using pgfpage

I'm trying to make a sort of "trainer's guide" from a beamer presentation using pgfpage (cf. example below), but I have one problem: the handout does not work correctly for the last frame - and I don'...
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What is going on with pgfpages and page labels?

I’m using a feature of beamer that shows notes beside slides, but the page numbers that are coming out are crazy, making it impossible to extract specific slides into other documents with \...
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beamer handout WITH hyperlinks?

How can I have active hyperlinks in multipage beamer handouts? So far, all \url{} and \href{} I have in my document work fine in the resulting PDF if I typeset in presentation mode, but as soon as I ...
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How should I convert my beamer slides to PowerPoint according to these odd specifications?

I am working with a program at my university that will videorecord my lectures, take my slides, and bundle them together into a movie to be put on the web, iTunesU, etc. They have asked me to produce ...
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xelatex and pgfpages compatibility

I've just switched from pdflatex to xelatex for my lectures to take advantage of the unicode-math package so that I can change the colours of all my mathematics. When compiling the "handout" version ...