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Store poster generated with LaTeX as powerpoint (ppt)

For formal reasons I need to store a poster (paper size A0) generated with LaTeX (class "foils.cls") not only as a PDF file but also as a PPT file (PowerPoint). How would this be possible?
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Is the draft option supposed to work in the poster class?

I am making a poster, but don't yet have all the images, so wanted to use draft to ignore all the \includegraphics commands for now. However, that does not seem to work.
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LateX poster size 120x90cm

We are supposed to create a poster for a upcoming research presentation. Unfortunately it is not one of the common A0-A4 sizes. Is there a way to manually adjust the size of a poster templates to fit ...
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Wrap text around a centered tikz figure on a poster

Is that possible to prepare a A0 size poster with the following format in Tikz environment or so? The figure in the middle is a mindmap (code available online) and I want to wrap my text around it.
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Import and split large-sized PDF poster into multiple A4 sheets

I have some large sized PDF posters of varying dimensions. Is it possible with Latex to import each PDF and slice it into multiple A4 pages, so that when printed out and glued together, I basically ...
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Using fancytikzposter to define a block node with no title

I am using fancytikzposter to generate a poster for a conference, I have three columns where the last block node of the first is continued in the second column. Is their anyway to define a block ...
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How to change beamerposter template from A0 to A1

I'm currently creating a poster, using following template: https://www.overleaf.com/5148051sqfkfp#/16063694/ The standard size of this poster is a0, however I want it to be a1. Is it sufficient to ...
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Problem with transparency in plotting shapes

I am trying to plot shapes with transparency inside a baposter environment, however it does not plot with the transparency. To test this file you will need to also add the baposter class found here - ...
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How do I center a column in tikzposter?

Consider the following tikzposter. I would like to center the block horizontally so that there is equal space on the left and right sides of the block. I have tried using \centering and also using ...
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Is there a direct way to scale down the font size on the authors of a tikzposter only?

I have looked at the documentation, but did not see an option to set the font size of the authors list without modifying the font size of anything else in the title block. Is there a way to do this?
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How can I create a poster of size larger than A0?

How can I change this through the argument: \documentclass[landscape,a0paper,fontscale=0.285]{baposter} ? Is there something I can replace a0paper with that would give me a bigger poster? Really, ...
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How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter?

How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter? I am unable to change the fontsize using \documentclass[10pt]{sciposter}.
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Errors while running poster code in texmaker

I took a sample from my colleague to create a math poster but it is not running in texmaker. Line 216 shows various errors. Can some one check what I am missing here. I have never created a poster in ...
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Latex Poster Size 70 cm X 100cm

I need Latex Poster with size 70 cm X 100cm but there is template with size A0, A1, etc. How can I fix poster size whatever I want.
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Transferring a tikz figure into a poster presentation

So I am presenting my research in a month and have to create a 42x42 poster. I have already been writing up my research in LaTex and have created a few pictures that I would like to include in my ...
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Is there a way to make a block wrap from the column 1 to the column 2?

I am formatting a poster for my thesis presentation. It is in a beamer documentclass, and I am using blocks within a column environment to split up the information so that it looks nice. I have ...
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Undefined control sequence when using posterbox

I'm trying to make a poster using baposter as the documentclass like so \documentclass[portrait,final]{baposter} \begin{document} \begin{poster} \posterbox{Loremipsum}{name=loremipsum, row=0, ...
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Columnbreaks (Blockbreaks?) in TikzPoster?

Is there any way to break a block into two blocks, if it happens to run into the down end of a column? At the moment, the block goes out of the page, if it is too long. MWE: \documentclass[a0paper]{...
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Background in a0poster documentclass

I am using the a0poster documentclass to prepare my scientific poster. I would like to add a transparent background in my poster. I found a solution for the beamer class with \usebackgroundtemplate ...
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Arrange 8 photos automatically on one page

I'm printing posters for a birthday with pictures. Im putting 8 photos on a1 plot. currently all i do is: \begin{minipage}{.45\linewidth} \includegraphics[width=\linewidth]{1-4.jpg} \captionof{...
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block title and body misaligned

I'm making a poster with beamer and beamer-poster and I have a problem with my blocks. The title and the body are misaligned. This is a minimalist example : \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[...
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How to customize the header defined on this .sty file?

I'm trying to make a conference poster using LaTeX and for that I've downloaded one template from the internet. The template I've downloaded is this one abd it uses the beamer class and the confposter ...
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Poster quality math symbols/formulas presentation

I would like to start/end a lecture by displaying a slide where a short symbol or equation is displayed prominently and fills up about half the screen, hopefully to focus the attention of students. ...
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Problem with inserting images in poster

I'm having trouble inserting a graphic in a poster I am trying to create. The graphic appears but with unwanted text next to it. Please see picture I am using the command \includegraphics{}. ...
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Customizing Block style in tikzposter

I am looking to create a customized poster theme based on the following template: So far I have been able to successfully customize the color and title styles (See below). \documentclass[25pt, ...
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Comparison: umbcposter vs baposter vs tikzposter

For a scientific conference I would like to make a poster. I have noticed that there are three more or less popular classes for that: umbcposter, baposter, tikzposter. What are the advantages and ...
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Beamer poster template without the need for manual formatting

I have been using the beamerposter template for some time, and I almost always have to manually adjust the exact size of the blocks with pesky vspace and hspace to make sure all frames in the poster ...
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IPA characters with tipa in Beamer poster switch to small font size, cannot be set to normal font size

I am using package tipa in order to have IPA characters at my disposal. However, when used in conjunction with beamer poster, the tipa characters switch to small font size. Setting them to another ...
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Using alertblock inside block in tikzposter

Is there a simple way to use alertblock inside \block in tikzposter? I need to emphasize some statement and using alertblock will be very practical. Something like: \block{Block Title}{ text text ...
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Varying Headerbox Color in baposter

I'd like to have some boxes colored differently from others in a baposter. It seems like a natural way to do this is to allow a specification of some parameters (boxColorOne, borderColor, etc) in the ...
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poster-layout: background and boxes

I have to make a poster in latex for an elaboration. I have an idea for the layout of this poster: a corkwall for the background and notepads for the style of the boxes, with little pins. Is it ...
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Complex formed/shaped boxes (with coloured rim/frame and height as specified in \begin{minipage}[height=…])

This is the first question I ask. I honestly searched though the topics and I haven't found a solution yet and I even find it difficult to describe in a short title what is looked for in the german ...
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What are advantages & disadvantages of the available poster classes?

I've used baposter for all my conference posters so far and I am rather happy with it. I tried beamerposter before but thought of it being a little less comfortable than baposter. What is your ...
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Poster lay-out congress poster

I was wondering if it was possible to make a poster with the following lay-out (this was made in Microsoft Office PowerPoint, but I've had a hard time with images and dragging everything everywhere so ...
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How do I set the size of the header or footer bar for a beamer poster?

I am working from this template to create a poster. As you can see below, the template has a black bar at the top of the poster. I would like to shrink this bar, but I do not a parameter to change in ...
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Wide margin for title on top of a0poster?

Ok so the question seems to have been covered with the beamer class here and here. I am asking the same question but for a0poster, as I'd like to have a black box for the title without any white ...
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Switching from A0 to A1 poster

Here is a template: https://www.overleaf.com/2947235kjbjrt#/8039373/ What do I need to do to switch to A1 successfully? You could try changing a0 to a1 in line 22 as follows: \documentclass[a1,...
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baposter - include background image correctly

I am using baposter to produce my posters. I am trying to introduce a background image, I succeed, but always get an "Overfull \hbox" warning that I cannot debug. I know what this warning means and ...
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A3 poster latex

I need to make an A3 poster in Latex and I have seen a lot of A0 poster templates, but when I try to set the A3 size the font is huge. Any A3 poster template? or which is the best package to use?
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Poster: rounded=false de-centers child box

I am using the Jacobs landscape conference poster, and I want to change the alertblock's edges from soft to sharp. Accordingly, I edited the beamerthemeconfposter.sty and set rounded to false. The ...
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Poster---sciposter----How to automatically adjust Line spacing to full span poster column height?

Situation: I have a latex poster (sciposter) with paper size a0. I have 3 columns. However, because the first has less content compared to the others. The other columns content shrink so that heights ...
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a0poster pdf size problem

I am trying to write a poster using the a0poster class. I have encountered a problem that drives me crazy. It seems that the class creates the correct size of text and spacing but outputs everything ...
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Changing A0 poster template to A1 format [closed]

I'm using this LaTeX template Link from latextemplates.com, but I can't get the format set to A1 size without ruining the layout. Any suggestions?
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Blocks overflow the poster using tikzposter

How can i change the paper size in tikzposter? told me how to set the paper size to the one I need. There is a problem though, the blocks overflow the set size: My minimal LaTeX file is \...
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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 http://www.docdroid.net/...
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Using a poster template with a0poster - Undefined control sequence

I am trying to produce a poster template that I've been given. At the moment I've used PdfLatex, PdfTexify and XElatex to try and compile it with no luck. The problem seems to be the pstricks package, ...
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Image behind text in a tikz poster block

I'm trying to get an image to sit behind some text but my conditions are pretty unique so I've been struggling to find a solution anywhere. I'm using the tikzposter class and I want to put the image ...
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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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Defined a new class verbatim from my preamble, but resulting document does not have identical layout

I've designed a poster layout that will most likely be used again, so I decided to define a new document class using all the settings from my preamble. However, when I compile a document using my ...
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...