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difficulty compiling TikZ code - unknown key “breakable” [closed]

In attempting to compile some TikZ related code by Gonzalo Medina, I am running into difficulties. The code is accessible here: Creation of a new poster template Specifically, I am encountering the ...
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Creation of a new poster template

Elena Botoeva has written a package with 5 templates for posters, called fancytikzposter, consisting of a unique TikZ picture. Her class had some success (see here) I am looking for a way to improve ...
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TikZ pictures does not appear in poster

I'm making a poster with LaTeX using the template available here http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/eglen/damtp/cuposter/. For some reason, images created using TikZ do not appear in the poster. It ...
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How to center the box header text in baposter

I am writing a poster using baposter class. I want to centre the text in header box(for one particular headerbox not all). Here is the minimum working example. \documentclass[pdftex, british,a0paper, ...
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How can I take this image on the same line as my text?

Problem I have a sentence in my document that is all on one line. I also have a logo (as a .eps file) that is about the same height as the text. I would like to have the logo on the same line as the ...
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Justifing text in poster using column

In a Poster i want to justified mt text whish is in a column. I tried searching for a solution but did not find one. Here is a minimum working example: \begin{column}{.479\textwidth} ...
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Change background image to a colour gradient with a0poster template

I am using the template from Elena Botoeva to create an A0 poster. How do I change the background to just a colour gradient, i have tried changing the style file but can't get it to work.
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Images in posters

I am using the template from Elena Botoeva to create an A0 poster. How do I insert figures (pdf) into each node? I am guessing that \usepackage{graphicx} will be needed but it keeps giving errors ...
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Posters for a project [closed]

I am look for advice on posters in LaTeX. I was wondering whether could refer me to someone that has good templates?
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Conference board typesetting [duplicate]

I've been working on some research since the past year or so and the time has come to present it at an exhibition. I need a board approximately 36" wide, 44" high - typical conference board. How ...
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How to make a custom sized poster? [closed]

I am trying to make a 36 x 36 poster, but the dimensions are not coming out correctly. I have tried \documentclass[size=custom,width=91.44,height=91.44]{sciposter} . . . ...
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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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Why is my border misaligned?

Question I am using a background image that has a black border of equal thickness all the way around it (which I created and saved as an .eps file). In my LaTeX document, however, I cannot seem to ...
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How do I run this poster template?

I found a really nice example here that I would like to get going with as a template. There are some instructions but I found that errors in my document from what I can follow. I downloaded ...
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What's the best option for creating a LaTeX poster? [duplicate]

I'm currently looking for a way to produce a poster using LaTeX. I found enough answers here on what are the possible ways to do it. Though, there is no way to compare them and find the best option ...
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Could TeX.SE put on a showcase of scientific posters? [duplicate]

Could the people of the TeX.SE put on a showcase of scientific posters made with (La)TeX? I have seen other showcases on here, this collection for example. However, with a large number of people using ...
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Fancy start-of-chapter marks

I'd like to include some fancy start-of-chapter marks in my poster. I especially like these marks (see pictures below) in a Power Point template. I wonder if there is a convenient way to produce ...
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Problem in sciposter and \input command with figures

I'm making an a0 sciposter in LaTeX. I'm having problems when adding figures in tex+pdf files with the \input command. The problem is that the figure's text is too big for my figure. For example, the ...
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Latex templates more suited to modern Tech (Web 2.0) [closed]

I would like to know the viability of using Latex for producing posters to promote an event. Something around the lines of this. And obviously, if there are any useful packages for this, or maybe some ...
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what is the best package for making a math poster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create posters using LaTeX I am going to make a poster. I find that there are several possibilities: e.g., beamerposter, a0poster, baposter. Does anyone know ...
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Introducing a blank area in the header with a0poster

I'm writing a poster with a0poster and have to make the poster according to the conference instruction. In the header, left of the title, I have to leave some space so that the organizing committee ...
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Why is the psframe not including the right end?

I am working on a poster, the code is given below, but how do I make the blue box even on both sides? Why is it not including the right end? It's the first time I'm doing a poster and psframe, so ...
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Scaling TikZ figures for poster

Is there a way to scale a figure drawn in TikZ that scales the node sizes and not simply the coordinate system? I have tried using \scalebox, but beamerposter (I assume) redefines the font sizes, so ...
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How can I get TikZ to work within a \tabularx environment?

I'm putting together a poster for a conference using beamer. In one column, the poster has some text next to which I want to put a neuron diagram-style figure next to some text. Pictures embed in this ...
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table doesn't work with baposter

I am making a poster with baposter. When I want to make a talbe (put in \headerbox{}), I got error message: ! LaTeX Error: Not in outer par mode. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for ...
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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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centering block body with respect to block title in beamer

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I would want to structure it using 3/4 columns, and each column should have a certain number of blocks. I would want to define my own theme ...
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Wrapping text around figures in poster headerboxes

I am working on a poster with headerbox elements. In one of the boxes I try to have an image on the right side and have the text left of it. I tried different minipage and wrapfigure examples but the ...
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change title font and text font for preparing IEEE poster

I had prepared a paper for an IEEE Conf. Now, it's required to prepare a poster for presenting my work. Some of guidelines of preparing poster are as follow: Poster Space: Plan on using an area ...
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Partially transparent text box

I am trying to make a poster using beamer. Can any one please reply me, my question is: How can I make my boxes partially transparent so that my background will be visible through the boxes?
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A0 poster error code [closed]

I submit to the wisdom of forumers this request. I'm very disturbed by this error code: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package color. See the LaTeX manual or LaTeX Companion for explanation. ...
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What can you tell me about poster design and typography in LaTeX?

Are there any packages that would be useful for large (1m x 1m) posters? Leaving the typography to the professionals would be useful if there are such things as large format guidelines for typography. ...
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LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found

It appears when I try to build file in MiKTeX 2.9 I get LaTeX Error: File 'baposter.cls' not found Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name.(Default extension:cls)) Enter file ...
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Conference Announcement Poster

I am creating a conference announcement poster which can be downloaded here. The poster is not finished yet. I need to add list of invited speakers, information about registration, and NSF grant info ...
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Publicity Poster

I am looking for a good poster class for latex. Googling gave only conference posters. This is for a program. Is there any specific classes for it. Or I need to stick to conference poster
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Fill vertical space in a beamerposter poster [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does vfill not work inside a beamer column? I'm trying to tweak beamerposter examples to my needs. The one example I found fairly simply as a starting point on the ...
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Using pgfplots with a0poster

I want to use tikz/pgf to plot some graphs in a poster done with a0poster. That is the code: \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[xlabel=lambda, ylabel=int] \addplot[blue] table [mark=none, col ...
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Which documentclass provides typesetting a very large poster? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Really large poster in a0poster or other package How to create posters using LaTeX I want to create a poster (.PDF file) with these dimensions: Width: 3 meters ...
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Really large poster in a0poster or other package

I am designing a poster for a conference (first one in many years). I am using a0poster, but the poster allows for two panels, one of which is 4 feet square, the other 4 feet by 2 feet, with a hinge ...
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Telephone pole flyer?

How can I make one of those flyers that you always see stapled to a telephone pole or taped to a street lamp? They are usually on letter paper and have a tear off phone number and/or URL at the ...
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Last bibitem in beamerpost bibliography has strange spacing

I'm making an academic poster using the beamerposter package in LaTeX. The poster has a bibliography. The final entry in the bibliography block puts large vertical spaces between each line of the ...
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Creating flyers in LaTeX

This has bugged me for a while. Are there any packages/templates/methodologies for effectively creating flyers in LaTeX? Just in case there's some ambiguity in my terminology, I'm looking to create ...
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My first beamerposter, portuguese language not working

I'm trying to make a poster based off the example in this site: http://www-i6.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/~dreuw/latexbeamerposter.php and using the this theme ...
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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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How to color text and fill cells with color in a table/subtable environment

I have a question related to making posters using LaTeX. I am using the following website for the poster. Everything is OK, but I am stuck at a point where I want to insert 2 tables next to each ...
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Spacing of vdots in a0poster class

I'm having trouble with the spacing of the individual dots that are typeset by \vdots when using the a0poster class. In particular, the dots are much closer together than the dots typeset by either ...
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Which programs can be used to embed LaTeX into a poster?

I'm not totally sure whether this is the right spot to ask this question, but here it comes. When creating scientific posters, you often have to place text, figures, and formulas on a large (A0) ...
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How to change section style using sciposter

I am trying to get rid of the default "boxedsections" with shadows used in the sciposter class and replace them with either "plainboxedsections" or "plainsections". In the manual three heading ...
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How to create posters using LaTeX

I want to create posters for my poster presentation on a conference. What tools or LaTeX classes are available for preparing posters ?