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How to draw a box around a certain part of the page?

I'm using a0poster package to create a poster of dimensions 90x100 cm^2. To place text on the page I use \textblock command. Now, there are several blocks I want to frame together. The obvious choice ...
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Memoir won't create huge document

I am trying to use memoir's page features to create a huge document (a poster). It will be one of those fancy science fair presentation boards that consists of two 36in*48in stacked against each ...
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I can't get my text to be italic on a poster

There is a few words that I want to make italic/ emphasized on a poster. I have tried \textit{State}, \it{State}, {\itshape State}, and \emph{State} and nothing works. I am using \usepackage{garamond} ...
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How to change the margins and insert the university banner in a poster?

I'm trying to build up a poster. This is the template I have to use: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% % Jacobs Landscape Poster % LaTeX Template % Version 1.0 (29/03/13) % % Created by: % ...
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which poster package should be used?

A rather strange requirement was mailed to me. The dimension of 115 cm × 145 cm should be applied for a poster. According to various defined paper sizes, that's not a standard as far as I saw. ...
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How to set the dimensions to get a poster A1

I found this template to create posters in latex, but, even by following the instructions, I'm not able to change the dimensions to get a poster A1. Could you help me please? here is the code ...
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Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
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Two column-wide figure in 4 column enviroment

I have poster with 4 columns. I want to place figure in the middle of poster, that should be only 2 columns wide. I am using the a0poster package. So I have something like this: \begin{document} ...
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Logo next title poster

I have a problem with placing one logo on the appropriate place in my poster. I have two logo's, there is no problem with the first logo, which stands left to the title. The second logo is right to ...
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How to change the language when working with the a0poster class?

How can I change the language (i.e. the and in the author separations) of the a0poster class? For example: \documentclass[german]{a0poster} did not work, it still shows the and in English.
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Footer text under poster

I am using the baposter package to create a basic poster and under the last box I'd like to put some normal un-boxed footer text. But I don't really know how to achieve this. baposter itself doesn't ...
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problem with figure on a0poster

Iam trying to put a figure on my a0poster. But I get the error message: LaTeX error: Float(s) lost; and my figure is suppressed. I have subdivided my a0poster into regions using minipages. My figures ...
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poster with two logos on LHS and RHS

I have a poster template and want to have two logos at the top LHS and RHS corners of the frame. So here's the title section: {\sf\bf Unnecessarily Complicated \\ Research Title} % Poster title ...
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poster with left and right logos [duplicate]

I want to insert 2 logos, one on the LHS and the other on the RHS of this poster: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/baposter-portrait-poster How can I do that?
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Include subfigures in poster

I am trying to write a poster for a conference presentation, so far everything works fine except for 2 figures that I want to include (both should be on the same row with one common caption). I keep ...
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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed [closed]

I'm working with the newest version of Beamer and am trying to produce a A0 poster from a TEX document (with Kile). The compilation to a DVI file and then to PDF (via DVItoPDF) seems to work fine. ...
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Even spacing between successive textblocks (or equivalent)

I am writing a poster in LaTeX (\documentclass[a0,portrait]{a0poster}) Each block of the poster is created with textblock, like: %MOTIVATION \begin{textblock}{16.4}(.3,1.8) \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Reset nodestyle for tikzpicture in fancytikzposter

Problem I'm using the gorgeous package fancytikzposter to typeset my scientific posters. There I'd like to use tikzpicture to make sketches. Unfortunately the default TikZ styles are overwritten, ...
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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. ...