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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 ?
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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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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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Could TeX.SE put on a showcase of scientific posters?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Want to make the Poster?

I want to make the poster for Mathematics Games in same writing format
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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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Tikz Poster - Aligning titlegraphic to the right of the title

I would like to create a poster title, with a logo right-aligned, rather than on top of the title text. What I have is: \documentclass[25pt, a0paper, landscape, margin=0mm, innermargin=15mm, ...
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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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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 label position and color can be modified in tikzpicture in posters?

I am working on a poster with fancytikzposter package, I cutted out the problematic part, it can be downloaded from here. I created a tikzpicture inside the poster and some problems occured: ...
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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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How to concatenate a whole paper into one big line of text + footnotes

I've helped my girlfriend typeset her Bachelor's degree paper with LaTeX. I'd like to create a single-page poster version of the whole text. Cf. "All the World's a Page" posters, e.g. ...
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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 can I connect beamer blocks with edges through the center?

X–Y Since my poster is on self-stabilizing algorithms (and quite frankly, I don't have much to say about it that's appropriate for a poster), I came up with a pretty cool idea for its layout. I'd ...
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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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Convert an a0 post to an a2 poster

I have found a very nice template for an a0 poster (see http://www.latextemplates.com/template/a0poster-landscape-poster), I however need to make a poster of a2 size. How would I go about converting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Failing to alter page size with geometry package

I want to create a poster 11'' x 17'' in size. This code \documentclass[landscape]{article} \usepackage[height=11in,width=17in,margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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high resolution table of numbers

I'd like to design a table of numbers for poster-size printing, say like a multiplication table, so I'm looking for: high resolution, colors, pretty fonts. Does it sound like it could be done in ...
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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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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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Floating figures and tikzposter

I'm trying to use the class tikzposter to write a scientific poster. I need to link the figures to my text, therefore I need to use \caption and \label commands. It seems impossible to use floating ...
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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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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} ...