Questions tagged [pgfpages]

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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Place note page on the left of slide [closed]

How can I make the note page using pgfpages appear on the left of the slide? (I want to do this to have the green screen slide on the left for online videos using OBS). This MWE produces the notes on ...
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Controlling Border Color using pgfpages

pgfpages is a great package for, among many things, creating borders around pages. I am looking for some help to change the color of the border from black to my specified color (\definecolor{...
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Customize title of beamer note pages

I'd like to customize the title area of the note pages for a beamer document. I've changed the background/foreground colors of note title and note page respectively, and intend to keep them that way (...
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How to vertically center text in beamer notes

I have some beamer slides with notes on the right hand side, and would like to horizontally and vertically center the text on the note page. I've tried: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[gen]...
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How to reorder included pdf-pages for bulk cutting ? [for paper saving]

How to reorder included pdf-pages for bulk cutting ? [for paper saving] Situation and Problem I receive continuously updated lecture scripts as (A4) PDFs that I need to print. The text area ...
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reconfiguring pgfpages to output one page

I use pgfpages to produce 4up slides with beamer. I have a general setup file containing the following code: % If we are in handout mode, do 4up. \mode<handout>{ \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Beamer - Show notes on second screen with customized section page using tikz

I have recently built a custom beamer theme using tikz and wanted to add notes to my slides. Without notes it looked like this: After inserting \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on ...
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Borders on all pages

I am working on a report and I want a border on all pages. I have managed to have a border by using the solution provided here: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/808/205277 But it won't work on all ...
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pgfpagesuselayout{2 en 1 with notes} when with notes used error message

When I run the code below: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{handoutWithNotes} \pgfpagesuselayout{3 on 1 with notes}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] \begin{document} \begin{frame} My first ...
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Physical page breaks when using csvsimple and pgfpages

I would like to print initial account data for individual students and place 8 cards on a physical page. This is my MWE. \documentclass[fontsize=12pt, paper=a7, paper=landscape, parskip=half]{...
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Problem with math in pgfpages and notes in beamer

I am trying to write a presentation in beamer with notes in a separate page. I am using the pgfpages package. When I compile the file only with the slides everything appears to be fine. When I use the ...
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Beamer content disappears when notes are shown besides slides [duplicate]

I have finally encountered an exciting TeX-related problem to post here: Using beamer slides with notes, certain parts of my slides disappear in the main slide when the option \setbeameroption{show ...
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What units are \pgfphysicalheight and \pgfphysicalwidth defined in?

I often use \pgfphysicalheight and \pgfphysicalwidth from the pgfpages package to define sizes dynamically based on the dimensions of my page (which vary). For example, here's a "dynamic" vertical ...
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Beamer super-wide pages overlap between monitors

I am trying to use the package pgfpages with the option \setbeameroption{previous slide on second screen=left} to create super wide pages to take advangate of multiple monitors. This is what I get in ...
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How to change formatting of pgfpagesuselayout?

I have cut my page in four parts using \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}[a4paper] command. Now there are let's say four quadrants in my page. Since {3 on 1} is not available in this environment, I want to ...
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Use of \pause in \note{} environment

Is it somehow possible to use \pause in the \note{} environment? In the example, so that "item 2" on slide and in notes pop up at the same time? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Embedding video in multiple-slide-per-page presentation

I am preparing a presentation for an interactive session, and need all of my four slides to be shown at once. In order to do this, I use handout mode (and don't have any slide transitions). In one of ...
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pgfpages and section

I'm making a Beamer presentation. I need to show some notes on a second screen, so I'm using pgfpages. Whereas, when I put a section, it appears 2 times :/ Here, it's a minimal code with the problem. ...
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Beamer: Custom theme breaks when using dual screen presentation mode

The following small beamer example \documentclass[notes]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \usetheme[department=compute]{DTU} \begin{document} \begin{frame}...
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Typeset handout under a different filename

I have a latex document that I sometimes want to print in "handout" form, specifically four pages in one. I've been using \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1} in the preamble, thus ...
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clip to content within page when using pgfpages

When creating handouts with pgfpages the included content does not adhere to the page boarder. The slide in the following example only shows the top part of an image However the whole image is ...
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2 pages on 1 with pgfpages

I'm sorry I know this question has been asked several times. I would like to get a 2 pages on 1 using pgfpages as shown by the following: \documentclass[french, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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How to change order of pages when using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}?

I have a 100 pages text file in Latex, using A5 paper landscape, memoir template. Now I want to print it on A4 paper (two A5 per side). To do it, I use the command bellow: \usepackage{pgfpages} \...
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Beamer: no text after title page with “show notes on second screen” using XeLaTeX [duplicate]

Problem I want to show notes on the second screen in my XeLaTeX beamer presentation but this causes all text to disappear after the title page. How can I get the text to be shown? Minimal Working ...
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Compile four a6 pages on one a4

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to copy my first page on every page. I would like to have my a6paper document, repeated 4 times on a4 paper. I don't want to use the includepdf solution that I already ...
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How do I install pgfpages package? [duplicate]

I want to print out handout for my beamer presentation. I am trying to get pgfpages package from MiKTeX package Manager without success? Can you please help?
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Beamer+pgfpages = “pdfTeX warning (dest): Page 31 has been referenced but does not exist!”

I am using \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] and get a string of errors of the form pdfTeX warning (dest): Page X has ...
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frames on note page, correct frame numbering

TLDR: Using \addtocounter{framenumber}{*value*} decreases counter by 3xvalue. Hello, for an upcoming presentation I'd like to create a dual screen presentation. I want my noteslides to show the ...
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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 correctly, ...
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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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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 problem ...
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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 the ...
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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=...