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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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Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} \...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work [closed]

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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How should I convert my beamer slides to PowerPoint according to these odd specifications?

I am working with a program at my university that will videorecord my lectures, take my slides, and bundle them together into a movie to be put on the web, iTunesU, etc. They have asked me to produce ...
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beamer handout WITH hyperlinks?

How can I have active hyperlinks in multipage beamer handouts? So far, all \url{} and \href{} I have in my document work fine in the resulting PDF if I typeset in presentation mode, but as soon as I ...
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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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What is going on with pgfpages and page labels?

I’m using a feature of beamer that shows notes beside slides, but the page numbers that are coming out are crazy, making it impossible to extract specific slides into other documents with \...
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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: creating a special handout using pgfpage

I'm trying to make a sort of "trainer's guide" from a beamer presentation using pgfpage (cf. example below), but I have one problem: the handout does not work correctly for the last frame - and I don'...
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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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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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pgfpages outer border instead of border shrink

I'm using the pgfpages package to publish my handout. But I think the space between the pages is to big, whereas the space at the outer border is to small. How can I change this? Currently I use this ...
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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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Change in the header for the handout

I am running into a weird problem. When I run my code in beamer mode, the logo that I use in each slide (in the right top corner) stays there and does not move. When I try to make handouts, the logo ...
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xelatex and pgfpages compatibility

I've just switched from pdflatex to xelatex for my lectures to take advantage of the unicode-math package so that I can change the colours of all my mathematics. When compiling the "handout" version ...
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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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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} \mode<...
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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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Conflicting situation from concurrent use of pdfpages and pgfpages in beamer [closed]

From my beamer slides I produce multi slide per page pdfs which are easier for printing. Things went fine all these years until I used pdfpages and pgfpages in the same file. Here is the stripped ...
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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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Output only a subset of pages with pgfpages options in LaTeX

I am trying to make a handout using a subset from a bigger set of pages. So far I succeeded in putting four pages on one page using \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}[a4paper,border ...
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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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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 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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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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How to use pgfpages for creating sheets of labels

I am trying to create sheets of labels using pgfpages but, apparently, I'm doing it wrong. Here is what I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[paperwidth=2in,paperheight=2in,nohead,nofoot]...
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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=...
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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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How Can I Draw a Horizontal Rule on a Beamer Handout?

I have a beamer handout with a 16-on-1 layout via \pgfpagesuselayout{16 on 1}. I would like to draw a horizontal rule beneath each row of slides so that the viewer is more easily led to read left to ...
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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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Handouts don't print properly

I have been unable to print handouts --- multiple slides per page with border around each. And it just does not work. I tried compiling with xelatex and latex (both almost default installs on Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to avoid the extra box at the end of the handout created by pgfpages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames I am using pgfpages to create handouts. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{...
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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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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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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 cleardoublepage

I need to divide A4 into two A5 pages (landscape) which works fine with pgfpages but i also need special double page (like titlepage) where left half-page is empty and right contains text. But this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...