The power of the beamer class for LaTeX has been combined with the a0poster class to produce a method for more easily creating posters.

# LaTeX Beamer Posters

November 14th, 2012# Tikz Paths and Decorations

March 17th, 2012The **tikz** drawing system can be used to draw basic solid black lines and simple shapes which can reasonably easily be adjusted to allow alternative patterns and decorations. Read the rest of this entry »

# A3 pages in LaTeX documents

December 2nd, 2011The default paper sizes in **LaTeX** documents tend to be A4 or letter paper. If we want to use other page and paper sizes the **geometry** package is a handy way to make these changes. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz absolute positioning

November 20th, 2011When working with a **tikz** drawing within **LaTeX** document we might want to locate an object using an absolute position on the page rather than leaving **LaTeX** to make the decision for us. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz Nodes

October 17th, 2011Nodes are used in **tikz** to place content in a picture as part of a **LaTeX** document. Read the rest of this entry »

# Tikz Introduction

September 27th, 2011The **pgf** drawing package for **LaTeX** provides facilities for drawing simple of complicated pictures within a **LaTeX** document. There are many options available within the package and in this post we consider some of the basics to get up and running. Read the rest of this entry »

# Scatter plots with images

September 4th, 2011Edward Tufte has written extensively on the presentation of data covering good and bad practice. He has made a number of suggestions for adaptations of regularly used graph types to assist with the interpretation and understanding of data. Read the rest of this entry »

# LaTeX Typesetting – Basic Mathematics

August 1st, 2011**LaTeX** is very strong for typesetting mathematical equations. Read the rest of this entry »

# LaTeX Typesetting – Tables

January 2nd, 2011One area of **LaTeX** that is not always straightforward is producing tabular material. In this post we will look at some of the basics of creating tables in a **LaTeX** document. Read the rest of this entry »

# LaTeX Typesetting – Document Structure

December 10th, 2010Following on from the initial post about creating a document using **LaTeX** we need to consider the structure of the document, i.e. headings and page layout. Read the rest of this entry »