The power of the beamer class for LaTeX has been combined with the a0poster class to produce a method for more easily creating posters.
Transitions are often used in presentations to break up the presentation and to keep the audience awake, but often the outcome is irritation/distraction with text or other objects flying on or off the screen from different directions. As such they should be used sparingly if at all in a talk. LaTeX beamer has a simple mechanism for including transitions in a presentation Read the rest of this entry »
It will often be more efficient to generate graphics in an external software package and then include these files in a LaTeX beamer presentation. The standard LaTeX approach to including graphics can be utilised to perform this task. Read the rest of this entry »
We can add coloured boxes with text or mathematics into a LaTeX beamer presentation which is particularly useful if we have definitions, theorem or computer code to highlight this information that may not be so accessible within a paragraph of text. Read the rest of this entry »
Tables of information can be included in a LaTeX beamer presentation in the same way that they would be incorporated into any other LaTeX document. The tabular environment is used and, if necessary, the tables could be numbered but this probably doesn’t make as much sense as labelling and numbering tables within an article or book. Read the rest of this entry »
When writing a presentation we might want to use a bullet list to highlight some key points that might be lost if they are part of a large body of text. We can use the standard LaTeX environments for creating lists within a beamer presentation in a straightforward way. Read the rest of this entry »
The LaTeX beamer package can be used to create appealing presentations for many applications. A working knowledge of LaTeX is required but once the initial learning curve and transition is made from a visual word processor to a markup based approach the benefits are worth the initial investment of time. Read the rest of this entry »