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CTAN upload notification: beamer

Date: September 1, 2003 11:19:02 AM CEST
On Mon, Till Tantau wrote: > Name of contribution: beamer > Suggested location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/beamer > Summary description: update of parts of the beamer package > License type: LaTeX Project > > Announcement text: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This version 0.5 of the beamer class makes the > creation of different versions of a presentation > (like a handout or transparencies) much easier. > A \note command allows one to add notes to oneself. > Verbatim commands can now be used much easier inside > overlays. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Thanks for the update, I installed it. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

beamer – A class for producing presentations and slides

The beamer class can be used for producing slides. The class works in both PostScript and direct PDF output modes, using the pgf graphics system for visual effects.

Content is created in the frame environment, and each frame can be made up of a number of slides using a simple notation for specifying material to appear on each slide within a frame. Short versions of title, authors, institute can also be specified as optional parameters. Whole frame graphics are supported by plain frames. The class supports figure and table environments, transparency effects, varying slide transitions and animations. Beamer also provides compatibility with other packages like prosper.

The package now incorporates the functionality of the former translator package, which is used for customising the package for use in other language environments.

Beamer depends on the following other packages: atbegshi, etoolbox, hyperref, ifpdf, pgf, and translator.

Packagebeamer
Version3.59 2020-07-22
Copyright2003–2007 Till Tantau
2010 Vedran Miletić
2011–2015 Vedran Miletić, Joseph Wright
2016–2019 Joseph Wright
MaintainerLouis Stuart
Joseph Wright
Vedran Miletić (inactive)
Till Tantau (inactive)

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