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CTAN update: beamer

Date: May 14, 2012 11:32:05 PM CEST
quoth the daemon, as i was away from home: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: beamer > Author's name: Joseph Wright > Package version: v3.19 > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/beamer/ > Summary description: A LaTeX class for producing presentations and slides > License type: lppl > > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Version 3.19: > - Fix issue with shadow boxes when using dvips-based > compilation routes thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/beamer.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/beamer/ The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) on the web, by tomorrow morning (Cambridge time). Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

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
Version3.57 2019-09-29
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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