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LaTeX Cookbook by Stefan Kottwitz

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Creating a presentation

At a conference or at a seminar, speakers often use a projector or a screen for presenting written information in addition to what they are addressing. Such a presentation document requires a specific kind of layout and features.

In our recipe, we will use the beamer class, which has been designed specifically for this purpose. It provides the following features:

  • A typical landscape slide format, here 128 mm x 96 mm
  • Structured frames with dynamic information; for example, about sectioning
  • Support for overlays and transition effects
  • Predesigned themes for easily choosing the look
  • A smart interface for customizing

How to do it...

We will start off with a sample presentation document, which we can extend. Follow the given steps:

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