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  • org-mode template
  • beamer structure
  • beamer settings


A simple slide

    This slide consists of some text with a number of bullet points:
  • the first, very @important@, point!
  • the previous point shows the use of the special markup which
  • translates to the Beamer specific /alert/ command for highlighting text. The above list could be numbered or any other type of list and may include sub-lists.

A more complex slide

Org mode increases productivity B_theorem

    This slide illustrates the use of Beamer blocks. The following text, with its own headline, is displayed in a block: :PROPERTIES: :BEAMER_env: theorem :END:
  • org mode means not having to remember \LaTeX commands.
  • it is based on ascii text which is inherently portable.
  • Emacs!

\hfill \(\qed\)

Two columns

A block B_ignoreheading BMCOL

    :PROPERTIES: :BEAMER_env: ignoreheading :BEAMER_col: 0.4 :END:
  • this slide consists of two columns
  • the first (left) column has no heading and consists of text
  • the second (right) column has an image and is enclosed in an
  • @example@ block

A screenshot BMCOL B_example

:PROPERTIES: :BEAMER_col: 0.6 :BEAMER_env: example :END: #+ATTR_LATEX: width=\textwidth ./a-simple-slide.png



  • org is an incredible tool for time management
  • @but@ it is also excellent for writing and for preparing presentations
  • Beamer is a very powerful \LaTeX{} package for presentations
  • the combination is unbeatable!


Some problems

  • the verbatim markup doesn't seem to export properly.