[texhax] Full frame in Beamer

Sam Albers tonightsthenight at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 18:03:19 CEST 2010

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 2:21 AM, Steve Schwartz
<s.schwartz at imperial.ac.uk>wrote:

> Sam,
>
> On Mon, 2010-09-27 at 23:19 +0100, Sam Albers wrote:
> > Although this seems like a fairly obvious thing, I can't seem to find
> > any answer. I would like to find a way in beamer to present an image
> > as the complete frame without borders or a frame title.
> >
> > Does anyone ever need to do this with beamer?
> >
> > What are the options available to me?
> >
> > I think that my search has been confounded by instructions to go full
> > screen in a pdf viewer.
>
> I doubt the pdf viewer is a problem, but try the following which I think
> does what you want. There may be more elegant solutions. A few comments:
>
> 1  I had to remove the margins and reset the textwidth to be the
> paperwidth. This needs to be done inside a group so they won't be reset
> for the rest of your document, hence the frame is surrounded by curly
> braces.
>
> 2  I put your picture in a centered column. This seems to work better
> with beamer, and helps get it all centred on the slide (I assumed you
> wanted it centred).
>
> 3  I put the image in a framed box only so you can be sure to see where
> it is.
>
> HTH
>

Thanks Steve. Definitely sorts this out.

>
> Steve
>
> \documentclass{beamer}[14pt]
> \usepackage{beamerthemesplit}
>
> \usepackage{graphicx}
>
> \usetheme{PaloAlto}
> \setbeamertemplate{footline}[frame number]
>
> \title{Test}
> \begin{document}
> \frame{\titlepage
>
> {
> \oddsidemargin -1in
> \textwidth \paperwidth
> \begin{frame}[plain]{Picture}
> \begin{columns}[c]
> \begin{column}{\paperwidth}
>        \centering
>        \framebox{
>
>  \includegraphics[width=0.95\paperwidth,height=0.95\paperheight]{image
> file}
>        }\par
>
> \end{column}
> \end{columns}
> \end{frame}
> }
>
>
> \begin{frame}{Next}
>
> Goodbye
>
> \end{frame}
>
>
> \end{document}
>
>
>
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