[XeTeX] : Minimal XeTeX-compatible beamer document

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Wed Jul 16 12:38:52 CEST 2008

Am Wed, 16 Jul 2008 12:29:47 +0200 schrieb Sven Siegmund:

>> U can try adding dvipdfm option to ur beamer class
>> \documentclass[dvipdfm]{beamer}
> Thank you, that worked a way better. Now I have dared to add some
> standars XeTeX packages and font-selection commands:
> \documentclass[dvipdfm]{beamer}
> \usepackage{xunicode} % handle Unicode
> \usepackage{xltxtra} % XeTeX extras
> \usepackage{fontspec} % access TTF/OTF fonts

You are overdoing. xltxtra is enough. It will load the rest.

> When compiling this some issues remain:
> ...
> (C:\MiKTeX\tex\latex\pgf\basiclayer\pgfbaseimage.sty
> Package pgf Warning: This package is obsolete and no longer needed on
> input line 13.
> ...
> I think this is beamer-internal issue that it needs to use some
> obsolete style. Or can we do something about it?

Ignore it. It is normal and nothing to worry about.

> then this:
> (C:\MiKTeX\tex\generic\oberdiek\ifpdf.sty))
> Package hyperref Warning: Option `pdfpagelabels' is turned off
> (hyperref)                because \thepage is undefined.
> Hyperref stopped early
> )
> *hyperref using driver hdvipdfm*
> (C:\MiKTeX\tex\latex\hyperref\hdvipdfm.def)
> What's about this hyperref package? Is it for clickable
> corssreferences in the resulting PDF? If so, then it is quite useful
> for me. How can I get it to work?

It works already. beamer will use it at sensible places. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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