[OS X TeX] two column slides with prosper

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Aug 14 11:15:43 EDT 2004

On 8/14/04 9:45 AM, "Stephan Hochhaus" <stephan at yauh.de> wrote:

> Hello list,
> this time I have decided to create my slides using LaTeX and I now use
> prosper for this purpose in conjunction with texpower. However, I am
> not able to typeset two-column slides. I tried the hint from freshmeat
> ( http://freshmeat.net/articles/view/667/ ) and created a minipage
> environment. Unfortunately the two minipages are placed below each
> other, not next to each other. Any idea where my mistake lies?
> Here's my code so far:
> \documentclass[pdf,colorBG,slideColor,corners]{prosper}
> \usepackage[display]{texpower}
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
> \begin{document} %document begins
> \begin{slide}{My two-column slide}
> \begin{minipage}{6cm} %this should appear on the left side
> \begin{itemize}
> \item Item A
> \item Item B
> \item Item C
> \end{itemize}
> \end{minipage}
> \begin{minipage}{6cm} %this should appear on the right side
> \begin{itemize}
> \item Item 1
> \item Item 2
> \item Item 3
> \end{itemize}
> \end{minipage}
> \end{slide}
> \end{document}
> Thanks!
> Stephan


I got an error because of the corners option to prosper; probably don't have
a newer version. Outside of that the two minipages were side by side! What
version of prosper, etc., are you using?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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