[OS X TeX] making posters

mark oilcan markoilcan at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 5 21:25:39 EDT 2005

--- Maarten Sneep <maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 5 Oct 2005, at 21:29, Chris Goedde wrote:
> > What package(s) do people like for making posters? I'm thinking  
> > 3'x4', or something like that, with the ability to use large type  
> > (72 pt or 144 pt) for the title, etc. Searching the archives and  
> > googling didn't turn up much.
> the geometry package for the paper size, the a0poster package for  
> setting the font sizes (do not use the a0poster package as is, rip  
> out the paper-size code as it is limited to dvips; geometry is much  
> better. The font size commands are fine though.
> geometry is installed, a0poster is available from ctan. At some point
> I'll have to dust off that poster code I have lying around and submit
> it to ctan. If you want the thoroughly undocumented sample, I think I
> can provide a package.

Try sciposter. I think it might not do pdflatex, so you have to go the
latex -> dvipdfm route, if you want a pdf.

Mark A

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