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From: James Harkins <jamshark70@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: [beamer] When are :BEAMER_envargs: used or ignored?
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:07:45 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ehtgoita.wl%jamshark70@dewdrop-world.net> (raw)

According to the online documentation [1], it seems that :BEAMER_envargs: should apply to all Beamer environments:

    The beamer-special arguments that should be used for the environment, like [t] or [<+->] of <2-3>. If the BEAMER_col property is also set, something like C[t] can be added here as well to set an options argument for the implied columns environment. c[t] or c<2-> will set an options for the implied column environment. 

This does work in the example presentation at [1], but it seems only for B_block entries. I was trying to use B_beamercolorbox, where presumably the color selections (fg=, bg=) should be environment arguments, but this is ignored. What's more, if I take the colors out of the color box's envargs and replace it with another argument syntax -- <2-> -- that definitely works with B_block, this is also ignored. So it seems, if you wanted to have a colorbox appear in a later overlay, you would be screwed (would have to write the LaTeX by hand).

A bit confused.

Or, the simple question -- how do you set the colors of a color box in Beamer export?

Oh, wait, I just figured it out... though you would have to admit, this is not remotely obvious.

** Frame 2 \\ where we will not use columns
#+LaTeX: \setbeamercolor{ybg}{bg=yellow}
*** ybg 						   :B_beamercolorbox:
    Please test this stuff!
    :BEAMER_env: beamercolorbox

It kind of strikes me like an epic hack: you have to name the headline after the Beamer color ID, instead of naming the headline after the content... not very /org/anized. 

Worth a bug report or feature request?


[1] http://orgmode.org/manual/Beamer-class-export.html

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             reply	other threads:[~2012-02-27  7:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-02-27  7:07 James Harkins [this message]
2012-04-25  4:41 ` [beamer] When are :BEAMER_envargs: used or ignored? Eric Fraga
2012-04-25 10:09   ` James Harkins
2012-04-25 12:49     ` James Harkins
2012-04-26  8:14       ` Eric Fraga
2012-04-26  9:51         ` James Harkins
2012-04-26 11:15           ` Sebastien Vauban
2012-04-25 13:15     ` Eric Fraga

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