# beamer / ChangeLog

, \mode, and \mode. - Removed beamer/lyx/doc. Documentation is now incorporated in the main user's guide. LyX: - Added a big example file beamerlyxexample1.lyx. - Changed \tableofcontents command so that options can be given in LyX. - Changed \frame command in LyX so that options can be given. - Added overprint and overlayarea environments. - Added \againframe command. - Changed beamer.layout to use new command \column. Old environment no longer supported in lyx. - A new frame and a section or subsection will automatically close the previous frame. EndFrame is only needed before the end of the document, before the appendix, and before "out-of-frame" material. - Added TitleGraphic command. - Documented the LyX interface in beameruserguide.pdf. Bugfixes: - Fixed bugs with "jumping" blocks in overlays. - Fixed bug with tabbing in beamerbaseboxes. - Added work-around for problem with black background in older versions of acroread. - Fixed problems with linebreak in short title and short author in sidebar themes. 2004-01-19 Till Tantau Version 1.21 - Fixed bug in \insertverticalnavigation that made sidebar themes unusable. 2004-01-16 Till Tantau Version 1.20 - Reorganzed directory structure: new directories base and themes - Added some explanations in user guide on font encodings and graphic file formats. - T1 encoding is fully supported now. - lmodern and fourier fonts are supported now. - \mathrm will always produce roman text now. - \mathbf will produced boldface serif or sans-serif text, depending on the math font selection. - Added options to include only certain sections in the table of contents. - Added option to hilight only the current subsection in the table of contents. - Added inserts for numbering sections in the table of contents. - Added predefined templates for more fancyful table of contents. - Shadow theme now uses a numbered table of contents by default. Use \beamertemplateplaintoc to get the old behaviour. - Changed the syntax of \frame. Overlay specification must now be given in pointed brackets. (Old syntax is quietly tolerated.) - Command \plainframe has been replaced by \frame[plain]. (Old syntax is quietly tolerated.) - Renamed beamerboxes to beamerbaseboxes and beamertemplates to beamerbasetemplate. They are included automatically, so simply delete an inclusion of the old packages). - Fixed bug in beamerbaseboxes. - Uncover now also works for whole lines or passages in tables and alignments, both for completely invisible covered and transparent covered text. - Item balls/icons now change color inside beamerboxes according to the color scheme. - Added versioning system for head and toc entries. Will no longer do weird things when left over files from an old version are encountered. (Makes updating a lot easier.) - Slightly changed LyX stuff to work together with the syntax changes. Still no real documentation. - Uses version 1.06 of xcolor now. - Uses pgf 0.50 now. - Mechanism for alternate selection of images and shading is slightly changed and incompatible with the old one. - pgf's cvs is now also on SourceForge next to the beamer class. 2003-12-09 Till Tantau Version 1.10: - Started implementing a LyX interface, see the lyx directory (not yet documented very well). - Fixed bug with navigation symbols and dvips, ps2pdf. - Fixed bug with navigation symbols and missing \logo. - Added more size options. - Fixed bug in parts with superfluous frame symbols in navigation bars. 2003-11-25 Till Tantau Version 1.04: - Fixed problem with Spanish style. - Fixed problem with compress in beamerthemesplit. - Fixed bug that made beamerthemeclassic useless. - Fixed incompatibility with deluxetabular. - Fixed bug with "gray" option. Renamed to "blackandwhite". - Fixed bug that caused columns in slidetop mode to be centered. 2003-11-20 Till Tantau Version 1.03: - Documented beamerboxes.sty - Added animation example. 2003-11-20 Till Tantau Version 1.02: - Added missing shadow theme file. - Documented changes of syntax of \transxxxx commands. 2003-11-15 Till Tantau Version 1.01: - Added shadow theme. - Added masked versions of images. - Added shadow blocks. - Added another example. 2003-11-12 Till Tantau Version 1.00: - Added part managment and documented it. - Changed \appendix to use \part internally. Appendix can now contain numerous sections. - Added \nameslide commands for inserting slides into the article version. - Added draft option. - Fixed bug with \pause and notesonly. - Added CJK option for Chinese fonts in navigation bars. - Added \includeslide command. - Needs pgf 0.40 now. - Added \beamertemplateroundedblocks (quite cute). - Added three examples. - Added compressnotes option. 2003-11-04 Till Tantau Version 0.93: - Added \article, \common, \presentation macros for creating an article version of a presentation from the same file. - Corrected several examples in the user guide. - Added additional hyperlink commands. - Added button management. - Reworked the formatting of the user's guide. - Added new navigation symbols. - Replaced inrow option and theme splitcondensed by compress option. 2003-10-28 Till Tantau Version 0.92: - Added figure and table environments. - Color management switch over to xxcolor. - Implemented transparency effects for covered items. - Fixed problem with \label. - Made \bibitem overlay-specification-aware. - Added \transduration command. - Added animation commands. - Added pauses environment. - Added pausing options to \tableofcontents. - Moved hidesubsections and shadedsubsections options to parameters of \tableofcontents. 2003-10-23 Till Tantau Version 0.91: - Documented side bar templates. - Fixed bug that did not suppress head and foot lines for notes. - Fixed bug that disabled transition effects. 2003-10-16 Till Tantau Version 0.90: - Improved the installation procedure documentation. - Added a \plainframe command for creating frames that are completely filled with a picture. Navigation bars are suppressed. - Clicking on the current frame icon will advance to last slide of the frame. - Added nicer icons for the bibliography. These are now vector graphics that work nicely together with a background shading and can be zoomed arbitrarily. - Fixed bug in overwritten \document. - Added \appendix command. - Fixed bug when using color options like "red". - Added theme beamerthemesplitcondensed, adapted from a submission by Paul Gomme - Added command \insertframenumber - Added several new themes - Fixed behaviour of split theme: optional arguments of \section and \subsection are now shown in navigation bars. - Added side bar management. 2003-10-13 Till Tantau Version 0.82: - Short versions of title, authors, institute can now be specified as optional parameters. - Fixed problem with the usage of commands (like \LaTeX) in \section and \subsection commands. 2003-10-09 Till Tantau Version 0.81: - Fixed problems with french babel styles. - Fixed problems with pdfmark.def - Fixed bugs in user guide - Fixed problem with using commands inside overlay specifications (you can now write \uncover<\value{xxx}>{something}) - Changed version numbering to become compatible with debian package manager 2003-10-01 Till Tantau Version 0.80: - Renamed \line to \beamerline to avoid clash with LaTeX standard \line - Added transition effects. - Expanded documentation. 2003-09-30 Till Tantau Version 0.71: - Added bibliography environment and appropriate templates. - Added \temporal command. 2003-09-26 Till Tantau Version 0.70: - Added per-frame resets for counters. Fixed a problem with wrong numbers in equations in overlays. - Fonts can now easily be changed. 2003-09-23 Till Tantau Version 0.62: - Added a description environment. 2003-09-22 Till Tantau Version 0.61: - Bugfix to make the class work with both old and new versions of geometry.sty. 2003-09-19 Till Tantau Version 0.60: - Bugfix for overlays and environments that internally use trivlists. - Bugfix for overlays and lists - no more whobbling. - Added overprint environment and overlayarea environment. 2003-09-18 Till Tantau Version 0.52: - Left and right margins can now be changed. - In \section commands, you can now use formulas and line breaks. - More documentation, especially on how to put several slides on one page. - Workflow documentation. - Two new themes. One of them needs version 0.11 of pgfshade.sty to work. 2003-08-31 Till Tantau Version 0.50: - Added options handout and trans. - Moved predefined templates to new file beamertemplates.sty - \titlepage must be put into a frame now - Added notes management. 2003-08-21 Till Tantau Version 0.40: - Created Change log. - New overlay management.