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## Re: [Orgmode] Re: Latex export to documentclass beamer

 From: Robert Goldman Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: Latex export to documentclass beamer Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 13:35:58 -0500 User-agent: Thunderbird 2.0.0.22 (Macintosh/20090605)

Nick Dokos wrote:
>
>> Here's another challenge --- is there a good way to handle this in the
>> exporter?
>>
>> If you use VERBATIM in a beamer frame, then you need to add the optional
>> argument "fragile" to the environment, like this:
>>
>> \begin{frame}[fragile]
>>
>>
>> \begin{frame}
>>
>> I'd be surprised if there was a good method for this, but thought I'd ask...
>>
>
> Have you tried adding it unconditionally in the org-export-latex-classes
> alist?  I don't think it hurts to have it on by default (it costs a bit
> of performance maybe, but it should not be noticeable.) OTOH, verbatim
> is a can of worms: it should be avoided if at all possible. It cannot be
> used in moving arguments (at all: see
>
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=verbwithin
>
> for details.) - and what beamer does with it is a mystery to me - hence
> the "avoid at all costs" statement.

I don't think the "avoid at all costs" is tenable when using beamer,
because of the need to insert code.

I have used alltt as well as verbatim, but it seems just as fragile.

I hope to provide a proposed beamer template sometime soon.

best,
Robert