Monday, February 11, 2013

Beamer Howto: Scale Equations to Fit a Slide

A quick and dirty way to scale equations, especially equations with matrices spelled out, so that they fit on a line uses the commonly used graphicx package.

In the preamble say:

\newcommand\scalemath[2]{\scalebox{#1}{\mbox{\ensuremath{\displaystyle #2}}}}

And when you need to use it say something like $\scalemath{0.7}{rest of the equation}$