LaTeX notes

Beamer change background for only a subset of frames

{\setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=Apricot}{}}

Horizontal line

\begin{center}
\line(1,0){250}
\end{center}

Insert pages from external pdf

\usepackage{pdfpages}

Entire pdf

\includepdf[pages={-}]{myfile.pdf}

For specific pages

\includepdf[pages={1,3,5}]{myfile.pdf}

Sizes

1.	\tiny
2.	\scriptsize
3.	\footnotesize
4.	\small
5.	\normalsize
6.	\large
7.	\Large
8.	\LARGE
9.	\huge
10.	\Huge

Symbols

« \guillemotleft
» \guillemotright

Nice tilde

{\raise.17ex\hbox{$\scriptstyle\sim$}}