Ever wondered how to avoid the overlays when you want a printout from your beamer presentation?
Just put the handout option in your beamer presentation.
If you then want t o also print everything on one page (as Steve did for his Away Day talk) then just do this
where mypresentation.pdf is your beamer presentation which you created with the handout options (so without overlays). In this example 4 beamer slides are printed on one page (2x2).
For more convenient switching between beamer modes, you could also try the beamerswitch class. For your regular presentation:
To produce a 3x2 A4 handout of the slides (as specified by
\handoutlayout) without all the overlays, simply add a class option:
The class also has some tricks for outputting both the regular presentation and the handout (and possibly other variants) in the same LaTeX run.