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I want to include a hyperlink button on a slide that is completely covered by a figure. If I do the following:


the button will not appear on the slide. Is there an environment that allows the button to float on the slide? Or is there a way to set the position of the button exactly?

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You could wrap the \hyperlink inside a \raisebox{<len>}{...} to raise/lower it by <len>, thereby moving it up over your map. Also wrapping it inside a \smash would remove any subsequent height additions. So, perhaps try \smash{\raisebox{<len>}{\hyperlink{..}{...}}} (not tested). – Werner Apr 3 '12 at 20:56
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You can use the textpos package to place material at absolute positions on a page:


\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}




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The line \PassOptionsToPackage{demo}{graphicx} replaces the actual figure with a black rectangle; do not use that line in your actual code.

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