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Converting animations to individual Beamer slides

I am writing a Beamer presentation which includes an animation, created via the animateinline environment within the animate package. When I create a handout of my slides (by setting the handout ...
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How to sync animated graphics with beamer next-slide click?

Using \animategraphics of the animate package, I would like to move from one image to the next by clicking on the next slide button instead of clicking on the image (as in script below). ...
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'Dimension too large' error in animate package

I am using the animate package to include a series of images into a PDF (like a small movie), which usually works fine, however, now I am running into an ! Dimension too large. <recently read> ...
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Compiling the latex->dvips->ps2pdf with dvips -Ppdf

The documents I create heavily depend on postscripts (I use pstricks quite a lot). I've had some issues with resolution, and it's been recommended to try using dvips -Ppdf. But recently, I've been ...
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Check pdftype do display different contents

Is there any way to check, which pdfreader is viewing the pdf? Can I display different contents to different browsers? For example I want to use the animatepackage, which should be displayed if ...
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How to select a default frame for `\animategraphics` when the viewer doesn't support animation?

I made a beamer with some animations. Here is a sample of my code: \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[!ht] \centering ...
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Usage of final option with package animate

I'm currently animating some inline graphics (TikZ) on a beamer presentation with the animate package, and have come across some weird behavior. Since I still have lots of work to do, I set the ...
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show only play button with animategraphics

I transformed a gif in a serie of png files and I animated it in my pdf with the command \animategraphics. I want to have only a play button shown, not all the controls. Is there a way of doing this? ...
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TikZ drawing order when using animate

I've have a problem when I use animations in TikZ images: I like draw a figure over another figure by \path(fig) node[anchor = north, inner sep=0pt,outer sep=5pt] { FIGURE1 } \path(fig) node[anchor ...
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How to create this Mathematica animation in beamer

I apologize in advance if my question seems confusing or trivial. How to successfully create an animated PDF Beamer for this Animation Mathematica file, available on the following link European ...
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Draw Nuclear Reactor with moving flows

I want to draw a nuclear reactor. In texamples.net there is a template which is pretty much what I would like to do. The code is % Pressurized Water Reactor % Author: Gloria Faccanoni ...
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Rounding a coordinate in TikZ

I'm trying to combine animate's \multiframe command with a TikZ \fill command so that in every fourth frame, the top of my rectangle is moved by one unit: \multiframe{20}{rya=10+-0.25}{ ...
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A walking matchstick man

I'd like to create a presentation with a walking guy. I have to graphics, with a guy in two different positions. How do I make them appear in appropriate moments while moving right at the same time? ...
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Relative Paths for the animate Package

I would like to use relative images with the animate package. I have tried both using the \graphicspath as shown below and typing in the relative path. Either way the code fails. Can anyone explain ...
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Package animate is great but could it have a better animation compression?

I just tried the animate package to get pdf files with animations and it works great! However, I noticed that the size of the files generated is 10 times larger that what it could be for the ...
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Rotating around axes with tikz-3dplot

I'm a bit confused by the following code. I would think that the following would produce an animation of rotating 90-degrees around the x-, y-, and z-axes, but the first part of the animation looks ...
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Can't use animations with \input?

I have two different animations, made with TikZ and the animate package, that I want to include in a beamer presentation. When I had the code inside of my presentation's .tex file everything worked ...
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Strange error when combining Beamer, Animate, Tikz and Listings

I'm working on some slides where I show how code is actually executed in Java. Therefore I'm working with the animate package to generate animations. Without going into details, I've written a macro ...
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Documentation for the animate package with TikZ

I'm trying to locate some detailed documentation on the animate package. When I look at examples here and in other places, there is really way too much unknown syntax to figure out. I was hoping ...
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A hitch in my animation and tikz document

There's something strange going on with the animation at 135 degrees. I can't figure out what's going wrong. Here's the MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Animate animategraphics outputs frames in wrong order

I tried the Asymptote pdfmovie.asy example and the frames came up in the wrong order. I tried numerous other examples, including wheel.asy, and several of my own tests always with the same results. ...
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How to deal with zero padding using multiframe in the animate package?

In the animate package, using \multiframe, how to deal with zero padding? For example if I have 101 pictures from pic0000.jpg to pic0100.jpg and I want to do something like that: ...
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animate graphic with decreasing numbers and missing 0 [closed]

I want to animate different png-files into one graphic in LaTeX. I use: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \frame{ \frametitle{Monte Carlo Simulation ...
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Typewriter Animation Using the 'Animate' Package

I wanted to do something similar like here: Improving typewriter animation But using the animate package. I managed to get a very poor solution: \documentclass{article} ...
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Hacking Animate

While babysitting my kids yesterday I played little bit with one of my favorite LaTeX package PSTricks. Naturally I started toying with something more "advanced" so a toyed a bit with animations. On ...
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Animate Line / Path using Tikz and 'animate' package

I would like to animate the following path from A to B. \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [->, draw=black!70, line width=2.5] (8,4) -- +(1,0) node (v4) {} -- +(1,-2) -- +(0,-2); \node at (7.5,4) {A}; ...
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How to make \animategraphics happy with a file name with spaces?

% this filename is main.tex % compile it with "pdflatex -shell-escape main" (without the quotes) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{filecontents} % Create a PDF file that consist of some pages ...
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\animategraphics cuts image

My image works perfectly with \includegraphics: \includegraphics[height=1.0\textheight]{../../../movie/frinj_cII/movie20100} but when I include it with \animategrahics ... ...
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How to loop through a list of tikzpicture within animateinline?

I have the following code which uses animateinline and several tikzpicture for it's animation effects: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{ifthen} ...
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How to use autoplay (within animate package) together with a pause at the end of every playing?

I am trying to include the following animated gif: into beamer document and I am using animate package. When I follow this instructions: ...
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Adjusting the framerate with the `animate` package [closed]

I am using the animate package to produce a slide deck with beamer and having issues adjusting the framerate. I have experienced the following issues and I suspect that the problem lies with Adobe ...
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Rotate images in animations

i tried to have the animations in landscape but failed. please click below http://www.twd-wind.com/inflowrc.pdf you will see the first page the text is in landscape page, the second page the page ...
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How to make a diagram composed of superimposed layers where the viewer can make each layer visible or invisible independently of the other layers?

This question led to a new package: ocgx (I have edited the question as ocgtools looks like it is the right package to use, rather than animate.) I am trying to use LaTeX with the TikZ package ...
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How to include a PSTricks animation into a beamer?

I'm trying to create an animation to include into a beamer. I figured (naively I suppose) a way to do that is to create a Pdf with animate package, and then \includegraphics it into my beamer. ...
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Different animated pictures but only one control panel

I have a beamer frame made up of different animated pictures which share the same time. Is that a way to use the controls option in the animate package so that I can control all the animations at the ...
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Adding tikzpicture layers that can be viewed sequentially in the output (Motzkin graphs)

In a Beamer presentation it's possible to add elements to a tikzfigure on a page sequentially so that the viewer doesn't have to take in all of the complexity at once. You cannot use the Beamer ...
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How to control several animations with one control [closed]

I want to have a common time control (play/stop/rewind/etc) for several items. Such as an animation and a video. Or two animations. And, how do you position the control buttons above the display ...
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Where is the code for control buttons in animate or a repository of composite characters?

I am looking for the code for the control buttons of "player" in animate package (for example the button which is a square with a right-pointing triangle is used for PLAY button, as expected). I did ...
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Animate package - output graphic size is smaller than original

I successfully created an animation PDF from mulitple PDF pages by using the animate package, but the problem is that the output graphics size is about half the size of the original. How can I ...
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TikZ externalize, pgfplots and animate

I gave a very fetching presentation written with beamer today. It included a pgfplot animated with the animate package, and the result was fantastic. The problem? One of my colleagues wants to borrow ...
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Beamer Animations: How to simulate terminal input and output

I'm preparing some Unix training material and I'd like to show some vertically scrolling text of the commands as if simulating text entry in a terminal. My idea was to split the frame into 2 columns, ...
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Using animate in beamer with multiple eps pictures

I have a set of 23 pictures that, when combined, give a nice animation. But I don't want to make 23 separate frames for it. I read that there is an option using the animate package but I can't seem ...
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How to create custom itemize-unfolding-animations in beamer

I'm still a newbie in beamer so sorry if it's a simple question: I want to animate an "unfolding of itemize" in a custom way. So instead of the standard: \begin{itemize} \item<1-> item-1 ...
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How to animate a path or how to draw starting fraction of a complex but linear path?

I would like to reproduce something similar to Animating Protocols but with a compound path and not a straight one. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{animate} ...
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How to use preview and animate packages together?

I'm used to prepare tikz graphics with preview or standalone packages to crop them. Now I've started to experiment with animations and wanted to do the same. My first test was with Alexander Grahn's ...
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Running the animate package documentation

I downloaded the tex file for the documentation of animate package by Alexander Grahn and tried to run it on MikTeX instead of giving me the PDF output it generate the following error: ! LaTeX Error: ...