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Make gif-animation faster with animate

I have a series of PNG figures that I use to make an animation in a beamer presentation. The animation works fine except that the frame rate is very slow, like 1 per second. I would like to make it ...
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Draw Animated line in beamer

I'd like to be able to draw Animated line in beamer in one frame with animation Thanks to @Kevin C for those pictures \documentclass[leqno,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Animations created in Texmaker not working in PDF X-change Viewer

At this site there is a very cute example of an interactive animation. If I download the PDF directly, it works fine in both Adobe Acrobat and in PDF X-change viewer (the latter is my preferred ...
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How to make travel smoothly a tikz picture across a slide? [closed]

The beamer frame below shows a tikz circle. I would like the tikz circle to travel smoothly across the frame according to some "random" path. Can you help me with the animateinline environment? ...
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I am trying to animate in two different coordinates using layers. But the animation happens in the same spot

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{animate} \newcommand\layerp{% \begin{tikzpicture} \path (1,.5) (1.5,.75); \end{tikzpicture} } \newcommand\layerq{% \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Strange behavior with TikZ animation

I was trying to create an animated TaiChi symbol with TikZ and the animate package, and I encountered the following problem: If I don't add a bigger bounding box to the tikzpicture, then some frames ...
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animategraphics not working on preview mac

I'm making a beamer presentation and in some slides I put animations in the following way: \animategraphics[autoplay,loop,scale=0.7]{10}{tsanim2}{}{}} where "tsanim2" is a pdf file. I'm using OSX ...
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Is it a known bug with the animate package?

In slide 10 here, I have embedded three animations in only one slide. You can see there's a bug by playing with the animations, is it a known bug ? Or is there something special to do in the code for ...
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Animation with beamer: concatenating images at different velocities

I'm trying to make an animation with beamer. I usually do the following: \begin{animateinline}{12} \multiframe{11}{i=0+1}{% \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{image_\i}} \end{animateinline} ...
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Using \pause with graphics animation

How can I hide the animation in my code?. I use this image (.gif). \documentclass[compress,red]{beamer} \usepackage{etex} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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Can use `animate` with `onslide` in Beamer

I saw one example. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{animate,tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{center} \begin{animateinline}[autoplay,loop]{1} \multiframe{15}{i=0+1}{% ...
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Problems combining tikz and storebox: Missing number, treated as zero. With animate, page shipped out with text `graphicx`,

When I load both tikz and storebox and compile the following MWE, I get an error message ! Missing number, treated as zero.. When I additionally load animate, I get no error message, but a spurious ...
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Wrong frame size in animation

Consider the following code (more or less this): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Exporting animation created with animate package

Consider the following minimal working example. It's great to have an animation in pdf format. But sometimes it would be good to be able to export it into an animated gif or something else (swf, video ...
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Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file that always prompts us before closing?

% test.tex \documentclass[preview,border=12pt,varwidth]{standalone} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} Why does animate package produce a strange PDF file \\that always prompts us before closing? ...
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Animating perpetual motion with a forward moving line (TikZ/beamer)

I am trying to create an animation that gives a visual notion of a perpetual forward motion in time. What I would like to create is: An arrow starts moving towards the right of the x axis. Below ...
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PSTricks animation not scaling correctly

Consider the following animation: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{siunitx} % LaTeX 3 syntax \ExplSyntaxOn ...
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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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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. ...