{animations} is about creating or including animations in (La)TeX documents.

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Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer?

Here is a start of an answer to this "challenge": \documentstyle[beamer] \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tikzset{click/.style={draw}} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right, ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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How to make Beamer slide to be automatically displayed

I made a presentation using Beamer class of Tex Live. But it looks very ordinary. I want to bring into some animations such as slides should change automatically after few seconds. I tried doinf it ...
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Hide Asymptote Play Button

How do I hide the annoying play button that appears whenever I do 3D graphics with asymptote? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{asymptote} \begin{document} \begin{asy} import three; ...
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Tips for effective 3-dimensional authoring: tikz, animation, and text flow

I work hard these days on writing animated graphical beamer presentation, which sometimes contain over 100 slides. I find that I need to think across three interacting dimensions: The time ...
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A wheel of fortune [closed]

To motivate my students to participate I have divided my class into teams. I want to randomly draw the name of a team to come to board. And of course I want to do it the hard way. I want a PDF file ...
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Animations in LaTeX

I am a new user of LaTeX and this site. I have seen that many answers in this site have animations. However I am not able to produce any of these animations. For example, I asked a question and a got ...
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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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Beamer–PSTricks Diagram “Wiggling” [closed]

I am working on a presentation using Beamer with diagrams done in PSTricks. I would like to animate one of my diagrams, and have achieved this by using various \only, \uncover, etc. statements. ...
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Strange lack of scaling/resizing of an embedded swf-animation

I am a noob in adding animations. I'm making progress, but new problems apparently show up all the time. Hardly a surprise actually. Anyway. System: WinEdt 7.0, MikTeX 2.9, Windows 7 ...
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Showing graph nodes at various distance after pause in beamer

I have a graph with some nodes. I have the tikz code and output for the same as: \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{v} = [circle,fill=black!25, text width = 9pt,text centered, minimum size = 5pt, inner ...
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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? [closed]

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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How to create PSTricks animations on the web page with interactive control panels?

I just visited a cool site that showing PSTricks animations with interactive control panels. For more details, please visit this link (click). The question is how does the owner of the site make the ...
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Animation for discrete-time convolution of two sequences? [closed]

How can I animate a convolution sum of two discrete-time sequences using LaTeX? It can be done? An example of how the convolution sum works can be seen here: Wolfram Demostration Project, ...
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Can we make a love heart with LaTeX?

I understand that this post may cause some down votes because it seems a bit off-topic, but having seen the discussions on Christmas Tree with LaTeX I am still willing to try. My Girlfriend's ...
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Beamer: temporarily disable overlays

I'm using Beamer to create a presentation with animations (overlays). However, I'd like to disable the animations in some of the slides. Why? Because I'm including a quite complicated TikZ drawing ...
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Tikz animated figure in Beamer

If possible, can someone help me to animated this figure with Tikz in Beamer? I updated starting by 1 : ( Yamada-watanab ) 2: (Existence faible) 3: (unicite trajectorielle) 4: Tow edges frome ...
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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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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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Reusing parts of TikZ animation in beamer

I'd like to reuse part of an animated TikZ figure in beamer. Before switching to TikZ, I built PDF animations with IPE, and could select specific pages in the \includegraphics{} command. To do the ...
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Animating a TikZ picture

I would like to animate the following picture so that the length of the blue box becomes smaller and smaller. Using the overprint environment along with \transduration{0.2} makes the job. However, ...
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increment figure source names

In our childhood, probably all of us made some drawings on layered sheets of paper in order to make an animation. [edit: This is to be added to an existing document, next to the page number for ...
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Animate multiple sequences of images side by side

Say I have 2 sequences of images imA-1.png,imA-2.png,...,imA-n.png and imB-1.png,...imB-n.png . I would like to use something like xmpmulti's \multiinclude, but the following prints the imA sequence ...
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positioning and showing relationship between two images with arrows and animating the arrows

a. Though I can include these slides as images, are there any better ways to include these in beamer? b . Can I animate the arrows and text ? Edit: I would like to use two images 1.brain 2. Gut and ...
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Play animated graphic when “next slide” is clicked

I am giving a presentation and I have included an animatedgraphic in the following way: \animategraphics[scale=0.4,autoplay]{8}{movie}{000}{200} As you can see, this is played automatically. But I ...
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Animated graphic in front of frame title?

I am using the beamertemplate and I have one frame: \frame{ \frametitle{Title text} \begin{textblock*}{50mm}[1,1](15.9cm,9cm) \includegraphics[width=1.9cm]{thumbnail.png} \end{textblock*} ...
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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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GIF/SWF animation embedded in LaTeX document (PDF) [duplicate]

There seem to be plenty of resources for how to do it (even on this website), but I'm struggling with the process. Can someone provide a link to an example pdf with the working animations in it? The ...
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Is it possible to open a video file via a link in beamer?

I have searched through posts like "embedded video in PDF", it seems that this feature is only available in Adobe Acrobat. So I just thought the alternative solution: open a video file (using system ...
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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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Animation using a sequence of images in a single pdf file

I have a sequence of images in one pdf file. The first page in the pdf corresponds to the first step in the animation, the second page corresponds to the second step in the animation and in general, ...
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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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Same animation for all beamer slides [closed]

I need to put same animation for all slides. I mean all paragraphs, bullets, images. After opening slide automatically work all animations of opened slide (all items of this slide). This is same for ...
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add a fake item in itemize as a placeholder

How to make phantom item in itemize environment? I want to 'animate' items in my beamer slides, so when I go from one slide to another new item pop up in a right place. I have workaround for one item ...
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Embedding a flv (or mp4) video using pdfTeX (plain TeX only)

I am attempting to find out how to embed a flv video in a pdf file created using plain TeX and pdfTeX. I was successful at manually (via Adobe Acrobat's menu: Tools->Multimedia->Video Tool) embedding ...
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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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Animating tabular rows in Beamer without showing the table border

I have a tabular environment with three rows, and I would like to show only the first row on my first slide, then show the next row and finally the third row. I have a solution that almost works but ...
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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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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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Definite Integral Animation Examples

Does anyone know where I can find a template that will show Riemann sums converging to the definite integral, dynamically for a beamer presentation?
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How to make transition animation on part of the slide in beamer?

I would like to have text popping in itemize \begin{itemize} \item<1->First item. \only<3->{\text{Some text.}} \item<2-> Second item. \end{itemize} I would like to ...
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Highlighting a Chunk of Code within a lstlisting by specifying the line number

This question in somehow related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1304315/highlighting-a-chunk-of-code-within-a-lstlisting but not exactly the same. I want to make some slides with animation ...
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Creating Interactive graphs like Stack exchange reputation tab

I like to prepare an interactive timeline graph (static on load, but dynamic on MouseHover event). Somehow is similar to the Stack-exchange reputation tab for an user. One classic example is here. ...
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In Beamer, how to prevent \includemovie from restarting swf animations?

On this frame, there are 3 swf animations starting once the slide opens. I would like to prevent them from automatically looping. I tried a few options without any success, such as endat=frame:10 or ...
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With beamer, prevent animation from restarting on 2-step slide

I have a slide with an animation with autoplay on the top and two graphs at the bottom. The graphs appear in two stages. At the moment, the animation restart when I go to the second step, how I can ...
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Beamer Multimedia package

I have written the following document \documentclass[aspectratio=1610]{beamer} \usetheme[hideallsubsections]{Berkeley} \useinnertheme{rounded} \usepackage{multimedia} \title[]{{\scshape Infodag ...