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

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Zooming images out to specific locations in beamer

I want to: Show an image full width On click, make a small sized image placed at a particular location starting from top left and show another image full width Repeat the process till all four ...
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Displaying a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer

I would like to display a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer i.e. I want to zoom an image from small size to large size. Below is the code I tried and I get some errors while compiling. ...
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Updating floating point number in animation

I'm trying to have an animated tikz graph with floating point values. While I can use floating point values as parameters for the graph, I can't seem to find a way to do so for displayed equations. ...
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gif image in beamer presentation

I wish to display some animations in my beamer presentation. The most trivial way that comes to my mind is to use a gif image. How can I put it in the presentation and what should I use to display it? ...
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Convert pstricks animation to SVG(+SMIL)

Inspired by these questions— How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file? PSTricks to SVG —how can one convert a PSTricks animation to an animated SVG image? SVG animation would be nicer than ...
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How to convert pstricks animation to GIF file?

As an example, let's take this animation. How can I convert it to GIF file?
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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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Improved Unit Circle Animation

I'm trying to improve the sine/cosine animation provided on texample.net to suite my needs. I wanted to add a plot of the sine and cosine part and tried using pgfplots for this, as it can evaluate and ...
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Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?

Some time ago I asked this question How to include a movie in a PDF? Step by step instructions. (I tried everything documented there, and links therein. I can't find the combination of tools to be ...
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Problems embedding a video with multimedia an media9

I am making a presentation with beamer and have problems embedding a video. When I use the multimedia package, Adobe Reader crashes, when I use the media9 package, it exceeds the memory capacity. ...
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Who should care about lpe? [closed]

Edd Barett, a TeXLive maintainer for OpenBSD has just committed lpe (an extensible drawing editor for LaTeX) to the ports tree. People who are familiar with my posts on this forum knows that when it ...
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Improving typewriter animation

How can I improve the code for this animation so that I can write more words? I wanted a smarter code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} ...
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captions on animation within tabular

I am trying to make a beamer frame with 4 animations on it. I am currently arranging them in a tabular with 2 col and 2 rows. \begin{tabular}{cc} \animategraphics[...animation arguments ...
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LaTeX Cartooning

Are there any Latex packages (or any other text based methods) to assist in cartooning i.e. creation of simple images representing real-life objects. Something as simple as the images on xkcd is good ...
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\pause won't generate extra slides in a containsverbatim frame

It seems that the [containsverbatim] option when applied to a frame prevents beamer from generating intermediate slides if text animation is wanted in it. Only the first step of the animation is ...
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How to achieve a rotating figure animation

I have a figure, in *.eps, say a pentagon which is already drawn and then included in TeX, and I want to achieve a rotating animation. So the polygon will be rotating about some point (usually its ...
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Include a PDF containing an animation (movie15) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: PDF file containing 3D object is not included correctly with \includegraphics How to preserve hyperlinks in included pdf? I am using LaTeX, and at some point need to ...
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Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks

When I make a presentation with nested enumerations where each enumeration needs to be animated, the inner enumeration is completely hidden from the slide until its parent becomes visible, while the ...
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Revealing LaTeX symbols as if I'm drawing them by hand

I will be creating a video that explains some simple mathematics concepts to high school students. I am fairly confident with LaTeX so intended to use it to typeset any mathematics I was talking about ...
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Flash animation and beamer

I want to have a flash file (.swf) in my beamer document on a Linux machine, using pdfLaTeX and Evince. Is there a way to make a link to that file which runs an external player or even better, is it ...
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page flipping effect

There are commercial software that create the look of an analog page flipping effect from a PDF document. Is there a similar animation in TeX? (Not to be confused with flippdf package which gives a ...
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Animations with movie15 and swf files

I am trying to use movie15 to embed vector animations in my presentation. The trouble is that embedded SWF files refuse to display on Acrobat Reader X sometimes with a "This Media requires an ...
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Curiosity - 3D animation in TikZ

Is it possible to create animations shown in the link below in TikZ http://ubcsanskrit.ca/lesson2/writingtutor.html to start animation click on any of the letters on the page. I know it may not be ...
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Simple speech bubbles, arrows or balloon like shapes in beamer

I have to highlight the grammatical categories in a sentence like this: There is a beautiful flower in the garden. Now, by either using balloons or arrows, I have to highlight which word belongs to ...
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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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Add video to beamer slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Embedding videos and animations I am new at making presentations using Latex (Beamer). What I need is to add some videos in my presentation. How can this be done? Also, ...
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Disabling beamer animations easily

I'm writing a presentation for a conference with beamer. I'm using \pause commands in order to show the contents one piece at a time, but it's really annoying having to scroll through so much pages ...
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Converting beamer slides to animated images

As a follow up to Highlighting specific parts of a TikZ drawing, I'd like to know how to generate an animated image (gif) from a series of beamer slides. Martin Scharrer came up with this example: ...
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How to make beamer's alert work in \multiinclude[<alert@+| +->]?

Beamer user guide says at p140: Example: For a more interesting usage of the ⟨default overlay specification⟩, consider the following usage: \multiinclude[<alert@+|> +->]{gra} ...
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Using double for-loop in tikz

In the manual one can find the ... option to obtain a range in the for-loop. For example: \foreach \x in {0,0.1,...,6} {\x, } On the other hand, one can have a for-loop which runs over two ...
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Create Flash animations with LaTeX

Recently, I had to prepare a few beamer presentations, and during this process I realized that the "ideal" presentation would be much more interactive and live than one can possibly do with LaTeX. It ...
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Constructing a dynamic PDF

I wish to create a dynamic PDF file to write an article. This article will contain some theorems. The user will click a theorem and this will drill down to reveal the proof of that theorem. I think ...
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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: ...
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Is it possible to embed multimedia (audio or video)?

Using TeX/LaTeX is it possible to embed multimedia? If so how?
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Successive display of animations in a beamer/tikz environment

i made a simple animated graphic in a tikz/beamer environment. the problem is that when i click on one of the slides, all animations begin to move. what i am looking for is that on slide 2 S begins to ...
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Including 3D figures — “click to activate”

When I use Asymptote to create 3D figures, they appear in the final PDF as static images. When the user hovers the mouse over them, the message "click to activate" is displayed and a mouse click ...
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showing first frame of a movie with movie15

I am using the movie15 package to add a swf movie to my presentation, but I do not like that when it finishes playing, it leaves a blank placeholder. Is it possible to configure it so that it shows ...
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Deactivate all \alt,\uncover in beamer (for printing)

I have a big latex beamer that uses \alt, \uncover, ... to create "animations". My goal is to deactivate all these commands temporary (let's say : just use the last state/slide each time there's this ...
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When I use \animate in beamer, how do I move back in my presentation?

Matthew Leingang just provided a nice example of beamer's \animate method. If in this example (don't want to repeat it here) I replace \animate<2-10> with \animate<3-10>, how will I then ...
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Animating Protocols

I'm creating a beamer presentation on network protocols. I like to put very simple animations in the slides, like an arrow extending from sender to receiver, showing the flow of network messages. I ...
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Is there any way to include an animated GIF directly?

Is there any way to include an animated GIF directly in either PDFLaTeX or XeLaTeX? I realize the animate package can include animations in a PDF, but it doesn't support animated GIFs and you have to ...
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Animated scrolling marquee across an entire page.

I would like to have a scrolling marquee across the entire width of a page. I am intending this for a Beamer presentation, but the solution doesn't necessarily have anything to do with beamer. I ...
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Embedding videos and animations

I'm aware that it's possible to embed some kinds of videos and animations in LaTeX files (using the beamer or prosper classes) but I couldn't locate good documentation on this. My web searches ...
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Animation in PDF presentations, without Adobe Reader?

I sometimes have to present on other people's equipment, such as machines running stripped down Linux distributions, presentation servers with a bare-bones PDF viewer running in a virtual machine, or ...