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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme?

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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how to vertically top align a slide in beamer? [duplicate]

The following beamer slide (and all other slides) have the text vertically centered. How do I get it to appear at the top of the slide? \documentclass[sansserif,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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beamer - slide template

Is it difficult to set options to the code below so that my beamer slides will look like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Why this code doesn't compile in textpad ipad?

This is my code \documentclass[aspectratio=149]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\large} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] ...
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how to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? [on hold]

How to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? It said beamer.cls not found.
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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Errors using a customised beamer theme: ua-beamer

Might I ask any help in using a customised beamer theme? The theme seems to be called ua-beamer. The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer. The GitHub project can ...
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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Beamer: always overlay first item on same frame

I've read and tried to follow instructions from similar questions but I can't seem to get my slide to work the way it should. I basically have an itemize block and I want my list items to show ...
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Flush left equations in beamer column [duplicate]

When I do this in beamer: \begin{column}[T]{0.6\textwidth} \begin{equation} F = m a \end{equation} This is Newton's law. \end{column} the equation sits in the center of the column while the text ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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How do I properly label the figures and tables in beamer in Share Latex? [duplicate]

This is my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx,mathabx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \frametitle{} \end{frame} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Main ...
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Multiple Institutes per Line in Title Slide

I'm making a talk in beamer where I have to acknowledge about 10 authors, all from different institutions. By default beamer puts multiple authors per line, but only one institute per line. Here's a ...
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How do I move my sentences up close the title?

I am using Share Latex site to create slides for my presentation. I have the following codes: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mathabx} \title{} ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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How to add a link to a PDF file in Beamer? [duplicate]

I'd like to insert a link to a PDF file into a Beamer presentation. How can I do that? With which specific command?
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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beamer \includeonlyframes with list

I find the \includeonlyframes command very convenient for selecting specific frames of a beamer presentation (and excluding the rest). Example of use: \includeonlyframes{% Introduction_1,% ...
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beamer footnote numbers in overprint

I have a series of text + images that I want to appear on the same slide. Both the text and image have some reference to be quoted for which I am using footnotes (this is done throughout the ...
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How to put wide pictures on a slide?

I would like to put wide figures (or some figures with overall wider than the standard textwidth) centered on a slide. I think the easiest way to change the textwidth on that specific slide, isn't it? ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Using the sourcecodepro font with Beamer listings

I would like to use the sourcecodepro package to typeset source code in Beamer. The following code gives the same fonts, regardless whether sourcecodepro is loaded or not. I would like to stick to ...
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How to add margin comments in Beamer?

I use Beamer for my presentations and I would like to know how I could add some text in the two sides of an inserted figure using \includegraphics[scale=]{} and \caption{}.
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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...
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Links in mindmap as table of contents in beamer

I decided to use a mindmap to show the ToC of my presentation and the section outline. I'd like to have the nodes clickable like the standard ToC, but I couldn't find any command like ...
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Output from tree command in a listing

I'm trying to put the output of the tree command in a lstlisting using the following code \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,compress,svgnames]{beamer} \begin{document} \usepackage{listings} ...
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What is difference between template's `background` and `background canvas`?

What is difference between: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[top color=yellow!75!green!33,bottom color=blue!66!green!33,middle ...
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer with sidebar [duplicate]

I want to create a presentation in beamer. Like this question, I want to have two logos in opposite side on beamer, but my template have sidebar too. I also used this question to prevent logo from ...
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Customize beamer block style

I am using Montpellier theme with beamer, however the block style have no default background etc. I tried a few ways to make it look like the style of Boadilla, but I can't reproduce it good enough. ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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Beamer `\bibliographystyle{alpha}` force no plus symbol

I am referencing in beamer with \bibliography{myFile.bib} and \bibliographystyle{alpha} The following label is produced for three authors or less: [ABC14] The following label is produced for ...
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Beamer + media9: acrobat reader closed automatically after playing embedded video

I don't know whether the question is related to latex or linux. I've played embedded mp4 video successfully in linux (ubuntu) environment using acrobat reader 9.4.1. But, I've one problem, the ...
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Beamer, description, and space for labels

When using \begin{description}[abc] \item[ab] Some description \item[abc] Some description \item[abcd] Some description \end{description} Space of length "abc" is reserved for labels. ...
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Precise graphic placement in beamer

I'm making slides using beamer but am having trouble placing images where I want them. My code is as follows: \begin{frame}{Plume/jet description} \hspace{-1em} \begin{center} ...
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Itemized list side by side with a figure [duplicate]

I am trying to create a slide: on the left is an itemized list, on the right is a figure. It seems I can use tabular in beamer, however, the following code doesn't work - it complains about extra ...
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Movie15 \includemovie problem : file attached blank icon

I am using movie15 package to embed a mpeg video in my beamer presentation. My viewer is qpdfpresenterconsole (https://launchpad.net/~lissyx/+archive/ubuntu/qpdfpresenterconsole-ppa). It enables ...
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Beamer, different picture for every item using columns

Small description of what I want: in a beamerclass frame I have two items (bulletitems?) on the left side and on the right side I have two pictures. When the first item is shown I want the first ...
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mhchem and beamer: use of `\ce` in title gives `Undefined control sequence.`

When I'm trying to use \ce{CH4} in the title with documentclass beamer, I get an Undefined control sequence error. The following is an (almost) minimum (not) working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Setting the spaces in a beamer mini frame

I am writing a custom beamer template and I'd like to use mini frames for the navigation in it, however I'd like to avoid having the spacing that they have by default: the problem here is that ...
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Customise beamer template

So! Like many people here, I'm trying to customise a beamer template to look like the .ppt template my university uses. For the regular slides, I'd like them to look like this: I'm getting pretty ...
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I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image [duplicate]

I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image. I have tried a lot of mixing code, that haven' taked me anywhere. This is my code. ...
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My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation

My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation. This is the code \documentclass[aspectratio=169,draft]{beamer} ...
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Beamer sidebar with sections (highlighting current)

I am currently writing a simple beamer template and have defined the footline and frametitle templates accordingly. What I would like to add is a very simple sidebar (aligned to the right), showing ...
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Beamer - multimedia package - movie centering not working for frame larger than `width=\textwidth`

I am trying to embed a movie in beamer using the multimedia packaged and I am having trouble centering it. I am setting the width=1.1\textwidth so the movie extends into the margins of the ...