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Alternatives to tdclock / PDF viewers supporting tdclock

I tried to use tdclock package to embed a stopwatch in a beamer PDF file. However, Adobe Reader is the only PDF viewer that can properly display the stopwatch/clock without those empty red boxes. ...
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Beamer notes printed in the same page right under each bullet points

I understand that Beamer can print notes in a separate page. It also has the capability of displaying the notes in the computer screen while displaying the content of the frame in the projected screen....
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beamer temporal problem

I am interested in appearing the following sequence , progressively, on the same location A AB ABC ABCD ABCDE The temporal instruction allows one for 3 elements to appear progressively. The overlay ...
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How to change the bottom bar structure in Beamer

I have question about the bottom bar. The structure(style) of the bottom bar differ by different theme setting. For example: Dividing into two parts with different colors One single ...
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How to enforce a font series in beamer for normal/default text?

Can someone help here? I managed to use SourceSansPro in my beamer PDFs but failed to have the Light series as a new default. This is what I tried: \documentclass[ngerman,ignorenonframetext,20,...
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Beamer - numbering of sections in appendix TOC with A, B, C

I would like to have the sections in the appendix numbered with letters A, B, C... The answer given here is to change the numbering for the whole document, but I would like to have this only for the ...
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Why does xifthen not work with this beamer code?

I am attempting to use \isempty to decide if a macro argument is empty. It works fine with book, but gives an error message with beamer: ! Undefined control sequence. <write> ...[]{Outline0.0.1....
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text format in math mode and none-math mode

I have one problem when I want to align my text font in and out math mode, here is the code: \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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how to improve my draw for I2C bus

I already created a I2C bus block diagram with line and device (but I think my method is very poor...I checked on web and did not found any example for I2C protocol draw by latex): \documentclass[...
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Beamer class Georgian language problem

when I use article class Georgian language works and I can type without problem,but when I change it to beamer class nothing appears in Georgian. Can anyone help me \documentclass[a4paper,georgian,...
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force position of figure in beamer class

My latex code for the frame with the problematic image. Text is always just one line of text and the equations 3-5 leave enough space on the right to squeeze a figure for explanation on the lower ...
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How customize title page in beamer?

I'd like to create a title page for a presentation with beamer like this. I saw something about modifying the inner theme but I don't understand how to place the logo of the university and the ...
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Error when using animate package in beamer: Undefined control sequence: \sys_if_engine_pdftex [closed]

I am attempting to use the animate package in beamer. Whenever the \usepackage statement is included, I get this: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\l3packages\l3keys2e\l3keys2e.sty" ) ! ...
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Is there a theme for beamer which looks like Madrid but has squared bloks?

Iam doing a presentation using beamer. I like Madrid because it optimizes the space very well, but I prefer the blocks shape of the theme Berlin. Is there a theme with those features? Or is there an ...
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Beamer presentation to a4 printable

Hi I'm going to graduate in physics on tuesday and I'd love to have a printable nice formatted copy of my presentation. I tried adding \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,...
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Bibtex style file optimized for beamer presentations

I have often wished for a short but informative bibtex style which would allow bibliographic entries to display on 1 or 2 lines on the final slide(s) of a beamer presentation. I suspect that only 3 ...
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Using \pause inside a tikzpicture environment in a beamer presentation

I am preparing a presentation using beamer. I would like to show a picture written using tikz in two steps. This is my first attempt: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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How to reduce font size of only the citation marks when using natbib in Beamer or LaTeX?

I would like to reduce the size of the actual citation marks (that you get as a result of cite{key}) and make it half of the size of the regular font. Is this possible? I am using \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Strange printing error when including different PDFs [closed]

First of all: I was not able to compile a MWE, since the error seems to be connected to one of my documents, all of which are classified. I'm experiencing (for the first time) the following error: ...
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Getting the Green Bullet from the exampleblock in Boadilla Template

I am using the Boadilla template with whale color theme. I noticed that the bullets for the itemized block is blue, but if the itemized block is inside an exampleblock, the bullet color turns green. ...
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text position not correct for TikZ, automata

Here is the code to generate state machine: \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,automata} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{...
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table and arrow in beamer

I only can create a table like: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{7}{|c|}{DTE to DEC} \\ \hline DTE device (Computer) & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{DB9} & Connection & DTE ...
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Hide Certain Subsections in Beamer Table Of Contents

I would like to show the subsection headings for some, but not all subsections. I found \tableofcontents[hideothersubsections], which will hide the subsections for other sections, but I am not in the ...
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How to Adjust Sizes in Beamer?

I hope this is a minimum example, I don't know how to make it any smaller without getting rid off what I need help with... Anyway, there are 4 total boxes or "Projects" and they all have to show up on ...
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beamer only compiles once

I am making changes to a beamer file, it will compile once, but then not a second time. It gives all sorts of different errors each time. Ex. It says : I can't write on file '___.pdf' Ex. ...
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beamerarticle: Exclude (sub)sections w/o any frames from PDF bookmarks

Problem statement Beamer's 'article mode' is a wonderful vehicle for generating different documents - such as slides for presentation and handouts using LaTeX's standard 'article' class - from the ...
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How can I locate items in the same height, which is located in different columns?

I am using the beamer class in latex. My code and result are like the following: \begin{frame}{The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} ...
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Identifying a fix for an Undefined control sequence (\pgfdeclareplothandler) error

I would like to identify a fix for the following error: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\pgf\libraries\pgflibraryplothandlers. code.tex" ! Undefined control sequence. l.24 \...
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How to put a graph inside Beamer or Prosper?

I am very confused right now as to how to implement what I already have into either Beamer or Prosper for presentation...I have tried using both and putting it in different ways, but it is not working....
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Table of contents empty with beamer

My table of contents in beamer is empty, I got 4 sections and 3 subsections, but no one of them appears in my table of contents. Here is my code : \documentclass[smaller,t]{beamer} \usepackage[...
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Use of forloop-counter inside beamer \only

I'm using LaTeX beamer and the forloop-package to create a for loop, and I want to use the counter inside an \only-command. Here is a MWE (or more like non-working example): \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Trigger \addtocounter every frame (not slide!)

I am trying to have Beamer automatically add to the notes the total time my presentation has been running. However, the counter seems to be triggered every slide, not every frame. \documentclass[14pt]...
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LaTeX: question on align, pause and beamer

I want to know how to make the command "pause" work in beamer along with the align environment. Pause works nicely in equation and eqnarray environments, however. A sample code is given below. I ...
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Inserting caption on an algorithm in Beamer

I am trying to insert the caption on an algorithm in beamer presentation. The algorithm syntax is correct and it is working while using \documentclass{article} but it shows following error when \...
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commutative diagram with pause in beamer

I have two questions: Is it possible to add \pause command on commutative diagram, I want to show every arrow when I speak. How can I change arrows directions, for instance I want $A \leftarrow B$. ...
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Tcolorbox + minted source code listing that works in beamer

I copied and modified the code snippet in the accepted answer here to highlight cpp code: \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{minted,skins} \newtcblisting{cppcode}[1][]{ listing engine=minted, ...
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how to colour a text line in beamer after it appeared?

I have three items, and I want to highlight the first one changing its colour. But I want to do this after the three items are seen. Can I do that? It may be something like: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Speaker notes beamer - Windows/Linux [duplicate]

I'm making a presentation of thesis in beamer, but I want to include speaker notes. I see in other publications that I can use \note , but the slides appear side by side in the same screen, and don't ...
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Beamer theme customization: modifying frankfurt [duplicate]

I personally like the Beamer theme `Frankfurt', however for longer presentations with a lot of slides/sections I'm finding that the header space where the sections and the slide dots are listed is not ...
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Local scope for beamer overlay specifications?

Suppose you have a large and complex piece of code that, for instance, draws part-by-part a TikZ picture in a beamer frame, with complex overlay and action specifications. Suppose also that the code ...
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XeLaTeX Beamer and minted, some characters are invisible [duplicate]

fibonacci.tex: \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames,svgnames}]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=right} \usepackage{minted} \...
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Change slide automatically in Beamer

I want to move one slide to another slide automatically with time faster than \transduration{0.00} In fact, I want to make it user's specified time say 0.01 sec. Is is possible in Beamer?
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Making itemize completely disappear

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I have this code \begin{frame} \frametitle<1-3>{First title} \frametitle<4->{Second title} \onslide<1-> \[ formula \] \onslide<2-3> ...
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Changing the font family of a string type column using pgfplotstable

Suppose I'm using Beamer, pgfplotstable and the professionalfonts font theme. I'd like to use the computer modern font also in a string type column. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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spacing between paragraphs in beamer

Is there any way to increase spacing between paragraphs in beamer without doing it manually in each paragraph? I don't want to write \medskip, or other command manually all time (ok, if there's no ...
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Do presentations need margins? [closed]

When showing a presentation, slides are typically shown by projecting the contents onto a white projection screen. Seeing that the aim of margins is to have white around a block of text, margins are ...
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Theme with a different footline for the titlepage

An easy way to get a different footline for a given frame is to declare the template locally. For example, to have a footline with the text my special footline, one can write: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Lualatex beamer breqn: Text appears four timestimestimestimes, why and how to mitigate? [duplicate]

In the following example, why does the word Spam appear four timestimestimestimes? $ cat mwe.tex \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{breqn} \newcommand{\spam}{\textrm{Spam}} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Left column starts after right column [duplicate]

I wanted a frame with an example composed by a description and an image but the result is not what I want and I don't know where the problem is... \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{...
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Different problems with beamer

I am using beamer for a presentation and I encountered different problems: In the title page, the background image I added does not cover the whole frame: the header is still white. The title/...