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Correct dynamic transparencies of blocks in beamer using \pause and \onslide

I'm using beamer with Antibes theme and \setbeamercovered{dynamic} option. I would like to have a block whose text is shown in two different frames. Here is my first try: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer + lstlistings + overlay -> wrong numbering in caption

In my tex file I have the following code. It results in the Listing being numbered with an increasing index. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? (see screenshot: the second slide should say ...
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Paragraph above scrolling enumerate in beamer keeping position

I have done this before using tricks with absolute positioning of nodes in tikz, or more crude by repeating the content manually in slides and using \phantom. I would like to know if there is a nice ...
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Uneven spacing using \vspace inside \itemize in beamer

I have a slide that is just an itemize. I am using \vspace{.5cm} to space things out. For some reason between two of the bullets the spacing is larger than the others and I have to use ...
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beamer presentation with each figure on each slide using a foreach and pgfplots

Im doing a beamer presentation. With pgfplots I need to load a single column of a data file like this: 1 10 50 -50 2 11 51 -49 3 12 52 -48 4 13 53 -47 5 14 54 -46 6 15 55 -45 ...
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'undefined control sequence' in beamer

Can you please check out the following code for me? \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } \title{\textbf{MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC POISEUILLE FLOW OF ...
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Beamer - Multimedia : embedded autostarting mp3 file problem

I have the following problem : I try to autostart an ambedded mp3 file. If I use \movie the manual says I can't embedded the file but autostart works, with \sound manual says embedded works but I ...
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Modifying Headline in Beamer Berlin

I am trying to remove the blank space under the navigation menu and above the frame title. I can remove the entire header by including \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} but I do not want to lose the ...
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Passing arguments to custom frame option

Follow up to http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/174213/36296 Long story short: I wondered how to pass arguments to custom frame options. For example add an image to the frametitle.
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Beamer templating - resetting variables at start or end of frame

For a beamer theme, I'd like to provide two different kinds of frame titles. A normal one, plus one with an image background. As far as I can see the best method to do this is to overload the ...
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Beamer handout mode and againframe bug?

So here is some puzzling behaviour. \documentclass[ handout ]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=foo] \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item One \item Two \end{itemize} ...
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“ compile timeout ” error on beamer class

I am making a presentation using \documentclass{beamer}. Moreover, I am making it at overleaf.com My presentation has a lot of high resolution images, which are in .png format, because of which I am ...
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Beamer frame numbering

I was working on a beamer presentation. I want the page numbering to start from the second page (the first page is title). But, when I used the known tweaks, the page numbering still starts from the ...
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\logo command problem with Latex beamer theme “Marburg”

This is the code, I have used Warsaw theme but for the theme "Marburg" the logo command is not working...How the logo in the left can be placed in the sidebar same position as the picture??? ...
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Custom Beamer theme does not arrange stuff as I expect

I am creating my own Beamer theme (let me call it mytheme in this thread) and currently working on title page. First I put the code shown below in beamerinnerthememytheme.sty, which is loaded by ...
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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Beamer interaction remove footline

Can anyone explain why the MWE below is bad? When I compile it, there is no footline on the first page!?! I use the <+> and <+-> in order to not having to explicitly having to specify the ...
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Citations in Beamer but bibliography in full-size portrait page

I am creating the presentation for my dissertation defense using beamer. I use several citations during the presentation which are just listed as a number in brackets. I would like the bibliography to ...
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How to create an opaque or cloudy area block to blur some texts in beamer?

Not a textblock. But a square or rectangle block/box specified with location and width, placed at a desired location. The purpose is to blur some texts and some parts of figures at a desired location. ...
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Add logo and slide count to the navigation symbols

I want the navigation symbols line (the bottom line) to contain slide count Slide N of NN flushed to the left and the company logo flushed to the right inside the blue navigation bar (I use the ...
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Undefined control sequence with \pagestyle{headings}

The following code \documentclass{beamer} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Hello beamer world. \end{frame} \end{document} gives me ! Undefined control sequence. ...
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Insert Graphic into Title Section of beamer Palo Alto

I want to insert a graphic into the title section. On the title page, I want the graphic to be fully visible, then on all the other slides I want it to be more transparent. When I refer to the title ...
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Remove parentheses after author in beamer document

the following copy&paste code results in showing "short name ()" in the left box of the navigation bar. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \title[short title]{long title} \author[short ...
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beamer - dealing with background color of selected pages

I'm replicating (parts of) a PowerPoint design as a beamer template. In this design some PP layouts, most noticeable the title page use a full color bg, whereas the rest have a white bg. Any advice ...
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beamer: itemize do not honor text color

I understand that each \item within an itemize does not honor the text color because it is within its own group. Anyhow, I have a program that generates for me a bunch of boxes, one of which is ...
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beamer: content top and bottom margins

It is trivial to modify the left and right margins in beamer. But what about the top and bottom? If possible, I would like to reduce a little bit that top margin, marked with the hand-drawn red ...
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How do I set the size of the header or footer bar for a beamer poster?

I am working from this template to create a poster. As you can see below, the template has a black bar at the top of the poster. I would like to shrink this bar, but I do not a parameter to change in ...
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Positioning TikZ pictures in Beamer frames

I am trying to position my images as follows. the problem is that the moment I delete the black point positioned at the origin, the positioning of my images are messed up. My second question is that ...
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Want Section and Subsection page slide At the end of Each Section

\documentclass[xcolor=table,compress,t,fleqn]{beamer} \makeatletter % add "\color{blue}" to argument of "\maketag@@@" ...
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Embedding a Mathematica “Manipulate” block into a beamer presentation

It is possible to include an interactive interface such as the Mathematica Manipulate block in a beamer presentation, so that one can control the sliders just like in the original Mathematica file? I ...
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beamer/tikz overlay image at the center

How can I overlay in tikz an image at the center of the slide, covering the text. Consider: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum[1] ...
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beamer: column background color

How do I change the background color of a column in Beamer? (the entire column) (This is a simple question, but for the life of me, I cannot not find an answer.) Example: \documentclass[t]{beamer} ...
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beamer templating - baselineskip of \fontsize ignored

Can anyone explain why the second argument in \fontsize \textbox in the example is ignored in the footer template? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fix-cm} ...
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How to prevent alignment changes in beamer due to changing line height in list items?

Consider this simple setup: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{The One} \begin{itemize} \item \only<1>{This is a tall row.} ...
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Where should my beamer theme be located? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a beamer theme: {metro} I made a beamer by 1. Create folder 'presentation' 2. Copy beamer theme in 'presentation' 3. Create tex file in 'presentation' This works fine. ...
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Changing the Beamer Theme “Feather”?

I wanna adjust the Beamer Theme "Feather" for my needs: Change the Front Page Deleting the gray horizontal bar (@barcolor) Set the @headercolor to red Transpose the feather logo in the ring Replace ...
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span of sidebar in beamerposter, with title in the header

I am making a poster using beamerposter and trying to create my own theme. But I'm having trouble with the sidebar. I want the sidebar to be on the left hand side along the entire height of the ...
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Why is the picture not centered in the frame?

Using the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{ctex} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{PSA分析级别和实施程序} \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering ...
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Setting beamer color in region between title bar and canvas

How does one control the color of the region between the title bar and the canvas in beamer? When the color of the background canvas is darkened there is a white bar between title and canvas. MWE ...
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Beamer : shift a relative overlay sequence

I made a command with relative averlay sequence that appears several times in the presentation starting at different moments. I tried this, but the second sequence start at slide 2 and appears only ...
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how do I add comments to a presentation in beamer? [duplicate]

Powerpoint has this nice option of adding comments for each slide. I would like to have a similar way of doing it with beamer: Adding comments to a slide Showing these comments somewhere on the ...
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The paralist package does not work properly in Beamer

I'm trying to create a simple inline list within Beamer, and the environment paralist is not behaving as expected: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, fleqn]{beamer} \usepackage{paralist} % inline list ...
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Position of nodes and arrows

I am trying to reproduce this slide. I have written some code to produce some thing similar but the positions of nodes and type of arrows are hard to get. This is what I am aiming for and this is ...
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Beamer warsaw make font bold on all frames

When using beamer with the warsaw theme, how can one set the text on all frames to appear in boldface? Here is an MWE, I want text on both the slides to be in boldface. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How do I add a flag to a document class to show or not show portions of document?

I write quizzes in beamer. They typically look like: \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \mode<presentation><> \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Quiz 1} 1. What is $1+2$? {\color{blue} 3} 2. What is ...
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Explain formula using beamer

I am preparing a presentation on statistics. I want to include a slide on Bayes' Theorem which says: p(\theta | D) = \frac{p(D|\theta) p(\theta)} {p(D)} I want to explain each term using arrows. ...
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Is it possible to reduce the height of the frame title box in beamer?

I am writing a presentation with Beamer using the Copenhagen theme and the \useoutertheme[footline=institutetitle]{miniframes} option. Currently the headers look like this but since I am not going to ...
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How can I list all sections in the footer bar automatically?

I know how to customize the footer bar, \makeatletter \setbeamertemplate{footline} { \leavevmode% \hbox{% \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.4\paperwidth,ht=2.25ex,dp=1ex,center]{author in head/foot}% ...
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Beamer: one tikzpicture works fine, two make an emergency stop

A beamer frame split in two columns must contain one tikz picture (a pie chart) in one column, and two other in the second column. With the first picture all works fine, but adding the other two ...
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I can't remove the navigation bars in beamer

I fail to get rid of the navigation bars in beamer by using \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} or \beamertemplatenavigationsymbolsempty. Here is the key source codes. ...