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Tikz plot polar equation with foreach

Im trying to animate a polar equation using beamer, i couldnt find anything related to my problem here or on Google so my last chance is to request some help. I tried to take out the domain command ...
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What's the better way to include a Tikz sheme into a beamer presentation

I have this Tikz schem Code \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} %\usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz,xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,arrows,positioning,fit,calc,} ...
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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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Changing margins in a beamer frame

I made a beamer presentation. In one of the frames I have a couple of pictures. However the left margin takes up a lot of space and the right margin is nearly zero. Having \centering in the figure ...
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Does justifying and `frame breaks' conflict in Beamer?

I tried the justifying techniques proposed here: My presentation in Beamer document class also have long bibliography. I have used allow frame breaks in a new frame which recommended here. ...
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Conflict between hyperref and multiinclude using beamer class

I'm working on a presentation using the beamer class, and I have the following problem: the hyperlinks created by hyperref stop working for any slide placed after a slide that uses the \multiinclude ...
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Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
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Highlight current section using alert in beamer

The following \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Outline} \tableofcontents[currentsection] \end{frame} } inserts the table of contents at the beginning of each section, ...
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How to draw simple arrow between words in Beamer? [duplicate]

Under Beamer, how to draw a sipmle arrow between words in itemize? I do not need to configure the size, location or any other detail settings. What I need is simply a default arrow. I tried ...
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Why won't ball show up? \ball is undefined control sequence

%A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the document. %Most papers work fine with the next one. %For letter style see the letter document on the website. % For presentations, see ...
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PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced”

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
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a beginner trying out beamer, can't get it to itemize

I can't get this to itemize, I just want a couple bullet points in my block sorry for the lengthy header its my professors lol %A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the ...
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LuaLaTeX error when compiling visual counter

I asked a question about visual counters in beamer, for which I got this answer. Now I need to compile it by LuaLaTeX in order to use the package luapersian(below code), but it returns some errors. ...
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Pdf bookmark error in beamer [on hold]

Hi. I've compiled a Persian language beamer file by both luapersian and persian babel package using LuaLaTex, and in both I've the same problem in pdf bookmark as shown in the figure (some strange ...
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Randomly assign background colour for each frame

How can a randomly picketed background colour be chosen for each beamer frame? Note: This question is asked to round out the question Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is ...
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Keep frame title constant height regardless of content

I'd like the frame title background - the bar at the top - to be a constant height, regardless of whether I have a title only or a subtitle as well. One reason is consistency - I don't like the ...
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special circled frame number in beamer

Is it possible to customize frame number like figure below?
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Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is turned

Is it possible to change the background color of a Beamer presentation in the PDF in such way, that whenever I switch a page, the color is switched as well? Note that I do not seek a solution to ...
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How to add frame number “5/12”-style to theme template?

I have a long title, therefore I've chosen Amsterdam theme for the beamer package. However, I need to also show the frame number "frame/fromTotalFrames" style. How can I add the frame-no. on the left ...
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How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
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Why is my beamer presentation failing to compile when I include letters in my math?

Forgive me I am new to LaTex. I have a presentation that I would like to do in Beamer, but it fails to compile when I include letters in my math statements. For example, the following will compile, ...
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Making \includeonlylecture{} only ignore frames but not global structure elements such as sections

I am presently preparing lecture notes in beamer. I have the lecture course structured into parts, sections etc and I would like use the numbering scheme consistently throughout the course. Without ...
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Beamer missing section causing Undefined control sequence error

I ran onto this error today, here is a minimum example: \documentclass[]{beamer} \begin{document} % \section{A section} \subsection{A subsection} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Cursed frame} This is ...
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Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...
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Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
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\input in figure environment not centering

I'm making a presentation with beamer, and I've drawn some figures in TikZ that I'm inserting into the presentation using \input{footikz.tex} For some reason the tikz picture is appearing off to the ...
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problem with block environment

I am naive in preparing slides using beamer. I wanted to create slide with a block in it. I used same code which is already posted in this website. The codes goes as follows \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Predefined animation in Beamer

As in MS PowerPoint, were in we select an object and choose one of the transitions or animations and it gets applied for that object (in a predefined path or manner), are there packages in beamer or ...
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More than one option within a frame

I'm using beamer to create frames. I don't want frame numbers and I want to allow for frame breaks: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{My title} does work, and \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{My ...
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How to keep highlighted the mini frames of already discussed slides?

I would like for the dots in the mini frame of my beamer presentation to be full circles and remain highlighted once I already discussed the corresponding slide. Let me make this clearer: when you are ...
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creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
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produce slides and handouts from the command line [duplicate]

a handy feature of beamer is to be able to produce slides or a handout. you "just" have to change a line in the source. however, I wished to produce the slides and the handout from the command-line. ...
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optional <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s for macros

In the beamer documentation you can find macros that have two <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s. For example: \alt<⟨overlay specification⟩>{⟨default text⟩}{⟨alternative text⟩}<⟨overlay ...
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Customized equation number not in same line in Beamer

I have the following code beamer, but I can not understand why the number of my equations are not on the same line when using \ tag. The column are "plenty" of space. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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modify beamer footer portions

I have a small problem because I have quite a long title of my presentation so it is overflowing in footline... Is there any way how to change portion of these 3 parts in footline? I think that 1/3 ...
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Highlighting of Beamer navigation bar

I have an issue with the highlighting of my navigation bar within a beamer presentation. On my computer monitor the highlighting looks quite good, but i like to have the current element of the ...
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Put image at top in Beamer class

I am using the Beamer class with columns environment. I am able to start the text from top by using \documentclass[t]{beamer} but the image always appears at the center of the column which is giving a ...
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Alert items in a block that is overlayed

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test} \begin{block}{First} block \end{block} \begin{block}{Second} \begin{itemize} ...
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Separation space between tableofcontents items in beamer

In beamer, I guess, the separation space between the items from tableofcontents is stretchable: Can you set it to a fixed value? e.g. to equal the value used in the itemize environment. Partial ...
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Logo position of title page

I working on the presentation slides. I want to put my university logo on right top corner of only title page. I am using theme Madrid. ...
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change the numbering in Beamer's table of content

Beamer's table of contents starts with bullet 1. How can I change that to bullet 0? The command \setcounter{section}{-1} in the preamble does not help.
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align environment not entirely functional in beamer

I am currently working on a beamer project where I use the align enviroment. My code is as follows: \begin{frame} \frametitle{The Hovorka model} \begin{tabular}{l l} \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} ...
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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Link to .mov file not working using href in OSX and beamer

I'm trying to embed a link to a .mov file in a beamer presentation. As I've read in similar posts I used the following code: For an image: href{run: ./graficas/quantumbeating.mov}{ ...
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Simple mini frames under frame title beamer

I have a simple black beamer template for presentations that I often use. I would like to add some simple mini frame navigation to this, but the outer theme for mini frames adds in too much extra ...
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Restatable example containing code listing

I am creating a beamer presentation, and I'm using the packages thmtools, thm-restate and listings. Inside one of my \frames, I want to create an example block containing a code listing. Later, I want ...
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How to get minipages in a Beamer presentation?

I'm writing a presentation with Beamer and I need the minipage package. When I worked on Linux there was no problem: apparently, minipage does not exist for Mac OS. I've so tried to install genmpage, ...
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Formatting Follow Along Handouts for My Class

I am having issues with the \only<|handout:0> command, specifically with the resizing of blocks on my beamer slides for my students to use as guided notes for my lecture. I want to keep the ...
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How to add vertical line on side of sidebar?

I would like to have that gray vertical bar after my sidebar... How can I do it?