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how to fix the positions of random points in latex?

I'm using the presentation mode in beamer. There's a frame about random stars distributed in a rectangle. I made a pause effect on that slide. However, the next frame would give me a different ...
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Drawing concept maps in Beamer

I'm searching for an easy way to draw simple concept maps in a beamer slide. I've been working on it for two days, but with no success. A few suggestions to help me ? \documentclass[17pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer-style icons in the bibliography when using natbib

I recently discovered the natbib package which is very useful for citing references in a beamer presentation or poster. I only have one problem with this. Without using natbib (and with for example ...
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Change Supervisor and Candidate in Beamer(TorinoTh)

I try to change Supervisor and Candidate in this code \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme[titlepagelogo=logopolito]{TorinoTh} \author{name-of-the-author} \rel{name-of-the-supervisor} ...
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Adding a new field to the title page in beamer

I just read a question about adding a new field to a title page in beamer (Is there a way to add a field to the title page in beamer?). I have exactly the same question, and the proposed answer is ...
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Node syntax in matrix not working - possibly due to new version of Beamer/pgf

I am recycling some material from an old beamer presentation, and I find that code which used to compile just fine, no longer seems to work. I have replicated the problem in the code below, which ...
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Beamer theme with frame (slide) explorer not sections / sub-sections at the left or right bar

In a lot of beamer themes you see sections, subsections etc at left side. I want them to be replaced with frame numbers (slide numbers with titles). So basically I should be able to click on any slide ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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How to adjust the positioning of a custom background in beamer?

I am using beamer's logo command to use a custom background for my presentation (MWE below). While it seems to work almost perfectly, there is a little bit of whitespace to the right of the image used ...
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footfullcite not working when package setspace is present

for my beamer presentation, I am using footfullcite. This is working fine, unless I also use setspace. Attached is a minimal working example. \documentclass{beamer} \title{mini} \usepackage[ ...
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What is the easiest way to mimic an existing PowerPoint template using Beamer?

For my thesis defense I am required to adhere to my university's official PowerPoint template. Because I have a lot of equations and PowerPoint is a pain, I would like to do my presentation using ...
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How to number the pdf-pages with direct accordance with the fully uncovered slides?

I was used to do presentations with Power Point and liked the fact that you can just switch to any slide you want by entering the slide number and pressing Enter (in presentation mode). If you now ...
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How to have full bibliography items on a page using beamer?

I would like to have full bib entries in my beamer slides so tried to follow How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? It suggests putting ...
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Indenting \end{frame} in fragile slides

Suddenly I am no longer able to indent \end{frame} for slides with the fragile option, e.g. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] test \end{frame} ...
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Having trouble with Tikz and Beamer

So I am trying to insert a functioning tikz image into a beamer project and it keeps giving me an error. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Malmoe: section in footer

I currently have this in my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} % add page numbers for malmoe \newcommand*\oldmacro{}% \let\oldmacro\insertshorttitle% \renewcommand*\insertshorttitle{% ...
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Beamer - change order of first page elements

I would like to use the Warsaw theme for a beamer presentation. With this theme you have the first page elements (the ones I need) in the following order: \title \author \insititute \titlegraphic ...
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Tikzpicture in Beamer poster

I'm trying to creative a commutative diagram in a beamer poster, but I cannot figure out why it's formatting incorrectly. The output builds as : When I'm trying to output it as: Any reason as ...
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how can i fit long equation in pretty table in beamer Warsaw

i would like to pretty table in my presentation in beamer by using Beautiful table samples but my equation can't fit the table in one line ...
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(Beamer) Highlight node/edge labels using onslide/only

So in my Beamer slides, I'm using this to highlight various parts of a tikz figure on different slides. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,automata} ...
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Footfullcitetext and beamer: incremental numbering

It has been shown in this answer How to display the footnote in the bottom of the slide while using \columns? how not to break the column environment of beamer when placing a footnote via ...
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Hide some slides from the miniframes navigation in beamer

I am using the Dresden theme on a presentation with a few sections, each with a couple of subsections. For each slide in a subsection, a circle appears in the navigation bar. I'm trying to hide this ...
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Recoloring math in an equation in Beamer

I have a presentation with the color for math changed to blue: \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=black!15!blue} Everything looks nice, until I want to recolor part of an equation: \begin{align*} x\ ...
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Beamer: transparency of a picture on section frame depending of section number

I'm a new Beamer user. The following code is there just to explain what I intent to do: Put on the "sectionpage" frames a picture with transparency, the transparency level being function of the ...
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Beamer - Wide Example Box

I am using this code to get an untitled example block. \begin{exampleblock}{} \end{exampleblock} As we know, this box has a width equal to the text width. How can I modify the code to get a box ...
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Modifying the headline shape in Beamer Warsaw in class beamer Warsaw

I would like to use beamer: Create own headline theme to custom my headline theme but unfortunately my presentation started with table of content instead of titlepage and with zero i would like my ...
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show only beamertemplate{footline} not beamertemplate{headline} in all my frame in class beamer

I would like to show the beamertemplate{ footline } not beamertemplate{ headline } in all my frame in class beamer but when i use plain I lost the footline in my frame ...
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Beamer: Frame number on header line

I am using a customized Copenhagen theme, where my header line is redefined like \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\nointerlineskip ...
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Aligning texts and drawings in beamer

I am making a presentation using beamer for the first time. Please see the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamercovered{transparent} } ...
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Customizing beamer block height

I'm trying to specify a given height for a beamer block. I tried to specify a new environment based on an example I found elsewhere on this forum (reproduced below), but failed miserably.. What I ...
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Include live remote image in Beamer presentation

From this question, I see that it is possible to include remote images within a PDF, via the media9 package. Can direct inclusion of Javascript--as in this question--be used to update the image ...
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How to add rewind function to a mp4 on a presentation in Latex using Mac

I have been searching and trying to add a video in a presentation. NONE of the solution was useful. I have a macbook pro and I installed the TeXShop of course. can anybody help me to do it ? Please ...
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Different math rendering in Beamer? [duplicate]

When using beamer for presentations, I notice that the rendering for math becomes quite different, and I really prefer the usual rendering, say, when typing a paper. The symbols look a bit less ...
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\AtEveryBibitem{\clearfield{Title}} in beamer?

In my beamer presentation, I want to cite the reference without title. So, I tried: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, defernumbers=true, sorting=none, firstinits=true, ...
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biblatex cite current frame in beamer

Is it possible to cite only the reference in current slide (frame) of beamer in a bibliography at the bottom of this slide? I tried this one: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, ...
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How to hyperlink to section title frame

I am using the mtheme for LaTeX Beamer. This theme inserts a title frame with the section title at the beginning of each section. \AtBeginSection[] { \begingroup \setbeamercolor{background ...
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Lstlisting inside minipage aligned to bottom

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation with latex. I have to show a few code snippets on a single slide so thanks to this site I created them using minipages and columns. I have created a minimal ...
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Stray lines when using overlays in tikz-uml

I show a UML diagram in my slides and I want to put some notes into an overlay. When I do this,the connecting lines appear from the beginning. How do I get rid of them? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Move \item a little bit from left?

I want to move the item term a little bit from left? for instance, move the first two items to the right a little bit. How could I do it? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Simple TikZ diagram - help needed with several issues

I would appreciate some help with several issues I'm experiencing with a diagram. I'm building this diagram in LaTeX/TikZ for my dissertation defense slides (Beamer); the diagram reproduces my ...
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Install Fira Sans Font using Texlive 2012

I would like to create slides using this theme for Beamer but am having trouble getting it to work. I just copied the .sty files into /home/gthomson/texmf/tex/latex/mtheme. However the theme ...
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Theorem boxes in beamer

Usually I use beamer with the Warsaw theme which puts theorems (and other things) in boxes. Now I switched my theme to Marburg but i still want to keep the boxes. How can one do that?
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Beamer: subdividing the frame

I have the following code: \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Verification of the Model} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} \item<1> Sandia 5 meter ...
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} ...
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beamer.cls and preview.sty don't work together

I have the following file, in which I use the preview package and the beamer class \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{preview} \PreviewEnvironment{align*} \PreviewEnvironment*{frame} ...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles

Beamer infolines themes, like CambridgeUS, insert the titles of the current section and subsection in the headline. These titles appear to be clickable (the screen pointer changes as if they were so) ...
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Beamer: missing \endcsname inserted \end{frame}

I am getting this error while compiling this code: I have already tried checking the equations and looking for missing }, but without success. This is the first time I am using the beamer environment. ...
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Video resolution during playback when using the multimedia package

I am using beamer for a presentation. In a slide a have a video ( I am using multimedia package): \begin{frame} \centering{ \movie[showcontrols]{\includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth, ...
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Adding a top progress navigation bar in beamer

I want to add a top progress navigation bar to my presentation but I'm unable to figure out how. I searched google, all I was able to find were questions on how to remove that. This is an example of ...