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Why the uncover operation doesn't work for the background in beamer?

I use the code below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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Complex matrix layout fails in beamer but ok in MWE

The MWE that follows works fine to layout this complex matrix. But when I paste it into a simple beamer document it fails (I also included that code Can you help me? ...
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Beamer footnotes references with same number

Is there any possibility that if in the same frame a reference is cited more than 1 time, give the same footnote number to it? In my MWE you see that there is two footnotes. But the bib entry is the ...
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How to resize matrix equation in beamer?

How do I resize this equation to get it to fit? I've googled for examples with no luck. --Bob \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer links of table of contents

can anyone explain me why, in a beamer presentation, when I click on a link in the table of contents I am always sent to the first frame of the whole presentation and not to the first frame of the ...
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Force Embedded .wav files in Latex Document to be played using wave-surfer

I have few .wav files embedded in a latex pdf document. By default, they are played in some music player in windows during presentation. However i want to force them to be played using wave-surfer, so ...
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Beamer font and bullets [duplicate]

I want to prepare my presentation's outline page look like this. But, I can't figure out how to use square bullets and the font that slide uses. Can someone please be of my help?
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Indent paragraphs in a beamer block

I want every new paragraph except the first one in a \begin{block} to be indented. This is the standard in other document classes. I already put \setlength\parindent{1cm} in my preamble, but this ...
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Animating tikz pictures using beamer

I have two pictures drawn using TikZ. When I place them in two different frames in beamer they perfectly show up. But I want to animate them, that is, I want one picture after the other at a mouse ...
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How should I work with beamer, TOC and parts?

I'm writing a beamer presentation that should be divided into several parts, each of them contains sections, subsections, etc. This code (without \part commands) works fine and it generates TOC ...
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How to hide the other items completely when I use “pause” operation in beamer?

When I compiling the following codes: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item a \pause \item b \pause \item c \end{itemize} \end{frame} It's effect is the following: As we ...
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Space before colon in beamer captions

As you can see below, LaTeX is formatting my captions like this: Figure : caption, while I would like them to be Figure: caption, without a space before colon. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Background and footline for beamerposter header

How can I add a grey background and black footline to this beamer header? EDIT: Here's a compiling MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size = custom, height = 110, width = 81]{beamerposter} ...
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Paths of `pgfimages` in beamer templates

I am working on a beamer template for my institute in which I am using \pgfdeclareimage for images. I have quite a lot images and logos for different projects/experiments/groups and I organised the ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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how to point to a picture with descriptive text in latex presentation?

Hopefully, my question describes what I need. I want to add small colored box contains text or equation describing a picture in a presentation, I want the picture to come first, then the box, which ...
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Unknown “missing $ inserted” error

I am getting an unknown error "mising $ inserted" and can't seem to find why. Here is the code: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %% This Beamer template was created ...
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tcolorbox leaves faded number on slides in beamer

It's my first week in beamer and tcolorbox. I recently prepared a slide presentation with the beamer class and tcolorbox. The program works fine but I have a little hiccup: tcolorbox leaves a faded ...
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Why does beamer's \insertauthor report as nonempty?

I'm working on a beamer theme in which each of the title page elements is optional; for example, I don't want defining an empty date to produce a large empty space on the title slide. I figured I ...
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Simple way of drawing a filled arrow/triangle for use as item bullet

I'd like to draw a filled arrow and use it as an item bullet in beamer. I already managed to draw the line with \rule[0.5ex]{0.6ex}{0.6ex} but I can't create the arrowhead. I though about using ...
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Setting margins below and above figures does not have any effect in beamer

For the sake of using captions I'd like to put my graphics into a \begin{figure} ... environment. Doing that a white space is added before and after the picture, table or whatever. This answer is ...
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Errors with untouched Beamer Template in RStudio

I am new to using Beamer, and wanted to have a template working so that I could, for the time being, simply and easily change the content. I downloaded the .zip file from ...
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Beamer: avoid shift in transition between slides [duplicate]

I am using beamer to produce some slides for a presentation. I want to combine the possibility of uncover sequentially some equation and replace some of them. This is the .tex file I am using. ...
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Make column environment ignore frame margins in beamer

I'd like to define the exact horizontal position and width of columns using beamer. For example: Column which starts at .05\paperwidth and is .55\paperwidth wide Column which starts at ...
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Repeating slides in a beamer presentation including original framenumber

With the beamer-class one can easily repeat frames using \againframe. In doing so the framenumber is increased by one. Very often this makes a lot of sense. However, I would like to give the ...
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Headlines in Beamer

I'm making a presentation in Warsaw theme of Beamer with headline structure as follows: \setbeamertemplate{headline}{% \leavevmode% \hbox{% ...
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How to pass text/strings from main file to beamertheme via beameroptions or is there an alternative way?

In this and this question I learned how to pass simple definitions like a location from my main file to a e.g. beameroutertheme. However this approach fails for longer strings or text blocks, in this ...
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\ifbeamer@anotherslide and \ifbeamer@localanotherslide in beamerbasedecode.sty

At the beginning of the source file beamerbasedecode.sty of beamer class, two switches are defined: \newif\ifbeamer@anotherslide \newif\ifbeamer@localanotherslide By reading beamerbasedecode.sty ...
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Unused \setbox0 in beamerbasedecode.sty

Inside the source file beamerbasedecode.sty of beamer package, there are the following lines: \def\beamer@stoptexts{| stop:0| } { \catcode`\|=13 \catcode`\:=13 \catcode`\,=13 ...
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Workaround a beamer bug? Section numbering is not Dewey like as it is with LaTeX

Consider the following simple Latex document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{A} \label{A} \subsection{B}\label{B} \subsubsection{C}\label{C} I am in section \ref{A}, subsection ...
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How to add square/circle around a term in equation and add comments using beamer

I am using beamer to write a presentation. In one slide I wrote a formula that looks like this: What I would like to do is something like this: Basically I want to draw a square or a circle ...
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“pdf-in-usb-drive” call in beamer's bibliography

I want to include in the bibliography some pdfs I have in the same directory than the presentation. All the packages and things I use... I know I have "miswritten", but my program is sooo long that i ...
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Break a large theorem using mdframed on beamer [duplicate]

I am using mdframed to write theorems and I've been dealing with this theorem that is quite long and hao 4 equations in it. I have tried using [allowframebreaks] and using \framebreak in a specific ...
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File ended while scanning use of \beamer@collect@@body and more

It's my first time in Beamer, and i want to make a titlepage as well as those seen on the net (and those done by my university teachers XD) First of all: \documentclass[trans,9pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer and ampersands (XeLaTeX)

There are some known problems with ampersands and beamer (as discussed here, for instance), but I haven't been able to find a good reference... Anyway, the concrete problem I have is with tables ...
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Comment in algorithmic on a line beginning with if, and using uncover/visible

I am trying to modify this code, into the following one : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[plain]{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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Adding a rectangular box with tikz to table (beamer)

I would like to add a rectangular box to my table to highlight some rows. I'm trying to use tikz with the second lot of code from Harish Kumar's answer to a similar question. However, unlike the ...
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How do I avoid going past the end of my animation in a beamer presentation

I would like to animate some overlays using animatevalue, but I don't know of a way to stop the animation at the last overlay. Is there a way to make this independent of OS and pdf reader? If not, ...
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Missing natural names with \autoref in Beamer. A beamer bug?

Using hyperref and beamer together, I encounter the following problem. Command \autoref which is supposed to add the name of the referenced item, does not work. Here is a minimal example that ...
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Plot Width Error with pgfplot's groupplot in Beamer

I am making a 3x3 matrix of plots in a beamer slide. Position (1,1) is empty, the rest of the first row has column titles and the rest of the first column has row titles. Positions (2,2) to (3,3) ...
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Manually numbering an equation in Beamer

Similar to an old 2011 posting here, I would like to manually tag a particular line of equation with number in Beamer. I tried using \tag{} command but it does not work, putting in ...
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Reduce indent in description in beamer

In beamer, text in description items is over-indented: \documentclass[14pt,handout]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{} \begin{description} \item[FooBarBazZot] - foo bar \\ baz ...
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Frame numbering

I'd like to change numbering of this beamer document: \documentclass[landscape,9pt]{beamer} % COMANDI INIZIALI \usepackage[italian]{babel} % ...
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Getting Gif and/or moving images into a Latex presentation

Im very new to presentations in Latex (ive been using powerpoint for years but have finally converted) and am wondering how to get a gif into a section. If needs be, can one not convert a gif into ...
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Changing the size of beamer title box

I'm trying to use beamer to produce an A0 poster with the Frankfurt theme. Is there a way to make the title box larger, and to get a logo placed to the right hand side inside the title box?
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Animation in beamer: nested lists

Beamer has the [<+->] option for lists which makes each item appears separately. However, it also make items in nested lists appear separately too. How do I make each nested list appear as a ...
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Beamer Presentation References slide can't allowframebreaks and have \frametitle

I am writing a Beamer presentation and my references are too long for one frame. So I tried to use [allowframebreaks], but then I get the TeX capacity exceeded error if I have a \frametitle. I can ...
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How to define commands for additonal information in beamer main file for use in themes?

In a typical beamer document I can set various options like \author or \title: main.tex \documentclass{beamer} \author{George Orwell} \title{Animal Farm} \date{\today} \institute[TUD] ...
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Fitting table with 2 tabularx environment (Beamer)

I am trying to make a big table fit into a beamer slide. My table has 2 panels which are 2 tabularx environments. My attempt involves one \resizebox for each tabularx environment (see code below). ...