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Would it be possibile to advance Beamer at the level of the HTML presentations?

I use mostly Reveal.js for my presentations and lately I learned Beamer. As far as I see you can reproduce almost anything from a HTML pres. in Beamer with a little work, except for the ...
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Beamer — Showing subsections for the current section in sidebar

I have a lot of subsections in my beamer presentation and there is a sidebar in my theme. I prefer to show the list of subsections only if their parent section is active. In this way less space will ...
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LaTeX beamer slideshow presentation

When I export a beamer presentation, I get a .pdf file. Now I want to present it slide by slide like a powerpoint slideshow presentation, but I'm not sure what the best way to do so is. I can't find ...
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pgfpages won't change page size in beamer

EDIT: Now includes results from use of letterpaper, as suggested in cfr's answer and comment. I'm trying to create a Beamer handout that will be printed on letter paper. When I follow suggestions in ...
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Adding background color to active sections of beamer sidebar

I have designed a theme for my beamer presentation which has sidebar in it. Now I want to add background color for active items in the sidebar. How can I do that? Following picture shows what I ...
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How to decrease the vertical spacing between formula and text in beamer?

Too much spacing between formula and text in beamer. When I insert the command \vspace{-0.5cm} before the formula, the spacing decreases. But the command \vspace{-0.5cm} after the formula has no ...
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Time clock at the footline of a beamer slide is not adjusted in the middle if compiling with XeLaTeX

I'm adding a title clock in the foot line of a beamer slide, if I compile it with pdfLaTeX it works fine; while the clock doesn't align in the middle vertically if compiling with XeLaTeX. How can I ...
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How to create a text box using PGF

I'm styling my beamer presentation using PGF picture and I want to add a textbox with a specific width. The following line doesn't provide a width parameter. ...
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Defining a two-column box with mdframed

I would like to have mdframed boxes which have a picture on the left and some written explanation on the right. Right now I have used the column environment in Beamer but would like to have the ...
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Fading effect in navigation bar

\hpagecolor[color1]{color2} changes the background color gradually from color1 on the left to color2 on the right. If only color2 is given, the background will be in that color, fading from left to ...
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Vertical alignment when title is empty in beamer template

I'm using a customized template for Beamer. Among other things, I have completely rewritten the headline template. However, when I use a frame without title, the vertical alignment is not the same as ...
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Convert beamer code to article / book code

I have seen in multiple sites about conversions between exporting a beamer file as an article pdf such as https://github.com/landrieb/beamerarticle-teacher. The issue I have is that I created a lot ...
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beamer: no snm and out files

dear texperts: does beamer have a "hook" that stops it from creating .snm, .out, and possibly .nav files? I don't use the first two [they are all 0 bytes]. I know texshop can delete them and I can ...
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Increase space at bottom of slide in Beamer presentation template?

For example, if I want to add a publication citation but run out of space in the Beamer preset box area at the bottom of the slide, how can I make some room? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to add a TOC for each section and subsection before of each section in beamer? [duplicate]

At the beginning of each section I want to add a table of content without the subsections and a table of content with the subsections. What can I do?
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Enumerating questions with using numbers

I am using the beamer package and I am writing a lot of questions. I am answering each question and each question is enumerated, so when I add another question, I need to put the number manually. Each ...
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Pass a class/package/theme option to R with knitr

I have a beamer document with R chunks, say 'template.Rnw', which I compile with knitr using 'compile PDF' in RStudio. I have defined a theme 'mytheme.sty'. I would like to have an option to the theme ...
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Beamer - Two levels smoothbars

I'm looking for a way to make smoothbars nodes to be a two row bar where the first line navigates between the subsections and the second line navigates between the frames in the subsection. Example: ...
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Wants all the references at the end of beamer slides

I want to add all the references at the end of beamer slide. I have a .bib file but it is showing error with "it is part of preamble" for (\bibliography{.bib file}) but when i used it in the preamble ...
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How to modify an academic beamer template?

I've been using Beamer for my professional presentations and I intend to use it too for my doctoral thesis presentation. And I have a question. The template I currently use is the following one : ...
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Workflow for preparing lectures using beamer

I am working as a professor at a German university of applied sciences. Next year there are 2 great new courses to prepare (Manufacturing Engineering). I decide to use the advantages of BEAMER. The ...
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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme?

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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how to vertically top align a slide in beamer? [duplicate]

The following beamer slide (and all other slides) have the text vertically centered. How do I get it to appear at the top of the slide? \documentclass[sansserif,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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beamer - slide template

Is it difficult to set options to the code below so that my beamer slides will look like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Why this code doesn't compile in textpad ipad?

This is my code \documentclass[aspectratio=149]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\large} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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Errors using a customised beamer theme: ua-beamer

Might I ask any help in using a customised beamer theme? The theme seems to be called ua-beamer. The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer. The GitHub project can ...
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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Beamer: always overlay first item on same frame

I've read and tried to follow instructions from similar questions but I can't seem to get my slide to work the way it should. I basically have an itemize block and I want my list items to show ...
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Flush left equations in beamer column [duplicate]

When I do this in beamer: \begin{column}[T]{0.6\textwidth} \begin{equation} F = m a \end{equation} This is Newton's law. \end{column} the equation sits in the center of the column while the text ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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How do I properly label the figures and tables in beamer in Share Latex? [duplicate]

This is my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx,mathabx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \frametitle{} \end{frame} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Main ...
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Multiple Institutes per Line in Title Slide

I'm making a talk in beamer where I have to acknowledge about 10 authors, all from different institutions. By default beamer puts multiple authors per line, but only one institute per line. Here's a ...
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How do I move my sentences up close the title?

I am using Share Latex site to create slides for my presentation. I have the following codes: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mathabx} \title{} ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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How to add a link to a PDF file in Beamer? [duplicate]

I'd like to insert a link to a PDF file into a Beamer presentation. How can I do that? With which specific command?
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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beamer \includeonlyframes with list

I find the \includeonlyframes command very convenient for selecting specific frames of a beamer presentation (and excluding the rest). Example of use: \includeonlyframes{% Introduction_1,% ...
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beamer footnote numbers in overprint

I have a series of text + images that I want to appear on the same slide. Both the text and image have some reference to be quoted for which I am using footnotes (this is done throughout the ...
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How to put wide pictures on a slide?

I would like to put wide figures (or some figures with overall wider than the standard textwidth) centered on a slide. I think the easiest way to change the textwidth on that specific slide, isn't it? ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Using the sourcecodepro font with Beamer listings

I would like to use the sourcecodepro package to typeset source code in Beamer. The following code gives the same fonts, regardless whether sourcecodepro is loaded or not. I would like to stick to ...
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How to add margin comments in Beamer?

I use Beamer for my presentations and I would like to know how I could add some text in the two sides of an inserted figure using \includegraphics[scale=]{} and \caption{}.
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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...