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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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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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Beamer, philex and \hfill

I'm using the package philex for linguistic examples, and I try to put a textual element at the end of the line (right centered). I tried to use the \hfillcommand, but as the MWE will show you, it ...
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How to preserve space when using an Overlay command in Beamer?

Into Beamer, I want to preserve the space when I replace an expression by another in a mathematics formula with the help of an Overlay command. For example, if we have in slide number 1 this formula: ...
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1answer
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Wrong vertical spaces using bibentry within beamer

I would like to give some references using the bibentry package in a beamer presentation. But sometimes, e.g. if the list of authors spans over multiple lines, there is a wrong vertical space in the ...
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93 views

bold letter or word spacing for text animation

I want to make a text animation movie for my wife for Valentines. My first thought was to use the beamer package and have a different word in bold on each slide. I would then convert the pdf to ...
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1answer
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Gratuitous vertical space with nested list environments given a certain line length

In the following MWE the simple addition of ":" causes some extra vertical spacing to appear before the nested enumerate environment, despite the fact that adding ":" does not cause the text to split ...
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Beamer listings fragile — Too much space

I am using listings package in Beamer. If I use inline listing, there is no problem and the listings look good. However, if I use \begin{lstlisting}, it is required to use fragile frame and the ...
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How to get more space underneath a block in beamer?

I'm creating a beamer presentation. This is my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \useoutertheme{miniframes} %Titelbalken \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=true] %Packages ...
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How do I ask beamer to exactly fill up a slide?

Inspired by a recent question with a very similar sounding title, I would actually love to implement auto-magic vertical stretch for beamer slides (where, maybe unlike full documents, I think makes a ...
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How to make the bracket smaller?

The two big brackets are the same big, I dislike that. I want to keep the second one smaller, and let the space between the equation a little bit smaller. How could I do that? Thanks! ...
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Sublist without bullets

I know that I can suppress indentation bullets using \item[], but nonetheless, the vertical space taken up by the bullet still stays empty. I thought of using a custom list environment, but this did ...
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1answer
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how can I extend the width of item?

Please see the picture first. I want to keep the first width of item rectangle, meanwhile extend the second item rectangle, make it longer. I mean that I'd like to let the leftmargin & ...
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Strike through text without affecting text box size

I want to strike through text with a simple line. Unfortunately, in the solution(s) I found, the text always has a larger distance to the next line (see example). How can I strike through text ...
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Color Gradient between block and blocktitle leave a white line

![The color gradient between the block title and block body in beamer leaves a small white line to the far left of where the color-gradient bar used to be I used these four lines at the beginning of ...
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votes
1answer
102 views

Spaces with list environments in beamer class

In some slides I am writing with the beamer class, I want to eliminate the additional horizontal and vertical spaces that appears in list environments like itemize and enumerate, so that the ...
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Why are subitems in beamer columns spaced wider?

As seen in the picture, the sub-sub-items within the column are vertically spaced significantly wider than their counterparts outside any column. As I replaced the bullet points with depth numbers ...
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votes
1answer
420 views

Remove sidebar in Beamer

With the following code, I tried to remove the sidebar: \documentclass[18pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Hannover} \usecolortheme{dolphin} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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votes
1answer
104 views

vertical margins inside a frame

How can I change the vertical margins inside a frame. For example, how do I remove the space shown in the figure below:
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Using \parbox in Beamer has unwanted effects

I want to change from an itemized list on one slide to an image on the next slide. I tried this with a \parbox with overlay specifications. It works ok when the inner position of the parbox is set to ...
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Tikz: how to make a node within a text? [duplicate]

I would like to add a tikz node within a text in such a way that it doesn't add space between the lines. In particular, I'd like to animate (in beamer) a frame around the text without it taking space. ...
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votes
1answer
213 views

No space between vertical rule and image

I want to design a titlepage for a beamer presentation (XeLaTeX, Miktex 2.9-64, Win7-64) and need to reduce the space between a rule and a graphic to 0. My code: \setbeamertemplate{background} ...
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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vote
1answer
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Nested itemize environment affects vertical spacing of parent itemize environment

I have two itemize environments, one is nested in the other. Somehow the nested itemize environment affects the vertical spacing of the adjacent item of the parent itemize environment. As you can see ...
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1answer
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Vertical spacing inside beamer \titlepage, got “Token not allowed in a PDF string…”?

I'm trying to separate (with a vertical spacing) the word "Me" from "Prof: My professor", basically putting the latter on a new line. This works fine, but I've got a warning: Package hyperref ...
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Single line beamer slide

This probably isn't how beamer is intended to be used. However, I would like to create a beamer slide where: there is only a single line in the slide/frame the single line is vertically and ...
3
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1answer
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itemize: How to change horizontal spacing to subitems in beamer

Bugged me for some time: how to change the space pointed out below? * abc * cde > fgh ^^^^ this
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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votes
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How do I remove white space above itemize command in beamer using enumitem

I am new to \LaTeX. I am trying to use solution give on How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate? to remove vertical space before itemize environment using enumitem and beamer. But I ...
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1answer
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Tree with more levels

I'm working with the package qtree and I'd loved to make more levels. My code is: \begin{frame}[t]{\secname} \Tree [.{L} [.{L1} {\textit{Lag}: \\ ${\textstyle x=y$ \\ \small{C}} ] ...
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1answer
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Beamer: Full width image, aligned to top with a frame title

I would like to include a full width image, aligned to the top of a frame with a frame title. The problem is, I cannot get rid of a line of white space between the orange frame title header and the ...
3
votes
1answer
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Globally setting the separation length for _subitems_ in Beamer

How can I globally change the item separation length for subitems in Beamer? I need a command such as the below, only working. \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate subbody begin}{\normalsize ...
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votes
1answer
268 views

Unwanted space between beamer colorboxes

I'm trying to create a beamer theme that has some colored boxes at the very top and bottom of each slide. So far, I have copied the default theme and added an empty beamercolorbox to it. While this ...
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Block environment with empty title in Beamer: how to reduce empty space at the top [duplicate]

I'm using the LaTeX beamer class to write a presentation. I'm placing vertically aligned equations inside a block environment without a title. When I do this, I get extra empty space at the top of the ...
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1answer
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right description list LaTeX beamer

How to do right align a description list using beamer? Name | Joel Spolsky Address | Some address Using the enumitem package as suggested in Description list with right alignment of ...
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1answer
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Space between table and caption in Beamer

I am making a slide using Stockton beamer theme. I have added a table to a frame, however as you can see in the screenshot, that space between caption and table is too much. I made some search and ...
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votes
1answer
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Adjusting space before and after a latex beamer block

I wanted to ask you if there is a better way to adjust the spacing between two beamer blocks: \documentclass[slidestop]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \addtobeamertemplate{block ...
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votes
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How to modify itemize vertical spacing within blocks in beamer?

I have noticed that when I have "itemize" environments defined within blocks in beamer, that they introduce more vertical spacing between the top and the bottom of the blocks, than vertical text. ...
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votes
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How to get align or similar equation environment to use the whole line instead of centering around the equality sign

I'm creating a Beamer presentation in which a line in the equation environment should fill the whole screen and should not only be centered arround the equality sign. I think this looks nicer and is ...
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votes
1answer
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Adjust vertical space before enumerated list in Beamer

In Beamer, I can easily set the desired vertical space between items in an enumerated list with itemsep. But how do I set the vertical space between the line that introduces the enumerated list and ...
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votes
1answer
256 views

tableofcontents too large

I would like to insert \tableofcontents[currentsection] in my presentation. Unfortunately I have not so many sections, so the space between the "items" is too much. I don't wont to change the ...
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vote
1answer
408 views

Footline colobox spacing problems in Beamer?

I've been trying to customize the footline in a beamer template but when I added a fourth box, the spacing went wacko. Here's my template: \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} ...
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votes
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Problem with missing spaces when having >9 subsections in table of contents (using the beamer class)

I have googled extensively and found no answer to my specific question. My problem is: I am creating lecture slides using the beamer class. My style file is University-specific. I have, in my first ...
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votes
1answer
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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votes
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Optimised visualisation of top circles in beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in Beamer. I am using smoothbars as an outer theme. However I am having a problem when a section has many frames, as indicated in the following image ...
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votes
1answer
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Image on top of another one in Beamer

I am trying to place an image on top of another in beamer. I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} ...
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vote
1answer
315 views

Cannot achieve nice spacing in list items in beamer

I am trying to achieve the best spacing between items in a beamer presentation. I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} ...
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votes
1answer
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No horizontal spacing within minipage

I do not understand why my attempts to introduce horizontal spacing in beamer (with hspace or typographical spacing) fail when within a minipage: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Block in column has a too big margin from top

I want to use a two-column layout in my slides and place a block in each of these columns. Whenever I do this, the two boxes have a bigger distance from the top than when using a single box without ...
6
votes
1answer
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How to get a correct end of sentence space for the next sentence if the previous one is followed by \pause?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Proverbs} think. Thus (correct)\newline \pause think.\pause\ Thus (wrong) \end{frame} \end{document} How to get a correct end of sentence ...