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Same Header on different slides with beamer and longtable

When using the Longtable package in a LaTeX Beamerdocument, how can I create a table header shown on every slide containing table contents? The following approach seems not to work: ...
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How to put the navigation bar in one line using beamerthemesplit?

I'm using a beamerthemesplit package in beamer to create slides for presentation. I get a header with 2 split columns (1 on the left for section, 1 on the right for subsection's name). My problem is I ...
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Adding custom image in title slide

I use beamer with the warsaw style to create presentation. I would like to insert an image in the title slide as part of customization. An image that fills the whole breadth of the slide but limits to ...
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Beamer: Hide Backup Slides from Navigation Panel

I have some slides, which are not part of the main presentation, but can be shown if the audience asks some questions and I have put theses slides at the end of my presentation. I am using the ...
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Beamer Headline

I am putting together a presentation for my Master's thesis defense with Beamer. I've tried to keep the number of sections small to consistently conserve space in the headline. However, in certain ...
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Explanation of beamer theme matrix

I am trying for themes given in the beamer theme matrix but when I am changing the theme of my presentation like PaloAlto or CambridgeUs it was changing accordingly but when I was trying with the ...
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global vertical space of items & subitems in beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: length between nested lists Possible duplicate: length between nested lists In order to better distinguish groups of notions, I'd like to be able to control ...
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latex-beamer: ambiguous highlighting with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

I am having problems with the following piece of code: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to show only current section/subsection in beamer ?

I was wondering, if it is possible to show only the current section and subsection in the navigation bar ? In the default configuration, the navigationbar uses too much space of the slide. With ...
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Customization of the title slide in a beamer presentation

I'm using CambridgeUSnew beamer theme. And I need to add additional information between author text and date text. At this point I found only one working solution: add this text into author text, ...
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What is the side effect when hyperref has stopped early?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Are you kidding?} No! I am not a good joker. \end{frame} \end{document} The following is taken from ...
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How to get rid of the table of contents sidebar in LaTeX Beamer ?

I'm making a presentation with Beamer and I'm using the Hannover theme with the table of contents sidebar which is on each slide. I'd like not to show it on the first slide where is the title, the ...
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beamerposter subfigure

I am making a poster with beamerposter and it is treating all my subfigures as part of a single figure, lettering them (a), (b), ..., (q), even though I very clearly \end{figure} several times, which ...
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Beamer-Button which opens a browser with an URL

is it possible to use a beamerbutton for presentations which would open a browser and a given URL?
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Inverse PDF Search in beamer

Can you please help in fixing a problem with inverse PDF search in beamer documents beamer does not work correctly with SyncTeX. Inverse PDF search (in Sumatra, Texworks, etc. I’ve tried all windows ...
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How can I split a beamer bibliography across two slides?

I have several citations in a beamer-based presentation. Is it possible to split the bibliography across two slides? I'm using natbib / bibtex. And I currently just have: \begin{frame} \tiny ...
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Length between nested lists in beamer

How do I adjust the length between nested lists? For example, in the following, I would like to adjust the distance where it states "distance here" \begin{itemize} \item one %% distance here ...
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beamer & TikZ: gradually unveil trees

Imagine a simple tree: \begin{tikzpicture} \node {Selbstregulation} [edge from parent fork down] child {node {Kognition}} child {node {Metakognition} child {node {Planung}} ...
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Section title doesn't fit in TOC in beamer

So I have a section in my presentation with a longer name. And on the slides I just used \small, and it fit onto the slide, but on the toc it doesn't 'break', it just continues on cutting off the ...
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Beamer - compile only notes?

Is it possible to compile only beamer notes without slides? For practice I only wanted print the notes but I could not find any way to do so.
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Getting this particular layout

For some time I've had in my mind a PDF I saw, and that I found exactly what I want to achieve for my classes. I'm a teacher at the University, and some times I want to give my students some material ...
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Beamer example (typeset second screen) does not compile

I'm trying to use the [typeset second] option in a beamer frame as specified by the Beamer User Guide. When I compile with that option, I receive the error Undefined control sequence \end{frame} I ...
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n-up printing of beamer slides with empty right-hand side

I'm creating a presentation with LaTeX beamer and want to print out some handouts. The handout should fit onto a A4 page and should have the following format. The page is (virtually) split in 4 parts. ...
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Beamer compilation error, ps error [closed]

I have a presentation in beamer and I've used the trick with overlays, the one I asked about here. And in other presentation everything worked. I compiled the document, first to dvi, and then to ps, ...
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Using Beamer, condensed outertheme with proper colors

I am condensing a few of my talks in Beamer. The theme I like creates an enormous header when I have many sections \usetheme{Malmoe} \usecolortheme[named=Brown]{structure} I like the ...
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Section numbering in Beamer ('CambridgeUS' theme)

Does anybody know how to make latex put the number for a section presented in header? \documentclass{beamer} %\usetheme{Warsaw} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} \section{Section a} ...
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Installing pgfcore.sty

There is a problem with installing pgfcore.sty file for the beamer package. This file can not be installed from the internet (TeX says file not found) and when I plug this file manually into the ...
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Insert text at the bottom of beamer title page

I want to insert some text (like collaboration information) at the bottom of the title page. I can insert the logo by using \pgfdeclareimage, I also want to insert some text. How can I do that?
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Presentation recommendation

I am a rusty, irregular LaTeX user and I am would like to create a presentation with LaTeX. I am hoping to get good screen, html and pdf output. I dont want anything fancy, mostly just a simple ...
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Kan extension in beamer.

I'm trying to include the diagram of a Kan extension in a beamer presentation (see the nLab page for an example). I've achieved to draw it through \xymatrix without the natural transformations symbol ...
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Using a dash (--) in LaTeX Beamer class

I want to use a dash in my beamer presentation, however 4--6 looks just like that in the output (i.e. the -- is not converted to a dash as it usually is). Does anyone know a way around that? Here's ...
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How to padding the content of a block in beamer presentation

I search the internet and get a nice redefinition of the block environment of beamer. It has the ability to set the width of the block, instead of always spanning the whole page. ...
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How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline, \useoutertheme{infolines} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle \hspace*{50pt} ...
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Pop-up effect in beamer?

The elements in a beamer presentation are all neatly laid out so that they do not overlap each other. Is there a way, e.g. an overlay-specification, that allows to have a box or note or ...
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How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer?

The problem of stuff jumping in beamer is a common one, (see e.g. Avoiding jumping frames in beamer) and we've seen it here from time to time (I imagine the "related" list at the side will be quite ...
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wrapfig in beamer

The \includegraphics command can take an overlay parameter <n> in beamer. I'd like to do the same thing for \wrapfig to allow overlays of a wrapped figure. Is that possible ?
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How do I remove logo from a footline in Beamer?

In PaloAlto theme a logo is inserted into the footline. It is too big and doesn't look good. How can I remove it, without destroying all the template? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer headline logo no vertical gap

We are trying to insert a logo on top of beamer slides It's working with e.g. this template for headline: \defbeamertemplate*{headline}{lifbody} { \hskip.9\paperwidth ...
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Remove TOC before just one section (Beamer)

I have a Beamer presentation, in which I use the \AtBeginSection command to specify that I want to show the overview of the presentation with the current item highlighted. However, in one single case, ...
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How to make a block transparent for a background image

I use the code \usebackgroundtemplate{ \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\paperwidth,height=0.5\paperheight]{image.png} } to get a background image in a Beamer/Latex presentation. ...
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Why can't I wrap \rowcolor in \only? (Beamer)

See the following minimal example: \documentclass[table]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Boo} \begin{table} \centering \small \begin{tabular}{rcc} \only<1>{\rowcolor{green}}Hey & ...
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How to make a dissolving transition with LaTeX Beamer?

For a presentation I want to visualise the growth of a tree using a dissolving transition. Under Linux it works fine to use \transdissolve for that, Evince properly draws the transition. ...
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How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?

My institute requires to put three logos to all presentations. How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?
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How to add references to images in beamer

I need to add references to some images included in my beamer presentation (via pgfuseimage) as these images are not mine but taken from some other sources. Which ways are there to do this, what would ...
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Last bibitem in beamerpost bibliography has strange spacing

I'm making an academic poster using the beamerposter package in LaTeX. The poster has a bibliography. The final entry in the bibliography block puts large vertical spaces between each line of the ...
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Beamer and verbatim sync

I'm preparing a beamer presentation to show some basic TikZ stuff. I would like to have a two columns slide, where on the left I have the TikZ figure, and on the right the generating code. BUT, I also ...
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Dancing images in beamer

When creating a slide using pauses and \only, I am getting cases where the content shifts between slides. I have tried using overlayarea and overprint as described in Avoiding jumping frames in beamer ...
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Textpos not showing anything

I'm trying to create a business card in LaTeX. Accordingly, I want to use textpos to absolutely position the various elements. For some reason, textpos is just not showing anything. What I want is ...
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Beamer overlays and XYpic

Let's suppose we have some really really trivial XY-pic drawing: \xymatrix { A & B \\ C & D } What I want to achieve would be something like: Only B and D are visible on slide 1 On ...
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How to add several authors with different affiliations in beamer?

Is it possible to do this in beamer? Or do I have to use other packages?