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What is difference between template's `background` and `background canvas`?

What is difference between: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[top color=yellow!75!green!33,bottom color=blue!66!green!33,middle ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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List of Figures + Beamer?

I want to have a List of Figures in my Beamer presentation. I spent some time searching the web for a solution and only found desperate people telling others that it's not possible, i.e. here or here ...
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer with sidebar [duplicate]

I want to create a presentation in beamer. Like this question, I want to have two logos in opposite side on beamer, but my template have sidebar too. I also used this question to prevent logo from ...
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Customize beamer block style

I am using Montpellier theme with beamer, however the block style have no default background etc. I tried a few ways to make it look like the style of Boadilla, but I can't reproduce it good enough. ...
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Beamer animation including images

Good morning everybody, I've got an issue with the beamer animations including pictures. Here's the code I'm writing: \item<7-> $kT \ll m_{W^{\pm}}$ $\Longrightarrow$ $W$ bosons neglected and ...
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Beamer `\bibliographystyle{alpha}` force no plus symbol

I am referencing in beamer with \bibliography{myFile.bib} and \bibliographystyle{alpha} The following label is produced for three authors or less: [ABC14] The following label is produced for ...
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Beamer + media9: acrobat reader closed automatically after playing embedded video

I don't know whether the question is related to latex or linux. I've played embedded mp4 video successfully in linux (ubuntu) environment using acrobat reader 9.4.1. But, I've one problem, the ...
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Precise graphic placement in beamer

I'm making slides using beamer but am having trouble placing images where I want them. My code is as follows: \begin{frame}{Plume/jet description} \hspace{-1em} \begin{center} ...
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Place text above frame title in beamer

I want to place a line of text at the top of a frame (above the frame title and default frame headline} such as: \begin{frame} My top of frame text \frametitle{My title} My frame body ...
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Beamer, description, and space for labels

When using \begin{description}[abc] \item[ab] Some description \item[abc] Some description \item[abcd] Some description \end{description} Space of length "abc" is reserved for labels. ...
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How to customize title page in beamer so that it looks like

How can I modify title page so that it looks like it is in this video. Please seek to 16 seconds and watch title page. I do not have permission to post images. I liked this theme and I want to make a ...
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How to include, in beamer handout, a slide exactly as it appears in presentation mode on a particular transition?

I have a beamer presentation where I do something like in the following MWE: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \include{tikz}% To get \foreach \begin{document} \begin{frame} These I want to ...
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Movie15 \includemovie problem : file attached blank icon

I am using movie15 package to embed a mpeg video in my beamer presentation. My viewer is qpdfpresenterconsole (https://launchpad.net/~lissyx/+archive/ubuntu/qpdfpresenterconsole-ppa). It enables ...
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Beamer sidebar with sections (highlighting current)

I am currently writing a simple beamer template and have defined the footline and frametitle templates accordingly. What I would like to add is a very simple sidebar (aligned to the right), showing ...
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Latex beamer: How to horizontally/vertically center text, ignoring other content

I would like to put some content, for example a beamercolorbox exactly in the middle of the page (horizontally/vertically centered) and then some other content on the bottom of a frame. Centering just ...
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Itemized list side by side with a figure [duplicate]

I am trying to create a slide: on the left is an itemized list, on the right is a figure. It seems I can use tabular in beamer, however, the following code doesn't work - it complains about extra ...
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Is it possible to use beamer's overlay specifications in other documentclasses?

I'm writing an article that involves a lot of diagrammatic calculus, that is, there is a big TikZ picture with nodes and lines and that picture gets modified slightly in each step of the calculation. ...
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Example numbering changes between overlays

I am trying to include overlaid expex glossed examples in a beamer presentation. However when changing between overlays, the example numbering for the same examples also changes. The code below is a ...
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How do I make gb4e.sty's commands overlay aware for beamer?

I use the gb4e package to set numbered examples. I want to put these on slides made with beamer. According to the beamer userguide I can make any command overlay specification aware using this in my ...
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Beamer, different picture for every item using columns

Small description of what I want: in a beamerclass frame I have two items (bulletitems?) on the left side and on the right side I have two pictures. When the first item is shown I want the first ...
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Customise beamer template

So! Like many people here, I'm trying to customise a beamer template to look like the .ppt template my university uses. For the regular slides, I'd like them to look like this: I'm getting pretty ...
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mhchem and beamer: use of `\ce` in title gives `Undefined control sequence.`

When I'm trying to use \ce{CH4} in the title with documentclass beamer, I get an Undefined control sequence error. The following is an (almost) minimum (not) working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Setting the spaces in a beamer mini frame

I am writing a custom beamer template and I'd like to use mini frames for the navigation in it, however I'd like to avoid having the spacing that they have by default: the problem here is that ...
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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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My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation

My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation. This is the code \documentclass[aspectratio=169,draft]{beamer} ...
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I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image [duplicate]

I want in my frames some sketch of two columns, presenting an image and at right the description of the image. I have tried a lot of mixing code, that haven' taked me anywhere. This is my code. ...
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Beamer - multimedia package - movie centering not working for frame larger than `width=\textwidth`

I am trying to embed a movie in beamer using the multimedia packaged and I am having trouble centering it. I am setting the width=1.1\textwidth so the movie extends into the margins of the ...
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How to use pause and overprint together?

I want the items of a list (using itemize) to appear one after the other. I can use pause for the same and it works. Now at the end of the list, I want to highlight only one of the items. I thought ...
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I want to organize three images in a frame, simulating the effect of a zoom,

I have three images, I want to organize them in a frame to cause the effect of a zoom, similar to the image I have posted above. In this image the galaxy is at left, but i want to learn how to ...
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Is there a nice solution to get a “presenter mode” for Latex presentations?

I really like the way Keynote and MS Office (and also OpenOffice&similar) support a presentation mode that displays the current slide, the next (and maybe previous) slide, the elapsed and current ...
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Something off with \pause in beamer

Something is off with \pause in my beamer file below. It does not work properly. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[shrink=10] ...
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How can I justify the text under the picture?

\begin{frame} \frametitle{Kísérletek III.} \begin{reference}{3mm}{92.75mm} physicsworldarchive.iop.org \end{reference} Federico Capasso et al. \begin{columns} ...
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Customize beamer headline and sidebar in Palo Alto

I'm trying to customize Palo Alto theme from beamer to get something like this: But so far I managed to get this: [UPDATE]: Ok, eventually I got this: % Document structure \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Getting shaded headline flush with top of slide with outertheme tree in beamer

I'm using the following code (roughly) to install a left-right shaded background behind a beamer headline. The contents of the headline is set using the outertheme tree. The shading method is based ...
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where does the black box in beamer come from?

I am using beamer, usetheme Warsaw, whenever I have definition and theorem, there are black boxes. Why is that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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Mark handout slides in beamer package

For my presentation I am using the beamer package. I added frames that include my personal notes that only appear when I am compiling with the handout-option. On this handout I would like to include ...
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Is there a sans serif dagger symbol?

I am looking for a sans-serif equivalent to \dag and \ddag, which is typeset in serifs even when sans serif is used throughout the document. I use symbols (like \dag and \ddag) to display the ...
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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays)

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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Libertine with sfmath and siunitx in Beamer

I am trying to use the Linux Libertine fonts with sfmath and siunitx package but it doesn't work with beamer class. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Changing URL colors in headline / footline of beamer template

Problem: I need to have URLs via \href{}{} be colored in blue text in the presentation. However, using \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,linkcolor = blue} changes the text in the section, subsection text ...
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Beamer: hyperlinks and short title colors

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{whale} \usepackage{lmodern} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true, allcolors=blue} \title[Short title]{Title} ...
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Where to place custom beamer themes

I've created a custom theme for beamer that I plan to use for multiple presentations. So while I currently have the .sty file (just one at this point, as I load an inner theme and color theme, then ...
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Madrid head/foot text color

I am working with the madrid theme for my presentation but the text of section in the headline and title in the footline appears in red, I am trying to change it. How can'i proceed. Sorry I used the ...
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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader

Apologies if this question is a duplicate, but I couldn't find anyone with the same problem as me: I'm using TexMaker 4.1 to compile .pdf's with the pdflatex command. My operating system is Linux ...
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Beamer: splitting environment across \newenvironment

I would like to define a new environment in Beamer that creates a frame containing only an itemize (and maybe some other stuff once I this basic case to work). The following ...
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Beamer frame with text and two images

I am trying to build a beamer frame where I have an itemize on the left and two images on top of each other on the right. I just don't know how to put the second image on the right, so it won't be ...
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pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument

I'm creating a (rather large) Beamer file. When I try to compile, I receive this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9) ... [31]pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument: ...