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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} \...
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Hide Certain Subsections in Beamer Table Of Contents

I would like to show the subsection headings for some, but not all subsections. I found \tableofcontents[hideothersubsections], which will hide the subsections for other sections, but I am not in the ...
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How to Adjust Sizes in Beamer?

I hope this is a minimum example, I don't know how to make it any smaller without getting rid off what I need help with... Anyway, there are 4 total boxes or "Projects" and they all have to show up on ...
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LaTeX: question on align, pause and beamer

I want to know how to make the command "pause" work in beamer along with the align environment. Pause works nicely in equation and eqnarray environments, however. A sample code is given below. I ...
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beamer only compiles once

I am making changes to a beamer file, it will compile once, but then not a second time. It gives all sorts of different errors each time. Ex. It says : I can't write on file '___.pdf' Ex. ...
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XeLaTeX rotating my figures in Beamer

Whenever I compile my beamer presentations with xelatex, it forces any .pdf figures I've included with \includegraphics to rotate 90 degrees. If I compile with pdflatex or lualatex, I do not have this ...
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beamerarticle: Exclude (sub)sections w/o any frames from PDF bookmarks

Problem statement Beamer's 'article mode' is a wonderful vehicle for generating different documents - such as slides for presentation and handouts using LaTeX's standard 'article' class - from the ...
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How can I locate items in the same height, which is located in different columns?

I am using the beamer class in latex. My code and result are like the following: \begin{frame}{The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} ...
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beamer with numbered theorems not working with cleveref

A want to use cleveref in a beamer presentation. The document defines multiple theorem environments sharing the same counter as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{cleveref} \newtheorem{thm}...
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\newtheoremstyle above space does nothing in beamer

I would like to change the space above and below a \newtheorem in beamer. I tried to use \newtheoremstyle, but nothing happens. Here is an example showing above space set to 3000pt which has no effect ...
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Okular to play embedded videos in Beamer

I have been trying to play embedded videos in presentations created in pdflatex/Beamer in Okular. I have read this and this but to no avail! Any suggestions? The version of Okular being used is 0.13....
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How to put a graph inside Beamer or Prosper?

I am very confused right now as to how to implement what I already have into either Beamer or Prosper for presentation...I have tried using both and putting it in different ways, but it is not working....
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Identifying a fix for an Undefined control sequence (\pgfdeclareplothandler) error

I would like to identify a fix for the following error: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\generic\pgf\libraries\pgflibraryplothandlers. code.tex" ! Undefined control sequence. l.24 \...
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Table of contents empty with beamer

My table of contents in beamer is empty, I got 4 sections and 3 subsections, but no one of them appears in my table of contents. Here is my code : \documentclass[smaller,t]{beamer} \usepackage[...
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Inserting caption on an algorithm in Beamer

I am trying to insert the caption on an algorithm in beamer presentation. The algorithm syntax is correct and it is working while using \documentclass{article} but it shows following error when \...
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Use of forloop-counter inside beamer \only

I'm using LaTeX beamer and the forloop-package to create a for loop, and I want to use the counter inside an \only-command. Here is a MWE (or more like non-working example): \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Trigger \addtocounter every frame (not slide!)

I am trying to have Beamer automatically add to the notes the total time my presentation has been running. However, the counter seems to be triggered every slide, not every frame. \documentclass[14pt]...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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commutative diagram with pause in beamer

I have two questions: Is it possible to add \pause command on commutative diagram, I want to show every arrow when I speak. How can I change arrows directions, for instance I want $A \leftarrow B$. ...
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How to change font of all \structure in beamer?

How does one change the font of only the \structure{} elements globally in the preamble in a beamer class, let's say to italics? I was hoping that \setbeamerfont{structure}{shape=\itshape} does the ...
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Tcolorbox + minted source code listing that works in beamer

I copied and modified the code snippet in the accepted answer here to highlight cpp code: \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{minted,skins} \newtcblisting{cppcode}[1][]{ listing engine=minted, ...
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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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Beamer two column overlay display aligned equations right column first then left

I am trying to setup an overlay for a frame where I would like to display the list of equations inside aligned env inside the right column first, followed by list of equations inside aligned env ...
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Adding a top progress navigation bar in beamer

I want to add a top progress navigation bar to my presentation but I'm unable to figure out how. I searched google, all I was able to find were questions on how to remove that. This is an example of ...
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how to colour a text line in beamer after it appeared?

I have three items, and I want to highlight the first one changing its colour. But I want to do this after the three items are seen. Can I do that? It may be something like: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Questions regarding itemize in Latex Beamer

I am using Latex Beamer and I have questions with respect to itemize. How is it possible to widen the space between the first level of itemize and the second one by means of a global statement? ...
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Speaker notes beamer - Windows/Linux [duplicate]

I'm making a presentation of thesis in beamer, but I want to include speaker notes. I see in other publications that I can use \note , but the slides appear side by side in the same screen, and don't ...
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Problems using `\foreach`to parametrize a sequence of graphs in Beamer [duplicate]

I want to create a series of overlapping graphs in a Beamer slide, with little variations between them. I have code that works as expected in one case, but fails in other, and I don't understand why, ...
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Beamer theme customization: modifying frankfurt [duplicate]

I personally like the Beamer theme `Frankfurt', however for longer presentations with a lot of slides/sections I'm finding that the header space where the sections and the slide dots are listed is not ...
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Local scope for beamer overlay specifications?

Suppose you have a large and complex piece of code that, for instance, draws part-by-part a TikZ picture in a beamer frame, with complex overlay and action specifications. Suppose also that the code ...
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how to include existing pdf slides into my beamer?

are there any ways to incorporate some slides in existing beamer file into my beamer? Say, I want to put slide 2 in file A (a beamer pdf file) into my beamer presentation, can this be done? PS: file ...
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Changing the font family of a string type column using pgfplotstable

Suppose I'm using Beamer, pgfplotstable and the professionalfonts font theme. I'd like to use the computer modern font also in a string type column. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Explicit frame break with beamer class

I am looking for a way to insert explicit frame breaks. I'd like to use the built-in frame title continuation feature. The only way I have found is to play with different values of the ...
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XeLaTeX Beamer and minted, some characters are invisible [duplicate]

fibonacci.tex: \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames,svgnames}]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=right} \usepackage{minted} \...
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Theme with a different footline for the titlepage

An easy way to get a different footline for a given frame is to declare the template locally. For example, to have a footline with the text my special footline, one can write: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Change slide automatically in Beamer

I want to move one slide to another slide automatically with time faster than \transduration{0.00} In fact, I want to make it user's specified time say 0.01 sec. Is is possible in Beamer?
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Abbreviate author's name biblatex

In academic presentations, it can be customary to not write one's full name in citing one of one's own papers. E.g., in a beamer presentation given by John Smith, a citation of a paper written by ...
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spacing between paragraphs in beamer

Is there any way to increase spacing between paragraphs in beamer without doing it manually in each paragraph? I don't want to write \medskip, or other command manually all time (ok, if there's no ...
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Removing page number from title frame without changing the theme

I am using theme Madrid and would like to keep my title page and the rest of my presentation as it is and ONLY make the following changes: 1- Don't count title frame towards the total number of frames ...
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Making itemize completely disappear

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I have this code \begin{frame} \frametitle<1-3>{First title} \frametitle<4->{Second title} \onslide<1-> \[ formula \] \onslide<2-3> ...
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Do presentations need margins? [closed]

When showing a presentation, slides are typically shown by projecting the contents onto a white projection screen. Seeing that the aim of margins is to have white around a block of text, margins are ...
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Beamer inline itemize and enumeration

My goal is to produce inline lists (itemize and enumerate) in combination with the beamer document class. The symbols of these lists should use the same symbols as their non-inline counterparts to ...
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Lualatex beamer breqn: Text appears four timestimestimestimes, why and how to mitigate? [duplicate]

In the following example, why does the word Spam appear four timestimestimestimes? $ cat mwe.tex \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{breqn} \newcommand{\spam}{\textrm{Spam}} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Left column starts after right column [duplicate]

I wanted a frame with an example composed by a description and an image but the result is not what I want and I don't know where the problem is... \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{...
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Hide section* from sidebar

I'm creating a beamer presentation but I have an unsolved problem: I wanted Introduction and Conclusion sections before and after the core of my presentation. I wanted them unnumbered (\section*} but ...
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Untitled Block transparency (Beamer)

I'm doing a beamer presentation and for this I'm using a background image on each slide. To have a readable text I put it on a untitled block with background transparency (cf image). My problem is ...
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Different problems with beamer

I am using beamer for a presentation and I encountered different problems: In the title page, the background image I added does not cover the whole frame: the header is still white. The title/...
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Beamer-Generated slides to PPT?

I like creating slides in Beamer. My supervisor doesn't. He wants me to "generate or convert [the set I did for a conference] to PowerPoint." I've tried different online and offline products like `...
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Using `\State` inside `beamercolorbox` causes error Missing \endcsname inserted

I have a frame in my beamer presentation. Inside a frame I have an algorithmic in a minipage. Inside that algorithmic I have the following to highlight an ares in the algorithm. \documentclass[11pt]{...