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Adjusting vertical space between TOC entries using Beamer

I have a rather lengthy table of contents for a presentation. Beamer is not compressing the vertical space between TOC entries, but instead running the last item off the bottom of the output! Is ...
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change the numbering in Beamer's table of content

Beamer's table of contents starts with bullet 1. How can I change that to bullet 0? The command \setcounter{section}{-1} in the preamble does not help.
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Progress bar for latex-beamer

Instead of slide numbers, I find it very nice to have something like a unobtrusive progressbar at the bottom which grows each slide about (width of screen)/(slide numbers). I've found here (page in ...
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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Link to .mov file not working using href in OSX and beamer

I'm trying to embed a link to a .mov file in a beamer presentation. As I've read in similar posts I used the following code: For an image: href{run: ./graficas/quantumbeating.mov}{ ...
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How to get minipages in a Beamer presentation?

I'm writing a presentation with Beamer and I need the minipage package. When I worked on Linux there was no problem: apparently, minipage does not exist for Mac OS. I've so tried to install genmpage, ...
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Simple mini frames under frame title beamer

I have a simple black beamer template for presentations that I often use. I would like to add some simple mini frame navigation to this, but the outer theme for mini frames adds in too much extra ...
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Creating a background image on the title page only using Beamer

I am attempting to construct a Beamer presentation and I'm experiencing some difficulty. While I can insert a background image on the title slide using a "global setting", I don't want it to appear on ...
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Restatable example containing code listing

I am creating a beamer presentation, and I'm using the packages thmtools, thm-restate and listings. Inside one of my \frames, I want to create an example block containing a code listing. Later, I want ...
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Add content behind beamer background (or theme)

I have a custom beamer template that frames the content of each slide, like the standard themes but with wiggly header/footer lines. I add the background image of the template with ...
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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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How to add vertical line on side of sidebar?

I would like to have that gray vertical bar after my sidebar... How can I do it?
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How to make a fill-in-the-blank presentation

I want to make a presentation with LaTeX. My problem is that I want to have on the current slide, at anytime I'd like to positionate (e.g. "The gras __ green"), some text only shown underlined without ...
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Remove sidebar margin from title page only

I have a modified theme where I want merge Torino with a side bar. However, the sidebar space appears on my title page (left margin). More, I can't replace the side bar title, author and blue area ...
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How to insert table in Beamer frame

I understand from this question that using macros within Beamer frames might create issues. Still I don't understand where should I place the macro definition for \pgfplotstabletypeset. Please ...
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How to insert Horizontal cut in delta symbol?

How do we write the Greek delta symbol with a cut in it as in \hbar (which produces a cut in h)?
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Verbatim in beamer showing error: “File ended while scanning use of \@xverbatim.”

I am using Texmaker and MiKTeX on Windows 7. I have the following beamer code, \documentclass{beamer} \theme{AnnArbor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{verbatim} ...
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Latex Beamer multiple columns

So Im doing this presentation with Latex Beamer powerpoint. I have one slide that looks like a mess, but I need the equations in columns and in one slide. Heres how it looks: And this is the code ...
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Left-Aligning footnotes in Beamer

How can I align the footnote to the left, so that the 'a' from 'aligned' stands directly below the 'T' of 'This'? Using \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc} "eats" the footnote completely. ...
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Reset slide counter after \pause in Latex Beamer

\begin{itemize} \item text1 \pause\item text2 \pause\item text3 \end{itemize} \begin{figure} \includegraphics<1>[width=\textwidth]{pics/graphic1.jpg} ...
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beamer reference list

I am using Beamer with biblatex. When I used the code below, it produced a bibliography which has three slides. But the references in the last slide are in the center rather than top. So the first ...
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Subcaption with Beamer

I am trying to use subcaption with beamer, but I get a series of error messages concerning subcaption.sty when I attempt to do so. This doesn't happen in the article document class. Here is a MWE ...
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How do I replace a default graphic in a `beamer` theme with one of my own choosing?

I am using an own beamer theme beamerthemeXY.sty which includes a (blue) graphic bow.eps. This graphic is in /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/beamer/themes/images and is known by the latex ...
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How may I keep my logo at the front of my slide

May be the title is confusing. Let me explain what I want: I am using beamer to create my slide and on the first page, in order to match my school style, I fill up the entire first slide with red ...
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Beamer and a for each loop

I'm using the beamer presentation package and trying to combine the examples from this post How to iterate over a comma separated list? with the beamer package. In modifying the top example, chaning ...
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How to change the color of a block within a custom Beamer .sty theme file?

I'm in the process of creating a custom Beamer theme. I know how to change the color of fonts for certain elements within an itemize or enumerate block, but I can't seem to figure out how to specific ...
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How to propely use the multicols package in beamer?

Here is a small example. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlipsumdefault{1-1} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tiny \lipsum \begin{multicols*}{2} \lipsum ...
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Scale of a {forest} tree

How can I change the scale of a tree made with the forestpackage? I work with beamer, and sometimes my trees are a bit too wide, so they finish after the limit of the frame : \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to beamer \alert code snippets in lhs2TeX?

How to highlight particular ranges of lhs2TeX code in beamer? Naive example (to be preprocessed with lhs2TeX --agda): \documentclass{beamer} %include agda.fmt \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Which beamer theme is this? Or how to create the one like this

Could anyone please help, which beamer theme is this? Or how to create one like this? Any help will really be appreciated
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How to correctly nest psmatrix within psmatrix (without undesired space)

I'd like to nest several psmatrix environments within a psmatrix, so that every cell of the outer psmatrix itself is an psmatrix again. Ultimately I want to draw within these inner matrices using ...
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Tikzpicture highlight on matrix in different slides

I am new to latex but I have to make a presentation in university with it (or more I want to do the presentation in LaTeX). But I am struggling with the package tikz. So my first question is ...
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Beamer with XeLaTeX on TexLive2013: enumerate numbers in black

Using TeX Live 2013, with this combination: Beamer (version 3.26) Copenhagen theme. Compiled with XeLaTeX. Using enumerate environment. I get the numbers (usally as white font inside blue circle) ...
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Missed page number in Beamer

In this MWE, I want to show the missed page number in frame one : %% BEAMER THEME SAKLY 2014: Main tex file for compiling %$ Compile this file (XeLateX) %% Copyright 2014 by SAKLY Hamdi ...
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template with large left margin and coloured box

I'm building for my university a template using the Latex beamer package. I had no problems to build the template for the title slide and for the general slides. However, for the last slide they ...
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vertical dashed line between columns in beamer

How to draw vertical dashed line between columns in beamer? I have found how to make vertical line, but not dashed :(
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How to make text and its picture pop up together in Beamer? [duplicate]

I am using Beamer to make a presentation. I wish to make the text and its corresponding picture showing up simultaneously. Currently, I am able to show the pictures in the frame together with the ...
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Overlays and Frame Alignments

Can I have one frame whose alignment can be changed using overlays. I want something like this: \begin{frame}{[t<2>]}{Top alignment} This is the content of the slide. \end{frame} ...
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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 ...
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How to generate a series of \paused stand-alone TikZ images?

I've built a beamer presentation in which a TikZ graph is built up sequentially using \pause. Example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Suppress frame title when using allowframebreaks in beamer

How can I suppress the title completely on the continuation slides when using allowframebreaks in beamer? In the example below, Title should only appear on the first slide. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer: custom order of references

I usually include references in my beamer-presentation like this: \begin{frame} \frametitle<presentation>{References} \bibliographystyle{acm} \nocite{A} \nocite{B} ...
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Add Footer Text to All Slides in Beamer

Is there a way to append footer text to the slides in beamer? I wanted to get rid of the default footer, but I want to add a bit of additional text. Right now I have: %gets rid of bottom navigation ...
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Beamer: \qed at the end of align*

I finish a proof sketch on beamer slides with a formula, e.g., \begin{align*} P\leq n^{-\alpha} \end{align*} How can I get a qed symbol at the end of this line? Using \qed as well as ...
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Beamer navigation bar with characters between sections

I'm trying to define a custom theme for beamer. I would like to have a horizontal list of all sections but with a character between them. What I have is: \setbeamertemplate{headline}[text ...
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How to achieve this Beamer style?

I think the attached slide used the following beamer settings: \usetheme[]{Frankfurt} % or berlin \usecolortheme{beaver} % red color However, I have several questions: How to customize the ...
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Remove compress option from beamer between sections (miniframes)

I'm putting together some slides using the Szeged theme. I'm omitting frame titles, and instead using subsection titles to display the desired frame information. In the first section, I would like to ...
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Beamer + PGF produces “invalid” PDF / crashes acroread

I've got a complex presentation in pdflatex/beamer using lots of TikZ graphics and included images. It works perfectly under linux/evince but not in acroread: some of the graphics do not display and ...
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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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Change “Theorem” to “Věta” in beamer

I tried to use \uselanguage{Czech}\languagepath{Czech} as suggested in Babel (French) does not translate the theorem environment in Beamer class, but I still get "Theorem" instead of "Věta" for my ...