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audio playback issue with embedded video

I am attempting to play a 30-second video clip in a presentation. I successfully embedded the video, but I'm not able to get the audio playback working properly. The audio of the clip turns into ...
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Why is the frame title height reduced, when using shadow outer theme?

I want to have a horizontal shading in my frame title, so I can put a logo on the right side of the title. To have this in my frames, It seems that I have to use shadow outer theme. the problem is ...
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knitr pdf search invisible text

I use the fantastic knitr to generate beamer-pdf’s with hundreds of slides of plots. Every plot shows data of different measuring equipment, so for example the plot showing result of measuring ...
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Tikz tree in beamer

% Red-black tree % Author: Madit \documentclass[leqno,fleqn,table]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} %%%< %\usepackage{verbatim} %\usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} %\PreviewEnvironment{tikzpicture} %\...
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How to draw an arrow to a specified position in a frame and write some notes on the another end of arrow?

I would like to make an arrow and write some notes as shown below I tried with the following code \documentclass{beamer} % \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usefonttheme{...
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Equations not working in beamer

I'm trying to include equations into my beamer presentation, however every time i do it says that it has exited with errors. I have tried using \begin{equation} and \end{equation} and have also ...
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Beamer: Chinese characters cause “Emergency stop”?

I'm new to both LaTeX and beamer, but I need to create slices mixed with English and Chinese characters. I'm not sure if this is possible but at least I want to have a try. % Compile with xelatex % ...
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Customize top alignment with highlight current section in beamer [closed]

I want to set top alignment for all slides in beamer. Although it can be used by \documentclass[t]{beamer}, I try to use it by other command (since I am writing a separate sty file): \let\oldframe\...
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How do I increase the default font size of all slides in Beamer?

I found in the question How to set a small default font size with beamer? that you can reduce the default font size in Beamer by writing \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} However, the answer to this ...
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Generate tikzpicture stepwise with textblocks

I want to build a block scheme to visualize a workflow. I created a tikzpicture containing nodes that appear one by one. This works so far. Now I want to add illustrations and equations with every ...
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tikz: pause between generations in a tree in beamer presentation

I have been writing the following code for a tikz-tree: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} [nodes={draw, rectangle, fill=orange!...
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Beamer Presentation compile error

I'm trying to do a presentation doing a Beamer template. I've loaded the following packages: \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Applying \pause for each item in beamer?

In order to make items appear sequentially in beamer mode, I would typically use: \begin{itemize} \item No.1 \pause \item No.2 \pause \item No.3 \pause \end{itemize So I have to type '\pause' three ...
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Algorithm Package Error in Beamer

I have the following trivial example that I just can't compile. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme[RGB={0,0,0}]{structure} } \usepackage{amsmath,...
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Positioning TikZ block centrally above two child blocks

I have the following MWE of a Beamer slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,positioning,shapes,calc} \usetheme{Singapore} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{...
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How to customize the headline in Beamer like this?

I don't know how to modify the headline in Beamer like this one, could someone help me with it?
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How to remove figure caption prefix “figure” in beamer

I am trying to remove the caption prefix, "Figure", for my figures in beamer. I tried doing this but it made no difference. Heres a minimum working example: As you can see, I have included the ...
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Custom navigation dots in beamer headline

I am working on my slides in beamer and I would like to include some dots in the header indicating the current section (left) and subsection (right). The names of the sections/subsections should not ...
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How to make the texts below the image in the sidebar of beamer?

the is a simple demo of beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,graphicx} \title{Title} \author{My name} \institute{My institute} \useoutertheme[right,height=0pt,width=0.12\paperwidth]{...
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Replacing text in table via overlay causes table to move: beamer

I am using beamer and trying to change a word in a table via overlays. So, "constant" should appear on some slides and "non-constant" should appear on other slides---both in the same box. (This same ...
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Beamer Warsaw \titlegraphic position [duplicate]

How do I set the position of the titlegraphic to appear in the middle of the slide after the title? By default, it appears at the bottom center of the slide and even enters the footer region. Can ...
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Custom color between frametitle and top ribbon

I want to change colors for various elements in a presentation with Frankfurt style. I found how to change background and text color in the frametitle and outline ribbon, but I get two pale, ...
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Beamer presentation not splitting frames properly on contents page

I'm working on a presentation on beamer, however my table of contents is slightly too large for one slide, I have tried including allowframebreaks in, however this just pushes it to the next slide ...
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Including a Python-produced, .avi saved animation into Beamer with Multimedia

I am trying to produce an animation with Python as shown in Jakevdp's blog, using the animation function of matplotlib. It produces an avi, or mp4. In this case I saved it in .avi Then, I want to ...
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Geometry of frame title in beamer [closed]

How to scale the geometry of the box of the frame as the following: Putting some distances in the frame title. Best, Layth
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Any way of converting ppt or odf to beamer or org?

I'm interested in converting some .ppt files into beamer/.tex (or, better, .org) format. I can find numerous discussions of converting from beamer to .ppt but not the other way round. Is there any (...
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Improper alignment in tabular environment when using xcolor table option

I came across weird behavior when loading xcolor=table option that affects the proper alignement in the tabular environment. The output of this MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{siunitx,...
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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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How can I use \pause for each level in beamer presentation to appear sequentially?

\documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{forest} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \begin{document} \begin{forest} shade me/.style={% bottom color=#1!25, ...
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Overlays in beamer : itemize items from different colors

I have a problem with Beamer. I'm trying do use lists with items of different colors, appearing once at a time. Here's my MWE : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \newcommand\coloreditem[1]{\...
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In beamer, What's the “right way” to scale a slide element down to better fit?

I want to scale down an element in a slide so that it fits the width and/or height better. I'm willing to reduce the font size, use something like a scalebox/resizebox, or anything similar (not space ...
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List of Todos in Beamer

In the following MWE, I am trying to put the first frame as a list of todos over the whole presentation. However, I got an error Undefined control sequence. \contentsline So, what is wrong in ...
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change defoult Settings for Frankfurt theme [duplicate]

I use the Frankfurt theme, the problem is that I have a lot of balls in index head of slides, so I want to remove all the balls, just using theme without balls
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Out-of-slide comment environment in Beamer

I've just read Comment package does not work in beamer explaining how, for \begin{comment} etc. \end{comment} to work, it needs to go inside a 'Fragile' frame. But what if I want an out-of-frame ...
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Beamer: Line separator in column

I am using pgfornament to draw line separators. It works perfectly, but in this case, I want to place the line separator inside a column, but I get errors... This is the MWE I made: \documentclass[...
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newtxmath \hat{} problem in beamer

Using the newtxmath package with beamer produces wrong output for the \hat{} command. I don't see the problem in the article mode. Also, using alternative packages such as times cause no problems. I ...
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Writing a word across the slide

I wish to represent Sparsity across the screen as in the example given below:. Here, is the frame so far: \frame{ \frametitle{What is a word?} \begin{minipage}[c]{.4\linewidth} \hspace{20mm} `...
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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 create mini sections, mini subsections and mini frames in beamer presentation mode

In my pretty long presentation, I am attempting to write a beamer theme with sections, subsections and frames navigational bullets as in picture below I find out that there is no build-in theme ...
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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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Combine Warsaw and Boadilla

I am using beamer to make a presentation. I like the Warsaw theme, but I also like Boadilla navigation bar. So my idea is using Warsaw theme, but at bottom of each slide I want it to be shown like ...
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How to continue a double itemize in a new frame (Beamer)

i want to split an itemize that is inside another itemize because i do not have enough space in the frame (neither using scriptsize): Example: \begin{frame}{} \begin{itemize} \item {} ...
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Problems using `\foreach`to parametrize a sequence of graphs in Beamer

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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How can I scale my mindmap down in beamer?

I am trying to scale my mindmap tikzpicture down in beamer, but I am unable to reduce the size of the circle in the middle. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap} \...
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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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Scaling tikz figures in beamer latex

I have the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme[RGB={0,0,0}]{structure} } \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Some modification in TikZ: insert text/math right to the figure

Following the question and answer in this question I tried to modify the code for my needs. I was able to do so, although I still have a problem. My code is: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Tikz: insert text/math (itemized) right of the figure

I would like to insert some text and math right of the following tikz picture: can anyone help me? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,chains,calc} \begin{document}...
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Using animate package in LyX

I'm trying to add some animations to my beamer presentation. I work with LyX. Today I've donwloaded the animate package, and I wrote, in my LyX preamble, \usepackage{animate} I havent used any of ...