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beamer cambridgeus theme - title color

How to make the title color in the beamer cambrigeus theme as red. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usecolortheme{beaver} \title[Semantic Web ranking]{Ranking of ...
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PS-Tricks + Beamer Problem

I have a strange problem with PS-Tricks. I can only create one picture when using beamer. Take this as an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Change link target of \insertshorttitle

I want to change the following small thing in my custom beamer template. In my footline the title of my presentation is printed using \insertshorttitle, like in many standard templates. Normally the ...
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Beamer overlay specification for description

I find myself using more and more using the following overlay specification for the description environment. The Animal Kingdom \begin{description} \item[Gnus] \uncover<+->{these are ...
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External animation, "hyperreffed'' from beamer

I want to show my students an animation during a presentation. The animation is on a particular web site and the copyright statement says that one can openly present the animation onsite or link to ...
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Error when specifying width of column in table

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{c{15mm} | c | c | c | c} Television & Radio & Washer & Dryer & Computer \\ \end{tabular} ...
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listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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\LaTeX macro: “Font shape `OT1/LatinModernSans(0)/m/n' undefined”

I tried compiling the following example using LuaLaTeX (LuaTeX v0.76/TeX Live 2013): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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Vertical alignment of frame content within a custom theme

I'm making a presentation with rmarkdown (in RStudio) and then compiling it to pdf. I'd like to have my frames vertically top-aligned. With beamer only, I'd do that with \documentclass[t]{beamer} but ...
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Beamer overlay for plain text

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{frame}{Introduction} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> abc \item<2-> def \end{itemize} \begin{definition}<3-> ghi \end{definition} ...
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Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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tex4ht problem with \includegraphics using beamer class

I have managed to get tex4ht working (on debian jessie) for a moderately complex document (containing muliple \includegraphics, bibliography) with article class. However, for beamer class even the ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer) #2

This is a follow-up question of this one. In the previous question, I asked how to create an interactive slide with two parts: one left-hand-side part and one right-hand-side part; typically ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer)

I want to create an interactive slide, which will have two parts: In the left side, some comments will be given in enumerate environment (one will be highlighted at each overlay) In the right side, ...
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navigation bullets not displaying

I'm trying to use the Singapore theme with the navigation bullets on top but they do not appear unless I add a subsection within each section. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is my code: ...
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Change the graphic in beamer footline for every part

I would like to change a graphic in my footline of a beamer presentation dependent on the active part. I wanted to load a specific filename based on \insertpart but this doesn't work. Here is the ...
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Is it possible to customize the transdissolve effect?

This code uses the \transdissolve effect: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \transdissolve[duration=.1] \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Printing stdout with pythontex and line referencing

I have a problem with PythonTeX and Beamer : I don't understand why the code below doesn't work: \stdoutpythontex is supposed to print the last output of the last block of python instructions, but it ...
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Moving text effect in presentation

please consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \only<1>{ ...
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Import pdf with white background

I have a beamer presentation where the text is in white and the background is black. For some frames I would like to import some pdfs but have them exactly as they are normally. That is all the white ...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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Beamer and Pause with PythonTex

I am using PythonTex with MacTex, TexShop and anaconda3 : all versions are up-to-date, and pythontex-gallery is compiled without any problem. Now, as I am a teacher, I want to use beamer (I use the ...
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Center subcaption-based tabulars in a beamer frame

I have several tabulars side-by-side using the subcaption package in beamer: However, as you can see, they are not quite centered. How can I center the tabulars, so that tabular RAID5 isn't on the ...
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How to have only one minipage bullet in beamer

So I know this question has been answered before (How to remove some pages from the navigation bullets in Beamer?), but I have not been able to get the solutions to work with my code. Was wondering ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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beamer overlays and table rules

I am trying to use \only{...} within a table to selectively add blocks of lines. This works as long as I don't have a \midrule or \bottomrule included or following the part contained in \only{...}. ...
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How to move sidebar to “bottombar” of Marburg theme?

I would like to move the dark sidebar of Beamer Marburg theme to a footer (bottombar) that would contain email address instead of outline. Thank you for your answer.
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Twolined ovalbox in Beamer class

I would like to have a twolined Text which has a ovalbox around itself. I do it with {\huge \Ovalbox{\textcolor{darkred}{Two lined \\ text}}} LaTex is ignoring the \\ sign, how can it be ...
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Beamer: Media 9 with overlay

I've used \includemedia to insert an animation (.swf file) in my slides. It works. Besides the animation, I also want to include three bullet items that show up one after one, which are done by ...
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How to reuse the right-hand path for the left-hand path such that it is displayed in reverse step by step?

My title may be difficult to understand. Hopefully by seeing the animation, you get the idea. I want the left-hand wing to be drawn step by step as is the right-hand wing but I want to use the ...
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Author and institute don't appear when adding background image to title page in beamer

I am attempting to add a background image to the title page of a beamer talk. I have attempted to use the solution given here Creating a background image on the title page only using Beamer. However I ...
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Beamer renewcommand

I am doing a presentation using the beamer class and I want to declare a new command, which shortens the following thing: \textsuperscript{1} to \up{1} I did this while using scrartcl with ...
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Beamer transitions

I am making a presentation in beamer and I would like to make disappear and appear some images. I am using the option \only<> but I obtain different slides like: When I click on the ouse ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Helvetica-Light in Beamer disrupts the math fonts

I am trying to make the font of a Beamer presentation match that of a co-author who is using Powerpoint. The Powerpoint font is Helvetica Light. In XeLatex I used \usepackage{fontspec} and ...
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Trying to create a simple binomial tree in beamer

Following the example in Unknown error using tikz matrix of nodes in beamer I removed the errors I got but the tree is still not produced correctly. I am trying to reproduce in beamer what I saw in ...
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Adding slides to previous section - Beamer

My presentation is consisted of 4 consecutive slides. I want to divide them in 2 sections. My code: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> ...
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Text to appear between the title and the date

I have text in two columns. I have the \maketitle command. It produces the title and date together. But I want the title, the column and then the date. How do I do it? \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} ...
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Highlight only current subsection, hide subsections of other sections

The table of contents command in my beamer .sty looks like this: \newcommand{\MyToc}[1] { \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{#1} ...
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Beamer: hyperlink to bottom of slide with stepwise overlay-specification

I am making a presentation where I move from one frame to another through a hyperlink to a hypertarget and then back to a hypertarget at the last position in the first frame. This works fine, but when ...
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How to make \note{…} to show current frame in beamer?

I am preparing slides for a large presentation using the beamer class. In the beginning I write \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left} ...
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beamer: make a picture stay in the foreground

I am trying to write some style file for a poster framework, we can use. The header is almost ready: \setbeamertemplate{headline} { \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=15cm]{headline} ...
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How can we change allowframebreaks numbering in the title?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Proposed Methods} % motivation for creating this theme \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Proposed Methodology} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} % ...
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TikZ in Beamer: subscope does not inherit `visible on` from parent scope

In the MWE below, I define a macro \markxy that draws dashed lines from a point to the x and y axes to indicate the x/y coordinates. Since I don't want the dashed lines to be drawn over my other "more ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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Printing a handout of a Beamer presentation, the resulting pdf is shrunk!

I use the code below to produce handouts of my presentations. When I open the resulting pdf with any pdf viewer, it is viewed correctly, but when I print it, it is always printed very small, no ...
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Setting article math font in beamer [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions to this before, but my question differs in that I want a very specific font for my math equations in beamer. I want to use the default font that comes with the ...