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Beamer with ragged2e and babel results in “command \selectfont has changed” warning

I am preparing a presentation in beamer and trying to get rid of warnings – but there is one that I cannot remove. In the MWE below there's empty beamer document with babel in Polish and ragged2e ...
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! Missing number, treated as zero error beamer

I'm working on my thesis' presentation with Beamer but I am facing the same problem which I did not know the reason everytime i compile this "! Missing number, treated as zero" everytime shows up in ...
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Problems using Tikz in Beamer [duplicate]

I am writing a beamer code, and I am copying and pasting some stuff from a normal file (documentclass book). I want to use the code \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,openright]{book} ...
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Keeping beamer in English while supporting Chinese characters

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ctex} \begin{document} \title{Test} \author{My name (我的名字)} \date{\today} \begin{frame} \titlepage \end{frame} \end{document} Here is the current output: ...
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How to stack the tizk tables in block?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{adjustbox} % adjusting table (too wide) % Fancy tables \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{trees,positioning} % tree \usetikzlibrary{matrix} % Table ...
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Interactive Beamer presentation with Clicks and Arrows

I watched a nice presentation here about atrial fibrillation with interactive features. I would like to have similar features too. Code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{enumerate} ...
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Beamer : Update the content in a (logical) page into several (physical) frames

Sometimes I saw some presentation like: 1st Frame : Let's start. 2nd Frame: Let's start. First, consider X. 3nd Frame: Let's start. First, consider X. It is great. I would like to know how this ...
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beamer background content top-right

How can I place a background image in beamer at a certain distance from the top and right page margin? So far I only managed to control the horizontal position: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Watermark using background package in beamer

Is it possible? Doesn't work for me with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{background} \backgroundsetup{ placement=center, scale=1, ...
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How to set a very long title for a beamer presentation? [duplicate]

Im using this style for a beamer presentation, the problem is I would like to add a very long title but the title does not appear complete. So I tried this: \title[title]{blablablablalbabllablba ...
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Get number of each slide and total slides with respect to the whole presentation

I need to get the number of each slide and the total number of slides in order to calculate the progress of my presentation, but I can only do this for frames, as my MWE below shows. Basically I need ...
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Beamer - show all bullets in itemize environment but reveal the text for each bullet slide by slide

I would like to show in each of my slides all bullets from the first slide on so that the audiance can see how much information is to be expected on each slide, but the text for each bullet shall come ...
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How to reference a theorem displayed between pauses in beamer?

I'm writing a presentation using beamer which at some point, in a proof, uses only<X> to display some parts of the proof. Inside these macros I show some theorem which I'd like to reference ...
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Modify main slide dimensions-Beamer

I'mm making a Beamer Presentation and I would like to use as much space as possible for my slides, because I want the images that will be included to be as visible as possible. More specifically I ...
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Bullet points and curly braces - Beamer

A few months ago, I asked for help with formatting curly braces next to bullet points, which worked very well. However, I have tried to take that code and use it in beamer, which is unfortunately ...
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Created own theme

I'm using this created theme called myown.sty in my presentation: \useoutertheme[footline=authortitle]{miniframes} \useinnertheme{rectangles} \usecolortheme{whale} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
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Placing image below the bullet points

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf} \usepackage{polski} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage{xcolor,hyperref} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{float} \begin{frame}[t] ...
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BeamerColor package

I had to reinstall MikTex and my presentation written in beamer doesn't work now. It's said that "BeamerColor.sty not found". i tried to download it again and install but it's still not working. I'd ...
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What is the generic workflow to place objects relatively to others (or previously set anchor points) in beamer?

Coming from MS Powerpoint I usually use SmartForms or other objects to highlight specific points in a picture or a table to draw the viewers attention. Just imagine a technical drawing and I want a ...
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How to put a url citation on the bottom of beamer slide?

I need to insert a citation at the bottom of the slide. However, the website address includes underline. Therefore, it treats the underline as subscript. How can I work this out? ...
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Change the color of a single itemize item — command to do that?

My question concerns itemize items in Beamer slides. I want to obtain the following slide: This has been produced by the code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Title} ...
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Why the uncover operation doesn't work for the background in beamer?

I use the code below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{backgrounds,positioning,fit} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=0.5] ...
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Complex matrix layout fails in beamer but ok in MWE

The MWE that follows works fine to layout this complex matrix. But when I paste it into a simple beamer document it fails (I also included that code Can you help me? ...
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Beamer footnotes references with same number

Is there any possibility that if in the same frame a reference is cited more than 1 time, give the same footnote number to it? In my MWE you see that there is two footnotes. But the bib entry is the ...
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How to resize matrix equation in beamer?

How do I resize this equation to get it to fit? I've googled for examples with no luck. --Bob \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer links of table of contents

can anyone explain me why, in a beamer presentation, when I click on a link in the table of contents I am always sent to the first frame of the whole presentation and not to the first frame of the ...
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Force Embedded .wav files in Latex Document to be played using wave-surfer

I have few .wav files embedded in a latex pdf document. By default, they are played in some music player in windows during presentation. However i want to force them to be played using wave-surfer, so ...
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Beamer font and bullets [duplicate]

I want to prepare my presentation's outline page look like this. But, I can't figure out how to use square bullets and the font that slide uses. Can someone please be of my help?
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Indent paragraphs in a beamer block

I want every new paragraph except the first one in a \begin{block} to be indented. This is the standard in other document classes. I already put \setlength\parindent{1cm} in my preamble, but this ...
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Animating tikz pictures using beamer

I have two pictures drawn using TikZ. When I place them in two different frames in beamer they perfectly show up. But I want to animate them, that is, I want one picture after the other at a mouse ...
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How should I work with beamer, TOC and parts?

I'm writing a beamer presentation that should be divided into several parts, each of them contains sections, subsections, etc. This code (without \part commands) works fine and it generates TOC ...
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How to hide the other items completely when I use “pause” operation in beamer?

When I compiling the following codes: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item a \pause \item b \pause \item c \end{itemize} \end{frame} It's effect is the following: As we ...
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Space before colon in beamer captions

As you can see below, LaTeX is formatting my captions like this: Figure : caption, while I would like them to be Figure: caption, without a space before colon. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Background and footline for beamerposter header

How can I add a grey background and black footline to this beamer header? EDIT: Here's a compiling MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[size = custom, height = 110, width = 81]{beamerposter} ...
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Paths of `pgfimages` in beamer templates

I am working on a beamer template for my institute in which I am using \pgfdeclareimage for images. I have quite a lot images and logos for different projects/experiments/groups and I organised the ...
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How can I left-and-right justify text in columns in Beamer?

I have a slide like the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{two columns} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula ...
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Set Helvetica as font in beamer title?

How can I set Helvetica as font in \setbeamerfont{title}{size*={32pt}{38.4pt},series=\bfseries}
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how to point to a picture with descriptive text in latex presentation?

Hopefully, my question describes what I need. I want to add small colored box contains text or equation describing a picture in a presentation, I want the picture to come first, then the box, which ...
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Unknown “missing $ inserted” error

I am getting an unknown error "mising $ inserted" and can't seem to find why. Here is the code: %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %% This Beamer template was created ...
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tcolorbox leaves faded number on slides in beamer

It's my first week in beamer and tcolorbox. I recently prepared a slide presentation with the beamer class and tcolorbox. The program works fine but I have a little hiccup: tcolorbox leaves a faded ...
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Why does beamer's \insertauthor report as nonempty?

I'm working on a beamer theme in which each of the title page elements is optional; for example, I don't want defining an empty date to produce a large empty space on the title slide. I figured I ...
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Simple way of drawing a filled arrow/triangle for use as item bullet

I'd like to draw a filled arrow and use it as an item bullet in beamer. I already managed to draw the line with \rule[0.5ex]{0.6ex}{0.6ex} but I can't create the arrowhead. I though about using ...
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Setting margins below and above figures does not have any effect in beamer

For the sake of using captions I'd like to put my graphics into a \begin{figure} ... environment. Doing that a white space is added before and after the picture, table or whatever. This answer is ...
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Errors with untouched Beamer Template in RStudio

I am new to using Beamer, and wanted to have a template working so that I could, for the time being, simply and easily change the content. I downloaded the .zip file from ...
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Beamer: avoid shift in transition between slides [duplicate]

I am using beamer to produce some slides for a presentation. I want to combine the possibility of uncover sequentially some equation and replace some of them. This is the .tex file I am using. ...
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Make column environment ignore frame margins in beamer

I'd like to define the exact horizontal position and width of columns using beamer. For example: Column which starts at .05\paperwidth and is .55\paperwidth wide Column which starts at ...
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Repeating slides in a beamer presentation including original framenumber

With the beamer-class one can easily repeat frames using \againframe. In doing so the framenumber is increased by one. Very often this makes a lot of sense. However, I would like to give the ...
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Headlines in Beamer

I'm making a presentation in Warsaw theme of Beamer with headline structure as follows: \setbeamertemplate{headline}{% \leavevmode% \hbox{% ...
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How to pass text/strings from main file to beamertheme via beameroptions or is there an alternative way?

In this and this question I learned how to pass simple definitions like a location from my main file to a e.g. beameroutertheme. However this approach fails for longer strings or text blocks, in this ...
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\ifbeamer@anotherslide and \ifbeamer@localanotherslide in beamerbasedecode.sty

At the beginning of the source file beamerbasedecode.sty of beamer class, two switches are defined: \newif\ifbeamer@anotherslide \newif\ifbeamer@localanotherslide By reading beamerbasedecode.sty ...