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Beamer - handoutWithNotes not working properly

I'm using the handoutWithNotes package but I have the problem that whenever the number of slides is not a multiple of the number of slides per page, too many notes pages are printed. As an example, ...
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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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Video from Beamer Plays Only One Second

Sorry about the title...it was hard to word my problem. I am using LaTeX, and more specifically Beamer, to create a presentation that plays a video file. The code I use is: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Making beamerarticle display 2 slides from the same frame

I'm trying to display 2 different slides in the from the same frame in beamer article format. Here's an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{...
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Bibtex style file optimized for beamer presentations

I have often wished for a short but informative bibtex style which would allow bibliographic entries to display on 1 or 2 lines on the final slide(s) of a beamer presentation. I suspect that only 3 ...
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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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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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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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Aboriginal fonts cause wrong page size warnings

On texlive on Ubuntu I've installed texlive-xetex and texlive-humanities. I find that on a simple document with only a \maketitle, using \setmainfont{Aboriginal Serif} creates many warnings. \...
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How to align an English paragraph left and write English numbers in English in a Persian beamer?

I am working on a presentation with beamer class in Persian and I have some problems with bilingual text. For writing left to right I use \LR command and it works, but the English is not aligned left. ...
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Beamer presentation

I am trying to create a beamer presentation on TeXMaker and the problem that I'm having is that if I try to insert any type of equation into the presentation or just anything requiring $$, for example ...
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Setting template background with multiple .png files

I'm a neophyte to Tex and all of it's forms, though I've used LaTeX in the past. Mostly I've find some thing that someone else created then modified to suit my needs. I've undertaken a project at ...
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Convert sty-file created for prosper package for use in beamer class

is there any way of manipulating a sty-file, that was originally created to be used in the prosper-class (for presentation slides) in such way, that it easily can be used as a beamertemplate in the ...
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tcolorbox header error with Bredelebeamer class

I'm working with tcolorbox package, and i'm trying to replicate this , when I compile and no use it, runs without error, but when I'm trying to use it, it fails. My code is something like this: \...
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Is anybody able to show the clock in beamer?

I wonder whether there is anyone who is able to show the clock in a beamer presentation. I have not come across any working example. Following the tdclock documentation, I compiled the MWE below. It ...
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How to Customize Folding Environments in ViM Using vim-latex for Beamer

I'm trying to configure my ViM editor to improve the folding when editing Beamer files. I have vim-latex installed (using Vundle). Now I'd like to customize my vim-latex; specifically, I'm trying to ...
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Highlight subsections below current section, while shade other (sub)sections

I want my slides to show like this, that the current section and its subsections highlighted, while other section and subsections shown but shaded: http://web.mit.edu/rsi/www/pdfs/beamer-tutorial.pdf ...
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How to Run this TikZ video in OS X and Beamer?

Code found here and video here % OS X recommendation 1st code block; use the second for others \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} ...
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speckled colors in latex

I saw last week a presentation that was made with keynote and which was showing cells filled with speckled colours. Is there a way to get speckled colours in latex/beamer ? Until now I was only able ...
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Layout presets for LaTeX Beamer

I wonder if somebody was working on slide layout presets for LaTeX Beamer. If you try to create an ordinary slide from scratch most presentation software (e.g. MS PowerPoint) would offer some standard ...
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How to change color of a single citation in a given beamer frame?

I am using beamer for making slides. I want to change the color of both footnote mark and full citation in such a way that First citation and mark appear red Second citation and mark appear blue ...
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Underlined math in a Beamer presentation: felt-tip marker underlining

I am composing a Beamer presentation, and I would like to underline some mathematical entities for emphasis. I am aware of the ulem package, however for a presentation I would like something more ...
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Is there a way to make a block wrap from the column 1 to the column 2?

I am formatting a poster for my thesis presentation. It is in a beamer documentclass, and I am using blocks within a column environment to split up the information so that it looks nice. I have ...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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How to fix a coordinate for a node wrt grid in Tikz picture (Tikz101)

I am at Tikz 101 level so am figuring out a unified way of drawing graphics so that the all are positioned wrt to a fixed ref point in all slides in a beamer document. To get a reference coordinate, ...
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Have tikz bezier control points defined off of page

I have taken it on myself to reproduce some of my university's PPT templates (not that I necessarily love the design, but I have some good reasons for undertaking this venture) using Beamer. I have ...
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Trouble with frame in newcommand

I'm making a slideshow with LaTeX beamer class like this : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{...
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Is it possible to place a picture on a TOC that appears before each section?

I want to show my TOC before each section. However, I am hiding my subsections, which makes the slide look bare. Is it possible to add in a image on the right side (away from the text)? I have ...
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Beamer : several \input files

A would like to make several lectures, and I had organized the main file as follow : %********************************************************************* %*** Document maître de l'ensemble ...
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Overlay Subsections in TOC with Beamer

In the beginning of my presentation, I would like to show the following. On the first slide, I would like to show a table of contents with sections only. That is, the subsections should be invisible, ...
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Start Matlab code directly from Latex

I'm using the documentclass beamer to make a presentation. Is there a way to start Matlab code directly from Latex? A button that I can press so that the Matlab code starts to run automatically? ...
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How do I extend if logic from skipping particular slides to specific portions of a Beamer frame?

I have the following working structure for excluding particular lecture slides from the article form of a lecture: \documentclass[11pt,handout]{beamer} \newif\iflecture \lecturetrue % Next three ...
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Opacity Logo in beamer slide

Hi i have the following Beamer slide and i want to make the logo in the bottom right corner have an opacity on say 50 % ? Here is my code \documentclass[a4paper, ]{beamer} \usepackage[...
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How to aligne vertically beamer titlegraphics?

In a beamer presentation, I am using the following code to add logos on my title page: \titlegraphic{ \includegraphics[width=3cm]{logo-lirmm.png} \hspace*{0.75cm}~% \includegraphics[width=3cm]{...
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Text moves down when i added logo in header slide

I have a problem with that, when added to the header slide logo, text (learn, describe, implement, compare as you can see on the pictures) moves little bit down and I do not know why. Have you a ...
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Decrease font size for index in beamer

I am writing a presentation with the beamer-package, using the Goettingen-environment which displays the table of contents in a bar on the right side of the slide. My problem is that the table of ...
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Beamer: how to create a page quite identical to this one?

I should create a page with beamer like that attached below. I have some issues: How can I add "Pag:" on the bottom left and "DDI Dipartimento di Ingegneria Corso di fluidodinamica" on the top right?...
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Issue with combination of \includemedia and animateinline environment

We recently observed an issue with a beamer document including multiple animations. On one slide an mp4 movie was embedded using \includemedia and on another slide an image series was animated using ...
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How to “\includeonlyframes” for a Beamer presentation, without counting the skipped pages' numbers?

When I give a presentation, I don't really like to cause my audience undue stress before I even start. However, my presentation currently has the label "1/125" on the bottom corner of my first frame! ...
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How to abbreviate journal name with the first letters?

I use the command "bibentry" to show the references in the slides with beamer. And i want to get an abbreviated journal name, e.g. "Physical Review Letters" thansfors into "PRL". How can I achieve ...
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xelatex can't make video play

I set up pdfpc to and xelatex to be able to play videos in the pdf on linux following this tutorial: http://abarry.org/the-new-complete-guide-to-embedded-videos-in-beamer-under-linux/ The only ...
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Beamer: File ended while scanning use of \frame

I keep getting the error "File ended while scanning use of \frame". Every other question I've read says they are missing an \end{frame} somewhere. I've looked at my code forward and backwards and ...
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Multiphase poster

A couple of days ago, a friend of mine gave me a template for a poster presentation and it had \documentclass{multiphaseposter} in the preamble. Now when I run it, it says multiphaseposter.cls not ...
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beamer: seperate page title, subtitle, author, date fonts

I am using the beamer documentclass and I want to have a seperate font-style for page title, subtitle, author and date. My solution does not work and the font of the title gets applied to all ...
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Difficulty compiling with aobs-tikz with MikTeX on Windows, but not texlive on Linux

I've made a presentation using Beamer. I use the aobs-tikz package for the overlay-beamer-styles. I can compile my presentation in Linux with texlive, but I can't compile it with MiKTeX on Windows. \...
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Environment \pspicture only works with single slide in beamer?

I'm trying to use pstricks in beamer, and need to compile it with pdflatex. Weirdly, the code works when I have a single frame (see MWE below) but as soon as I add a second frame (i.e. uncomment line ...
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Strange behavior with external library of Tikz and media9 package

When using external library of Tikz and includemedia of media9 package in a beamer presentation, PDF files generated by external library has an abnormal size. In the simple example below, when compile ...
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using block environment for arabic/persian Beamer and right alignment

I have a problem with block environment in Beamer. I am using persian/arabic language. For the block environment, I want the title of the block and the text inside the block be aligned on the right ...
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Place Logo Properly in BeamerPlace Logo Properly in Beamer with pgf

I try to custom my beamer presentation and I want place my logo in left in the frametitle. The best solution i found is here. Others solution are very complicate for a simple task (more and more code ...
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My font is ignored in beamer

I use Xetex for customize my font. I installed my font in my linux system. The command fc-list | grep -i Share-TechMono returns /usr/local/share/fonts/Share-TechMono.ttf: Share\-TechMono:style=...