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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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Presenting a {forest} tree from bottom to top in beamer

I would like to present a tree with forestin beamer, but parts after parts, starting from the bottom, and then ascent to the top. So let's consider a simple tree like the following : ...
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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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Only 3 items in navigation bar, is that possible?

I saw a beamer presentation that shows only 3 items in navigation bar (the last one, the current -highlighted- and the next). How is that possible? I am using Warsaw theme, and I have (until now) 7 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create Beamer-Theorem like boxes

I would like to create frames / boxes for equations or text like in the Beamer class: outisde of the beamer documentclass, for example in the article class. Is there any package or trick to do this? ...
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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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modifying margins for one slide

I need help for modifying the margins for only one slide in the beamer class In other words, I need a local version of \setbeamersize{text margin left=<size>,text margin right=<size>} ...
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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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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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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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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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Beamer animation including images

Good morning everybody, I've got an issue with the beamer animations including pictures. Here's the code I'm writing: \item<7-> $kT \ll m_{W^{\pm}}$ $\Longrightarrow$ $W$ bosons neglected and ...
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How to reduce font size of TOC on lyx beamer

I am using a LyX beamer template which can be downloaded from this link. I'm having trouble with a large TOC, which can't fit on one page. How can I reduce the font size of TOC, so that it can be fit ...
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Using \only on a block - beamer

Is there a way to make the command \only work on a block in beamer? Or is there another way to make a block appear and then disappear? Here is a part of my code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Movie15 \includemovie problem : file attached blank icon

I am using movie15 package to embed a mpeg video in my beamer presentation. My viewer is qpdfpresenterconsole (https://launchpad.net/~lissyx/+archive/ubuntu/qpdfpresenterconsole-ppa). It enables ...
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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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Another instance of beamer <-> TikZ interaction

Successfully using constructs like \node<3-> (something) ...; or \draw<2-> (from here) -- (to here); in tikzpictures inside beamer with overlays, I've now encountered a problem. ...
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Beamer: problematic use of \visible and \only in combination with TikZ to draw a graph

I have a problem with my graph and my background environment to highlight the edges in the "last" of my slides. First I tried this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Graphmodell Beispiel} ...
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Reset custom counter in new frame

I'm using a custom counter to cycle bullet point colours in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx,color} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{marvosym} ...
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uncover before pause in beamer later

I have split my frame in two columns. The first column has an algorithm (interleaved with pause statements). The second column has a figure. Currently the figure shows at last (after hitting keys as ...
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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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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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Putting a bibliography citation at bottom of beamer slide

I read Place bibliography items at bottom of frame and tried making my own .bib file with just one entry. The entry is nothing out of the ordinary: @book{Saussure1995, Author = {Ferdinand de ...
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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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Beamer: Prevent/disable appearing individual subsection titles before actual content

Recently I started to question my decision to enable the appearance of individual subsection titles before actual content. I still want to show the outline of the upcoming section once before the ...
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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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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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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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Package keyval error: Frametitle undefined

I'm trying to compile a beamer presentation template but it does not work. The structure of the code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgf,pgfpages} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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media9 doesn't give correct output

usually I can fix all problems myself concerning...like...everything, but this really is a hard one, so... sry to bother you. Problem: Creating a beamer presentation (with university corp. design) ...
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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 pause figures in beamer

I would to \pause two different images (as I can to do with text). This is the ideal code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \setbeamercovered{dynamic} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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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 ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Unused \setbox0 in beamerbasedecode.sty

Inside the source file beamerbasedecode.sty of beamer package, there are the following lines: \def\beamer@stoptexts{| stop:0| } { \catcode`\|=13 \catcode`\:=13 \catcode`\,=13 ...
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Workaround a beamer bug? Section numbering is not Dewey like as it is with LaTeX

Consider the following simple Latex document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{A} \label{A} \subsection{B}\label{B} \subsubsection{C}\label{C} I am in section \ref{A}, subsection ...