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Diagram reuse across Beamer slides

In my dissertation defense presentation (Beamer/TikZ), I have a particular slide with a model, built as tikzpicture, wrapped in a scalebox block for zoom control. It works fine. However, I would like ...
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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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Gottingen beamer theme without shading

I want Gottingen theme to be without shading on the sidebar. ( with shading: http://mcclinews.free.fr/latex/beamergalerie/maxi/goettingen1.png ) \usetheme{Goettingen} \usecolortheme{sidebartab} ...
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how to fix the positions of random points in latex?

I'm using the presentation mode in beamer. There's a frame about random stars distributed in a rectangle. I made a pause effect on that slide. However, the next frame would give me a different ...
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Beamer `\bibliographystyle{alpha}` force no plus symbol

I am referencing in beamer with \bibliography{myFile.bib} and \bibliographystyle{alpha} The following label is produced for three authors or less: [ABC14] The following label is produced for ...
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Error using beamer package

I'm trying to make a presentation with the beamer package, and my code was working fine yesterday. However today I'm getting a strange error. Below is my LaTeX code, which was working with TeXstudio, ...
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Drawing concept maps in Beamer

I'm searching for an easy way to draw simple concept maps in a beamer slide. I've been working on it for two days, but with no success. A few suggestions to help me ? \documentclass[17pt]{beamer} ...
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How to fill a table step by step automatically in beamer?

I have a table in beamer as follows: \begin{center} A \begin{tabular}{ | l | l | l |} \hline & D & C \\ \hline D & (-5, -5) & ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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PowerPoint's “Smart Art” for TikZ?

This question led to a new package: smartdiagram I haven't been using PowerPoint for years, but today I immediately fell in love with its "Smart Art" feature (2010 version of PowerPoint). The ...
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Madrid head/foot text color

I am working with the madrid theme for my presentation but the text of section in the headline and title in the footline appears in red, I am trying to change it. How can'i proceed. Sorry I used the ...
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Emulate \only in figures in non-beamer documents

I am writing a book based on lecture notes I have written using beamer. In these notes I have figures drawn using TikZ which I would like to transfer to the book. However, some of them use \only to ...
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How can I make Beamer overlays with TikZ node attributes?

As a follow-up question to Tikz animated figure in Beamer, how can I animate a particular attribute of a node? MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \tikzset{ node ...
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Beamer-style icons in the bibliography when using natbib

I recently discovered the natbib package which is very useful for citing references in a beamer presentation or poster. I only have one problem with this. Without using natbib (and with for example ...
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Change Supervisor and Candidate in Beamer(TorinoTh)

I try to change Supervisor and Candidate in this code \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme[titlepagelogo=logopolito]{TorinoTh} \author{name-of-the-author} \rel{name-of-the-supervisor} ...
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footfullcite not working when package setspace is present

for my beamer presentation, I am using footfullcite. This is working fine, unless I also use setspace. Attached is a minimal working example. \documentclass{beamer} \title{mini} \usepackage[ ...
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Adding a new field to the title page in beamer

I just read a question about adding a new field to a title page in beamer (Is there a way to add a field to the title page in beamer?). I have exactly the same question, and the proposed answer is ...
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How to adjust the positioning of a custom background in beamer?

I am using beamer's logo command to use a custom background for my presentation (MWE below). While it seems to work almost perfectly, there is a little bit of whitespace to the right of the image used ...
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Node syntax in matrix not working - possibly due to new version of Beamer/pgf

I am recycling some material from an old beamer presentation, and I find that code which used to compile just fine, no longer seems to work. I have replicated the problem in the code below, which ...
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Beamer theme with frame (slide) explorer not sections / sub-sections at the left or right bar

In a lot of beamer themes you see sections, subsections etc at left side. I want them to be replaced with frame numbers (slide numbers with titles). So basically I should be able to click on any slide ...
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Movie won't run in beamer

i'am trying to include a video into my beamer-präsentation. The picture and the buttons are displayed, but the video won't run. Im using iOS, just in case there is a special problem with my platform. ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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Indenting \end{frame} in fragile slides

Suddenly I am no longer able to indent \end{frame} for slides with the fragile option, e.g. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] test \end{frame} ...
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What is the easiest way to mimic an existing PowerPoint template using Beamer?

For my thesis defense I am required to adhere to my university's official PowerPoint template. Because I have a lot of equations and PowerPoint is a pain, I would like to do my presentation using ...
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How to number the pdf-pages with direct accordance with the fully uncovered slides?

I was used to do presentations with Power Point and liked the fact that you can just switch to any slide you want by entering the slide number and pressing Enter (in presentation mode). If you now ...
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How to have full bibliography items on a page using beamer?

I would like to have full bib entries in my beamer slides so tried to follow How can I prevent page break between lines of a paragraph or bibliography entry? It suggests putting ...
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Beamer - change order of first page elements

I would like to use the Warsaw theme for a beamer presentation. With this theme you have the first page elements (the ones I need) in the following order: \title \author \insititute \titlegraphic ...
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beamer: Top-aligning columns within a top-aligned frame

According to section 3.10 of the beamer manual, the t option top-aligns either every frame (when used as a class option) or a single frame (when used as optional argument of a frame environment). ...
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Having trouble with Tikz and Beamer

So I am trying to insert a functioning tikz image into a beamer project and it keeps giving me an error. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Malmoe: section in footer

I currently have this in my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} % add page numbers for malmoe \newcommand*\oldmacro{}% \let\oldmacro\insertshorttitle% \renewcommand*\insertshorttitle{% ...
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Vertical alignment when title is empty in beamer template

I'm using a customized template for Beamer. Among other things, I have completely rewritten the headline template. However, when I use a frame without title, the vertical alignment is not the same as ...
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Tikzpicture in Beamer poster

I'm trying to creative a commutative diagram in a beamer poster, but I cannot figure out why it's formatting incorrectly. The output builds as : When I'm trying to output it as: Any reason as ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Footfullcitetext and beamer: incremental numbering

It has been shown in this answer How to display the footnote in the bottom of the slide while using \columns? how not to break the column environment of beamer when placing a footnote via ...
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how can i fit long equation in pretty table in beamer Warsaw

i would like to pretty table in my presentation in beamer by using Beautiful table samples but my equation can't fit the table in one line ...
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(Beamer) Highlight node/edge labels using onslide/only

So in my Beamer slides, I'm using this to highlight various parts of a tikz figure on different slides. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning,automata} ...
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Coloured math in beamer

I have a question: Is there any way to have math (everything between $s) in different colour than text (for example, green) in beamer?
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beamer, \vfill and itemize

I would like to place, in some frames, a text, on the bottom right of a beamer slide. I created a command which places this text by \vfill\hfill. In a normal class (as article), it works perfectly. ...
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Hide some slides from the miniframes navigation in beamer

I am using the Dresden theme on a presentation with a few sections, each with a couple of subsections. For each slide in a subsection, a circle appears in the navigation bar. I'm trying to hide this ...
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show only beamertemplate{footline} not beamertemplate{headline} in all my frame in class beamer

I would like to show the beamertemplate{ footline } not beamertemplate{ headline } in all my frame in class beamer but when i use plain I lost the footline in my frame ...
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Stray lines when using overlays in tikz-uml

I show a UML diagram in my slides and I want to put some notes into an overlay. When I do this,the connecting lines appear from the beginning. How do I get rid of them? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Recoloring math in an equation in Beamer

I have a presentation with the color for math changed to blue: \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=black!15!blue} Everything looks nice, until I want to recolor part of an equation: \begin{align*} x\ ...
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Beamer: transparency of a picture on section frame depending of section number

I'm a new Beamer user. The following code is there just to explain what I intent to do: Put on the "sectionpage" frames a picture with transparency, the transparency level being function of the ...
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Beamer - Wide Example Box

I am using this code to get an untitled example block. \begin{exampleblock}{} \end{exampleblock} As we know, this box has a width equal to the text width. How can I modify the code to get a box ...
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Modifying the headline shape in Beamer Warsaw in class beamer Warsaw

I would like to use beamer: Create own headline theme to custom my headline theme but unfortunately my presentation started with table of content instead of titlepage and with zero i would like my ...
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Beamer: Frame number on header line

I am using a customized Copenhagen theme, where my header line is redefined like \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\nointerlineskip ...
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Customizing beamer block height

I'm trying to specify a given height for a beamer block. I tried to specify a new environment based on an example I found elsewhere on this forum (reproduced below), but failed miserably.. What I ...
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Aligning texts and drawings in beamer

I am making a presentation using beamer for the first time. Please see the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamercovered{transparent} } ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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How to add rewind function to a mp4 on a presentation in Latex using Mac

I have been searching and trying to add a video in a presentation. NONE of the solution was useful. I have a macbook pro and I installed the TeXShop of course. can anybody help me to do it ? Please ...