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Dynamically hide LaTeX beamer frame based on tags

I guess I'm in a configuration that will ring the bell to many: in the context of a project that run for many years, I developed a very large Beamer presentation featuring a lot of slides. The LaTeX ...
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Load Image for specific frame in beamer

I know in Latex there are draft class that can be used as a trick for speed up compilation time. In this class, there are no image that loaded to compilation result. But is there any possibility to ...
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Is there a way to uncover arrows in an xymatrix?

Is there a way to uncover arrows in an xymatrix? Usually when I have problems with \uncover I use multiple frames, but I would like to be able to do this on a single frame. Here is a sample: I would ...
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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed

I'm working with the newest version of Beamer and am trying to produce a A0 poster from a TEX document (with Kile). The compilation to a DVI file and then to PDF (via DVItoPDF) seems to work fine. ...
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In beamer, how to temporarily cancel the frametitle

I have a image in this frame and I want to show it without any other item. Just like below. And my MWE is \documentclass[14pt]{beamer}% http://ctan.org/pkg/beamer \let\Tiny\tiny% ...
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Insert Graphic in Title Section of Beamer Poster

How can I insert a graphic on the right edge of the title section, without de-centering the title text? My code is below (apologies for posting the entire code; I couldn't figure out a MWE): ...
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change math color except in titles in beamer

I have used \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=blue} to turn all my text in mathmode in blue. However I have also math in titles (and subtitles) and I would prefer the formulas to have the same color as ...
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Showing margins/frames in beamer slides

With a regular article/report/... class, you can use the showframe package to draw outlines of where the various regions of the page lie. I cannot get the same functionality with beamer, however. ...
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How to adjust the beamer block width to the size of its content?

I would like to define a nice beamer block environment with the following properties a) it is always centered on the slide (horizontally) b) it is only slightly longer than its content The aim is to ...
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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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Beamer navigation symbols inside footline

I am trying to get the navigation symbols placed inside a second footline that I added. I created a second footline above the standard one, inspired by the infolines theme code. Inside this extra ...
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TOC does not appears with ox-beamer (no section, just frametitle)

I am using org-mode 8.2.5 with emacs 24.3.2. I want to compile a beamer presentation with ox-beamer. But there is no section/subsection, there is just frametitle in .tex. here is related part of ...
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Appendix section in beamer with handout mode

I want to make a presentation and add some slides at the end as an appendix. The normal slides should have transitions "<+->", but the appendix ones should be like handout. Is there an easy way to ...
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Using pstool with beamer

I would like to use pstool with beamer to create a presentation in pdflatex with figures processed by psfrag. However, as the simple example below shows, the figures are processed using the beamer ...
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Beamer Template - Disable Margins in Title page

I am working on an own latex beamer template. Currently, I try to design the title page using \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{}. It should look similar to the other pages going from the top to the ...
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`xkeyval` key doesn't work for setting `fragile` option in beamer

I'm trying to set a custom macro to create frames in my presentations. However, when I tried to set the options I can pass to the frame using xkeyval the whole macro stops working. How can I pass the ...
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Avoid frame numbering in references that span more than one frame in Beamer

I am creating a presentation with Beamer, in which my references span more than one frame. In order to have the references automatically split in multiple frames I used the allowframebreaks parameter. ...
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No cleveref in beamer?

I am trying to get a math beamer presentation to work and it seems that cleveref is causing problems. The MWE below gives the error Paragraph ended before \@ynthm was complete In the ...
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How do I insert text into the footline of a specific slide in Beamer?

I'm trying to insert references into a beamer footline. These references are different for each slide, so I cannot include them in the footline template - unless there is then some way to later define ...
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Switching mode within macro doesn't work

I defined the macro \ShowOnlyInBeamerMode that should print a frame if beamer is not in handout mode and its first argument isn't empty (see the appended code). Unfortunately the macro doesn't work ...
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Using ntheorem with beamer?

I am trying to prepare a mathematical presentation using LaTeX's beamer class. Since I already have an article on the subject, I want to copy various parts of it into the presentation, in particular ...
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Weird issue involving pstricks, dvi->ps->pdf toolchain, and the letter combination rt

This is an extremely weird bug [Edit]it's not a bug, the problem was in my code. I spent 1 hour bringing this down to a small working example, can't figure out if its minimal. Set up: Ubuntu latest ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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\apptocmd into a conditional—why it does not work?

Why the following MWE does not work while if I comment the conditional it works? \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \@ifclassloaded{beamer}{ \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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Beamer themes and bidi problems

I'm trying to write a Hebrew beamer presentation. I found some very nice template that actually worked from the box (which you can find in this very link, source and author's compiled output) but ...
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How extend beamertemplate{background}?

I am writing a custom beamer theme. In one of my theme .sty files I am using: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture} \useasboundingbox (0,0) ...
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References on the same slide on beamer

I would like to put references on the same slide which is being referenced. The best place in my opinion will be above the short name of presentation and date row. How can I achieve this? Mwe: ...
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Hindi text does not show using Beamer

I am trying to write an example of using unicode font in Latex Beamer. The resulting pdf does not show the Hindi characters, rather shows blank spaces in that place. However, when I use the same code ...
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How to make a \only<> like macro to be used at the end of line and escape it?

I want to produce a tutorial showing code and its rendered output step by step. The requirements are as follows. The source code should be kept simple. \LTXexample ...
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Adjusting spacing in beamer while changing font size

If I decrease the font size in beamer, as in the code below, the spacing stays the same. I do want single spacing throughout, but adjusted according to the specific font size being employed. That ...
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Vertical separation between text and first item inside nodes not consistent

The appended code yield the following slide. Although the code of the four rectangular nodes equals each other the vertical separation between the text and the first item within the rectangle is ...
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Beamer - building footnote example with columns and minipage

While trying to construct a beamer slide illustrating usage of footnote command I hit upon the following problems. When I compile a slide with the following code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer poster : scaling issue

I am trying to make a poster using the beamer poster template given in this link. http://www.njohnston.ca/2009/08/latex-poster-template/ But I wanted much smaller size, with three columns, so I ...
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Beamer headline too long

When creating a beamer presentation in LaTeX, I have so many sections and frames, that the headline with the navigation bar is too long for the frame. Also, the table of contents is too long. I know ...
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Bug in label for legend with beamer, tikz, animate

I am very puzzled by this small bug. This example does not work because compilation crashes on the line containing \label{Temp\iIdPic}. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Footer in Warsaw theme

I have the following code, but can't get a footer to work: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{textpos} \usetheme{Warsaw} \addtobeamertemplate{frametitle}{\vskip-9ex}{\vskip-4ex} \makeatother ...
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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How display italic fonts like an article document in beamer?

I wish to display italics like this that are used in article documents, but within a beamer document with the default use and font themes.
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How to get beamercolor for block? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a block like this: \begin{block}{My awesome block} It really is awesome! It has a header and a body, both areas filled with fancy colors! \end{block} I want to use the background ...
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LaTeX Beamer, TikZ and overlays — page numbering issue

I'm using \onslide<…-> for overlays in TikZ: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\insertpagenumber{}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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tikz and beamer overlays. How to avoid repositioning of images?

I want to slowly uncover nodes in a tree. however when I use overlays the resulting image will jump around in the slides. how do I get rid of that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Get access to beamer palette for tikzpictures

I can't get the solution proposed here to work: Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture ...
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Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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Problem with the \mathbf command

In this MWE, I want to obtain bold letter for the letter "H" (compare the two "H") : \documentclass[10 pt]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{lmodern} % load a font with all the characters ...
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Put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered

How can I put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered? I know \frametitle just does this! So you can reformulate my question: how frametitle does this? Here is ...
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Printing only one bib file

Hi I am using biblatex with beamer. I want to add 2 bib files using \addbibresource, cite entries from both bib files so that they show up on the page where I am citing them. However, in the final ...
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How to change seagull color theme alert text to non-bold

Some beamer color themes (as seagull) define alert text as bold font. However, sold font alerts are annoying when one uses overlay (eg: \onslide+<2->), because bold text takes more space than ...
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Beamer, philex and \hfill

I'm using the package philex for linguistic examples, and I try to put a textual element at the end of the line (right centered). I tried to use the \hfillcommand, but as the MWE will show you, it ...
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How do I rescale an align environment on a beamer slide?

I'm trying to resize an equation on a beamer slide to make it larger. However, the usual approach of using \scalebox doesn't seem to work: \begin{frame} \scalebox{2}{ \begin{align} x &= y\\ y ...