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Beamer: Importing file from specific location

I have a beamer class that I modified to fit my own needs. I now want to share this template between a large set of of my beamer presentations. My directory structure is as follows: /mypres/template ...
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Media9 compiles but embedded video gives “Unable to connect to content” “TypeError - Error #1009”

I have a beamer presentation that I am creating and I'm trying to embed a video clip. I'm using the media9 package and having a ton of issues with it. I've gone through the documentation with a ...
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beamer bullet outside itemize with different colour

I'm trying to define a new item, it is exactly the same of the beamer bullet point but I want to change the colour, ho can I do? This is the code, is there anyway to make the two colours of the ...
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embed mp4 video in latex beamer on Mac OSX Yosemite

I followed the answer of this post to install media9 package. Then I followed this post to embed .mp4 in beamer. But I failed. I included the package by: \usepackage{media9} and the related code ...
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How to remove figure caption prefix “figure” in beamer

I am trying to remove the caption prefix, "Figure", for my figures in beamer. I tried doing this but it made no difference. Heres a minimum working example: As you can see, I have included the ...
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How to remove frame title from only a single slide within a frame, including vertical spacing/placeholder

Question Is there a way to temporarily completely remove the frame title from a single slide of a given frame? By completely remove, I mean the vertical space for the title as well. What I've tried ...
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changing footnote box color in beamer?

How can i change footnote box color in beamer? I can set the text color and other properties but unable to change the color of the box. Meanwhile, how can i adjust the length of the footnote?
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chemfig molecule shifts tikzpicture (in beamer)

I have a beamer slide with a title. On it I have a tikzpicture, which contains a molecule drawn with chemfig. Without the molecule the picture is just fine: However, as soon as I put the molecule, ...
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Beamer: No Transition Effect

I just want to remove any dissolve/transition effect between slides in Beamer. Please advise how to proceed. I have meant: I want to set page transition in Beamer to "No Transition" in Adobe ...
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I need this tikz and tabular sketch at the right of my presentation, and an itemize at left, but too much length

I need this tikz and tabular sketch at the right of my presentation, and some text at left. Unfortunatly the text is at left but in the down part of my frame, I need it at the center and starting ...
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Can I use natbib with beamer?

Can I somehow use natbib with beamer now? When I try to load the natbib package the file does not compile. There is some old evidence that there is a conflict here: Beamer and Natbib. But maybe this ...
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Beamer Frankfurt/Smoothbars Remove Shadow/Shading

\setbeamertemplate{title page}[default][colsep=-0bp,rounded=false] \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][colsep=-4bp,rounded=false,shadow=false] \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=false] ...
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Aligning The Title, Autor, and Date in the header of a Beamer Poster

I am using the beamer package and I have a title set at the top of the page, but I want to left align the title. So far I have this for the title portion: \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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Beamer pause and grey not in order

I have a slide that is produced by the following codes: \begin{frame}[plain] \begin{itemize} \item Current work 0 \item Future works 1 \item Future works 2 \begin{center} ...
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Draw line below frame title in beamer

How can I draw a line just below the title of the frame using the beamer class? I want a clear separation between the title of the frame and the content of the frame. Also, I want the block ...
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Correct dynamic transparencies of blocks in beamer using \pause and \onslide

I'm using beamer with Antibes theme and \setbeamercovered{dynamic} option. I would like to have a block whose text is shown in two different frames. Here is my first try: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer + lstlistings + overlay -> wrong numbering in caption

In my tex file I have the following code. It results in the Listing being numbered with an increasing index. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? (see screenshot: the second slide should say ...
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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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How can I loop back to a slide after showing conditional slides in Beamer?

I am working on a presentation that has conditional slides, using the formatting suggested here: Conditionally hidden slides in beamer I would like to be able to continue with my presentation after ...
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Paragraph above scrolling enumerate in beamer keeping position

I have done this before using tricks with absolute positioning of nodes in tikz, or more crude by repeating the content manually in slides and using \phantom. I would like to know if there is a nice ...
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Uneven spacing using \vspace inside \itemize in beamer

I have a slide that is just an itemize. I am using \vspace{.5cm} to space things out. For some reason between two of the bullets the spacing is larger than the others and I have to use ...
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beamer presentation with each figure on each slide using a foreach and pgfplots

Im doing a beamer presentation. With pgfplots I need to load a single column of a data file like this: 1 10 50 -50 2 11 51 -49 3 12 52 -48 4 13 53 -47 5 14 54 -46 6 15 55 -45 ...
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'undefined control sequence' in beamer [closed]

Can you please check out the following code for me? \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } \title{\textbf{MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC POISEUILLE FLOW OF ...
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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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Beamer - Multimedia : embedded autostarting mp3 file problem

I have the following problem : I try to autostart an ambedded mp3 file. If I use \movie the manual says I can't embedded the file but autostart works, with \sound manual says embedded works but I ...
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is 'author' a beamer element?

I have an issue with width of the author line on the title page in beamer presentation and I expected to solve this problem with the adjustment through \setbeamertemplate{author}{*new definition*}, ...
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Modifying Headline in Beamer Berlin

I am trying to remove the blank space under the navigation menu and above the frame title. I can remove the entire header by including \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} but I do not want to lose the ...
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Passing arguments to custom frame option

Follow up to http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/174213/36296 Long story short: I wondered how to pass arguments to custom frame options. For example add an image to the frametitle.
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Beamer templating - resetting variables at start or end of frame

For a beamer theme, I'd like to provide two different kinds of frame titles. A normal one, plus one with an image background. As far as I can see the best method to do this is to overload the ...
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Undefined control sequence with \pagestyle{headings}

The following code \documentclass{beamer} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Hello beamer world. \end{frame} \end{document} gives me ! Undefined control sequence. ...
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Why should I use LaTeX for presentations?

I've read that LaTeX can be used also for presentations, using specific packages to make slides in PDF. But I'm wondering: since LaTeX is a typographic language made to separate content from style, ...
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Beamer handout mode and againframe bug?

So here is some puzzling behaviour. \documentclass[ handout ]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=foo] \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item One \item Two \end{itemize} ...
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Personal notes when preparing a talk with LaTeX-beamer class

Suppose I prepare a talk using the beamer class. To each slides I want to take personal notes (what I exactly want to say, frequently asked questions etc.). So is there a smart way to write those ...
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Beamer frame numbering

I was working on a beamer presentation. I want the page numbering to start from the second page (the first page is title). But, when I used the known tweaks, the page numbering still starts from the ...
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\logo command problem with Latex beamer theme “Marburg”

This is the code, I have used Warsaw theme but for the theme "Marburg" the logo command is not working...How the logo in the left can be placed in the sidebar same position as the picture??? ...
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Custom Beamer theme does not arrange stuff as I expect

I am creating my own Beamer theme (let me call it mytheme in this thread) and currently working on title page. First I put the code shown below in beamerinnerthememytheme.sty, which is loaded by ...
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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Beamer interaction remove footline

Can anyone explain why the MWE below is bad? When I compile it, there is no footline on the first page!?! I use the <+> and <+-> in order to not having to explicitly having to specify the ...
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“Single ampersand used with wrong catcode” error using tikz matrix in beamer

I am having trouble getting a basic example of a matrix of notes to show up in my beamer presentation. I am using the code copied from the pgf manual. Here is a complete working example. The error I ...
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Citations in Beamer but bibliography in full-size portrait page

I am creating the presentation for my dissertation defense using beamer. I use several citations during the presentation which are just listed as a number in brackets. I would like the bibliography to ...
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beamer: change individual bullet color in itemize list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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beamer: content top and bottom margins

It is trivial to modify the left and right margins in beamer. But what about the top and bottom? If possible, I would like to reduce a little bit that top margin, marked with the hand-drawn red ...
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How to create an opaque or cloudy area block to blur some texts in beamer?

Not a textblock. But a square or rectangle block/box specified with location and width, placed at a desired location. The purpose is to blur some texts and some parts of figures at a desired location. ...
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\columncolor overwrites table lines

When I fill columns of my table with a color, it overwrites some of the lines. Is there a way to avoid it? \documentclass[slidetop,11.5pt,xcolor=table]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Add logo and slide count to the navigation symbols

I want the navigation symbols line (the bottom line) to contain slide count Slide N of NN flushed to the left and the company logo flushed to the right inside the blue navigation bar (I use the ...
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Insert Graphic into Title Section of beamer Palo Alto

I want to insert a graphic into the title section. On the title page, I want the graphic to be fully visible, then on all the other slides I want it to be more transparent. When I refer to the title ...
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beamer - dealing with background color of selected pages

I'm replicating (parts of) a PowerPoint design as a beamer template. In this design some PP layouts, most noticeable the title page use a full color bg, whereas the rest have a white bg. Any advice ...
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Remove parentheses after author in beamer document

the following copy&paste code results in showing "short name ()" in the left box of the navigation bar. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \title[short title]{long title} \author[short ...
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beamer: itemize do not honor text color

I understand that each \item within an itemize does not honor the text color because it is within its own group. Anyhow, I have a program that generates for me a bunch of boxes, one of which is ...
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Want Section and Subsection page slide At the end of Each Section

\documentclass[xcolor=table,compress,t,fleqn]{beamer} \makeatletter % add "\color{blue}" to argument of "\maketag@@@" ...