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Different problems with beamer

I am using beamer for a presentation and I encountered different problems: In the title page, the background image I added does not cover the whole frame: the header is still white. The title/...
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Beamer-Generated slides to PPT?

I like creating slides in Beamer. My supervisor doesn't. He wants me to "generate or convert [the set I did for a conference] to PowerPoint." I've tried different online and offline products like `...
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Using `\State` inside `beamercolorbox` causes error Missing \endcsname inserted

I have a frame in my beamer presentation. Inside a frame I have an algorithmic in a minipage. Inside that algorithmic I have the following to highlight an ares in the algorithm. \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Macro- allowframebreaks as default returns error when loaded with fragile

This is a follow-up question to this answer. I noticed that the macro proposed returns error if the frame is loaded with the parameter fragile \begin{frame}[fragile]. Note that when issuing manually ...
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Beamer Presentation: Figure has no number?

I am giving a presentation and therefore I am using the beamer class. I have included some figures and it works, but there is no number after "Figure". My code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Beamer Singapore theme - section title offset problem

I am using \usetheme[compress]{Singapore} to create a presentation. However, I used \setbeamertemplate{mini frames}{} to remove the navigation dots. One of my section contains a lot of subsections ...
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How to center align the section navigation bar in the headline

I have a section navigation bar in my headline, and I want it to show the sections center aligned. Although, the section navigation bar is right aligned, I tried to position it in the center by ...
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Why doesn't frame option allowframebreaks work when using the label option?

When compiling with the parameter label as in the MWE, allowframebreaks doesn't work. Why not? Is there any difference between setting a frame title as a frame argument and by using \frametitle? \...
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Complex Highlighting/Graying in Beamer

I have a Beamer slide in which I would like to emphasize different things sequentially. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[t,serif,mathserif,professionalfont]{beamer} % \setbeamercovered{invisible} \...
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Beamer: error ! ==> Fatal error occurred, no output PDF file produced!

Having problems with LaTeX. The PDF file isn't being created and I have looked numerous times online. I think the problems lies in the user packages. Here is the end the log code: Package pdftex.def ...
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Explanatory bubbles in beamer

In the MWE below I want to place an "explanatory bubble" (see picture inserted below) pointing to the word "Integer" in the 8th line (the bubble should superimpose the text, a transparency effect such ...
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Beamer: header and footline not showing up

I'm using beamer to create a simple presentation. I use standard themes: \documentclass{beamer} % beamer \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listingsutf8} \usepackage{...
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How to fit an image next to presentation title?

How to make the most out of an image, without resizing the title of the presentation? Here is what I have so far, where I have the image below the title (etc.) and I resized it to 0.2: \...
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Drawing arrows for elements of a vector

I want to draw straight down arrows from different elements of a vector. I modified the code for Arrows pointing to equation. Can someone let me know why the rightmost arrow is not placed at the ...
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Biblatex in Beamer doesn't work unless backened=bibtex8 is provided [duplicate]

I have ref.bib and want to cite some papers at the end of the slides. So far I know I should use \footfullcite{key} with \usepackage{biblatex} and the references would be shown at the end of the slide....
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Figure number doesn't show up in Beamer even with \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] is there [closed]

I am trying to number Figures in my beamer presentation. However, adding \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] doesn't change things and Figures still unnumbered. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to adjust 'fill' option in this problem

I have a question related to How to make beamer overlays with Tikz node. What Do I need to do so that the rectangles get filled with a color when they get highlighted. I am looking for a piece of ...
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How to make beamer overlays with Tikz node

I have a diagram of 4 nodes in my beamer slide. \begin{figure}[h] \begin{centering} \begin{tikzpicture}[system/.style={draw,rectangle,rounded corners=3,minimum width=2cm,text width=1.8cm,text ...
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Need help in understanding answer to “how-to-make-beamer-overlays-with-tikz-node”? [closed]

Can someone explain this code. How to make beamer overlays with Tikz node. In particular I need to know Why do we get three copies of a given slide. If I need to make more than two copies, what ...
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Why is the video in beamer output pdf file playing without sound?

I have a video in my presentation with beamer class. The problem is that in the output pdf file the video is playing without sound. The code is as below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{...
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Any way of converting ppt or odf to beamer or org?

I'm interested in converting some .ppt files into beamer/.tex (or, better, .org) format. I can find numerous discussions of converting from beamer to .ppt but not the other way round. Is there any (...
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illegal units of measure with textblock

I am 100 % sure this code worked within my presentation I held 2 years ago. I reopened it but I do get the error Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted) { \usebackgroundtemplate{ \includegraphics[...
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Biblatex and Beamer and IEEE problems [duplicate]

I am not entirely sure if this is unique to the beamer class, but I am running into a plethora of errors with a variety of biblatex commands when I use the ieee style (I am relatively sure that it's a ...
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\endframe error when using \textrm in Beamer

I have been using Beamer to write a presentation and have found strange behaviour when using \textrm in the equation environment. I write the following: \begin{frame}{Individual Wealth Processes} We ...
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Using \pause and multiple tikzpictures in one slide

I have two tickpicture blocks. What I need, is to use \pause (or overlay) another plots on top of each one: \begin{tikzpicture} \draw (0, 0) node[inner sep=0] {\includegraphics[width=1\...
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How to make chapter page in Beamer?

I am finding some solution in website. Before beginning document, type the following: \AtBeginSection[]{ \begin{frame} \vfill \centering \begin{beamercolorbox}[sep=8pt,center,shadow=...
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Can I tell Beamer that `\uncover` should be invisible, not merely grayed out?

In Beamer, I'm using \uncover because I want the omitted text to take up space. But I don't want the grayed-out default rendering. Is there a way to use \uncover, or an equivalent, that will take up ...
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Don't count backup slides

I prepare some backup slides at the end of my presentation. I don't want them to be counted in terms of pages, which is displayed at the footer of each slide. Does anyone know how to do that?
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Drawing topology of network with Tikz

I want to draw with Tikz a topology as illustrated below The shape of node preferred is ball, can you help me ?
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Impressive overview page and beamer handout mode

I've been playing with Impressive. It allows you to do all sorts of funky eye-candy things. The overview page feature is useful, but it's awkward if you have many slides to one frame. The overview ...
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Positioning list and pictures on Beamer frame

I have the following code to generate a frame with itemisation on the left and two images on the right: \begin{frame}{Acknowledgments} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.6\textwidth} ...
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How to put logo at the top (header side) of title page in beamer (theme warsaw)?

I want to put 2 logos at the header of title page as illustrated in figure, any idea please?
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Splitting Table of Contents [closed]

In a beamer presentation the table of contents that appears at the top of the slides is taking a lot of space and making the bottom portion of the slides unobservable. Is there a way to split the ...
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How to remove headerline from title and outline pages in beamer?

I am preparing a presentation with Beamer (theme Warsaw), I want to remove just the header line (keep the footer line) from title page and outline page. can you help me please ? The code source ...
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beamer template for Miktex 2.9

I want a basic beamer-template that works straight with latest version of Miktex 2.9. I just want to be able to run it and have no error messages complaining about missing this and that. I have the ...
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Is there any method to use an automatic word wrap in equations?

In common words, the word wrap is done automatically. But in the equations, it doesn't work. Actually, I am making some presentation material using beamer in Latex. Is there any way to make word wrap ...
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How can I change the color of bibliography item when using biblatex with beamer?

I want to change the color of the bibliography item to be black. I used the following code. How can I change the journal names to black color? \usepackage[backend=biber,style=numeric]{biblatex} \...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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Table in beamer says that something's wrong [duplicate]

Following this question and its answers: Algorithm with beamer package causing nightmares, I am trying to fit a table in the presentation, so I did this: \documentclass[table,dvipsnames,svgnames]{...
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Beamer: Defining a new align environment to pieacewise uncover/alert each equation

For the following example, I need to use align environment and uncover/alert each equation. The conventional way is shown below \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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Algorithm with beamer package causing nightmares

I have an algorithm which works well with \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3}. Now I have to present the paper and I would like one slide to be that algorithm, so I do: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Setting the beamer titleframe font family to roman

I am creating a beamer presentation, and would like to have my titleframe using the roman font family. How do we change just one frame? This may sound trivial to some of you but here is what I tried:...
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Changing multiple properties within lstlisting in annimations

Currently I am in the process of preparing a C++ training with the beamer package. So far everything is great! From the answer to How can I highlight some lines from source code I grabbed a nice ...
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Mini-frames: only show subsection box when there is one

In my presentation, only one section has subsections. I use the IlMenau theme which loads the miniframes outer theme. As the title suggests, I would like the miniframes outer theme to show the "...
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Beamer with Miktex 2.7 [closed]

I have 2.7 installed and do not want to update to anything else for now. Can you point to me everything needed for Beamer latex to work with 2.7 and guide me. I keep downloading this and that package ...
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Adding shadow to font in beamer title

I'm trying to port a Powerpoint template to beamer, and I'm trying to replicate this font style: I am using this font in two places: Title page. This text is a paragraph (3 lines) inside a ...
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Reference appear twice in my Navigation bar (beamer/latex)

In my navigation bar I have two reference titles? I use the following code: \documentclass[aspectratio=1610]{beamer} \usepackage{etex} \usetheme[ menuwidth={0.3\paperwidth},% url={web} ...
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Math Operators and beamer

I'm using xelatex and I'm having a very strange problem: while \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Is this a Beamer with Animation on Tables bug?

On the second slide of the animation, the following code results in the first table being offset down the page. Is this a bug? (Sorry if the example isn't exactly minimal, but it does show the ...
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Page numbers in Beamer handouts

I am making some handouts with Beamer, but I don't manage to get page numbers in the document. I print 4 frames on each page, and I do get the frame numbers, but I need the page numbers as well. It ...