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! Undefined control sequence. minipage graphic

I am trying to add two minipages beside each other in Latex beamer and I am getting the error ! Undefined control sequence. I appreciate any help. \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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Ignore commas in fields in TSV file

I'm importing data from a tab-separated values file. Unfortunately, there's a comma in one of the fields: between the surname and firstname. How can I ignore the comma when the file is imported so I ...
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Add collaborators' name in beamer title slide

How to add collaborators' name (perhaps their respective institute also) in the title slide for beamer? I don't want them to appear at the bottom of every slide.
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how to enter bold-backslash in latex?

I am using beamer making a presentation, I want to add a bold backslash inside a text, \textbf{\textbackslash} does not seem to work, can someone tell me please how to enter a bold-backslash? the ...
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frame in NewDocumentEnvironment

With beamer frames, this does not work. \newenvironment{itemframe}[1]{ \begin{frame}{#1} \begin{itemize} }{ \end{itemize} \end{frame} } Adding fragile, environment=itemframe as an ...
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Make beamer not look like beamer

I'm going to present my senior thesis in front of our faculty members, by using beamer. But rumor has it that some of them do not like beamer very much. So I decided to make my slides not look like ...
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Co-author in footline, Berkley theme

I am using Berkley theme. I want to add the name of co-authors in footnote in the title page. How can I do it ? I used \footline{} , \footnotetext{} but in vain. { ...
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package keyval error: current slide undefined

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using latex but it gives an error: "package keyval error: current slide undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation.Type H for ...
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Warnings In TexStudio when compiling

Firstly, I'm working on a Beamer Presentation; it appears to work correctly but there are some problems.. for instance , it does not apear the title..Blocks etc.. I have some problems in relation ...
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including several beamer presentations as minimized images in a frame

I want to have a frame in such a way that it contains, say, 4 small images. Each one of these images is the first frame of a beamer presentation, so that when I click to the small image it zooms to ...
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How to place multiple sub figures in the same position, width and height in beamer?

I have spend all day and still can not figure it how to do it. This question is related with How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same position/height in beamer? I have tried all possible ...
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Change default colour used in Boadilla

I am making a beamer presentation using Boadilla style. However, I would like to change the default blue colour. Is there a quick fix for this, please? Thank you! The following is my code. ...
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Making algorithm2e environments “overlay aware” in beamer

What is the right away to make algorithms overlay aware in beamer? When using algorithm2e in a beamer presentation, an algorithm on a frame with overlays can get more than one number. For example, ...
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Beamer: tikz picture in right column is moved if I place text in left column inside a block

As the title says I have problems keeping the tikz picture in my right column at the same position. Here a MWE so you can see for yourself. \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} ...
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Beamer: Nodes inside itemize

I am trying to include nodes as items, so that the text is aligned as it was a normal item, but I could still include arrows and boxes as in the MWE below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Is it possible to fix the width of the included image with `includegraphics`?

I have tried to use the renewcommand do redefine includegraphics, as shown in this answer: % save the meaning of \includegraphics \LetLtxMacro\latexincludegraphics\includegraphics ...
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How can I have a horizontally shaded frametitle in beamer?

This question is similar to How can I have a horizontally shaded block title in beamer?. I want to achieve the horizontal shading effect in the frametitle and when I use ...
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Animate settings for static and dynamic pdf

I'm trying to create beamer slides with an embedded animation using animate that works well with static pdf viewers and Acrobat Reader. The basic issue is that the last frame of the animation is the ...
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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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Showing filled graphs from pgfplots, slide by slide with beamer

I want to uncover two plots one at a time using a combination of beamer and pgfplots. The MWE below highlights three attempts. The first attempt uses \onslide but doesn't seem to have any noticable ...
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text justify in beamer

I like to justify the texts inside the block using beamer. I cant do that in presentation. Can any one please help me?
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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 embed video and animation in LaTeX and LaTeX beamer step by step

I want to know the procedure to embed video and animation in LaTeX step by step. I tried to follow the instructions from this forum and wrote a LaTeX file. This is my code for embedding a video in ...
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Keep subsection counter the same for a few frames in Beamer

I have a few frames showing the same picture in the background but adding more pictures on top of it every frame. At each new frame, the subsection counter goes up by a dot. Is it possible to keep the ...
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How to change the color of bibitems?

I'm showing my references at the end of my beamer presentation. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ \begin{thebibliography}{1}\scriptsize \bibitem{Test} Test, Me, ...
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Run a command at end of each Frame

I want to run a command (writing page ranges to a file) at the end of each frame. I can capture the page the frame started with at the beginning with ...
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How can I use todonotes with beamer?

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I would like to denote bits that need to be done later using the todonotes package. But there appears to be some conflict between the two packages. I get ...
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Shift logo after hiding navigation symbols in beamer

I have a beamer presentation using the Warsaw theme in which I have a logo and I'm hiding the navigation symbols. The navigation symbols are hidden, but the logo remains in the same place. I can fix ...
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Tikzexternalize creates multiple copies of same figure

When compiling this document, tikzexternalize makes two copies of the small tikz figure. Is it possible to only make one copy to speed up compilation? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Changing the Hannover theme to fold subsections

I'm creating big presentation in beamer and I'm using Hannover theme to show sections, subsections and subsubsections. The presentation is big so the size of the list in the navigation bar exceeds ...
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How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same possition/height in beamer?

Recently I discovered that I can create tikz figures inside my presentation beamer file. Before I use to create pdf files separately and import them into my presentation. By applying the new process I ...
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How to remove spacing between figure and caption in the beamer class

i'm creating a presentation with the latex beamer class and want to change the spacing between the figure and the caption. I think it is to large at the moment. ...
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beamer box around equations

How can I make a fancy box around equations like the one in the left? I tried many time on my own but nothing satisfactory obtained!
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Beamer: Pausing before the first item in itemize[<+->]

In Beamer, \begin{itemize}[<+->] causes items to appear one-by-one. However, item 1 is visible starting from the first slide itself. Is there a way to insert a pause before the first item too? ...
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How to display footnote in beamer slide using Lyx?

I am using Lyx in beamer mode on a Mac to create a presentation. I insert a footnote on a slide title. I want the footnote to appear at the bottom of that slide. Instead I don't see it appear ...
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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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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...
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Beamer remove literature heading

For some reason, even though my literature frame is called Literature, the generated PDF has Literature I in the heading instead. How can I get rid of that number?
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scope of \def within a beamer document

The following MWE displays the problem. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Frame 1} \def\test{hello} \test % prints hello \end{frame} \begin{frame}{Frame 2} \test % ...
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How to remove total number of Pages from the beamer ppt slide? [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a PPT. But the default layout displays the current slide number alongwith the Total Number of slides. I dont want to display total number of slides. Please Help
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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 to make the linked text colorful in beamer.

I want to highlight linked text with different color in beamer. for example, my code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Something between \frownie and \smiley

Inside a beamer presentation, I would like to compare and contrast several alternatives. For each, I would like to highlight the "pros" (with a \item[\Large\smiley]), the "cons" (with a ...
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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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Beamer: problem with redefining the frames

I have some trouble with beamer: I start with a simple example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} first frame \end{frame} ...
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How to use a subset of a beamer presentation?

I am trying to take the PDF output of a beamer presentation and take only a subset of the slides, and create a PDF file out of them (I can't recompile the beamer presentation with the relevant slides, ...
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References at the end of beamer slides (Endnote export as text file)

I'm having difficulties making a footnote style reference at the end of a beamer slide. In the MWE below, I have used the footcite command, as per References at the end of beamer slides However, 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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Automatical title section in beamer only on the first frame after \section

I'm trying to make that the title of the last section appears as frametitle only on the first frame after each \section{...} code. Now, i'm doing it manually with this code : \newcommand{\TS}[0]{ ...