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Beamer compiles but does not produce any output

I'm trying to make slides with the beamer package. When I compile, it finishes successfully but does not produce any pages other than the title slide. When I remove the \maketitle, then no pages are ...
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How to change order of pages when using \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}?

I am preparing a beamer presentation and would like to generate 4 on 1 handouts using: \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1} The default order of pages in each slide looks like follows: ...
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How to center horizontally tikzpicture in beamer frame using a specific node?

The following MWE centers my tikzpicture into the frame: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][center] \begin{document} ...
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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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Include slide only in handout (Beamer presentation)

My aim is to include a certain slide ONLY in the handouts generated from a Beamer presentation. How to do this? I know that I can use overlays with \only (e.g., \only<1-1|handout:1) to specify ...
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\pause not working after “overprint” environment

In the following example, in the pdf I want to pause at the mentioned place. Any solution will be helpful. Thanks \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Error when using greek symbol in subscript in beamer presentation

I am working on a beamer presentation which will include many mathematical symbols. I use MiKTeX 2.9 and the TeXstudio IDE. I have run into a problem when I attempt to use certain mathematical ...
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Video not looping in windows adobe reader

I embedded a video in beamer presentation file using the media9 package. The video loops as it is supposed to in my desktop which runs a mac, but it does not loop in windows adobe reader. It plays ...
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Citing in Beamer: Year depiction problem in the reference slide

I am preparing a presentation with beamer package with multiple citations. Therefore I have decided to use the following packages: \usepackage[style=apa, backend = biber]{biblatex} ...
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Beamer Overlay — Reveal box around line of {align} environment

Summary: How can I create an overlay slide where the only thing being done is boxing/circling the last line of an align environment? In a lot of math classes, we begin with some initial problem, then ...
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Why package listings does not work with Beamer? [duplicate]

I want to show LaTeX code inside a Beamer presentation. If I try the following MWE as an article, it works flawlessly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{listings} \lstset { ...
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Turkish Character Problems

The code below works but Turkish characters do not appear. I tried adding \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} but this time the code does not work. ...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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New \settitles command

I'm new in LaTeX and i'm currently trying to modify a .sty in order to have my own presentation style (I often need to make new presentations). What I'm trying to do is to create a \settitles command ...
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Beamer text and image on the same slide

I am new to beamer and LaTex itself. Right now I want to make a simple slide with image on the right and text and sidebar (of Hannover theme) on the left. I cannot figure out how to do that. Any ...
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Resizing graphic to show relative size

I have divided my frame in two columns. Both columns have titles,picture,itemized text as in how to add title to column with graphics the only difference is that I am adding graphics in my frame as ...
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Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other

I have to prepare my slides in latex. A quick search came up with different packages. Before start preparing, I need your experiences. I do not want to regret after learning one as I did, learning vim ...
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Global setting of spacing between items in itemize environment for beamer

I'd like to modify the spacing between items in the itemize environment. This post shows how to modify a specific itemize environment (\addtolength{\itemsep}{0.5\baselineskip}). However, I'd like to ...
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Vertical spacing problem in Beamer frametitle several lines long

I'm using Beamer with a custom template. Among other things, I have re-defined the headline to render the title within a parbox, together with other things that make the template, such as a logo, some ...
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Pdf bookmark error in beamer

Hi. I've compiled a Persian language beamer file by both luapersian and persian babel package using LuaLaTex, and in both I've the same problem in pdf bookmark as shown in the figure (some strange ...
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Problem with hyperref in beamer [duplicate]

I want to make a presentation using beamer and I have the following problem with the hyperref package. I have already seen that this package causes many troubles for many people. Anyway... Here is the ...
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Using titlepage.tex in the beamer

test_title.tex {\begin{titlepage} \begin{center} % Upper part of the page. The '~' is needed because \\ % only works if a paragraph has started. ...
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Beamer starred section formatting in the TOC

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want the structure (and the TOC) to be : Introduction 1. Section 1 2. Section 2 3. Section 3 Conclusion Therefore, I used the starred version of the section ...
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Configuring Beamer with the Singapore theme

I found the Singapore theme very useful. However I can't find the way to put the small circles on top of the frame that are empty for slides not yet discussed and becomes black for slides discussed. ...
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Madrid head/foot height + text position

I am (an unsophisticated LaTeX user) and using the following template that I found online for a thesis presentation. I would like to: decrease height of headline and vertically center headline text ...
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Change text color of section title in \sectionpage

I write beamer lecture slides in R Markdown and I want to make a simple style that matches my college's PowerPoint templates, but I am getting caught up on how to change text color in section pages. R ...
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Different Aspect Ratios: Notes vs. Slides

I created a presentation using LaTeX Beamer and I'd like to present it using SplitShow. Using an embedded .nav file in my PDF, I can use SplitShow's interleaved mode to display the slides on the ...
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Beamer modify CambridgeUS theme

I would like to modify the CambridgeUS theme in order to keep the same color but by changing the disposition of my footer as follows: Title/Number of page with "--" and not "/" and Subtitles. For the ...
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Problem to cite several author with beamer

I am making a presentation with beamer. If I include only citations with one or two authors there isn't problem but compilation (pdflatex and bibtex) fails when I include citations with more than two ...
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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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pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument [closed]

I'm creating a (rather large) Beamer file. When I try to compile, I receive this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9) ... [31]pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument: ...
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How to fix my title slide (problem with aligning text)

\documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Rochester} \title{my title which is very long so pushes the date off the page} \author[Author]{my name} \institute[university ]{\normalsize university ...
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adjust text's size in beamer when bibliography is too long

Im a using beamer and my bibliogrpahy is too long to fit on one single frame. My code is very simple : \begin{frame}%[allowframebreaks=0.9] \section*{Bibliographie} \nocite{*} \printbibliography ...
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Nested itemize in beamer while only first layer bullet-points appear one-by-one

I have two nested lists in a beamer presentation,i.e \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item a \begin{itemize} \item 1 \item 2 \end{itemize} \item b ...
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Placement of three figures in beamer

I want to position 3 figures in beamer, with the first two justified at the left, the second being below the first, and the third at the right. However, I need the third image to be vertically ...
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Margins for the whole slide in Beamer?

I want to make a Beamer presentation with white margins at the edges, so the whole slide would be affected by these margins (including the color bars for my Berlin beaver theme, for example). So there ...
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Table of contents for specific subsection (subsections) only

In my beamer presentation I want to create a slide, where one can quickly jump to interesting topic, so I used table of content in the following way: \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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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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Link to .mov file not working using href in OSX and beamer

I'm trying to embed a link to a .mov file in a beamer presentation. As I've read in similar posts I used the following code: For an image: href{run: ./graficas/quantumbeating.mov}{ ...
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add a simple bibliography in beamer (using texmaker)

I want to add a simple bibliography in my beamer presentation like this http://recherche.noiraudes.net/images/screenshots/Beamer1.jpg . In an article, it is easy but i couldnt do the same in my ...
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Customise beamer template

So! Like many people here, I'm trying to customise a beamer template to look like the .ppt template my university uses. For the regular slides, I'd like them to look like this: I'm getting pretty ...
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How to write to margin in beamer?

I'm creating a beamer presentation using the Bergen style. As you can see in the example below there is a margin to the left that is used in Titleframe, the ToC and the enumerate and itemize ...
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How do i get the table of contents to just include the sections and subsection in beamer when using pauses?

I have put several pauses in throughout the presentation and now the table of contents has been split by the pauses. I want the table of contents to show each section and subsection once though. For ...
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Positioning blocks dynamically

Is there a transition that helps me to adjust the placement of blocks when I add more information in subsequent slides? I would like the first block to appear centered in the middle, then on the ...
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How do I create a Beamer presentation based on a Google Doc template?

I have a Google doc presentation template (two slides - title page and sample page) and I need to create a matching presentation using Beamer. How do I do that? I have a vague notion that this would ...
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Centered text moves between slides using \only

I'm trying to get text (well, actually images, but my example uses text) to line up exactly between slides, such that you don't see them shift when advancing. In this example the text is not ...
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How to add 'courtesy' to reference the source in beamer slides?

What is the usually followed way to add 'courtesy' for images in Beamer? I have looked up a number of searches on the Internet but could not find a solution.
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Change src of media9 using StrobeMediaPlayback

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation with some animations using media9 with StrobeMediaPlayback. Now i want to have a video frame and two buttons to change the source. The usual approach as for ...
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Beamer: sub-itemize visibility linked to previous item

Suppose I have a list where I want the item just before a sub-list to disappear somewhere during the uncovering of the sub-list. See example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer uncover text that was invisible and then make transparent

I'm trying to incrementally uncover items in an enumerate environment. The text should be invisible before it is uncovered. After each element is shown it should be covered again, but this time I want ...