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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 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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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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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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LaTeX Beamer: Define \itemsep globally

In LaTeX Beamer, I'm trying to set \itemsep globally. I've already tried the following, but it doesn't work: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate body ...
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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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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]{ ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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tikz-cd communative diagram does not render correctly in beamer [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass[serif, professionalfont]{beamer}[20pt] \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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Hide subsubsections from TOC, but keep PDF bookmarks with beamer

Yes, I realize that subsubsections are evil. The only reason I'm using them however, is for myself, to structure the presentation and be able to jump around efficiently if necessary. The beamer theme ...
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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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Showing sections/subsections in Beamer

I want to show sections/subsections/subsubsections in Beamer, as it is in Latex (i.e. in the middle of the slide, not in sidebar)
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Producing lecture notes and handouts with spaces for students to fill in details

I'm trying to produce handouts for students of lecture notes that I've written using Beamer -- I'd like the handouts and presentation slides to look exactly the same except have gaps in the handout ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer query, center justify \frametitle

In beamer, to center justify the frame-title, one uses this: \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][center] This is what I have as default: ...
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Numbering slides in Beamer

Here's my code: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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How can I draw a vertical line on a slide in beamer without affecting the positions of any other elements on the page?

Consider the following beamer frame \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo Bar} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig1.pdf} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig2.pdf} \end{frame} Currently, they are ...
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Improving a poorly used theme of a beamer presentation

I have completed a technical presentation, but I have tried many times to customized to improve the appearance of the PaloAlto. Very Very...Long Conf Title cannot be accommodated in the side bar, ...
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Beamer themes/sample files suitable for high school presentation

I am to give a general invitational talk related to mathematics to a high school crowd. I was wondering if anyone has tried using Beamer for such an audience and what would you recommend? Previously ...
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Selectively boxing and labeling parts of an image

I want to let these boxes and text-labels fade after sometime, as it would lead to unwarranted cluttering in the image. Also, I want to ultimately put the image slideshow as a part of the beamer ...
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Changing filling of some node in tikzpicture using \matrix

I have used the handy \matrix trick in a tikzpicture (see code) to build up a graph. Now I wanted to change the filling of one node. I can't find out how! Of course, I can find out, how to change ...
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usebackgroundtemplate after section

I am attempting to insert a full-page figure into my slides, see the MWE below. The first experience, that 'Title' and 'subtitle' appear at their normal position. With the option 'plain' I expected ...
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Beamer: handout/article mode - produce multiple copies of a frame with distinct overlay numbers

Similar questions have been asked before, but I was unable to come up with a general purpose solution out of the answers provided. First, here is a MWE: %\documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to disallow break in source on bibliography slides in beamer?

Is there a way to disallow breaking a source over 2 slides? I use the following command to show the bibliography: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \nocite{*} \frametitle{Literaturverzeichnis} ...
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Positioning of progress bar relative theme elements

I’m trying to position a minimal progress bar just beneath the frame title and frame title + framesubtitle bar of the Warsaw theme: \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { ...
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insert a pdf image(created in Tex) in a beamer slide [duplicate]

I am facing difficulty in sizing the pdf image being imported into the beamer slide presentation. This is because the original image generated in tex has a lot of unused space. Please advise me how I ...
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How to define customize frames in beamer with newenvironment

I would like to change text distribution within each frame in my presentation beamer, I tried to use \newenvironment but every time I get an error: File ended while scanning use of ...
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I am trying to post a picture adjacent to bullet points

Please check the code block below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} { \frametitle{Characteristics of ABCDE} \begin{minipage}[c]{.5\linewidth} ...
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Paging and listing in Beamer

First question: I would like to know how to add the groups of circles on top of slides that allow me to go to a slide of a specific topic by clicking a circle. The circles are shown in the slide ...
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Beamer: How to disable/delete author's name at first slide, and move date to the end of slide

This is my latex beamer content: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current ...
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Beamer: Subsections in table of contents in one line

I created a presentation with beamer, but the presentation is too long for the table of contents to fit in one frame. So I wanted to ask if it is possible to remove the line break after each ...
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Beamer: How to Disable `\pause` Temporarily

Currently I am preparing a presentation in beamer. I make an extensive use of the \pause-command. However, it would be good to disable \pause temporarily to quickly go through the presentation. ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Math symbols in beamer frame

I am trying to write a presentation with beamer. I have a problem with the symbol of "lim" as you can see in the attachment file. What is happening? Thank you in advance for your help. My file is: ...
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How to install and run beamer theme on MikeTeX 2.9 [duplicate]

I've been trying to use this beamer theme: https://github.com/ppletscher/beamerthemezurich/. When I try to compile the sample .tex file included it gives me an error that reads: ! Fatal fontspec ...
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The tableofcontents in beamer arabic

I have asked two question about arabic beamer in the following link: RTL tableofcontents) in arabic (or polyglossia package) beamer And they have solved well. Now i have a problem. When I have ...
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Beamer: Same figure number for the same figure on all frames

Is it possible to get the same figure number for the same image, when it is used on more than one frame? (Wouldn't mind to change the figure number manually) Thanks
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Beamer overlays with tikz nodes break verbatim whitespace handling

I can't get any of the verbatim environments (alltt, semiverbatim) to respect white space as soon as I place it in an overlay macro: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Pass Beamer frame options/arguments in Pandoc

How does one manually mark a frame as [fragile] in a Pandoc markdown file (to be converted into LaTeX Beamer)? That is, I have a frame like this: # Relations visualised \begin{figure} \centering ...
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Editing a bullet point in beamer

I would like to highlight the operation of an algorithm using beamer and would need to edit a visualization data structure on a page after each operation. For simplicity, assume that I have a list. ...
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Inserting code - Beamer [duplicate]

I used to use lstlistings to insert code in LaTeX... It doesn't seem to work with beamer class, though. So... Is there a cool environment where I can insert code (I'm using c++) and set formating, ...
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Setting color theme and special characters

I'm pretty comfortable with LaTeX, but today I began to use the Beamer class and I'm finding some difficulties just right at the begining. So... I got two questions. But first I'll show you guys my ...
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How to use the package cutout in beamer?

I am making presentations using beamer, I included the package \usepackage{cutwin}, but what does the parameters specify in \begin{cutout}{1}{2pt}{3\linewidth}{4}? I want to make the text left of a ...
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The RTL beamer Warsaw theme

I have asked a question in RTL tableofcontents) in arabic (or polyglossia package) beamer and gotten my answer well by Seloumi. After thank him, I have another question. How I can change position ...
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How can I insert multiple pictures in a beamer foil?

I want to implement the slide shown below in beamer .Please let me know how I should go about this.
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Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...