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Is it possible to make Beamer pause-handout mode compatible with SageTeX?

I use SageTeX with Beamer for my classes. I need two sets of pdf files, one with the pause for the screen and the handout one to save trees. I use MikTeX under Windows. To get both I start with two ...
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Handout: beamerarticle + ignorenonframetext?

I need an article version of my beamer presentation. But here, the non-frame text should be excluded (cf. beamer option "ignorenonframetext"). I tried: ...
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Where to put \renewcommand in Beamer

This question is related to Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment. In the above-linked question, Werner provided a solution that uses \LetLtxMacro and \renewcommand. However, ...
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Underbrace color change using \only<> and \textcolor{}{} slightly shifts the content

I am making a presentation using beamer and am trying to make underbrace{}{} appear using \textcolor{}{} and \only<>. I use the code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bm} % Just some ...
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Avoid parentheses around optional header material in theorem environment

I would like to get rid of the around the optinal header material in my theorem environment. Here is a MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] ...
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Reserving space in beamer overlays [duplicate]

I use the beamer package. I want to achieve the following. Assume I have a slide of the following form (two elements): XXX YYY XXX should be shown on all slides and always at the same position! YYY ...
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How to fix \min in beamer?

If I use \min in a regular document, it shows correctly: However, if I use the same command in a beamer presentation I get: Here's my header: \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment

MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Some question ... (a) Part a of question \begin{itemize}[<+(1)->] \item Step 1 of solution \item Step 2 of solution \end{itemize} ...
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switch from transparent to black text

Following use of \newtheorem, the subsequent text turns transparent for reasons that I can't understand. Since I can't find the source of this problem, I'd just like to try a second-best fix by ...
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\alert beamer messes up tabular layout

In beamer, I just want to highlight some cells with \alert, but when I use \alert it messes up my table layout. For some reason, I defined a special column type to have a more beautiful table. When I ...
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how a \framebox will appear around the text on a click

I use some framebox for some sentences. But I want it to appear in the same slide after next click. How can a frame appear around the text on a click in the presentation?
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How to replace one table with another table in beamer?

In my slides i need such a way that on mouse click the table on the current frame has to replace with another table that i need..currently my code is: \begin{table}[htb!] \begin{center} ...
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textpos and pause result in wrong order in beamer

I use a textpos textblock in a beamer document. I want to display content step by step, but the slides are in wrong order. example code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Is there an alternative to textpos when using pgfpages?

I have a completed beamer presentation in which I make extensive use of textpos package for absolute positioning, in particular of the textblock* environment. Now, I wanted to add notes to this ...
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Positioning text in rows in a table

I am using following code for placing table in my presentation \begin{frame} \frametitle{Economic theory vs. Scoinomic Theory} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{l l} \toprule \textbf{Economic voting} ...
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Beamer Bibliography Text Margin

To make reference in beamer bibliography, I used the following commands \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[text] \bibliographystyle{amsalpha} Then I created a frame that allows frame break using ...
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Beamer overlays: changing font between slides

I am creating slides with overlays in Beamer, using TiKZ to create a figure consisting mainly of text nodes. The idea is that different parts of the figure are highlighted on each slide. Initially ...
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Beamer - Identify Slides That, with a Conditional, Go To a Separate Set of Slides

I teach the same topics for two levels of the same class. For the more technical class, I'd like to have the technical material in the slides. For the more basic class, I'd like to kick all of the ...
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How to combine simultaneously the fragile- and the label-command for a frame?

I am currently facing the following problem in the beamer-class for LaTeX: I would like to label a frame and simultaneously use a verbatim-environment. Most likely the solution is very easy but I do ...
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Extra code in the beginning of all frames

I want to add at the beginning of all beamer frame environments some extra commands (for example, \vspace{-0.5cm}) and my trial with \addtobeamertemplate{frame begin}{}{\vspace{-0.5cm}} doesn't ...
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What are the most attractive themes in beamer? [closed]

I am preparing a presentation in Latex Beamer class. Previously I had used the themes Antibes, Berkeley, Warsaw and Progressbar. I want to try something different now. So, what are the best themes ...
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Everything in one slide for a theme

I have the following problem. I use a theme, where it seems, that I can't put everything in one slide. First, there is an empty page, than the picture, than then every item one after another. I want ...
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Set more than one font feature in gb4e

I'm trying to get in gb4e glosses the first line to be in bold roman font but I can only set roman or bold, not both. How can I set both? The document is a beamer presentation with a sans serif font ...
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Problem with beamer and listings package, cannot obtain pdf [closed]

I want to use \usepackage{listings} in a beamer presentation. I obtain "Process exited normally" but it says "Error no file found". The process exits normally but texmaker doesn't find any pdf file. ...
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Notes in Beamer document class: lonely \item

I am having a problem with preparing my Bachelor Thesis presentation. Whenever I try to add notes with the enumerate or itemizeoption the compiler returns the following error error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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Aligning equals signs across Beamer blocks

I've got a Beamer frame consisting of two blocks that contain some equations: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Modell} \begin{block}{A $(X_{t})$} \begin{align*} X_{t} = \epsilon_{t} \quad ...
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Increase font size in a .sty file [duplicate]

I've a .sty file that contains the theme for a beamerposter file. I'm trying to increase the font size of the blocks (for both the title and the text within it), but whatever change I do, nothing ...
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Using subfiles package for beamer documents

When using subfiles package for beamer documents, I got wrong header bars in frames of sub files. My main file is as follows: % main.tex \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{subfiles} \begin{document} ...
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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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Create 3 blocks in a 2-1 layout in beamer

Is it possible to create 3 blocks in a single frame in beamer with a distribution as shown in the image below? The blocks must have the same width, and block C should be centered. ----- ----- | A | ...
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Bibtex file content won't appear in beamer presentation

Somehow I can't get through this problem. I have made a beamer presentation. At the very end of it I would like to present the .bib file that I have created. Though I get no errors, I also can not get ...
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How insert tikz picture in to beamer?

I have that picture \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line ...
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Showing section numbers on beamer footline except 0

I'm working on a beamer presentation using the Madrid theme, and I've created my own footline. Everything is fine, but I would like to include section information in the footline beneath the title, ...
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Tikz circle around text in overall slide

I have a list of possible structures divided over a couple of columns, within an adjustbox. What I want now is that there occurs a circle around the two right two similar structures. (Both the "the ...
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Itemize - Items order of appeareance

I am using the simple code below to create a list of nested items. I would like to change the order of appearance so that the enumerate items, 1 and 2, appear first, and only after that, I would like ...
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pgfpages add page number

I'm creating a handout for my beamer presentation using the 4 on 1 layout for pgfpages. I'd like each physical page (which contains four "pages" of the handout) to have a page number bottom centre of ...
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How can I define a command before the begin{document} instruction in LyX? [duplicate]

I'd like to use the command: \usepackage{pifont} before the begin{document} instruction in LyX. But I don't know where to put it exactly. Is it possible someone can help me? Thanks!
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Dynamic feature of tikzpicture

I am using beamer to create a presentation. Suppose we have two functions $f$ and $g$ to be plotted in one picture. I want to make the following effect. First, the function $f$ is displayed, and ...
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“Torn page” decoration for Beamer

I am Basilio, I've been using stackexchange for a while and it's of course really useful. Here's my first question: in the thread Alternatives to the horizontal line in fancyhdr the user Gonzalo ...
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How to indicate a sliding window in a table

I have a table as follows in beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{test} \begin{center} \huge \Huge ...
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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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macro: repeat a command if new page else do nothing

QUESTION: How does one write a pair of macros that work in 1) beamer class and 2) article class, respectively, such that if it, \macroname{...}, is executed at a point in the code, that point ...
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Beamer: \abovedisplayskip inactive in sublist?

A weird mechanism is observed below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \abovedisplayskip=0ex \belowdisplayskip=0ex \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} \item text text text text text text ...
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Backward compatibility of Beamer problem - Keyval error

I'm stuck with a problem for compiling a "not so old" beamer document I've made last year, and it seems that there is a big problem of backward compatibility between my new version of beamer (3.33) ...
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Make blue box appear after pause command in beamer presentation

I am trying to the following in a beamer presentation. Slide 1: This is Slide 2: This is a test Slide 3: This is BLUEBOXa testBLUEBOX (BLUEBOXa testBLUEBOX should be written "a test" with a blue ...
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Stylizing sub-figure caption in beamer

When I use \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \subfigure[Subfig 1]{ } \hfil \subfigure[Subfig 2]{ } ...
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Using Beamer bullets in poster

I am creating a LaTeX poster with the Baposter template, and would like to use the Beamer 3D bullet as my itemize bullet, like the one shown below: Is there any way to achieve that?
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Piecewise item list in beamer with transparency

I'd like to have a list in beamer that fits with the following requirements: blank page item 1 is shown item 2 is shown and item 1's opacity is reduced to the beamer "standard" item 3 is shown and ...
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Transparent text in beamer overlay

I have a large paragraph of text where I'd like on of the words to become bold and the rest semi-transparent. Getting one word bold is easy with \textbf<2>{word} but getting the rest ...