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How to display videos

I'm trying to include a video into my presentation using this code: \documentclass[xcolor={dvipsnames}]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test title} ...
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Display beamer with timer and notes

I manage to create a really nice beamer template and notes. I can create 2 pdfs: one with slides, one with notes. Now, I just need a dual screen pdf viewer that displays the slides in one screen and ...
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Show TOC in Beamer under special conditions

I'm wondering how to display the TOC: At beginning of section if there is no subsection At beginning of subsection else Each option can be achieved separately quite easily with the commands ...
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Conflict between hyperref and multiinclude using beamer class

I'm working on a presentation using the beamer class, and I have the following problem: the hyperlinks created by hyperref stop working for any slide placed after a slide that uses the \multiinclude ...
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Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
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LuaLaTeX error when compiling visual counter

I asked a question about visual counters in beamer, for which I got this answer. Now I need to compile it by LuaLaTeX in order to use the package luapersian(below code), but it returns some errors. ...
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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Remove sidebar margin from title page only

I have a modified theme where I want merge Torino with a side bar. However, the sidebar space appears on my title page (left margin). More, I can't replace the side bar title, author and blue area ...
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change math color except in titles in beamer

I have used \setbeamercolor{math text}{fg=blue} to turn all my text in mathmode in blue. However I have also math in titles (and subtitles) and I would prefer the formulas to have the same color as ...
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Animation in beamer stopping at the end?

I'm working on a beamer presentation where I have many animations to show. I have *.avi videos and I'm using the multimedia package: ...
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how to create non linear presentation using beamer or prosper

8eamer prosper produces slides like power-point. Is it possible to produce non-linear presentation like the one produced by prezi?
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Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
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different before/after placeholders for \movie from multimedia package in beamer

When one uses \movie[]{ \includegraphics[]{} }{} to set an image as the placeholder before a video begins in a slide, is there a way to set a different image that appears after the video plays? I ...
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Use bullets from mini-frames in sidebar outer theme

I would like to reproduce the individual "bullets" you have under section names in the "mini-frames" outer theme under the subsection names in the navigation sidebar created in the "sidebar" outer ...
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\mode<presentation> between two frames in beamerarticle

There is a minimal code of what I want to do : \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} text 1 \mode<presentation>{ \end{frame} \begin{frame} } text 2 \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Wrapper box for TikZ picture

I am trying to wrap a tikzpicture node inside a box, so that I can refer to this "bounding box" from inside the picture for positioning the nodes relative to that box. I am looking for a command ...
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Basic questions on producing a Beamer handout

I use beamer for my lectures and post the handout on the course website. I create the handout with pgfpages. Here MWE: \documentclass[handout,compress,mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} ...
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How to display partial TOC (only one section at a time)?

I already know how to print an Outline with only the current section. What I'd like to do is to have an Outline slide with some extra info (for instance, a publication) below each section of TOC. I ...
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How to export beamer frames to standalone subfiles_

I try to split a large beamer presentation with the standalone suite. Herein, I do not want to split out parts of slides, for which I understand the beamer class option with the standaloneframe would ...
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Showing graph nodes at various distance after pause in beamer

I have a graph with some nodes. I have the tikz code and output for the same as: \begin{tikzpicture} \tikzstyle{v} = [circle,fill=black!25, text width = 9pt,text centered, minimum size = 5pt, inner ...
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How to redefine itemize for Beamer moderntimeline slide

I am preparing a slide for my PhD defense with a list of research stays with some tasks and publications. My question is how to modify the itemize environment to act like in a article template so that ...
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knitr pdf search invisible text

I use the fantastic knitr to generate beamer-pdf’s with hundreds of slides of plots. Every plot shows data of different measuring equipment, so for example the plot showing result of measuring ...
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Image centered on full slide with background color in beamer

Specifying both a background color and a background image for beamer slides is a bit tricky when notes are shown. I tried three approaches but none works perfectly (the idea is to avoid white borders ...
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Is there any package like tdclock which can be used in SumatraPDF

I find some errors when using \usepackage[timeinterval=1]{tdclock}while opening the SumatraPDF. As zeniko says The tdclock package only works in PDF readers supporting JavaScript, which ...
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Embedding Adobe Type Basics T1 Postscript fonts in Beamer

Recently I acquired the Adobe Type Basics T1 package and I am using Acrobat Distiller for the ps2pdf option (Winedt 8.0 + MikTeX 2.9). If I create a file using latex-dvi2ps-ps2pdf, the Times ...
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Beamer “show notes on second screen” with pgfpages “4 on 1”

I'm trying to build on this answer: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \title{The Title} \author{The Author} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border ...
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Multiple \label commands before \ref

I have tried several approaches to solve my problem but unfortunately none successful yet. I can not find documentation mentioning how to solve this particular case. My problem is that I am using a ...
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beamer column footnote produces format lose.

Using the following code \documentclass[demo]{beamer} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @misc{A01, author = {Author, A. and Buthor, B. and Cuthor, C.}, year = ...
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beamer framezoom: restrict zoomed frame to border

This example was taken from diabonas answer to Is there a way to get \framezoom to do what I expected it would? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=zooms] ...
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Tex4ht options to convert beamer slides

I tried to used tex4ht utility to convert beamer-latex presentation to OpenOffice ODT, and I'm really not happy with the results. Please find below the snapshots of PDF and ODT files. Please note, ...
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Frame Environment: &-Symbol

Problem Given the beamer class. Consider a frame. How to typeset the & symbol in text? Maybe with unicode? Example Her is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How to set the maths font in Beamer when using XeLaTeX?

I am using XeLaTeX with fontspec and mathdesign to set the maths font separately. This works fine in memoir, for example, but Beamer overrides my maths font settings and uses the main font as a maths ...
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Include video with \movie not working

I'm trying to embed a video in my latex presentation (using beamer). I'm compiling latex within the TexShop. When trying to embed this way, under the multimedia package: ...
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Using @masterthesis entry in .bib to use it in beamer

I am making my slides with beamer and for the references, I'm referencing it to a .bib file. In that file I have the following entry: @mastersthesis{kooshathesis, title={Disease-Gene Association ...
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Error message in solution for “Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles”

as new user, I'm not able to add a comment to the original question/solution. I refer to the solution of Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles written by Joseph Wright. If I ...
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How can I find the File name after compile the document?

I found a part of the sample poster . when I apply he asked me :Enter file name?can you tell me where can I find the file name \documentclass[paper=a4paper,landscape,dvipsnames]{umbcposter} ...
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Odd behavior of tikz in beamer style

I want to create my own beamer style for my presentations, and I follow this link to do so. I change the title page template as following \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{texsx}[1][] { ...
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Beamerposter missing header with title

I am struggling to create a poster presentation with beamerposter. What I am simply trying to do is to reproduce the examples in the github page; one of which is this one: ...
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Empty frames in beamer in case of RTL languages without tikz package, xelatex engine

I can not understand why all components of a beamer presentation are not showing (really empty frames) with this MWE \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Why citation number is changed in beamer?

My presentation has slides 1-10. I use same reference in slide 3 and slide 5. Both times the full citation appears differently. Also the number also changes. Why is this the case. This doesnt happen ...
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Issues with custom beamer theme

Starting from Claudio Fiandrino's answer (Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch), I'm trying to create my own beamer theme for my thesis' presentation. I'm quite satisfied with it, but I would ...
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Package keyval Error: width undefined in Cygwin

When I compile Beamer slides using latex in Texlive on Cygwin, the following error appears: ERROR: Package keyval Error: width undefined. --- TeX said --- See the keyval package documentation for ...
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Beamer: No Transition Effect

I just want to remove any dissolve/transition effect between slides in Beamer. Please advise how to proceed. I have meant: I want to set page transition in Beamer to "No Transition" in Adobe ...
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Beamer - Multimedia : embedded autostarting mp3 file problem

I have the following problem : I try to autostart an ambedded mp3 file. If I use \movie the manual says I can't embedded the file but autostart works, with \sound manual says embedded works but I ...
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Remove parentheses after author in beamer document

the following copy&paste code results in showing "short name ()" in the left box of the navigation bar. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \title[short title]{long title} \author[short ...
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How do I set the size of the header or footer bar for a beamer poster?

I am working from this template to create a poster. As you can see below, the template has a black bar at the top of the poster. I would like to shrink this bar, but I do not a parameter to change in ...
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My problem is the \AtBeginSection[] in the table of content

Please I have a problem like this , At \AtBeginSection[] is not working. I used all your proposed solution but nothing.My template is like yours see above. So, when i applied such code : the result is ...
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Inconsistent slide margins in frame with allowframebreaks option in Beamer

When I create a long beamer frame which is automatically splitted into slides by using allowframebreaks option, it has a little bigger vertical margin for the first slide. I would like to make it more ...
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beamer : auto-gray out before pause

I understand that a variety of beamer commands can help with displaying parts of a page on consecutive slides (such as \uncover, \only, etc.) so I can manage the effect that I want manually. but I ...
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Collecting Beamer frames from multiple tex files

I now have several dozens of beamer TeX files with hundreds of slides. I am wondering is there an easy way of collecting all frames into one document? I think it can be done with any of the scripting ...