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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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How to move sidebar to “bottombar” of Marburg theme?

I would like to move the dark sidebar of Beamer Marburg theme to a footer (bottombar) that would contain email address instead of outline. Thank you for your answer.
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Alertblock and Beamer Frame Spacing

This slide is showing compiling errors. I guess there isn't enough space. My question : a) Why isn't align working inside the alert block? b) Why isn't allowframebreaks working in my particular ...
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Movie won't run in beamer

i'am trying to include a video into my beamer-präsentation. The picture and the buttons are displayed, but the video won't run. Im using iOS, just in case there is a special problem with my platform. ...
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Shifts with beamer

I'm trying to use beamer. I use Linux mint with TeX Live 2013. It seems there are some shiftings in the slides. The plain example : \documentclass{beamer} \title{Un titre} \author{Moi} ...
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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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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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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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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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Dummy macro for ignoring beamer overlay

I would like a dummy macro that ignores overlay specification (from beamer) when the code is copy-pasted into another class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand{\onslide}[1]{} ...
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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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How to make keyboard shortcuts for Beamer that cycle through frames

I'm making a presentation in Beamer, and I'm using the \uncover command to reveal certain parts of my frames in a certain order. I plan to show the resulting PDF with Adobe Acrobat during my ...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF ToC and add a bibliography

I want to build on the solution of this answer, to create a ToC for the PDF, by adding a bibliography in the last slide. It seems nevertheless that the bibliography interferes with the table of ...
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Beamer Berlin theme: Navigation does not appear

I tried to follow the example from Using the beamer style Berlin and have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} { \usecolortheme{dolphin} % Beamer color theme ...
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change position of headline / \insertnavigation beamer

I wanted to widen the beamer page, which I did in my stlye file using \setbeamersize{text margin left=0.2cm} etc. I was able to ensure that (i) frametitle is inserted with the same margin ...
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TeXstudio error

I'm using TeXstudio IDE. I'm currently facing a problem in the first page of presentation. The IDE throws an error saying the image is not found. The code as follows: \title{\textbf{Design, ...
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How to customize the display of references in beamer?

Is it possible to customize the display of a reference into a frame this way [XXX, 14] which takes the [label, two_last_numbers_of_YEAR] in beamer? If yes, how please? Any brilliant idea, please? ...
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crossing out whole slide does not work

I am trying to get the same result as in: crossing out whole slide with LaTeX beamer Crossing out the whole slide. I am just copying the simple example there: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How include a feynmp file in beamer title page?

How does one include a diagram done with feynmp in a beamer title page? feynmp produdes .1 files but when I include them as graphics, the labels of the different lines/vertices do not appear on title ...
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Using the TikZ spy library to spy on a pixel value in beamer

I tried to use the TikZlibrary spy to zoom in on a certain pixel image; I am drawing in the image using a scope and red about the problem concerning coordinates in scopes here Magnify part of picture ...
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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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Latex beamer multimedia, movie15

I am using MiKTeX, Windows7, Adobe reader X. I managed to play a video in one of my slides with ether multimedia or mivie15. The problem is that the video starts and plays for some seconds and then ...
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In this snippet of beamer presentation, strange space appears ? How to get rid of it?

In the following snippet code of a beamer presentation, in the slide 3/8 there is a strange space that appears as shown in the picture. please I need to get rid of it, how to do that ? ...
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Does justifying and `frame breaks' conflict in Beamer?

I tried the justifying techniques proposed here: My presentation in Beamer document class also have long bibliography. I have used allow frame breaks in a new frame which recommended here. ...
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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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Predefined animation in Beamer

As in MS PowerPoint, were in we select an object and choose one of the transitions or animations and it gets applied for that object (in a predefined path or manner), are there packages in beamer or ...
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Beamer, philex and \hfill

I'm using the package philex for linguistic examples, and I try to put a textual element at the end of the line (right centered). I tried to use the \hfillcommand, but as the MWE will show you, it ...
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Natbib Article format: Omit volume and pages

How can I omit the volume number and page numbers from the citations in the footnotes of the following MWE Beamer example? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begingroup\newif\ifmy ...
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maketitle error “Missing $ inserted” (accent character)

I am using LaTeX beamer for my presentation. When I use accent character "ľ" in \title, it throw an error Missing $ inserted. I am using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. Funny is, that if I use the same ...
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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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pgfplots change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...
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How to break text in subsection heading in Beamer using Copenhagen theme

I am using Copenhagen theme for presentation. I have problem. Actually the text of my subsection heading is long that it do not appear completely in the upper bar of slide. Please suggest me what ...
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Distance between multiple lines in header of beamer template

this is my first question ;). I have defined a custom header in my beamer template and I want to show multiple lines. Since \\ isn't available in beamercolorbox I had to use \newline instead. The ...
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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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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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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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Changing the position of frame bullet indicators in Beamer

I am using Ilmenau Beamer theme, that, in every frame header, vertically stacks navigation bullets that counts the number of frames in each subsection of the presentation. I am wondering if it is ...
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Creating a hidden (unlisted) section and not breaking the current subsection

The Problem In my presentation, I want to incorporate a small crash-course inside a specific subsection. This crash-course should have no own section, but should be outside the current section and ...
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uncover cells in siunitx table beamer

I wish to show a calculation and update a table to help keep track of things. I use siunitx and booktabs in my beamer presentation. I want to have the numbers in the table aligned on the decimal ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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Selecting specific slides for handout?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \scriptsize \begin{enumerate} \item<+-> \item<2,3,5,7,11> ...
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Embedding videos using Beamer and Acrobat Reader

I've been reading a lot of related questions, but they last to use the media9 package. My very specific question is that when using Beamer in Windows to embed a video, Acrobat Reader is unable to ...
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array and loop to set frametitle, subsection, and text

In the example below, I store text into three variables (\subTa, \subTb, \subTc), and then use these variables to set the subsection, set the frametitle, and display text on each slide, all using ...
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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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Caption numbering missing in beamer class when adding subfig package

I am having a problem with the beamer class and subfig package. Once I add the subfig package (for subfloats) the numbering of all my captions disappear. Please see the following minimial working ...
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Package for writing definitions in LaTeX

I want to write a definition in LaTeX.Is there a package or class that takes the definition , the author as arguments and prints in a standard definition format.In Google , they give package only for ...
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line 66: Missing number, treated as zero \end{frame}

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Beamer–PSTricks Diagram “Wiggling”

I am working on a presentation using Beamer with diagrams done in PSTricks. I would like to animate one of my diagrams, and have achieved this by using various \only, \uncover, etc. statements. ...