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Beamer: \framezoom with overlay target

Is it possible to use \framezoom to zoom pictures that have overlay specifications? In other words, I want to have a frame with several pictures, each having a zoom-box (or even several zoom boxes). ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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How to get more space underneath a block in beamer?

I'm creating a beamer presentation. This is my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \useoutertheme{miniframes} %Titelbalken \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=true] %Packages ...
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set character/symbol from a particular font instead of bullet in beamer

I am using fontspec and beamer and would like to change the bullet symbol of "itemize" to a given character. I have tried \setbeamertemplate{itemize item}[] Before and after \begin{document}, ...
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Problem with boxes in tdclock

I have problem with tdclock. In one post I saw, it can be removed by some commands. Can anyone help me how to do that. Do I need to put those commands in CMD or some other? Please help me.
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Problem with fit a table in beamer

I try to use \resizebox to fit table in slide, but I reach some error. Please help me fix this problem. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[labelsep=quad,indention=10pt]{subfig} ...
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Please help me tikz picture in beamer class

I have a tikz picture. It work smoothly in my thesis file. But when I put it to frame, it make error please help me. Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How do I ask beamer to exactly fill up a slide?

Inspired by a recent question with a very similar sounding title, I would actually love to implement auto-magic vertical stretch for beamer slides (where, maybe unlike full documents, I think makes a ...
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How is \onslide supposed to behave with the plus operator?

I'm writing a presentation, using the beamer document class, with a long sequence of overlays. Since I know I will have to insert new slides in the middle of the sequence, I'm trying to use the plus ...
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includegraphics problem in beamer

I am using Texlive. It generates pdf using latex+dvipdf. I add some eps. When I didn't scale or resize it, there is no problem. When I changed something like below. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Would I use \catcode, tokens, or look outside of tex for a markdown-like parser solution?

My use case: a LaTeX template for courseware designed in a beamer presentation style. The template I'm designing is company-specific and the specificity of the company's presentation guidelines limits ...
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subsection font size with beamer theme Warsaw

I am trying to change the font size of subsection bar of a beamer presentation using Warsaw. I found this which is doing exactly the same for the Berlin. I tried that in my presentation with Warsaw ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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Why is the width in nwu-lecture-style not working? [closed]

It seems that the code in nwu-lecture-style: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm-2pt,center,respectlinebreaks]\par% is not working? I tried: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm minus ...
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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 use random theme in the beamer class

I think it is very cool , push your favorite theme in a list , and use a random theme when your compile the file. is there a simple solution here?
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Change direction of a textbox, taking up space from above instead from below

I am designing a custom theme for my LaTeX presentations. This is my title page: Now when I have a longer title, this happens: Here's my code (according to this post): \defbeamertemplate*{title ...
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Beamer: logo above the slide title [closed]

I'm making my own beamer template in LyX. On every slide, I want to place a logo and a horizontal line above the slide title. Also, I would like the line to be black. In the LaTeX preamble I have the ...
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How to make the bracket smaller?

The two big brackets are the same big, I dislike that. I want to keep the second one smaller, and let the space between the equation a little bit smaller. How could I do that? Thanks! ...
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Can I make an environment that defaults to include \item\relax tags in front of paragraphs?

This certainly sounds lazy, but my use case is designing a crude template for power point presenters to use in converting their content to a company's specific presentation standard, without their ...
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Suppress frame title when using allowframebreaks in beamer

How can I suppress the title completely on the continuation slides when using allowframebreaks in beamer? In the example below, Title should only appear on the first slide. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How can I learn to create my own beamer styles? [duplicate]

I'd like to create a custom design for my beamer presentations. How could I achieve this? I have neither found any resources for that nor does the official beamer documentation talk about it. Are ...
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Beamer customization - itemize not changing color

I am trying to recreate this presentation in beamer. I finally made a proper header, but for some reason my itemize items won't change color. Here is a code sample %&latex ...
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How to insert table in Beamer frame

I understand from this question that using macros within Beamer frames might create issues. Still I don't understand where should I place the macro definition for \pgfplotstabletypeset. Please ...
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Eliminate page number in Beamer [closed]

I'm a new beamer user and after days I finally chose ea theme I like, but it has number pages included and I don't want them to be shown... Does anybody know haw to eliminate the page numbers in a ...
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error message in beamer

I am making slides for a presentation on beamer and everything was going perfect. However, all of a sudden I cannot compile and I get the following error messsage: "! Text line contains an invalid ...
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TikZ picture to fit beamer page

I am trying to put tikzpicture in beamer. Currently, I am creating it in a separate PDF file in article mode and then crop it; because I have no idea how I can scale the tikzpicture to fit my beamer ...
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set textcolor in tikzstyle

How can I set text color inside tikzstyle? I tried as shown below, but surely that is not the correct thing. I can do it seperately in each node, as shown here, but I want to declare it globally. ...
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What would be some way to enable a user to 'switch' easily between different blocks of code in a preamble?

I have a set of Beamer slides with a variety of styles coded in the preamble. There is a block of code corresponding to each style. The idea in using the slides to to select one block of code ...
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moderntimeline incompatibility with positioning using Beamer

I am preparing a slide for my PhD defense with a list of research stays with some tasks and publications. If I create the timeline by itself, there is no problem. But when integrating it with my ...
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How to justify some block of text in beamer? [duplicate]

I'm doing a presentation in beamer and would like to justify some text as one does in LibreOffice Writer or Word, cause I don't like how it looks aligned to the left. Is there a command that does the ...
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animategraphics not working on preview mac

I'm making a beamer presentation and in some slides I put animations in the following way: \animategraphics[autoplay,loop,scale=0.7]{10}{tsanim2}{}{}} where "tsanim2" is a pdf file. I'm using OSX ...
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Is it a known bug with the animate package? [closed]

In slide 10 here, I have embedded three animations in only one slide. You can see there's a bug by playing with the animations, is it a known bug ? Or is there something special to do in the code for ...
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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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Overlaying with beamer, combining blocks and graphics

I'm trying to combine graphics and blocks on a slide. Here is my code, i think it's quite simple to figure out what i want from it : \begin{frame} \frametitle{Outils} ...
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Dropping article title from references without redefining bibstyle

In the bibliography, how can I drop the titles from the references? For every entry, I want only author names, journal name and year MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt]{beamer} ...
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achieve a theorem like construct without newtheorem

I am trying to achieve a theorem like representation in my beamer presentation as shown. Currently I am defining a newtheorem env for each such construct in preamble, and then using that, as: %in ...
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Multiple titlepages in a beamer presentation?

I will be giving a job talk using Beamer slides. In my job talk, I will be presenting two papers. I would like, therefore, to have three titlepages, in the format shown below. The first titlepage is ...
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How can I insert verbatim text to beamer notes?

I would like to inset Verbatim text to beamer notes. When using Verbatim in beamer notes, I got errors. For your information, below is what I would like to do. \begin{frame}[containsverbatim] ...
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How to change the fontsize of the Greek letters in formula?

\documentclass[20pt]{beamer} \geometry{ papersize = {27cm, 21cm}} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{mathrsfs, booktabs, multirow} \usepackage{amsmath} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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Splitting the preamble

When working with big documents, especially when dealing with many lists, graphics, figures and includes, I often come up with a structure roughly looking like this. \documentclass{beamer} [preamble ...
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beamer- change author/speaker in middle of presentation?

I will be making a presentation with another speaker (obviously, a co-author on the project). We each have our slides set up with the same template and are ready to merge our halves of the talk ...
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Custom Beamer Theme: Set normal font size

As a follow up to an earlier question I asked, I need to be able to set the normal font size to 20pt for a Beamer presentation. The catch is, I can't use \documentclass[20pt]{beamer} because I want ...
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References at the end of beamer slides

I am preparing presentation with beamer and using pdflatex and bibtex. How can I put references at the end of a frame? What if I use allowframebreaks ? I do not want all the references put together ...
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Drawing a circle around nodes in flow chart using Beamer

I am trying to draw a circle around a bunch of nodes in a flow chart that I've created using beamer and I can't figure out how to do it. Ideally, I'd like the circle to encompass most (but not all of ...
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Shading images in Beamer [closed]

I had to reinstall latex yesterday, and it seems I upgraded from beamer 3.26 to 3.32 So far I used a little piece of code to shade my images, in order to have them behave like for example lists do in ...
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Change color theme for Beamer [duplicate]

this question is indeed trivial, but I haven't found any answer to it online. I'm for the first time using the Beamer environment to make a presentation. I'm using the Cambridge US theme, but I want ...
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How to add a gradient fade-out effect to an image?

I am working on a presentation in beamer and would like to put a logo in the background of the title page with a gradient fade-out effect, similar to the image below. The logo is in PDF format and is ...
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Beamer doesn't compile on windows using minted [closed]

Have the same problem than him: Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade I'm on windows using miktex (texworks), compiling with --shell-escape. I have the same message: LaTeX ...
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Put a beamer background image in the right bottom corner

In beamer, I like to place a background image in all my slides. So I could use this: \usebackgroundtemplate{ \tikz[overlay,remember picture] \node[opacity=0.3, at=(current page.center)] { ...