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Dropping boxes on top of the listings environment [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knew a decent way to drop boxes of text on top of the listings environment. This would be most useful for a beamer presentation that I am currently writing. Ideally the text ...
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Putting frame counter in the footer of the [beamer] presentation without a theme

Could you please help me with the putting numbers of the current frame/page on the slides of my presentation. I don't use any theme (no need for one). I'd like to have the number in footer aligned to ...
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Beamer total slides counter?

Thanks to Change the page number of slides in notes when using | handout: command I can count the slides in a frame. What I would also like is a counter for the total number of slides in a frame. ...
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How to align the top of two minipages [duplicate]

I have two minipages aligned to the top of a frame (I used the option [t] on the frame and the two minipages). If I had elements in one of the minipage, the other minipage goes down. I have ...
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How to specify a default value for overlay specification in \newcommand<>?

I have something like this: \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand<>{\mycommand}[1]{\textcolor#2{red}{#1}} \begin{document} \frame{ \mycommand{test} } \end{document} I want the command to ...
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Numbering in Beamer handout

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \newcounter{slidenumber} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{infolines theme frame plus slide}{ \setcounter{slidenumber}{\insertpagenumber}% ...
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Gradient background for Beamer slides?

I'm trying to create a background gradient for a set of Beamer slides. This question seems to be doing more or less what I want but the answer does not work for me. If I paste the answer into a file ...
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Cross-referencing issue with subcaption in beamer [duplicate]

Thank you in advance and support that provides this website for the tex users. I am a new member of the tex society almost a year now and I can say that most of my answers related to my problems have ...
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Changing the header and footer and title images in a Beamer template

I am looking to add a background image to the title page of Beamer template and also to change the header and footer images in the normal slide. I have yet to find a template where this would be easy ...
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Customized template for beamer

I'm a convinced beamer user, but in my institute they ask me to follow some template (of course prepared with PowerPoint). I would like to mimic it as much as possible with beamer, because otherwise ...
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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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Default settings for math typing

It is not a big issue, but it sometimes becomes annoying. The issue is, according to various sources, default maths type setting is \mathnormal, however whenever I write equations the final product ...
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Problems about drawing a map and learn to draw with TeX

I'm doing a beamer, and now I encounter a problem. I want to draw a map in my beamer like this Who can help me? I'm now still not very familiar with these things. Also I want to learn some basic ...
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Add a boxed text with the same theme in beamer

I want to add a slide with only a subtitle which is inside a box of the same style as the current beamer style. Here is a picture of what I want. The second page is what I want (I Photoshop it, of ...
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Example of slides presentations using beamer [duplicate]

Well I am looking for examples of slides presentations. I also want know how to get a pack that is missing to get when I use texmaker. Tanx
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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: ...
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Beamer : change “Section 1” or remove it

I would like to use \section and \subsection and add them into separates slides into my beamer presentation. Doing : \AtBeginSection{\frame{\sectionpage}} Automatically creates the slide with ...
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How do I position title, frametitle, navigation bar and contents in arbitrary absolute positions?

I am trying to adapt the structure of a slide in beamer in order to match a background I would like to use. However, if I just insert the components of the frame (title, frametitle, contents), things ...
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Beamer slides, tufte-handout and tufte-book class in one main

I want one main file that contains these three document classes. The purpose is for my thesis defence I must give a seminar (Beamer slides, tufte-handout) and turn in a written document (tufte-book). ...
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Beamer: show subitem at the same time as the item

In Beamer whenever you have \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item A \begin{itemize} \item a1 \item a2 \end{itemize} \item B \item C \end{itemize} subitem a1 appears after item A. What if I want that ...
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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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How to use the chronology.sty package?

Can anyone explain how to use chronology.sty or provide a link to some live (useful) documentation? In more detail: I am creating an outline and timetable schedule for my academic thesis. I started ...
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...
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pdfTeX warning with Beamer class [closed]

Compiling the following file \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \begin{frame} First frame \end{frame} \begin{frame} Second frame \end{frame} \end{document} I get this ...
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Colour themes in beamer not working for lemma/theorem/definition environments

I'm currently trying to learn how to use beamer, and I have a presentation in a few days on red-black trees. For thematic reasons, I decided to go with the beaver colour scheme (as it gives me red and ...
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How can I spread the ToC over two slides in beamer? [duplicate]

As I have a rather long Table of Contents in my beamer document (I have four section, each composed of at least five subsections), I'd like to spread it over two slides rather than just one. How can I ...
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vertical margins inside a frame

How can I change the vertical margins inside a frame. For example, how do I remove the space shown in the figure below:
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beamer: missing footline in version 3.28, bug or feature? [closed]

I updated my texlive distribution today. After compiling my presentation I realised, that the Boadilla theme has no footline any more. A look in the documentation shows, that nearly every theme in ...
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Rounded black box on each page in Beamer

I'm working on a very simple beamer theme for my presentations based on the default beamer template. I would like to make it a bit like a transparent handout with the white background and a bold ...
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How to make a “template” for beamer?

I think that what I would like to do is a class file, however beamer is a latex class, so I'll try the long description: I have written quite a few commands to make a beamer document look the way I ...
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Beamer - Transparent footline?

I am using a picture as a background for beamer slides. I would like to have my name and page numbers at the bottom of the slide. I do not like the bottom bar to cover the background image. Is it ...
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Short referencing for a presentation

I am preparing a presentation such that there are some references on the slides and I am placing them as foot notes. In order to manage my references I am using the biblatex package with the following ...
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Drawbacks of using fragile frames in beamer

This is a follow up on beamer's fragile frame as default. What are the drawbacks of setting the default frame to be fragile (or passing the optional fragile argument to all frames). The beamer ...
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Removing heading in Dresden beamer theme and adding a background

Following several example, I success in removing headline and footline for my first frame. However, I tried to use a background image and unfortunately with the Dresden theme (and others maybe) a ...
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How to let background image cover entire Beamer slide?

I successfully use the usebackgroundtemplate command to set a background image for a specific slide in Beamer as follows \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{CambridgeUS} } ...
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Custom TOC in beamer - customizing the TOC layout [duplicate]

At the moment I'm developing a corporate identity for the beamer class of my institute. In fact a power point solution is available and I'm trying to rebuild a tex-friendly version. However, at the ...
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Tikz animated figure in Beamer

If possible, can someone help me to animated this figure with Tikz in Beamer? I updated starting by 1 : ( Yamada-watanab ) 2: (Existence faible) 3: (unicite trajectorielle) 4: Tow edges frome ...
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problem with Tikz and Beamer

when i put this code on beamer i got bad figure \documentclass[leqno,mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{graphics,bm} \usetheme{Luebeck} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Why, in Beamer, letters written in math mode look as written in normal mode [duplicate]

I'm making a presentation with beamer and have noticed that letters written in math mode look exactly the same as letters written in normal mode; in other words $K$ looks in the PDF exactly like K, ...
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why my pictures in a beamer template are grey [closed]

I am using the theme in http://melmorabity.fedorapeople.org/latex/beamer/old/beamer-goddard/beamer-goddard-0.1.tar.bz2 My problem is when I insert a picture, my picture colors are all grey, I would ...
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Multiple navigation dots in Beamer for one frame

I am currently working on a Beamer presentation for which I use the navigation dots. I understood how to generate them using subsections, and if I want to have one dot per frame I found this answer ...
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Video from Beamer Plays Only One Second

Sorry about the title...it was hard to word my problem. I am using LaTeX, and more specifically Beamer, to create a presentation that plays a video file. The code I use is: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Recover from a pdf beamer presentation another pdf beamer presentation without the pauses

I have a beamer made PDF presentation which include pauses, and therefore double pages with the same content displayed slide by slide. I don't have the TEX code unfortunately. I would like to to ...
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Using \parbox in Beamer has unwanted effects

I want to change from an itemized list on one slide to an image on the next slide. I tried this with a \parbox with overlay specifications. It works ok when the inner position of the parbox is set to ...
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Beamer: Increase square enumerate size when using 14pt font

I'm using beamer with 14pt and when I use enumerate or itemize it doesn't look just right: I'd like to have: The squares slightly larger The squares centered vertically I have tried to play ...
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Create one presentation out of several presentations?

Is there a way to combine several Beamer presentations into one big presentation? E.G.: If I have two files a.tex and b.tex which are both presentations, can I compile them into one big presentation? ...
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Remove a titlepage navigation dot in Beamer [duplicate]

I would like to remove the navigation dot in Beamer that corresponds to the title page. Here is a MWE. As you can see there is an empty dot for for the title page... how can I get rid of it? NOTE I ...
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\lstMakeShortInline with @ delimiter

I'm including a fair amount of inline C++ code in a beamer presentation I'm making, and I want to be able to use the short syntax for \lstinline. My code displays fine if I use, for example, the ! ...
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Beamer: remove brackets in author's institution

In a beamer template I caught from the internet, next to the author's name there are brackets. I suppose they were meant for the author's institution. Anyway how can I remove them? Here is the code: ...
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\usepackage{lmodern} changes textcomp's \textbullet and \textopenbullet in a beamer file

I use \textbullet and \textopenbullet (from textcomp package) in a beamer file. It gives just what I expect: However, when I add the lmodern package in the preamble (to avoid font warnings and ...