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Beamer: transparency of a picture on section frame depending of section number

I'm a new Beamer user. The following code is there just to explain what I intent to do: Put on the "sectionpage" frames a picture with transparency, the transparency level being function of the ...
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Beamer - Wide Example Box

I am using this code to get an untitled example block. \begin{exampleblock}{} \end{exampleblock} As we know, this box has a width equal to the text width. How can I modify the code to get a box ...
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Modifying the headline shape in Beamer Warsaw in class beamer Warsaw

I would like to use beamer: Create own headline theme to custom my headline theme but unfortunately my presentation started with table of content instead of titlepage and with zero i would like my ...
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show only beamertemplate{footline} not beamertemplate{headline} in all my frame in class beamer

I would like to show the beamertemplate{ footline } not beamertemplate{ headline } in all my frame in class beamer but when i use plain I lost the footline in my frame \documentclass{...
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Beamer: Frame number on header line

I am using a customized Copenhagen theme, where my header line is redefined like \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\nointerlineskip \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=\paperwidth,ht=2.75ex,dp=1.375ex,left]{...
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Aligning texts and drawings in beamer

I am making a presentation using beamer for the first time. Please see the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamercovered{transparent} } \...
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Customizing beamer block height

I'm trying to specify a given height for a beamer block. I tried to specify a new environment based on an example I found elsewhere on this forum (reproduced below), but failed miserably.. What I ...
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Include live remote image in Beamer presentation

From this question, I see that it is possible to include remote images within a PDF, via the media9 package. Can direct inclusion of Javascript--as in this question--be used to update the image (...
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How to add rewind function to a mp4 on a presentation in Latex using Mac

I have been searching and trying to add a video in a presentation. NONE of the solution was useful. I have a macbook pro and I installed the TeXShop of course. can anybody help me to do it ? Please ...
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Different math rendering in Beamer? [duplicate]

When using beamer for presentations, I notice that the rendering for math becomes quite different, and I really prefer the usual rendering, say, when typing a paper. The symbols look a bit less formal,...
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\AtEveryBibitem{\clearfield{Title}} in beamer?

In my beamer presentation, I want to cite the reference without title. So, I tried: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, defernumbers=true, sorting=none, firstinits=true, ...
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biblatex cite current frame in beamer

Is it possible to cite only the reference in current slide (frame) of beamer in a bibliography at the bottom of this slide? I tried this one: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ backend=bibtex8, ...
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How to hyperlink to section title frame

I am using the mtheme for LaTeX Beamer. This theme inserts a title frame with the section title at the beginning of each section. \AtBeginSection[] { \begingroup \setbeamercolor{background canvas}...
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Lstlisting inside minipage aligned to bottom

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation with latex. I have to show a few code snippets on a single slide so thanks to this site I created them using minipages and columns. I have created a minimal ...
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Stray lines when using overlays in tikz-uml

I show a UML diagram in my slides and I want to put some notes into an overlay. When I do this,the connecting lines appear from the beginning. How do I get rid of them? \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Move \item a little bit from left?

I want to move the item term a little bit from left? for instance, move the first two items to the right a little bit. How could I do it? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{...
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Simple TikZ diagram - help needed with several issues

I would appreciate some help with several issues I'm experiencing with a diagram. I'm building this diagram in LaTeX/TikZ for my dissertation defense slides (Beamer); the diagram reproduces my ...
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Install Fira Sans Font using Texlive 2012

I would like to create slides using this theme for Beamer but am having trouble getting it to work. I just copied the .sty files into /home/gthomson/texmf/tex/latex/mtheme. However the theme ...
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Theorem boxes in beamer

Usually I use beamer with the Warsaw theme which puts theorems (and other things) in boxes. Now I switched my theme to Marburg but i still want to keep the boxes. How can one do that?
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} \...
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beamer.cls and preview.sty don't work together

I have the following file, in which I use the preview package and the beamer class \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{preview} \PreviewEnvironment{align*} \PreviewEnvironment*{frame} \begin{...
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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles

Beamer infolines themes, like CambridgeUS, insert the titles of the current section and subsection in the headline. These titles appear to be clickable (the screen pointer changes as if they were so) ...
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Beamer: missing \endcsname inserted \end{frame}

I am getting this error while compiling this code: I have already tried checking the equations and looking for missing }, but without success. This is the first time I am using the beamer environment. ...
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Video resolution during playback when using the multimedia package

I am using beamer for a presentation. In a slide a have a video ( I am using multimedia package): \begin{frame} \centering{ \movie[showcontrols]{\includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth, height=0.8\...
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Adding a top progress navigation bar in beamer

I want to add a top progress navigation bar to my presentation but I'm unable to figure out how. I searched google, all I was able to find were questions on how to remove that. This is an example of ...
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Printing specific Beamer overlay slides with Acrobat

I want to print specific slides from one frame using Acrobat under Microsoft Windows (I don't have a choice here...). Specifically, for instance, I want to print the 6th and and 12th slide of my ...
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Beamer slide navigation does not work when including notes on the left

I have the following MWE below that works perfectly, but to my horror, the awesome navigation circles at the top of the slides do not work (using pdf visualization programs in Ubuntu like Okular and ...
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Beamer Template

I would like to know is there any beamer template that is being used in this presentation. If there is no template kindly help me to make one similar to this. Thank you.
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biblatex's \footfullcite typesets citation twice in beamer

Consider main.bib: @techreport{2012FracfocusChemical, author = {FracFocus,}, howpublished = {\url{http://fracfocus.org/water-protection/drilling-usage}}, institution = {The Ground Water ...
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Is it possible to left-align the Beamer “Berlin” theme heading? [duplicate]

When the "Berlin" LaTex Beamer class is used for presentation sub-sections that have many slides, it happens that the prescribed alignment of the sections in the headline makes some navigational ...
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Adding captions to aligned images in beamer

I'm following the answer in the linked question to align two images side by side in beamer in one slide: How to align two images side by side and to scale them automatically to use whole slide? ...
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Normal text is invisible when using beamer with notes and XeLaTeX

I'm using beamer with xelatex to prepare a talk. If I switch on notes on right I'm experiencing strange behaviour: When using csqoutes in the title, all normal text afterwards becomes invisible (or ...
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footcite not getting displayed

I have used the package \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} This is my ref.bib file @BOOK{HK, AUTHOR={H. Kopka and P. W. Daly}, TITLE={A Guide to LaTeX}, PUBLISHER={Addison-...
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Break frame in beamer

I want to break a frame. I used \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] and I have a problem: the first frame is blank and the second frame shows complete content. \documentclass[12pt, compress, red]{beamer}...
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Video in Beamer presentation: how to fill the slide

I am trying to fill the white part of the slide in a beamer presentation through a video (which I embedded through movie15 but I can easily use medi9). Do you know how can I do? A sketch of the code ...
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Randomly arrange images in beamer

I would like to arrange images in a beamer presentation without having to set them in a predefined position. Is there a package or a fast way to place randomly into the beamer a given number of images?...
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Beamer - How can I add sub-frame numbers?

I have the following code which works for counting pages: \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{ \usebeamercolor[fg]{title} \hspace{1em} \large\insertframenumber/\inserttotalframenumber }...
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Why is the figure not appearing below an itemize in beamer?

The figure doesn't appear and there is some weird shifting of the itemize environment when the figure should've appeared. Any help on why this is the case? \documentclass[demo]{beamer} %\usepackage[...
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text in upper right corner of title page in beamer [duplicate]

I need to add a small text in the title page at the upper right corner. Does anyone know how to do that? I tried to search online, but I couldn't do that.
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Meanings of some macros in beamer source

In the source file beamerbasetoc.sty of beamer package there are these lines: \def\tableofcontents{\@ifnextchar[{\beamer@tableofcontents}{\beamer@tableofcontents[]}} \def\beamer@tableofcontents[#1]{% ...
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Set beamercolorbox height automatically to sister beamercolorbox on frametitle

I'm trying to create a custom beamer theme. However, I want to put some color besides the frame title, but I cannot adjust the height of the bar automatically. I tried to fix it by adding some skip ...
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Error message in beamer due to \framebox

Have a look at the code below. It keeps giving me an error and I don't know why. All I know is that it is due to the \framework function. Does somebody have an idea how this can be solved? \begin{...
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I want to auto-number a frame title

I want to make a quiz with x questions with beamer. In the frame title I want to auto-increase the number of the question. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t] \frametitle{VRAAG ...
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Putting formulas below each other in a block

I want the formulas $2 \leq i \leq n$ and $2 \leq i \leq n$, \hspace{5mm}, $n-i+3 \leq k \leq n$ in the slide below to start at the same point such that they are right below in the block. I've tried ...
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Beamer - How to make font larger for page numbers?

I've added the following code from this answer: \addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{% \usebeamerfont{footline}% \usebeamercolor[fg]{footline}% \hspace{1em}% \insertframenumber/\...
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Customize colors in beamer Madrid theme

I have been trying to customize color themes in Madrid beamer theme for slide sections. I have checked the beamercolorthemedefault.sty file looking for the properties I should change to do so, and I ...
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How to remove the link to the references in a beamer presentation?

I'm using LaTeX with biblatex (and beamer), and in the top left corner there's a link to the references. Does someone knows how to remove it? Thanks :) Here's a screenshot: And the minimal ...
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Include an image in itemize in a beamer presentation [duplicate]

I have to do a presentation with beamer. In a frame I want to insert an image as a object in itemize, so in the first step is only visible the writings, while in the second step the image appears. ...
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How to top align itemize in two columns in beamer?

I've got a frame that first has some itemize text and then want to split it in two columns to have some more itemized text on each column. The problem is I can't align the top of the columns and the ...