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How to visualize dimensions of frame components in beamer?

Is there a package to visualize dimension of all frame components (head/footline, sidebars, navigation bar etc) in beamer? I tried to search for something similar to layout package, but did not ...
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Button on all slides after Table of Contents in beamer

I'd like to add a "return" button on all the slides after the table of contents, returning to the ToC itself, but not exactly on the footer (as shown in How to edit Beamer theme CambridgeUS). I've ...
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Use new Beamer theme [duplicate]

I am sorry for the silly question, but I am new to TexShop and new to Mac as well. However, I have been looking for a solution in the last two days between the documentation .pdf and various forums. ...
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Problem with beamer documentclass: xcolor.sty not found [duplicate]

I am trying to run the following code: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme[hideothersubsections, right,width=22mm]{Goettingen} } \title{Simple Presentation} \author[D. ...
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Beamer TOC: how may I show subsections of one section with pausesections option

In a Beamer presentation, the general TOC is long. So, I wouldn't like to show all the TOC with all the sections and subsections at once. Intead, I would like to show the TOC with pausesections ...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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Oversized colored row in beamer block

As a follow up to this question, I am trying to insert tables in my beamer presentation so that they have the same style as blocks. However, I want to avoid using rules in my tables, and I am trying ...
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Problem using \write18 in beamer frame

I am stuck in front of this little but annoying problem. I am trying to use a \write18 command in which I use a local variable \mytest. I really don't understand why this SWE works if I comment the ...
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TOC, too long for fitting

I've used next code in to my preamble to make my TOC, because I want that the section I will talk about is shown. But now is my TOC too large for one frame, how can I make it fit in one frame? ...
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Add notes to latex beamer [duplicate]

I need to add notes for presentation like we add Microsoft power point 'click to add notes'Is there some way to do it using latex beamer?
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How to add multi-authors with different affiliations in Beamer using LyX?

I want to have two authors with different affiliations showing on the cover page in beamer. Can anyone help me how I can do this in LyX? Specifically, I want to have the below structure: Title ...
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Same animation for all beamer slides [closed]

I need to put same animation for all slides. I mean all paragraphs, bullets, images. After opening slide automatically work all animations of opened slide (all items of this slide). This is same for ...
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LaTeX getting “Missing } inserted” error

I'm getting "Missing } inserted" error, when compiling with pdflatex and I really don't understand why. This is occurring in a beamer frame. Maybe someone comes up with something useful. ...
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Specific title page and other slide footer in latex beamer

I need to create title page like this 1st image and other slides like the 2nd image. I also need to add logo as a image (to header,footer) and footer like this..(different footer in title page)I used ...
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Beamer CambridgeUS - How to add logo above the title

Related to my previous question about beamer, now I have another one: How to add logo above the title.
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Citation colour with Beamer + Hyperref + Natbib

I'm using natbib for citation with a custom bibstyle. I'm working on a presentation using LaTeX beamer and for some reason the citation marker doesn't have the colour that is specified to hyperref. ...
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Inner theme doesn't work in Russian [duplicate]

I'm using a template, almost the same for Russian and English presentation. English one works fine, while in Russian innertheme \useinnertheme{circles} breaks rendering: ! Improper `at' size ...
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Question about beamer - Cambria font with CambridgeUS

Related to my previous question about beamer, now I have another one: How to set Cambria font for mathematical equations and Times New Roman or Arial font for regular text
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Question about beamer - Head shaded with CambridgeUS

Related to my previous question about beamer, now I have another one: How to change the color on the head shaded from the light gray to the light green.
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Beamer, TOC other language [closed]

In this code, I would like to have that the words out of Table of Contents (like section) will be translate into dutch. I thought that it would work with babel but it doesn't work and Latex doesn't ...
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page size and font size in latex beamer

I need to add page size as Letter Paper: 8-1/2X11 and font size 24 pt but the following code does not worked. What is a solution for these two changes? \documentclass[24pt]{beamer}
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Tikz beamer highlight different nodes in presentation using againframe

I'm working on a presentation in Beamer, I have a tikz flow chart that I want to repeat after a block on the chart is handeld in the presentation. To make it visually easy for the users I would like ...
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Changing color and header of beamer with CambridgeUS

How to change the red color for - the titles - the topics How to adjust the position of the header1 and 2? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} % Set Color ============================== ...
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PPTX to TeX converter [duplicate]

is there a converter available to generate tex code out of powerpoint slides? beamer documentcalls is preferred. another tex code is accepted if beamer output would not possible. is there maybe an ...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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Beamer (with style) to Html5?

My organization require the use of a standardized powerpoint template for how slides should look, so I've written my own Beamer .sty (style file). Then I write .Rnw-files in RStudio that I knit ...
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How can I remove an undesired indentation?

I've got the following frame: \begin{frame} \frametitle{TP-Basis} Ausgangspunkt: \begin{align*} s(x) = \begin{cases} a+bx & x \leq k \\ c+dx & x > k \end{cases} \end{align*} ...
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Remove author and institution in footline

I am writing a beamer presentation using the CambridgeUS theme but my presentation has multiple authors and their names do not fit in the footline at the author section. I want to delete all of their ...
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Create pdf with subset of slides

I use knitr and RStudio with XeLaTeX to create a presentation with many slides. But sometimes not all of the slides should appear in the final pdf. Is it possible to have a variable that I change ...
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Removing sidebar from a single beamer frame

I like using the Beamer Goettingen theme as it has a nice sidebar. I would like to remove this from occasional slides, so the text can go all the way across. However, while the [plain] option removes ...
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Just a part of TOC must be shown, beamer

Before I start talking about a new section, I would like to show de TOC whereby the part (section) that I will talk about is shown? So I would like that the rest is only vague opposite the section I ...
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Tree with more levels

I'm working with the package qtree and I'd loved to make more levels. My code is: \begin{frame}[t]{\secname} \Tree [.{L} [.{L1} {\textit{Lag}: \\ ${\textstyle x=y$ \\ \small{C}} ] ...
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Non-raised tildes in a minted environment

Consider the following minimal example that combines Beamer + Minted: \documentclass[11pt,utf8]{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Foobar} ...
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Changing the default title/author/institution/frametitle font in Beamer

I sadly haven't been able to answer this questions using Google. In beamer, I'd like to make the default font for the entire title page, as well as frame titles, to be the default font from the old ...
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Avoiding repositioning of minipages when moving overlayed tikzpictures

I'm fairly new to Beamer and stuck with this problem of two tikzpictures lying above two minipages. i want tikz1 to be displayed on slide 2 of the frame and tikz2 on the next slide (3). However they ...
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Doodle on top of Sweave output

It might not be possible to do this, but I was wondering if there is a way to doodle on top of the LaTeX output, or in my case on top of Sweave output. See example underneath!! ...
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Beamer Frankfurt header runs off page [closed]

I'm using the Beamer Frankfurt header. When my final section has a lot of slides, the circles run off the page, so the "active" circle is not visible in much of the final section. The titles appear to ...
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Layout issues with beamerposter

I am having some layout issues with beamerposter. As you can see the vertical alignment does not work properly. Also, the conclusions block is too long. \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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Beamer Question Color

Which template exists to avoid black and blue colors? The most templates are using either blue or black. Is there something with red or green available?
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add a fake item in itemize as a placeholder

How to make phantom item in itemize environment? I want to 'animate' items in my beamer slides, so when I go from one slide to another new item pop up in a right place. I have workaround for one item ...
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Interference between \onslide and \setbeamercovered{transparent}

I'm trying to use \onslide in a table, but since I have the option \setbeamercovered{transparent} in the preamble, it does not produce the overlay of columns. Here is my example: ...
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Beamer columns environment in article document

I'd like to use something like beamer's \columns environment in an article-like document. Does anyone know if this is possible and how to do it? I found this: (beamer blocks in ordinary article-style ...
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Successively reveal tree bottom up

I am trying build a tree bottom up in a beamer document, i.e. to draw it on screen starting from the most deeply embedded leaves. I've found a lot of Q&As and discussions on how to have trees ...
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Beamer grey out items after pause

I'm making a presentation in Beamer and I've been having some trouble getting exactly the effect I want. I have three blocks, one that stretches across the entire width of the slide, and two that ...
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Xelatex beamer Calibri: how to suppress unwanted ligatures [duplicate]

Solution: \setsansfont[Ligatures={NoRequired,NoCommon,NoContextual}]{Calibri} I'm no typographer, therefore I didn't know the techinical terms, but this Wikipedia article describes it: ...
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Smoothbars meets infolines

I like the intuitive navigation that smoothbars provides. However, when the presentation has too many sections it is hard to display it nicely. In that case I would like to have a split header like ...
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errors with MakeUppercase and Beamer's insertsectionhead

I'm trying to use \MakeUppercase on \insertsectionhead of the beamer class: \documentclass[]{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Section 1} \begin{frame}{Frame 1} \MakeUppercase{\insertsectionhead} ...
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href does not run properly

I have been working with Mac and TeX Live, the newest version. I want to run videos by a mouse click on the PDF generated by a beamer presentation. I tried with shells and I also used appify to ...
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Using AtBeginSection and againframe to make custom section transitions

I am trying to make a custom slide to use as an inter-sectional slide in order to replace the more typical code: \AtBeginSection{ \begin{frame}[c,plain,noframenumbering] ...
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coordinates, nodes and arrows in tikz

I like the idea of defining a bunch of coordinates and then creating the desired diagram from them, but now I have the following problem. The MWE below demonstrates it: the arrows connecting the two ...