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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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Showing filled graphs from pgfplots, slide by slide with beamer

I want to uncover two plots one at a time using a combination of beamer and pgfplots. The MWE below highlights three attempts. The first attempt uses \onslide but doesn't seem to have any noticable ...
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embed mp4 video in latex beamer on Mac OSX Yosemite

I followed the answer of this post to install media9 package. Then I followed this post to embed .mp4 in beamer. But I failed. I included the package by: \usepackage{media9} and the related code ...
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Keep subsection counter the same for a few frames in Beamer

I have a few frames showing the same picture in the background but adding more pictures on top of it every frame. At each new frame, the subsection counter goes up by a dot. Is it possible to keep the ...
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Run a command at end of each Frame

I want to run a command (writing page ranges to a file) at the end of each frame. I can capture the page the frame started with at the beginning with ...
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Shift logo after hiding navigation symbols in beamer

I have a beamer presentation using the Warsaw theme in which I have a logo and I'm hiding the navigation symbols. The navigation symbols are hidden, but the logo remains in the same place. I can fix ...
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Tikzexternalize creates multiple copies of same figure

When compiling this document, tikzexternalize makes two copies of the small tikz figure. Is it possible to only make one copy to speed up compilation? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same possition/height in beamer?

Recently I discovered that I can create tikz figures inside my presentation beamer file. Before I use to create pdf files separately and import them into my presentation. By applying the new process I ...
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How to remove spacing between figure and caption in the beamer class

i'm creating a presentation with the latex beamer class and want to change the spacing between the figure and the caption. I think it is to large at the moment. ...
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beamer box around equations

How can I make a fancy box around equations like the one in the left? I tried many time on my own but nothing satisfactory obtained!
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Changing the Hannover theme to fold subsections

I'm creating big presentation in beamer and I'm using Hannover theme to show sections, subsections and subsubsections. The presentation is big so the size of the list in the navigation bar exceeds ...
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Beamer remove literature heading

For some reason, even though my literature frame is called Literature, the generated PDF has Literature I in the heading instead. How can I get rid of that number?
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scope of \def within a beamer document [duplicate]

The following MWE displays the problem. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Frame 1} \def\test{hello} \test % prints hello \end{frame} \begin{frame}{Frame 2} \test % ...
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How to make the linked text colorful in beamer.

I want to highlight linked text with different color in beamer. for example, my code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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How to remove total number of Pages from the beamer ppt slide? [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a PPT. But the default layout displays the current slide number alongwith the Total Number of slides. I dont want to display total number of slides. Please Help
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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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Beamer: problem with redefining the frames

I have some trouble with beamer: I start with a simple example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} first frame \end{frame} ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Define \itemsep globally

In LaTeX Beamer, I'm trying to set \itemsep globally. I've already tried the following, but it doesn't work: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate body ...
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How to use a subset of a beamer presentation?

I am trying to take the PDF output of a beamer presentation and take only a subset of the slides, and create a PDF file out of them (I can't recompile the beamer presentation with the relevant slides, ...
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Automatical title section in beamer only on the first frame after \section

I'm trying to make that the title of the last section appears as frametitle only on the first frame after each \section{...} code. Now, i'm doing it manually with this code : \newcommand{\TS}[0]{ ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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tikz-cd communative diagram does not render correctly in beamer [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass[serif, professionalfont]{beamer}[20pt] \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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Hide subsubsections from TOC, but keep PDF bookmarks with beamer

Yes, I realize that subsubsections are evil. The only reason I'm using them however, is for myself, to structure the presentation and be able to jump around efficiently if necessary. The beamer theme ...
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How to change the color of bibitems?

I'm showing my references at the end of my beamer presentation. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ \begin{thebibliography}{1}\scriptsize \bibitem{Test} Test, Me, ...
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Showing sections/subsections in Beamer [closed]

I want to show sections/subsections/subsubsections in Beamer, as it is in Latex (i.e. in the middle of the slide, not in sidebar)
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Producing lecture notes and handouts with spaces for students to fill in details

I'm trying to produce handouts for students of lecture notes that I've written using Beamer -- I'd like the handouts and presentation slides to look exactly the same except have gaps in the handout ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer query, center justify \frametitle

In beamer, to center justify the frame-title, one uses this: \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][center] This is what I have as default: ...
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Numbering slides in Beamer

Here's my code: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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How can I draw a vertical line on a slide in beamer without affecting the positions of any other elements on the page?

Consider the following beamer frame \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo Bar} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig1.pdf} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig2.pdf} \end{frame} Currently, they are ...
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Improving a poorly used theme of a beamer presentation

I have completed a technical presentation, but I have tried many times to customized to improve the appearance of the PaloAlto. Very Very...Long Conf Title cannot be accommodated in the side bar, ...
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Beamer themes/sample files suitable for high school presentation [closed]

I am to give a general invitational talk related to mathematics to a high school crowd. I was wondering if anyone has tried using Beamer for such an audience and what would you recommend? Previously ...
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Selectively boxing and labeling parts of an image

I want to let these boxes and text-labels fade after sometime, as it would lead to unwarranted cluttering in the image. Also, I want to ultimately put the image slideshow as a part of the beamer ...
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Changing filling of some node in tikzpicture using \matrix

I have used the handy \matrix trick in a tikzpicture (see code) to build up a graph. Now I wanted to change the filling of one node. I can't find out how! Of course, I can find out, how to change ...
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usebackgroundtemplate after section

I am attempting to insert a full-page figure into my slides, see the MWE below. The first experience, that 'Title' and 'subtitle' appear at their normal position. With the option 'plain' I expected ...
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Beamer: handout/article mode - produce multiple copies of a frame with distinct overlay numbers

Similar questions have been asked before, but I was unable to come up with a general purpose solution out of the answers provided. First, here is a MWE: %\documentclass{beamer} ...
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Positioning of progress bar relative theme elements

I’m trying to position a minimal progress bar just beneath the frame title and frame title + framesubtitle bar of the Warsaw theme: \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { ...
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insert a pdf image(created in Tex) in a beamer slide [duplicate]

I am facing difficulty in sizing the pdf image being imported into the beamer slide presentation. This is because the original image generated in tex has a lot of unused space. Please advise me how I ...
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How to define customize frames in beamer with newenvironment

I would like to change text distribution within each frame in my presentation beamer, I tried to use \newenvironment but every time I get an error: File ended while scanning use of ...
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I am trying to post a picture adjacent to bullet points

Please check the code block below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} { \frametitle{Characteristics of ABCDE} \begin{minipage}[c]{.5\linewidth} ...
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Paging and listing in Beamer

First question: I would like to know how to add the groups of circles on top of slides that allow me to go to a slide of a specific topic by clicking a circle. The circles are shown in the slide ...
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Beamer: How to disable/delete author's name at first slide, and move date to the end of slide

This is my latex beamer content: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current ...
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Beamer: Subsections in table of contents in one line

I created a presentation with beamer, but the presentation is too long for the table of contents to fit in one frame. So I wanted to ask if it is possible to remove the line break after each ...
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Beamer: How to Disable `\pause` Temporarily

Currently I am preparing a presentation in beamer. I make an extensive use of the \pause-command. However, it would be good to disable \pause temporarily to quickly go through the presentation. ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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Math symbols in beamer frame

I am trying to write a presentation with beamer. I have a problem with the symbol of "lim" as you can see in the attachment file. What is happening? Thank you in advance for your help. My file is: ...