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Beamer: uncovering itemize so the first slide shows no items at all

How can I achieve in beamer that the first slide of each frame is void (that is, only displays the frametitle)? Suppose I have the following frame: \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} ...
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How to display the footnote in the bottom of the slide while using \columns?

I am using \columns in beamer to show two pictures. After I added \footnote{ExampleText} after captions, the ExampleTest just appear in each column. Now I want to show all of the ExampleText in the ...
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Sawasdee Font in Beamer Poster

I'm trying to use the "Sawasdee" font in a beamer poster (installed as a TrueType font from fonts-tlwg-sawasdee ubuntu package). I can activate it in a regular (scractl) document by using ...
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\pause functionality changed in texlive2012 compared with texlive2011?

I recently upgraded from texlive2011 to texlive2012. The transition was relatively smooth, but today, I found one problem. In my beamer slides, under texlive2011 distribution, the following ...
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\footcite and \footcitetext produce empty citation in beamer [closed]

I'm using biblatex with bibtex in the beamer document class. In a very weird way the \footcite produces a rather empty citation "2." In the example, whereas \footcitefull gives a very nice citation. ...
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Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using 'show notes on second screen' and absolute 'pgf' positioning

When I try to do something like the following, everything works fine and dandy; The title graphic (here represented by the LaTeX logo with the reddish background) is shown just fine. ...
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Skip foreach-frame when missing content

I automatically generate slides with foreach: \foreach \n in {1,...,200} {% \begin{frame}{Slide with jpeg number \n} \includegraphics[height=3cm]{FileA_\n.jpg} ...
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latex beamer no shadow on title

I use beamer class with Warsow Style. I use rounded with shadow box for the : alert, block and example. However I also get a shadow rounded box on the first slide on my title. My question is show ...
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Mixing aspects of Beamer themes

I have looked at the various beamer themes and I like CambridgeUS except for one very small aspect. I would like the titles of each block to have a colored background. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Beamer: Creating a slide with short, centered, prominent text

Between the introductory slides and the meat of my presentation done in Beamer, I would like to add one slide with the text: "Coming up: Our Work". Or some such. This is the only text on this slide, ...
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Beamer TOC gives wrong section number

Because my Beamer files are large, I split then into separate .tex files and start a new part with e.g. \addtocounter{section}{3} This works in that the first section in this .tex file correctly ...
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pgfgantt “title list options” incompatible with beamer

Creating a Gantt chart using the pgfgantt package, with days of the weeks as the titles, can be done using title list options as demonstrated in the package manual. But it doesn't seem to agree with ...
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Animation with Latex Beamer

I'd like to produce a sort of animation effect in my presentation. I have an image: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{./images/avatar-landscape.jpg} \end{figure} and ...
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Beamer: TOC only once before sections with subsections

My presentation consist of multiple sections. Some sections consist of subsection and some not. I want beamer to display the TOC before every subsection and before every section which consists of no ...
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Beamer .sty files not recognized in Auctex emacs [closed]

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation through Auctex in emacs. In the process I have to include several style packages (subfigure.sty, stmaryrd.sty) in the tex file. However the problem is that ...
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Adjust vertical alignment in footline of beamer

Using the beamer class: When I put the page number in the footline next to a navigation icon they align on the bottom of their bounding box. Unfortunately the navigation bounding box is bigger than my ...
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Vertically center when using overlayarea [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo} \begin{overlayarea}{\textwidth}{0.8\textheight} \begin{center} \input{big_tikz_image_with_many_overlays.tex} ...
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Resume Enumeration across frames

I've tried the equivalent of the question Resuming a list when the two enumerate environments are on two different frames, but compiler will complain. I.e. \begin{frame} \frametitle{A Survey of ...
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Beamer or MS Powerpoint/LibreOffice Impress?

I am preparing a seminar course and will be showing a lot of figures: photos, screen captures of journal figures, etc. Some amount of equations but probably less (by slide count) than the images. I ...
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Customizing the navigation sidebar “per section”

I'm looking for a command to remove at will the first or the last X items of the TOC displayed in the sidebar. My problem appear when there is too many items in the sidebar. For example, the above ...
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Prevent newline in title of beamer presentation

How can I prevent the new line indicated in the picture below? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[svgnames,9pt]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} ...
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How to disable page shortcut without changing the theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer? How can I remove the page-shortcut symbols that appear below the frames? Thanks.
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Custom headline in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm trying to modify some themes in Beamer and nearly have what I want. The last step is to change the headline to display the sections in the presentation. What I have so far is: however, I ...
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Add some space around the headline in a beamer slide

How can I customise the headline of my slides in order to have some white space above and below the title of the frame? I guess I should change the template with the following instruction: ...
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how to reduce the length of a block in a frame

I would like to reduce the length of a block in a frame because it is too long respect to the instance it contains. How is it possible?
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Pointing (an arrow) to a tabular node in beamer is buggy (ignorenonframetext)

Maybe a bug in beamer, works OK while using the minimal document class. Again, following the example over there, and also after playing with Circling/framing and referring to a bunch of nodes, the ...
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Easy absolute positioning in beamer

For my presentaton slides I'd like to have list uncovered and highlighted by time and each item supported by appropriate image/graph/table. Thinking about it in wider application, I'd like to ...
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Using the beamer style Berlin

This package makes my beamer presentation go all blue with those dots at the top which tell you which section and subsection I am on, right? Thing is, when I make my presentation, compile it and then ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...
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tableofcontents too large

I would like to insert \tableofcontents[currentsection] in my presentation. Unfortunately I have not so many sections, so the space between the "items" is too much. I don't wont to change the ...
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Strange movement of objects when highlighted item in beamer is uncovered

Can anyone explain to me why there is this strange "shift" of objects when passing from the first to the second slide in the below MWE? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} ...
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Extend a frame to two pages

I am using beamer to create slides for presentation. I am trying to put 4 equations with numbers from 1 to 4 in two pages. in short, how can I extend a frame to two pages?
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adding equations gradually to beamer highlight (hf-tikz)

I am trying to highlight equations of a linear program starting from buttom and add constraints to the highlight. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern,amsmath,amssymb} ...
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linenumbers of minted are not shown in beamer if i use infolines

linenumbers of minted are not shown in beamer if i use infolines as an outertheme example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \usetheme{Warsaw} \useoutertheme{infolines} ...
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put two images on the same slide

sorry to bother you but I'm quite new in Latex. I would like to put two images in a presentation, better in one slide in this way: image1 image2 the two images will go one under the other and ...
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Presentations with flexible page layout

I'm new to presentations with LaTeX; can the Beamer class be used to create flexible page layouts, such as shown below (yellow boxes will be filled with either images or text)? Each page may use a ...
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How to include subsection titles next to the bullets with the singapore beamer theme? [duplicate]

I am using Singapore theme in beamer and I would like to have the title of the subsections appearing next to the corresponding bullets, in the header. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to proceed ...
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Removing the bullets of the subsections in toc?

I am working with the beamer, to create some slides. How can I remove the bullets of the subsections in the table of contents ?
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Which PDF viewers for Linux support Beamer's second screen options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note page showing the next frame Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux? I have tried evince and Adobe Reader on Linux, but neither ...
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List of all equations in the entire document

I am trying to put all the equations of my presentation made with Beamer into a single table to summarize them. They are however in various frames within \align environments. How can I achieve this? ...
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Changing the colour of the text with itemize

I'm creating my own beamer theme. I can change the colour of the bullets using \setbeamercolor{}. But how can I change the colour of the text after the bullets? I would like to use it in a .sty file. ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Using ps2pdf colour and fonts change when TikZ picture added on beamer slide

When compiled with LaTeX + dvi2ps + ps2pdf the pdf output of the below MWE shows a strange behaviour: On the first slide (without TikZ picture) fonts and colours are slightly different from the ones ...
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Animated equation in Beamer

I would like to animate an equation in Beamer with the \alt command. Unfortunately, there is some "movement" between the two equations. Consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested align/text/math environment not displayed

See the MWE below. Observation: In the second version the callout is displayed in the first it is not. Can anyone tell me why this is so? \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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How can I set the background of a slide with a background image?

I have a background image for one of my slides which is partially transparent. I'd like to set the background color for this slide to black, but it does not work. Example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Warnings with beamer class and itemize

I'm getting the following annoying warnings: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available (Font) size <5> substituted on input line 16. ... LaTeX ...
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Footline colobox spacing problems in Beamer?

I've been trying to customize the footline in a beamer template but when I added a fourth box, the spacing went wacko. Here's my template: \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} ...
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Itemize bullets without itemization?

How can I produce bullets like as they are used in beamer with itemize environments? I want to use them in the text not just for itemizations. Note: I would like the bullets not just to look more ...