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Using pstool with beamer

I would like to use pstool with beamer to create a presentation in pdflatex with figures processed by psfrag. However, as the simple example below shows, the figures are processed using the beamer ...
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Beamer Template - Disable Margins in Title page

I am working on an own latex beamer template. Currently, I try to design the title page using \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{}. It should look similar to the other pages going from the top to the ...
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No cleveref in beamer?

I am trying to get a math beamer presentation to work and it seems that cleveref is causing problems. The MWE below gives the error Paragraph ended before \@ynthm was complete In the documentation ...
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Avoid frame numbering in references that span more than one frame in Beamer

I am creating a presentation with Beamer, in which my references span more than one frame. In order to have the references automatically split in multiple frames I used the allowframebreaks parameter. ...
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`xkeyval` key doesn't work for setting `fragile` option in beamer

I'm trying to set a custom macro to create frames in my presentations. However, when I tried to set the options I can pass to the frame using xkeyval the whole macro stops working. How can I pass the ...
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how to break in \only

Since the allowframebreaks in the beamer has some side effects as put by Gonzalo Medina, so in his answer to "Beamer, framebreaks with different subtitles", he recommend that \only should be a ...
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Using ntheorem with beamer?

I am trying to prepare a mathematical presentation using LaTeX's beamer class. Since I already have an article on the subject, I want to copy various parts of it into the presentation, in particular ...
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Weird issue involving pstricks, dvi->ps->pdf toolchain, and the letter combination rt

This is an extremely weird bug [Edit]it's not a bug, the problem was in my code. I spent 1 hour bringing this down to a small working example, can't figure out if its minimal. Set up: Ubuntu latest ...
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Beamer themes and bidi problems

I'm trying to write a Hebrew beamer presentation. I found some very nice template that actually worked from the box (which you can find in this very link, source and author's compiled output) but ...
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\apptocmd into a conditional—why it does not work?

Why the following MWE does not work while if I comment the conditional it works? \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \@ifclassloaded{beamer}{ \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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Hindi text does not show using Beamer

I am trying to write an example of using unicode font in Latex Beamer. The resulting pdf does not show the Hindi characters, rather shows blank spaces in that place. However, when I use the same code ...
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References on the same slide on beamer

I would like to put references on the same slide which is being referenced. The best place in my opinion will be above the short name of presentation and date row. How can I achieve this? Mwe: ...
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Adjusting spacing in beamer while changing font size

If I decrease the font size in beamer, as in the code below, the spacing stays the same. I do want single spacing throughout, but adjusted according to the specific font size being employed. That ...
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Beamer poster : scaling issue

I am trying to make a poster using the beamer poster template given in this link. http://www.njohnston.ca/2009/08/latex-poster-template/ But I wanted much smaller size, with three columns, so I ...
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Vertical separation between text and first item inside nodes not consistent

The appended code yield the following slide. Although the code of the four rectangular nodes equals each other the vertical separation between the text and the first item within the rectangle is ...
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Dynamically hide LaTeX beamer frame based on tags

I guess I'm in a configuration that will ring the bell to many: in the context of a project that run for many years, I developed a very large Beamer presentation featuring a lot of slides. The LaTeX ...
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How extend beamertemplate{background}?

I am writing a custom beamer theme. In one of my theme .sty files I am using: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture} \useasboundingbox (0,0) ...
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How to get beamercolor for block? [duplicate]

Suppose I have a block like this: \begin{block}{My awesome block} It really is awesome! It has a header and a body, both areas filled with fancy colors! \end{block} I want to use the background ...
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LaTeX Beamer, TikZ and overlays — page numbering issue

I'm using \onslide<…-> for overlays in TikZ: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\insertpagenumber{}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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Beamer headline too long

When creating a beamer presentation in LaTeX, I have so many sections and frames, that the headline with the navigation bar is too long for the frame. Also, the table of contents is too long. I know ...
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Put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered

How can I put a beamerbox at the top of the frame, even if the frame is vertically centered? I know \frametitle just does this! So you can reformulate my question: how frametitle does this? Here is ...
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How display italic fonts like an article document in beamer?

I wish to display italics like this that are used in article documents, but within a beamer document with the default use and font themes.
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Problem with the \mathbf command

In this MWE, I want to obtain bold letter for the letter "H" (compare the two "H") : \documentclass[10 pt]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{lmodern} % load a font with all the characters ...
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Bug in label for legend with beamer, tikz, animate

I am very puzzled by this small bug. This example does not work because compilation crashes on the line containing \label{Temp\iIdPic}. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Get access to beamer palette for tikzpictures

I can't get the solution proposed here to work: Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture ...
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Beamer, philex and \hfill

I'm using the package philex for linguistic examples, and I try to put a textual element at the end of the line (right centered). I tried to use the \hfillcommand, but as the MWE will show you, it ...
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How do I rescale an align environment on a beamer slide?

I'm trying to resize an equation on a beamer slide to make it larger. However, the usual approach of using \scalebox doesn't seem to work: \begin{frame} \scalebox{2}{ \begin{align} x &= y\\ y ...
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Indenting Text in Beamer

I am attempting to indent text, as below. To get the alignment right (and it's far from perfect right now), I've been using trial and error with a linebreak \\ and \hspace{3.1cm}. Is there a ...
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Animated arrows

I would like to animate red arrows, some one would help me? thank you. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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semiverbatim with tikz in beamer

I'm using semiverbatim with tikz in beamer. My following MWE throws error: ! Package tikz Error: Sorry, some package has redefined the meaning of the math-mode dollar sign. This is incompatible ...
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Using tikzpicture in beamer to make a directed acrylic graph [closed]

I am trying to add a directed acrylic graph to a beamer presentation. Using this code (reproduced below) I created a slide, but the image produced has every node and arrow stacked roughly on top of ...
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Beamer: default block not displayed

I am currently using Beamer to create a presentation. I'd like to use blocks, as I already did several times in the past, but it seems not to work properly. For instance, the following example ...
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Misalignment with framed package and column

I'm trying to use the shaded environment as follows: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} \definecolor{shadecolor}{rgb}{1,0.8,0.3} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Biblatex: footnote citations. Two references to footnote in same slide [closed]

I'm putting references at the bottom of Beamer slides. I'm referring to the same footnote twice in one slide, but latex is create a duplicate footnote: the label/ref is not working. I found a ...
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How to have an image on the left-hand side and text (with mathematics) on the right-hand side which are horizontally aligned in beamer?

Doing a presentation with an image of a graph on the left-hand side and the mathematics behind the graph on the right-hand side and I want them horizontally aligned. Thanks.
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How to use \mylabel in a \frametitle

I need to refer in \frametitle to a section that I have labelled with a new command \mylabel. Here is the code \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\mylabel}[2]{% \@bsphack ...
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Vertical centering inside an overprint

Is there an "easy" way to vertically center stuff in an overprint environment? Based on the current answer, this is my test document \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} ...
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How to preserve space when using an Overlay command in Beamer?

Into Beamer, I want to preserve the space when I replace an expression by another in a mathematics formula with the help of an Overlay command. For example, if we have in slide number 1 this formula: ...
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Figure next to text in beamer

I can't get my code to do what I want. I'm working in beamer and I want to position my figure on the left side of the frame and the text next to it, but I would like to work with alineas in my text. ...
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How to modify \AtBeginLecture?

I am using beamer to pepare my lectures. I am using command \AtBeginLecture{\frame{some text... \insertlecture}} to insert a tile at the beginning of the lectures. This put the desidered text at ...
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Natbib Article format: Omit volume and pages

How can I omit the volume number and page numbers from the citations in the footnotes of the following MWE Beamer example? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begingroup\newif\ifmy ...
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Invert fontsize command in setbeamerfont

I want to customize the frametitle in a beamer presentation. I have a problem with the linespacing, so I use the size*-version. The declaration is size*={<fontsize in ...
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Numbering figures in beamer while using the caption package [duplicate]

I am trying to number my figures in beamer while using the package caption but it doesn't work. I want to use caption because I can break a line with \\ and I like the way the caption is formatted. ...
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Navigation circles shown for title page with patch for no-subsections

I'm trying to create a custom theme for beamer. However, when I tried to patch the navigation circles to be automatically included without subsections (using the solution of Beamer navigation circles ...
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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation - [closed]

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Getting Not defining \perthousnad and Not defining \micro when compiling beamer with Kile

I have some experience using LaTeX with Miktex on windows, but am only taking baby steps in learning how to do it on Ubuntu. I am using Kile as IDE for making beamer presentations. The pdf file is ...
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Why does the pdf file is successfully generated while the compilation ends with warnings in beamer using Kile? [closed]

I don't know what is going with Kile when I use the document class beamer. The pdf can successfully be generated after the compilation but I get many error messages. Please here a minimal working ...
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How to left align items in itemize that contains columns environment on beamer

I need to automatically left align all my items. The problem is that I must have a columns environment in the middle. But that environment shifts the items to the left. I tried setting ...
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csvsimple usage in beamer class

Why does this work \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{filecontents,csvsimple} \begin{document} \begin{filecontents*}{chunk.csv} line one line two line three \end{filecontents*} \csvreader[no ...