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'Dimension too large' error in animate package

I am using the animate package to include a series of images into a PDF (like a small movie), which usually works fine, however, now I am running into an ! Dimension too large. <recently read> ...
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Change font for units with \unit (In LyX, \unittwo)

Using the command (defined in units.sty) \unit[value]{dimensions}, the dimensions are set using \mathrm. I am working on a presentation that uses the standard Beamer sans serif font (can't remember ...
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How to dim block environments in beamer

One of my beamer slides looks like the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 1. \end{block} \pause \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 2. ...
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error when using tcolorbox

I am trying to use the tcolorbox package and just by putting \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \end{document} into my code with no further ...
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Zooming in and highlighting part of picture

In a beamer presentation, is it possible to zoom in on an image to make it full screen and if possible to highlight (something like illuminating a part of picture by bright light while other areas of ...
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Including jpgs into Beamer when using sharelatex or writelatex

I'm trying to include a jpg into Beamer. Many of the sources I've looked at mention that it's necessary to include the graphicx package in the preamble, and to use something like ...
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Beamer sidebar both sides

I'm trying to figure out how to make sidebars on both sides of a beamer presentation. I've been reading this: http://gking.harvard.edu/files/beameruserguide2.pdf, particularly around page 60. It ...
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How can I make text automatically visible or high contrast in a Beamer presentation with photo backgrounds?

Is there an environment or package I can use to make text always visible on a beamer presentation (with photo backgrounds)? How can one ensure a 'high contrast text colour depending on the ...
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Adjust vertical space between headline and text box

How to adjust vertical space between headline and text box? I used [t] option but there is still a big space on the slide. \documentclass[compress,serif,xcolor=dvipsnames,xetex,t]{beamer} ...
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Beamer Multifile and Figure Issues in Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to edit multifile beamer presentation documents in AUCTeX. I use Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 / TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) in Ubuntu 12.04. The most simple code that explains my ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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Equations (to be tagged, but how?) too long to fit in a Beamer alertblock

In the following code the 3rd equation is going out of the alert block. I want to align those equations beautifully inside the alert block. And also I want to indicate that the first equation is 'Mass ...
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“Too many math alphabets” with Beamer and DeclareSymbolFont

The following is a near-minimal example of my problem: \documentclass[dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \DeclareSymbolFont{bbsymbol}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} ...
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Exact green color of example in Beamer

I'd would like to use the same green colour as in the example mode. Does it coincide with \definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0,0.5,0}? Is it possible to use it without defining a new color? (Maybe using ...
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Is there a way to remove duplicate frame titles from a listofframes?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? I have a lot of slides where there are successive identically named slides, for example the first one explains the topic and the ...
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Combining Beamer-List-of-frames with TOC (sections etc.)?

Related to this question »Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer?« Is there a way of combining TOC (section / subsection) with this listofframes? (e.g. frametitles just like ...
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Subcaption with Beamer

I am trying to use subcaption with beamer, but I get a series of error messages concerning subcaption.sty when I attempt to do so. This doesn't happen in the article document class. Here is a MWE ...
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How to produce a list of frames with Beamer if frame titles have LaTeX tags in them?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? The above method works if frame titles don't have tags such as \emph{} in them. However, if a frame title has such a tag, the error ...
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scale column width with image width

I'm writing a presentation using the beamer class where multiple slides consist of an image on the very right and centered text on the left. So far I do this using the columns environment: ...
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beamer and forest

I am preparing beamer presentation and flow chart using forest. For some reason, it is suggesting extra } or problem with \end{frame}. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{beamer} ...
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Inserting a picture step by step in middle of frame

I would like to display a frame in two steps: first a block title and then a picture underneath. Here is my code: \begin{frame}{title} \begin{block}{blockTitle}<1-> ...
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Beamer - setbeamertemplate to get one single shaded frame not working

I have this simple beamer code: \documentclass[compress,xcolor=pst,dvips]{beamer} \usetheme[hideothersubsections]{PaloAlto} \usecolortheme[RGB={12,97,23}]{structure} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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embed a terminal command in a beamer presentation

I know this may be extravagant, but I was wondering if it was possible to embed a terminal command in a beamer pdf that can be launch by clicking on it. My idea is that during my presentation, I could ...
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Text in itemize in column with tikz exeeds margin

I'm new to tikz but I don't think the problem is tikz itself. What I want to obtain is simple, a list of file names with an arrow for each element pointing to the middle of and interval of a tikz ...
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Draft Watermark with Beamer

Is is possible to use \usepackage{draftwatermark} with beamer? I tried it, and the watermark does not show on the slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{draftwatermark} \author{Test} ...
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How to use pstricks package within beamer? I know the pure English typseting method using pstricks in beamer, but failed xelatex pstricks beamer

In order to display simple figure, I began to learn pstricks package. I copied a piece of sample code to a beamer file. When I compile it, something goes wrong. How can I fix it? Process ...
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Tikz flow chart and beamer

I am creating a beamer presentation. I have following tikz flow chart. The problem is the chart appears to be cluttered and is not accomodated on a single slide. Here is the code ...
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Probability beamer theme

I'm trying to present my thesis in stochastic area with some beautiful Beamer theme I found useful website http://latex.simon04.net/. But as my thesis is in stochastic (probability) I search if ...
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Switch beamer font families in general

A standard document (e.g. scrreprt) uses roman font family for text and Sansserif font family for titles etc. It is the other way round in beamer. How can I switch the two font families? Or why do ...
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longtable in beamer environment (lacks headers/footers)

In Beamer, I wish to use the longtable package to break up tables across multiple frames automatically. I am aware of the xtab package, which works fine in Beamer, but I prefer longtable as it is the ...
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Indentation with beamer fontspec and alltt

The following document mangles the indentation of the second line of the alltt (the pipe/bar character does not occur under the equals of the previous line). \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} ...
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lots of overfull boxes in a custom subsection navigation with multicols

I hope this is not too localized... I need a vertical subsection navigation where the subsection names only consists in numbers (1, 2, 3, etc.) printed in a three columns layout. I managed to obtain ...
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Beamer - aligning text and images in columns

I am making a slide with beamer where I would like to have 3 columns, each with an image and a caption underneath. The images are to be animated. While I got the images to align nicely, I'm having ...
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Is there a method to fill the blanks between each Chinese characters? And how to force LaTeX to begin a new line when typsetting Chinese?

Here is my source code,I use CJK to typset Chinese,I am an absolute beginner,and I am working hard to study latex and CJK typseting skill.I want to fill the blank with the next line first charactors.I ...
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Problem with counter and \pause

I am trying to create a manual continuation annotation for my presentations (because I need more flexibility than provided by the automatic splitting feature of beamer). What I thought of is, for ...
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Tex4ht options to convert beamer slides

I tried to used tex4ht utility to convert beamer-latex presentation to OpenOffice ODT, and I'm really not happy with the results. Please find below the snapshots of PDF and ODT files. Please note, ...
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How can I insert a logo image as default in a template? [duplicate]

I'm creating a new beamer template from Dresden theme. I want to put a logo as default in this theme. Right now, I have to insert the logo image inside every working folder.
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How to customize Beamer “definition” environment?

I want to redefine the "definintion" block environment. From the original to this: \begin{定理} 定理内容(theorem details) \end{定理}. After a lot of test I notice there are some difference among Definitions, ...
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How to modify the “x” of the fraction to the same size of the first one?

Here is a screenshot from a beamer file. I want to change the "x" of the fraction to the same size of the first "x". Anyone can help? \documentclass[mathserif,10pt]{beamer} ...
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How do I get numbered entries in a beamer bibliography

Instead of the default icons or the text option, I would like to have numbered entries in my bibliography. I added the line: \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}{} to get rid of the icons, but ...
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Changing biblatex style for one slide

In a presentation created with the beamer class, I'm using \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} and \footcite{source} style=verbose is required so that author, title and so on ...
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Equivalent commands in Beamer Class and Koma script [closed]

What is the equivalent command of \only<1> in Koma script in LaTeX for the text to show on start and then on next click the text within \only<2>?
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Hide Tikz node in Beamer

I am using Tikz to create a flow chart for a Beamer presentation. I managed to get Beamer to uncover each item in the flowshart one by one, but I would like to be able to show one node and then hide ...
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Is it possible to open a video file via a link in beamer?

I have searched through posts like "embedded video in PDF", it seems that this feature is only available in Adobe Acrobat. So I just thought the alternative solution: open a video file (using system ...
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How to disable color gradient between block title and block body in Beamer?

I'm using the "Warsaw theme" in my beamer slides, so how could I Disable color gradient between block title and block body; Disable the block's shade; I don't want to use the "Berkeley theme" which ...
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Beamer: Custom styles for environments

In beamer, there are some predefined (colour) styles like plain, theorem, definition and remark. My first question is where can I find the list of these styles? and the second one is how can I create ...
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Making beamerarticle display 2 slides from the same frame

I'm trying to display 2 different slides in the from the same frame in beamer article format. Here's an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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What's wrong with this table code in beamer?

I've been struggling for a long while with this code trying to solve the problem there apparently is. I basically copied the code from this page http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables in the ...
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Move vertical list of sections-subsections down

I'd like to move the vertical "index" of section and subsection that appears in themes like "Goettingen" down. I tried to add a vertical skip with addtobeamertemplate, but that moves all the sidebar ...
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Is it possible to put a block inside another block in Beamer?

Basically I want to insert two blocks within a bigger block. I've tried doing this: \begin{block}{heading} \begin{block}{heading1} content \end{block} \begin{block}{heading1} ...