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Using \hfill in a beamer \frametitle in the wuerzburg theme

I'm using a set of beautiful beamer templates developed by Christian Gogolin and I'm struggling to get the desired effect using the \hfill command in \frametitle{} in order to have a beamer button ...
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Update matrix entries in beamer

I'm trying to show row reducing a matrix in a beamer presentation. I'd like to show successive steps of the row reduction using overlays. The following is close to what I want to do. The problem is ...
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Different line spacings for main text and footnotes in beamer

In my beamer presentation, I want the main text to have a line spacing of 1.5, footnotes to have a line spacing of 1, both within them and between two consecutive footnotes. Inserting ...
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Beamer TOC: changing color and shape for subsection items in TOC

The default items for subsection in TOC are balls (no-nummered). I would like to use blue triangles, like the symbol \blacktriangleright but blue color. Any idea?
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How to insert overlays in latex beamer

I have as many as 15-20 overlays within a frame. I am trying to highlight certain states in a state diagram. The problem is sometimes I would want to add an overlay, say between 5 and 6. I would need ...
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remove Beamer block transition between title and body

The title and the body of the block have different background colors that have a smooth transition. I would like to get rid of that and have a well defined line there. How do I go about doing that? ...
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Figure to overlap text in beamer

I am making a beamer presentation. How can I force LaTeX to overlap text with a figure. I mean text is below the figure. Is it possible to try something like that with beamer?
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Uncovering Formatting?

Is there any way to have a slide show a block of text, and then by some \uncover type command, bold or underline a certain part of that text?
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Automatically generate section title slides in beamer?

Is there a way to get beamer to automatically stick in a slide with a centered title whenever I use \section{title} or \subsection{title} or (heaven forbid) \subsubsection{title}? I'm hoping some ...
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Using pstricks with beamer undefined color model

I am trying to use pstricks with beamer. However everytime I get an error message saying Package xcolor error undefined color model I have googled it and tried different solutions but none worked! ...
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beamercolorbox columns [closed]

I have a presentation with a header with beamercolor box. However, I want to make the header in two columns, so I can put a logo on the left: \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=0.85\paperwidth,right]{section ...
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Animation using a sequence of images in a single pdf file

I have a sequence of images in one pdf file. The first page in the pdf corresponds to the first step in the animation, the second page corresponds to the second step in the animation and in general, ...
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Inserted PNG file gets fainted [closed]

When I insert PNG file its colors become fainted. How I can avoid this effect? The PNG file The latex code: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer: how to make theorem-like block (with free title)

I often use CambridgeUS, the only negative part about is that when I put theorems in blocks, it's not see clear where that theorem ends. So I would like the body of the theorem to be in italic. ...
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Single line beamer slide

This probably isn't how beamer is intended to be used. However, I would like to create a beamer slide where: there is only a single line in the slide/frame the single line is vertically and ...
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Latex Beamer template setting with a red frametitle background and the logo at top left of every frame [closed]

I'm quite new with Beamer. But when I used it last week, I just couldn't quit. I have a presentation the day after tomorrow, I have already my slides done with beamer. However, my chief hopes that ...
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Place image behind text in beamer

I'd like to put am image in a certain position on the title page in beamer. I also don't want it to interrupt the text flow, i.. I want the image to appear "behind" the text. Any ideas?
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Step-by-step revealing of tikz-tree using opacity trick and overlays in beamer

I am using the very elegant method from user Daniel described here to try and reveal my tikz-tree gradually. The brief idea is that the tree is always fully drawn to avoid "jumpy" nodes and make their ...
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Multiple Images in one frame Beamer

I have to do a presentation for an interview and I want to show in a slide in which there is a list of items after an item a sequence of 3 images that appear one over the previous in a specific ...
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When I try to add a new page it gives me an error [closed]

I'm using LaTeX to make a document for the first time, so I started off by just using a template and just editing text to make it as easy as possible for me. However, I've stumbled across a problem. ...
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Motion Chart in Beamer

I am looking for a way to integrate a Google motion chart in a beamer presentation. I read that I can integrate a swf movie, but Google charts work online. Ok, I can insert a link to the webpage, but ...
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Too much space between title lines? Vspace does not work

I want to create a beamer presentation and I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \title[Value at Risk, Name1, Name2{\&} Nam3]{Calculate the Value at Risk \tiny \\using the ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} [closed]

I'm having trouble woking with this code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Class options include: notes, notesonly, handout, trans, % ...
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How to get ligatures in beamer? [duplicate]

While this \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} fi 10\% \end{document} produces ligatures, this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Display the definition of each items in beamer one by one using onslide or any method

I have three items in a slide and there is one block where I would like to show the definition of each items. On each click or button press I want to change the item name and the corresponding ...
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\footfullcite does NOT give the full citation (biblatex, beamer) [closed]

As the title says, the command \footfullcite{test} does not give the full citation, but only the label "test", "test1" and "test2", respectively. I'm using biblatex and the beamer class (downloaded ...
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Problem with top alignment in beamer columns

I am trying to place two images in top of two columns in a columns environment, in a beamer presentation. The first column consists of one image on top and a enumeration list bellow the image. The ...
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rename table name in beamer

hello i need rename cuadro for tabla. i use this command but no work. \renewcommand{\listtablename}{Índice de tablas} \renewcommand{\tablename}{Tabla} the command work in latex normal but no beamer ...
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drawing(uncover) a curve bit-by-bit using tikzpcture and beamer and \onslide

I wish to uncover a curve (a potential energy v distance) bit-by-bit while explaining what is going on. The code below is only ok, the problem is that the curve changes shape from slide 3 to slide 4. ...
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Highlighting haskell listings in large *.tex document [duplicate]

Suppose, there is a large *.tex document, which has many nested \input directives with many Haskell listings surrounded by \begin{code} \end{code} commands. How can all this code listings be ...
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two columns of footnotes in beamer? [duplicate]

I have a beamer frame with six fairly short footnotes on it. This takes up a fair bit of vertical space and not much horizontal space, so I'd like to put the footnotes into a two-column layout (even ...
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itemize: How to change horizontal spacing to subitems in beamer

Bugged me for some time: how to change the space pointed out below? * abc * cde > fgh ^^^^ this
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Using \visible with media9 embedded videos

I am currently switching to media9 to include video in beamer. I bump into an issue with the visibility option. I want to put two videos on a frame alongside with the list. The first one starts when ...
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Beamer frame environment introduces 5.69pt vertical margin

I'm working on a beamer poster template where I need precise control over all margins. I got rid of most, but the mandatory frame environment(1) introduces a 5.69pt(2) which I cannot find(3). Observe ...
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Inconsistent line spacing in beamer frametitle due to capital German umlauts

I have the following problem: Suppose I have a frametitle which takes two lines. Depending on whether the second line contains a character which uses the very upper part of the line like an 'Ü' ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Specific Font in Beamer [duplicate]

I would like to make a presentation using a font style like this one: http://gallium.inria.fr/~fpottier/slides/fpottier-2008-06-pittsburgh.pdf Screenshot: Does anyone know which font is this?
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Why the tabular column specifier C doesn't work?

I'm using the tabular enviroment \begin{tabular} ... \end{tabular} inside of the beamer class \begin{frame} ... \end{frame} tags. In standard latex documents, i often use something like ...
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change custom color to theme warsaw

anyone know how to change the dark blue in the theme Warsaw? is that damages the eye dark blue, a color I prefer softer. I tried : \setbeamercolor{title}{fg=red!80!black,bg=red!20!white} and ...
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Presentation Beamer [title page]

I want to make a cover page as the attached figure. The problem is that the beamer has, by default, the macros predefined: \author{} \title{} ', ... and their location is fixed by default. Could you ...
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latex doesn't display numbers in caption with beamerposter

i'm making a poster using beamerposter and i'm having a problem with subfigures and caption. The problem is that latex is only showing the caption text, but doesn't show the letters like ((a) caption ...
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How do I remove white space above itemize command in beamer using enumitem

I am new to \LaTeX. I am trying to use solution give on How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate? to remove vertical space before itemize environment using enumitem and beamer. But I ...
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Blank slides at beginning of sections with Philex/Linguex and Beamer

I use the Philex package for linguistic examples. I've found that if I load it with Beamer I get a blank slide at the beginning of each section (see my MWE). This isn't just a Philex problem, because ...
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beamer: headers are cut with CambridgeUS and beamerthemeshadow

I am creating a presentation with beamer and the theme CambridgeUS. My problem is that the section and subsection titles displayed in the header are slightly cut as soon as ...
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Beamercolortheme: How to set default color for all verbatim?

I want to change the color of all verbatim text in an existing beamer presentation. How do I do this easily? I know how to use colored verbatim text in general, and I found a lot of suggestions here ...
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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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Add an progress bar image based on page number

I would like to add a "progress bar" to each page of my report. I have 25 images named pbar1.png to pbar25.png, as shown below, to be put on slides: pbar1.png: pbar12.png: pbar25.png: Because ...
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Aligning columns in beamer with a list

I often run into a problem with beamer. I have a picture on the left and an itemize environment on the right. However the itemized text appears at the very bottom and is often cut off. I then need to ...
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Beamer: don't enumerate the first section in the TOC

I have several sections in a Beamer document, starting the section number 1 on the second section. For that I use \tableofcontents[firstsection=2] but the first section has the number zero. So, I ...
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Beamer figure grows larger when pointing on it

I am working on a beamer presentation where I would like to place a couple of graphs on one slide. The resolution is however not sufficient and I was wondering if it would be possible to enlarge the ...