{beamer} is a document class for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
73 views

Conflict between hyperref and multiinclude using beamer class

I'm working on a presentation using the beamer class, and I have the following problem: the hyperlinks created by hyperref stop working for any slide placed after a slide that uses the \multiinclude ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
3
votes
1answer
973 views

Highlight current section using alert in beamer

The following \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Outline} \tableofcontents[currentsection] \end{frame} } inserts the table of contents at the beginning of each section, ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How to draw simple arrow between words in Beamer? [duplicate]

Under Beamer, how to draw a sipmle arrow between words in itemize? I do not need to configure the size, location or any other detail settings. What I need is simply a default arrow. I tried ...
3
votes
1answer
246 views

Why won't ball show up? \ball is undefined control sequence

%A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the document. %Most papers work fine with the next one. %For letter style see the letter document on the website. % For presentations, see ...
3
votes
0answers
180 views

PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced” [closed]

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

a beginner trying out beamer, can't get it to itemize

I can't get this to itemize, I just want a couple bullet points in my block sorry for the lengthy header its my professors lol %A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the ...
2
votes
0answers
120 views

LuaLaTeX error when compiling visual counter

I asked a question about visual counters in beamer, for which I got this answer. Now I need to compile it by LuaLaTeX in order to use the package luapersian(below code), but it returns some errors. ...
4
votes
1answer
156 views

Pdf bookmark error in beamer

Hi. I've compiled a Persian language beamer file by both luapersian and persian babel package using LuaLaTex, and in both I've the same problem in pdf bookmark as shown in the figure (some strange ...
14
votes
2answers
390 views

Randomly assign background colour for each frame

How can a randomly picked background colour be chosen for each beamer frame? Note: This question is asked to round out the question Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is ...
7
votes
1answer
198 views

Keep frame title constant height regardless of content

I'd like the frame title background - the bar at the top - to be a constant height, regardless of whether I have a title only or a subtitle as well. One reason is consistency - I don't like the ...
25
votes
3answers
854 views

special circled frame number in beamer

Is it possible to customize frame number like figure below?
7
votes
2answers
253 views

Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is turned

Is it possible to change the background color of a Beamer presentation in the PDF in such way, that whenever I switch a page, the color is switched as well? Note that I do not seek a solution to ...
2
votes
1answer
212 views

How to add frame number “5/12”-style to theme template?

I have a long title, therefore I've chosen Amsterdam theme for the beamer package. However, I need to also show the frame number "frame/fromTotalFrames" style. How can I add the frame-no. on the left ...
5
votes
1answer
308 views

How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
5
votes
1answer
328 views

Why is my beamer presentation failing to compile when I include letters in my math?

Forgive me I am new to LaTex. I have a presentation that I would like to do in Beamer, but it fails to compile when I include letters in my math statements. For example, the following will compile, ...
3
votes
1answer
181 views

Making \includeonlylecture{} only ignore frames but not global structure elements such as sections

I am presently preparing lecture notes in beamer. I have the lecture course structured into parts, sections etc and I would like use the numbering scheme consistently throughout the course. Without ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Beamer missing section causing Undefined control sequence error

I ran onto this error today, here is a minimum example: \documentclass[]{beamer} \begin{document} % \section{A section} \subsection{A subsection} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Cursed frame} This is ...
5
votes
2answers
977 views

Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...
3
votes
0answers
65 views

Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
3
votes
1answer
302 views

\input in figure environment not centering

I'm making a presentation with beamer, and I've drawn some figures in TikZ that I'm inserting into the presentation using \input{footikz.tex} For some reason the tikz picture is appearing off to the ...
1
vote
0answers
101 views

Predefined animation in Beamer

As in MS PowerPoint, were in we select an object and choose one of the transitions or animations and it gets applied for that object (in a predefined path or manner), are there packages in beamer or ...
3
votes
1answer
361 views

More than one option within a frame

I'm using beamer to create frames. I don't want frame numbers and I want to allow for frame breaks: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{My title} does work, and \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{My ...
5
votes
1answer
121 views

How to keep highlighted the mini frames of already discussed slides?

I would like for the dots in the mini frame of my beamer presentation to be full circles and remain highlighted once I already discussed the corresponding slide. Let me make this clearer: when you are ...
4
votes
0answers
276 views

creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
1
vote
2answers
267 views

what Makefile to produce slides and handouts a common file [duplicate]

a handy feature of beamer is to be able to produce slides or a handout. you "just" have to change a line in the source. a known solution is to use 2 different files forthe different options with a ...
4
votes
1answer
95 views

optional <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s for macros

In the beamer documentation you can find macros that have two <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s. For example: \alt<⟨overlay specification⟩>{⟨default text⟩}{⟨alternative text⟩}<⟨overlay ...
1
vote
1answer
288 views

Customized equation number not in same line in Beamer

I have the following code beamer, but I can not understand why the number of my equations are not on the same line when using \ tag. The column are "plenty" of space. \documentclass{beamer} ...
2
votes
1answer
211 views

modify beamer footer portions

I have a small problem because I have quite a long title of my presentation so it is overflowing in footline... Is there any way how to change portion of these 3 parts in footline? I think that 1/3 ...
4
votes
1answer
513 views

Highlighting of Beamer navigation bar

I have an issue with the highlighting of my navigation bar within a beamer presentation. On my computer monitor the highlighting looks quite good, but i like to have the current element of the ...
6
votes
2answers
413 views

Put image at top in Beamer class

I am using the Beamer class with columns environment. I am able to start the text from top by using \documentclass[t]{beamer} but the image always appears at the center of the column which is giving a ...
5
votes
2answers
98 views

Alert items in a block that is overlayed

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test} \begin{block}{First} block \end{block} \begin{block}{Second} \begin{itemize} ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Separation space between tableofcontents items in beamer

In beamer, I guess, the separation space between the items from tableofcontents is stretchable: Can you set it to a fixed value? e.g. to equal the value used in the itemize environment. Partial ...
3
votes
1answer
962 views

Logo position of title page

I working on the presentation slides. I want to put my university logo on right top corner of only title page. I am using theme Madrid. ...
3
votes
1answer
133 views

change the numbering in Beamer's table of content

Beamer's table of contents starts with bullet 1. How can I change that to bullet 0? The command \setcounter{section}{-1} in the preamble does not help.
2
votes
1answer
139 views

align environment not entirely functional in beamer

I am currently working on a beamer project where I use the align enviroment. My code is as follows: \begin{frame} \frametitle{The Hovorka model} \begin{tabular}{l l} \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} ...
2
votes
0answers
95 views

How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
0
votes
2answers
322 views

Link to .mov file not working using href in OSX and beamer

I'm trying to embed a link to a .mov file in a beamer presentation. As I've read in similar posts I used the following code: For an image: href{run: ./graficas/quantumbeating.mov}{ ...
2
votes
1answer
345 views

Simple mini frames under frame title beamer

I have a simple black beamer template for presentations that I often use. I would like to add some simple mini frame navigation to this, but the outer theme for mini frames adds in too much extra ...
4
votes
1answer
132 views

Restatable example containing code listing

I am creating a beamer presentation, and I'm using the packages thmtools, thm-restate and listings. Inside one of my \frames, I want to create an example block containing a code listing. Later, I want ...
4
votes
1answer
311 views

How to get minipages in a Beamer presentation?

I'm writing a presentation with Beamer and I need the minipage package. When I worked on Linux there was no problem: apparently, minipage does not exist for Mac OS. I've so tried to install genmpage, ...
4
votes
1answer
190 views

How to add vertical line on side of sidebar?

I would like to have that gray vertical bar after my sidebar... How can I do it?
2
votes
0answers
349 views

Remove sidebar margin from title page only

I have a modified theme where I want merge Torino with a side bar. However, the sidebar space appears on my title page (left margin). More, I can't replace the side bar title, author and blue area ...
6
votes
2answers
273 views

How to insert Horizontal cut in delta symbol?

How do we write the Greek delta symbol with a cut in it as in \hbar (which produces a cut in h)?
6
votes
1answer
229 views

How to make a fill-in-the-blank presentation

I want to make a presentation with LaTeX. My problem is that I want to have on the current slide, at anytime I'd like to positionate (e.g. "The gras __ green"), some text only shown underlined without ...
1
vote
2answers
367 views

How to set a background image on a custom background color in beamer?

I haven't found this question anywhere and therefore no answer to it. I have a beamer presentation where I use \usebackgroundtemplate in order to put a background image. Now on some slides I would ...
6
votes
1answer
7k views

Latex Beamer multiple columns

So Im doing this presentation with Latex Beamer powerpoint. I have one slide that looks like a mess, but I need the equations in columns and in one slide. Heres how it looks: And this is the code ...
4
votes
1answer
297 views

Left-Aligning footnotes in Beamer

How can I align the footnote to the left, so that the 'a' from 'aligned' stands directly below the 'T' of 'This'? Using \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc} "eats" the footnote completely. ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

How may I keep my logo at the front of my slide

May be the title is confusing. Let me explain what I want: I am using beamer to create my slide and on the first page, in order to match my school style, I fill up the entire first slide with red ...