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Beamer: Vertical alignment of multi-column ToC

In my LaTeX beamer presentation I have a long Table of Contents, which has been split across two columns by using the multicol package. The problem is that I have not found any way to control vertical ...
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How can I set the inner margins of a Beamer block?

I've worked myself into a rut. A very, very hacky, plain-TeX-y rut. I'm creating a poster with beamerposter. Content is split logically into block environments, and customization is done through ...
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how to have the journal name shown when I cite a paper in beamer?

I am writing a beamer presentation and I would like citations to appear (in the text!) like "Doe et al., Journal of Latex Greatness, 2007". Instead if I use only the \cite{} command (together with ...
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how to have the journal name shown when I cite a paper in beamer?

I am writing a beamer presentation and I would like citations to appear (in the text!) like [Doe et al., Journal of Latex Greatness, 2007] Instead if I use only the \cite{} command (together ...
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How to add url to footer in Beamer

I'm new to LaTeX and am having trouble adding a url to the footer. I currently have this: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemebars} \title{Title} \author{Author} ...
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Beamer - Optimal figure size given there is a caption, frametitle, etc [duplicate]

This question is inspired by an almost complete solution. My aim is to have the figure (placed in a figure environment) occupy the maximum place possible given that it has a caption (without ...
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Funny stuff in a Beamer title irreparably messes with the PDF metadata

I have the following beamer presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{% \parbox{.25\textwidth}{funny}% \parbox{.5\textwidth}{Real Title}% \parbox{.25\textwidth}{stuff}} ...
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Globally setting the separation length for _subitems_ in Beamer

How can I globally change the item separation length for subitems in Beamer? I need a command such as the below, only working. \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate subbody begin}{\normalsize ...
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LaTeX Beamer: How to uncover formulas/text at a location of an “un'uncovered” formula/text

I have a beamer presentation in latex where I want a formula to change its coloring schema over a couple of steps (The idea is to mark the "active" part of the formula at the given moment). When I ...
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Graphical index based on figures? (Beamer)

At the end of my Beamer presentation, I would like a slide that contains thumbnails of all the images presented in my slide. These images would be linked to the slide which they appeared on. ...
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How can I make the title of my BeamerPoster appear on the same page as the actual poster?

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{% \usetheme{Frankfurt}% } ...
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Hide frame's dot from the slide heading in beamer [duplicate]

Please i want to add some frames to my beamer presentation but without adding a new dot in the frame heading. There's any method to do that ? Below is a minimum code example with the theme i am ...
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Remove shadow from beamer displaybox

I don't like shadows of the displaybox environment of beamer. I've found this file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/themes/inner/beamerinnerthemeumbcboxes.sty which contains its declarations ...
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Novice's question: I don't want other objects' locations to move when I add a circle

TikZ novice, here. I want to create two slides (in Beamer), identical except for the addition of a circle in the second slide. I don't want the addition of the circle to shift about the placement of ...
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Height filling minipages in Beamer

I am trying to accurately center things in my Beamer frames with animations. For that purpose, I would like to use minipages with fixed height, which should be automatically inferred so that I do not ...
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Why does \centering have no effect in my code?

It seems that when I use the \centering command to center a TikZ picture within a Beamer frame, it only works if there is a blank line between the \end{tikzpicture} and \end{frame}. Can someone ...
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crossing out whole slide with LaTeX beamer

Is there a way to draw a huge red cross (x) on top of a slide in LaTeX beamer? I want to discuss a position and then say that it is definitely wrong and mark this by crossing out the whole page. It ...
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beamer: table of frames [duplicate]

I'm looking for a possibility to create a table of frames. The MWE illustrate my question: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Table of Contents} \tableofcontents \end{frame} ...
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Avoid height flickering in a block when hiding content with \only [duplicate]

When using a construction like the following, the height of the block changes between frames. This change distracts the audience from the content. How to fix the height of the block, so that it ...
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Beamer Presentation: Stepwise Uncover Images

I don't even know if this is possible, but here goes: I'm writing slides for an upcoming presentation using the default LyX Beamer template. I am also using the uncover everything in a stepwise ...
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Beamer Presentation: Show TOC at beginning of Unnumbered Subsection (Subsection*)

I am making slides for an upcoming presentation using the default beamer ornate template. Part of the template lets me show the Table of Contents when transitioning into a new subsection (included ...
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How can I number my subsequent results after my theorems?

I am trying to number my theorem results after my theorem, i.e Theorem 1 followed by Result 1.1, Result 1.2,... and Theorem 2 followed by Result 2.1, Result 2.2 and so on, where the first number after ...
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How do I get rid of the white background underneath my shadow? [duplicate]

I have selected a specific background for my beamer slides and I am using the theorem environment for my theorems. When I turn the shadows on for the blocks however, instead of giving me nice shadows ...
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\hline with \only (or \onslide) in Beamer

In a table in beamer, I would like to remove \hline after X number of slides using \only<1>{\hline} But this always results in an error message: Misplaced \noalign What can I do to ...
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Hide paragraph but keep space

I need a command that replaces its contents by white space of the same size. Unlike \phantom it should work paragraphs and/or images. It should do more or less the same as the \visible command of the ...
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Introducing a left margin inside a block environment in beamer

I am doing a poster using beamerposter . The text inside a block always seems to have no left margin. Can anyone tell me a way of introducing a left margin in a block ? Here is a sample of how a ...
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Footer scaling with scalebox

I use a pspicture to draw a electric diagram in one of my slides with beamer, and I've got a pause-command within the pspicture (to make thing appear). I use \scalebox to make my picture enter the ...
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Beamer: Transparent AND centered background image on intro slide

I know this is similar to other questions. Other answers address either: Adding a transparent image Centering an image but I cannot find an answer with both. With previous answers I can ...
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Beamer: 2 columns in part of page

I would like to produce a slide in which there is more flexibility in the blocking. +-----------------------------------------------+ + Block A + + Item ...
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Beamerpauses counter reset between environments inside an overlay?

I was reading the answer to this question Mixing overprint with blocks of enumerations [I recopy the code so you dont' have to follow the link] \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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Minimization of the time it takes to preview a large beamertex file

I have a very large beamer tex file which requires a long time to texify. I want to make very minor changes and want to visualize these changes quickly. Is there a way to texify only the changes ...
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Vertically aligning images in beamer

I have a sequence of images I would like to animate in beamer. In each frame, I would like to have two images, say A and B, aligned vertically and centred on the page. All images are the same size. ...
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\beamergotobutton size

How do I change the default size of the button? Right now I have a frame looking like this: \documentclass[T]{beamer} \definecolor{links}{HTML}{2A1B81} ...
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Allow frame breaks in multicolumn environment

I want beamer to automatically split my text over multiple frames (as many as is required) while retaining the format of the specified number of multicolumns (in this case 3). I do not want to have to ...
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undesired text move

Using a beamer theme I currently write I face a problem with text that moves - this text move is undesired. Here's a simple example to reproduce the effect using a standard beamer theme: ...
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Is it possible to draw resolution proof tree in beamer

How to draw a resolution tree such as the example here
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Simple dendrogram [closed]

I am just trying to create a simple dendrogram in beamer to develop an intuition for heirarchical clustering and I have tried several sites and several tree diagrams but cannot get anything to do what ...
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Insert bullets not in enumerate/itemize but within text [duplicate]

Consider the following \documentclass[final, 10pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme[]{Warsaw}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{title} \begin{block}{foo} ...
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Beamer short forms, and automatic labelling of header

I'm using the Goettingen theme, and I'm automatically labelling the header with the name of the subsection. As the Goettingen theme has a side navigation bar, some of the subsections are too long to ...
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What Beamer theme is used in Boyd's Convex Optimization slides?

I really like the theme that is used here: http://www.stanford.edu/~boyd/cvxbook/bv_cvxslides.pdf Can someone identify the name of the theme?
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Onslide in tabularx produces vertical space

I have a tabular in a beamer presentation of which I want to uncover its contents using \onslide. In tabularx (or in tabular with a p-column) this produces a peculiar vertical white space in the ...
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Cell coloring (highlighting) with in-out effects in a table in beamer

I need cell coloring (or highlight effect) in a cell of a table in beamer after a click (I mean, I am planning to talk about something in that frame and I will emphasize just a number in a cell at the ...
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Beamer + MusixTex

can I use MusixTex with beamer class? It doesn't work for me, only with article. With beamer there are a lot of errors (more then 50). Thanks for advice. This is without errors: ...
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Can \includeonlyframes be modified to take a wild card?

When working with a large beamer document, it is convenient to use \includeonlyframes{foo, bar, baz} to focus on a few specific slides at a time. However, one also needs to change it each time to ...
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Package animate is great but could it have a better animation compression?

I just tried the animate package to get pdf files with animations and it works great! However, I noticed that the size of the files generated is 10 times larger that what it could be for the ...
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How to automatically split text in two columns in beamer [duplicate]

I have often blocks with text split in two columns. Problem is that I have to determine where to split the text so that it doesn't end out of the frame, and whenever i made any modification in the ...
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Repeating frame contents

Supposing that I'll use always two blocks on each frame. Then, I'd like to have a simple way to do the following, without copy/paste procedure: On each frame (except the first one), the first ...
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Bold the name of the speaker on specific frame

I have three speakers on the title frame as follow: \author{Mister X, Mister Y, Mister Z} I want to bold the name Mister X on frame 1 and 2 and Mister Y on frame 3 and 4 for example. I haven't ...
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How do I move an graphic to the top of a frame?

\documentclass[t]{beamer} \definecolor{links}{HTML}{2A1B81} \hypersetup{colorlinks,linkcolor=,urlcolor=red} \usetheme{Frankfurt} \usecolortheme{dolphin} \usefonttheme{structuresmallcapsserif} ...
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Anyone having trouble reaching miktex.org? [closed]

Looks like a network misconfiguration to miktex.org .... Tracing route to miktex.org [178.77.68.21] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 172.28.8.2 2 20 ...