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How to display a visual marker on the last overlay

Is it possible to display a visual "marker" on the last overlay of every frame? I want to know when an overlay "ends" before I go to the next frame.
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\setbeamerfont for customizing content font in LaTeX beamer [closed]

I have a problem in which I am not sure how to modify the content (normal text) of beamer font. I only know how to modify the frametitle In which \setbeamerfont{structure}{family=\fontUbuntu} ...
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Explanatory bubbles in beamer

In the MWE below I want to place an "explanatory bubble" (see picture inserted below) pointing to the word "Integer" in the 8th line (the bubble should superimpose the text, a transparency effect such ...
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How to color and underline links on beamer slides? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I cannot get a (properly) underlined hyperlink in blue I would like to color my web links to cyan and underline them. The color of links used by the beamer should not ...
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Table overlay in beamer on multiple rows

I want to include a table in my presentation (beamer) and this table has 2 panels. I want to first show the first panel and then the second panel, I have been trying to do it unfortunately without any ...
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Beamer: vertically center picture inside overlayarea

Is there an easy way to vertically center a picture inside an overlayarea environment? Here is a MWE of a small animation: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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Map with explaining pictures

I try to achive something like this: It is a photo I made in the local zoo. Sorry for the poor quality. I like the idea of a map containing explaining images and try to do the same with beamer. ...
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Handouts dont print properly

I have been unable to print handouts --- multiple slides per page with border around each. And it just does not work. I tried compiling with xelatex and latex (both almost default installs on Ubuntu ...
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Where are all these errors coming from?

With the following document, I get a lot of errors around line 38. I can't tell where these come from, but the resulting output looks fine. For the sake of good practice, what am I doing wrong here? ...
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Highlight the next uncovered part in beamer

I have created the code below to highlight the parts where something need to be completed by the students. It works, but instead of frames there should be a light colored background this background ...
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Undesired equal sign in beamer using \dimexpr

I'm using the following script in beamer to locate our logo at the right-most corner of all pages in the presentation, \begin{textblock}{5}(10.0, \dimexpr 0.5\headheight - 7.5pt ) ...
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Uncover segments of a TikZ path in Beamer

I have a question about uncovering segments of a TikZ path in Beamer? As a simple example, consider the following path made up of a horizontal and a vertical segment. \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Move everything a little bit left in beamer

I am putting an image in each column on a slide, everything is perfect except that because the first image starts too far right and it pushes a small part of the second image off the slide. How can I ...
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Beamer copenhagen theme banner height

I'm using beamer with Copenhagen theme. I want to use a logo in the right-most corner of all slides. I achieved this using textblock and addtobeamertemplate facilities. My question is, when I add ...
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Header and Footer in handout using pgfpages

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} ...
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How and when does hyphenation in beamer slides work?

I don't understand how beamer handles hyphenation. Consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Without hyphenation} Latex is the stable ...
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Long institute title in Madrid theme of beamer class

I use the beamer documentclass with the Madrid theme and the beetle color theme. My institute name is too long for the footer, so I'd love to use the long name on the title slide and a shortened ...
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Light up table of contents in beamer

I am trying to color ToC in beamer. By default when ToC appears all entries are gray, but I want them to becoloured as my theme. How can this been done? A MWE is the following ...
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Change the contents of footline in a beamer presentation

For my presentation, I am using Madrid theme; however, I'd like to change the contents of the footline. Currently, the footline shows, "short author" in the left, "short title" in the middle, and ...
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Two column layout with text and knitr chunk

When making presentations (with latex beamer class), I often go for a frame layout with text and equations on the left and a corresponding figure on the right. My standard solution has been to wrap ...
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How to change default theme title style (bold, color, margin) of title in the beginning of each slide

I am interested in having a local change to the default theme of beamer. I want every title in the beginning of a slide to be boldfaced, black (instead of purplish, black) with a horizontal line that ...
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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} ...
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How to avoid the extra box at the end of the handout created by pgfpages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames I am using pgfpages to create handouts. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, ...
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Tutorials for beamer and other presentation packages

As I decided to use LaTeX to make a presentation and I'm a newbie, I would like a not-very-long tutorial that introduces all features of the beamer class package one can use along with its output. Is ...
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Is there a way to force text to NOT wrap to the next line?

Is there a way to force text (in a beamer slide) not to overflow to the next line, regardless of whether it fits into the page or not?
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Removing page number from title frame without changing the theme

I am using theme Madrid and would like to keep my title page and the rest of my presentation as it is and ONLY make the following changes: 1- Don't count title frame towards the total number of frames ...
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Hiding some items in student's handout using beamer

I am creating a presentation and along with the presentation (that I am going to show in the class), I am trying to make a student handout. So far, everything is fine. The part I am struggling with is ...
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Two logos in beamer after certain frame

I am making a presentation which is devided in two parts. The first part is about experiments held in instute A and the second part is about experiments held in instute A and institute B. Is it ...
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Cleaning up figure placement in Beamer/minipage

I've placed three figures on the same page through the minipage option. However, it looks quite ugly right now. My latex (beamer) code for this page looks like: \frame{ \frametitle{Various initial ...
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How to remove page flipping effect in beamer?

I have a feeling that my beamer slides are set so that whenever I flip a page in osx's PREVIEW, there is a page flip effect. Right now I suspect it is either PREVIEW itself (the viewing software) or ...
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Using Media9 with Windows and Minimizing the size of the video

I got the following minimum working example from: latex beamer: \includemedia won't play video I use Windows and have Adobe X. I can get the MWE to compile, but in the .pdf, I cannot get it to ...
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How to position a beamer box in a slide?

How can I position a beamercolorbox in arbitrary position in a slide? I want to be able to give coordinates, and that is where the box will be positioned.
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How to remove figure caption prefix “figure” in beamer

I am trying to remove the caption prefix, "Figure", for my figures in beamer. I tried doing this but it made no difference. Heres a minimum working example: As you can see, I have included the ...
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beamer: Different numbering for Theorems, Examples, Definition, and Lemma

I want to have different numbering for Theorems, Examples, Definition, and Lemma. I use the following code in preamble \setbeamertemplate{theorem}[ams style] \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] ...
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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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Get a includegraphic to stick in the same place for several beamer slides

I am working with a presentation where I want a sequence of slides with a figure that changes slightly for each slide. I want the figure to to stay in the same place for many slides and I want to ...
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Insert the subsubsection number in the content part of a frame when using the beamer class

Is there a way to insert the subsubsection number in a frame when using the beamer class? I tried \insertsubsubsection number, to no avail. I would be glad if I get only the subsubsection number, or ...
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Mouseover events in beamer: hovering on \eqref and a comment containing the original equation popping up

This idea came into my mind while I was listening to a speaker presenting his results in a seminar, he used lots of equation references in his later slides, however I can't remember which equation he ...
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Turning off all colors and background images in beamer

Is there a command to turn off all colors in beamer ? I have a tex file (beamer) where I have used a lot of colors. Just in case, the colors don't show well on the projector, I wanted to turn off all ...
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How to use outertheme infolines with one color?

I want to use the outertheme infoline with one color. My style file beamerthemeTest.sty looks like this: \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \useinnertheme{rectangles} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} ...
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Showing an image with the topic in table of contents in beamer [closed]

In beamer, there is a facility to show the table of contents slide each time I switch to a new section, where the new section will be lighted and others dimmed. Can I find a way of showing an image ...
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How best to set a comparison table in beamer?

I want to make a frame in beamer that compares two thingys according to 4-5 parameters, uncovered sequentially. My modest efforts to get something pleasing to the eye using \begin{columns} and ...
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Producing beamer handout in Scientific Workplace v 5.5

Does anyone know how to tell beamer to produce a handout from a beamer file, i.e., print one page for each full screen and not one page for each line that is added?
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“Dynamic” picture in beamer presentation

Is there a way in beamer to have some kind of dynamic picture that will change if the mouse is moved over it or if the button is clicked?
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Repeating a previous figure in a beamer presentation

What I would like to achieve is, in a later frame, I would want a specific figure to reappear so that I can talk more about it, preferably keeping the original figure counter number. In both ...
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Adding a Known Trend Line to a tikz plot rather than connecting the points

The graph below is currently plots a point at each value of x that is an integer between -10 and 10 and connects them. What I'd like to do instead is more like this: First, I'd like to add a red, ...
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How to determine the height of a beamer block?

To keep content from jumping between slides in a beamer presentation, I would like to use an overlayarea environment. By trial and error, one can determine the appropriate amount of space to reserve. ...
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In beamer, problem positioning images (logo and background) and text in a robust way when creating my own template (title frame and following frames)

I have now been struggling for a few days on what I thought should be fairly easy. I am trying to create a template resembling my university's powerpoint template. Title page: I am trying to import ...
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How to keep the vertical position of pictures in a presentation

I like to have the pictures in the following presentation each on the same position. Unfortunately the position changes after the second slide. How to keep the (vertical) position? Pictures are all ...
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beamer: using \note<> and frame labels together creates multiply-defined labels

This question is very similar to this one. However, since the solution provided there cannot solve my problem, I figured that I'd post my specific problem. Here is a minimal example to illustrate ...