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Automatically include a sequence of images

I want to include a sequence of images in Beamer (although it can be in another type of document). Something similar to the option Photo Album in LibreOffice and MS PowerPoint. What I did is to make ...
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beamer: color for fonts in head/foot different from bg/fg color

Is it possible to change the font color of the sections in the head/foot independent from the fg/bg color of the head/foot? edit: Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \useoutertheme{miniframes} ...
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Hyperlinks (with autoref) color in beamer

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,allcolors=blue} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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Beamer - `uncover` within `only`

I've nest an uncover inside an only and it's not working as expected. The header of my document is : \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\usetheme{Warsaw}} ...
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Examining the current value of a beamertemplate

Beamer offers \setbeamertemplate and \addtobeamertemplate. I am trying to change one of these templates, but I cannot find a command to examine the current value of a template. The use case is that I ...
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Redefine beamer's blocks

I'm trying to redefine beamer's blocks to obtain something like this (upper block) : I've found 3 sites (with codes and pictures) which may help, but I'm unable to reach this goal on my own. ...
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Problems installing custom beamer style on Mac

I have texpad installed on my Mac, and would like to install a custom beamer style - Frederiksberg (can be found here: http://www.matdat.life.ku.dk/LaTeX/Frederiksberg/ ) The manual is not entirely ...
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Pause framenumber

I have some slides in Beamer and I would like to stop the counter of the number of slides at some point: in the example below, instead of getting 1/5, 1/5, 2/5, 3/5, 4/5, 5/5, I would like to have ...
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Help in hooking into the \begin{frame} environment in beamer article mode, so as to produce a list of frames per subsection

I am in the course of composing a long beamer document, which should serve both as slides for class presentation and as a mini-textbook. My document includes about 600 slides, which are partitioned to ...
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Frametitle height in Beamer using Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{A frame title} \framesubtitle{A frame subtitle} \end{frame} ...
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Alignment issue while using the Berkeley theme in Beamer

I have an alignment problem with my frames when used in the Berkeley theme. The frame overlaps to the left hiding the bar behind. Could you help me to solve this. Please refer the screenshot. ...
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Why does beamer change the item spacing when there are sub-items?

When an \item has another itemize environment inside it, the interline space to the preceding \item is slightly less than if threre is no sub-itemize (right image). This has the effect of bullet ...
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Modifying spacing between paragraphs, but not before the first paragraph, in beamer

Consider the following beamer code: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usecolortheme{crane} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 \begin{block}{Block title} ...
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How to modify itemize in beamer with conditional spacing between items depending on nested sublists?

I would like to modify the itemize command of the beamer package so that it adds some amount of vertical space before each item for which the previous item contains a nested sublist. Here is an ...
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Edit beamerbaseboxes.sty to create square corners

I came across this answer, which shows how to edit the beamerbaseboxes.sty file to increase the "rounded-ness" of the corners of boxes, when using the "rounded" boxes innertheme. In this answer, the ...
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Beamer newtheorem translation

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \uselanguage{Spanish} \languagepath{Spanish} ...
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Beamer: hyperlinks and short title colors

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{whale} \usepackage{lmodern} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true, allcolors=blue} \title[Short title]{Title} ...
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How could I modify vertical space between inst on titlepage?

I think everything is in the question. My problem is that my graphic is half visible because of the 4 \inst I have on the title page... So my approach to get my graphic 100% visible is to decrease the ...
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Beamer: currentsection and currentsubsection highlight differently

Consider the folllowing code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usecolortheme[named=BrickRed]{structure} \usetheme{Singapore} \begin{document} \section{Section No 1} \subsection{SubSection ...
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PDF viewer for LaTeX beamer

I'm searching a PDF viewer for FreeBSD (Linux) which supports beamer's transition effects (I've some presentation with timed items). Adobe Acrobat Reader drops Unix-support. I don't need two-monitor, ...
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Counters incremented too many times in a beamer presentation with overlays

It seems that a frame with overlays in Beamer needs to be processed multiple times. The problem is that a counter that should only be incremented once is incremented more than expected. How to avoid ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer: Blocks at same position from top irrespective of their contents size

I want to keep blocks globally at the same position from top irrespective of their contents size. Here is my MWE. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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How can I use Beamer's \includeonlylecture{} to modify frame title content?

I'm preparing a course lecture in Beamer. Every so often, I prompt students to answer a question on one slide. I use subsequent slides to answer the questions. I include the answer as a part of a ...
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How can I include something with overlay specifications in a non-beamer class document?

I've a tikzpicture, in a extra tex file, with beamer overlay specifications. I'd like to include the tikzpicture in the tex file for my slides using beamer, and in the tex file for paper, using ...
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how to control indentations in code

I have a java code which I want to add to a frame. How do I set the options in lstset to make sure that beamer keeps the original indentions in the code. For example in the below code the comments ...
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Suggestions for making a Jeopardy game?

I've been looking to make Jeopardy-type games in LaTeX. After some googling and tinkering, I haven't found anything satisfactory (I've looked into these links: Jeopardy Review, CTAN, AcroTeX, and ...
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How to include a background image to only one page of a beamer presentation?

How to include a background image to only one page, any page, of a beamer presentation? With reference to Beamer: Transparent AND centered background image on intro slide How can I include the ...
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Popup bubble in beamer presentation

I'm working on beamer slides for an introduction presentation. As the purpose is more of a fun, my colleagues had the idea of letting some logos (e.g. TeX lion) popup for a second or two and then ...
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ShareLatex font type in a beamer presentation

Is there an easy way to change the font type in ShareLatex? I've tried all of the instructions I could find on their website, but they do nothing. Let's say, for example, that I wanted to use Windows ...
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Compilation fails in beamer class with newenvironment defining nested blocks

I'm failing to understand why this code compiles : \documentclass{beamer} \newenvironment{yyy}{\begin{frame} \begin{block}{youpi} }{\end{block} \end{frame}} \begin{document} { \begin{frame} ...
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text alignment problem in beamer

The text is aligned left even though there is lot of space on right side. Below is my part of tex file. and the output slide is also attached. Please suggest what can I do to correct this. Thanks. ...
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Beamer block title background image?

With the following command I can change block title background color: \setbeamercolor{block title}{bg=blue!20,fg=black} How can I instead have a background image for the block title? (I'm thinking ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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pdflatexmk beamer missing { inserted [duplicate]

I am usig two different systems to write my presentation. on linux I use texmaker and everything works fine. But when I move to mac and use texshop I encounter the above error in the following part: ...
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Beamer bug? Description with item width and overlay in beamerarticle

This MWE is really minimal. We make use of the {description} environment which in beamer takes two optional arguments: overlay specification, and item width. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Resize header in Berlin theme to match a header with no circles (Beamer)

I have get rid of the circles in the header using \setbeamertemplate{mini frames}{} Nevertheless, the header is too large because it keeps the size it would have if the circles were still there: ...
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Names of items aligning out of frame in Beamer

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{meh...} \begin{itemize} \item[Hello] World \item[Hey! Hello?] D'oh! \end{itemize} \end{frame} \end{document} The names of ...
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How to let an overlayarea appear in the beamer mode?

I basically have the following code for one frame \subsection{} \begin{frame}{VERY INTELLIGENT FRAME TITLE} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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Remove frame from presentation

Question: how do I remove a frame from my presentation? I am using the beamer package and I just want to remove 1 frame quickly from my presentation because it is not relevant. Is there a quick way ...
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How to create a 32 by 32 grid?

I want to create a 32 by 32 grid as shown below. And I also want to add two labeling in x and y directions. 1) 0 - 31 (grid number) 2) 0- 1 (box unit) I a next slide I have to draw a new box ...
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Latex Beamer - Toc too long

I'm preparing for a master thesis defense... but my presentation is getting a bit lengthy... ...anyways when the ToC gets too long on the side it stretches over. See attached image. Any good advise ...
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Remove margin from listings in beamer

I am including some code in my beamer document. I would like to get rid of all margins, so I can include as much code as possible. This is the code I am trying: \documentclass[]{beamer} ...
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Centering table with 4 images in beamer

I am trying to center a table containing 4 images and a foot note in beamer (the lines are only for debug). This is the code I am using: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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Templates for math student [closed]

I am going to start my math major, and I learned the basics of latex because I would like to use it to make my documents and take notes. But now I would like to find some templates to use for: ...
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beamer encapsulating video

I'm preparing some slides for a conference and i need to send the pdf to the steering committee. Is it possible in beamer, using multimedia, to encapsulate the video inside the pdf, i.e. avoiding to ...
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Removing the page numbering on some pages of beamer

I am trying to remove the page numbering on the transitions pages (which are not counted thanks to the noframenumbering). Currently, I have the following display on transitions: I would like to ...
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Horizontally centering three images on the middle one

Often, in the title page of a beamer presentation, I have to show three logos and some of them are not square images. I would like for the middle one to be centered horizontally and the other two to ...