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pgfplots in beamer class with BaKoMa TeX

I have a problem concerning plotting of functions in beamer class with pgfplots. I use BaKoMa TeX. In the article class, all works fine, but switching to beamer, an error occurs as soon as ...
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How to make Beamer slide to be automatically displayed

I made a presentation using Beamer class of Tex Live. But it looks very ordinary. I want to bring into some animations such as slides should change automatically after few seconds. I tried doinf it ...
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Presenting a Questions and Answers

This is a continuation of the topic Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer. I continue to give color to the background, then putting questions and answers in the boxes using mdframed package. ...
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Error detection in the code written

\begin{frame} \begin{block} {Video Animation} \end{block} \begin{itemize} \barrow Include package{hyperref} \barrow command \begin{itemize} \bullet {\begin{print} {\href{run:video.mp4}} \end{print}} ...
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Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer

I made ​​a presentation in the form of Questions and Answers. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent=0} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{transparent} \title{Questions and Answer} ...
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Creating a hidden (unlisted) section and not breaking the current subsection

The Problem In my presentation, I want to incorporate a small crash-course inside a specific subsection. This crash-course should have no own section, but should be outside the current section and ...
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Errors compiling a presentation with beamer class

Can anyone tell me the error(s) in this code?? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} %\usepackage{geometry} %\usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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This code always land me an empty slide, don't know why ?

I have a problem with my beamer presentation, It always land me an empty slide after "Plan", I don't know why ?! Here is a small part of my latex presentation ? can you guess what wrong with that ? ...
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Timeline in Beamer presentation

I'm a student of engineering and I intend to learn more about Beamer/LaTex. After a long research, I found some interesting images showing the closest style I plan to add in my work. Follow the link: ...
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Dividing the TOC or rolling it back [duplicate]

I am using beamer with the warsaw theme. I like the fact that I can display the table of contents on the top of each slide while it highlights the section/subsection that I'm on. However, In the case ...
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How can I get horizontal line of navigation dots in header of Singapore beamer theme?

I'm writing a presentation using the Singapore theme. The dots in the navigation bar are appearing vertically (one below the other) rather than horizontally. This is consuming a lot of space of my ...
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Using counters in macros to manage Beamer overlays

I have a very complex Tikz figure that is uncovered piece by piece during my presentation. While tweaking the presentation I decided to change the order of things being uncovered and due to the large ...
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Beamer: highlighting text with colored background through which surrounding text can be seen

On some slides I'd like to highlight some text by using a colored background, like so: I've exaggerated the width of the border around the text in this example to indicate the effect I want. I ...
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Numerical conditional within tikz keys?

I would like to set up a presentation in which different parts of the same tikz picture appear, depending on the value of one, perhaps more, integer variables. I tried at first using a fixed picture, ...
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Updating picture after \pause

I'm trying to make a slide where I'd start showing with a picture and then adding one by one items (in a \itemize structure) and I'd like the same picture to change for another one once introduced the ...
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Tikz fade with transparency so background is visible in beamer?

I am writing a presentation in beamer. I have a background image that I have included with \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{...}. Within a regular slide, I now would like to create a rectangle ...
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How to create a macro for a customized frame in Beamer?

I'm looking for a way to create a macro like \chapterFrame{Title of the chapter}which adds a new slide customized as I want. As an (ugly) example, here is what it could look like. I tried the ...
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uncover cells in siunitx table beamer

I wish to show a calculation and update a table to help keep track of things. I use siunitx and booktabs in my beamer presentation. I want to have the numbers in the table aligned on the decimal ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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1 TikZ graphic in 3 beamer frames, odd margins occur, global positioning desired

I want to create a beamer presentation, where I intend to use one single TikZ graphics for 3 consecutive frames but with different node labels. I have a separate TikZ file where I use self defined ...
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accomodating table in beamer

I have following table on beamer slide. It overflows into right margin. How can I accomodate it \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section {Rockall score} \begin{frame} {Prognosticate ...
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What is the error in this latex code

I am not able to understand why I am getting an error on line 40, though I can see nothing wrong here. Please help. I understand this question may be withheld 'as it may not be useful to others'. ...
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Colorbox with complex content in Beamer

Here is my problem. I try to create a macro that displays a colored background for "any" kind of elements in a beamer presentation. Here is what I did : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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What's the status of beamer's development? [closed]

As I understand it, maintenance of beamer was taken over by Joseph Wright. I am interested to know if a new version is planned, for when, which features are expected in it, and what's the proper way ...
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Beamer: Using sans serif numbers in math mode together with LuaLaTeX and the fontspec package

This is a follow up on my last question. I want to produce a beamer presentation using the font Helvetica Neue. I am using this MWE: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont[ ...
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Controlling when a footnote appears in beamer presentation

In my beamer presentation I am have multiple slides of the form \frame{ \frametitle{FRAME TITLE HERE} \begin{itemize} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{2in} \item \onslide<1-> TEXT ...
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Tikz: Problem using “of” on subsequent Beamer frames

Compiling this MWE yields the desired result: a beamer frame with two nodes positioned relative to each other. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Is it possible to design beamer's themes? [duplicate]

With a group of people from my university want to do a new beamer theme about our institution, is it possible? I cannot find any reference about this topic. For example, on this page ...
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Reverse of \only

Is there a command which is the reverse of \only? E.g. if I want to strike out something in a table I want to strike out one cell in slide three like so: ... & ...
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Caption package not working with beamer

I am using beamer to make a presentation. But the default caption font size seems big to me. So I tried to make the font size smaller using caption package. I tried this: ...
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Add current section to beamer headline

I am currently using the standard Pittsburgh theme for my presentation in LaTeX beamer. Is there a way to include the current section into the headline of my slides?
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The least intrusive and most elegant for removing \documentclass?

Here is the context: I have a file named (say) 00.tex, which I use in the following elaborate way. Compiling the file, generates auxiliary tex files, which in turn execute \include{00.tex}. The ...
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Latex beamer template

I would like to know, if there is any latex beamer template that looks as or similar to this slide presentation.
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Gratuitous vertical space with nested list environments given a certain line length

In the following MWE the simple addition of ":" causes some extra vertical spacing to appear before the nested enumerate environment, despite the fact that adding ":" does not cause the text to split ...
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Beamer preventing display of headlines

Can we prevent the display of headlines only but retain the footers for a particular slide in beamer? Thanks
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Beamer goes to next slide instead of the target slide [duplicate]

I am a new user of Beamer presentation template and noticed that when I click on an entry from the ToC it goes to the next slide instead of the target one. However, when I open the pdf file in a pdf ...
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How can I modify the Beamer footline in a way that doesn't change positioning of contents/sidebar?

I've started with the basic Berkeley theme in Beamer. I wanted to modify the footer to include the page numbers that are centered on the slide. However, the modified footline element seems to be ...
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How to edit the title page of the beamer?

I would like to edit the title page of the beamer presentation template in order display my name and my project supervisor's name in the title slide. Is this possible? Can it be achieved easily? ...
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Long bibliography in Beamer presentation [duplicate]

I am a new user of the Beamer presentation template and would like to display an extensive reference list with numbers to the left of the entries just as the standard bibliography in LaTeX. How can I ...
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How to add navigation circles to Copenhagen theme in beamer?

I would like to ask if there is a way to add navigation circles to the Copenhagen theme. Let me expalin it better: 1. on the left hand side of the header there is a list of the sections. 2. on the ...
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Beamer: Exclude TOC from increasing pagecounter

I would like to exlude the TOC slide which appear when ever a new 'section' starts to increase the pagecounter, automatically. Furthermore, it would be nice to hide the pagenumber of these TOC slides. ...
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PDF video Embedding Problem

I have embed an mp4 video in the PDF file as given below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} \usepackage{media9} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} ...
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Tips for effective 3-dimensional authoring: tikz, animation, and text flow

I work hard these days on writing animated graphical beamer presentation, which sometimes contain over 100 slides. I find that I need to think across three interacting dimensions: The time ...
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Beamer shadow weight/colour

I'd like to increase the weight and colour of a beamer shadow. The code to create a block with a shadow in Beamer is: \begin{beamercolorbox}[rounded=true,shadow=true]{title} blah ...
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Transparent and centered image into a frame formed for two bars (head and side)

I tried to center a transparent image into a beamer slide and it worked perfectly (code is shown below), but now I have a beamer presentation with two bars: one on the head (2.5cm) and one on the left ...
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What bibliography style should I use in a presentation?

I am using authoryear (from biblatex) style for articles. However, for beamer presentations, this style is not useful. Indeed, the complete references are cited at the end of the presentation ; so I ...
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Pass conditional options to documentclass

I'd like to pass options to \documentclass basing on the compiler it runs, something in the lines \documentclass[if latex then use dvipdfm else nothing]{beamer} My motivation is that there're ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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Using beamer frame title in document text

I use beamer to create a set of slides that are used to present the contents of a document. Both the slides and the printable document contents are contained in a single set of source files; I use the ...
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Start an external program from Beamer' presentation using PREVIEW Mac [duplicate]

I would like to be able to START or RUN an external program from within the presentation by clicking a link, using PREVIEW. Is this possible using Beamer package ? I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard ...