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How to write a letter “a” in Tex [duplicate]

This seems to be a fairly simple question. But I want to know how can I write the alphabet "a" in Latex as shown below: I cannot use the regular "a" in this case. Thanks for any suggestion. The ...
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Defining \nextslide in overprint environment in beamer

We all use the \onslide command inside the overprint environment in beamer. However, I find that assigning hard coded slide values, like \onslide<5> in this environment is really cumbersome. ...
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Show ToC of only a section in beamer (completely hide other subsections)

I'm using beamer for a presentation. What I want is that whenever a section o subsection starts, it completely hides other subsections that are outside the section in the ToC. I mean, for example if ...
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Where can I store custom documents of custom beamer themes?

I am using TeX Live 2012 in Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded some custom beamer themes and put them in ~/texmf. But I have no idea where to put the manual of the beamers. BTW, besides texdoc, is there ...
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Ratio of the expression and the corresponding description fix in Beamer

I want to modify the display of my equation little bit. Below is the code which I used to show the ratio of two expressions and use a pointer for the descrption of the items. I was able to show the ...
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Big Equation into several lines in beamer

I have a very big equation and I tried to seperate that equation into different lines using the following code but the spacing is very big. Can anyone suggest what would be the best way to save space ...
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Colored underbraces for annotating equations

I am trying to implement my previous Powerpoint presentation in beamer. I have a figure like I want to create something like this in beamer. I wrote a equation as follows but I couldn't write the ...
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Lyx - Editing the document class [closed]

I am using LyX Beamer but want to the option [t]. Using Document -> Settings -> Document Class if I choose presentation (beamer) and put the [t] in custom it does not compile. Is there a way to define ...
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Variable itemize indentation on Beamer slides

I'm not sure if what I want is possible at all, but asking doesn't hurt... I've adjusted the itemize environment so that the item text is aligned with the text outside the environment. This might ...
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With beamer, prevent animation from restarting on 2-step slide

I have a slide with an animation with autoplay on the top and two graphs at the bottom. The graphs appear in two stages. At the moment, the animation restart when I go to the second step, how I can ...
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Beamer: combining footnote in one column with figure in the other one

I'd like to put a figure next to a list which contains a footnote. Without the footnote everything works fine. But when I add the footnote, the figure gets shifted to the right and partly appears to ...
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LyX White Space on Slide [duplicate]

Using LyX I find that there is always so much white space between the figure and the the slide title and between the table caption and the table. Is there a way to reduce this space in the preamble?
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Unwanted space between beamer colorboxes

I'm trying to create a beamer theme that has some colored boxes at the very top and bottom of each slide. So far, I have copied the default theme and added an empty beamercolorbox to it. While this ...
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Using ERT in LyX [duplicate]

Using LyX to create a Beamer presentation I used the TeX button to insert some ERT: \begin{table}\caption{Regression table\label{tab1}} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l r l r l r l} \hline & ...
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Uncover parts of a tree in TikZ

I'm trying to apply Daniel's method to uncover the bottom right part of the tree in the following MWE. However, when I pass the option [visible on=<2->] to one of the children, it appears to ...
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“Grid” of background images in Beamer frame

I am trying to get a 2x2 grid of background images in a Beamer frame. I'd like the images to touch on all side (i.e., no whitespace around images). I am able to get a tabular environment inside ...
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LyX TeX Table too big

I am including a TeX file into a LyX document using Insert -> Child Document. The Table looks fine on the LyX screen but when I preview the PDF it is 10 times too big. Not sure how to fiddle with the ...
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Beamer article mode + amsart freezes latex

If i try to get an article from my beamer slide using article mode and amsart style, my compiler (pdfLaTeX, LaTeX) gets stuck in an infinite loop: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{beamerarticle} ...
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bottomrule option not working in beamer tcolorbox [closed]

I'd like to use the bottomrule option for the tcolorbox environment, as shown in the tcolorbox manual on page 12. Unfortunately, the option does not seem to work, and the following code creates a ...
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Move table to the left / change left margin of particular frame

I'm trying to move my table to the left with no success. I found \hspace, but it seem to not work. Here is my slide: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test slide} \vspace{-0.4cm} \hspace{-1cm} ...
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Simple Beamer Template for Total Beginners

Is there a template that allows me to create slides with only some simple formulas at most?
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Beamer presentation similar to ConTeXt

I am wondering if it would be possible to write nice (different and funny) presentations with beamer like the ones that can be found in the next links, that are done with context. I also wonder if it ...
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How to avoid `beamer` to print its title page?

It is the first time I am using beamer and I am trying to make a title page as I would do in a book class, but apparently beamer forces its own title page to be printed before mine. I have no \author ...
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Converting Powerpoint master slide to beamer [closed]

Is it possible to take a Powerpoint master slide and convert it to something that can be used with beamer? My organization requires the use of Powerpoint, but I can get away with presenting pdf's ...
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Command for the abbreviated author [duplicate]

I'm writing a beamer document, and using the following definition for author \author[O. Castillo]{Oscar Castillo} As far as I know, \@author returns the value Oscar Castillo Question Is there a ...
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Can I create a shortcut to another program with LaTeX Beamer class? [duplicate]

I am just about to create my beamer file for my upcoming presentation in which I need to open another program (NetLogo if it helps) to show it to the audience. Is there any possibility to create a ...
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Adding fields to title page / customizing title page

I need to add 3 supervisors to my titlepage. I found suggestions to make them part of \author, but it looks horrible, because every row is aligned by center (see picture). I would like to align ...
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Two-level Tree Navigation in Beamer

I'm curious what would be an effective work-around for the Beamer tree outer theme package that would allow for two-level navigation instead of the default three-level navigation. For example, I'm ...
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Issue with TeXMaker on win7 and beamer [closed]

Not sure if this question is appropriate for this forum... Just wondering if others can confirm this before sending it to the developers. Setup: TeXMaker TeXLive 2012 pdflatex with synctex enabled ...
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How to have each slide in a separate file, each compilable, then combine them

I would like to write each slide of a presentation into its own file, so that I can compile and view each slide, one at a time. But, I still need to combine all of them to make my presentation. What's ...
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How to change the size of the institutional logo on Lyx- breamer?

I tried to use the following codes to insert logo in to my beamer, but they dont work with LyX. If you have a file called "institution-logo-filename.xxx", where xxx is a graphic format that can ...
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How do I set the gamma correction of a full LaTeX document? [closed]

I will be holding a presentation with a PDF generated by LaTeX beamer. Projectors in general need a gamma correction of about 2.0, however, my laptop doesn't enable me to set the gamma correction of ...
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Why \nointerlineskip if background of Beamer-color frametitle is empty?

I'm trying to read the source of Beamer default outer theme (the file beamerouterthemedefault.sty). In line 144 there is this code: \defbeamertemplate*{frametitle}{default}[1][left] { ...
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Can I manipulate the rounded-ness of blocks?

I'm creating a beamertemplate (for beamerposter, actually) and I want to increase the radius of a block. According to the beamer manual (12.3) I can pass the [rounded] option to a block or the ...
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Figure in beamer moves around

This is a MWE of my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Frankfurt} \usecolortheme{dolphin} } \begin{document} ...
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Beamer Multimedia package

I have written the following document \documentclass[aspectratio=1610]{beamer} \usetheme[hideallsubsections]{Berkeley} \useinnertheme{rounded} \usepackage{multimedia} \title[]{{\scshape Infodag ...
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Make a heading in beamer

I would like to have the ability to add "headings" to content in my beamer slides. By heading I just mean slightly larger text that automatically breaks the row and adds some margins to the ...
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Block environment with empty title in Beamer: how to reduce empty space at the top [duplicate]

I'm using the LaTeX beamer class to write a presentation. I'm placing vertically aligned equations inside a block environment without a title. When I do this, I get extra empty space at the top of the ...
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How can I run VLC in a href (beamer)

I have a beamer presentation and I want to launch a video clicking on a picture \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} ... \href{run:C:\\Program ...
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algorithm2e and Beamer - How to make algorithms wider with smaller font?

I would like to make the algorithm2e environments wider in a beamer document. Indeed I must you a \scalebox to see all of my algorithm. Is there a way to have wider algorithms with smaller size font ...
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Spurious space problem

I have a problem of spurious space, but I can't find its origin. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Dimensions et boites}{Commandes de manipulation des boites} ...
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Palatino text with CMR math in beamer?

I've tried so many combinations, but I can't get it to work. I'd appreciate any suggestions.
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Referencing nodes in matrix of nodes does not work in beamer [duplicate]

When using node coordinates in a matrix of nodes in the article document class, the following code works well and soes exactly what it is supopsed to: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer theorem numbering issue

I have a beamer presentation containing slides for multiple lectures in a single file. Exercises in the slides should be number continuously from the first lecture to the last. So lecture 1 ends with ...
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Beamer Mini-TOC

How can I make a TOC and section mini TOCs such that TOC at the beginning of the whole document shows sections and subsections, mini TOCs at the beginning of each subsection show only the very section ...
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Beamerposter: rounded and shadowed blocks

I want to create rounded blocks with shadows in beamerposter. The MWE does that, but in an ugly way: the bottom corners of the header are rounded and have a shadow, and the top corners of the text ...
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Adding shadow over image

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to first show an image in its true form: and in the next slide have it shown with a shadow over a part of it like so: Is there a way to do this?
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Subscript in beamer class using frames and equations

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{textpos} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage[british,UKenglish,USenglish,english,american]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer - Dresden theme: miniframes appeareance and frame number insertion

I am writing a presentation in Beamer using the Dresden theme. From a theme preview I saw that white circles are supposed to appear on the top bar below the section titles of my presentation (to ...
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amsmath “\substack”-command in section title

I do use the \substack-command in text for creating a small (2,1)-Vector. Unfortunately it does not work in the title of a section. Here a minimal example, which does not work: ...