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Beamer: how to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles

I would like to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles and also make the already viewed symbols the same color as the background and future symbols the color of foreground. ...
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Beamer: changing footline background color

I would like to make the footline color black and the text white. I found this: Beamer: Background Color for Footline but didn't understand how it applied to my example. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer: How to remove shadows under header

I would like to remove the shadow (gradient fading) under the header. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Frankfurt} \usecolortheme{dove} \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=white, bg=black} ...
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Export Beamer doc to 2 slides per page

I'm a total LaTeX/beamer newbie looking for a way to export a slide deck I created into a sort of "book" form. I tried "handout" but that didn't seem to be what I'm looking for. Basically, I want to ...
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Is there any way to typeset my Beamer presentations on my iPad?

I'm considering buying one of the available LaTeX apps for my iPad. Among other things, one of the main things I'm interested in is tweaking my beamer presentations (particularly handy when on the ...
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Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade [closed]

After an upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) to 13.04 (Raring), pdfLaTeX fails to compile a simple presentation using Beamer. Besides Beamer, the only package I am explicitly using is minted, for ...
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How to change list options during a loop?

I currently have a beamer presentation, which, using the forloop package, looks basically like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{forloop} \begin{document} \newcounter{ctr} \newcounter{gulp} ...
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How make a picture slideshow [duplicate]

I would like to use beamer class as backbone for my presentation. However, I encountered a problem. My wish is to put pictures on it and for LaTeX to decide their placement and divide them on frames ...
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How to customize title page in beamer so that it looks like

How can I modify title page so that it looks like it is in this video. Please seek to 16 seconds and watch title page. I do not have permission to post images. I liked this theme and I want to make a ...
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How do I prevent the beamer class from removing my global options

I'm currently writing a latex package (or actually a beamer theme, but apparently that makes no difference) and I want to be able to specify a few things using key-value pairs in the global options. ...
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beamer reference list

I am using Beamer with biblatex. When I used the code below, it produced a bibliography which has three slides. But the references in the last slide are in the center rather than top. So the first ...
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Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} ...
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Animating tabular rows in Beamer without showing the table border

I have a tabular environment with three rows, and I would like to show only the first row on my first slide, then show the next row and finally the third row. I have a solution that almost works but ...
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Adding a “take away” box to a beamer slide

In Powerpoint presentations (especially with slides produced by consultants), it's common to add a box at the bottom of a slide that indicates the main point. What would be some LaTeX code for adding ...
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Adjusting layout of text/bullets within beamer

This is a rather simple question, but I've been having trouble. My simplest goal is to be able to easily adjust my frame environment so that its displays like this: First-line -- I want this BOLD ...
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Fix height of frametitle independent of content

I'm using a custom beamer theme from my university. The frametitle height depends on whether any characters extend below the baseline. A frametitle named "example" is higher than a title named "test". ...
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Beamer: Visualize overlay borders in handout mode [closed]

I want to display the slide areas of a frame in handout mode. A possible solution could look like this: \begin{frame} % presentation mode On slide 1 \\ \pause On slide 2 \end{frame} ...
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how to make mindmap nodes links within presentation

Wanting to make secondary and tertiary nodes links to other frames within presentation. A great example would be linking the mountain bicycle node to the frame titled "mountain bicycle". The code I ...
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how to make mindmap fit on frame?

I'm in the process of creating a Beamer presentation using some tikz concepts, how do I make a mindmap fit to the slide? My code is as follows: \documentclass[T]{beamer} ...
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Is it possible to use the listings package incrementally in beamer?

Given a frame that has code rendered in a \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} environment, is it possible to use beamer's incremental frame building feature to highlight code snippets? Here is an ...
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Beamer: Full width image, aligned to top with a frame title

I would like to include a full width image, aligned to the top of a frame with a frame title. The problem is, I cannot get rid of a line of white space between the orange frame title header and the ...
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Specify positions for top/bottom in Beamer vertical shading

MWE \documentclass{beamer} % Yes, this is a poster, if that matters in the slightest %\usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{} ...
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Using beamer overlays with forest generated trees

I am using the forest package from Sašo Živanović in order to create a wide tree on a beamer slide. Previously, I was using qtree. But due to the easier way of arranging nodes automatically with ...
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beamer header takes too much space [duplicate]

The header with the table of contents takes up too much vertical space and crowds out my slides. I'd like to retain the ToC headers but turn them into two-column displays or something like that, in ...
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Vertical misalignment due to beamer onslide? [duplicate]

The following MWE displays the problem: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\onslide<+-> \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}r} Text\\Text & Text \\\hline Text\\Text & Text ...
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Automatic frame titles subtitles, with condition

I'm trying to set up automatic frame titles and subtitles as follows: If a frame has a title or subtitle set (even to {}, it is used). If subsection title is not empty, use section title as a frame ...
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How to set vertical margins for beamer frame?

My talk slides use a mostly-white background image (supplied by organizers) that has some visual patterns at the bottom. I would like to tell beamer to not cover these patterns (as it makes text less ...
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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 ...