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Unable to have a gif-picture with transparent background in the title of Beamer Poster

I am trying to follow this discussion, but I get the following error when I am trying to have a picture in the title. My TeX \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work [closed]

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...
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Add a section to beamer table of contents but not to navigation bar

This question has been asked before, but for a different beamer theme. The answer there did not make it clear to me how to deal with my case, illustrated in this example (which I think is close to ...
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Reference a slide in Beamer

I have an example in my beamer presentation which I mention in another page. I want to include the page of that example in an automatic way. Here is my code. The reference to the example is on the ...
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video embedding in TeX Live [closed]

I have to make videos. It can be done using different software available but I want to make it using LaTeX. Can anyone tell how to make videos using TeX Live and wined t editor.
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How to reduce white space above/around R-Plot in LaTeX-Beamer document [closed]

Hi guys, my header looks like: \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \input{ix-utf8enc.dfu} \usepackage[ngerman,english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Beamer: How to uncover content precisely once, in the current slide?

Although not explicit in the beamer manual, I figure that <+> overlay specification means "the current slide only". I am now in the process of composing a fairly complicated slide show with ...
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Making footnote marks in beamer use the surrounding color

As is probably well known, footnote marks in beamer are colored using the footnote mark beamer-color, which seems to default to black, so that footnote marks are black even when the surrounding text ...
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Where does beamer use the headline template?

I've been digging through the internals of beamer's frame creation code, trying to customize a theme I created. My goal was to suppress the display of the page number on slides where the frame option ...
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Selecting specific slides for handout?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \scriptsize \begin{enumerate} \item<+-> \item<2,3,5,7,11> ...
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Relative overlay specification in beamer?

Reading the following quote from the beamer manual, I was left a bit confused: When you write <.->, a similar thing as in <+-> happens except that the counter beamerpauses is not ...
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Problem with tikz plot in beamer

I'm trying to plot a function using this code \begin{tikzpicture} % Draw the log-normal distribution curve \draw[blue,smooth,thick] plot[id=f1,domain=0.001:6,samples=50] function ...
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A beamer buggy handling of newcommand?

Does anyone know why I get error here? Analogous code works for document class "slides" in latex. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \newcommand{\sld}{\end{frame} \begin{frame}} \begin{document} ...
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beamer stepwise alerts with nested lists

In beamer, I would like to use alert in a nested list so that each line is red (i.e., the default alert color) stepwise, one line at a time. This code produces the output I would like: ...
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In beamer, how can you use \tableofcontents[hidesubsections] and still render correctly the TOC?

Using: pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013) When using the \tableofcontents in beamer, using the theme Berkeley, with the option [hidesubsections], [hideothersubsections] and the options to ...
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline [duplicate]

I am using the following to define the footline element of my Beamer presentation: \setbeamerfont{footline}{size=\large} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{Institute} %the fontsize changes the size of ...
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Change font in Beamer to a more modern, sleek font

I noticed that many of today's presentations (not done by Beamer) use modern-looking, sleek fonts. Is it possible to set Beamer's fonts to use such fonts? All the current fonts in Beamer look a bit ...
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Beamer: displaying all labels in description environment, then descriptions sequentially

In beamer, I'd like to display all the labels in a description environment at once, then fill in the descriptions sequentially. I want the labels to be positioned correctly on the first slide, with ...
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Beamer template from pdf

I am trying to find out what is the beamer template that is being used in the following lecture slides. It looks very minimalistic and nice. Any help is appreciated
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Embedding videos using Beamer and Acrobat Reader

I've been reading a lot of related questions, but they last to use the media9 package. My very specific question is that when using Beamer in Windows to embed a video, Acrobat Reader is unable to ...
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How to change Beamer note page background color?

I understand that in beamer environment I can have some presenter's notes by adding \setbeameroption{show notes} and put all my notes in \note{blah blah ...}. It will give me a note page with ...
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Weird behaviour of \small in list environment

I am using \small in a list environment in Beamer and facing a problem that the text after closing of \small is still small. Following is a minimal working example of the problem: ...
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How can I style tables in LaTeX beamer?

I use pandoc to generate LaTeX beamer presentations. To get the look I want I have created a theme myself. I have managed to get the look and feel I want in my presentations but I cant figure out how ...
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Presentation including today's date in beamer? [closed]

The challenge here it create a beamer presentation such that it would show the date in which it was used, not the day it was compiled. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} I ...
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Beamer equivalent of Keynote's old web view [closed]

Is there a beamer package that will display a non-static, locally hosted web page? I think I am looking for something similar to Keynote's old web view, but since I have Keynote 09, I'm in a pickle. ...
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array and loop to set frametitle, subsection, and text

In the example below, I store text into three variables (\subTa, \subTb, \subTc), and then use these variables to set the subsection, set the frametitle, and display text on each slide, all using ...
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Make gif-animation faster with animate

I have a series of PNG figures that I use to make an animation in a beamer presentation. The animation works fine except that the frame rate is very slow, like 1 per second. I would like to make it ...
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Using \onslide in Tikz and pgfplots [duplicate]

I am having trouble with using beamer's \onslide in TikZ and pgfplots. The issue I have encountered is that if I use \onslide then the specific parts of the picture I want to appear on a specific ...
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Minted does not escape beamer's \end{frame}

It seems that the following code does not work as expected (ie. printing the \end{frame} as a verbatim colored code. Instead, the \end{frame} is interpreted by LaTeX: ...
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\frame with options

If I want to use a "fragile" frame in a presentation I have to write \begin{frame}[fragile]{FRAME TITLE} \end{frame} Is there a way using the \frame{ \frametitle{FRAME TITLE} } syntax?
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Why will Beamer Equation Killing Document [duplicate]

I am a totally new to beamer and I just can't seem to figure out why beamer won't let me include equations. I run the following code and it does not work. I try to include {equation*} but it still ...
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How to overlay tikz matrix in beamer?

Background: I encounter some unexpected situations while overlaying a tikz matrix in Beamer. The latex code is given at the end (note: you can also read and copy it at ShareLatex:TikzMatrixOverlay). ...
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Use bullets from mini-frames in sidebar outer theme

I would like to reproduce the individual "bullets" you have under section names in the "mini-frames" outer theme under the subsection names in the navigation sidebar created in the "sidebar" outer ...
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Quotation marks in Beamer

I have something like this \documentclass[xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} \usecolortheme[named=Crimson]{structure} \usetheme[height=7mm]{Rochester} ... \begin{document} \begin{frame} In fact ...
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Beamer: Strange behavior when changing background color

Using \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=black} works fine if I want to change the background color. However once I used \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{} it doesn't work anymore: ...
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Beamer: \AtBeginSection doesn't agree with ignorenonframetext

I'm following the advice in the Beamer user guide to produce slides and printed material from the same source using the beamerarticle package. The user guide recommends using the class option ...
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How do I make a beamer presentation with customized title page and footage

I'm going to make slides with a lot of math for my company, but I'm only given template for power point and keynote. I saved the title page from power point template and tried to set it as the ...
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Problem inserting pages from a PDF into a Lyx document

I want to insert one page from a PDF file into my Lyx presentation file. I use Insert-->File-->External, PDFPages, select the PDF file, then I go to Options and type 'pages={1}' to select the first ...
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Frame titles for PDF chapters in Beamer [duplicate]

Pardon me if this question has been duplicated elsewhere, I'm still coming to terms with tex terminology. I am generating a presentation in Beamer. I like the use of PDF chapters to navigate between ...
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Permanent transparent block

I have two blocks in one slide. I need to show the first block, while making the other one transparent. However, I don't want the other one to show in the next slide. I just need it permanently ...
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\mode<presentation> between two frames in beamerarticle

There is a minimal code of what I want to do : \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} text 1 \mode<presentation>{ \end{frame} \begin{frame} } text 2 \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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biblatex style verbose, beamer and color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle=verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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Beamer listings fragile — Too much space

I am using listings package in Beamer. If I use inline listing, there is no problem and the listings look good. However, if I use \begin{lstlisting}, it is required to use fragile frame and the ...
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tikzchainprevious undefined

I am using the following code for drawing a TikZ chain diagram: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary { arrows, chains, ...
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Wrapper box for TikZ picture

I am trying to wrap a tikzpicture node inside a box, so that I can refer to this "bounding box" from inside the picture for positioning the nodes relative to that box. I am looking for a command ...
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Basic questions on producing a Beamer handout

I use beamer for my lectures and post the handout on the course website. I create the handout with pgfpages. Here MWE: \documentclass[handout,compress,mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} ...
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A couple of specific beamer questions

Alright, I m currently pimping my beamer skills and have a little trouble figuring out a couple of issues. Here we go: logos: From what I gather, \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.4]{something.jpg}} ...
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Error on table inside a beamer

I'm preparing a presentation using the beamer class, and I need to put a tabular environment inside it and I always get the errors Undefined control sequence \end{frame} and Missing number, ...
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Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture

This is a follow-up to this question. I use the standalone documentclass to externalize my tikzpictures. Now, I want to include it in a beamer presentation with its color theme set to, say, default. ...
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the \percent macro is not working in siunitx package

I get error when I use the \percent macro in the siunitx package. Here is the code : \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{siunitx} ...