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Rochester theme: changing headline not working

I have Rochester theme presentation (beamer), and I want to change the color of the headline bar. I've searched all around, and found that \setbeamercolor{headline}{bg=red} should theoretically ...
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in beamer, change fontsize of selected slides with nested lists

I want to change the font size of particular frames, and when I use \fontsize{<font size>}{<value for \baselineskip>}\selectfont as suggested by this post, I found it does not change ...
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how to create dynamic graphics in latex beamer [duplicate]

How can I create a dynamic graphic in latex beamer?. for example, I want to display curves in the same graphic one by one, I mean one at a time. Thanks
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Beamer: Modify section navigation warsaw [duplicate]

I'm using warsaw theme in LaTeX, and I want to know how to modify sectionnavigation, in order to use bold police for current section instead of lightning current section. And I don't want to make ...
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Modify beamer sectionnavigation

I'm using warsaw theme in Latex, and I want to know how to modify sectionnavigation, in order to use bold police for current section instead of lighted one. And I don't want to make other sections in ...
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Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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Using \only in beamer presentation

I have the following code for a slide from a presentation: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Heuristic Policies} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> These are methods ...
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What are structural elements? Customizing the mechnism of beamer color theme

When I search the Internet, I can find many pieces of code including \usecolortheme[named=XXX]{structure}. If I add it to my presentation, I can see maybe there are some changes. I would like to know ...
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Wrong code Beamer

Can you help me please! what's wrong with my code ? I am a beginner! work not finished! \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer and Pause : displaying a picture and in the meantime some text

I wrote the following code : \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.48\textwidth} \begin{block}{Context} \vspace{+0.05cm} \begin{itemize} \item Bob \pause ...
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How to change global slide transition effect duration in beamer?

@diabonas presented a method to add global transition effect in beamer in this answer like this: \documentclass{beamer} % Add global transition effect \transfade \addtobeamertemplate{background ...
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How can I effect a new frame title, mid frame, based on the original one?

At some stage of my frame environment, I want to access the current value of the frame title, and then construct and effect a new frame title based on the original value. Sounds convoluted, doesn't ...
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Beamer frame: adding something to the last slide

How can one create a new environment eframe so that some element is added (the place can be hardcoded) on the last slide of the frame? Suppose I have many frames with lots of \pauses: ...
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Can't insert code in my beamer slide

I want to put some PHP code in my slide with the package listings but I have this error message: Argument of \frame has an extra }.<inserted text>\par } My latex code : ...
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“Thank You” slide in Beamer

The last slide on presentation is usually, "Thank You" or "Thanks for a Patient Hearing" or something like that. Are there any showcases/ examples of nice last Beamer slides to be included in ...
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Title Slide of Flip Beamer Theme

I just came across the Flip Beamer Theme. It is a cool theme to use on Beamer presentations, however, I don't understand how one has to customise the title slide of the presentation. The slide title ...
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Beamer: How to place graphics at the bottom of a frame

I want to achieve that included graphics are always on the bottom of the frame, so that their position isn't influenced by the length of the text above. I tried the figure enviroment without success ...
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! Font EU1/lmr/m/n/10=[lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text at 10.0pt not loadab le: Metric (TFM) file not found

I have this sample code that I was trying to run but it kept on producing an error that says: ! Font \zf@basefont=Flama-Light at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ! Font ...
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Using boxes (from \savebox) across beamer frames

I'm trying to use \usebox on different frames but it doesn't work as (I) expected. On the following example, I expected the second slide also containing one second ellipse. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Animate multiple sequences of images side by side

Say I have 2 sequences of images imA-1.png,imA-2.png,...,imA-n.png and imB-1.png,...imB-n.png . I would like to use something like xmpmulti's \multiinclude, but the following prints the imA sequence ...
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Beamer: Reuse incremental overlay number from list item?

I'm using an item list with the overlay specification <+(1)->. For one of the items, I want a text after the item list to be uncovered simultaneously with the item. How can I achieve that? ...
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How to show previous and next titles in infolines outter theme?

The infolines theme shows the section and subsection titles in the header, in one single line, preceding the title for the frame (in the second line). I'd like to show also the titles of the previous ...
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Beamer table of contents custom bullets: Long section titles do not align

I have redefined the table of contents bullets in my slides to a circled number. However, long section titles which span more than one line do not align with the text from the previous line but with ...
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Change \headheight in Beamer, Copenhagen

I want to increase the \headheight in Beamer, Copenhagen. I tried, \setlength{\headheight}{10in}, did not seem to work.
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Figure in Beamer

I want to make slide using beamer. Is it possible figure is in the top left side and quote is in the top right side of the figure? Is there any special environment for quote? ...
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How to solve the error: everyshi.sty is missing

I'm trying to get a Beamer-Presentation in Latex. My Windows is 7 PC. I'm using MiKTeX 2.9. At first, when I open the .tex file in the editor I don't get a preview at all. It is appeared this window: ...
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Fading out slides in latex-beamer with the option “handout” produces empty slides

I want to fade out some slides with overlays in the handout of my latex-beamer-presentation. When I use following code, slide one appears in the handout as a empty slide (only with heading). How can I ...
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Beamer - change transition style within a slide

Preamble \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} Here is a frame with an ...
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absolute position changing in TikZ environments

I am working on slides in beamer with a modified version of the Torino theme. When drawing with TikZ, the absolute positioning seems to not work as expected. In particular, when I have two tikzpicture ...
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Create Two PDF versions of Classroom slides from Single LaTeX file: Teacher and Student

Is there a way to create a single document that will process a LaTeX file in two different ways (different preambles) and produce two different outputs. Specifically, I want to produce a set of ...
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Beamer highlight only a part in an itemize frame

How could I highlight only certain points in itemize environment. The examples I found here shows other parts also highlighted in the next slide. What I want is a single slide with one part ...
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Beamer with Bibtex: References Bullet Formatted Incorrectly in Table of Contents

I'm using beamer to make a presentation. I am also adding references with \bibliographystyle{apacite}. When I create a table of contents with \tableofcontents, the "References" shows up as the last ...
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TikZ: Flow Chart

Kindly help this messy tikz flow chart. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=10em, text ...
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Referencing an article from a beamer document with xr-hyper

I'm trying to link to a label in an article from a beamer file. The reference itself works fine, but the hyperlink doesn't. It gets defaulted to page 1 of the beamer file. This is the article: ...
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Legend on second frame has only one entry, labeled wrong

Using pgfplots in beamer with \only frames, the legend for the second frame (only) inexplicably shows only one entry, with the color of the last \addlegendentry, but the legend of the first. The other ...
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beamer, forest, bulleted list inside

How can I use a bulleted list in a forest environment \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{forest} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Conceptual model-functional GI ...
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positioning and showing relationship between two images with arrows and animating the arrows

a. Though I can include these slides as images, are there any better ways to include these in beamer? b . Can I animate the arrows and text ? Edit: I would like to use two images 1.brain 2. Gut and ...
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highlight the desired item

How can I mark any desired item/statement in red circle/ oval mark as shown in this slide. Can it be animated too?
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Kindly explain use of framezoom in beamer

I want to use framezoom to zoom in on India in this map. How can I do it? Can someone explain in a simple language (non-technical) the use of \framezoom function in beamer?
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beamer: How to play movies in their original size?

When using the multimedia package with the beamer class, you must specify the width and height of the movie like this: \movie[width=8.0cm,height=8.0cm]{}{movie.avi} The problem is that the video ...
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\everymath, AMS equations, beamer, and tikz not working together

In a beamer document, I have $ expressions embedded in displayed equations (using tikz to make, e.g., colored boxes around some expressions). I put \everymath{\displaystyle} in the preamble so that ...
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Produce a “margin” note and align rows of columns in beamer

I want to convert my google doc presentation into beamer. But I am not sure how to: make it show the little "boxes" on the left margin that indicate book chapters. How to space apart the rows (I ...
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Beamer Presentation: Figure has no number?

I am giving a presentation and therefore I am using the beamer class. I have included some figures and it works, but there is no number after "Figure". My code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Play animated graphic when “next slide” is clicked

I am giving a presentation and I have included an animatedgraphic in the following way: \animategraphics[scale=0.4,autoplay]{8}{movie}{000}{200} As you can see, this is played automatically. But I ...
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Animated graphic in front of frame title?

I am using the beamertemplate and I have one frame: \frame{ \frametitle{Title text} \begin{textblock*}{50mm}[1,1](15.9cm,9cm) \includegraphics[width=1.9cm]{thumbnail.png} \end{textblock*} ...
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Change item and subitem text colour in beamer lists

I am using Montpellier theme for beamer presentation. I need to change the item and subitem text colors. I also need to make the subitem text italics. How do I do that?
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How to draw a ellipse figure in beamer at desired location? How to put a .eps logo figure at the right bottom corner?

Here is the code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pstricks} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Problem of having \begin…\end inside \ifdefined…\fi clause

I am using beamer, and have a LaTeX code as below. \ifdefined\VAR \begin{itemize} \item blahblab \end{itemize} \fi this does not compile, throwing an error: ! Incomplete \ifx; all text was ...
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How to insert an EPS picture into a Beamer presentation?

I want to insert this picture : in to a beamer. I know that there some problems if the picture is in the format of PNG or jpeg. So, I convert it into eps format. When I tried to insert it, it failed ...
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Beamer error, does not produce any output

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} \setbeamerfont*{frametitle}{size=\normalsize,series=\bfseries} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} ...