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Problem using diagbox in Beamer

I am trying to use diagbox in Beamer to create a north-east angled diagonal in a table cell using the tabular environment. It works in Beamer poster style but I can't get it to work for a standard ...
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Display beamer headline in frames conditional on section and subsection environments

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation (in LyX) where frames conditionally display a headline containing section and subsection navigation depending on (a) whether a frame is in a section ...
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beamer: block inside itemize, how to horizontally align?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \setbeamercolor{postit}{fg=black,bg=yellow} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item some words % possibly an empty line here ...
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How to break text in subsection heading in Beamer using Copenhagen theme?

\documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{document} \title[Title]{} \author[Author]{} \institute[Test]{} \date{\today} \subject{Informatics} { ...
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Background Picture

I am creating a presentation using the Beamer document class. I was wondering if it would be possible to have the same picture appear as a background of each slide. This is the image I am referring ...
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How to change bullets to basic numbers in each tier of Beamer table of contents?

I would like to have Beamer table of contents like this: item 1.1. item 1.2. item item 2.1. item 2.2. item It is partially similar like this: Remove the bullets in Beamer's table of ...
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How to break text in subsection heading in Beamer using Copenhagen theme

I am using Copenhagen theme for presentation. I have problem. Actually the text of my subsection heading is long that it do not appear completely in the upper bar of slide. Please suggest me what ...
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Adjust width of tcolorbox to contains long Equation

My work based on that subject Create Beamer-Theorem like boxes i want all long equations be inside a box and the width to be adjust based on the content also the my box can't be split on different ...
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How to correctly nest psmatrix within psmatrix (without undesired space)

I'd like to nest several psmatrix environments within a psmatrix, so that every cell of the outer psmatrix itself is an psmatrix again. Ultimately I want to draw within these inner matrices using ...
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Install beamer in Windows [duplicate]

I am new to using LaTeX in Windows environment. Somehow I managed to install MiKTeX 2.9 in my system and the TeXworks editor. Now I want to install beamer. I found this link and installed TeXnicCenter ...
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Beamer equation problem setting

\documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { % The Beamer class comes with a number of default slide themes % which change the colors and layouts of slides. Below this is a list % of all the ...
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Automatically Insert Environment Arguments

How can I automatically insert [<+->] arguments to the itemize environment when I'm in a beamer frame so I get pretty incremental display during presentation?
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Beamer animation misplaced in handout mode

While making slides for presentation involving animateinline environment from animate package, all slides are fine as expected in normal/presentation node, as shown below: But I came across a ...
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How to embed a video in a pdf generated by beamer and read it independently of the file emplacement?

I would like to embed a video in a presentation using beamer. All is going well until I change the pdf location. Is there any command that enables to integrate that video in my pdf so that I can send ...
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Distance between multiple lines in header of beamer template [closed]

this is my first question ;). I have defined a custom header in my beamer template and I want to show multiple lines. Since \\ isn't available in beamercolorbox I had to use \newline instead. The ...
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Damaged PDF file after linearization using qpdf apparently not caused by (La)TeX input [closed]

Edit3: I've updated the title, hopefully satisfying the people saying this item is off-topic: The reason I think this post does have value to this community is that the answer maybe off-topic (i.e. a ...
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Conflict enumerate in beamer

Why when using enumerate environment I got error when place \includeonlyframes{} to compile only single frame. But this error dissapear when I remove \includeonlyframes{}. This is my code: ...
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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Enumerate with manual numbers

I'd like to do the following enumeration in beamer; 1. First Item 2. Second Item 3. Third Item 3'. Alternative Version of Third Item. However, if I do this: \begin{enumerate} \item First ...
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verbatim environment does not work with beamer

I want my Java code to be typeset in a monospaced font, so I am using the verbatim environment. LaTeX commands are highlighted in Eclipse, but as soon as I use the verbatim environment everything ...
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\makeatletter within a beamer frame: how?

Within a beamer frame (not outside) makeatletter (or \catcode\@=11`) does not work. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \def\my@command{My at command} \def\myatcommand{\my@command} \makeatother ...
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Selecting math font with unicode-math in beamer with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use unicode-math in XeLaTeX to use Asana Math in a beamer presentation, but I am unable to use select the font for letters in math mode. See the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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The power cut while I am running my code, and all the code is erased even the one I already saved!!! .. How can I get the code back? [closed]

The power cut while I am running my code, and all the code is erased even the one I already saved!!! .. How can I get the code back ?
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break down section and subsection as only section on the header on the beamer

How can we break down section and subsection as only section on the header on the beamer? For example, AA is from section and DATA is from subsection. \section{AA} \subsection{DATA} Is it ...
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How to add/insert a rule in the headline and footline

When we use the specified format from beamer, \documentclass[compress]{beamer}, how do we add/insert a black line above the headline and under the footline into each slide? ...
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Beamer messes up colors and positioning

(This may have been asked before, but I couldn't find it.) Why does beamer put `no way' at the top left of the slide in blue, but at the center in black when I remove the curly brackets? Bug or ...
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Beamer sidebar font problem [duplicate]

I write a presentation in Hungarian. It often occurs that section title contains special Hungarian letters \H{o} or \H{u}. It is OK within the frame, but in the sidebar they appears as simple letters ...
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MSc thesis presentation [closed]

I have completed my MSc Thesis and now I want to create a presentation slide. I have got a good physics template which from Cambridge university. The pdf link is ...
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Consistent font size when using standalone TikZ pictures in a beamer presentation

I want to include a TikZ picture in a beamer presentation using the standalone package and I want a consistant size of the text in the picture and the rest of the frame. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer?

Here is a start of an answer to this "challenge": \documentstyle[beamer] \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tikzset{click/.style={draw}} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right, ...
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File ended while scanning use of \frame [closed]

I am a beginner in Latex. My code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[HUM-THE SABHAl]{Training ...
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modifying margins for one slide

I need help for modifying the margins for only one slide in the beamer class In other words, I need a local version of \setbeamersize{text margin left=<size>,text margin right=<size>} ...
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Aligning equations across slides (/only)

Goodday, I am currently working on a presentation on the Calculus of Variations. In it I present a proof for the Euler equation. Currently I use the following Latex code: \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer Frame is displayed wrong

i made a Code for alerting through a frame. It adds an empty (just looks empty very light text) frame in front of the greyed out frame (Picture below). It only appears to add a frame, if i use ...
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How to customize block in Beamer

I want to customize block (alertblock) in Beamer. I want a transparent block, with a red frame and where the title is also in red like the one given in the image below: MWE: \documentclass[12 ...
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how to autoupdate date on beamer pdf

It is not uncommon (at least for me ) to compile pdf a day before. It is also not uncommon to use same pdf on some other day. So it would be handy if pdf produced displays the system date on which it ...
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Beamer note page: Reduce left margin

I am using the beamer notes, but to my mind, the left margin is a bit too large since it reduces the usable space significantly. Is it possible to reduce this? Here is my code: ...
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troubleshoot needed for LaTeX Error: Command \item invalid in math mode [closed]

Can someone please troubleshoot this? It gives me an \item invalid in math mode although I use a very similar casing on a previous frame. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing

I made the following table in LaTex with the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ph] \protect\caption{Genotype-by-Environment Means} \centering{}% ...
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Bullet disappearing if \visible used as first token of an \item

When using the Beamer command visible within an itemize environment, I noticed that sometimes the command makes the bullets disappear as well. In the example provided below, the bullet point on the ...
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how to create non linear presentation using beamer or prosper

8eamer prosper produces slides like power-point. Is it possible to produce non-linear presentation like the one produced by prezi?
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table of contents starts by an arbitrary number

I am using Beamer Presentation to teach a Probability course in a university. At the first class, I introduced my class chapter 1 which included its sections 1 to 4, so my table of contents in the ...
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Beamer like ClassicThesis

If I write my thesis with ClassicThesis, how can I fix beamer layout to get a similar setup? Does exist a template for this problem?
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Beamer error - no output file [closed]

I am making a beamer file. While there's nothing in math mode, everything runs perfectly well, however, when sentences like $P_A\subseteq E_X$ is inserted, it cannot output a .pdf file, but its ok ...
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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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Exam - \only without beamer

I am looking for a way to generate different copies of the same exam. I usually prepare several exercises, with two versions for each exercise; then I divide my students in four groups (A,B,C,D) and ...
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Switching between arabic, roman and alph frame numbering

I just wonder how can I easily switch to arabic, roman or alph frame numbering between frames? I don't want to use \appendix! I want, for instance: three slides in arabic numbering, then two slides ...
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Figure in columns in itemize

I`m trying to make an itemized list, where only one of the items has an image to the right. I tried this \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Problem} ...
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How to uncover alternating row colors in beamer class?

In the howtos section of the beamer documentation (v3.30) I saw the code how to do alternating row colors when displaying tables as a remedy to errors caused by horizontal and vertical lines in ...