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Displaying a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer

I would like to display a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer i.e. I want to zoom an image from small size to large size. Below is the code I tried and I get some errors while compiling. ...
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Problem with \setbeamertemplate{footline} when using \ifthenelse inside

In my presentation composed with the beamer class I have the following piece of code: \documentclass[dvips, 9pt, unicode, t]{beamer} \usepackage{ifthen} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Scaling tikz mindmaps within a beamer frame

I recently discovered tikz and I fell in love with it! However, I am having some annoying issues when I try to include a tikz mindmap in beamer. Problem is that I can't manage to have the mindmap ...
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Program Tikz in Beamer

The attached .Rnw-code produces two similar slides, but with different texts and different arrow positions. I wrote both slides manually, but because I need to produce hundreds of similar slides, I ...
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beamer color changes from slide to slide [closed]

I have a problem with colors that is rather weird. I wrote this presentation in beamer, and while I set all the color of the text with \setbeamercolor{text1}{fg=SeaGreen!80!black} and I use them ...
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Is it possible to convert a beamer presentation directly to an a0 Poster?

Suppose I have a Beamer presentation with 20 slides, and I need to make a poster out of them in 5 minutes. Is it possible to have Beamer output the slides into a 5x4 grid on an a0 sized pdf? I'm ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Getting MacOS Preview to play audio by \href{run: in beamer [closed]

Originally I had a file audio.mp4 that I wanted to play by \href{run:audio.mp4}{START} from a beamer presentation pdf that is run in Preview. Following hints here, I created a .app by appify, and it ...
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Removing bullets in headline with own template doesn't work

I'm using Ilmenau in a beamer presentation (first image) I want to hide the bullets, so I use my own headline template (I get the idea from Is it possible to get rid of the bullets in the ...
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Problem with typesetting maths content in an unusual font in beamer

I want to typeset math in different font called Antykwa Torunska, which supports maths. Unfortunately, when using it in beamer the math font is switched to the standard math font of beamer. How can I ...
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Combine ipe and beamer presentation (font identification)

I am trying to transition from an existing ipe presentation to beamer by combining slides from both into the same presentation. To do this I need to match the existing slides in beamer, a job that ...
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ADDING white space to an image?

I'm new to beamer and am trying to make a presentation. When inserting an image, the output is satisfactory, except when I try to insert a .pdf! The white space in the image disappears. Initially, the ...
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More on dealing with long description environment items in beamer

This is a follow-up question to Dealing with long description environment items Gonzalo Medina was very helpfully resolving an issue I had with his solution to Dealing with long description ...
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How to prevent Beamer from loading amssymb and amsfonts?

I would like to use the mathdesign package and the charter font in my beamer presentation. But when using \usepackage[charter,cal=cmcal]{mathdesign} I get the following warnings (sic!): Package ...
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Beamer, TiKZ, and commutative diagrams [closed]

I have a commutative diagram that renders without issue in a memoir document, but, when I copy the code into a beamer slide, the mapping text becomes super imposed over the arrows. Is there a ...
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Overlay specification that is active on show and 2 more slides

Below is the MWE. What I want to happen is: Alert1 is shown as alert on display. Next click -- alert details are displayed. Alert1 remains Red. Next click -- Alert 2 is displayed as alert and ...
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Beamer theme, remove navigation bar from one slide

I'm using beamer and the theme Copenhagen. I would like to remove the navigation menu (the list of section mames shown at the top of each slide) from the first (first page) and from the summary ...
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beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry

For educational purposes, I would like to uncover the definitions of my description items only after all the items themselves have been uncovered, like so: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Shorthand overlay specifications for bold text

The following MWE shows the list piece by piece and each item is alert when displayed and back to normal when the next item is displayed. How can I add more default overlay specifications to the ...
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Clock with powerdot and beamer

I would like to use powerdot to compose a document. I want to have a clock in the pdf file, but it does not show. If I am using Beamer, then how can I have a clock as in powerdot? Please help me. ...
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Tikz overlay for subfigure environment- beamer

I have been trying to create a list and a bunch of subfigures (both on each half of the slide). I have used \setbeamercovered{transparent}to progress along the list per keystroke. I want this ...
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Changing Margins in Stockton Beamer Theme

I am creating a presentation with beamer using Stockton theme. You can find tex file here I have two questions to ask. How can I change the margins of a slide? For the example below, I would like to ...
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Handout is not the same as last displayed state of a frame [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to exclude certain slides from handout OK. Here is the MWE that explains it all. When compiled as beamer (onscreen) option, the itemized items appear on every click. ...
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How I can eliminate the date on the top right in a slide?

I use Warsaw theme but the date appear on the top right of each slide. How I can eliminate this date? PREAMBLE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} ...
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transparency of beamercolorbox and opaqueness of its text

this is a follow up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox The question is that I would like to have a transparent beamercolorbox, but a not transparent text. What should I do? ...
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variable for color in latex

I am using beamer for writing my presentation. I was initially using latex+dvipdf, then with the help of other tex.exchange users I recognized that I cannot use transparency in this way. So now I am ...
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redefine theorem environment with beamer

beamer seems to define theorem-environments such as definition, but i want to be able to define them myself. In particular I want to use thmtools. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} ...
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error with tikz (bounding box) on ubuntu [closed]

I created a latex beamer presentation on my Mac OSX and there I included some pictures using tikz. Due to my job I migrated to Ubuntu and now I want to use that presentation with Texmaker (Latex via ...
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Uncover line segments of a TikZ graph in Beamer

In beamer, is it possible to uncover a sequence of connected line segments drawn in tikz? For example, in the following figure, I want to show the line segments in the third \draw one by one after ...
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\cal messes up the math mode

How come when I use this code with beamer \begin{block}{Misadjustment} $$ \cal{M} = \frac{1-\lambda}{2}\sigma_v^2 M + \frac{1}{2(1-\lambda)}tr[\mathbf{RQ}] $$ \end{block} results in this: But ...
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Proper page size for slides

I'm just going to use the standard article class to create my slides manually. The question is, what pagesize is appropriate, and why? Should I take into account my projector's resolution and/or the ...
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Part navigator in beamer?

I have a 2 hour presentation, which contains 3 parts. I'm using Warsaw theme, which have a top bar of two vertical lists: section list at the left, and the subsection list at the right. Can I add a ...
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How do I insert a full screen picture inside an itemized environment?

I'm using beamer to create slides and I would like to place a full screen picture with a black background inside an itemized environment. What I tried so far is: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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pgfpages outer border instead of border shrink

I'm using the pgfpages package to publish my handout. But I think the space between the pages is to big, whereas the space at the outer border is to small. How can I change this? Currently I use this ...
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How to make a pgfooclass persistent across a beamer presentation?

I would like to define a tikz image element that I could re-use along a beamer presentation. I tried to define this as a pgfooclass, but this seems to be that I can only instantiate objects of a class ...
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Is there a non-verbatim form of lstinline from the listings package?

I'm using the listings package with beamer and I'd like to try to avoid making frames fragile where possible. I know that many of my frames will need to be fragile but there are some where the ...
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Defining a command to close and open environment

While preparing my lectures with beamer, I often find myself having to split a frame into two different ones. For instance, a first version of my slides contains: \begin{frame} ...
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How to make highlighting work in beamer with overlays

I'm trying to use the soul package to get highlighting via \hl{some text}. I'd like to do this in overlays in beamer. I'm trying to follow the guidelines in section 9.6.1 of the beamer manual to ...
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How to number propositions by part in beamer?

My presentation has three parts about three different papers. I would like to number the theorems and propositions within each part (paper).
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Split a beamer frame in four equal parts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way of arranging multiple minipages on a page? I want to split a beamer frame in four equal parts. Each of these parts will have a border around it and ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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Optimised visualisation of top circles in beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in Beamer. I am using smoothbars as an outer theme. However I am having a problem when a section has many frames, as indicated in the following image ...
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Opacity in TikZ, ruins whole structure in Beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in beamer. I wanted to make a TikZ picture and change it's opacity, locally on specific items. When I did, the structure color changed... I will attach my preable as well ...
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How to line up blocks in columns with full width blocks in beamer/beamerposter?

This input to pdflatex (whatever version of texlive is on Debian/squeeze) \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a3,scale=0.9]{beamerposter} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package xcolor

I have an option clash between package xcolor and another package, but I don't know which. Here is my MWE \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Why do Beamer action specifications for TikZ nodes not behave like \uncover?

NB. I have completely rewritten this question to hopefully clarify things. Executive Summary When creating TikZ diagrams in Beamer, one can add overlay specifications to paths and nodes, as in ...
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Beamer: how to show a logo in the vertical bar only if there is enough space left?

I would like to insert an additional (other than the top-left one) logo in a beamer presentation using Palo Alto theme, so that it appears in the navigation bar ONLY if there is enough space left. ...
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Fancy cloud quote-Arithmetic overflow

I ws trying to make a fancy quote...(Any ideas?) I couldn't find annything, so I thought of using a cloud... My code is \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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How to scale a tikz picture?

I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, 114, 255} \usecolortheme[named=LHCblue]{structure} ...
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Problem with drawing borders around slides in latex beamer handouts with Adobe Reader [closed]

I am using the LaTeX beamer package and handoutWithNotes package to create a presentation with notes and rectangle around each slide. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} ...