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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...
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Links in mindmap as table of contents in beamer

I decided to use a mindmap to show the ToC of my presentation and the section outline. I'd like to have the nodes clickable like the standard ToC, but I couldn't find any command like ...
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Output from tree command in a listing

I'm trying to put the output of the tree command in a lstlisting using the following code \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,compress,svgnames]{beamer} \begin{document} \usepackage{listings} ...
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What is difference between template's `background` and `background canvas`?

What is difference between: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[top color=yellow!75!green!33,bottom color=blue!66!green!33,middle ...
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer with sidebar [duplicate]

I want to create a presentation in beamer. Like this question, I want to have two logos in opposite side on beamer, but my template have sidebar too. I also used this question to prevent logo from ...
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Customize beamer block style

I am using Montpellier theme with beamer, however the block style have no default background etc. I tried a few ways to make it look like the style of Boadilla, but I can't reproduce it good enough. ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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Beamer `\bibliographystyle{alpha}` force no plus symbol

I am referencing in beamer with \bibliography{myFile.bib} and \bibliographystyle{alpha} The following label is produced for three authors or less: [ABC14] The following label is produced for ...
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Beamer, description, and space for labels

When using \begin{description}[abc] \item[ab] Some description \item[abc] Some description \item[abcd] Some description \end{description} Space of length "abc" is reserved for labels. ...
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Precise graphic placement in beamer

I'm making slides using beamer but am having trouble placing images where I want them. My code is as follows: \begin{frame}{Plume/jet description} \hspace{-1em} \begin{center} ...
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Itemized list side by side with a figure [duplicate]

I am trying to create a slide: on the left is an itemized list, on the right is a figure. It seems I can use tabular in beamer, however, the following code doesn't work - it complains about extra ...
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Movie15 \includemovie problem : file attached blank icon

I am using movie15 package to embed a mpeg video in my beamer presentation. My viewer is qpdfpresenterconsole (https://launchpad.net/~lissyx/+archive/ubuntu/qpdfpresenterconsole-ppa). It enables ...
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Beamer, different picture for every item using columns

Small description of what I want: in a beamerclass frame I have two items (bulletitems?) on the left side and on the right side I have two pictures. When the first item is shown I want the first ...
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mhchem and beamer: use of `\ce` in title gives `Undefined control sequence.`

When I'm trying to use \ce{CH4} in the title with documentclass beamer, I get an Undefined control sequence error. The following is an (almost) minimum (not) working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Setting the spaces in a beamer mini frame

I am writing a custom beamer template and I'd like to use mini frames for the navigation in it, however I'd like to avoid having the spacing that they have by default: the problem here is that ...
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Customise beamer template

So! Like many people here, I'm trying to customise a beamer template to look like the .ppt template my university uses. For the regular slides, I'd like them to look like this: I'm getting pretty ...
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I need this tikz and tabular sketch at the right of my presentation, and an itemize at left, but too much length

I need this tikz and tabular sketch at the right of my presentation, and some text at left. Unfortunatly the text is at left but in the down part of my frame, I need it at the center and starting ...
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My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation

My frame is too big for the limits margins, How do I add more space. to have all my content complete in my presentation. This is the code \documentclass[aspectratio=169,draft]{beamer} ...
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Beamer sidebar with sections (highlighting current)

I am currently writing a simple beamer template and have defined the footline and frametitle templates accordingly. What I would like to add is a very simple sidebar (aligned to the right), showing ...
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Beamer - multimedia package - movie centering not working for frame larger than `width=\textwidth`

I am trying to embed a movie in beamer using the multimedia packaged and I am having trouble centering it. I am setting the width=1.1\textwidth so the movie extends into the margins of the ...
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How to use pause and overprint together?

I want the items of a list (using itemize) to appear one after the other. I can use pause for the same and it works. Now at the end of the list, I want to highlight only one of the items. I thought ...
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I want to organize three images in a frame, simulating the effect of a zoom,

I have three images, I want to organize them in a frame to cause the effect of a zoom, similar to the image I have posted above. In this image the galaxy is at left, but i want to learn how to ...
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How can I justify the text under the picture?

\begin{frame} \frametitle{Kísérletek III.} \begin{reference}{3mm}{92.75mm} physicsworldarchive.iop.org \end{reference} Federico Capasso et al. \begin{columns} ...
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Something off with \pause in beamer

Something is off with \pause in my beamer file below. It does not work properly. Any idea why? % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[shrink=10] ...
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Is it possible to use beamer's overlay specifications in other documentclasses?

I'm writing an article that involves a lot of diagrammatic calculus, that is, there is a big TikZ picture with nodes and lines and that picture gets modified slightly in each step of the calculation. ...
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Customize beamer headline and sidebar in Palo Alto

I'm trying to customize Palo Alto theme from beamer to get something like this: But so far I managed to get this: [UPDATE]: Ok, eventually I got this: % Document structure \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Is there a sans serif dagger symbol?

I am looking for a sans-serif equivalent to \dag and \ddag, which is typeset in serifs even when sans serif is used throughout the document. I use symbols (like \dag and \ddag) to display the ...
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Mark handout slides in beamer package

For my presentation I am using the beamer package. I added frames that include my personal notes that only appear when I am compiling with the handout-option. On this handout I would like to include ...
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Libertine with sfmath and siunitx in Beamer

I am trying to use the Linux Libertine fonts with sfmath and siunitx package but it doesn't work with beamer class. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Apologies if this question is a duplicate, but I couldn't find anyone with the same problem as me: I'm using TexMaker 4.1 to compile .pdf's with the pdflatex command. My operating system is Linux ...
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How to include, in beamer handout, a slide exactly as it appears in presentation mode on a particular transition?

I have a beamer presentation where I do something like in the following MWE: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \include{tikz}% To get \foreach \begin{document} \begin{frame} These I want to ...
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Beamer frame with text and two images

I am trying to build a beamer frame where I have an itemize on the left and two images on top of each other on the right. I just don't know how to put the second image on the right, so it won't be ...
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Beamer: splitting environment across \newenvironment

I would like to define a new environment in Beamer that creates a frame containing only an itemize (and maybe some other stuff once I this basic case to work). The following ...
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Change in font size from slide to slide [duplicate]

Is it possible, that one of my slide in beamer is 11 pt and I want 10 pt font in other slide?
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Logo creation in References [duplicate]

How to create this kind of logo in references? I have done with other two logos in which picture of book and document is made , but got stuck here
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Writing Wikipedia logo in latex

How to write this logo in Latex? I am working on it, but could not get it.
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noframenumbering does not seem to work

I have an issue in Kile 2.0.85 (It's my institute's computer, so I can't update it myself). I have a beamer project for a presentation. I write: \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{2 Inputs} and it ...
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pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument [closed]

I'm creating a (rather large) Beamer file. When I try to compile, I receive this error: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (MiKTeX 2.9) ... [31]pdflatex.exe: Invalid argument: ...
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Problem with beamer in the math-mode for not showing parenthesis [closed]

I have a problem with parenthesis. In beamer I write $(a)$, but it display just $a$. Someone here may know how to solve the problem.
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Beamer - Combining justification and centering

I am preparing a beamer presentation and I am having problems in combining justification and centering. I use mainly itemize and enumerate in my slides, and I want to have the text justified in all my ...
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how to simulate a Beamer-written slide as if it was done on a blackboard [duplicate]

Sometime ago, somebody asked a question concerning the simulation of a blackboard presentation written with Beamer. The question had several parts, and I am also interested in one of them, the most ...
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Overlay specifications in beamer

I'm trying to create a beamer document class (.cls) with some configurations that please me. But, I ended in this point where a cannot overlay my \newcommand. This code has to collect a few ...
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No output PDFfile produced - mathmode

There is no pdf file produced even though no warning is shown. If I replace the formula with some text, the pdf output is produced. \documentclass[hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} ...
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beamer margins in custom template

I have made a beamer template and I want to change the margins, especially the one of the main body block, from the template itself. I have read about \voffset and all the other margins from another ...
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Is opacity a valid key for \includegraphics?

I am trying to compile a beamer presentation featuring the following line: {\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\headheight, opacity=0.25]{heads/head3.jpg}} No errors occur in my ubuntu ...
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Text is white coloured after Beamer note pages when compiled with xelatex [duplicate]

I have a Beamer presentation with note pages, in which everything renders just fine with pdflatex. However, when the file is compiled using xelatex (I need to use fontspec), texts in frames after a ...
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How to vertically align an image in a beamer column?

How can I vertically align the content of a beamer column? In the following example, I want the rule in the second column to be centered vertically. I could use \begin{columns}[c], but that would ...
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Play one video immediately after another one with `\usepackage{multimedia}`

If I use autostart only video4 plays, but the idea is to play all videos in order, i.e., first video1, then second video2 immediately after video1 finishes and so forth. Is that possible? I haven't ...