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Displaying a probability tree on beamer

I would like to modify the code here : http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/scenario-tree/ in order to make it fit on beamer page. The code works on a regular article page, but the tree is way too ...
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Keystrokes have miraculously switched to French using Beamer [closed]

Hi I'm using Beamer to prepare a presentation and for some weird reason the keystroke has decided to switch to French (it worked fine in the coursebook that I have already prepared). As far as I can ...
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Frames with bibliography are not added to the circle progress bar in smoothbars

I'm working with a Warsaw theme and smoothbars outtertheme. I'm adding a bibliography entry at the end of the presentation that is meant to be used for a list of publications. However, these slides ...
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Beamer with Powerpoint title page in LyX

I want to use beamer (Madrid style) for a presentation I'm giving next week, but I am forced to use the institutional title page. That means that the whole background is filled by an image and the ...
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\nocite-like macro for \footfullcite in beamer

Is there any macro similar to the behavior of \nocite?, in the sense of printing an entry of the bibliography, but for putting the citation verbatim in the footnote, similar to \footfullcite but ...
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Beamer and \foreach operator

This is my first figure trying to have it in the beamer with \foreach. For some of you may be it is work five minutes ... but for me it has consumed the whole morning ... So my question: How can I ...
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pdflatex “Required Page Does Not Exist” error with beamerarticle

I have several beamer tex files and need to create a manual (using beamerarticle) that incorporates all of the beamer files (with their notes) as one document. The original basis of the articlebeamer ...
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Beamer image positioning

I am trying to place two images side-by-side in a beamer document. However, when I compile the document, the image in the right column is forced too low on the page. I am using the [htp] options but ...
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MathTime Pro 2 fonts with beamer - Error: Command `\lll' already defined

MathTime Professional 2 doesn't work with Beamer. Did anyone encounter the same problem? Below short example: \documentclass[10pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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\insertshortpart is never empty?

I would like to use \insertshortpart (with some surrounding characters) in a Beamer theme, but only if a short part is actually available. However, if I try to check for emptiness with \ifx...\empty ...
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Freeing space by Formating the size of citations on slides in Beamer using Biblatex

I want to change the size of my citations on the slides. My relevant preamble: \usepackage[style=apa,sorting=nyt,backend=biber]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{ngerman}{ngerman-apa} ...
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Creating fancy section pages for Beamer

I am currently struggling to create fancy-looking section pages in Beamer to achieve the following layout: Based on my question on the matching TOC (fancy-table-of-contents-for-beamer) I came up ...
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Can't use animations with \input?

I have two different animations, made with TikZ and the animate package, that I want to include in a beamer presentation. When I had the code inside of my presentation's .tex file everything worked ...
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Reference in small font, italic at the bottom

I am trying to have my reference appear on the bottom of the slide (not as footnotes), and I hope someone can help me solve this. I am using beamer and biblatex, and here is a minimal example: ...
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Automatic column number and width adjustment

I have a body of text formatted into columns that I frequently edit. When I add text to the first column, the appearance of the columns is unbalanced and I have to manually cut/paste text over to the ...
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signature fields beamer class

I want to add multiple (two) signature fields to the bottom of the first page of my beamer document. My first page is a \titlepage. I found a solution but it does not work for the beamer class because ...
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\makeatletter explained

I am using the following code in my beamer document to make the frame title's appear in the table of contents: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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\cmidrule with booktabs in beamer does not show up

I am trying to use a coloured \cmidrule in a table in beamer - however, it does not show up. I have read Strange disappearing colored rules in beamer which indicates that this is a bug and discusses ...
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Definite Integral Animation Examples

Does anyone know where I can find a template that will show Riemann sums converging to the definite integral, dynamically for a beamer presentation?
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Change the name of a bookmark

I have long titles for sections in a TeX-Beamer presentation. By default, hyperref uses the name of the section for the pdfbookmark. This means the bookmark is too long. I would like to use a shorter ...
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Strange error when combining Beamer, Animate, Tikz and Listings

I'm working on some slides where I show how code is actually executed in Java. Therefore I'm working with the animate package to generate animations. Without going into details, I've written a macro ...
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My tikzpicture is to large for my beamer frame [closed]

I'm extremely new to LaTeX and this is my first post on this site. I have a major presentation coming in a couple weeks, and I'm in great need of your help. I export Geogebra code for my graphs, it's ...
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Beamer overlays - how to make things appear in different places? [closed]

So I just started using beamer and got introduced to the \pause command. But I want things to show up at different places on the screen, not necessarily from top to bottom. How to do that? ...
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How to create a fancy table of contents for Beamer

How can I create a fancy-looking table of contents for a Beamer presentation? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \frame{ \tableofcontents ...
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How to keep the horizontal overlay area space constant while the contents are updated?

I have the following problem with overlays in LaTeX beamer. On the first slide I want to display while the second slide should show The difficulty is to achieve that the amount of space ...
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How to make transition animation on part of the slide in beamer?

I would like to have text popping in itemize \begin{itemize} \item<1->First item. \only<3->{\text{Some text.}} \item<2-> Second item. \end{itemize} I would like to ...
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Include political map in beamer-presentation and emphasize one country

Following Political Map in LaTeX I want to include a "political" map of Europe and/or Germany in a beamer-class presentation. I particularly like this SVG map from Wikipedia. Is it possible to modify ...
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Correct indented sections in Beamer's TOC

Following Indent subsections in Beamer's TOC and The LaTeX Beamer Class / Bugtracker / indentation in table of contents - ID: 2882539 I want to correct the behavior that if a section-title exceeds the ...
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Is it possible to implement a “label-goto”-like workflow in composing overlay?

I don't want to hardly code the value 6 in the following code as: I have to manually count the number of steps. The mechanism breaks when a block of code (\Atom in this example) is repeated in the ...
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Numbering all lines in a presentation

I would like everyline of a presentation to be numbered. Like the lineno package will do. I tried the following but it does not print line numbers. I don't see why, I know there are some \par ...
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Putting text in a box: custom box : different color for each line

For a beamer presentation, I would like to enclose text in a box such that: - all the line of the box are blank, - except the upper left corner, and the lower right corner of the box which are color ...
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Increasing the height of the Beamer footline

When I add a tabularenvironment to the footline of my presentation, only the first line is shown. How can I increase the heigth of the footline to show the whole table? ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

I recently had to persuade a fellow student that you can create beautiful presentations with LaTeX and beamer. Luckily, I already had some examples. But I'm sure that there are better presentations, ...
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Footer in Beamer

I found in this related topic Add Footer Text to All Slides in Beamer a nice code for footer in beamer with the Frankfurt theme. \setbeamertemplate{footline}[text line]{% ...
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Customize footer in the Szeged Beamer theme

I am using the Szeged theme in Beamer. I would like to modify the footer so that it contain, beside my short name and the institute in short, the frame number and the total number of frames on the ...
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\tableofcontents does not appear

A table of contents does not appear in my beamer document. How do I make it appear? I have the following code (for linebreak I wanted to add 2 spaces at end of \part[square]{round} but that didn't ...
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How to make a \only<> like macro to be used at the end of line and escape it?

I want to produce a tutorial showing code and its rendered output step by step. The requirements are as follows. The source code should be kept simple. \LTXexample ...
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Insert jpg image in the margin of beamer slide

I am using the Goettingen theme (beamer). I want to insert a jpg file in the margin (bottom right) of the current frame. I also want the image to be semi-transparent. Please help.
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Beamer ignores citecolor from hyperref

How do I make citation links green in Beamer? It seems that Beamer ignores the hyperref option citecolor. I tried using the linkcolor option instead, but that affects all links (such as the link to ...
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Beamer \tableofcontents does not display the correct section number after \setcounter{section}{…}

I use beamer to make presentations for my lectures (I despise PowerPoint). Each presentation represents one chapter of the textbook. Therefore, I need the section numbers in the beamer presentation ...
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Inputenc problem in Beamer [closed]

I need to use Spanish accents in beamer but I get errors when I use it \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amscd, amssymb, amsfonts, amsxtra} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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Uncover items piecewise

I would like to uncover items piecewise, but have two items appear at the same time. I use the beameruserguide page 215 to do so as \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ ...
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Stylesheet changes and section alignment in beamer

I'm currently using Berkeley theme for my presentation using LaTeX beamer. Question1: I have multiple sections within the presentation but I do not want the sections to appear on the title page. I ...
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In Beamer, how to prevent \includemovie from restarting swf animations?

On this frame, there are 3 swf animations starting once the slide opens. I would like to prevent them from automatically looping. I tried a few options without any success, such as endat=frame:10 or ...
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newtxmath \hat{} problem in beamer

Using the newtxmath package with beamer produces wrong output for the \hat{} command. I don't see the problem in the article mode. Also, using alternative packages such as times cause no problems. I ...
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two (or more) columns navigation in beamer sidebar

I have a long presentation which basically is a collection of exercises. Each excercise has its own subsection, shown in the sidebar, like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to write a letter “a” in Tex [duplicate]

This seems to be a fairly simple question. But I want to know how can I write the alphabet "a" in Latex as shown below: I cannot use the regular "a" in this case. Thanks for any suggestion. The ...
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Defining \nextslide in overprint environment in beamer

We all use the \onslide command inside the overprint environment in beamer. However, I find that assigning hard coded slide values, like \onslide<5> in this environment is really cumbersome. ...
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Show ToC of only a section in beamer (completely hide other subsections)

I'm using beamer for a presentation. What I want is that whenever a section o subsection starts, it completely hides other subsections that are outside the section in the ToC. I mean, for example if ...
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Where can I store custom documents of custom beamer themes?

I am using TeX Live 2012 in Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded some custom beamer themes and put them in ~/texmf. But I have no idea where to put the manual of the beamers. BTW, besides texdoc, is there ...