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A couple of specific beamer questions

Alright, I m currently pimping my beamer skills and have a little trouble figuring out a couple of issues. Here we go: logos: From what I gather, \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.4]{something.jpg}} ...
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Error on table inside a beamer

I'm preparing a presentation using the beamer class, and I need to put a tabular environment inside it and I always get the errors Undefined control sequence \end{frame} and Missing number, ...
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Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture

This is a follow-up to this question. I use the standalone documentclass to externalize my tikzpictures. Now, I want to include it in a beamer presentation with its color theme set to, say, default. ...
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the \percent macro is not working in siunitx package

I get error when I use the \percent macro in the siunitx package. Here is the code : \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Caption numbering missing in beamer class when adding subfig package

I am having a problem with the beamer class and subfig package. Once I add the subfig package (for subfloats) the numbering of all my captions disappear. Please see the following minimial working ...
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Left margin of table of contents in beamer

I'm making a presentation with the beamer class, and I use the theme Madrid (with default settings). After having completed some frames I noticed that the left margin of the contents page is much ...
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Enumerate label numbers

I have an enumerate list in this MWE. \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \setbeamertemplate{items}[circle] \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Example} \begin{enumerate} \item First ...
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Beamer columns with multiple same slides

In beamer, I come across a little problem with the columns environment. In one slide, I always put picture on the left and text on the right. The problem is, when this slide is shown at first, the ...
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Modifying enumerate items in beamer - insert graphics while generating labels

I'm trying to make myself a beamer template with modified bullets for enumerate and itemize. I have a pdf image of the bullet point that I would like to use. I already have a working solution for ...
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Define a new block environment in LaTeX beamer

I have two kinds of examples in my document. I want to use different colors, say, red and blue. This is what I am doing now. \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Error in creating tables in beamer

The code for tables i used in beamer is as follows : \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|} \hline Risk&Meaning&Example\\ \hline ...
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Error with \fbox in beamer?

I'm using \fbox in a beamer document to draw a box around the content, but I don't get the required output. The \fbox content is \fbox{Risk is defined as the potential future harm that may arise due ...
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Package for writing definitions in LaTeX [closed]

I want to write a definition in LaTeX.Is there a package or class that takes the definition , the author as arguments and prints in a standard definition format.In Google , they give package only for ...
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Changing the default date or time in the \titlepage macro

The \titlepage page macro in beamer class creates a slide with the current date. How to change the date of this macro to some other value and then call \titlepage?
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Problem with beamer in persian/farsi

I tried to create slides with beamer and the babel package with Farsi option \usepackage[farsi]{babel}. When I run it, I have some errors. I use this code: \documentclass[‎ucs‎]{beamer}‎‎ ...
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Packages to create attractive presentations in LaTeX

I use the beamer package to create presentations. A sample code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \title[Demo]{A Sample \LaTeX presentation} \author{S.Subham Soni} ...
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Comment package does not work in beamer

I want to use the comment package in my presentation. I read that it does not always work in some very complicated contexts, but here it fails even in a very simple example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer alert in Math mode

I'm trying to alert my audience to numbers in a table that uses the dcolumn alignment environment. \alert works when it's used in a normal table cell, as below. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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Problem of alignment of blocks in two columns?

Consider the following code of a beamer frame: \begin{frame}{Test} \begin{block}{Single column} \justifying This is a block. \end{block} \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] \begin{column}{0.45\textwidth} ...
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LaTeX beamer hide text in footline

is there any possibility to modify a footline in \documentclass{beamer} on a specific frame so that the color(s) is (are) still there, but not the text inside? All other frames should contain text in ...
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Subsections of one section do not appear in TOC (LaTeX beamer mode)

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using LaTeX's beamer mode. For some reason the subsections of my last section do not show up in the TOC. Here is my MWE (incl. all the packages I'm using): ...
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Recommended workflow for fixing several nasty frames in beamer?

I have a pretty long presentation: a course comprising a couple of hundreds frames. Occasionally, I go over the presentation, notice a few corrections in distinct frames. Fixing these requires a ...
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How to propely use the multicols package in beamer?

Here is a small example. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlipsumdefault{1-1} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tiny \lipsum \begin{multicols*}{2} \lipsum ...
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How to place text with tikz under beamer at an absolute position on the slide

I want to place some text on a beamer slide next to a figure. The problem is that if I simply use tikzpicture environment, LaTeX places the text after whatever is placed before, be it hidden or shown. ...
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Different item symbols in a single list

I want this enumerate list to the following things: Only the questions are labeled by (a), (b), (c). The answers should not be labeled at all. These six lines should appear one by one. At first, ...
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How to generate PDF with 6 slides from Beamer presentation?

I would like to generate a PDF document with 6 frames on the same page. What I mean is that I have a Beamer presentation with a Frame on every slide, and I want to get something like this : ...
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External inline filters, markdown, latex, beamer, and standards

I read Converting Markdown to LaTeX, in LaTeX and a couple of related posts. They are about a year old. is there now a quasi-standard package that enables generic filter plugins, allowed if ...
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Beamer not working at all!

Suddenly I am getting the cryptic "Text line contains an invalid character" errors (100 of them) on all my beamer files. Even this MWE doesn't work right: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer-titlepage-picture

I'd like to be able to add tow picture before the title on the titlepage in Beamer as below: i used this command \titlegraphic{\includegraphics[height=4cm]{Picture}} but i didn't reach the goal ...
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Customize beamerposter alertblocks

I am writing a poster using the beamerposterpackage, and I'm using a template that a friend of mine gave me. In his template, the following code alters the default block template: ...
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Coloring or Bolding multiple lines in fancyvrb integration with listings

I would like to apply latex commands on a bunch of lines in a Verbatim environment with listings, especially make bold or color a block of code. I am able to do that for a single line, but not for ...
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beamer hooking environment inside frame

is it possible to "hook" an environment inside the beamer frame? I am thinking something like \newenvironment{iframe}{\begin{frame}[*]{*} \begin{itemize}}{\end{itemize} \end{frame}} the problem ...
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How to indent a block in a beamertemplate?

I would like to design a beamer template in which the blocks are indented, i.e. their left outer margin is increased. How do I do this? The width of the block can be set using ...
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How to center a tikz figure in a beamer frame

I was told to use the standalone package, which I use, but it does not seem to center the figure. What options to do I miss? Concretely, here is the main file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Move Beamer header down

I did a dry run of a presentation I'm giving and I noticed that when in full screen mode, the projector is cutting off a little bit of all four sides of the slide (appears to be overscan). I've tried ...
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How to display partial TOC (only one section at a time)?

I already know how to print an Outline with only the current section. What I'd like to do is to have an Outline slide with some extra info (for instance, a publication) below each section of TOC. I ...
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Does some one know how to create a specific kind of block on Beamer?

I would like to create a block in Beamer exactly as the one illustrated below. Does someone know how to do it?
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{tabular} styled like blocks in beamer.cls based upon booktabs.sty markup

beamer tables In Table looking like a block, two methods are shown to give tables a look similar to the block environment in the beamer class. Both require that header and content rows are split: the ...
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Typography and Beamer

I'm facing a difficulty to transpose my idea of slide into LaTeX code. Here is the idea Basically it's formed with 3 description items sub item description text curly brace with the same font of ...
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Timeline for overlapping (multi-year) events

I'd like to generate a timeline similar to the one shown below: [original at: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/tm5/TM5_PW/TM5_presentations_May2011/basu.pdf] How can I go about doing that? ...
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Mysterious problem with ps2pdf in texlive 2013

The following code comiled fine in texlive 2012, but gives me an error now: Error: /typecheck in --restore-- Operand stack: --nostringval-- --nostringval-- --nostringval-- 502.75 80.6952 ...
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Trouble using an image in a Beamer presentation

I'm trying to include an image in my Beamer presentation, but I keep getting this error: !pdfTeX error: /usr/local/texlive/bin/i386-linux/pdflatex (file ./markov.jpeg): reading JPEG image failed ...
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How to scale a tikzpicture in an external file for a beamer slide?

I have this tikz diagram in a separate document. I use the standalone package to include it into my presentation. However, I experience several problems: Setting the included picture size Scaling ...
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Add phantom section to Beamer TOC

In preparing my a presentation for my thesis defense, there is obviously way more material in my thesis than what I can cover in my presentation. Using the toc command, ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer?

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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How to fix the beamer and amsthm conflict?

I want to have a style of Theorem 1, and the next one is Theorem 1' with the help of Amsthm package. The following code seems alright, but can't be compiled: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer - too much text one one slide [duplicate]

I'm making a beamer presentation with lots of text in itemize. How to tell latex to move the text to next slide, if the text does not fit the current one? (of course, without creating a new slide) ...
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LaTeX commands in Verbatim using fancyvrb and listings

I am trying to use LaTeX commands like \textbf, \textit, \textcolor in fancyvrb combined with listings. Especially I want to bold and color any text or entire blocks of Java code (not just keywords) ...
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line 66: Missing number, treated as zero \end{frame}

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Beamer: Overfull hbox in headline

I try to redefine the header of my frames, but for some mysterious reason I get an overfull hbox of 1.6 points or slightly more: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{times} ...