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Underbraces with text inside a list

I am using uderbraces to annotate text. When I want to have an itemized list though, the bits of text involving underbraces are awkwardly indented w/r/t the bullet point. Is there a way to have it be ...
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Beamer: Grouping environment counters

In beamer, when I use \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] but this groups them all as the following. What I want is theorems, lemmas and other environments to have different counters such as the ...
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cross symbol over a mathematical term

I am writing a presentation with beamer \documentclass[a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \[\hat{H}=\sum(-\frac{\nabla_i^2}{2m})+\sum(-\frac{\nabla_i^2}{2M})+\dots\] ...
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Vertical spacing inside beamer \titlepage, got “Token not allowed in a PDF string…”?

I'm trying to separate (with a vertical spacing) the word "Me" from "Prof: My professor", basically putting the latter on a new line. This works fine, but I've got a warning: Package hyperref ...
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Presentation doesn't automatically start in fullscreen and shows a flickering?

I wrote my thesis presentation using beamer package. In the below code you can see the full preamble. I think there is something wrong with it: it doesn't start in fullscreen mode automatically and ...
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How to use local beamer theme in project source folder

Is it possible to use a local theme placed in the the same folder as your current beamer project? I.e. having a them in /project-name/theme/ that you can make updates to and get the changes instantly ...
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What packages does beamer load automatically?

I just learned that beamer loads amsmath and graphicx packages automatically, what other packages does it load?
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Set permanent first bullet starting point in beamer

I'm trying to set a permanent starting point for bullets in my Beamer slides. By default, the bullets are centered in the middle of the page. I have tried using the [t] option, but it places the first ...
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How to update an existing node?

I'm drawing a node and after a \pause I'd like to add a label to the node. What I have so far simply repaints the node, but I hope that there is a nicer way: ...
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Beamer navigation dots

I'm writing a presentation using the Beamer class, I wonder if it is possible to keep the navigation dots filled (using the outertheme miniframes or smoothbars) once I've passed that slide. An ...
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Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer

In a frame I have two block: the first is visible, while the second should be transparent. With \frame{ \frametitle{title} \begin{block}{title visible block} \end{block} ...
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How can I insert Sweave code inside a Beamer block?

I'm currently trying to automate a report-generating routine in R, and I imagine the best way to try this is through Sweave and beamerposter. The report should have one page with several sections in ...
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Correct path on Windows for custom beamer style files

I've recently switched to windows from linux and I'm having trouble getting my custom beamer style files to compile correctly. I have them in ~/texmf/tex/latex/local currently. There are other style ...
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Beamer keeping line position constant on itemize

I want to have a slide in beamer with itemize exposing new line on each click while at the bottom part of the slide there are some equations. This is my attempt \begin{frame} ...
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enumerate, overlays and beamer

I would like to understand the following behaviour of enumerate in beamer. The following example \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand{\marca}{\onslide<2>{\makebox[0pt][r]{$\clubsuit$\qquad}}} ...
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Modifying the headline width in Beamer Warsaw

I am using Beamer Warsaw for a presentation. I need to modify the headline and the footline, since the title of the work is very long. Therefore, for the footline the adjustment is: ...
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Detect aspect ratio in beamer

I'm doing my slides with beamer. At the moment I am not sure about the aspect ratio that will be used at the presentation. I know I can change the ratio with class options of beamer. The problem is ...
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Inline citations with only author, title and year

I would like to put a few reference inside a beamer presentation. Adding a full fledge bibliography is certainly awkward but the output of the \fullcite command from the biblatex pacakge is too ...
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Replace ocgtools' ocgpicture with ocgx [closed]

Since ogctools isn't working for me with TexLive2013, I try to rebuild its command \ocgpicture which shows a picture and by clicking on this it is show in full size. By clicking on the big picture it ...
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ogctools in combination with beamer

I try to use ocgtools in a beamer presentation, which worked for me some time ago. But now (TeXLive 2013) this seems not wo work anymore. As soon as I include the ocgtool package there are errors ...
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Global transition effect in beamer

Is it possible to set a global transition effect for all frames instead of specifying the effect again for each frame?
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Continuing example Counters in Beamer

I wonder how to get automated continuing example counters in Beamer. Below is my MWE. Thanks for your help. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{theorem}[ams style] ...
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Use variable with preamble

In my research, I need to write posters occasionally (with beamer). Can I define something like this in a different file (as preamble.tex, with other things) \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to modify the content of the bibliography in Beamer

I have a problem related to this question -- I'd like to put the bibliography outside of a block in Beamer. Based on the above solution, I have something that almost works, except that I'd like to ...
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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed [closed]

I'm working with the newest version of Beamer and am trying to produce a A0 poster from a TEX document (with Kile). The compilation to a DVI file and then to PDF (via DVItoPDF) seems to work fine. ...
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How to connect figures by arrows in Beamer?

In a related post; How to connect Beamer blocks by arrows?, I found this image (latex+beamer): I would like to do the exact same thing, but replace the 3 blocks by 3 figures. The figures may have ...
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How to use the Bradhley Hand font?

I've checked the Mathfonts that can be used through Beamer Class , I've successfully used most of the fonts , but when i tried to include the Bradhley Hand font , it did not work (it shows ordinary ...
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Error in latex: [3Broken pipe [closed]

Yesterday, I compiled my LaTeX document in this computer and everything was fine. Then, I compiled the same document in another computer and again fine. Today, I tried to compile without doing any new ...
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How can add a line to block environment in Beamer?

I would like to define a block environment as illustrated in the figure in the link I made this block using the code \begin{block}{My title\\ \vspace{-1.25em} \line(1,0){312}}\vspace{-0.7em} ...
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Minipage - space between two columns and aligning

Here is the deal. I want both of them starting from the very same line and perhaps increase the distance between them. I really cannot remember wheater s.th. chaged after adding ...
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presentation title out of range using Boadilla theme [duplicate]

I'm trying to prepare a presentation in LaTeX using Beamer. I'm using the Boadilla theme. unfortunately I have troubles in the title of the presentation because it is too small. I tried to enlarge it ...
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LaTeX beamer beaver color theme not working

When I put \usecolortheme{beaver} in the preamble I get grey slides as opposed to the expected beaver color theme. If I use any other color theme, they work fine. The beamercolorthemebeaver.sty file ...
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Why does pstricks have an effect on tikz' draw opacity when used within beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain] ...
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Beamer: Receiving information from Bibliography

I am using Beamer, and I prepare the references as follows. \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{refno} Author Name, \newblock Title, \newblock Location. \end{thebibliography} Is it possible to ...
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How to embed output of one tex into another tex as figures?

I'd like to embed the slides of one of my tex files with documentclass beamer as thumbnails into another tex file with documentclass scrbook. For example: the slides of the beamer file shall be ...
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Beamer: Warsaw style biliography colors

In Beamer, I am using Warsaw style. In bibliography, I use \newblock for different type of entries (author, title, journal, ect.). Where can I learn the colour information about these structures (in ...
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Beamer: description item with tiny font [duplicate]

In Beamer, I use the following code \setbeamerfont{description item}{size=\tiny} but it seem not to work. How can I make description items use tiny as fontsize?
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Presentation viewer with timer, next slide, notes & display video [duplicate]

The question about a viewer for presentations is asked often, and I liked pdfpc. But: I both want to play a movie (flv, with flashmovie) and a presentation viewer with timer, next screen and ...
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Beamer - Shaded Background in Block environment

i would like to have a shaded coloured block title background in my beamer presentation. I could not figure out how to set the shading. Any solution? \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Vertically center itemize when using beamer `\only`

For a presentation I want to show how an equation is simplified in steps. When I try to do this using \only, the text jumps around vertically. Minimal failing example: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How to write “a” in semiverbatim environment with ngerman without writing “{}a”?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Umlauts} \begin{semiverbatim} ...
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Customize \tcblower appearance in tcolorbox

I'm using boxes made with tcolorbox in my beamer presentation, using the beamer skin provided by the package. When the box is split in two parts with the \tcblower command, the lower part looks ...
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Using Multibib with Beamer

For the defense of my PhD, I have to finish my presentation with a complete list of my publication. In the manuscript, I used the multibib package to generate automatically the list and it works fine. ...
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How to make captionof appear just in one slide in Beamer

I am trying to create an overlay of two pictures in Beamer. The first one has a caption and the second one doesn't. I tried using \captionof but the caption keeps appearing on the second slide. ...
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Color Itemize inside tabular or minipage

What I'm trying to do is actually introducing a column in a beamer mode the as the second one next to it is in grey (transparent effect). But it will color only what is before the itemize. ...
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Change bullet point symbol without changing \item [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pifont} \begin {document} \frame{ \frametitle{Test} \begin{itemize} \item test \item test \end{itemize} } \end{document} ...
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Is is possible to show the beamer output full screen on monitor 2 like powerpoint? [closed]

I was wondering whether it is possible to full screen the pdf i.e beamer output in monitor 2 showing the contents in monitor 1 as well. I am using monitor extend properties in windows. Powerpoint has ...
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Numbering slides within a frame

In trying to answer this question, I encounter the following problem. Consider the example below. I have three slides in Frame 1 which I want to print consecutively on three pages in a handout, and ...
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Tick marks on Lyx Beamer Presentation

I'm writing a presentation with Lyx. I don't find how to include this line of balls on top that tell you where you are in the presentation. This is a sample lyx file with this problem. Thank you.
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mdframed with tikz-framework: roundcorner-keyword seem not to work completely

I got a similar problem to How to draw frame with rounded corners around box I try to make round boxex for a poster presentation, I could nearly succeed using mdframed-package with tikz-option. But ...