{beamer} is a document class for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead.

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Beamer overlay for plain text

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{frame}{Introduction} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> abc \item<2-> def \end{itemize} \begin{definition}<3-> ghi \end{definition} ...
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Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language [duplicate]

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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tex4ht problem with \includegraphics using beamer class

I have managed to get tex4ht working (on debian jessie) for a moderately complex document (containing muliple \includegraphics, bibliography) with article class. However, for beamer class even the ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer) #2

This is a follow-up question of this one. In the previous question, I asked how to create an interactive slide with two parts: one left-hand-side part and one right-hand-side part; typically ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer)

I want to create an interactive slide, which will have two parts: In the left side, some comments will be given in enumerate environment (one will be highlighted at each overlay) In the right side, ...
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navigation bullets not displaying

I'm trying to use the Singapore theme with the navigation bullets on top but they do not appear unless I add a subsection within each section. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is my code: ...
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Is it possible to customize the transdissolve effect?

This code uses the \transdissolve effect: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \transdissolve[duration=.1] \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Printing stdout with pythontex and line referencing

I have a problem with PythonTeX and Beamer : I don't understand why the code below doesn't work: \stdoutpythontex is supposed to print the last output of the last block of python instructions, but it ...
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Moving text effect in presentation

please consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \only<1>{ ...
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Import pdf with white background

I have a beamer presentation where the text is in white and the background is black. For some frames I would like to import some pdfs but have them exactly as they are normally. That is all the white ...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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Beamer and Pause with PythonTex

I am using PythonTex with MacTex, TexShop and anaconda3 : all versions are up-to-date, and pythontex-gallery is compiled without any problem. Now, as I am a teacher, I want to use beamer (I use the ...
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Center subcaption-based tabulars in a beamer frame

I have several tabulars side-by-side using the subcaption package in beamer: However, as you can see, they are not quite centered. How can I center the tabulars, so that tabular RAID5 isn't on the ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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beamer overlays and table rules

I am trying to use \only{...} within a table to selectively add blocks of lines. This works as long as I don't have a \midrule or \bottomrule included or following the part contained in \only{...}. ...
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How to move sidebar to “bottombar” of Marburg theme?

I would like to move the dark sidebar of Beamer Marburg theme to a footer (bottombar) that would contain email address instead of outline. Thank you for your answer.
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Twolined ovalbox in Beamer class

I would like to have a twolined Text which has a ovalbox around itself. I do it with {\huge \Ovalbox{\textcolor{darkred}{Two lined \\ text}}} LaTex is ignoring the \\ sign, how can it be ...
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Beamer: Media 9 with overlay

I've used \includemedia to insert an animation (.swf file) in my slides. It works. Besides the animation, I also want to include three bullet items that show up one after one, which are done by ...
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How to reuse the right-hand path for the left-hand path such that it is displayed in reverse step by step?

My title may be difficult to understand. Hopefully by seeing the animation, you get the idea. I want the left-hand wing to be drawn step by step as is the right-hand wing but I want to use the ...
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Author and institute don't appear when adding background image to title page in beamer

I am attempting to add a background image to the title page of a beamer talk. I have attempted to use the solution given here Creating a background image on the title page only using Beamer. However I ...
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Beamer renewcommand

I am doing a presentation using the beamer class and I want to declare a new command, which shortens the following thing: \textsuperscript{1} to \up{1} I did this while using scrartcl with ...
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Beamer transitions

I am making a presentation in beamer and I would like to make disappear and appear some images. I am using the option \only<> but I obtain different slides like: When I click on the ouse ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Helvetica-Light in Beamer disrupts the math fonts

I am trying to make the font of a Beamer presentation match that of a co-author who is using Powerpoint. The Powerpoint font is Helvetica Light. In XeLatex I used \usepackage{fontspec} and ...
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Trying to create a simple binomial tree in beamer

Following the example in Unknown error using tikz matrix of nodes in beamer I removed the errors I got but the tree is still not produced correctly. I am trying to reproduce in beamer what I saw in ...
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Adding slides to previous section - Beamer

My presentation is consisted of 4 consecutive slides. I want to divide them in 2 sections. My code: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> ...
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Text to appear between the title and the date

I have text in two columns. I have the \maketitle command. It produces the title and date together. But I want the title, the column and then the date. How do I do it? \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} ...
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Highlight only current subsection, hide subsections of other sections

The table of contents command in my beamer .sty looks like this: \newcommand{\MyToc}[1] { \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{#1} ...
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Beamer: hyperlink to bottom of slide with stepwise overlay-specification

I am making a presentation where I move from one frame to another through a hyperlink to a hypertarget and then back to a hypertarget at the last position in the first frame. This works fine, but when ...
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How to make \note{…} to show current frame in beamer?

I am preparing slides for a large presentation using the beamer class. In the beginning I write \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left} ...
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beamer: make a picture stay in the foreground

I am trying to write some style file for a poster framework, we can use. The header is almost ready: \setbeamertemplate{headline} { \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=15cm]{headline} ...
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How can we change allowframebreaks numbering in the title?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Proposed Methods} % motivation for creating this theme \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Proposed Methodology} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} % ...
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TikZ in Beamer: subscope does not inherit `visible on` from parent scope

In the MWE below, I define a macro \markxy that draws dashed lines from a point to the x and y axes to indicate the x/y coordinates. Since I don't want the dashed lines to be drawn over my other "more ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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Printing a handout of a Beamer presentation, the resulting pdf is shrunk!

I use the code below to produce handouts of my presentations. When I open the resulting pdf with any pdf viewer, it is viewed correctly, but when I print it, it is always printed very small, no ...
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Place two `tikzpicture` next to each other on a slide [duplicate]

In a presentation, I would like to have to images next to each other. It works in the main thesis itself, it does not work in beamer, though: With beamer The images are broken in two lines: This ...
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Minipage inside MetaPost label within GMP - what is wrong?

Any clues please?? The following MWE will not compile. Line where minipage environment was used seems to be the offensor. With that left out compiling is OK. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Minimum width for beamer frame number

In certain beamer themes, the frame number is displayed as No./tot in the bottom right corner, following the date. Since the frame number is not constant in width, this makes the date “move” from ...
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How to add images inside the table in beamer

I need to insert the images in the table in Beamer as shown below The shown figure should be one frame in beamer and table must have the boarder I am using "Torino" theme in my beamer can any ...
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Footnotes (e.g. citations) in the footline of beamer frames? [duplicate]

I like to have references to images etc. on my beamer slides printed in the footline area of the frame, i.e. close to the bottom: In the example I create the footnote 'manually' like this: ...
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beamer and ams symbols

I would like to use some ams symbol in my presentation, like arrows or aother kind of symbol. When I use the command \ding with the relative code for display the symbol, I receive an error during the ...
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probsoln's solution environment in beamer documentclass

When compiling this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} %%% save beamer's `solution' environment as `beamersolution': %\let\beamersolution\solution %\let\endbeamersolution\endsolution %%% ...
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A frame option in beamer that I can't figure out [h]

Does anyone know what \begin{frame}[h] Content \end{frame} does? I can't seem to find it in the beamer user manual.
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Can the navigation headbar link to a specific frame in the section, rather than the first one?

When clicking on a section title in the navigation bar, I arrive quite naturally on the first slide of that section. But when this slide is e.g. a bullet list with pauses between the items, I would ...
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how to get beamer theme like this?

When I first see the following, it is the best theme that I've seen. I want to get theme like this. How can I use theme like this? Bayesian Nonparametrics Part II, Peter Orbanz
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figure different numbering \only - beamer

I am using beamer and i want to create a set of slides with the same title, but different content so i use the command \only. Per each \only{} i inserted different pictures, but they appear with the ...
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hyperlink in table of beamer

I am preparing a slide in beamer. One page of my slides is a table. I would like to use other pages to explain the table, I am thinking of adding sth like hyperlinks, if I click a cell of a table, ...
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Add logos in upper left and right corner of Malmoe theme in beamer

I'm trying to add a logo into the upper left and upper right corners of the Malmoe theme. I'm sure it doesn't matter, but just in case, I'm using the Whale color theme. I've tried several things, ...
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hyperref warning caused by Beamer appendix

The code below results in the following warning: "Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): removing '\translate' on input line 16." (Note: line 16 is the blank ...