{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: drawing a rectangle that does not overlay the navigation bar

I am trying to draw a blue filled rectangle on half of the slide space. However, I do not want it to overlay the navigation bar. The following figures illustrate the current situation: The title page ...
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How can I get rid of the section that the bibliography environment creates?

I am working on a short presentation using beamer. As the presentation is fairly short (less than 15 slides), I decided not to set sections within the presentation. The problem I am having is that, ...
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Beamer columns misaligned vertically

I'm trying to pu my beamer TOC on two columns and I have this problem. When I divide my page in two equal columns, the left column is vertically misaligned. \begin{frame}[plain] \frametitle{Le ...
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Progress bar within section/subsection for beamer

Here it was answered how to implement a progress bar for a beamer presentation. In particular, I liked the first solution. However it has one shortcoming, namely that the progress bar is valid for the ...
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Image on full slide in beamer package

I would like to make a slide of only one image without any borders or any other beamer specific element. I tried : \begin{frame}[plain] ...
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Layered beamer blocks

I just saw this example (see image) and I would like to know how one can do similar layered blocks. . Thanks
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Beamer group navigation dots per section

Similar to the question (and MWE) asked in the link below, I would like to organise my navigation bullets horizontally per section. However, in addition, I would like to group the bullet points by ...
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Delete institute-space in title page (beamer class)

Using the beamer class, I designed the title page as follows: \documentclass[]{beamer} \title[]{This is the title.} \author{The name.} \date{The date.} \titlegraphic{ \begin{center} ...
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Error occurred using Beamer, Latex: “no output PDF file produced!”

The beamer class provides the user LATEX a series of highly powerful and flexible to create a video presentation. Among the strengths of beamer there is the possibility to easily manage transitions ...
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Setting the optical size with beamer and fontspec

I am using fontspec to select a font for my beamer presentation. The font I am using has different optical sizes, and fontspec takes full advantage of this. This is great for high resolution print, ...
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How to make framezoom zoomed image fit the slide

I'm currently trying to zoom in to (more or less) the top half of an image on a slide in latex beamer class. How can I tell LaTeX to make the zoomed image fit the slide (see attached image)? This is ...
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Beamer animation including images

Good morning everybody, I've got an issue with the beamer animations including pictures. Here's the code I'm writing: \item<7-> $kT \ll m_{W^{\pm}}$ $\Longrightarrow$ $W$ bosons neglected and ...
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Customizing navigation bar in beamer

I would like to customize the navigation bar (I'm using smoothbars) in beamer but I do not know how to proceed. To be more precise, I would like that all sections that appear on the navigation bar to ...
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Poster: rounded=false de-centers child box

I am using the Jacobs landscape conference poster, and I want to change the alertblock's edges from soft to sharp. Accordingly, I edited the beamerthemeconfposter.sty and set rounded to false. The ...
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Create a link inside LaTeX/Beamer document

I am pretty new to LaTeX and I have a question. I work on a software to generate LaTeX and Beamer document from an other document which is not in LaTeX. For the LaTeX exporter when I had an anchor I ...
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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 ...
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Centering only a part of a presentation

I have the following code \begin{itemize} \item Optimal Effort:\\ $DPV{\Pi}_1(e)=-\psi(e)+(I+pe)\delta \longrightarrow \overline{e}=p\delta$ \\[0.2cm] \item Participation ...
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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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Powerpoint live presentation functionalities with LaTex beamer?

For most presentations, I find it easier to use LaTex than Powerpoint. However, one feature I really miss with LaTex is the handful of presentation functionalities of Powerpoint. Basically, while the ...
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How to move Beamer headline below frametitle?

I am creating my own Beamer theme based on the Berlin theme and what I want to do is to move the navigation bar below the frametitle, instead of the default position (i.e., top of page, above ...
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Is there a nice solution to get a “presenter mode” for Latex presentations?

I really like the way Keynote and MS Office (and also OpenOffice&similar) support a presentation mode that displays the current slide, the next (and maybe previous) slide, the elapsed and current ...
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AVI movie not displaying in Beamer using Multimedia package

Trying to embed a .avi in a Beamer presentation using the multimedia package and I can't figure out where I went wrong. Using Windows 7 and Adobe Reader to view the presentation, and TeXworks to ...
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Disclaimer in Beamer, textbox, multiline, tailored location

I am trying to put a disclaimer text box in my first beamer slide. I need to be able to adjust the location, width of the box and the size of the font of the disclaimer. The disclaimer is also ...
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Problem with \only and alignment of graphics (pdf) in beamer

I have been trying to include pdf graphics in a document with this simple command: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \only<1>{\includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{test}} ...
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beamer full vertical centering

I am working with no predefined theme. It appears that with \begin{frame}[c] Hello world! \end{frame} the text is not fully vertically centered; it's a little bit too high. I managed to solve ...
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Beamer: Automating Black Pages without page numbering

I have the following code that I use in beamer to create blank slides that allow me to switch mode in my lectures and do some exercise with the group or something on the blackboard: { % black page ...
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Coincident enumeration of images in Lyx

How can I enumerate a list of images, where each image is solely displayed within precisely the same coordinates on the Beamer page? I was effectively doing this by duplicating slides; the first ...
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How to create custom bullets for table of contents using tikz in beamer

I am currently replicating a PowerPoint theme I am required to use using tikz and beamer. The only thing missing at this point is the custom bullet points that are used in the theme (see below). I ...
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Mac shortcut in Lyx Beamer to have text associated with new frame

What is the Mac shortcut for Alt-Shift-Right in Lyx using Beamer. I have a new environment (new frame) and I am typing text underneath it that does not appear on the slide. In Windows, Alt-Shift-Right ...
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How to include subfloat in href description field or \movie placeholder image (Beamer video)

I am using Beamer to include a video like so: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{subfig}= \title{Project} \author{Author} \date{June 4, 2015} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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Keeping beamer in English while supporting Chinese characters

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ctex} \begin{document} \title{Test} \author{My name (我的名字)} \date{\today} \begin{frame} \titlepage \end{frame} \end{document} Here is the current output: ...
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Colour correcting a presentation for a projector

Projectors are notoriously bad at showing images and I'm wondering if anyone has been able to correct the colours/brightness in a pdf to compensate for this? In my case I've got access to the ...
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Connect \item and \minipage with arrows

I want to connect an \item in beamer with \minipage using TikZ. Here is a MWE \begin{itemize} \item (some text)\\[0.3cm] \begin{minipage}{0.4\textwidth} \begin{flushleft} ...
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Advanced animation in beamer

Can I input into my beamer presentation animation from gnuplot using epslatex terminal (or using package gnuplottex) in high resolution mode? I want to visualise my data result, so that solution ...
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How to personalize the sidebar in Beamer? [duplicate]

I am creating my own beamer theme while I am very new at beamer. I wish to add in the the sidebar, if possible at a specific position, (towards the end of the sidebar) a sort rectangle inside of it I ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist?

Did anyone in the past use LaTeX to create a "visual novel" engine? I've been using http://www.renpy.org/ for rare presentations when I need functionality the beamer class in LaTeX doesn't easily ...
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How can I uncover the fraction line in beamer?

I would like to uncover elements of an equation one at a time. This is easy enough usually, but in this case I'd like to progressively reveal a fraction. The problem with the way I'm doing it is that ...
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Beamer *.sty file errors with TeXmaker and Windows 7?

I'm writing a presentation and testing it with one of the default themes of my TeX distribution (TeXLive 2013 on Windows 7) but before submitting the final work I'd like to apply my ...
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No cleveref in beamer?

I am trying to get a math beamer presentation to work and it seems that cleveref is causing problems. The MWE below gives the error Paragraph ended before \@ynthm was complete In the documentation ...
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biblatex does not print book in beamer [closed]

Good day to all! Today, I'm using beamer and biblatex. In the bibliography frame, I want to print book references. But, I didn't obtain the desire result. What I have done is at the end, into the ...
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Do not display empty subsection in beamer Warsaw theme

I have problem with empty subsections -- they are added even, when I set them using \section*{}. My MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{warsaw} ...
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Madrid head/foot text color

I am working with the madrid theme for my presentation but the text of section in the headline and title in the footline appears in red, I am trying to change it. How can'i proceed. Sorry I used the ...
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how to add title to column with graphics

I have divided my frame into two columns. Each column has a picture and itemized text. I am trying to add a title at the top of each column but that is not working. I would like to have a title on the ...
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showing navigation buttons beamer sidebar won theme

I would like to add some navigation buttons in the sidebar. Does anyone have any suggestions for that ? \addtobeamertemplate{sidebar right}{}{% \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] ...
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Problem in puting text under \only in tikzpicture environment

In slide 2, I want to put a "text" (not "node") "Hello" (as mentioned in the code) to the left of the node "O.D.E soln". Not able to do that \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Why is my minipage in beamer foreach environment moving horizontally?

I am preparing a presentation with several very similar slides so I would like to use a \foreach loop with \only to generate them. The frames also contains minipages and these minipages seem to cause ...
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LaTeX health check

Is there any health check facility for testing the installation? When compiling \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} I receive in the log ...
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How to change the font family for tick labels in pgfplots + beamer + professionalfonts?

I am making a beamer presentation with some pgfplots figures and I want to change the font family to sans serif for all tick labels. The problem is that it doesn't work for the y-axis as you can see ...
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Beamer: Show all previous \tableofcontents items and gray out future items. Also: Remove subsections from ToC and then fix distances between items

I want to present a ToC in Beamer which shows the previous items and grays out future items. I cannot quite get it to work however. Here is a MWA: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Luebeck} ...
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Removing page number from title frame without changing the Warsaw theme

I applied the idea of Removing page number from title frame without changing the theme in my beamer presentation slides. I am using Warsaw theme. However, modifications made by me in the latex code ...