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Efficiently Organize TikZ Nodes in Beamer Presentation

The following minimal example comiles: \documentclass[c]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,times} \tikzset{ invisible/.style={opacity=0}, visible on/.style={alt=#1{}{invisible}}, alt/.code ...
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Beamer: Default blocks in and out the columns environment

I would like to set a block followed by two additional ones below the first block. However, the widths and margins differ (see screenshot below). I'd like the two narrower blocks to span across the ...
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Presentations that don't take up too much time to create

I am teaching a course in the upcoming semester and am trying to settle on a way to prepare presentations as rapidly as possible. I have used LaTeX beamer for years, and have even contributed some ...
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easy list with beamer?

Can we use in beamer? Is there any efficient way to itemize and sub itemize in beamer?? The following code not working \documentclass[mathserif,serif]{beamer} \usepackage[at]{easylist} ...
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TikZ - Is it possible to draw this block diagram?

I have problems with a presentation with beamer. I can open the original slide (pdf) with LibreOffice and I can retrieve the diagram's structure. Can I start from this and put it (not the image but ...
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Non-uniform scale of page size

I have a beamer talk to be presented. The screen is 16:9, but the system is set up in such a way that 4:3 information is sent to the projector and then non-uniformly scaled to 16:9, causing, of ...
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LaTeX beamer presentation-package 16:9 aspect ratio?

I'm programming a presentation in LaTeX using the beamer class. However, it defaults to 4:3 aspect ratio slides, while everything I use is 16:9. Is there an easy way to change this using a command or ...
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How can I make a LaTeX poster with all affiliations on the same line, using Beamer?

I'm using the beamer class and all the examples I can find have the author affiliations on different lines. My research project requires us to have them all on 1 line, with superscripts indicating the ...
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Theorem Numbering in beamer

I have separate tex files for my different lecture slides. I am trying to number my theorems by the lecture number. I am using the following: \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] But it starts ...
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Speed problems beamer presentation (post-compilation) [closed]

I am running kubuntu 14.04 and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian). When including images (jpg,eps,png) into a beamer presentation via \includegraphics[]{}, I encountered delays of ...
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Beamer frame numbering in appendix

I have a beamer presentation in which I have some additional slides in an appendix. The additional slides are only there in case someone asks a specific question; I won't necessarily have to use any ...
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Link to .mov file not working using href in OSX and beamer

I'm trying to embed a link to a .mov file in a beamer presentation. As I've read in similar posts I used the following code: For an image: href{run: ./graficas/quantumbeating.mov}{ ...
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Make items disappear in beamer presentations

I want to show three items to evaluate the features of each one and then select one of them, so I need to show all of them first and then I need that two of them disappear, or at list become ...
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pstricks-add incompatible with beamer? [duplicate]

Beamer seems to clash with pstricks-add: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} Lorem Ipsum \end{document} Gives the following error: ! No room ...
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Problem with Beamer, phantom, and definition environment

The following code tries to put a vphantom around a definition environment in a Beamer document but it does not compile properly. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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Customizing title page in beamer

I put the following tikzpicture, borrowed from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/86310/10898, in my beamer title page. Nevertheless, I would like to try two things. On one hand, put the tikzfigure in an ...
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beamer + exsheets package

Is it possible to use exsheets package with beamer class? I try to do so, but this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{exsheets} \begin{document} \begin{frame} test \end{frame} ...
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\ifnum command with multiple conditions (lower and upper bound)

First time posting here, very much a novice. I'm creating some background templates in beamer and I can't figure out why this \ifnum command isn't working properly. This is the code: ...
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Beamer enumeration, continue counting but keep item at fixed position

I want an enumeration list. The list should however be fixed at its position. Furthermore at all time only 1 item should shown. So what I want is sort of this \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How to position beamer button exactly?

I would like to know how to position a beamer button at the same position on each single slide independently from the slide content. Refering to hyperlink button in an exact position I assumed that I ...
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lyx inserting endframe in the wrong place

I create a slide using the beamer template in LyX using the following steps: Set environment to Frame Edit the Frame title to "Test" Press the right arrow and enter, change environment to itemize ...
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Beamer: How to format both frametitle and framesubtitle

I wish to customize the appearance of both my frametitle and framesubtitle. However when I try to do so, only the frametitle is rendered. This is a sample code: \documentclass[20pt, ...
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Alternating column layouts in LaTeX (beamer)

I have been using LaTeX beamer for my presentations for some time. My standard slide layout consists of bullet-points on one side, with a 'hook' image on the other. To keep visual interest, I ...
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How to fix this? Cannot show the symbol. Plus, I cannot run the \begin{cases}

The LateX does not show equation like I want; F(x)= exp[-exp(\frac{x - \mu}{\sigma})]. It appears like the image below. Besides, my \begin{cases} .... \end{cases} cannot run. This is my code:- ...
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How to hide references from navigation bar in beamer class?

I am doing a presentation using the beamer class with the Warsaw theme. Further, I have to disclose my bibliography at the end of the presentation. Unfortunately, as soon as I type in \bibliography{} ...
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beamer: \only with columns makes things move down

Consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column{.5\textwidth} \only<1->{Why does this move? :-(} \column{.5\textwidth} ...
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Beamer: problems with \only, \pause, and fixed spacing

I have a slide with three blocks, say 1, 2, 3a, and 3b, where 3a and 3b have exactly the same height (they are the same equation with some change of variable). I want to use \pause and \only to obtain ...
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How to change colortheme?

I am using theme Warsaw but I do not like the colortheme crane, how can I change the colortheme to LightCyan as in the first answer of this question? How do I color table columns and rows? ...
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What are the names of the characters used in beamer's itemize themes?

I know that I can modify an itemize environment via \setbeamertemplate and either circle square, triangle, ball. What's the best way to mix different symbols within the same level of hierarchy? ...
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Missing lines in table in beamer

I am trying to create a simple table in beamer. My code is \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \usetheme{Air} ...
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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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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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Beamer content (text) offset/shifts to top when large image is used

I have a small problem. When I insert a large image inside a frame, which in my opinion still fits, the content moves to the top. While I have set that all content must be aligned to the top, but due ...
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Beamer: change default color of item's indicator in itemize

I'm using beamer with \usecolortheme{dolphin} and all the items' indicators in itemize (e.g., bullets, numbers, etc.) are blue (which is the main color of the dolphin theme). What's the command to ...
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manipulate slides in Latex Beamer

I created a beamer slide, What I want to do in the next slide is: Blur the previous slide and have it as background of the new slide Creating a box and write a few lines in it. note that the in ...
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How can I compile a beamer presentation with pauses in same page?

I want to compile my presentation, but as I have the pauses codes, \begin{itemize} \item <1- | alert@1> \item <2- | alert@2> \end{itemize} I wanted to do it in the same page. I was looking for ...
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Zooming in and highlighting part of picture

In a beamer presentation, is it possible to zoom in on an image to make it full screen and if possible to highlight (something like illuminating a part of picture by bright light while other areas of ...
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Overlays and Frame Alignments

Can I have one frame whose alignment can be changed using overlays. I want something like this: \begin{frame}{[t<2>]}{Top alignment} This is the content of the slide. \end{frame} ...
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Make beamer `<+->` overlays start hidden

I usually have slides with constructs like the following: \begin{frame}{A frame title} What am I trying to do here? \begin{enumerate}[<+->] \item Show some stuff \item Show more stuff ...
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Why does using the subfigure command break my Beamer presentation, and what should I replace it with?

I'm trying to update a Beamer presentation created waaaaay back in 2008 by LyX. It uses the subfig package to create a series of slides that appear to update a single image on the same page. ...
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Movie won't run in beamer

i'am trying to include a video into my beamer-präsentation. The picture and the buttons are displayed, but the video won't run. Im using iOS, just in case there is a special problem with my platform. ...
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Increase vertical space between inference rules

I am using the semantic package with beamer to make some inference rules for a language. There are about 10 relatively small-sized rules and I want them to be all in one slide. However, the rules are ...
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Shifts with beamer

I'm trying to use beamer. I use Linux mint with TeX Live 2013. It seems there are some shiftings in the slides. The plain example : \documentclass{beamer} \title{Un titre} \author{Moi} ...
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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: ...
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Add \paragraph type entries to beamer table of contents

I want a beamer TOC slide like this: SECTION 1 ..Subsection 1 ......Slide Title 1 ..Subsection 2 ......Slide Title 2 ......Slide Title 2 NEXT SECTION ......Another Slide Title In documents I use ...
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Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF toc?

I would like to have a beamer presentation in which every frame appears in the PDF table of contents (i.e. has a bookmark). My specific presentation only has sections, so all of the frames can appear ...
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Bullets not showing in beamer

I copied a presentation in which everything worked fine, and now in this new presentation there are no bullets showing on slide! MWE: ...
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! Font EU1/lmr/m/n/10=[lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text at 10.0pt not loadab le: Metric (TFM) file not found

I have this sample code that I was trying to run but it kept on producing an error that says: ! Font \zf@basefont=Flama-Light at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found. ! Font ...
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How to remove partpage numbering from part pages in beamer

I am using he following code to generate a part-page in beamer: {{{ \part{title of part} \frame{\partpage} }}} In addition to drawing a nice box with the title it writes "Part I" above this box. Is ...
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Beamer frametitle separator

I'm wondering why this minimal example is not doing great when there is no framesubtitle content... \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{% \nointerlineskip% ...