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Adding a rectangular box with tikz to table (beamer)

I would like to add a rectangular box to my table to highlight some rows. I'm trying to use tikz with the second lot of code from Harish Kumar's answer to a similar question. However, unlike the ...
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Comment in algorithmic on a line beginning with if, and using uncover/visible

I am trying to modify this code, into the following one : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[plain]{algorithm} \usepackage{algorithmic} ...
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How do I avoid going past the end of my animation in a beamer presentation

I would like to animate some overlays using animatevalue, but I don't know of a way to stop the animation at the last overlay. Is there a way to make this independent of OS and pdf reader? If not, ...
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File ended while scanning use of \beamer@collect@@body and more

It's my first time in Beamer, and i want to make a titlepage as well as those seen on the net (and those done by my university teachers XD) First of all: \documentclass[trans,9pt]{beamer} ...
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Indenting \end{frame} in fragile slides

Suddenly I am no longer able to indent \end{frame} for slides with the fragile option, e.g. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] test \end{frame} ...
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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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Beamer and ampersands (XeLaTeX)

There are some known problems with ampersands and beamer (as discussed here, for instance), but I haven't been able to find a good reference... Anyway, the concrete problem I have is with tables ...
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Missing natural names with \autoref in Beamer. A beamer bug?

Using hyperref and beamer together, I encounter the following problem. Command \autoref which is supposed to add the name of the referenced item, does not work. Here is a minimal example that ...
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Plot Width Error with pgfplot's groupplot in Beamer

I am making a 3x3 matrix of plots in a beamer slide. Position (1,1) is empty, the rest of the first row has column titles and the rest of the first column has row titles. Positions (2,2) to (3,3) ...
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Manually numbering an equation in Beamer

Similar to an old 2011 posting here, I would like to manually tag a particular line of equation with number in Beamer. I tried using \tag{} command but it does not work, putting in ...
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Reduce indent in description in beamer

In beamer, text in description items is over-indented: \documentclass[14pt,handout]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{} \begin{description} \item[FooBarBazZot] - foo bar \\ baz ...
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Install Fira Sans Font using Texlive 2012

I would like to create slides using this theme for Beamer but am having trouble getting it to work. I just copied the .sty files into /home/gthomson/texmf/tex/latex/mtheme. However the theme ...
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Getting Gif and/or moving images into a Latex presentation

Im very new to presentations in Latex (ive been using powerpoint for years but have finally converted) and am wondering how to get a gif into a section. If needs be, can one not convert a gif into ...
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Frame numbering

I'd like to change numbering of this beamer document: \documentclass[landscape,9pt]{beamer} % COMANDI INIZIALI \usepackage[italian]{babel} % ...
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Changing the size of beamer title box

I'm trying to use beamer to produce an A0 poster with the Frankfurt theme. Is there a way to make the title box larger, and to get a logo placed to the right hand side inside the title box?
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BibTeX and beamer

I'm working on a presentation that will be given to a very small group of people (3-5 people) that has a lot of citations (100-200), any one of which could be interesting to the audience at a given ...
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equation exceeds page width after changing document class from “article” to “beamer”

I write "article" at first, but I also need pdf in "beamer" version. But I found for those long equations appears fine in "article" will exceed the page width in "beamer" mode. So is there a method to ...
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Animation in beamer: nested lists

Beamer has the [<+->] option for lists which makes each item appears separately. However, it also make items in nested lists appear separately too. How do I make each nested list appear as a ...
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Templates for math student [closed]

I am going to start my math major, and I learned the basics of latex because I would like to use it to make my documents and take notes. But now I would like to find some templates to use for: ...
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How to define commands for additonal information in beamer main file for use in themes?

In a typical beamer document I can set various options like \author or \title: main.tex \documentclass{beamer} \author{George Orwell} \title{Animal Farm} \date{\today} \institute[TUD] ...
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Fitting table with 2 tabularx environment (Beamer)

I am trying to make a big table fit into a beamer slide. My table has 2 panels which are 2 tabularx environments. My attempt involves one \resizebox for each tabularx environment (see code below). ...
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Beamer Presentation References slide can't allowframebreaks and have \frametitle

I am writing a Beamer presentation and my references are too long for one frame. So I tried to use [allowframebreaks], but then I get the TeX capacity exceeded error if I have a \frametitle. I can ...
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How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer?

When creating presentations in beamer, those little symbols that you can click on and will take you to different parts of your presentation are automatically included on your slides. I don't like ...
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Meaningful error messages when using LaTeX instead of PDFLaTeX

When I have TikZ images or I include .png graphics, I need to use PDFLaTeX instead of plain vanilla LaTeX. (That is, I need to use PDFLaTeX all the time, rather than just when I want to produce the ...
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Show full section titles in beamerarticle ToC when short section titles are present-Continued

This is a continuation of this question. I'm sorry, I couldn't add a comment there, so I wrote this new question. Gonzalo Medina solved the problem by defining a new \Section command. This cannot work ...
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Beamer: itemize in presentation mode with lemma duplicates slide

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item Next up a lemma. \item \begin{lemma}A lemma.\end{lemma} \end{itemize} \end{frame} ...
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Full screen Beamer problems

Is it possible to do full screen which covers the whole screen? When I use full screen option for my pdf file created from beamer presentation, I see some space is being wasted on right and left side ...
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Animation using Tikz in Latex beamer

I need help to animate the following frame transformations using Tikz in a beamer presentation Initially there is a Cartesian frame S-{x_A y_A z_A} This frame should move backwards along negative ...
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Aligning The Title, Autor, and Date in the header of a Beamer Poster

I am using the beamer package and I have a title set at the top of the page, but I want to left align the title. So far I have this for the title portion: \documentclass[final]{beamer} ...
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Short section name in toc

How to display a short section name in the tabel of contents? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tableofcontents \end{frame} \section[short title]{long ...
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LaTeX/Beamer problems with theme [duplicate]

My phd advisor send me a tex version of his slides, I try to update it, but when I run it, the result is totally ruined (for example, all the graphs do not download at the right place, the slides are ...
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Looping through several background images in beamer

I have an image directory with several images: p1.jpg p2.jpg p3.jpg p4.jpg I also have the following environment that sets the background image to a frame: \newenvironment{imageframe}[1] {% Set ...
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What \usetheme or \usecolortheme?

I am working on my class presentation project using Latex Beamer. For template I would like to use one similar to this presentation I found from the internet. (1) Do you know what \usetheme or ...
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Relative Order of Overlays in Beamer

I am creating a presentation with beamer using relative overlays. When the order overlays should appear in is different from the order the tex code is parsed things become difficult (see e.g. relative ...
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Beamer template setbeamerfont bfseries

I have a problem regarding the \setbeamerfont command related to alerted text. The usage is: \setbeamerfont{alerted text}{series=\bfseries} However, bfseries does not work in math mode - what can I ...
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Beamer bibliography in two columns on multiple frames?

Is it possible to put a bibliography in beamer presentation, in two columns spanning via several frames? I have \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Reference} \bibliographystyle{alpha} ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Need a centred headline in Beamer

I have a presentation to put together and I need to specify the classification of each page (UNCLASSIFED) centred at the very top (above the Frametitle) and at the very bottom. I tried using ...
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Beamer theme with different frame types

I've been following this post to create my own theme. However, I would like to create a Beamer theme which supports different look and feel for different frame types. Here are some examples: A ...
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Beamer theme: not expected behaviours using different PDF readers

I wish to use hsrmbeamertheme in my dissertation. You can find and download it here: https://github.com/benjamin-weiss/hsrmbeamertheme . Unfortunately, I have found a lot of not expected behaviours ...
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Transparency in itemizing

\documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> a \item<2-> b \item<3-> c \end{itemize} \end{frame} ...
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Using Pandoc to transform Markdown to Beamer Latex Code?

According to http://pandoc.org/demos.html I see the command for turning an md file into a beamer pdf file. pandoc -t beamer SLIDES -o example8.pdf When I change the extension to tex instead ...
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Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other

I have to prepare my slides in latex. A quick search came up with different packages. Before start preparing, I need your experiences. I do not want to regret after learning one as I did, learning vim ...
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How to edit Beamer theme CambridgeUS

I have been using the beamer document class with the theme- cambridgeUS in lyx. The following code is the preamble. Now, I want to insert a hyperlink to a pdf file in all the pages by adding them in ...
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Make ToC in the center and left aligned in beamer

Using the following code I could put the ToC lines in the center in beamer: \begin{frame} \begin{center} \tableofcontents \end{center} \end{frame} But how to make these ToC lines left aligned ...
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Difference between \insertsectionnumber and \inserttocsectionnumber

The following beamer code \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{section in toc}[sections numbered] \begin{document} \frame{\tableofcontents} \section{section one} ...
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Single-column framed minipage spanning two or more slides in Beamer

I searched and could not find an easy non-labour intensive solution to this one. In making a Beamer presentation, I have some framed minipages with various arbitrary content I am transferring from a ...
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Slide numbers for animations

The following code produces the below output \documentclass [compress]{beamer} \newcommand\Fontvi{\fontsize{6}{7.2}\selectfont} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{textpos} ...
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Too much space in exampleblock in Beamer

When I use the \exampleblock environment in Beamer, there is a lot of empty space between the title of the box and the content of the box. How can I remove this? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer: highlighting aligned math with overlay

This question led to a new package: hf-tikz Minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{align} a_i + b_j = 10 & ...