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How change the header size of a frankfurt slide?

How can I increase the header size of a Frankfurt slide? I want two lines of dots. With that height they are cut in half. Thanks \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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where does the black box in beamer come from?

I am using beamer, usetheme Warsaw, whenever I have definition and theorem, there are black boxes. Why is that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} ...
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Changing Background Color for Beamer Slides

I have the following beamer code I am using. I would like to change the background to a light cream color (we can use yellow for example purposes). I have looked on the net and here for a solution and ...
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Changing color and header of beamer with CambridgeUS

How to change the red color for - the titles - the topics How to adjust the position of the header1 and 2? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} % Set Color ============================== ...
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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays)

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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How to insert a table of contents into a specific beamer document?

I would like to know how I could insert a table of contents into that document I found here yesterday. This is a mwe : % compile with lualatex or xelatex: \documentclass[svgnames]{beamer} ...
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Beamer-Using resizebox changes the position of an item in itemize

I am creating a presentation using beamer. In an itemize environment, I am using resizebox in particular item. When I use it, the position of the bullet changes, as seen in the next image My code ...
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Weird overful vbox message when code and image are overlaid in beamer

See the following code. The first two frame contents (first one code, second one image) do not produce any overfull vbox message. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Insert page of current document as figure

I'm trying to insert a page (that was already typeset, i.e. page < currentpage) of the current document as a figure. Obviously, one could use something like ...
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JPEGs in custom beamer theme

I have a few JPEGS that I need to place in a beamer theme. They are Cover Image - cover.jpg: 1st slide Header - header.jpg: 2nd slide only Footer - footer.jpg: 2nd slide to end The Cover Image ...
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To have smaller font in this table of presentation

My code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Nobel Prizes in Bioelectromagnetism} {\fontsize{0.3em}{0.3em} % ...
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Beamer - Color of header foreground with AnnArbor theme

I use beamer with the theme AnnArbor and colortheme whale. I tried to use: \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=white, bg=blue} or \setbeamercolor{palette tertiary}{fg=white, bg=blue} But ...
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Beamer doesn't work properly anymore [duplicate]

I was trying to make a presentation using beamer, when suddenly I got the following error message: I don't know why it does this, because I've never had to use sansmathaccent before. I tried ...
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Stable vertical alignment of columns in Beamer

In Beamer, I often use a two-column slide layout, picture on the left and text on the right. Sometimes the same picture is used on multiple slides, with the text on the right changing. I use the ...
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Additional Question to “Transparent image background in beamer” from 2012

In Transparent image background in beamer there is a nice example to find showing a background image with text in front of it. I would like to show the picture in a first step and "dim it down" (e.g. ...
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How to set a background image on a custom background color in beamer?

I haven't found this question anywhere and therefore no answer to it. I have a beamer presentation where I use \usebackgroundtemplate in order to put a background image. Now on some slides I would ...
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Latex beamer: How to horizontally/vertically center text, ignoring other content

I would like to put some content, for example a beamercolorbox exactly in the middle of the page (horizontally/vertically centered) and then some other content on the bottom of a frame. Centering just ...
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media9 doesn't give correct output

usually I can fix all problems myself concerning...like...everything, but this really is a hard one, so... sry to bother you. Problem: Creating a beamer presentation (with university corp. design) ...
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Transparent image background in beamer

I want to add a background image in my beamer presentation. The thing is that when I use \usebackgroundtemplate{ \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\paperheight]{cern-logo.jpg} } in my ...
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Fitting TikZ picture in beamer: Difference between using \resizebox and \adjustbox? [closed]

\documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{float} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How can I decrease the indent of itemize inside a column in Beamer [duplicate]

I am using a package Beamer to create my presentation file. But I need to have some itemize information along with a table, in two different column. But the final shape is not good. I want to reduce ...
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Lyx and the beamer class: Itemize breaks frame layout

I'm trying to create a presentation using the Beamer class in Lyx. Following the example, I start a new frame environment, insert a title and add some text. However, if I select some text to ...
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Changing color and bullets in Beamer's table of contents

Does anyone know how to change the color scheme and/or bullets used in Beamer's table of contents (without changing the overall structure color or theme)? Unfortunately, the following doesn't work: ...
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tikz matrix undefined control sequence

I would like to use tkiz matrix but any compilation within a tikz picture ends with error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> \pgf@matrix@last@nextcell@options I wonder if there is no ...
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Beamer 3.30 with helvet - Problem with upper-case Greek

Since I updated to latex beamer 3.30 last week, I do not get upper-case Greek letters anymore with the "helvet" package - they are replaced by black boxes instead. This is an example: ...
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ipad beamer presentations

Is there a way to show in the ipad the pdf file of a beamer presentation so that the \pause command is respected? I tried Adobe Reader and ibooks, and pages slide from right to left. Thanks.
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Beamer not working at all!

Suddenly I am getting the cryptic "Text line contains an invalid character" errors (100 of them) on all my beamer files. Even this MWE doesn't work right: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How can I organise this matrix in beamer?

I have three vectors that should be in same line in this frame. I can not do it. Could you help me. The MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Newcommand leads to no error nor output

I'm writing a wrapper for some output. I have to files, beamer.tex which has content as % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} % add page numbers for malmoe \newcommand*\oldmacro{}% ...
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change height of title area in a block in latex beamer

I'm using latex to create a poster, and I'd like to have a bit more padding around the titles of the blocks. Where is the setting for this? Here is a minimum working example... ...
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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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Snapshot like macro for entire beamer frame?

I'm wondering if there is some macro I can use to take a snapshot of an entire Beamer frame (in its last slide) and reuse it in another frame. The following code does not work, is just for ...
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In Beamer: Zoom in on figure when clicked and zoom back out when clicked again

I'm completely new to Beamer and was wondering if there is a way to first show an overview of multiple images in a frame and then discuss each image in more detail by simply clicking on it to fill the ...
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Uncover proof symbol in beamer

In beamer if you make a proof like so: \begin{frame} \begin{proof} Not p. \uncover<2->{Therefore not q.} \end{proof} \end{frame} it comes with a square in the bottom right corner. In my proof ...
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raggedright caption option not working in beamer

I'm trying to right-align one my captions in beamer. For that I use the caption package: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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Problem with \emph in frame title when is used in beamerarticle

I want to provide my class slides in book format and use beamerarticle. In my book format, frametitles are converted to marginpars. And because I write in catalan, all english wordsAs all slides has a ...
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Change font in Beamer to a more modern, sleek font

I noticed that many of today's presentations (not done by Beamer) use modern-looking, sleek fonts. Is it possible to set Beamer's fonts to use such fonts? All the current fonts in Beamer look a bit ...
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How can I set a font size smaller than \tiny in lstlisting?

I'm writing a presentation using LaTeX and beamer. In some slides I put an image and some code using the listings package and the lstlisting environment. I'd like to use a font size smaller than \tiny ...
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Move tikzpicture on a beamer slide [duplicate]

I'm trying to move a tikzpicture on a beamer slide. This picture is centered, but I want to move it around on the slide without manipulating the tikz code. Do you have any idea? This is a minimal ...
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LuaLaTex produces beamer slides on variable speed

Why LuaLatex produces slides with speed depending on the number of them not on the complexity (still the same). \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec,luacode,tikz} ...
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Frame numbering with multiple frames in a page in beamer

I am working on a beamer presentation where I number frames using \addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{% \usebeamerfont{footline}% \usebeamercolor[fg]{footline}% \hspace{1em}% ...
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how can we show only subsubsection of a special subsection in table of content?

Is there any way that we can restrict table of contents, that show only subsubscetion of for example first subsection? thanks I have something like this: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Turkish Character Problems

The code below works but Turkish characters do not appear. I tried adding \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} but this time the code does not work. ...
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How to embed Javascript in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm wondering if it is possible to add javascript animations in LaTeX Beamer, e.g. figures created with C3 or D3? As far as I remember the animate packages uses javascript in order to display (and ...
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Beamer with Turkish characters [closed]

The code below is to create a Beamer file including Turkish letters, but the Turkish characters do not appear. Any help would be greatly appreciated. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How can i use a different beamer template for nested descriptions

How can I use a different description item beamer template for nested descriptions? I have a certain kind of descriptions, call them funnys, which may appear nested on slides, and may be nested ...
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In beamer insertshorttitle does not split on multiple lines in parbox

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \title{Very long title that doesn't split on multiple text lines} \begin{document} \frame{ \parbox{2cm}{\insertshorttitle} % Fails \parbox{2cm}{\inserttitle} % Works ...
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How to show images step by step in beamer in the same location

I'm trying to show images step by step at the same location. This is my code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Approach} \begin{frame}{Approaches} ...
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Aligning equals signs across Beamer blocks

I've got a Beamer frame consisting of two blocks that contain some equations: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Modell} \begin{block}{A $(X_{t})$} \begin{align*} X_{t} = \epsilon_{t} \quad ...