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How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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LaTeX Beamer - Temporarily increase font size of an item when using “itemize”

Does someone know how I can have larger fonts for an item during presentation. Here is what I am trying to do: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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How do I gradient shade the background of a beamer section/subsection in head/foot?

Here is a reduced example of my code. I am attempting to restyle the background of the section in head/foot and subsection in head/foot in the CambridgeUS theme to a gradient background colour. ...
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About Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures? [duplicate]

What are the appropriate Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures that can work in beamer platform Thanks anyway
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draw circle around cells in table and use pause for this cells

I am trying to draw circles on two cells on Latex beamer then use \pause to mention that. here an example which I want to draw a circle around AA and BB, the mentions shows that BB first then AA. \...
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Handout: pages layout not correct

I'm trying to make a handout version of my presentation, however it seems not succeed. I want 4 slides collaged on 1 page. Can anyone give me hint to fix my problem? \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \...
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Beamer Warsaw theme: Reduce the number of subsections visible in the navigation bar

I give a lecture with 10 sections and maybe 5-10 subsections. Using the Warsaw theme would make the available space too small. Is there a way to make the navigation bar show: only the last section,...
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Problems with enumerate and itemize in beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to create lists for my presentation in beamer. Itemize environments are compiled, but the bullet points are not shown. Enumerate environments cannot be compiled however. Even if I try ...
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Subsection numbering in beamer

How do I add subsection numbers. It always starts from 1. but I want 1.1 and 1.2, etc. And then for subsubsections 1.2.1 etc. \documentclass{beamer} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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How to make navigation bar flexibel in warsaw beamer class? [duplicate]

So I'm doing a presentation using warsaw theme (which I want to keep), but my navigation bar gets longer and longer with every subsection. Is there a way to make it felxibel, so that it only shows ...
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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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Overlays in grammar rules

I'd like to use Beamer overlays inside a grammar definition: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \begin{grammar} <term> ::= <term1&...
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Set color of \emph{} in beamer

How can I set the color of the \emph{}-tag in beamer? I tried something like \setbeamercolor{emph}{fg=red} inside of beamercolortheme.sty but it had no effect.
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Very basic example of pgfpictureboxed in Beamer

According to the userguide (§2.1, p. 6), the pgfpictureboxed-environment works as follows: \begin{pgfpictureboxed}{〈lower left x〉}{〈lower left y〉}{〈upper right x〉}{〈upper right y〉}...
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Embedded video without Flash

Is there a way to add a video in a PDF created using Beamer or LaTeX without having the need to use a flash container? I currently use media9 but this solution only seems to work with Acrobat+Flash ...
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Customize the Beamer Frame Title

How to change the beamer frame title to be like this What I did till now (I want the background color as in my code): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{...
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equation inside frame in beamer causes error - Missing $ inserted

I do not find the error that latex shows, this is my code. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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How to make an clean shadow box in beamer?

Here's an example: This style is clean for lecture notes or some academic use. Anybody knows how to realize such pretty style? I'm really appreciate that.
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include website in latex presentation

is it possible to somehow insert a website in a latex beamer presentation, so I can interact with it? if so, would it work with web 2.0 sites? could i include a google slides presentation inside a ...
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Add title at the beginning of the slide

Well, this is probably stupid question, but I can't find any answer. I use the Warsaw theme and there is that blue box on the title slide with the title of the work. I want to add that blue box, but ...
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Change elements of beamer table step-by-step

I have seen questions about how to add elements to a table in beamer step-by-step, but I am interested in changing existing elements of a table step-by-step. Here is a simple example: \begin{frame} \...
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Font with PSTricks and Beamer

I am creating standard beamer presentations. Moreover I use PSTricks to produce my pictures in a separate file. Afterwards I include the pdf with the pictures into the presentation. Unfortunatelly ...
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Beamer: Prevent/disable appearing individual subsection titles before actual content

Recently I started to question my decision to enable the appearance of individual subsection titles before actual content. I still want to show the outline of the upcoming section once before the ...
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Figure next to text in beamer

I can't get my code to do what I want. I'm working in beamer and I want to position my figure on the left side of the frame and the text next to it, but I would like to work with alineas in my text. ...
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beamer, overlay moves the text above it

in a presentation i would like to use some overlays but for some reason one overlay moves everything above it. Here is an example. When you run it in presentation mode (full screen) you can see the ...
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Change package option “overlay” from textpos package in document?

I am using the textpos package to position images on beamer slides. My problem is that I would like to have these images in some slides in the front of everything else (package option "overlay") and ...
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Adding color to a table column as a beamer overlay

I'm trying to have an overlay that adds a background color to a column of a table in beamer. I can create a table with a colored second column using the colortbl package. \begin{tabular}[]{r >{\...
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Move frame content to default position with a beamer color box

I'm a relative neophyte to Beamer and LaTeX in general. I've started developing a custom Beamer template for my department to use and have begun formatting the content of the frames. The following ...
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beamer handout without alerts

I have a slide, that uses \pause and \alert, to successively uncover what I am talking about. Since the non-handout version is a bit long I'll just link it. Works superb. But going into handout mode ...
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beamer handout alert: difference between itemize and simple alert

In a previous question I asked about removing the \alert overlay from handout version of a beamer presentation. It turns out, that using \begin{itemize}[<+(1)-| alert@+(1)>] or from previous ...
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How can I fade out image?

In a Beamer animation example I use the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \newcount\opaqueness \begin{frame} \animate<2-100> \animatevalue<1-100>{\opaqueness}{0}...
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Beamer — change font only in equations [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the font only in equations of a beamer presentation, from the standard beamer sans serif to the standard serif in Latex documents? By equations I mean environments like $$, ...
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Beamer: How to use “beamercolor” in a tikz picture

How might it be possible to change the font color of a tikzpicture element to the value of a particular beamercolor, e.g. block title?-- For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Chemical Scheme with tikz-visible wobbles

I encountered a problem when using chemfig-schemes inside of a tikzpicture and the visible-tikzset. The chemical structures wobble upwards, but only on the second slide; every slide after that stays ...
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Is there a way to create a column-wide table in beamer?

I am writing a presentation using beamer class, and I want to show a table and then split some text in two columns. I tried to use the code below, but it doesn't work, and I can't find that much ...
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how to create personalised item warsaw beamer

Am using the warsaw theme in beamer. I want to show this item form: I try this code but it doesn't show me the best result : \begin{itemize}[font=\color{cyan} \large, label=\ding{118}] \item ...
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embedded video working on ubuntu (only pdfpc) but not in windows (adobe reader)

I use the following code to embed videos into my beamer presentation (shamelessly stolen of course): \newcommand{\fullFrameMovie}[4][loop] { { \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=black}...
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Problem with tikz image in beamer.

I really hope you guys can help me out here. I have a tikz picture which is working mighty fine in the standard article mode using the following packages/libraries: \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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Make `onlytextwidth` default width of `columns`

My typical columns environment looks like this \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] ... \end{columns} Is there a way to set the [onlytextwidth] for the whole document, so that I don't have to ...
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Boxed text explaining a part of equation in beamer

\documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme[progressbar=frametitle]{metropolis} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{booktabs} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=white} ...
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Setting template background with multiple .png files

I'm a neophyte to Tex and all of it's forms, though I've used LaTeX in the past. Mostly I've find some thing that someone else created then modified to suit my needs. I've undertaken a project at ...
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Absolute positioning in beamer

It's easy to absolute position something using remember picture with TikZ, but it only works with pdfLaTeX. I can get something working by using negative vskip and hskips (trial and error), but that ...
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Mouse Control of 360 Video in Beamer?

I am making a mesh of Games of Thrones video for 360 video, motivated by Zuckerberg's video today about GoT where you can move mouse 360 in the beginning, in Matlab. I am thinking where to show the ...
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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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Cannot remove displayskips in beamer

The space that appears in the PDF above and below my align* environment is way to large. According to Remove vertical space around align, one of the two commented-out lines should remove it (at least ...
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Multiple citations as footnotes in one line in beamer presentation style

Following this and this, for slides with a lot of citations appearing in footnotes, can I have multiple "author, year" citations on the same line, e.g.: 1 name year 2 name year 3 name year 4 name ...
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Horizontally shaded title in beamer

How to get a horizontally shaded title in a beamer presentation? There are several post to do this for block titles or frame titles but I did not find anything for the title of the title page. ...
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How to hide other SubSubsections in sidebar of beamerclass?

I make a translation of a 600 pages Book with the beamer class in Latex, so I have lots of Subsections and SubSubsections. I want to show all subsections of the current Section in the sidebar along ...
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How do I add this presentation outline in Beamer?

I have not seen this outline style in any of the Beamer themes.
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Split text inside align*

I have a function definition like this: inside a beamer presentation. The text inside the set definition to which the function maps to is very long and does not fit on the slide. I want to split it ...