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Beamer warsaw make font bold on all frames

When using beamer with the warsaw theme, how can one set the text on all frames to appear in boldface? Here is an MWE, I want text on both the slides to be in boldface. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How do I add a flag to a document class to show or not show portions of document?

I write quizzes in beamer. They typically look like: \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \mode<presentation><> \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Quiz 1} 1. What is $1+2$? {\color{blue} 3} 2. What is ...
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Explain formula using beamer

I am preparing a presentation on statistics. I want to include a slide on Bayes' Theorem which says: p(\theta | D) = \frac{p(D|\theta) p(\theta)} {p(D)} I want to explain each term using arrows. ...
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Is it possible to reduce the height of the frame title box in beamer?

I am writing a presentation with Beamer using the Copenhagen theme and the \useoutertheme[footline=institutetitle]{miniframes} option. Currently the headers look like this but since I am not going to ...
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How can I list all sections in the footer bar automatically?

I know how to customize the footer bar, \makeatletter \setbeamertemplate{footline} { \leavevmode% \hbox{% \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.4\paperwidth,ht=2.25ex,dp=1ex,center]{author in head/foot}% ...
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Beamer: one tikzpicture works fine, two make an emergency stop

A beamer frame split in two columns must contain one tikz picture (a pie chart) in one column, and two other in the second column. With the first picture all works fine, but adding the other two ...
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I can't remove the navigation bars in beamer

I fail to get rid of the navigation bars in beamer by using \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} or \beamertemplatenavigationsymbolsempty. Here is the key source codes. ...
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Negative indentation for beamer bibliography

As a part of my project, I redesigned the beamer default margins to 12 mm left margin and 8 mm right margin. But, I do not want this for bibliography, where the same left and right margins are ...
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How to make vertical alignment of columns different in Beamer?

I try to make a frame in which I indicate a figure on the right side and add a description about it on the left side. I want the description top-aligned and the figure center-aligned, but I have ...
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Suppress figure numbers only on certain slides in the latex beamer class?

I am working on a presentation with the beamer-class. I have several slides with pictures on them, some pictures are logos where the logo is its own name. For example: Coca Cola has a logo that is its ...
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Create a custom font style for beamer

How can I create a custom font style for beamer? How can I then change the color of this style and the normal font color globally? I'd like to write e.g.: \begin{frame} \HighlightedText{I am ...
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Equivalent command for itemize lists to \insertenumlabel

What is the command for inserting the current itemize lists shape in Beamer ? Or is there another way to get this label ?
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Beamer - hyperlink : make itemize symbols jumpable [duplicate]

How to associate an hyperlink to the itemize symbole ? I found some things here but I don't know how to adapt it to items. One step One can do that : \newcommand{\hitem}[1]{% ...
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Right place for ddots

I've got a problem, when making a presentation with beamer. I want to use the fourier package for the fonts, and use the serif font in math mode. So that's an MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer : hyperlink, invisible, non clickable when invisible but taking his room problem

I'd like to have an hyperlink non clickable when invisible but whith the taking his space like with onslide instead of only : In this example : the item-2 is correct (invisible, non clickable when ...
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colored citations in \section

I am trying to put in a citation on a section heading using opaline style (yes, I know some think this is a bad idea, but let us leave that aside for now). If I put in \section{Section Heading ...
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How can I add the section in the headline of the default beamer template?

The default beamer template shows only the subsection in the headline. I would like it to show the section as well as the subsection. It can be done by changing the theme to infolines etc, but I ...
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Using \mathfrak in tikz: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode

I'm trying to make a presentation using beamer, and I'm mostly copying from already compiled .tex file (using the documentclass memoir). But I got this error: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode. ...
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Remove the blank space caused by images in beamer

I am making a beamer presentation in which I need to remove a figure completely and then replace it with items in an itemize list. However, when I remove an image completely, there is a blank space ...
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Beamer : hyperlink to againframe

How to make an hyperlink to jump to the first slide selected by \againframe ? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[label=bob] \begin{enumerate}[<+>] \item 1 \item 2 \item 3 ...
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Beamer : after the last page — initiate a loop

I'd like that the presentation goes to a specific page after the last page, as it would be the natural next page. I know : \hypersetup{pdfstartpage=1} But it works only to go back to the first page. ...
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Get the width of a picture with Tikz

I 'm trying to make a presentation with beamer and I use Tikz to incorporate pictures at some places in my frames. For some reasons, I would like to fixe the heigth of a picture (contained in a node) ...
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Align block with margin

I am using beamer with the inner theme rectangles. The text inside blocks is then aligned with the text outside of the blocks, and the edge of the blocks stick out into the margins. I would like the ...
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How to make an animation with some previous slides

I'd like to make an animation with some previous slide, how can I do that ? \transduration does not affect \againframe, how to avoid this \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Include SVG layers as steps in beamer

I have a .svg figure (created with inkscape) with multiple layers and I would like to include them in a beamer presentation so that layers appear progressively. slide 1 -> layer 1 slide 2 -> layer ...
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Beamer : what are the back, find, forward hyperlink commands?

I look for back, find and forward commands, like this set of commands : \hyperlinkslideprev{texte du lien} : va à la couche prédédente ; \hyperlinkslidenext{texte du lien} : va à la couche suivante ; ...
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How to abbreviate “\begin{frame}”, “\end{frame}”, and “\frametitle”?

Aware abbreviating those commands need not always be helpful, I would like to know how to abbreviate them? The following is what I tried, which does not work: \documentclass[11pt,handout]{beamer} ...
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How to suppress brackets in bibliography with Beamer and natbib [closed]

I routinely use XeLaTeX, BibTeX, and natibib in my papers with Chicago style references. No problems--been working for decades. When I make a Beamer presentation, however, the References section has ...
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Beamer : how to avoid the lack of access to labelled slide (not frame) numbers? [duplicate]

In this animation, I need to access to the number of some labelled slides (not frames) to use this numbers in overlay specification. As far as I know it is not possible What then should be the good ...
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Data points not shown when using TikZ datavisualization in beamer

When I try to implement the first example of section 75.2 from the TikZ 3.0.0 manual within beamer I don't get any data points. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Reference to a slide, not to a frame

This MWE gives me the reference of the frame (1) not the slide (2). I need to have the number of the slide where is a label, how to do this? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Animate pgfplots of data stored in external files

Can I generate an animation plot of data stored in external file as txt file? The data are stored as X Y Z 20 20 20 40 50 60 ... And I want generate in a single file two plots animated: x vs ...
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etaremune with beamer

I'm trying to use the etaremune package to create an enumerate environment numbered in reverse, as described in this question. However it seems that the bullet points do not show up, as can be ...
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Testing an existing macro doesn't work

Once defined, I don't want the macro \Stepx be redefined : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Why this dynamically named macro doesn't work?

\documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier,tikz,ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Beamer : How to show together separated things using overlay? [duplicate]

I have to draw and comment simulteanously a complex picture. I can calculate the slide number on witch the comment will appear, but I'd like this be done automaticaly. Is there a way to put labels or ...
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My problem is the \AtBeginSection[] in the table of content

Please I have a problem like this , At \AtBeginSection[] is not working. I used all your proposed solution but nothing.My template is like yours see above. So, when i applied such code : the result is ...
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How to modify Forest nodes in Beamer overlays?

I would like to change a property, say the color, of a forest node between overlays in beamer. It is proposed elsewhere to use PGF's keys for this in the general case. However, this approach doesn't ...
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Beamer index showing too many titles with overlays

I'm trying to create my first presentation with the beamer class. I saw that is possible to change the color (for example) of a part of text with overlays. I'm using {\alert{<...>}{text}} to ...
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Beamer breakdown package hyperref message: driver (autodetected): hpdftex

I use pdflatex to compile a beamer file. It generally runs OK. However, if I could not run it after any new lines, then I would fail even I comment the 'new lines'. I have to open a new tex file and ...
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beamer problem with combining columns, listings, and overlays

I am trying to come up with a beamer frame where some listing appears at the left column on overlay 1 and some other stuff appears in its place in overlay 2, while some stuff appears in the right ...
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operatorname does not work for Greek capitals in Beamer with T1 font encoding

I cannot define operatorname for \Delta when line \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is added into preamble. For \delta or without T1 things seem to work properly. But for the following example I get ‘´ d’ ...
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Inconsistent slide margins in frame with allowframebreaks option in Beamer

When I create a long beamer frame which is automatically splitted into slides by using allowframebreaks option, it has a little bigger vertical margin for the first slide. I would like to make it more ...
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How to change the numbering style of subcaption only

This question is somehow related to Change counter style for caption. But here I want to use subcaptions as well. I want to create myStyle for captions. \DeclareCaptionFormat has three options. From ...
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How to put the thank you slide style into a beamertheme?

I have designed/hacked together a university LaTeX Beamer theme for my presentation purposes. I have pretty much everything working as it should (could be better), but now I'd like to be able to ...
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Difference of Beamercolorbox in the setbeamertemplate and that in the normal text

I use the beamercolorboxes both in the \setbeamertemplate and in the normal text. However their shadows appear differently. The code is: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Change counter style for caption

I want to make numbering in caption right-to-left. For example Change in the caption: شکل 01 to شکل 10. The reason I want something like this is I am working with right-to-left language and I can ...
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HowTo make beamer's \insertauthor all uppercase?

So I was finally able to create a MWE for this one: I am creating my own beamer style which has some areas, where all text is supposed to be all caps. Using \MakeUppercase with the beamer class' ...
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beamer: \only and itemize

I would like to write somethings out of the itemize environment using \only, but to do so I need to add an item before \only<2>. Does anyone know how so solve this without adding this new item? ...
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Horizontal alignment - two tabulars in minipages

I originally had a list in itemize that I wanted on the left and a "legend" created by tabular I wanted on the bottom right of a slide in a presentation. Then, I learned that wraptable doesn't work ...