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How to correctly clip with viewports with includegraphics and beamer columns?

I will happily accept any alternative to beamer's columns and \includegraphics that produces the intended result in a beamer slide. I'm trying to take the attached eps file and reorganize it so that ...
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PSTricks Animation and dvips

I want to create animation in Beamer using the animate package. I easily created a basic example following the "all-in-one approach" from this older post but I can not use pdflatex to compile, which ...
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Node frame in background and node label in foreground

I would like to highlight a text with a node where the node frame would appear in background and where the node label would appear in foreground (the text itself being in the middle of both). For ...
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Problem adding caption with siunitx

I am using latex/beamer(texlive) to compile a document and I am getting an error. Apparently it has something to do with siunitx package. Here is a minimum working example. ...
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how to include tikz figure in beamer

While copy-pasting the following code from my article to one of the frames in my beamer presentation (along with all the packages), I get 11 errors that are mostly "undefined control sequence" and ...
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Center block on frame with Beamer

I wanted to change the block width in my presentations so, after a quick search on the website, I found the varblock solution : Changing default width of blocks in beamer It consists in adding : ...
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Lifted or curved drop shadow

Does anyone know if it is possible to create a "lifted corner" or curved drop shadow effect for a text box? Something similar to this drop shadow effect
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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How can I decrease the indent of itemize inside a column in Beamer

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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How to install a new beamer theme on linux (texlive and texmaker)

I have a LaTeX Beamer template from this webpage (automatically download from university homepage): http://kom.aau.dk/~jkn/latex/files/AAUsimple_v1.2.1.zip But I don't know how to use it. I could ...
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My table works in latex in general but not in beamer

I am using excel2latex to create my tables, but when I am using beamer to create presentation file, it has error. My code is : \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{mathrsfs} ...
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How to use a LaTeX beamer (template)

This is a really stupid question (I know) but I can't figure out how to get this LaTeX beamer template: http://blog.barisione.org/2007-09/torino-a-pretty-theme-for-latex-beamer/ I get a tar-file and ...
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How to make keyboard shortcuts for Beamer that cycle through frames

I'm making a presentation in Beamer, and I'm using the \uncover command to reveal certain parts of my frames in a certain order. I plan to show the resulting PDF with Adobe Acrobat during my ...
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First line in beamer block ignores abovedisplayskip?

If I use an an align environment within the a beamer block, the \abovedisplayskip is ignored. How can I force that setting? My MWE is \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} ...
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“Big Question” slide in beamer (Malmoe)

I'm using Malmoe, but this should be a general question. Typically, when I set a title for a slide, it gets special formatting. In Malmoe, that would be big, blue and fat. Say I want to have a slide ...
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Animating Beamer slides with pstricks code in them

I have made a beamer presentation and have a series of the slides with pstricks images on them. Each of these images either builds upon the previous, or moves an element of the previous. Is there a ...
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Animation in beamer?

I was wondering if it is possible to make an animation in beamer. I normally work on graph theory. By a graph I mean a set of vertices and some edges joining them. I wish to make an animation ...
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Displaying an outline in the header of a Beamer presentation

I have a number of related frames in a Beamer presentation and I would like to emphasize this relationship by walking through a sort of outline of that part of the presentation. This is what I have so ...
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Metro style Beamer theme with in-built “Segoe UI” font

Has anyone come across a Beamer theme having Microsoft Metro presentation style, in-built with "Segoe UI" font?
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Two videos side by side in one slide beamer?

How can I add two videos in one slide side by side. Both videos should be in a horizontal line. The following code put a video above the other video. \begin{frame}[t] \frametitle{ Results} ...
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Customization of the total page number

How to customize the total page number for all of the frames from the beginning, please?
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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How to customize the number of one frame on beamer

How to set a number of one frame on beamer, please? I've tried this : \setcounter{page}{19} But it wouldn't work. Any brilliant idea, please? Thanks a lot!
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How to unset page numbering on beamer

I'm adding an annex after my last frame. How do I unable the page numbering, please? Is it possible to show, instead of 30/30 this --/-- ?
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Extra space below customized theorems in beamer

I'm trying to customize beamer theorems, putting theorem name and theorem body in the same box. But my customization causes extra space below theorems. A MWE is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Set an image as transparent background watermark

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm thinking about setting an image (the logo of my institute) as a background for all the frames. The image should be quite transparent, because there ...
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Beamer document jumping of alignment [duplicate]

I would like to make a frame, with a piece of text, then the appearance of a picture and after that another line of text appearing. I am using the code below, but if I click for the picture to appear, ...
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Shortened bibliography style based on abbrv.bst; shortened author list, title omitted

I'm using beamer, beamerposter and natbib and hope to include very short bib entries in a bibliography, bottom right, on a poster. In the file abbrv.bst found here the function for formatting author ...
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Beamer document class: nicely alligning different stuff

I have a frame with a large picture in the upper part. Under this picture, there's a caption in a small font size. Under that I want to use the itemize environment with two short lines of text. ...
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Centering a xy matrix inside beamer frame and figure

In the following beamer frame, I want the description text to stay top-left, while the xymatrix-figure should be centered. However, whatever I tried with \centering, \begin{center} and other online ...
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Show and hide the logo in beamer

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm using the CambridgeUS theme, and I want to show the logo of my institute in the center of the first frame hide the logo in the following frame ...
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Redefining infolines in beamer

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm using the CambridgeUS theme, and I want to redefine the infolines so I can show the title of the presentation on the headline author, institute, ...
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How to use margins in calculations?

I'd like to have a rule that has for example the width of \paperwidth-\leftmargin-\rightmargin. I tried to use \dimexpr, but apparently I do something wrong, because it does not work. ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in ...
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Images Coming top down not side by side

\frame{ \begin{figure}[h!] \centering \begin{subfigure}[h]{0.49\linewidth} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.20]{acf_trace1.jpg} \label{fig:a} \end{subfigure} ~ ...
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Using knitr, beamer, and /foreach to produce unique section titles in pdf from R string variable

Using R, knitr, and beamer, I have created a pdf that contains a graph for each school in our district. I read in each graph using the \includegraphics command within a /foreach loop. I want to ...
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A vertical line between an \fbox and a minipage?

I use a template of beamer. In a frame, there is a \fbox on the left and a minipage on the right. But I found it very ugly. So I imagine that it would be nicer if I add a blue vertical line here. ...
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\subsection{AAA \Rey } error in beamer

My MWE is \documentclass[presentation]{beamer} \let\Tiny\tiny \usepackage{hyperref} \usetheme{Berkeley} \newcommand\Rey{\mbox{\textit{Re}}} \begin{document} \section{A section} ...
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How to have an itemized list in beamer conditionally appear

I would like to have an itemized list of points with follow-up points appearing once I am taking about that item. My guess is that this is going to need something like a pause, overlay, or the \only ...
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Letting pictures appear in a presentation

Recently, I asked this question, about how to let bullets appear in a frame in a Latex Beamer document. How would I do this with pictures? Say that I want a slide which contains one graph in the ...
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Rotation of braces

How can I rotate a brace to make it appear this way? I'm currently using this code: \documentclass[french]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Customize the bibliography numbering [closed]

I've only one page of the bibliography on beamer which I want to remove its numbering. I'm getting as title : Bibliography I which I want it to became Bibliography. How to do that please?
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Hidden Footnotes in presentation

I have a presentation where bullet points appear after each other. In one of those I am citing a work using \footnote. Unfortunately, the command does not care about the \pause command, meaning that ...
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Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF ToC and add a bibliography

I want to build on the solution of this answer, to create a ToC for the PDF, by adding a bibliography in the last slide. It seems nevertheless that the bibliography interferes with the table of ...
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Beamer section titles with a shorten title in top bar of slides

I would like to have multiple slides with a titles for sections that place the title of the section in a box similar to the main title for the slides. @gonzalomedina helped by recommending the code: ...
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Beamer Berlin theme: Navigation does not appear

I tried to follow the example from Using the beamer style Berlin and have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} { \usecolortheme{dolphin} % Beamer color theme ...
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Creating sections each with title pages in beamers slides

I'm writing up my dissertation defense slides. I would like to have a title page for each of three chapters. Specifically, I want to be able to replicate the box that the dissertation title is in for ...
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change position of headline / \insertnavigation beamer

I wanted to widen the beamer page, which I did in my stlye file using \setbeamersize{text margin left=0.2cm} etc. I was able to ensure that (i) frametitle is inserted with the same margin ...
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How to insert a picture without the name “figure”

I am trying to put a figure with a subtitle but without the name "figure". For example: 'This is a triangle' and not put the name "Figure": 'Figure: This is a triangle' I tried: 1. ...
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Latex Presentation: letting bullets appear

I am using latex to create a document in the beamer class. Say I have a frame with three bullets. In order to keep the attention of my public, I would like to start with only the first bullet and then ...