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Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer: Blocks at same position from top irrespective of their contents size

I want to keep blocks globally at the same position from top irrespective of their contents size. Here is my MWE. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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How can I use Beamer's \includeonlylecture{} to modify frame title content?

I'm preparing a course lecture in Beamer. Every so often, I prompt students to answer a question on one slide. I use subsequent slides to answer the questions. I include the answer as a part of a ...
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How can I include something with overlay specifications in a non-beamer class document?

I've a tikzpicture, in a extra tex file, with beamer overlay specifications. I'd like to include the tikzpicture in the tex file for my slides using beamer, and in the tex file for paper, using ...
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how to control indentations in code

I have a java code which I want to add to a frame. How do I set the options in lstset to make sure that beamer keeps the original indentions in the code. For example in the below code the comments ...
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Suggestions for making a Jeopardy game?

I've been looking to make Jeopardy-type games in LaTeX. After some googling and tinkering, I haven't found anything satisfactory (I've looked into these links: Jeopardy Review, CTAN, AcroTeX, and ...
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How to include a background image to only one page of a beamer presentation?

How to include a background image to only one page, any page, of a beamer presentation? With reference to Beamer: Transparent AND centered background image on intro slide How can I include the ...
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Popup bubble in beamer presentation

I'm working on beamer slides for an introduction presentation. As the purpose is more of a fun, my colleagues had the idea of letting some logos (e.g. TeX lion) popup for a second or two and then ...
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ShareLatex font type in a beamer presentation

Is there an easy way to change the font type in ShareLatex? I've tried all of the instructions I could find on their website, but they do nothing. Let's say, for example, that I wanted to use Windows ...
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Compilation fails in beamer class with newenvironment defining nested blocks

I'm failing to understand why this code compiles : \documentclass{beamer} \newenvironment{yyy}{\begin{frame} \begin{block}{youpi} }{\end{block} \end{frame}} \begin{document} { \begin{frame} ...
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text alignment problem in beamer

The text is aligned left even though there is lot of space on right side. Below is my part of tex file. and the output slide is also attached. Please suggest what can I do to correct this. Thanks. ...
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Beamer block title background image?

With the following command I can change block title background color: \setbeamercolor{block title}{bg=blue!20,fg=black} How can I instead have a background image for the block title? (I'm thinking ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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pdflatexmk beamer missing { inserted [duplicate]

I am usig two different systems to write my presentation. on linux I use texmaker and everything works fine. But when I move to mac and use texshop I encounter the above error in the following part: ...
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Beamer bug? Description with item width and overlay in beamerarticle

This MWE is really minimal. We make use of the {description} environment which in beamer takes two optional arguments: overlay specification, and item width. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Resize header in Berlin theme to match a header with no circles (Beamer)

I have get rid of the circles in the header using \setbeamertemplate{mini frames}{} Nevertheless, the header is too large because it keeps the size it would have if the circles were still there: ...
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Names of items aligning out of frame in Beamer

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{meh...} \begin{itemize} \item[Hello] World \item[Hey! Hello?] D'oh! \end{itemize} \end{frame} \end{document} The names of ...
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How to let an overlayarea appear in the beamer mode?

I basically have the following code for one frame \subsection{} \begin{frame}{VERY INTELLIGENT FRAME TITLE} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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Remove frame from presentation

Question: how do I remove a frame from my presentation? I am using the beamer package and I just want to remove 1 frame quickly from my presentation because it is not relevant. Is there a quick way ...
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How to create a 32 by 32 grid?

I want to create a 32 by 32 grid as shown below. And I also want to add two labeling in x and y directions. 1) 0 - 31 (grid number) 2) 0- 1 (box unit) I a next slide I have to draw a new box ...
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Latex Beamer - Toc too long

I'm preparing for a master thesis defense... but my presentation is getting a bit lengthy... ...anyways when the ToC gets too long on the side it stretches over. See attached image. Any good advise ...
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Remove margin from listings in beamer

I am including some code in my beamer document. I would like to get rid of all margins, so I can include as much code as possible. This is the code I am trying: \documentclass[]{beamer} ...
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Using HSRM beamer theme, change boldness of navigation bar font when selected

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. At the top in the navigation bar on every frame, I'd like to make the font bolder when a section is selected. Currently, when I have the ...
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Centering table with 4 images in beamer

I am trying to center a table containing 4 images and a foot note in beamer (the lines are only for debug). This is the code I am using: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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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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beamer encapsulating video

I'm preparing some slides for a conference and i need to send the pdf to the steering committee. Is it possible in beamer, using multimedia, to encapsulate the video inside the pdf, i.e. avoiding to ...
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Removing the page numbering on some pages of beamer

I am trying to remove the page numbering on the transitions pages (which are not counted thanks to the noframenumbering). Currently, I have the following display on transitions: I would like to ...
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Horizontally centering three images on the middle one

Often, in the title page of a beamer presentation, I have to show three logos and some of them are not square images. I would like for the middle one to be centered horizontally and the other two to ...
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A beamer fade out-fade in effect?

In some of my slides, especially the technical ones, I would like to keep the bottom of the previous slide, preferably somewhat faded, as the bottom of the next slide as I start introducing new ...
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How to hyperlink to a file and open it on presentation mode in beamer? [closed]

I want to create a hyperlink to the file, and want to open that file directly from the hyperlink during presentation. I tried with the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Latexian- difference live preview and pdf export in error reporting?

I edit lecture slides for work and while the editor in the office runs on Linux (Kile), for home office I use Latexian. I noticed that I can get perfect live previews in Latexian without any ...
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How can I suppress table of contents that is appearing before every slide in beamer?

How can I suppress table of contents that is appearing before every slide in beamer? I don't want to get the contents slide, but still I want the second slide highlighting current section in between ...
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Beamer themes cannot be found / Ubuntu / I've tried every folder one can imagine

I would like to use the theme for beamer called amsterdam (\usetheme{amsterdam}). I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tex Live 2014. I've tried to place that beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty to everywhere, but it ...
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Using LuaTeX, HSRM beamer theme, fontspec says DANTE font not found. .sty file has no reference to DANTE

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. After switching from pdftex to LuaTex and purchasing the Flama fonts, I thought I would be ready to go. However, that seems not to be the ...
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Include the list of parts and their sections in a global tableofcontents of beamer

I'm using beamer to produce a long presentation with several parts. Is there any way to generate a global TOC which should contains all the parts and their sections ? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Warning with Beamer in French

Whenever I create a presentation document with Beamer in French, the following warning comes up on the \begin{document} command: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: Setting StandardEnumerateEnv=true for ...
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sidebar logo width

I would like to place the institution logo at the bottom of the sidebar as wide as the whole sidebar. I was wondering if there is a command that return the width of the sidebar, somthing similar to ...
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How to draw an arrow to a specified position in a frame and write some notes on the another end of arrow?

I would like to make an arrow and write some notes as shown below I tried with the following code \documentclass{beamer} % \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Insert raw LaTeX between beamer slides, using pandoc markdown

I'd like to insert some raw latex (in my case \appendix) between two frames in a beamer presentation. Normally, any latex code in the markdown document is passed through into the final .tex document, ...
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Editing partly Beamer header (with existing theme content)

MWE : Considering the following minimal working example : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} \section{Section1} \subsection{Subsection1} \begin{frame} \end{frame} ...
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Ideas for transposing/splitting a TIKZ figure from A4 article to beamer presentation

Context. I am having this kind of tikzpicture in my article which I would like to include in a beamer presentation : Please note that the figure was simplified, since groupI represents a group of ...
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Indentation in latex - beamer

I'm making some slides where I also show some sample code. I'm using lstlisting to format the code, but it seems it is not doing the required indentation. What am I doing wrong here? I have a minimal ...
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Horizontal line below the title section does not cover the entire document

I would like to draw a horizontal line below the title section in a beamer poster. The problem is that the line under the title does not encompass the entire document, and only covers 3 columns (from ...
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Beamer (with Bergen theme) how to move ToC from sidebar to “main part” of slide?

How would I move the table of contents produced by \tableofcontents from the left sidebar to the main part of the slide? It produces a lot of unused white space, as in the following: This code ...
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How to use wider and higher margins in a beamerboxesrounded box?

I love beamerboxesrounded boxes in Beamer presentations, but the text fits too tightly into the box. So I would like to use equal but wider and higher margins (left, right, top, bottom) around the ...
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Make background image in beamer fill full page while preserving aspect ratio

I want to use a picture as a full-page background of a particular beamer slide. I want the picture to fill the whole slide, but preserve its aspect ratio (which is different from that of the slide), ...
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Is there an easy way to raise or lower the hat operator in math mode

Using the hat operator in math mode in beamer, the hats are smashing into the characters. I can use \skew{n} to move them n points to the right, but I need to raise them a point or two. Is there an ...
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Beamer Handouts: 4 on 1 w/ adjusted positions, but page numbering incorrect

I need to make Beamer handouts (either 4 on 1 or 8 on 1). Below is my MWE. I think the usual 4 on 1 has too much space between slides, with the slides too close to the margins (printing the handouts ...
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Is it possible in beamer to darken all colors on an inserted pdf image?

I'm using \includegraphic{image.pdf} to insert an image into a Beamer presentation. The image that I have is a drawn diagram that was scanned. Part of the diagram is sketched in light blue which ...
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How to put some commands written by a software's codes into Latex beamer?

I prepared a program written in GAP's envirounment. I'd like to put them all in one of my beamer pages exactly as follows: gap> z:=CyclicGroup(IsPermGroup,10);; n:=CyclicGroup(IsPermGroup,15);; ...