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Beamer note page: Reduce left margin

I am using the beamer notes, but to my mind, the left margin is a bit too large since it reduces the usable space significantly. Is it possible to reduce this? Here is my code: ...
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troubleshoot needed for LaTeX Error: Command \item invalid in math mode [closed]

Can someone please troubleshoot this? It gives me an \item invalid in math mode although I use a very similar casing on a previous frame. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing

I made the following table in LaTex with the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ph] \protect\caption{Genotype-by-Environment Means} \centering{}% ...
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Bullet disappearing if \visible used as first token of an \item

When using the Beamer command visible within an itemize environment, I noticed that sometimes the command makes the bullets disappear as well. In the example provided below, the bullet point on the ...
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how to create non linear presentation using beamer or prosper

8eamer prosper produces slides like power-point. Is it possible to produce non-linear presentation like the one produced by prezi?
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table of contents starts by an arbitrary number

I am using Beamer Presentation to teach a Probability course in a university. At the first class, I introduced my class chapter 1 which included its sections 1 to 4, so my table of contents in the ...
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Beamer like ClassicThesis

If I write my thesis with ClassicThesis, how can I fix beamer layout to get a similar setup? Does exist a template for this problem?
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Beamer error - no output file [closed]

I am making a beamer file. While there's nothing in math mode, everything runs perfectly well, however, when sentences like $P_A\subseteq E_X$ is inserted, it cannot output a .pdf file, but its ok ...
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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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Exam - \only without beamer

I am looking for a way to generate different copies of the same exam. I usually prepare several exercises, with two versions for each exercise; then I divide my students in four groups (A,B,C,D) and ...
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Switching between arabic, roman and alph frame numbering

I just wonder how can I easily switch to arabic, roman or alph frame numbering between frames? I don't want to use \appendix! I want, for instance: three slides in arabic numbering, then two slides ...
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Figure in columns in itemize

I`m trying to make an itemized list, where only one of the items has an image to the right. I tried this \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Problem} ...
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How to uncover alternating row colors in beamer class?

In the howtos section of the beamer documentation (v3.30) I saw the code how to do alternating row colors when displaying tables as a remedy to errors caused by horizontal and vertical lines in ...
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How to change text color in footline

I hope this is not a duplicate question, but I did not find my answer. I have seen how to change the background color of footline, but not how to change text color. I have this code for my footline: ...
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How to get a shaded bar in beamer

I would like to add a shaded bar at the bottom of a beamer presentation, with my name and the frame number. Eventually I'd like to center the frametitle with a line below to separate from the main ...
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including python code in beamer? [closed]

Suppose I have a python file. How can I include in beamer presentation in one of the slides? \insertcode{"Scripts/mc.py"}{Python} does not work with \usepackage{listings} , which otherwise work in ...
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Moving navigation symbols to footline of Beamer presentation with Berlin theme

I have exactly the style of navigation symbols that I would like for my Berlin themed Beamer presentation: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,compress]{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \makeatletter ...
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Beamer reactions numbering issue

Using the reactions environment in Beamer along with \begin{itemize}[<+->] causes the reactions to be renumbered when uncovering. In the following example the reactions are labelled 1-3 on the ...
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Beamer note page: Increase slide size

I'm using the beamer class with note pages. In the upper right corner I see always the slide the notes are referring to. Is it possible to change the size of this preview? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Schrodinger's equation [duplicate]

Trying to get Schrodinger's equation to format better. The first term is -\dfrac{\hslash^2}{2m} \, \dfrac{\mathrm{d}^2 \psi}{\mathrm{d} x^2} However, because of the exponent in the denominator, ...
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Automatic pausing of video with media9?

Is there a way I can pause an embedded beamer video at some specified time point? Video Playing Code (media9): \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.5625\textwidth, addresource=video.mp4, ...
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Scaling a tikzpicture to fit in a beamer frame

How can I vertically scale the figure to accomodate on the frame? \begin{frame}{P\textsuperscript{H}metry studies} \begin{figure}[scale=0.5\textheight] \begin{tikzpicture} \node [block] at (0,6) ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key that is only applied in specific slides/frames just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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cline disappears in beamer

I took the following code from another question, but it does not work here: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{colortbl,xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{c@{\,}l@{}} ...
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\tableofcontents[ISSUES]

Hello TeX/LaTeX/Beamer colleagues, There is a prob I could not solve. I'm preparing a 2 hours class, so my toc is really heavy. 5 Sections, some of them with several subsections. I already have the ...
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How to make this verbatim code look nice?

I am doing some slides using Beamer. One of this slides is pure code \begin{frame}[fragile] \begin{verbatim} > dim(X) #dimension of our matrix X [1] 2194 12276 > length(Y) # length of ...
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Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
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Build kind of a \includeonlypart for Beamer

(This is a follow-up to a previous question that recieved an answer, but raised a new issue that is presented here) Goal Given that (as far as I know) Beamer doesn't provide a way to include only a ...
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change background if frame has no title

I would like to change my background canvas according to whether my frame has a title. This is the form I'm using (etoolbox): \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{ ...
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Changing the position of frame bullet indicators in Beamer

I am using Ilmenau Beamer theme, that, in every frame header, vertically stacks navigation bullets that counts the number of frames in each subsection of the presentation. I am wondering if it is ...
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When I use \cite{} in Beamer, the link points to the slide number rather then the bibliography ? [closed]

When I use \cite{} from BibTex in Beamer, the link points to the slide number rather then the bibliography ? is this normal ? How to fix it ?
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How would I cite a dataset from BibDesk on Beamer presentation?

I manage my bibliography using BibDesk on Mac OS X. I have a presentation using Beamer on which I would like to include some bibliographies. I am using TeXShop to do that. What I know is that I ...
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Two-column beamer ToC with control over the breaking point and without balancing [duplicate]

I'm using the solution provided by lockstep in https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/26929/two-column-beamer-toc-with-control-over-the-breaking-point to spread the TOC over two columns. However, ...
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Beamer: Highlight text in bold (math mode)

I want to highlight a certain part of a formula from one slide to the next. I'm looking for something similar to Non bold on slide 1 \textbf<2>{this is bold on slide 2} just in math mode.
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Add an image on the top-left corner of a customized block in beamer

I would like to use some customized blocks in my beamer presentations, with a layout that is inspired by these examples found on a website : The idea is to build a specific block environments, ...
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different before/after placeholders for \movie from multimedia package in beamer

When one uses \movie[]{ \includegraphics[]{} }{} to set an image as the placeholder before a video begins in a slide, is there a way to set a different image that appears after the video plays? I ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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Change definition number in beamer

In a beamer presentation, I need to redefine one definition (the definition numbers have to be same). How can I do that? Here is my code. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[ams ...
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How do I skip a specific overlay on a beamer slide

I have a slide with many overlays. Shortly before the talk I notice that I need to save some time, and I want to remove one overlay from the slide, i.e. go from overlay 3 directly to 5. Is there a ...
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Progressive tikz picture in beamer

I have the following slide in my beamer presentation : \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \usepackage{tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Make beamer not look like beamer

I'm going to present my senior thesis in front of our faculty members, by using beamer. But rumour has it that some of them do not like beamer very much. So I decided to make my slides not look like ...
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Beamer navigation bar dresden theme

I am using the dresden theme for a presentation. However, I have too many subsection in a section part of the presentation. The slides I have in a subsection are represented by circles that will ...
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bold letter or word spacing for text animation

I want to make a text animation movie for my wife for Valentines. My first thought was to use the beamer package and have a different word in bold on each slide. I would then convert the pdf to ...
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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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pgfplots in beamer class with BaKoMa TeX

I have a problem concerning plotting of functions in beamer class with pgfplots. I use BaKoMa TeX. In the article class, all works fine, but switching to beamer, an error occurs as soon as ...
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How to make Beamer slide to be automatically displayed

I made a presentation using Beamer class of Tex Live. But it looks very ordinary. I want to bring into some animations such as slides should change automatically after few seconds. I tried doinf it ...
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Presenting a Questions and Answers

This is a continuation of the topic Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer. I continue to give color to the background, then putting questions and answers in the boxes using mdframed package. ...
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Error detection in the code written

\begin{frame} \begin{block} {Video Animation} \end{block} \begin{itemize} \barrow Include package{hyperref} \barrow command \begin{itemize} \bullet {\begin{print} {\href{run:video.mp4}} \end{print}} ...
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Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer

I made ​​a presentation in the form of Questions and Answers. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent=0} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{transparent} \title{Questions and Answer} ...
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Creating a hidden (unlisted) section and not breaking the current subsection

The Problem In my presentation, I want to incorporate a small crash-course inside a specific subsection. This crash-course should have no own section, but should be outside the current section and ...