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Strange movement of objects when highlighted item in beamer is uncovered

Can anyone explain to me why there is this strange "shift" of objects when passing from the first to the second slide in the below MWE? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} ...
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Extend a frame to two pages

I am using beamer to create slides for presentation. I am trying to put 4 equations with numbers from 1 to 4 in two pages. in short, how can I extend a frame to two pages?
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adding equations gradually to beamer highlight (hf-tikz)

I am trying to highlight equations of a linear program starting from buttom and add constraints to the highlight. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern,amsmath,amssymb} ...
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linenumbers of minted are not shown in beamer if i use infolines

linenumbers of minted are not shown in beamer if i use infolines as an outertheme example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \usetheme{Warsaw} \useoutertheme{infolines} ...
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put two images on the same slide

sorry to bother you but I'm quite new in Latex. I would like to put two images in a presentation, better in one slide in this way: image1 image2 the two images will go one under the other and ...
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Presentations with flexible page layout

I'm new to presentations with LaTeX; can the Beamer class be used to create flexible page layouts, such as shown below (yellow boxes will be filled with either images or text)? Each page may use a ...
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How to include subsection titles next to the bullets with the singapore beamer theme? [duplicate]

I am using Singapore theme in beamer and I would like to have the title of the subsections appearing next to the corresponding bullets, in the header. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to proceed ...
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Removing the bullets of the subsections in toc?

I am working with the beamer, to create some slides. How can I remove the bullets of the subsections in the table of contents ?
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Which PDF viewers for Linux support Beamer's second screen options? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note page showing the next frame Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux? I have tried evince and Adobe Reader on Linux, but neither ...
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List of all equations in the entire document

I am trying to put all the equations of my presentation made with Beamer into a single table to summarize them. They are however in various frames within \align environments. How can I achieve this? ...
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Changing the colour of the text with itemize

I'm creating my own beamer theme. I can change the colour of the bullets using \setbeamercolor{}. But how can I change the colour of the text after the bullets? I would like to use it in a .sty file. ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Using ps2pdf colour and fonts change when TikZ picture added on beamer slide

When compiled with LaTeX + dvi2ps + ps2pdf the pdf output of the below MWE shows a strange behaviour: On the first slide (without TikZ picture) fonts and colours are slightly different from the ones ...
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Animated equation in Beamer

I would like to animate an equation in Beamer with the \alt command. Unfortunately, there is some "movement" between the two equations. Consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested align/text/math environment not displayed

See the MWE below. Observation: In the second version the callout is displayed in the first it is not. Can anyone tell me why this is so? \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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How can I set the background of a slide with a background image?

I have a background image for one of my slides which is partially transparent. I'd like to set the background color for this slide to black, but it does not work. Example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Warnings with beamer class and itemize

I'm getting the following annoying warnings: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available (Font) size <5> substituted on input line 16. ... LaTeX ...
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Footline colobox spacing problems in Beamer?

I've been trying to customize the footline in a beamer template but when I added a fourth box, the spacing went wacko. Here's my template: \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} ...
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Itemize bullets without itemization?

How can I produce bullets like as they are used in beamer with itemize environments? I want to use them in the text not just for itemizations. Note: I would like the bullets not just to look more ...
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How to display a visual marker on the last overlay

Is it possible to display a visual "marker" on the last overlay of every frame? I want to know when an overlay "ends" before I go to the next frame.
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\setbeamerfont for customizing content font in LaTeX beamer [closed]

I have a problem in which I am not sure how to modify the content (normal text) of beamer font. I only know how to modify the frametitle In which \setbeamerfont{structure}{family=\fontUbuntu} ...
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Explanatory bubbles in beamer

In the MWE below I want to place an "explanatory bubble" (see picture inserted below) pointing to the word "Integer" in the 8th line (the bubble should superimpose the text, a transparency effect such ...
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How to color and underline links on beamer slides? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I cannot get a (properly) underlined hyperlink in blue I would like to color my web links to cyan and underline them. The color of links used by the beamer should not ...
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Table overlay in beamer on multiple rows

I want to include a table in my presentation (beamer) and this table has 2 panels. I want to first show the first panel and then the second panel, I have been trying to do it unfortunately without any ...
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Beamer: vertically center picture inside overlayarea

Is there an easy way to vertically center a picture inside an overlayarea environment? Here is a MWE of a small animation: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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Map with explaining pictures

I try to achive something like this: It is a photo I made in the local zoo. Sorry for the poor quality. I like the idea of a map containing explaining images and try to do the same with beamer. ...
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Handouts dont print properly

I have been unable to print handouts --- multiple slides per page with border around each. And it just does not work. I tried compiling with xelatex and latex (both almost default installs on Ubuntu ...
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Where are all these errors coming from?

With the following document, I get a lot of errors around line 38. I can't tell where these come from, but the resulting output looks fine. For the sake of good practice, what am I doing wrong here? ...
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Highlight the next uncovered part in beamer

I have created the code below to highlight the parts where something need to be completed by the students. It works, but instead of frames there should be a light colored background this background ...
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Undesired equal sign in beamer using \dimexpr

I'm using the following script in beamer to locate our logo at the right-most corner of all pages in the presentation, \begin{textblock}{5}(10.0, \dimexpr 0.5\headheight - 7.5pt ) ...
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Uncover segments of a TikZ path in Beamer

I have a question about uncovering segments of a TikZ path in Beamer? As a simple example, consider the following path made up of a horizontal and a vertical segment. \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Move everything a little bit left in beamer

I am putting an image in each column on a slide, everything is perfect except that because the first image starts too far right and it pushes a small part of the second image off the slide. How can I ...
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Beamer copenhagen theme banner height

I'm using beamer with Copenhagen theme. I want to use a logo in the right-most corner of all slides. I achieved this using textblock and addtobeamertemplate facilities. My question is, when I add ...
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Header and Footer in handout using pgfpages

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} ...
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How and when does hyphenation in beamer slides work?

I don't understand how beamer handles hyphenation. Consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Without hyphenation} Latex is the stable ...
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Long institute title in Madrid theme of beamer class

I use the beamer documentclass with the Madrid theme and the beetle color theme. My institute name is too long for the footer, so I'd love to use the long name on the title slide and a shortened ...
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Light up table of contents in beamer

I am trying to color ToC in beamer. By default when ToC appears all entries are gray, but I want them to becoloured as my theme. How can this been done? A MWE is the following ...
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Change the contents of footline in a beamer presentation

For my presentation, I am using Madrid theme; however, I'd like to change the contents of the footline. Currently, the footline shows, "short author" in the left, "short title" in the middle, and ...
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Two column layout with text and knitr chunk

When making presentations (with latex beamer class), I often go for a frame layout with text and equations on the left and a corresponding figure on the right. My standard solution has been to wrap ...
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How to change default theme title style (bold, color, margin) of title in the beginning of each slide

I am interested in having a local change to the default theme of beamer. I want every title in the beginning of a slide to be boldfaced, black (instead of purplish, black) with a horizontal line that ...
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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} ...
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How to avoid the extra box at the end of the handout created by pgfpages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames I am using pgfpages to create handouts. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, ...
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Tutorials for beamer and other presentation packages

As I decided to use LaTeX to make a presentation and I'm a newbie, I would like a not-very-long tutorial that introduces all features of the beamer class package one can use along with its output. Is ...
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Is there a way to force text to NOT wrap to the next line?

Is there a way to force text (in a beamer slide) not to overflow to the next line, regardless of whether it fits into the page or not?
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Removing page number from title frame without changing the theme

I am using theme Madrid and would like to keep my title page and the rest of my presentation as it is and ONLY make the following changes: 1- Don't count title frame towards the total number of frames ...
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Hiding some items in student's handout using beamer

I am creating a presentation and along with the presentation (that I am going to show in the class), I am trying to make a student handout. So far, everything is fine. The part I am struggling with is ...
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Two logos in beamer after certain frame

I am making a presentation which is devided in two parts. The first part is about experiments held in instute A and the second part is about experiments held in instute A and institute B. Is it ...
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Cleaning up figure placement in Beamer/minipage

I've placed three figures on the same page through the minipage option. However, it looks quite ugly right now. My latex (beamer) code for this page looks like: \frame{ \frametitle{Various initial ...
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How to remove page flipping effect in beamer?

I have a feeling that my beamer slides are set so that whenever I flip a page in osx's PREVIEW, there is a page flip effect. Right now I suspect it is either PREVIEW itself (the viewing software) or ...