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Beamer highlight only a part in an itemize frame

How could I highlight only certain points in itemize environment. The examples I found here shows other parts also highlighted in the next slide. What I want is a single slide with one part ...
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Beamer with Bibtex: References Bullet Formatted Incorrectly in Table of Contents

I'm using beamer to make a presentation. I am also adding references with \bibliographystyle{apacite}. When I create a table of contents with \tableofcontents, the "References" shows up as the last ...
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TikZ: Flow Chart

Kindly help this messy tikz flow chart. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=10em, text ...
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Referencing an article from a beamer document with xr-hyper

I'm trying to link to a label in an article from a beamer file. The reference itself works fine, but the hyperlink doesn't. It gets defaulted to page 1 of the beamer file. This is the article: ...
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Legend on second frame has only one entry, labeled wrong

Using pgfplots in beamer with \only frames, the legend for the second frame (only) inexplicably shows only one entry, with the color of the last \addlegendentry, but the legend of the first. The other ...
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beamer, forest, bulleted list inside

How can I use a bulleted list in a forest environment \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{forest} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Conceptual model-functional GI ...
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positioning and showing relationship between two images with arrows and animating the arrows

a. Though I can include these slides as images, are there any better ways to include these in beamer? b . Can I animate the arrows and text ? Edit: I would like to use two images 1.brain 2. Gut and ...
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highlight the desired item

How can I mark any desired item/statement in red circle/ oval mark as shown in this slide. Can it be animated too?
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Kindly explain use of framezoom in beamer

I want to use framezoom to zoom in on India in this map. How can I do it? Can someone explain in a simple language (non-technical) the use of \framezoom function in beamer?
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beamer: How to play movies in their original size?

When using the multimedia package with the beamer class, you must specify the width and height of the movie like this: \movie[width=8.0cm,height=8.0cm]{}{movie.avi} The problem is that the video ...
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\everymath, AMS equations, beamer, and tikz not working together

In a beamer document, I have $ expressions embedded in displayed equations (using tikz to make, e.g., colored boxes around some expressions). I put \everymath{\displaystyle} in the preamble so that ...
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Produce a “margin” note and align rows of columns in beamer

I want to convert my google doc presentation into beamer. But I am not sure how to: make it show the little "boxes" on the left margin that indicate book chapters. How to space apart the rows (I ...
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Beamer Presentation: Figure has no number?

I am giving a presentation and therefore I am using the beamer class. I have included some figures and it works, but there is no number after "Figure". My code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Play animated graphic when “next slide” is clicked

I am giving a presentation and I have included an animatedgraphic in the following way: \animategraphics[scale=0.4,autoplay]{8}{movie}{000}{200} As you can see, this is played automatically. But I ...
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Animated graphic in front of frame title?

I am using the beamertemplate and I have one frame: \frame{ \frametitle{Title text} \begin{textblock*}{50mm}[1,1](15.9cm,9cm) \includegraphics[width=1.9cm]{thumbnail.png} \end{textblock*} ...
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Change item and subitem text colour in beamer lists

I am using Montpellier theme for beamer presentation. I need to change the item and subitem text colors. I also need to make the subitem text italics. How do I do that?
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How to draw a ellipse figure in beamer at desired location? How to put a .eps logo figure at the right bottom corner?

Here is the code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pstricks} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Problem of having \begin…\end inside \ifdefined…\fi clause

I am using beamer, and have a LaTeX code as below. \ifdefined\VAR \begin{itemize} \item blahblab \end{itemize} \fi this does not compile, throwing an error: ! Incomplete \ifx; all text was ...
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How to insert an EPS picture into a Beamer presentation?

I want to insert this picture : in to a beamer. I know that there some problems if the picture is in the format of PNG or jpeg. So, I convert it into eps format. When I tried to insert it, it failed ...
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Beamer error, does not produce any output

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} \setbeamerfont*{frametitle}{size=\normalsize,series=\bfseries} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} ...
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'Dimension too large' error in animate package

I am using the animate package to include a series of images into a PDF (like a small movie), which usually works fine, however, now I am running into an ! Dimension too large. <recently read> ...
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Change font for units with \unit (In LyX, \unittwo)

Using the command (defined in units.sty) \unit[value]{dimensions}, the dimensions are set using \mathrm. I am working on a presentation that uses the standard Beamer sans serif font (can't remember ...
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How to dim block environments in beamer

One of my beamer slides looks like the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 1. \end{block} \pause \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 2. ...
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error when using tcolorbox

I am trying to use the tcolorbox package and just by putting \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \end{document} into my code with no further ...
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Zooming in and highlighting part of picture

In a beamer presentation, is it possible to zoom in on an image to make it full screen and if possible to highlight (something like illuminating a part of picture by bright light while other areas of ...
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Including jpgs into Beamer when using sharelatex or writelatex [duplicate]

I'm trying to include a jpg into Beamer. Many of the sources I've looked at mention that it's necessary to include the graphicx package in the preamble, and to use something like ...
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Beamer sidebar both sides

I'm trying to figure out how to make sidebars on both sides of a beamer presentation. I've been reading this: http://gking.harvard.edu/files/beameruserguide2.pdf, particularly around page 60. It ...
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How can I make text automatically visible or high contrast in a Beamer presentation with photo backgrounds?

Is there an environment or package I can use to make text always visible on a beamer presentation (with photo backgrounds)? How can one ensure a 'high contrast text colour depending on the ...
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Adjust vertical space between headline and text box

How to adjust vertical space between headline and text box? I used [t] option but there is still a big space on the slide. \documentclass[compress,serif,xcolor=dvipsnames,xetex,t]{beamer} ...
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Beamer Multifile and Figure Issues in Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to edit multifile beamer presentation documents in AUCTeX. I use Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 / TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) in Ubuntu 12.04. The most simple code that explains my ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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Equations (to be tagged, but how?) too long to fit in a Beamer alertblock

In the following code the 3rd equation is going out of the alert block. I want to align those equations beautifully inside the alert block. And also I want to indicate that the first equation is 'Mass ...
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“Too many math alphabets” with Beamer and DeclareSymbolFont

The following is a near-minimal example of my problem: \documentclass[dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \DeclareSymbolFont{bbsymbol}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} ...
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Exact green color of example in Beamer

I'd would like to use the same green colour as in the example mode. Does it coincide with \definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0,0.5,0}? Is it possible to use it without defining a new color? (Maybe using ...
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Is there a way to remove duplicate frame titles from a listofframes?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? I have a lot of slides where there are successive identically named slides, for example the first one explains the topic and the ...
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Combining Beamer-List-of-frames with TOC (sections etc.)?

Related to this question »Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer?« Is there a way of combining TOC (section / subsection) with this listofframes? (e.g. frametitles just like ...
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Subcaption with Beamer

I am trying to use subcaption with beamer, but I get a series of error messages concerning subcaption.sty when I attempt to do so. This doesn't happen in the article document class. Here is a MWE ...
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How to produce a list of frames with Beamer if frame titles have LaTeX tags in them?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? The above method works if frame titles don't have tags such as \emph{} in them. However, if a frame title has such a tag, the error ...
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scale column width with image width

I'm writing a presentation using the beamer class where multiple slides consist of an image on the very right and centered text on the left. So far I do this using the columns environment: ...
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beamer and forest

I am preparing beamer presentation and flow chart using forest. For some reason, it is suggesting extra } or problem with \end{frame}. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{beamer} ...
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Inserting a picture step by step in middle of frame

I would like to display a frame in two steps: first a block title and then a picture underneath. Here is my code: \begin{frame}{title} \begin{block}{blockTitle}<1-> ...
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embed a terminal command in a beamer presentation

I know this may be extravagant, but I was wondering if it was possible to embed a terminal command in a beamer pdf that can be launch by clicking on it. My idea is that during my presentation, I could ...
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Text in itemize in column with tikz exeeds margin

I'm new to tikz but I don't think the problem is tikz itself. What I want to obtain is simple, a list of file names with an arrow for each element pointing to the middle of and interval of a tikz ...
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Draft Watermark with Beamer

Is is possible to use \usepackage{draftwatermark} with beamer? I tried it, and the watermark does not show on the slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{draftwatermark} \author{Test} ...
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How to use pstricks package within beamer? I know the pure English typseting method using pstricks in beamer, but failed xelatex pstricks beamer

In order to display simple figure, I began to learn pstricks package. I copied a piece of sample code to a beamer file. When I compile it, something goes wrong. How can I fix it? Process ...
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Tikz flow chart and beamer

I am creating a beamer presentation. I have following tikz flow chart. The problem is the chart appears to be cluttered and is not accomodated on a single slide. Here is the code ...
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Probability beamer theme

I'm trying to present my thesis in stochastic area with some beautiful Beamer theme I found useful website http://latex.simon04.net/. But as my thesis is in stochastic (probability) I search if ...
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Switch beamer font families in general

A standard document (e.g. scrreprt) uses roman font family for text and Sansserif font family for titles etc. It is the other way round in beamer. How can I switch the two font families? Or why do ...
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longtable in beamer environment (lacks headers/footers)

In Beamer, I wish to use the longtable package to break up tables across multiple frames automatically. I am aware of the xtab package, which works fine in Beamer, but I prefer longtable as it is the ...
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Indentation with beamer fontspec and alltt

The following document mangles the indentation of the second line of the alltt (the pipe/bar character does not occur under the equals of the previous line). \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} ...