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What is newline symbol in beamer? [closed]

If I use \\ or $\newline$ in beamer inside a tikzpicture, I get the following error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{frame} What is correct use of it? My tikz code is as follows: ...
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Resizing the image in Uzk-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer crashes with babel Turkish package I am using Beamer theme for the University of Cologne, named uzk-theme. I would like to add an image to this theme, however, it ...
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I want a slide deck as dense as a chalk board in a real lecture. How do I get Beamer-style overlays without Beamer? [closed]

I've decided I'm fed up with the standard Powerpoint-esque slide decks and want to instead produce slides for my math talks that look like what I might produce giving a "chalk talk". In particular, ...
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writing inside a ball in a itemize/enumerate in Beamer

I am doing a Beamer and I don't know how to put something like that: \begin{enumerate} \item item1 \end{enumerate} \begin{itemize} \item[1'] % I want that the 1' appears inside a ball. \end{itemize} ...
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Missing bullet points when using unicode-math in beamer

I'm using XeLaTeX on TeXShop trying to set up a presentation with the Beamer class, and wanted to take advantage of the Zapfino font in the frame titles. If I'm understanding correctly, in order to do ...
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Nodes being covered when using “right of” for placing nodes in TikZ

I am using Beamer and TikZ for creating some slides, and I am having some problems with positioning nodes. I incrementally display some nodes, and position them using [right of=previousnode]. On the ...
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Using 3dplot package in Beamer

I'm trying to make a 3d plot by adapting the one from the beamer gallery. I'm using LyX 2.0. I keep getting an error that LyX can't compile the file because it can't find \begin{document} ...
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Beamer - Undefined Color: “local structure”

I have some question concerning the \setbeamercolor{<element>}{local structure} in beamer: In presentations I use to give full bibliographic references directly on the concerning slide via the ...
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beamer and tikz-uml package are not working together

I use pretty cool tikz-uml in my LaTeX with class report. Its works very well!!! Today, I’m start prepare presentation with beamer. I import all my tikzpictures from report TeX without problems. ...
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Redefine block template for Beamer theorem-like environment

I would like to redefine the block templates for Beamer's theorem-like environments. For example, the example environment creates an exampleblock. I would like to make the definition environment do ...
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What is going on with pgfpages and page labels?

I’m using a feature of beamer that shows notes beside slides, but the page numbers that are coming out are crazy, making it impossible to extract specific slides into other documents with ...
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Using [pdf]{pstricks} with beamer doesn't work, but auto-pst-pdf does, why?

\documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage{pstricks,auto-pst-pdf} % works \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-tree} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Test} \begin{postscript} ...
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Beamer, notes on the second screen and media9 problem

When one is asking beamer to generate notes on a second screen, a small version of the slide is also produced. This is troublesome when it comes to a slide containing a video. In my case (movie9 + ...
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Showing a text after an itemize[<+->] with \pause creates double slide

I've come across some strange interaction between overlay specification and \pause. Basically I have an itemize and after some text(or block). I want to step through the itemize and after that show ...
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How not to show a label under a graph using subfloat — restart numbering of labels

I have this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[caption=false]{subfig} \graphicspath{{/folder/images/}} \title{} ...
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Adding arrows, text, and overlaying to two nodes pointing to the same node in beamer and tikz

I would like to create a diagram similar to: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/marketing-distribution-channel/ Instead, I would like for the 2 nodes at the bottom to point to the top node, and I ...
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\dot{x} and beamer

Using \dot{X} with beamer ends up with an x with an omega on it!! My code: \documentclass[15pt, slidestop]{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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Creating Multiple Language Presentation with Latex Beamer

I love creating presentation with latex beamer. The result is awesome. The problem is, I'd like to provide my presentation in english and in another language. What are the tips and trick to do this? ...
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how to change colours in predefinite theme

Bonjour, I desesperately try to change the colour of \insert(short)part in CambridgeUS theme. Here is what I want: \setbeamertemplate{headline}{% \leavevmode% \hbox{% ...
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putting tikzpicture inside beamer

I am trying to add tikzpicture inside Beamer. However, I cannot use such functions as \pause, enumerate etc with TikZ. Here is what I got thus far. I would like to change the enumerate environment ...
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Possible to adjust character width?

I'm using Beamer and lstlisting to put some code in a presentation. The character spacing feels a bit too wide to my eye. Is it possible to reduce it? I've tried searching on this SE but can't seem ...
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(Avoid) hyperref links across pages, with automatically generated content

In my previous question I implemented thumbs.sty, a package that allows the creation of Thumbnails of other frames in beamer (if you want to read that one, you'd beter brew some fresh coffee :) ). ...
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} ...
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Inject LaTeX code 1:1 with LuaLaTeX

I would like to automate the creation of some beamer slides using LuaLaTeX. These are my first steps with LuaLaTeX so please excuse my ignorance. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \directlua{ ...
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why beamer requires multiple compilation to get slide numbers correct?

I don't actually have a real problem, but I'd like to understand why beamer requires multiple compilations to get the slide count right. I'm writing a presentation, so I often add a new frame, write ...
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Use special objects of xy-pic with beamer

When I try to use the general format for labels (cf. xyguide, §2.2) together with beamer overlays, the part that should show up later isn't formatted properly. I guess, beamer doesn't convert the * ...
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Beamer - combining the ways for creating overlays

I want to create a frame with text the reveals itself one item at a time, with a picture at the bottom which changes when new text is revealed. I did the following naive attempt: ...
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How to combine two LaTeX files

I have two separate LaTeX pages: one is a report and one is a beamer. I need to submit them as a single pdf and there should be consistency between the files, e.g. if the report finishes in the 50th ...
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Savebox with \bgroup/\egroup doesn't work in beamer (for environment)

This works: \documentclass{article} \newsavebox{\mybox} \begin{document} \savebox{\mybox}\bgroup This is a test.\egroup\usebox{\mybox} \end{document} But this fails (Missing } inserted. at the ...
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Footnote rule in beamer showing too early with overlays

Consider the following MWE : \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item item \item item\footnote<.->{footnote} \item item \end{itemize} ...
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(Tikz) graphics: series of pictures _outside_ beamer-style frames and overlays?

I want to create a series of related graphs, for instance, higlighting the traversal through a graph. It works nice using overlays in beamer frames. Can I do analogous things in a normal document? ...
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TikZ: decoration - random steps: how to get twice exactly the same shape?

I'm creating a beamer presentation, in which I use TikZ. I am making a figure, on which I would like to highlight something (using \only<> command). My figure contains an ellipse that is ...
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beamer struggling with subfig (subfig doesn't work!)

I want to put multiple figures in one frame. I am trying different combinations but neither works. I used subfigure (worked) but I didn't manage to put in a proper way the figures. As I read, it's ...
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Missing \endgroup error for Beamer standalone with subpreambles option [closed]

I am trying to use Martin Scharrer's nifty standalone package to put a Beamer animation into a standalone file. Here is a minimal example that demonstrates the error I am running into. The subfile, ...
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Beamer Title Page: display it like other frames (with header and footer)

Is there a way to let my title page look like my other frames.. I just wanna copy the head and bottom part... You can find my tex code here: Change contrast in beamer navigation between active and ...
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Don't count backup slides

I prepare some backup slides at the end of my presentation. I don't want them to be counted in terms of pages, which is displayed at the footer of each slide. Does anyone know how to do that?
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Hide the bibliography at the end of slides [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use natbib in beamer, but omit the bibliography? At the end of my slides, the bibliography cited are all displayed: ... \bibliographystyle{these} ...
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Overlay `onslide` across slides

At the moment, I have code as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{1} \end{frame} \begin{frame} ...
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change height of title area in a block in latex beamer

I'm using latex to create a poster, and I'd like to have a bit more padding around the titles of the blocks. Where is the setting for this? Here is a minimum working example... ...
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Change contrast in beamer navigation between active and not active

I want to change the color between the active and not active menu. I can't get it to work! Its too grey. My active font is white, the not active is a little bit grey... I want it whiter... my LaTeX ...
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LaTeX beamer handout mode textpos

I'm using beamer with textpos to place certain blocks at particular positions (in particular, I use the textblock* environment). When I attempt to create a handout, the pieces of text within ...
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Problem with \includegraphics in beamer — greek language doesn't work

I use this code: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usepackage{subfigure} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Frame label in the right top corner of slide?

How can I access the frame label inside the frame? I have a big master file with hundreds of slides and I would like to use slides from it in my other presentations using method described in how to ...
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Redefining \\ within tabu environment to be overlay-aware

Background I would like to "alert" each row of a table, one row at a time, using Beamer overlays. Using Martin Scharrer's answer to Why can't I wrap \rowcolor in \only? (Beamer), I came up with ...
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Thumbnails of other frames in beamer

I would like to make a presentation with beamer, and have a few frames (at the start or the end) containing thumbnails of the other frames, hyperlinked to them, with something like 4x3 or 5x4 ...
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Beamer: effect of newline and hphantom

Why is it that the file \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} a\\ \hphantom{ }b \end{frame} \end{document} produces an a and a b vertically aligned with a line skip in ...
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Positioning of rotated nodes in a matrix

I'm trying to create a tikz drawing similar to this picture: In the code below I have used matrix nodes for both of the "parts" but I can't get the phases (in the picture above the rectangles with ...
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latex beamer toc - don't display bubbles

I'm currently creating my first presentation using LaTeX's beamer package. Is there any way to change the enumeration symbol on the table of contents page? Currently it looks like this, which is a ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...
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Beamer section/subsection links do not work with impressive [closed]

I am currently creating a presentation for my university with Beamer. I decided to use the Impressive script mainly because I wanted a clock counter and the fade-in-fade-out effect impressive provides ...