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No space between vertical rule and image

I want to design a titlepage for a beamer presentation (XeLaTeX, Miktex 2.9-64, Win7-64) and need to reduce the space between a rule and a graphic to 0. My code: \setbeamertemplate{background} ...
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Packages multirow and columncolor give ugly stripes

I have two problems on one slide. This is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tabulary} \usepackage{colortbl} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Make a flashy text

I'm creating a beamer and I'm looking after some effects I could include to make my work more attractive. Is there a way to make a flashy text ? I'm thinking about an alarm clock : you know when it ...
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beamer framezoom: restrict zoomed frame to border

This example was taken from diabonas answer to Is there a way to get \framezoom to do what I expected it would? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=zooms] ...
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Reusing parts of TikZ animation in beamer

I'd like to reuse part of an animated TikZ figure in beamer. Before switching to TikZ, I built PDF animations with IPE, and could select specific pages in the \includegraphics{} command. To do the ...
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How to number slides with an increasing number of digits of pi?

How to number frames with an increasing number of digits of pi? Illustrative, I want the frame numbers to be like 3 (on the first slide) 3.1 (on the second slide) 3.14 (on the third slide) ... and ...
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Not rounded beamer blocks

I want my blocks to be not rounded. I added this like to my style but without any success. \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded=false, shadow=true] How to make not rounded boxes in beamer? Edit: ...
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Allowframebreaks causes beamer miniframes to misbehave

The following minimal working example should adequately illustrate the issue I am experiencing with the use of miniframe and framebreaks, namely that frames that break over multiple frames are all ...
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description begins on a new line without indent

I am using this method to write description in a new line in beamer, But how can I remove the indent at the new line so it aligns with the \item[]? This is what I have right now. ...
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beamer overly shows item in next page

I have a slide with figures and an item list the code \begin{frame}{title} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics<1>[width=\textwidth]{../Fig_0} ...
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Set frame title as \title or pdftitle

I'm preparing a series of beamer documents with different \titles, and the first slide of each document has the same title as the document \title. I want to be able to just change the content of ...
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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Beamer: Default blocks in and out the columns environment

I would like to set a block followed by two additional ones below the first block. However, the widths and margins differ (see screenshot below). I'd like the two narrower blocks to span across the ...
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Use math font for TikZ arrow labels

I am trying to make arrow labels look like they are written in math mode. This is what I have: This is what I want , I tried to use different fonts but without success. This is my code: ...
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Using counter for \onslide in tikzpicture

I am trying to use a counter in the tikzpicture environment. The counter needs to keep track of the slide from when the picture needs to be shown; that way, it is easy to add or delete a line. ...
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LaTeX: Beamer with \newcommand

I have tons of slides starting with \bslide I tried to rephrase my source for class Beamer by defining \newcommand{\bslide}{\begin{frame}{xxx}} Unfortunately LaTeX says ...
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beamer with title in citation

I am using beamer and writing my bibliographies with \bibliographystyle{apalike}. It shows the authors and the year on my citation \cite{cloudGrid:6}: [Ian Foster, 2008] I would like to show ...
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\textheight in LaTeX does not correspond to the size of the frame when using \resizebox

I am trying to add a table to my Beamer presentation and is trying to resize it to the frame. To illustrate here is a working example where the table is originally too high to fit into the page. When ...
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How to quote a sentence from other place in beamer?

i want to quote following sentence in my beamer in very standard way : we discuss the ambiguities of existing security definitions and then provide a general framework for defining AKE security ...
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Difference between \section{} and \section*{} in Beamer

I get a little confused about the difference between \section{} and \section*{} in Beamer. Could you please explain in detail with examples.
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Bold and italic at the same time (beamer)

How can I make some text bold and italic at the same time (in the beamer class)? This example does not seem to work: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{document} \frame{ A number ...
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Add content behind beamer background (or theme)

I have a custom beamer template that frames the content of each slide, like the standard themes but with wiggly header/footer lines. I add the background image of the template with ...
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Beamer fonts in article [duplicate]

I would like to use beamer's fonts in a standard LaTeX article. Something like: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} bla $bla$ \end{document} But with everything with beamer's fonts inside? ...
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Beamer Latex Code Error In Listings Environment

I want to display a short latex code in my beamer. The code is also the about beamer. And I don't want to use the \lstinputlisting{file.tex}. So is there any way to do that? Here is the code without ...
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Footnote references in Beamer

I would like to add full reference in the footnote, in Beamer. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 with TeXNicCenter 2.0 Alpha 3 build 1118. I know about this question Place bibliography items at bottom of frame. ...
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Set math fonts to predefined color

I am trying to define math text is some predefined color as in my preamble: \setbeamercolor{math text}{pmsGreen} \everymath{\color{pmsGreen}} \everydisplay{\relax \ifx \\\@eqncr \else ...
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conference name in “palette quaternary”

For a conference presentation, I have added conference name inside \date as \date[conf-name]{conference long name 2013} So, "conference long name 2013" is coming at the title page. So good so far. ...
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Show/Hide subsections in the table of contents of a beamer presentation

I am new in LaTeX and I need some help in doing a beamer presentation. I have a dense table of contents with 6 sections and 15 subsections in total. I would like to have a table of contents which ...
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Question Related to Suppressing Navigation Circles in Beamer

This question is in reference to How to remove navigational circles and fit the navigation bar titles in Frankfurt beamer theme? (I would simply add a comment to diabonas' answer, but I don't have ...
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How to set the same slide number for all slides in the `allowframebreaks` group?

I have [framebreaks] frames in a Beamer presentation. I want to have all generated slides there to have the same slide nubmber, e.g., if I have a listing or some text that spans across two or more ...
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Algorithm does not fit onto one slide

I am using the Latex presentation package and would like to mold the following algorithm (I had to remove the text due to publication reasons) onto one slide - how can I do that? \underline{Algorithm ...
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beamer block inside an itemize environment with overlays

I have a frame like this, there is a block inside the itemize environment, and there is an overlay : \begin{frame} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \frametitle{Comparing two Gaussian means: ...
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a problem about `not found. \usefonttheme`

when i compile this bellow code with TexStudio on my computer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amssymb,latexsym,amssymb,amsmath,amsbsy,amsopn,amstext,upgreek} \usepackage{color,multicol} ...
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How to set the play order of a beamer?

i want to show my problem with an example \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{enumerate} \frametitle{Cryptography} \item stream cipher \item block cipher \end{enumerate} ...
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Equivalent of beamer pause for other document classes

Is there some way to obtain the same functionality as the beamer \pause command, but for any kind of document class?
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Two titles on a beamer presentation

I am presenting two papers at once and I'd like to put both titles on the same page. The papers have different sets of authors too, so I'd like to display that. Any suggestion on how to accomplish ...
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How to scale tikz drawing to paperwidth?

For use as a headline in beamer, I would like to scale the following tikz image to \paperwidth, preserving the x-y-ratio. I seem to be too dumb to find this (easy?!) solution... Thanks for any help! ...
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installing latex-beamer in 64 bit CentOS [duplicate]

I was trying to install the beamer package using yum however got following error. I have already tetex-latex 64 bit version installed in my 64 bit CentOS6.4. yum Error: file ...
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Keyval undefined error

I am new to Beamer. When I run a sample code: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Assuming equal power allocation at the source \vspace{0.2cm} \item Water-filling scheme at the relays over spatial ...
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subsection font size in table of content, beamer

Is there any possibility to change the font size of the subsections, shown in the table of content? Using the beamer class?
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Only section heads in table of contents

I'm new to making LaTeX presentation. I'm using beamer type as documentclass. After the title slide, I have the table of contents slide. Now in the table of contents slide I don't want to show the ...
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Tikz picture, align left in column using beamer

I'm currently struggling with aligning a tikzpicture, within a figure environment, at the left of a column. It seems like the figure is always align centre, or right Using beamer, for a presentation. ...
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Single-column framed minipage spanning two or more slides in Beamer

I searched and could not find an easy non-labour intensive solution to this one. In making a Beamer presentation, I have some framed minipages with various arbitrary content I am transferring from a ...
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beamer output shifted down and to the right [closed]

Immediately after installing a TeX system on a Windows7 box, beamer functions correctly. However, after a short while, it begins to shift all the output down and to the right. I'd be deeply grateful ...
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Define a separate font for slide titles in Beamer

(I sincerely hope this question hasn't been asked; if so my apologies, I wasn't able to locate it.) I have started defining my own themes more and more lately in Beamer, including changing the font, ...
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beamer/beamerarticle: mode specification for frame doesn't work as expected

In the following example the \section comand (and its argument) is ignored as expected. But not all the content of the frame: The text and the first \tikz are not printed but the unknown color gives ...
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Nested itemize environment affects vertical spacing of parent itemize environment

I have two itemize environments, one is nested in the other. Somehow the nested itemize environment affects the vertical spacing of the adjacent item of the parent itemize environment. As you can see ...
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PSTricks, how to move and rescale a picture

How can I scale and change position of a PSTricks picture on a beamer slide? I draw a picture and save it in tex format using Inkscale. This is an example of the beginning of the picure %LaTeX with ...
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Why does Beamer's table of contents items link to the second slide in a section?

When I include a table of contents in a Beamer slide show, each section entry in the TOC ends up linking to the second slide in that section. I would have expected it to link to the first slide. What ...
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Using overlays in itemize with nested items for stepwise alerts

I am wondering if there is a default (or manual) overlay specification that produces the following - \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on slides 1-2> Parent 1 \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on ...