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Loop for includegraphics

I try to make multiple slides in beamer with 3 figures on each slide and the title. I would like to loop through the list/array of figures and set the frame title. The name of the figure files and the ...
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How to embed video and animation in LaTeX and LaTeX beamer step by step

I want to know the procedure to embed video and animation in LaTeX step by step. I tried to follow the instructions from this forum and wrote a LaTeX file. This is my code for embedding a video in ...
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Error presenting an image [closed]

I want the third page of my document to include an image (JPEG) but I can't figure out what's wrong with my code. Here's the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \title[Artificial Neural ...
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Change in the header for the handout

I am running into a weird problem. When I run my code in beamer mode, the logo that I use in each slide (in the right top corner) stays there and does not move. When I try to make handouts, the logo ...
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Change the pagenumbering in a beamer presentation [closed]

In my beamer presentation I build a picture over some frames. But I want the pagenumber to stay while the picture is build up. Is there something similar to \section*{Sectionname}, or any other way ...
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Is there any way to remove the “Theorem” in theorem block titles?

I'm writing a beamer presentation and using the theorem environment in the standard manner: \begin{theorem}[Subject] this is text \end{theorem} Which creates the textbox with the proper look but my ...
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TikZ spy and Beamer uncover

I'm trying to uncover a magnifying glass using the \spy functionality of TikZ, however, as you can see in the minimal working example below, the glass is there from frame 1. Does someone know how to ...
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Beamer miniframes: side-by-side section names and navigation dots

I'm using the beamer miniframes outer theme (with subsection=false). Currently the navigation shows navigation dots below each section name. I would prefer it if the dots came to the right the ...
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How to avoid logo on beamer been covered by graphics

While using Beamer I found that when I add figures, if they are big enough they will cover the logo on the bottom-right. How can I define the logo to be on top of every image? The solution I am using ...
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Changed all math text to red in beamer, now I can't make some math text black

When I try to make the checkmark black using the following code, it doesn't work; the checkmark shows up red. How do I make it black? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, ...
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Beamer: problem showing description item

I'm trying to put a description environment with some data in my presentation. But pdflatex compiles it without showing the part in [] of \item. Minimal reproducing example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Change color of institute in the footer of a Latex presentation

I have a presentation that uses the theme Dresden with color theme beaver. Everything works fine, except for the name of the institute in the footer of the slides, which appears white on a very light ...
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Drawing Feasible region of a LP with big numbers on constraints

I am trying to draw feasible area of the following LP: \documentclass [11 pt, xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \setbeamercovered{invisible} ...
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Overlapping Sidebar in Beamer Template

I'm trying to position two logos (one logo and the titlegraphics) and a overlapping sidebar (graphical element) I used negative \vskip \hskip for the top left logo and \vspace for the vertical ...
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Adjust vertical space before enumerated list in Beamer

In Beamer, I can easily set the desired vertical space between items in an enumerated list with itemsep. But how do I set the vertical space between the line that introduces the enumerated list and ...
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How to change the color of the text in a theorem in beamer?

Hello I'm writing a beamer presentation and I would like to change the colour of the text in the theorem block from one place and it will affect my whole presentation. Is this possible? My example: ...
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xelatex doesn't work with beamer and true type font

I am trying to use a true type font in my presentation but I cannot do that withxelatex. Pdf is created although a warning is displayed but font is not chosen one. Warning is below: ...
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Create two column with vertical line in a presentation

I'm doing a beamer presentation in LaTeX, and I want know if it's possible make something like this:
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Changing the color of itemize item in beamer

I would like to change the color of itemize item and itemize subitem (the bullet) throughout the presentation. I was wondering how I can do that. Here is my MWE: \documentclass [11 pt, ...
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How can I replace a box of text with beamer?

I currently have this piece of text for a quiz: \begin{frame}{Quiz} \begin{block}{Frage} With generics the compiler has more information about the types of the objects, so ...
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Beamer, overview of all the subsections of my current section

I would like to get for my beamer presentation, using smoothbars, the overview of all the subsections of my current section. I would like to see the subsections as how the sections look. ...
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Beamer: uncovering itemize so the first slide shows no items at all

How can I achieve in beamer that the first slide of each frame is void (that is, only displays the frametitle)? Suppose I have the following frame: \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} ...
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How to display the footnote in the bottom of the slide while using \columns?

I am using \columns in beamer to show two pictures. After I added \footnote{ExampleText} after captions, the ExampleTest just appear in each column. Now I want to show all of the ExampleText in the ...
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Sawasdee Font in Beamer Poster

I'm trying to use the "Sawasdee" font in a beamer poster (installed as a TrueType font from fonts-tlwg-sawasdee ubuntu package). I can activate it in a regular (scractl) document by using ...
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\pause functionality changed in texlive2012 compared with texlive2011?

I recently upgraded from texlive2011 to texlive2012. The transition was relatively smooth, but today, I found one problem. In my beamer slides, under texlive2011 distribution, the following ...
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\footcite and \footcitetext produce empty citation in beamer [closed]

I'm using biblatex with bibtex in the beamer document class. In a very weird way the \footcite produces a rather empty citation "2." In the example, whereas \footcitefull gives a very nice citation. ...
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Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using 'show notes on second screen' and absolute 'pgf' positioning

When I try to do something like the following, everything works fine and dandy; The title graphic (here represented by the LaTeX logo with the reddish background) is shown just fine. ...
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Skip foreach-frame when missing content

I automatically generate slides with foreach: \foreach \n in {1,...,200} {% \begin{frame}{Slide with jpeg number \n} \includegraphics[height=3cm]{FileA_\n.jpg} ...
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latex beamer no shadow on title

I use beamer class with Warsow Style. I use rounded with shadow box for the : alert, block and example. However I also get a shadow rounded box on the first slide on my title. My question is show ...
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Mixing aspects of Beamer themes

I have looked at the various beamer themes and I like CambridgeUS except for one very small aspect. I would like the titles of each block to have a colored background. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Beamer: Creating a slide with short, centered, prominent text

Between the introductory slides and the meat of my presentation done in Beamer, I would like to add one slide with the text: "Coming up: Our Work". Or some such. This is the only text on this slide, ...
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Beamer TOC gives wrong section number

Because my Beamer files are large, I split then into separate .tex files and start a new part with e.g. \addtocounter{section}{3} This works in that the first section in this .tex file correctly ...
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pgfgantt “title list options” incompatible with beamer

Creating a Gantt chart using the pgfgantt package, with days of the weeks as the titles, can be done using title list options as demonstrated in the package manual. But it doesn't seem to agree with ...
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Animation with Latex Beamer

I'd like to produce a sort of animation effect in my presentation. I have an image: \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=0.8\textwidth]{./images/avatar-landscape.jpg} \end{figure} and ...
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Beamer: TOC only once before sections with subsections

My presentation consist of multiple sections. Some sections consist of subsection and some not. I want beamer to display the TOC before every subsection and before every section which consists of no ...
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Beamer .sty files not recognized in Auctex emacs [closed]

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation through Auctex in emacs. In the process I have to include several style packages (subfigure.sty, stmaryrd.sty) in the tex file. However the problem is that ...
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Adjust vertical alignment in footline of beamer

Using the beamer class: When I put the page number in the footline next to a navigation icon they align on the bottom of their bounding box. Unfortunately the navigation bounding box is bigger than my ...
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Vertically center when using overlayarea [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo} \begin{overlayarea}{\textwidth}{0.8\textheight} \begin{center} \input{big_tikz_image_with_many_overlays.tex} ...
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Resume Enumeration across frames

I've tried the equivalent of the question Resuming a list when the two enumerate environments are on two different frames, but compiler will complain. I.e. \begin{frame} \frametitle{A Survey of ...
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Beamer or MS Powerpoint/LibreOffice Impress?

I am preparing a seminar course and will be showing a lot of figures: photos, screen captures of journal figures, etc. Some amount of equations but probably less (by slide count) than the images. I ...
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Customizing the navigation sidebar “per section”

I'm looking for a command to remove at will the first or the last X items of the TOC displayed in the sidebar. My problem appear when there is too many items in the sidebar. For example, the above ...
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Prevent newline in title of beamer presentation

How can I prevent the new line indicated in the picture below? Here is a MWE: \documentclass[svgnames,9pt]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} ...
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How to disable page shortcut without changing the theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer? How can I remove the page-shortcut symbols that appear below the frames? Thanks.
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Custom headline in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm trying to modify some themes in Beamer and nearly have what I want. The last step is to change the headline to display the sections in the presentation. What I have so far is: however, I ...
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Add some space around the headline in a beamer slide

How can I customise the headline of my slides in order to have some white space above and below the title of the frame? I guess I should change the template with the following instruction: ...
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how to reduce the length of a block in a frame

I would like to reduce the length of a block in a frame because it is too long respect to the instance it contains. How is it possible?
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Pointing (an arrow) to a tabular node in beamer is buggy (ignorenonframetext)

Maybe a bug in beamer, works OK while using the minimal document class. Again, following the example over there, and also after playing with Circling/framing and referring to a bunch of nodes, the ...
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Easy absolute positioning in beamer

For my presentaton slides I'd like to have list uncovered and highlighted by time and each item supported by appropriate image/graph/table. Thinking about it in wider application, I'd like to ...
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Using the beamer style Berlin

This package makes my beamer presentation go all blue with those dots at the top which tell you which section and subsection I am on, right? Thing is, when I make my presentation, compile it and then ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...