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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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Keep the frame background in minislides

I'd like to know if it is possible to keep the background used in standard frames in minislides too: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Piecewise highlighting and dim the previous section/text in beamer

I found a way to piece-wise highlighting in beamer but I also want to dim the previous items as the beamer starts to uncover the newer sections. I have done something like this in powerpoint but stuck ...
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Horizontal placement of footnotes in beamer

Hi I am wondering whether it is possible to place the beamer footnotes into multiple columns or display as horizontal, instead of vertical. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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How to use the [plain] option in beamer note page?

I'm trying to use the plain style for beamer note pages but it does not work. I tried: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show notes} \begin{document} \begin{frame} content \end{frame} ...
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How to create this Mathematica animation in beamer

I apologize in advance if my question seems confusing or trivial. How to successfully create an animated PDF Beamer for this Animation Mathematica file, available on the following link European ...
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noframenumbering option with maketitle

I would like to set the option noframenumbering on the title page but I don't know how to set it... I've tried this : \maketitle[noframenumbering] but it didn't worked And this : ...
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Equivalent symbol not working and subscript on vertical line

I have couple of issues here. I am making a presentation on beamer and I am using the following code: \begin{align*} & F_{in} = \int \frac{\partial Q}{\partial s}|_{in} ds, ...
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Problems with Beamer and diagrams in Tikz

I did a commutative diagram with tikz in the article class and everything works. The next code is the MWE in article class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} ...
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Beamer slides slow to change when using media9

I'm successfully using the media9 package to compile presentation pdf's with embedded mp4 files. The problem is that after the video is done, and I am ready to change to the next slide, it takes at ...
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Use of spanish babel in beamer [closed]

I downloaded a beamer template from http://cameron.bracken.bz/beamer-template/comment-page-1#comment-734 and I want to use it for a presentation in Spanish but when I try to use accents it doesn't ...
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Adjusting the width of a block to cross a column border

I am facing a slight esthetic problem with a block. Originally my slide is divided in two columns of 0.6\linewidth and 0.4\linewidth. In the first column, there is two images next to each other with ...
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Beamer & MetaUML - can't see any diagram

On compilation, I just see Why isn't the class visible? Here is the code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[shellescape,latex]{gmp} \usetheme{Montpellier} \title{Something} \date{\today} ...
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Overlay multiline text in the image in beamer

I have a image in a beamer and I want to overlay a table on that image. How can I achieve that ? I have a figure that I created in powerpoint which is as follows: In the above figure, the ...
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Embedding HTML code in beamer

I want to embed html code like latex in beamer, like follows: \begin{frame}{HTML Code}[fragile] \begin{lstlisting}[language=html] <html> <head> </head> ...
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Inconsistent margins using columns in beamer

Compare the two slides generated by the following code. \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum \end{frame} \begin{frame} \begin{columns}[T] ...
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Displayed math looks bad using beamerposter with lmodern

I'm using a theme for beamerposter that requires the package lmodern. Specifically, I'm modifying the theme found here. However, the displayed equations do not look right when I use lmodern. ...
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Box around several but different items in an itemize environment

I am trying to highlight, at the end of my slide, several items in a list with a box in something similar as in the method shown in Box around a few items in an itemize environment. The difference ...
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show zoomed content into a frame (as in wooden frame)?

I saw an HTML presentation where zoomed elements were "framed", meaning that you could still see a part of the original slide in the background (shaded) while the zoomed content was in the foreground ...
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Graphical interface for generating presentation slides

Is there a good graphical interface, similar to PowerPoint or LibreOffice Impress, for generating presentation slides? When writing documents I prefer to write my text and LaTeX-markups using a ...
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How to use roman numerals for backup slides on beamer?

I'm making a LaTeX presentation using beamer, and I'd like to prepare some slides for possible questions I can be asked for. I find how to ignore slides numbering in this post, but I don't like the ...
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How to set LaTeX so that PDF reader opens Beamer presentation without scrolling?

This question is closely related to this previous question. I am using the beamer package, which automatically loads the hyperref package, so the only thing to do is to pass additional options to ...
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Hide framezoom from handout

I have an image which is zoomed in a beamer presentation, when I try to do a handout of the presentation the slide with the zoomed image is shown. As I look at the handout the slide shown is the one ...
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ChangingTikz Node Style works only once in Beamer

I am trying to change the node style of a Tikz-node twice in Beamer but the second time the change is not done. What needs to be fixed in my MWE to make it work? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer overlays, tikz external and custom file name

This is a follow-up question from Use tikz external feature with beamer \only . Andrew's answer there is excellent, and does the job (almost) perfectly. The rough edge I have found was when I tried ...
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How to prevent angle brackets beautification in semiverbatim environment?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Angle Brackets} ...
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Arguments of tikzset inside a beamer document

I am trying to use tikzset with an argument in a beamer document, and I am having an error I do not understand. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{My try} ...
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Beamer.el not loaded

from what I have learnt from my research so far, auctex should load beamer.el automatically once a *.tex file with \documentclass{beamer} is loaded. However, this is not the case here and I find the ...
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href not working in beamer (not clickable)

I have a beamer presentation and I would like to include a beamer presentation. the label from \href shows on the screen, but not as a link and it is not clickable. Same thing happens with \url. ...
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Extract all \note tags from beamer as a simple text file

There is a nice presenter tool I am using called pdfpc. Sadly it does not show notes I put in my latex presentation with \note{}. Is there a way to extract the content of all my \note{} tags to a ...
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Email contact in beamer

I am using \documentclass[9pt]{beamer}. I put \title{} \author{sam \& jony} \institute{} Then I want to put email address of authors, how to do so?
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LyX Beamer Author Names Get Cut Off

I am using LyX and the beamer template to write presentation slides for a conference paper, which has three authors. This is not a problem, until I notice that the third name gets cut off from the ...
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Using beamer's \uncover with the listings package

I want use listings package with uncover command. He's my code \usepackage{listings} \lstnewenvironment{Exemplecode}{}{} \newenvironment{Framecode}[1] {\begin{frame}[fragile, ...
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Improve inline fraction style with Quattrocento font

I'm using the Quattrocento font in a beamer presentation (which my audience likes a lot) but I have a small problem with inline fractions like 33 1/3, which do not look very good. Specifically the "1" ...
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spot package with pdflatex [closed]

I need to draw an ellipse around a word in a beamer presentation and I stumbled across the promising Spot package. Unfortunately it does not seem to work with pdflatex and I could not find any hint ...
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How to adjust the Beamer default font size more finely?

I can adjust the default font size for a Beamer presentation using any of these options: \documentclass[pdf,12pt]{beamer} % very small \documentclass[pdf,14pt]{beamer} % small ...
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Using `external` selective for TikZ-pictures [closed]

For the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,external} \usepackage{pgfplots} \tikzexternalize \begin{document} ...
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Beamer: Having more than one bibliography

I want to make a presentation with the beamer class and include the Name of the Paper and the authors into my slides. I really like the style in which it is included when using the classical ...
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Using the perpendicular coordinate system with tikzmark

How do I refer to the coordinate that is the meeting point of the perpendiculars drawn from a tikz mark and a coordinate? I'd like to use this to align images to bullet points in my beamer ...
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\pause doesn't work in beamer

Good evening, I encounter problems with the \pause command in beamer. There is not any pause that work in the pdf resulting file and I do not understand why. If any could help me, thanks. Here is my ...
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Avoiding page numbers in allowframebreaks option - beamer [duplicate]

In my presentation, I am citing many papers and thus want to have a bibliography in the end so that people can refer to full citations as well. But I don't want to include them in page numbers in ...
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Why are Beamer subsubsections evil?

The Beamer manual claims, under "Guidelines for Creating Presentations": Do not use subsubsections, they are evil. Why? There's no further explanation. Is it simply because subsubsections are ...
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How to show content only on the current slide in a Beamer specification?

Here is a beamer frame that shows "Item 1" in the first slide, "Item 1 Item 2" in the second and only "Item 1 Item 3" in the third. How can I get the same result without having to count the items for ...
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How to return back from reference page to referring page in beamer after seeing the reference? [closed]

We can go to reference page by clicking on the citation number in beamer. Is their a way to return back on referring slide after seeing the reference?
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Weird \nocite{*} behaviour with bibtex & beamer

I'm using BibTeX together with latex beamer and have a weird issue: the entries of my BibTeX file look like this one: @inproceedings{DBLP:conf/latin/BenderF00, author = {Michael A. ...
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Scale down a array contained in an equation - beamer

I have an array inside an equation in a beamer presentation. I tried scaling it down using resizebox but it gives me error : \begin{equation} \label{eq:recursive} \resizebox{\linewidth}{!}{ ...
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Display every bibtex file entry when calling \bibliography{literatur} [duplicate]

I'm using bibtex in combination with the LaTeX beamer class and have one literature.bib file in the same directory. In my presentation I cite several entries of literature.bib but I want each and ...
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Drawing multiple iterations of cellular automatons inline, possibly with TikZ

I want to illustrate the iterations of a cellular automaton picture-by-picture in some slides. For those not familiar with the topic, imagine a two-dimensional grid of square cells where each square ...
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Different styles of footnote numbering with beamer

I am writing a presentation in beamer and I use footnotes for references, making use of the \footnotemark and \footnotetext commands. When I use these in block, the numberings of marks and texts is ...
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Overlay in Beamer [duplicate]

I have 2 slides with the same plots on the top and with different equation on the bottom. The length of the equation are different, which results in different position of the same plot. When I get to ...