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Use tikz external feature with beamer \only

I would like to use the beamer \only with tikz while external is activated. The problem is, that the \only get ignored. (see also the MWE). I would love to cache the tikz pictures, because it would ...
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Automatic horizontal centering of beamer frame content

I would like to set some global option so that the content of all beamer frames is horizontally centered with respect to the page. In other words, I want to achieve the effect of wrapping all frame ...
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Is there a way to change the font color of a piece of text ONLY on beamer mode?

I'm building a beamer presentation and would like to have some parts of the text shown as red on specific slides, but ONLY on beamer mode (as opposed to handout mode). I have tried the following: ...
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How Can I Draw a Horizontal Rule on a Beamer Handout?

I have a beamer handout with a 16-on-1 layout via \pgfpagesuselayout{16 on 1}. I would like to draw a horizontal rule beneath each row of slides so that the viewer is more easily led to read left to ...
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How can I have Beamer number slides in a frame title?

More or less what it says on the tin: I want something like: \frame{\somecounterforpagenumbers : My Title} I assume there is a built in counter that I can reference here, but I'm not sure what it ...
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Non-italic quote in the quote environment

Any idea how to produce a quote in the quote environment that's not italicized (using LyX)? I'm trying to create a presentation in beamer and can't seem to figure it out.
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Table of contents doesn't get created [closed]

I am trying to create a table of contents, but it doesn't show up. I use the beamer documentclass. My code looks like this: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Problem with smoothbars in beamer package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation? I'm using beamer package for a presentation using smoothbars to display an index in the top. The ...
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show image on slides

I have put four images on slide and I display them one by one using the pause command. I want to display row-wise, but they are getting displayed vertically one by one. Below is my code: ...
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Multiple languages in beamer LaTeX

I want to create a LaTeX beamer presentation within multiple languages in the following sense: The sorce code should contain the different languages, but the language of the compiled result should ...
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show image one by one at a time

I have four images aligned in one slide and I want to show one picture at a time. I was able to show the text using the code below \begin{frame} \frametitle{Table of Contents} \begin{itemize} ...
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Content doesn't fit in one slide

I have a paragraph which I want to put in one slide, but it doesn't fit and some content can't be seen. I am using the Warsaw theme as follows. I tried increasing the height of the slide using the ...
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Multiple outputs for beamer handouts

I'm currently generating some presentations with beamer for students of my course. Some like to print the material, so I created a handout. Some students prefer to have 2,3,4,6 etc. pages per sheet of ...
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Remove the author from the footer of all slides except in the titlepage

I want to remove the \author from all the slides except the start slide. I have used Warsaw theme. I don't know how to go about this. Please help me Here is my code \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How can I increase the width of the document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: beamer: frame without decorations, with custom margin I want increase the width of the document. I have to put four images in one slide. Two in one row each, because of ...
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Background image in beamer slides

In my presentation using Beamer, I want to use some image say village/river as a back ground in some slides. However I will write something in these slides also. How can I do this?
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How do I put a note after an image into an itemized environment?

Following the question How do I insert a full screen picture inside an itemized environment?, I was able to insert an image into an itemized environment. Now I would like to put comments on my slides ...
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Outlined characters in Beamer

Following Outlined characters, you can make selectable outlined text using the contour package. For example, the following writes "Text text text contour text", with "contour" in green with a red ...
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Problem with missing spaces when having >9 subsections in table of contents (using the beamer class)

I have googled extensively and found no answer to my specific question. My problem is: I am creating lecture slides using the beamer class. My style file is University-specific. I have, in my first ...
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Creating commands for frame grids

From Jake's answer to Drawing on an image with TikZ , I learned how to display gridlines on my beamer slides during development. It has greatly helped me in precise positioning of tikz nodes and ...
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Overlaying “collapsable” bullet points in LaTeX-Beamer

I am using LaTeX with Beamer to create a presentation. I know what I want a certain slide to look like but have not been able to get it to work without the text or pictures wiggling. Any help would ...
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Beamer shadows are different in pdfLateX and XeLaTeX

I am getting different results on the shadows beneath the boxes (title page and all others) depending on whether I compile with pfdLaTeX or XeLaTeX. When compiling with pdfLaTeX the shading works as ...
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Displaying a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer

I would like to display a sequence of images in a timed fashion in beamer i.e. I want to zoom an image from small size to large size. Below is the code I tried and I get some errors while compiling. ...
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Problem with \setbeamertemplate{footline} when using \ifthenelse inside

In my presentation composed with the beamer class I have the following piece of code: \documentclass[dvips, 9pt, unicode, t]{beamer} \usepackage{ifthen} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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Scaling tikz mindmaps within a beamer frame

I recently discovered tikz and I fell in love with it! However, I am having some annoying issues when I try to include a tikz mindmap in beamer. Problem is that I can't manage to have the mindmap ...
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Program Tikz in Beamer

The attached .Rnw-code produces two similar slides, but with different texts and different arrow positions. I wrote both slides manually, but because I need to produce hundreds of similar slides, I ...
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beamer color changes from slide to slide [closed]

I have a problem with colors that is rather weird. I wrote this presentation in beamer, and while I set all the color of the text with \setbeamercolor{text1}{fg=SeaGreen!80!black} and I use them ...
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Is it possible to convert a beamer presentation directly to an a0 Poster?

Suppose I have a Beamer presentation with 20 slides, and I need to make a poster out of them in 5 minutes. Is it possible to have Beamer output the slides into a 5x4 grid on an a0 sized pdf? I'm ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Getting MacOS Preview to play audio by \href{run: in beamer [closed]

Originally I had a file audio.mp4 that I wanted to play by \href{run:audio.mp4}{START} from a beamer presentation pdf that is run in Preview. Following hints here, I created a .app by appify, and it ...
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Removing bullets in headline with own template doesn't work

I'm using Ilmenau in a beamer presentation (first image) I want to hide the bullets, so I use my own headline template (I get the idea from Is it possible to get rid of the bullets in the ...
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Problem with typesetting maths content in an unusual font in beamer

I want to typeset math in different font called Antykwa Torunska, which supports maths. Unfortunately, when using it in beamer the math font is switched to the standard math font of beamer. How can I ...
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Combine ipe and beamer presentation (font identification)

I am trying to transition from an existing ipe presentation to beamer by combining slides from both into the same presentation. To do this I need to match the existing slides in beamer, a job that ...
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ADDING white space to an image?

I'm new to beamer and am trying to make a presentation. When inserting an image, the output is satisfactory, except when I try to insert a .pdf! The white space in the image disappears. Initially, the ...
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More on dealing with long description environment items in beamer

This is a follow-up question to Dealing with long description environment items Gonzalo Medina was very helpfully resolving an issue I had with his solution to Dealing with long description ...
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How to prevent Beamer from loading amssymb and amsfonts?

I would like to use the mathdesign package and the charter font in my beamer presentation. But when using \usepackage[charter,cal=cmcal]{mathdesign} I get the following warnings (sic!): Package ...
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Beamer, TiKZ, and commutative diagrams [closed]

I have a commutative diagram that renders without issue in a memoir document, but, when I copy the code into a beamer slide, the mapping text becomes super imposed over the arrows. Is there a ...
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Overlay specification that is active on show and 2 more slides

Below is the MWE. What I want to happen is: Alert1 is shown as alert on display. Next click -- alert details are displayed. Alert1 remains Red. Next click -- Alert 2 is displayed as alert and ...
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Beamer theme, remove navigation bar from one slide

I'm using beamer and the theme Copenhagen. I would like to remove the navigation menu (the list of section mames shown at the top of each slide) from the first (first page) and from the summary ...
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beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry

For educational purposes, I would like to uncover the definitions of my description items only after all the items themselves have been uncovered, like so: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Shorthand overlay specifications for bold text

The following MWE shows the list piece by piece and each item is alert when displayed and back to normal when the next item is displayed. How can I add more default overlay specifications to the ...
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Clock with powerdot and beamer

I would like to use powerdot to compose a document. I want to have a clock in the pdf file, but it does not show. If I am using Beamer, then how can I have a clock as in powerdot? Please help me. ...
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Tikz overlay for subfigure environment- beamer

I have been trying to create a list and a bunch of subfigures (both on each half of the slide). I have used \setbeamercovered{transparent}to progress along the list per keystroke. I want this ...
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Changing Margins in Stockton Beamer Theme

I am creating a presentation with beamer using Stockton theme. You can find tex file here I have two questions to ask. How can I change the margins of a slide? For the example below, I would like to ...
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Handout is not the same as last displayed state of a frame [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to exclude certain slides from handout OK. Here is the MWE that explains it all. When compiled as beamer (onscreen) option, the itemized items appear on every click. ...
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How I can eliminate the date on the top right in a slide?

I use Warsaw theme but the date appear on the top right of each slide. How I can eliminate this date? PREAMBLE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} ...
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transparency of beamercolorbox and opaqueness of its text

this is a follow up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox The question is that I would like to have a transparent beamercolorbox, but a not transparent text. What should I do? ...
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variable for color in latex

I am using beamer for writing my presentation. I was initially using latex+dvipdf, then with the help of other tex.exchange users I recognized that I cannot use transparency in this way. So now I am ...
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redefine theorem environment with beamer

beamer seems to define theorem-environments such as definition, but i want to be able to define them myself. In particular I want to use thmtools. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} ...
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error with tikz (bounding box) on ubuntu [closed]

I created a latex beamer presentation on my Mac OSX and there I included some pictures using tikz. Due to my job I migrated to Ubuntu and now I want to use that presentation with Texmaker (Latex via ...