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TikZ - Is it possible to draw this block diagram?

I have problems with a presentation with beamer. I can open the original slide (pdf) with LibreOffice and I can retrieve the diagram's structure. Can I start from this and put it (not the image but ...
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Non-uniform scale of page size

I have a beamer talk to be presented. The screen is 16:9, but the system is set up in such a way that 4:3 information is sent to the projector and then non-uniformly scaled to 16:9, causing, of course,...
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Presentations that don't take up too much time to create

I am teaching a course in the upcoming semester and am trying to settle on a way to prepare presentations as rapidly as possible. I have used LaTeX beamer for years, and have even contributed some ...
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Recalling a specific overlay of a tikzpicture in beamer

I am making a presentation and I want to recall some pictures in my conclusion. The pictures are done using tikzpicture and are in separate files, with some overlay specifications. However, I want to ...
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Theorem Numbering in beamer

I have separate tex files for my different lecture slides. I am trying to number my theorems by the lecture number. I am using the following: \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] But it starts ...
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Speed problems beamer presentation (post-compilation) [closed]

I am running kubuntu 14.04 and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian). When including images (jpg,eps,png) into a beamer presentation via \includegraphics[]{}, I encountered delays of ...
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Make items disappear in beamer presentations

I want to show three items to evaluate the features of each one and then select one of them, so I need to show all of them first and then I need that two of them disappear, or at list become ...
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pstricks-add incompatible with beamer? [duplicate]

Beamer seems to clash with pstricks-add: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \begin{document} Lorem Ipsum \end{document} Gives the following error: ! No room ...
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Customizing title page in beamer

I put the following tikzpicture, borrowed from http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/86310/10898, in my beamer title page. Nevertheless, I would like to try two things. On one hand, put the tikzfigure in an ...
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Beamer enumeration, continue counting but keep item at fixed position

I want an enumeration list. The list should however be fixed at its position. Furthermore at all time only 1 item should shown. So what I want is sort of this \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \...
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\ifnum command with multiple conditions (lower and upper bound)

First time posting here, very much a novice. I'm creating some background templates in beamer and I can't figure out why this \ifnum command isn't working properly. This is the code: \...
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How to position beamer button exactly?

I would like to know how to position a beamer button at the same position on each single slide independently from the slide content. Refering to hyperlink button in an exact position I assumed that I ...
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How to fix this? Cannot show the symbol. Plus, I cannot run the \begin{cases}

The LateX does not show equation like I want; F(x)= exp[-exp(\frac{x - \mu}{\sigma})]. It appears like the image below. Besides, my \begin{cases} .... \end{cases} cannot run. This is my code:- ...
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beamer + exsheets package

Is it possible to use exsheets package with beamer class? I try to do so, but this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{exsheets} \begin{document} \begin{frame} test \end{frame} \end{...
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How to hide references from navigation bar in beamer class?

I am doing a presentation using the beamer class with the Warsaw theme. Further, I have to disclose my bibliography at the end of the presentation. Unfortunately, as soon as I type in \bibliography{} ...
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How to change colortheme?

I am using theme Warsaw but I do not like the colortheme crane, how can I change the colortheme to LightCyan as in the first answer of this question? How do I color table columns and rows? \mode<...
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Beamer: problems with \only, \pause, and fixed spacing

I have a slide with three blocks, say 1, 2, 3a, and 3b, where 3a and 3b have exactly the same height (they are the same equation with some change of variable). I want to use \pause and \only to obtain ...
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What are the names of the characters used in beamer's itemize themes?

I know that I can modify an itemize environment via \setbeamertemplate and either circle square, triangle, ball. What's the best way to mix different symbols within the same level of hierarchy? ...
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Beamer: How to format both frametitle and framesubtitle

I wish to customize the appearance of both my frametitle and framesubtitle. However when I try to do so, only the frametitle is rendered. This is a sample code: \documentclass[20pt, aspectratio=169]{...
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Missing lines in table in beamer

I am trying to create a simple table in beamer. My code is \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \usetheme{Air} \...
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Beamer content (text) offset/shifts to top when large image is used

I have a small problem. When I insert a large image inside a frame, which in my opinion still fits, the content moves to the top. While I have set that all content must be aligned to the top, but due ...
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Beamer: change default color of item's indicator in itemize

I'm using beamer with \usecolortheme{dolphin} and all the items' indicators in itemize (e.g., bullets, numbers, etc.) are blue (which is the main color of the dolphin theme). What's the command to ...
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manipulate slides in Latex Beamer

I created a beamer slide, What I want to do in the next slide is: Blur the previous slide and have it as background of the new slide Creating a box and write a few lines in it. note that the in ...
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How can I make a LaTeX poster with all affiliations on the same line, using Beamer?

I'm using the beamer class and all the examples I can find have the author affiliations on different lines. My research project requires us to have them all on 1 line, with superscripts indicating the ...
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How can I compile a beamer presentation with pauses in same page?

I want to compile my presentation, but as I have the pauses codes, \begin{itemize} \item <1- | alert@1> \item <2- | alert@2> \end{itemize} I wanted to do it in the same page. I was looking for ...
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where does the black box in beamer come from? [closed]

I am using beamer, usetheme Warsaw, whenever I have definition and theorem, there are black boxes. Why is that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \mode<...
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lyx inserting endframe in the wrong place

I create a slide using the beamer template in LyX using the following steps: Set environment to Frame Edit the Frame title to "Test" Press the right arrow and enter, change environment to itemize ...
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Why does using the subfigure command break my Beamer presentation, and what should I replace it with?

I'm trying to update a Beamer presentation created waaaaay back in 2008 by LyX. It uses the subfig package to create a series of slides that appear to update a single image on the same page. ...
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Make beamer `<+->` overlays start hidden

I usually have slides with constructs like the following: \begin{frame}{A frame title} What am I trying to do here? \begin{enumerate}[<+->] \item Show some stuff \item Show more stuff ...
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Increase vertical space between inference rules

I am using the semantic package with beamer to make some inference rules for a language. There are about 10 relatively small-sized rules and I want them to be all in one slide. However, the rules are ...
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Movie won't run in beamer

i'am trying to include a video into my beamer-präsentation. The picture and the buttons are displayed, but the video won't run. Im using iOS, just in case there is a special problem with my platform. ...
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Shifts with beamer [closed]

I'm trying to use beamer. I use Linux mint with TeX Live 2013. It seems there are some shiftings in the slides. The plain example : \documentclass{beamer} \title{Un titre} \author{Moi} \institute{...
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Switch author and title in beamer bibliography

When I include references in a beamer frame, the author is printed first, followed by the title, followed by the journal/note. I'm using bibtex for referencing. \bibliographystyle{unsrt} \...
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Add \paragraph type entries to beamer table of contents

I want a beamer TOC slide like this: SECTION 1 ..Subsection 1 ......Slide Title 1 ..Subsection 2 ......Slide Title 2 ......Slide Title 2 NEXT SECTION ......Another Slide Title In documents I use \...
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Beamer frametitle separator

I'm wondering why this minimal example is not doing great when there is no framesubtitle content... \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{% \nointerlineskip% \begin{...
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Alternating column layouts in LaTeX (beamer)

I have been using LaTeX beamer for my presentations for some time. My standard slide layout consists of bullet-points on one side, with a 'hook' image on the other. To keep visual interest, I ...
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Beamer: title-page full page image

I need to create a full-slide image as the first and final slides, as well as having a separate theme for the title page. I've been given the first/last slides, the title page and the generic slides ...
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Remove section from table of contents AND headline [duplicate]

I want to add a section in my presentation without showing it in the TOC or in the headlines. I know how to hide a section from the headline using an empty optional arguments \section[]{}, I also know ...
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Is it possible to make Beamer pause-handout mode compatible with SageTeX?

I use SageTeX with Beamer for my classes. I need two sets of pdf files, one with the pause for the screen and the handout one to save trees. I use MikTeX under Windows. To get both I start with two ...
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Where to put \renewcommand in Beamer

This question is related to Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment. In the above-linked question, Werner provided a solution that uses \LetLtxMacro and \renewcommand. However, ...
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Underbrace color change using \only<> and \textcolor{}{} slightly shifts the content

I am making a presentation using beamer and am trying to make underbrace{}{} appear using \textcolor{}{} and \only<>. I use the code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bm} % Just some ...
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Avoid parentheses around optional header material in theorem environment

I would like to get rid of the around the optinal header material in my theorem environment. Here is a MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] \newtheorem{...
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Reserving space in beamer overlays [duplicate]

I use the beamer package. I want to achieve the following. Assume I have a slide of the following form (two elements): XXX YYY XXX should be shown on all slides and always at the same position! YYY ...
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How to fix \min in beamer?

If I use \min in a regular document, it shows correctly: However, if I use the same command in a beamer presentation I get: Here's my header: \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \mode<...
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Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment

MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Some question ... (a) Part a of question \begin{itemize}[<+(1)->] \item Step 1 of solution \item Step 2 of solution \end{itemize} ...
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switch from transparent to black text [closed]

Following use of \newtheorem, the subsequent text turns transparent for reasons that I can't understand. Since I can't find the source of this problem, I'd just like to try a second-best fix by ...
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\alert beamer messes up tabular layout

In beamer, I just want to highlight some cells with \alert, but when I use \alert it messes up my table layout. For some reason, I defined a special column type to have a more beautiful table. When I ...
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how a \framebox will appear around the text on a click

I use some framebox for some sentences. But I want it to appear in the same slide after next click. How can a frame appear around the text on a click in the presentation?
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How to replace one table with another table in beamer?

In my slides i need such a way that on mouse click the table on the current frame has to replace with another table that i need..currently my code is: \begin{table}[htb!] \begin{center} \onslide<...
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textpos and pause result in wrong order in beamer

I use a textpos textblock in a beamer document. I want to display content step by step, but the slides are in wrong order. example code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos}...