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Problem with beamer and listings package, cannot obtain pdf [closed]

I want to use \usepackage{listings} in a beamer presentation. I obtain "Process exited normally" but it says "Error no file found". The process exits normally but texmaker doesn't find any pdf file. ...
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Notes in Beamer document class: lonely \item

I am having a problem with preparing my Bachelor Thesis presentation. Whenever I try to add notes with the enumerate or itemizeoption the compiler returns the following error error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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Aligning equals signs across Beamer blocks

I've got a Beamer frame consisting of two blocks that contain some equations: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Modell} \begin{block}{A $(X_{t})$} \begin{align*} X_{t} = \epsilon_{t} \quad \text{...
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Using subfiles package for beamer documents

When using subfiles package for beamer documents, I got wrong header bars in frames of sub files. My main file is as follows: % main.tex \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{subfiles} \begin{document} \...
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LyX 2.1 cannot open older Beamer presentations

I have recently upgraded my LyX installation form 2.0.7 to 2.1. Everything was fine until I found out that I am no longer able to open my older Beamer presentations made with LyX 2.0.6 or 2.0.7. ...
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Create 3 blocks in a 2-1 layout in beamer

Is it possible to create 3 blocks in a single frame in beamer with a distribution as shown in the image below? The blocks must have the same width, and block C should be centered. ----- ----- | A | ...
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Bibtex file content won't appear in beamer presentation

Somehow I can't get through this problem. I have made a beamer presentation. At the very end of it I would like to present the .bib file that I have created. Though I get no errors, I also can not get ...
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How insert tikz picture in to beamer?

I have that picture \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[line cap=round,line join=round,&...
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Showing section numbers on beamer footline except 0

I'm working on a beamer presentation using the Madrid theme, and I've created my own footline. Everything is fine, but I would like to include section information in the footline beneath the title, ...
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Itemize - Items order of appeareance

I am using the simple code below to create a list of nested items. I would like to change the order of appearance so that the enumerate items, 1 and 2, appear first, and only after that, I would like ...
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pgfpages add page number

I'm creating a handout for my beamer presentation using the 4 on 1 layout for pgfpages. I'd like each physical page (which contains four "pages" of the handout) to have a page number bottom centre of ...
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How can I define a command before the begin{document} instruction in LyX? [duplicate]

I'd like to use the command: \usepackage{pifont} before the begin{document} instruction in LyX. But I don't know where to put it exactly. Is it possible someone can help me? Thanks!
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Dynamic feature of tikzpicture

I am using beamer to create a presentation. Suppose we have two functions $f$ and $g$ to be plotted in one picture. I want to make the following effect. First, the function $f$ is displayed, and after,...
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“Torn page” decoration for Beamer

I am Basilio, I've been using stackexchange for a while and it's of course really useful. Here's my first question: in the thread Alternatives to the horizontal line in fancyhdr the user Gonzalo ...
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How to indicate a sliding window in a table

I have a table as follows in beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{test} \begin{center} \huge \Huge \begin{...
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beamer doesn't compile [closed]

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: !...
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Beamer: \abovedisplayskip inactive in sublist?

A weird mechanism is observed below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \abovedisplayskip=0ex \belowdisplayskip=0ex \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} \item text text text text text text ...
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Backward compatibility of Beamer problem - Keyval error

I'm stuck with a problem for compiling a "not so old" beamer document I've made last year, and it seems that there is a big problem of backward compatibility between my new version of beamer (3.33) ...
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Make blue box appear after pause command in beamer presentation

I am trying to the following in a beamer presentation. Slide 1: This is Slide 2: This is a test Slide 3: This is BLUEBOXa testBLUEBOX (BLUEBOXa testBLUEBOX should be written "a test" with a blue ...
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Stylizing sub-figure caption in beamer

When I use \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{figure} \subfigure[Subfig 1]{ } \hfil \subfigure[Subfig 2]{ } \...
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Using Beamer bullets in poster

I am creating a LaTeX poster with the Baposter template, and would like to use the Beamer 3D bullet as my itemize bullet, like the one shown below: Is there any way to achieve that?
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Piecewise item list in beamer with transparency

I'd like to have a list in beamer that fits with the following requirements: blank page item 1 is shown item 2 is shown and item 1's opacity is reduced to the beamer "standard" item 3 is shown and ...
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Transparent text in beamer overlay

I have a large paragraph of text where I'd like on of the words to become bold and the rest semi-transparent. Getting one word bold is easy with \textbf<2>{word} but getting the rest semi-...
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How to customize selected slides in latex? [duplicate]

I'm new at using beamer, and I would really appreciate your help. Preparing a presentation I've chosen the Goettingen theme, which places a sidebar showing the contents for each of the slides. I would ...
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Beamer with Tikz graphs

Following this question of mine, I now need to make a presentation using Beamer. If you look at the plot below, it has some values on the arrows namely p1, 1-p1, ... I want to put the graph structure ...
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Passing options to loaded package not working with Beamer class

I have this : \documentclass[translator={frenchb}]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \PassOptionsToPackage{frenchb}{translator} \usepackage{...
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Why does the beamer banner appear slightly lighter on any frame that has a pdf figure in it?

I'm using beamer, with Warsaw theme, to prepare a talk. When I include a pdf graphic in a frame, the banners - both head and foot - in that frame are noticeably lighter than all the other frames. This ...
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\LR for long text

How can I use Left to Right command, \LR, for long text in a right to left document. It should exist some think like \begin{something} \end{something} but I cannot found it! My problem is in the ...
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An inconsistency in beamer color handling: how to set color for a specific slide layer?

The following MWE works for setting the color of the bullets, but not the \item text (except at the top level, which turns everything grey). As I step through the slides, I'd like the text of the ...
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width of sidebar and width of text

I'm having a slight problem with the width of the sidebar and the width of the text in the sidebar using beamer. As seen here, I have manually set the width of the sidebar to 2.9cm, but while ...
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Dummy macro for ignoring beamer overlay

I would like a dummy macro that ignores overlay specification (from beamer) when the code is copy-pasted into another class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand{\onslide}[1]{} \...
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making the text to align with the second level bullet above

\subsection{Previous Studies} \frame[label=exampleframe]{ \frametitle{Previous Studies} \begin{itemize} \item There are many studies There are many studies There are many studies There are many ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist? [closed]

Did anyone in the past use LaTeX to create a "visual novel" engine? I've been using http://www.renpy.org/ for rare presentations when I need functionality the beamer class in LaTeX doesn't easily ...
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How to remove partpage numbering from part pages in beamer

I am using he following code to generate a part-page in beamer: {{{ \part{title of part} \frame{\partpage} }}} In addition to drawing a nice box with the title it writes "Part I" above this box. Is ...
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Change color of an item in beamer when moving to next time

I have three items in a beamer slide. They appear one after the other when I press next. My problem is I want the first two items to change color when the third item appears. Please explain how to do ...
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Add collaborators' name in beamer title slide

How to add collaborators' name (perhaps their respective institute also) in the title slide for beamer? I don't want them to appear at the bottom of every slide.
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Disable miniframes but keep the background title rectangle on the title page

For aesthetic reasons, I would like to disable the text of the header bar on my title page. This is what I have : And this is what I would like : Is there an easy way to do this ? I couldn't ...
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Problem with Beamer, phantom, and definition environment

The following code tries to put a vphantom around a definition environment in a Beamer document but it does not compile properly. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Using tikz diagrams in beamer with minor differences between slides

I'd like to highlight different parts of a tikz diagram in beamer slides using something like the \only command. I was able to do this at the level of nodes, which is probably fine, but as I have some ...
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Alignment of toc in beamer class

I have some problems with vertical alignment of toc in beamer class related to this question. The answer works for me, but i would like to center the toc and decrease the horizontal space between ...
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How to remove link from title in foot

When using \insertshorttitle in the footline (or elsewhere) it is automatically inserted as a click-able link. Therefore it is for example typesetted in a different colour. (marked with a red circle ...
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How to draw a simple table with colored cells in Beamer

I am trying to draw a simple "array" data structure in Beamer using tabular. I would like to color some of the cells blue. Here is my M(N)WE. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{...
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Add Author Name, Short Title, Date, and Pages to Footline

I'm using the default theme. Not sure, if that theme uses the infolines outer theme or not. All I'm trying to achieve is add my name, the short title, the date (maybe with custom date format) and page ...
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Using \textwidth via strip@pt with beamer and the picture environment

OK, I admit I haven't tried my MWE without Beamer. My goal is to use e.g \textwidth with the picture environment, and my overall goal is to include several rectangular portions of an .eps file within ...
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How do I generate a title in beamerposter?

I am trying to generate a title for my poster using beamerposter and it seems to be unnecessarily difficult. In the following example code, the usage of maketitle causes a full-page title, while I am ...
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Pause between frame title and TOC

I'm using beamer for a presentation. What I would like is a pause after the frame title and before the TOC. \pause as in \begin{frame} \frametitle{my frame title} \pause \tableofcontents[] \end{frame}...
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How do I make page numbers skip note slides

I am putting together a beamer presentation. I have notes for each page so that when I send the slides to my co-authors they have an idea of what I am going to say on each slide, what I am going to ...
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Beamer: positioning background image in beamer

I have been trying for a while to fix the image to the center for the frame, but it is attached to the top. I use the following code: \documentclass[bigger]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Beamer handout mode: explicitly printing “half-way” frames

I have some fairly complex slides where I'd like to have an intermediate slide on the handout. (In order that I can have separate \note pages for two parts of the slide. Here's an MWE showing what the ...