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Beamer: problematic use of \visible and \only in combination with TikZ to draw a graph

I have a problem with my graph and my background environment to highlight the edges in the "last" of my slides. First I tried this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Graphmodell Beispiel} ...
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Strange disappearing colored rules in beamer

I have received a booktabs bug report of \cmidrules that disappear when coloured rules are used inside beamer (together with colortbl). The problem can be illustrated with the following simple code ...
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Duplicate figure numbers in Beamer

I am trying to have multiple Beamer slides discussing the same figure, and have the figure have the same Figure number across multiple slides. I am not sure how to do this. In the following example, I ...
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Beamer: Positioning of images using framebreaks

I have three pictures that build upon each other, much like a gif (and no I don't want a gif). I have one frame where I want to show the three pictures one after the other using \framebreak. The ...
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Locally use only one smoothbar bullet within one subsection

Inspired from this question Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars I want to apply one smoothbar only locally, in only one long subsection that is. I thought of defining a new boolean variable but it ...
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In Beamer, how do you change the background color of an enumerated list inside an exampleblock?

I am trying to set the background color of the numbers in numbered lists that appear in my example blocks in Beamer. I thought this would do it: \setbeamercolor{item projected example}{fg=red, ...
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Beamer - customising the Frankfurt theme

I use beamer together with \usetheme{Frankfurt}. My slides look like this: Is that possible to change the color of the bullet in the header? \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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uncover chemfig molecule (in beamer)

I teach chemistry and wish to demonstrate drawing and naming of chemical structures I use chemfig to draw my molecules and I can do that fine. However, in for example the molecule ...
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Is \mathrm really preferable to \text? [duplicate]

It seems to be the de facto standard to use \mathrm for upright letter notation in math mode as opposed to \text. Would it not be better to use \text in general? One particular problem I am thinking ...
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Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars [duplicate]

I am making a beamer presentation with XeTeX, in which I am using Ilmenau theme. This theme has by default smoothbars as an outer theme. My problem that in a section's subsection, there are a lot of ...
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Conflicting situation from concurrent use of pdfpages and pgfpages in beamer [closed]

From my beamer slides I produce multi slide per page pdfs which are easier for printing. Things went fine all these years until I used pdfpages and pgfpages in the same file. Here is the stripped ...
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article style bibliography in Beamer class

I'm making a poster with the beamer class and the beamerposter package. I add some important references at the end, but I don't like the style. I would like the style that a bibliography has in the ...
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How do I change the background color of a footer in beamer

I know just enough about beamer to be a danger to myself. I am trying to change the color of a footer in Boadilla and am struggling. First, I have declared \usecolortheme[named=black]{structure} ...
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How do i vertically align a tikz picture inside a beamer frame

The beamer frames optinal argument [c] seems to be ignored in the following example: \begin{frame}[c, fragile, shrink] %seems to be ignored, not aligning vertically \makebox[\textwidth][c]{ % ...
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Beamer handout mode: Disable collapsing for some frames

Some frames of my beamer contain not only standard \pause statements, but also graphics which are displayed on only a single step. As a result, when rendering in handout mode, not all content fits ...
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Auto-flowing Blocks in Beamer/BeamerPoster environment?

What I have: Multi-column beamerposter with blocks in each column \begin{columns} \begin{column} \begin{block}{A Block} ... \end{block} \begin{block}{A Block} ...
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Beamer/Beamerarticle: \mode<article> is ignored after <presentation> was set, and vice versa

I have a problem with latex ignoring text after \mode<presentation> or \mode<article> was set. MWE description I have a large document that changes modes often, and I also \include some ...
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Anchors badly positioned

I am trying to overlay some transparent boxes over a picture using TikZ within a Beamer frame. The code I use is the following: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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Change font of one frame in beamer

I'm writing a presentation using beamer, and I'd like to change the font of one frame only, or alternatively a part of one frame. I imagined this would be a common problem, but after quite a bit of ...
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How to set lining numbers in math in Beamer (with EB Garamond) under XeLaTeX

I'm using EB Garamond with XeLaTeX and Beamer as follows. (I'm not actually sure whether it's all necessary--advice accepted.): \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % not sure why ...
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Text in table with images is not aligned on top

I have table with text in the first column and image in second. I want both columns to be top aligned. I use following code: \begin{tabular}{p{3cm}l} Internal state after adding 2 elements & ...
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Changing the color of \alert command in Beamer

Is it possible to change the color of \alert command in beamer. See, it is not the alertblock! For example, I would like to change to color yellow, because the standard color is red, and my background ...
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Breaking a proof between frames [closed]

I have the same question in here Proofs in Beamer In the answer, the author used beamertemplate to examine breaking the frames. But how can i change it to my paragraph? For example, i need to ...
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Set maximum number of table of contents in the header

I'm doing my presentation in beamer and I use warsaw theme. I have around 5-6 sections and they are all mentioned at the top of every page. This makes available frame space smaller. Can I limit this ...
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Set the background color of mdframed to a color from the Beamer theme

I want to draw rounded colored text box using mdframed. I'm trying to set background color to green or blue, used in example and theorem environments using \usebeamercolor: ...
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Change color of itemize in beamer alertblock

How can I change the color of bullets in an itemize list within an alertblock in beamer? I use \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{<color>} to set the color of the bullets throughout the ...
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Incorrect frame numbers when pages included using pdfpages in beamer

I am including some pages using pdfpages in beamer. I understand that these pages can not be included a frames. Rather these are included as simple texts. So far so good. However, I get incorrect ...
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Using \put command relative to page size

I want to include a logo in the pdf pages included in Beamer. I tried writing macro and progressed so far. \documentclass[fleqn,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \newlength{\logosize} ...
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How can I fix the problem of \ref command when I have been used overlays in beamer

How can I fix the problem of \ref command when I have been used overlays in beamer? This problem appears to me when I use overlays. Here is an example \documentclass[notes=show,12pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer pause and grey not in order

I have a slide that is produced by the following codes: \begin{frame}[plain] \begin{itemize} \item Current work 0 \item Future works 1 \item Future works 2 \begin{center} ...
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Animate swaps of elements in beamer [closed]

I need a nice way to show sequential swaps of two elements in verbatim. By swaps I mean two elements changing their positions with each other. Is there any specific command in beamer to animate this? ...
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How can I hide image (tree for example) in progressbar theme of beamer

How can I hide the image (tree for example) in progressbar theme of beamer? I would like to change the color of title of section too. Is it possible? MWE \documentclass[compress, 14pt]{beamer} ...
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Conflict between TikZ with decorations.text library, caption and booktabs packages and progressbar theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No room for a new \dimen I obtain an error when using simultaneously the above 4 elements. When removing one of them (which I do not wish), the output is fine. ...
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Changing code in listings dynamically [closed]

I need to change dynamically the code in the listing by adding just one key word to the code. I tried to do it like this: \begin{lstlisting}[escapechar=|] class MyThread extends Thread { private ...
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Smaller font sizes in second level of itemize/enumerate in beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sub-enumeration with the same font size in beamer In the second level of enumeration or items in beamer, the fonts are automatically made smaller in size. Please see ...
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How to connect Beamer blocks by arrows?

I'd like to put 3 beamer blocks on one frame and connect them in a circular order. I tried something with TikZ but it doesn't work. The main problem is that the points n1.south and n2.south in the ...
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How to change example block body text size in beamer?

If I compile the following code, I get a slide where the normal block body text size is tiny as written in the code, while the body text size of example and alert block doesn't change. I've also ...
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Is it possible to make a picture transparent in beamer?

Here is my MWE. \documentclass [11 pt, xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \setbeamercovered{transparent=15} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test} ...
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Is there an overview of Beamer's slide (page) geometry anywhere?

I find this classic figure of LaTeX's page geometry very helpful: Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Latex_layout.svg Now, I am fiddling with some beamer slides and I could really use ...
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How do I change the color of the author text in the Title (first) frame?

\documentclass[T]{beamer} \usetheme{Frankfurt} \usecolortheme{orchid} \usefonttheme{structuresmallcapsserif} \usefonttheme{serif} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{graphicx} \title{Example ...
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How do I adjust the width of Beamer's footnote “area”?

I have a Beamer template with a vertical "ToC bar" along the right side. I have the problem that when I insert footnote citations (e.g. biblatex' \footfullcite), the resulting footnote protrudes into ...
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right description list LaTeX beamer

How to do right align a description list using beamer? Name | Joel Spolsky Address | Some address Using the enumitem package as suggested in Description list with right alignment of ...
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The itemize bullet symbol of beamer

I'm using the command $\bullet$ in beamer, but I would like to use the 3d bullet symbol like that the itemize bullet. Anybody? I'm using \documentclass[notes=show,12pt]{beamer} ...
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The use of \pause in beamer is causing the unnecessary addition of headers

I'm trying to use Beamer to create a presentation however I've got a problem when trying to use \pause to create an overlay. The following is the code I'm working with... \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Make all elements in pause cleared (Beamer)

I have more than two elements in one frame that I would like to have in \pause. But the \pause make me appear only the next element cleared. I want that all elements in the same frame in pause appear ...
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Reveal TikZ Mindmap step by step with Beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mindmap tikzpicture in beamer (reveal step by step) Using a mindmap example from here, with only sligth modifications. The target is to control what mindmap pieces are ...
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How to label a special slide instead of the whole frame in beamer presentation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Referencing items while using uncover Is it possible in a beamer presentation to achieve that a hyperlink points to a certain slide of a frame? For example, in the MWE ...
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Beamer for letter size paper

My daughter is in high school and is working on a science project. She has really enjoyed writing the paper in LaTeX. Now, she has to make a tri-fold presentation of the major points. In the past, ...
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Left column with a figure to the right (Beamer)

I can't understand how to make a column to the left with a figure to the right: Here is one example of what I did: \documentclass{beamer} ... \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} \begin{columns} ...
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Beamer bibliography in two columns on multiple frames?

Is it possible to put a bibliography in beamer presentation, in two columns spanning via several frames? I have \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Reference} \bibliographystyle{alpha} ...