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Exporting article figures to beamer

Is there some way to export or build a beamer presentation from only the figures from an article/book/thesis? I would like to build a pdf set of slides from all the figures in my thesis, including ...
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How to centerlast a caption in a beamer

There is a problem when I want to centering the caption in the beamer. And I find that the caption package is useless in the beamer And this my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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animate package compilation error after upgrade to version 40001 [closed]

After upgrading animate package to its last version (40001), a document which is compiled using version 39907 fails to compile. The compilation gives a lot of error being the first TeX capacity ...
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Importing Parameters From a Separate File

Looked a long time for a solution to my problem, but said problem did not seem to lend itself well to "google-eez"! Here's my problem: I have a Beamer presentation that I give to many different ...
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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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Fit a gantt chart in a beamer frame

I am using a simple example of gantt charts for a beamer presentation. My code for the gantt chart is the following: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Gantt Charts} \begin{ganttchart}{1}{12} ...
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Show full section titles in beamerarticle ToC when short section titles are present-Continued

This is a continuation of this question. I'm sorry, I couldn't add a comment there, so I wrote this new question. Gonzalo Medina solved the problem by defining a new \Section command. This cannot work ...
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Could you help me to solve 'error in compilation'?

Good morning, I have problems with my Latex (Overleaf) project. Last night, it worked well but this morning, the error message as below keeps coming out. Runaway argument? {\headcommand File ...
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How hard would it be for me to transfer a powerdot presentation to beamer?

I have been enjoying learning to use Powerdot, except when it comes to images. I have EPS files that end up the wrong way round and I have decided just to give it up. I have a one-off presentation to ...
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Splitting Up Title in Beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation for a talk. The title of the talk is fairly long. I want to figure out how to make sure only the last part of the title is displayed footer of the slide. I ...
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Description under text

Update I did it this way: \begin{frame}[plain] \frametitle{Title} \begin{block}{\textbf{Lorem ipsum example}} \vspace{1mm} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} [mycircle/.style = {circle, draw = black, ...
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how to specify other symbols for items

I want to give a big symbol to my items as titles, how can do that? \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \textbf{L'algorithme} %my title \end{itemize} ...
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Beamer table of contents with first section shaded

I'm making a beamer presentation and I would like the table of contents to start with all the sections shaded, rather than with the first section already highlighted and subsequent sections shaded, ...
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What do we mean by 'couldn't lock file error'?

I am writing a tex code, which ran the first time I ran it. After some edits and a lot of errors, I reverted back to the code that worked the last time, but it isnt working now. The error sows that it ...
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Justify content in beamer blocks

I have a beamer presentation that contains different blocks, I need to justify all my paragraphs (right and left) how can I do that? \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Remove whitespace between navigation header and frametitle in Beamer

This is my first post. Thanks for your help! Backgound: I'm building a Beamer presentation using the metropolis theme (because it looks nice) and the miniframes outer (for the progress header). ...
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Multicolumn in tabular for beamer error

I am trying to make a multicolumn but I am getting an error stating that I am running into an "undefined control sequence" when following the advice from the following post: multicolumn table ...
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Beamer bullets inside parbox [duplicate]

I don´t know why bullets does not appear inside parbox when I use itemize. Can someone help me? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Save BOTH handout + standard beamer pdf outputs [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure LaTeX to simultaneously output a standard .pdf for a presentation and also a handout version? Platform: Texmaker Compiler: XeLaTeX
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enumerate a block in different frames

I do have 3 blocks in 3 differents frames but i want to enumerate them \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} ... \begin{frame}{Modèle Vue Contrôleur} ...
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Is there a way to make a block wrap from the column 1 to the column 2?

I am formatting a poster for my thesis presentation. It is in a beamer documentclass, and I am using blocks within a column environment to split up the information so that it looks nice. I have ...
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tikz figure (vigenere square) behaves strangely in beamer

I am writing a macro to produce Vigenere squares in tikz. It is a square plus a cross overlapping it which highlight the letter which is changed. The code is the following. %\documentclass{beamer} ...
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Absolute positioning in beamer

It's easy to absolute position something using remember picture with TikZ, but it only works with pdfLaTeX. I can get something working by using negative vskip and hskips (trial and error), but that ...
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Tabularx environment problem

I am running into a problem while using the following code and I have tried every means to diagnose the problem (ie: commenting the contents out), but I have not been successful at finding the bug. ...
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Split a beamer frame

How can I split a beamer frame as shown in picture? I want to put a figure on the top-left minipage and a figure in the remaining space. I don't want lines, I just want to split the frame and use ...
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What should be included in “good practices” for Tikz 101

I have been making graphics (mostly flow graphs) for my presentations, lately, using Powerpoint and most recently LucidChart. I kind of avoided using Latex for this purpose as I had a feeling that its ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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Putting side by side animations in beamer

I am using the animate package with beamer in order to create animations within a presentation of mine. So far I have no trouble doing it with one series of animations, but I wanted to know is there ...
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How can I highlight certain words in minted with different colors?

I would like to highlight some specific words inside the minted environment when using beamer. \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} ...
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How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer?

The problem of stuff jumping in beamer is a common one, (see e.g. Avoiding jumping frames in beamer) and we've seen it here from time to time (I imagine the "related" list at the side will be quite ...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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Backup multiple slides with navigation button

I am creating a beamer presentation with backup slides(3). I want to put a navigation button from the main slide to backup slide 1 and the navigation button back to main slide from backslide no. 3. I ...
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Changing the appearance of citations with biblatex

I am using biblatex to add references in slides made with beamer. In following slide I need to make following changes: Remove black line that separates the contents of slide from the ref. Reduce ...
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Change headline in Frankfurt theme

I am using Frankfurt theme and I want to replace the cirles representing the subsection in the headline with the name of the subsection. Any suggestions? I tried with this, but the name of ...
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replacing number in a matrix

I am including a game in my beamer presentation using the package sgamevar. I would need to change the content of the cells in the matrix, after I present the game. Just to state things clearer. I ...
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Overfull \hbox When Using Overprint in Beamer

Encountered a curiosity and hope to learn something from it. In the following MWE, the first slide is created without any fuss, but the second slide, which uses the overprint feature, results in two ...
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Another media9.sty not found question

I'm getting the error "LaTeX Error: File `media9.sty' not found." when I try to compile the following: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> {\usetheme{Madrid}} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Beamer box problem

I am working in "Frankurt" theme on my beamer presentation. Sometimes I am faced with overflow problems. For example: \begin{frame} \begin{definition} \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{enumerate}[a)] \item ...
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Assign a specific location to tikzpicture in beamer slide?

I want to define a format for slides, which contain both text and graphics, in my presentation such that each slide has some FIXED part for graphics and text. The two portions of slide does not need ...
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Advice for making this tabularx look nicer on a beamer frame

I have the following slide: With the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{array} ...
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Tabularx In beamer is not fitting in frame

I am having a problem with the tabularx environment in beamer which is that my columns are being squished together. I am a bit new to using beamer so would someone please provide some advice ? The ...
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Symbols between figures

I would like to add symbols between Figures Figure 1 + Figure 2 ---> Figure 3 Please redirect on how it can be achieved.
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Fixing equation spacing between content changes

I have a large equation in beamer with a double sum, and I want to change the summation range (among other elements in the equation) using \only. But of course when the contents of the \substack ...
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How to fix a coordinate for a node wrt grid in Tikz picture (Tikz101)

I am at Tikz 101 level so am figuring out a unified way of drawing graphics so that the all are positioned wrt to a fixed ref point in all slides in a beamer document. To get a reference coordinate, ...
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How to remove section name from frametitle header in cambrigeus style

\documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usecolortheme{dolphin} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} } \usepackage{graphicx} % Allows ...
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rectangle containing text pointing from minipage

I would like to achieve the following: The current code that I have is: \scalebox{0.65}{ \begin{minipage}{0.95\textwidth} \begin{algorithm}[H] %new code ...
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Append “handout” option to white-out answer environments

I cannot seem to find a solution for a simple problem. I would like for my slide handouts to white out the text in Answer blocks for printing. (Though this possibly allows students to highlight ...
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Adding brace next to column in beamer and writing text in a box

I am creating a presentation in Beamer. I would like to achieve the following: Please guide on how that can be achieved. Also I would like to this if an algorithm is written in the bigger box.
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2 columns with graphics but picture not appearing

I am having trouble with the following code whereby it compiles okay but the problem is that the the picture is not showing up in a slide of two columns. So the code is as follows where I have tried ...
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Cannot include a sound file using media9

I'm trying to embed a short .mp3 file into my LaTeX document by using media9 and the StrobeMediaPlayback.swf app which comes with the package. When I compile the source file I don't have any errors, ...