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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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Beamer: Highlighting subsubsections in TOC

I borrowed the following code from this answer (provided by @Gonzalo) to my earlier question and now I want to show highlighted subsubsections as sections and subsections. Any help will be highly ...
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Scientific word - beamer

I have always used latex. However now one of my co-author asked me to work with scientific word. I could not find any reference for it. What are the main differences? Is it free? can I use all the ...
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problem with combination of beamer and rand from tikz

When running the enclosed MWE my problem is to see at the first glance (I hope so at least): I would like to place the various words with each visible-step at random places on the slide. But if a word ...
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Beamer, tikz-cd: uncover does not work

I have a similar problem to this one, only I'm using tikz-cd instead of tikz. Here is a minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{tikzcd}[ampersand replacement=\&] ...
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How to write below \bullet in Latex [duplicate]

I have to write something under the symbol \bullet in Latex. Is it possible? I'm using the class beamer. Here it is an example of a frame: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> Products ...
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State-of-the-art presentation package in LaTeX (as of 2015)? [closed]

Haven't made any presentation in LaTeX for a while. Is Beamer still the best choice? Any new stuffs available?
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How do I use the beamer theme beamer 'themem' on Windows with MikTex?

My setup: Windows 7; MikTex 2.9; run from emacs; I do not have administrative rights on my machine (work) and so my packages are installed from a separate flash drive, in line with the advice here ...
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Beamer class and U3D Views

I want to switch 3D views in my presentation. I have read in the movie15 package that it is possible with the command: (dice example from movie15.pdf page 16) \movieref[3Dviewindex=N]{dice}{Click ...
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Empty reference slide in beamer

Help, my pdf displays an empty reference page. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
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How to uncover piecewise content that comes after a list in beamer?

When I want to uncover list items in beamer, some of the content which comes after the list are already there from the start. For example: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} ...
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Beamer will not display the logo

My pdf does not display the logo on any slide. \documentclass[12pt, xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usetheme{Goettingen} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Citations in Beamer that don't line feed

This is what I wrote in example1.tex: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{newcent} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry title}{} \setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry location}{} ...
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why bounding box dimensions are inherited from previous chemfig molecules in beamer?

I'm sure my problem is related to my OS but I can't tell why and how. Last year I was on Debian wheezy, while at present I'm on Mint Rebecca. I'm revising my slides for the lessons and, after ...
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Changing \eqref colors in Beamer

I want to change my equation reference color to \usebeamercolor[fg]{structure}. I use it as {\usebeamercolor[fg]{structure}\ref{eqn1}} but I want to make this as my default color and just use ...
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How to write below bullet

I have to write something under the symbol \bullet in Latex. Is it possible? I'm using the class beamer. Here it is an example of a frame: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> Products ...
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How to dim some of the items and keep the others visible in a frame?

I want to do something line this: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item First point, dim this on the next slide. \item Second point, keep this as is on next slide. \item Third point, dim this on the ...
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Beamer + hyperref + latex->dvips->ps2pdf

i have a problem with this minimum code (i let all the packages for possible conflict) : \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,dvips]{beamer} %Avec effet de transition \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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How to avoid frame break in beamer?

I am using the command \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] to split a large slide into multiple slides. However, the last slide only contains two lines and I would like to force them into the previous ...
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Gradient to transparent (horizontal) for beamer frametitle

I would like my frametitle bg to fade horizontally to a background image. I have attempted to modify the solution for vertical gradients found here: Beamer theme with fading (=gradient to ...
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Beamer themes/sample files suitable for high school presentation

I am to give a general invitational talk related to mathematics to a high school crowd. I was wondering if anyone has tried using Beamer for such an audience and what would you recommend? Previously ...
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Different colors for itemize in blocks and outside, in Beamer?

I would like to obtain what I describe in the following MWE, that is the itemize symbol should be black outside blocks; blue in normal blocks; red in alert blocks; green in example blocks. MWE: ...
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Idea-lamp box in beamer

I was think of making a new block (or not necessarily a beamer block) that will have the shape of a lamp, just to illustrate a new idea. Inside this lamp, there will problably be text, that will ...
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Why XeLaTeX and PDFLaTeX give different outputs for Beamer presentation

I have 3 questions: Why does the following code (see below) give different results in XeLaTeX than PDFLaTeX? Which one is incorrect? (My guess is that XeLaTeX's output is incorrect.) How do I ...
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Beamer Sectionpage for \section*{} command

In Beamer one can get a section slide every time the \section{} command is called. However, I would like that not to happen when I use the \section*{} command. So in the example below, I would like ...
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Beamer - rendering table borders while uncovering rows

I have a table with borders that I am trying to reveal row by row. However, the borders are rendering badly: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ \frametitle{Title} ...
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Is there a nice solution to get a “presenter mode” for Latex presentations?

I really like the way Keynote and MS Office (and also OpenOffice&similar) support a presentation mode that displays the current slide, the next (and maybe previous) slide, the elapsed and current ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Define \itemsep globally

In LaTeX Beamer, I'm trying to set \itemsep globally. I've already tried the following, but it doesn't work: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate body ...
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Adding a small/negligible two-tone border to bottom of slides in Beamer style

All, I'd like some help making some minor cosmetic changes to my beamer template. I like the template I have no since it's rather bare/plain (which is how I like it), but I'd like to add a little ...
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Theorem/Definition/Lemma problem — Numbering in Beamer

I am trying to work on the numbering of the theorems/definitions/lemmas etc., and I have some problems with the numbering. I would like the theorems, propositions, corollarys, definitions, examples ...
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Properly Positioning text in beamer using textpos

I am using textpos to control the position of text in a beamer frame. What I want to do, is to place some text on top of an image. I am using the package in absolute mode and I want to place the text ...
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Color of enumerate/itemize items in alertblocks and exampleblocks (beamer theme Torino)

I'm working with the Beamer theme Torino (see http://blog.barisione.org/2007-09/torino-a-pretty-theme-for-latex-beamer/), I' doing presentations using it, but changing the colors defined by default. ...
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Is it possible to use beamer's overlay specifications in other documentclasses?

I'm writing an article that involves a lot of diagrammatic calculus, that is, there is a big TikZ picture with nodes and lines and that picture gets modified slightly in each step of the calculation. ...
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shortcuts in pdf file

i am doing a presentation on beamer and I would like to put some shortcuts. For example, I have 5 sections and I would pressing the key 3 i would like to be directed to section 3. Would that be ...
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beamer frametitle redefinition interferes with allowframebreaks option

The problem: In beamer, when I use the allowframebreaks option, the title of the second (and succeeding) frames look like this: "[ II", "[ III" etc. The actual title is in the text below, like so: ...
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Command showing note page of the next frame

This question is based when I read the answer of... Note page showing the next frame I was wondering if it is possible just to define a command like \insertslideintonotes{<scale>} which then ...
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beamer detecting last shipped out frame

Related to this wrongly repeated frame question, I use handoutWithNotes for the handout version of a beamer presentation. How can one know that there is no more frame to be displayed so one can ...
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pgfplots in beamer class with BaKoMa TeX

I have a problem concerning plotting of functions in beamer class with pgfplots. I use BaKoMa TeX. In the article class, all works fine, but switching to beamer, an error occurs as soon as ...
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Biblatex does not number references [closed]

I'm trying to use Biblatex with the BibTeX backend to do a list of references in a beamer document. Wherever I \cite something, the number shows up correctly, however in the bibliography all numbers ...
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How to put figure beside video (media9) in Beamer?

Video: \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=5cm,height=5cm, addresource=videos/video.mp4, flashvars={ source=videos/video.mp4 & autoPlay=true & ...
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Problem with pdfpc and latex-beamer presentations

I have a figure which uses pattern. The same behavior I notice with one of the examples of pgfplots, http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/pgfplots.pdf page 211. When I use envince everything looks normal ...
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Noise problem in `media9` package

Source code: \documentclass[t,ignorenonframetext]{beamer} \usepackage{media9} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \includemedia[ activate=pageopen, width=5cm,height=5cm, ...
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Using \pause with Feynman diagrams in Beamer

When using Beamer (for a presentation), Feynman diagrams (created with Feynmp-auto) don't appear to work with \pause or \uncover, the diagrams are just there from the start of the slide. However both ...
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Beamer bullet mark different inside block

I am using \usetheme{Boadilla} \usecolortheme{orchid} \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{fg=white!80!black} \setbeamercolor{itemize subitem}{fg=white!80!black} to change the colour of bullets for ...
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Animation of a diagram with the package Smartdiagram

I use smartdiagram to create a circular diagram with automatic animation. I want to use it for a beamer presentation. I want to show some introducing words on the top of the slide before starting the ...
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Changing the order of reveal when using \pause

I'm using "\pause" to shade some text in my presentation. However I want to reveal stuff different than the top-bottom order they appear on the slide. I've thought about using "\only", however it ...
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Beamer Navigation: Pointers are shifted with title slide

I've a problem related to the usage of the navigation with circles within the beamer when the title page is inserted. Just to better clarify, if I use Frankfurt without any \begin{frame} ...
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Embedding video- beamer

I'm attempting to somehow include video in a beamer presentation. Right now I'm trying to use multimedia, with \movie{\includegraphics[width=3.8in]{rotation.png}}{rotation.avi} What I get (opening ...
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Adding caption at the bottom border of a page

Per title says, I'm looking for a way to place a small string at the bottom of my slides, preferably next to the slide numbers. I'll be sending someone a rehearsal of a presentation that I'll be ...
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work [closed]

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...