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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} ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Need a centred headline in Beamer

I have a presentation to put together and I need to specify the classification of each page (UNCLASSIFED) centred at the very top (above the Frametitle) and at the very bottom. I tried using ...
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Beamer theme with different frame types

I've been following this post to create my own theme. However, I would like to create a Beamer theme which supports different look and feel for different frame types. Here are some examples: A ...
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Beamer theme: not expected behaviours using different PDF readers

I wish to use hsrmbeamertheme in my dissertation. You can find and download it here: https://github.com/benjamin-weiss/hsrmbeamertheme . Unfortunately, I have found a lot of not expected behaviours ...
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Transparency in itemizing

\documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> a \item<2-> b \item<3-> c \end{itemize} \end{frame} ...
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Using Pandoc to transform Markdown to Beamer Latex Code?

According to http://pandoc.org/demos.html I see the command for turning an md file into a beamer pdf file. pandoc -t beamer SLIDES -o example8.pdf When I change the extension to tex instead ...
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Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other

I have to prepare my slides in latex. A quick search came up with different packages. Before start preparing, I need your experiences. I do not want to regret after learning one as I did, learning vim ...
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How to edit Beamer theme CambridgeUS

I have been using the beamer document class with the theme- cambridgeUS in lyx. The following code is the preamble. Now, I want to insert a hyperlink to a pdf file in all the pages by adding them in ...
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Make ToC in the center and left aligned in beamer

Using the following code I could put the ToC lines in the center in beamer: \begin{frame} \begin{center} \tableofcontents \end{center} \end{frame} But how to make these ToC lines left aligned ...
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Difference between \insertsectionnumber and \inserttocsectionnumber

The following beamer code \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{section in toc}[sections numbered] \begin{document} \frame{\tableofcontents} \section{section one} ...
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Single-column framed minipage spanning two or more slides in Beamer

I searched and could not find an easy non-labour intensive solution to this one. In making a Beamer presentation, I have some framed minipages with various arbitrary content I am transferring from a ...
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Slide numbers for animations

The following code produces the below output \documentclass [compress]{beamer} \newcommand\Fontvi{\fontsize{6}{7.2}\selectfont} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{textpos} ...
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Too much space in exampleblock in Beamer

When I use the \exampleblock environment in Beamer, there is a lot of empty space between the title of the box and the content of the box. How can I remove this? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer: highlighting aligned math with overlay

This question led to a new package: hf-tikz Minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{align} a_i + b_j = 10 & ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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How to change color?

How to change the colour of the ball in which the item numbers are written?. Help me please.
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How to center an `itemize` in beamer, together with its headline?

I failed to center an itemize in beamer, together with its headline. In my second try below, although the items are centered, their headline (i.e. the text My second try: Centering the itemize) is not ...
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Change beamer normal text color per frame [duplicate]

I would like to change the normal text color in a beamer frame with different colors for different frames. In the following example, the frame title color seems to change correctly, but not the ...
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Beamer Presentation: Figure has no number?

I am giving a presentation and therefore I am using the beamer class. I have included some figures and it works, but there is no number after "Figure". My code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer : display the lines of an array pause by pause ( is there an alternative to \hline ?)

I would like to display the different lines of an array, using overlays. However I have trouble with the \hline command which seems to include an carriage return. Here is a minimal example, I guess ...
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Expansion of Overlay Specification Macro

To provide overlay specifications via a macro I have to use \expandafter\item\foo text, where \foo is something like <+->. When I do this often the \expandafter becomes bothersome. Is there a ...
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Transparent item

I am using \enumerate in beamer. I would like to use this slide (with the enumeration) several times with only one item non-transparent (as usual) and the rest transparent - how to do the rest ...
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turn off frame number in certain slides using the beamer package

I'm preparing a presentation and I would like to have transition slides without any noise, so I want to remove even the frame number (which I need for non-transition slides). I modified the footer of ...
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Specify media path to add a animation in beamer tex

I need to add an .avi to my beamer-tex presentation. The other posts and the package description do not help me. I may use the media9 package. But I cannot define a relative media path. I dont' want ...
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Beamer background and text

I have provided a minimal example of the output I have shown below: \documentclass [compress]{beamer} \newcommand\Fontvi{\fontsize{6}{7.2}\selectfont} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{textpos} ...
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Redefine Beamer Frame Environment

I would like to redefine Beamer's frame environment to provide different templates as part of a theme. However, I'm having some trouble accessing Beamer's variable from inside that code. ...
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Specify which overlays to take from another file

I have a picture with overlays in an external file. Sometimes I want to use all overlays from the picture, sometimes only some of the overlays. Consider the following example, where the picture is ...
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Is it possible to use \IEEEeqnarray in beamer?

I have a report written in IEEEtran class. Now I need to make slides in beamer. There are lot of equations formatted according to \IEEEeqnarray with different alignments, so it will be cumbersome to ...
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Sound in pdf generated by beamer [duplicate]

I am trying to include sound in beamer slides in such a way that the resulting pdf file works "independently" of any sound file (self-sufficient way). I found that with media9 it was possible to do ...
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My PDF viewer does not support animations or actually my code is wrong?

I'm new in MikTex's animation world. I was trying to create a simple animation with this elementary code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} ...
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How can I write a non-greek name in a greek text?

I want to write a text in Greek and there are some non-greek names. I used the following code: \begin{frame}{Ιστορική αναδρομή} Το 1926 ο $\textenglish{David Hilbert }$ ισχυρίζεται ότι κάθε ...
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Change \item font in beamer's enumerate environment

Below I'm using oldstyle numbers in the document, but I've defined a new font with lining numbers to use in enumerated lists (I've also used Khaled's Libertine fonts, since the original Linux ...
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subsubsection in header in warsaw theme [duplicate]

How can I have a three column header in beamer warsaw theme where I show section, subsection and subsubsection in each of the column? The code in this link only shows section and subsection. Knowing ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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Theorem and proposition with arbitrary number in beamer

I would to set custom numbering for my theorems and propositions, using decimal points. For example, I would the code below to dislpay "Proposition 3.1": ...
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3 (adjustable) column headline in Warsaw

How can I adjust the following code to have a three column headline in the Warsaw theme. What I am trying to have is to get section, subsection and subsubsection show in each of the columns. ...
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How can I achieve a fixed vertical position for titlegraphic on custom title page?

How can I achieve a fixed vertical position of the blue "logo", even if author or institute or subtitle contain more than 1 line? Right now, if I add a second line to any of the content elements, ...
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Usage of bm in beamer

Why bm package gives me a problem in this beamer document? \documentclass[landscape]{beamer} % COMANDI INIZIALI \usepackage[italian]{babel} % ...
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Beamer files and .cls vs .sty convention

Long ago I started defining my own tex document classes and I came across the sty/cls dilemma. I've always used the answer described here as my rule of thumb: If [new] commands could be used with ...
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Normal text is invisible when using beamer with notes and XeLaTeX

I'm using beamer with xelatex to prepare a talk. If I switch on notes on right I'm experiencing strange behaviour: When using csqoutes in the title, all normal text afterwards becomes invisible (or ...
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Adding captions to aligned images in beamer

I'm following the answer in the linked question to align two images side by side in beamer in one slide: How to align two images side by side and to scale them automatically to use whole slide? ...
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Modify CambridgeUS theme in beamer

I'm using CambridgeUS theme in my beamer presentation: \documentclass[landscape]{beamer} % COMANDI INIZIALI \usepackage[italian]{babel} % ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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How to fit title and author into footline of the CambridgeUS beamer theme

I am writing a presentation using a beamer theme; the code I wrote is this: \documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass[handout]{beamer} % THIS PUTS TWO SLIDES ON EACH PAGE %\usepackage{pgfpages} ...
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center environment nag-warning for floats in beamer

The nag packages gives a warning when using floats in beamer presentations. When removing the figure or table environment, no warnings are given. How to proceed from here? Tried ...
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Modifying the headline width in Beamer Warsaw

I am using Beamer Warsaw for a presentation. I need to modify the headline and the footline, since the title of the work is very long. Therefore, for the footline the adjustment is: ...
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Rowcolors and horizontal lines do not mix [duplicate]

Using rowcolors causes the horizontal and vertical lines in my table to behave strangely . The second horizontal line after the first row is not visible, and the vertical line dissappears in the ...
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Section name with fancyhdr in beamer

I am trying to add the name of the section in the fancyhdf foot of a beamer presentation but the following command does not work. I have found some help that suggests the command ...
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Label in \frame options, disable allowframebreaks in beamer

The \includeonlyframe{...} does not work, when allowframebreaks is used together with label in \frame options. When removing label, it works fine. See MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...