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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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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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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} ...
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Embeding mpeg-4 video into presentation using media9

I am aware there is a fair amount of content on this topic on stack exchange, however, I am stuck with this problem for three days, and can't find a solution. I am trying to embed a animation into pdf ...
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How remove title page's set date

how to delete the surrounded date without deleting the footer's date? I've tried \date{}, but this would remove the footer's date too.
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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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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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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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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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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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Animated graphic in front of frame title?

I am using the beamertemplate and I have one frame: \frame{ \frametitle{Title text} \begin{textblock*}{50mm}[1,1](15.9cm,9cm) \includegraphics[width=1.9cm]{thumbnail.png} \end{textblock*} ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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} ...
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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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Subcaption with Beamer

I am trying to use subcaption with beamer, but I get a series of error messages concerning subcaption.sty when I attempt to do so. This doesn't happen in the article document class. Here is a MWE ...
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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[] ...
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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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very bad underfull hbox

I would like to include a progress bar in my presentation and, when in draft mode, a page number below the progress bar. I have the code to do this, and it looks great, but I get one instance of this ...
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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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Centering a xy matrix inside beamer frame and figure

In the following beamer frame, I want the description text to stay top-left, while the xymatrix-figure should be centered. However, whatever I tried with \centering, \begin{center} and other online ...
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What are all the possible first arguments to `\setbeamerfont`?

I have searched in the user guide for the string \setbeamerfont, but the only thing I could find was a description that said \setbeamerfont{some beamer element}. Where can I find a listing of all ...
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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...
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Adding a ruled area for notes in beamer handouts?

I want to make a handout that has a ruled area for students to jot down notes. Here's how I envision this looking: there is a 2x2 array on each page with the left column being slides 1 and 2, while ...
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how to write théorème instead of theorem in beamer presentation [duplicate]

I am doing a math presentation in beamer. How can i have "théorème" written instead of "theorem" and "définition" instead of "definition" ? This is what i have as of now : ...
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Beamer - enumerate

I would like to make enumerate not overlay-aware. \begin{enumerate} \begin{frame} \item one \end{frame} \begin{frame} \item two \pause \item three \end{frame} \begin{frame} \item four ...
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How to install a new beamer theme on linux (texlive and texmaker)

I have a LaTeX Beamer template from this webpage (automatically download from university homepage): http://kom.aau.dk/~jkn/latex/files/AAUsimple_v1.2.1.zip But I don't know how to use it. I could ...
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Beamer second footcite changes style

My problem is that when second item gets visible, the citation style slightly changes (disappears journal, colored fonts), therefore the position of first item changes: ...
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Beamer repeated citation new number

I am discussing a topic on multiple frames, and I want to cite the original article on each slide using footfullcite. However beamer increases the citation number on each frame. Is there a way to tell ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamercolor{frametitle}{fg=white, bg=blue} \setbeamercolor{block body}{fg=white, bg=red} \setbeamercolor{block title}{fg=white, bg=green} ...
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Beamer column citations

I have two columns and I am citing in each one: \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=biber]{biblatex} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How to remove image of tree in beamer progressbar theme

When I run: \documentclass[color=option]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usepackage[english] {babel} \usepackage{amsmath, amsfonts, graphicx} \usepackage{bibunits, tikz} \usetheme{Antibes} ...
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Using \parbox in Beamer has unwanted effects

I want to change from an itemized list on one slide to an image on the next slide. I tried this with a \parbox with overlay specifications. It works ok when the inner position of the parbox is set to ...
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Controlling when a footnote appears in beamer presentation

In my beamer presentation I am have multiple slides of the form \frame{ \frametitle{FRAME TITLE HERE} \begin{itemize} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{2in} \item \onslide<1-> TEXT ...
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Metro style Beamer theme with in-built “Segoe UI” font

Has anyone come across a Beamer theme having Microsoft Metro presentation style, in-built with "Segoe UI" font?
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In this snippet of beamer presentation, strange space appears ? How to get rid of it?

In the following snippet code of a beamer presentation, in the slide 3/8 there is a strange space that appears as shown in the picture. please I need to get rid of it, how to do that ? ...
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Change figure as I keep adding text in Beamer

In Beamer, I would like to post a figure, then add some text using \itemize, and change the figure inbetween items without moving the already posted text. Here is roughly what I want: All on the ...
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How to customize bibliography style in beamer while using biblatex?

I want to customize the appearance of \footfullcite in my beamer presentation. I would like it to look something like this, M. A. Zeb et. el., Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, 2012. I don't want to have the ...
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Suppress frame title when using allowframebreaks in beamer

How can I suppress the title completely on the continuation slides when using allowframebreaks in beamer? In the example below, Title should only appear on the first slide. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer slides and tufte-handout

I have been experimenting with a setup for slides and handouts with one main.tex file that is \input{} into a "slides" and a "handout" file (as described in the beamer user guide 21.2.1, or this ...
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How do you automate the creation of titles from section titles in beamer?

I want to automate the creation of titles in beamer such that an environment Frame sets the title to this pattern <current-section> (<frame-number>) where <current-section> is the ...
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Customized 'gradient' background in Beamer

I found the following slide made using LaTeX, and I'd like to replicate it: Specifically, how can I replicate the background? It looks like a transition from a silvery color, to white and gradually ...
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ignorenonframetext option breaks frame background color option?

I'm trying to change the background color of a frame in Beamer and have been following the example in this question. The example version works fine, but if you introduce the ignorenonframetext ...
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Bad rendering of parentheses of binomial coefficient in Beamer

I am working with documentclass Beamer version 3.10 and I have a problem with the rendering of the parentheses of the binomial coefficient. Here the code: \documentclass[aspectratio=169, 8pt]{beamer} ...