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colored citations in \section

I am trying to put in a citation on a section heading using opaline style (yes, I know some think this is a bad idea, but let us leave that aside for now). If I put in \section{Section Heading ...
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Using \mathfrak in tikz: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode

I'm trying to make a presentation using beamer, and I'm mostly copying from already compiled .tex file (using the documentclass memoir). But I got this error: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode. ...
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Beamer : hyperlink to againframe

How to make an hyperlink to jump to the first slide selected by \againframe ? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[label=bob] \begin{enumerate}[<+>] \item 1 \item 2 \item 3 ...
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Beamer : after the last page — initiate a loop

I'd like that the presentation goes to a specific page after the last page, as it would be the natural next page. I know : \hypersetup{pdfstartpage=1} But it works only to go back to the first page. ...
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How to paused a video .avi in a beamer presentation

I'm creating a presentation with beamer, where in a frame I want to put a video .avi (I would press play and pause from the frame). I have to discuss this presentation, so I need that the video is ...
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How to adjust spacing between caption and table / figure in beamer?

I want to adjust spacing between caption and table/figure in beamer. However I am not able to overcome the warning Package caption Warning: \caption will not be redefined since it's already ...
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Align block with margin

I am using beamer with the inner theme rectangles. The text inside blocks is then aligned with the text outside of the blocks, and the edge of the blocks stick out into the margins. I would like the ...
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Get the width of a picture with Tikz

I 'm trying to make a presentation with beamer and I use Tikz to incorporate pictures at some places in my frames. For some reasons, I would like to fixe the heigth of a picture (contained in a node) ...
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How to make an animation with some previous slides

I'd like to make an animation with some previous slide, how can I do that ? \transduration does not affect \againframe, how to avoid this \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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adjust text's size in beamer when bibliography is too long

Im a using beamer and my bibliogrpahy is too long to fit on one single frame. My code is very simple : \begin{frame}%[allowframebreaks=0.9] \section*{Bibliographie} \nocite{*} \printbibliography ...
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Beamer : what are the back, find, forward hyperlink commands?

I look for back, find and forward commands, like this set of commands : \hyperlinkslideprev{texte du lien} : va à la couche prédédente ; \hyperlinkslidenext{texte du lien} : va à la couche suivante ; ...
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Reference to a slide, not to a frame

This MWE gives me the reference of the frame (1) not the slide (2). I need to have the number of the slide where is a label, how to do this? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Is it possible to produce a video from LaTeX source, ideally including other video files?

I know that it is possible to include video to a LaTeX document using the media9 package. The downside is of course that not all viewers support this feature. I am going to do the opposite: I created ...
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scale column width with image width

I'm writing a presentation using the beamer class where multiple slides consist of an image on the very right and centered text on the left. So far I do this using the columns environment: ...
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LaTeX Beamer: How to get distinct page numbers when using overlays?

The question When I create slides for presentations in LaTeX with the Beamer class, I like to use constructions with overprint like this: \begin{frame} \begin{block}{} \begin{itemize} ...
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How to abbreviate “\begin{frame}”, “\end{frame}”, and “\frametitle”?

Aware abbreviating those commands need not always be helpful, I would like to know how to abbreviate them? The following is what I tried, which does not work: \documentclass[11pt,handout]{beamer} ...
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How to suppress brackets in bibliography with Beamer and natbib [closed]

I routinely use XeLaTeX, BibTeX, and natibib in my papers with Chicago style references. No problems--been working for decades. When I make a Beamer presentation, however, the References section has ...
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Beamer : how to avoid the lack of access to labelled slide (not frame) numbers? [duplicate]

In this animation, I need to access to the number of some labelled slides (not frames) to use this numbers in overlay specification. As far as I know it is not possible What then should be the good ...
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reference overlay numbers with names

I have two-column slides where there is a tikz figure on the left, and itemization on the right. There is >10 overlays due to pauses in the itemization, and some pieces of the tikz picture are ...
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How to change the custom color of the theme “Warsaw”?

Does anyone know how to change the dark blue in the theme Warsaw to other other colors? I tried : \setbeamercolor{title}{fg=red!80!black,bg=red!20!white} and \setbeamertemplate{title ...
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Data points not shown when using TikZ datavisualization in beamer

When I try to implement the first example of section 75.2 from the TikZ 3.0.0 manual within beamer I don't get any data points. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer themes cannot be found / Ubuntu / I've tried every folder one can imagine

I would like to use the theme for beamer called amsterdam (\usetheme{amsterdam}). I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Tex Live 2014. I've tried to place that beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty to everywhere, but it ...
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Animate pgfplots of data stored in external files

Can I generate an animation plot of data stored in external file as txt file? The data are stored as X Y Z 20 20 20 40 50 60 ... And I want generate in a single file two plots animated: x vs ...
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etaremune with beamer

I'm trying to use the etaremune package to create an enumerate environment numbered in reverse, as described in this question. However it seems that the bullet points do not show up, as can be ...
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Testing an existing macro doesn't work

Once defined, I don't want the macro \Stepx be redefined : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Why this dynamically named macro doesn't work?

\documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier,tikz,ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Beamer : How to show together separated things using overlay? [duplicate]

I have to draw and comment simulteanously a complex picture. I can calculate the slide number on witch the comment will appear, but I'd like this be done automaticaly. Is there a way to put labels or ...
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My problem is the \AtBeginSection[] in the table of content

Please I have a problem like this , At \AtBeginSection[] is not working. I used all your proposed solution but nothing.My template is like yours see above. So, when i applied such code : the result is ...
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Beamer table of contents - display all subsections below section

In a latex-beamer document i added the following TOC-Definition: \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{Inhalts\"ubersicht} ...
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Beamer index showing too many titles with overlays

I'm trying to create my first presentation with the beamer class. I saw that is possible to change the color (for example) of a part of text with overlays. I'm using {\alert{<...>}{text}} to ...
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How to modify Forest nodes in Beamer overlays?

I would like to change a property, say the color, of a forest node between overlays in beamer. It is proposed elsewhere to use PGF's keys for this in the general case. However, this approach doesn't ...
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Beamer : how to make a box from top to bottom without white space up and down?

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} % thème \usecolortheme{wolverine} % variante de couleur % Enlève les icônes de navigation \beamertemplatenavigationsymbolsempty ...
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Progress bar within section/subsection for beamer

Here it was answered how to implement a progress bar for a beamer presentation. In particular, I liked the first solution. However it has one shortcoming, namely that the progress bar is valid for the ...
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beamer problem with combining columns, listings, and overlays

I am trying to come up with a beamer frame where some listing appears at the left column on overlay 1 and some other stuff appears in its place in overlay 2, while some stuff appears in the right ...
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Beamer breakdown package hyperref message: driver (autodetected): hpdftex

I use pdflatex to compile a beamer file. It generally runs OK. However, if I could not run it after any new lines, then I would fail even I comment the 'new lines'. I have to open a new tex file and ...
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How to extract a list of all frame titles in beamer?

This may sound similar to other questions on generating a "list of frames" but my goal is different: While these question try to generate a "list of frames" within the presentation itself, I only want ...
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operatorname does not work for Greek capitals in Beamer with T1 font encoding

I cannot define operatorname for \Delta when line \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is added into preamble. For \delta or without T1 things seem to work properly. But for the following example I get ‘´ d’ ...
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HowTo make beamer's \insertauthor all uppercase?

So I was finally able to create a MWE for this one: I am creating my own beamer style which has some areas, where all text is supposed to be all caps. Using \MakeUppercase with the beamer class' ...
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Snapshot like macro for entire beamer frame?

I'm wondering if there is some macro I can use to take a snapshot of an entire Beamer frame (in its last slide) and reuse it in another frame. The following code does not work, is just for ...
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How to put the thank you slide style into a beamertheme?

I have designed/hacked together a university LaTeX Beamer theme for my presentation purposes. I have pretty much everything working as it should (could be better), but now I'd like to be able to ...
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Inconsistent slide margins in frame with allowframebreaks option in Beamer

When I create a long beamer frame which is automatically splitted into slides by using allowframebreaks option, it has a little bigger vertical margin for the first slide. I would like to make it more ...
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Cleanest way to prepare bilingual document and output only one language [duplicate]

I am currently preparing the presentation for my internship evaluation. As a French student evaluated by researchers that may or may not speak French, I would like to maintain two versions of my ...
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Appendixify: Move selected slides to appendix in Beamer

When working with Beamer I often have slides that I initially write in the body of the presentation, then decide they should be consigned to an appendix. This is also useful when reapplying slides ...
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How to change the numbering style of subcaption only

This question is somehow related to Change counter style for caption. But here I want to use subcaptions as well. I want to create myStyle for captions. \DeclareCaptionFormat has three options. From ...
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Difference of Beamercolorbox in the setbeamertemplate and that in the normal text

I use the beamercolorboxes both in the \setbeamertemplate and in the normal text. However their shadows appear differently. The code is: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Different commas in text and math mode in Beamer

My question is closely related to this one. The difference is, that I would like to make a presentation with beamer and that I use standard fonts. As you can see in the following MWE the commas in ...
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Change counter style for caption

I want to make numbering in caption right-to-left. For example Change in the caption: شکل 01 to شکل 10. The reason I want something like this is I am working with right-to-left language and I can ...
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Wrong vertical spaces using bibentry within beamer

I would like to give some references using the bibentry package in a beamer presentation. But sometimes, e.g. if the list of authors spans over multiple lines, there is a wrong vertical space in the ...
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beamer: \only and itemize

I would like to write somethings out of the itemize environment using \only, but to do so I need to add an item before \only<2>. Does anyone know how so solve this without adding this new item? ...
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Horizontal alignment - two tabulars in minipages

I originally had a list in itemize that I wanted on the left and a "legend" created by tabular I wanted on the bottom right of a slide in a presentation. Then, I learned that wraptable doesn't work ...