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Background image in beamer slides

In my presentation using Beamer, I want to use some image say village/river as a back ground in some slides. However I will write something in these slides also. How can I do this?
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Beamer miniframes: side-by-side section names and navigation dots

I'm using the beamer miniframes outer theme (with subsection=false). Currently the navigation shows navigation dots below each section name. I would prefer it if the dots came to the right the ...
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Tikz animated figure in Beamer

if possible someone can help me to animated this figure with Tikz in Beamer I updated starting by 1 : ( Yamada-watanab ) 2: (Existence faible) 3: (unicite trajectorielle) 4: Tow edges frome ...
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Splitting TOC into two columns on single frame in beamer

I am doing a presentation but my table of content is too long with short titles for a single slide. I was wondering if there was a way such that the table of contents appears on two columns. Related ...
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Is it possible to force beamer to automatically create frames for the excessive data (in long table)?

I have a long table and all are important for sure. It will be tedious if I do trial and error adjustment for the excessive rows. Shortly speaking, how to force beamer to automatically create frames ...
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Beamer inline itemize and enumeration

My goal is to produce inline lists (itemize and enumerate) in combination with the beamer document class. The symbols of these lists should use the same symbols as their non-inline counterparts to ...
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Fitting tables into beamer

I have some tables in my presentations that are rather big. I found out how to use \resizebox to fit them into my page. Unfortunately this only works for tables that are wide. For long tables, my ...
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Change bullet style / formatting in Beamer

I like the Boadilla layout for Beamer presentations, but I find its enumerate bullet points illegible, as illustrated below (from the Beamer Theme Matrix). How can I change the formatting of the ...
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Figuring out RGB or HEX color from xcolor

I have defined a color using: \definecolor{canvascolor}{rgb}{0.643,0.690,0.843} Then this is used with this command like canvascolor!75!white from xcolor. This is actually done in the beamer theme ...
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Easy absolute positioning in beamer

For my presentaton slides I'd like to have list uncovered and highlighted by time and each item supported by appropriate image/graph/table. Thinking about it in wider application, I'd like to ...
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How to connect Beamer blocks by arrows?

I'd like to put 3 beamer blocks on one frame and connect them in a circular order. I tried something with TikZ but it doesn't work. The main problem is that the points n1.south and n2.south in the ...
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How to change the color of \href links… for real

I would like web links generated by the \href command to be colored in my Beamer presentation. Passing the colorlinks option to hyperref leads to navigation links within the PDF receiving (default, ...
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Problem with beamer's \pause in alignments

I have the following code, (edit:) now without aligned. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \setbeamercovered{transparent} } \begin{document} \begin{frame} \[ \begin{cases} ...
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Using beamer overlays with forest generated trees

I am using the forest package from Sašo Živanović in order to create a wide tree on a beamer slide. Previously, I was using qtree. But due to the easier way of arranging nodes automatically with ...
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tikzpicture in Beamer: how to uncover nodes in foreach statement

How can I uncover the nodes in the following tikzpicture? I want to display all red nodes, followed by all green nodes, and then followed by all blue nodes. \tikzstyle{level 1}=[sibling angle=120] ...
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Best way to give sources of images used in a beamer presentation

What's the best style to cite the sources of images in beamer presentation. How to do it? Since this question may not have a "best answer" I suggest to make it community wiki.
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Allow theorem split in many frames in beamer

How can a theorem-like environment be (automatically) split into multiple frames if the vertical space it needs is not enough in a frame? In my document preamble I have \theoremstyle{definition} ...
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Beamer: how to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles

I would like to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles and also make the already viewed symbols the same color as the background and future symbols the color of foreground. ...
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Beamer - Source code highlighting/annotation tips

How can I highlight and annotate source code in a beamer presentation like this one? For example, consider the following image from that .pdf file: It looks to me that above presentation is made ...
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Changing color and header of beamer with CambridgeUS

How to change the red color for - the titles - the topics How to adjust the position of the header1 and 2? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} % Set Color ============================== ...
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Hyperref problems in Beamer when using notes

Update and MWE added I'm working with Beamer for the first time, and I want to use notes pages to prompt myself. However, when I turn them on, either by using either \documentclass[notes]{beamer} or ...
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Beamer bibliography color

I'm using the Boadilla theme with Beaver colortheme. All the colored stuff are in dark red as they should be, except for the bibliography item: they still use the structure color that is the ...
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How to use the exact same file for handout and presentation modes in beamer

I want to use the exact same file for my beamer presentation and handout. I do not like the need to comment out lines in order to create the handout or presentation (my current solution), nor do I ...
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Automatic beamer presentation with one slide generated for each image in a directory?

I would like a simple script to "scrape" every image in a directory into a single beamer presentation as follows: $ ls %img1.jpg %img2.jpg %img3.jpg $ *run script* %OUTPUT SOMETHING LIKE ...
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How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox

In my poster, I added a background picture and make the blocks partially transparent, using the following code \documentclass[final, 12pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks

When I make a presentation with nested enumerations where each enumeration needs to be animated, the inner enumeration is completely hidden from the slide until its parent becomes visible, while the ...
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How to make a title page with beamer without navigation bar, using theme warsaw

Using beamer, how to make a title page without a navigation bar, using the theme "warsaw" or how to get a title page from another theme, but maintaining the navigation bar on the other frames?
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beamer, how to explicitly call the “normal itemize icon”

I want to have beamer slides where the change between one slide and the next is that the standard itemize symbol is replaced by a tick or a cross. My first attempt: \begin{itemize} ...
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Beamer ignores citecolor from hyperref

How do I make citation links green in Beamer? It seems that Beamer ignores the hyperref option citecolor. I tried using the linkcolor option instead, but that affects all links (such as the link to ...
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How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation?

I'm writing a presentation using the Darmstadt theme which uses the smoothbars outer theme which is itself just a mild variation of miniframes. In a couple of my sections, I have so many frames that ...
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Why is it that coloring in soul in beamer is not visible

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{soul,color} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \hl{Hello World} \end{frame} \end{document} I process this with pdflatex and I do not see the expected highlight. ...
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How do I get numbered entries in a beamer bibliography

Instead of the default icons or the text option, I would like to have numbered entries in my bibliography. I added the line: \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}{} to get rid of the icons, but ...
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Two code blocks working syncronously

I need two code blocks in my beamer frame. One will be the code and other will be the output for each line of code. I want to uncover each code line and corresponding output line. So, first it will ...
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Shorten title on each beamer slide

In a beamer presentation the title is long but ok for the first slide. The problem is that when the title appears below on each slide it is very long and I would like to use here some sort of running ...
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Length between nested lists in beamer

How do I adjust the length between nested lists? For example, in the following, I would like to adjust the distance where it states "distance here" \begin{itemize} \item one %% distance here ...
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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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Can I make siunitx commands use serif fonts like the rest of the math in beamer?

In a beamer presentation I can use \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} to typeset the math in a serif font while the rest of the presentation is in a sans-serif font. But the \SI command from siunitx ...
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Equation numbering problems in AMSMath environments with \pause

I'm writing a beamer presentation, and trying (unsuccessfully) to use \pause to step through a numbered array of equations, with the equations appearing in turn, and the corresponding numbers ...
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beamer blocks in ordinary article-style document

Is there a way to emulate beamer blocks, e.g., alert/example, in ordinary pdflatex in article documents? Is there a pure tikz way of doing this?
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Presentation Beamer [title page]

I want to make a cover page as the attached figure. The problem is that the beamer has, by default, the macros predefined: \author{} \title{} ', ... and their location is fixed by default. Could you ...
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Automatic frame titles and subtitles

Is there a way to automatically use the section name as the frame title and the subsection name as the frame subtitle? I think this question is related, but when I tried to hack that solution to ...
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Any theme that responds to these requirements?

I'm trying to make a presentation in which: The first page must include the subjet, authors, 2 coaches names and 2 logos at top, a footer which includes authors, subject, date and pages. The rest of ...
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4 images on a frame appearing each a a time - fine tuning beamer

I have a figure which consists of 4 plots, Full figure here, and I want to have them appearing one by-one in the presentation (from left to right, top to bottom). I managed to do this by including ...
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Run a shell script from a PDF generated by LaTeX

I have a shell script (which should open some program/file) which I want to invoke by clicking on a link in the generated .pdf file (in my case a beamer presentation). I tried including: ...
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Babel (French) does not translate the theorem environment in Beamer class

I'm using the beamer class, with the following preamble: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{ae,aecompl,aeguill} \usepackage{amsthm, amsmath, ...
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Fix the height/length of a minipage

I have 2 columns in 1 slide. On the left hand, it is a tabbing inside a minipage in a framed. Some sentences are shown one by one by overlay, that results in the height/length of the whole minipage ...
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Insert graphs and text side by side

I wanna know how can I draw graphs and arrows with text, side by side in Beamer as shown in the figure of this question Drawing arrows in beamer Can someone post the code?
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Beamer: how to change the mini frames coloring

I want to do the following changes to the mini frames coloring: All previous frames almost the same solid color as the background so that the squares are barely visible. The current frame and all ...
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beamer's fragile frame as default

Is there a way to specify fragile mode as default for all frames? Now I know how to define a fragile frame: \begin{frame}[fragile].
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Use tikz external feature with beamer \only

I would like to use the beamer \only with tikz while external is activated. The problem is, that the \only get ignored. (see also the MWE). I would love to cache the tikz pictures, because it would ...