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How to set frame options inside a beamertemplate?

Is there a command like \thispagestyle in order to set in a beamer template the plain option (for example). I need this in order to design a section page template were I would like to remove sidebar ...
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Manually Split Bibliography in beamer

I'm doing a presentation in beamer. I have a total of 8 references and i want to display them as 2 references per slide. Does anyone knows how i can do this? my code: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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Mathematics formulae can't be compiled

I have this code for my presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[cp 1251]{inputenc} \usepackage[serbian,english]{babel} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} ...
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beamer frame title with a triangle indicator

Is it possible to add a triangle indication on each beamer frame? e.g. \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{title here} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to avoid a spurious space when combining frame, centering and another environment?

I want to create a special environment in beamer, which combines several environments, one of which is center. However, when using my newly created environment, I get an additional space in comparison ...
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Change Bibliography Icon/Label with Beamer Class

I'm doing a presentation in latex. I have included the references using bibtex, however, the references appear as images and not numbers: Main code: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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The best way to write arabic in beamer

I'm used to create Arabic Beamer presentations with the arabtex package, but with arabtex there are many environments (like enumerate) can not be used, for this i would like to write arabic using ...
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beamer title with \hfill

I include citations in the titles of slides and I would like the citations to be right justified (fully) while the title itself is left justified. I used <title-text> \hfill <\cite{}> ...
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Split nodes in TikZ math nodes matrix with Beamer?

TikZ matrices and Beamer do not work smooth -- for example, we have to use ampersand replacement work around. Is there a similar work around that allow one to use \nodepart ? The MWE is this: ...
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beamer and blocks with rounded corners [duplicate]

My aim is to get rounded corners without shadows ergo I used the following command \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=false] but it seems like that this option affects the footnotes as well, ...
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Beamer: Use Libertine and Computer Modern monospace (pdflatex vs lualatex)

I am using beamer to write a presentation. I included the libertine package to change the default font, and I am using the professionalfonts theme to avoid clashes with beamer's font settings. I ...
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Where do I find the source code of beamer in a MiKTeX installation?

I'm looking for the source code of default beamer themes (*.sty) for studying purpose. A file content search for keywords like \setbeamertemplate only returns texworks.exe. If these definitions are ...
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Can I place a block inside figure in beamer?

I have an image with lot of white space. I want to fill up the while space with blocks and add information in it. Is it possible with beamer?
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Beamer \animategraphics Missing $ inserted \end{frame}

I am using the animate package to make some nice animations from several pdfs created in R. I have 3 animations in my beamer presentation, but now I'm trying to insert the forth and I get the error: ...
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Remove bibliography from beamer template

I'm doing a presentation using the following beamer template: \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} I have a file that has my bibliography. I include it has: \begin{frame}{References} ...
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! Undefined control sequence. - no idea where the error is [closed]

I hope someone will bother to deal with my very basic problem - When trying to compile the code displayed below I get the error message "! Undefined control sequence. l.70 \@w" I read through ...
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Suggestions for improving the beamer presentation

I am a beginner in preparing beamer presentations. I don't know the advanced options available in it that make it more appealing and more sensible. Here is my code for the beamer presentation. I need ...
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Is it possible to use \only to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro?

The following is a trivial example. What I want to learn is how to use \only<> (if possible) to conditionally enable key-value pairs of a macro. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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Why does `! Missing $ inserted.` occur when using \verb in beamer?

When I use \verb+...+ within beamer I get ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> $ l.6 \end{frame} ? What is going wrong and how do I fix this problem? A minimal example is ...
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Beamer: split header in two lines

I have a lot of sections in my beamer presentation. Because of that I cannot see all of them in the header. Since I'm using the Darmstadt theme, it seems that the header has enough space two write ...
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Title of beamer presentation runs outside the screen

the title does not continue on a second line but runs outside the screen Different .sty files are used but i'm not sure where the problem is located. The main .tex files is as follows ...
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convert the vertical navigation section on the header to horizontal navigation

I need to convert the vertical navigation section on the header to horizontal navigation e.g: section1 section2 ... sectionN Can anyone help me???
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools

I used to use Beamer, and I loved it. However, compared to a WYSIWYG software like Powerpoint, creating slides with Beamer is so time-consuming, especially for graphics and animations (I don't overuse ...
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Beamer: How to make an environment which is like “altenv”

Reading Section 9.6.3 of the beamer book, I try to make a new environment which should behave just like alertenv but with different visual effects. Here is the code I use for testing this. ...
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beamer cambridgeus theme - title color

How to make the title color in the beamer cambrigeus theme as red. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usecolortheme{beaver} \title[Semantic Web ranking]{Ranking of ...
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PS-Tricks + Beamer Problem

I have a strange problem with PS-Tricks. I can only create one picture when using beamer. Take this as an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Change link target of \insertshorttitle

I want to change the following small thing in my custom beamer template. In my footline the title of my presentation is printed using \insertshorttitle, like in many standard templates. Normally the ...
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Beamer overlay specification for description

I find myself using more and more using the following overlay specification for the description environment. The Animal Kingdom \begin{description} \item[Gnus] \uncover<+->{these are ...
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External animation, "hyperreffed'' from beamer

I want to show my students an animation during a presentation. The animation is on a particular web site and the copyright statement says that one can openly present the animation onsite or link to ...
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Error when specifying width of column in table

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{c{15mm} | c | c | c | c} Television & Radio & Washer & Dryer & Computer \\ \end{tabular} ...
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listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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\LaTeX macro: “Font shape `OT1/LatinModernSans(0)/m/n' undefined”

I tried compiling the following example using LuaLaTeX (LuaTeX v0.76/TeX Live 2013): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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Vertical alignment of frame content within a custom theme

I'm making a presentation with rmarkdown (in RStudio) and then compiling it to pdf. I'd like to have my frames vertically top-aligned. With beamer only, I'd do that with \documentclass[t]{beamer} but ...
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Beamer overlay for plain text

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{frame}{Introduction} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> abc \item<2-> def \end{itemize} \begin{definition}<3-> ghi \end{definition} ...
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Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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tex4ht problem with \includegraphics using beamer class

I have managed to get tex4ht working (on debian jessie) for a moderately complex document (containing muliple \includegraphics, bibliography) with article class. However, for beamer class even the ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer) #2

This is a follow-up question of this one. In the previous question, I asked how to create an interactive slide with two parts: one left-hand-side part and one right-hand-side part; typically ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer)

I want to create an interactive slide, which will have two parts: In the left side, some comments will be given in enumerate environment (one will be highlighted at each overlay) In the right side, ...
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navigation bullets not displaying

I'm trying to use the Singapore theme with the navigation bullets on top but they do not appear unless I add a subsection within each section. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is my code: ...
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Change the graphic in beamer footline for every part

I would like to change a graphic in my footline of a beamer presentation dependent on the active part. I wanted to load a specific filename based on \insertpart but this doesn't work. Here is the ...
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Is it possible to customize the transdissolve effect?

This code uses the \transdissolve effect: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \transdissolve[duration=.1] \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Printing stdout with pythontex and line referencing

I have a problem with PythonTeX and Beamer : I don't understand why the code below doesn't work: \stdoutpythontex is supposed to print the last output of the last block of python instructions, but it ...
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Moving text effect in presentation

please consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \only<1>{ ...
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Import pdf with white background

I have a beamer presentation where the text is in white and the background is black. For some frames I would like to import some pdfs but have them exactly as they are normally. That is all the white ...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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Beamer and Pause with PythonTex

I am using PythonTex with MacTex, TexShop and anaconda3 : all versions are up-to-date, and pythontex-gallery is compiled without any problem. Now, as I am a teacher, I want to use beamer (I use the ...
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Center subcaption-based tabulars in a beamer frame

I have several tabulars side-by-side using the subcaption package in beamer: However, as you can see, they are not quite centered. How can I center the tabulars, so that tabular RAID5 isn't on the ...