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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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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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\LR for long text

How can I use Left to Right command, \LR, for long text in a right to left document. It should exist some think like \begin{something} \end{something} but I cannot found it! My problem is in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to remove partpage numbering from part pages in beamer

I am using he following code to generate a part-page in beamer: {{{ \part{title of part} \frame{\partpage} }}} In addition to drawing a nice box with the title it writes "Part I" above this box. Is ...
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Change color of an item in beamer when moving to next time

I have three items in a beamer slide. They appear one after the other when I press next. My problem is I want the first two items to change color when the third item appears. Please explain how to do ...
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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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Problem with Beamer, phantom, and definition environment

The following code tries to put a vphantom around a definition environment in a Beamer document but it does not compile properly. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beamer handout mode: explicitly printing “half-way” frames

I have some fairly complex slides where I'd like to have an intermediate slide on the handout. (In order that I can have separate \note pages for two parts of the slide. Here's an MWE showing what the ...
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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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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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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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References inside animateinline

I am trying to hide references in an animateinline environment to show them on click. MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{animate} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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setbeamersize influence the block environment

I use the code \setbeamersize{text margin left=1pt,text margin right=1pt} in order to make my picture bigger shown. But when I use the block environment. It make the block run off the edges. ...
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Commands for beamer environment

Could you help in adjusting this list of commands? It gives me several errors, but I don't understand why. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Highlight current section in beamer

I'd like to highlight the current section in my table of contents on all slides which are part of the section. At the moment the section is only highlighted on the slides without subsections. ...
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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} ...
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How to correctly clip with viewports with includegraphics and beamer columns?

I will happily accept any alternative to beamer's columns and \includegraphics that produces the intended result in a beamer slide. I'm trying to take the attached eps file and reorganize it so that ...
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PSTricks Animation and dvips

I want to create animation in Beamer using the animate package. I easily created a basic example following the "all-in-one approach" from this older post but I can not use pdflatex to compile, which ...
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Node frame in background and node label in foreground

I would like to highlight a text with a node where the node frame would appear in background and where the node label would appear in foreground (the text itself being in the middle of both). For ...
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Problem adding caption with siunitx

I am using latex/beamer(texlive) to compile a document and I am getting an error. Apparently it has something to do with siunitx package. Here is a minimum working example. ...
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how to include tikz figure in beamer

While copy-pasting the following code from my article to one of the frames in my beamer presentation (along with all the packages), I get 11 errors that are mostly "undefined control sequence" and ...
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Center block on frame with Beamer

I wanted to change the block width in my presentations so, after a quick search on the website, I found the varblock solution : Changing default width of blocks in beamer It consists in adding : ...