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rectangle containing text pointing from minipage

I would like to achieve the following: The current code that I have is: \scalebox{0.65}{ \begin{minipage}{0.95\textwidth} \begin{algorithm}[H] %new code ...
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Beamer: header and footline not showing up

I'm using beamer to create a simple presentation. I use standard themes: \documentclass{beamer} % beamer \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listingsutf8} ...
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Adding brace next to column in beamer and writing text in a box

I am creating a presentation in Beamer. I would like to achieve the following: Please guide on how that can be achieved. Also I would like to this if an algorithm is written in the bigger box.
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2 columns with graphics but picture not appearing

I am having trouble with the following code whereby it compiles okay but the problem is that the the picture is not showing up in a slide of two columns. So the code is as follows where I have tried ...
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Fixing equation spacing between content changes

I have a large equation in beamer with a double sum, and I want to change the summation range (among other elements in the equation) using \only. But of course when the contents of the \substack ...
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What should be included in “good practices” for Tikz 101

I have been making graphics (mostly flow graphs) for my presentations, lately, using Powerpoint and most recently LucidChart. I kind of avoided using Latex for this purpose as I had a feeling that its ...
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Cannot include a sound file using media9

I'm trying to embed a short .mp3 file into my LaTeX document by using media9 and the StrobeMediaPlayback.swf app which comes with the package. When I compile the source file I don't have any errors, ...
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Convert beamer presentation to (non-editable) powerpoint

I'm looking for a way to automatically convert my beamer slides to powerpoint format (or something else LibreOffice Impress can read). I found some ideas here and here, but they are too complicated ...
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Insert another slide between a pause in beamer

I would like to have in beamer something like \begin{frame} The two main reasons are : \begin{itemize} \item First reason \pause \item Second reason \end{itemize} \end{frame} But I would like to ...
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Beamer and monochrome-xcolor

When using the monochrome option for xcolor in a Beamer presentation, the canvas background shows up as entirely black when compiling with pdflatex, but would be entirely white if compiled with ...
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Have tikz bezier control points defined off of page

I have taken it on myself to reproduce some of my university's PPT templates (not that I necessarily love the design, but I have some good reasons for undertaking this venture) using Beamer. I have ...
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Missing bullets when itemize is justified

Good day, Why bullets disappear when an itemize list is justified? \RequirePackage{flashmovie} \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{footline} { \leavevmode% \hbox{% ...
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Append “handout” option to white-out answer environments

I cannot seem to find a solution for a simple problem. I would like for my slide handouts to white out the text in Answer blocks for printing. (Though this possibly allows students to highlight ...
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Block won't show beamer

I would like to display blocks with beamer, I took a code example here \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usetheme[secheader]{Boadilla} \begin{document} ...
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Trouble with frame in newcommand

I'm making a slideshow with LaTeX beamer class like this : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to make slides with select transparency?

I checked out the Beamer manual and looked at 17.6 (the transparency section) but I cannot figure out how to do the following (and my lack of expertise with overlay must accent this). What I want: I ...
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Step through a list in Beamer at a sub-item level

I am trying to show a list piece by piece. I know that you can use \begin{itemize}[<+->] to make items appear one-by-one. However, how do you control smaller parts of each item, to make them ...
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Problems compiling math w/Beamer when running as non-administrator

I am having problems compiling a Beamer-presentation w/math symbols when running as non-administrator under Win7-64. (I use TeXStudio 2.10.8 with a complete install of MiKTeX 2.9.) To give an example, ...
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Font name appearing in index (left pane) of pdf

What is the reason that the font name is appearing in the index (left pane) of the pdf file. The MWE is provided: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bookmark} ...
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Conversion from Beamer Presentation (Slides) to Beamer Poster

How can I easily and "safely" convert my Beamer presentation (slides) to an elegant Beamer poster like the following?: Slides wanting to convert. (Question not the same as this: Is it possible to ...
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How to have text appear with an image in two separate columns?

I would like to have an image appear with each main bullet point (I am trying to show the study species in question for each objective). Therefore, once "Species X" appears in the left column, Species ...
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Width of headerbox columns in beamer posters

I'm using this template for a conference. I changed it to be a portrait poster. Now I want this structure: The problem is that I don't know how to construct that two boxes in the third row. Anyone ...
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Is it possible to place a picture on a TOC that appears before each section?

I want to show my TOC before each section. However, I am hiding my subsections, which makes the slide look bare. Is it possible to add in a image on the right side (away from the text)? I have ...
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texshop 2015 - beamer class

I am using Texshop for Mac, Version 3.51 (3.51). I have to use the unofficial beamer theme of my university "Padova", but apparently the folders are changed and now I am not able to install the ...
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How can I place a column with three vertical images and a column with bulleted text in Beamer?

Title says it all! I would like to have text in one column on the left, and then have three images on the right to show the 3 study species in question. I am very new to LaTeX so I am not sure how to ...
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Beamer Bibliography “and” and section name

I am using Beamer to prepare a Turkish presentation. However, I came a cross with the following two problems. How can I make this write "Author1, Author2 ve Author3"? How can I replace "References" ...
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Beamer: My subsection bullets in navigation bar doesn't jump by clicking when I use XeLaTeX, though the pdfLaTeX can render it normally

\documentclass[compress]{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \usecolortheme{crane} \title{\LaTeX~\textsc{Beamer}Testing} \author{Testname} \institute{Testing University} \setbeamertemplate{navigation ...
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Package order errors [duplicate]

I'm trying to use overpic, algorithm2e, empheq and tikz (mindmaps) packages together in a beamer presentation. Depending on the order I'm declaring my packages, it causes my environment to cause some ...
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Beamer template with different style options for frame Sidebars

After looking at this post I'm sure something similar--having a different template style applied to particular frames--could be done with sidebars rather than with headers. As such I adapted the code, ...
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How to Suppress Top-bar of BibTeX in Beamer?

I know the thread How to hide references from navigation bar in beamer class? I do not want to hide it but suppress it such that it does not come out. I got this complication in this thread Set limit ...
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Cannot figure out how to make a table when using Beamer

I am making a table in Beamer and attempting to use muticolumn so cal/g dry weight and cal/g wet weight appear below (with a line) average energy density, and I keep getting the following error: ...
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Formatting a Custom Sidebar dimensions to avoid clipping

I'm trying to create a custom sidebar to have in parts of my presentation, and would like to get some help sorting out some of the problems I've encountered. First, the yellow box there is where the ...
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How can I make sure tikzexternalize doesn't to externalize my beamer theme content?

Thanks to Ulrike and Cfr, there is now a working solution! I'm still a bit curious though if it can be done in another way. Is there another way than surrounding included graphics with ...
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How to edit behaviour of frame titles during frame break in beamer?

When the allowframebreaks option is used, the frame title is automatically numbered in roman numerals. \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks=0.8]{Frame Title} . . \end{frame} Here is what I get for the ...
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“Undefined control sequence” error for a symbol to `\setbox` while resetting beamer headline

In my beamer presentation I wanted to have infolines outertheme’s footline and tree outertheme’s headerline but with it displaying subtitle instead of title on the first line. So I took infolines as ...
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animate does not animate files in beamer although compilation works

I want to add an animation (slideshow over ~70 files) to my beamer presentation. The compilation with pdflatex works fine, but the resulting pdf only shows the first image of the animation (or ...
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Complex tikz animation with beamer

I am using tikz to create a sort of Ceasar cipher animation with beamer. I can get what I want but, as I am not very skilled in tikz, the result is somewhat weird because it is very slow to compile: ...
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Tikz node not displayed in beamer

I'm having a problem with tikz game trees on beamer. The root node should be solid, but doesn't appear at all.. This code works in my paper but not on the slides I'm preparing with Beamer. Follows ...
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non-math arrow graphics in beamer

how would one create a graphical arrangement somewhat like this in pdflatex/beamer? Thanks!
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Beamer titlepage automatically bottom-aligned

The title page of my beamer presentations is automatically bottom-aligning itself when there's more than one frame in the document. MWE No problems here - the output is as expected: ...
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Beamer and unicode-math together make log-like operators disappear

Using beamer and unicode-math together leads to the disappearance of all log-like operators (\log, \mod, \sin, etc.), as shown by the following minimal file. Interestingly, compiling with XeLaTeX or ...
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Image changing on same slide results in “image shifting” [duplicate]

To have text and images on the same slide, I use this kind of code: \frametitle{My title} \begin{tabular}{l} \parbox{0.5\linewidth}{ \begin{itemize} \onslide<2->{\item Item 1} ...
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footnote symbol in Beamer

In a Beamer frame how can I make a footnote with symbol (such as †)? I have tried options from this Symbols instead of numbers as footnote markers However they don't work for Beamer and I still get ...
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How to draw a filled irregular graphics only using tikz in beamer

I am very new to Beamer and tikz. I want to draw an irregular graphics for my presentation as attached. I think it should be pretty simple but I just don't know how to draw it. To make simple, please ...
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Beamer custom sidebar with navigation within subsubsections

I would like to add a left handed sidebar to my beamer presentation slides, however there are some specifics as to how I would like to do this: The sidebar would only be present on specified pages ...
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Centralize minted environment in beamer

I would like to insert some code inside the minted environment when using beamer. \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \begin{figure} ...
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Beamer: hyperlinks not working with show notes on second screen

I want to make a beamer presentation with navigation at the top of the slides and with notes on a second screen. The problem is that, with the option show notes on second screen, the hyperlinks do ...
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Change Placement of In-Frame Beamer Notes - [item]-Notes NOT at End of Page

Currently, (and this is even mentioned in the current Beamer User Guide, Chapter 19), in-frame notes are ordered such that those notes that used the "[item]" option are all bunched up at the end of ...
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How can I fade slide contents and overlay a single bullit point at the end of a Beamer slide?

I need to create a visual effect in Beamer wherein the content of a slide is "greyed out" (or covered with a while translucent box), and a single emphasized bullet point is presented over the slide ...
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How to let listings “pop up” in Beamer frames?

I'm making a lot of use of beamers "pop-up" [<+->] functionality. And I'd like to make also lstlisting envrionments pop-up. How can I do so? Displaying listings works fine (thanks to ...