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Damaged PDF file after linearization using qpdf apparently not caused by (La)TeX input [closed]

Edit3: I've updated the title, hopefully satisfying the people saying this item is off-topic: The reason I think this post does have value to this community is that the answer maybe off-topic (i.e. a ...
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Conflict enumerate in beamer

Why when using enumerate environment I got error when place \includeonlyframes{} to compile only single frame. But this error dissapear when I remove \includeonlyframes{}. This is my code: ...
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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Enumerate with manual numbers

I'd like to do the following enumeration in beamer; 1. First Item 2. Second Item 3. Third Item 3'. Alternative Version of Third Item. However, if I do this: \begin{enumerate} \item First ...
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verbatim environment does not work with beamer

I want my Java code to be typeset in a monospaced font, so I am using the verbatim environment. LaTeX commands are highlighted in Eclipse, but as soon as I use the verbatim environment everything ...
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\makeatletter within a beamer frame: how?

Within a beamer frame (not outside) makeatletter (or \catcode\@=11`) does not work. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \def\my@command{My at command} \def\myatcommand{\my@command} \makeatother ...
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Selecting math font with unicode-math in beamer with XeLaTeX

I'm trying to use unicode-math in XeLaTeX to use Asana Math in a beamer presentation, but I am unable to use select the font for letters in math mode. See the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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The power cut while I am running my code, and all the code is erased even the one I already saved!!! .. How can I get the code back? [closed]

The power cut while I am running my code, and all the code is erased even the one I already saved!!! .. How can I get the code back ?
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break down section and subsection as only section on the header on the beamer

How can we break down section and subsection as only section on the header on the beamer? For example, AA is from section and DATA is from subsection. \section{AA} \subsection{DATA} Is it ...
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How to add/insert a rule in the headline and footline

all: When we use the specified format from beamer, \documentclass[compress]{beamer}, how do we add/insert a black line above the headline and under the footline into each slide? ...
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Beamer messes up colors and positioning

(This may have been asked before, but I couldn't find it.) Why does beamer put `no way' at the top left of the slide in blue, but at the center in black when I remove the curly brackets? Bug or ...
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Beamer sidebar font problem [duplicate]

I write a presentation in Hungarian. It often occurs that section title contains special Hungarian letters \H{o} or \H{u}. It is OK within the frame, but in the sidebar they appears as simple letters ...
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How can I get multiple lines in beamer navigation bar?

My navigation bar at the top of each slide (that links to each section) has too many sections. I would like to keep the bar and keep each section but I would like to wrap it i.e. have it on two lines. ...
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MSc thesis presentation

I have completed my MSc Thesis and now I want to create a presentation slide. I have got a good physics template which from Cambridge university. The pdf link is ...
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Consistent font size when using standalone TikZ pictures in a beamer presentation

I want to include a TikZ picture in a beamer presentation using the standalone package and I want a consistant size of the text in the picture and the rest of the frame. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer?

Here is a start of an answer to this "challenge": \documentstyle[beamer] \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tikzset{click/.style={draw}} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right, ...
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File ended while scanning use of \frame [closed]

I am a beginner in Latex. My code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[HUM-THE SABHAl]{Training ...
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modifying margins for one slide

I need help for modifying the margins for only one slide in the beamer class In other words, I need a local version of \setbeamersize{text margin left=,text margin right=} in here ...
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Aligning equations across slides (/only)

Goodday, I am currently working on a presentation on the Calculus of Variations. In it I present a proof for the Euler equation. Currently I use the following Latex code: \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer Frame is displayed wrong

i made a Code for alerting through a frame. It adds an empty (just looks empty very light text) frame in front of the greyed out frame (Picture below). It only appears to add a frame, if i use ...
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How to customize block in Beamer

I want to customize block (alertblock) in Beamer. I want a transparent block, with a red frame and where the title is also in red like the one given in the image below: MWE: \documentclass[12 ...
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how to autoupdate date on beamer pdf

It is not uncommon (at least for me ) to compile pdf a day before. It is also not uncommon to use same pdf on some other day. So it would be handy if pdf produced displays the system date on which it ...
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Beamer note page: Reduce left margin

I am using the beamer notes, but to my mind, the left margin is a bit too large since it reduces the usable space significantly. Is it possible to reduce this? Here is my code: ...
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troubleshoot needed for LaTeX Error: Command \item invalid in math mode [closed]

Can someone please troubleshoot this? It gives me an \item invalid in math mode although I use a very similar casing on a previous frame. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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tikz: table with mathmode and drawing

I made the following table in LaTex with the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ph] \protect\caption{Genotype-by-Environment Means} \centering{}% ...
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Bullet disappearing if \visible used as first token of an \item

When using the Beamer command visible within an itemize environment, I noticed that sometimes the command makes the bullets disappear as well. In the example provided below, the bullet point on the ...
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how to create non linear presentation using beamer or prosper

8eamer prosper produces slides like power-point. Is it possible to produce non-linear presentation like the one produced by prezi?
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table of contents starts by an arbitrary number

I am using Beamer Presentation to teach a Probability course in a university. At the first class, I introduced my class chapter 1 which included its sections 1 to 4, so my table of contents in the ...
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Beamer like ClassicThesis

If I write my thesis with ClassicThesis, how can I fix beamer layout to get a similar setup? Does exist a template for this problem?
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Beamer error - no output file

I am making a beamer file. While there's nothing in math mode, everything runs perfectly well, however, when sentences like $P_A\subseteq E_X$ is inserted, it cannot output a .pdf file, but its ok ...
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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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Exam - \only without beamer

I am looking for a way to generate different copies of the same exam. I usually prepare several exercises, with two versions for each exercise; then I divide my students in four groups (A,B,C,D) and ...
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Switching between arabic, roman and alph frame numbering

I just wonder how can I easily switch to arabic, roman or alph frame numbering between frames? I don't want to use \appendix! I want, for instance: three slides in arabic numbering, then two slides ...
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Figure in columns in itemize

I`m trying to make an itemized list, where only one of the items has an image to the right. I tried this \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Problem} ...
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How to uncover alternating row colors in beamer class?

In the howtos section of the beamer documentation (v3.30) I saw the code how to do alternating row colors when displaying tables as a remedy to errors caused by horizontal and vertical lines in ...
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How to change text color in footline

I hope this is not a duplicate question, but I did not find my answer. I have seen how to change the background color of footline, but not how to change text color. I have this code for my footline: ...
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How to get a shaded bar in beamer

I would like to add a shaded bar at the bottom of a beamer presentation, with my name and the frame number. Eventually I'd like to center the frametitle with a line below to separate from the main ...
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including python code in beamer? [closed]

Suppose I have a python file. How can I include in beamer presentation in one of the slides? \insertcode{"Scripts/mc.py"}{Python} does not work with \usepackage{listings} , which otherwise work in ...
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Moving navigation symbols to footline of Beamer presentation with Berlin theme

I have exactly the style of navigation symbols that I would like for my Berlin themed Beamer presentation: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,compress]{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \makeatletter ...
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Beamer reactions numbering issue

Using the reactions environment in Beamer along with \begin{itemize}[<+->] causes the reactions to be renumbered when uncovering. In the following example the reactions are labelled 1-3 on the ...
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Beamer note page: Increase slide size

I'm using the beamer class with note pages. In the upper right corner I see always the slide the notes are referring to. Is it possible to change the size of this preview? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Schrodinger's equation [duplicate]

Trying to get Schrodinger's equation to format better. The first term is -\dfrac{\hslash^2}{2m} \, \dfrac{\mathrm{d}^2 \psi}{\mathrm{d} x^2} However, because of the exponent in the denominator, ...
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Automatic pausing of video with media9?

Is there a way I can pause an embedded beamer video at some specified time point? Video Playing Code (media9): \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.5625\textwidth, addresource=video.mp4, ...
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Scaling a tikzpicture to fit in a beamer frame

How can I vertically scale the figure to accomodate on the frame? \begin{frame}{P\textsuperscript{H}metry studies} \begin{figure}[scale=0.5\textheight] \begin{tikzpicture} \node [block] at (0,6) ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key is only applied in specific slides just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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cline disappears in beamer

I took the following code from another question, but it does not work here: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{colortbl,xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{c@{\,}l@{}} ...
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\tableofcontents[ISSUES]

Hello TeX/LaTeX/Beamer colleagues, There is a prob I could not solve. I'm preparing a 2 hours class, so my toc is really heavy. 5 Sections, some of them with several subsections. I already have the ...
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How to make this verbatim code look nice?

I am doing some slides using Beamer. One of this slides is pure code \begin{frame}[fragile] \begin{verbatim} > dim(X) #dimension of our matrix X [1] 2194 12276 > length(Y) # length of ...
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Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...