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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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Lifted or curved drop shadow

Does anyone know if it is possible to create a "lifted corner" or curved drop shadow effect for a text box? Something similar to this drop shadow effect
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Is there a way to change papersize in beamer?

From what I have gathered on the interwebs, I found that beamer gives no basic options to change the papersize. I am however in desperate need of exactly that. Mind that I don't want to re-scale one ...
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Does some one know how to create a specific kind of block on Beamer?

I would like to create a block in Beamer exactly as the one illustrated below. Does someone know how to do it?
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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 now,...
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Citation colour with Beamer + Hyperref + Natbib

I'm using natbib for citation with a custom bibstyle. I'm working on a presentation using LaTeX beamer and for some reason the citation marker doesn't have the colour that is specified to hyperref. ...
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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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Problem using diagbox in Beamer

I am trying to use diagbox in Beamer to create a north-east angled diagonal in a table cell using the tabular environment. It works in Beamer poster style but I can't get it to work for a standard ...
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Run macro on each frame in beamer

How to patch the beamer \frame command (frame environment) so that \note{} is executed on every frame. This question is closely related to this one, however, I want the additional macro (\note{} in my ...
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Set Sidebar Color in Beamer Class (using xelatex)

I'd like to change the color of beamer sidebar, however I don't know which parameter \setbeamercolor{}{} wants for the sidebar color. I'm using \usepackage{xcolor} and specify my own colors like that: ...
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Bibliography in blocks in beamer

Is it possible to write the bibliography in a block in each frame in beamer? I have used the following code to split the bibliography into frames: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \frametitle{...
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My table works in latex in general but not in beamer

I am using excel2latex to create my tables, but when I am using beamer to create presentation file, it has error. My code is : \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \...
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Changing the font family of the mini-navigation in the 'Frankfurt' beamer theme

I am currently in process of tweaking the look of my beamer presentation and would like the navigational elements (TOC and mini-navigation, that is shipped alongside the Frankfurt theme) to use Sans-...
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How to use a LaTeX beamer (template)

This is a really stupid question (I know) but I can't figure out how to get this LaTeX beamer template: http://blog.barisione.org/2007-09/torino-a-pretty-theme-for-latex-beamer/ I get a tar-file and ...
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How to make keyboard shortcuts for Beamer that cycle through frames

I'm making a presentation in Beamer, and I'm using the \uncover command to reveal certain parts of my frames in a certain order. I plan to show the resulting PDF with Adobe Acrobat during my ...
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First line in beamer block ignores abovedisplayskip?

If I use an an align environment within the a beamer block, the \abovedisplayskip is ignored. How can I force that setting? My MWE is \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} \usepackage{...
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“Big Question” slide in beamer (Malmoe)

I'm using Malmoe, but this should be a general question. Typically, when I set a title for a slide, it gets special formatting. In Malmoe, that would be big, blue and fat. Say I want to have a slide ...
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Animation in beamer?

I was wondering if it is possible to make an animation in beamer. I normally work on graph theory. By a graph I mean a set of vertices and some edges joining them. I wish to make an animation ...
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Problems with counters and frame splitting commands and environments in beamer

Using the package gb4e for linguists in the beamer environment in combination with frame splitting commands \pause or environments overprint, I face the following problem: The number are "jumping" ...
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Appendix section in beamer with handout mode

I want to make a presentation and add some slides at the end as an appendix. The normal slides should have transitions "<+->", but the appendix ones should be like handout. Is there an easy way to ...
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How to rename theorem (or lemma) in Beamer?

I usually write theorem as follows: \begin{theorem}[abc] ... \end{theorem} Then the title will be Theorem (abc). I would like to name it differently, for instance, "Theorem of abc", "ABC theorem"......
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Displaying an outline in the header of a Beamer presentation

I have a number of related frames in a Beamer presentation and I would like to emphasize this relationship by walking through a sort of outline of that part of the presentation. This is what I have so ...
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Two videos side by side in one slide beamer?

How can I add two videos in one slide side by side. Both videos should be in a horizontal line. The following code put a video above the other video. \begin{frame}[t] \frametitle{ Results} \...
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Xetex does not use any of my installed fonts in Beamer document

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04 which has texlive 2013 in the repositories. Before, I used Ubuntu 12.04 with texlive 2012. Everything works except that when I compile my XeTeX documents they ...
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Customization of the total page number

How to customize the total page number for all of the frames from the beginning, please?
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Compilation error after texlive update

I used to make animated pictures using pstricks and the beamer overlay syntax (eg. using \only<2>{<some pstricks code>}) with the standalone class. Here a MWE which did the work: \...
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Beamer themes and bidi problems

I'm trying to write a Hebrew beamer presentation. I found some very nice template that actually worked from the box (which you can find in this very link, source and author's compiled output) but ...
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How to customize the number of one frame on beamer

How to set a number of one frame on beamer, please? I've tried this : \setcounter{page}{19} But it wouldn't work. Any brilliant idea, please? Thanks a lot!
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How to unset page numbering on beamer

I'm adding an annex after my last frame. How do I unable the page numbering, please? Is it possible to show, instead of 30/30 this --/-- ?
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Extra space below customized theorems in beamer

I'm trying to customize beamer theorems, putting theorem name and theorem body in the same box. But my customization causes extra space below theorems. A MWE is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Beamer document jumping of alignment [duplicate]

I would like to make a frame, with a piece of text, then the appearance of a picture and after that another line of text appearing. I am using the code below, but if I click for the picture to appear, ...
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Table in Beamer

I have one problems about the table in beamer. The table can be compiled in \documentclass{article}, but not in \documentclass{beamer}. Below is the table I make: \usepackage{multirow} \begin{table}[...
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Beamer document class: nicely alligning different stuff

I have a frame with a large picture in the upper part. Under this picture, there's a caption in a small font size. Under that I want to use the itemize environment with two short lines of text. ...
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How to use margins in calculations?

I'd like to have a rule that has for example the width of \paperwidth-\leftmargin-\rightmargin. I tried to use \dimexpr, but apparently I do something wrong, because it does not work. \documentclass[...
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Using knitr, beamer, and /foreach to produce unique section titles in pdf from R string variable

Using R, knitr, and beamer, I have created a pdf that contains a graph for each school in our district. I read in each graph using the \includegraphics command within a /foreach loop. I want to ...
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Show and hide the logo in beamer

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm using the CambridgeUS theme, and I want to show the logo of my institute in the center of the first frame hide the logo in the following frame ...
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Redefining infolines in beamer

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm using the CambridgeUS theme, and I want to redefine the infolines so I can show the title of the presentation on the headline author, institute, ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in \...
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A vertical line between an \fbox and a minipage?

I use a template of beamer. In a frame, there is a \fbox on the left and a minipage on the right. But I found it very ugly. So I imagine that it would be nicer if I add a blue vertical line here. ...
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How to insert a picture without the name “figure”

I am trying to put a figure with a subtitle but without the name "figure". For example: 'This is a triangle' and not put the name "Figure": 'Figure: This is a triangle' I tried: 1. \begin{...
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How to have an itemized list in beamer conditionally appear

I would like to have an itemized list of points with follow-up points appearing once I am taking about that item. My guess is that this is going to need something like a pause, overlay, or the \only ...
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Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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Letting pictures appear in a presentation

Recently, I asked this question, about how to let bullets appear in a frame in a Latex Beamer document. How would I do this with pictures? Say that I want a slide which contains one graph in the ...
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Arguments of R Functions in Beamer with knitr

I'm using helpExtract.R function (can be obtained from here) to get arguments of R functions in Beamer with knitr. My (.Rnw) MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} %new code \usetheme{...
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Hidden Footnotes in presentation

I have a presentation where bullet points appear after each other. In one of those I am citing a work using \footnote. Unfortunately, the command does not care about the \pause command, meaning that ...
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Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF ToC and add a bibliography [closed]

I want to build on the solution of this answer, to create a ToC for the PDF, by adding a bibliography in the last slide. It seems nevertheless that the bibliography interferes with the table of ...
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Beamer section titles with a shorten title in top bar of slides

I would like to have multiple slides with a titles for sections that place the title of the section in a box similar to the main title for the slides. @gonzalomedina helped by recommending the code: \...
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Creating sections each with title pages in beamers slides

I'm writing up my dissertation defense slides. I would like to have a title page for each of three chapters. Specifically, I want to be able to replicate the box that the dissertation title is in for ...