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Beamer presentation fails to compile after TeX Live upgrade [closed]

After an upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) to 13.04 (Raring), pdfLaTeX fails to compile a simple presentation using Beamer. Besides Beamer, the only package I am explicitly using is minted, for ...
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} ...
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How make a picture slideshow [duplicate]

I would like to use beamer class as backbone for my presentation. However, I encountered a problem. My wish is to put pictures on it and for LaTeX to decide their placement and divide them on frames ...
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Auto update a list/section of key points beamer

Is there a way in Beamer to keep a dedicated portion of each slide for "key questions," or "key points" section that automatically accumulates questions or points? Sort of like in the below: ...
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How to change the color of \href links… for real

I would like web links generated by the \href command to be colored in my Beamer presentation. Passing the colorlinks option to hyperref leads to navigation links within the PDF receiving (default, ...
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Globally setting the separation length for _subitems_ in Beamer

How can I globally change the item separation length for subitems in Beamer? I need a command such as the below, only working. \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate subbody begin}{\normalsize ...
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How do I prevent the beamer class from removing my global options

I'm currently writing a latex package (or actually a beamer theme, but apparently that makes no difference) and I want to be able to specify a few things using key-value pairs in the global options. ...
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Animating tabular rows in Beamer without showing the table border

I have a tabular environment with three rows, and I would like to show only the first row on my first slide, then show the next row and finally the third row. I have a solution that almost works but ...
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Adjusting layout of text/bullets within beamer

This is a rather simple question, but I've been having trouble. My simplest goal is to be able to easily adjust my frame environment so that its displays like this: First-line -- I want this BOLD ...
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Adding a “take away” box to a beamer slide

In Powerpoint presentations (especially with slides produced by consultants), it's common to add a box at the bottom of a slide that indicates the main point. What would be some LaTeX code for adding ...
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Fix height of frametitle independent of content

I'm using a custom beamer theme from my university. The frametitle height depends on whether any characters extend below the baseline. A frametitle named "example" is higher than a title named "test". ...
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Two code blocks working syncronously

I need two code blocks in my beamer frame. One will be the code and other will be the output for each line of code. I want to uncover each code line and corresponding output line. So, first it will ...
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Beamer: Visualize overlay borders in handout mode [closed]

I want to display the slide areas of a frame in handout mode. A possible solution could look like this: \begin{frame} % presentation mode On slide 1 \\ \pause On slide 2 \end{frame} ...
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how to make mindmap nodes links within presentation

Wanting to make secondary and tertiary nodes links to other frames within presentation. A great example would be linking the mountain bicycle node to the frame titled "mountain bicycle". The code I ...
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Is it possible to use the listings package incrementally in beamer?

Given a frame that has code rendered in a \begin{lstlisting}...\end{lstlisting} environment, is it possible to use beamer's incremental frame building feature to highlight code snippets? Here is an ...
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Beamer-Generated slides to PPT?

I like creating slides in Beamer. My supervisor doesn't. He wants me to "generate or convert [the set I did for a conference] to PowerPoint." I've tried different online and offline products like ...
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How to set vertical margins for beamer frame?

My talk slides use a mostly-white background image (supplied by organizers) that has some visual patterns at the bottom. I would like to tell beamer to not cover these patterns (as it makes text less ...
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Positioning logo in the front page as well as slides

Question 1: I am creating a slide template for a presentation in LaTex using Beamer package. I found the placement of logo in the slide is not that easy. Instead of placing the logo in the same ...
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beamer header takes too much space [duplicate]

The header with the table of contents takes up too much vertical space and crowds out my slides. I'd like to retain the ToC headers but turn them into two-column displays or something like that, in ...
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how to have the journal name shown when I cite a paper in beamer?

I am writing a beamer presentation and I would like citations to appear (in the text!) like [Doe et al., Journal of Latex Greatness, 2007] Instead if I use only the \cite{} command (together ...
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Is there an overview of Beamer's slide (page) geometry anywhere?

I find this classic figure of LaTeX's page geometry very helpful: Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Latex_layout.svg Now, I am fiddling with some beamer slides and I could really use ...
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Vertical misalignment due to beamer onslide? [duplicate]

The following MWE displays the problem: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\onslide<+-> \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}r} Text\\Text & Text \\\hline Text\\Text & Text ...
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How can I set the inner margins of a Beamer block?

I've worked myself into a rut. A very, very hacky, plain-TeX-y rut. I'm creating a poster with beamerposter. Content is split logically into block environments, and customization is done through ...
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Avoid height flickering in a block when hiding content with \only [duplicate]

When using a construction like the following, the height of the block changes between frames. This change distracts the audience from the content. How to fix the height of the block, so that it ...
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LaTeX Beamer: How to uncover formulas/text at a location of an “un'uncovered” formula/text

I have a beamer presentation in latex where I want a formula to change its coloring schema over a couple of steps (The idea is to mark the "active" part of the formula at the given moment). When I ...
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Beamer - Optimal figure size given there is a caption, frametitle, etc [duplicate]

This question is inspired by an almost complete solution. My aim is to have the figure (placed in a figure environment) occupy the maximum place possible given that it has a caption (without ...
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Funny stuff in a Beamer title irreparably messes with the PDF metadata

I have the following beamer presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \title{% \parbox{.25\textwidth}{funny}% \parbox{.5\textwidth}{Real Title}% \parbox{.25\textwidth}{stuff}} ...
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Graphical index based on figures? (Beamer)

At the end of my Beamer presentation, I would like a slide that contains thumbnails of all the images presented in my slide. These images would be linked to the slide which they appeared on. ...
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How can I make the title of my BeamerPoster appear on the same page as the actual poster?

Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{% \usetheme{Frankfurt}% } ...
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Hide frame's dot from the slide heading in beamer [duplicate]

Please i want to add some frames to my beamer presentation but without adding a new dot in the frame heading. There's any method to do that ? Below is a minimum code example with the theme i am ...
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Novice's question: I don't want other objects' locations to move when I add a circle

TikZ novice, here. I want to create two slides (in Beamer), identical except for the addition of a circle in the second slide. I don't want the addition of the circle to shift about the placement of ...
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Remove shadow from beamer displaybox

I don't like shadows of the displaybox environment of beamer. I've found this file /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/themes/inner/beamerinnerthemeumbcboxes.sty which contains its declarations ...
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Why does \centering have no effect in my code?

It seems that when I use the \centering command to center a TikZ picture within a Beamer frame, it only works if there is a blank line between the \end{tikzpicture} and \end{frame}. Can someone ...
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Height filling minipages in Beamer

I am trying to accurately center things in my Beamer frames with animations. For that purpose, I would like to use minipages with fixed height, which should be automatically inferred so that I do not ...
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crossing out whole slide with LaTeX beamer

Is there a way to draw a huge red cross (x) on top of a slide in LaTeX beamer? I want to discuss a position and then say that it is definitely wrong and mark this by crossing out the whole page. It ...
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beamer: table of frames [duplicate]

I'm looking for a possibility to create a table of frames. The MWE illustrate my question: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Table of Contents} \tableofcontents \end{frame} ...
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Modify flip beamer theme

Recently I came across flip beamer theme. You can find it here I didn't like the current frame/total frames page numbering style so I added in the .tex file the following lines ...
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Beamer Presentation: Stepwise Uncover Images

I don't even know if this is possible, but here goes: I'm writing slides for an upcoming presentation using the default LyX Beamer template. I am also using the uncover everything in a stepwise ...
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Beamer Presentation: Show TOC at beginning of Unnumbered Subsection (Subsection*)

I am making slides for an upcoming presentation using the default beamer ornate template. Part of the template lets me show the Table of Contents when transitioning into a new subsection (included ...
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How can I number my subsequent results after my theorems?

I am trying to number my theorem results after my theorem, i.e Theorem 1 followed by Result 1.1, Result 1.2,... and Theorem 2 followed by Result 2.1, Result 2.2 and so on, where the first number after ...
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How do I get rid of the white background underneath my shadow? [duplicate]

I have selected a specific background for my beamer slides and I am using the theorem environment for my theorems. When I turn the shadows on for the blocks however, instead of giving me nice shadows ...
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\hline with \only (or \onslide) in Beamer

In a table in beamer, I would like to remove \hline after X number of slides using \only<1>{\hline} But this always results in an error message: Misplaced \noalign What can I do to ...
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Hide paragraph but keep space

I need a command that replaces its contents by white space of the same size. Unlike \phantom it should work paragraphs and/or images. It should do more or less the same as the \visible command of the ...
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Converting beamer slides to animated images

As a follow up to Highlighting specific parts of a TikZ drawing, I'd like to know how to generate an animated image (gif) from a series of beamer slides. Martin Scharrer came up with this example: ...
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Introducing a left margin inside a block environment in beamer

I am doing a poster using beamerposter . The text inside a block always seems to have no left margin. Can anyone tell me a way of introducing a left margin in a block ? Here is a sample of how a ...
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Footer scaling with scalebox

I use a pspicture to draw a electric diagram in one of my slides with beamer, and I've got a pause-command within the pspicture (to make thing appear). I use \scalebox to make my picture enter the ...
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amsmath “\substack”-command in section title

I do use the \substack-command in text for creating a small (2,1)-Vector. Unfortunately it does not work in the title of a section. Here a minimal example, which does not work: ...
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Only one bullet per subsection in header [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One navigation bullet per subsection with subsection=false in custom beamer theme I want to have in my header of my presentation only one bullet for each subsection. ...
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Frames with bibliography are not added to the circle progress bar in smoothbars

I'm working with a Warsaw theme and smoothbars outtertheme. I'm adding a bibliography entry at the end of the presentation that is meant to be used for a list of publications. However, these slides ...
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Beamerpauses counter reset between environments inside an overlay?

I was reading the answer to this question Mixing overprint with blocks of enumerations [I recopy the code so you dont' have to follow the link] \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...