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Image on top of another one in Beamer

I am trying to place an image on top of another in beamer. I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} ...
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Best way to have a piece of text in a fixed location on every beamer slide?

I'm trying to create a beamer template that could be used for giving high school lessons, and one item I'd like is if on every slide I could display information (like the aim for the day, the ...
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How to shift position of only one of the (imported) pictures that are side-by-side?

I am trying to include two following pictures side-by-side into beamer: but usually the second is placed lower than the first one. It depends on their sizes: if I want them to be of a similarly ...
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How do I alternate graphics in LaTeX beamer

I'm trying to alternate graphics on a slide: \frame{ \frametitle{Verkette Liste Beispiel} \begin{figure} \includegraphics<1>[scale=0.7]{pics/List-0.pdf} ...
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Change color of bullets within an ExampleBlock

I have redefined the color of my exampleblocks using the following code" \definecolor{trueblue}{RGB}{0, 115, 197} \setbeamercolor*{block title example}{bg=trueblue} However, the bullets within the ...
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Frame number in beamer

I have the following in my document: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \setbeamertemplate{footline}[frame number] \usetheme{Goettingen} \useinnertheme{circles} ...
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Beamer tables like block structure look-and-feel

I am trying to define a type of table similar to the look-and-feel of beamer blocks. I tried the following (using the tabu for tables), but with no luck. ...
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Centering an equation vertically

I would like to put an equation at the center of a page in beamer (viewing the page from top to bottom rather than left to right - I already know how to center an equation going from left to right). I ...
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Addressing overlay specifications in TikZ-pictures

I was creating a mindmap for a presentation using as reference tikzpicture in beamer. My code is: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer and bytefield

I am using bytefield package with beamer having the same problem described here. According with Till Tantau, in 2004, the problem is due to the fact that bytecode redefines the so-called catcode of ...
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Change the \frametitle font size; height also affected?

I want to change only the \frametitle font size. Changing this, is the height of the frame title going to decrease also? Because I want that. I'm using the Warsaw theme.
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Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks

When I make a presentation with nested enumerations where each enumeration needs to be animated, the inner enumeration is completely hidden from the slide until its parent becomes visible, while the ...
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Is there a nice color scheme generator for beamer(poster)?

There are plenty of palette generators for the web, e.g., Color Scheme Designer . Among other stuff it can export schemes in XML. Is there a nice XSLT to convert it into STY file that I'd use with ...
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(Tikz) graphics: series of pictures _outside_ beamer-style frames and overlays?

I want to create a series of related graphs, for instance, higlighting the traversal through a graph. It works nice using overlays in beamer frames. Can I do analogous things in a normal document? ...
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Beamer and description environment text size

Is it possible to define a the description environment size like it its possible with itemize and enumerate? \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate body}{size=\small} \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate ...
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Beamer frame with two columns and sequential uncover

I am trying to build a frame with 2 column. I have overlays in both columns and I want then to be displayed sequentially. I mean, first all the contents of first column (with the overlays) and then ...
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4 images on a frame appearing each a a time - fine tuning beamer

I have a figure which consists of 4 plots, Full figure here, and I want to have them appearing one by-one in the presentation (from left to right, top to bottom). I managed to do this by including ...
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How to implicitly specify column width (in a columns-like environment)?

I am using the columns environment in Beamer-documents like this: \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.8\textwidth} %% \end{column} \begin{column}{0.2\textwidth} %% ...
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No horizontal spacing within minipage

I do not understand why my attempts to introduce horizontal spacing in beamer (with hspace or typographical spacing) fail when within a minipage: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Frame numbering in Warsaw theme

This is a follow-up question to slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme) In fact, I was trying to put frame numbering in my presentation using Warsaw theme. All I wanted is to put the ...
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Equations didn't fit

I created a presentation with University of Hamburg beamer theme, which can be found here. However, in a slide, I wrote long equations but they did not fit and I cannot fix this problem. This is the ...
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Block in column has a too big margin from top

I want to use a two-column layout in my slides and place a block in each of these columns. Whenever I do this, the two boxes have a bigger distance from the top than when using a single box without ...
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Is it possible to remove date in the title page of Beamer

I am using \usetheme{Warsaw}. It seems that it doesn't depend on the theme. Does anyone know how to remove the date in the title page?
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Bytefield package

I am using bytefield as in the code below \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{bytefield} \begin{document} ...
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beamer color settings for section names in the header

This guide explains how to produce dynamic headers, where the current section is highlighted. But how can I control the color used for highlighting? (to save space I've set the header's font size ...
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A line in the lstlisting environment cannot start with “\end{frame}” in a beamer presentation

I'm making a presentation about LaTeX using the beamer package (v3.10). I'm using the listings (v1.4) package to print pieces of latex source code and highlight the keywords. It seems that the ...
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reduce font size of the character for the references in beamer

I have a paper with all the references under \begin{thebibliography}{99} \end{thebibliography} when I try to put many references either they have to come in several frames how can I shrink the size ...
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Where is beamer.sty?

Every time I try to make a beamer presentation (using the version that came with my TeX distribution), it asks me for beamer.sty. Which isn't in the official repo for beamer. Arrgh. Has anybody got a ...
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Change color scheme for example box in beamer

I've already slightly adopted the colorscheme of my Frankfurt themed beamer class with: % Define my settings \definecolor{mygreen}{cmyk}{0.82,0.11,1,0.25} ...
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How to get actual values of colour theme colours in beamer?

How would I go about finding the actual colour (like the RGB/HSV/etc) of a particular element in a given beamer colour theme (e.g., block title bg in orchid)? I would like to use these colours in ...
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Beamer - transition effect

I am looking for a particular transition effect when moving between slides. I would like to have the impression that two slides are superimposed and that the first moves smoothly to the right to ...
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How to make a figure leave less space from top?

I have 2 columns in a beamer frame. The first one on the left contains a picture while the second, on the right, an enumerate. \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} \begin{figure} ...
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Generating a box inside algorithm in beamer

I would like to create two boxes (or two frames) and one arrow which goes from the center of right side of one box and do half a circle and point on the other box. Below is an example of code: ...
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Textpos not showing anything

I'm trying to create a business card in LaTeX. Accordingly, I want to use textpos to absolutely position the various elements. For some reason, textpos is just not showing anything. What I want is ...
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How do I customize Beamer template?

I need to create a custom Beamer presentation theme for my company. I need to do the following: Include company logo in the header of each slide Include large company logo in the center of the ...
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How do you get block dimensions in Beamer?

I'm using a block for emphasizing different pieces of information. I'd like those pieces to be constrained to the block dimensions and to use the columns environment, but I don't know how to get the ...
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Why are notes in latex-beamer not working?

I want to use the note-functionality of latex-beamer which should, according to the user guide, work as follow: I add a \note{Sometext} somewhere on a slide and if I now switch on the notes-printing ...
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How to modify a node in TikZ when using beamer's overlays

I have a matrix initialized with some colors and no values. With the help of beamer's overlays I wanted to modify the matrix in the next step, changing some of the colors and inserting some values. I ...
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Missing bullet points when using unicode-math in beamer

I'm using XeLaTeX on TeXShop trying to set up a presentation with the Beamer class, and wanted to take advantage of the Zapfino font in the frame titles. If I'm understanding correctly, in order to do ...
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What is newline symbol in beamer? [closed]

If I use \\ or $\newline$ in beamer inside a tikzpicture, I get the following error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item. \end{frame} What is correct use of it? My tikz code is as follows: ...
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Resizing the image in Uzk-theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer crashes with babel Turkish package I am using Beamer theme for the University of Cologne, named uzk-theme. I would like to add an image to this theme, however, it ...
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writing inside a ball in a itemize/enumerate in Beamer

I am doing a Beamer and I don't know how to put something like that: \begin{enumerate} \item item1 \end{enumerate} \begin{itemize} \item[1'] % I want that the 1' appears inside a ball. \end{itemize} ...
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Nodes being covered when using “right of” for placing nodes in TikZ

I am using Beamer and TikZ for creating some slides, and I am having some problems with positioning nodes. I incrementally display some nodes, and position them using [right of=previousnode]. On the ...
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Using 3dplot package in Beamer

I'm trying to make a 3d plot by adapting the one from the beamer gallery. I'm using LyX 2.0. I keep getting an error that LyX can't compile the file because it can't find \begin{document} ...
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Missing \endgroup error for Beamer standalone with subpreambles option [closed]

I am trying to use Martin Scharrer's nifty standalone package to put a Beamer animation into a standalone file. Here is a minimal example that demonstrates the error I am running into. The subfile, ...
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Beamer, notes on the second screen and media9 problem

When one is asking beamer to generate notes on a second screen, a small version of the slide is also produced. This is troublesome when it comes to a slide containing a video. In my case (movie9 + ...
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Use special objects of xy-pic with beamer

When I try to use the general format for labels (cf. xyguide, §2.2) together with beamer overlays, the part that should show up later isn't formatted properly. I guess, beamer doesn't convert the * ...
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beamer and tikz-uml package are not working together

I use pretty cool tikz-uml in my LaTeX with class report. Its works very well!!! Today, I’m start prepare presentation with beamer. I import all my tikzpictures from report TeX without problems. ...
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Redefine block template for Beamer theorem-like environment

I would like to redefine the block templates for Beamer's theorem-like environments. For example, the example environment creates an exampleblock. I would like to make the definition environment do ...
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Adding arrows, text, and overlaying to two nodes pointing to the same node in beamer and tikz

I would like to create a diagram similar to: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/marketing-distribution-channel/ Instead, I would like for the 2 nodes at the bottom to point to the top node, and I ...