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Problem with typesetting maths content in an unusual font in beamer

I want to typeset math in different font called Antykwa Torunska, which supports maths. Unfortunately, when using it in beamer the math font is switched to the standard math font of beamer. How can I ...
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ADDING white space to an image?

I'm new to beamer and am trying to make a presentation. When inserting an image, the output is satisfactory, except when I try to insert a .pdf! The white space in the image disappears. Initially, the ...
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Combine ipe and beamer presentation (font identification)

I am trying to transition from an existing ipe presentation to beamer by combining slides from both into the same presentation. To do this I need to match the existing slides in beamer, a job that ...
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Defining a command to close and open environment

While preparing my lectures with beamer, I often find myself having to split a frame into two different ones. For instance, a first version of my slides contains: \begin{frame} ...
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More on dealing with long description environment items in beamer

This is a follow-up question to Dealing with long description environment items Gonzalo Medina was very helpfully resolving an issue I had with his solution to Dealing with long description ...
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Dealing with long description environment items

I have quite a lot of description environments in Beamer that are having both long and short items, leading to an output like veryverylongitem description 1 shortitem description 2 which is not ...
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How to prevent Beamer from loading amssymb and amsfonts?

I would like to use the mathdesign package and the charter font in my beamer presentation. But when using \usepackage[charter,cal=cmcal]{mathdesign} I get the following warnings (sic!): Package ...
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Overlay specification that is active on show and 2 more slides

Below is the MWE. What I want to happen is: Alert1 is shown as alert on display. Next click -- alert details are displayed. Alert1 remains Red. Next click -- Alert 2 is displayed as alert and ...
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Beamer, TiKZ, and commutative diagrams [closed]

I have a commutative diagram that renders without issue in a memoir document, but, when I copy the code into a beamer slide, the mapping text becomes super imposed over the arrows. Is there a ...
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Proper page size for slides

I'm just going to use the standard article class to create my slides manually. The question is, what pagesize is appropriate, and why? Should I take into account my projector's resolution and/or the ...
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How do I insert a full screen picture inside an itemized environment?

I'm using beamer to create slides and I would like to place a full screen picture with a black background inside an itemized environment. What I tried so far is: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer theme, remove navigation bar from one slide

I'm using beamer and the theme Copenhagen. I would like to remove the navigation menu (the list of section mames shown at the top of each slide) from the first (first page) and from the summary ...
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beamer definition-list overlay: uncover definition later than entry

For educational purposes, I would like to uncover the definitions of my description items only after all the items themselves have been uncovered, like so: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Clock with powerdot and beamer

I would like to use powerdot to compose a document. I want to have a clock in the pdf file, but it does not show. If I am using Beamer, then how can I have a clock as in powerdot? Please help me. ...
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Shorthand overlay specifications for bold text

The following MWE shows the list piece by piece and each item is alert when displayed and back to normal when the next item is displayed. How can I add more default overlay specifications to the ...
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Tikz overlay for subfigure environment- beamer

I have been trying to create a list and a bunch of subfigures (both on each half of the slide). I have used \setbeamercovered{transparent}to progress along the list per keystroke. I want this ...
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beamer: creating a special handout using pgfpage

I'm trying to make a sort of "trainer's guide" from a beamer presentation using pgfpage (cf. example below), but I have one problem: the handout does not work correctly for the last frame - and I ...
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Changing Margins in Stockton Beamer Theme

I am creating a presentation with beamer using Stockton theme. You can find tex file here I have two questions to ask. How can I change the margins of a slide? For the example below, I would like to ...
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Handout is not the same as last displayed state of a frame [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to exclude certain slides from handout OK. Here is the MWE that explains it all. When compiled as beamer (onscreen) option, the itemized items appear on every click. ...
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Frame break with different subtitles

Is it possible to have a frame with continuation title and have a different subtitle per each frame break? Following the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle continuation}[from ...
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transparency of beamercolorbox and opaqueness of its text

this is a follow up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox The question is that I would like to have a transparent beamercolorbox, but a not transparent text. What should I do? ...
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How I can eliminate the date on the top right in a slide?

I use Warsaw theme but the date appear on the top right of each slide. How I can eliminate this date? PREAMBLE \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} ...
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variable for color in latex

I am using beamer for writing my presentation. I was initially using latex+dvipdf, then with the help of other tex.exchange users I recognized that I cannot use transparency in this way. So now I am ...
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Spacing in beamer seems to change when \pause is added

beamer seems to sometimes add vertical space when I add \pause commands; an example is below. Is there some way to avoid that? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Without pause: ...
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redefine theorem environment with beamer

beamer seems to define theorem-environments such as definition, but i want to be able to define them myself. In particular I want to use thmtools. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Singapore} ...
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\pause messes up the page layout

I'm having a frame in beamer which compiles just right when I do not use pauses (\pause). However, when I pause the different list items, the last items do not appear on the frame anymore (actually, ...
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error with tikz (bounding box) on ubuntu [closed]

I created a latex beamer presentation on my Mac OSX and there I included some pictures using tikz. Due to my job I migrated to Ubuntu and now I want to use that presentation with Texmaker (Latex via ...
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beamer table of contents shade all previous sections

How do I shade in a LaTeX beamer only the previous sections but not the following sections? Just right now I have something like \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Section1} ...
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Uncover line segments of a TikZ graph in Beamer

In beamer, is it possible to uncover a sequence of connected line segments drawn in tikz? For example, in the following figure, I want to show the line segments in the third \draw one by one after ...
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\cal messes up the math mode

How come when I use this code with beamer \begin{block}{Misadjustment} $$ \cal{M} = \frac{1-\lambda}{2}\sigma_v^2 M + \frac{1}{2(1-\lambda)}tr[\mathbf{RQ}] $$ \end{block} results in this: But ...
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Equation numbering problems in AMSMath environments with \pause

I'm writing a beamer presentation, and trying (unsuccessfully) to use \pause to step through a numbered array of equations, with the equations appearing in turn, and the corresponding numbers ...
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babel, beamer problem: refuse name change to part

I wanted to change the name in my beamer slide from Part to Theme. So in the Google BOK if found: \renewcommand*{\partname}{Theme} I could not get to work. Then I start to switch off (%) ...
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How to line up blocks in columns with full width blocks in beamer/beamerposter?

This input to pdflatex (whatever version of texlive is on Debian/squeeze) \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a3,scale=0.9]{beamerposter} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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pgfpages outer border instead of border shrink

I'm using the pgfpages package to publish my handout. But I think the space between the pages is to big, whereas the space at the outer border is to small. How can I change this? Currently I use this ...
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How to make a pgfooclass persistent across a beamer presentation?

I would like to define a tikz image element that I could re-use along a beamer presentation. I tried to define this as a pgfooclass, but this seems to be that I can only instantiate objects of a class ...
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How to make highlighting work in beamer with overlays

I'm trying to use the soul package to get highlighting via \hl{some text}. I'd like to do this in overlays in beamer. I'm trying to follow the guidelines in section 9.6.1 of the beamer manual to ...
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Why do Beamer action specifications for TikZ nodes not behave like \uncover?

NB. I have completely rewritten this question to hopefully clarify things. Executive Summary When creating TikZ diagrams in Beamer, one can add overlay specifications to paths and nodes, as in ...
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How to number propositions by part in beamer?

My presentation has three parts about three different papers. I would like to number the theorems and propositions within each part (paper).
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Split a beamer frame in four equal parts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way of arranging multiple minipages on a page? I want to split a beamer frame in four equal parts. Each of these parts will have a border around it and ...
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Add four images on a beamer frame

What is the best way to add four images on a beamer frame? I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,11pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, ...
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figures and blocks in the same slide

I would like to place in a slide a block of words and at right of it a figure so that in the slide the figure will be on the left and the block explaining it at right. I'm using Beamer. I tried the ...
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How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?

My institute requires to put three logos to all presentations. How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package xcolor

I have an option clash between package xcolor and another package, but I don't know which. Here is my MWE \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Overlay images and block in beamer

I found this slides on Internet with a very nice style. http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~tov/pubs/alms/alms-popl2011-slides.pdf How can I overlay blocks and image as in this slides? Specially this ...
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Fancy cloud quote-Arithmetic overflow

I ws trying to make a fancy quote...(Any ideas?) I couldn't find annything, so I thought of using a cloud... My code is \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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How can I get transparency in beamer compiling with LaTeX in DVI mode?

This is a follow-up question to How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox I compiled the code in the answer from Gonzalo Medina, and I noticed the transparency only works with pdflatex. Is ...
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How to scale a tikz picture?

I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} \definecolor{LHCblue}{RGB}{4, 114, 255} \usecolortheme[named=LHCblue]{structure} ...
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Beamer: change gray out on itemize environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks This is a following up question to the solution for this question: Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks ...
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Beamer: highlighting aligned math with overlay

This question led to a new package: hf-tikz Minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{align} a_i + b_j = 10 & ...
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Move TikZ cloud in a better position using beamer

I am trying to manipulate the exact position of a TikZ cloud but I am not sure if I'm doing any effort at all. As you see in the aforementioned picture the space between items is not beautiful. So ...