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How to avoid bad quality image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Included PNG appears blurry in PDF I have a PNG image with a pretty good quality, but when I import this in beamer it has lost its quality, even if I maintain the 1.0 as ...
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Beamer/TikZ shadow printed via Adobe Reader (PostScript) cause errors [closed]

Consider the example below compiled using pdflatex. Basically it is a simple test of the Frankfurt theme and the Whale color theme (just attempting to make something smaller). We experience problems ...
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Define command depending on whether beamer is in handout mode or not

I'm defining a command that should behave differently in handouts vs presentation. Is there a simple way to check that? Ideally, it should be something like this: \newcommand{\mycom}{ ...
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How can I clear the color of \title in \titlepage?

I use the Madrid theme with the beamer class and need to customize the \titlepage. The first thing is to remove the background color of the \title on the first page (\titlepage). I searched TeX.SE ...
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Remove the bullets in Beamer's table of contents

I use the Madrid theme How can I remove the bullets in page of table-of-contents. I have tried \setbeamertemplate{items}[circle] It can remove the bullets in enumeration environment. But can do ...
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How to stop beamer generating bookmarks

I try that \usepackage[bookmarks={false}]{hyperref} But I receive error message "Hyperref option clash" So I instead that \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{bookmarks={false}} But it doesn't ...
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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 to remove buttons from the bottom of Madrid theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer? I am not sure what they are called, but there is a bar of buttons in the Madrid theme, just above the page numbering, ...
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Separate Beamer navigation bar for some portions of presentation

I noticed in this example that the Introduction and Conclusion have their own navigation bars so that their entries are not taking up two extra lines in the main (body) navigation bar throughout the ...
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How to move dark rectangle in headline of PaloAlto theme after changing the sidebar width?

I'm currently using the beamer PaloAlto theme with a headline and sidebar on each slide. I used the command \setbeamersize{sidebar width left=1.7cm} to fit the table of contents in the sidebar. The ...
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acolumns environment modifies columns widths

Using the acolumns environment from this question I discovered that the horizontal alignment of the columns is modified in same way. I'm using it for a poster and the difference becomes quite notable. ...
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Beamer and graphic accent

I am using the beamer class for my thesis in Italian. Written Italian includes graphic accents, but beamer misunderstand them. This is a MWE of my problem: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster)

I am working on a poster. As I need to draw a block in a specific position, I do that using varblock. All of this causes a banner at the top of my title block (see the picture). Is that possible to ...
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How do I write something at the end of the slide in beamer? [duplicate]

I have an image, I want to write its source in a very small font size on the last possible line of the slide, ignoring the available space after image \section{SCS} \subsection{SCS} \begin{frame} ...
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block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (Title box in a poster) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster) I am preparing a poster with beamer. In title box, there is a blue ...
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Two minipages with 0.5\textwidth each get placed one below another

This happens in the beamer class only. Does anyone know the reason behind this? I fix it by just setting both widths to 0.49\textwidth and this works but I'm still curious why this happens and if I ...
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Beamer: How text wrapping around a graphic right aligned?

I want to include a graphic in beamer presentation with right alignment and this graphic should be wrapping by text. I tried three packages but non of them works correct (minimal example below). ...
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side caption on beamer poster [closed]

I like to write caption on the side of the image in a poster using Beamer. I write something like the below. But it doesnt work. It show me a error message: texify.exe: Windows API error 32: The ...
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How to align two images side by side and to scale them automatically to use whole slide?

I have two images. How do I align them side by side and scale them so that both of them together occupy the whole horizontal space in a beamer presentation? \begin{frame} \frametitle{Inconsistency} ...
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How do I align an image to centre?

How do I align an image to centre? In a beamer presentation I have a 2-3 items on a slide followed by an image. The image is not wide enough to cover whole slide, so it leaves around 30% space from ...
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Can I tell Beamer that `\uncover` should be invisible, not merely grayed out?

In Beamer, I'm using \uncover because I want the omitted text to take up space. But I don't want the grayed-out default rendering. Is there a way to use \uncover, or an equivalent, that will take up ...
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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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How can I include the logo in some slides and remove in others, using beamer?

I want to include a logo in my slides. I am using this: \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.05]{../../Logos/CMS_logo_black.png}} but, due to some graphics are big, in some slides the main graphic ...
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Second section/title in middle of beamer frame?

I want to have a second section within a single beamer frame, to visually separate two concepts. Basically I want the frame to be two half-height frames (excluding the bits within the header/footer). ...
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Beamerposter scale parameter, text font size and title font size

I want to create a poster with beamerposter with pagesize 240cm (width) x 120cm (height) with two columns. Will the following line of code produce what I need? ...
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Beamer handout: Problem when creating border around frames

I am trying to create handouts from a Beamer presentation. I want multiple frames to be on each sheet of printed paper, and I want the frames to have a border, say a border made with a thin line. To ...
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Changing color in beamer header (Singapore)

I am not a TeX-pert and I basically spent half the day trying to figure out the following change to the Singapore theme of beamer. What I want is to give every sub part (section) a different color ...
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Removing document icons from a Bibtex bibliography in Beamer

I'm preparing a Beamer presentation that includes (on the final slide) a short bibliography in the Harvard style (agsm). This works fine, but I find the article icons accompanying each reference ...
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How to indent a block in beamer?

I am creating a presentation using Beamer with the Hannover template. Here is one slide from the presentation: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Vision(Image Acquisition \footnotesize contd.. \large)} ...
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Partially transparent text box

I am trying to make a poster using beamer. Can any one please reply me, my question is: How can I make my boxes partially transparent so that my background will be visible through the boxes?
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Separation between columns in beamer

I am trying to create a scientific poster (in a beamer environment) with three columns. It works very well, my only problem is that the separation between the columns is too large and I cannot find a ...
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Entire course with beamer

What, if any, support does beamer provide for making presentations that span more than one meeting. A case in point is a university course with 30 or so lecture hours, each with 20 or so frames, for a ...
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How to push image at the bottom of the present slide? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamerposter… Columns not all aligned at top I have made two columns in a beamer presentation slide and both of them contain image. \begin{frame} ...
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Using \only on a block - beamer

Is there a way to make the command \only work on a block in beamer? Or is there another way to make a block appear and then disappear? Here is a part of my code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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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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Output different beamer presentations from same tex file

I am asking a very similar question to that posed here Reusing slides from Beamer presentations but may be slightly different. I teach a number of very similar modules with differences mainly being in ...
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High level macros and environments based on Tikz

I was browsing the tikz examples that I found this wonderful example. The example uses tikz to create a tex environment to produce a framed text. The result looks like this: The underlying process ...
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Frame breaks inside mdframed environment with beamer class

The mdframed environment fails to break into several pages (slides) when used in a frame environment from the beamer class. In the other hand, the boitecoloriee environment from the boites package ...
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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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Problem with beamerthemesplit package

Just turn from PowerPoint to Latex for slides:). A problem encountered: Templates from beamerthemesplit can't be properly applied as the snapshot below. What may be the reason? BTW, are there any ...
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Can't implement new command in latex (under beamer)

I'm trying to create a new command that will ease on reference placement under beamer. This is an example file: \documentclass[bigger]{beamer} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \tolerance=1000 ...
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How to install Beamer in Mac OS X lion?

I am brand new to LaTeX, and needed beamer package for my PowerPoint presentation. How do I install it? I have read something like this: ...
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Beamer: increase radius of circle in TOC and include subsection bullet

I am trying to increase the radius of the circle in the TOC of a beamer presentation and include a subsection bullet. The beamer manual states gives an example of \setbeamertemplate{some beamer ...
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Hyperlink in Beamer [closed]

I have used hyperlink(say fig.pdf) for my presentation in main pdf. In the fig.pdf I have again used hyperlink to main document. But my problem is when I come back to main document its starting from ...
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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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Names on title page of Beamer presentation

We have several group members whose names should be on the title slide of a Beamer document. However, when I put something like this: \author{Person A \and Person B \and Person C \and Person D \and ...
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Insert TeX code from another Beamer presentation (which uses PGF) into Lyx while composing new Beamer presentation

I'm struggling to insert the TeX code for an older Beamer presentation into one that I'm currently putting together using Lyx. The problem seems to be that Lyx doesn't recognize the package import: ...
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How to hide other SubSubsections in sidebar of beamerclass?

I make a translation of a 600 pages Book with the beamer class in Latex, so I have lots of Subsections and SubSubsections. I want to show all subsections of the current Section in the sidebar along ...
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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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Error with \footnote{\bibentry{foo}} when using beamer

I am making a beamer presentation and having the following problem: When I use \footnote{\bibentry{foo}} to cite an article, I get the following error message: Undefined Control Sequence} And the ...