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special circled frame number in beamer

Is it possible to customize frame number like figure below?
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Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
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PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced” [closed]

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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a beginner trying out beamer, can't get it to itemize

I can't get this to itemize, I just want a couple bullet points in my block sorry for the lengthy header its my professors lol %A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the ...
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Keep frame title constant height regardless of content

I'd like the frame title background - the bar at the top - to be a constant height, regardless of whether I have a title only or a subtitle as well. One reason is consistency - I don't like the ...
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How to add frame number “5/12”-style to theme template?

I have a long title, therefore I've chosen Amsterdam theme for the beamer package. However, I need to also show the frame number "frame/fromTotalFrames" style. How can I add the frame-no. on the left ...
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How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
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Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...
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Why is my beamer presentation failing to compile when I include letters in my math?

Forgive me I am new to LaTex. I have a presentation that I would like to do in Beamer, but it fails to compile when I include letters in my math statements. For example, the following will compile, ...
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Beamer missing section causing Undefined control sequence error

I ran onto this error today, here is a minimum example: \documentclass[]{beamer} \begin{document} % \section{A section} \subsection{A subsection} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Cursed frame} This is ...
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Beamer: Exclude TOC from increasing pagecounter

I would like to exlude the TOC slide which appear when ever a new 'section' starts to increase the pagecounter, automatically. Furthermore, it would be nice to hide the pagenumber of these TOC slides. ...
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Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class [closed]

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
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\input in figure environment not centering

I'm making a presentation with beamer, and I've drawn some figures in TikZ that I'm inserting into the presentation using \input{footikz.tex} For some reason the tikz picture is appearing off to the ...
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Logo position of title page

I working on the presentation slides. I want to put my university logo on right top corner of only title page. I am using theme Madrid. ...
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More than one option within a frame

I'm using beamer to create frames. I don't want frame numbers and I want to allow for frame breaks: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{My title} does work, and \begin{frame}[noframenumbering]{My ...
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How to keep highlighted the mini frames of already discussed slides?

I would like for the dots in the mini frame of my beamer presentation to be full circles and remain highlighted once I already discussed the corresponding slide. Let me make this clearer: when you are ...
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Predefined animation in Beamer

As in MS PowerPoint, were in we select an object and choose one of the transitions or animations and it gets applied for that object (in a predefined path or manner), are there packages in beamer or ...
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creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
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optional <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s for macros

In the beamer documentation you can find macros that have two <⟨overlay specification⟩>'s. For example: \alt<⟨overlay specification⟩>{⟨default text⟩}{⟨alternative text⟩}<⟨overlay ...
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Customized equation number not in same line in Beamer

I have the following code beamer, but I can not understand why the number of my equations are not on the same line when using \ tag. The column are "plenty" of space. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Alert items in a block that is overlayed

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test} \begin{block}{First} block \end{block} \begin{block}{Second} \begin{itemize} ...
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Separation space between tableofcontents items in beamer

In beamer, I guess, the separation space between the items from tableofcontents is stretchable: Can you set it to a fixed value? e.g. to equal the value used in the itemize environment. Partial ...
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modify beamer footer portions

I have a small problem because I have quite a long title of my presentation so it is overflowing in footline... Is there any way how to change portion of these 3 parts in footline? I think that 1/3 ...
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Put image at top in Beamer class

I am using the Beamer class with columns environment. I am able to start the text from top by using \documentclass[t]{beamer} but the image always appears at the center of the column which is giving a ...
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Highlighting of Beamer navigation bar

I have an issue with the highlighting of my navigation bar within a beamer presentation. On my computer monitor the highlighting looks quite good, but i like to have the current element of the ...
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align environment not entirely functional in beamer

I am currently working on a beamer project where I use the align enviroment. My code is as follows: \begin{frame} \frametitle{The Hovorka model} \begin{tabular}{l l} \begin{minipage}{0.5\textwidth} ...
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Adjusting vertical space between TOC entries using Beamer

I have a rather lengthy table of contents for a presentation. Beamer is not compressing the vertical space between TOC entries, but instead running the last item off the bottom of the output! Is ...
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change the numbering in Beamer's table of content

Beamer's table of contents starts with bullet 1. How can I change that to bullet 0? The command \setcounter{section}{-1} in the preamble does not help.
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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How to get minipages in a Beamer presentation?

I'm writing a presentation with Beamer and I need the minipage package. When I worked on Linux there was no problem: apparently, minipage does not exist for Mac OS. I've so tried to install genmpage, ...
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Creating a background image on the title page only using Beamer

I am attempting to construct a Beamer presentation and I'm experiencing some difficulty. While I can insert a background image on the title slide using a "global setting", I don't want it to appear on ...
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Restatable example containing code listing

I am creating a beamer presentation, and I'm using the packages thmtools, thm-restate and listings. Inside one of my \frames, I want to create an example block containing a code listing. Later, I want ...
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How to add vertical line on side of sidebar?

I would like to have that gray vertical bar after my sidebar... How can I do it?
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How to make a fill-in-the-blank presentation

I want to make a presentation with LaTeX. My problem is that I want to have on the current slide, at anytime I'd like to positionate (e.g. "The gras __ green"), some text only shown underlined without ...
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How to insert table in Beamer frame

I understand from this question that using macros within Beamer frames might create issues. Still I don't understand where should I place the macro definition for \pgfplotstabletypeset. Please ...
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How to insert Horizontal cut in delta symbol?

How do we write the Greek delta symbol with a cut in it as in \hbar (which produces a cut in h)?
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Latex Beamer multiple columns

So Im doing this presentation with Latex Beamer powerpoint. I have one slide that looks like a mess, but I need the equations in columns and in one slide. Heres how it looks: And this is the code ...
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Left-Aligning footnotes in Beamer

How can I align the footnote to the left, so that the 'a' from 'aligned' stands directly below the 'T' of 'This'? Using \usepackage[flushmargin]{footmisc} "eats" the footnote completely. ...
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Reset slide counter after \pause in Latex Beamer

\begin{itemize} \item text1 \pause\item text2 \pause\item text3 \end{itemize} \begin{figure} \includegraphics<1>[width=\textwidth]{pics/graphic1.jpg} ...
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beamer reference list

I am using Beamer with biblatex. When I used the code below, it produced a bibliography which has three slides. But the references in the last slide are in the center rather than top. So the first ...
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How may I keep my logo at the front of my slide

May be the title is confusing. Let me explain what I want: I am using beamer to create my slide and on the first page, in order to match my school style, I fill up the entire first slide with red ...
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Beamer and a for each loop

I'm using the beamer presentation package and trying to combine the examples from this post How to iterate over a comma separated list? with the beamer package. In modifying the top example, chaning ...
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How to change the color of a block within a custom Beamer .sty theme file?

I'm in the process of creating a custom Beamer theme. I know how to change the color of fonts for certain elements within an itemize or enumerate block, but I can't seem to figure out how to specific ...
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How to propely use the multicols package in beamer?

Here is a small example. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlipsumdefault{1-1} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tiny \lipsum \begin{multicols*}{2} \lipsum ...
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Scale of a {forest} tree

How can I change the scale of a tree made with the forestpackage? I work with beamer, and sometimes my trees are a bit too wide, so they finish after the limit of the frame : \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to beamer \alert code snippets in lhs2TeX?

How to highlight particular ranges of lhs2TeX code in beamer? Naive example (to be preprocessed with lhs2TeX --agda): \documentclass{beamer} %include agda.fmt \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Which beamer theme is this? Or how to create the one like this

Could anyone please help, which beamer theme is this? Or how to create one like this? Any help will really be appreciated
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Missed page number in Beamer

In this MWE, I want to show the missed page number in frame one : %% BEAMER THEME SAKLY 2014: Main tex file for compiling %$ Compile this file (XeLateX) %% Copyright 2014 by SAKLY Hamdi ...
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template with large left margin and coloured box

I'm building for my university a template using the Latex beamer package. I had no problems to build the template for the title slide and for the general slides. However, for the last slide they ...
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vertical dashed line between columns in beamer

How to draw vertical dashed line between columns in beamer? I have found how to make vertical line, but not dashed :(