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Intercalate pictures and items in beamer presentations

I'm preparing a presentation in which I'd like to have pictures in a new slide between \items. The final result should look like: Slide 1: I want to discuss: 1) Cars Slide 2: [Picture of a car] ...
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Beamer itemize doesn't work

I have a document \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[L7x]{fontenc} \usepackage[lithuanian]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \frame{ ...
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tikz doesn't work with L7x encoding in beamer

In my beamer document I use L7x encoding and I want to import tikz picture, however, it doesn't work, so what's the best way to import it in my presentation? My idea is to make a printscreen of this ...
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LaTeX beamer fixed vertical alignment

I am building a presentation in Beamer. The presentation contains a slide where an image should be displayed on the top of the frame. Underneath some text should be displayed containing information ...
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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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LaTeX beamer package, colortheme “dolphin”: Frametitles are not displayed?

I want to use the LaTeX beamer package with the colortheme “dolphin” as it looks really nice, especially in combination with the outertheme “miniframes“. But using the said colortheme won’t display ...
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TeXLive2011, XeLaTex and Beamer won't compile lists

Approximately a year ago I created a beamer presentation using TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and XeLaTeX (since I wanted to use system fonts). Meanwhile I upgraded to TeXLive 2011. Yesterday I tried to run ...
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Can I add border margin into beamer frame body

In default, beamer class loads the geometry package. And I dont know how to map the \paperwidth and \textwidth to its mechanism. My requirement is very simple. I want to add some margin to {top, left, ...
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Aliasing issues using beamer with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically? I'm making a beamer presentation and rendering to a pdf with pdfLaTeX. When I use the Computer Modern font, the font looks bad ...
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beamer dark theme

I have a very simple question - there are a bunch of beamer themes, however, all of them have white background. I would like to use some theme, let's say Warsaw (since it is perfect), however I'm ...
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\pause and \framebreak in the same frame

I'm trying to use \pause and \framebreak in the same frame and it does not work. The reason why I need that is that I'm writing a proof over several slides but don't want the stuff showing up all at ...
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prevent logo from title page in beamer class

I'm having problems with inserting a logo on my presentation in the beamer class. \logo{\includegraphics[scale=0.05]{logo.png}} This is how I inserted the logo, which works perfectly; it is placed ...
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How do I set the default beamer font to Computer Modern serif?

The default beamer font seems to be Computer Modern sans serif. How do I change this to serif? Note: \setbeamerfont{<element>}{family=\rm} seems to work for specific elements such as title, ...
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In Beamer, gray out \tableofcontents items already shown on previous frames

I've got a motivation slide preceding my table of contents slide. So when I show the audience the structure of the remainder of my talk I'd like the \tableofcontents to show the motivation slide in ...
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beamer: Scaling document icons in the bibliography

Bibliographies can be typeset in a smaller font size by redefining the \bibfont macro (if one uses natbib or biblatex) or by simply appending the definition of \thebibliography. This also works with ...
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Beamer: Strange spacing in references with biblatex apa-style

I stumbled upon these two spacing errors (marked with red numbers): I guess the first space is not really an error, but simply English spacing (\nonfrenchspacing). Can it be turned off (without ...
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Beamer presentation: List of frames within a section / part

With reference to Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? how can this be done so as to only list the frames contained within a section in the title slide for that section, assuming a ...
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LaTeX presentations like OpenOffice .odp

I've been reading of beamer to make presentations with LaTeX, so I'd like a good book to perform these tasks. Is there a good book (or website) for that?
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Beamer - How to customise the header of a frankfurt slide?

I use the following options: \usetheme{Frankfurt} \setbeamercolor{section in head/foot}{fg=black, bg=white} and this yields a slide which looks like this: Is it possible to bring 'Section 1' ...
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\textbeta and \textmu defined in the beamer class

I really like using UTF-8 greek letters in my latex code source and I use utf8x to convert them into \textalpha commands and then I define the \textalpha commands in a separate file where I write ...
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How to modify outer theme infolines to include the title and section in the header beamer?

I am using the CambridgeUS beamer theme for a presentation and would like to modify the header to include the title of the presentation on the left and the section on the right, as I do not have many ...
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Installing pgfcore.sty

There is a problem with installing pgfcore.sty file for the beamer package. This file can not be installed from the internet (TeX says file not found) and when I plug this file manually into the ...
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Powerdot oddities

I have a couple of questions, When I run powerdot, my pdf file contains an extra page before title page with the word preamble of bottom left, how can I get rid of it? In addition to the style files ...
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Changing figure position in a two-column presentation slide

I am trying to make a presentation with the beamer package. One of the slides requires me to have an image change with every new line of text I open. I do this by splitting the slide in columns with ...
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Is it possible to suppress all frame titles in beamer?

I would like to know if there is a beamer option to suppress all frame titles. I suspect not, since this may seem like an odd thing to do. The reason I want to do it is because I have to make two ...
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Beamer crashes with babel Turkish package

I just started to learn beamer and noticed that the problem in \usepackage[turkish]{babel} and \includegraphics inconcistency question applies for beamer and \shorthandoff{=} solution does not work. ...
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Why sidebar TOC lists a section with \paused items many times?

I'm trying to create my own theme, but as a newbie I have encountered few problems which I wasn't able to solve... I'm using \useoutertheme{sidebar} option and it automaticly creates TOC with ...
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uncover before pause in beamer later

I have split my frame in two columns. The first column has an algorithm (interleaved with pause statements). The second column has a figure. Currently the figure shows at last (after hitting keys as ...
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Beamer: Index of Listing

In beamer presentation I have a few headwords distributed on different slides. The appearance of these headwords I defined before and they don't be numbered. Before these headwords started, I want to ...
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How can I vertically align a beamercolorbox?

I am trying to customize a beamer theme. In the footline, information such as author, title, date ... are in several beamercolorboxes. \hbox{% ...
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How to get rid of reference in beamer presentation menu

The following code causes the text References in the top left hand side of the slide. I've tried lots and lots of things but I don't seem to be able to get rid of the text. (Redefining \bibname ...
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Patch beamerouterthemedefault.sty to remove mini slide on Beamer notes pages

In a previous question, I pointed out that the mini slides (thumbnails) inserted into Beamer notes pages cause replication of labels and broken hyperref links as a result (see comment 2 under ...
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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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Using beamerdefs.sty insert background wallpaper on title

I have one .tex file which uses a beamerdefs.sty file. I now want to have a background picture (only) on the title page, but the problem is, the begin document section starts later and if I try to ...
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Add a textbox overtop an image in a beamer slide

I have a slide with a figure in it. I want show a vertically and horizontally centered (relative to the image if possible) text box overtop of it as an overlay which will contain a few lines of text. ...
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Is it possible to create an animated GIF from LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Converting beamer slides to animated images I wrote a LaTeX beamer presentation with an animated Tkiz figure. Creating PDF files work perfectly, but I would like to ...
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Tips and tricks to tightly couple LaTeX paper and Beamer presentation

My typical approach is to write the paper in LaTeX, then (in a new file) to write the presentation in Beamer. I am now getting to the point in my education/career where the first version of a paper ...
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\pause won't generate extra slides in a containsverbatim frame

It seems that the [containsverbatim] option when applied to a frame prevents beamer from generating intermediate slides if text animation is wanted in it. Only the first step of the animation is ...
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Beamer error with columns

I want to put a picture in one column, some text in the other, and beneath all that some more text in a beamer style presentation. My frame looks like this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Svemir dominiran ...
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Animation in PDF presentations, without Adobe Reader?

I sometimes have to present on other people's equipment, such as machines running stripped down Linux distributions, presentation servers with a bare-bones PDF viewer running in a virtual machine, or ...
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Image row in Beamer

A presentation contains a huge amount of images. Therefor it would be nice if one can insert a row of images on the bottom of the slide. If the item apprears the corresponding image for instance is no ...
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Beamer \institute text size change to small

I am using beamer with the \institute command. I have several institutes and just want to change the font size of the institutes and not the whole document. I would like the institutes to be much ...
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Framezoom artifact when image is centered

When using the framezoom command, while centering the image;\ \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\usetheme{Warsaw}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{center} ...
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How to use the standalone package in beamer?

I have a beamer presentation that shows a lot of graphs (in the sense of graph theory) and it takes a lot to compile. I think that the standalone package might help me but I cannot see how. Let us say ...
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Align cell height of the tabularx rows

The following latex code prints rows one at a time. However all the cells of the rows don't come out aligned. How can I fix it. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} ...
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Automated placement of text and graphics within presentations

The beamer package creates very professional presentations. Are there any additional packages which can be used with beamer which allows users to focus on content, while leaving TeX to decide where to ...
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Accessing the current overlay number in beamer

For some beamer related code in one of my packages I need to access the current overlay number. I mean the internal number used for things like \only<1>{..}. \only<1>{ Some internal ...
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Continuing enumerate Counters in Beamer

I'm trying to continue the numbering of examples in enumerate environments in beamer. For example, I'd like one slide to feature Foo Bar and the next slide Zip Yadda My strategy so far has ...
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Is it blkarray compatible with beamer?

When I try next code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{blkarray} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Title} \[ \begin{blockarray}{c|c} ...
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Only 3 items in navigation bar, is that possible?

I saw a beamer presentation that shows only 3 items in navigation bar (the last one, the current -highlighted- and the next). How is that possible? I am using Warsaw theme, and I have (until now) 7 ...