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How to vertically align title when reducing the header size in Beamer Palo Alto theme?

I tried for some time to adjust the height of the header in Beamer Palo Alto theme. I now managed to do so, but now I have the problem that the title in the header is not properly aligned anymore. ...
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add notes in beamer for all pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run macro on each frame in beamer I'm creating a presentation using beamer, and I want it to put the slides in the odd pages, and in the even pages put the notes. But I ...
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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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How to use the translator package with beamer?

I'd like to have my headers like Theorem, Definition etc. in a beamer presentation translated to Polish. After skimming through the last pages of beamer user guide, I tried ...
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Tikzpicture from LaTeX document does not compile in Beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown error using tikz matrix of nodes in beamer I have the following tikzpicture environment from my TeX document but I cannot make it work in Beamer. I get the ...
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Shadings in head

I am currently trying to code in beamer the following image. So far I got the three beamercolorbox but I can't get the shaded background. Here is the aspect I want: ...
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adjust the array size to the size of the frame+Beamer

I inserted a table into a page of a presentation Beamer but the problem is that the array size exceeds the frame. How to adjust the array size to the size of the frame?
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It's possible to remove the internal shading from a beamer rounded box?

I'm trying to modify a Beamer template in order to have at the same time: 1) rounded boxes 2) shadows around the box 3) a defined line (without shading) between block title and block body (as in ...
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Text alignment in beamer

I make a presentation using LaTeX. But I have a slide with picture and text and I want a text to be aligned to the right. How to do this? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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beamer | One Block displayed, the other covered

I want that when the first block is displayed, the second is gray, and vice versa. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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problems with tikz and beamer and ampersands [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown error using tikz matrix of nodes in beamer I'm trying to write a beamer document with tikz math diagrams. This code how gives me a " Single ampersand used with ...
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Beamer overlays and counters: compiling loop

I tried to compile \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \newcounter{xxslide} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \addtocounter{xxslide}{2} \visible<\value{xxslide}>{blabla} ...
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Beamer customizing headline

I'm trying to create my own Beamer theme and I have a problem in handling the headline. I would like to create a headline with a coloured line for the frame title, while for other frames I want a ...
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In beamer, how to use \pause inside \only

I want to use \pause inside \only as in the example below. Sometimes it works well (see slides 2 and 3), but sometimes it doesn't (see slides 5 and 6). Why? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer : Changing font size in notes when using \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen}

I'm using Beamer with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} to add notes for each slide. I'd like to change the font size of the text in the notes so I can fit more text on the page. Clues?
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Change background color in metapost

I have a metapost diagram using colour that when displayed in normal latex (with a white background) works well. Now, I want to add the same diagram to a presentation done in Beamer (Warsaw theme) ...
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Beamer: make slide transitions dependant only on slide content when notes hidden

I have developed a presentation in which I used notes a lot, and often have delays between points on the slides because a single point may have multiple notes associated with it, so it takes multiple ...
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What beamer environment is text within a frame?

I'm going crazy just trying to change the color of the text within a frame environment. \begin{frame}[plain] I want this text to be red!!! \end{frame} I have tried almost every single environment ...
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Aligned pgfplots in beamer frames

I would like to reproduce the design represented in the following picture with Beamer an Pgfplots. Namely, I want the size of plotting area to be always the same size and have the same position ...
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image inside columns inside block in beamer

I try to put an image in columns environment inside a block environment in beamer. Somehow my image is shifting outside the block. Here's an example \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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Keep a fragmented tikz image at the same place on a beamer slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer? I am putting together a series of slides using beamer, and I'm using tike to do most of the figures. On one particular ...
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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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Beamer: define a backgroung color for the “part page” frames

I'm trying to make a .sty template, but I cannot figure out how to define a dedicated background canvas for the "part page" frames. Here (How to add background only to title frame and an other only ...
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Overprint environment inside tikz node: unexpected alignment of content

I want to use an overprint environment inside a tikz-node. I expect the content text of the overprint-sections to be aligned centrally, but it aligns right and even protrudes a little beyond the ...
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How can I get TikZ to work within a \tabularx environment?

I'm putting together a poster for a conference using beamer. In one column, the poster has some text next to which I want to put a neuron diagram-style figure next to some text. Pictures embed in this ...
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Weird problem with pgfsys-xetex.def and fadings (xelatex) [closed]

[...] Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support fadings [...] That's what the following MWE returns: \documentclass{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} \usecolortheme{seahorse} ...
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Beamer TikZ change anchor

I'm having trouble changing the anchor point on for one of my nodes. My code is: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Utility Maximisation} \begin{itemize} \item Expected Utility of Future Wealth ...
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Combining progress bars for latex-beamer

@GonzaloMedina has posted a nice example (see Progress bar for latex-beamer) on how to put a progress bar in a beamer presentation. I would like to have the bar from the first example (the blue and ...
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Beamer overlays outside of environments

I would like to uncover elements of a slide in beamer, even if these elements are just plain text in the frame environment. I know how to accomplish this in a brute-force way. That is, the following ...
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How to write overlay-specification–aware macros that work w/o the beamer class

The LaTeX beamer class provides with \newcommand<> and \newenvironment<> an interface to define own commands that can deal with beamer's overlay specifications. Internally, commands ...
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Use xcolor for colored tables in a beamer slide

How can I use a table with alternately colored rows like this in a beamer slide? There seems to be a conflict with beamer and xcolor. I am using LyX too, bonus marks for something that works well in ...
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ignore subscripts or hide subscripts

Is there a way to define a command in a way, that a possible subsequent subscript is hidden? something like \newcommand{\mycommand}[1]{#1\nosubscript} analogously to math operators and \limit if i ...
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Uncover lines of an align environment with beamer

Is there any way to uncover equation-lines of an align* environment line per line in a frame conveniently? somethink like \begin{align*}[<+->] a &= b \\ b &= c \\ ...
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Beamer, notes, and bibliography

I would like to create notes for a set of slides, but I have problem with my long bibliography. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show only notes} ...
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Why does \titlepage cause an error when using Warsaw theme?

Following a recent update, my beamer document will no longer build. I have traced the problem to the \titlepage line. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Use ball items in enumerate list with enumitem package

In Beamer, I would like to be able to use ball items (with a number inside) in an enumerate list whose layout is defined by the package enumitem. This question is closely related to Make enumerate ...
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On using beamer's colors in a Tikz picture

For once, my question is short and simple: How do I use a beamer defined color in a tikz picture. For instance, as beamer's documentation states, using beamer's colors is done as follows: This text ...
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Beamer: how to skip only some `notes' frames

I'd like to hand out a printout of some slides, including some printed notes and a bit of space for handwriting. The following is (more or less) working: \documentclass[handout,notes]{beamer} ...
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Conference name and paper ref in beamer title slide

How can I add extra information on the title slide? in particular I'd like to put in the conference name and location as well as a reference to the paper work is based on. Thanks
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How to remove the sidebar but keep the upper-left logo in the beamer 'sidebar' outer theme?

I need to customize either the Berkeley or PaloAlto themes, or just the sidebar outer theme, in order to keep the logo in its default position (upper-left corner) while removing the sidebar. At the ...
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Beamer: Uncover underbrace

I've got an underbrace (\underbrace{foo}_{bar}) which I want to uncover (i.e. foo should be there from the beginning, while the underbrace and the bar should be uncovered on the next slide. I've tried ...
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How to fix the trajectory of Brownian motions which generated by the “rand” function with tikz in beamer frames

I draw some Brownian motions in beamer frame with the help of tikz(see Tom's codes). I want to obtain the following effect: The Brownian motions is truncated by a positive integer. The panoramas ...
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Tikz externalization figure not aligned/caption missing

I am putting a presentation together using beamer. I have a few tikz/pgf pictures that I externalize. Yet the figures are not put back into the document correctly. They are not in the right spot on ...
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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 ...
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Custom Beamer Block has strange spacing why?

I have a custom block defined as the following! this comes from the progressbar theme from http://recherche.noiraudes.net/fr/LaTeX.php \newdimen\lengthone \newcommand{\defblock}[1][]{ ...
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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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Changing Enumerate Colors using Beamer Theme Berlin

I am trying to figure out how to change the coloring of enumerations in Beamer using the Theme 'Berlin'. I was able to change the color of the Itemize environment by: \setbeamercolor{itemize ...
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Make two beamer blocks the same height / make one beamer block the same height as another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to modify columns/column environments so they resize automatically to the largest column ? I have two unequal-length blocks in a columns environment. If I use ...
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Beamer second screen with next slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note page showing the next frame I just presented some of my work with a presentation typeset with LaTeX+Beamer, using the double screen magic of \setbeameroption{show ...
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R+LaTex to HTML5 better than pdf?

I use R together with ggmap, ggplot2, Rstudio, knitr, and beamer to produce presentations in pdf. Soon I hope to have time to learn TikZ too. I have not moved to Markdown because I appreciate the ...