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slide dependent subitemize in beamer

I'm not sure if I do it well but I have what follows: \documentclass[10pt,fleqn,t]{beamer} \begin{document} \frame[t]{ \begin{block}{Title} \begin{itemize} \item text 1 ...
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Can't extract embedded font

I use visio (on windows) to generate eps file and show it using latex (beamer) in slides. I compile latex to pdf on ubuntu and everything is fine. However, when the pdf slides are shown on windows or ...
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How to make beamer's alert work in \multiinclude[<alert@+| +->]?

Beamer user guide says at p140: Example: For a more interesting usage of the ⟨default overlay specification⟩, consider the following usage: \multiinclude[<alert@+|> +->]{gra} ...
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Show plan before each section except the first one

I wanted to show a plan before every section in my presentation, so I have added the following code before \begin{document} \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Plan} ...
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Side-to-side figure and table in beamer problem

\begin{figure} %\centering \begin{minipage}[h]{0.58\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[scale=0.4,trim=12mm 15mm 12mm 15mm]{fig1} \end{minipage} ...
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Command \algorithmic already defined

Here is the list of packages I load for my presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{stmaryrd} ...
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How to use beamer colors in beamerarticle?

I would like to use beamer defined colors into beamerarticle's version of my document. This way I can change beamer theme (or color theme) and colors change according it. Here you have a MWE. A frame ...
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Which alternatives to the beamer class exist?

The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Do you know any LaTeX based beamer alternative? In my university, everyone is using beamer, and every presentation has the same layout, I'm sick of it. I was ...
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How to clearly demarcate frame/slide content when using article class for a beamer document?

When I use the article class with beamer, the slides are not clearly demarcated. Rather, the slides just blend in with the document as dot points, headings, and so on. This is fine when I actually ...
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How does beamer build the frame?

I've started to write my own theme for beamer. I'm bored of the default ones and I thought it might be a nice challenge to make something that looks good. The problem is that the beamer documentation ...
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font size of \footcite of biblatex in beamer

I have unsuccessfully tried to control the font size of \footcite with \renewcommand{\bibfont}{\tiny}? Is there any other way?
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Disabling beamer animations easily

I'm writing a presentation for a conference with beamer. I'm using \pause commands in order to show the contents one piece at a time, but it's really annoying having to scroll through so much pages ...
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Show a frame step by step

I have seen people showing one slide progressively by pressing Enter. Could anyone tell me how to realize that in Beamer?
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How to create custom itemize-unfolding-animations in beamer

I'm still a newbie in beamer so sorry if it's a simple question: I want to animate an "unfolding of itemize" in a custom way. So instead of the standard: \begin{itemize} \item<1-> item-1 ...
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Cite bibliography in beamer with a concrete style

In a beamer presentation I want to cite some bibliography. I prepared the following minimal example: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{ZINC, author = ...
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Remove box in beamer slides

Given the following minimal example of my presentation \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} ...
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How to resize a fomula inside a block?

I would like to insert a formula as a block in my presentation: \begin{block}{concretization}{ $\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.5}% \begin{array}{l} \gamma \rightarrow ... \end{array}$ ...
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How to rename theorem (or lemma) in Beamer?

I usually write theorem as follows: \begin{theorem}[abc] ... \end{theorem} Then the title will be Theorem (abc). I would like to name it differently, for instance, "Theorem of abc", "ABC ...
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How to make the frame dashed?

I am using \begin{framed} ... \end{framed} in my presentation, does anyone know how to make the frame dashed?
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How to resize a figure in Beamer?

In my presentation I put \tikzpicture, cases or \array in \figure, I am wondering if it is possible to resize the whole picture including caption with a factor. It seems that \resizebox{<horizontal ...
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Beamer: Line spacing in title

I have a long title for my beamer presentation and ue the \titlepage{} command. The title is automatically split over 4 lines. As I am using a tall font (arev), these lines are squashed together. I ...
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How to split a frame (of beamer) into 2 parts (minipage) side by side?

I would like to split a frame into 2 parts side by side by minipage. But it seems that the following code puts one on top of the other: \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth} left part ...
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transitions in Beamer

Why is this code not working i.e., not giving me the transitions \begin{itemize} \transdissolve \item Large number of possible parameter-value combinations \item Hard to find the ...
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Beamer navigation bar with sections ans SUBsections but without SUBSUBsections?

Beamer navigation bar with sections ans SUBsections but without SUBSUBsections?? I'm using PaloAlto theme.
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How to make “outline” frame in Beamer?

In a presentation, people show regularly a "outline" frame containing the table of contents where some sections are grey (have been presented) and others are highlighted (will be presented right now). ...
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Reduce pseudocode font size (not global)

In this example I would like to reduce the pseudocode font size, but only for this slide while keeping the others in the default font size. How can I do that?
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Beamer and pseudocode

I am preparing a presentation with beamer from a previous paper written in latex. I want to insert in a slide the pseudocode \begin{algorithm} \begin{algorithmic}[1] \FOR{$i=1$ to $N$} ...
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Beamer background image centered

I'm trying to use an image as a background for Beamer presentation according to this post. However, I do not want the image spanning the entire background. Thus, I'm doing something like: ...
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beamer with notes displayed while giving a presentation [closed]

What are people currently using to have notes available while giving a presentation? This post shows how to have a notes section for taking notes (audience oriented). I guess the presenter could ...
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Skipping outline table of contents of some sections in beamer

I'm trying to make a table of contents for a beamer presentation, and I want to have the outline show up for every section except the first. Right now I'm using: \AtBeginSection[] { ...
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How to Continue Enumerate Across Columns in Beamer

I am trying to create two columns of a single enumerated list on a single frame in beamer. How do I go about getting the enumeration to continue from one column to the next?
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How do I use the “enumerate mini template” of the beamer class?

I'm working on a document and tried to change the way enumeration items look with the line \setbeamertemplate{enumerate mini template}{i)} found in the documentation BeamerUserGuide on page 114. ...
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Automated overlay specification with \only and \enumerate

Sometimes, when a list of items is too long to fit on a slide, I do the following to achieve a somewhat better result (ignore commented lines for now): \documentclass[t,10pt]{beamer} ...
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How to customize \titlepage in beamer?

I'm trying build my own theme to use for work-related presentations in beamer. I'm not so familiar with how to write the themes, I'm customizing a title page manually at the moment. What I want to ...
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Beamer Headline

I am putting together a presentation for my Master's thesis defense with Beamer. I've tried to keep the number of sections small to consistently conserve space in the headline. However, in certain ...
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Beamer bibliography color

I'm using the Boadilla theme with Beaver colortheme. All the colored stuff are in dark red as they should be, except for the bibliography item: they still use the structure color that is the ...
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How to link items in TOC using beamer

I am preparing a fairly straight forward presentation using beamer. My question is this--how do I link items in my table of contents to the appropriate section/subsection? I feel as if there is ...
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How display LaTeX code in LaTeX document?

I'm making Beamer presentation. How I can display LaTeX code inside presentation?
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Is there a way to animate table columns in beamer?

I have a beamer presentation with a tabular environment. I want to expose the tabular environment column by column, on separate slides. I tried using \pause in the tabular header, or in the cells ...
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Does enumitem conflict with beamer for lists?

I am using the enumitem package in a beamer presentation. When I added a usepackage directive for it, the bullets in front of itemize lists disappeared. I tried restoring them by using ...
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How to center the titleframe in Hannover theme (beamer)?

I am using the Hannover theme in beamer and I am using the title frame as plain \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Hannover}%{CambridgeUS}% ...
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overfull vbox with beamercolorbox

In a latex-beamer document, I am using a custom headline template. It produces a headline only when in a section. Here is a stripped down version: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{times} % gets rid ...
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Behavior of starred section in beamer

In a LaTeX article, \section* behaves like this: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} \section*{Not numbered} \thesection % --> 0 \section{Numbered} \thesection % --> 1 \end{document} ...
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should I be torn between Keynote and beamer?

I have experience with both keynote and beamer (and as a matter of fact, powerpoint as well). I think they both have a very different set of features, which depending on how you look at them, can ...
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MinionPro and beamer: figure selection

MinionPro package options for figure selection don't appear to work under beamer. I'd like text figures in text mode (textosf) and lining figures in math mode (mathlf). In the example below, the ...
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In tikz \node's text, how to use \multiinclude to include several pictures?

This code tries to use \multiinclude from xmpmulti inside a tikz node text to include for example a series of files pic-0.pdf, pic-1.pdf,..., etc. and doesn't compile and throws out error listed ...
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Could I use \columncolor with \only? (Beamer)

In Why can't I wrap \rowcolor in \only? (Beamer), there are solutions to how to use \rowcolor with \only in Beamer. Is there a way to use \columncolor in a similar way?
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Beamer framezoom image centered. [closed]

I'm using framezoom to show details from a big image, I wish the detail, zoomed portion, centered in a frame, how can I do this?. Thanks,
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Why can't I do this diagram?

I use this code in beamer: \[ \begin{tikzpicture}[>=angle 90] \matrix(a)[matrix of math nodes, row sep=2.5em, column sep=2.5em, text height=1.5ex, text depth=0.20ex, ampersand replacement=\&] ...
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Code indentation gets lost in Beamer

For any unknown reason I have to use verbatim instead of listings. Note: This issue also appear when using listings but Herbert's answer can fix it. Unfortunately, the trick Herbert used there ...