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Beamer vertical navigation bar with horizontal subsection dot

I would like to have an horizontal subsection navigation inside a vertical navigation bar. The idea is to obtain the same subsection navigation as for the outersmoothbar but in a vertical navigation ...
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Beamer: Receiving information from Bibliography

I am using Beamer, and I prepare the references as follows. \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{refno} Author Name, \newblock Title, \newblock Location. \end{thebibliography} Is it possible to ...
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Why does pstricks have an effect on tikz' draw opacity when used within beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain] ...
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Beamer: allowframebreaks collides with columns?

I'm doing a scientific presentation with the beamer package and have two columns (the left one with text, the right one with several images) that are too long for one frame. I want to use ...
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Beamer: description item with tiny font [duplicate]

In Beamer, I use the following code \setbeamerfont{description item}{size=\tiny} but it seem not to work. How can I make description items use tiny as fontsize?
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Beamer - Shaded Background in Block environment

i would like to have a shaded coloured block title background in my beamer presentation. I could not figure out how to set the shading. Any solution? \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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Beamer: Warsaw style biliography colors

In Beamer, I am using Warsaw style. In bibliography, I use \newblock for different type of entries (author, title, journal, ect.). Where can I learn the colour information about these structures (in ...
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Presentation viewer with timer, next slide, notes & display video [duplicate]

The question about a viewer for presentations is asked often, and I liked pdfpc. But: I both want to play a movie (flv, with flashmovie) and a presentation viewer with timer, next screen and ...
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In beamer slide, view notes on computer only while presenting with a projector? [duplicate]

Is is possible to make a PDF in Beamer such that notes are visible only on computer and not on the projector?
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Vertically center itemize when using beamer `\only`

For a presentation I want to show how an equation is simplified in steps. When I try to do this using \only, the text jumps around vertically. Minimal failing example: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How to write “a” in semiverbatim environment with ngerman without writing “{}a”?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Umlauts} \begin{semiverbatim} ...
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Using Multibib with Beamer

For the defense of my PhD, I have to finish my presentation with a complete list of my publication. In the manuscript, I used the multibib package to generate automatically the list and it works fine. ...
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Customize \tcblower appearance in tcolorbox

I'm using boxes made with tcolorbox in my beamer presentation, using the beamer skin provided by the package. When the box is split in two parts with the \tcblower command, the lower part looks ...
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Beamer option definition

Hi I'm building from scratch a new beamer theme. I would like to define an option in the theme where I can define the conference name which can be used afterwards for the footline. Up to now I've done ...
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Color Itemize inside tabular or minipage

What I'm trying to do is actually introducing a column in a beamer mode the as the second one next to it is in grey (transparent effect). But it will color only what is before the itemize. ...
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Change bullet point symbol without changing \item [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pifont} \begin {document} \frame{ \frametitle{Test} \begin{itemize} \item test \item test \end{itemize} } \end{document} ...
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biblatex destroys section numbering in beamer

Why does the \printbibliography command destroy the appendix numbering? In my example the section number jumps over a number and the subsection is always zero. If you delete the command ...
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Is is possible to show the beamer output full screen on monitor 2 like powerpoint? [closed]

I was wondering whether it is possible to full screen the pdf i.e beamer output in monitor 2 showing the contents in monitor 1 as well. I am using monitor extend properties in windows. Powerpoint has ...
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Tick marks on Lyx Beamer Presentation

I'm writing a presentation with Lyx. I don't find how to include this line of balls on top that tell you where you are in the presentation. This is a sample lyx file with this problem. Thank you.
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How to make partially transparent beamercolorbox

In my poster, I added a background picture and make the blocks partially transparent, using the following code \documentclass[final, 12pt]{beamer} ...
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Change the page number of slides in notes when using | handout: command

I have some slides where I will print out as different pages for the handouts. I am using the command \onslide<1 | handout:1> {} and so on. Is it possible to show on the handout as 5(a) , 5(b) ...
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mdframed with tikz-framework: roundcorner-keyword seem not to work completely

I got a similar problem to How to draw frame with rounded corners around box I try to make round boxex for a poster presentation, I could nearly succeed using mdframed-package with tikz-option. But ...
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Texlive 2013, where to place custom themes? [duplicate]

So I have installed TeXlive 2013 following the steps here I was previously using my custom theme called beamerthemeEinstein.sty that I placed at /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/beamer/base/themes/theme ...
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Insert a background picture in beamercolorbox?

As the title states. Is there a way to insert a background picture for a beamercolorbox. I mean I can make two of them overlap or something, but can I insert a background picture somehow? Thanks.
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Draw custom frame around text

I would like to obtain a custom frame, which is different from the ones given by mdframed. Here is the image comes from the package fancytikzposter, which consists in a minipage inside a tikzpicture ...
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Beamer titlepage\\line 17 Undefined control sequence

I'm so sorry for the probably stupid question, but somehow I'm stucked. It's my first try to make a presentation in LaTeX. So I will approve every one of your advices (probably a site or something to ...
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latex beamer appendix numbering

Why are the slides from appendix not numbered with letters? Is there a solution? Thank you for your help \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{test1} ...
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How to install a beamer theme in Lyx

I would like to use the Wuerzburg Beamer Theme for my thesis presentation but i dont know how to install it in Lyx. Can anyone help me please?
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multicolumn table in Beamer

I'm new to beamer. I want to have table in my presentation same as in my latex document. \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{cc|c|c|} \cline{3-4} & & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{Condition (Gold ...
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problem with Greek in beamer [Lyx]

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in Lyx with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language .. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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How to use effects on beamer [Lyx user]

I am trying to use Beamer in Lyx in order to write my thesis presentation and i would like to add some effects in it (for e.x. fade away etc).. How can i add effects in Lyx while using beamer?
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clines stop working after using the tabularx key in tcolorbox

I suspect this may be a bug but I'm not completely sure, so I posted here before contacting the relevant package mantainer to ask your opinion. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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Lyx beamer titles on new frames

I am using Lyx and Beamer in order to write my thesis presentation. When i insert a title/section in a new frame , it does not appear in preview.. why is that ? How can i add titles in each frame of ...
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Lyx Beamer presentations error ( \lyxframeend)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation with Beamer on Lyx , but i have an issue which is driving me crazy.. When i add a section/part or something else i get this error : \lyxframeend ...
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How to use roman numerals for backup slides on beamer?

I'm making a LaTeX presentation using beamer, and I'd like to prepare some slides for possible questions I can be asked for. I find how to ignore slides numbering in this post, but I don't like the ...
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Automatically Step Through List of Numbers in Beamer

I have a long list of numbers (about 200) and would like to do the following in Beamer: Display the first number. Pause for one second. Erase the first number. Display the second number. ...and so ...
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Set frame subtitle size

What is the correct way to set subtitle size? I have this: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\insertframetitle\\\insertframesubtitle} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\scriptsize} ...
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Use multiple tikz picture with onslide command in the single frame in beamer

I have multiple tikz pictures in the single frame in beamer. In the first tikz picture I was able to use the only overlay and onslide command. However, for the second picture I am not able to achive ...
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Show the large image in latex beamer into four parts / transitions

I have a large image that I want to show in my presentation. I have four panels on the graph. What I want to do is in each slide, I want to show each panel. How do we show the certain portion of the ...
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Keep the frame background in minislides

I'd like to know if it is possible to keep the background used in standard frames in minislides too: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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How to use only overlay between tikz picture and equation

I have a working example here. I want to display tikzpicture and equation one at a time. I don't know how to use only overlay here. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes, ...
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How replace beamer graphics by itemize?

In a Beamer frame with two "pages" (the second one appearing after mouse click) I have: On first page an itemize environment with 3 \item followed by a picture added with includegraphics On second ...
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Piecewise highlighting and dim the previous section/text in beamer

I found a way to piece-wise highlighting in beamer but I also want to dim the previous items as the beamer starts to uncover the newer sections. I have done something like this in powerpoint but stuck ...
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Horizontal placement of footnotes in beamer

Hi I am wondering whether it is possible to place the beamer footnotes into multiple columns or display as horizontal, instead of vertical. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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How to use the [plain] option in beamer note page?

I'm trying to use the plain style for beamer note pages but it does not work. I tried: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show notes} \begin{document} \begin{frame} content \end{frame} ...
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Adjusting the width of a block to cross a column border

I am facing a slight esthetic problem with a block. Originally my slide is divided in two columns of 0.6\linewidth and 0.4\linewidth. In the first column, there is two images next to each other with ...
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Graphical interface for generating presentation slides

Is there a good graphical interface, similar to PowerPoint or LibreOffice Impress, for generating presentation slides? When writing documents I prefer to write my text and LaTeX-markups using a ...
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Beamer: Having more than one bibliography

I want to make a presentation with the beamer class and include the Name of the Paper and the authors into my slides. I really like the style in which it is included when using the classical ...
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Equivalent symbol not working and subscript on vertical line

I have couple of issues here. I am making a presentation on beamer and I am using the following code: \begin{align*} & F_{in} = \int \frac{\partial Q}{\partial s}|_{in} ds, ...
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Problems with Beamer and diagrams in Tikz

I did a commutative diagram with tikz in the article class and everything works. The next code is the MWE in article class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} ...