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Ratio of the expression and the corresponding description fix in Beamer

I want to modify the display of my equation little bit. Below is the code which I used to show the ratio of two expressions and use a pointer for the descrption of the items. I was able to show the ...
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Big Equation into several lines in beamer

I have a very big equation and I tried to seperate that equation into different lines using the following code but the spacing is very big. Can anyone suggest what would be the best way to save space ...
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How to stop beamer generating bookmarks

I try that \usepackage[bookmarks={false}]{hyperref} But I receive error message "Hyperref option clash" So I instead that \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{bookmarks={false}} But it doesn't ...
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How to create beamer slides with source code that can be copied?

We are converting our course slides from Powerpoint to LaTeX, to be able to offer all code in a more open format and to let students easily copy code from the slides. However, the latter does not seem ...
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Variable itemize indentation on Beamer slides

I'm not sure if what I want is possible at all, but asking doesn't hurt... I've adjusted the itemize environment so that the item text is aligned with the text outside the environment. This might ...
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Lyx - Editing the document class [closed]

I am using LyX Beamer but want to the option [t]. Using Document -> Settings -> Document Class if I choose presentation (beamer) and put the [t] in custom it does not compile. Is there a way to define ...
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Beamer: combining footnote in one column with figure in the other one

I'd like to put a figure next to a list which contains a footnote. Without the footnote everything works fine. But when I add the footnote, the figure gets shifted to the right and partly appears to ...
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LyX White Space on Slide [duplicate]

Using LyX I find that there is always so much white space between the figure and the the slide title and between the table caption and the table. Is there a way to reduce this space in the preamble?
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Unwanted space between beamer colorboxes

I'm trying to create a beamer theme that has some colored boxes at the very top and bottom of each slide. So far, I have copied the default theme and added an empty beamercolorbox to it. While this ...
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LyX TeX Table too big

I am including a TeX file into a LyX document using Insert -> Child Document. The Table looks fine on the LyX screen but when I preview the PDF it is 10 times too big. Not sure how to fiddle with the ...
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Anchors badly positioned

I am trying to overlay some transparent boxes over a picture using TikZ within a Beamer frame. The code I use is the following: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} ...
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Using ERT in LyX [duplicate]

Using LyX to create a Beamer presentation I used the TeX button to insert some ERT: \begin{table}\caption{Regression table\label{tab1}} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l r l r l r l} \hline & ...
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“Grid” of background images in Beamer frame

I am trying to get a 2x2 grid of background images in a Beamer frame. I'd like the images to touch on all side (i.e., no whitespace around images). I am able to get a tabular environment inside ...
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Beamer article mode + amsart freezes latex

If i try to get an article from my beamer slide using article mode and amsart style, my compiler (pdfLaTeX, LaTeX) gets stuck in an infinite loop: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{beamerarticle} ...
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bottomrule option not working in beamer tcolorbox [closed]

I'd like to use the bottomrule option for the tcolorbox environment, as shown in the tcolorbox manual on page 12. Unfortunately, the option does not seem to work, and the following code creates a ...
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Simple Beamer Template for Total Beginners

Is there a template that allows me to create slides with only some simple formulas at most?
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Move table to the left / change left margin of particular frame

I'm trying to move my table to the left with no success. I found \hspace, but it seem to not work. Here is my slide: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Test slide} \vspace{-0.4cm} \hspace{-1cm} ...
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On inverting navigation bar and footer contents

I'm using the Frankfurt theme in beamer. It includes a sort of navigation bar with (sub-)section titles and a circle per slide in each (sub-)section. I'd like to move such a bar to the bottom of the ...
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Beamer presentation similar to ConTeXt

I am wondering if it would be possible to write nice (different and funny) presentations with beamer like the ones that can be found in the next links, that are done with context. I also wonder if it ...
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How to avoid `beamer` to print its title page?

It is the first time I am using beamer and I am trying to make a title page as I would do in a book class, but apparently beamer forces its own title page to be printed before mine. I have no \author ...
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Converting Powerpoint master slide to beamer [closed]

Is it possible to take a Powerpoint master slide and convert it to something that can be used with beamer? My organization requires the use of Powerpoint, but I can get away with presenting pdf's ...
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Issue with TeXMaker on win7 and beamer [closed]

Not sure if this question is appropriate for this forum... Just wondering if others can confirm this before sending it to the developers. Setup: TeXMaker TeXLive 2012 pdflatex with synctex enabled ...
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A button that runs an external program from a Beamer PDF presentation

I want to add a "run demo" button to a Beamer presentation (PDF file) that will launch an external Java application. Can this be done somehow - Embed an "exec" command inside a PDF using ...
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Can I create a shortcut to another program with LaTeX Beamer class? [duplicate]

I am just about to create my beamer file for my upcoming presentation in which I need to open another program (NetLogo if it helps) to show it to the audience. Is there any possibility to create a ...
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Command for the abbreviated author [duplicate]

I'm writing a beamer document, and using the following definition for author \author[O. Castillo]{Oscar Castillo} As far as I know, \@author returns the value Oscar Castillo Question Is there a ...
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Adding fields to title page / customizing title page

I need to add 3 supervisors to my titlepage. I found suggestions to make them part of \author, but it looks horrible, because every row is aligned by center (see picture). I would like to align ...
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Two-level Tree Navigation in Beamer

I'm curious what would be an effective work-around for the Beamer tree outer theme package that would allow for two-level navigation instead of the default three-level navigation. For example, I'm ...
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How to have each slide in a separate file, each compilable, then combine them

I would like to write each slide of a presentation into its own file, so that I can compile and view each slide, one at a time. But, I still need to combine all of them to make my presentation. What's ...
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Locally use only one smoothbar bullet within one subsection

Inspired from this question Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars I want to apply one smoothbar only locally, in only one long subsection that is. I thought of defining a new boolean variable but it ...
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Beamer Multimedia package

I have written the following document \documentclass[aspectratio=1610]{beamer} \usetheme[hideallsubsections]{Berkeley} \useinnertheme{rounded} \usepackage{multimedia} \title[]{{\scshape Infodag ...
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Slide ticker in beamer presentations

I am using 'beamer' for presentations. I have a Main Titles and a few slides under each. For example, Introduction has 4 slides Methods have 5 slides. I want to put kind of a ticker at the top of ...
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Getting “dots” to show up in Beamer headers [duplicate]

I'm writing a presentation in Beamer using the Frankfurt theme. I like the dots that appear in the header denoting various slides (as in this sample), but I can't seem to get them to show up. ...
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How to remove navigational circles and fit the navigation bar titles in Frankfurt beamer theme?

I'm using the Frankfurt theme and I have two questions about it: There are navigational circles that appear when I create subsections. They are equal to the number of pages in that section which is ...
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Optimised visualisation of top circles in beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in Beamer. I am using smoothbars as an outer theme. However I am having a problem when a section has many frames, as indicated in the following image ...
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Beamer - customising the Frankfurt theme

I use beamer together with \usetheme{Frankfurt}. My slides look like this: Is that possible to change the color of the bullet in the header? \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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Testing system in beamer [closed]

Can I use \radioButton option in Beamer? I need to make test(choice) system with counting right answers in presentation mode, maybe there's any class for making testing. I have error with ...
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Beamer - Dresden theme: miniframes appeareance and frame number insertion

I am writing a presentation in Beamer using the Dresden theme. From a theme preview I saw that white circles are supposed to appear on the top bar below the section titles of my presentation (to ...
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How to create a PDF presentation for each available Beamer theme automatically?

Rather than changing the theme by hand and compiling it for each available theme, is there an easier way to do so such that I can get a PDF presentation for each available theme automatically?
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How to change the size of the institutional logo on Lyx- breamer?

I tried to use the following codes to insert logo in to my beamer, but they dont work with LyX. If you have a file called "institution-logo-filename.xxx", where xxx is a graphic format that can ...
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Subfigures in beamer documents

I'm using beamer package to produce slides. I put many figures on a slide by using the subfigure package. The problem is that for captions, the subfigure are labeled "a", "b".. "m", "n" and so on, for ...
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How do I set the gamma correction of a full LaTeX document? [closed]

I will be holding a presentation with a PDF generated by LaTeX beamer. Projectors in general need a gamma correction of about 2.0, however, my laptop doesn't enable me to set the gamma correction of ...
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Why \nointerlineskip if background of Beamer-color frametitle is empty?

I'm trying to read the source of Beamer default outer theme (the file beamerouterthemedefault.sty). In line 144 there is this code: \defbeamertemplate*{frametitle}{default}[1][left] { ...
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Can I manipulate the rounded-ness of blocks?

I'm creating a beamertemplate (for beamerposter, actually) and I want to increase the radius of a block. According to the beamer manual (12.3) I can pass the [rounded] option to a block or the ...
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Make a heading in beamer

I would like to have the ability to add "headings" to content in my beamer slides. By heading I just mean slightly larger text that automatically breaks the row and adds some margins to the ...
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How do I change the background color of a footer in beamer

I know just enough about beamer to be a danger to myself. I am trying to change the color of a footer in Boadilla and am struggling. First, I have declared \usecolortheme[named=black]{structure} ...
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Figure in beamer moves around

This is a MWE of my code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Frankfurt} \usecolortheme{dolphin} } \begin{document} ...
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Block environment with empty title in Beamer: how to reduce empty space at the top [duplicate]

I'm using the LaTeX beamer class to write a presentation. I'm placing vertically aligned equations inside a block environment without a title. When I do this, I get extra empty space at the top of the ...
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algorithm2e and Beamer - How to make algorithms wider with smaller font?

I would like to make the algorithm2e environments wider in a beamer document. Indeed I must you a \scalebox to see all of my algorithm. Is there a way to have wider algorithms with smaller size font ...
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Spurious space problem

I have a problem of spurious space, but I can't find its origin. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Dimensions et boites}{Commandes de manipulation des boites} ...
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LaTeX beamer: How to use “squeeze” option only for part of a slide?

I'm using the beamer package for a presentation. On some slide, I have two lists, one long list on the left with many short items, one short list on the right with some explanations. The list on the ...