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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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Inserting a proof-reader's remark in a presentation title

How can I insert a word in a presentation title that looks like a proof-reader's remark. For example, consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \title{Lorem ipsum sit amet} ...
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Flush to the left align environment in beamer

I would like to use the align environment within my beamer presentation, and have this flushed to the left. However, this should only be done on one frame, on the other frames I would like to keep the ...
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How to change hyperlink target of frame titles in Beamer? [closed]

The default behaviour is that clicking on frame titles takes you to the next slide. I would like to change that behaviour but I can't seem to workout how it is achieved when reading the Beamer source ...
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Asymptote code integration into Beamer format

I'm wondering anyone else has experienced compatibility issues between Asymptote and Beamer format, and what the fixes are. For example, I'm able to get a pdf output when I compile the following: ...
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LaTeX freezes on \begin{SCfigure}

I need side figure captions but using SCfigure freezes LaTeX as described here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/latex-beamer/forums/forum/319190/topic/1589887 Do you have any solutions to this ...
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Disable author names in the bottom line of my LaTeX slides

In my presentation with LaTeX slides the author name appears in the bottom line of every slide. Is there a way, to disable the appearance of the name in the bottom line, whereas I want to put the ...
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How to make a figure leave less space from top?

I have 2 columns in a beamer frame. The first one on the left contains a picture while the second, on the right, an enumerate. \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} \begin{figure} ...
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video embedding in beamer

I know this was asked before, and the solution was y4pdf, however my question is: do we just compile our latex file with pdfLaTeX or how then? Because the question was asked over a year ago, are pdf ...
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Beamer - Source code highlighting/annotation tips

How can I highlight and annotate source code in a beamer presentation like this one? For example, consider the following image from that .pdf file: It looks to me that above presentation is made ...
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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 ...
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beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once

I need to play two videos at once on a slide - it is pretty straightforward to show a single video, however, if I want to show two videos on a single slide simultaneously, it doesn't work - only one ...
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How do I fit java style source code in one frame in beamer?

\frame { \frametitle{Queue} \begin{enumerate} \item monitor \item semaphores \item blocking at \end{enumerate} } How do I fit a piece of source code, which this ...
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How to remove the warnings “Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available” and “Size substitutions with differences” in beamer?

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available LaTeX Font Warning: Size substitutions with differences I am using the files from ...
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listings ignore final newline

When I write listings in my LaTeX code I usually follow this format \begin{lstlisting} foo bar baz \end{lstlisting} and when I put this inside a normal LaTeX document, things look fine. But when I ...
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How can I add a director name in line with author name in beamer?

I would like to write director name in line with author name in a beamer like: \author{Made by:\\Author name} \director{Directed by:\\Director name} but if I try to define director: ...
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putting a box over an image in beamer presentation

In a Beamer presentation, I want to put a box over a graphic file. For example, in one slide, I want to put a graphic file: And, in the next slide, I want to put a box on the image: This style of ...
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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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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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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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Beamer itemize with odd even variation

i would like to obtain the following effect automatically \documentclass{beamer} \definecolor{color1}{RGB}{255,0,0} \definecolor{color2}{RGB}{0,255,0} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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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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Customize mini frame navigation

I'm trying to create my own beamer theme; I want to use a mini frame navigation in headline (included by using \insertnavigation) but the colors not working as I want them yet. Here´s the output of ...
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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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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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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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how to include existing pdf slides into my beamer?

are there any ways to incorporate some slides in existing beamer file into my beamer? Say, I want to put slide 2 in file A (a beamer pdf file) into my beamer presentation, can this be done? PS: file ...
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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 ...
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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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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 presentation: List of frames within a section / part with the use of [allowframebreaks]

Please see Beamer presentation: List of frames within a section / part. I have copy-pasted Gonzalo Medina's example code below. Uncommenting the [allowframebreaks] or using it in any other frame that ...
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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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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: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm trying to change the font size of the references using the shrink of the frame argument. However, if I run this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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Mark a pseudocode block and insert comments near it

I am currently working on a LaTeX beamer presentation where I have to explain an algorithm. So I wrote this algorithm with \usepackage{algorithm,algpseudocode} This is the current algorithm: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set a small default font size with beamer?

I use beamer class with newcent package for the font. I set \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} at the top of my tex file. But I think the font is still too large. In my beamer theme, I tried to set : ...
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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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How to change caption color for a color theme in beamerposter?

I am facing a problem. In my poster, I use a color theme, for that reason in figure caption comes with green color, that is quite invisible. Is it possible to change the color? \documentclass[final, ...
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tikzpicture in Beamer: how to uncover nodes in foreach statement

How can I uncover the nodes in the following tikzpicture? I want to display all red nodes, followed by all green nodes, and then followed by all blue nodes. \tikzstyle{level 1}=[sibling angle=120] ...
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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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Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer?

There is a way to make TOC using \tableofcontents, but there are only sections and subsections. How can I get list of all frames without using sectioning?