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Beamer error, does not produce any output

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} \setbeamerfont*{frametitle}{size=\normalsize,series=\bfseries} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} ...
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Footnote in block statement

I have a presentation to make, and in this I present a quote in a block, like this: \begin{block}{Quote headline} Some truly great words some man made before me. \end{block}\footnote{And this is ...
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How to dim block environments in beamer

One of my beamer slides looks like the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 1. \end{block} \pause \begin{block}{Theorem} Theorem 2. ...
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What are the limits of \transpush for beamer frames transition?

I was looking at the different possibilities of transitions between two frames using Beamer and I found this one named \transpush which gives the impression that the slide 1 is pushed away by the ...
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Where can I find a list of itemize bullet shapes in LaTex Beamer?

I've read about changing the shape of the itemize bullet in the Beamer class documentation and also on this question which shows how to change the bullet shape to a checkmark (\checkmark). Where can ...
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How to make transition animation on part of the slide in beamer?

I would like to have text popping in itemize \begin{itemize} \item<1->First item. \only<3->{\text{Some text.}} \item<2-> Second item. \end{itemize} I would like to ...
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error when using tcolorbox

I am trying to use the tcolorbox package and just by putting \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \begin{document} \end{document} into my code with no further ...
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Beamer sidebar both sides

I'm trying to figure out how to make sidebars on both sides of a beamer presentation. I've been reading this: http://gking.harvard.edu/files/beameruserguide2.pdf, particularly around page 60. It ...
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Including jpgs into Beamer when using sharelatex or writelatex [duplicate]

I'm trying to include a jpg into Beamer. Many of the sources I've looked at mention that it's necessary to include the graphicx package in the preamble, and to use something like ...
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Beamer Multifile and Figure Issues in Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to edit multifile beamer presentation documents in AUCTeX. I use Emacs 24.3.1 / AucTeX-11.87 / TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian) in Ubuntu 12.04. The most simple code that explains my ...
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Changing the colour of Beamer \titlepage using a .sty file

I've been looking for an answer everywhere to this, but so far, nothing seems to have worked. What I would like to do is change the background colour and font colour of the \titlepage command, but to ...
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Colored underbraces for annotating equations

I am trying to implement my previous Powerpoint presentation in beamer. I have a figure like I want to create something like this in beamer. I wrote a equation as follows but I couldn't write the ...
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Equations (to be tagged, but how?) too long to fit in a Beamer alertblock

In the following code the 3rd equation is going out of the alert block. I want to align those equations beautifully inside the alert block. And also I want to indicate that the first equation is 'Mass ...
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How to connect figures by arrows in Beamer?

In a related post; How to connect Beamer blocks by arrows?, I found this image (latex+beamer): I would like to do the exact same thing, but replace the 3 blocks by 3 figures. The figures may have ...
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Exact green color of example in Beamer

I'd would like to use the same green colour as in the example mode. Does it coincide with \definecolor{darkgreen}{rgb}{0,0.5,0}? Is it possible to use it without defining a new color? (Maybe using ...
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Changing style of alert environment in beamer

I would like to specify a background color in the alert environment. I can, for example, use \setbeamercolor{alerted text}{fg=blue} to change the colour of the alterted text to blue, but this ...
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Is there a way to remove duplicate frame titles from a listofframes?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? I have a lot of slides where there are successive identically named slides, for example the first one explains the topic and the ...
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How to produce a list of frames with Beamer if frame titles have LaTeX tags in them?

Related to: Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer? The above method works if frame titles don't have tags such as \emph{} in them. However, if a frame title has such a tag, the error ...
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Combining Beamer-List-of-frames with TOC (sections etc.)?

Related to this question »Is there any way to produce List of frames with beamer?« Is there a way of combining TOC (section / subsection) with this listofframes? (e.g. frametitles just like ...
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beamer and forest

I am preparing beamer presentation and flow chart using forest. For some reason, it is suggesting extra } or problem with \end{frame}. Here is the code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{beamer} ...
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Inserting a picture step by step in middle of frame

I would like to display a frame in two steps: first a block title and then a picture underneath. Here is my code: \begin{frame}{title} \begin{block}{blockTitle}<1-> ...
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embed a terminal command in a beamer presentation

I know this may be extravagant, but I was wondering if it was possible to embed a terminal command in a beamer pdf that can be launch by clicking on it. My idea is that during my presentation, I could ...
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How to use pstricks package within beamer? I know the pure English typseting method using pstricks in beamer, but failed xelatex pstricks beamer

In order to display simple figure, I began to learn pstricks package. I copied a piece of sample code to a beamer file. When I compile it, something goes wrong. How can I fix it? Process ...
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Messy flowchart using tikz

I have a beamer slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{decision} = [diamond, draw, fill=blue!20, text width=4.5em, text badly centered, node ...
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Text in itemize in column with tikz exeeds margin

I'm new to tikz but I don't think the problem is tikz itself. What I want to obtain is simple, a list of file names with an arrow for each element pointing to the middle of and interval of a tikz ...
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Draft Watermark with Beamer

Is is possible to use \usepackage{draftwatermark} with beamer? I tried it, and the watermark does not show on the slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{draftwatermark} \author{Test} ...
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Tikz flow chart and beamer

I am creating a beamer presentation. I have following tikz flow chart. The problem is the chart appears to be cluttered and is not accomodated on a single slide. Here is the code ...
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longtable in beamer environment (lacks headers/footers)

In Beamer, I wish to use the longtable package to break up tables across multiple frames automatically. I am aware of the xtab package, which works fine in Beamer, but I prefer longtable as it is the ...
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Pages in beamer are incorrectly numbered when using “show notes on second screen” [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a presentation, and want to use the mode "show notes on second screen". Unfortunately, there seems to be a bug: when I turn it on, the page numbers are shifted one page up, ...
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Indentation with beamer fontspec and alltt

The following document mangles the indentation of the second line of the alltt (the pipe/bar character does not occur under the equals of the previous line). \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} ...
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Beamer - aligning text and images in columns

I am making a slide with beamer where I would like to have 3 columns, each with an image and a caption underneath. The images are to be animated. While I got the images to align nicely, I'm having ...
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Is there a method to fill the blanks between each Chinese characters? And how to force LaTeX to begin a new line when typsetting Chinese?

Here is my source code,I use CJK to typset Chinese,I am an absolute beginner,and I am working hard to study latex and CJK typseting skill.I want to fill the blank with the next line first charactors.I ...
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Problem with counter and \pause

I am trying to create a manual continuation annotation for my presentations (because I need more flexibility than provided by the automatic splitting feature of beamer). What I thought of is, for ...
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How to insert a background image in a beamer frame?

Apologies in advance if my question is very basic. I am still learning my beamer skills, so please bear with me. I want to insert a background image in a beamer frame and use this "frame" as a beamer ...
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Line spacing with mixed font sizes in itemize environment

I'd like to mix in footnote-sized text with normal-sized text in beamer. The problem is that when I use \footnotesize the line spacing still corresponds to \normalsize spacing. Here's a minimal sample ...
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How can I insert a logo image as default in a template? [duplicate]

I'm creating a new beamer template from Dresden theme. I want to put a logo as default in this theme. Right now, I have to insert the logo image inside every working folder.
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How to customize Beamer “definition” environment?

I want to redefine the "definintion" block environment. From the original to this: \begin{定理} 定理内容(theorem details) \end{定理}. After a lot of test I notice there are some difference among Definitions, ...
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Is it possible to open a video file via a link in beamer?

I have searched through posts like "embedded video in PDF", it seems that this feature is only available in Adobe Acrobat. So I just thought the alternative solution: open a video file (using system ...
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Changing biblatex style for one slide

In a presentation created with the beamer class, I'm using \usepackage[style=verbose,backend=bibtex]{biblatex} and \footcite{source} style=verbose is required so that author, title and so on ...
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Remove title and name from sidebar yet keep them in the bottom part of the presentation

I need to write a beamer presentation for my upcoming thesis defense and chose the Palo Alto style. My problem with the Palo Alto style is, that my name and the title of the presentation should not ...
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Equivalent commands in Beamer Class and Koma script [closed]

What is the equivalent command of \only<1> in Koma script in LaTeX for the text to show on start and then on next click the text within \only<2>?
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Hide Tikz node in Beamer

I am using Tikz to create a flow chart for a Beamer presentation. I managed to get Beamer to uncover each item in the flowshart one by one, but I would like to be able to show one node and then hide ...
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Beamer: Custom styles for environments

In beamer, there are some predefined (colour) styles like plain, theorem, definition and remark. My first question is where can I find the list of these styles? and the second one is how can I create ...
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How to disable color gradient between block title and block body in Beamer?

I'm using the "Warsaw theme" in my beamer slides, so how could I Disable color gradient between block title and block body; Disable the block's shade; I don't want to use the "Berkeley theme" which ...
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Is it possible to put a block inside another block in Beamer?

Basically I want to insert two blocks within a bigger block. I've tried doing this: \begin{block}{heading} \begin{block}{heading1} content \end{block} \begin{block}{heading1} ...
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Making beamerarticle display 2 slides from the same frame

I'm trying to display 2 different slides in the from the same frame in beamer article format. Here's an example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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What's wrong with this table code in beamer?

I've been struggling for a long while with this code trying to solve the problem there apparently is. I basically copied the code from this page http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Tables in the ...
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Move vertical list of sections-subsections down

I'd like to move the vertical "index" of section and subsection that appears in themes like "Goettingen" down. I tried to add a vertical skip with addtobeamertemplate, but that moves all the sidebar ...
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Use of spanish babel in beamer [closed]

I downloaded a beamer template from http://cameron.bracken.bz/beamer-template/comment-page-1#comment-734 and I want to use it for a presentation in Spanish but when I try to use accents it doesn't ...
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Beamer: Grouping environment counters

In beamer, when I use \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[numbered] but this groups them all as the following. What I want is theorems, lemmas and other environments to have different counters such as the ...