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usage of \only with counter, pdfcomment and beamer class

I cannot manage to get the following command to work. I have a beamer presentation with several slides on a frame. Then I want to use the pdfcomment package to show some comments on the slides. ...
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Error on table inside a beamer

I'm preparing a presentation using the beamer class, and I need to put a tabular environment inside it and I always get the errors Undefined control sequence \end{frame} and Missing number, ...
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tikzchainprevious undefined

I am using the following code for drawing a TikZ chain diagram: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary { arrows, chains, ...
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How to have a circle in the nav bar for the first frame of one section?

In a beamerdocument using the 'Singapore' theme I have some subsections that are one slide long. I noticed that in this case the "circle" in the "navigation bar" does not appear. Here is one little ...
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Wrapper box for TikZ picture

I am trying to wrap a tikzpicture node inside a box, so that I can refer to this "bounding box" from inside the picture for positioning the nodes relative to that box. I am looking for a command ...
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Basic questions on producing a Beamer handout

I use beamer for my lectures and post the handout on the course website. I create the handout with pgfpages. Here MWE: \documentclass[handout,compress,mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} ...
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Accessing colors defined by a beamer color theme for a standalone tikzpicture

This is a follow-up to this question. I use the standalone documentclass to externalize my tikzpictures. Now, I want to include it in a beamer presentation with its color theme set to, say, default. ...
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the \percent macro is not working in siunitx package

I get error when I use the \percent macro in the siunitx package. Here is the code : \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{siunitx} ...
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Caption numbering missing in beamer class when adding subfig package

I am having a problem with the beamer class and subfig package. Once I add the subfig package (for subfloats) the numbering of all my captions disappear. Please see the following minimial working ...
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Beamer columns with multiple same slides

In beamer, I come across a little problem with the columns environment. In one slide, I always put picture on the left and text on the right. The problem is, when this slide is shown at first, the ...
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Different item symbols in a single list

I want this enumerate list to the following things: Only the questions are labeled by (a), (b), (c). The answers should not be labeled at all. These six lines should appear one by one. At first, ...
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Define a new block environment in LaTeX beamer

I have two kinds of examples in my document. I want to use different colors, say, red and blue. This is what I am doing now. \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Error in creating tables in beamer

The code for tables i used in beamer is as follows : \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|r|r|r|} \hline Risk&Meaning&Example\\ \hline ...
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Error with \fbox in beamer?

I'm using \fbox in a beamer document to draw a box around the content, but I don't get the required output. The \fbox content is \fbox{Risk is defined as the potential future harm that may arise due ...
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Package for writing definitions in LaTeX [closed]

I want to write a definition in LaTeX.Is there a package or class that takes the definition , the author as arguments and prints in a standard definition format.In Google , they give package only for ...
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Changing the default date or time in the \titlepage macro

The \titlepage page macro in beamer class creates a slide with the current date. How to change the date of this macro to some other value and then call \titlepage?
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“Too many math alphabets” with Beamer and DeclareSymbolFont

The following is a near-minimal example of my problem: \documentclass[dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage{stmaryrd} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \DeclareSymbolFont{bbsymbol}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} ...
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Packages to create attractive presentations in LaTeX

I use the beamer package to create presentations. A sample code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \title[Demo]{A Sample \LaTeX presentation} \author{S.Subham Soni} ...
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Comment package does not work in beamer

I want to use the comment package in my presentation. I read that it does not always work in some very complicated contexts, but here it fails even in a very simple example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer alert in Math mode

I'm trying to alert my audience to numbers in a table that uses the dcolumn alignment environment. \alert works when it's used in a normal table cell, as below. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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LaTeX beamer hide text in footline

is there any possibility to modify a footline in \documentclass{beamer} on a specific frame so that the color(s) is (are) still there, but not the text inside? All other frames should contain text in ...
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Beamer mini-frames: remove links from subsection navigation circles

In this thread (including minimal working example) One navigation bullet per subsection with subsection=false in custom beamer theme I found a solution for drawing only one circle by subsection ...
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Beamer and graphic accent

I am using the beamer class for my thesis in Italian. Written Italian includes graphic accents, but beamer misunderstand them. This is a MWE of my problem: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to place text with tikz under beamer at an absolute position on the slide

I want to place some text on a beamer slide next to a figure. The problem is that if I simply use tikzpicture environment, LaTeX places the text after whatever is placed before, be it hidden or shown. ...
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Inserting document compiled from LaTex code inside a .tex file

Is there a way to insert a document within a document? The inserted code is fully .tex compliant and could be compiled as a document on its own. I envision an article document, where inside the ...
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External inline filters, markdown, latex, beamer, and standards

I read Converting Markdown to LaTeX, in LaTeX and a couple of related posts. They are about a year old. is there now a quasi-standard package that enables generic filter plugins, allowed if ...
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Design and implementation of an elegant Tufte-inspired two column presentation template?

I am interested in finding or creating a beamer template with the following characteristics: left: a square (ish) figure, about 2/3 of the width right: two or three statements, zero to four small ...
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Why is the width in nwu-lecture-style not working? [closed]

It seems that the code in nwu-lecture-style: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm-2pt,center,respectlinebreaks]\par% is not working? I tried: \insertshortauthor[width=2cm minus ...
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Beamer: How to remove global background image from a certain frame?

I have set a global background image \usebackgroundtemplate { \centering\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth,height=\paperheight{bgs/global.png} } The problem is, I need to replace this with a ...
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Subsection size in header doesn't change header height

I want to change the font size of section and subsection titles in the header. It works fine for the section title, the header automatically increases its height (as stated in the beamer manual) but ...
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Add phantom section to Beamer TOC

In preparing my a presentation for my thesis defense, there is obviously way more material in my thesis than what I can cover in my presentation. Using the toc command, ...
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Customize beamerposter alertblocks

I am writing a poster using the beamerposterpackage, and I'm using a template that a friend of mine gave me. In his template, the following code alters the default block template: ...
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Beamer-titlepage-picture

I'd like to be able to add tow picture before the title on the titlepage in Beamer as below: i used this command \titlegraphic{\includegraphics[height=4cm]{Picture}} but i didn't reach the goal ...
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beamer hooking environment inside frame

is it possible to "hook" an environment inside the beamer frame? I am thinking something like \newenvironment{iframe}{\begin{frame}[*]{*} \begin{itemize}}{\end{itemize} \end{frame}} the problem ...
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How to indent a block in a beamertemplate?

I would like to design a beamer template in which the blocks are indented, i.e. their left outer margin is increased. How do I do this? The width of the block can be set using ...
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How to display partial TOC (only one section at a time)?

I already know how to print an Outline with only the current section. What I'd like to do is to have an Outline slide with some extra info (for instance, a publication) below each section of TOC. I ...
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How to center a tikz figure in a beamer frame

I was told to use the standalone package, which I use, but it does not seem to center the figure. What options to do I miss? Concretely, here is the main file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Animation with beamer: concatenating images at different velocities

I'm trying to make an animation with beamer. I usually do the following: \begin{animateinline}{12} \multiframe{11}{i=0+1}{% \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{image_\i}} \end{animateinline} ...
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Typography and Beamer

I'm facing a difficulty to transpose my idea of slide into LaTeX code. Here is the idea Basically it's formed with 3 description items sub item description text curly brace with the same font of ...
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Set indent and width to beamer block for nice itemize

I want to have blocks within itemize environments. The code: \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Bad Frame} \begin{itemize} \item Some item here ...
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Timeline for overlapping (multi-year) events [duplicate]

I'd like to generate a timeline similar to the one shown below: [original at: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/tm5/TM5_PW/TM5_presentations_May2011/basu.pdf] How can I go about doing that? ...
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer

I am making a presentation in beamer. Because I am affiliated in two organisations, I want to have two logos, one on bottom left corner and the other one on the top right corner. How can I do that? ...
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Show clock in beamer presentation

Is there any possibility to add a clock to be shown in each slide using beamer?
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Beamer: remove brackets in author's institution

In a beamer template I caught from the internet, next to the author's name there are brackets. I suppose they were meant for the author's institution. Anyway how can I remove them? Here is the code: ...
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How to scale a tikzpicture in an external file for a beamer slide?

I have this tikz diagram in a separate document. I use the standalone package to include it into my presentation. However, I experience several problems: Setting the included picture size Scaling ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer? [closed]

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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How to fix the beamer and amsthm conflict?

I want to have a style of Theorem 1, and the next one is Theorem 1' with the help of Amsthm package. The following code seems alright, but can't be compiled: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to highlight table rows by colors in Beamer

I would like to highlight rows in tables, in rowwise, that is I would like to highlight row 1 in red, then make row 1 in black but row 2 in red, etc. How can I manage to do so in Beamer?
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Set math fonts to predefined color

I am trying to define math text is some predefined color as in my preamble: \setbeamercolor{math text}{pmsGreen} \everymath{\color{pmsGreen}} \everydisplay{\relax \ifx \\\@eqncr \else ...
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Undefined control sequence \end{frame} [closed]

I'm having trouble woking with this code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % Class options include: notes, notesonly, handout, trans, % ...