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Ignore commas in fields in TSV file

I'm importing data from a tab-separated values file. Unfortunately, there's a comma in one of the fields: between the surname and firstname. How can I ignore the comma when the file is imported so I ...
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how to enter bold-backslash in latex?

I am using beamer making a presentation, I want to add a bold backslash inside a text, \textbf{\textbackslash} does not seem to work, can someone tell me please how to enter a bold-backslash? the ...
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package keyval error: current slide undefined

I'm trying to prepare a presentation using latex but it gives an error: "package keyval error: current slide undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation.Type H for ...
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Warnings In TexStudio when compiling

Firstly, I'm working on a Beamer Presentation; it appears to work correctly but there are some problems.. for instance , it does not apear the title..Blocks etc.. I have some problems in relation ...
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Co-author in footline, Berkley theme

I am using Berkley theme. I want to add the name of co-authors in footnote in the title page. How can I do it ? I used \footline{} , \footnotetext{} but in vain. { ...
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Animating letters in an already animated cell (of a table)

I am a newbie to beamer. I want to animate some cells (the corner cells) of my table to become blue during a presentation. I then want some letters in those cells to be animated to green. Can someone ...
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including several beamer presentations as minimized images in a frame

I want to have a frame in such a way that it contains, say, 4 small images. Each one of these images is the first frame of a beamer presentation, so that when I click to the small image it zooms to ...
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How to place multiple sub figures in the same position, width and height in beamer?

I have spend all day and still can not figure it how to do it. This question is related with How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same position/height in beamer? I have tried all possible ...
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Change default colour used in Boadilla

I am making a beamer presentation using Boadilla style. However, I would like to change the default blue colour. Is there a quick fix for this, please? Thank you! The following is my code. ...
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Making algorithm2e environments “overlay aware” in beamer

What is the right away to make algorithms overlay aware in beamer? When using algorithm2e in a beamer presentation, an algorithm on a frame with overlays can get more than one number. For example, ...
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Beamer: Nodes inside itemize

I am trying to include nodes as items, so that the text is aligned as it was a normal item, but I could still include arrows and boxes as in the MWE below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Is it possible to fix the width of the included image with `includegraphics`?

I have tried to use the renewcommand do redefine includegraphics, as shown in this answer: % save the meaning of \includegraphics \LetLtxMacro\latexincludegraphics\includegraphics ...
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\textsubscript undefined in Beamer? [duplicate]

Beamer tells me \textsubscript is undefined. Isn't it a core LaTeX command? How can I use the command in Beamer? This example throws "undefined control sequence" errors and does not subscript the ...
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How can I have a horizontally shaded frametitle in beamer?

This question is similar to How can I have a horizontally shaded block title in beamer?. I want to achieve the horizontal shading effect in the frametitle and when I use ...
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Animate settings for static and dynamic pdf

I'm trying to create beamer slides with an embedded animation using animate that works well with static pdf viewers and Acrobat Reader. The basic issue is that the last frame of the animation is the ...
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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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Showing filled graphs from pgfplots, slide by slide with beamer

I want to uncover two plots one at a time using a combination of beamer and pgfplots. The MWE below highlights three attempts. The first attempt uses \onslide but doesn't seem to have any noticable ...
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embed mp4 video in latex beamer on Mac OSX Yosemite

I followed the answer of this post to install media9 package. Then I followed this post to embed .mp4 in beamer. But I failed. I included the package by: \usepackage{media9} and the related code ...
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Keep subsection counter the same for a few frames in Beamer

I have a few frames showing the same picture in the background but adding more pictures on top of it every frame. At each new frame, the subsection counter goes up by a dot. Is it possible to keep the ...
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Run a command at end of each Frame

I want to run a command (writing page ranges to a file) at the end of each frame. I can capture the page the frame started with at the beginning with ...
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Shift logo after hiding navigation symbols in beamer

I have a beamer presentation using the Warsaw theme in which I have a logo and I'm hiding the navigation symbols. The navigation symbols are hidden, but the logo remains in the same place. I can fix ...
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Tikzexternalize creates multiple copies of same figure

When compiling this document, tikzexternalize makes two copies of the small tikz figure. Is it possible to only make one copy to speed up compilation? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to place multiple TikZ figures in the same possition/height in beamer?

Recently I discovered that I can create tikz figures inside my presentation beamer file. Before I use to create pdf files separately and import them into my presentation. By applying the new process I ...
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How to remove spacing between figure and caption in the beamer class

i'm creating a presentation with the latex beamer class and want to change the spacing between the figure and the caption. I think it is to large at the moment. ...
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beamer box around equations

How can I make a fancy box around equations like the one in the left? I tried many time on my own but nothing satisfactory obtained!
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How to display footnote in beamer slide using Lyx?

I am using Lyx in beamer mode on a Mac to create a presentation. I insert a footnote on a slide title. I want the footnote to appear at the bottom of that slide. Instead I don't see it appear ...
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Changing the Hannover theme to fold subsections

I'm creating big presentation in beamer and I'm using Hannover theme to show sections, subsections and subsubsections. The presentation is big so the size of the list in the navigation bar exceeds ...
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Beamer remove literature heading

For some reason, even though my literature frame is called Literature, the generated PDF has Literature I in the heading instead. How can I get rid of that number?
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scope of \def within a beamer document

The following MWE displays the problem. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Frame 1} \def\test{hello} \test % prints hello \end{frame} \begin{frame}{Frame 2} \test % ...
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How to make the linked text colorful in beamer.

I want to highlight linked text with different color in beamer. for example, my code is as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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How to remove total number of Pages from the beamer ppt slide? [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a PPT. But the default layout displays the current slide number alongwith the Total Number of slides. I dont want to display total number of slides. Please Help
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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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Beamer: problem with redefining the frames

I have some trouble with beamer: I start with a simple example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} first frame \end{frame} ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Define \itemsep globally

In LaTeX Beamer, I'm trying to set \itemsep globally. I've already tried the following, but it doesn't work: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate body ...
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How to use a subset of a beamer presentation?

I am trying to take the PDF output of a beamer presentation and take only a subset of the slides, and create a PDF file out of them (I can't recompile the beamer presentation with the relevant slides, ...
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Automatical title section in beamer only on the first frame after \section

I'm trying to make that the title of the last section appears as frametitle only on the first frame after each \section{...} code. Now, i'm doing it manually with this code : \newcommand{\TS}[0]{ ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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tikz-cd communative diagram does not render correctly in beamer [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass[serif, professionalfont]{beamer}[20pt] \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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Hide subsubsections from TOC, but keep PDF bookmarks with beamer

Yes, I realize that subsubsections are evil. The only reason I'm using them however, is for myself, to structure the presentation and be able to jump around efficiently if necessary. The beamer theme ...
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How to change the color of bibitems?

I'm showing my references at the end of my beamer presentation. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ \begin{thebibliography}{1}\scriptsize \bibitem{Test} Test, Me, ...
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Showing sections/subsections in Beamer [closed]

I want to show sections/subsections/subsubsections in Beamer, as it is in Latex (i.e. in the middle of the slide, not in sidebar)
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Producing lecture notes and handouts with spaces for students to fill in details

I'm trying to produce handouts for students of lecture notes that I've written using Beamer -- I'd like the handouts and presentation slides to look exactly the same except have gaps in the handout ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer query, center justify \frametitle

In beamer, to center justify the frame-title, one uses this: \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][center] This is what I have as default: ...
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Numbering slides in Beamer

Here's my code: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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How can I draw a vertical line on a slide in beamer without affecting the positions of any other elements on the page?

Consider the following beamer frame \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo Bar} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig1.pdf} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig2.pdf} \end{frame} Currently, they are ...
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Improving a poorly used theme of a beamer presentation

I have completed a technical presentation, but I have tried many times to customized to improve the appearance of the PaloAlto. Very Very...Long Conf Title cannot be accommodated in the side bar, ...