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When I use \cite{} in Beamer, the link points to the slide number rather then the bibliography ?

When I use \cite{} from BibTex in Beamer, the link points to the slide number rather then the bibliography ? is this normal ? How to fix it ?
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How would I cite a dataset from BibDesk on Beamer presentation?

I manage my bibliography using BibDesk on Mac OS X. I have a presentation using Beamer on which I would like to include some bibliographies. I am using TeXShop to do that. What I know is that I ...
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Two-column beamer ToC with control over the breaking point and without balancing

I'm using the solution provided by lockstep in https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/26929/two-column-beamer-toc-with-control-over-the-breaking-point to spread the TOC over two columns. However, ...
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Beamer: Highlight text in bold (math mode)

I want to highlight a certain part of a formula from one slide to the next. I'm looking for something similar to Non bold on slide 1 \textbf<2>{this is bold on slide 2} just in math mode.
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Add an image on the top-left corner of a customized block in beamer

I would like to use some customized blocks in my beamer presentations, with a layout that is inspired by these examples found on a website : The idea is to build a specific block environments, ...
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different before/after placeholders for \movie from multimedia package in beamer

When one uses \movie[]{ \includegraphics[]{} }{} to set an image as the placeholder before a video begins in a slide, is there a way to set a different image that appears after the video plays? I ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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Change definition number in beamer

In a beamer presentation, I need to redefine one definition (the definition numbers have to be same). How can I do that? Here is my code. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{theorems}[ams ...
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How do I skip a specific overlay on a beamer slide

I have a slide with many overlays. Shortly before the talk I notice that I need to save some time, and I want to remove one overlay from the slide, i.e. go from overlay 3 directly to 5. Is there a ...
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Progressive tikz picture in beamer

I have the following slide in my beamer presentation : \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \usepackage{tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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Make beamer not look like beamer

I'm going to present my senior thesis in front of our faculty members, by using beamer. But rumor has it that some of them do not like beamer very much. So I decided to make my slides not look like ...
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Beamer navigation bar dresden theme

I am using the dresden theme for a presentation. However, I have too many subsection in a section part of the presentation. The slides I have in a subsection are represented by circles that will ...
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bold letter or word spacing for text animation

I want to make a text animation movie for my wife for Valentines. My first thought was to use the beamer package and have a different word in bold on each slide. I would then convert the pdf to ...
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How change the header size of a frankfurt slide?

How can I increase the header size of a Frankfurt slide? I want two lines of dots. With that height they are cut in half. Thanks \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} ...
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pgfplots in beamer class with BaKoMa TeX

I have a problem concerning plotting of functions in beamer class with pgfplots. I use BaKoMa TeX. In the article class, all works fine, but switching to beamer, an error occurs as soon as ...
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How to make Beamer slide to be automatically displayed

I made a presentation using Beamer class of Tex Live. But it looks very ordinary. I want to bring into some animations such as slides should change automatically after few seconds. I tried doinf it ...
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Presenting a Questions and Answers

This is a continuation of the topic Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer. I continue to give color to the background, then putting questions and answers in the boxes using mdframed package. ...
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Error detection in the code written

\begin{frame} \begin{block} {Video Animation} \end{block} \begin{itemize} \barrow Include package{hyperref} \barrow command \begin{itemize} \bullet {\begin{print} {\href{run:video.mp4}} \end{print}} ...
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Displaying a Numbered Questions and Answer

I made ​​a presentation in the form of Questions and Answers. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent=0} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{transparent} \title{Questions and Answer} ...
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Creating a hidden (unlisted) section and not breaking the current subsection

The Problem In my presentation, I want to incorporate a small crash-course inside a specific subsection. This crash-course should have no own section, but should be outside the current section and ...
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Errors compiling a presentation with beamer class

Can anyone tell me the error(s) in this code?? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} %\usepackage{geometry} %\usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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This code always land me an empty slide, don't know why ?

I have a problem with my beamer presentation, It always land me an empty slide after "Plan", I don't know why ?! Here is a small part of my latex presentation ? can you guess what wrong with that ? ...
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Timeline in Beamer presentation

I'm a student of engineering and I intend to learn more about Beamer/LaTex. After a long research, I found some interesting images showing the closest style I plan to add in my work. Follow the link: ...
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Dividing the TOC or rolling it back [duplicate]

I am using beamer with the warsaw theme. I like the fact that I can display the table of contents on the top of each slide while it highlights the section/subsection that I'm on. However, In the case ...
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How can I get horizontal line of navigation dots in header of Singapore beamer theme?

I'm writing a presentation using the Singapore theme. The dots in the navigation bar are appearing vertically (one below the other) rather than horizontally. This is consuming a lot of space of my ...
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Using counters in macros to manage Beamer overlays

I have a very complex Tikz figure that is uncovered piece by piece during my presentation. While tweaking the presentation I decided to change the order of things being uncovered and due to the large ...
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Beamer: highlighting text with colored background through which surrounding text can be seen

On some slides I'd like to highlight some text by using a colored background, like so: I've exaggerated the width of the border around the text in this example to indicate the effect I want. I ...
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Numerical conditional within tikz keys?

I would like to set up a presentation in which different parts of the same tikz picture appear, depending on the value of one, perhaps more, integer variables. I tried at first using a fixed picture, ...
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Updating picture after \pause

I'm trying to make a slide where I'd start showing with a picture and then adding one by one items (in a \itemize structure) and I'd like the same picture to change for another one once introduced the ...
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Tikz fade with transparency so background is visible in beamer?

I am writing a presentation in beamer. I have a background image that I have included with \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{...}. Within a regular slide, I now would like to create a rectangle ...
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How to create a macro for a customized frame in Beamer?

I'm looking for a way to create a macro like \chapterFrame{Title of the chapter}which adds a new slide customized as I want. As an (ugly) example, here is what it could look like. I tried the ...
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uncover cells in siunitx table beamer

I wish to show a calculation and update a table to help keep track of things. I use siunitx and booktabs in my beamer presentation. I want to have the numbers in the table aligned on the decimal ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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1 TikZ graphic in 3 beamer frames, odd margins occur, global positioning desired

I want to create a beamer presentation, where I intend to use one single TikZ graphics for 3 consecutive frames but with different node labels. I have a separate TikZ file where I use self defined ...
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accomodating table in beamer

I have following table on beamer slide. It overflows into right margin. How can I accomodate it \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section {Rockall score} \begin{frame} {Prognosticate ...
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What is the error in this latex code

I am not able to understand why I am getting an error on line 40, though I can see nothing wrong here. Please help. I understand this question may be withheld 'as it may not be useful to others'. ...
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Colorbox with complex content in Beamer

Here is my problem. I try to create a macro that displays a colored background for "any" kind of elements in a beamer presentation. Here is what I did : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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What's the status of beamer's development? [closed]

As I understand it, maintenance of beamer was taken over by Joseph Wright. I am interested to know if a new version is planned, for when, which features are expected in it, and what's the proper way ...
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Beamer: Using sans serif numbers in math mode together with LuaLaTeX and the fontspec package

This is a follow up on my last question. I want to produce a beamer presentation using the font Helvetica Neue. I am using this MWE: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont[ ...
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Controlling when a footnote appears in beamer presentation

In my beamer presentation I am have multiple slides of the form \frame{ \frametitle{FRAME TITLE HERE} \begin{itemize} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{2in} \item \onslide<1-> TEXT ...
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Tikz: Problem using “of” on subsequent Beamer frames

Compiling this MWE yields the desired result: a beamer frame with two nodes positioned relative to each other. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Is it possible to design beamer's themes? [duplicate]

With a group of people from my university want to do a new beamer theme about our institution, is it possible? I cannot find any reference about this topic. For example, on this page ...
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Reverse of \only

Is there a command which is the reverse of \only? E.g. if I want to strike out something in a table I want to strike out one cell in slide three like so: ... & ...
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Caption package not working with beamer

I am using beamer to make a presentation. But the default caption font size seems big to me. So I tried to make the font size smaller using caption package. I tried this: ...
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Add current section to beamer headline

I am currently using the standard Pittsburgh theme for my presentation in LaTeX beamer. Is there a way to include the current section into the headline of my slides?
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The least intrusive and most elegant for removing \documentclass?

Here is the context: I have a file named (say) 00.tex, which I use in the following elaborate way. Compiling the file, generates auxiliary tex files, which in turn execute \include{00.tex}. The ...
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Latex beamer template

I would like to know, if there is any latex beamer template that looks as or similar to this slide presentation.
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Gratuitous vertical space with nested list environments given a certain line length

In the following MWE the simple addition of ":" causes some extra vertical spacing to appear before the nested enumerate environment, despite the fact that adding ":" does not cause the text to split ...
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Beamer preventing display of headlines

Can we prevent the display of headlines only but retain the footers for a particular slide in beamer? Thanks
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Beamer goes to next slide instead of the target slide [duplicate]

I am a new user of Beamer presentation template and noticed that when I click on an entry from the ToC it goes to the next slide instead of the target one. However, when I open the pdf file in a pdf ...