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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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Problem with sansmathaccent under pdftex

I get the following error when I try to typeset a beamer document. kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 0+525/600 --dpi 525 mathkerncmssi8 gsftopk: fatal: map file `cid-base.map' not ...
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Separate Beamer navigation bar for some portions of presentation

I noticed in this example that the Introduction and Conclusion have their own navigation bars so that their entries are not taking up two extra lines in the main (body) navigation bar throughout the ...
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Block with out title space in a specific position and certain length (for Title box in a poster)

I am working on a poster. As I need to draw a block in a specific position, I do that using varblock. All of this causes a banner at the top of my title block (see the picture). Is that possible to ...
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\ref* with Beamer

When I use \ref*{xx} in beamer, it gives me an error: "pdfTeX warning (dest): name{*} has been referenced but does not exist." Does beamer fool with it, or what am I missing? If I run a regular MWE ...
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error with bold font in section title with beamer

I am getting errors when compiling a LaTeX document with the beamer (v3.13) class when using bold shape in a title section: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{The \textbf{Section} ...
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Referencing items while using uncover

I am writing a presentation (using beamer) for a seminar and I just faced a problem I can't handle. On one slide, I have a big equation and then use an uncover-list to explain all the elements in ...
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How to use beamer colors in beamerarticle?

I would like to use beamer defined colors into beamerarticle's version of my document. This way I can change beamer theme (or color theme) and colors change according it. Here you have a MWE. A frame ...
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Accessing other slides' titles in Beamer

Suppose I'm making a custom theme for Beamer presentations, and on each frame I'd like to display not only the frame's title itself, but also the titles of the previous and next frames (de-emphasized ...
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Extract from URL field in beamer

How can I extract the value of the URL field of an entry in a .bib file? I want to print it directly in the frame of my beamer document. Additional info: (added July 20, 2014): I can't provide the ...
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beamer + exsheets package

Is it possible to use exsheets package with beamer class? I try to do so, but this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{exsheets} \begin{document} \begin{frame} test \end{frame} ...
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verbatim environment does not work with beamer

I want my Java code to be typeset in a monospaced font, so I am using the verbatim environment. LaTeX commands are highlighted in Eclipse, but as soon as I use the verbatim environment everything ...
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Problem with beamer in persian/farsi

I tried to create slides with beamer and the babel package with Farsi option \usepackage[farsi]{babel}. When I run it, I have some errors. I use this code: \documentclass[‎ucs‎]{beamer}‎‎ ...
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Problems rendering BeamerTex Postscript specials in WinEdt 6.0

I have a beamer .tex file which I know works perfectly on TexShop. However, when I texify the same document on WinEdt 6.0, the document does not display properly. No images appear, and anytime I try ...
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Problem with lstlisting in beamer… What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to to put an lstlisting environment in the left column, but I'm getting errors. Are lstlisting and the columns environment in beamer incompatible? Or is it something else? ...
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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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Embedding a WMV file in a beamer presentation under Mac OS X

In brief, I have created a beamer presentation that contains an embedded WMV file. Acrobat Reader, however, does not recognise the format of the file under Mac OS, and refuses to play it under ...
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How to remove link from title in foot

When using \insertshorttitle in the footline (or elsewhere) it is automatically inserted as a click-able link. Therefore it is for example typesetted in a different colour. (marked with a red circle ...
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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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Multiple \label commands before \ref

I have tried several approaches to solve my problem but unfortunately none successful yet. I can not find documentation mentioning how to solve this particular case. My problem is that I am using a ...
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beamer with title in citation

I am using beamer and writing my bibliographies with \bibliographystyle{apalike}. It shows the authors and the year on my citation \cite{cloudGrid:6}: [Ian Foster, 2008] I would like to show ...
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Displayed math looks bad using beamerposter with lmodern

I'm using a theme for beamerposter that requires the package lmodern. Specifically, I'm modifying the theme found here. However, the displayed equations do not look right when I use lmodern. ...
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Exemple block and equations (Beamer) [closed]

I got an error with the exempleblock environment: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{PaloAlto} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{Title} \begin{exampleblock} \[ t = ...
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Scaling a pst-3dplot to fit a Beamer frame

I'm new to pstricks. I was looking for an automatic way of resizing a plot. I'm trying to fit a 3d plot, generated using pst-3dplot, into a beamer frame. However, I'm not able to make it look good ...
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Force Computer Modern in math mode

I am writing a presentation using the beamer class and XeTeX. I have changed the sans font using \setsansfont. Now some symbols in my equations are rendered using the mono font (like the lowercase ...
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Adjusting line-spacing in headline template

How can the line-spacing inside the headline-template be adjusted? Consider the following code, if it is used inside a normal frame I can control the line-spacing by modifying the baselineskip in ...
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making a box in beamer — adding labels diagonally

I would like to add a label that is diagonal to the following box, underneath the n', such that it is horizontally just below the box. Basically, I would like to "subtract" the difference between the ...
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Hightlight an XML code beamer

To hightlight an XML code I have refer to XML syntax highlighting, so I write: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{color} \definecolor{gray}{rgb}{0.4,0.4,0.4} ...
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Modify the contents in a single slide in beamer class [closed]

I have an outline frame with a sidebar (which is a background canvas). Only for this slide I want to move the contents to right side. For example the current Outline page is as follows: - Section ...
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Using image overlay simultaneously with text in multicolumn mode beamer

I have a beamer slide where I have an image changing along with the text in the next column. For example: \frame{\frametitle{testing cols} \begin{columns}[t] \column{5cm} \begin{itemize} \item On ...
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Same Header on different slides with beamer and longtable

When using the Longtable package in a LaTeX Beamerdocument, how can I create a table header shown on every slide containing table contents? The following approach seems not to work: ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

I recently had to persuade a fellow student that you can create beautiful presentations with LaTeX and beamer. Luckily, I already had some examples. But I'm sure that there are better presentations, ...
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In beamer slide, view notes on computer only while presenting with a projector? [duplicate]

Is is possible to make a PDF in Beamer such that notes are visible only on computer and not on the projector?
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TikZ animated Equation in Beamer

I'm trying to reproduce the example on creating a Presentation with LaTeX Beamer – Equations and tikz and the given code throws the following error Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key ...
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Changing font size of selected slides in beamer

I am preparing a presentation and I have some slides with up to 15 equations. How can I make the font size of these slides smaller? I need to change the font size to 6.
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Typing and editing Beamer presentations

The ratio of markup to content in a beamer presentation is fairly high relative to a standard LaTeX document. What strategies do you use for speeding up the task of typing and editing beamer ...
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How to overlap images in a beamer slide?

I'm creating a beamer presentation. I want to make one frame that has a couple of images overlapped, like a stack of photos. Actually, I want something like this: .-----. | AAA | | AAA | '-----' ...
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Custom headline in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm trying to modify some themes in Beamer and nearly have what I want. The last step is to change the headline to display the sections in the presentation. What I have so far is: however, I ...
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Adding custom image in title slide

I use beamer with the warsaw style to create presentation. I would like to insert an image in the title slide as part of customization. An image that fills the whole breadth of the slide but limits to ...
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Beamer reflections with pgf/tikz

I want some nice reflections in my slides. Something like the ones seen in Jobs Keynotes. Suppose you have multiple elements in the tikz picture and you want to reflect the whole thing with fading. ...
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Multiple columns with images and wrapped text in Beamer

I need a frame looking like the image below in beamer. The 3rd column will have multirow text with an equation. There are no horizontal lines, neither do I need the boxes around each of the columns. ...
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Beamer block environment without title

Is it possible to create a customised beamer block environment that only has a body and not a title? For example, I wish to typeset the following quote within a coloured block so that it stands out ...
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Continuing enumerate Counters in Beamer

I'm trying to continue the numbering of examples in enumerate environments in beamer. For example, I'd like one slide to feature Foo Bar and the next slide Zip Yadda My strategy so far has ...
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Proper page size for slides

I'm just going to use the standard article class to create my slides manually. The question is, what pagesize is appropriate, and why? Should I take into account my projector's resolution and/or the ...
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slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme)

I'm using the beamer class and Warsaw theme. Is there any way to have slide numbering at the bottom of the page and on the left (as 2/10) in this theme? Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer}‎ ...
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Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer?

Here is a start of an answer to this "challenge": \documentstyle[beamer] \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tikzset{click/.style={draw}} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right, ...
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How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline, \useoutertheme{infolines} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle \hspace*{50pt} ...
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Piecewise highlighting in beamer presentation

I would like to do the following with beamer: All items of an itemize environment should be displayed in gray. The current item should be highlighted in black while all others remain grayed out, but ...
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How to number slides in the beamer theme Hannover ?

I used the package beamer outer theme split numbered to make it for themes with navigation. But the theme Hannover is different. Is re-defining the footline the only choice, or is there some other ...
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LaTeX (beamer) — Is there a way to suppress the caption label of “Figure X:” or “Table X:”?

I am making a beamer presentation of someone else's research paper (so I don't have the original tex code). I am using pdfs of tables in the presentation but wanted to cut out all of the original ...