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Beamer slide navigation does not work when including notes on the left

I have the following MWE below that works perfectly, but to my horror, the awesome navigation circles at the top of the slides do not work (using pdf visualization programs in Ubuntu like Okular and ...
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References at the end of beamer slides

I am preparing presentation with beamer and using pdflatex and bibtex. How can I put references at the end of a frame? What if I use allowframebreaks ? I do not want all the references put together ...
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Feynmp together with beamer

How do you include a Feynman diagram in a beamer presentation? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb,latexsym} \usepackage{slashed} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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How to remove navigational circles and fit the navigation bar titles in Frankfurt beamer theme?

I'm using the Frankfurt theme and I have two questions about it: There are navigational circles that appear when I create subsections. They are equal to the number of pages in that section which is ...
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Navigation bar is too long on progressbar theme, can it wrap?

My navigation bar at the top of each slide (that links to each section) has too many sections. I would like to keep the bar and keep each section but I would like to wrap it i.e. have it on two lines. ...
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Beamer - list items replace one another

In a certain frame, I would like to have a picture at the bottom of the frame and several list items that describe it. So my plan is to divide the frame vertically, put the picture at bottom and the ...
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Beamer infolines outer theme with miniframe bullets only for the current section

I am wondering whether we can use the subsection part of the beamer infolines outer theme headline (the right half) to show the miniframe bullets of the current section. Assuming the section has three ...
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How do automatic overlay specification work in beamer?

I've tried reading the excellent Beamer user guide, but failed to understand. I understand the basic idea: there's a counter beamerpauses that is advanced by a + inside an overlay specification. You ...
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What causes this beamer block to be slightly offset to the right?

I'm facing a problem with the block environment in beamer. Adding a tikzpicture seems to offset the following block slightly to the right. What is causing that behaviour and how can I prevent it? ...
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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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Set maximum number of table of contents in the header

I'm doing my presentation in beamer and I use warsaw theme. I have around 5-6 sections and they are all mentioned at the top of every page. This makes available frame space smaller. Can I limit this ...
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Beamer: increase radius of circle in TOC and include subsection bullet

I am trying to increase the radius of the circle in the TOC of a beamer presentation and include a subsection bullet. The beamer manual states gives an example of \setbeamertemplate{some beamer ...
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LaTeX, qtree: Color and Animation for branches of a graph tree

I'm trying to do a beamer animation of a parse of a simple binary branching tree. I'd like to either use different colored branches and node labels to code the different steps of the parser and/or ...
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Add Footer Text to All Slides in Beamer

Is there a way to append footer text to the slides in beamer? I wanted to get rid of the default footer, but I want to add a bit of additional text. Right now I have: %gets rid of bottom navigation ...
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Textpos not showing anything

I'm trying to create a business card in LaTeX. Accordingly, I want to use textpos to absolutely position the various elements. For some reason, textpos is just not showing anything. What I want is ...
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Missing footer on first Beamer slide of TikZ example [duplicate]

I'm having problems with this particular TikZ example: http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/prims-algorithm/ When I change the theme, for instance: \usetheme{Madrid} the footer is not working on ...
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\pause messes up the page layout

I'm having a frame in beamer which compiles just right when I do not use pauses (\pause). However, when I pause the different list items, the last items do not appear on the frame anymore (actually, ...
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Printing a handout of a Beamer presentation, the resulting pdf is shrunk!

I use the code below to produce handouts of my presentations. When I open the resulting pdf with any pdf viewer, it is viewed correctly, but when I print it, it is always printed very small, no ...
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Pdf bookmark error in beamer

Hi. I've compiled a Persian language beamer file by both luapersian and persian babel package using LuaLaTex, and in both I've the same problem in pdf bookmark as shown in the figure (some strange ...
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How to change author alignment in Beamer?

It appears that different classes set up author layouts using tables. I would like to render one of these outputs: Equivalent to \begin{tabular}{rl}: Joe Schmoe My Boss Jane Doe His Boss or, ...
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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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Beamer table drop shadow

I'm trying to design a good-looking table with Beamer. I'm following the tutorial here. In page 8 of that tutorial, the table is very nice, with alternating colored rows and a pleasant drop-shadow. ...
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Can somebody explain what the components of \ProvidesPackageRCS are for?

I aim to create some .sty files for themes that I need to distribute to colleagues. I'm using a standard .sty file as a template, and I've noticed that the command \ProvidesPackageRCS $Header: ...
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Problematic interaction between fontspec and beamer?

There seems to be some problem in the way fontspec passes font info to beamer. The following example compiles and displays as it it should in XeLaTeX % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" \documentclass{article} ...
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3 (adjustable) column headline in Warsaw

How can I adjust the following code to have a three column headline in the Warsaw theme. What I am trying to have is to get section, subsection and subsubsection show in each of the columns. ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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Actual page number (and total number of pages) in the handout

I am trying to print out page number/total number of pages in the handout that I get from this code: This is my MWE: \documentclass[11 pt, handout,xcolor=pdftex,x11names,table]{beamer} ...
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Tikz figure in Beamer shifting way to the right of the frame

I'm trying to include a tikz drawing into a Beamer slide. When I do it like this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Overview} \input{smartservice-diagram.tex} \end{frame} the image is way too big. I ...
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Run macro before each slide in beamer

Following on from this question, is there an easy way to call a macro before each slide? So that question answers how to get at each frame, but I want finer control... I want a macro that sets a ...
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Control colors and shading of navigation circles in Beamer top line

I am preparing a presentation in Beamer using \useoutertheme{miniframes} and \useinnertheme{circles}, and my own modded version of the default colortheme. I want to have a Frankfurt-like navigation ...
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Beamer Theme Customization

I want to make Beamer Template similar to this Sample. I have tried something like this. Now I need to customize the theme color ( I don't know which RGB combination will create something similar to ...
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Is there any package like tdclock which can be used in SumatraPDF

I find some errors when using \usepackage[timeinterval=1]{tdclock}while opening the SumatraPDF. As zeniko says The tdclock package only works in PDF readers supporting JavaScript, which ...
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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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How to use local beamer theme in project source folder

Is it possible to use a local theme placed in the the same folder as your current beamer project? I.e. having a them in /project-name/theme/ that you can make updates to and get the changes instantly ...
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Two minipages with 0.5\textwidth each get placed one below another

This happens in the beamer class only. Does anyone know the reason behind this? I fix it by just setting both widths to 0.49\textwidth and this works but I'm still curious why this happens and if I ...
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Customizing the sidebar in beamer

I'm working with the Marburg theme with beamer, and I would like to customize its Sidebar so that the title & author of the presentation does not show up, and I want the sections in the Sidebar to ...
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How to customise (e.g. make thicker) the end-proof symbol in Beamer?

I would like to change the symbol for the end of proofs (the square) used in Beamer. It is quite thin, not very visible in some colorthemes. How can I have a thicker border and still in the structure ...
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Changing color and bullets in Beamer's table of contents

Does anyone know how to change the color scheme and/or bullets used in Beamer's table of contents (without changing the overall structure color or theme)? Unfortunately, the following doesn't work: ...
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List of Figures + Beamer?

I want to have a List of Figures in my Beamer presentation. I spent some time searching the web for a solution and only found desperate people telling others that it's not possible, i.e. here or here ...
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Changing the font for “alert” in beamer

I would like to change the behaviour of \alert so that the text is still red but now boldfaced, say. How can I do this? I have Googled, but all I can find is how to change the colour, as in Changing ...
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Uncover segments of a TikZ path in Beamer

I have a question about uncovering segments of a TikZ path in Beamer? As a simple example, consider the following path made up of a horizontal and a vertical segment. \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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What are alternatives to block?

I use \begin{block} ... \end{block} to describe formalization of some notions, and I want to write some examples under it. I still would like to stick to the structure of a block (one part for title ...
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Counters incremented too many times in a beamer presentation with overlays

It seems that a frame with overlays in Beamer needs to be processed multiple times. The problem is that a counter that should only be incremented once is incremented more than expected. How to avoid ...
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Dynamically hide LaTeX beamer frame based on tags

I guess I'm in a configuration that will ring the bell to many: in the context of a project that run for many years, I developed a very large Beamer presentation featuring a lot of slides. The LaTeX ...
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Enumerate label numbers

I have an enumerate list in this MWE. \documentclass[]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \setbeamertemplate{items}[circle] \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Example} \begin{enumerate} \item First ...
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Multiple navigation dots in Beamer for one frame

I am currently working on a Beamer presentation for which I use the navigation dots. I understood how to generate them using subsections, and if I want to have one dot per frame I found this answer ...
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How to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle

I'm wondering how to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle? Take for instance this frametitle: I'd like to place the text, in this case "Introduction", a bit higher such that it ...
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No cleveref in beamer?

I am trying to get a math beamer presentation to work and it seems that cleveref is causing problems. The MWE below gives the error Paragraph ended before \@ynthm was complete In the documentation ...
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Keyval undefined error

I am new to Beamer. When I run a sample code: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Assuming equal power allocation at the source \vspace{0.2cm} \item Water-filling scheme at the relays over spatial ...
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amsmath “\substack”-command in section title

I do use the \substack-command in text for creating a small (2,1)-Vector. Unfortunately it does not work in the title of a section. Here a minimal example, which does not work: ...