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Using Beamer, condensed outertheme with proper colors

I am condensing a few of my talks in Beamer. The theme I like creates an enormous header when I have many sections \usetheme{Malmoe} \usecolortheme[named=Brown]{structure} I like the ...
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Section numbering in Beamer ('CambridgeUS' theme)

Does anybody know how to make latex put the number for a section presented in header? \documentclass{beamer} %\usetheme{Warsaw} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} \section{Section a} ...
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Installing pgfcore.sty

There is a problem with installing pgfcore.sty file for the beamer package. This file can not be installed from the internet (TeX says file not found) and when I plug this file manually into the ...
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Insert text at the bottom of beamer title page

I want to insert some text (like collaboration information) at the bottom of the title page. I can insert the logo by using \pgfdeclareimage, I also want to insert some text. How can I do that?
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Presentation recommendation

I am a rusty, irregular LaTeX user and I am would like to create a presentation with LaTeX. I am hoping to get good screen, html and pdf output. I dont want anything fancy, mostly just a simple ...
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Kan extension in beamer.

I'm trying to include the diagram of a Kan extension in a beamer presentation (see the nLab page for an example). I've achieved to draw it through \xymatrix without the natural transformations symbol ...
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Using a dash (--) in LaTeX Beamer class

I want to use a dash in my beamer presentation, however 4--6 looks just like that in the output (i.e. the -- is not converted to a dash as it usually is). Does anyone know a way around that? Here's ...
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How to padding the content of a block in beamer presentation

I search the internet and get a nice redefinition of the block environment of beamer. It has the ability to set the width of the block, instead of always spanning the whole page. ...
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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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Pop-up effect in beamer?

The elements in a beamer presentation are all neatly laid out so that they do not overlap each other. Is there a way, e.g. an overlay-specification, that allows to have a box or note or ...
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How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer?

The problem of stuff jumping in beamer is a common one, (see e.g. Avoiding jumping frames in beamer) and we've seen it here from time to time (I imagine the "related" list at the side will be quite ...
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wrapfig in beamer

The \includegraphics command can take an overlay parameter <n> in beamer. I'd like to do the same thing for \wrapfig to allow overlays of a wrapped figure. Is that possible ?
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How do I remove logo from a footline in Beamer?

In PaloAlto theme a logo is inserted into the footline. It is too big and doesn't look good. How can I remove it, without destroying all the template? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer headline logo no vertical gap

We are trying to insert a logo on top of beamer slides It's working with e.g. this template for headline: \defbeamertemplate*{headline}{lifbody} { \hskip.9\paperwidth ...
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Remove TOC before just one section (Beamer)

I have a Beamer presentation, in which I use the \AtBeginSection command to specify that I want to show the overview of the presentation with the current item highlighted. However, in one single case, ...
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How to make a block transparent for a background image

I use the code \usebackgroundtemplate{ \centering \includegraphics[width=0.5\paperwidth,height=0.5\paperheight]{image.png} } to get a background image in a Beamer/Latex presentation. ...
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Why can't I wrap \rowcolor in \only? (Beamer)

See the following minimal example: \documentclass[table]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Boo} \begin{table} \centering \small \begin{tabular}{rcc} \only<1>{\rowcolor{green}}Hey & ...
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How to make a dissolving transition with LaTeX Beamer?

For a presentation I want to visualise the growth of a tree using a dissolving transition. Under Linux it works fine to use \transdissolve for that, Evince properly draws the transition. ...
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How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?

My institute requires to put three logos to all presentations. How can I add more than one logo to my beamer presentation?
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How to add references to images in beamer

I need to add references to some images included in my beamer presentation (via pgfuseimage) as these images are not mine but taken from some other sources. Which ways are there to do this, what would ...
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Last bibitem in beamerpost bibliography has strange spacing

I'm making an academic poster using the beamerposter package in LaTeX. The poster has a bibliography. The final entry in the bibliography block puts large vertical spaces between each line of the ...
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Beamer and verbatim sync

I'm preparing a beamer presentation to show some basic TikZ stuff. I would like to have a two columns slide, where on the left I have the TikZ figure, and on the right the generating code. BUT, I also ...
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Dancing images in beamer

When creating a slide using pauses and \only, I am getting cases where the content shifts between slides. I have tried using overlayarea and overprint as described in Avoiding jumping frames in beamer ...
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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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Beamer overlays and XYpic

Let's suppose we have some really really trivial XY-pic drawing: \xymatrix { A & B \\ C & D } What I want to achieve would be something like: Only B and D are visible on slide 1 On ...
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How to add several authors with different affiliations in beamer?

Is it possible to do this in beamer? Or do I have to use other packages?
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How can I remove author and co-authors from a navigation bar in beamer presentation?

There are 6 co-authors of my presentation. How can I remove all their names from the navigation bar and leave them on the title page? Thanks for your help
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Graphic Jumps Up in Beamer

Consider the following code: \begin{frame}{title} \hfill\includegraphics[width=7cm]{1.pdf}\hfill\hfill \vspace{2cm} \hfill\includegraphics[width=7cm]{2.pdf}\hfill\hfill \end{frame} ...
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Beamer - titlepage overlay?

I would like to have an overlay on the titlepage of my beamer presentation. More specifically I would like to have two versions of my title (one English, one German) that can be switched. Most ...
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Successive display of animations in a beamer/tikz environment

i made a simple animated graphic in a tikz/beamer environment. the problem is that when i click on one of the slides, all animations begin to move. what i am looking for is that on slide 2 S begins to ...
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Beamer error driving me nuts

OK, I've been staring at this for an hour. I know there's an error in this frame, as the document compiles fine if I put \end{document} in the frame before this. But this frame gives an error about ...
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Automatically resize lstlisting fontsize in a beamer slide

I have frames of the following format (code followed by an itemize): \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Blah} \begin{lstlisting} Five to seven lines of code here... \end{lstlisting} ...
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Quadrants in slides using LyX and beamer

In LyX to do columns on a beamer slide you have to do many sub tasks: Columns (top aligned) Column Width Indentation, for each paragraph in column repeat 2--4 for second column Is there maybe a ...
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How do I make gb4e.sty's commands overlay aware for beamer?

I use the gb4e package to set numbered examples. I want to put these on slides made with beamer. According to the beamer userguide I can make any command overlay specification aware using this in my ...
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Examples of great presentations and alternatives to Beamer

I am familiar with beamer and have used it extensively but I was blown off when I saw this: http://online.redwoods.cc.ca.us/instruct/darnold/linalg/latex/project_latex.pdf I would like to know how ...
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How to suppress references to appear in top navigation bar? [closed]

In my beamer template, I cannot see the references section in the table of contents, but it automatically inserts that element in the top bar, with the command \insertsectionnavigationhorizontal. As ...
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Best figure size adjustment when dealing with different image sizes

I have a script which automatically creates a beamer presentation with several .ps images, each one inserted in a distinct frame. Those images consist on graphs built using GraphViz. The script is ...
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Using inferrule with beamer

I am using the mathpartir package for its inferrule macro, which suits my needs very well when it comes to 'normal' document classes (article, book). However, when trying to work with the beamer ...
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pdftex.def Error: 'pix/quadratic.pdf' not found : Beamer

I am using a beamer template to make a presentation. When I compile the code I am getting the following error which I have no idea about. <Package pdftex.def Error: File 'pix/quadratic.pdf' not ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the bullets in the miniframes outer theme

I actually like the bullets shown when using \useoutertheme{miniframes}, but for the long talk I have to give there are just ridiculously many. Is it possible to keep the same theme and just ...
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Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF toc?

I would like to have a beamer presentation in which every frame appears in the PDF table of contents (i.e. has a bookmark). My specific presentation only has sections, so all of the frames can appear ...
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Remove backgroundcolor of title bar in Rochester Beamer Theme

In the following minimal example, the title bar saying "Test frame" has a blue background: \documentclass[compress, final]{beamer} \usetheme[height=0mm]{Rochester} \usecolortheme{dolphin} ...
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Remove control bar from beamer presentations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get rid of navigation symbols in beamer? By standard, Beamer presentations display a bar that lets you jump through your slides at the bottom. How can I remove ...
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Beamer - in columns exposing picture in one column before and after text in other column

I'm doing a presentation in beamer, and I was wondering is it possible to, in two columns, make text first appear in left column, then on the second click I'd get a picture in the right column, and ...
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Columns with Latex code and Output in a Beamer presentation

I am new to Latex and am working on a small presentation using Latex and Beamer. In one frame, I'm trying to show some Latex code and it's output. Initially I just took a screenshot of the Gummi tex ...
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Color Code for Warsaw (Upper Right Corner) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In beamer use colors that are already defined in a given color scheme In the warsaw theme, under the default color scheme, in the upper right corner the color is blue / ...
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How to use glossaries-package without need to print out the Glossary

I know that it doesn't make much sense to create a glossary and then not want to use it. I print the glossary in my main document. But now I have a presentation with beamer slides, where I just copy ...
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Global setting of spacing between items in itemize environment for beamer

I'd like to modify the spacing between items in the itemize environment. This post shows how to modify a specific itemize environment (\addtolength{\itemsep}{0.5\baselineskip}). However, I'd like to ...
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How to prevent space before a column environment in beamer?

I'm having the following block layout on one frame \subsection{Typen} \begin{frame} Zwei Arten von Typen \begin{block}{Wertetypen mit \texttt{rt::ValueType}} { ...
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Redefining figure* for Beamer

I have a single figure* graphic in a separate file (let's just call this x.tex). This file is shared across several latex documents and is inserted with input for each document. Unfortunately, when I ...