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SAS output through verbatim in beamer

I've tough time to manage SAS output through verbatim in beamer. Could someone help in this regard. Thanks in advance.
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Page numbers in beamer are sometimes covered up — how to always display? [closed]

I'm displaying page numbers in a beamer document using this: % my ``own'' boadilla, i.e. without the infolines \usecolortheme{rose} \useinnertheme[shadow]{rounded} \usecolortheme{dolphin} ...
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Beamer - blank black frame

I'm making a presentation with LaTeX Beamer package. And I want to have a slide where the screen is all black so I can use other media. Is there a way to insert a black slide simply?
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Beamer - Modifying the headline

With beamer, I use the theme Montpellier, a sober theme giving basic navigational hints. \usetheme{Montpellier} \useinnertheme{default} \useoutertheme{default} ...
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Put variable text at a fixed location on every beamer slide.

Is there an option that I can use within \begin{frame}... \end{frame} so that the enclosed text always appears at same location on different beamer slides? Ideally, I want something like this: ...
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LaTeX beamer package and growing figures

I'm using beamer package in LaTeX to build my slides. I saw in some final examples in LaTeX (I mean, I saw the PDF format and not the tex format), that contains an image that is being build along ...
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beamer: change individual bullet color in itemize list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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How to modify columns/column environments so they resize automatically to the largest column ?

This question was originally a duplicate of How can I add vertical space to a beamercolorbox to make it align with another one?. The response to that question was to add a vertical space according to ...
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How to cross-reference to sections in beamer

For my lecture slides in beamer I would like to establish a section-framenumber numbering scheme. For this purpose I reset frame counter in \AtBeginSection and redefine the \insertframenumber command ...
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Changing elements of arrays in Beamer without shifting the unchanging elements.

An array is to be displayed in a Beamer presentation with some elements constant across all slides in the frame. Other array elements, however, must change with the overlay in the frame and are of ...
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Sweave, Beamer and ggplot2

There's literally nothing on the internet showing how these work in conjunction with one another. I would really appreciate even the simplest example of a Rnw document that you would run with Sweave() ...
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Preparing a beamer poster: how to create a border box?

I am preparing a poster with LaTeX using beamerposter, following the examples of the beamerposter site. In these examples, the title is themed with a background color. I would like to have the title ...
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Using tilde `~` in csname in Beamer

In beamer, I would like to be able to use the tilde character ~ in the name of a command sequence. I tried with adjusting catcodes. While this was successful with the standard article class, it failed ...
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Beamer \pause with TikZ

Is there a way to introduce parts of a tikzpicture with \pause or similar in Beamer without resorting to incrementally redrawing the tikzpicture over multiple frames? Intercalating TikZ draw commands ...
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What are the correct arguments for overlayarea?

When I compile the following code, pdflatex takes up 100% of one of my CPU and doesn't stop. I'm probably passing wrong arguments to overlayarea, since I have no idea what they should do (the ...
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Beamer alt command like visible instead of like only

The beamer command \alt<*overlay specification*>{foo}{bar} will insert foo if the current slide is within the given overlay specification, and bar otherwise. It's equivalent to ...
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How to redefine the \emph command in Beamer?

I am using the Beamer class and would like to redefine \emph to use \bfseries instead of \itshape. I have tried the following command: \renewcommand<>{\emph}[1]{{\only#2{\bfseries}#1}} but I ...
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Non-repository management of TeXLive packages on Ubuntu

I am looking to update my version of beamer to 3.10 (which supports nonstandard slide aspect ratios), however the Ubuntu main repository only has version 3.07. I was not able to locate tlmgr. Is there ...
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Persistent random steps decorations during beamer \uncover

I'm using a random steps decoration with a path that appears through several uncover transitions. Currently the decoration is redrawn in each instance of the slide. How can I change this behavior. ...
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Breaking table of contents between frames in beamer

I've got a rather long table of contents for my presentation in beamer, and it doesn't fit on one frame. I know I can provide a table of contents per section, or to manually break it between sections ...
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How to change the color of \href links… for real

I would like web links generated by the \href command to be colored in my Beamer presentation. Passing the colorlinks option to hyperref leads to navigation links within the PDF receiving (default, ...
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Explicit frame break with beamer class

I am looking for a way to insert explicit frame breaks. I'd like to use the built-in frame title continuation feature. The only way I have found is to play with different values of the ...
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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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Beamer and Google Earth (how to call a vi)

I did a movie using Google Earth and I would like to call this video via my PDF presentation constructed by the beamer class, so how can I proceed? I know that it is very easy to call videos like ...
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How to align image

If i have in my beamer presentation some list of items and on that slide i wanna add a picture, which i want to be aligned e.g. to right top corner. \begin{frame}[fragile]{III. Override pages} ...
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Can XeLaTeX | LuaTeX import movies?

It seems that XeLaTeX cannot handle movies. I imported movies into PDF produced with pdflatex compiler using the multimedia package that comes with beamer. My search over various boards revealed that ...
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Can one replace bullet points with graphics?

Is it possible to replace bullet points in an itemize environment with graphics? I can find answers about replacing bullet points with other symbols, but in all the examples I can find, these symbols ...
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Grid to facilitate positioning of objects with \put in beamer

In presentations with the beamerpackage I use \put a lot to place graphic objects like this: \newcommand{\putat}[3]{\begin{picture}(0,0)(0,0)\put(#1,#2){#3}\end{picture}} % just a shorthand ...
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Conditional compilation of beamer slides

I'm preparing a beamer slideshow, and I will have to print slides. I would rather use landscape mode slides, but it is possible that I need to use portrait mode ones. Sadly, I won't know until a few ...
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Changing default width of blocks in beamer

I use a custom Beamer theme for my presentations. In my presentations I'd like to use blocks (\begin{block}…\end{block}). These blocks are rendered slightly too wide to fit into my theme. Is there a ...
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How can I use todonotes with beamer?

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I would like to denote bits that need to be done later using the todonotes package. But there appears to be some conflict between the two packages. I get ...
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Babel (French) does not translate the theorem environment in Beamer class

I'm using the beamer class, with the following preamble: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{ae,aecompl,aeguill} \usepackage{amsthm, amsmath, ...
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Slide ticker in beamer presentations

I am using 'beamer' for presentations. I have a Main Titles and a few slides under each. For example, Introduction has 4 slides Methods have 5 slides. I want to put kind of a ticker at the top of ...
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Automatically scale big and small graphics for beamer presentations

For the next few semesters I'll be making a lot of beamer presentations with a lot slides that are just a frame title and a figure. I am trying to make a command to make a lot faster to code and ...
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What's the best tutorial for beamer, sweave and ggplot2 combined?

I'm looking for the best example presentation publicly available on the Internet that uses beamer, sweave and ggplot2 all at the same time. Ideally it would be the actual example .Rnw file, along with ...
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How to align the bottom of each column in \begin{columns}?

Option T is used to align the top of each column. Is there an option to align the bottom of each column? If no option, how to achieve the same effect? Note: Using option b is not the answer because ...
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Is there a package to write slide and narration contents at the same time but produces each separately at the final?

Writing a presentation frame and its corresponding narration at the same time can help us to reduce the complexity. In other words, I need a mechanism as follows (it is a pseudo-code) ...
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Override default equation numbering in Beamer?

I need to override the default equation numbering behavior. I want the numbers next to equations in my Beamer slide presentation to match with the numbers of the same equations in my paper. so ...
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Run macro on each frame in beamer

How to patch the beamer \frame command (frame environment) so that \note{} is executed on every frame. This question is closely related to this one, however, I want the additional macro (\note{} in my ...
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Add space between paragraphs in Beamer

Customizing spacing between paragraphs in Beamer plagues me constantly. To split two paragraphs by one empty line I usually put \medskip tag between paragraphs, but this is very ugly solution. Now I ...
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Resize Arrays and Figures in a Sweave document.

How is it possible to resize figures produced via a Sweave script? I tried scalebox and others, but I can't succeed to obtain a figure with an acceptable size in my beamer with direct Sweave output ...
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FancyVerb error for Sweave output in Beamer

I'm having trouble including Sweave output in my Beamer file. Specifically, the Soutput environment is causing problems (it runs if I comment those lines out, but, of course, the table is not ...
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Uncover a multiline equation with beamer

I am using the beamer class for a presentation and amsmath package for the math mode. If I uncover the formula in the following way, the formula jumps between slides, which is not intended. ...
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Error when inserting a PDF page into a Beamer presentation

I'm using pdfpages to insert a page from a pdf file into my Beamer presentation, but the result is a completely empty page. Here is smaller version of the file: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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beamer's fragile frame as default

Is there a way to specify fragile mode as default for all frames? Now I know how to define a fragile frame: \begin{frame}[fragile].
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Create layout avoiding overlapping floating wrapfigures

I'm writing companion notes for some beamer presentations. For each slide in a presentation, the document has a small picture of the slide, along with a text explaining the slide. For some slides, the ...
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Can I have framed blocks in beamer?

Is there a simple way to have the body of a block environment in beamer to have a frame around it, rather than having a background colour? I tried putting a \fbox inside the block, but it just wrote ...
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Desired resolution of images for a Beamer presentation

I am working on a Beamer presentation for less-technically-inclined audience, so I want to use many visual aids, pictures, stock photos, etc. Unfortunately, these are mostly raster images, not vector ...
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Change bullet style / formatting in Beamer

I like the Boadilla layout for Beamer presentations, but I find its enumerate bullet points illegible, as illustrated below (from the Beamer Theme Matrix). How can I change the formatting of the ...
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Beamer: AtBeginSection and insertsubsectionnavigation

I'm trying to get a presentation which has for each section a leading slide which shows the name of the current section as well as a table of the subsections belonging to this section. The first part ...