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logo in the first page only

I want to insert the logo in the title page only. However, it displays on all pages! How can I make these two figurs display as logo in the title page only? I type in the preamble: \logo{% ...
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Overprint environment inside tikz node: unexpected alignment of content

I want to use an overprint environment inside a tikz-node. I expect the content text of the overprint-sections to be aligned centrally, but it aligns right and even protrudes a little beyond the ...
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How can I get TikZ to work within a \tabularx environment?

I'm putting together a poster for a conference using beamer. In one column, the poster has some text next to which I want to put a neuron diagram-style figure next to some text. Pictures embed in this ...
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Weird problem with pgfsys-xetex.def and fadings (xelatex) [closed]

[...] Your graphic driver pgfsys-xetex.def does not support fadings [...] That's what the following MWE returns: \documentclass{beamer} \usecolortheme{rose} \usecolortheme{seahorse} ...
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Combining progress bars for latex-beamer

@GonzaloMedina has posted a nice example (see Progress bar for latex-beamer) on how to put a progress bar in a beamer presentation. I would like to have the bar from the first example (the blue and ...
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Beamer overlays outside of environments

I would like to uncover elements of a slide in beamer, even if these elements are just plain text in the frame environment. I know how to accomplish this in a brute-force way. That is, the following ...
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Beamer TikZ change anchor

I'm having trouble changing the anchor point on for one of my nodes. My code is: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Utility Maximisation} \begin{itemize} \item Expected Utility of Future Wealth ...
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Beamer TikZ generating two slides

I'm trying to label an equation I have on a Beamer slide with TikZ. Here's my code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Power Utility Portfolio Choice} \tikzstyle{na} = [baseline=-.5ex] ...
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Uncover lines of an align environment with beamer

Is there any way to uncover equation-lines of an align* environment line per line in a frame conveniently? somethink like \begin{align*}[<+->] a &= b \\ b &= c \\ ...
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How to write overlay-specification–aware macros that work w/o the beamer class

The LaTeX beamer class provides with \newcommand<> and \newenvironment<> an interface to define own commands that can deal with beamer's overlay specifications. Internally, commands ...
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Beamer, notes, and bibliography

I would like to create notes for a set of slides, but I have problem with my long bibliography. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show only notes} ...
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ignore subscripts or hide subscripts

Is there a way to define a command in a way, that a possible subsequent subscript is hidden? something like \newcommand{\mycommand}[1]{#1\nosubscript} analogously to math operators and \limit if i ...
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Why does \titlepage cause an error when using Warsaw theme?

Following a recent update, my beamer document will no longer build. I have traced the problem to the \titlepage line. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Use ball items in enumerate list with enumitem package

In Beamer, I would like to be able to use ball items (with a number inside) in an enumerate list whose layout is defined by the package enumitem. This question is closely related to Make enumerate ...
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On using beamer's colors in a Tikz picture

For once, my question is short and simple: How do I use a beamer defined color in a tikz picture. For instance, as beamer's documentation states, using beamer's colors is done as follows: This text ...
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Conference name and paper ref in beamer title slide

How can I add extra information on the title slide? in particular I'd like to put in the conference name and location as well as a reference to the paper work is based on. Thanks
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How to remove the sidebar but keep the upper-left logo in the beamer 'sidebar' outer theme?

I need to customize either the Berkeley or PaloAlto themes, or just the sidebar outer theme, in order to keep the logo in its default position (upper-left corner) while removing the sidebar. At the ...
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Beamer: how to skip only some `notes' frames

I'd like to hand out a printout of some slides, including some printed notes and a bit of space for handwriting. The following is (more or less) working: \documentclass[handout,notes]{beamer} ...
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Custom Beamer Block has strange spacing why?

I have a custom block defined as the following! this comes from the progressbar theme from http://recherche.noiraudes.net/fr/LaTeX.php \newdimen\lengthone \newcommand{\defblock}[1][]{ ...
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How to fix the trajectory of Brownian motions which generated by the “rand” function with tikz in beamer frames

I draw some Brownian motions in beamer frame with the help of tikz(see Tom's codes). I want to obtain the following effect: The Brownian motions is truncated by a positive integer. The panoramas ...
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Make two beamer blocks the same height / make one beamer block the same height as another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to modify columns/column environments so they resize automatically to the largest column ? I have two unequal-length blocks in a columns environment. If I use ...
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How to center blocks and columns in beamer

On a slide with two blocks aligned using columns, the spacing on the left and the right is not equal, ie the pair of columns in not centered on the page as in this example. I've tried enclosing the ...
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Beamer second screen with next slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note page showing the next frame I just presented some of my work with a presentation typeset with LaTeX+Beamer, using the double screen magic of \setbeameroption{show ...
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Page counter with Luebeck theme

I'm trying to create a page/slide counter in the lower left corner of my presentation. I'm using the following themes \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{beaver} Can I insert a counter? In the ...
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pdf overwrite - how? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeXnicCenter on Windows: Building Problems When writing a paper I keep a YAP viewer open and constantly overwrite the contents. I am trying to get the same behaviour for ...
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Position an exampleblock in front of content

I need to position an example block: \begin{exampleblock}{} Proposed and implemented \end{exampleblock} Without disturbing other frame content. Something like: -------------------- ...
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Setting Font attributes in Beamer

I have to make slides under some given restrictions for a presentation. I am thinking of using beamer, even though I have not used it before. One of the given restrictions is that a title has to be ...
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Customize \verb!…! output in beamer

I would like to change my verbatim throughout a beamer presentation in the preamble. Actually I would like to have it more or less like on slide no. 9 here. I am using verbatim usually with ...
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Progress bar for latex-beamer

Instead of slide numbers, I find it very nice to have something like a unobtrusive progressbar at the bottom which grows each slide about (width of screen)/(slide numbers). I've found here (page in ...
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Beamer, framebreaks with different subtitles

A frame in Beamer presentation can be broken in number frames with the same frame title. Those titles can be subsequently enumerated. Is there way, that in such cases each slide in common frame with ...
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How to add notes spaces with beamer

I'm currently preparing a small presentation with beamer. No problems so far. Except that I'm looking for the best manner to get notes space (1/2 slides) like it's possible to do with Powerpoint or ...
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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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Hide navigation information in sidebar on title page and TOC page (beamer)

Edited for clarity: I am trying to remove the navigation information in the sidebar that lists a TOC on the title page and the TOC page in a beamer presentation. I still want the sidebar to appear ...
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Problem with alignment in listings

I have a follow up question to this post I am using listings in beamer. The content in listings is being pushed further left than the other contents on my slides. I am using the code below to correct ...
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Why do slide transitions in beamer not work with XeLaTeX? [closed]

I try to use some slide transitions in beamer with XeLaTex but it does not work. Why does this happens and how can I deal with it? But it works when I use slide transitions in beamer with PDFLaTeX. ...
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Is there a way to access the individual authors given by \author?

suppose I have several authors that I have declared via the \author command in latex-beamer, e.g. \author{Einstein \and Podolsky \and Rosen} I was wondering whether there is a way to access the ...
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Tree using Latex

I want to to reduce the size of the node to which they perceived better in my presentation; the problem is that the nodes are overlap. I have the code from Drawing a tree where many nodes have the ...
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Keep position of graphic in beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Avoiding jumping frames in beamer how can I set a figure or a graphic to keep it's position across multiple slides in a presentation? I'm using the \only command to ...
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Force beamer to look in the CWD for theme?

I have a multiple-author document that I want to use a custom theme for. The document is stored in git, and I would like to store the theme file in the same directory (or a sub-directory), so that it ...
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Case distinction in a proof using beamer

I have the following problem: For a proof of a theorem I need a case distinction inside a proof environment of a beamer presentation. I think that an enumerate might be helpful, the problem is however ...
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Unexpected text alignment in beamer with wrapfig [closed]

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I'm getting a strange behaviour of text alignment when using wrapfig. I attached the result and i encircled the strange behaviour. On the left ...
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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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Inserting TeX code into beamer - Problem with otherkeywords

I am preparing a beamer presentation and using the lstlisting environment in order to put in TeX code. I am using the following code which is largely copied from here: ...
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Beamer - Using \pause within lstlisting

I am preparing a beamer presentation and using the lstlisting environment in order to put in code. However, I would like to use the \pause command within lstlisting. By definition that is not ...
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Nested \xygraph in \xymatrix [closed]

I am nesting an \xygraph in an \xymatrix like so: %\documentclass{article} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{chemarr} ...
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Something between \frownie and \smiley

Inside a beamer presentation, I would like to compare and contrast several alternatives. For each, I would like to highlight the "pros" (with a \item[\Large\smiley]), the "cons" (with a ...
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Navigation Circles disappear in Appendix - Beamer - Frankfurt

I am preparing a presentation with beamer using the following preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{comment} % end and begin comment \usepackage{dtklogos} % for \BibTeX ...
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Beamer and JavaScript in a web browser

I have written a talk in Beamer and to illustrate one of my points I've written a program in JavaScript (well actually Processing). You can view it here (it seems to run ok in Chrome and Firefox, and ...
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centering block body with respect to block title in beamer

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I would want to structure it using 3/4 columns, and each column should have a certain number of blocks. I would want to define my own theme ...
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Configuring latex to use serif font by default when in math mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Beamer Math to look like Article Math I have been playing around with TikZ and am impressed. I have noticed that the $A$ math mode syntax is using sans ...