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width of beamercolorbox in background

How can I make a beamercolorbox in the background template take the whole width of the slide? The following doesn't work correctly (but it works for some other templates such as headline): ...
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Changing \mode in beamer makes a new paragraph. Is it possible to avoid it?

I want to write different text in the middle of a sentence in a beamer presentation and its corresponding beamerarticle. But it seems that \mode<...>{...} introduces a new paragraph and breaks ...
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Can I use beamer without setting \documentclass to beamer?

I want to have a PDF that is the normal type: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} with normal TeX tables, graphs and words, but I want it such that there's beamer slides scattered throughout of the ...
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Pgfplots and beamer: how to fill the area under a curve with oblique lines (hatching) as a pattern?

This is a follow up question to Jake's solution to that post. Although I got Jake's solution there work in LaTeX document perfectly fine, I could not get it work in beamer. Here's Jake's code but ...
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colortbl rowcolor overtop of @{decl}

I have tables with many $\pm$ values that I was using the @{decl} command to have nice alignment. However, I wanted to add some row colors. Trying to use colortbl I found that the cell/row color was ...
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Using pgfplots in beamer

I want to plot the following data in one slide %----------------------- \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t] ...
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How to make each PDF page of a beamer output have an opaque background when it is converted to a PNG image?

I want to get an opaque background for each PDF page of beamer output that is converted to a PNG image. I attempted to change \setbeamercovered{transparent=50} but it made the whole PDF pages have the ...
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Incoherent spacing with Libertine and math-mode

My problem when using math in a beamer presentation: The space between a $f$ and the following questionmark is way too small (the glyphs intersect). When switching the code (MWE) to an article, the ...
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One navigation bullet per subsection with subsection=false in custom beamer theme

I'm using the miniframes theme in beamer, and I need it customized as follows: The idea is to have a single line of bullets. For each section, I want one bullet per subsection, instead of one bullet ...
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Background images for code listings in beamer

I asked this question originally in attempt to get background images behind my code listings. Background images for code listings What I did not mention is that I am using the beamer package for ...
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beamer over miktex 2.9 is not working with math environment

I have this problem where I can't built slide documents with beamer every time I include a math environment as simple as $\mu = A$. The log file posts this message at the end: !pdfTeX error: ...
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Specification of Warsaw Color Theme

Does anyone know the specification (RGB) of the Warsaw blue color? I want to make a custom block and want it to match the blue Warsaw color.
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Spanning multiple beamer columns

How does one have something (say a figure) span multiple columns when using the beamer columns environment? Nathaniel Johnston's beamer poster template does this by nesting two columns environments, ...
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Beamer's \visible inside a TikZ node

I'm using beamer for creating presentations. Inside a TikZ node I'd like to make a part of the content appears afterwards. I'm using the \visible command for doing so (I don't want the content to move ...
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Why can't I use max() here?

When I make presentations (with beamer), I like to have a bar along the bottom showing progress through the presentation visually. The interesting bit of the code below is the division on the ...
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Interference between \includeonlyframes and \onslide across tabular row

I seem to have run into a strange interference between \includeonlyframes and use of \onslide to uncover a row in a tabular environment. Consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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One way slide transitions [closed]

Is there a way to have a transitions only if coming from a particular ''direction'' in beamer? I explain myself better. I'm doing a presentation and when I come to a particular slide from the linear ...
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Institute name in beamer presentation

I am trying to put the name of the institution in a beamer presentation \documentclass{beamer} \institution{XYZ} ... \begin{document} \maketitle However I get the error that it is an undefined ...
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Latex beamer - showing a slide A with 3 points - then a picture on Slide B - and afterwards slide A with one additional point

I want to show a slide that has an overall of 4 items, but I first want to show the first 3 points, all at once, then show a picture that illustrates those 3 points and than show the slide with all 4 ...
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Error:Option Clash for package color

I am new to LaTeX.I was trying to make my first presentation using beamer.I downloaded the required packages ,but I was getting this error !Latex Error:Option clash for package color. Here is the ...
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Beamer: fade and zoom in \xymatrix environment

I am preparing a presentation in Beamer. I have the following diagram \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[h!] \centerline{ \xymatrix{ & *+[F-,]{\txt{Text 1}}\ar[dl]\ar[dr] \\ *+[F-,]{\txt{Text 2}} ...
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figures and blocks in the same slide

I would like to place in a slide a block of words and at right of it a figure so that in the slide the figure will be on the left and the block explaining it at right. I'm using Beamer. I tried the ...
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Latex Beamer Madrid theme - how to get smoothbars in the footer not header?

How do I create a custom beamer style where my header contains only the title of the slide, and my footer - the smoothbars "dots" style of how far the presentation has progressed, i.e. (((TITLE))) ...
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How to display e-mail addresses for multiple authors in Beamer?

I have a Beamer presentation with multiple authors and I would like their e-mail addresses to be displayed underneath each author name. The post Email field in beamer class? is simple enough to do for ...
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\Beamergotobutton's color

Is there any way to change the default \beamergotobuttoncolor ? I've changed many things in my presentation's theme and now that I'm at the end I've discovered that with these settings it is ...
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beamer: how to increase space between bullet and text in itemize environment?

I am using \documentclass[final, hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}, xcolor=svgnames, mathserif]{beamer} and \usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0,scale=1.4,debug]{beamerposter} In an itemize ...
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Beamer - \visible and \cellcolor

I'm creating a beamer presentation. I have this table: \begin{array} \visible<1->{\cellcolor{Blue}{0}} & \visible<2->{\cellcolor{Red}{0 + 1}} \\ ...
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Messy flowchart using tikz

I have a beamer slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{decision} = [diamond, draw, fill=blue!20, text width=4.5em, text badly centered, node ...
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Scaling a tikzpicture for a Beamer slide

I have the following Beamer slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{decision} = [diamond, draw, fill=blue!20, text width=4.5em, text badly ...
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Mimic Beamer Font in Article Mode

I have a tikz drawing that I made within the beamer document class. I would like to know how to produce this drawing within the article document class, but preserve the sans-serif font and font size ...
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Removing slide numbers in the Madrid theme

I use the Madrid theme. I would like to know how to remove the slide number and the total number of slides from ALL slides in my presentation.
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URI with & in \href inside tabular inside a beamer frame

I have a strange effect, when I want to typeset a URI inside a tabular in a frame. Example: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Acrobat Reader changes my theme's color

I have a problem visualizing my Beamer presentation with Acrobat Reader 9.5.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using the PaloAlto theme and when I visualize the presentation in Acrobat on some random frames 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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Big table in beamer

I have a big table that does not fit in the slides with Beamer, i write this : \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} % theme \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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bold table column in latex beamer

I'm trying to bold a single column of a table inside latex beamer. in latex i used \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|>{\bfseries}c|c|} for example, to make the 4th column bold. in beamer, the bfseries ...
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Beamer newenvironment for theorems

I'm trying to define a new environment for theorems and I'm using this code: % Theorem box \pgfdeclarelayer{background} \pgfsetlayers{background,main} \tikzstyle{thmbox} = [inner sep=1em] ...
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make transition effect in beamer

i have \begin{itemize} \item ... \item ... ... \end{itemize} I want to insert some transition effect to moving between item , any idea?
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Re-cover Beamer overlays, while keeping a subphrase uncovered?

Original question In a Beamer presentation that I am writing, I have an itemize list and would like to make each item visible one-by-one. Then, starting on the slide after a given item appears, I ...
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Adding one more information in my front page - beamer

I am creating a slide template for a presentation in LaTex using Beamer and i want to add some more information "Supervised by " between "Directed by " and "the institue" , so i put ...
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Pages in beamer are incorrectly numbered when using “show notes on second screen” [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a presentation, and want to use the mode "show notes on second screen". Unfortunately, there seems to be a bug: when I turn it on, the page numbers are shifted one page up, ...
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Insert graphs and text side by side

I wanna know how can I draw graphs and arrows with text, side by side in Beamer as shown in the figure of this question Drawing arrows in beamer Can someone post the code?
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Beamer ovalbox frame thickness

I'm working with Beamer and I would like to create boxes with round corners. I use \ovalbox, but I would like to control the thickness of the line. How can I do this? I also tried \thinlines, but I ...
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How to vertically align title when reducing the header size in Beamer Palo Alto theme?

I tried for some time to adjust the height of the header in Beamer Palo Alto theme. I now managed to do so, but now I have the problem that the title in the header is not properly aligned anymore. ...
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frame size beamer [closed]

I am using beamer to create a simple presentation. I want to be able to set the width and height of all frames with respect to the slide size? Then I also would like to change the margin between ...
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add notes in beamer for all pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Run macro on each frame in beamer I'm creating a presentation using beamer, and I want it to put the slides in the odd pages, and in the even pages put the notes. But I ...
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How to use the translator package with beamer?

I'd like to have my headers like Theorem, Definition etc. in a beamer presentation translated to Polish. After skimming through the last pages of beamer user guide, I tried ...
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Tikzpicture from LaTeX document does not compile in Beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown error using tikz matrix of nodes in beamer I have the following tikzpicture environment from my TeX document but I cannot make it work in Beamer. I get the ...
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adjust the array size to the size of the frame+Beamer

I inserted a table into a page of a presentation Beamer but the problem is that the array size exceeds the frame. How to adjust the array size to the size of the frame?
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Where can I translate the Bergen beamer style?

I would like to use the Bergen theme with orchid color scheme. It works well, but I have "Who?" and "Where?" on my title page - I would like to translate them to my language. How could I do this the ...