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Is there a way to add a field to the title page in beamer?

I have to add a \supervisor field to the title page of my presentation. Is there a way to do that in beamer? I tried adding the supervisor information to the \author field, but the content of the ...
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Add a textbox overtop an image in a beamer slide

I have a slide with a figure in it. I want show a vertically and horizontally centered (relative to the image if possible) text box overtop of it as an overlay which will contain a few lines of text. ...
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In a beamer slide highlight a region of an image with a rectangle overlay

I have a slide with a figure in it. I want to draw a rounded corner rectangle overtop part of a figure to highlight that section. Bonus points if you can draw two rounded rectangles as overlays ...
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Colors that work well with beamer color scheme albatross

Is there a color scheme made using \definecolor that defines colors that work well with the beamer color scheme albatross?
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In beamer use colors that are already defined in a given color scheme

I'm using a table with alternating colors in beamer. Is there a way to base the colors I use on the palette that is already defined? In this way if I switch color themes the colors should still go ...
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beamerarticle not defining \inserttitle and co

I'm trying to make some notes for my beamer slides, using the article class and beamerarticle. However, some of the commands I use in my slides --- specifically, the ones that insert previously set ...
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Use xcolor for colored tables in a beamer slide

How can I use a table with alternately colored rows like this in a beamer slide? There seems to be a conflict with beamer and xcolor. I am using LyX too, bonus marks for something that works well in ...
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How to make overlay still work inside lstlisting environment?

Problem I want to explain C# programming language step by step using overlay in beamer.cls. But it does NOT works as shown in the following figure. How to solve this problem? Code Snippet ...
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How to change partitioned frame title number from Roman to Arabic?

Problem When allowframebreaks is turned on, long data will be divided into several slides. Each slide in this partition has the same title ending with a unique number in Roman. How to change this ...
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How to prevent beamer from removing the tab alignment of lstlisting?

I want to show my C# code snippet on the presentation slides using beamer. Because the code is long, I set the frame to be breakable using the frame option allowframebreaks. The code now can be shown ...
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Using Beamer to step through an algorithm written in pseudocode.

I am trying to create a beamer presentation in which I would step through an algorithm, highlighting the current line in the algorithm on each slide. I know it is possible to do with the semiverbatim ...
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Is it possible to force beamer to automatically create frames for the excessive data (in long table)?

I have a long table and all are important for sure. It will be tedious if I do trial and error adjustment for the excessive rows. Shortly speaking, how to force beamer to automatically create frames ...
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How do I use Delicious font in my beamer presentation

I want to use Delicious font in my beamer presentation. How should I install this font and/or use it in my presentation. I am running ubuntu 10.04 and have installed the font. I am wondering how do I ...
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How to prevent Beamer from changing the normal text color when I change the footnote color?

When I change the footnote color in Beamer using \setbeamercolor{footnote}{fg=blue}, I end up also inadvertently changing the normal text color on all other slides. To make things even stranger, the ...
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Line spacing with mixed font sizes in itemize environment

I'd like to mix in footnote-sized text with normal-sized text in beamer. The problem is that when I use \footnotesize the line spacing still corresponds to \normalsize spacing. Here's a minimal sample ...
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slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme)

I'm using the beamer class and Warsaw theme. Is there any way to have slide numbering at the bottom of the page and on the left (as 2/10) in this theme? Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer}‎ ...
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Change the background color of a frame in Beamer

How can I change the background color of one frame in my Beamer document? I tried doing \begin{frame} \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=violet} % frame contents here \end{frame} but it ...
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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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How to insert a background image in a beamer frame?

Apologies in advance if my question is very basic. I am still learning my beamer skills, so please bear with me. I want to insert a background image in a beamer frame and use this "frame" as a beamer ...
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Are there any repositories of “killer slides” for Beamer?

I used to work as a consultant and have been spoiled with nice looking slides. For instance, being able to create slides that have 2, 3, or 4 graphs (perfectly positioned and with nice headers!) at ...
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LaTeX Presentation Cubic transition effect

I have seen some presentations that use a kind of cubic effect when moving between pages. For instance, suppose you have a cube and every page is a side of the cube, then when moving from page one to ...
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beamer: How to change border size of beamercolorbox?

Is it possible to style a border of a "beamercolorbox"? Like in the theme Szeged, but with ONE thin line above the footer instead of the two thick lines.
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margins in beamer columns

I have some trouble with margins in multi-column layout beamer slides. If put the following snippet in a non-rounded theme like "Rochester", you will see that the boxes of the first row have ...
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LaTeX beamer fixed vertical alignment

I am building a presentation in Beamer. The presentation contains a slide where an image should be displayed on the top of the frame. Underneath some text should be displayed containing information ...
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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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Beamer error when using '\usepackage{beamerthemeshadow}'

I'm testing some examples with Beamer, and when I run this example, I have this error message. > \ProvidesPackageRCS=macro: ->\def \pgfrcs@marshal {\ProvidesPackage {\pgf@rcsfile ...
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Run a macro before the start of each frame/slide?

I have a macro that I want to run just before every new beamer frame. I could just a define myframe environment that runs the macro then starts a standard frame, but I'd rather do it differently if I ...
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A letter in the same space as another

I have, in different overlying slides in a Beamer presentation, the letter y, in equation mode, being changed by \alert{z}. To create the overly I am using \only<1>{} and \only<2>{}, so ...
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LaTeX beamer: Code listings in notes

How can I add a code listing to a beamer note slide? I tried the following which doesn't work: \note{{\tiny{This is a note \begin{lstlisting} foo bar \end{lstlisting}}} Any ...
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Making Verbatim and Beamer play nice

I'm writing a beamer presentation on basic math type-setting in latex and I've been trying to use verbatim to display how math equations are typed. Using fragile this works, but I still get several ...
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Is there a way to put two pspicture's side by side?

I am making slides using Beamer, and I am trying to have to \pspictures side by side. However, no matter what I do they end up one under the other, even if I use minipage. What is the right way to ...
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slidestop for a single slide in beamer

Is it possible to align text at the top of the slide for only a single slide? Alternatively is there a simple way to absolute align anything in a beamer slide.
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Is it bug or feature? I cannot use makeidx in beamer.

I attempted to use makeidx.sty in my beamer project. The first two compilation using latex, the input file can be processed successfully. Then I execute makeindex, it also run without error. But ...
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Deactivate all \alt,\uncover in beamer (for printing)

I have a big latex beamer that uses \alt, \uncover, ... to create "animations". My goal is to deactivate all these commands temporary (let's say : just use the last state/slide each time there's this ...
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Escaping square braces

I want to use some text as the optional parameter to some command. The text includes square braces ([ and ]), but since the optional parameter goes within square brackets, unexpected things happen. ...
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Customizing Beamer's Table of Contents

I used the following standard beamer code to create a table of contents at the beginning of each subsection: \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame}{Outline} ...
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Bibtex puts wrong reference name

I'm using the style plainnat with the beamer class. I'm using BibTeX and this happens. I have the following in my .bib @Article{ TiWuNg07, title = "{Performance analysis and improvement for ...
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Is it possible to create overlays in beamer inside pgfplots graphics?

When working with pgf-tikz, I can create overlays in beamer presentations with \path<overlay specification> ... However, I could not get this to work in pgfplots graphics. It would be nice ...
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Beamer and newenvironments

I'm trying to combine beamer overlays and newenvironments: \newcounter{scount} \setcounter{scount}{0} \newenvironment{sitem}[1] {%before \def\data{#1} \stepcounter{scount} ...
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Beamer overlay and counter

I have a counter that I want to use for the beamer \onslide command. Using \newcounter{coun} %.... % \onslide<\coun ->{ ....} doesn't work. What is the correct way to do this?
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How do I add custom beamer actions that change an argument?

The beamer manual says: You can easily add your own actions: An action specification like ⟨action⟩@⟨slide numbers⟩ simply inserts an environment called ⟨action⟩env around the \item or ...
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How can I distribute beamer overlayareas in handout mode across multiple frames?

I have a beamer frame with an overlayarea environment. Inside that environment are some bits marked \only<n> so that they appear on consecutive slides. \begin{frame} \begin{theorem} ...
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rectangles in beamer background canvas

I am trying to create a custom title page in Beamer, and I've tried many things, but I'm just helpless with all the solutions I found. I would like to create only in the title page, the following ...
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Take 2: How do automatic overlay specifications work in Beamer (in a nested situation)

I had previous asked a question about this, but I feel that it wasn't focused enough and the answers got a little confused...so instead of editing that question, I've opted to start a new one....I ...
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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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References (in bibtex) did not appear in beamer?

I have this problem: it seems that beamer did not read the bibtex file. Below is the syntax that I am using: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{natbib} %citep and citet ...
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How to 'center' 'page number' in beamer slides

When inserting page numbers into beamer slides, I usually use: \setbeamertemplate{footline}[page number] Then the page numbers will appear at bottom right. Is it possible to put the page numbers ...
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How to Center a BeamerColorBox

The question is, how to horizontally center a beamercolorbox on the page? I put it in the center environment, but that doesn't work. \setbeamercolor{bgcolor}{fg=black,bg=blue} \begin{center} ...
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Problem with beamer's \pause in alignments

I have the following code, (edit:) now without aligned. \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \setbeamercovered{transparent} } \begin{document} \begin{frame} \[ \begin{cases} ...
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When I use \animate in beamer, how do I move back in my presentation?

Matthew Leingang just provided a nice example of beamer's \animate method. If in this example (don't want to repeat it here) I replace \animate<2-10> with \animate<3-10>, how will I then ...