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Hyperlink button in all pages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to edit Beamer theme CambridgeUS How do I put the same hyperlink button (that opens a pdf file list.pdf) in all slides at same position (header bar or footline ) in the ...
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Table looking like a block

The goal is to create a table that has the same style than a block of the used theme in order to have a consequent style trough the document. this can be done by the following two methodes shown in ...
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How to make \rowfont (from tabu package) overlay specification-aware (in beamer package)?

I have tables in a beamer presentation, and I would like to highlight table rows sequentially (not necessarily in row order) using overlay specifications. So I would like to be able to write code ...
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Can I make siunitx commands use serif fonts like the rest of the math in beamer?

In a beamer presentation I can use \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} to typeset the math in a serif font while the rest of the presentation is in a sans-serif font. But the \SI command from siunitx ...
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How can I change the shading of beamer's \tableofcontents[currentsection]?

I like to use \tableofcontents[currentsection] as an orientation at the start of a new section. But in my experience (depending on the projector), the default shading of the other sections can be to ...
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Numbered Definitions, Theorems in beamer

How to get numbered Lemmas, Definitions, Theorems and so on in beamer?
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LaTeX Beamer: Frame outside sections?

At the end of a Beamer presentation, I want a "Thank you for your attention"-slide that is not part of the sections in my presentation. More specifically, I want no section in the navigation bar to be ...
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Proofs in Beamer

I'm writing a presentation in Beamer, where I present proofs which are longer than one frame. How to make Beamer to break it automatically to another frame? If it is not possible how am I supposed to ...
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XeLaTeX rotating my figures in Beamer

Whenever I compile my beamer presentations with xelatex, it forces any .pdf figures I've included with \includegraphics to rotate 90 degrees. If I compile with pdflatex or lualatex, I do not have this ...
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Make each frame (not slide) appear in the PDF bookmarks with beamer

I have written a beamer presentation and I would like all the frames to have corresponding PDF bookmarks, much like as in this other question on here: Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF ...
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Beamer conditional pdf file generation

I would like to know if there is a method to generate beamer pdf presentation based on conditions. For example: -Main Beamer presentation: Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5 -For the first ...
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How to get actual values of colour theme colours in beamer?

How would I go about finding the actual colour (like the RGB/HSV/etc) of a particular element in a given beamer colour theme (e.g., block title bg in orchid)? I would like to use these colours in ...
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beamerposter passing portrait options to custom theme

Hi I'm preparing a custom theme for beamerposter to align with the theme of my institution. I have to include a figure banner on the headline plus the possibility to include 2 different logos. So far ...
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Best practices for LaTeX code in org-mode-beamer (especially url links)

I'm using org-mode to produce beamer presentations. I'm having trouble figuring out the best way of including Latex snippets. As far as I can tell, there are two ways of signalling to org-mode to ...
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Is there an end equivalent to AtBeginPart in beamer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Macro that knows it is at the end of a section? I am looking for an equivalent to \AtBeginPart that would operate at the end of a \part. It would save me time. If it does ...
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Re-using the title of the previous Beamer slide

Is there a way to reference the title of the previous Beamer slide? Often, a sequence of slides have the same title, and I'd like to avoid having to repeat the title. I could define a macro for the ...
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Beamer: Line spread in headline is ignored

I am trying to build my own beamertheme and I want to modify the line spread in the title. I use {\LARGE \linespread{1.6} \selectfont \inserttitle \par} to modify the line spread, but it does only ...
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Text inside blocks in eps file NOT displayed

The following code DOES NOT display the text which is inside the blocks in the eps file and this is abnormal. (see image 1 below) When you comment either of the lines ending by %1 or %2, the code ...
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Beamer: tableofcontents with page numbers

How do I get page numbers / slide numbers in the tableofcontents in a beamer presentation?
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Any way of converting ppt or odf to beamer or org?

I'm interested in converting some .ppt files into beamer/.tex (or, better, .org) format. I can find numerous discussions of converting from beamer to .ppt but not the other way round. Is there any (...
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Beamer: suffix equivalent frametitles with a counter or index?

I wonder how to suffix equivalent frametitles with a counter or index. So for example, when I would have two slides with the same \frametitle (e.g. "Marvelous title"), it should result in Marvelous ...
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Beamer buttons change zoom in Adobe Acrobat [closed]

I am using Beamer to create slides (the editor I'm using is Bakoma Tex). I can add buttons to go back and forth between slides using the \hyperlink command. When I open the slides as pdf (in Adobe ...
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Beamer: Change color of items

I'm customising a Beamer theme for my own needs and I am wondering how I can efficiently work with parent templates. For example, I want to modify the color of all items (enumerate, itemize, table of ...
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How to put code in beamer two column

I was trying to put code and a figure side by side in a beamer presentation. I tried two methods - one said in beamer documentation and other in standard LaTeX. But couldn't get the output. The two ...
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How do one reset the section numbers in beamer?

I want to reset the section numbers when a part in beamer starts. So I tried: \setcounter{section}{0} That does not work. So after searching I found this: \makeatletter \numberwithin{section}{...
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Beamer: display previous graphics (in an overlay) in a lighter color

With Inkscape (software to create vector images) I created a file with several layers. Thanks to a very useful script (beamerscape), these layers are then saved as separate PDF files. Next, using ...
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babel, beamer problem: refuse name change to part

I wanted to change the name in my beamer slide from Part to Theme. So in the Google BOK if found: \renewcommand*{\partname}{Theme} I could not get to work. Then I start to switch off (%) ...
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Changing of the numbering of parts in beamer

I want to change the part numbering in beamer. I tried the following: \renewcommand*{\thepart}{\arabic{part}} \renewcommand{\thepart}{\arabic{part}} but without any success. The Roman numbering ...
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Latex Beamer Class Remove Section from Headline

I want to remove a few sections from the headline in beamer class. How do I remove them? I want them in my TOC but don't want them in my headline as that becomes too big then. I tried this but this ...
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Beamerposter and fonts with xelatex/fontspec [closed]

Has anyone had success with using beamerposter and xelatex/fontspec? I am able to use fontspec for normal documents, but when I try with beamerposter I keep getting warnings such as LaTeX Font ...
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What does 'parent=structure' do?

I came across this code. \setbeamerfont{foo}{size=\huge,parent=structure} What does parent=structure do exactly?
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How to use vlc as an `externalviewer' in Beamer? [closed]

I have generated an avi file with matlab and it turned out that QuickTime was not able to play it. VLC was able to play it. My objective is to include this avi file in my presentation using beamer. ...
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Get back “old” math font in LuaLaTeX+beamer

Updated my tlmgr install (and all packages I have installed today) earlier today, and something changed in the font loaded by unicode-math, which I can't figure out of. The preamble I've been using ...
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LaTeX beamer: Align text in the bottom of a frame and cut too long text at the top

I would like to align everything of an in steps appearing text on a LaTeX beamer frame on its bottom and if there is to much text so that it would not fit on the frame just cut it at the top. The last ...
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Increasing indentation in an enumerate

I have a slide with an enumerate that's partially in the main slide and partially in a column on the same slide. Here's a minimal example to show my intention: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How can I create my own title frame?

I want to build a beamer theme from scratch. I have read the beameruserguide and I have created files for a inner/outer/font/color-theme, but I still have some difficulties understanding how to create ...
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problem with a beamer theme

I like a lot the beamer theme "Air" (you can find it by the link "Nice Air based template for Latex" at the page http://www.kde.org/kdeslides/ ). But sometimes, in a slide, my text is a little too ...
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Is it possible to use a string instead of a slide number when invoking overlay commands such as \only?

Up to now I always use slide numbers when invoking overlay commands such as \only<...>. But for me this is a bit cumbersome because I must count the slide position in my head. If I can use a ...
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Making a box in beamer — circling nodes

Is it possible to make a box around two nodes in a tikzpicture? Specifically, I am making a 2 by 2 box, and I have some labels outside of the box. For example, I have a + and a 0 in the same row ...
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How can I customize the “go to slide number” navigation symbol

I am using a reduced version of the navigation symbols bar that only includes \insertslidenavigationsymbol. My presentation only shows the frame numbers (instead of slide numbers) because I use many ...
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Can we use a single frame to create the following effect?

I want to create a slide to show how the clipping works as shown in the following animation. I used two frames, the last frame is needed because I want to hide the unwanted (trimmed) parts of ...
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Beamer overlay images in column environment

I have a frame with the two columns, one for an image, and one for itemized text. For example, \frame{\frametitle{hello} \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] \begin{column}{0.4\textwidth} \...
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How to include a PSTricks animation into a beamer?

I'm trying to create an animation to include into a beamer. I figured (naively I suppose) a way to do that is to create a Pdf with animate package, and then \includegraphics it into my beamer. ...
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making a box in beamer — adding labels diagonally

I would like to add a label that is diagonal to the following box, underneath the n', such that it is horizontally just below the box. Basically, I would like to "subtract" the difference between the ...
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making a box in beamer — center aligning the title

I want to center align the word prediction in the following. I would appreciate any help in doing so. \documentclass[professionalfont, fleqn]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,shapes,...
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Is standalone compatible with ignorenonframetext beamer's option?

Until now I've been using standalone to produce cropped figures which are included with \includegraphics command in beamer presentations and articles (beamerarticle) compiled from same source file. ...
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making a box in beamer — pausing within frame to show new content using only

I am trying to use the only<1>, only<2>, etc... feature of beamer for a frame. However, when add it to the program, it is not compiling. I would appreciate any help. Also, how can the titles,...
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Making a table as a box in beamer in whch 2 cells are highlighted

I am trying to make a table similar to: How to construct a confusion matrix in LaTeX? I prefer to do it in tikz. I would also like to highlight 2 cells in the same row or 2 cells in the same column ...
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highlight both section and subsection in the outline on the side of a beamer slide

Currently only subsection highlighted on the outline on the side of the slide. Is it possible to change the template so when in a subsection the respective section stays highlighted. \documentclass{...
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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): \...