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Beamer : Changing font size in notes when using \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen}

I'm using Beamer with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} to add notes for each slide. I'd like to change the font size of the text in the notes so I can fit more text on the page. Clues?
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What beamer environment is text within a frame?

I'm going crazy just trying to change the color of the text within a frame environment. \begin{frame}[plain] I want this text to be red!!! \end{frame} I have tried almost every single environment ...
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table from pdf to latex

Ciao guys I am making a presentation using beamer. It is based on an online research article. Let's say there's a pdf file with a table consisting of 4 columns and 5 rows. What would be the easiest ...
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Aligned pgfplots in beamer frames

I would like to reproduce the design represented in the following picture with Beamer an Pgfplots. Namely, I want the size of plotting area to be always the same size and have the same position ...
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image inside columns inside block in beamer

I try to put an image in columns environment inside a block environment in beamer. Somehow my image is shifting outside the block. Here's an example \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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Keep a fragmented tikz image at the same place on a beamer slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix jumping TikZ pictures in beamer? I am putting together a series of slides using beamer, and I'm using tike to do most of the figures. On one particular ...
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Configuring Beamer with the Singapore theme

I found the Singapore theme very useful. However I can't find the way to put the small circles on top of the frame that are empty for slides not yet discussed and becomes black for slides discussed. ...
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In beamer, how to use \pause inside \only

I want to use \pause inside \only as in the example below. Sometimes it works well (see slides 2 and 3), but sometimes it doesn't (see slides 5 and 6). Why? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer: define a backgroung color for the “part page” frames

I'm trying to make a .sty template, but I cannot figure out how to define a dedicated background canvas for the "part page" frames. Here (How to add background only to title frame and an other only ...
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Beamer-Generated slides to PPT?

I like creating slides in Beamer. My supervisor doesn't. He wants me to "generate or convert [the set I did for a conference] to PowerPoint." I've tried different online and offline products like ...
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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 ...