{beamer} is a document class for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
2k views

proof environment in beamer

I would need to move the symbol for the end of proof - a square a little bit up but ONLY on one slide, where the proof is quite long and the square has not seen very much.
5
votes
1answer
4k views

How do I change footnote in Beamer?

I would like to change footnote sign letter to numbers in my Beamer presentation. How can I achive this?
7
votes
2answers
5k views

Headlines in Beamer

In Beamer presentation on one page I would like to get rid of headline. I would prefer to leave the background but get rid of the names of sections and subsections. How is it possible to do this? \...
7
votes
2answers
5k views

Mathematical symbols- a thick bigger question mark

I would need to get in Beamer presentation a thick bigger question mark. How is it possible to make it?
3
votes
1answer
284 views

Font weight for Beamer presentation

I'm using this font \usefonttheme[stillsansserifmath,stillsansseriftext,stillsansserifsmall]{serif} \usefonttheme[onlylarge]{structurebold} However, I would like to have font sharper, thiner. How ...
4
votes
1answer
122 views

Why does my contents in the first part of a breakable frame disappear?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks,t]{Exercises} \pause \begin{enumerate}[<+->] \item What is your name? \begin{enumerate}[a.] \item Counter Terrorist ...
4
votes
2answers
951 views

Table of contents in Beamer

I have seen a nice looking table of contents in a Beamer presentation. There were some formulas, pictures, graphs situated across the frame in a shadow background. Any idea how to do this?
6
votes
1answer
136 views

How to get a correct end of sentence space for the next sentence if the previous one is followed by \pause?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Proverbs} think. Thus (correct)\newline \pause think.\pause\ Thus (wrong) \end{frame} \end{document} How to get a correct end of sentence ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Beamer table of contents — customize with block environments

I am trying to create a custom table of contents format. What I want to do is to have the description of the section inside a block environment like: \section{Section 1} \frame{ \begin{block} This is ...
8
votes
1answer
7k views

Title in box in Beamer presentation

1)How to put the title on the titlepage in Beamer to a block of a desired color? Similarly like in themes Warsaw, Berlin... 2)How to control space between author and date? \vspace seems does not work. ...
4
votes
3answers
15k views

Logo situated only on titlepage of Beamer presentation

How to put logo only on the title page of Beamer presentation between the title and subtitle? I'm using \title{Title} \titlegraphic{\includegraphics[width=3cm]{logo}} \subtitle{\textbf{Subtitle}} ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to modify the following Beamer theme?

I'm using \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{BeamerColor} \usepackage[english]{babel} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{myown} \usecolortheme[named=salmon]{structure} \setbeamercovered{...
10
votes
2answers
35k views

How to change colors in Beamer theme?

I would like to change colors in Beamer theme like Amsterdam (downloaded from the side http://latex.simon04.net the first topic). How can I get on the top instead of dark blue for example red color ...
10
votes
1answer
922 views

How to customise (e.g. make thicker) the end-proof symbol in Beamer?

I would like to change the symbol for the end of proofs (the square) used in Beamer. It is quite thin, not very visible in some colorthemes. How can I have a thicker border and still in the structure ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Table Layout Beamer

I need to create a structure which is similar to Table Layout in the presentation (Beamer). I have rows, and in every row I have some columns (pictures,text). E.g., I mean this: I need only to ...
2
votes
1answer
267 views

Expressing beamer styles in ordinary LaTeX

I use beamer for all my slides, and Ipe for most of my drawings. This has become a little inconvenient since my slides involve lots of pictures, and so my typical beamer frame really only looks like \...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Mixing overprint with blocks of enumerations

I'd like to overlay a series of different blocks, each of which includes an enumeration that pauses with each item. The overprint environment handles this pretty well, but it doesn't seem to be ...
4
votes
1answer
787 views

Overlaying parts of Beamer table with a “see-thru” (i.e., opaque) textbox

This seems like it should be simple! After creating a very complex table using multirow and many other table related beamer packages that I have just learned about, I now want to highlight parts of it ...
3
votes
1answer
167 views

Setting edges in proof environment

I would need to move the itemize environment used in the proof environment more to the left side of every slide. I used \setbeamersize{text margin left=15pt,text margin right=20pt} for moving the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Beamer continue block in next column

I am making a poster using the beamer document class. What I have done is that I divided the poster in two columns. In each column I do have a few blocks with content. What I want to do is to continue ...
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Edit a default latex/beamer theme to show section numbers

I am using beamer to create a presentation. The theme I chose is Singapore. It has a nice header with section names and bullets for subsections. What is the easiest way to modify the header so that ...
16
votes
2answers
19k views

How to highlight table rows by colors in Beamer

I would like to highlight rows in tables, in rowwise, that is I would like to highlight row 1 in red, then make row 1 in black but row 2 in red, etc. How can I manage to do so in Beamer?
16
votes
1answer
22k views

Different styles of bullets of enumerate

I have an enumerate inside an enumerate: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Item1 \item Item2 \begin{enumerate} \item Item2. \end{...
6
votes
2answers
866 views

Shift some items of enumerate

I have enumerate in a slide, I would like the beginning, including the bullet, of the 2nd and the 3rd \item shift a little bit on the right, compared to the 1st \item: Item1 Item2 Item3 Does ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

How to get pgfonlayer to work correctly inside onslide?

I am trying to use onslide to group different picture elements together and control when and how long they appear on the slide. At the same time I am trying to use pgfonlayer to make sure some things ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

beamer color settings for section names in the header

This guide explains how to produce dynamic headers, where the current section is highlighted. But how can I control the color used for highlighting? (to save space I've set the header's font size ...
1
vote
1answer
395 views

Set slide subtitle in beamer after \framebreak

I am writing my thesis' slides. I need to set a subtitle in some slides, but I am using the [allowframebreaks] option and \framebreak. When I set the \framesubtitle{} after \framebreak, the subtitle ...
5
votes
1answer
963 views

Shading a block of my text

I would like to surround some source code in my beamer presentation with a lightly shaded box. More specifically in the C++ source code given below, I would like to shade the code block of the ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Equation labels in the block environment of beamer class are too close to the right boder

I am using bearmer to write a poster. In the block environment, I have same labeled equations. The problem is the labels are too close to the block border. Is it possible to move the label a little ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

how to change the style of the block environment in beamer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are alternatives to block? I am using Beamer to write a poster. I wish to have various kind of blocks to contain different contents, like theorem, example, references, ...
7
votes
1answer
441 views

Using A-B style page numbering in beamer+pdf

My question is in a sense the reverse of this question on overlays. Here's what I'd like to do. I have a beamer presentation that includes two frames, each with some overlays. Each frame looks like \...
5
votes
1answer
8k views

Vertical align at center in beamer slides using the [allowframebreaks] option and \newpage

I'm writing my thesis slides in beamer. I need to align vertically at center the slide's contents when I use the [allowframebreaks] option in the frame environment and the \newpage to start a new ...
2
votes
2answers
165 views

Reserve the place for further overlays

I have 3 parts in a tabular, I want onslide1- to be always displayed. After 1 clic, I want only2 to be shown; after another clic, at the position of only2, I want only3- to replace only2 forever; ...
2
votes
1answer
190 views

Position of \only within a \tabular

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{ll|ll} \only<1>{only 1} \only<2>{...
1
vote
1answer
854 views

Multicolumn doesn't work well with onslide

I have the following code which works without error: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tabular}{ll|ll} \onslide<1->{...
21
votes
1answer
36k views

How do I add syntax coloring to my C++ source code in beamer

I have just learned how to insert source code into beamer with the listings package. However I dont know how to go about adding any syntax coloring on the C++ source code. How do I do that? Here ...
32
votes
2answers
25k views

Beamer Bibliography Icon

I want to list my references in a beamer presentation using thebibliography environment, with the nice little book icon (\beamertemplatebookbibitems) and article icon (\...
3
votes
1answer
751 views

Beamer, alltt environment and \only

I have got the following problem using an alltt environment in a beamer document. I placed an alltt environment inside a block environment. Then all line breaks are correct in the output document. But ...
11
votes
2answers
4k views

What is the difference between \maketitle and \titlepage in Beamer?

I am looking for someone who has read the lengthy Beamer manual. Using \maketitle \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} versus using \titlepage \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \...
4
votes
1answer
746 views

Display the bullet of \item

In the following code, at the place of *step 2*, I would like to display exactly . Does anyone know how to do it? \begin{block}{title} \begin{enumerate} \item ... %Step 1 \item ... %Step 2 \...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

tikz picture in column disturbs other column

I would like a slide with two columns in which one column is text and the other is a tikz picture. The problem is that when I make one column a tikz picture, it does not allow the text to start at ...
19
votes
4answers
1k views

How to create a PDF presentation for each available Beamer theme automatically?

Rather than changing the theme by hand and compiling it for each available theme, is there an easier way to do so such that I can get a PDF presentation for each available theme automatically?
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How to change edge of pages in Beamer

I'm using long math formulas and need to get smaller edges in Beamer presentation. I mean how I can get all environments such as definition, theorems, proofs starting at the same position as ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I align text, on my title slide, from two different boxes?

I'm trying to match a PowerPoint template, because, well, does anybody here like PowerPoint? Swapping the images out for those that are in the public domain, it looks something like this: No, I did ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

cropping problem with includegraphics and trim in beamer

I am including figures from a paper I'm writing into the associated presentation slides written in beamer. Both the paper and the slides are pdf and I'm typesetting using pdflatex. I'm using \...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Fix the height of a column

I have several similar slides in beamer. Each slide has 2 parts side by side. On the left hand, there is a tikzpicture in a minipage, it is same for all the slides; On the right hand, there are ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Subscript of bigcap in Beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show inline math as if it were display math I write \bigcap_{0 \leq k \leq n} in Beamer, the subscript 0 \leq k \leq n is shown on the right side of the \bigcap. Does ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

redefine \includegraphics for beamer

I'm using Pandoc to convert from markdown to LaTeX or Beamer. The LaTeX template of Pandoc has nice command so that images are resized to fit the text width but the Beamer output is not. \...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

PaloAlto theme in beamer : logo

In PaloAlto theme, I would like to have the logo on the top right corner instead of the top left corner so that the sidebar begins at the top left. Any Idea ? thanks
4
votes
1answer
7k views

Shadow blocks in Beamer

Some beamer themes such as Berlin, Warsaw use shadow environment for theorems, definitions, proofs. How can I get rid of it and have the same look as in CambridgeUS for example?