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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 show ...
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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 ...
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Unexpected text alignment in beamer with wrapfig [closed]

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I'm getting a strange behaviour of text alignment when using wrapfig. I attached the result and i encircled the strange behaviour. On the left ...
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Problem with lstlisting in beamer… What am I doing wrong?

I am trying to to put an lstlisting environment in the left column, but I'm getting errors. Are lstlisting and the columns environment in beamer incompatible? Or is it something else? \documentclass{...
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Inserting TeX code into beamer - Problem with otherkeywords

I am preparing a beamer presentation and using the lstlisting environment in order to put in TeX code. I am using the following code which is largely copied from here: \definecolor{lightgrey}{rgb}{0....
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Beamer - Using \pause within lstlisting

I am preparing a beamer presentation and using the lstlisting environment in order to put in code. However, I would like to use the \pause command within lstlisting. By definition that is not possible....
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Nested \xygraph in \xymatrix [closed]

I am nesting an \xygraph in an \xymatrix like so: %\documentclass{article} \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{chemarr} \...
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Something between \frownie and \smiley

Inside a beamer presentation, I would like to compare and contrast several alternatives. For each, I would like to highlight the "pros" (with a \item[\Large\smiley]), the "cons" (with a \item[\Large\...
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Navigation Circles disappear in Appendix - Beamer - Frankfurt

I am preparing a presentation with beamer using the following preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{comment} % end and begin comment \usepackage{dtklogos} % for \BibTeX ...
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Beamer and JavaScript in a web browser

I have written a talk in Beamer and to illustrate one of my points I've written a program in JavaScript (well actually Processing). You can view it here (it seems to run ok in Chrome and Firefox, and ...
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centering block body with respect to block title in beamer

I'm trying to write a poster using beamerposter package. I would want to structure it using 3/4 columns, and each column should have a certain number of blocks. I would want to define my own theme ...
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Configuring latex to use serif font by default when in math mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Beamer Math to look like Article Math I have been playing around with TikZ and am impressed. I have noticed that the $A$ math mode syntax is using sans serif, ...
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Using \uncover in beamer with a counter

I am using a table in my presentation and it is ordered by date but I want some major dates to be visible on the first slide and all other dates to become visible slide by slide. I thought it would ...
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Semi-transparent background for image

I would like to add a semi-transparent background to an eps figure in beamer. The picture itself has transparent background. I want to add the semi-transparant background as I use the tikz package to ...
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Beamer navigation bar with characters between sections

I'm trying to define a custom theme for beamer. I would like to have a horizontal list of all sections but with a character between them. What I have is: \setbeamertemplate{headline}[text line]{\...
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Beamer, gastex, and include images

My goal is to have an image created with gastex and include an image (a png,jpg,pdf,.. image) into the gastex one. For example, draw an automaton with a smiley picture in a state. I've read around ...
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Tikz externalization figure not aligned/caption missing

I am putting a presentation together using beamer. I have a few tikz/pgf pictures that I externalize. Yet the figures are not put back into the document correctly. They are not in the right spot on ...
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Inserting a proof-reader's remark in a presentation title

How can I insert a word in a presentation title that looks like a proof-reader's remark. For example, consider the following: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \title{Lorem ipsum sit amet} \...
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Flush to the left align environment in beamer

I would like to use the align environment within my beamer presentation, and have this flushed to the left. However, this should only be done on one frame, on the other frames I would like to keep the ...
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How to change hyperlink target of frame titles in Beamer? [closed]

The default behaviour is that clicking on frame titles takes you to the next slide. I would like to change that behaviour but I can't seem to workout how it is achieved when reading the Beamer source ...
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Asymptote code integration into Beamer format

I'm wondering anyone else has experienced compatibility issues between Asymptote and Beamer format, and what the fixes are. For example, I'm able to get a pdf output when I compile the following: \...
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LaTeX freezes on \begin{SCfigure}

I need side figure captions but using SCfigure freezes LaTeX as described here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/latex-beamer/forums/forum/319190/topic/1589887 Do you have any solutions to this ...
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Disable author names in the bottom line of my LaTeX slides

In my presentation with LaTeX slides the author name appears in the bottom line of every slide. Is there a way, to disable the appearance of the name in the bottom line, whereas I want to put the ...
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How to make a figure leave less space from top?

I have 2 columns in a beamer frame. The first one on the left contains a picture while the second, on the right, an enumerate. \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} \begin{figure} ...
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video embedding in beamer

I know this was asked before, and the solution was y4pdf, however my question is: do we just compile our latex file with pdfLaTeX or how then? Because the question was asked over a year ago, are pdf ...
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Beamer - Source code highlighting/annotation tips

How can I highlight and annotate source code in a beamer presentation like this one? For example, consider the following image from that .pdf file: It looks to me that above presentation is made ...
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R+LaTex to HTML5 better than pdf?

I use R together with ggmap, ggplot2, Rstudio, knitr, and beamer to produce presentations in pdf. Soon I hope to have time to learn TikZ too. I have not moved to Markdown because I appreciate the ...
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beamer, media9 - play multiple videos at once

I need to play two videos at once on a slide - it is pretty straightforward to show a single video, however, if I want to show two videos on a single slide simultaneously, it doesn't work - only one ...
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How do I fit java style source code in one frame in beamer?

\frame { \frametitle{Queue} \begin{enumerate} \item monitor \item semaphores \item blocking at \end{enumerate} } How do I fit a piece of source code, which this enumerate ...
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How to remove the warnings “Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available” and “Size substitutions with differences” in beamer?

LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available LaTeX Font Warning: Size substitutions with differences I am using the files from http://www.poirrier.be/~jean-etienne/...
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listings ignore final newline

When I write listings in my LaTeX code I usually follow this format \begin{lstlisting} foo bar baz \end{lstlisting} and when I put this inside a normal LaTeX document, things look fine. But when I ...
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How can I add a director name in line with author name in beamer?

I would like to write director name in line with author name in a beamer like: \author{Made by:\\Author name} \director{Directed by:\\Director name} but if I try to define director: \def\director#...
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putting a box over an image in beamer presentation

In a Beamer presentation, I want to put a box over a graphic file. For example, in one slide, I want to put a graphic file: And, in the next slide, I want to put a box on the image: This style of ...
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Intercalate pictures and items in beamer presentations

I'm preparing a presentation in which I'd like to have pictures in a new slide between \items. The final result should look like: Slide 1: I want to discuss: 1) Cars Slide 2: [Picture of a car] ...
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tikz doesn't work with L7x encoding in beamer

In my beamer document I use L7x encoding and I want to import tikz picture, however, it doesn't work, so what's the best way to import it in my presentation? My idea is to make a printscreen of this ...
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Beamer itemize doesn't work

I have a document \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[L7x]{fontenc} \usepackage[lithuanian]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \frame{ \frametitle{...
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Beamer itemize with odd even variation

i would like to obtain the following effect automatically \documentclass{beamer} \definecolor{color1}{RGB}{255,0,0} \definecolor{color2}{RGB}{0,255,0} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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LaTeX beamer package, colortheme “dolphin”: Frametitles are not displayed?

I want to use the LaTeX beamer package with the colortheme “dolphin” as it looks really nice, especially in combination with the outertheme “miniframes“. But using the said colortheme won’t display ...
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Customize mini frame navigation

I'm trying to create my own beamer theme; I want to use a mini frame navigation in headline (included by using \insertnavigation) but the colors not working as I want them yet. Here´s the output of ...
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TeXLive2011, XeLaTex and Beamer won't compile lists

Approximately a year ago I created a beamer presentation using TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and XeLaTeX (since I wanted to use system fonts). Meanwhile I upgraded to TeXLive 2011. Yesterday I tried to run ...
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Aliasing issues using beamer with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically? I'm making a beamer presentation and rendering to a pdf with pdfLaTeX. When I use the Computer Modern font, the font looks bad due ...
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beamer dark theme

I have a very simple question - there are a bunch of beamer themes, however, all of them have white background. I would like to use some theme, let's say Warsaw (since it is perfect), however I'm ...