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Can't implement new command in latex (under beamer)

I'm trying to create a new command that will ease on reference placement under beamer. This is an example file: \documentclass[bigger]{beamer} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \tolerance=1000 ...
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How to install Beamer in Mac OS X lion?

I am brand new to LaTeX, and needed beamer package for my PowerPoint presentation. How do I install it? I have read something like this: ...
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Beamer: increase radius of circle in TOC and include subsection bullet

I am trying to increase the radius of the circle in the TOC of a beamer presentation and include a subsection bullet. The beamer manual states gives an example of \setbeamertemplate{some beamer ...
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Hyperlink in Beamer [closed]

I have used hyperlink(say fig.pdf) for my presentation in main pdf. In the fig.pdf I have again used hyperlink to main document. But my problem is when I come back to main document its starting from ...
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Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks

When I make a presentation with nested enumerations where each enumeration needs to be animated, the inner enumeration is completely hidden from the slide until its parent becomes visible, while the ...
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Names on title page of Beamer presentation

We have several group members whose names should be on the title slide of a Beamer document. However, when I put something like this: \author{Person A \and Person B \and Person C \and Person D \and ...
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Insert TeX code from another Beamer presentation (which uses PGF) into Lyx while composing new Beamer presentation

I'm struggling to insert the TeX code for an older Beamer presentation into one that I'm currently putting together using Lyx. The problem seems to be that Lyx doesn't recognize the package import: ...
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How to hide other SubSubsections in sidebar of beamerclass?

I make a translation of a 600 pages Book with the beamer class in Latex, so I have lots of Subsections and SubSubsections. I want to show all subsections of the current Section in the sidebar along ...
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Is there a nice color scheme generator for beamer(poster)?

There are plenty of palette generators for the web, e.g., Color Scheme Designer . Among other stuff it can export schemes in XML. Is there a nice XSLT to convert it into STY file that I'd use with ...
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Error with \footnote{\bibentry{foo}} when using beamer

I am making a beamer presentation and having the following problem: When I use \footnote{\bibentry{foo}} to cite an article, I get the following error message: Undefined Control Sequence} And the ...
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“Tex capacity exceeded.” with beamer [closed]

I use MikTex 2.9 and am compiling a beamer presentation. I have 100+ pages. The file compiles if I comment out about half of the frames. I managed one presentation by compiling the two halves one ...
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Beamer: change size of figure caption

I am creating a beamer presentation and I would like to change the size of the caption under the figures. I am using the Madrid theme. I tried the obvious way: \caption{\scriptsize{Text of the ...
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Appearance of the name of the author in beamer

I am using the theme CambridgeUS for a beamer presentation. I encounter the following problem. Here is my heading. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \title{Title of my talk} \author{John ...
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Beamer option definition

Hi I'm building from scratch a new beamer theme. I would like to define an option in the theme where I can define the conference name which can be used afterwards for the footline. Up to now I've done ...
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Show/hide the sections, subsections and subsections that I want from the navigation sidebar (beamer, Berkeley)

I am using the theme Berkeley, I have lot of sections and subsections, I want to hide certain sections, subsections and subsubsections from the navigation bar, but not from the table of contents. If ...
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Embedding sound files into beamer presentation with media9

I'm trying to embed a sound file inline into a beamer so i don't need to carry the sound file around with the pdf. Currently I place sound files into my beamer with the multimedia package and this ...
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tikz: Bigger arrowheads, merging lines

I'm trying to add arrows between equations using TikZ and I'm having some issues. First, I can't figure out how to make the lines thicker and the arrowheads bigger. Second, I can't figure out how to ...
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Background coloring with overlay specification in algorithm2e + beamer package

I want to highlight some portion of my pseudo codes in my slides during the course of presentation. It's easy in powerpoint and I've made a sample slide: However, I couldn't manage to get a similar ...
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Problems with setbeamerfont

I'm trying to change the size of fonts in the title of my beamer blocks but am getting nowhere. Here is a link to a ZIP file containing what you should need to see… Too much code to post here. The ...
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Embed video in PDF with beamer under Ubuntu [closed]

I'm stuck in embedding a video into a PDF presentation with beamer. The problem is not the actual tex code, but the fact that I'm using Linux Ubuntu 10.04. The video is not reproduced, with evince it ...
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Warsaw theme - Frame title bar covers top infolines

I'm making a presentation using Warsaw theme, but with infolines at the top of every frame. The problem is that \frametitle command makes the title bar to cover part of the top infolines bar, as you ...
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Beamerposter… Columns not all aligned at top

I'm making a poster using the beamerposter package, and for some reason am having a devil of a time getting the top of the columns to all line up together. Here's a picture of what I'm talking about. ...
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Can I Specify Title Page Customization in a Template Instead of My Document?

I'm trying to create a LaTeX beamer theme to match the official PowerPoint template of Rutgers University. I've been able to create the title page, and this MWE \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Reduce spacing in table of contents (beamer)

How can I reduce the spacing between the items of my table of contents in my beamer presentation? Here is my currient LaTeX code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Left-aligning all text in itemized list (beamer)

I'm trying to make an itemized list in beamer (using the beamerposter package). By default, the text of first-level bullet points is left-aligned at the same point as non-list text, and the bullet ...
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Latex Beamer Block: Increase border width [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I have framed blocks in beamer? Is it possible to increase the border width of a block? I have identified the following section of code as being responsible for the ...
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Hyperlink button in the same slide that consists of “\includepdf”

I am making slide using beamer. I'd like to use hyperlink button at the end of the table from another PDF file named table4. I am trying the following, but "main" button shows up different slide. Is ...
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Is it possible to define transduration for frames created with allowframebreaks?

is there any way to define transduration for the whole bibliography? The following doesn't work, just the first of the created frames has the expected behavior. ...
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Beamer, fix-cm math mode, - no asterisk?

I'm using beamer to make a presentation. In order to fit a large table onto a slide, I'm using fix-cm and \fontsize to customize the font size and spacing. The table is produced by estout, which ...
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Dimension too large on a PNG figure under xelatex and beamer

I have PNG image I want to introduce into my presentation. The figure is black and white and the edges are small. When I compile the file in pdflatex everything is fine but when I Compile it with ...
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Frame Numbers in Beamer's Article Mode

I'm using the beamer package to create a presentation. Additionally I'd like to have a handout containing more information (as presentation slides should not contain much text). For this I use the ...
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How can I use math inside a label in Description in a beamer doc?

I'm describing regular expressions, and I would like to have items like this: \documentclass[10pt,hyperref={pdfpagelabels=false}]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} ...
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Why sidebar TOC lists a section with \paused items many times?

I'm trying to create my own theme, but as a newbie I have encountered few problems which I wasn't able to solve... I'm using \useoutertheme{sidebar} option and it automaticly creates TOC with ...
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Change the style and add pictures [closed]

I need to make a presentation and am using beamer. I need to change this style. I want to replace this way: Standard style (wide or German, I need only one style) looks this way: And what I need ...
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Take the space on the right of beamer slides

How can I remove the vertical (invisible) bar on the right of beamer slides where the logo goes? I am not using a logo and I want to maximize the use of space in my slides. I am using the Rochester ...
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hyperlink button in an exact position

I want to include a hyperlink button on a slide that is completely covered by a figure. If I do the following: \begin{frame}[plain] \begin{center} \includegraphics[width=3in]{map} \end{center} ...
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How to arrange image and text side by side? [closed]

I am working on image and text(description). I need to arrange image and text side by side but in beamer class. It is normal article with a4 size paper. How can i implement it?
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Problem with TikZ, beamer and verbatim

I'm trying to put verbatim text inside a node (in a beamer frame): \begin{frame}[fragile]{P} \tikzstyle{cell} = [rectangle, draw, thin , fill=black!10 , minimum size=5mm] \begin{tikzpicture}[node ...
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setbeameruncovered problem/bug?

I am trying to create a presentation in Beamer using two columns, one column a tikzpicture the other a list. I wish to uncover nodes in the tikzpicture at the same time as a relevant text explanation ...
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\ref* with Beamer

When I use \ref*{xx} in beamer, it gives me an error: "pdfTeX warning (dest): name{*} has been referenced but does not exist." Does beamer fool with it, or what am I missing? If I run a regular MWE ...
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Allow theorem split in many frames in beamer

How can a theorem-like environment be (automatically) split into multiple frames if the vertical space it needs is not enough in a frame? In my document preamble I have \theoremstyle{definition} ...
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Beamer, Singapore Theme Follow up – line above footline and hide footline for single frame

I have two follow up questions to an earlier post: Singapore Beamer Theme - add bottom bar with author info. How do I add a horizontal line just above the footline contents? If I add a footline ...
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how can I shade an area in a beamer frame?

I have a beamer frame, and I want to shade a whole area with some color - i.e. that the whole area (rectangular) will be using a single grey color switched from any color (except for white) appearing ...
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beamer hyperlinks not correct

I've got the following problem. When clicking on a section in a presentation using hyperref, I'm not brought to the page itself, but a little bit below. What could be causing this? MWE as follows. ...
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Justify text inside itemize environment with beamer class

I would like to justify text inside an itemize environment with the beamer class. Text appears to be justified by default with the article class, but not with the beamer class. The following code ...
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Singapore Beamer Theme - add bottom bar with author info

I made presentation slides using the Singapore Beamer theme. I think this theme looks very professional, but it doesn't include a bottom toolbar that includes my name and institution. How do I add a ...
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hyperref takes me to page 1 in beamer instead of referenced frame

The following document compiles fine and the link is shown as I would like it to be shown. But when I click on "here" in the resulting pdf I am taken to page 1 instead of the page where the reference ...
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How to add a figure to the headline of the Frankfurt theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Positioning logo in the front page as well as slides I'm using the Frankfurt theme and I need to add a figure to the headlines of the presentation. Does someone know how ...
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How do I replace Warsaw black to someting else, like color theme beaver does?

The Warsaw theme uses black for the left half of top and bottom bars, and blue for the right half. Theme color beaver replaces these two colors with two shades of gray. How can I do the same within my ...
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How to make a multicolored table of contents?

I'm trying to change the colors of the table of contents in a Beamer presentation, like Changing color and bullets in Beamer's table of contents except that I would like to make the "bullet" for ...