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How to overlap images in a beamer slide?

I'm creating a beamer presentation. I want to make one frame that has a couple of images overlapped, like a stack of photos. Actually, I want something like this: .-----. | AAA | | AAA | '-----' ...
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Beamer color overlay in equation environment

I want to use this overly command <2->\alert<2> inside an equation environment to color some terms. How can I do this?
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Beamer to not output PDF automatically in presentation mode

I am using beamer with the wkbeamer theme in Emacs and I can't figure out how to get it to not output in presentation mode, which is quite annoying when creating the document. Every time I view it the ...
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Why am I getting a frame number of 2? [closed]

Using tikz/matrix inside beamer, I have several slides with a wrong page/frame count. Why is that so, and how can I avoid it? MWE: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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How to insert logo in LyX beamer?

I am trying to make presentation by using LyX beamer template (already installed in program files). But I am not able in insert a university logo on title page. Hope that some one can solve this ...
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reference overlay numbers with names

I have two-column slides where there is a tikz figure on the left, and itemization on the right. There is >10 overlays due to pauses in the itemization, and some pieces of the tikz picture are added/...
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beamer: frame without decorations, with custom margin

I use \begin{frame}[plain] to have a frame without decorations. The content (inside columns environment) seems to horizontally still respecting the old margins (with Warsaw, gap on the left), although ...
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How could I customize \titlepage in beamer?

everyone, I have a beamer presentation but now I need to add two logos to the \title page before that the macro \title, but when I add this to the code I get several errors, I think that I have ...
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How to get Beamer Math to look like Article Math

In a LaTeX article, the math characters are more "curvy" than the text characters: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} $x^2 + y^2 = z^2$ \end{document} In a beamer presentation, the ...
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Footline placement after \begin{document}

I'm trying to place an image as a border in the footer (footline) of a beamer presentation. I've noticed that if I use \setbeamertemplate{footline}[large] after the \begin{document}, the vertical ...
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LaTeX listing counter counts with every \pause-command?

I'm writing a TeX-File for a beamer presentation and have a problem with the \pause-command and the listing counter: The Listing counter increments its count with every \pause command – although I ...
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Is it possible to invert/substitute the colors of included graphics?

I want to use the beamer package with a white on black style to create presentations. I included a simple switch to choose black on white for printout. Is there any possibility to also invert the ...
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Two images to fill one beamer frame: most appropriate method?

Suppose I have two images: one a solid blue square and another a yellow. What is the most appropriate way to divide and fill an entire beamer frame with these images? Horizontally (i.e., left half ...
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Minipage, columns, tabular: differences in applicability?

This \parbox vs. \minipage post helped me to understand the main reasons to use either \parbox or {minipage} for placing material side-by-side ({minipage} is usually the winner). I have a similar ...
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How to add acknowledgments in the title (first slide) in a beamer presentation?

I am making a beamer presentation, and want to include text for acknowledgments. I use the tags for the title author institute, but now I want to add more text. Is there a tage for the ...
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Changing font size of selected slides in beamer

I am preparing a presentation and I have some slides with up to 15 equations. How can I make the font size of these slides smaller? I need to change the font size to 6.
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Beamer: have text start from a fixed location on each slide

I have a custom pdf background to my slides and I don't want text to obscure a certain part of the background. Is there anyway I can force beamer to have text start from a certain place on the slides, ...
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Custom slide titles in beamer

My slides have a particular PDF background and I would like to force slide-titles to appear in a particular place on each slide without a blue box underneath them. I want the \frametitle{} command to ...
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Uncovering items and changing frame title with beamer

The usual behavior of beamer when using \framebreak is to change the title of the current frame by adding a "local numbering" of the slide within those "broken frames". I would like to achieve the ...
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Frame around minipage containing listing in beamer

I am working on the sheets of a course on LaTeX and would like to have several sheets in which you see on the left an example of a source document and on the right its output. I have this working now ...
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Remove section header from a beamer theme (Singapore)?

I like everything about the beamer theme Singapore except: The centering of the frame title The navigation symbols that remain at the bottom The sections in the header The first two are easily ...
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Getting the color from a beamer theme?

How do I find out what color a beamer theme uses? In particular, what is the color that the Singapore theme uses? I'd like to grab this color so that I can color my tables with it and remain ...
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lstlisting environment ignores tabs

I have this LaTeX code: \lstset{ language=Java, tabsize=8, keepspaces, extendedchars=true, rulecolor=\color{black}, basicstyle=\footnotesize, aboveskip=5pt, ...
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Inserting a portrait page into landscape presentation using beamer

I am doing the presentation of my PhD using beamer. I have done the diagram flux of my algorithm and I want to show it in my presentation. The problem that I have is that when I wrote down the diagram ...
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How to change the color of a block within a custom Beamer .sty theme file?

I'm in the process of creating a custom Beamer theme. I know how to change the color of fonts for certain elements within an itemize or enumerate block, but I can't seem to figure out how to specific ...
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3dplot in Beamer crop and ticks problem

I'm new to pstricks, and I've been struggling with several issues using it with beamer. So my problem is that I'm trying to show a 3D plot in a beamer frame. However, for some reason, that I can't ...
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Theorem content right after theorem name in beamer

When we write a theorem in beamer, by default the theorem name and theorem content are in different lines, like this: |------------------------------------------- |Theorem 1 |-------------------------...
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Customize beamer template to vary field for each slide?

I would like to use the lower left corner normally reserved for "author (institution)" (I am using the Boadilla template) to include additional text (like references/sources for figures) specific to ...
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How could I remove a header in a beamer presentation?

I'm editing a theme beamer, but I have a trouble I would like to remove the header without remove neither footer or the lateral navigation bar. I've tried with the follow option: \defbeamertemplate*{...
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Timer in beamer footline [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to add a timer to a Beamer presentation? Is there a way to add a timer at the footline of a beamer presentation that will tell us how long the presentation ...
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Changing Enumerate Colors using Beamer Theme Berlin

I am trying to figure out how to change the coloring of enumerations in Beamer using the Theme 'Berlin'. I was able to change the color of the Itemize environment by: \setbeamercolor{itemize item}...
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Note page showing the next frame

I would like to customise the note pages in Beamer to show: the current frame that they refer to with its number, the next frame of the presentation with its number, the section and subsection, the ...
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Scaling a pst-3dplot to fit a Beamer frame

I'm new to pstricks. I was looking for an automatic way of resizing a plot. I'm trying to fit a 3d plot, generated using pst-3dplot, into a beamer frame. However, I'm not able to make it look good ...
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How to add text to the corner of a Beamer slide? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Absolute positioning in beamer Put variable text at a fixed location on every beamer slide. How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer? I would ...
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Multiple columns with images and wrapped text in Beamer

I need a frame looking like the image below in beamer. The 3rd column will have multirow text with an equation. There are no horizontal lines, neither do I need the boxes around each of the columns. ...
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Beamer: footer with current slide number but not total slide number

I am using infolines as outer theme and I like it. I would like just to display the current slide number without the total slide number (i.e. instead of "n / N" just "n") in the bottom right corner, ...
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How to use Greek letters (in a presentation)

I would like to include the following line from Wikipedia in a presentation: στεγανός steganós ‚bedeckt‘ und γράφειν gráphein ‚schreiben‘ But I am unable to convince pdflatex to include the ...
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verbatim and overlays

I am trying to display a verbatim environment in an overlay. I have the following code but it is giving errors: \only<2->{ \begin{verbatim} Select T3.Subject From T as T1, T as T2, T as T3 ...
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Using animate in beamer with multiple eps pictures

I have a set of 23 pictures that, when combined, give a nice animation. But I don't want to make 23 separate frames for it. I read that there is an option using the animate package but I can't seem ...
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Columns of Tabular on Different Slides (Beamer)

I would like to show a tabular by columns for didactical reasons. Example: \begin{tabular}{ll} Beispiel & Erklärung \\\hline Die Schule fällt Fritzchen nicht leicht. & Unterricht\\ Fritzchen ...
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Bullets not showing in beamer

I copied a presentation in which everything worked fine, and now in this new presentation there are no bullets showing on slide! MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,hyperref={breaklinks=true},...
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Setting font for a minted environment in a beamer frame

I'm having a problem setting the font of a minted environment in a beamer frame to the particular font I want. I want the area to be in Inconsolata (or at least a monospaced font with a slash through ...
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Turn off transitions \uncover \pause while keeping the TOC within the doc

I want to hand my students the slides without transitions while keeping the table of contents within the document. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} turns off transitions but it removes the TOC along ...
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Math formula changes in tikz environment

I am trying to write a formula in a tikzpicture but it gets changed. The indices for the cumulative product is moved from under the \prod to after. See MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Keep column height in Beamer when replacing content

I have a frame in Beamer that consists of two columns. The content of one column remains the same, the content of the other column is replaced on the second slide. \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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callout and beamer

I am trying the callout code that Andrew has provided at How to open a temporary comics-like balloon in a beamer slide?, but I am getting an error: Undefined control sequence. \pgf@sh@bg@ellipse ...
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Column background image

I have a two column frame (via wiki2beamer): \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Background Test} \begin{columns} \column{0.3\textwidth} \begin{itemize} ...
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using \textit in \section{} with beamer class

For a presentation using the beamer class (MiKTeX 2.8 with TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista) I need to have the italicized title of a book in a section heading. When I use \textit{...} or \emph{...} ...
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Same indentation of itemize and itemize in columns

How can I get the indentation to be the same for normal itemize and itemize in columns? Like in the example code below, the itemize in a column is less indented. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{...
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Trouble combining enumitem and beamer

I have trouble combining two things for a set of slides: Adjust item separation globally Use default overlays of lists locally (parameter [<+->]) I use enumitem for 1. but it seems to ...