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“missing item” in article mode using automatic uncover [beamer]

I tried to use the automatic uncover option (beamer user guide, section 23.1) as follows: % file test.tex \begin{document} This is a test. \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item First \...
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\includeonlyframes and pdftitle

When I use beamer with \includeonlyframes{someframe}, the resulting PDF has the same pdftitle as the overall document. Is there any way to set the pdftitle to the title of the someframe, the only ...
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Automated placement of text and graphics within presentations

The beamer package creates very professional presentations. Are there any additional packages which can be used with beamer which allows users to focus on content, while leaving TeX to decide where to ...
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beamer: Create own headline theme

I'd like to create a custom LaTeX beamer theme like the one in the snapshot below which I took from a presentation whose source code I do not have. Nevertheless, I'd like to reproduce these results on ...
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loop video clip in beamer

I am creating a presentation using beamer and would like to have my embedded video clip automatically play on a loop. I can get the video to appear and play in the pdf; however, it does not loop. I ...
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Including Large Tables in a beamer Frame

What is the best way of including large tables in a beamer presentation?
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Fonts in beamer

I've searched these forums like crazy, and I can't find an answer. I'm trying to create a beamer presentation, and I simply can't set the math fonts to be the regular latex math fonts. I used \...
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Displaying slides with Beamer and Article class

(Edited to include a MWE; note that the current version is much simpler than what was mentioned in the original question and is essentially acceptable.) Right now, I create an article version of my ...
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beamer: best way to span long enumerations on different frames

I have a question about beamer and enumerations. Which is the best way in beamer to split a long enumeration in such a way that each main point has its own frame? I already found this related answer ...
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Error “Dimension too large” (\@tempdima) when using HTML color 097054 with beamer's \setbeamercovered{transparent} option

The code \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\setbeamercovered{transparent}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \onslide<2>{\textcolor[HTML]{097054}{foo}} \end{frame} \end{...
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Beamer Animations: How to simulate terminal input and output

I'm preparing some Unix training material and I'd like to show some vertically scrolling text of the commands as if simulating text entry in a terminal. My idea was to split the frame into 2 columns, ...
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How to get consistent positioning for a node with \usebox containing a \tikzpicture

I'm using beamer and tikz to create an animation of a photon travelling between snowflakes. I have ten Koch snowflakes (hence the \newcommand in my MWE) typeset with decorate{ decorate{ decorate{ ...
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Make ToC in the center and left aligned in beamer

Using the following code I could put the ToC lines in the center in beamer: \begin{frame} \begin{center} \tableofcontents \end{center} \end{frame} But how to make these ToC lines left aligned ...
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Run a shell script from a PDF generated by LaTeX

I have a shell script (which should open some program/file) which I want to invoke by clicking on a link in the generated .pdf file (in my case a beamer presentation). I tried including: \href{run:./...
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Coloured math in beamer

I have a question: Is there any way to have math (everything between $s) in different colour than text (for example, green) in beamer?
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How to pause figures in beamer

I would to \pause two different images (as I can to do with text). This is the ideal code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \setbeamercovered{dynamic} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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How to correct \insertpresentationendpage in presence of \uncover

The command \insertpresentationendpage is supposed to insert the page number of the last page of the presentation, excluding the appendix. However its value is incorrectly increased if \uncover is ...
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In Beamer, create a square with a number in it (like enumerate)

I have an enumerate environment with square icons, which gives me a colored square with a number inside for each item. Below this, I have things I would like to visually correspond with these items. ...
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How to have greyed out subsections in a table of contents frame?

I'm doing a beamer presentation with sections and subsections, and would like to remind the audience of the outline at some points (before some subsections). I would like all sections and subsections ...
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When I use [shrink], I lose vertical centering. How do I get my stuff shrunk and centered?

I am creating a beamer slide with a table on it. This table is too big with the normal font size, so I am using the shrink command to try to make it smaller. shrink is working, however it is ...
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How to remove some pages from the navigation bullets in Beamer?

I'm making a beamer presentation using the miniframes outer theme, with navigation bullets, and the subsection=false option, meaning the bullets are all on a single row. The problem I have is that, if ...
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Center aligning a shrunk frame in beamer

I have a beamer related question. I am using [shrink=50] command to shrink a frame. I want the shrunk frame to be center aligned but by default it is aligned left of the slide. How do I do this? \...
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LaTeX error when inserting code listing in LyX

I am currently making a presentation in LyX. After I have inserted some XML code in a code listing, I am getting this error: Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. Paragraph ended before \lst@...
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MiKTeX Portable can't open Beamer theme

I have a Beamer theme called beamerthemeMittweida.sty that's not available in a package. At home I just copied the .sty to Miktex\tex\latex\beamer, then updated all packages and I was able to use the ...
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Beamer Error on Basic File when Upgrading now can't get any Beamer Version to work

I've installed Beamer 3.12 upgrading from 3.07. Now I get an error when running just this basic file below. Tried switching to other versions as well but this error always came up. What I did to ...
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How to insert a landscape normal-sized pdf page between beamer slides?

Since I have too large a table to show during a presentation, I would like to insert a landscape pdf page between slides.
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tikz spy with beamer overprint

In my presentation, I want to successively highlight different parts of my image using the TikZ spy library. Due to size constraints, the actual highlight is outside of the included image. Therefore, ...
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Font issue on using lualatex with beamer

I am trying to use beamer with lualatex to produce a presentation (MacTex 2011). Somehow, it doesn't seem to honor the font settings. See the sample below, is there anything I am missing here? \...
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TikZ+beamer, referencing node outside current picture, inside overprint environment

In beamer, when I try to reference a node outside the current picture but inside an overprint-environment, like this, \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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highlighting some areas in a picture by making the rest of the picture transparent

In my beamer-document, I'm drawing on a picture as described in this question. I'm trying to hilight particular areas of my picture by making the rest of the picture "fade out", like this: In my ...
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latexmk -pvc option breaks when compiling beamer class

latexmk is the tool I'm using to compile my documents, and the -pvc option is the one which is normally on. In this setting, when I save a file which produces a compilation error, then latexmk informs ...
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How to resume the enumerate on different slides in beamer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Continue Enumerate Across Columns in Beamer It seems to be a simple question but I can't find the way out and can't find the solution on Internet as well. I try to ...
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\alert within align in Beamer

I am trying to use alert within the AMS-math align environment, so that sets of equations uncover sequentially and are highlighted. I would expect something like this to work: \begin{align} \alert<...
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Dots, subsections in beamer

\section{Results} \subsection{} \frame { \frametitle{Example 1} \setbeamercovered{dynamic} \begin{itemize} \pause \itemi example 1 say \end{itemize} } \frame { %\frametitle{Example 1} \...
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Use of \scshape or \textsc in beamer \institute

I need to set a piece of my \institute name in small caps in my beamer presentation. Now I set: \institute{Dipartimento di Tecnologie dell'Infomazione \\ Corso di Laurea in: {\scshape Sicurezza ...
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Beamer 2-up with projected frame above and notes below

How can I create a printout of my beamer slides 2-up, with the displayed frame on the top half, and the following \note{} frame on the bottom half of the page? If there is no \note{} page, the bottom ...
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Transparency does not work correctly with alignment?

I would like to uncover a set of equations line by line with and the covered equations should be transparent. The problem occurs when I want to align those equations: somehow the transparency stops at ...
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What is the template for this slide?

I was wondering what it is the template for this slide? I guess it is written with beamer, but don't know how the slides are so fancy. So is there some tutorial on writing this particular slides among ...
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How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation?

I'm writing a presentation using the Darmstadt theme which uses the smoothbars outer theme which is itself just a mild variation of miniframes. In a couple of my sections, I have so many frames that ...
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In beamer, how to strike through an item after displaying

In a beamer frame I have a item list \begin{itemize} \item<1-> World peace \item<2-> Peace in our neighbourhood \end{itemize} How can I strike through the first item on the second (...
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How to edit footnote in LyX

Is it be possible to edit the footnote of the title of the presentation? I want to edit the author name (because by default it comes with department name) and title of the presentation (because it is ...
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Any idea about this Beamer theme?

Which Beamer theme is used in this presentation? How I can use this theme in LyX?
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On inverting navigation bar and footer contents

I'm using the Frankfurt theme in beamer. It includes a sort of navigation bar with (sub-)section titles and a circle per slide in each (sub-)section. I'd like to move such a bar to the bottom of the ...
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Graphic size in slides

I'm doing a slide presentation with LaTeX, and some slides show only graphics. I created those graphics using R. But in those slides, the graphic size is too big and a part of the graphic does not ...
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Point to a Verbatim Line using TikZ

I'm trying to use TikZ in beamer to point to a line of code. Here's what I have so far: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile,t] \...
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Split beamer notes across multiple notes pages

I've only recently discovered the notes mode for beamer, and I'm trying to build a presentation with notes containing my speech. However, my speech is quite large, and is causing note page overflows. ...
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how can I remove the institute from the author footline on beamer?

I'm using the Madrid theme. I have defined \institute as \institute[]{\pgfuseimage{logo} \\ my-institute} because I want the logo to appear at the title frame. Also, since all viewing the ...
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Multilinetext in beamercolorbox

I'm try to customize a beamer theme with some additional text and logos. I added some pictures already and everything looks fine. Now I want to add a three line text in the head of a presentation. I ...
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Beamer output without frames

I'm trying to get beamer to output the contents of the frames without the actual frames. The idea is to have the handouts produced as normal A4/Letter papers. I already have my content arranged in ...
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System of linear equations wobbles

I tried to illustrate how to solve a system of linear equations but I don't come along with the different approaches to position the equations. They are shifted at some slides, e.g. if an arrow is ...