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beamer: make a picture stay in the foreground

I am trying to write some style file for a poster framework, we can use. The header is almost ready: \setbeamertemplate{headline} { \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=15cm]{headline} ...
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Grid system for slides

I was wondering if anyone ever tried to typeset slides with a grid layout, ie. something like (see below the tikz grid showing it). Expected functionalities: ability to write text or place image ...
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TikZ in Beamer: subscope does not inherit `visible on` from parent scope

In the MWE below, I define a macro \markxy that draws dashed lines from a point to the x and y axes to indicate the x/y coordinates. Since I don't want the dashed lines to be drawn over my other "more ...
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probsoln's solution environment in beamer documentclass

When compiling this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} %%% save beamer's `solution' environment as `beamersolution': %\let\beamersolution\solution %\let\endbeamersolution\endsolution %%% ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

I recently had to persuade a fellow student that you can create beautiful presentations with LaTeX and beamer. Luckily, I already had some examples. But I'm sure that there are better presentations, ...
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How can we change allowframebreaks numbering in the title?

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{Proposed Methods} % motivation for creating this theme \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]{Proposed Methodology} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} % ...
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How to change the font family to default for math codes in beamer?

My compiled math font family is not like a default one(e.g., the font used in MahtJaX), but it is same as the text font family. My example code and it's complied one are shown below. ...
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Printing a handout of a Beamer presentation, the resulting pdf is shrinked!

I use the following code to produce handouts of my presentations. When I open the resulting pdf with a pdf viewer, it is viewed correctly, but when I print it, it is always printed very small, no ...
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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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Setting article math font in beamer [duplicate]

I know there have been similar questions to this before, but my question differs in that I want a very specific font for my math equations in beamer. I want to use the default font that comes with the ...
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Minipage inside MetaPost label within GMP - what is wrong?

Any clues please?? The following MWE will not compile. Line where minipage environment was used seems to be the offensor. With that left out compiling is OK. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Place to `tikzpicture` next to each other on a slide [duplicate]

In a presentation, I would like to have to images next to each other. It works in the main thesis itself, it does not work in beamer, though: With beamer The images are broken in two lines: This ...
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Opacity of images in TikZ with beamer

I'm creating some slides and want to integrate a (pixel) graphic in a TikZ picture with opacity less than 1. I expect this code to work: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz,graphicx} ...
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Minimum width for beamer frame number

In certain beamer themes, the frame number is displayed as No./tot in the bottom right corner, following the date. Since the frame number is not constant in width, this makes the date “move” from ...
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How to add images inside the table in beamer

I need to insert the images in the table in Beamer as shown below The shown figure should be one frame in beamer and table must have the boarder I am using "Torino" theme in my beamer can any ...
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How can I decrease the indent of itemize inside a column in Beamer

I am using a package Beamer to create my presentation file. But I need to have some itemize information along with a table, in two different column. But the final shape is not good. I want to reduce ...
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Footnotes (e.g. citations) in the footline of beamer frames?

I like to have references to images etc. on my beamer slides printed in the footline area of the frame, i.e. close to the bottom: In the example I create the footnote 'manually' like this: ...
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beamer and ams symbols

I would like to use some ams symbol in my presentation, like arrows or aother kind of symbol. When I use the command \ding with the relative code for display the symbol, I receive an error during the ...
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Problem with producing A0 poster with beamer: only small part of it is displayed [on hold]

I'm working with the newest version of Beamer and am trying to produce a A0 poster from a TEX document (with Kile). The compilation to a DVI file and then to PDF (via DVItoPDF) seems to work fine. ...
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A frame option in beamer that I can't figure out [h]

Does anyone know what \begin{frame}[h] Content \end{frame} does? I can't seem to find it in the beamer user manual.
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figure different numbering \only - beamer

I am using beamer and i want to create a set of slides with the same title, but different content so i use the command \only. Per each \only{} i inserted different pictures, but they appear with the ...
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Why is beamer+pstricks+preview no longer compatible now?

The following code is taken from Gonzalo Medina' answer here (click). At the time he posted the answer the code was compilable. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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Can the navigation headbar link to a specific frame in the section, rather than the first one?

When clicking on a section title in the navigation bar, I arrive quite naturally on the first slide of that section. But when this slide is e.g. a bullet list with pauses between the items, I would ...
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how to get beamer theme like this?

When I first see the following, it is the best theme that I've seen. I want to get theme like this. How can I use theme like this? Bayesian Nonparametrics Part II, Peter Orbanz
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...
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Add logos in upper left and right corner of Malmoe theme in beamer

I'm trying to add a logo into the upper left and upper right corners of the Malmoe theme. I'm sure it doesn't matter, but just in case, I'm using the Whale color theme. I've tried several things, ...
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hyperlink in table of beamer

I am preparing a slide in beamer. One page of my slides is a table. I would like to use other pages to explain the table, I am thinking of adding sth like hyperlinks, if I click a cell of a table, ...
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Beamer Template - Disable Margins in Title page

I am working on an own latex beamer template. Currently, I try to design the title page using \defbeamertemplate*{title page}{}. It should look similar to the other pages going from the top to the ...
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Beamer - Title page is perturbed when adding notes

I'm working on a Beamer presentation in which I want my notes to be along with a small preview of the current slide only (bigger than the default). I worked on the following MWE, which seems to work ...
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hyperref warning caused by Beamer appendix

The code below results in the following warning: "Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF string (PDFDocEncoding): removing '\translate' on input line 16." (Note: line 16 is the blank ...
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How Can I reduce the fontsize of footnotes in LaTeX beamer?

I use footnotes for image-references in my LaTeX beamer presentation. Is it possible to reduce the footnotesize for thoses references? Is it also possible to have two different footnotesizes on the ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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Beamer frame with two columns and sequential uncover of toc sections

I know that there is already this question, but I couldn't apply the answer on my problem: I want to uncover the sections that first section, than second section, ... , than 10th section will uncover ...
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How to get the sum of all sections and subsections in beamer

I want to determine how many pages I need for my toc which will be displayed in two coloumns with 10 (sub)sections each page. So if I had 8 sections and 20 subsections the code should return 28. ...
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tikz edges too long, how to control the distance of nodes

I have in a beamer class document the following graph: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} [auto] \tikzstyle{every node}=[font=\small] \tikzset{ inst/.style={draw=black, rectangle}, ...
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\frac overlapping in nested itemize in beamer

When I try this MWE, the fractions are overlapping: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item \begin{itemize} \item $\frac{5}{8}$ \item $\frac{5}{2}$ ...
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Extract from URL field in beamer

How can I extract the value of the URL field of an entry in a .bib file? I want to print it directly in the frame of my beamer document. Additional info: (added July 20, 2014): I can't provide the ...
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Problems in citing in Beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to cite an article in a frame and display the URL at the same time (Beamer). But all I get for the citation is a print out of the key. As for the URL I can't make it work. ...
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How to make a \only<> like macro to be used at the end of line and escape it?

I want to produce a tutorial showing code and its rendered output step by step. The requirements are as follows. The source code should be kept simple. \LTXexample ...
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textsl in Beamer

I notice that the \textit and \textsl behave much alike in Beamer. The following MWE produces the image: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \textsl{Welcome to my world!} ...
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Beamer - Add all references in a slide at the end

I am trying to do what should be a simple task: Add all references at once in the last slide in Beamer. I have done the following MWE, but BibTeX exits with errors and the references are not added... ...
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Progress dial for Beamer [duplicate]

Today I saw this question, and one thing that comes in to my mind is the Progress Dial; i.e., a round progress bar. Those who use Okular for presentation have seen such thing. This is a screen-shot ...
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How to reduce a gap between the enumeration and the context from above it?

\documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{enumitem} I have a following code \textbf{Definition 1.1} A {\it{design}} is a pair ...
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Fonts for making a Latex beamer prettier [closed]

I will be giving a lecture in Mathematics. Please suggest some fonts so that the beamer look prettier ?
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Customizing itemize inside a node in beamer

I am working with the MWE below and I am trying to do something that seems to be easy, but I cannot figure out. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Newline between beamerboxesrounded and itemize

In Beamer class, I try to put an itemize within beamerboxesrounded. Now when I try: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{beamerboxesrounded} % Add a ...
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Beamer: Mixing absolute overlays with relative overlays

I have the following code snippet that creates the overlays in the desired order. However, setting the beamerpauses-counter myself is quite ugly. How can I avoid setting the counter myself and get the ...
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Trying to embed mp4 in a Beamer presentation

Sample document \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Amsterdam} \usepackage{media9} \title{TITLE} \author{AUTHOR} \institute{INSTITUTE} \date{DATE} \begin{document} \addtocounter{framenumber}{1} ...
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Positioning tikz nodes to the top

I have four circles in a beamer frame, \begin{tikzpicture}[% common options for the circles: ball/.style = {circle, draw, align=center, anchor=north, inner sep=0}] \node<1>[ball,text ...
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Aligning equals signs across Beamer blocks

I've got a Beamer frame consisting of two blocks that contain some equations: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Modell} \begin{block}{A $(X_{t})$} \begin{align*} X_{t} = \epsilon_{t} \quad ...