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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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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 fix the /typecheck in --div— error?

How to fix the /typecheck in --div-- error? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} \PreviewEnvironment{pspicture} \PreviewBorder=12pt\relax ...
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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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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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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 [on hold]

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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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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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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Text disappears in beamer-presentation when added to a list [on hold]

I'd like to show additional text in my outline. The following code works well: \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Outline} \tableofcontents[pausesections, hideallsubsections] ...
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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 ...
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Switch author and title in beamer bibliography

When I include references in a beamer frame, the author is printed first, followed by the title, followed by the journal/note. I'm using bibtex for referencing. \bibliographystyle{unsrt} ...
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How can I loop back to a slide after showing conditional slides in Beamer?

I am working on a presentation that has conditional slides, using the formatting suggested here: Conditionally hidden slides in beamer I would like to be able to continue with my presentation after ...
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Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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Beamer Title Inside Node — Line Break

I am creating my own beamer theme, and the way I have conceived the title page needs the title to be inside a tikzpicture node, in this form: \node [anchor=center] (title) at ($(box)+(0,.25)$) {% ...
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Adding a frame footnote in beamerposter creates blank page at beginning

If I use a footnote within a column, that footnote is in an inconvenient place (at the bottom of that column), so I solved that by using the [frame] option, which puts the note at the bottom of the ...
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setbeamersize influence the block environment

I use the code \setbeamersize{text margin left=1pt,text margin right=1pt} in order to make my picture bigger shown. But when I use the block environment. It make the block run off the edges. ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...
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Alertblock and Beamer Frame Spacing

This slide is showing compiling errors. I guess there isn't enough space. My question : a) Why isn't align working inside the alert block? b) Why isn't allowframebreaks working in my particular ...
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Verbatim in beamer showing error: “File ended while scanning use of \@xverbatim.”

I am using Texmaker and MiKTeX on Windows 7. I have the following beamer code, \documentclass{beamer} \theme{AnnArbor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{verbatim} ...
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Compiler error when tikz nodes should be visible on non censecutive slides using temporal

Using temporal it is possible to get a transitioning effect on one slide. The following example creates an error on one of the lines. Essentially: This does work: node at (ONE) [select ...
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Conditionally hidden slides in beamer

When creating a presentation, I sometimes create extra slides that contain additional information, a more thorough explanation, or an extra plot pertaining to certain parts of my talk. These extra ...
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Customization of the Copenhagen theme

I am preparing slides for my zeroth review (Project) using LaTeX. Now, I am very much appealed by this theme: . The theme's link is given here: link. But, It is not available. I got the base theme ...
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whitespaces in alltt environment get merged

\begin{frame}{Beispiel Mergesort} \begin{alltt} mergesort :: (Ord a, Trans a) => [a] -> [a] mergesort [] = [] mergesort [x] = [x] ...
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Customizing the navigation bar

I was wondering how I can customize the sidebar such that it only shows the current section and subsections that I am currently presenting and how can I remove the navigation bar from the title slide. ...
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Using pause without increasing page number

Beamer displays page number of the form: page number/ total page at the end of the slide. This page number increases every time I use the pause command. Is there a way to make all the pages creating ...
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Shadow title-like box in beamer

I'd like to have the same box as the title one. I try an imitation, but is there a direct way with beamer stuff ? \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \RequirePackage{fontspec} ...
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Beamer — Replace one word with another

I would like to replace one word with another in a paragraph in my Beamer presentation. Example: First Slide Roses are red Second Slide Flowers are red i.e. when I click, Roses should be replaced ...
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Recalling a specific overlay of a tikzpicture in beamer

I am making a presentation and I want to recall some pictures in my conclusion. The pictures are done using tikzpicture and are in separate files, with some overlay specifications. However, I want to ...
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Ubuntu: beamer not working

I used to be a regular latex user but haven't touched it in the last two years due to being out of academia. So sorry for what might be a stupid question. I want to create a beamer presentation. Here ...
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Inserting a frame every n frames

I am using beamer for a presentation (of sorts) and want to add a frame every n frames (let's keep things general). As an additional challenge, I want these extra slides to not be counted in the ...
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Open Sans and LaTeX Beamer

I'm working on a presentation in LaTeX Beamer and would like to use Open Sans Condensed for titles, Open Sans Normal for regular text on the slides and TikZ for graphics. Is there any way to do so? ...
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Keyval undefined error

I am new to Beamer. When I run a sample code: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Assuming equal power allocation at the source \vspace{0.2cm} \item Water-filling scheme at the relays over spatial ...
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Weird Behavior of Math mode in beamer

I wanted to use align* environment but it's somehow not working. It's working with regular $$ but the problem is then i have to customize formatting with \hspace and \vspace which defeats the purpose ...
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Enumerate Table of Contents in Beamer

I have the following slide. a) I want it to have subsections numbered 10.1 and 10.2 etc. I had increased the secnumdepth(3) doesnt help. b) sub sections are indented weirdly(horizontally side by ...
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Show a shorter title in the bottom part of the presentation

How can I show a shorter title so it doesn't get cut, this is an example of my problem. In the bottom part the title is cut before finishing so i want to show something shorter just [Lorem Ipsum and ...