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Black bar at the bottom of slides

Due to restrictions of the prjection space, I cannot use the full frame size, thus I want to add a black bar at the bottom of every slide (underneath the footer). Therefore I effectively reduce the ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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Beamer - Customizing PDF Bookmark

I am preparing a presentation in beamer including some sections and subsections. However, I want the section numbers and subsection numbers appear in the PDF Bookmarks. I used the following code but ...
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Font display error in windows

I encountered the following while trying to process my PDF document from LaTeX, MiKTeX 2.9 Trying to make PK font mathkerncmssi8 at 600DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools [closed]

I used to use Beamer, and I loved it. However, compared to a WYSIWYG software like Powerpoint, creating slides with Beamer is so time-consuming, especially for graphics and animations (I don't overuse ...
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Too much space in exampleblock in Beamer

When I use the \exampleblock environment in Beamer, there is a lot of empty space between the title of the box and the content of the box. How can I remove this? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Recommended workflow for fixing several nasty frames in beamer?

I have a pretty long presentation: a course comprising a couple of hundreds frames. Occasionally, I go over the presentation, notice a few corrections in distinct frames. Fixing these requires a ...
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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme?

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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Beamer for letter size paper

My daughter is in high school and is working on a science project. She has really enjoyed writing the paper in LaTeX. Now, she has to make a tri-fold presentation of the major points. In the past, ...
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Referencing an article from a beamer document with xr-hyper

I'm trying to link to a label in an article from a beamer file. The reference itself works fine, but the hyperlink doesn't. It gets defaulted to page 1 of the beamer file. This is the article: ...
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how to vertically top align a slide in beamer? [duplicate]

The following beamer slide (and all other slides) have the text vertically centered. How do I get it to appear at the top of the slide? \documentclass[sansserif,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme)

I'm using the beamer class and Warsaw theme. Is there any way to have slide numbering at the bottom of the page and on the left (as 2/10) in this theme? Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer}‎ ...
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beamer - slide template

Is it difficult to set options to the code below so that my beamer slides will look like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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Why this code doesn't compile in textpad ipad?

This is my code \documentclass[aspectratio=149]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\large} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] ...
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Using media 9 package with adobe acrobat

I am using the media9 package to embed a .mp4 video in my beamer presentation. I am using the following lines: \includemedia[ addresource=animate.mp4, activate=pageopen, width=250pt,height=250pt, ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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how to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? [closed]

How to make beamer working in the most recent version of MikTex? It said beamer.cls not found.
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Errors using a customised beamer theme: ua-beamer

Might I ask any help in using a customised beamer theme? The theme seems to be called ua-beamer. The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer. The GitHub project can ...
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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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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimum example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Beamer: always overlay first item on same frame

I've read and tried to follow instructions from similar questions but I can't seem to get my slide to work the way it should. I basically have an itemize block and I want my list items to show ...
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Flush left equations in beamer column [duplicate]

When I do this in beamer: \begin{column}[T]{0.6\textwidth} \begin{equation} F = m a \end{equation} This is Newton's law. \end{column} the equation sits in the center of the column while the text ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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How do I properly label the figures and tables in beamer in Share Latex? [duplicate]

This is my preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx,mathabx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \titlepage \frametitle{} \end{frame} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Main ...
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Multiple Institutes per Line in Title Slide

I'm making a talk in beamer where I have to acknowledge about 10 authors, all from different institutions. By default beamer puts multiple authors per line, but only one institute per line. Here's a ...
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How do I move my sentences up close the title?

I am using Share Latex site to create slides for my presentation. I have the following codes: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mathabx} \title{} ...
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Problems about drawing a map and learn to draw with TeX

I'm doing a beamer, and now I encounter a problem. I want to draw a map in my beamer like this Who can help me? I'm now still not very familiar with these things. Also I want to learn some basic ...
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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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Links in mindmap as table of contents in beamer

I decided to use a mindmap to show the ToC of my presentation and the section outline. I'd like to have the nodes clickable like the standard ToC, but I couldn't find any command like ...
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Beamer template: ship images along with it and load packages with it

As stated in the title, I want to create a package (.zip, .tgz, basically an archive) with a Beamer template which can be deflated in one of the texmf trees and be ready to use, without hassling the ...
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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How to add a link to a PDF file in Beamer? [duplicate]

I'd like to insert a link to a PDF file into a Beamer presentation. How can I do that? With which specific command?
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beamer \includeonlyframes with list

I find the \includeonlyframes command very convenient for selecting specific frames of a beamer presentation (and excluding the rest). Example of use: \includeonlyframes{% Introduction_1,% ...
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beamer footnote numbers in overprint

I have a series of text + images that I want to appear on the same slide. Both the text and image have some reference to be quoted for which I am using footnotes (this is done throughout the ...
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beamer overlays and table rules

I am trying to use \only{...} within a table to selectively add blocks of lines. This works as long as I don't have a \midrule or \bottomrule included or following the part contained in \only{...}. ...
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How to put wide pictures on a slide?

I would like to put wide figures (or some figures with overall wider than the standard textwidth) centered on a slide. I think the easiest way to change the textwidth on that specific slide, isn't it? ...
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Beamer navigation circles without subsections?

I have been using the Frankfurt theme in Beamer recently. It includes navigational section titles at the top of the slide and when subsections are included, it adds circles below section titles. Each ...
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Using the sourcecodepro font with Beamer listings

I would like to use the sourcecodepro package to typeset source code in Beamer. The following code gives the same fonts, regardless whether sourcecodepro is loaded or not. I would like to stick to ...
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Find where missing } is? Compiler has no clue. Any way of narrowing search down?

So I'm making a beamer document. And sometimes I will forget to add a } somewhere. When I do this, the compiler complains that there is a missing }, but it has no idea where it is. Narrowing it down ...
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How to add margin comments in Beamer?

I use Beamer for my presentations and I would like to know how I could add some text in the two sides of an inserted figure using \includegraphics[scale=]{} and \caption{}.
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Insert Beamer Frame before the first Frame in Lyx

In Lyx2.1.2.2, I have created a Beamer frame. Now I want to add a new Frame before the first Frame, but I am lost about how to do it. I don't want to delete it and create a new one again. Is it ...
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...