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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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LaTeX Beamer: Define \itemsep globally

In LaTeX Beamer, I'm trying to set \itemsep globally. I've already tried the following, but it doesn't work: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate body ...
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Beamer: problem with redefining the frames

I have some trouble with beamer: I start with a simple example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} first frame \end{frame} ...
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How to use a subset of a beamer presentation?

I am trying to take the PDF output of a beamer presentation and take only a subset of the slides, and create a PDF file out of them (I can't recompile the beamer presentation with the relevant slides, ...
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Syntax highlighting in an HTML presentation

This example shows how to produce PDF slides with syntax highlighting of source code. The example uses beamer and (presumably) pdflatex. Another example shows syntax coloring for HTML output using ...
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References at the end of beamer slides (Endnote export as text file)

I'm having difficulties making a footnote style reference at the end of a beamer slide. In the MWE below, I have used the footcite command, as per References at the end of beamer slides However, the ...
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Putting a bibliography citation at bottom of beamer slide

I read Place bibliography items at bottom of frame and tried making my own .bib file with just one entry. The entry is nothing out of the ordinary: @book{Saussure1995, Author = {Ferdinand de ...
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Automatical title section in beamer only on the first frame after \section

I'm trying to make that the title of the last section appears as frametitle only on the first frame after each \section{...} code. Now, i'm doing it manually with this code : \newcommand{\TS}[0]{ ...
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Best figure size adjustment when dealing with different image sizes

I have a script which automatically creates a beamer presentation with several .ps images, each one inserted in a distinct frame. Those images consist on graphs built using GraphViz. The script is ...
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Different alignment for frame content in beamer

I am searching for a way to align the content of a frame in beamer. I want to have one part of the text of the frame top aligned, while the rest of the page is centered in the middle, as its normally. ...
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Beamer - ! File ended while scanning use of \next

I ran into an issue with the following code \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Start of frame \begin{columns}[t] \begin{column}{.02\textwidth}\end{column} % ...
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tikz-cd communative diagram does not render correctly in beamer [on hold]

I have the following code: \documentclass[serif, professionalfont]{beamer}[20pt] \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} ...
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Automatic frame titles subtitles, with condition

I'm trying to set up automatic frame titles and subtitles as follows: If a frame has a title or subtitle set (even to {}, it is used). If subsection title is not empty, use section title as a frame ...
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Showing sections/subsections in Beamer

I want to show sections/subsections/subsubsections in Beamer, as it is in Latex (i.e. in the middle of the slide, not in sidebar)
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align text and equations in columns in beamer

I have a beamer frame consisting of two columns (top aligned) using the [T] option. The second column contains a align equation block. Even though I am using the [T] option the column containing the ...
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Place image behind text in beamer

I'd like to put am image in a certain position on the title page in beamer. I also don't want it to interrupt the text flow, i.. I want the image to appear "behind" the text. Any ideas?
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Set an image as transparent background watermark [duplicate]

I'm realizing my first presentation in beamer. I'm thinking about setting an image (the logo of my institute) as a background for all the frames. The image should be quite transparent, because there ...
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Hide subsubsections from TOC, but keep PDF bookmarks with beamer

Yes, I realize that subsubsections are evil. The only reason I'm using them however, is for myself, to structure the presentation and be able to jump around efficiently if necessary. The beamer theme ...
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Problems rendering BeamerTex Postscript specials in WinEdt 6.0

I have a beamer .tex file which I know works perfectly on TexShop. However, when I texify the same document on WinEdt 6.0, the document does not display properly. No images appear, and anytime I try ...
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How to change the color of bibitems?

I'm showing my references at the end of my beamer presentation. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ \begin{thebibliography}{1}\scriptsize \bibitem{Test} Test, Me, ...
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Beamer Presentation Errors [on hold]

I have what appears to me to be a rather simple template code to produce a presentation using the Beamer package: \documentclass{beamer} \title{Presentation Title} \subtitle{Presentation Subtitle} ...
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Improving a poorly used theme of a beamer presentation

I have completed a technical presentation, but I have tried many times to customized to improve the appearance of the PaloAlto. Very Very...Long Conf Title cannot be accommodated in the side bar, ...
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tcolorbox listing error using beamers begin{frame}

I've just started using the tcolorbox package for slides for a LaTeX course. It works nicely to box LaTeX code, interacting with the listings package. However, I ran into trouble when I tried to make ...
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Producing lecture notes and handouts with spaces for students to fill in details

I'm trying to produce handouts for students of lecture notes that I've written using Beamer -- I'd like the handouts and presentation slides to look exactly the same except have gaps in the handout ...
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Beamer: handout/article mode - produce multiple copies of a frame with distinct overlay numbers

Similar questions have been asked before, but I was unable to come up with a general purpose solution out of the answers provided. First, here is a MWE: %\documentclass{beamer} ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer themes/sample files suitable for high school presentation

I am to give a general invitational talk related to mathematics to a high school crowd. I was wondering if anyone has tried using Beamer for such an audience and what would you recommend? Previously ...
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Beamer query, center justify \frametitle

In beamer, to center justify the frame-title, one uses this: \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}[default][center] This is what i have as default: ...
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Numbering slides in Beamer

Here's my code: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Changing filling of some node in tikzpicture using \matrix

I have used the handy \matrix trick in a tikzpicture (see code) to build up a graph. Now I wanted to change the filling of one node. I can't find out how! Of course, I can find out, how to change ...
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How can I draw a vertical line on a slide in beamer without affecting the positions of any other elements on the page?

Consider the following beamer frame \begin{frame} \frametitle{Foo Bar} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig1.pdf} \includegraphics[scale=0.18]{figures/Fig2.pdf} \end{frame} Currently, they are ...
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Selectively boxing and labeling parts of an image

I want to let these boxes and text-labels fade after sometime, as it would lead to unwarranted cluttering in the image. Also, I want to ultimately put the image slideshow as a part of the beamer ...
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Madrid head/foot text color

I am working with the madrid theme for my presentation but the text of section in the headline and title in the footline appears in red, I am trying to change it. How can'i proceed. Sorry I used the ...
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usebackgroundtemplate after section

I am attempting to insert a full-page figure into my slides, see the MWE below. The first experience, that 'Title' and 'subtitle' appear at their normal position. With the option 'plain' I expected ...
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How to disallow break in source on bibliography slides in beamer?

Is there a way to disallow breaking a source over 2 slides? I use the following command to show the bibliography: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \nocite{*} \frametitle{Literaturverzeichnis} ...
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Positioning of progress bar relative theme elements

I’m trying to position a minimal progress bar just beneath the frame title and frame title + framesubtitle bar of the Warsaw theme: \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { ...
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insert a pdf image(created in Tex) in a beamer slide [duplicate]

I am facing difficulty in sizing the pdf image being imported into the beamer slide presentation. This is because the original image generated in tex has a lot of unused space. Please advise me how I ...
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How to define customize frames in beamer with newenvironment

I would like to change text distribution within each frame in my presentation beamer, I tried to use \newenvironment but every time I get an error: File ended while scanning use of ...
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Rotation of braces

How can I rotate a brace to make it appear this way? I'm currently using this code: \documentclass[french]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Paging and listing in Beamer

First question: I would like to know how to add the groups of circles on top of slides that allow me to go to a slide of a specific topic by clicking a circle. The circles are shown in the slide ...
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I am trying to post a picture adjacent to bullet points

Please check the code block below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} { \frametitle{Characteristics of ABCDE} \begin{minipage}[c]{.5\linewidth} ...
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Animation in PDF presentations, without Adobe Reader?

I sometimes have to present on other people's equipment, such as machines running stripped down Linux distributions, presentation servers with a bare-bones PDF viewer running in a virtual machine, or ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current ...
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beamer detecting last shipped out frame

Related to this wrongly repeated frame question, I use handoutWithNotes for the handout version of a beamer presentation. How can one know that there is no more frame to be displayed so one can ...
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Beamer: How to disable/delete author's name at first slide, and move date to the end of slide

This is my latex beamer content: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How to define a new environment with a fancy box (tikz) around sample source-code (listings)?

This is what I want to do: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Frame 1} Some \structure{Python} code here: % I want to define a new "pythoncode" environment, so ...
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Vertical alignment when title is empty in beamer template

I'm using a customized template for Beamer. Among other things, I have completely rewritten the headline template. However, when I use a frame without title, the vertical alignment is not the same as ...
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Beamer: Subsections in table of contents in one line

I created a presentation with beamer, but the presentation is too long for the table of contents to fit in one frame. So I wanted to ask if it is possible to remove the line break after each ...
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Math symbols in beamer frame

I am trying to write a presentation with beamer. I have a problem with the symbol of "lim" as you can see in the attachment file. What is happening? Thank you in advance for your help. My file is: ...
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Beamer: How to Disable `\pause` Temporarily

Currently I am preparing a presentation in beamer. I make an extensive use of the \pause-command. However, it would be good to disable \pause temporarily to quickly go through the presentation. ...