{beamer} is a document class for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
37 views

Appendix section in beamer with handout mode

I want to make a presentation and add some slides at the end as an appendix. The normal slides should have transitions "<+->", but the appendix ones should be like handout. Is there an easy way to ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Animation in beamer- problem

I have some problem with animation in beamer: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
14
votes
2answers
22k views

How to split a frame (of beamer) into 2 parts (minipage) side by side?

I would like to split a frame into 2 parts side by side by minipage. But it seems that the following code puts one on top of the other: \begin{minipage}[t]{0.48\linewidth} left part ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Cannot create animation in beamer with xelatex using the animate package

I 'm not a TEX expert and I am trying to ceate some animations in a beamer presentation using the animate package. Making the animations in a "normal" document (not a presentation) everything is fine. ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

adjustbox and includegraphics page selection

I want to use adjustbox package to include graphics in beamer presentations. I prefer it over graphicx because it has max size option which only scale when figure size is larger than certain size. ...
4
votes
1answer
66 views

How can I connect beamer blocks with edges through the center?

X–Y Since my poster is on self-stabilizing algorithms (and quite frankly, I don't have much to say about it that's appropriate for a poster), I came up with a pretty cool idea for its layout. I'd ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Show TOC in Beamer under special conditions

I'm wondering how to display the TOC: At beginning of section if there is no subsection At beginning of subsection else Each option can be achieved separately quite easily with the commands ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I get the right number of pauses after a list in beamer?

When I do an list (or list-type) in beamer with the automatic pausing between each item, then there seems to be something wrong with the pauses afterwards. If I put in a \pause afterwards then I get ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

What path can I use to specify content in beamer theme styles?

The author of this neat theme posted the source on github, but as the commits state, the background image was thrown in later and not referenced in the style files. I added a global background ...
6
votes
1answer
106 views

Animation: How to move the position of an equation in a continuous manner?

I want to make equations (or words) to continuously move in a page for a beamer talk. A simple example would be we have "A" on the left margin and "B" on the right margin and then "A" moves towards ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Beamer themes and bidi problems

I'm trying to write a Hebrew beamer presentation. I found some very nice template that actually worked from the box (which you can find in this very link, source and author's compiled output) but ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} ...
11
votes
2answers
87 views

Randomly assign background colour for each frame

How can a randomly picketed background colour be chosen for each beamer frame? Note: This question is asked to round out the question Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is ...
4
votes
1answer
53 views

Beamer automatic overlay and quote play oddly together

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+-|alert@+>] \item Foo \item Bar \begin{quote} God doesn't play dice with the ...
4
votes
1answer
58 views

Indexes using datagidx where multiple terms have a single index entry

I'm building off of an example here from the LaTeX Community. What I want to do is create an index where multiple terms link to the same word in the index. So for example if the terms toyota, ford, ...
10
votes
2answers
250 views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
142 views

Beamer Block: White Space When Using Math

I want to reduce the white space (above and below) when I insert an equation environment in a beamer block. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

Remove sidebar margin from title page only

I have a modified theme where I want merge Torino with a side bar. However, the sidebar space appears on my title page (left margin). More, I can't replace the side bar title, author and blue area ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Table in Beamer

I have one problems about the table in beamer. The table can be compiled in \documentclass{article}, but not in \documentclass{beamer}. Below is the table I make: \usepackage{multirow} ...
9
votes
1answer
144 views

Tikz plot polar equation with foreach

Im trying to animate a polar equation using beamer, i couldnt find anything related to my problem here or on Google so my last chance is to request some help. I tried to take out the domain command ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

what Makefile to produce slides and handouts a common file [duplicate]

a handy feature of beamer is to be able to produce slides or a handout. you "just" have to change a line in the source. a known solution is to use 2 different files forthe different options with a ...
-1
votes
0answers
45 views

Compiling error with \end{frame} in LaTeX beamer mode for poster

I'm having a problem compiling a LaTeX file for a poster (beamer), it keeps giving an error at \end{frame} Any help would be very much appreciated! \end{column} % End of the third column ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

What's the better way to include a Tikz sheme into a beamer presentation

I have this Tikz schem Code \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} %\usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage{tikz,xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,arrows,positioning,fit,calc,} ...
7
votes
3answers
4k views

beamer's \only command, equation counter increment does not get retained outside of \only

I've got a problem where I am using beamer's \only command, but within \only, the equation number incrementation doesn't survive. I.e., I'd like to do \only<1>{ \begin{align} equation 1 ...
3
votes
2answers
93 views

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} ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

Changing margins in a beamer frame

I made a beamer presentation. In one of the frames I have a couple of pictures. However the left margin takes up a lot of space and the right margin is nearly zero. Having \centering in the figure ...
3
votes
1answer
262 views

Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
18
votes
2answers
11k views

Beamer - undefined control sequence

I have been using beamer for some time now with TexnicCenter. Recently I updated operating system to Windows 7, TexnicCenter and also MikTeX (I try to run the code with both MikTex 2.8 and MikTeX ...
3
votes
1answer
211 views

Move Beamer header down

I did a dry run of a presentation I'm giving and I noticed that when in full screen mode, the projector is cutting off a little bit of all four sides of the slide (appears to be overscan). I've tried ...
2
votes
1answer
58 views

how to break in \only

Since the allowframebreaks in the beamer has some side effects as put by Gonzalo Medina, so in his answer to "Beamer, framebreaks with different subtitles", he recommend that \only should be a ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Does justifying and `frame breaks' conflict in Beamer?

I tried the justifying techniques proposed here: My presentation in Beamer document class also have long bibliography. I have used allow frame breaks in a new frame which recommended here. ...
8
votes
1answer
8k views

text justify in beamer

I like to justify the texts inside the block using beamer. I cant do that in presentation. Can any one please help me?
2
votes
0answers
21 views

Conflict between hyperref and multiinclude using beamer class

I'm working on a presentation using the beamer class, and I have the following problem: the hyperlinks created by hyperref stop working for any slide placed after a slide that uses the \multiinclude ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

Highlight current section using alert in beamer

The following \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame}<beamer> \frametitle{Outline} \tableofcontents[currentsection] \end{frame} } inserts the table of contents at the beginning of each section, ...
7
votes
2answers
196 views

Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is turned

Is it possible to change the background color of a Beamer presentation in the PDF in such way, that whenever I switch a page, the color is switched as well? Note that I do not seek a solution to ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Use Texmaker to do Beamer Presentation, fail to generate pdf file with math symbols

My problem is that: (1) When I just type normal words or numbers like, $123+456=2$. Texmaker works well, and pdf file can be generated. (2) However, when I use slightly complicated math symbols, ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

How to draw simple arrow between words in Beamer? [duplicate]

Under Beamer, how to draw a sipmle arrow between words in itemize? I do not need to configure the size, location or any other detail settings. What I need is simply a default arrow. I tried ...
2
votes
0answers
54 views

LuaLaTeX error when compiling visual counter

I asked a question about visual counters in beamer, for which I got this answer. Now I need to compile it by LuaLaTeX in order to use the package luapersian(below code), but it returns some errors. ...
3
votes
1answer
88 views

Why won't ball show up? \ball is undefined control sequence

%A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the document. %Most papers work fine with the next one. %For letter style see the letter document on the website. % For presentations, see ...
23
votes
3answers
412 views

special circled frame number in beamer

Is it possible to customize frame number like figure below?
3
votes
2answers
51 views

Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
3
votes
0answers
31 views

PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced”

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
2
votes
1answer
49 views

a beginner trying out beamer, can't get it to itemize

I can't get this to itemize, I just want a couple bullet points in my block sorry for the lengthy header its my professors lol %A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the ...
4
votes
1answer
49 views

Pdf bookmark error in beamer [closed]

Hi. I've compiled a Persian language beamer file by both luapersian and persian babel package using LuaLaTex, and in both I've the same problem in pdf bookmark as shown in the figure (some strange ...
6
votes
1answer
47 views

Keep frame title constant height regardless of content

I'd like the frame title background - the bar at the top - to be a constant height, regardless of whether I have a title only or a subtitle as well. One reason is consistency - I don't like the ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

How to add frame number “5/12”-style to theme template?

I have a long title, therefore I've chosen Amsterdam theme for the beamer package. However, I need to also show the frame number "frame/fromTotalFrames" style. How can I add the frame-no. on the left ...
5
votes
1answer
52 views

How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
5
votes
2answers
126 views

Beamer move page number up on the slide

How can we change the position of slide numbers? For example shift it upward by 1 cm in the y-axis? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{datetime} \ddmmyyyydate ...