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Hyperlink with authoryear-comp in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{xpatch} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib} ...
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Beamer - `uncover` within `only`

I've nest an uncover inside an only and it's not working as expected. The header of my document is : \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation>{\usetheme{Warsaw}} ...
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Examining the current value of a beamertemplate

Beamer offers \setbeamertemplate and \addtobeamertemplate. I am trying to change one of these templates, but I cannot find a command to examine the current value of a template. The use case is that I ...
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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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How to rename theorem (or lemma) in Beamer to another language?

I'm Malay user. I want to rename the theorem tag in Beamer. Does anyone know how to do it? When the document class is article or book, I can simply modify the preamble as follows: ...
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! Undefined control sequence. - no idea where the error is [on hold]

I hope someone will bother to deal with my very basic problem - When trying to compile the code displayed below I get the error message "! Undefined control sequence. l.70 \@w" I read through ...
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Redefine beamer's blocks

I'm trying to redefine beamer's blocks to obtain something like this (upper block) : I've found 3 sites (with codes and pictures) which may help, but I'm unable to reach this goal on my own. ...
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Problems installing custom beamer style on Mac

I have texpad installed on my Mac, and would like to install a custom beamer style - Frederiksberg (can be found here: http://www.matdat.life.ku.dk/LaTeX/Frederiksberg/ ) The manual is not entirely ...
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Pause framenumber

I have some slides in Beamer and I would like to stop the counter of the number of slides at some point: in the example below, instead of getting 1/5, 1/5, 2/5, 3/5, 4/5, 5/5, I would like to have ...
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How to modify itemize in beamer with conditional spacing between items depending on nested sublists?

I would like to modify the itemize command of the beamer package so that it adds some amount of vertical space before each item for which the previous item contains a nested sublist. Here is an ...
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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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Itemize symbol in beamer using textcomp package [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \useinnertheme{circles} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \begin{document} ...
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Note page showing the next frame

I would like to customise the note pages in Beamer to show: the current frame that they refer to with its number, the next frame of the presentation with its number, the section and subsection, the ...
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Frametitle height in Beamer using Madrid theme

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{A frame title} \framesubtitle{A frame subtitle} \end{frame} ...
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Modifying spacing between paragraphs, but not before the first paragraph, in beamer

Consider the following beamer code: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usecolortheme{crane} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} Paragraph 1 Paragraph 2 \begin{block}{Block title} ...
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Help in hooking into the \begin{frame} environment in beamer article mode, so as to produce a list of frames per subsection

I am in the course of composing a long beamer document, which should serve both as slides for class presentation and as a mini-textbook. My document includes about 600 slides, which are partitioned to ...
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Why does beamer change the item spacing when there are sub-items?

When an \item has another itemize environment inside it, the interline space to the preceding \item is slightly less than if threre is no sub-itemize (right image). This has the effect of bullet ...
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Speed up beamer compile time

Is there a way to speed up the compile time? I have a, I would say, medium-sized presentation and it takes 10+ seconds to compile. It isn't too much, but it's annoying. Especially since I'm performing ...
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Editing partly Beamer header (with existing theme content)

MWE : Considering the following minimal working example : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} \section{Section1} \subsection{Subsection1} \begin{frame} \end{frame} ...
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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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Alignment issue while using the Berkeley theme in Beamer

I have an alignment problem with my frames when used in the Berkeley theme. The frame overlaps to the left hiding the bar behind. Could you help me to solve this. Please refer the screenshot. ...
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Edit beamerbaseboxes.sty to create square corners

I came across this answer, which shows how to edit the beamerbaseboxes.sty file to increase the "rounded-ness" of the corners of boxes, when using the "rounded" boxes innertheme. In this answer, the ...
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Beamer newtheorem translation

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \uselanguage{Spanish} \languagepath{Spanish} ...
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Beamer: hyperlinks and short title colors

Consider the following MWE \documentclass[leqno]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{whale} \usepackage{lmodern} \hypersetup{colorlinks=true, allcolors=blue} \title[Short title]{Title} ...
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How could I modify vertical space between inst on titlepage?

I think everything is in the question. My problem is that my graphic is half visible because of the 4 \inst I have on the title page... So my approach to get my graphic 100% visible is to decrease the ...
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Beamer: currentsection and currentsubsection highlight differently

Consider the folllowing code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usecolortheme[named=BrickRed]{structure} \usetheme{Singapore} \begin{document} \section{Section No 1} \subsection{SubSection ...
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\LaTeX macro: “Font shape `OT1/LatinModernSans(0)/m/n' undefined”

I tried compiling the following example using LuaLaTeX (LuaTeX v0.76/TeX Live 2013): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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PDF viewer for LaTeX beamer

I'm searching a PDF viewer for FreeBSD (Linux) which supports beamer's transition effects (I've some presentation with timed items). Adobe Acrobat Reader drops Unix-support. I don't need two-monitor, ...
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Backward compatibility of Beamer problem - Keyval error

I'm stuck with a problem for compiling a "not so old" beamer document I've made last year, and it seems that there is a big problem of backward compatibility between my new version of beamer (3.33) ...
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Beamer bug? Description with item width and overlay in beamerarticle

This MWE is really minimal. We make use of the {description} environment which in beamer takes two optional arguments: overlay specification, and item width. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Modify Beamer Outertheme headline to contain section headings on multiple lines

In a theme such as Frankfurt or Darmstadt I would like to have section headings appear on two lines once there isn't enough room on the first line. Please see the image for the output I would like to ...
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Counters incremented too many times in a beamer presentation with overlays

It seems that a frame with overlays in Beamer needs to be processed multiple times. The problem is that a counter that should only be incremented once is incremented more than expected. How to avoid ...
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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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Suggestions for making a Jeopardy game?

I've been looking to make Jeopardy-type games in LaTeX. After some googling and tinkering, I haven't found anything satisfactory (I've looked into these links: Jeopardy Review, CTAN, AcroTeX, and ...
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Beamer: Blocks at same position from top irrespective of their contents size

I want to keep blocks globally at the same position from top irrespective of their contents size. Here is my MWE. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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Transparent background in LaTeXiT using the Beamer class

I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I use Beamer's \includeonlylecture{} to modify frame title content?

I'm preparing a course lecture in Beamer. Every so often, I prompt students to answer a question on one slide. I use subsequent slides to answer the questions. I include the answer as a part of a ...
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How can I include something with overlay specifications in a non-beamer class document?

I've a tikzpicture, in a extra tex file, with beamer overlay specifications. I'd like to include the tikzpicture in the tex file for my slides using beamer, and in the tex file for paper, using ...
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Popup bubble in beamer presentation

I'm working on beamer slides for an introduction presentation. As the purpose is more of a fun, my colleagues had the idea of letting some logos (e.g. TeX lion) popup for a second or two and then ...
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how to control indentations in code

I have a java code which I want to add to a frame. How do I set the options in lstset to make sure that beamer keeps the original indentions in the code. For example in the below code the comments ...
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How to include a background image to only one page of a beamer presentation?

How to include a background image to only one page, any page, of a beamer presentation? With reference to Beamer: Transparent AND centered background image on intro slide How can I include the ...
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ShareLatex font type in a beamer presentation

Is there an easy way to change the font type in ShareLatex? I've tried all of the instructions I could find on their website, but they do nothing. Let's say, for example, that I wanted to use Windows ...
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Compilation fails in beamer class with newenvironment defining nested blocks

I'm failing to understand why this code compiles : \documentclass{beamer} \newenvironment{yyy}{\begin{frame} \begin{block}{youpi} }{\end{block} \end{frame}} \begin{document} { \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer block title background image?

With the following command I can change block title background color: \setbeamercolor{block title}{bg=blue!20,fg=black} How can I instead have a background image for the block title? (I'm thinking ...
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text alignment problem in beamer

The text is aligned left even though there is lot of space on right side. Below is my part of tex file. and the output slide is also attached. Please suggest what can I do to correct this. Thanks. ...
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Beamer: Column Env

I could not find why column environment is not working. Here is MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column \begin{itemize} \item Conduction \item ...
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Simple mini frames under frame title beamer

I have a simple black beamer template for presentations that I often use. I would like to add some simple mini frame navigation to this, but the outer theme for mini frames adds in too much extra ...
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Page size too small when using beamer class

When I use the beamer class, the resulted pdf document has very small pages: What can I do in order to create A4 sized slides? The beginning of the latex document is: ...
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pdflatexmk beamer missing { inserted [duplicate]

I am usig two different systems to write my presentation. on linux I use texmaker and everything works fine. But when I move to mac and use texshop I encounter the above error in the following part: ...