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How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer?

I am making a presentation using beamer, and I want to be able to position a certain image the way I want in a frame. I am not sure how to do that. Is there some way you can specify coordinates in the ...
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LaTeX Beamer - Temporarily increase font size of an item when using “itemize”

Does someone know how I can have larger fonts for an item during presentation. Here is what I am trying to do: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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Moving arrows and entities through a sentence

Currently, the two arrows are pointing to jumped and over in the sentence. I was wondering how I can move these two arrows from The(at the beginning of the sentence) to dog. Right now, my only option ...
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Polaroid photo effect in tikz

Is there any way to make a polaroid photo effect in TikZ? I am thinking of something like this A computer font as the caption might be better in fact but I couldn't find a suitable example online. ...
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How do I gradient shade the background of a beamer section/subsection in head/foot?

Here is a reduced example of my code. I am attempting to restyle the background of the section in head/foot and subsection in head/foot in the CambridgeUS theme to a gradient background colour. ...
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About Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures?

What are the appropriate Latex editor(s) for Powerpoint lectures that can work in beamer platform Thanks anyway
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draw circle around cells in table and use pause for this cells

I am trying to draw circles on two cells on Latex beamer then use \pause to mention that. here an example which I want to draw a circle around AA and BB, the mentions shows that BB first then AA. ...
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Handout: pages layout not correct

I'm trying to make a handout version of my presentation, however it seems not succeed. I want 4 slides collaged on 1 page. Can anyone give me hint to fix my problem? \documentclass[handout]{beamer} ...
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Beamer Warsaw theme: Reduce the number of subsections visible in the navigation bar

I give a lecture with 10 sections and maybe 5-10 subsections. Using the Warsaw theme would make the available space too small. Is there a way to make the navigation bar show: only the last ...
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how to write footnote citation in beamer in one line?

I am using beamer latex and I need to give reference in the footnote. My reference is about 2 lines. but when I write the following code it writes it in more lines!!! ...
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Problems with enumerate and itemize in beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to create lists for my presentation in beamer. Itemize environments are compiled, but the bullet points are not shown. Enumerate environments cannot be compiled however. Even if I try ...
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Subsection numbering in beamer

How do I add subsection numbers. It always starts from 1. but I want 1.1 and 1.2, etc. And then for subsubsections 1.2.1 etc. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to make navigation bar flexibel in warsaw beamer class? [duplicate]

So I'm doing a presentation using warsaw theme (which I want to keep), but my navigation bar gets longer and longer with every subsection. Is there a way to make it felxibel, so that it only shows ...
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Difference in behaviour of glossaries in article and beamer

I'm using glossaries-extra in a beamer-document to typeset acronyms and a glossary. As it is good practice in german texts to italize english technical terms I wanted to do so with some acronyms, too. ...
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Overlays in grammar rules

I'd like to use Beamer overlays inside a grammar definition: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \begin{grammar} <term> ::= ...
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How to prevent Beamer from automatic frame break unless \framebreak explicitly

It is well known that Beamer splits one frame into multiple frames automatically if we add a frame option allowframebreaks. Also we can explicitly specify where to break by \framebreak command. ...
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Set color of \emph{} in beamer

How can I set the color of the \emph{}-tag in beamer? I tried something like \setbeamercolor{emph}{fg=red} inside of beamercolortheme.sty but it had no effect.
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Combine warsaw and Boadilla

I am new to here. I am using beamer to make ppt, so I have a question: I like the warsaw theme, but I also like boadilla navigation bar. So my idea is using warsaw theme, but at bottom of each slide I ...
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Annotate row and column highlighted in one table with different color by Tikzmark in Beamer

I found example for row only here: Annotate the table row highlighted by Tikzmark in Beamer Also found example for column only here: Annotate the table column highlighted by Tikzmark in Beamer but ...
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Very basic example of pgfpictureboxed in Beamer

According to the userguide (§2.1, p. 6), the pgfpictureboxed-environment works as follows: \begin{pgfpictureboxed}{〈lower left x〉}{〈lower left y〉}{〈upper right x〉}{〈upper right ...
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Embedded video without Flash

Is there a way to add a video in a PDF created using Beamer or LaTeX without having the need to use a flash container? I currently use media9 but this solution only seems to work with Acrobat+Flash ...
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Customize the Beamer Frame Title

How to change the beamer frame title to be like this What I did till now (I want the background color as in my code): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} ...
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equation inside frame in beamer causes error - Missing $ inserted

I do not find the error that latex shows, this is my code. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} ...
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How to make an clean shadow box in beamer?

Here's an example: This style is clean for lecture notes or some academic use. Anybody knows how to realize such pretty style? I'm really appreciate that.
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include website in latex presentation

is it possible to somehow insert a website in a latex beamer presentation, so I can interact with it? if so, would it work with web 2.0 sites? could i include a google slides presentation inside a ...
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Add title at the beginning of the slide

Well, this is probably stupid question, but I can't find any answer. I use the Warsaw theme and there is that blue box on the title slide with the title of the work. I want to add that blue box, but ...
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Change elements of beamer table step-by-step

I have seen questions about how to add elements to a table in beamer step-by-step, but I am interested in changing existing elements of a table step-by-step. Here is a simple example: \begin{frame} ...
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Font with PSTricks and Beamer

I am creating standard beamer presentations. Moreover I use PSTricks to produce my pictures in a separate file. Afterwards I include the pdf with the pictures into the presentation. Unfortunatelly ...
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Beamer: Prevent/disable appearing individual subsection titles before actual content

Recently I started to question my decision to enable the appearance of individual subsection titles before actual content. I still want to show the outline of the upcoming section once before the ...
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Beamer Presentation References slide can't allowframebreaks and have \frametitle

I am writing a Beamer presentation and my references are too long for one frame. So I tried to use [allowframebreaks], but then I get the TeX capacity exceeded error if I have a \frametitle. I can ...
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Figure next to text in beamer

I can't get my code to do what I want. I'm working in beamer and I want to position my figure on the left side of the frame and the text next to it, but I would like to work with alineas in my text. ...
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beamer, overlay moves the text above it

in a presentation i would like to use some overlays but for some reason one overlay moves everything above it. Here is an example. When you run it in presentation mode (full screen) you can see the ...
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Change package option “overlay” from textpos package in document?

I am using the textpos package to position images on beamer slides. My problem is that I would like to have these images in some slides in the front of everything else (package option "overlay") and ...
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Adding color to a table column as a beamer overlay

I'm trying to have an overlay that adds a background color to a column of a table in beamer. I can create a table with a colored second column using the colortbl package. \begin{tabular}[]{r ...
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Move frame content to default position with a beamer color box

I'm a relative neophyte to Beamer and LaTeX in general. I've started developing a custom Beamer template for my department to use and have begun formatting the content of the frames. The following ...
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graphics with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

With \setbeamercovered{transparent} covered parts of a slide are displayed transparently. If there is a (small) picture among the text, it is shown as it is. Beamer has only this picture, so it shows ...
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beamer handout without alerts

I have a slide, that uses \pause and \alert, to successively uncover what I am talking about. Since the non-handout version is a bit long I'll just link it. Works superb. But going into handout mode ...
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beamer handout alert: difference between itemize and simple alert

In a previous question I asked about removing the \alert overlay from handout version of a beamer presentation. It turns out, that using \begin{itemize}[<+(1)-| alert@+(1)>] or from previous ...
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How can I fade out image?

In a Beamer animation example I use the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \newcount\opaqueness \begin{frame} \animate<2-100> ...
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Beamer — change font only in equations [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the font only in equations of a beamer presentation, from the standard beamer sans serif to the standard serif in Latex documents? By equations I mean environments like $$, ...
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Beamer: How to use “beamercolor” in a tikz picture

How might it be possible to change the font color of a tikzpicture element to the value of a particular beamercolor, e.g. block title?-- For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Chemical Scheme with tikz-visible wobbles

I encountered a problem when using chemfig-schemes inside of a tikzpicture and the visible-tikzset. The chemical structures wobble upwards, but only on the second slide; every slide after that stays ...
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Is there a way to create a column-wide table in beamer?

I am writing a presentation using beamer class, and I want to show a table and then split some text in two columns. I tried to use the code below, but it doesn't work, and I can't find that much ...
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how to create personalised item warsaw beamer

Am using the warsaw theme in beamer. I want to show this item form: I try this code but it doesn't show me the best result : \begin{itemize}[font=\color{cyan} \large, label=\ding{118}] \item ...
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change default options for movie in pdfpc

As some of you know pdfpc lets you to embed movies in beamer latex. Thing is that the default options for movie are "autostart" and "loop". % Package: textpos is required for textblock* ...
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Adjust the location and size of beamer's framebox for a custom theme

I am trying to create a simple custom beamer theme for presentations by my lab at school. Our department has a relatively nice powerpoint theme as shown below which I have for the most part ...
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Using an overlay on lstinputlistings in latex

I want to have to multiple overlayed lstinputlistings on one slide in a presentation, created with latex and documentclass beamer. The only solutions I find are for lstlistings, but those don't work ...
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How to create a numbering of the sections and subsections in beamer 1. 1a 1b

How to create a numbering of the sections and subsections in beamer 1. 1a 1b etc. in the frame and in table of contents? I want change numbering to something like that: First 1a 1b Second 2a 2b ...
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Tables compile in Article class but not in Beamer class [closed]

When I compile my thesis I get the following error, Extra }, or forgotten $ \end{frame} but the document still compiles and the tables are formatted well. I get the same error when I compile the ...
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embedded video working on ubuntu (only pdfpc) but not in windows (adobe reader)

I use the following code to embed videos into my beamer presentation (shamelessly stolen of course): \newcommand{\fullFrameMovie}[4][loop] { { \setbeamercolor{background ...