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Title of beamer presentation runs outside the screen

the title does not continue on a second line but runs outside the screen Different .sty files are used but i'm not sure where the problem is located. The main .tex files is as follows ...
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Change link target of \insertshorttitle

I want to change the following small thing in my custom beamer template. In my footline the title of my presentation is printed using \insertshorttitle, like in many standard templates. Normally the ...
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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 ...
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convert the vertical navigation section on the header to horizontal navigation

I need to convert the vertical navigation section on the header to horizontal navigation e.g: section1 section2 ... sectionN Can anyone help me???
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biblatex style verbose, beamer and color in block

I use biblatex with citestyle=verbose inside beamer. With this style, the name of the author is automatically colored, and also the title. That is a nice feature ... except if you cite your a work ...
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Beamer: How to make an environment which is like “altenv”

Reading Section 9.6.3 of the beamer book, I try to make a new environment which should behave just like alertenv but with different visual effects. Here is the code I use for testing this. ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools

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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PS-Tricks + Beamer Problem

I have a strange problem with PS-Tricks. I can only create one picture when using beamer. Take this as an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[pdf]{pstricks} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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beamer cambridgeus theme - title color

How to make the title color in the beamer cambrigeus theme as red. Here is the MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usecolortheme{beaver} \title[Semantic Web ranking]{Ranking of ...
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Beamer overlay specification for description

I find myself using more and more using the following overlay specification for the description environment. The Animal Kingdom \begin{description} \item[Gnus] \uncover<+->{these are ...
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External animation, "hyperreffed'' from beamer

I want to show my students an animation during a presentation. The animation is on a particular web site and the copyright statement says that one can openly present the animation onsite or link to ...
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Error when specifying width of column in table

\documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{c{15mm} | c | c | c | c} Television & Radio & Washer & Dryer & Computer \\ \end{tabular} ...
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listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass

I'm trying to get listings using tcolorbox for beamer documentclass. My MWE is given below but could not get it working. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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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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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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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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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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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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navigation bullets not displaying

I'm trying to use the Singapore theme with the navigation bullets on top but they do not appear unless I add a subsection within each section. Is there a way to avoid this? Here is my code: ...
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Vertical alignment of frame content within a custom theme

I'm making a presentation with rmarkdown (in RStudio) and then compiling it to pdf. I'd like to have my frames vertically top-aligned. With beamer only, I'd do that with \documentclass[t]{beamer} but ...
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How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline, \useoutertheme{infolines} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle \hspace*{50pt} ...
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Navigation Bar in Beamer not working using ps2pdf

Using the minimal example below, the navigation bar works fine when i use LaTeX=>PDF but not when LaTeX=>PS=>PDF. Any ideas why that is so? I use ghostscript 9.14 (windows 64 bit) to convert from ps ...
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Beamer overlay for plain text

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{frame}{Introduction} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> abc \item<2-> def \end{itemize} \begin{definition}<3-> ghi \end{definition} ...
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Beamer: change size of figure caption

I am creating a beamer presentation and I would like to change the size of the caption under the figures. I am using the Madrid theme. I tried the obvious way: \caption{\scriptsize{Text of the ...
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Problem with preparing presentation slides in persian/arabic language

I am trying to make my thesis presentation slides in persian language using beamer and xelatex or bidi; I am using texlive but when I run the following code without any error, the persian fonts do not ...
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Keyval undefined error

I am new to Beamer. When I run a sample code: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Assuming equal power allocation at the source \vspace{0.2cm} \item Water-filling scheme at the relays over spatial ...
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tex4ht problem with \includegraphics using beamer class

I have managed to get tex4ht working (on debian jessie) for a moderately complex document (containing muliple \includegraphics, bibliography) with article class. However, for beamer class even the ...
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How to embed video and animation in LaTeX and LaTeX beamer step by step

I want to know the procedure to embed video and animation in LaTeX step by step. I tried to follow the instructions from this forum and wrote a LaTeX file. This is my code for embedding a video in ...
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Beamer: changing footline background color

I would like to make the footline color black and the text white. I found this: Beamer: Background Color for Footline but didn't understand how it applied to my example. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Recalling a specific overlay of a tikzpicture in beamer

I am making a presentation and I want to recall some pictures in my conclusion. The pictures are done using tikzpicture and are in separate files, with some overlay specifications. However, I want to ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer) #2

This is a follow-up question of this one. In the previous question, I asked how to create an interactive slide with two parts: one left-hand-side part and one right-hand-side part; typically ...
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Creating interactive slide (beamer)

I want to create an interactive slide, which will have two parts: In the left side, some comments will be given in enumerate environment (one will be highlighted at each overlay) In the right side, ...
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Tikz animated figure in Beamer

If possible, can someone help me to animated this figure with Tikz in Beamer? I updated starting by 1 : ( Yamada-watanab ) 2: (Existence faible) 3: (unicite trajectorielle) 4: Tow edges frome ...
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Switch beamer font families in general

A standard document (e.g. scrreprt) uses roman font family for text and Sansserif font family for titles etc. It is the other way round in beamer. How can I switch the two font families? Or why do ...
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\LR for long text

How can I use Left to Right command, \LR, for long text in a right to left document. It should exist some think like \begin{something} \end{something} but I cannot found it! My problem is in the ...
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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 position title, frametitle, navigation bar and contents in arbitrary absolute positions?

I am trying to adapt the structure of a slide in beamer in order to match a background I would like to use. However, if I just insert the components of the frame (title, frametitle, contents), things ...
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Import pdf with white background

I have a beamer presentation where the text is in white and the background is black. For some frames I would like to import some pdfs but have them exactly as they are normally. That is all the white ...
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Change the graphic in beamer footline for every part

I would like to change a graphic in my footline of a beamer presentation dependent on the active part. I wanted to load a specific filename based on \insertpart but this doesn't work. Here is the ...
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Printing stdout with pythontex and line referencing

I have a problem with PythonTeX and Beamer : I don't understand why the code below doesn't work: \stdoutpythontex is supposed to print the last output of the last block of python instructions, but it ...
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Is it possible to customize the transdissolve effect?

This code uses the \transdissolve effect: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \transdissolve[duration=.1] \begin{tikzpicture}[remember ...
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Moving text effect in presentation

please consider the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \only<1>{ ...
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Beamer and Pause with PythonTex

I am using PythonTex with MacTex, TexShop and anaconda3 : all versions are up-to-date, and pythontex-gallery is compiled without any problem. Now, as I am a teacher, I want to use beamer (I use the ...
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Beamer: Media 9 with overlay

I've used \includemedia to insert an animation (.swf file) in my slides. It works. Besides the animation, I also want to include three bullet items that show up one after one, which are done by ...
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How to create this Mathematica animation in beamer

I apologize in advance if my question seems confusing or trivial. How to successfully create an animated PDF Beamer for this Animation Mathematica file, available on the following link European ...
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How to use the Multi Bibliography resource from biblatex with beamer?

I am working with beamer and biblatex. I am writing a series of lectures and I want each one of them to have a separate bibliographical reference. I am running pdflatex foo.tex biber foo.bcf ...
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Center subcaption-based tabulars in a beamer frame

I have several tabulars side-by-side using the subcaption package in beamer: However, as you can see, they are not quite centered. How can I center the tabulars, so that tabular RAID5 isn't on the ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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How to have only one minipage bullet in beamer

So I know this question has been answered before (How to remove some pages from the navigation bullets in Beamer?), but I have not been able to get the solutions to work with my code. Was wondering ...