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Fading effect in navigation bar

\hpagecolor[color1]{color2} changes the background color gradually from color1 on the left to color2 on the right. If only color2 is given, the background will be in that color, fading from left to ...
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LaTeX beamer slideshow presentation

When I export a beamer presentation, I get a .pdf file. Now I want to present it slide by slide like a powerpoint slideshow presentation, but I'm not sure what the best way to do so is. I can't find ...
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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays) [on hold]

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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pgfpages won't change page size in beamer

EDIT: Now includes results from use of letterpaper, as suggested in cfr's answer and comment. I'm trying to create a Beamer handout that will be printed on letter paper. When I follow suggestions in ...
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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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Adding background color to active sections of beamer sidebar

I have designed a theme for my beamer presentation which has sidebar in it. Now I want to add background color for active items in the sidebar. How can I do that? Following picture shows what I ...
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How to decrease the vertical spacing between formula and text in beamer?

Too much spacing between formula and text in beamer. When I insert the command \vspace{-0.5cm} before the formula, the spacing decreases. But the command \vspace{-0.5cm} after the formula has no ...
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Time clock at the footline of a beamer slide is not adjusted in the middle if compiling with XeLaTeX

I'm adding a title clock in the foot line of a beamer slide, if I compile it with pdfLaTeX it works fine; while the clock doesn't align in the middle vertically if compiling with XeLaTeX. How can I ...
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How to create a text box using PGF

I'm styling my beamer presentation using PGF picture and I want to add a textbox with a specific width. The following line doesn't provide a width parameter. ...
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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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Defining a two-column box with mdframed

I would like to have mdframed boxes which have a picture on the left and some written explanation on the right. Right now I have used the column environment in Beamer but would like to have the ...
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Positioning tikz nodes to the top

I have four circles in a beamer frame, \begin{tikzpicture}[% common options for the circles: ball/.style = {circle, draw, align=center, anchor=north, inner sep=0}] \node<1>[ball,text ...
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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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Increase space at bottom of slide in Beamer presentation template?

For example, if I want to add a publication citation but run out of space in the Beamer preset box area at the bottom of the slide, how can I make some room? Here is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Pass a class/package/theme option to R with knitr

I have a beamer document with R chunks, say 'template.Rnw', which I compile with knitr using 'compile PDF' in RStudio. I have defined a theme 'mytheme.sty'. I would like to have an option to the theme ...
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Convert beamer code to article / book code

I have seen in multiple sites about conversions between exporting a beamer file as an article pdf such as https://github.com/landrieb/beamerarticle-teacher. The issue I have is that I created a lot ...
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beamer: no snm and out files

dear texperts: does beamer have a "hook" that stops it from creating .snm, .out, and possibly .nav files? I don't use the first two [they are all 0 bytes]. I know texshop can delete them and I can ...
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Enumerating questions with using numbers

I am using the beamer package and I am writing a lot of questions. I am answering each question and each question is enumerated, so when I add another question, I need to put the number manually. Each ...
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How to add a TOC for each section and subsection before of each section in beamer? [duplicate]

At the beginning of each section I want to add a table of content without the subsections and a table of content with the subsections. What can I do?
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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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Beamer - Two levels smoothbars

I'm looking for a way to make smoothbars nodes to be a two row bar where the first line navigates between the subsections and the second line navigates between the frames in the subsection. Example: ...
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\usepackage{beamerthemesplit} problem

% !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{beamerthemesplit} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphics} ...
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Animate package problem with Ghostscript version

I am using the animate package to make an animation in my beamer presentation. While compiling I use Latex -> dvi2ps -> ps2pdf When I do ps2pdf there is an error telling me that my Ghostscript ...
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Wants all the references at the end of beamer slides

I want to add all the references at the end of beamer slide. I have a .bib file but it is showing error with "it is part of preamble" for (\bibliography{.bib file}) but when i used it in the preamble ...
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How to modify an academic beamer template?

I've been using Beamer for my professional presentations and I intend to use it too for my doctoral thesis presentation. And I have a question. The template I currently use is the following one : ...
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Workflow for preparing lectures using beamer

I am working as a professor at a German university of applied sciences. Next year there are 2 great new courses to prepare (Manufacturing Engineering). I decide to use the advantages of BEAMER. The ...
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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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Black bar at the bottom of slides

Due to restrictions of the prjection space, I cannot use the full frame size, thus I want to add a black bar at the bottom of every slide (underneath the footer). Therefore I effectively reduce the ...
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Set a transparent icon in beamer's bibliography

I want to \uncover a citation in a particular overlay. The problem is that the bibliography's item icon (article in this case) is not set as transparent, but the text is. How can I make the icon ...
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Beamer - Customizing PDF Bookmark

I am preparing a presentation in beamer including some sections and subsections. However, I want the section numbers and subsection numbers appear in the PDF Bookmarks. I used the following code but ...
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Font display error in windows

I encountered the following while trying to process my PDF document from LaTeX, MiKTeX 2.9 Trying to make PK font mathkerncmssi8 at 600DPI... Running miktex-makemf.exe... miktex-makemf: The ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools [closed]

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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Too much space in exampleblock in Beamer

When I use the \exampleblock environment in Beamer, there is a lot of empty space between the title of the box and the content of the box. How can I remove this? MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Recommended workflow for fixing several nasty frames in beamer?

I have a pretty long presentation: a course comprising a couple of hundreds frames. Occasionally, I go over the presentation, notice a few corrections in distinct frames. Fixing these requires a ...
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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme?

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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How to add thumbnail photo to frametitles in beamer

Is there a beamer theme that allows one to add small thumbnails of authors to the right end of the frame title line? Ideally I'd like something that can easily work on successive pages throughout a ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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How to focus on some items?

I have 3 items in beamer as follows: \frame{\frametitle{Frame1} \begin{itemize} \item<1> Self-X1, $\cdots$. \item<2, 4-> \color<4>{red}{Self-X2}, $\cdots$. ...
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Beamer for letter size paper

My daughter is in high school and is working on a science project. She has really enjoyed writing the paper in LaTeX. Now, she has to make a tri-fold presentation of the major points. In the past, ...
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Referencing an article from a beamer document with xr-hyper

I'm trying to link to a label in an article from a beamer file. The reference itself works fine, but the hyperlink doesn't. It gets defaulted to page 1 of the beamer file. This is the article: ...
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how to vertically top align a slide in beamer? [duplicate]

The following beamer slide (and all other slides) have the text vertically centered. How do I get it to appear at the top of the slide? \documentclass[sansserif,mathserif]{beamer} ...
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slide numbering in Beamer class (Warsaw theme)

I'm using the beamer class and Warsaw theme. Is there any way to have slide numbering at the bottom of the page and on the left (as 2/10) in this theme? Here is my code: \documentclass{beamer}‎ ...
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beamer - slide template

Is it difficult to set options to the code below so that my beamer slides will look like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme. But, this theme doesn't have the page number. I know that I can insert the page number in Footline with: ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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Why this code doesn't compile in textpad ipad?

This is my code \documentclass[aspectratio=149]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\large} \setbeamertemplate{caption}[numbered] ...
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Using media 9 package with adobe acrobat

I am using the media9 package to embed a .mp4 video in my beamer presentation. I am using the following lines: \includemedia[ addresource=animate.mp4, activate=pageopen, width=250pt,height=250pt, ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer, attempt 2

In some of my Beamer themes I used the answer at Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer. However now an issue has been raised which is demonstrated by the following MWE: ...
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Errors using a customised beamer theme: ua-beamer

Might I ask any help in using a customised beamer theme? The theme seems to be called ua-beamer. The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/nschloe/ua-beamer. The GitHub project can ...