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No sound in beamer — Linux problem

I tried several things to play automatically a background sound in beamer when opening a frame. I tried media9 but then AR asks for an up to date flash version I haven't and I hope avoid flash because ...
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Modifying Headline in Beamer Berlin

I am trying to remove the blank space under the navigation menu and above the frame title. I can remove the entire header by including \setbeamertemplate{headline}{} but I do not want to lose the ...
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Passing arguments to custom frame option

Follow up to http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/174213/36296 Long story short: I wondered how to pass arguments to custom frame options. For example add an image to the frametitle.
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Beamer templating - resetting variables at start or end of frame

For a beamer theme, I'd like to provide two different kinds of frame titles. A normal one, plus one with an image background. As far as I can see the best method to do this is to overload the ...
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Undefined control sequence with \pagestyle{headings}

The following code \documentclass{beamer} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Hello beamer world. \end{frame} \end{document} gives me ! Undefined control sequence. ...
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Why should I use LaTeX for presentations?

I've read that LaTeX can be used also for presentations, using specific packages to make slides in PDF. But I'm wondering: since LaTeX is a typographic language made to separate content from style, ...
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Beamer handout mode and againframe bug?

So here is some puzzling behaviour. \documentclass[ handout ]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=foo] \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item One \item Two \end{itemize} ...
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Personal notes when preparing a talk with LaTeX-beamer class

Suppose I prepare a talk using the beamer class. To each slides I want to take personal notes (what I exactly want to say, frequently asked questions etc.). So is there a smart way to write those ...
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“ compile timeout ” error on beamer class

I am making a presentation using \documentclass{beamer}. Moreover, I am making it at overleaf.com My presentation has a lot of high resolution images, which are in .png format, because of which I am ...
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Beamer frame numbering

I was working on a beamer presentation. I want the page numbering to start from the second page (the first page is title). But, when I used the known tweaks, the page numbering still starts from the ...
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Can I add 3D objects as subfigures (using movie15)

I have faced one stiff problem that when I try to add four 3D plots (2 rows x 2 columns) in my beamer by using subfigure approach, I fail! This is my minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{figure}[t] ...
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\logo command problem with Latex beamer theme “Marburg”

This is the code, I have used Warsaw theme but for the theme "Marburg" the logo command is not working...How the logo in the left can be placed in the sidebar same position as the picture??? ...
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Custom Beamer theme does not arrange stuff as I expect

I am creating my own Beamer theme (let me call it mytheme in this thread) and currently working on title page. First I put the code shown below in beamerinnerthememytheme.sty, which is loaded by ...
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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Beamer interaction remove footline

Can anyone explain why the MWE below is bad? When I compile it, there is no footline on the first page!?! I use the <+> and <+-> in order to not having to explicitly having to specify the ...
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“Single ampersand used with wrong catcode” error using tikz matrix in beamer

I am having trouble getting a basic example of a matrix of notes to show up in my beamer presentation. I am using the code copied from the pgf manual. Here is a complete working example. The error I ...
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Citations in Beamer but bibliography in full-size portrait page

I am creating the presentation for my dissertation defense using beamer. I use several citations during the presentation which are just listed as a number in brackets. I would like the bibliography to ...
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beamer: change individual bullet color in itemize list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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Avoid counting note pages in beamer

I am generating quite a few version of slides for a lecture and I generally want that slide number stay consistent throughout, regardless what version i am using. For example, I have a presentation ...
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beamer: content top and bottom margins

It is trivial to modify the left and right margins in beamer. But what about the top and bottom? If possible, I would like to reduce a little bit that top margin, marked with the hand-drawn red ...
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How to create an opaque or cloudy area block to blur some texts in beamer?

Not a textblock. But a square or rectangle block/box specified with location and width, placed at a desired location. The purpose is to blur some texts and some parts of figures at a desired location. ...
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\columncolor overwrites table lines

When I fill columns of my table with a color, it overwrites some of the lines. Is there a way to avoid it? \documentclass[slidetop,11.5pt,xcolor=table]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Add logo and slide count to the navigation symbols

I want the navigation symbols line (the bottom line) to contain slide count Slide N of NN flushed to the left and the company logo flushed to the right inside the blue navigation bar (I use the ...
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Insert Graphic into Title Section of beamer Palo Alto

I want to insert a graphic into the title section. On the title page, I want the graphic to be fully visible, then on all the other slides I want it to be more transparent. When I refer to the title ...
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beamer - dealing with background color of selected pages

I'm replicating (parts of) a PowerPoint design as a beamer template. In this design some PP layouts, most noticeable the title page use a full color bg, whereas the rest have a white bg. Any advice ...
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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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Remove parentheses after author in beamer document

the following copy&paste code results in showing "short name ()" in the left box of the navigation bar. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \title[short title]{long title} \author[short ...
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beamer: itemize do not honor text color

I understand that each \item within an itemize does not honor the text color because it is within its own group. Anyhow, I have a program that generates for me a bunch of boxes, one of which is ...
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Want Section and Subsection page slide At the end of Each Section

\documentclass[xcolor=table,compress,t,fleqn]{beamer} \makeatletter % add "\color{blue}" to argument of "\maketag@@@" ...
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How do I set the size of the header or footer bar for a beamer poster?

I am working from this template to create a poster. As you can see below, the template has a black bar at the top of the poster. I would like to shrink this bar, but I do not a parameter to change in ...
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Ignore \pause (from tikz) in scrartcl

I'm bulding up a beamer presentation and an article. Therefore I have to create some figures which are used in both files. So I created an additional .tex file for each figure which I include in every ...
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Subfigures in beamer documents

I'm using beamer package to produce slides. I put many figures on a slide by using the subfigure package. The problem is that for captions, the subfigure are labeled "a", "b".. "m", "n" and so on, for ...
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Positioning TikZ pictures in Beamer frames

I am trying to position my images as follows. the problem is that the moment I delete the black point positioned at the origin, the positioning of my images are messed up. My second question is that ...
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Warnings In TexStudio when compiling

Firstly, I'm working on a Beamer Presentation; it appears to work correctly but there are some problems.. for instance , it does not apear the title..Blocks etc.. I have some problems in relation ...
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beamer/tikz overlay image at the center

How can I overlay in tikz an image at the center of the slide, covering the text. Consider: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum[1] ...
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Display beamer headline in frames conditional on section and subsection environments

Objective I'm trying to create a beamer presentation (in LyX) where frames conditionally display a headline containing section and subsection navigation depending on (a) whether a frame is in a ...
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Creating a Beamer Poster

I am trying to create a Beamer poster. I'm using Texnic Center and normally packages install on the fly. When I tried to copy a paste a beamer template into Texnic Center, I got an emergency stop. ...
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How to redefine a beamer template

To modify the definition of a command we use \renewcommand, but how about modify a beamer template. For example if we change itemize item like this: \defbeamertemplate{itemize item}{triangle} ...
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How to add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster using beamer

How can I add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster (using beamer) so that it is wholly surrounded by a box ? For the moment, my poster looks like that ...
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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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beamer: column background color

How do I change the background color of a column in Beamer? (the entire column) (This is a simple question, but for the life of me, I cannot not find an answer.) Example: \documentclass[t]{beamer} ...
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Embedding a Mathematica “Manipulate” block into a beamer presentation

It is possible to include an interactive interface such as the Mathematica Manipulate block in a beamer presentation, so that one can control the sliders just like in the original Mathematica file? I ...
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Include SVG layers as steps in beamer

I have a .svg figure (created with inkscape) with multiple layers and I would like to include them in a beamer presentation so that layers appear progressively. slide 1 -> layer 1 slide 2 -> layer ...
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Divide a frame into 3 sections in latex beamer

I need the frame of LaTeX beamer to be divided into three sections as shown. With contents of sections 2 and 3 changing with each item of section 1.How do I do that?
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beamer templating - baselineskip of \fontsize ignored

Can anyone explain why the second argument in \fontsize \textbox in the example is ignored in the footer template? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fix-cm} ...
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How to prevent alignment changes in beamer due to changing line height in list items?

Consider this simple setup: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{The One} \begin{itemize} \item \only<1>{This is a tall row.} ...
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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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Where should my beamer theme be located? [duplicate]

I recently downloaded a beamer theme: {metro} I made a beamer by 1. Create folder 'presentation' 2. Copy beamer theme in 'presentation' 3. Create tex file in 'presentation' This works fine. ...
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Changing the Beamer Theme “Feather”?

I wanna adjust the Beamer Theme "Feather" for my needs: Change the Front Page Deleting the gray horizontal bar (@barcolor) Set the @headercolor to red Transpose the feather logo in the ring Replace ...
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\pause not working after “overprint” environment

In the following example, in the pdf I want to pause at the mentioned place. Any solution will be helpful. Thanks \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...