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Alternatives to tdclock / PDF viewers supporting tdclock

I tried to use tdclock package to embed a stopwatch in a beamer PDF file. However, Adobe Reader is the only PDF viewer that can properly display the stopwatch/clock without those empty red boxes. ...
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Beamer notes printed in the same page right under each bullet points

I understand that Beamer can print notes in a separate page. It also has the capability of displaying the notes in the computer screen while displaying the content of the frame in the projected screen....
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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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beamer temporal problem

I am interested in appearing the following sequence , progressively, on the same location A AB ABC ABCD ABCDE The temporal instruction allows one for 3 elements to appear progressively. The overlay ...
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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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Beamer: define a backgroung color for the “part page” frames

I'm trying to make a .sty template, but I cannot figure out how to define a dedicated background canvas for the "part page" frames. Here (How to add background only to title frame and an other only ...
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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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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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A button that runs an external program from a Beamer PDF presentation

I want to add a "run demo" button to a Beamer presentation (PDF file) that will launch an external Java application. Can this be done somehow - Embed an "exec" command inside a PDF using LaTeX/Beamer?...
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How do I change the color of the color below the header?

I want the color of number 2 to be the same as the color of number 1. This is the code that I've used: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usetheme{Darmstadt} \usecolortheme[RGB={0,0,128}]{...
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Beamer customizing \citeauthor

I am using Beamer for preparing presentation in Turkish. Frequently, I need the command \citeauthor. I have replaced "and" between the authors into Turkish ("ve") and "et al." too. However, I want to ...
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How to change the bottom bar structure in Beamer

I have question about the bottom bar. The structure(style) of the bottom bar differ by different theme setting. For example: Dividing into two parts with different colors One single ...
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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* \usepackage[...
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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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How to enforce a font series in beamer for normal/default text?

Can someone help here? I managed to use SourceSansPro in my beamer PDFs but failed to have the Light series as a new default. This is what I tried: \documentclass[ngerman,ignorenonframetext,20,...
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Beamer - numbering of sections in appendix TOC with A, B, C

I would like to have the sections in the appendix numbered with letters A, B, C... The answer given here is to change the numbering for the whole document, but I would like to have this only for the ...
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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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text format in math mode and none-math mode

I have one problem when I want to align my text font in and out math mode, here is the code: \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{...
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Why does xifthen not work with this beamer code?

I am attempting to use \isempty to decide if a macro argument is empty. It works fine with book, but gives an error message with beamer: ! Undefined control sequence. <write> ...[]{Outline0.0.1....
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How to center an `itemize` in beamer, together with its headline?

I failed to center an itemize in beamer, together with its headline. In my second try below, although the items are centered, their headline (i.e. the text My second try: Centering the itemize) is not ...
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how to improve my draw for I2C bus

I already created a I2C bus block diagram with line and device (but I think my method is very poor...I checked on web and did not found any example for I2C protocol draw by latex): \documentclass[...
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Error when using animate package in beamer: Undefined control sequence: \sys_if_engine_pdftex [closed]

I am attempting to use the animate package in beamer. Whenever the \usepackage statement is included, I get this: ("C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\l3packages\l3keys2e\l3keys2e.sty" ) ! ...
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Beamer presentation to a4 printable

Hi I'm going to graduate in physics on tuesday and I'd love to have a printable nice formatted copy of my presentation. I tried adding \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{resize to}[a4paper,...
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Beamer class Georgian language problem

when I use article class Georgian language works and I can type without problem,but when I change it to beamer class nothing appears in Georgian. Can anyone help me \documentclass[a4paper,georgian,...
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force position of figure in beamer class

My latex code for the frame with the problematic image. Text is always just one line of text and the equations 3-5 leave enough space on the right to squeeze a figure for explanation on the lower ...
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How customize title page in beamer?

I'd like to create a title page for a presentation with beamer like this. I saw something about modifying the inner theme but I don't understand how to place the logo of the university and the ...
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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
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How to reduce font size of only the citation marks when using natbib in Beamer or LaTeX?

I would like to reduce the size of the actual citation marks (that you get as a result of cite{key}) and make it half of the size of the regular font. Is this possible? I am using \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Beamer template: navigation by subsections

I want the navigation-line to show Subsection1.1, Subsection1.2 , Subsection 2.1 and Subsection2.2 instead of just Section1 and Section2. How do I do that? \insertsubsectionnavigationsymbol does not ...
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Is there a theme for beamer which looks like Madrid but has squared bloks?

Iam doing a presentation using beamer. I like Madrid because it optimizes the space very well, but I prefer the blocks shape of the theme Berlin. Is there a theme with those features? Or is there an ...
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Bibtex style file optimized for beamer presentations

I have often wished for a short but informative bibtex style which would allow bibliographic entries to display on 1 or 2 lines on the final slide(s) of a beamer presentation. I suspect that only 3 ...
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Using \pause inside a tikzpicture environment in a beamer presentation

I am preparing a presentation using beamer. I would like to show a picture written using tikz in two steps. This is my first attempt: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} ...
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Getting the Green Bullet from the exampleblock in Boadilla Template

I am using the Boadilla template with whale color theme. I noticed that the bullets for the itemized block is blue, but if the itemized block is inside an exampleblock, the bullet color turns green. ...
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How do I share a beamer theme?

While working on my thesis, I customized a beamer theme with the corporate design of my university. Now I would like to share it with other students so they don't need to bother with recreating a nice ...
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Strange printing error when including different PDFs [closed]

First of all: I was not able to compile a MWE, since the error seems to be connected to one of my documents, all of which are classified. I'm experiencing (for the first time) the following error: ...
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text position not correct for TikZ, automata

Here is the code to generate state machine: \documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{arrows,automata} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{...
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Equations not working in beamer

I'm trying to include equations into my beamer presentation, however every time i do it says that it has exited with errors. I have tried using \begin{equation} and \end{equation} and have also ...
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table and arrow in beamer

I only can create a table like: \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{7}{|c|}{DTE to DEC} \\ \hline DTE device (Computer) & \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{DB9} & Connection & DTE ...
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Using the same line numbers in lstlisting on repeated beamer slide

In the following example, the line numbers on the second occurrence of the slide start from "3". But the references in the itemize item of the second occurrence of the slide show as "1" and "2" (i.e. ...
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Beamer and ampersands (XeLaTeX)

There are some known problems with ampersands and beamer (as discussed here, for instance), but I haven't been able to find a good reference... Anyway, the concrete problem I have is with tables (...
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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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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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Hide Certain Subsections in Beamer Table Of Contents

I would like to show the subsection headings for some, but not all subsections. I found \tableofcontents[hideothersubsections], which will hide the subsections for other sections, but I am not in the ...
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How to Adjust Sizes in Beamer?

I hope this is a minimum example, I don't know how to make it any smaller without getting rid off what I need help with... Anyway, there are 4 total boxes or "Projects" and they all have to show up on ...
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LaTeX: question on align, pause and beamer

I want to know how to make the command "pause" work in beamer along with the align environment. Pause works nicely in equation and eqnarray environments, however. A sample code is given below. I ...
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beamer only compiles once

I am making changes to a beamer file, it will compile once, but then not a second time. It gives all sorts of different errors each time. Ex. It says : I can't write on file '___.pdf' Ex. ...
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XeLaTeX rotating my figures in Beamer

Whenever I compile my beamer presentations with xelatex, it forces any .pdf figures I've included with \includegraphics to rotate 90 degrees. If I compile with pdflatex or lualatex, I do not have this ...
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beamerarticle: Exclude (sub)sections w/o any frames from PDF bookmarks

Problem statement Beamer's 'article mode' is a wonderful vehicle for generating different documents - such as slides for presentation and handouts using LaTeX's standard 'article' class - from the ...
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How can I locate items in the same height, which is located in different columns?

I am using the beamer class in latex. My code and result are like the following: \begin{frame}{The Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} ...