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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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Included PDFs alter Beamer colors

I am compiling a Beamer presentation on Ubuntu using PDF figures output from Inkscape. The colors on certain slides are wrong. This appears to be caused by including certain figures, and based on my ...
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Arguments of R Functions in Beamer with knitr

I'm using helpExtract.R function (can be obtained from here) to get arguments of R functions in Beamer with knitr. My (.Rnw) MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} %new code ...
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Parallel compiling of *slides* with beamer?

I understand that LaTeX cannot parallel process a whole document because of the layout algorithm which is intrinsiquely linear. However, in my understanding, the overlay specifications of successive ...
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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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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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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...
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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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\title after \begin{document}: When to do it?

My answer to Problem using \alert{} in Beamer title with metropolis theme solves an incompatibility problem between TiKZ and \title with \protect-ed contents in beamer documents. Following code ...
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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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Workaround for the animations in Beamer? How to convert a pdf presentation to a Sozi svg?

I want to use Beamer to write my presentations, mainly because I can use TikZ code on it. I also use to include png and pdf figures, so I like to compile with pdflatex. However, I'm starting to hate ...
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Add \only<>{} and \uncover<>{} sequences in pandoc beamer

Most probably my question shall be better addressed to the pandoc developers yet I was wondering if anybody managed to use the \only<N>{ ... } (or \uncover<N>{ ... }) directives in a ...
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3 (adjustable) column headline in Warsaw

How can I adjust the following code to have a three column headline in the Warsaw theme. What I am trying to have is to get section, subsection and subsubsection show in each of the columns. ...
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Beamer: Extra vertical space with \visible

This is related to How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks? I'm curious why overlay commands \visible (and \invisible, \uncover, \onslide) would add an extra vertical space ...
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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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beamer doesn't compile

This is a LyX question... I updated my LyX to the latest 2.1.0 and since then it does not compile the PDF file when I use beamer (other files it compiles fine). I get the following error message: ...
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How can I decide whether a key has had .value forbidden applied?

Is there a way to decide whether a given key has had the .value forbidden handler applied? For example, I would like to write a handler .only that can be applied to keys to simulate Beamer's \only ...
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\makeatletter within a beamer frame: how?

Within a beamer frame (not outside) makeatletter (or \catcode\@=11`) does not work. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \def\my@command{My at command} \def\myatcommand{\my@command} \makeatother ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Navigation frames in sidebar

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want to show a circle for each frame on the navigation sidebar. Can this be done? Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} % Set Theme \usetheme{Marburg} ...
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Is it possible to create red/blue 3d color in LaTeX?

Is it possible to create a red/blue 3d effect in LaTeX using a preexisting package? If not, would anybody have any insight into how to go about this? I am planning to make a beamer presentation on 3d ...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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Beamer presentation notes with allocated time

EDIT: See improved code in bottom of this post I've succeeded in getting a beamer pdf presented on dual screen (projector and laptop) with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=right} and ...
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error beamertheme.sty' not found (windows 8.1)

I'm trying to set a theme for my presentation with \usetheme(Berlin), but I'm getting the error File beamertheme(.sty' not found. \usetheme(. My beamerthemeBerlin.sty file it's in the directory: ...
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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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How hard would it be for me to transfer a powerdot presentation to beamer?

I have been enjoying learning to use Powerdot, except when it comes to images. I have EPS files that end up the wrong way round and I have decided just to give it up. I have a one-off presentation to ...
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How can I highlight certain words in minted with different colors?

I would like to highlight some specific words inside the minted environment when using beamer. \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} ...
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\includegraphics image not displaying in beamer

I am trying to add an image made in inkscape to a beamer presentation as follows. \documentclass{beamer} \usecolortheme[dark]{solarized} \usetheme{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Color a subset of digits in SIUNITX

I am writing a presentation with Beamer, where I show the benchmarks of a program I wrote. This involve comparing a lot of number coming from different sources. These numbers can differ only in the ...
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spacing within block and between blocks with list in beamer

I am using beamer blocks in the default theme to delimit "paragraphs" in a frame. When I use a list within a block, the vertical spacing is different compared to the spacing for a block with no list, ...
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Media9 is not working when embedding video into beamer

I have a problem when I try to insert videos into a beamer presentation. I am currently using the package media9 to load the video and my .tex file looks like the following: \documentclass[utf8, ...
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LaTeX health check

Is there any health check facility for testing the installation? When compiling \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} I receive in the log ...
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Error when trying to use Roboto font with pdftex

I'm trying to use the Roboto font in a beamer presentation, built with pdftex. I installed the roboto package, but when trying to build, I get the following error: Trying to make PK font ...
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beamer, pstricks (texlive 2014)

Since updating ubuntu to 14.10 (and 15.04 recently) i cannot succeed in compiling the following source: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% \usepackage{beamerarticle} %\documentclass{beamer}% ...
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How can I write a non-greek name in a greek text?

I want to write a text in Greek and there are some non-greek names. I used the following code: \begin{frame}{Ιστορική αναδρομή} Το 1926 ο $\textenglish{David Hilbert }$ ισχυρίζεται ότι κάθε ...
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How does one manually place \thanks text?

I'm using beamerposter with the confpresentation style to create a poster. I want to include the author email addresses in the header along with the department, and I want to do it \thanks-style. ...
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Problem with pdfpc and latex-beamer presentations

I have a figure which uses pattern. The same behavior I notice with one of the examples of pgfplots, http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/pgfplots.pdf page 211. When I use envince everything looks normal ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer: How to Disable `\pause` Temporarily

Currently I am preparing a presentation in beamer. I make an extensive use of the \pause-command. However, it would be good to disable \pause temporarily to quickly go through the presentation. ...
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Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...
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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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Is it possible to make slideshow with u3d files in a beamer template?

I'm just interested if there is a technical way to merge between animate package and movie15 package in order to get an interactive 3D slideshow (like that shown below in the link) with full features ...
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Beamer frame: add user options

I would like to add 2 more user options to \frame command. However, when calling \frame with both parameters at the same time in a specific order (the one with implicit value first), it generates an ...
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How can I get \framezoom to work in evince?

The \framezoom feature of the beamer class is awesome, but unfortunately it doesn't work correctly in evince (and the TeXworks previewer). When clicking the zoom button, the viewer correctly jumps to ...
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Animation in beamer stopping at the end?

I'm working on a beamer presentation where I have many animations to show. I have *.avi videos and I'm using the multimedia package: ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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How to add navigation circles to Copenhagen theme in beamer?

I would like to ask if there is a way to add navigation circles to the Copenhagen theme. Let me expalin it better: 1. on the left hand side of the header there is a list of the sections. 2. on the ...
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{tabular} styled like blocks in beamer.cls based upon booktabs.sty markup

beamer tables In Table looking like a block, two methods are shown to give tables a look similar to the block environment in the beamer class. Both require that header and content rows are split: the ...
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Beamer notes with color overlay

I am having trouble with the overlay system of beamer when using side notes. I have a slide with an overlay specification and I have some notes for each stage of this slide. For example, from the ...
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Taking a detour or choosing a sequence of slides “on the fly”

I have a beamer presentation to describe a very rough overview of my project, but I abstract out the details. However, I would like to show details on slides in case someone asks me questions. Since I ...