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Beamer: Blocks at same position from top irrespective of their contents size

I want to keep blocks globally at the same position from top irrespective of their contents size. Here is my MWE. Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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Is there a predefined bandpass filter block in tikz?

I want to create this block diagram. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{circuitikz} \usepackage{pst-solides3d} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,decorations} ...
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Tikz-Control relative coordinates in background layer

I am creating a block diagram which has two layers : the main one and the background one. What I am trying to do, is draw a rectangle as a background using relative coordinates. My code is ...
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How to relax the horizontal spacing rules for one line?

I have a line that happens to end in a non-breakable code-fragment This is a long line that ends in a \pre{std::ostream} long word. When printed the line is too full. The spaces between the words ...
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Tikz-Connecting nodes with multiple lines

I am trying to reproduce the following image I made in "Power point". Although, there is no difficulty in designing the boxes, I find it rather hard to properly position the red and black lines. ...
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Formatting and bullet points

Sorry for what may seem like a basic question. I've created a poster using a template, and have created bullet point lists inside various blocks. Within one of the blocks, the bullet points fall ...
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Can I place a block inside figure in beamer?

I have an image with lot of white space. I want to fill up the while space with blocks and add information in it. Is it possible with beamer?
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Beamer - rounded corners around blocks and footnotes

My aim is to get rounded corners without shadow ergo I used the following command \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded][shadow=false] but it seems like that this option affects the footnotes as well, ...
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Variable length blocks and long itemize

I have defined two block environments, one with fixed width, the other with variable length (the second based on a definition here). Generally things work. However, when I have a long line in an ...
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Force a block to be backward while using a logo

I am preparing a pdf by using beamer applications in Latex. I have a logo which appears in all slides below on the right: Unfortunately, in one of the slide, it becomes hidden cause of a block: ...
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Pushing the whole block of text to a new page [duplicate]

I wrote a a command in latex which takes a source (from where the text came from) and a block of text to display it. Here is the command: \newcommand{\quranVerse}[4]{ \\[1\baselineskip] ...
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Thickness and alignment of curly braces for block matrix dimensions

I need to create block matrices with the dimensions in the right. The blocks of the matrices are of different dimensions. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{easybmat} ...
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How to make a block scheme with arrows in LaTeX?

I am new to LaTeX, I have searched in many forums, but can not find, how to depict block scheme like on the picture. Could you please give me hints or commands, which i can use in this case? And my ...
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Make frametitle and block the same width in Beamer

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamercolor{frametitle}{fg=white, bg=blue} \setbeamercolor{block body}{fg=white, bg=red} \setbeamercolor{block title}{fg=white, bg=green} ...
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Center block on frame with Beamer

I wanted to change the block width in my presentations so, after a quick search on the website, I found the varblock solution : Changing default width of blocks in beamer It consists in adding : ...
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Indentation of a block in beamer

I'm facing problem with indenting a paragraph in beamer. How can I do that? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \indent ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffddddddddddddddddddd ...
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How to create a block matrix with centered elements

everybody. I was trying to compile a block matrix whose first line has a part that should be centered in that part of the line. My closest attempt is the code: \begin{align} ...
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How to keep two blocks containing item lists in the same position after overlay

I've been trying to use the overprint and overlayarea environments to keep 2 blocks with lists inside in the same position The items of the lists should also have overlays. For some reason, overprint ...
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Shadow of a non rounded block in beamer

My question is simple: Is it possible to add shadow to a NON rounded block in beamer? I've been trying it with: \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded=false][shadow=true] But no success. I'm using the ...
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Inconsistent size of a block causes 2 blocks to be misaligned

I'm creating a presentation using beamer and I've detected a slight size inconsistency of a block located in a second column or minipage. I want to align two blocks with the same amount of bullets ...
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Change alertblock content in beamer in a new frame [duplicate]

I'm looking for a method to change the content of an alertbox in beamer when the user moves to the next frame. A solution is of course to generate two frames: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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How can I have a horizontally shaded block title in beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Rochester} \setbeamertemplate{block title}[horizontal shading][left=black, right=white] \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{MWE} \begin{block}{Title} ...
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Blocks in Beamer

I want to put boxed text/block in Beamer and my LaTeX source is \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{Observation 1} Simmons Hall is composed of metal and concrete. ...
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beamer: Text indentation within blocks

I want text indentation within blocks. My MWE is below: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{lipsum} % For global Justification \usepackage{ragged2e} ...
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All blocks of beamerposter should be of same height

I will greatly appreciate your help with this question. I use beamerposter and want all the blocks (across various columns) to be of the same height (= max height of among all other blocks). I came ...
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How can I connect beamer blocks with edges through the center?

X–Y Since my poster is on self-stabilizing algorithms (and quite frankly, I don't have much to say about it that's appropriate for a poster), I came up with a pretty cool idea for its layout. I'd ...
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Adjusting a block diagram

I created a block diagram but I don't know how to adjust some of the distances. \documentclass[tikz, convert = false]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx}% http://ctan.org/pkg/inputenx % Euler ...
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Starting point of arrows in tikzpicture

I am new to drawing a block diagram using tikzpicture. The following MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer: default block not displayed

I am currently using Beamer to create a presentation. I'd like to use blocks, as I already did several times in the past, but it seems not to work properly. For instance, the following example ...
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What causes this beamer block to be slightly offset to the right?

I'm facing a problem with the block environment in beamer. Adding a tikzpicture seems to offset the following block slightly to the right. What is causing that behaviour and how can I prevent it? ...
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beamer: block inside itemize, how to horizontally align?

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \setbeamercolor{postit}{fg=black,bg=yellow} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item some words % possibly an empty line here ...
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How to have upside down text in body?

I have environments Question (described in To clearly separate block inside a chapter) and Answer blocks. I want the Answer block be the same as as Question block but the text upside down in it. ...
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To clearly separate block inside a chapter

I get many times things that are somehow related to the main topic and should be separated by blue background, for instance. I do at the moment only \documentclass{article} ...
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How to customize block in Beamer

I want to customize block (alertblock) in Beamer. I want a transparent block, with a red frame and where the title is also in red like the one given in the image below: MWE: \documentclass[12 ...
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Add an image on the top-left corner of a customized block in beamer

I would like to use some customized blocks in my beamer presentations, with a layout that is inspired by these examples found on a website : The idea is to build a specific block environments, ...
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Problem of alignment of blocks in two columns?

Consider the following code of a beamer frame: \begin{frame}{Test} \begin{block}{Single column} \justifying This is a block. \end{block} \begin{columns}[onlytextwidth] \begin{column}{0.45\textwidth} ...
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Drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary [closed]

I was drawing a block diagram using tikzlibrary. I am adding the code now \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} %for drawing shapes \begin{document} \tikzstyle{line}=[draw,-latex'] ...
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Customize beamerposter alertblocks

I am writing a poster using the beamerposterpackage, and I'm using a template that a friend of mine gave me. In his template, the following code alters the default block template: ...
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How to indent a block in a beamertemplate?

I would like to design a beamer template in which the blocks are indented, i.e. their left outer margin is increased. How do I do this? The width of the block can be set using ...