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Correct dynamic transparencies of blocks in beamer using \pause and \onslide

I'm using beamer with Antibes theme and \setbeamercovered{dynamic} option. I would like to have a block whose text is shown in two different frames. Here is my first try: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Multi level latex figure

I am trying to do the following figure with shemabloc, but I didn't succed mainly due to the first two comparators that I cannot place correctly. Thank you for your help. Here is my code. ...
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Align block with margin

I am using beamer with the inner theme rectangles. The text inside blocks is then aligned with the text outside of the blocks, and the edge of the blocks stick out into the margins. I would like the ...
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How to draw a figure with output as input with latex?

I want to draw the exact replica of this figure with latex but I failed to draw the feedback as I want. Thanks for your help. Here is my result and my code. \documentclass[11pt, ...
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Including “boxes inside boxes” in baposter

I have divided my poster into \headerbox correctly. I would like to modify the following example because in the results section I would like to make subdivisions or boxes in order to show different ...
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Block matrices with LaTeX

Does anyone know how I could write this block matrix with a LaTeX code ? For now, this is a figure I did on photoshop... And I would like it to be an equation to have a better resolution.
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horizontal line/rule in column vector

Trying to generate a column vector with a horizontal line/rule separating top half of the vector from the bottom half. Am starting from the following MWE: ...
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Matrix: hline is cut by cmidrule

I want to emphasize a block structure in a matrix by both, vertical and horizontal lines. Since I am using bmatrix as matrix environment I had the issues as in How to shorten \hline in a matrix. I ...
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Set node distance between borders in tikz

From \documentclass[tikz,border=10pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows,positioning} \begin{document} \tikzstyle{block} = [draw, rectangle, minimum height=3em, minimum width=6em] ...
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Drawing a block diagram with TiKz

I need some help drawing a block diagram using TiKz. I want draw something similar to this: However, I'm struggling to go further than this so far: using the code below: ...
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Beamer - Wide Example Box

I am using this code to get an untitled example block. \begin{exampleblock}{} \end{exampleblock} As we know, this box has a width equal to the text width. How can I modify the code to get a box ...
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Customizing beamer block height

I'm trying to specify a given height for a beamer block. I tried to specify a new environment based on an example I found elsewhere on this forum (reproduced below), but failed miserably.. What I ...
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Tikz poster block title colours

I'm trying to get a custom colour on the title part of a \block. The documentation is really dense and I can't quite get my head around it. So at the moment I have a \block that looks like just made ...
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Beamer: subdividing the frame

I have the following code: \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Verification of the Model} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} \item<1> Sandia 5 meter ...
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Beamer presentation: Fixed position of Block in the second column

I have a frame which i devide it in 2 columns. The first one for an image.The second one for some blocks: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Buoy design} \begin{columns} \column{0.38\textwidth} ...
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Error loading the correct version of the tex file

I got the following error message while using a custom block environment in my document. ! Package tcolorbox Error: tcolorbox version '3.40' loads library 'tcbskinsjigsaw.code.tex' with version ...
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Putting formulas below each other in a block

I want the formulas $2 \leq i \leq n$ and $2 \leq i \leq n$, \hspace{5mm}, $n-i+3 \leq k \leq n$ in the slide below to start at the same point such that they are right below in the block. I've tried ...
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Idea-lamp box in beamer

I was think of making a new block (or not necessarily a beamer block) that will have the shape of a lamp, just to illustrate a new idea. Inside this lamp, there will problably be text, that will ...
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Beamerposter and altering blocks, alert blocks and example blocks

So I'm just trying to get comfortable with making a poster with beamer. I'd like to be able to customize a few different block type environments and I'm not sure the best way to go about this. ...
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Beamer bullet mark different inside block

I am using \usetheme{Boadilla} \usecolortheme{orchid} \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{fg=white!80!black} \setbeamercolor{itemize subitem}{fg=white!80!black} to change the colour of bullets for ...
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\baselineskip not changed within block [duplicate]

This really puzzles me: Attempting to set the baseline in a block (delimited by { and }) doesn't seem to have an effect for typed text, but works when a command creates the text. Question What are ...
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Insert cornered block of text between equations in align

I'd like to insert a cornered block of text centered between two equations in an align environment. Within the block might go an explanation, an aligned environment, a paragraph, etc. I do not want to ...
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How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks?

How come the two blocks have a different height? What should be changed in \hole definition in order to have the same height? \documentclass[10pt,lmodern,handout]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Getting block matrices to be the same size

I want to produce equations with block matrices \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage]{article} \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \usepackage{blkarray} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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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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Beamer: always overlay first table on same frame

A similar question to this one, but now rather than overlaying list items I would like to be able to overlay table floats. While this does the trick for blocks: \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Seemingly simple block matrix

I have a seemingly simple block matrix that I want to set with as few dependencies as possible. I already have amsmath and friends loaded. The only thing I'm intent on avoiding is blkarray. Here is ...
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Move a beamer block in the center of the frame

I am trying to center a simple beamer block to the center and I cannot! I tried using \centering, \begin{center}...\end{center}, \hspace{0.5\textwidth} but it's not working! My code is ...
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Redefine beamer's blocks

I'm trying to redefine beamer's blocks to obtain something like this (upper block) : I've found 3 sites (with codes and pictures) which may help, but I'm unable to reach this goal on my own. ...
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How to draw an integrated circuit pin configuration like in data sheets?

I'm in the process of writing a datasheet for an Integrated Circuit, using LaTeX. Anyone knows how to draw a pin configuration diagram, like the one in the attached picture?
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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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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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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} ...