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Place the content in a block with shadow frame

I am using latex beamer and trying to put the content of the listing in a block with white background and just with a shadow of the frame as the one of google (madrid weather). I tried with ...
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Placing the blocks in their exact place

I am trying to create a title page. I create this sample with the help of this site. But i have a problem. In my sample my measurement is not real. When i print it the blocks are not in their place. ...
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Aligning node with respect to two other nodes in tikz block diagram

I use left of and below of arguments to horizontally and vertically align blocks/nodes in Tikz. How do I align a node/block both vertically and horizontally with respect to two already defined ...
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Rotate a block in beamer

I wanted to add an example in my beamer presentation and I wanted the complete example block to be rotated by 90 degree. How I can do it? I have tried using following code but it doesn't work. ...
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How do I hide blocks in TeXnicCenter

Somehow I turned on the possibility of hiding the blocks (see the picture). I can't find the way to turn it off. Couldn't you help me? P.S. The editor is Texniccenter.
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block title and body misaligned

I'm making a poster with beamer and beamer-poster and I have a problem with my blocks. The title and the body are misaligned. This is a minimalist example : \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Changing blocktyle in tikzposter

I am using tikzposter and would like to change only one parameter of the blockstyle that I use and was already included in package (i.e. I did not define this blockstyle by myself). Are there any ...
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How to change the colour of the proof block

I just want to change the colour of the proof block so that it is a different colour from the theorem block. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer: Why does title of block become unreasonably large for roboto font

The MWE below produces a Beamer block with a too large title area. Commenting out either of the second or third line fixes the problem. How can I fix it if I want to keep both lines? ...
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Frame structure is not working [duplicate]

For my following code, the frame is not working. Latex gives a lot of errors, such as Undefined control sequence \end{frame}, Illegal unit of measure (pt> inserted) \end{frame} I cannot find ...
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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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Adjust the distance between one pair of blocks in block diagram

I want to move only the second block near to the third block so that variables between first and second block are clearly seen. Other parts of block diagram should be kept the same. I have attached ...
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Forcing beamer blocks to be the same height — interaction with figures?

I am trying to make a beamer poster. I am organizing the poster in columns. In two of the columns, I would like to align some blocks half-way down the page. My current approach to this is to try to ...
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Adjust vertical height of beamer box title bar?

I am trying to make a beamer poster. I'm working on customizing the headers for the "block" environment. So far, I'm having trouble in that there is not enough vertical padding between the title text ...
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Set the position of blocks in beamer presentations

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want a block at the same position in each frame. This is the code: \documentclass[notes=show,beamer]{beamer} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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using block environment for arabic/persian Beamer and right alignment

I have a problem with block environment in Beamer. I am using persian/arabic language. For the block environment, I want the title of the block and the text inside the block be aligned on the right ...
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style=authoryear extra block in front of bibliography list

This is the command I used for generating the first bibliography. However I wanted the format of second picture, which an extra block in front of the references. File can be found in the onedrive link ...
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Widening the width of blocks in beamer

Related to this question I would like to permanently widen the width of blocks in beamer. The effect should be that of block at the bottom of the picture, whereas the block at the top is the standard ...
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Tikz: Cutting parts of the top and bottom line of a node of type rectangle

I am trying to cut the bottom and top line of a standard rectangle. What I have now, is a rectangle that looks like: Which was the result of: \node [rectangle,draw=black,rounded ...
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Using alertblock inside block in tikzposter

Is there a simple way to use alertblock inside \block in tikzposter? I need to emphasize some statement and using alertblock will be very practical. Something like: \block{Block Title}{ text text ...
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blockarray Size of Brackets

Is there a way to increase the size of the brackets when using blockarray and block? Please see the example below: \begin{align*} \begin{blockarray}{l c c c c} & ...
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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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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?