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Why won't ball show up? \ball is undefined control sequence

%A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the document. %Most papers work fine with the next one. %For letter style see the letter document on the website. % For presentations, see ...
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Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
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a beginner trying out beamer, can't get it to itemize

I can't get this to itemize, I just want a couple bullet points in my block sorry for the lengthy header its my professors lol %A.DOCUMENTCLASSes. %The document class produces a style for the ...
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Vertical separation between text and first item inside nodes not consistent

The appended code yield the following slide. Although the code of the four rectangular nodes equals each other the vertical separation between the text and the first item within the rectangle is ...
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How to left align items in itemize that contains columns environment on beamer

I need to automatically left align all my items. The problem is that I must have a columns environment in the middle. But that environment shifts the items to the left. I tried setting ...
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Problem, beamer, itemize

I'm doing a presentation with beamer documentclass. When I use \documentclass[c,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage[cp1250]{inputenc} \usepackage[slovak]{babel} \usepackage{pgfpages} \usepackage{helvet} ...
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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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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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troubleshoot needed for LaTeX Error: Command \item invalid in math mode [closed]

Can someone please troubleshoot this? It gives me an \item invalid in math mode although I use a very similar casing on a previous frame. \documentclass[mathserif]{beamer} ...
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Figure in columns in itemize

I`m trying to make an itemized list, where only one of the items has an image to the right. I tried this \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Dresden} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Problem} ...
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How can I automate this item overlay (in beamer)?

For a presentation, I would like to reveal several items in a list in succession. Right now, the code is as follows; the corresponding (and desired) output is shown at the bottom of my post. ...
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set character/symbol from a particular font instead of bullet in beamer

I am using fontspec and beamer and would like to change the bullet symbol of "itemize" to a given character. I have tried \setbeamertemplate{itemize item}[] Before and after \begin{document}, ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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Can I make an environment that defaults to include \item\relax tags in front of paragraphs?

This certainly sounds lazy, but my use case is designing a crude template for power point presenters to use in converting their content to a company's specific presentation standard, without their ...
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Beamer customization - itemize not changing color

I am trying to recreate this presentation in beamer. I finally made a proper header, but for some reason my {itemize items} won't change color. Here is a code sample %&latex ...
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How to redefine itemize for Beamer moderntimeline slide

I am preparing a slide for my PhD defense with a list of research stays with some tasks and publications. My question is how to modify the itemize environment to act like in a article template so that ...
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Sublist without bullets

I know that I can suppress indentation bullets using \item[], but nonetheless, the vertical space taken up by the bullet still stays empty. I thought of using a custom list environment, but this did ...
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votes
1answer
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Too deeply nested error with beamer

in this code I get a too deeply nested error I used this command \usepackage[loadonly]{enumitem} to fix error,but all items become on the same level. Any help please? ...
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Change the bullet of each \item

Sorry, may be the title is not clear. In fact, I need to make a list of advantages and disadvantages and I want to note the advantages as + and disadvantages as -. How can I change the full circle of ...
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1answer
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How can I change the item body in beamer LaTeX

In the following code, I want to show item 5 in place of item 1. How I can fix that, or is it possible to change the name of an item? For example, in this case, the item point1 will be point5 in slide ...
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how can I extend the width of item?

Please see the picture first. I want to keep the first width of item rectangle, meanwhile extend the second item rectangle, make it longer. I mean that I'd like to let the leftmargin & ...
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how to make the choices be near to the title?

I'm making a latex slideshow. I want to let the four choices be near to the title. It means that I don't want any gap between the question and the choices. How can I achieve that? Be grateful with ...
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How to make the text of list horizontally in beamer

The MWE is \documentclass[14pt]{beamer}% http://ctan.org/pkg/beamer \let\Tiny\tiny% http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/58087/5764 \usetheme{Berkeley} \makeatletter \beamer@headheight=1.5\baselineskip ...
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Tranparent items (not visible!) on a beamer presentation, inside a column and with overlays

My purpose is to make a frame with 2 columns: on the left, a series of items, and on the right, figures (with one exception). The items are meant to appear one at a time, with different figures (or ...
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1answer
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Spaces with list environments in beamer class

In some slides I am writing with the beamer class, I want to eliminate the additional horizontal and vertical spaces that appears in list environments like itemize and enumerate, so that the ...
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Why are subitems in beamer columns spaced wider?

As seen in the picture, the sub-sub-items within the column are vertically spaced significantly wider than their counterparts outside any column. As I replaced the bullet points with depth numbers ...
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Columns in sublists

Long lists of short bullet points look better when put besides using multiple columns. With top-level itemizations, this works easily with the environment columns. But when I try to use it inside a ...
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beamer block inside an itemize environment with overlays

I have a frame like this, there is a block inside the itemize environment, and there is an overlay : \begin{frame} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \frametitle{Comparing two Gaussian means: ...
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vote
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Nested itemize environment affects vertical spacing of parent itemize environment

I have two itemize environments, one is nested in the other. Somehow the nested itemize environment affects the vertical spacing of the adjacent item of the parent itemize environment. As you can see ...
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1answer
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Using overlays in itemize with nested items for stepwise alerts

I am wondering if there is a default (or manual) overlay specification that produces the following - \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on slides 1-2> Parent 1 \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on ...
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votes
1answer
251 views

Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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votes
1answer
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Beamer - change transition style within a slide

Preamble \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} Here is a frame with an ...
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votes
1answer
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Beamer highlight only a part in an itemize frame

How could I highlight only certain points in itemize environment. The examples I found here shows other parts also highlighted in the next slide. What I want is a single slide with one part ...
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votes
1answer
570 views

TikZ: Flow Chart

Kindly help this messy tikz flow chart. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \tikzstyle{block} = [rectangle, draw, text width=10em, text ...
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1answer
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Underbraces with text inside a list

I am using uderbraces to annotate text. When I want to have an itemized list though, the bits of text involving underbraces are awkwardly indented w/r/t the bullet point. Is there a way to have it be ...
3
votes
1answer
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Beamer keeping line position constant on itemize

I want to have a slide in beamer with itemize exposing new line on each click while at the bottom part of the slide there are some equations. This is my attempt \begin{frame} ...
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votes
1answer
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Color Itemize inside tabular or minipage

What I'm trying to do is actually introducing a column in a beamer mode the as the second one next to it is in grey (transparent effect). But it will color only what is before the itemize. ...
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votes
1answer
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Change bullet point symbol without changing \item [closed]

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pifont} \begin {document} \frame{ \frametitle{Test} \begin{itemize} \item test \item test \end{itemize} } \end{document} ...
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votes
1answer
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Box around several but different items in an itemize environment

I am trying to highlight, at the end of my slide, several items in a list with a box in something similar as in the method shown in Box around a few items in an itemize environment. The difference ...
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vote
1answer
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Multiple Images in one frame Beamer

I have to do a presentation for an interview and I want to show in a slide in which there is a list of items after an item a sequence of 3 images that appear one over the previous in a specific ...
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votes
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Display the definition of each items in beamer one by one using onslide or any method

I have three items in a slide and there is one block where I would like to show the definition of each items. On each click or button press I want to change the item name and the corresponding ...
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votes
1answer
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itemize: How to change horizontal spacing to subitems in beamer

Bugged me for some time: how to change the space pointed out below? * abc * cde > fgh ^^^^ this
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votes
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How do I remove white space above itemize command in beamer using enumitem

I am new to \LaTeX. I am trying to use solution give on How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate? to remove vertical space before itemize environment using enumitem and beamer. But I ...
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vote
1answer
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How do I set itemize options in the theme (style) file

I have had a look at this thread here but that did not help me solve my problem. This post suggests defining another environment so that nothing breaks, but since I am using a style file, it is not ...
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votes
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add a fake item in itemize as a placeholder

How to make phantom item in itemize environment? I want to 'animate' items in my beamer slides, so when I go from one slide to another new item pop up in a right place. I have workaround for one item ...
3
votes
1answer
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How to change list options during a loop?

I currently have a beamer presentation, which, using the forloop package, looks basically like this: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{forloop} \begin{document} \newcounter{ctr} \newcounter{gulp} ...
3
votes
1answer
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Globally setting the separation length for _subitems_ in Beamer

How can I globally change the item separation length for subitems in Beamer? I need a command such as the below, only working. \setbeamertemplate{itemize/enumerate subbody begin}{\normalsize ...
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votes
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Uncover items piecewise

I would like to uncover items piecewise, but have two items appear at the same time. I use the beameruserguide page 215 to do so as \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ ...
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votes
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Variable itemize indentation on Beamer slides

I'm not sure if what I want is possible at all, but asking doesn't hurt... I've adjusted the itemize environment so that the item text is aligned with the text outside the environment. This might ...
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votes
1answer
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Uncovering items with changing bullet color

In this case consecutive items get covered. How could I change this behaviour so that all items would be black and only bullets would get different colours? \documentclass{beamer} ...