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Beamer with notes on the left, have navigation links working both on slides (right) and on notes (left)

Following the answer to this question, and given a suggestion in one of the comments, I am trying to have working navigation links not only on the slides on the right, but also on the notes on the ...
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Template/package for preparing notes for a blackboard talk?

Sometimes I like to TeX up my notes for a blackboard talk (which I will print out and bring to my talk, not to distribute, but just for my own reference). However the default classes like article are ...
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Hyperlinks not working with beamer second screen

I'm relatively new to Beamer and ran into an issue which I attempted to reproduce in a MWE. In the MWE below, none of the links are functional. However, the links work as expected when changing ...
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Inline notes vs footnotes?

In latex you can add footnotes and margin annotations but... How can you easily add notes just in the region of interest, below or above the line? Maybe it's called "inline" notes. For example ...
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How to put notes under table in LYX

I'd like to ask how to write notes under the table (in float) in LYX? I found the following, but it is strangely written (how can a table be at the same time out and in the float???): 'Table ...
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Beamer slide navigation does not work when including notes on the left

I have the following MWE below that works perfectly, but to my horror, the awesome navigation circles at the top of the slides do not work (using pdf visualization programs in Ubuntu like Okular and ...
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Biblatex-chicago notes sorting same year

I'm sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere, but I couldn't find it. I would like to get Biblatex-chicago-notes to sort my bibliography when there are several works published the same year ...
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Add a (foot)note in my bibliography

I would like to add a footnote, or any other kind of note, to my bibliography. I have references from 2 different .bibtex files, and I need to make a distinction between the two. Currently, I put a * ...
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Description list not working in beamer

Description lists seem to be rendered incorrectly in beamer, when "show notes on second screen" has been enabled. In the following example, the first frame is rendered correctly while the second has ...
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how to include a preview of next slide in Beamer's speaker notes?

The default style for Beamer's speaker notes includes a little thumbnail of the current slide. Is there anything I can do to get a thumbnail of the next slide? (I don't need to see the current ...
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a4 beamer handouts with notes using latex->dvips->ps2pdf

I'm trying to print beamer slides with notes as handouts - one frame with accompanying notes below per a4 paper. Using pgfpages and {2 on 1} layout this works fine with pdflatex, but I have to ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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multibib and notes.bib files [closed]

I'm using the multibib package with pdflatex to create multiple bibliographies in an article. I'm using a bibtex file lit.bib which contains all my bibliography entries. article.tex looks like this: ...
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Aligning Table Notes in Three Part Table

I am using the threeparttable environment to make tables. The table notes are always indented. How can I get the notes to start flush with the table? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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Can I attach a \footnote to a \sidepar

Sorry for the sloppy question and editing: here my connection comes and goes in the afternoon. In a few word I need the footnote attached to a sidepar to be treated together with all the other ...
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Adding a note in tables

How do you put the "Note: preferred model for each metric bold."? This is my work: \begin{table} \caption{Model selection metrics} \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{l c c c c c} \hline {} & ...
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Creating self notes while preparing a manuscript (Yellow block of text in between the normal text) [duplicate]

I am writing a pretty long report (more than 100 pages) and at times I need to keep track of several things to do in a particular page, or section, or chapter. What I currently do is that I keep a ...
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Beamer - Title page is perturbed when adding notes

I'm working on a Beamer presentation in which I want my notes to be along with a small preview of the current slide only (bigger than the default). I worked on the following MWE, which seems to work ...
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Highlighting text for review

I am looking for a way to highlight sections, sentences, etc for review without breaking the paragraphs up. I have tried the package todonotes, but I couldn't get the underlining to work with ...
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Cornell Notes - A lyx or latex solution needed

I teach academic writing to computing students and one of the tasks they have to carry out is to compile a set of research notes which can then be developed into an essay. I find that the Cornell ...
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Notes in Beamer document class: lonely \item

I am having a problem with preparing my Bachelor Thesis presentation. Whenever I try to add notes with the enumerate or itemizeoption the compiler returns the following error error: ! LaTeX Error: ...
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Let LaTeX sort notes of a book

I want to to create a LaTeX document for taking notes of a book I'm reading. I want the final document to look like this: ============ Page xy Here shall be the note xy.. Page ab Here shall be ...
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Add notes under the table

I'm using the latex package apa6e because the apa package isn't using APA style version 6 yet. Now I'm trying to add a table with notes right underneath it, like in this table for instance: Since ...
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Beamer notes “show notes on second screen” option does not work

I want to use the "show notes on second screen" option for beamer. Here's my code (MWE): \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pdfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \title{TEXPLORE} ...
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biblatex + \mcite; add arbitrary text in references with subentries

In chemistry it's quite common to add prefixes to bibitems or even add notes to the references. See some example in literature to give you a hint what I mean. It is not created with LaTeX! I've ...
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Beamer: Using href in notes

In my example \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} %\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeamertemplate{note page}{\insertnote} \begin{document} ...
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Sticky notes image

I've tried looking in the site for this but I couldn't find anything (rather surprising). I want a package (or even a TikZ drawing) to accomplish a note on a sticky note. I just need one note, so I ...
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Notes and page bibliography on verso pages

I thought this would sound crazy, but there have been similar questions already: Placing text and footnotes on separate pages A pagestyle with note taking area on the verso page Figures on left ...
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Table width with multicolumn

I am producing lots of tables automatically with Stata (perhaps its useful to know that the top, content and bottom of the table are produced separately and then pasted together into one file I ...
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Beamer note page: Wrap text around slide preview

I want to have a more compact nodes page: I want to have the preview of the current slide at the top right and then the text wrapping around this preview. This is similar to ...
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Note below figure

I have a figure and include it in LaTeX using \includegraphics in a \figure floating environment. The caption is at the top. Basically I would like to have a note below the figure too. I see some ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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How to intelligently handle notes to self?

I'm new to LaTeX, and I thought it would be a good idea to keep my notebook of experiments in it. It is often my habit, when writing about the experiments I have conducted, to write "notes to self". ...
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How to implement book style notes/usage fields?

I would like to implement Note style fields like in here (excerpt from https://developer.android.com/training/graphics/opengl/environment.html#manifest for demonstration) How can I do this in LaTeX ...
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\underbrace and notes in the center enviroment

Here is a little snippet of my code: \begin{center} $\small \displaystyle \underbrace{(- \frac{1}{2})^0}_{\text{1st term, j = 0}} + \underbrace{(- \frac{1}{2})^1}_{\text{2nd term, j = 1}} + ...
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Adding in extra vertical space with a new bullet point (using easylist)

I'm using easylist to take notes and so far have really liked it. The only big problem I'm running into is it just doesn't quite look good sometimes because if you have multiple lines of text, then ...
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Beamer section page and show notes for every page

I want to have a notepage for every single page, even if it will be empty. This I accomplished with the help of this answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/11724/36296 But now, I have the problem, ...
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Small note (i.e. footnotesize) below figure

I want to include a small note (i.e. footnotesize) below a figure. How do I do that? If I use caption, the note has a caption size and interferes with my caption.
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Beamer - handoutWithNotes not working properly

I'm using the handoutWithNotes package but I have the problem that whenever the number of slides is not a multiple of the number of slides per page, too many notes pages are printed. As an example, ...
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Powerdot - create both slides and notes via command line

I would like to create both slides and notes from a powerdot presentation easily. Currently, the options in the preamble of the file need to be changed and the file saved to produce the different ...
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Creating a handout with the notes of a second screen

How can I print slides and their accompanying note pages from a second screen as a handout? I try to accomplish this look: (preferably 3 slides and their 3 note pages per page, the spaces between ...
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How can you use LaTeX to write a document with other people?

I imagine that many users are or were [PhD] students, so I would like to know: how do you use LaTeX to write a document (like the final dissertation) that requires many revisions from other people. ...
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Add space for handwritten notes at the end of each chapter

Is it possible to have LaTeX insert some lines for handwritten notes at the end of each chapter? As a new chapter will always start on a odd page, they should appear on the last even page of the ...
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Using TikZ with DokuWiki [closed]

I am using DokuWiki to write my notes. The one thing that I am missing is the ability to plot. I would like to use TikZ to fill this need, but I have been unable to get exactly what I want. I am using ...
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How to handle only overlays while printing a latex beamer notes

Using overlays and showing multiple graphs in the same slides and even text is really great but I am really wondering how can we show each piece of overlay while printing the slides or notes ? It ...
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What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas? [duplicate]

What is a good package for taking note of draft ideas, and have them emphasized in the output document? For example: This is a very brilliant idea for a research topic ...
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What are \notes{} for in beamer?

I cannot put a lot of text in \notes{} so I wonder what it is used for. I mean I would like to add comprehensive explanations to frames. But if I write too much text, a segmentation fault occurs. I ...
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Extract all \note tags from beamer as a simple text file

There is a nice presenter tool I am using called pdfpc. Sadly it does not show notes I put in my latex presentation with \note{}. Is there a way to extract the content of all my \note{} tags to a ...
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The distance is far too big between the text and marginal notes

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{ledmac} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \beginnumbering \pstart A \ledsidenote{\textit{big car}} \pend \endnumbering \end{document} The ...
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threeparttable notes layout

I am using threeparttable for adding notes to my table. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage[para,online,flushleft]{threeparttable} \begin{document} \par Lets ...