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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

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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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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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 ...
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Changing the textwidth of the notes in Beamer (repost from SO)

I've asked this on SO and didn't get a good answer, so I'm reposting it here. I've been using the beamer class to create presentations in LaTeX and I love it. Recently I started using the \note ...
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Is there a package for concise notes?

I'm thinking of creating concise pages of notes, mainly text, in the form of multiple layers of bullet points. Is there a package that I can give bullet pointed notes and it crams them as tightly on ...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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Add notes to latex beamer [duplicate]

I need to add notes for presentation like we add Microsoft power point 'click to add notes'Is there some way to do it using latex beamer?
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Printable margin notes that leave rest of the content intact

Let me give you some background on my problem. I am working on application which generates and compiles LaTeX code. For debugging purposes I need it to add some additional informations next to the ...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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beamer note spacing issue

I’m having a problem with beamer, where the first paragraph in a note has different spacing from subsequent ones. MWE: \AtBeginDocument{\setbeameroption{show notes on second screen=left}} ...
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Is there some kind of LaTeX software for desktop notes?

I use atnotes to put sticky notes on my desktop, is there something like that with support to LaTeX?
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Note below figure as long as the figure - all centered but note left-aligned

I have a similar problem with my figure that is scaled, so the footnote/text underneath will be as long as the linewidth not as long as the figure. the figure is in the center and I want a caption ...
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Is it possible to break up an align environment and keep the tab positions? [duplicate]

I'd like to take notes for a math class such that I can typeset a series of equations with the \align environment and make some text notes in between some of the lines. As far as I can tell, though... ...
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Split beamer notes across multiple notes pages

I've only recently discovered the notes mode for beamer, and I'm trying to build a presentation with notes containing my speech. However, my speech is quite large, and is causing note page overflows. ...
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\pdfmarkupcomment works in MWE, but doesn't work in my thesis [closed]

I have no idea why, but \pdfmarkupcomment doesn't show anything in my document. I tried to create MWE and it highlights text perfectly. I guess some of the commands interfere with pdfcomments. Could ...
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How to show a hint when lstlisting is breaking page?

I use inline lstlisting-blocks with caption. I have several listings that are running over more than one page or starting at the end of a page. Now I want to place a hint for the readers, that the ...
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How remove note frames of beamer presentation's pages count?

I am using the \note command to insert note frames in a Beamer presentation. I would like to remove these notes frames from pages count even when compiling my presentation with notes enable. How can I ...
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Is there a good class/package for a lab notebook or journal?

I would really love to get rid of my dead tree laboratory notebook and replace it with a LaTeX version. I don't want to simply use the standard sectioning commands to differentiate what I've been ...
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Including external notes to a latex document

I'm often writing scientific papers in collaboration with other authors, using a versioning system (mercurial) to manage the writing. When one of the authors wants to add a remark, we use a slightly ...