{overlays} is a term used by the {beamer} document class to describe the layering of slides.

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Extra space when using tabular and overlay

I am trying to make a simple animation to change rows of a tabular from normal text to bold text. I tried to do it with \only and \alt, but I end up getting an extra space in the beginning of the row. ...
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Overlay/pause after tikzpicture is not working

In the following example, in the pdf I am not getting any puase after item 1 and before the start of item 2. Any solution will be helpful. Thanks \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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Beamer : display the lines of an array pause by pause ( is there an alternative to \hline ?)

I would like to display the different lines of an array, using overlays. However I have trouble with the \hline command which seems to include an carriage return. Here is a minimal example, I guess ...
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Expansion of Overlay Specification Macro

To provide overlay specifications via a macro I have to use \expandafter\item\foo text, where \foo is something like <+->. When I do this often the \expandafter becomes bothersome. Is there a ...
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Specify which overlays to take from another file

I have a picture with overlays in an external file. Sometimes I want to use all overlays from the picture, sometimes only some of the overlays. Consider the following example, where the picture is ...
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Adjusting 3D-view in pgfplots by custom transformation matrix for multiple axes

I'm trying to overlay two axis environments in a tikzpicture for adjustable views. In principle this wouldn't be a big deal - but, I would like to use this technique for the projection e.g. of text ...
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Stray lines when using overlays in tikz-uml

I show a UML diagram in my slides and I want to put some notes into an overlay. When I do this,the connecting lines appear from the beginning. How do I get rid of them? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Printing specific Beamer overlay slides with Acrobat

I want to print specific slides from one frame using Acrobat under Microsoft Windows (I don't have a choice here...). Specifically, for instance, I want to print the 6th and and 12th slide of my ...
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Include an image in itemize in a beamer presentation [duplicate]

I have to do a presentation with beamer. In a frame I want to insert an image as a object in itemize, so in the first step is only visible the writings, while in the second step the image appears. ...
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Beamer, tikz-cd: uncover does not work

I have a similar problem to this one, only I'm using tikz-cd instead of tikz. Here is a minimal example: \begin{frame} \begin{tikzcd}[ampersand replacement=\&] ...
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How to uncover piecewise content that comes after a list in beamer?

When I want to uncover list items in beamer, some of the content which comes after the list are already there from the start. For example: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} ...
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How to dim some of the items and keep the others visible in a frame?

I want to do something line this: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item First point, dim this on the next slide. \item Second point, keep this as is on next slide. \item Third point, dim this on the ...
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Relative Order of Overlays in Beamer

I am creating a presentation with beamer using relative overlays. When the order overlays should appear in is different from the order the tex code is parsed things become difficult (see e.g. relative ...
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How can I make a perfect page grid that fits my page for measuring purposes in TikZ?

Question How can I get my grid lines to line up perfectly such that they correspond to the physical millimeters on the page. Situation I have a sheet of A4 paper. I want to draw grid lines on it ...
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tikz remember picture inside a latex table for posterior tikz drawing

I am working in a latex table that has tikz figures in it. This is fine, however I want to use elements inside those independent figures to overlay an extra tikz figure on the top of the table. The ...
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Animating letters in an already animated cell (of a table)

I am a newbie to beamer. I want to animate some cells (the corner cells) of my table to become blue during a presentation. I then want some letters in those cells to be animated to green. Can someone ...
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Beamer: handout/article mode - produce multiple copies of a frame with distinct overlay numbers

Similar questions have been asked before, but I was unable to come up with a general purpose solution out of the answers provided. First, here is a MWE: %\documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer overlays with tikz nodes break verbatim whitespace handling

I can't get any of the verbatim environments (alltt, semiverbatim) to respect white space as soon as I place it in an overlay macro: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] ...
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Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...
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Beamer: Extra vertical space with \visible

This is related to How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks? I'm curious why overlay commands \visible (and \invisible, \uncover, \onslide) would add an extra vertical space ...
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Another instance of beamer <-> TikZ interaction

Successfully using constructs like \node<3-> (something) ...; or \draw<2-> (from here) -- (to here); in tikzpictures inside beamer with overlays, I've now encountered a problem. ...
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Vertical alignment in tabular with overlays

In a beamer presentation, I use tabular with m columns in order to center content vertically. When I exchange the content of a cell via \visible, vertical alignment doesn't work anymore: ...
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parametric overlay in context

I am trying to make something like excel databars in context TABLE enviroment. I have created overlay, that should draw the databar, but I can't figure out, how to pass data into that overlay. Is it ...
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Beamer - writing a macro to uncover only item i of a enumerate in a frame

I would like to repeat a certain frame at multiple locations in my talk. However, at each time, I want either all the items to be uncovered or only item i to be uncovered. How do I define a macro ...
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Beamer - align with LHS and RHS replacement [duplicate]

I'm writing an presentation of the project where I took a "standard" equation and modified it slightly. I would like to therefore show this by replacing the standard equation with its modified ...
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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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Beamer: always overlay first item on same frame

I've read and tried to follow instructions from similar questions but I can't seem to get my slide to work the way it should. I basically have an itemize block and I want my list items to show ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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beamer footnote numbers in overprint

I have a series of text + images that I want to appear on the same slide. Both the text and image have some reference to be quoted for which I am using footnotes (this is done throughout the ...
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How to use pause and overprint together?

I want the items of a list (using itemize) to appear one after the other. I can use pause for the same and it works. Now at the end of the list, I want to highlight only one of the items. I thought ...
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Is it possible to use beamer's overlay specifications in other documentclasses?

I'm writing an article that involves a lot of diagrammatic calculus, that is, there is a big TikZ picture with nodes and lines and that picture gets modified slightly in each step of the calculation. ...
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How to include, in beamer handout, a slide exactly as it appears in presentation mode on a particular transition?

I have a beamer presentation where I do something like in the following MWE: \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \include{tikz}% To get \foreach \begin{document} \begin{frame} These I want to ...
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How do I create a tikz picture overlay that does not disturb the vertical placement of other text? [duplicate]

I'm having difficulty getting a tikzpicture to not cause a disruption in the vertical placement of material outside of the environment. Here's a MWE that illustrates the problem. ...
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Showing Tikz tree nodes after each other (using bracketing format of \Tree)

I want to display a tikz tree node by node. First A, then A and B and in the end all nodes. Note that I need to do it with the presented format: \Tree [. \node{A};] since trees are automatically ...
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“scanning use of \frame” and “environment undefined”

I added an overlay to a frame and my beamer file started giving my trouble with the two frames that I cut and paste below. More precisely: If I let the two frames in the text and compile, the error ...
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Why does the \onslide command in beamer reset the dimension \hfuzz?

I needed to set \hfuzz to a very large value for a beamer frame which had a substantial number of slides overlayed. Then I found (the hard way) that I have to issue \hfuzz\maxdimen after each of the ...
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beamer: How to get tikz spy overlay on top of the other content of a frame

The problem is as follows: On a slide, I have several figures. I would like to zoom into whole figures or parts of them susequently. I tried to do so using tikz spy library with the spy using ...
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Text with overlay is vertically displaced in beamer

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Displacement of text} \only<1-2>{This text will be displaced.} \only<2>{Did you see it?} ...
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Weird overful vbox message when code and image are overlaid in beamer

See the following code. The first two frame contents (first one code, second one image) do not produce any overfull vbox message. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{filecontents} ...
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symbol for multiset [duplicate]

Sets are denoted by \{ 1,2,3 \}. I would like a similar symbol \{{ 1,2,2 \}} for multisets: I'd like this symbol to respond well to \left \{{ or \huge \{{ or \!\!\{{\!\! or M^\{{. Any idea how to ...
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Beamer and siunitx - overlay problem

I try to make a table with siunitx column type in a beamer document with overlay. Here is a minimal non working example : \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{array,tikz} \usepackage[% locale=FR,% ...
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Beamer: including items only some slides using a relative syntax

I am looking for the syntax for making an item appear on say the next three slides. I'm imagining something like \item<+-??> The \item should appear here and disappears 3 slides later, in the ...
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Nested overlayareas

I want to have a series of slides, where the upper half is constantly the same picture. I would normally use two overlayareas to split the slide, but at some point I'd like to subdivide the bottom ...
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Using \uncover inside a TikZ node text

I am unable to use \uncover inside the text of a TikZ node. Here is what I would like to do: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Counters incremented too many times in a beamer presentation with overlays

It seems that a frame with overlays in Beamer needs to be processed multiple times. The problem is that a counter that should only be incremented once is incremented more than expected. How to avoid ...
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How can I include something with overlay specifications in a non-beamer class document?

I've a tikzpicture, in a extra tex file, with beamer overlay specifications. I'd like to include the tikzpicture in the tex file for my slides using beamer, and in the tex file for paper, using ...
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stack multiple PDF pages

I have two PDF files, a form page with header and footer and a content page, and like to merge (overlay) them into a single page. Both PDFs are full size A4 portrait pages. I've tried this: ...
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How to let an overlayarea appear in the beamer mode?

I basically have the following code for one frame \subsection{} \begin{frame}{VERY INTELLIGENT FRAME TITLE} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} \centering ...
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How to overlay a call-out box on text? [duplicate]

I wish to achieve following. There may be many variant of this.
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Beamer: How to make an environment which is like “altenv”

Reading Section 9.6.3 of the beamer book, I try to make a new environment which should behave just like alertenv but with different visual effects. Here is the code I use for testing this. ...