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

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Beamer: Mixing absolute overlays with relative overlays

I have the following code snippet that creates the overlays in the desired order. However, setting the beamerpauses-counter myself is quite ugly. How can I avoid setting the counter myself and get the ...
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Recalling a specific overlay of a tikzpicture in beamer

I am making a presentation and I want to recall some pictures in my conclusion. The pictures are done using tikzpicture and are in separate files, with some overlay specifications. However, I want to ...
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Beamer: problems with \only, \pause, and fixed spacing

I have a slide with three blocks, say 1, 2, 3a, and 3b, where 3a and 3b have exactly the same height (they are the same equation with some change of variable). I want to use \pause and \only to obtain ...
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Overlay subfigure caption with TikZ

I'm trying to place my figure captions on top of the figures. I've found some code that does this and I can get it to work for a normal figure - e.g. I can overlay "Figure 1" on top of the figure. ...
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Underbrace color change using \only<> and \textcolor{}{} slightly shifts the content

I am making a presentation using beamer and am trying to make underbrace{}{} appear using \textcolor{}{} and \only<>. I use the code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bm} % Just some ...
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Reserving space in beamer overlays [duplicate]

I use the beamer package. I want to achieve the following. Assume I have a slide of the following form (two elements): XXX YYY XXX should be shown on all slides and always at the same position! YYY ...
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Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment

MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Some question ... (a) Part a of question \begin{itemize}[<+(1)->] \item Step 1 of solution \item Step 2 of solution \end{itemize} ...
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Itemize - Items order of appeareance

I am using the simple code below to create a list of nested items. I would like to change the order of appearance so that the enumerate items, 1 and 2, appear first, and only after that, I would like ...
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Piecewise item list in beamer with transparency

I'd like to have a list in beamer that fits with the following requirements: blank page item 1 is shown item 2 is shown and item 1's opacity is reduced to the beamer "standard" item 3 is shown and ...
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Transparent text in beamer overlay

I have a large paragraph of text where I'd like on of the words to become bold and the rest semi-transparent. Getting one word bold is easy with \textbf<2>{word} but getting the rest ...
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Dummy macro for ignoring beamer overlay

I would like a dummy macro that ignores overlay specification (from beamer) when the code is copy-pasted into another class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand{\onslide}[1]{} ...
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Need text to overlay tikz header

I'm trying to create a title page for a document but I'm having some trouble with the background imaging overlaying the text. This is what it's looking like: As you can see the words fall under ...
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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...
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lstlisting `moredelim` doesn't work with comments

I'm trying to add some overlays to a piece of code, and I'm defining it using moredelim. However, when I use it on comments within the code, the moredelim stops working. What am I missing? ...
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How to have an itemized list in beamer conditionally appear

I would like to have an itemized list of points with follow-up points appearing once I am taking about that item. My guess is that this is going to need something like a pause, overlay, or the \only ...
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Saving a non-animated version of animated beamer/fancyslides slides

I'm new to LaTeX so I don't even know how to phrase my question to search for it! I am making lecture slides for a course. I use \pause before pretty much every bullet point so we can go over each ...
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How to keep two blocks containing item lists in the same position after overlay

I've been trying to use the overprint and overlayarea environments to keep 2 blocks with lists inside in the same position The items of the lists should also have overlays. For some reason, overprint ...
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Beamer overlay and listing conundrum

When I try to overlay the lstlisting C code with escape character (so that I can insert a \colorbox), I get the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ...
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Access relative slide number in Beamer

Is there a quick way to access the relative slide number in Beamer? I'm trying to simplify the following syntax: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} $ t = \only<1> 0 ...
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How can I make Beamer overlays with TikZ node attributes?

As a follow-up question to Tikz animated figure in Beamer, how can I animate a particular attribute of a node? MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{graphs} \tikzset{ node ...
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Using tikz overlay / remember picture option with forest trees

I want to connect two forest trees with an arrow, in a similar way it is discussed here for plain tikz trees. However, it seems to be impossible to add options to the forest environment in a similar ...
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reference on TikZ and Beamer overlay specifications

I read that: TikZ commands also accept Beamer overlay specifications, such as \draw<2-> (A) to (B); but I can not find any reference for it on the TikZ/PGF 3.0 manual. When I search for overlays in ...
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In beamer, how do you make \only work after the frame?

I believe I understand \only<...>{...} fairly well, but I'm having problems with it. In particular, if \only comes after the frame it's supposed to be on, the text doesn't appear. Here is a ...
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beamer cellcolor overlay

My question is, how to implement the following overlay for tables in beamer. rows are shown one-by-one. rows are shown in sync with an "itemize" in the same slide. rows have different background ...
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Beamer automatic overlay and quote play oddly together

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+-|alert@+>] \item Foo \item Bar \begin{quote} God doesn't play dice with the ...
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How to have text overlay top and bottom of image with fade at top and bottom?

How can I make the text in my letter just slightly overlay the top and bottom of a centered, margin-to-margin image within my document. The image is faded at the top and bottom so that the image is ...
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How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
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Scaling color in PStricks?

Is there a way to scale/remap/transform the colors in a pstricks picture? More detailed: I have some pstricks code which uses grayscale colors. I want to remap the colors from [0,1] to [a,b], where 0 ...
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How to put one circle over another?

This is my code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line width=1.5pt] \coordinate (A) at (2,2); \coordinate (B) at (2,1.2); ...
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Presenting a {forest} tree from bottom to top in beamer

I would like to present a tree with forestin beamer, but parts after parts, starting from the bottom, and then ascent to the top. So let's consider a simple tree like the following : ...
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Beamer navigation symbols inside footline

I am trying to get the navigation symbols placed inside a second footline that I added. I created a second footline above the standard one, inspired by the infolines theme code. Inside this extra ...
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LaTeX Beamer, TikZ and overlays — page numbering issue

I'm using \onslide<…-> for overlays in TikZ: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\insertpagenumber{}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to preserve space when using an Overlay command in Beamer?

Into Beamer, I want to preserve the space when I replace an expression by another in a mathematics formula with the help of an Overlay command. For example, if we have in slide number 1 this formula: ...
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Graphical overlay in form of arrows (TiKZ) on subfigures in a poster (a0poster.cls)

I am trying to create a poster (right now I am using 'a0poster.cls') and I am not able to integrate subfigures overdrawn with tikz after this example by Gonzalo Medina. In this poster I am using also ...
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Overlays and Frame Alignments

Can I have one frame whose alignment can be changed using overlays. I want something like this: \begin{frame}{[t<2>]}{Top alignment} This is the content of the slide. \end{frame} ...
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How to arrange a large picture on the side on the current page?

I have a decorative picture that I want to display on the right side current page. The picture should fill the whole vertical length of the text body (maybe even 1cm larger). The picture is long and ...
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Example numbering changes between overlays

I am trying to include overlaid expex glossed examples in a beamer presentation. However when changing between overlays, the example numbering for the same examples also changes. The code below is a ...
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Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer?

Here is a start of an answer to this "challenge": \documentstyle[beamer] \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \tikzset{click/.style={draw}} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain=going right, ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key is only applied in specific slides just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
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How do I skip a specific overlay on a beamer slide

I have a slide with many overlays. Shortly before the talk I notice that I need to save some time, and I want to remove one overlay from the slide, i.e. go from overlay 3 directly to 5. Is there a ...
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Progressive tikz picture in beamer

I have the following slide in my beamer presentation : \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{tikz-qtree} \usepackage{tikz-qtree-compat} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} ...
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How to merge / overlay two pages?

This should in principle be an easy question, but I could not figure out how to do it, so I hope to find help here. A disclaimer up front: I know that this is not a recommended thing to do, and pretty ...
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Tips for effective 3-dimensional authoring: tikz, animation, and text flow

I work hard these days on writing animated graphical beamer presentation, which sometimes contain over 100 slides. I find that I need to think across three interacting dimensions: The time ...
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How to change the behavior of user-defined environments using overlays?

first I have to give a link to a related question+answer. I am trying to create a beamer presentation and defined an environment. The environment has an optional parameter and I want that beamer sets ...
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Beamer: How to uncover content precisely once, in the current slide?

Although not explicit in the beamer manual, I figure that <+> overlay specification means "the current slide only". I am now in the process of composing a fairly complicated slide show with ...
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Selecting specific slides for handout?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \scriptsize \begin{enumerate} \item<+-> \item<2,3,5,7,11> ...
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Relative overlay specification in beamer?

Reading the following quote from the beamer manual, I was left a bit confused: When you write <.->, a similar thing as in <+-> happens except that the counter beamerpauses is not ...
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beamer stepwise alerts with nested lists

In beamer, I would like to use alert in a nested list so that each line is red (i.e., the default alert color) stepwise, one line at a time. This code produces the output I would like: ...
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Using \onslide in Tikz and pgfplots [duplicate]

I am having trouble with using beamer's \onslide in TikZ and pgfplots. The issue I have encountered is that if I use \onslide then the specific parts of the picture I want to appear on a specific ...