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

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Overlays in grammar rules

I'd like to use Beamer overlays inside a grammar definition: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \begin{grammar} <term> ::= ...
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beamer, overlay moves the text above it

in a presentation i would like to use some overlays but for some reason one overlay moves everything above it. Here is an example. When you run it in presentation mode (full screen) you can see the ...
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Adding color to a table column as a beamer overlay

I'm trying to have an overlay that adds a background color to a column of a table in beamer. I can create a table with a colored second column using the colortbl package. \begin{tabular}[]{r ...
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Orbital shift when i use atoms near it

I'm drawing some orbitals and I noticed that when I have an atom near the orbital, the orbital shifts down a little (it's very ugly). This happens only if I put the hydrogen at the beginning of the ...
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beamer handout without alerts

I have a slide, that uses \pause and \alert, to successively uncover what I am talking about. Since the non-handout version is a bit long I'll just link it. Works superb. But going into handout mode ...
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beamer handout alert: difference between itemize and simple alert

In a previous question I asked about removing the \alert overlay from handout version of a beamer presentation. It turns out, that using \begin{itemize}[<+(1)-| alert@+(1)>] or from previous ...
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Chemical Scheme with tikz-visible wobbles

I encountered a problem when using chemfig-schemes inside of a tikzpicture and the visible-tikzset. The chemical structures wobble upwards, but only on the second slide; every slide after that stays ...
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Listing with overlay only next to content not to title

I got this listing with a gray bar on the left side with line numbers in it. I want it not to be showen next to the title. Here is my code: \usepackage{listings} \usepackage[many]{tcolorbox} ...
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hf-tikz and references edges: draw in background?

I have managed to draw this thing, which I find quite nice (sorry if it's not so minimal, but I tried to reduce it and having the same problem but it was a bit of a mess...): ...
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tikz overlay changes width of resizebox

I have a beamer frame with a large matrix. I want to add some annotations to it, for which I use tikz overlays. However, the matrix (I suppose that it is the resizebox, actually) changes its width ...
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beamer to show nested-subitem when all (non-nested) items covered

I am trying to get an alternating highlighting effect between \itemize items and subitems (which are just nested itemize items), but there is an issue in that when all of the non-nested items are ...
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Replacing table cell during overlay and retaining position [duplicate]

I have the following slide and I would like the left side of the arrow to be displayed as a question mark during the first overlay slide and only after a click to the second slide to have the question ...
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How to create invisible item in Beamer Overlays case by case?

Please allow me to explain my situation. I am using Beamer overlay for a quiz. (And I love the pdf output). So, I give the students multiple choices on first slide. And next slide they get the answer. ...
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Signature over printed name in a `moderncv` letter

When trying to get the signature (transparent PNG) properly placed using the following code: \name{Andrés}{BC} \closing{\color{red}Atentamente,\\ \vspace{-10pt}\parbox{120pt}% ...
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How can I fade slide contents and overlay a single bullit point at the end of a Beamer slide?

I need to create a visual effect in Beamer wherein the content of a slide is "greyed out" (or covered with a while translucent box), and a single emphasized bullet point is presented over the slide ...
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Overlaying with beamer, combining blocks and graphics

I'm trying to combine graphics and blocks on a slide. Here is my code, i think it's quite simple to figure out what i want from it : \begin{frame} \frametitle{Outils} ...
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using tikzmark subnode with overlays beamer

I am trying to create a slide with overlays in beamer using tikzmark. I currently have \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, shapes, calc, ...
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Stepwise show `\footfullcite`

The following Q&A is based on an answer I wanted to give for How to change color of a single citation in a given beamer frame?, but since a radical edit of the question, my answer does no ...
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Highlight the item in list after uncovering it

\documentclass[xcolor=table ]{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \title[Your Short Title]{Your Presentation} \author{You} \institute{Where You're From} \date{Date of ...
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Beamer Overlay for the “description” of the “item label”

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme{crane} \setbeamercolor{frametitle}{bg=gray!10!white} \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} %\setbeamertemplate{headline}{} %remove navigation ...
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Fixing equation spacing between content changes

I have a large equation in beamer with a double sum, and I want to change the summation range (among other elements in the equation) using \only. But of course when the contents of the \substack ...
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How can I replace a box of text with beamer?

I currently have this piece of text for a quiz: \begin{frame}{Quiz} \begin{block}{Frage} With generics the compiler has more information about the types of the objects, so ...
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Step through a list in Beamer at a sub-item level

I am trying to show a list piece by piece. I know that you can use \begin{itemize}[<+->] to make items appear one-by-one. However, how do you control smaller parts of each item, to make them ...
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verbatim and overlays

I am trying to display a verbatim environment in an overlay. I have the following code but it is giving errors: \only<2->{ \begin{verbatim} Select T3.Subject From T as T1, T as T2, T as T3 ...
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beamer, overlay in allt or fancyvrb

I'd like to highlight some text inside an alltt or verbatim or Verbatim (or whatever environment/package that would produce what I want) on some slides. So, I create a newcommand<> that does the ...
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Selective overlay option of textblock with the textpos package

The texpos package has an option called [overlay] that, when loading the package makes all the text boxes textblocks be above (obscuring) other elements of the page. Is there a way to control whether ...
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Beamer fix position on frames when unsing only

I would like to introduce the points of an itemize one by one and present an example in an block below the itemize (for some items). Using \only that's not really a problem - but the positions are not ...
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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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Footnotes disappear when using overlays in beamer

I use footnotes for citations in combination with the beamer package. I adapted the code from this question and everything works quice nicely - except when using overlays. Then the footnotes only show ...
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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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Autoscroll multipage figures, avoid jumps in overlays

I have a multipage pdf image and I want to put it into a beamer slide with an itemize environment in overlay. I want the page of the pdf image to automatically scroll each time an item appears. In ...
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Avoiding jumps when using beamer overlays

I have the following piece of code in a beamer slide to put the curly brackets under the equation on the second slide: \begin{equation*} a = \alt<1>{b+c+d}{\underbrace{b+c+d}_{\text{some ...
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Beamer only and visible

\begin{frame}{Convex polygon \& concave polygon} \begin{definition} A \textbf{convex} polygon has all its diagonals inside the polygon. \\ A \textbf{concave} polygon has at ...
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Beamer overlay with columns - changing image and highlighting text

I am making a presentation to explain an algorithm which produces a picture. I want to use two columns to have the picture on one side and the algorithm on the other. I want to click through the ...
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Tikz External vs. Overlay

While designing a title page in tikz I noticed a somewhat unwanted behaviour. When I use the externalize and the overlay option for a tikzpicture the output is just empty. MWE: \documentclass{book} ...
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Problems with TikZ overlay in table with varios subfigures

I am trying to overlay a TikZpicture over my table and would like it to look like this: My code is the following \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key that is only applied in specific slides/frames just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Using \only and shifting to the right

I want to use overlay in this case: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,enumerate,amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Is this a fraction or a ratio?} \centering ...
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Beamer: cause text to behave as background?

I am creating a slide which starts off with some text; that text will be first in black, then in a light gray for background. Here is my MWE (well, it's a MNE: minumum non-working example): ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...
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+ overlay specification broken?

Since a recent update, the +- overlay specification doesn't seem to work anymore, for environments at least. I'm up to date with TexLive 2015 (beamer 36461 (3.36)). Consider the following MWE: ...
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One image per overlay?

I would that the images would appeared for each overlay. Eg, in overlay 1 I have img1.pdf, in overlay 2 I have img2.pdf, and in overlay 3 I have img3.pdf. How I do this? \begin{center} ...
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How to make `visible on` keyword compatible with -+ overlays in forest

I'm trying to use visible on style defined by Qrrbrbirlbel with an automatic increment overlay <-+>. However, when I do so the nodes and the edges are incremented separately. I blame the lines ...
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mdwtools' syntax for BNF with beamer

When I \usepackage{syntax} inside a beamer presentation, the angle brackets on the right-hand side of rules either come up as ¡ and ¿ or as wide angle brackets < and >, instead of the thin ones ...
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How to avoid wobble in beamer overlay inside tcolorbox? (inside tabular)

I have a table with several values witch I need to highlight during a presentation. I used tcolorbox to distinguish these data from the rest and colorbox to the highlight. The problem is the text ...
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Pictures of equal size have different position when exchanged by the only command in a beamer presentation

I want to have the same basic slide with different pictures. For this I tried to use the only command. My minimal working example is \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
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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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Tikz a foreground draw inside a cycle

Starting from the answer to this question, I have modified the code in order to have 4 different kind of cells (instead of two). Here the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Using pgfkeys inside overlay specification

I would like to use labels to assign overlay specifications. Below is the code I have so far. My main question is why does not the following terminate to compile. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I distribute beamer overlayareas in handout mode across multiple frames?

I have a beamer frame with an overlayarea environment. Inside that environment are some bits marked \only<n> so that they appear on consecutive slides. \begin{frame} \begin{theorem} ...