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

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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 ...
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How to overlay tikz matrix in beamer?

Background: I encounter some unexpected situations while overlaying a tikz matrix in Beamer. The latex code is given at the end (note: you can also read and copy it at ShareLatex:TikzMatrixOverlay). ...
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Permanent transparent block

I have two blocks in one slide. I need to show the first block, while making the other one transparent. However, I don't want the other one to show in the next slide. I just need it permanently ...
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Put text on top of text that has strikethrough - like one would edit an essay

I would like to obtain the same effect as in this question: Write text above other text But in those answers, it doesn't flow properly across multiple lines of text in the essay. If you strike too ...
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ConTeXt: Ignore stem height

Background Looking to create a stylized chapter heading using the first character of the heading title. Problem The stem (descender) distance of text causes the containing frame's offset to alter ...
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Beamer alert in Math mode

I'm trying to alert my audience to numbers in a table that uses the dcolumn alignment environment. \alert works when it's used in a normal table cell, as below. \documentclass[compress]{beamer} ...
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How can I automate this item overlay (in beamer)?

For a presentation, I would like to reveal several items in a list in succession. Right now, the code is as follows; the corresponding (and desired) output is shown at the bottom of my post. ...
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Beamer notes with color overlay

I am having trouble with the overlay system of beamer when using side notes. I have a slide with an overlay specification and I have some notes for each stage of this slide. For example, from the ...
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Tikz nodes moves after double building

I want to plot 4 graphs in one tikzpicture in a 2x2 grid, using groupplot. Also I want to put some arrows from nodes in the first three plots to nodes in the last one. To do this, I try to use ...
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Beamer: \framezoom with overlay target

Is it possible to use \framezoom to zoom pictures that have overlay specifications? In other words, I want to have a frame with several pictures, each having a zoom-box (or even several zoom boxes). ...
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How is \onslide supposed to behave with the plus operator?

I'm writing a presentation, using the beamer document class, with a long sequence of overlays. Since I know I will have to insert new slides in the middle of the sequence, I'm trying to use the plus ...
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How to change the color of itemized text using `\color<>[]{}` in Beamer?

I want to change the item text color in Beamer. I checked the Beamer User Guide and found the \color<>[]{} command in page 80. \color<2-3>[rgb]{1,0,0} This text is red on slides 2 and 3, ...
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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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Beamer overlay specifications for a tikzpicture

Overlay specifications can be added to the TikZ commands. \node<2> (a) {only visible on slide 2}; Is this also possible for the whole tikzpicture environment? \begin{tikzpicture}[<2>] ...
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How to change seagull color theme alert text to non-bold

Some beamer color themes (as seagull) define alert text as bold font. However, sold font alerts are annoying when one uses overlay (eg: \onslide+<2->), because bold text takes more space than ...
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Make the content in the item visible when clicking the screen and left-align formula?

I have two questions: 1) I can only let the items visible when clicking the screen, just adding up <2->. However, I don't know how the let the contents in the items do the same thing. It's not ...
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How can I change the item body in beamer LaTeX

In the following code, I want to show item 5 in place of item 1. How I can fix that, or is it possible to change the name of an item? For example, in this case, the item point1 will be point5 in slide ...