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

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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} \begin{...
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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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Overlays with images in beamer

I would like to implement the following ``Algorithm" in one SLIDE ! \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Step 1: Show some text \begin{itemize} Step 2 \item ...
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overlays uncover and hide text

How I can implement the following "Algorithm" in one particular slide ? I hope is clear want I want to do \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \begin{document} % one Particular Slide \begin{frame} ...
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Uncover lstlisting on a particular slide using \onslide or \uncover

Updated: How can I uncover a certain lstlisting environment on a particular slide using \onslide or \uncover? For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{...
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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: Hyperlink to specific slide in frame?

I know that one can jump to different frames using hyperlinks and beamer buttons as in \hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{displayed text}} However, is there also a way to jump to, say, the fourth ...
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Itemize and overlay

I've two levels of "itemize". Every second level of itemize is related to a first level. I would like the second level to fold when I pass from a first level bullet point to another. In the following ...
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Make curves appear one by one in one plot in a beamer presentation

I want to put one figure with multiple curves in my beamer presentation, but I want to put a pause between the curves. It means that the curves appear in the plot one by one. The \pause option does ...
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Placing a visible picture in beamer that doesn't take up any space

I am preparing slides with bullet points, and would like to illustrate some of the early ones with a (temporary) picture. Of course, this can be achieved with simple overlays as in \begin{itemize} \...
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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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beamer: three figs<+-> side-by-side, coordinated with itemize<+->

In a beamer slide using overlays, I want two show three items in an itemize environment sequentially, and have a corresponding figure appear, respectively, left, center and right. In my MWE, below, ...
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beamer actionenv and modes

Is it possible to have a beamer environment completely discarded in a given mode ? In the following MWE, I'd like the 2nd actionenv tikzpicture environment to be centered with the items of the other ...
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Duplicate entries in beamer table of contents [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. I am making a presentation as a beamer document class and am trying to use overlay in one of the frames. This frame is shown twice in the table of contents. What am I missing? edit:...
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Struggle with overlay in Beamer

I am currently learning how to use Beamer and would like to create a frame that presents 3 techniques for reduction of a class of objects (given with itemize). The first technique is the largest among ...
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Overlap texts or pictures at specific positions above an array

I have a frame which contains a piece of code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{title} \begin{array}{l} int v \\ v ...
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Beamer successive overlay actions in reverse order

I try to make this macro work in reverse order, I mean the display is made from the left in a stared version instead from the right, ex : ...=8 , ...=2*2*2=8 , 2^2=2*2*2=8 I can't imagine how to do ...
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Avoid flickering text when expanding a point in a list

I would like to typeset a list in a beamer presentation, where each point in the list is expanded and then reduced again on subsequent slides. However, I want all the points below the currently ...
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beamer + lstlistings + overlay -> wrong numbering in caption

In my tex file I have the following code. It results in the Listing being numbered with an increasing index. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? (see screenshot: the second slide should say ...
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Beamer handout mode and againframe bug?

So here is some puzzling behaviour. \documentclass[ handout ]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=foo] \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item One \item Two \end{itemize} \end{...
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beamer/tikz overlay image at the center

How can I overlay in tikz an image at the center of the slide, covering the text. Consider: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum[1] \...
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Beamer : shift a relative overlay sequence

I made a command with relative averlay sequence that appears several times in the presentation starting at different moments. I tried this, but the second sequence start at slide 2 and appears only ...
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Beamer : hyperlink, invisible, non clickable when invisible but taking his room problem

I'd like to have an hyperlink non clickable when invisible but whith the taking his space like with onslide instead of only : In this example : the item-2 is correct (invisible, non clickable when ...
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Beamer : how to avoid the lack of access to labelled slide (not frame) numbers? [duplicate]

In this animation, I need to access to the number of some labelled slides (not frames) to use this numbers in overlay specification. As far as I know it is not possible What then should be the good ...
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Testing an existing macro doesn't work

Once defined, I don't want the macro \Stepx be redefined : \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier,...
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Why this dynamically named macro doesn't work?

\documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,professionalfont,french]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier,tikz,ifthen} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage[french]{babel}...
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Beamer : How to show together separated things using overlay? [duplicate]

I have to draw and comment simulteanously a complex picture. I can calculate the slide number on witch the comment will appear, but I'd like this be done automaticaly. Is there a way to put labels or ...
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How to modify Forest nodes in Beamer overlays?

I would like to change a property, say the color, of a forest node between overlays in beamer. It is proposed elsewhere to use PGF's keys for this in the general case. However, this approach doesn't ...
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Beamer index showing too many titles with overlays

I'm trying to create my first presentation with the beamer class. I saw that is possible to change the color (for example) of a part of text with overlays. I'm using {\alert{<...>}{text}} to ...
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beamer problem with combining columns, listings, and overlays

I am trying to come up with a beamer frame where some listing appears at the left column on overlay 1 and some other stuff appears in its place in overlay 2, while some stuff appears in the right ...
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Uncover and cover

I have the following problem. I was trying to use the uncover command within an equation in my presentation. Is there any command which can do the opposite? I try to explain my self better. Suppose I ...
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Box around list item when it is alerted in Beamer

To alert item by item in a list, I normally use <alert@+>. For instance, \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<alert@+>] \item one ...
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How to shade an image from includegraphics in beamer?

In a beamer frame I am showing three images, appearing one by one using \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{fig/moore.jpg} How can I shade the first image when the second one appears and shade the ...
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How to fix tikzpicture size?

In a beamer presentation I am using tikz to draw graphs. To highlight part of the graph I am using overlay and the fit library as in the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Position of labels as updated in a beamer slide tikz block

I am having trouble with updating labels of tikz blocks in a beamer presentation. So far I have been using \onslide to update the block size and location from code in this answer. For the label text, \...
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Centered text moves between slides using \only

I'm trying to get text (well, actually images, but my example uses text) to line up exactly between slides, such that you don't see them shift when advancing. In this example the text is not ...
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Beamer uncover text that was invisible and then make transparent

I'm trying to incrementally uncover items in an enumerate environment. The text should be invisible before it is uncovered. After each element is shown it should be covered again, but this time I want ...
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Beamer: sub-itemize visibility linked to previous item

Suppose I have a list where I want the item just before a sub-list to disappear somewhere during the uncovering of the sub-list. See example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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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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\pause not working after “overprint” environment

In the following example, in the pdf I want to pause at the mentioned place. Any solution will be helpful. Thanks \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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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=\&] 1{\uncover<2->{\arrow{r}}}\&...
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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} \...