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

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How to handle only overlays while printing a latex beamer notes

Using overlays and showing multiple graphs in the same slides and even text is really great but I am really wondering how can we show each piece of overlay while printing the slides or notes ? It ...
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How to use only overlay between tikz picture and equation

I have a working example here. I want to display tikzpicture and equation one at a time. I don't know how to use only overlay here. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes, ...
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How replace beamer graphics by itemize?

In a Beamer frame with two "pages" (the second one appearing after mouse click) I have: On first page an itemize environment with 3 \item followed by a picture added with includegraphics On second ...
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Beamer overlays, tikz external and custom file name

This is a follow-up question from Use tikz external feature with beamer \only . Andrew's answer there is excellent, and does the job (almost) perfectly. The rough edge I have found was when I tried ...
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Using beamer's \uncover with the listings package

I want use listings package with uncover command. He's my code \usepackage{listings} \lstnewenvironment{Exemplecode}{}{} \newenvironment{Framecode}[1] {\begin{frame}[fragile, ...
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Using `external` selective for TikZ-pictures

For the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,external} \usepackage{pgfplots} \tikzexternalize \begin{document} ...
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Overlay in Beamer [duplicate]

I have 2 slides with the same plots on the top and with different equation on the bottom. The length of the equation are different, which results in different position of the same plot. When I get to ...
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Update matrix entries in beamer

I'm trying to show row reducing a matrix in a beamer presentation. I'd like to show successive steps of the row reduction using overlays. The following is close to what I want to do. The problem is ...
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How to insert overlays in latex beamer

I have as many as 15-20 overlays within a frame. I am trying to highlight certain states in a state diagram. The problem is sometimes I would want to add an overlay, say between 5 and 6. I would need ...
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Letterhead : How to Position Images in Top Left Corner (Revisit)

I'm trying to use this exact template, but I'd like a to put a rectangular image in the top left corner ( I can give you the dimension of said rectangle if you need them). I don't know that the ...
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Step-by-step revealing of tikz-tree using opacity trick and overlays in beamer

I am using the very elegant method from user Daniel described here to try and reveal my tikz-tree gradually. The brief idea is that the tree is always fully drawn to avoid "jumpy" nodes and make their ...
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drawing(uncover) a curve bit-by-bit using tikzpcture and beamer and \onslide

I wish to uncover a curve (a potential energy v distance) bit-by-bit while explaining what is going on. The code below is only ok, the problem is that the curve changes shape from slide 3 to slide 4. ...
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Using \visible with media9 embedded videos

I am currently switching to media9 to include video in beamer. I bump into an issue with the visibility option. I want to put two videos on a frame alongside with the list. The first one starts when ...
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How to use layers with blocks and columns?

I have on my frame two columns. First with three items and second withh three blocks: \begin{frame}{myFrame}{subtitle} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.5\textwidth} \begin{enumerate} ...
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Avoiding repositioning of minipages when moving overlayed tikzpictures

I'm fairly new to Beamer and stuck with this problem of two tikzpictures lying above two minipages. i want tikz1 to be displayed on slide 2 of the frame and tikz2 on the next slide (3). However they ...
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Interference between \onslide and \setbeamercovered{transparent}

I'm trying to use \onslide in a table, but since I have the option \setbeamercovered{transparent} in the preamble, it does not produce the overlay of columns. Here is my example: ...
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How can I add or overlay a legend to an .eps image

Assume someone has several Matlab plots saved as .eps graphics and realizes in some of them the legend for the curves is missing. Is there a way to add these legends afterwards, or to overlay another ...
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Successively reveal tree bottom up

I am trying build a tree bottom up in a beamer document, i.e. to draw it on screen starting from the most deeply embedded leaves. I've found a lot of Q&As and discussions on how to have trees ...
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Beamer grey out items after pause

I'm making a presentation in Beamer and I've been having some trouble getting exactly the effect I want. I have three blocks, one that stretches across the entire width of the slide, and two that ...
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Using AtBeginSection and againframe to make custom section transitions

I am trying to make a custom slide to use as an inter-sectional slide in order to replace the more typical code: \AtBeginSection{ \begin{frame}[c,plain,noframenumbering] ...
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tikzmark position erratic in overprint environment of beamer

My aim is to highlight a term in an equation, and draw an arrow pointing to another one. Here's my code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Beamer: Visualize overlay borders in handout mode

I want to display the slide areas of a frame in handout mode. A possible solution could look like this: \begin{frame} % presentation mode On slide 1 \\ \pause On slide 2 \end{frame} ...
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LaTeX Beamer: How to uncover formulas/text at a location of an “un'uncovered” formula/text

I have a beamer presentation in latex where I want a formula to change its coloring schema over a couple of steps (The idea is to mark the "active" part of the formula at the given moment). When I ...
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Beamerpauses counter reset between environments inside an overlay?

I was reading the answer to this question Mixing overprint with blocks of enumerations [I recopy the code so you dont' have to follow the link] \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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Beamer overlay box around text - the correct way?

I have something that "works," but I'm wondering if there's a more elegant solution. I want to box some text after an itemize in beamer, so this is what I'm doing: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Beamer overlays - how to make things appear in different places? [closed]

So I just started using beamer and got introduced to the \pause command. But I want things to show up at different places on the screen, not necessarily from top to bottom. How to do that? ...
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How to keep the horizontal overlay area space constant while the contents are updated?

I have the following problem with overlays in LaTeX beamer. On the first slide I want to display while the second slide should show The difficulty is to achieve that the amount of space ...
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Is it possible to implement a “label-goto”-like workflow in composing overlay?

I don't want to hardly code the value 6 in the following code as: I have to manually count the number of steps. The mechanism breaks when a block of code (\Atom in this example) is repeated in the ...
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Uncover items piecewise

I would like to uncover items piecewise, but have two items appear at the same time. I use the beameruserguide page 215 to do so as \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{ ...
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Defining \nextslide in overprint environment in beamer

We all use the \onslide command inside the overprint environment in beamer. However, I find that assigning hard coded slide values, like \onslide<5> in this environment is really cumbersome. ...
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Uncover parts of a tree in TikZ

I'm trying to apply Daniel's method to uncover the bottom right part of the tree in the following MWE. However, when I pass the option [visible on=<2->] to one of the children, it appears to ...
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Adding shadow over image

I'm making a beamer presentation and I'd like to first show an image in its true form: and in the next slide have it shown with a shadow over a part of it like so: Is there a way to do this?
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Two code blocks working syncronously

I need two code blocks in my beamer frame. One will be the code and other will be the output for each line of code. I want to uncover each code line and corresponding output line. So, first it will ...
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\overprint inside \itemize problem — shaky frames

I'm having troubles with a presentation. I want to create something like this \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ulem} % To strikeout text \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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Continuing a TikZ animation with \onslide after a \foreach loop

I want to produce an animation in a tikzpicture environment in Beamer. The animation consists in a series of slides produced by combining \foreach and \onslide, which works fine. I then want to ...
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Transparent table captions when using onslide with overprint and setbeamercovered{invisible}

The following works correctly in that the right table is shown at the right time, and all alignment works as expected. The only issue is that while the table body is shown as normal, the table ...
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Animate movement/transition of sections on a slide in Beamer?

I'm not sure if this is even possible with the current PDF format specification, but I'd like to animate transitions between slide or between slide overlays by having part of the slide move or "fly" ...
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problems with pgfplots/ymax

I have two figures that I'd like to connect; both are generated with pgfplots (and in this example, gnuplot). The following works exactly as expected: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I fix the problem of \ref command when I have been used overlays in beamer

How can I fix the problem of \ref command when I have been used overlays in beamer? This problem appears to me when I use overlays. Here is an example \documentclass[notes=show,12pt]{beamer} ...
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Changing code in listings dynamically [closed]

I need to change dynamically the code in the listing by adding just one key word to the code. I tried to do it like this: \begin{lstlisting}[escapechar=|] class MyThread extends Thread { private ...
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Tikz: overlay png or pdf image over another pdf figure

I am newbie in Tikz. I would like to place a png or pdf image on another pdf figure using Tikz overlay.Unfortunately i don't have any Tikz code for both the figures. I have looked at this answer ...
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\xrightarrow: position of text over an arrow should be lower

The following example of LaTeX code \documentclass[b4paper,oneside, final, 10pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{charter} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{mathtools} ...
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TikZ: node at \item to use in [overlay]

In my beamer presentation I would like to reference an item by pointing an arrow on it's number. However, I don't know how to make \item a TikZ node. Otherwise it works well. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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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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Beamer: uncovering itemize so the first slide shows no items at all

How can I achieve in beamer that the first slide of each frame is void (that is, only displays the frametitle)? Suppose I have the following frame: \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} ...
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Circling/framing and referring to a bunch of nodes

The end goal: drawing paths between nodes like in the example there but the difference is the nodes are inside a picture here and in particular, the other node is a bunch of nodes in the same picture. ...
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How to display a visual marker on the last overlay

Is it possible to display a visual "marker" on the last overlay of every frame? I want to know when an overlay "ends" before I go to the next frame.
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Table overlay in beamer on multiple rows

I want to include a table in my presentation (beamer) and this table has 2 panels. I want to first show the first panel and then the second panel, I have been trying to do it unfortunately without any ...
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Beamer: vertically center picture inside overlayarea

Is there an easy way to vertically center a picture inside an overlayarea environment? Here is a MWE of a small animation: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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Uncover segments of a TikZ path in Beamer

I have a question about uncovering segments of a TikZ path in Beamer? As a simple example, consider the following path made up of a horizontal and a vertical segment. \begin{tikzpicture} ...