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

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beamer: suppress frames in handout mode gives spurios inclusion

While making lecture slides with XeTeX & beamer I stumbled across a problem with the exclusion of certain slides in handout mode. Since this appears to be spurious I have difficulties in ...
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Problem with \overlays

I latex the following tex. I got error in the line below \end{slide} as Undefined control sequence } I found out that the problem is related to \overlays. ...
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beamer framezoom: restrict zoomed frame to border

This example was taken from diabonas answer to Is there a way to get \framezoom to do what I expected it would? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=zooms] ...
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How to overlay a box with included lstlisting

i wanna have this block appear by tapping next. \begin{block}{Methode} \begin{lstlisting} for i in range(2,N): a[i] = (a[i-1] * b + 1) % m \end{lstlisting} \end{block} i tried it with ...
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beamer overly shows item in next page

I have a slide with figures and an item list the code \begin{frame}{title} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics<1>[width=\textwidth]{../Fig_0} ...
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beamer block inside an itemize environment with overlays

I have a frame like this, there is a block inside the itemize environment, and there is an overlay : \begin{frame} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% \frametitle{Comparing two Gaussian means: ...
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Using overlays in itemize with nested items for stepwise alerts

I am wondering if there is a default (or manual) overlay specification that produces the following - \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on slides 1-2> Parent 1 \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on ...
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Beamer frame: adding something to the last slide

How can one create a new environment eframe so that some element is added (the place can be hardcoded) on the last slide of the frame? Suppose I have many frames with lots of \pauses: ...
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Beamer: How to place graphics at the bottom of a frame

I want to achieve that included graphics are always on the bottom of the frame, so that their position isn't influenced by the length of the text above. I tried the figure enviroment without success ...
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Beamer: Reuse incremental overlay number from list item?

I'm using an item list with the overlay specification <+(1)->. For one of the items, I want a text after the item list to be uncovered simultaneously with the item. How can I achieve that? ...
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Fading out slides in latex-beamer with the option “handout” produces empty slides

I want to fade out some slides with overlays in the handout of my latex-beamer-presentation. When I use following code, slide one appears in the handout as a empty slide (only with heading). How can I ...
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Create Two PDF versions of Classroom slides from Single LaTeX file: Teacher and Student

Is there a way to create a single document that will process a LaTeX file in two different ways (different preambles) and produce two different outputs. Specifically, I want to produce a set of ...
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Problem with counter and \pause

I am trying to create a manual continuation annotation for my presentations (because I need more flexibility than provided by the automatic splitting feature of beamer). What I thought of is, for ...
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Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer

In a frame I have two block: the first is visible, while the second should be transparent. With \frame{ \frametitle{title} \begin{block}{title visible block} \end{block} ...
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Beamer keeping line position constant on itemize

I want to have a slide in beamer with itemize exposing new line on each click while at the bottom part of the slide there are some equations. This is my attempt \begin{frame} ...
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enumerate, overlays and beamer

I would like to understand the following behaviour of enumerate in beamer. The following example \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand{\marca}{\onslide<2>{\makebox[0pt][r]{$\clubsuit$\qquad}}} ...
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Vertical double asterisk that aligns well with the double dagger

The LaTeX text footnote symbol sequence begins with ∗ † ‡ § ¶ ∥. I'd like to define a vertical double asterisk ⁑ (\textastdbl) so that I can insert it into the sequence: * ⁑ † ‡ § ¶ ∥ (note: actual ...
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How to make captionof appear just in one slide in Beamer

I am trying to create an overlay of two pictures in Beamer. The first one has a caption and the second one doesn't. I tried using \captionof but the caption keeps appearing on the second slide. ...
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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 [closed]

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?