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

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Using \pause with graphics animation

How can I hide the animation in my code?. I use this image (.gif). \documentclass[compress,red]{beamer} \usepackage{etex} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Warsaw} ...
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How to keep the first item invisible before I click the screen?

See the picture. The current situation is that the frame title and the first item appears at the same time. But I only want to let the frame title visible at first, and after I click the screen, the ...
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Can I use Beamer's \alert<x>{…} inside fancyvrb Verbatim with overlay?

I would like to use Beamer's \alert<x>{...} command inside of a Verbatim environment (from the fancyvrb package) to highlight the text. I've found that when the \alert command is inside the ...
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Exclude section from handouts

I want to exclude a whole section of my beamer presentation in the handout version. Frames and content can be hidden using the overlay specifier <handout:0>. But how do I hide the \section to ...
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Adding tikz pictures on top of a beamer slide

What is the best practice for adding/uncover TikZ pictures on top of a beamer slide? I have tried the following approach \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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How to remove a frame from the total number of frames? [duplicate]

I'm using Warsaw as outer theme. I use some images in different slides to create an effect of 'image in evolution' but the problem is that I don't want that the number of slides increase with every ...
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Tranparent items (not visible!) on a beamer presentation, inside a column and with overlays

My purpose is to make a frame with 2 columns: on the left, a series of items, and on the right, figures (with one exception). The items are meant to appear one at a time, with different figures (or ...
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Beamer: temporarily disable overlays

I'm using Beamer to create a presentation with animations (overlays). However, I'd like to disable the animations in some of the slides. Why? Because I'm including a quite complicated TikZ drawing ...
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Inconsistent column placement in beamer slides with overlay

I'm trying to show alternative column configurations on a beamer slide, as shown in this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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Beamer: uncover, overlay, pause not working

I am trying to do a Beamer presentation with some uncover features, but it turns out that uncover, overlay and pause are not working. Just the only command works. If I compile the following example, ...
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How to specify a default value for overlay specification in \newcommand<>?

I have something like this: \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand<>{\mycommand}[1]{\textcolor#2{red}{#1}} \begin{document} \frame{ \mycommand{test} } \end{document} I want the command to ...
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Beamer: show subitem at the same time as the item

In Beamer whenever you have \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item A \begin{itemize} \item a1 \item a2 \end{itemize} \item B \item C \end{itemize} subitem a1 appears after item A. What if I want that ...
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Multiple navigation dots in Beamer for one frame

I am currently working on a Beamer presentation for which I use the navigation dots. I understood how to generate them using subsections, and if I want to have one dot per frame I found this answer ...
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hf-tikz markin has to be on the 1st slide to be referable by overlay anotation

I am making a presentation in beamer. I would like to show some equations with description using overlays. code: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage[beamer,markings]{hf-tikz} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Suppress text formatting in Beamer handout mode

During a presentation, I want to highlight certain texts by changing their color and underlining them. However, I don't want such effects on the handouts. In the following MWE, I define a macro ...
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Why overprint-environment not fix position?

I use overprint environment in beamer with two columns, when overlay it move down and the last slide has some space. How can I solve this problem. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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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 [on hold]

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: ...