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

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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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reference overlay numbers with names

I have two-column slides where there is a tikz figure on the left, and itemization on the right. There is >10 overlays due to pauses in the itemization, and some pieces of the tikz picture are ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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 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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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 Overlay — Reveal box around line of {align} environment

Summary: How can I create an overlay slide where the only thing being done is boxing/circling the last line of an align environment? In a lot of math classes, we begin with some initial problem, then ...
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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: 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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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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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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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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Avoiding jumping frames in beamer

Sometimes I want an element on a frame to change in steps. I do this by \only<2>{ ... } \only<3>{ ... } etc. But this causes the frame to jump due to different sizes of the ...
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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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Using \only on a block - beamer

Is there a way to make the command \only work on a block in beamer? Or is there another way to make a block appear and then disappear? Here is a part of my code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Another instance of beamer <-> TikZ interaction

Successfully using constructs like \node<3-> (something) ...; or \draw<2-> (from here) -- (to here); in tikzpictures inside beamer with overlays, I've now encountered a problem. ...
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Beamer: problematic use of \visible and \only in combination with TikZ to draw a graph

I have a problem with my graph and my background environment to highlight the edges in the "last" of my slides. First I tried this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Graphmodell Beispiel} ...
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Reset custom counter in new frame

I'm using a custom counter to cycle bullet point colours in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx,color} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin9]{inputenc} \usepackage{marvosym} ...
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uncover before pause in beamer later

I have split my frame in two columns. The first column has an algorithm (interleaved with pause statements). The second column has a figure. Currently the figure shows at last (after hitting keys as ...
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Relative Order of Overlays in Beamer

I am creating a presentation with beamer using relative overlays. When the order overlays should appear in is different from the order the tex code is parsed things become difficult (see e.g. relative ...
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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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Beamer: highlighting aligned math with overlay

This question led to a new package: hf-tikz Minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{align} a_i + b_j = 10 & ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using glossaries (acronyms) with Beamer

I would like to use the glossaries package for acronyms in Beamer presentations. However, when using Beamer's overlay mechanisms, I run into trouble. An acronym (used for the first time) on a slide ...
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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=\&] ...
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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} ...
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How to dim some of the items and keep the others visible in a frame?

I want to do something line this: \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item First point, dim this on the next slide. \item Second point, keep this as is on next slide. \item Third point, dim this on the ...
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How can I make a perfect page grid that fits my page for measuring purposes in TikZ?

Question How can I get my grid lines to line up perfectly such that they correspond to the physical millimeters on the page. Situation I have a sheet of A4 paper. I want to draw grid lines on it ...
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Is it possible to use beamer's overlay specifications in other documentclasses?

I'm writing an article that involves a lot of diagrammatic calculus, that is, there is a big TikZ picture with nodes and lines and that picture gets modified slightly in each step of the calculation. ...
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Animating letters in an already animated cell (of a table)

I am a newbie to beamer. I want to animate some cells (the corner cells) of my table to become blue during a presentation. I then want some letters in those cells to be animated to green. Can someone ...
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tikz remember picture inside a latex table for posterior tikz drawing

I am working in a latex table that has tikz figures in it. This is fine, however I want to use elements inside those independent figures to overlay an extra tikz figure on the top of the table. The ...
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Beamer: Pausing before the first item in itemize[<+->]

In Beamer, \begin{itemize}[<+->] causes items to appear one-by-one. However, item 1 is visible starting from the first slide itself. Is there a way to insert a pause before the first item too? ...
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Combining beamer, tikz, externalize and standalone

I've read a bunch of questions and answers on these topics as well as the documentation of the external library for tikz. I suspect I fundamentally misunderstand what I'm doing. I have a mindmap ...