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

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How to overlay a call-out box on text? [duplicate]

I wish to achieve following. There may be many variant of this.
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Beamer overlay specification for description

I find myself using more and more using the following overlay specification for the description environment. The Animal Kingdom \begin{description} \item[Gnus] \uncover<+->{these are ...
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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: How to make an environment which is like “altenv”

Reading Section 9.6.3 of the beamer book, I try to make a new environment which should behave just like alertenv but with different visual effects. Here is the code I use for testing this. ...
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Different sound for each itemized point in beamer?

Why can't beamer (or media9) associate a sound with the overlay where it occurs rather than only when the slide appears (or on click)? It seems to me that would be a natural choice; an option so that ...
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Beamer overlay for plain text

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{frame}{Introduction} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> abc \item<2-> def \end{itemize} \begin{definition}<3-> ghi \end{definition} ...
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Recalling a specific overlay of a tikzpicture in beamer

I am making a presentation and I want to recall some pictures in my conclusion. The pictures are done using tikzpicture and are in separate files, with some overlay specifications. However, I want to ...
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beamer overlays and table rules

I am trying to use \only{...} within a table to selectively add blocks of lines. This works as long as I don't have a \midrule or \bottomrule included or following the part contained in \only{...}. ...
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How to compose a fixed-size image from multiple eps files

I am looking for a way to build an image by overlaying a large .eps file (A.eps) with a smaller inset (B.eps). I want the final image area to have a fixed dimensions (width=\textwidth, height=10cm). ...
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Layering/twocolumn conflict using tikzmark

LaTeX gurus, inspired by the ideas and code in Automatic background coloring in listings using tikzmark, I attempted to create my own macros for teaching programming. What I really wanted, just to ...
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Beamer: Mixing absolute overlays with relative overlays

I have the following code snippet that creates the overlays in the desired order. However, setting the beamerpauses-counter myself is quite ugly. How can I avoid setting the counter myself and get the ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...
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Beamer: problems with \only, \pause, and fixed spacing

I have a slide with three blocks, say 1, 2, 3a, and 3b, where 3a and 3b have exactly the same height (they are the same equation with some change of variable). I want to use \pause and \only to obtain ...
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Overlays and Frame Alignments

Can I have one frame whose alignment can be changed using overlays. I want something like this: \begin{frame}{[t<2>]}{Top alignment} This is the content of the slide. \end{frame} ...
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Overlay subfigure caption with TikZ

I'm trying to place my figure captions on top of the figures. I've found some code that does this and I can get it to work for a normal figure - e.g. I can overlay "Figure 1" on top of the figure. ...
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Underbrace color change using \only<> and \textcolor{}{} slightly shifts the content

I am making a presentation using beamer and am trying to make underbrace{}{} appear using \textcolor{}{} and \only<>. I use the code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{bm} % Just some ...
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Reserving space in beamer overlays [duplicate]

I use the beamer package. I want to achieve the following. Assume I have a slide of the following form (two elements): XXX YYY XXX should be shown on all slides and always at the same position! YYY ...
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Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment

MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Some question ... (a) Part a of question \begin{itemize}[<+(1)->] \item Step 1 of solution \item Step 2 of solution \end{itemize} ...
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Itemize - Items order of appeareance

I am using the simple code below to create a list of nested items. I would like to change the order of appearance so that the enumerate items, 1 and 2, appear first, and only after that, I would like ...
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Piecewise item list in beamer with transparency

I'd like to have a list in beamer that fits with the following requirements: blank page item 1 is shown item 2 is shown and item 1's opacity is reduced to the beamer "standard" item 3 is shown and ...
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Transparent text in beamer overlay

I have a large paragraph of text where I'd like on of the words to become bold and the rest semi-transparent. Getting one word bold is easy with \textbf<2>{word} but getting the rest ...
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Dummy macro for ignoring beamer overlay

I would like a dummy macro that ignores overlay specification (from beamer) when the code is copy-pasted into another class. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newcommand{\onslide}[1]{} ...
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Need text to overlay tikz header

I'm trying to create a title page for a document but I'm having some trouble with the background imaging overlaying the text. This is what it's looking like: As you can see the words fall under ...
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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 ...
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lstlisting `moredelim` doesn't work with comments

I'm trying to add some overlays to a piece of code, and I'm defining it using moredelim. However, when I use it on comments within the code, the moredelim stops working. What am I missing? ...
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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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How to have an itemized list in beamer conditionally appear

I would like to have an itemized list of points with follow-up points appearing once I am taking about that item. My guess is that this is going to need something like a pause, overlay, or the \only ...
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Saving a non-animated version of animated beamer/fancyslides slides

I'm new to LaTeX so I don't even know how to phrase my question to search for it! I am making lecture slides for a course. I use \pause before pretty much every bullet point so we can go over each ...
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How to keep two blocks containing item lists in the same position after overlay

I've been trying to use the overprint and overlayarea environments to keep 2 blocks with lists inside in the same position The items of the lists should also have overlays. For some reason, overprint ...
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Beamer overlay and listing conundrum

When I try to overlay the lstlisting C code with escape character (so that I can insert a \colorbox), I get the following error: ! Missing number, treated as zero. <to be read again> ...
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reference on TikZ and Beamer overlay specifications

I read that: TikZ commands also accept Beamer overlay specifications, such as \draw<2-> (A) to (B); but I can not find any reference for it on the TikZ/PGF 3.0 manual. When I search for overlays in ...
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Access relative slide number in Beamer

Is there a quick way to access the relative slide number in Beamer? I'm trying to simplify the following syntax: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} $ t = \only<1> 0 ...
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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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Using tikz overlay / remember picture option with forest trees

I want to connect two forest trees with an arrow, in a similar way it is discussed here for plain tikz trees. However, it seems to be impossible to add options to the forest environment in a similar ...
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In beamer, how do you make \only work after the frame?

I believe I understand \only<...>{...} fairly well, but I'm having problems with it. In particular, if \only comes after the frame it's supposed to be on, the text doesn't appear. Here is a ...
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beamer cellcolor overlay

My question is, how to implement the following overlay for tables in beamer. rows are shown one-by-one. rows are shown in sync with an "itemize" in the same slide. rows have different background ...
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Beamer automatic overlay and quote play oddly together

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+-|alert@+>] \item Foo \item Bar \begin{quote} God doesn't play dice with the ...
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How to have text overlay top and bottom of image with fade at top and bottom?

How can I make the text in my letter just slightly overlay the top and bottom of a centered, margin-to-margin image within my document. The image is faded at the top and bottom so that the image is ...
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How to create a Beamer overlay \cover command, dual to \uncover?

I would like to define a command \mycover that is dual to Beamer's \uncover. In beamerbaseoverlay.sty the \uncover command is defined as ...
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Graphical overlay in form of arrows (TiKZ) on subfigures in a poster (a0poster.cls)

I am trying to create a poster (right now I am using 'a0poster.cls') and I am not able to integrate subfigures overdrawn with tikz after this example by Gonzalo Medina. In this poster I am using also ...
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Scaling color in PStricks?

Is there a way to scale/remap/transform the colors in a pstricks picture? More detailed: I have some pstricks code which uses grayscale colors. I want to remap the colors from [0,1] to [a,b], where 0 ...
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How to put one circle over another?

This is my code: \documentclass[tikz,12pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{patterns} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line width=1.5pt] \coordinate (A) at (2,2); \coordinate (B) at (2,1.2); ...
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Is there a way to uncover arrows in an xymatrix?

Is there a way to uncover arrows in an xymatrix? Usually when I have problems with \uncover I use multiple frames, but I would like to be able to do this on a single frame. Here is a sample: I would ...
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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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Beamer navigation symbols inside footline

I am trying to get the navigation symbols placed inside a second footline that I added. I created a second footline above the standard one, inspired by the infolines theme code. Inside this extra ...
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LaTeX Beamer, TikZ and overlays — page numbering issue

I'm using \onslide<…-> for overlays in TikZ: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{\insertpagenumber{}} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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tikz and beamer overlays. How to avoid repositioning of images?

I want to slowly uncover nodes in a tree. however when I use overlays the resulting image will jump around in the slides. how do I get rid of that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to change seagull color theme alert text to non-bold

Some beamer color themes (as seagull) define alert text as bold font. However, sold font alerts are annoying when one uses overlay (eg: \onslide+<2->), because bold text takes more space than ...
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How to preserve space when using an Overlay command in Beamer?

Into Beamer, I want to preserve the space when I replace an expression by another in a mathematics formula with the help of an Overlay command. For example, if we have in slide number 1 this formula: ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key is only applied in specific slides just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{tikzpicture} ...