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

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How to create invisible item in Beamer Overlays case by case?

Please allow me to explain my situation. I am using Beamer overlay for a quiz. (And I love the pdf output). So, I give the students multiple choices on first slide. And next slide they get the answer. ...
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Signature over printed name in a `moderncv` letter

When trying to get the signature (transparent PNG) properly placed using the following code: \name{Andrés}{BC} \closing{\color{red}Atentamente,\\ \vspace{-10pt}\parbox{120pt}% ...
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How can I fade slide contents and overlay a single bullit point at the end of a Beamer slide?

I need to create a visual effect in Beamer wherein the content of a slide is "greyed out" (or covered with a while translucent box), and a single emphasized bullet point is presented over the slide ...
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Orbital shift when i use atoms near it

I'm drawing some orbitals and I noticed that when I have an atom near the orbital, the orbital shifts down a little (it's very ugly). This happens only if I put the hydrogen at the beginning of the ...
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Overlaying with beamer, combining blocks and graphics

I'm trying to combine graphics and blocks on a slide. Here is my code, i think it's quite simple to figure out what i want from it : \begin{frame} \frametitle{Outils} ...
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using tikzmark subnode with overlays beamer

I am trying to create a slide with overlays in beamer using tikzmark. I currently have \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, shapes, calc, ...
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Stepwise show `\footfullcite`

The following Q&A is based on an answer I wanted to give for How to change color of a single citation in a given beamer frame?, but since a radical edit of the question, my answer does no ...
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Highlight the item in list after uncovering it

\documentclass[xcolor=table ]{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \title[Your Short Title]{Your Presentation} \author{You} \institute{Where You're From} \date{Date of ...
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Beamer Overlay for the “description” of the “item label”

\documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usecolortheme{crane} \setbeamercolor{frametitle}{bg=gray!10!white} \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} %\setbeamertemplate{headline}{} %remove navigation ...
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Fixing equation spacing between content changes

I have a large equation in beamer with a double sum, and I want to change the summation range (among other elements in the equation) using \only. But of course when the contents of the \substack ...
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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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Step through a list in Beamer at a sub-item level

I am trying to show a list piece by piece. I know that you can use \begin{itemize}[<+->] to make items appear one-by-one. However, how do you control smaller parts of each item, to make them ...
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verbatim and overlays

I am trying to display a verbatim environment in an overlay. I have the following code but it is giving errors: \only<2->{ \begin{verbatim} Select T3.Subject From T as T1, T as T2, T as T3 ...
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beamer, overlay in allt or fancyvrb

I'd like to highlight some text inside an alltt or verbatim or Verbatim (or whatever environment/package that would produce what I want) on some slides. So, I create a newcommand<> that does the ...
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Selective overlay option of textblock with the textpos package

The texpos package has an option called [overlay] that, when loading the package makes all the text boxes textblocks be above (obscuring) other elements of the page. Is there a way to control whether ...
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Beamer fix position on frames when unsing only

I would like to introduce the points of an itemize one by one and present an example in an block below the itemize (for some items). Using \only that's not really a problem - but the positions are not ...
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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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Footnotes disappear when using overlays in beamer

I use footnotes for citations in combination with the beamer package. I adapted the code from this question and everything works quice nicely - except when using overlays. Then the footnotes only show ...
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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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Autoscroll multipage figures, avoid jumps in overlays

I have a multipage pdf image and I want to put it into a beamer slide with an itemize environment in overlay. I want the page of the pdf image to automatically scroll each time an item appears. In ...
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Avoiding jumps when using beamer overlays

I have the following piece of code in a beamer slide to put the curly brackets under the equation on the second slide: \begin{equation*} a = \alt<1>{b+c+d}{\underbrace{b+c+d}_{\text{some ...
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Beamer only and visible

\begin{frame}{Convex polygon \& concave polygon} \begin{definition} A \textbf{convex} polygon has all its diagonals inside the polygon. \\ A \textbf{concave} polygon has at ...
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Beamer overlay with columns - changing image and highlighting text

I am making a presentation to explain an algorithm which produces a picture. I want to use two columns to have the picture on one side and the algorithm on the other. I want to click through the ...
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Adding color to a table column as a beamer overlay

I'm trying to have an overlay that adds a background color to a column of a table in beamer. I can create a table with a colored second column using the colortbl package. \begin{tabular}[]{r ...
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Tikz External vs. Overlay

While designing a title page in tikz I noticed a somewhat unwanted behaviour. When I use the externalize and the overlay option for a tikzpicture the output is just empty. MWE: \documentclass{book} ...
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Problems with TikZ overlay in table with varios subfigures

I am trying to overlay a TikZpicture over my table and would like it to look like this: My code is the following \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer/TikZ/PGF: Applying a key only for one slide (similar to uncover or only)

I want that a key that is only applied in specific slides/frames just like uncover or only. Here's an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Using \only and shifting to the right

I want to use overlay in this case: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,enumerate,amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Is this a fraction or a ratio?} \centering ...
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Beamer: cause text to behave as background?

I am creating a slide which starts off with some text; that text will be first in black, then in a light gray for background. Here is my MWE (well, it's a MNE: minumum non-working example): ...
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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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+ overlay specification broken?

Since a recent update, the +- overlay specification doesn't seem to work anymore, for environments at least. I'm up to date with TexLive 2015 (beamer 36461 (3.36)). Consider the following MWE: ...
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One image per overlay?

I would that the images would appeared for each overlay. Eg, in overlay 1 I have img1.pdf, in overlay 2 I have img2.pdf, and in overlay 3 I have img3.pdf. How I do this? \begin{center} ...
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How to make `visible on` keyword compatible with -+ overlays in forest

I'm trying to use visible on style defined by Qrrbrbirlbel with an automatic increment overlay <-+>. However, when I do so the nodes and the edges are incremented separately. I blame the lines ...
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mdwtools' syntax for BNF with beamer

When I \usepackage{syntax} inside a beamer presentation, the angle brackets on the right-hand side of rules either come up as ¡ and ¿ or as wide angle brackets < and >, instead of the thin ones ...
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How to avoid wobble in beamer overlay inside tcolorbox? (inside tabular)

I have a table with several values witch I need to highlight during a presentation. I used tcolorbox to distinguish these data from the rest and colorbox to the highlight. The problem is the text ...
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Pictures of equal size have different position when exchanged by the only command in a beamer presentation

I want to have the same basic slide with different pictures. For this I tried to use the only command. My minimal working example is \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Goettingen} ...
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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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Tikz a foreground draw inside a cycle

Starting from the answer to this question, I have modified the code in order to have 4 different kind of cells (instead of two). Here the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Using pgfkeys inside overlay specification

I would like to use labels to assign overlay specifications. Below is the code I have so far. My main question is why does not the following terminate to compile. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I distribute beamer overlayareas in handout mode across multiple frames?

I have a beamer frame with an overlayarea environment. Inside that environment are some bits marked \only<n> so that they appear on consecutive slides. \begin{frame} \begin{theorem} ...
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Permanent Transparent Block in a Frame in Beamer

In a frame I have two blocks: 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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Overlays with images in beamer

I would like to implement the following ``Algorithm" in one SLIDE ! \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Step 1: Show some text \begin{itemize} Step 2 \item ...
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overlays uncover and hide text

How I can implement the following "Algorithm" in one particular slide ? I hope is clear want I want to do \documentclass[serif]{beamer} \begin{document} % one Particular Slide \begin{frame} ...
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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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Uncover lstlisting on a particular slide using \onslide or \uncover

Updated: How can I uncover a certain lstlisting environment on a particular slide using \onslide or \uncover? For example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} ...
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Make curves appear one by one in one plot in a beamer presentation

I want to put one figure with multiple curves in my beamer presentation, but I want to put a pause between the curves. It means that the curves appear in the plot one by one. The \pause option does ...
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Beamer: Hyperlink to specific slide in frame?

I know that one can jump to different frames using hyperlinks and beamer buttons as in \hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{displayed text}} However, is there also a way to jump to, say, the fourth ...
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Itemize and overlay

I've two levels of "itemize". Every second level of itemize is related to a first level. I would like the second level to fold when I pass from a first level bullet point to another. In the following ...
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Selecting specific slides for handout?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \scriptsize \begin{enumerate} \item<+-> \item<2,3,5,7,11> ...
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Placing a visible picture in beamer that doesn't take up any space

I am preparing slides with bullet points, and would like to illustrate some of the early ones with a (temporary) picture. Of course, this can be achieved with simple overlays as in \begin{itemize} ...