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

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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} ...
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beamer: three figs<+-> side-by-side, coordinated with itemize<+->

In a beamer slide using overlays, I want two show three items in an itemize environment sequentially, and have a corresponding figure appear, respectively, left, center and right. In my MWE, below, ...
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Duplicate entries in beamer table of contents [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. I am making a presentation as a beamer document class and am trying to use overlay in one of the frames. This frame is shown twice in the table of contents. What am I missing? ...
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beamer actionenv and modes

Is it possible to have a beamer environment completely discarded in a given mode ? In the following MWE, I'd like the 2nd actionenv tikzpicture environment to be centered with the items of the other ...
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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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TikZ picture on the entire frame in beamer without using overlays

I have a beamer presentation with several TikZ diagrams that spread across the entire frame, i.e., use the full screen size. I am using the overlay option to make sure the picture captures the entire ...
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Beamer handout mode and againframe bug?

So here is some puzzling behaviour. \documentclass[ handout ]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}<1>[label=foo] \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item One \item Two \end{itemize} ...
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Struggle with overlay in Beamer

I am currently learning how to use Beamer and would like to create a frame that presents 3 techniques for reduction of a class of objects (given with itemize). The first technique is the largest among ...
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Overlap texts or pictures at specific positions above an array

I have a frame which contains a piece of code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Boadilla} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{title} \begin{array}{l} int v \\ v ...
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Beamer successive overlay actions in reverse order

I try to make this macro work in reverse order, I mean the display is made from the left in a stared version instead from the right, ex : ...=8 , ...=2*2*2=8 , 2^2=2*2*2=8 I can't imagine how to do ...
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Avoid flickering text when expanding a point in a list

I would like to typeset a list in a beamer presentation, where each point in the list is expanded and then reduced again on subsequent slides. However, I want all the points below the currently ...
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beamer + lstlistings + overlay -> wrong numbering in caption

In my tex file I have the following code. It results in the Listing being numbered with an increasing index. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? (see screenshot: the second slide should say ...
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beamer/tikz overlay image at the center

How can I overlay in tikz an image at the center of the slide, covering the text. Consider: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \lipsum[1] ...
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TikZ Nodes in margin gets overwritten by page-wide tikz environments

I'm trying to improve the typesetting of openly licensed books created by my company. We do the typesetting of all our books with LaTeX. The design of these books requires coloured environments that ...