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

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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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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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Cell overlay in beamer

I used the code posted in this thread to highlight cells in a table: \documentclass[xcolor=table]{beamer} \rowcolors{1}{gray!30}{gray!10} \makeatletter ...
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Beamer: Extra vertical space with \visible

This is related to How to get rid of height differences in two beamer blocks? I'm curious why overlay commands \visible (and \invisible, \uncover, \onslide) would add an extra vertical space ...
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Put text on top of text that has strikethrough - like one would edit an essay

I would like to obtain the same effect as in this question: Write text above other text But in those answers, it doesn't flow properly across multiple lines of text in the essay. If you strike too ...
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Beamer notes with color overlay

I am having trouble with the overlay system of beamer when using side notes. I have a slide with an overlay specification and I have some notes for each stage of this slide. For example, from the ...
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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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Uncover Table Row-wise not working with \setbeamercovered{transparent}

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,compress, xcolor={dvipsnames,table} ]{beamer} %%%Beameroptions \usetheme{Luebeck} \usecolortheme{orchid} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beamer : hyperlink, invisible, non clickable when invisible but taking his room problem

I'd like to have an hyperlink non clickable when invisible but whith the taking his space like with onslide instead of only : In this example : the item-2 is correct (invisible, non clickable when ...
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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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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 ...