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2answers
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Randomly assign color to background in the PDF whenever page is turned

Is it possible to change the background color of a Beamer presentation in the PDF in such way, that whenever I switch a page, the color is switched as well? Note that I do not seek a solution to ...
4
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0answers
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Damaged PDF file after linearization using qpdf apparently not caused by (La)TeX input [closed]

Edit3: I've updated the title, hopefully satisfying the people saying this item is off-topic: The reason I think this post does have value to this community is that the answer maybe off-topic (i.e. a ...
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Presentation including today's date in beamer?

The challenge here it create a beamer presentation such that it would show the date in which it was used, not the day it was compiled. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} I ...
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Frame titles for PDF chapters in Beamer [duplicate]

Pardon me if this question has been duplicated elsewhere, I'm still coming to terms with tex terminology. I am generating a presentation in Beamer. I like the use of PDF chapters to navigate between ...
5
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2answers
227 views

How to generate PDF with 6 slides from Beamer presentation?

I would like to generate a PDF document with 6 frames on the same page. What I mean is that I have a Beamer presentation with a Frame on every slide, and I want to get something like this : ...
4
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1answer
58 views

Recover from a pdf beamer presentation another pdf beamer presentation without the pauses

I have a beamer made PDF presentation which include pauses, and therefore double pages with the same content displayed slide by slide. I don't have the TEX code unfortunately. I would like to to ...
6
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1answer
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Is it possible to open a video file via a link in beamer?

I have searched through posts like "embedded video in PDF", it seems that this feature is only available in Adobe Acrobat. So I just thought the alternative solution: open a video file (using system ...
5
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0answers
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Replace ocgtools' ocgpicture with ocgx [closed]

Since ogctools isn't working for me with TexLive2013, I try to rebuild its command \ocgpicture which shows a picture and by clicking on this it is show in full size. By clicking on the big picture it ...
6
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1answer
123 views

ogctools in combination with beamer

I try to use ocgtools in a beamer presentation, which worked for me some time ago. But now (TeXLive 2013) this seems not wo work anymore. As soon as I include the ocgtool package there are errors ...
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2answers
638 views

Is is possible to show the beamer output full screen on monitor 2 like powerpoint? [closed]

I was wondering whether it is possible to full screen the pdf i.e beamer output in monitor 2 showing the contents in monitor 1 as well. I am using monitor extend properties in windows. Powerpoint has ...
7
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0answers
543 views

Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Issue with TeXMaker on win7 and beamer [closed]

Not sure if this question is appropriate for this forum... Just wondering if others can confirm this before sending it to the developers. Setup: TeXMaker TeXLive 2012 pdflatex with synctex enabled ...
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5answers
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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
2
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1answer
331 views

Using ps2pdf colour and fonts change when TikZ picture added on beamer slide

When compiled with LaTeX + dvi2ps + ps2pdf the pdf output of the below MWE shows a strange behaviour: On the first slide (without TikZ picture) fonts and colours are slightly different from the ones ...
8
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1answer
555 views

“Dynamic” picture in beamer presentation

Is there a way in beamer to have some kind of dynamic picture that will change if the mouse is moved over it or if the button is clicked?
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1answer
523 views

Bifurcating a PDF: choosing a “Plan B” during a talk

I think this is a greenhorn's question, but anyway. It is sometimes difficult to measure time for a talk, according to unknown places and audiences.By this and other reasons I'd like to subtly launch ...
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304 views

Beamer buttons change zoom in Adobe Acrobat [closed]

I am using Beamer to create slides (the editor I'm using is Bakoma Tex). I can add buttons to go back and forth between slides using the \hyperlink command. When I open the slides as pdf (in Adobe ...
1
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2answers
364 views

table from pdf to latex

Ciao guys I am making a presentation using beamer. It is based on an online research article. Let's say there's a pdf file with a table consisting of 4 columns and 5 rows. What would be the easiest ...
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3answers
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how to include existing pdf slides into my beamer?

are there any ways to incorporate some slides in existing beamer file into my beamer? Say, I want to put slide 2 in file A (a beamer pdf file) into my beamer presentation, can this be done? PS: file ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Embed video in PDF with beamer under Ubuntu [closed]

I'm stuck in embedding a video into a PDF presentation with beamer. The problem is not the actual tex code, but the fact that I'm using Linux Ubuntu 10.04. The video is not reproduced, with evince it ...
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0answers
602 views

beamer doesn't show png and pdf files [closed]

I have included .png and .pdf files in my beamer presentation. When I compile the document I can't see them. The documentation I read claim that both .png and .pdf should are readable by beamer. How ...
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2answers
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Output Beamer notes to a separate PDF file?

Is there a simple way to have Beamer output the presentation notes to a separate PDF file whenever compiling the presentation? I know one way is to create two master files, one for the presentation ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Embedding a WMV file in a beamer presentation under Mac OS X

In brief, I have created a beamer presentation that contains an embedded WMV file. Acrobat Reader, however, does not recognise the format of the file under Mac OS, and refuses to play it under ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

A button that runs an external program from a Beamer PDF presentation

I want to add a "run demo" button to a Beamer presentation (PDF file) that will launch an external Java application. Can this be done somehow - Embed an "exec" command inside a PDF using ...
5
votes
1answer
320 views

Inverse PDF Search in beamer

Can you please help in fixing a problem with inverse PDF search in beamer documents beamer does not work correctly with SyncTeX. Inverse PDF search (in Sumatra, Texworks, etc. I’ve tried all windows ...
13
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1answer
3k views

How to make a dissolving transition with LaTeX Beamer?

For a presentation I want to visualise the growth of a tree using a dissolving transition. Under Linux it works fine to use \transdissolve for that, Evince properly draws the transition. ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

Beamer: how to make each frame appear in the PDF toc?

I would like to have a beamer presentation in which every frame appears in the PDF table of contents (i.e. has a bookmark). My specific presentation only has sections, so all of the frames can appear ...
9
votes
1answer
632 views

File size savings

This is a question just out of curiosity; I hope someone familiar with the "under-the-hood" parts of TeXLive can answer my question. I have a LaTeX source file for a presentation using Beamer, which ...
3
votes
1answer
558 views

Beamer: how to convince “includeslide” to include the last slide of a frame

I'm using \includeslide to create copies of my Beamer presentation slides in handouts, but have hit a small snag. By default, it appears to choose the first slide in a frame unless I specify the page ...
7
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2answers
747 views

Animated scrolling marquee across an entire page.

I would like to have a scrolling marquee across the entire width of a page. I am intending this for a Beamer presentation, but the solution doesn't necessarily have anything to do with beamer. I ...