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External animation, "hyperreffed'' from beamer

I want to show my students an animation during a presentation. The animation is on a particular web site and the copyright statement says that one can openly present the animation onsite or link to ...
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Writing linebreak and tab to output file

In LaTex Beamer (MikTex on Win7), I use my own following macro to write to a text file: \usepackage{newfile} \newoutputstream{comment} \openoutputfile{\myFile.txt}{comment} ...
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Highlight only current subsection, hide subsections of other sections

The table of contents command in my beamer .sty looks like this: \newcommand{\MyToc}[1] { \AtBeginSubsection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{#1} ...
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Ubuntu: beamer not working

I used to be a regular latex user but haven't touched it in the last two years due to being out of academia. So sorry for what might be a stupid question. I want to create a beamer presentation. Here ...
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Beamer Bibliography Text Margin

To make reference in beamer bibliography, I used the following commands \setbeamertemplate{bibliography item}[text] \bibliographystyle{amsalpha} Then I created a frame that allows frame break using ...
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Beamer not working at all!

Suddenly I am getting the cryptic "Text line contains an invalid character" errors (100 of them) on all my beamer files. Even this MWE doesn't work right: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} ...
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Trouble using an image in a Beamer presentation

I'm trying to include an image in my Beamer presentation, but I keep getting this error: !pdfTeX error: /usr/local/texlive/bin/i386-linux/pdflatex (file ./markov.jpeg): reading JPEG image failed ...
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Switch from phv to cmr in math mode using beamer

In my beamer document I am unable to switch to cmr for formulae since they look weird otherwise. Minimal Working Example: \documentclass{mybeamer} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Change direction of a textbox, taking up space from above instead from below

I am designing a custom theme for my LaTeX presentations. This is my title page: Now when I have a longer title, this happens: Here's my code (according to this post): \defbeamertemplate*{title ...
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Why is the file size/compilation-time of a beamer presentation increased if the `handout` option is removed?

I did a beamer presentation recently and was annoyed by The increase in file size when the handout option is not given. The increase in time it took to run pdflatex I think these two problems ...
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Trouble using ffmpeg to encode a h264 video in a .mp4 container to use with media9

I can't get an ffmpeg encoded libx264 video in a .mp4 container to work with media9 and beamer. The pdf is created using pdfLaTeX. It seems to be some kind of ffmpeg issue since the following work ...
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Compilation fail with pstool: \begin{document} wrapped in \makeatletter \makeatother

I'm trying to create a presentation with LaTeX beamer using pstool, and since updating my system to Ubuntu 13.10 (pstool 1.5a, TeX Live 2013) the compilation of the pstool auxiliary TeX files ...
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Embedding Adobe Type Basics T1 Postscript fonts in Beamer

Recently I acquired the Adobe Type Basics T1 package and I am using Acrobat Distiller for the ps2pdf option (Winedt 8.0 + MikTeX 2.9). If I create a file using latex-dvi2ps-ps2pdf, the Times ...
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pdfLaTeX, Beamer, and PSTricks [duplicate]

I have been trying to get pdfLaTeX, Beamer, and PSTricks to be friendly. The following code compiles without hiccup, and a pics.pdf file containing my diagram is created, but the output presentation ...
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Video from Beamer Plays Only One Second

Sorry about the title...it was hard to word my problem. I am using LaTeX, and more specifically Beamer, to create a presentation that plays a video file. The code I use is: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How do I include a gnuplot graph in a beamer frame? [duplicate]

I'm using the beamer class to create a presentation. I'd like to include a gnuplot graph, but inside the frame environment, that seems to be impossible. When running pdflatex, I get the error ! File ...
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'Dimension too large' error in animate package

I am using the animate package to include a series of images into a PDF (like a small movie), which usually works fine, however, now I am running into an ! Dimension too large. <recently read> ...
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Why does pstricks have an effect on tikz' draw opacity when used within beamer?

\documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{chains} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \begin{tikzpicture}[start chain] ...
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Animation using a sequence of images in a single pdf file

I have a sequence of images in one pdf file. The first page in the pdf corresponds to the first step in the animation, the second page corresponds to the second step in the animation and in general, ...
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Export Beamer doc to 2 slides per page

I'm a total LaTeX/beamer newbie looking for a way to export a slide deck I created into a sort of "book" form. I tried "handout" but that didn't seem to be what I'm looking for. Basically, I want to ...
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Package animate is great but could it have a better animation compression?

I just tried the animate package to get pdf files with animations and it works great! However, I noticed that the size of the files generated is 10 times larger that what it could be for the ...
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pdflatex “Required Page Does Not Exist” error with beamerarticle

I have several beamer tex files and need to create a manual (using beamerarticle) that incorporates all of the beamer files (with their notes) as one document. The original basis of the articlebeamer ...
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How do I set the gamma correction of a full LaTeX document? [closed]

I will be holding a presentation with a PDF generated by LaTeX beamer. Projectors in general need a gamma correction of about 2.0, however, my laptop doesn't enable me to set the gamma correction of ...
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Conflict between TikZ with decorations.text library, caption and booktabs packages and progressbar theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No room for a new \dimen I obtain an error when using simultaneously the above 4 elements. When removing one of them (which I do not wish), the output is fine. ...
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put two images on the same slide

sorry to bother you but I'm quite new in Latex. I would like to put two images in a presentation, better in one slide in this way: image1 image2 the two images will go one under the other and ...
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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 ...
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Beamer theme, remove navigation bar from one slide

I'm using beamer and the theme Copenhagen. I would like to remove the navigation menu (the list of section mames shown at the top of each slide) from the first (first page) and from the summary ...
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Possible to adjust character width?

I'm using Beamer and lstlisting to put some code in a presentation. The character spacing feels a bit too wide to my eye. Is it possible to reduce it? I've tried searching on this SE but can't seem ...
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pdf overwrite - how? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeXnicCenter on Windows: Building Problems When writing a paper I keep a YAP viewer open and constantly overwrite the contents. I am trying to get the same behaviour for ...
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Problem with sansmathaccent under pdftex

I get the following error when I try to typeset a beamer document. kpathsea: Running mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 0+525/600 --dpi 525 mathkerncmssi8 gsftopk: fatal: map file `cid-base.map' not ...
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“Tex capacity exceeded.” with beamer [closed]

I use MikTex 2.9 and am compiling a beamer presentation. I have 100+ pages. The file compiles if I comment out about half of the frames. I managed one presentation by compiling the two halves one ...
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\includeonlyframes and pdftitle

When I use beamer with \includeonlyframes{someframe}, the resulting PDF has the same pdftitle as the overall document. Is there any way to set the pdftitle to the title of the someframe, the only ...
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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 ...
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pdftex.def Error: 'pix/quadratic.pdf' not found : Beamer

I am using a beamer template to make a presentation. When I compile the code I am getting the following error which I have no idea about. <Package pdftex.def Error: File 'pix/quadratic.pdf' not ...
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Why are my images blurry in pdflatex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My pixel perfect picture gets blurry when compiled in LaTex I am currently creating a presentation using beamer. For this I am taking screenshots, and then I use Gimp to ...
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Hyperref warning - Token not allowed in a PDF string

When compiling a beamer presentation and using the following \author command \author{Name \\ \texttt{my.email@domain.com}} I get the following hyperref warning in my logfile Package hyperref ...
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Conditional Compiling and \documentclass

I am quite new to latex and don't quite get it how to compile different versions of my presentation. If this is important: I am using pdflatex and beamer. There are three documentclasses I am ...
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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 ...
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Beamer slides look blurry at lower resolutions

I prepare slides using Beamer and PDFLaTeX. The command I use to run PDFLaTeX is the default AUCTeX command: pdflatex -interaction=nonstopmode "\input" <INPUT_FILE> The slides look fine on ...
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\vspace in beamer

I'm trying to produce some padding around a table in a beamer slide. I've tried using \vspace{10mm} but that doesn't seem to produce anything. Other vertical spacing commands such as \bigskip don't ...
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Meaningful error messages when using latex instead of pdflatex

When I have TikZ images or I include .png graphics, I need to use pdflatex instead of plain vanilla latex. (That is, I need to use pdflatex all the time, rather than just when I want to produce the ...