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Problems installing custom beamer style on Mac

I have texpad installed on my Mac, and would like to install a custom beamer style - Frederiksberg (can be found here: http://www.matdat.life.ku.dk/LaTeX/Frederiksberg/ ) The manual is not entirely ...
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Lecture notes that include my slides

I like add quite extensive explanations to my transparencies. I am looking for a method that is able to generate both a presentation with slides and some form of lecture notes that include my ...
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A beamer fade out-fade in effect?

In some of my slides, especially the technical ones, I would like to keep the bottom of the previous slide, preferably somewhat faded, as the bottom of the next slide as I start introducing new ...
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Convert LaTeX book to presentation and handouts

I have written a LateX "book", with section, figure and my custom defined example. Somehow, I would like to convert this into: A presentation PDF A handout PDF I've been experimenting with ...
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Ideas for transposing/splitting a TIKZ figure from A4 article to beamer presentation

Context. I am having this kind of tikzpicture in my article which I would like to include in a beamer presentation : Please note that the figure was simplified, since groupI represents a group of ...
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Adding hyperlink to fancy slides presentation

I will admit that I'm a newcomer to LaTeX, especially presentations. I'm trying to add a hyperlink to slide in my presentation and I keep getting the error: Argument of \frame has an extra }. I've ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools

I used to use Beamer, and I loved it. However, compared to a WYSIWYG software like Powerpoint, creating slides with Beamer is so time-consuming, especially for graphics and animations (I don't overuse ...
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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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Change footer and header background color for style simple in powerdot

I am using the style simple for creating slides with powerdot: \documentclass[style=simple]{powerdot} \begin{document} \begin{slide}{First slide} Hello world! \end{slide} \end{document} While ...
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Presentations that don't take up too much time to create

I am teaching a course in the upcoming semester and am trying to settle on a way to prepare presentations as rapidly as possible. I have used LaTeX beamer for years, and have even contributed some ...
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Speed problems beamer presentation (post-compilation) [closed]

I am running kubuntu 14.04 and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian). When including images (jpg,eps,png) into a beamer presentation via \includegraphics[]{}, I encountered delays of ...
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How can I compile a beamer presentation with pauses in same page?

I want to compile my presentation, but as I have the pauses codes, \begin{itemize} \item <1- | alert@1> \item <2- | alert@2> \end{itemize} I wanted to do it in the same page. I was looking for ...
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Beamer: title-page full page image

I need to create a full-slide image as the first and final slides, as well as having a separate theme for the title page. I've been given the first/last slides, the title page and the generic slides ...
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Creating left-to-right sliding presentation

I found this presentation document by D. J. Bernstein. Is it possible to create it in latex? Screenshot
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Fancy slides latex

I am using fancy slides for a presentation. The problem is that I want to be able to specify some colors with xcolor. When I try to do the usual \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} I get an ...
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How to use BIG sizes of fonts?

I'm making a presentation, but I don't want to complicate me learning beamer, so I use article in landscape mode. How can I use a bigger font in all the document as default size? 24 pt, 36 pt, or ...
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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LaTeX Visual Novel Engine: Does it exist?

Did anyone in the past use LaTeX to create a "visual novel" engine? I've been using http://www.renpy.org/ for rare presentations when I need functionality the beamer class in LaTeX doesn't easily ...
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Beamer Class Logo in Header

I created a presentation using the beamer class with texmaker. Right now it looks like this: Now I would like to include a jpg where the red circle is located, so basically inside a palette. Can ...
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Showcase of beautiful presentations in Beamer [closed]

I would like to know to what extent Beamer can produce professional presentations. The following following are the requirements : The contribution must be a TeX solution to this question. Usage of ...
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In this snippet of beamer presentation, strange space appears ? How to get rid of it?

In the following snippet code of a beamer presentation, in the slide 3/8 there is a strange space that appears as shown in the picture. please I need to get rid of it, how to do that ? ...
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How to include URL to paper and presentation in bibtex?

I'd like to include 2 URLs in a bibtex entry: to the paper and to the presentation. I think it's common practice to have such 2 files for papers presented at conferences. Eg at this workshop I ...
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TexStudio cannot compile presentation [closed]

I have been using TexStudio for a long time with no problem in creating pdf files. But now I have to make a presentation with LaTeX and it does not compile. I tried every tutorial that appears when ...
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How do I make pdfcrop output all pages of the same size?

I am trying to crop a powerpoint animation that I converted to pdf for import into beamer (using ppsplit), but when I run pdfcrop (from texlive) to reduce the whitespace, it crops the pages ...
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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation -

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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Beamer: background color for section page?

I have defined a beamer template for a section page: \setbeamertemplate{section page} { \begin{centering} \usebeamercolor[fg]{section title} \usebeamerfont{section title} \insertsection ...
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\lstinline does not work with \frame in beamer [duplicate]

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize, breaklines=true } \begin{document} \begin{frame} Normal text \lstinline{\usepackage} \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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vertical alignment of text with slides class

I would like the content of each slide to be aligned at the top of each slide. How can one achieve that? By default the text is centered vertically, and that looks sloppy. There are many answers ...
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MSc thesis presentation

I have completed my MSc Thesis and now I want to create a presentation slide. I have got a good physics template which from Cambridge university. The pdf link is ...
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Aligning equations across slides (/only)

Goodday, I am currently working on a presentation on the Calculus of Variations. In it I present a proof for the Euler equation. Currently I use the following Latex code: \begin{frame} ...
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table of contents starts by an arbitrary number

I am using Beamer Presentation to teach a Probability course in a university. At the first class, I introduced my class chapter 1 which included its sections 1 to 4, so my table of contents in the ...
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What is the defaults font in \documentclass{slides}?

Because beamer is more powerful, I am learning to use it to prepare my presentation. But, I prefer the default font style in \documentclass{slides}. So, I have two questions: What is the defaults ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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Make beamer not look like beamer

I'm going to present my senior thesis in front of our faculty members, by using beamer. But rumor has it that some of them do not like beamer very much. So I decided to make my slides not look like ...
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Errors compiling a presentation with beamer class

Can anyone tell me the error(s) in this code?? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} %\usepackage{geometry} %\usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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\mode<presentation> between two frames in beamerarticle

There is a minimal code of what I want to do : \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} text 1 \mode<presentation>{ \end{frame} \begin{frame} } text 2 \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Packages to create attractive presentations in LaTeX

I use the beamer package to create presentations. A sample code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \title[Demo]{A Sample \LaTeX presentation} \author{S.Subham Soni} ...
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How to let the people know that my document was produced with/on LaTeX [duplicate]

I want to put a LaTeX "notice" in my document, something like "This document was created using LaTeX". However, I think the words in italic might be wrong: should it be "created", or "produced", or ...
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How can I change the math font in slides class?

I use the "slides" class to get full size equations for a presentation. (Yes, it needs to be in Powerpoint ;) ) However, I want to have the standard math font (like in the article class). There seems ...
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How to divide frame by two parts in LyX?

I have a long experience with LaTeX. However, I am beginner with LyX and there is some things that differ. I start to make presentation and I can not do such very simple thing as dividing frame into ...
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How can I learn to create my own beamer styles? [duplicate]

I'd like to create a custom design for my beamer presentations. How could I achieve this? I have neither found any resources for that nor does the official beamer documentation talk about it. Are ...
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Add pdf slides to a lyx document?

I want to add the pdf slides into a lyx document. That means: for each page in pdf document insert it to the lyx document and seperate it from other slides. I need it for adding notes to lectures. In ...
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Full screen Beamer problems

Is it possible to do full screen which covers the whole screen? When I use full screen option for my pdf file created from beamer presentation, I see some space is being wasted on right and left side ...
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How to put image as background in slide

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{arabtex} %\usepackage{lucidabr} ...
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Manual for Presentation typesetting in ConTeXt

Is there a manual similar to the Beamer manual but for presentation in ConTeXt? I found this: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Presentations but I feel it lacks many information, for example on ...
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Powerdot - create both slides and notes via command line

I would like to create both slides and notes from a powerdot presentation easily. Currently, the options in the preamble of the file need to be changed and the file saved to produce the different ...
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How to design shapes in beamer presentation?

I would like to prepare a presentation in beamer. I would like to include some shapes in some of the slides. I would like to ask what is the best way to do so. Is it better to draw the shapes using ...
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Example of slides presentations using beamer [duplicate]

Well I am looking for examples of slides presentations. I also want know how to get a pack that is missing to get when I use texmaker. Tanx
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...
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Left-Align Table in Beamer Presentation

I have a table within a frame in a presentation using the beamer package, and it's centered in the frame right now: \subsection{Results} \begin{frame}{Results} \begin{table} ...