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How to modify an academic beamer template?

I've been using Beamer for my professional presentations and I intend to use it too for my doctoral thesis presentation. And I have a question. The template I currently use is the following one : ...
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer with sidebar [duplicate]

I want to create a presentation in beamer. Like this question, I want to have two logos in opposite side on beamer, but my template have sidebar too. I also used this question to prevent logo from ...
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Which package to use to create a size like blank presentation

Does someone know which latex package to use in order to make paper size like blank presentation. Here is an example ...
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Making presentations using Latex [duplicate]

How can I make presentations using Latex? Is there any specific package needed apart from TeX studio? Mention other requirements. (I am novice in latex.)
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Adding a header navigational bar to LaTeX beamer (also when \thispagestyle{empty})

I am trying to find a nice way to integrate a navigation bar/section overview with my presentation. I found the following code block, which adds a horizontal bar with the sections above the frame ...
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Note-lines beside presentationslides via pdfpages

I want some lines for notes beside the slides of a presentation (in PDF). Therefore I've tried to include this file in LaTeX using pdfpages. For the lines I used a whiledo-loop and included 3 slides ...
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ipad beamer presentations

Is there a way to show in the ipad the pdf file of a beamer presentation so that the \pause command is respected? I tried Adobe Reader and ibooks, and pages slide from right to left. Thanks.
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Frame numbering with multiple frames in a page in beamer

I am working on a beamer presentation where I number frames using \addtobeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}{% \usebeamerfont{footline}% \usebeamercolor[fg]{footline}% \hspace{1em}% ...
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Beamer Presentation Table of Contents

I found the following codes. Its effect is to show section title and the current section title ONLY before the section begins. Now I have also subsections. Hence, I want the section and subsection ...
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Beamer: Put an Updating Outline/TOC on Every Slide

I'm looking to be able to have an outline or table of contents on the side of every slide fairly automatically, though it would be good if it could be suppressed on some slides. This outline would ...
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Using listings within a \only section

Is there any way to use listings within \only sections of Beamer presentations? The following is an example of what I'd like to achieve: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme[height=7mm]{Boadilla} ...
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Selective Navigation Circles in Beamer

I am making a Beamer presentation with navigation circles using the Frankfurt theme. I don't want to have navigation circles for every frame. How can I selectively choose which frames to have the ...
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Embed slides at a later point in the same presentation

I would like to embed (for example, with \includegraphics{}) in the last slide of my beamer presentation four miniatures of the most significant slides of the same presentation, in order to recall ...
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Use section title in running head of Latex KOMA presentation script

I would like to use the Latex KOMA presentation template [1] for my presentation. But I want to replace the running head at the top by the (sub)section title. Currently the Latex KOMA presentation ...
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Changing URL colors in headline / footline of beamer template

Problem: I need to have URLs via \href{}{} be colored in blue text in the presentation. However, using \hypersetup{colorlinks=true,linkcolor = blue} changes the text in the section, subsection text ...
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How can I have [Fragile] Notes?

I want to use Easylist to make dot points in my slide notes. Easylist would be great for that. So I used: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show notes} \usepackage[at]{easylist} ...
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LaTeX “Powerpoint with animation”

Recently, I watched this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEyHuQrBvg It is quite a nice program with latex generated seemingly on-the-fly, and working like some kind of "Powerpoint ...
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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 [closed]

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 - [closed]

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 ...