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Graphical interface for generating presentation slides

Is there a good graphical interface, similar to PowerPoint or LibreOffice Impress, for generating presentation slides? When writing documents I prefer to write my text and LaTeX-markups using a ...
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Producing clickable hyperlinks in ipe

I'm starting to use ipe to create slides for a presentation. But LaTeX does not behave the way I am used to. For example, I want to use the hyperref package to have URLs with a different font which ...
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When I try to add a new page it gives me an error [closed]

I'm using LaTeX to make a document for the first time, so I started off by just using a template and just editing text to make it as easy as possible for me. However, I've stumbled across a problem. ...
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Add an progress bar image based on page number

I would like to add a "progress bar" to each page of my report. I have 25 images named pbar1.png to pbar25.png, as shown below, to be put on slides: pbar1.png: pbar12.png: pbar25.png: Because ...
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Latex presentation

I try with following code, but have many errors... Am I need to install special things for create presentation? It has any special steps for starting and executing? I tried a lot. But, I could't run a ...
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Beautiful presentations done with TeX and related systems

I recently had to persuade a fellow student that you can create beautiful presentations with LaTeX and beamer. Luckily, I already had some examples. But I'm sure that there are better presentations, ...
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Texmaths vs Texpoint?

I wonder if anyone has used both Texmaths for LibreOffice or Texpoint for Powerpoint. Is one significantly better than the other; does either have glaring limitations? I'm preparing some slides with ...
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Automatic beamer presentation with one slide generated for each image in a directory?

I would like a simple script to "scrape" every image in a directory into a single beamer presentation as follows: $ ls %img1.jpg %img2.jpg %img3.jpg $ *run script* %OUTPUT SOMETHING LIKE ...
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Windows Beamer presentation with notes [closed]

Have anybody have success by finding a PDF Reader for Windows, that have possiblity to show notes on one screen and the presentation on the projector? I am looking for one, otherwise I need to ...
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Beamer: Creating a slide with short, centered, prominent text

Between the introductory slides and the meat of my presentation done in Beamer, I would like to add one slide with the text: "Coming up: Our Work". Or some such. This is the only text on this slide, ...
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Beamer or MS Powerpoint/LibreOffice Impress?

I am preparing a seminar course and will be showing a lot of figures: photos, screen captures of journal figures, etc. Some amount of equations but probably less (by slide count) than the images. I ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...
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Presentations with flexible page layout

I'm new to presentations with LaTeX; can the Beamer class be used to create flexible page layouts, such as shown below (yellow boxes will be filled with either images or text)? Each page may use a ...
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Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

This question led to a new package: aobs-tikz Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both slides but only on the second it has the red ...
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TikZ callout pointing to nested align/text/math environment not displayed

See the MWE below. Observation: In the second version the callout is displayed in the first it is not. Can anyone tell me why this is so? \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} ...
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Explanatory bubbles in beamer

In the MWE below I want to place an "explanatory bubble" (see picture inserted below) pointing to the word "Integer" in the 8th line (the bubble should superimpose the text, a transparency effect such ...
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Light up table of contents in beamer

I am trying to color ToC in beamer. By default when ToC appears all entries are gray, but I want them to becoloured as my theme. How can this been done? A MWE is the following ...
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Tutorials for beamer and other presentation packages

As I decided to use LaTeX to make a presentation and I'm a newbie, I would like a not-very-long tutorial that introduces all features of the beamer class package one can use along with its output. Is ...
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Problem with smoothbars in beamer package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation? I'm using beamer package for a presentation using smoothbars to display an index in the top. The ...
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Problem with drawing borders around slides in latex beamer handouts with Adobe Reader [closed]

I am using the LaTeX beamer package and handoutWithNotes package to create a presentation with notes and rectangle around each slide. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} ...
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What are some quick ways to turn an article into presentation slides?

My article is like \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \section*{...} ... ...
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Math slides looking like notes

I have seen some slides that look close to notes. For example,this one. I wonder what templates they are created? Not seem like by beamer, as there are more contents in each slide and not fancy at ...
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Bytefield package

I am using bytefield as in the code below \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{bytefield} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer and bytefield

I am using bytefield package with beamer having the same problem described here. According with Till Tantau, in 2004, the problem is due to the fact that bytecode redefines the so-called catcode of ...
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controlling the figure in the top left corner with powerdot

I'm trying to change the width and the height of the figure appearing in the top left corner of a powerdot presentation with the default style. This is not achieved with the logocmd and logopos ...
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Where is beamer.sty?

Every time I try to make a beamer presentation (using the version that came with my TeX distribution), it asks me for beamer.sty. Which isn't in the official repo for beamer. Arrgh. Has anybody got a ...
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Can we use media9 to show a video on a PDF but the video is not embedded to the PDF?

I have video tutorials that I want to show in my presentation with beamer class. I don't want the video files get embedded to the PDF because they will make the PDF size very very huge. If you know ...
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non centered slides with Prosper [closed]

I use MixTeX 2.9 with Windows. I have a problem when compiling with the Prosper document class. My code begins as follows: \documentclass[pdf,distiller]{prosper} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Enlarged Characters

for a presentation about Chinese characters I need to enlarge a single character so that it takes about the size of 1/4 of the page (I plan to show 4 different characters in some kind of grid, which I ...
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Turn enumerate into panel table of contents in pdfscreen

I'm trying to get the following: I have several files (many) containing lists numbered from 1 to 25, each with A), B), C). Using the package pdfscreen I want to turn them into a presentation and would ...
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How can I do a pseudocode in a powerdot presentation? [closed]

I'm trying to write a pseudocode in a powerdot presentation. I used the commands \usepackage{algorithm} and \usepackage{algorithmic}, but they didn't work. Which package or what can I do to write a ...
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Beamer second screen with next slide [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note page showing the next frame I just presented some of my work with a presentation typeset with LaTeX+Beamer, using the double screen magic of \setbeameroption{show ...
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Is it possible to suppress all frame titles in beamer?

I would like to know if there is a beamer option to suppress all frame titles. I suspect not, since this may seem like an odd thing to do. The reason I want to do it is because I have to make two ...
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text justify in beamer

I like to justify the texts inside the block using beamer. I cant do that in presentation. Can any one please help me?
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High level macros and environments based on Tikz

I was browsing the tikz examples that I found this wonderful example. The example uses tikz to create a tex environment to produce a framed text. The result looks like this: The underlying process ...
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Pros and cons of different presentation classes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other The Tex.SE-wiki mentions beamer, powerdot, HA-prosper, prosper, slides and seminar under the ...
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LaTex article to Prezi-style zooming dia -presention?

Prezi is a proprietary software here. I found beamer, powerdot, HA -prosper, prosper, slides and seminar. Which one or something similar should I use to create something like Prezi-style zooming dia ...
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Slides justification in TeXnicCenter

I could not use the justification in slide presentation. In TeXnicCenter there is center, left alignment and right alignment but I did not see the justification. Is there anyway so that I can fix it.
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Beamer with Warsaw Theme: Two column navigation

I am using Beamer with the Warsaw theme to make a presentation. I quite like having a mini-outline of the TOC at the start of each slide. However, I have found that it tends to take up quite a bit ...
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Advantage of LaTeX presentations?

I've read that LaTeX can be used also for presentation, and that there are tools to make PDF presentations. But I'm wondering: since LaTeX is a typographic language made to separate content from ...
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How can I set a time between slides to create an automatic slideshow with beamer?

I switched from PowerPoint to Beamer. I developed my presentation in Beamer and would like to create a slide show that will play my file automatically. Is there a way to set a time between slide as ...
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LaTeX error when inserting code listing in LyX

I am currently making a presentation in LyX. After I have inserted some XML code in a code listing, I am getting this error: Paragraph ended before \lst@next was complete. Paragraph ended before ...
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What is the template for this slide?

I was wondering what it is the template for this slide? I guess it is written with beamer, but don't know how the slides are so fancy. So is there some tutorial on writing this particular slides among ...
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How to add acknowledgments in the title (first slide) in a beamer presentation?

I am making a beamer presentation, and want to include text for acknowledgments. I use the tags for the title author institute, but now I want to add more text. Is there a tage for the ...
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Inserting a portrait page into landscape presentation using beamer

I am doing the presentation of my PhD using beamer. I have done the diagram flux of my algorithm and I want to show it in my presentation. The problem that I have is that when I wrote down the diagram ...
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Note page showing the next frame

I would like to customise the note pages in Beamer to show: the current frame that they refer to with its number, the next frame of the presentation with its number, the section and subsection, the ...
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Pecha Kucha 20x20 using Beamer?

I create a code in LaTeX using Beamer class to produce a Beamer presentation in 20x20 format, but in stackoverflow someone tell me that is horrible! Why? the code is: ...
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Which alternatives to the beamer class exist?

The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Do you know any LaTeX based beamer alternative? In my university, everyone is using beamer, and every presentation has the same layout, I'm sick of it. I was ...
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LaTeX template for Lecture notes

Looking for some good templates for creating lecture notes to be given to students. Mainly for computer science subjects. More frequently need short lecture notes.
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Create Flash animations with LaTeX

Recently, I had to prepare a few beamer presentations, and during this process I realized that the "ideal" presentation would be much more interactive and live than one can possibly do with LaTeX. It ...