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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 ...
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Presentation recommendation

I am a rusty, irregular LaTeX user and I am would like to create a presentation with LaTeX. I am hoping to get good screen, html and pdf output. I dont want anything fancy, mostly just a simple ...
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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. ...
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Quadrants in slides using LyX and beamer

In LyX to do columns on a beamer slide you have to do many sub tasks: Columns (top aligned) Column Width Indentation, for each paragraph in column repeat 2--4 for second column Is there maybe a ...
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Examples of great presentations and alternatives to Beamer

I am familiar with beamer and have used it extensively but I was blown off when I saw this: http://online.redwoods.cc.ca.us/instruct/darnold/linalg/latex/project_latex.pdf I would like to know how ...
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Which package to use for presentations ? Beamer, Prosper, or Other

I have to prepare my slides in latex. A quick search came up with different packages. Before start preparing, I need your experiences. I do not want to regret after learning one as I did, learning vim ...
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Postprocessing PDF presentations

Few years ago I had been successfully using ppower4 for PDF postprocessing. It seems that it is no longer maintained, do you know a good replacement for this?
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Are there alternatives to Beamer for slides ?

I like Beamer and I use it but I wanted to check if there other classes for slides or presentation purposes to consider seriously when starting to write a presentation.
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Powerdot shrink text in figure caption

I am using the powerdot class to make my first presentation in LaTeX (LyX). I have a figure whose caption contains a lot of text. Currently the text rolls off the slide. I can manually change the font ...
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Slide ticker in beamer presentations

I am using 'beamer' for presentations. I have a Main Titles and a few slides under each. For example, Introduction has 4 slides Methods have 5 slides. I want to put kind of a ticker at the top of ...
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Is there a package to write slide and narration contents at the same time but produces each separately at the final?

Writing a presentation frame and its corresponding narration at the same time can help us to reduce the complexity. In other words, I need a mechanism as follows (it is a pseudo-code) ...
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Desired resolution of images for a Beamer presentation

I am working on a Beamer presentation for less-technically-inclined audience, so I want to use many visual aids, pictures, stock photos, etc. Unfortunately, these are mostly raster images, not vector ...
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Sans serif font with distinguished capital I for math.

I work a lot with matrix algebra. I also give a lot of presentations. It'd be nice to have a good sans serif font to use for both. Currently, my choice is the bitstream vera sans with math package: ...
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Are there any repositories of “killer slides” for Beamer?

I used to work as a consultant and have been spoiled with nice looking slides. For instance, being able to create slides that have 2, 3, or 4 graphs (perfectly positioned and with nice headers!) at ...
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presentation: option screen or prepress in ps2pdf?

I'm using the Powerdot class to make a presentation. Powerdot uses eps pictures and thus on compiling, I'm using the normal route: Latex > dvi > ps > pdf. In Ghostscript, we have the ...
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Multiple colour themes in one beamer presentation

I'm preparing a single seminar talk on three more-or-less unrelated results. In order to visually separate these results, I wanted to give each one a different (custom) colour theme for the ...
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shrinking tables for presentations

What is the most convenient way to shrink a table to fit in a beamer slide?
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Printing beamer slides?

I want to print handouts of a Beamer presentation. I am using psnup to a create a copy with multiple slides per pages. I notice that there is a lot of empty space on the top of each slide and the ...
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What are a good set of macros for writing beamer presentations?

I previously asked about tricks for reducing typing when writing beamer presentations. I thought it might be useful to write a few macros for common commands. E.g., something like this: ...
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How display LaTeX code in LaTeX document?

I'm making Beamer presentation. How I can display LaTeX code inside presentation?
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Simple horizontal slides

What is the simplest way to make a slide presentation? I tried beamer, but it is really complicated and I would like to have the same simple look as in slides, but horizontal rather than vertical.
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Presentations best style

What is the best package/style to build a presentation? I use PDFSLID. Any better?
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How to make a larger “\dot”

I'm writing up some notes that will be displayed on an overhead projector. The standard time-derivative \dot{x} produces a dot that is hard to see. Does anyone know of a package or have a macro that ...
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Typing and editing Beamer presentations

The ratio of markup to content in a beamer presentation is fairly high relative to a standard LaTeX document. What strategies do you use for speeding up the task of typing and editing beamer ...
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Why does my table of contents not appear in my beamer presentation? [closed]

I copied a beamer presentation and made new slides, but when I compile it the table of contents is missing. I tried copying and pasting the old presentation into mine and it is still missing the ...