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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} ...
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Customize table of contents [duplicate]

I have a table of contents page which has several sections and subsections. Now, before i start a topic i want to display the all the sections+ sub section of the topic i am going to start. How can i ...
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Problem with \overlays

I latex the following tex. I got error in the line below \end{slide} as Undefined control sequence } I found out that the problem is related to \overlays. ...
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How to number slides with an increasing number of digits of pi?

How to number frames with an increasing number of digits of pi? Illustrative, I want the frame numbers to be like 3 (on the first slide) 3.1 (on the second slide) 3.14 (on the third slide) ... and ...
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Algorithm does not fit onto one slide

I am using the Latex presentation package and would like to mold the following algorithm (I had to remove the text due to publication reasons) onto one slide - how can I do that? \underline{Algorithm ...
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Using \only in beamer presentation

I have the following code for a slide from a presentation: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Heuristic Policies} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> These are methods ...
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How to present TeX documents directly from the iPad on a projector?

Now that there are useful authoring environments for TeX documents available on the iPad, I would wish to be able to present their results (e.g., a beamer document) directly from an iPad via the VGA ...
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Create Two PDF versions of Classroom slides from Single LaTeX file: Teacher and Student

Is there a way to create a single document that will process a LaTeX file in two different ways (different preambles) and produce two different outputs. Specifically, I want to produce a set of ...
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Play animated graphic when “next slide” is clicked

I am giving a presentation and I have included an animatedgraphic in the following way: \animategraphics[scale=0.4,autoplay]{8}{movie}{000}{200} As you can see, this is played automatically. But I ...
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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 ...