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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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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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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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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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What is best Latex template could be used for presentation? [closed]

I'm looking for good template that I can use to make my MS thesis presentation defense, I think there are many, but if some used to do good presentation for PHD or MS thesis defense, can provide some ...
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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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Normal text is invisible when using beamer with notes and XeLaTeX

I'm using beamer with xelatex to prepare a talk. If I switch on notes on right I'm experiencing strange behaviour: When using csqoutes in the title, all normal text afterwards becomes invisible (or ...
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Label in \frame options, disable allowframebreaks in beamer

The \includeonlyframe{...} does not work, when allowframebreaks is used together with label in \frame options. When removing label, it works fine. See MWE: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Powerpoint live presentation functionalities with LaTex beamer?

For most presentations, I find it easier to use LaTex than Powerpoint. However, one feature I really miss with LaTex is the handful of presentation functionalities of Powerpoint. Basically, while the ...
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Template/package for preparing notes for a blackboard talk?

Sometimes I like to TeX up my notes for a blackboard talk (which I will print out and bring to my talk, not to distribute, but just for my own reference). However the default classes like article are ...
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have problem with warsaw theme!

The title of my work is quite large but it shows only half of it in toolbar when i use warsaw theme! is there any way to correct this like make it double line or something ? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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\pause in KOMA-script scrartcl

Is there any way that I can use the command \pause in KOMA-script presentation? The \coverand \uncover commands seem to unfunctional as well. This is the template I use: ...
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How to insert three images in one slide?

I am having a problem with inserting three images to one slide There is one similar question How to put 3 figures in one slide in beamer? However, this one is when one wants to put text there. ...
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why my time shows up in another language than english?

I use the following code but the date is written not in english \documentclass[12pt] {beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage[utf8] {inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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how to insert three figures in a presentation?

I want to insert three figures in a presentation, is anybody have any suggestion ? one on top and two side by side in down. I would like to first show the two down and after the one in top appear. ...
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how to change a colour of a specific word in a line?

Actually I want to change colour of specific word in a line in a presentation \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \begin{frame} What I have here \begin{itemize} ...
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Beamer - berkley - sidebar - overflows

My Beamer sidebar overflows as in this picture Is the only solution to give optional short titles, or is there another way? Thanks Minimal Working Example \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Error using beamer package

I'm trying to make a presentation with the beamer package, and my code was working fine yesterday. However today I'm getting a strange error. Below is my LaTeX code, which was working with TeXstudio, ...
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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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What is the easiest way to mimic an existing PowerPoint template using Beamer?

For my thesis defense I am required to adhere to my university's official PowerPoint template. Because I have a lot of equations and PowerPoint is a pain, I would like to do my presentation using ...
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which types of effect can I put in a presentation using Latex?

I used to make my presentation with powerpoint and Keynote which both were easy but this latex is driving me crazy since you should add anything you want in a hard way! In fact, I have tried to ...
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fade a picture and bring up others in a presentation

Actually, I have seen some presentation that an image fade and other 3 images appeared there. or one image went smaller in top and two images appeared in down of a page Is there anyone know how to ...
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How to add rewind function to a mp4 on a presentation in Latex using Mac

I have been searching and trying to add a video in a presentation. NONE of the solution was useful. I have a macbook pro and I installed the TeXShop of course. can anybody help me to do it ? Please ...
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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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State-of-the-art presentation package in LaTeX (as of 2015)? [closed]

Haven't made any presentation in LaTeX for a while. Is Beamer still the best choice? Any new stuffs available?
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Beamer themes/sample files suitable for high school presentation

I am to give a general invitational talk related to mathematics to a high school crowd. I was wondering if anyone has tried using Beamer for such an audience and what would you recommend? Previously ...
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Command showing note page of the next frame

This question is based when I read the answer of... Note page showing the next frame I was wondering if it is possible just to define a command like \insertslideintonotes{<scale>} which then ...
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Problem with pdfpc and latex-beamer presentations

I have a figure which uses pattern. The same behavior I notice with one of the examples of pgfplots, http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/pgfplots.pdf page 211. When I use envince everything looks normal ...
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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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What is the easiest way to produce a dynamic (two-theme) Beamer presentation?

First, allow me provide you with a little bit of context. Recently, I have started working on preparing presentation slides for my upcoming Ph.D. dissertation defense. The discipline is information ...
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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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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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How do I make a presentation that seems made on an overhead projector?

I want to do a presentation simulating an overhead projector which some professors used when I was a math student. I couldn't find an image to mimic the background produced by an overhead projector. ...
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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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Syntax highlighting in an HTML presentation

This example shows how to produce PDF slides with syntax highlighting of source code. The example uses beamer and (presumably) pdflatex. Another example shows syntax coloring for HTML output using ...
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How to remove total number of Pages from the beamer ppt slide? [duplicate]

I'm using beamer to create a PPT. But the default layout displays the current slide number alongwith the Total Number of slides. I dont want to display total number of slides. Please Help
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Improving a poorly used theme of a beamer presentation

I have completed a technical presentation, but I have tried many times to customized to improve the appearance of the PaloAlto. Very Very...Long Conf Title cannot be accommodated in the side bar, ...
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How can I insert multiple pictures in a beamer foil?

I want to implement the slide shown below in beamer .Please let me know how I should go about this.
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Overlapping text when directly opening a slide

I'm relatively new to the TEX world and I've tried creating a presentation which came out very nice. When I'm opening the html file from the beginning- everything works super. such path is: ...
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How to cross reference between different beamer presentations

for my lectures I am preparing beamer presentations. I would like to include sections (possibly more than one in a single beamer presentation) and to be able to have continuing numbering of ...
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Enhanced fill-in-the-blank document

I am about to improve my lecture slides from last semester. Specifically, I would like to add a fill-in-the-blank option. I found this code suggestion (from here): \documentclass{article} ...
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Would it be possibile to advance Beamer at the level of the HTML presentations?

I use mostly Reveal.js for my presentations and lately I learned Beamer. As far as I see you can reproduce almost anything from a HTML pres. in Beamer with a little work, except for the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.)