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Why should I use LaTeX for presentations?

I've read that LaTeX can be used also for presentations, using specific packages to make slides in PDF. But I'm wondering: since LaTeX is a typographic language made to separate content from style, ...
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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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beamer: \only and itemize

I would like to write somethings out of the itemize environment using \only, but to do so I need to add an item before \only<2>. Does anyone know how so solve this without adding this new item? ...
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Spell check not working in frame title and block title?

I am using beamer to make my presentation. However spell check is not checking the spellings in frame titles and block titles. How to fix it?
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How to create custom sidebar of your own beamer theme?

I am trying to create my own beamer theme and wish to create a right sidebar having the same hight as the slides. Unfortunately this is not the case. \useoutertheme[right]{sidebar} ...
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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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Beamer Presentation

I'm wondering how can I insert this (i don't know their name) they are in the picture. in each subsection they change
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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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using tikzpicture environment in sharelatex presentation beamer

I want to show some plots in a thesis presentation . I made the graphs in a sharelatex thesis template, but the presentation beamer cannot compile me. please suggest me the usepackages to run it. ...
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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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Different Aspect Ratios: Notes vs. Slides

I created a presentation using LaTeX Beamer and I'd like to present it using SplitShow. Using an embedded .nav file in my PDF, I can use SplitShow's interleaved mode to display the slides on the ...
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Margins for the whole slide in Beamer?

I want to make a Beamer presentation with white margins at the edges, so the whole slide would be affected by these margins (including the color bars for my Berlin beaver theme, for example). So there ...
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Beamer: drawing a rectangle that does not overlay the navigation bar

I am trying to draw a blue filled rectangle on half of the slide space. However, I do not want it to overlay the navigation bar. The following figures illustrate the current situation: The title page ...
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Customizing navigation bar in beamer

I would like to customize the navigation bar (I'm using smoothbars) in beamer but I do not know how to proceed. To be more precise, I would like that all sections that appear on the navigation bar to ...
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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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Colour correcting a presentation for a projector

Projectors are notoriously bad at showing images and I'm wondering if anyone has been able to correct the colours/brightness in a pdf to compensate for this? In my case I've got access to the ...
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How to personalize the sidebar in Beamer? [duplicate]

I am creating my own beamer theme while I am very new at beamer. I wish to add in the the sidebar, if possible at a specific position, (towards the end of the sidebar) a sort rectangle inside of it I ...
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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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Company brochure with latex

I have to create a new brochure (not a slide presentation) for a scientific project, in order to obtain funding. I was thinkg about using latex. The brochure needs to include high-resolution pictures, ...
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help navigation buttons beamer sidebar [duplicate]

I am working on my own theme, using beamer and I wish to add navigation buttons to the sidebar. Could you indicate me of how to do it ? Thanks
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How to make a right side progress bar in LaTeX?

I liked the bar of the first answer in this question: Progress bar for latex-beamer so my question is if there is a way to put this progress bar in the right/left side of the slides. Thanks.
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How to get this type of slide in beamer[content with caption]?

How can I get this type of style with beamer?: thanks in advance
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macro who argument is proxy of next page break or beginning of a new slide

QUESTION: How do I write macros that run a control sequence \C (for example print a figure on the page or slide, a) right after the next page break (or new slide), or b) right before the next page ...
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Use onslide together with tcolorbox to show four pictures on the same slide

My problem is that, I've two columns slides that contain tcolorbox of each side which in turn include a figure. I tried using the \onslide command to show the four picures. This my code: ...
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Interactive Beamer presentation with Clicks and Arrows

I watched a nice presentation here about atrial fibrillation with interactive features. I would like to have similar features too. Code \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{enumerate} ...
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how to point to a picture with descriptive text in latex presentation?

Hopefully, my question describes what I need. I want to add small colored box contains text or equation describing a picture in a presentation, I want the picture to come first, then the box, which ...
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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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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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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 ...