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A beamer fade out-fade in effect?

In some of my slides, especially the technical ones, I would like to keep the bottom of the previous slide, preferably somewhat faded, as the bottom of the next slide as I start introducing new ...
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Convert LaTeX book to presentation and handouts

I have written a LateX "book", with section, figure and my custom defined example. Somehow, I would like to convert this into: A presentation PDF A handout PDF I've been experimenting with ...
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Ideas for transposing/splitting a TIKZ figure from A4 article to beamer presentation

Context. I am having this kind of tikzpicture in my article which I would like to include in a beamer presentation : Please note that the figure was simplified, since groupI represents a group of ...
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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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Adding hyperlink to fancy slides presentation

I will admit that I'm a newcomer to LaTeX, especially presentations. I'm trying to add a hyperlink to slide in my presentation and I keep getting the error: Argument of \frame has an extra }. I've ...
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Combining strengths of Beamer and WYSIWYG drawing tools

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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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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progressbar Beamer theme: Errors trying to build an adapted example

I'm very new to LaTeX, so sorry, if this question is too trivial. I'm using the following code to build a sample presentation, based on the 'progressbar' Beamer theme and its demo code: ...
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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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Change footer and header background color for style simple in powerdot

I am using the style simple for creating slides with powerdot: \documentclass[style=simple]{powerdot} \begin{document} \begin{slide}{First slide} Hello world! \end{slide} \end{document} While ...
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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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Speed problems beamer presentation (post-compilation) [closed]

I am running kubuntu 14.04 and pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 (TeX Live 2013/Debian). When including images (jpg,eps,png) into a beamer presentation via \includegraphics[]{}, I encountered delays of ...
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How can I compile a beamer presentation with pauses in same page?

I want to compile my presentation, but as I have the pauses codes, \begin{itemize} \item <1- | alert@1> \item <2- | alert@2> \end{itemize} I wanted to do it in the same page. I was looking for ...
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Beamer: title-page full page image

I need to create a full-slide image as the first and final slides, as well as having a separate theme for the title page. I've been given the first/last slides, the title page and the generic slides ...
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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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Fancy slides latex

I am using fancy slides for a presentation. The problem is that I want to be able to specify some colors with xcolor. When I try to do the usual \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{color} I get an ...
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How to use BIG sizes of fonts?

I'm making a presentation, but I don't want to complicate me learning beamer, so I use article in landscape mode. How can I use a bigger font in all the document as default size? 24 pt, 36 pt, or ...
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Insert second slide with Lyx and Beamer

I am trying to create a presentation in LyX using Beamer. I am using LyX 2.1.0. I created a new document, and selected Document -> Settings -> Document Class -> Presentations -> Beamer. ...
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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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In this snippet of beamer presentation, strange space appears ? How to get rid of it?

In the following snippet code of a beamer presentation, in the slide 3/8 there is a strange space that appears as shown in the picture. please I need to get rid of it, how to do that ? ...
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Beamer Class Logo in Header

I created a presentation using the beamer class with texmaker. Right now it looks like this: Now I would like to include a jpg where the red circle is located, so basically inside a palette. Can ...
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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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Showcase of beautiful presentations in Beamer [closed]

I would like to know to what extent Beamer can produce professional presentations. The following following are the requirements : The contribution must be a TeX solution to this question. Usage of ...
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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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How to include URL to paper and presentation in bibtex?

I'd like to include 2 URLs in a bibtex entry: to the paper and to the presentation. I think it's common practice to have such 2 files for papers presented at conferences. Eg at this workshop I ...
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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 can I change the math font in slides class?

I use the "slides" class to get full size equations for a presentation. (Yes, it needs to be in Powerpoint ;) ) However, I want to have the standard math font (like in the article class). There seems ...
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TexStudio cannot compile presentation [closed]

I have been using TexStudio for a long time with no problem in creating pdf files. But now I have to make a presentation with LaTeX and it does not compile. I tried every tutorial that appears when ...
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How do I make pdfcrop output all pages of the same size?

I am trying to crop a powerpoint animation that I converted to pdf for import into beamer (using ppsplit), but when I run pdfcrop (from texlive) to reduce the whitespace, it crops the pages ...
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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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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation -

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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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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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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Beamer: background color for section page?

I have defined a beamer template for a section page: \setbeamertemplate{section page} { \begin{centering} \usebeamercolor[fg]{section title} \usebeamerfont{section title} \insertsection ...
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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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\lstinline does not work with \frame in beamer [duplicate]

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ basicstyle=\ttfamily\footnotesize, breaklines=true } \begin{document} \begin{frame} Normal text \lstinline{\usepackage} \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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vertical alignment of text with slides class

I would like the content of each slide to be aligned at the top of each slide. How can one achieve that? By default the text is centered vertically, and that looks sloppy. There are many answers ...
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MSc thesis presentation

I have completed my MSc Thesis and now I want to create a presentation slide. I have got a good physics template which from Cambridge university. The pdf link is ...
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Aligning equations across slides (/only)

Goodday, I am currently working on a presentation on the Calculus of Variations. In it I present a proof for the Euler equation. Currently I use the following Latex code: \begin{frame} ...
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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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table of contents starts by an arbitrary number

I am using Beamer Presentation to teach a Probability course in a university. At the first class, I introduced my class chapter 1 which included its sections 1 to 4, so my table of contents in the ...
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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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What is the defaults font in \documentclass{slides}?

Because beamer is more powerful, I am learning to use it to prepare my presentation. But, I prefer the default font style in \documentclass{slides}. So, I have two questions: What is the defaults ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia package not playing

I am trying to use the multimedia package in Beamer to play a local, non-embeded, video. The file compiles without errors; however, when I click on the place-holder image, it simply moves to the next ...
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Errors compiling a presentation with beamer class

Can anyone tell me the error(s) in this code?? \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} %\usepackage{geometry} %\usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{pifont} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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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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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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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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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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\mode<presentation> between two frames in beamerarticle

There is a minimal code of what I want to do : \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} text 1 \mode<presentation>{ \end{frame} \begin{frame} } text 2 \end{frame} \end{document} ...