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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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Theorem and formula discrepancy

I have the following theorem declaration using asmthm \newtheoremstyle{MyStyle}{\topsep}{\topsep}{\sffamily}{}{\bfseries \scshape}{ )}{ }{} \newtheorem{Theorem}{(}[section] Which, when called, ...
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Add external bibtex to beamer presentation

I would like to separate my bibliography from my slides. However, currently the onliest version that is working is to add the the citations directly to my main file. Here is my example code: ...
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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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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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Insert an animated gif image in a `beamer` presentation [duplicate]

I have gif animated image that I want insert in a presentation that I'm building with the beamer package. I want that the image is animated also in the presentation and the only way that I know to do ...
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LaTeX Beamer Presentation Template Modifications

I was trying to make a customized Beamer Presentation template but I failed to make it complete and facing some difficulties to finalize it. May you help me to make it complete the task.. My coding ...
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Drawing callouts on top of text?

I'm putting together a presentation. My presentation style, however, often involves bright red callouts to the most important points of the text, especially when said text consists of code samples or ...
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LaTeX presentation issues on Windows machines and overhead projector?

I have just discovered that LaTeX can be used to create presentations as PDF files. My question is: once I have created the presentation as a PDF file, will it work 'out-of-the-box' on most Windows ...
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How do I increase the size of the text or the headline in beamer, LaTeX?

Is it possible to make the text bigger there? I mean, where "how" and "to increase" are written. I can't find anything about it. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[cp1251]{inputenc} ...
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Video in Beamer with multimedia, undefined control sequence

./demo.vrb:4: Undefined control sequence. \pdfmark [{\box \@tempboxa }]{pdfmark=/ANN,Subtype=/Movie,Movie=<... l.4 ...[width=\textwidth]{CNT2.png}}{CNTvideo.mov} this ...
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Replacing a whole equation in beamer

I want an equation to be replaced by another in one click in a beamer presentation. How to implement that? I was trying it by writing two exactly same consequent frames where the latter frame had ...
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using \visible without beamer.cls [closed]

Is it possible to use \visible without the beamer.cls? Or the other way around: I would like to try to build my own presentation class (very simple, it might be a kind of LaTeX exercise) but I have no ...
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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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Beamer-How to have figures replacing one another in a slide? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to have a figure in a slide that replace the previous figure. So if one has 5 figures then each figure will appear once and be replaced by the next figure. At the end ...
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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 can I make a (beautiful) vertical timeline for LaTeX beamer? [duplicate]

I am currently using \usepackage{enumitem} and a list to make a horizontal time line on a single slide: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Plan for ...
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superellipse with pdfliterals

I don't know if this is possible, since I know nothing about PDF literals, so can I draw a superellipse with \pdfliterals, and how? I'd like to write a presentation theme for lecturer which draws a ...
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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 rumour 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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Poster quality math symbols/formulas presentation

I would like to start/end a lecture by displaying a slide where a short symbol or equation is displayed prominently and fills up about half the screen, hopefully to focus the attention of students. ...
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error compiling in prosper

Where is the error here : \documentclass[pdf,capsules,slideColor,colorBG]{prosper} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz} \title{Espace de Sobolev ...
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How to put subsections in header in two rows, ie. in Malmoe theme in Beamer?

I was just wondering if it's possible to have a list of subsections in two rows instead of one. As you can see on the picture below, there is a lot of empty space that can be used for listing ...
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Software for creating beamer presentations?

Recently I started a teaching job, and I've been using the Beamer package in LaTeX (through ShareLaTeX) to create colourful and illustrated presentations for use in my lessons. This is an example of ...
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Beamer: Fade one entry in table

I'm using the beamer class for a presentation and have a table in which I list several outcomes that are theoretically possible. I then want to fade out those that are not common in real life. I ...
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Is there a GUI for presentations?

It could save lots of work if there was a graphical user interface (like in PowerPoint) to create presentations with beamer. Copy-pasting, or creating frames with mouse would be very convenient. ...
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Which types of effect can I put in a presentation using LaTeX? [closed]

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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How to use subsections in a powerdot presentation?

I'm using the powerdot class for create a powerdot presentation. According to the manual of the package I'm able to create a structure for the presentation using the \section{} command and it's very ...
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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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Home and presenting institutes in Beamer

In my first slide, I want the name of my home university, which I can get by using \institute command. I also want the name of the institute of the university where I am presenting. Is there a neat ...
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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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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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Animations in LaTeX for Presentations?

What's this about Is it possible to create animations in LaTeX for presentations? That is what kept me from using it for presentations so far. What I'm looking for especially is: Fade in Fade out ...
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Issues with custom beamer theme

Starting from Claudio Fiandrino's answer (Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch), I'm trying to create my own beamer theme for my thesis' presentation. I'm quite satisfied with it, but I would ...
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Box around different slides - LaTeX Presentation Handout

I would like to make handouts for my LaTeX presentation. I read here how I can do this. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \pgfpagesuselayout{4 on 1}[a4paper,border ...
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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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What your preferred workflow for creating data for print, web and presentations an efficient way?

I'm writing a businessplan in LaTeX including tables and graphs. From the paper I'm creating presentations in reveal.js, and later some of the informasjon will go on website. I can't help but feel ...
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Presentation Figure Not Working

When I try this code I get an error saying that I have an : Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted). \subsection{Energy} \begin{frame}{Energy} \begin{figure} ...
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Navigation Tree: Subsections

Problem Good evening everybody. Calling the beamer-class. Is it possible to have a navigation tree as shown in a sidebar in the header instead; i.e. showing all sections and subsections and ...
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Adding a header navigational bar to LaTeX beamer (also when \thispagestyle{empty})

I am trying to find a nice way to integrate a navigation bar/section overview with my presentation. I found the following code block, which adds a horizontal bar with the sections above the frame ...
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How to add algorithm in beamer?

i am trying to add algorithm pseudo code in my beamer presentation by simply copy and pasting the code which i have used in writing my paper as follows: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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What are the available modes in beamer?

In beamer class for presentations we can use the \mode command to control what part of our text belongs to which mode. My question is how many mode are available for use?
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Creating a cloze and the solution at once with help of conditions

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation for a lecture that also contains some small exercises. So I needed TeX to create a page where there are just the questions with room between each of them for ...
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How to continue hierarchy of bullets in new slide?

I have some hierarchy in one slide that i want to keep in the follow slide. How i can do that? Code example: \documentclass[ps,clariphy]{prosper} %% clariphy it's the company where I work. I Think ...
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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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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 ...