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How to save a file as .fd type

I would like to prepare my presentation using 'beamer', I have installed the package from the package manager. when i run the tex file, i was asked to install "ot1mathkerncmss.fd". I downloaded the ...
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zoom in on a portion of a table in beamer [duplicate]

I have a very large table on a beamer slide that I want to show the audience first (so they get a sense of the whole thing) but then I want to zoom in on particular portions of that table. How can ...
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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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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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Change stuff after \pause

I want to achieve similar effect to this: Updating picture after \pause but I want to change the previously displayed block. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \begin{document} ...
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Software for creating beamer presentations

Lyx provide a simple Gui to create latex presentations. But has lot of limitations. Ultimately you end up using latex mark up. Is there a better program to create latex presentation similar to lyx
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How do i make a 10 part document with latex

My idea is to make a "Definitionary" divide a vertical page in 2, and then in 5 horizontally, put 10 definitions peer page. Mostly Metric Space and number theory definitions will need LATEX to become ...
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Presenting with beamer [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to set the beamer pdf version of a presentation as something similar to that of microsoft powerpoint whereby the click of a mouse will allow one to switch to ...
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Missing bullets when itemize is justified

Good day, Why bullets disappear when an itemize list is justified? \RequirePackage{flashmovie} \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{footline} { \leavevmode% \hbox{% ...
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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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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 returns “extra \fi” errors when using versions and tikz

I am trying to use versions to generate different versions of beamer slides (for presentation and for handouts), but I always receive the following errors. Can someone tell me where the issue is? ...
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LaTeX Beamer - Temporarily increase font size of an item when using “itemize”

Does someone know how I can have larger fonts for an item during presentation. Here is what I am trying to do: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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Presentation using LyX

I want to create a presentation in LyX which can also be printed out as a 'manual'. I have seen reference to including the presentation file in a beamer article file. However, this seems to leave the ...
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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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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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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} ...