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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} ...
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Packages to create attractive presentations in LaTeX

I use the beamer package to create presentations. A sample code is as follows: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Antibes} \title[Demo]{A Sample \LaTeX presentation} \author{S.Subham Soni} ...
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How to let the people know that my document was produced with/on LaTeX [duplicate]

I want to put a LaTeX "notice" in my document, something like "This document was created using LaTeX". However, I think the words in italic might be wrong: should it be "created", or "produced", or ...
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How to divide frame by two parts in LyX?

I have a long experience with LaTeX. However, I am beginner with LyX and there is some things that differ. I start to make presentation and I can not do such very simple thing as dividing frame into ...
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How can I learn to create my own beamer styles? [duplicate]

I'd like to create a custom design for my beamer presentations. How could I achieve this? I have neither found any resources for that nor does the official beamer documentation talk about it. Are ...
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Add pdf slides to a lyx document?

I want to add the pdf slides into a lyx document. That means: for each page in pdf document insert it to the lyx document and seperate it from other slides. I need it for adding notes to lectures. In ...
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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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Algorithm does not fit onto one slide

I am using the Latex presentation package and would like to mold the following algorithm (I had to remove the text due to publication reasons) onto one slide - how can I do that? \underline{Algorithm ...
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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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How to put image as background in slide

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage{arabtex} %\usepackage{lucidabr} ...
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Manual for Presentation typesetting in ConTeXt

Is there a manual similar to the Beamer manual but for presentation in ConTeXt? I found this: http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Presentations but I feel it lacks many information, for example on ...
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Powerdot - create both slides and notes via command line

I would like to create both slides and notes from a powerdot presentation easily. Currently, the options in the preamble of the file need to be changed and the file saved to produce the different ...
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Printing beamer slides?

I want to print handouts of a Beamer presentation. I am using psnup to a create a copy with multiple slides per pages. I notice that there is a lot of empty space on the top of each slide and the ...
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How to design shapes in beamer presentation?

I would like to prepare a presentation in beamer. I would like to include some shapes in some of the slides. I would like to ask what is the best way to do so. Is it better to draw the shapes using ...
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shrinking tables for presentations

What is the most convenient way to shrink a table to fit in a beamer slide?
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Import and Export LaTeX presentations in graphical presentation editor

I want to find (or create) a graphical presentation editor (or say Winedt macros) that allows text, graphics images and latex formulas to be inserted and formatted interactively. It should also allow ...
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Left-Align Table in Beamer Presentation

I have a table within a frame in a presentation using the beamer package, and it's centered in the frame right now: \subsection{Results} \begin{frame}{Results} \begin{table} ...
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Customize table of contents [duplicate]

I have a table of contents page which has several sections and subsections. Now, before i start a topic i want to display the all the sections+ sub section of the topic i am going to start. How can i ...
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Using \only in beamer presentation

I have the following code for a slide from a presentation: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Heuristic Policies} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \begin{itemize} \item<1-> These are methods ...
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How to present TeX documents directly from the iPad on a projector?

Now that there are useful authoring environments for TeX documents available on the iPad, I would wish to be able to present their results (e.g., a beamer document) directly from an iPad via the VGA ...
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Producing clickable hyperlinks in ipe

I'm starting to use ipe to create slides for a presentation. But LaTeX does not behave the way I am used to. For example, I want to use the hyperref package to have URLs with a different font which ...
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Create Two PDF versions of Classroom slides from Single LaTeX file: Teacher and Student

Is there a way to create a single document that will process a LaTeX file in two different ways (different preambles) and produce two different outputs. Specifically, I want to produce a set of ...
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Play animated graphic when “next slide” is clicked

I am giving a presentation and I have included an animatedgraphic in the following way: \animategraphics[scale=0.4,autoplay]{8}{movie}{000}{200} As you can see, this is played automatically. But I ...
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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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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 ...