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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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Explanatory bubbles in beamer

In the MWE below I want to place an "explanatory bubble" (see picture inserted below) pointing to the word "Integer" in the 8th line (the bubble should superimpose the text, a transparency effect such ...
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How display LaTeX code in LaTeX document?

I'm making Beamer presentation. How I can display LaTeX code inside presentation?
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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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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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Note page showing the next frame

I would like to customise the note pages in Beamer to show: the current frame that they refer to with its number, the next frame of the presentation with its number, the section and subsection, the ...
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Can we use media9 to show a video on a PDF but the video is not embedded to the PDF?

I have video tutorials that I want to show in my presentation with beamer class. I don't want the video files get embedded to the PDF because they will make the PDF size very very huge. If you know ...
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Beamer with Warsaw Theme: Two column navigation

I am using Beamer with the Warsaw theme to make a presentation. I quite like having a mini-outline of the TOC at the start of each slide. However, I have found that it tends to take up quite a bit ...
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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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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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Are there alternatives to Beamer for slides ?

I like Beamer and I use it but I wanted to check if there other classes for slides or presentation purposes to consider seriously when starting to write a presentation.
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Advantage of LaTeX presentations?

I've read that LaTeX can be used also for presentation, and that there are tools to make PDF presentations. But I'm wondering: since LaTeX is a typographic language made to separate content from ...
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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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Which alternatives to the beamer class exist?

The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Do you know any LaTeX based beamer alternative? In my university, everyone is using beamer, and every presentation has the same layout, I'm sick of it. I was ...
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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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Automatic beamer presentation with one slide generated for each image in a directory?

I would like a simple script to "scrape" every image in a directory into a single beamer presentation as follows: $ ls %img1.jpg %img2.jpg %img3.jpg $ *run script* %OUTPUT SOMETHING LIKE ...
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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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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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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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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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Presentations best style

What is the best package/style to build a presentation? I use PDFSLID. Any better?
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Slide ticker in beamer presentations

I am using 'beamer' for presentations. I have a Main Titles and a few slides under each. For example, Introduction has 4 slides Methods have 5 slides. I want to put kind of a ticker at the top of ...
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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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Is it possible to suppress all frame titles in beamer?

I would like to know if there is a beamer option to suppress all frame titles. I suspect not, since this may seem like an odd thing to do. The reason I want to do it is because I have to make two ...
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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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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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TikZ callout pointing to nested nodes

In the following MWE I want to create a TikZ callout pointing to a node within a node. The outer node is for the highlighting environment \tikzMe the inner node is for the \tikzmark. Somehow I do not ...
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Math slides looking like notes

I have seen some slides that look close to notes. For example,this one. I wonder what templates they are created? Not seem like by beamer, as there are more contents in each slide and not fancy at ...
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Pecha Kucha 20x20 using Beamer?

I create a code in LaTeX using Beamer class to produce a Beamer presentation in 20x20 format, but in stackoverflow someone tell me that is horrible! Why? the code is: ...