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a package for creating animations based on PDF or SVG and JavaScript. If your question does not specifically concern this package, use the more general {animations} tag instead.

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animate and pgfplots, variable in domain leads to "TeX capacity exceeded"

I'd love to animate a plot but the problem even appears on this simple minimum example. It would be kind if someone could check if there is a programming error on my side or perhaps a bug involved. I ...
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Nesting sagetex in animate for tikz (and asymptote) gif - possible or impossible?

I am running Windows 10 or 11 (I don't know), have WSL2 running on my system - Ubuntu distribution, and have SageMath downloaded on my computer. I have successfully established contact between all ...
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Trouble Animating a Sequence of PNG Images in LaTeX using the animate Package

Hello LaTeX Community, I am currently working on a document using the scrbook class and am trying to incorporate an animation of multiple .png images. I have 20 images named sequentially from frame0....
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TikZ (3d+perspective), fixed origin in a sequence of azimuth for animation

I am trying to pick a good angle to show a plane through the origin and not touching any point in the positive quadrant. Then, I make it into an animation. Is it possible to fix the origin in the ...
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svg generated by animate package is not displayed in the browser

I am trying to generate svg file from a multipage pdf using 'aniamte' package but without success! \documentclass[dvisvgm]{standalone} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{...
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Sequence of Images

I would as a teacher I would like to add to my pdf (usually it is an article) a sequence of images for some geometry proofs. For example, it would be nice to have something like: Draw the triangle ...
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How to compose "variables" in the animate package within the multiframe command?

I am using the \multiframe command to create a loop \multiframe{54}{i=1+2 }, starts the loop at i = 1 , increases i by increment of 2, and 54 times Within the loop, you can use \i to refer to the ...
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Animations (GIF) in beamer [closed]

I have a GIF (file.gif) file that I want to include in my beamer presentaiton. This is what I did: (1) I created 60 .png files of all the frames of file.gif : file0.png, file1.png,..., file60.png. (2) ...
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Viscosity of a fluid (second version)

Starting from this link with this MWE \documentclass[tikz,border=3mm]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{perspective} \makeatletter \tikzset{recycle bounding box/.style={% execute at end picture={% \...
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multiframe within multido does not work

I try to have several \multiframes using \multido. But the following minimal example program (which should result in an animation of a growing rotating wedge) gives the error: ! Package animate Error: ...
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Buttons in animation package

I want to use the following buttons in latex. I try to the instructions in this site. But it gives empty results as follows:
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Tikz: create animation by interpolation of two images

I’d love to generate a small video by creating an interpolation between two tikz figures, for instance to animate between these frames: I recently discovered the nice animate package that allows the ...
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Animategraphics problem - invalid character

I wanted to include a GIF in my beamer tex file. I followed the instructions from https://www.baeldung.com/cs/latex-beamer-animations and converted the GIF file into multiple PNG files. Then I used ...
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animate package cannot find the png file

I use Ubuntu 22.04 and TeX 3.141592653 (TeX Live 2022). I want to embed this "GIF" file as animation in output PDF file. I followed this post: $ convert ./Fourier_series_and_transform.gif -...
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Beamer video working in presentation and normal mode

As many LaTeX users, I know that including a video in a Beamer PDF is a pain. The Internet is saying that easy, but I still got troubles with it (codec maze, etc). In the past, I succeeded to include (...
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Transition between two multiframe

When two or more multiframe succed in an animateinlane from animate package there is a glitch between the two which result in a way smoothless animation. I have tried a lot of alternative, find some ...
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Playing movie in beamer using multimedia

I try to include movies in my presentations. I tried the multimedia package and the media9 package. I also tried Acrobat Reader, Foxit Reader, PDF xChange and pympress as PDF reader. The only working ...
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Animate a Rotation in Beamer animateinline

I wanted to animate some steam engine and got some trouble. I reduced the problem and realised a fundamental problem. When I try to rotate a simple square with animateinline, the square gets scaled. (...
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animategraphics only produces a still image on overleaf

I'm trying to combine a series of 13 .png files together to create a gif on Overleaf for my dissertation. I have tried a number of things and the best code I can come up with for the actual animation ...
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Cyclic animation of objects along a path using the tikz decorations library and animate

How could a cyclic animation be achieved using the tikz decorations library and animate? The simple example shows circles moving around the perimeter of a square (the resulting animation is shown ...
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Animating equations using latex

I want to make an animation with equations such that one repeats after other. Say I have, x+y=2 and x-y=1 then I want to make an animation such that I get first x+y=2 then it vanishes and x-y=1 ...
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Animategraphics, beamer and svg outputs

I am trying to adapt the answer of AlexG to this post in order to get a beamer presentation which includes an animation. The problem is that I use some personnalized beamer theme slide and for some ...
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Tikzplotlib and animation

I have a numerical simulation that I run with a short python code. I would like to know if it's possible to use tikzplotlib to produce a .tex file including the whole simulation (and not just one ...
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Moving some graphics around the frame

I tried to animate some graphics (e.g. the letter A) from a point of the frame (e.g. the center) to another (e.g. the north-west corner). \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Package 'graphics' required. Put the line (animate) error

I found the below code and I tried to reproduce it and I got the following error. \documentclass[preview,border={10pt 0pt 10pt 10pt}]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents*}{...
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Animate with \ifnum is not switching between 2 conditions

I'm trying to animate a sign that switches between 120 and 80, and the text switch accordingly as well. But I'm only getting 120 and \begin{animateinline}[autoplay,loop]{2} \multiframe{3}{n=1+1}{ ...
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Beamer and SVG questions: attaching to a pdf and real full screen

I'm using @AlexG's method described here Using the animate package without Adobe to produce an animated svg (animate package and/or tikz animations library), it's really nice. I have two questions: 1- ...
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Animation frames flash if animation is split with `\only`

I gave a talk in which I 'paused' movies/animation using \only. When going to the next animation step, the first frame of the previous animation flashes for a split-second, 'destroying' the illusion ...
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Palindrome animation pausing at beginning and end

I have created a nice animation using tikz and the animate package, which I am playing in palindrome form. It's something like the following example, although of course this is simpler than my real ...
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How to enlarge figure by animate

Objective: First, I put a picture (named test.png) in a circle (made by TikZ). Then, I want to get an animated effect to enlarge the whole figure by controlling the value of the option scale. The ...
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Package conflict: luapstricks and animate

Consider the following non-MWE: \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[ hmargin = 2cm, vmargin = 3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{siunitx} \...
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Animate Tikz image with random coordinates

I would like to do a Tikz image animation of growing lines with a certain randomness with regard to their initial rotation angle (and potentially also with a certain randomness in their initial x and ...
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Read data from different files for each frame (animateinline)

I wish to create a plot of data stored in different files and make an animation of it. But I am getting a Missing \endcsname inserted error. Since I'm using "non-text" components in a field ...
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Best method to animate a step by step state space diagram construction in TikZ

Introduction A long time ago I started learning how to use TikZ and I created some not very well made diagrams. One of those diagrams is a state space representation of linear dynamical systems. When ...
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How can I add "frame # of ##" to an animate object?

I have the following graphics in my document: \animategraphics[controls={step},width=\linewidth]{0}{picture}{0}{2} that let's the user to view or "scroll" over the three images picture0.png, ...
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Unknown graphics extension and \animategraphics unrecognized command issue

I just updated Tex Live to 2022 version. I am trying to run this on Tex Studio however I keep getting the error: " Unknown graphics extension: .dict. \end{frame}". Also It is saying that \...
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How to create a borderless canvas for animate?

I have an example: \documentclass{ctexart} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[ autoplay, autopause, nomouse, loop ]{animate} \begin{document} The first animation. \begin{animateinline}[...
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How to use tikz and animate to animate in article document class?

I want to take an animated note of gradient descent via latex, and I know that in the beamer document class, this is possible. But I mainly want to make a note, I'm not happy with beamer's ...
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pgfplots + animate: Rotate 3D Axes System And Keep Size Constant

Goal: I want to rotate a complete 3D diagram (axes system) while keeping the "perceived size" constant. My current version (see MWE) works in principle. Problem: The problem is that the ...
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Animate and hyperref (form) packages incompatibility with LuaLaTeX?

Compiling a form with the hyperref package and in the presence of the animate package fails with LuaLaTeX one in two while it always works with PDFLaTeX. Moreover, for an unknown reason (JavaScript ...
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How to correct this weird curve pattern when animating a tikz graph?

First of all, thank you if read this post ! I am trying to animate a Tikz graph according to a loop. Here is a MWE of the first method I use. As you can see, it gives a weird pattern when the first ...
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How can I animate the following graph?

I've drawn this for my calc 1 students so they can understand the definition of "La corde", basically I wanted to animate the following graph : \documentclass[tikz,border=50mm]{...
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How to replace cell entries in a table and keep the changed entries till all the rows in the table have appeared

I want to animate a table as shown in the attached image. First I want the entries of first row to be in normal (without bold). Then at the next click, I want the selected entries to get bold. Then ...
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Avoid recomputing addplot in beamer with animate

Using beamer and animate, is it possible to avoid recomputing some static expensive parts at each step? MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{animate} \begin{document} \...
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Why do I get "Package calc Error: `.' invalid at this point." error message in animation?

It seems that this animation is not working. Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong? \documentclass[tikz,border=5mm]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{animate} \...
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Changing the font size of text along path using tikz within animation, leads to TeX capacity exceeded error

I'm trying to create an animation of a geometrical figure using Tikz and the animate package, in which I want to typeset the angles between lines frame by frame. I can actually achieve this, however ...
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Using animate package, with an animation set to loop, is it possible to set the frame that will be physically printed?

I have successfully managed to integrate an animation using several .png files into my pdf. However, I have noticed that when I tried to print the pdf, the frame printed was the one shown at the exact ...
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SVG animation using data file

I am trying to create a simple SVG animation using the animate package: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{animate} \usepackage{multido} \usepackage{...
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Animation displayed well in beamer [closed]

I just want to know how to create nice animation like the one in the video using latex and the animate package, is it possible? https://youtu.be/-iWgTNbiolw?list=PLHGIkY491Cy1ll7CopaAO_mt_lo_A2L2A&...
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Latex Animate package - Package animate Error: None of the files

I am trying to make Beamer class with animations inside. This is my current code. It adds simply one frame, with animation made of 75 png frames named "out-0.png" to "out-74.png". \...
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