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Switching between list and plain text across article and presentation mode in beamerarticle

I use beamerarticle to write lecture notes, but use a lot of lists on the slides that I don't need in lecture mode. Is there a way to toggle between a list and a plain text environment as in the ...
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How to align vertically tikz nodes with rotate

How do I align tikz nodes which are rotated? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric,positioning,...
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Position a tabular on the corner of a slide

I would like the tabular in the following slide to be placed "floating" in the upper right corner of the slide. How can I do it? \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer: Subscript in equation mode are larger

When I try to change the type size in beamer class I just type: scriptsize, footnotesize, small, normalsize, large, Large, huge in the beginning of the frame. But in math environment, I see that the ...
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Positioning tikz arrows to coordinates inside tabulars

I need to create a slide with multiple tabulars and use arrow to point to elements inside those tabulars. However, I'm having trouble to specify where tabulars, texts and arrows should appear. How ...
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Beamer : two different styles for frames

I'd like to make a presentation about networking for 16yo childs. Some of my transparents are for everyone to understand, others are more "level Jedi 2"... I use a Warsaw theme with beamer, I'd like ...
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Beamer or bummer? Issues with beam slides on screen

All, I have been using LaTex for a while but I am new to beamer. I thought I would you beamer for my class presentations (got sick of MS Powerpoint antics) but soon discovered that my "slides" would ...
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Incomprehensible problem with split-environment in beamer documents

In a set of slides i am creating with beamer class, i want to use the split environment to align wrapped equations (see example below). My problem is, that latexmk throws an error Missing { inserted ...
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Undefined control sequence on \beamer@leftmargin indentation

According to example from http://texdoc.net/texmf-dist/doc/latex/beamer/beameruserguide.pdf#subsubsection.8.2.2 the following code I think should work: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Customized frame title with examples and how reference those examples?

I am trying to create examples on the LaTeX Beamer frame title, count them and reference them in the other frame title. By googling, I was able to count the examples but not able to reference it in ...
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Read video (mp4) with beamer on Windows with the multimedia package

I am using beamer on Windows 10, and I want my mp4 video to be read using the multimedia package (I do not want media9 since I have multiple videos and the final pdf file is way too heavy in the end). ...
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Bibliography style for BibLaTeX similar to BibTeX+Beamer

I pretty much like how the bibliography is rendered via BibTeX+Beamer as demonstrated by the Metropolis beamer theme: Does there exist some BibLaTeX style with a similar look and feel? In particular ...
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How to avoid jumping content between frames with overlayarea and frames without overlayarea?

In my slide deck, I have some frames that use overlayarea and some that don't. Regardless of whether a frame uses overlayarea or not, I want all text content to start at exactly the same position from ...
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\hrule within \textblock (from textpos package) does not appear in the output

My code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[absolute,overlay]{textpos} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile,t] \frametitle{Demo} \begin{textblock*}{\textwidth}(20mm,20mm) \vspace{5mm}\hrule ...
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\movie autostart does not work in beamer

I want to include a video in my beamer presentation by \movie and need that starts automatically when the slide opens. There is an autostart option but does not work. I am reading the pdf by pymress ...
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Make table of contents fit in sidebar - beamer

I am having trouble with my sidebar in beamer. I'm using the PaloAlto theme, and have too many sections & subs, so it's running out of the frame. I have read that I can reduce fontsize, was ...
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Seeking Beamer Template Similar to Presentation Below

I'm a really big fan of this presentation style https://www.archer.ac.uk/training/course-material/2014/04/PMMP_UCL/Slides/castep_1.pdf and I'm wondering if anyone has come across the sort of ...
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How to keep a background color behind a background picture in beamer?

Forgive me if this question is easy, but I haven't found an answer. I am trying to use photos in the background of my Beamer slides. Some of these photos do not take up the whole slide, and I'd like ...
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Adjust spacing of Two-line title in Beamer

I am using a customized Beamer-template. This template comes with the problem that a two-line title looks ugly: Now, I am trying to both increase the vertical spacing of the title and the horizontal ...
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Suppressing the final section of an org-mode beamer presentation

My org-mode beamer organization is something like: * Introduction * Presentation ** Section 1 ** Section 2 * Thanks - email - contact, etc.. I'd like to suppress the thanks page on my TOC. How ...
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Using beamer's colours

I'm trying to use the beamer system colours for tikz pictures, and I try to follow the approach from this post: How to get actual values of colour theme colours in beamer? So what I came up with is ...
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Viewer for pdflatex/beamer presentation with reload and without blurry transitions (Mac OS) [closed]

When using pdflatex to create a beamer presentation and then viewing it in Preview.app (single page or fullscreen mode), page transitions are blurry: when going to the next slide, a blurry/low-...
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Pound sign # in \href link in beamer's frame environment

While there's normally no problem with having the pound sign # in an \href link (see Hyperlink with # (number sign)), it does not work within a frame environment in beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Using beamer colors

to avoid having too many colors, I use beamer's colors to emphasize items of my text. It looks something like this: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \newcommand{\gn}[1]{\...
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How to put a vertical rule between Beamer columns created with the \column command?

Note: This question is different from https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/95188/18588 because that question works with the column environment but this one is about the \column command. My code: \...
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Space appearing between equation and itemize (with enumitem) when adding a onslide command in beamer

I am running into this behavior that there is a space that gets added after the equation when i use the enumitem package and that i have a onslide command ending just before the itemize. Any idea how ...
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Beamer Custom theme with logo and custom background

I just created a custom theme in beamer for our lab that has 2 pdf files for the backgrounds, 1 for the title page and another for the frames. I've placed the style files in an appropriate place (I ...
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Converting a beamer two-column code into one that works in a normal `article` document class?

I currently have code that is written for beamer that aligns two columns so that I can display results side by side. It is: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Title} \begin{...
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Numbers on the left of listings overlap enclosing box

I am trying to present some code as follows: \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \tcbuselibrary{listings,skins} \lstdefinestyle{compactstyle}{ numbers=left, numberstyle=\...
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How to use simple example for drawing an array in tikz

I would like to draw a simple array. I found this example. However it will not render for me: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta, calc} \begin{...
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beamer always creating PDFs with corrupted trailer dictionary

I am trying to include a page of PDF generated using beamer. No matter what I try, I always end up getting an error that the PDF cannot be included since the “trailer dictionary” is missing. Syntax ...
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What is a frame in beamer?

Could you please explain what exactly is a frame in beamer? And how is that a frame is different from a slide? I am trying to shift from MS PowerPoint to beamer and would like to clearly understand ...
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Hi my tex file error when i run

When I run tex file bt Winedit the output like this Latex error File beamer.cls not found \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{times} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[...
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Beamer: Colorize every second column of a table

I am trying to include a table in one of my beamer frames. I want every second column of this table to have a gray background. In my LaTeX-document, the following code worked: \definecolor{Gray}{...
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MinionPro is erroneous when using beamer

I've installed MinionPro on OSX using the instructions here, after getting the free version of the font. The code generated too much output to paste here, but it appeared ok. I've then tried the ...
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\newtheorem not numbering in beamer latex

I've been working in a beamer file, and I'm using the \newthorem command to create an environment for definitions but the problem is that my definitions are not numbered. Here is my code: \...
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Beamer: How to add progress bar with section titles?

Many presentations include some kind of a visualizer where the listeners can easily see how far the presentation has gone. A great option to do so is adding a progress bar into the slide layout. ...
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Is there an equivalent of “onlyenv” that reserves the space for hidden content?

My code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Slide 1 \begin{onlyenv}<1-> \begin{verbatim} #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("hello, world\n"); ...
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cnltx-example package is not working with beamer

When I am going to compile the following codes, \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsxtra} \usepackage{cnltx-example} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \...
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Warsaw frame indicator Frankfurt style

Is it possible to modify a Warsaw theme to get the page/frame indicator like Frankfurt? In the image below, the style is Warsaw, but I would like to have the page/frame indicator to the right of the ...
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Linear overlay in a custom environment

This nice solution helped me to get two environments together, but as I used this code, more and more errors occurred. I want linear overlay using the same environment. Please see this example - \...
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Making pause in a diagram

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \[\begin{tikzcd}[sep=huge] \mathcal{H} \arrow[d,"W_A" swap] \arrow[r,"T"]& \mathcal{H} \arrow[d,"W_A"] \\ \mathbf{R}(A^{1/2}) \arrow[...
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titling package in beamer class gives error: “! Undefined control sequence. \if@titlepage”

Using the titling package for a beamer class document results in an error even for the simplest possible setup (see example below). I did not find any documentation that would rule out using titling ...
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Is there a downside of always using fragile? [duplicate]

I am preparing a presentation and since I am presenting a lot of code, I find myself adding [fragile] to many slides such that I can put verbatim code in it (actually lstlisting from from the listings ...
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Extra }, or forgotten \endgroup with mode specification and exampleblock or alertblock

The following code gives an error \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \mode <presentation> some text \mode <article> \begin{exampleblock}{Exemple} tttttt \end{...
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Create code scrolling environment in Beamer [duplicate]

I try to present some code by using beamer. The problem I face is that most of the times the code does not fit into a single slide. Changing font size is not a solution because the audience in the ...
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Including images and animations in same environment

In my beamer presentation, I have three images and a merged pdf that I want to animate using the animate package. The set up is as follows: the three images are lined up next to each other, and I want ...
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Uniting tree branches in the forest package

I have the following forest in Beamer: \begin{forest} for tree={ align=center, font=\sffamily, %edge+={thick, -{Stealth[]}}, l sep'+=10pt, fork sep'=10pt, }, forked edges, ...
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How can I link to a slide within a frame that has allowframebreaks

How can you link to a specific slide within a frame that has allowframebreaks activated? So I have a frame that spans several slides. I would like to link at the end of the document to let's say the ...
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tex4ht and beamer, re-patching \section

I'm using tex4ht to generate accessible versions of presentations created using the beamer package. Beamer redefines \section and friends, and so the tex4ht configuration hooks are lost. I know how ...