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{beamer} is a document class for creating presentations and slides. For general questions about presentations or slides, independent of the document class, use {presentations} tag instead.

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Measuring heights of equations for use with \vspace*, rather than using vphantom

Often in beamer I want to produce a build-in. A complicated version is when I want to start with <expr> and then build in an underbrace \underbrace{<expr>}_{foo}. If the slide is centered ...
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Setting some textboxes in beamer slides

I'm creating a beamer template for my university. I have some problem with making this template adjustable for everyone. I want to create some texboxes at the footer and header ribbons to make ...
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How could I remove the color of the navigation sidebar?

I'd like to simplify my slides and remove the color of the navigation sidebar. How could I do that? This is my MWE : \documentclass{beamer} \title{A long title} \usetheme{Hannover} \useoutertheme{...
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What is the source code of this presentation?

I'm trying to search for the source code of this Latex presentation: http://www.math.wisc.edu/~ynagel/tex/GPStalk.pdf Do you know how I could make that kind of presentation?
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How to set different headers for different slides in beamer

I designed a few slides for a quiz show that I hosted. This question is about editing the headers differently in each slide. For reference, please find my output pdf here. In the first slide, the ...
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Tikz: error when using beamer-class but not when using article-class

I'm using Overleaf to build a beamer presentation and wanted to add rectangles around cells in table (as described in this other question/answer by barbara beeton). Unfortunately, I get error messages ...
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Remove vertical space in gather enviroment

I have the following code in a beamer: \begin{frame} \frametitle{New frame} \begin{block}{Distorsión radial} \begin{gather*} \delta_{ur}(u,v)=u(k_1\cdot r^2+k_2\cdot r^4),\\ \delta_{vr}(u,v)=v(k_1\...
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Recover long name of a section in beamer (nameref used)

In beamer, I'm introducing a slide at the beginning of each section with \usepackage{nameref} \newcommand*{\currentname}{\@currentlabelname} \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame} \begin{...
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Combine alert pause and invisible in beamer

I would like to combine alert, pause and invisible in beamer. \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+|alert@+>] \...
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Blocks in Beamer

I want to put boxed text/block in Beamer and my LaTeX source is \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{Observation 1} Simmons Hall is composed of metal and concrete. ...
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Caption package with beamer changing tables to figures

I have a weird problem Whenever I use the caption package with beamer class on Mac OS (Windows works fine), Tables labels are changed to Figures (only started happening recently) .. I wonder what ...
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Beamer \only or \onslide in presence of notes pages

When I use \only<#> in the \note{} section of my beamer slides, I'm getting odd behavior where an extra slide gets generated at the end of each series of slides. For example the following ...
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How to write a picture's source description in a `beamer` document?

In writing a presentation using beamer, and I would like to add "source information" to my graphs (under the picture). I've implemented the great solution I found here: How to write a source ...
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PDF title doesn't show up in beamer presentation [on hold]

The title in the pdf metadata of a beamer presentation doesn't show up. By default, beamer should use the document title as the pdf title.
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How to highlight / uncover / connect by paths step by step various parts of math formulas blended with text?

I wrote the following code, that works, and approximately do the job. But it suffers from many flaws, I evaluate it as ugly, and would like to receive some advices on how to do same things the right ...
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Beamer: Multiple blocks with images - vertical centering of rows

I have a slide with multiple blocks, each in a seperate column. Each block should contain two images on top of each other. In my use case these are tikzpictures, but here I just use includegraphics. ...
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How to make a beamer slide as shown in the figure?

I was wondering how this kind of slide is made in the beamer. I wonder how the background is set. Also how the heading is set? Any thoughts? It seems like we can use any image we want to set in the ...
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How to change font size of part of an item [closed]

As I mentioned in the title, I would like to change font size of part of the items (Location) listed. tried to reduce the font size using \small, but it did not work. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{...
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Why \footcite not working in beamer?

I wanted to add citations in my beamer presenatation and saw following post. How to embed citations into footnotes? For test run I copied the answer posted there but I am not geting ciattaion as ...
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How to add tex/latex/ms\everyshi.sty in Miktex?

I am trying to install ms package so that I can solve the problem but after unzipping the zip file, I found no application file to install ms package. Because of this I can't install ms package. ...
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How to set and connect nodes inside a Beamer frame and hilight them

I'd like to find a "simple" way to highlight two pieces of text and connect them with a path and a label on it. For example, I need to make a slideshow to demonstrate how to solve linear systems to ...
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How to use pgf-presenter-console for presentation with changed papersize?

I had to change page dimensions for a presentation but cannot use pdf-presenter-console (format of image file unknown) pdfpc --notes=right Test.pdf --notes option detected. Disable auto grouping. (...
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Beamer frame option to change background and font that works with labels

I'd like to define a frame option in Beamer to "invert" the colors of background, foreground, and structure, and I can do so by defining \documentclass{beamer} \BeforeBeginEnvironment{frame}{% \...
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Beamer: Generating references w/ A4 page style

I have a beamer presentation w/ some citings, and references I want to put at its end. However, there's no room for the references on one slide (and it's difficult to split them like I want, although ...
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Problem with chemmacros, beamer and filehook-scrlfile.sty

I am using chemmacros with beamer and it produces the following error 2017/08/28 basic chemmacros module (/usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/tex/latex/koma-script/scrlfile.sty Package: scrlfile ...
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Wrong display of beamer presentation with notes by pdf-presenter-console

I want a double page presentation and want to display it with the pdf-presenter-console. This is my MWE: \documentclass[compress,ngerman]{beamer} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Beamer theme: customizing title page

I usually use the default theme of beamer for its simplicity. I want to change the titlepage of default theme to the one like the titlepage of metropolis but with the line with default color of ...
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Use Beamer to put 3 slides per page with notes beside (like powerpoint)

I am trying to transition from powerpoint to beamer for the slides for my class. Powerpoint puts a thumbnail of the slide on the left and any notes associated with the slide on the right of the page. ...
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Repeating Numbered Items in Beamer

I want to be able to repeat a numbered item from an earlier slide under the same number. I know I can do the following, if the item I want to repeat is from the immediately preceding slide: \...
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Replace overlays for last slide

I would like to create a command/environment for my Beamer presentation that allows me to display blocks/list items/… step by step using <+-> and then, on the last slide, that hides all ...
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How do I define a phantom block?

I want to define a type of block which when it is given some text, I will print nothing but it will take exactly the same space as a normal block. I am using white background, so I tried to just make ...
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Specifying column height [closed]

I am using the following lines to create two columns \begin{columns} \begin{column}{0.5\textwidth} some text here some text here some text here some text here some text here \end{column} \begin{...
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I want to add a slide number above the greenline in footnote in latex e.g; 2 should appeared on same position above the green line

I want to add a slide number above the greenline in footnote in latex e.g; 2 should appeared on same position above the green line i want it like a picture attached and it should be above the green ...
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Why tikzmark doesn't work with beamer class?

Consider the following MCE that makes use of: tikzmark library and its listings library that let us add marks to lstlisting environments, the high level \balloon macro (provided by the tikzmark's ...
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background color with \mpcolor

I'm using following code and I would like to make the color of the background correspond to that of the beamer style. I tried the command background:=\mpcolor{block body example.bg}; but it does not ...
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How place logos at different positions in latex beamer?

Hello everyone how to make a similar template in latex, the problem I am facing is putting different logos at specified positions on the title page. Here are the pages. Thanks
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how to remove these errors in my tex presentation slides?

Can somebody help in removing errors from this file? \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=svgnames]{beamer} %\documentclass{article} %usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Problem with horizontal spacing in itemize environment in beamer with xepersian package

I have a problem with itemize environment, which I did not in the past. I used to produce Persian slides with LuaLaTex in Texlive 2015. Now, I am using XePersian with XeLaTeX engine and Texlive 2019. ...
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Inline citations with only author, title and year

I would like to put a few reference inside a beamer presentation. Adding a full fledge bibliography is certainly awkward but the output of the \fullcite command from the biblatex pacakge is too ...
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Beamer: Large navigation symbols

I am helping someone to create a beamer presentation and due to some physical disabilities, they would like to be able to use the beamer navigation symbols on a touchscreen to advance slides, rather ...
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How can I align two itemised lists of items in two columns?

I would like to list (itemise) some items and visualise them in two different column in Beamer. I tried in this way: \includegraphics[scale=0.45]{image} \centering \begin{columns} \...
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Is there an alternative to textpos when using pgfpages?

I have a completed beamer presentation in which I make extensive use of textpos package for absolute positioning, in particular of the textblock* environment. Now, I wanted to add notes to this ...
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Passing options to hyperref via Beamer from Pandoc

If I were writing LaTeX code directly, I could pass options to hyperref via beamer: \usepackage[dvipsnames,hyperref={colorlinks=true,linkcolor=black,urlcolor=blue}]{beamer} but I'm not using LaTeX ...
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\newunicodechar fails for PRIME only

I'm using Beamer with the XeTeX backend and initially I got lots of warnings of the following form: [WARNING] Missing character: There is no ∙ in font [lmmono10-regular]:! So I went and added \...
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Automatically reduce size of text to fit inside a frame

I need a code (and so, created that:P) for reducing the font size in order to fit it inside a frame (or a minipage of a frame) and not let it overflow from there to the footer's area. lets say we ...
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How to include a highlighted source code from external tex file?

I have tried to minimise my scenario here. Basically, I would like to call each piece of highlighted code from external tex file over the beamer class. There are two .tex files code.tex main.tex ...
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Two videos side-by-side on one beamer slide using \movie and \usepackage{multimedia}?

Is it possible to only use \movie and the \usepackage{multimedia} to place two movies on a single beamer slide and to play them at the same time. I spent a day trying to install media9 and while to ...
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How to insert two logos in beamer poster

I want to add two logo in my poster one at top left and one at top right. here is an example, I have used tikz package. To compile this code, you have to upload "confposter" file \documentclass[...
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Limit content width in Beamer

I'm using Beamer (Madrid theme) with a logo added to the right lower corner of each frame using the following: \addtobeamertemplate{frametitle}{}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \node[...
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Skip slides when going back - Beamer

I have a lot of slides with lists that use either pause or <number> after item so that they are shown at different times. Some slides have up to 9 different stages for it, so after I am done ...