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Questions tagged [beamer]

{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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Extra spaces when mixing beamercolorbox and tikzpicture

I am trying to create custom beamer blocks for a template using a tikzpicture for the title of the block and a beamercolorbox for the body. Here is a MCVE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage{...
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How to insert `beamercolorbox` above other contents? (beamer)

I would like to add a bibliographic reference on my second slide. The contents of the bibliographic reference should be placed above all other contents. I tried the following, but the problem is that ...
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beamer dark theme

I have a very simple question - there are a bunch of beamer themes, however, all of them have white background. I would like to use some theme, let's say Warsaw (since it is perfect), however I'm ...
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Beamer frames show a white line on top

I want to make a presentation with the beamer class. However, there appears an annoying white horizontal line on top of all pages except the first one. The line thickness is only about 1mm, but it ...
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Problem with beamerthemesplit package

Just turn from PowerPoint to Latex for slides:). A problem encountered: Templates from beamerthemesplit can't be properly applied as the snapshot below. What may be the reason? BTW, are there any ...
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macro within pgfplots in beamer

I want to create a macro so that in a beamer presentation it produces the same plot with slightly different data. But it seems as though a problem exists before I include an argument in the macro. ...
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How to know the tikz working area coordinates in a beamer frame with header and footer?

In this example, slightly modified, the positionning of 'N' has been corrected with textheight to not be masked by the header: \documentclass[beamer]{beamerswitch} \usetheme{metropolis} \usepackage{...
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caption images in beamer inside column env

How do i caption these images? \begin{frame}{Einführung 2} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} \centering \includegraphics[height=2.5cm]{FiguresAndPictures/AlleAktien-...
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How to tackle complex overlays with columns, blocs, overprints and items?

Though I had answers for mastering overlays with relative counts (cf here), I cannot manage to use it properly in complex situations with columns, blocs, overprints and items. The result is ...
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Includegraphics without stretching

I am trying to use \columns in conjunction with \includegraphics to show a "list" of pictures. Sadly this code: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Einführung} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} ...
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Is it possible to put beamer blocks in tikz nodes?

I would like to use tikz to position beamer blocks in the frame. Here is my attempt, but it does not compile: \documentclass[beamer]{beamerswitch} \usetheme{metropolis} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Setting a gradient fade-out effect only on the title page

I'm trying to adapt the code below so that the gradient fade-out effect appears only on the first page (title page). \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{fadings} \...
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Is there a way to change the beamer strut and footer like the image below

\documentclass[12pt,dvipsnames,usenames,aspectratio=169]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usebeamercolor{default} \usefonttheme{structurebold} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \definecolor{...
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beamer - change titlepage not to show details in headline/footline

I am using the Berlin theme to create a presentation with beamer. I like the fact that the headline and footline show the navigation, author, etc, but I would like to hide that information on the ...
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how to make columns appear one at a time

I have a table consisting of four columns. I want first two columns to appear on the first slide while the third and fourth columns should be visible on the second slide. To some extent, I achieved ...
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Signaling the last overlay in a beamer frame

Using only<.>{stuff} at the end of a beamer frame it is possible to place stuff at the very last overlay in a beamer frame. Now, I would like to slightly alter the footline when I reach the ...
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How to align two lines in Tikzcd

I am trying to align two lines either at the head or at the center and I am finding it impossible. For example, this code generates the following frame \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{...
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tableofcontents in beamer

I need to do tableofcontents ,where the was only one section on frame,other section on next frame ,but only one section at slide, like this not like this and not like this How can I do it ,help me ...
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How to choose into which column to write in beamer without overlays?

I would like to write text in a three column frame under beamer, but not in default sequence starting inside the first column, and when it is filled in the next one, and so on. Instead, I would like ...
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Beamer Frankfurt theme undefined shading error

I updated MikTex and, since then, I have an "undefined shading" error when using the Frankfurt theme. I wonder what I am doing wrong. Many thanks for your help (any fix is welcome)! Here is a minimal ...
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How do you delimit Beamer frames and blocks in LyX?

I’m a new LyX user, and I would like to make a Beamer presentation. But I don’t understand how to perform some absolutely basic functions: inserting a block in a frame that does not have one yet ...
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Specifying column height

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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How to highlight a specific section in beamer ToC?

I have a ToC with 5 sections, and I want 5 frames where there is on each one a table of contents with the ith section highlighted, and the other are shaded. What I have so far is the following : \...
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Latex Beamer: HTML Tags rendered as punctuation

Preparing a presentation, text that involves HTML tags gets rendered as Spanish question mark and exclamation mark. I am not particularly familiar with Latex Beamer and I could not figure out where ...
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Redefine fields and macros with own formatted Beamer

The post depicts a good way to speed up Beamer by creating own format. I specify the format file mybeamer.fmt before \begin{document} as %&mybeamer \begin{document} my presentation \end{...
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Mathematica code for Beamer in LaTeX

I am trying to include a Mathematica code in Beamer. I tried lstlisting and verbatim environments but I am not satisfied with the outcome. A fancy way to include Mathematica code in LaTeX has been ...
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Split slides in two with a vertical line? Equations on left and right

I'm making presentation slides for presenting my research. Basically the idea is: I need to compare two theories with each other. Therefore, I wish to split most of the slides into two halves, with ...
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Is it possible to overlay bubble diagrams clockwise?

While the answer here provided the solution to my first question (whether the bubble diagram could be overlayed at all ?), the next branching question naturally arose : Is it possible to animate the ...
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Beamer warning: large interlaced PNG might cause out of memory

I have a long Beamer presentation that gave me no errors or warnings on texlive 2013, but since I upgraded to texlive 2015, I get the following warning: large interlaced PNG might cause out of ...
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How do I cross-reference a figure between two tex documents? [duplicate]

My Professor is requiring me to write a script for my final presentation. I'm using LaTeX (because I can), and I'd like to reference my a slide from my beamer presentation within my script. Right now ...
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How to hide footnote separator in beamer animated slides?

I have a slide that have two images that are uncovered in parts. One of the figure has a caption and a footnote associated with the caption. I am able to uncover the footnote at the right instant but ...
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How to use overlays with different overprint slides including items, with automatic sequence numbers <+-> in beamer?

I am working under LyX but of course my question is also for LaTeX. I want to do this: \begin{overprint} \only<1>{ Test in slide 1 } \only<2-4>{ Test in slide 2 with items : \begin{...
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Jumping frame contents with beamer and pgfplots

I'd like to show a function using different values for it's domain, like "zooming out" over a series of frames. Using the following code, both the text before the plot and the plot's axes/frame jump ...
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Automatically stretch a figure to the largest possible height without crossing to the foot (beamer)

I frequently need to get a figure to be as large as possible with some text being written next to it. However, I do this by trial and error but want more systematic way to do it. Usually, what I want ...
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Beamer title page extra line space in author

getting some extra line space between Prof. DEF GHI and Prof. Jklmno Pqrst in the following beamer latex code. How to solve it? \documentclass[mathserif,10pt,graphics]{beamer} \title[Title]{Title} \...
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Loop incompatible with animateinline newframe?

EDIT: Marmot has provided me with alternative solution, for which I'm very grateful. Question however remains because I'd like to learn what was wrong with my approach. I want to make a presentation ...
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Beamer subfigure numbering

Is it possible to continue the sub-figure numbering across two frames in beamer? I have four figures which are placed using subfigure, and need to place two on one frame and two on another. The ones ...
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Problem with figure captions on two different slides

I am having problems with figure captions. Currently, my captions are appearing at the bottom of both two slides. However, I want the captions to appear below the figure on separate slides. Please ...
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Towards a concise \fullcite command

I would like to cite the authour + abbreviated journal + year on the fly (in text body or in a tikz node) in a presentation. Here is an mwe which does what it is supposed to for a very limited set of ...
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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 ...
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Set linespacing universally for notes in Beamer

I am using beamer to create a slideshow for a presentation I'm giving. I have the luxury of two screens, so I'm taking advantage of Beamer's 'show notes on second screen' option, so that I can glance ...
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Beamer Palo Alto Theme - Customize Title Page

I'd like to customize the title page of the PaloAlto theme as is shown in the picture. I want to get rid of both left and top blue borders along with the text on the left margin. Once without the left ...
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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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Beamer: make slide transitions dependent only on slide content when notes hidden

I have developed a presentation in which I used notes a lot, and often have delays between points on the slides because a single point may have multiple notes associated with it, so it takes multiple ...
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beamer handout using custom theme leads to undefined control sequence of custom newcommand

I would like to create slides and a handout/manuscript using the same source files. For convenience, I have some shortcuts defined in my custom beamer theme, which seem to be skipped when translating ...
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Undefined \beamer@cramped when using itemize in the footline of a beamer document

For a poster I would like to have a list in the footline. Unfortunately this seems to trigger a bug in beamer: ./mwe.tex:10: Undefined control sequence. \\itemize ...ix item}##1}}}}} \fi \beamer@...
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Text and figure animation

This might be a trivial question but I am a novice LaTeX user. I want the text to appear first followed by three figures one at a time. I use \pause after the text for this purpose. However, somehow ...
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beamer shading columns and highlight extra

I would like to have two middle columns in a grey background (constant) and on the top to overlay a square to highlight something in particular (just to enter at some point). An example of of what I ...
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Expl3' tl variable storing the result of a \seq_map_inline: OK in article's title but not in beamer's title

As pointed out by the following MCE, an expl3' token list variable storing the result of a \seq_map_inline: used in \title's argument: works like a charm with the article class, doesn't work with the ...
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Creating a Timeline Diagram [duplicate]

I am a novice LaTeX user and trying to create a table similar to this one: I need circles where horizontal and vertical lines intersect but could not figure out how to do it. Will you please suggest ...