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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 (1) the line with default color of ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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The best way to write arabic in beamer

I'm used to create Arabic Beamer presentations with the arabtex package, but with arabtex there are many environments (like enumerate) can not be used, for this I would like to write arabic using ...
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Want to combine LaTeX article class design with beamer convenience

To make a presentation I've tried beamer in the past, but it did not turn out the way I wanted. I like the LaTeX layout so much that I would also like to use it for presentations. Currently with ...
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Ohm symbol not showing in math mode using custom beamer styling

So, I'm using a custom beamer styling required by my employer, and while trying to typeset some problem examples with the "ohm" symbol, I've noticed it doesn't always work. At first, I noticed it ...
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ToC with pauses and images in beamer

I've been using the [pausesection] option on my table of contents and that is working well. However I'd like to be able to print, on the same page different images syncronized with the table of ...
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Relative path to .sty theme - nested {color,inner,outer} theme files

I've been working through the detailed answer to this question: Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch and have a question regarding paths. I'm building a theme to be used in multiple ...
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How to make the last slide be the same as the first one?

I would like to repet the first slide in order to use it at the last one. I could do it with some pdf editor but I would prefer to do it directly with latex.
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Showing margins/frames in beamer slides

With a regular article/report/... class, you can use the showframe package to draw outlines of where the various regions of the page lie. I cannot get the same functionality with beamer, however. ...
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How to decrease space between text and underscore?

I have a simple slide in beamer, in which I want to type an underscore with \_. However, the underscore is very far away from the text, much further, than in a normal document (not in beamer). Maybe ...
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Adding one more information in my front page - beamer

I am creating a slide template for a presentation in LaTex using Beamer and i want to add some more information "Supervised by " between "Directed by " and "the institue" , so i put \documentclass{...
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Spacing in a template-like format

I'm trying to make a beamer presentation on how to solve various linear equations through a 4-step process. Because of the template-like format of how I want the slides to look, I was thinking of ...
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How to insert a title of the presentation into a light LightCyan color box?

Can you please help me to insert the title of the presentation - "Title ABC" into a LightCyan color box? Below I attach the code that I use: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation>{ \...
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How can I define a new aspectratio for beamer?

I am trying to create a template for making smartphone-compatible (VERTICAL) beamer slides in Latex. Although this can be achieved (to read in landscape mode) by \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{...
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Beamer: Table of Contents: Setcounter

Q. How do I get this output in a beamer type of document
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How to make apacite typeset 'et al.' for all entries with 3 or more authors in Beamer?

The question that is closest to this one is here. The simplest solution is to use \shortcite provided in the apacite package. However, \shortcite is treated as an unknown command when I compile it ...
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Extra vertical glue in listings within beamer frame

The following blocks are the result of the source below. You can see the difference in vertical spacing. Where is it coming from and how to get rid of it? \documentclass[a4paper]{beamer} \...
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Set counter for tcolorbox environment in beamer

Please help me to put a simple counter in the tcolorbox environment in beamer. It only needs to go from 1,2,3,... \begin{tcolorbox}[colback=green!5,colframe=green!40!black, center,title= ] \end{...
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Mindmap tikzpicture in beamer (reveal step by step)

I want to include a tikzpicture (mindmap) in beamer and I want the children to appear one after the other. So I use \visible but it don't works -- also not with \pause command. I get errors regarding ...
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Show up only parts of prooftree on beamer frames

I tried to use prooftrees in a beamer file. Exists there an option to fade in each layer of the prooftree, without using several frames? In the code-frame below I used \visible<>{}, but it only ...
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Blackboard handwritten presentation slides [duplicate]

I found there is a similar question here. Forgive me since I don't quite like the answer given there—the font, the format, etc. What I want is something like the one given here. I think it's of the ...
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Define a `beamer` block type that changes with themes

I would like to define a beamer block that has a characteristic colour; e.g. the characteristic colour of alertblock is red and that of exampleblock is green. However, I want the style, brightness, ...
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problem with Greek in beamer (windows)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in windows with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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LibertinusT1math printing unusual characters in Beamer [duplicate]

Using LibertinusT1math in Beamer, several characters (e.g., circle, \times) are not displayed and some (parentheses) are displayed incorrectly. The following code shows the problem. Just uncomment ...
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Slides on different levels in Beamer

I was wondering if Beamer allows to nest slides in both horizontal and vertical directions. So that, during a presentation, we move to different "levels" by pressing the vertical and horizontal arrow ...
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beamer, bidi, hebrew, xelatex, equation bracket problem

the following minimal example works well with xelatex \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bidi} \setmainfont{Arial} \begin{document} \setRL שלום \begin{equation} \label{...
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Beamer showing multiples slides when hiding notes

I have started helping out on a presentation made with Beamer. The presentation often uses multiple note pages per slide (\note<2>{text}) since the notes are too long to fit on only one page. I ...
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How to create a blank frame with absolute positions of paragraphs and images (beamer)?

I would like to create a frame that is absolutely filled with contents of either images or paragraphs. Images should stretch for the entire space of their boxes. For paragraphs, I think it would be ...
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Can this conflict between `biblatex` and redefining the `\section` command be solved?

I am making a poster with the beamer class and the beamerposter package and I want to use enumerated blocks. They way I'm doing it is by defining a sectionblock environment as follows: \...