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What is \beamer@spacingcover for?

While I was doing some research on beamer's overlay specification, I found the following two lines in beamerbaseoverlay.sty: \def\beamer@@spacingcover{\beamer@smuggle{\pgfsys@begininvisible\pgfsys@...
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The background color is not to be placed when used xepersian! Is it solvable?

The background color is not to be placed when used xepersian! Is it solvable? Minimal code: % !TeX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}[vertical shading][...
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Beamer, overlay and standalone

Short version Is it possible to use standalone to produce externally my figures with overlays and include them directly in my main document ? More details Using the answers of the question Beamer ...
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Incorrect PDF page numbering in beamer with notes on same page

I have created a beamer presentation and I want to show the notes on the same page using the beamer option show notes on second screen=right. With this option disabled, the page numbers in the ...
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How to highlight a state inside algorithm in beamer?

I want to put a box to highlight a state from an algorithm inside beamer frame. For example, the state shown below. How can I draw a such highlight box around it? \documentclass[xcolor=table,10pt,...
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Remove white border in Frankfurt theme headline

I am using the Frankfurt theme with an aspect ratio of 16:10. Using a font size smaller than 11pt, there is a tiny white border that appears in the headline: In the figure it is visible above "...
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xetex beamer math accent

The math accent looks ugly if I compile my beamer slides with xelatex. \hat x in xelatex \hat x in pdflatex Here is the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsfonts,amsmath,amssymb,amsthm} \...
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Beamer: Show TOC at the beginning of a section only when that section does not have any subsections or the first subsection starts after other frames

I have found a few related questions, and I'll explain below, but nothing is a true solution to this problem yet. I would like to show the Beamer TOC under the following scenarios and only these ...
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How to insert a block in a formula

I am writing a presentation with Beamer and I would like to get the following effect: I have the formula \begin{align} a=b \end{align} I would like (after that a=b appears) to put b inside a blue ...
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Embedding a PDF containing a video in beamer

Similar to this answer, I'm embedding a video in a TikZ environment. I've also enabled externalizing i.e. along with the main pdf, I get another pdf which just contains this tikz picture. Is it ...
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Dual-screen beamer and zoom conferencing

I have made a beamer presentation for my Zoom conference. Is there a way I can share only the slides and not my notes using zoom platform? I plan to open the slides with the Dual-Screen PDF viewer.
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Show only last overlay in beamer for a single frame

Is there an overlay specification for \frame<...>{ that yields the last version of the frame if the frame is built with relative overlays? The handout version achieves this, but sets it ...
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converting from beamer to pptx - pandoc and other options

We have many slide decks in beamer that need to be converted to PPTX --- ideally retaining the math and graphics. We have used pandoc successfully to convert LaTeX to word (and vice-versa), but ...
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Beamer newline after quote

After a quote environment, Beamer fails to ensure text begins on a new line: Code: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Quote: \begin{quote} Quoted. \end{quote} I quoted....
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Using \lstinline inside an \item in beamer class in case of incremental overlay specifications?

The answers of Using \lstinline inside a \item work rather nicely with the beamer class. But, as pointed out by the following MCEs when \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} is uncommented, ...
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Redefining section in beamer

I'd like to redefine the \section command in beamer in such a way that it has the "default" behaviours and additionally creates a slide with a certain shape. So far, I've tried to code sth like %\...
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Spacing around gather when math color is given

I am trying to get rid of the spacing around gather/align environments in a Beamer presentation. As usual, I set the abovedisplayskip & friends registers to zero with \g@addto@macro\normalsize. ...
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Different Aspect Ratios: Notes vs. Slides

I created a presentation using LaTeX Beamer and I'd like to present it using SplitShow. Using an embedded .nav file in my PDF, I can use SplitShow's interleaved mode to display the slides on the ...
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\ifbeamer@anotherslide and \ifbeamer@localanotherslide in beamerbasedecode.sty

At the beginning of the source file beamerbasedecode.sty of beamer class, two switches are defined: \newif\ifbeamer@anotherslide \newif\ifbeamer@localanotherslide By reading beamerbasedecode.sty and ...
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Exporting a timed presentation (automatic slideshow) to image sequence (video) with fixed frame rate?

I may be beating a dead horse here; but I hope I'll be forgiven, as I have at least a Latex MWE, and some notes about packages :). The thing is this: for a long time I've been looking for some sort of ...
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Beamer: Hyperlink to specific slide in frame with specific after\pause on the slide?

I jump to different frames using hyperlinks and beamer buttons as: \hyperlink{label}{\beamerbutton{text}} However, is there is a way to jump to a specific slide (label) after a certain \pause in it. ...
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Beamer multilevel lists with the Madrid theme

I wish to have multilevel list which includes the previous level number, i.e., Item 1.1 Subitem ... However, it seems that the Madrid theme does not allow this. MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{...
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Why does \setbeamercolor{math text}{…} cause an extra newline after equation at end of block?

The code below creates additional vertical space after the equation in the block, if the equation is the last thing in the block. Otherwise, if there is some additional text after the equation (e.g., ...
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numbering slides within part

I would like to change the way the slides are numbered in Beamer and how they appear in the footline. I would like the slide numbering to be reset after each \part of the presentation. More ...
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beamer \usetheme madrid

I do not understand why this minimal example does not work with me : \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin{frame} toto \end{frame} \end{document} The error says : ...
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Using general odd-even specifications in beamer overlay

Please consider the MWE below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Odd-Even Overlay} \begin{overprint} \onslide<1,3> \begin{itemize} \item Now in ...
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Beamer - Make “alert” font highlighted

In the Beamer class, How can I make the \alert font highlighted as in \hl? Then, how can I make it so a word is alerted (highlighted) for only one slide? i.e., I want this to be the output: Slide 1: $...
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Is this a Beamer theme?

I found the good-looking slides (https://drive.google.com/file/d/14LA-q41ns364CtlkJYxF1h-JgCWM-HCy/view). And I was wondering whether it is a beamer theme or a PowerPoint theme? Any comments are ...
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Custom Beamer theme with only mini frames in current section

I am trying to customize a beamer theme. I would want something that shows, above the frame title, the name of the current section and the number of slides in the section. I could not find a theme ...
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{beamer} toc as equally sized boxes in rows

The corporate identity of my company defines the table of content in presentations as equally sized shaped boxes so that 5 of them fit in a row even if there are less, and more go into the next line. ...
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How to include a scroll bar in latex beamer presentation?

How can we create a scroll bar in LaTeX beamer presentation for content that is greater than the slide, such as code listing ? My c-language university professor uses this in his course presentation ...
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Beamer: Moving text to the bottom of the page

I am trying to move some text to the bottom of a beamer slide. Why do \vspace*{\fill} and vfill not work? Luckily \begin{frame}[b]{Title} does the job for me (at least for most slides), but I would ...
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How do I display the beamer bibliography icons?

I am using and would like to use the bibliography icons as symbols. How do I pick them? It would be sufficient if it were as item icon in a list. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \frame{\...
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Removing the title from the frame footnote in personalized Montpellier beamer

I'm preparing a presentation using Montpellier beamer theme. I tried to personalize the title frame in order to add a footline. The problem with the following code is that the title is appearing in ...
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Beamer: set position of custom image in title frame

I want to add a custom image to my title frame in beamer. To do that, I use : \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usecolortheme{seahorse} \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} \usepackage[...
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Putting video clipp at background of a slide

i want to put a video clip at background of a slide and add some text lines/bullet points. Is there any way to do so in Latex?
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Margin before beamercolorbox when aligning more than one

The following code: \documentclass{beamer} % DEFINE COLORS. --------------------------------------------------------------- \definecolor{bgo}{HTML}{111111} \definecolor{bgt}{HTML}{555555} \...
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listing pre- and postbeak gives error in beamer slide

Following this answer, I've tried to embed a listing with long lines into a beamer frame. I'd like to have a nice red arrow at the line break (as show here). The parameters prebreak and postbreak give ...
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Customize frame navigation symbol in beamer

So I'm preparing a beamer presentation with lots of overlays and, in case people ask me to go back and forth, I want to have the option of skipping them mid presentation. The frame navigation button ...
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Making beamer slides fill the whole screen for video presentations via shared screen

I would like to use the beamer package for a presentation, but I wont be using an actual beamer, it will be just be a video call and I will be sharing my screen. I currently cannot figure out how I ...
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Item is misplaced using overlay and `Copenhagen` theme

Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \newcommand*{\overlaynumber}{\number\beamer@slideinframe} \makeatother \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \...
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Beamer metropolis math font

I'm trying to change the math font in a beamer (with metropolis user theme) document. I'm using XeLatex. I've managed to change the text font using fontenc but this style does not apply to math ...
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How can I load a standard font size file in a beamer theme?

I am struggling to set a standard font size definition in my theme file. What I want to achieve is, that a user can not easily modify the font sizes, to stick to the corporate design. So my technique ...
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Make beamer accessible (visual impairment)?

I wanted to know if it is possible to include "Speaker notes" in the beamer slides. I want to make a presentation accessible and use the speaker notes to also add detailed descriptions of ...
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Turning mindmap to animated slide

I would like to turn this mindmap to an animation where e.g. the main items appear on the first click, and then each item has its children appearing on click. Thanks in advance. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Translator package does not provide translation in language as expected

I am trying to define some new keys in translator to be used with my own theme, for things like a copyright notice and such. However it seems I am doing something wrong and I am looking for support. ...
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movies in beamer - compatible (free) pdf-viewers

Via the multimedia package in beamer, I have included a movie in my slides. This works fine if the pdf is openened in Adobe Pro DC, but unfortunately not with the free version of Acrobat Reader (there ...
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design a beamer presentation

Im trying to make a fancy presentation with beamer and i'd like to put some diagram like this There is some software with rulers in the preview pdf or something like this to desing the beamer ...
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Empty sections not showing up in Beamer ToC

I am going to use Beamer as a lecture tool, and planned on each lecture being represented by a section in Beamer. So even though we're not at lecture 2, a section would show what it will be about. ...
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The precompilation with mylatexformat of a beamer document with lualatex fails

To speed up the LuaLaTeX compilation process of my beamer file, I tried, to no avail, to use mylatexformat like I usually do with pdfLaTeX. I am using the following MWE, called beamer.tex. \...

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