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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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the text after \onslide is transparent after setting \setbeamercovered{transparent}

I am learning \onslide. I copied the example from the beameruserguide. The last text "Shown on all slides" is transparent after setting \setbeamercovered{transparent}. I don't know why. Could anyone ...
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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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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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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 boxing a formula after a pause

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I need help with the use of \only<.> and \boxed{}. I would like to get the following effect: a=b+c a=b+c c=d a=b+d c=d a=b+\boxed{d} c=d I used the ...
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How to access the version of Beamer and tikz inside of LaTeX

How would I typeset inside of a document the version of the beamer and of the tikz package. Such as in This document was typeset with beamer in version \beamerversion and tikz in version \tikzversion
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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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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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Beamer presentation - same image placement over successive slides

I'm doing my first presentation with latex beamer. My presentation does include some graphics, of which I want some to appear on several successive slides. However, I'm not able to place these images ...
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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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Fixing Beamer Turkish Translation

the document translator-numbers-dictionary-Turkish.dict contains a typo in the command \providetranslation{Four}{D\"[o}rt} which should be corrected as \providetranslation{Four}{D\"{o}rt} It is ...
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Export beamer presentation to mp4

Is there any way to convert latex generated presentations to mp4 video? The time for slides need not be same.
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Beamer onslide delayed and missing notes

I am having troubles with the use of \onslide<+-> and beamer notes. For the following snippet \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} \setbeameroption{show notes} \setbeameroption{show ...
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Interactive Mathematics quiz competition for MSc students

I need to conduct a quiz for MSc level students. It is an intercollegiate competition. I have prepared the questions in Algebra and Analysis for six rounds. Now comes the LaTeX part. I have used ...
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'+' and '+-' overlay specification behaving inconsistently in presence of subitems

I have a nested itemize list. I want each item/subitem to uncover one-after-another. I tried using method 1 (using <+>), but it didn't work. However method 2 produces expected behaviour. Why ...
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Empty institute produces non empty short institute

In my beamer presentation, I have intentionally left the \institute macro undefined/blank and when I test whether the automatically set macro \insertinstitute is empty, it does indeed produce the ...
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Omit year in \cite command (Overleaf) LaTeX Beamer

I have a trouble with citation in Beamer class. First, I would like to ask if there is a way to omit the year \begin{frame}{Frame Title} \cite{lee2015cyber} \par some random texts some ...
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How to include frame numbers in beamer class table of contents

Is there a way to include frame numbers in a beamer class table of contents? In a beamer document \documentclass[9pt,handout]{beamer} the \tableofcontents command \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \...
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Kile-beamer doesn't work, asks for pgf files one by one infinitely

I have been using latex-beamer in kile since several years, never had any issues. Recently I started using that again in Ubuntu 18. Now, the kile asks for pgf files (pgfcore.sty,pgfkeys.code.tex.... ),...
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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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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: Automatic image container

I know that I can use minipages and/or the columns environment to structure beamer slides in a way that allows to place images next to text/lists. I found this to be very bulky though and especially ...
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How can I increase the size of the beamer 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 to expand beamer's slides vertically according to the length of the content?

I am looking for some kind of blend between a slide and a standalone document type where I can add as many comments/notes as I want. A slide because I am making slides, and a standalone in that the ...
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Wrapping environment passing optional argument to wrapped environment

I'm trying to create a myframe environment which wraps a Beamer frame environment but sets a default title. Additionally, I want to be able to pass optional arguments to myframe which should then ...
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Change bullet color in TOC for current section only

In my TOC I would like to highlight the current section using a different color. Following the answers to this question, I have managed to change the text color of the current section using \...
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playing mp4 file inside beamer

I have an mp4 file I would like to use in my beamer presentation. My MWE is below. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multimedia} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Sound example} \movie[width=...
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Add notes to latex beamer and view them

Here https://gist.github.com/andrejbauer/ac361549ac2186be0cdb there is a MWE of creating a beamer presentation with added notes. \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \usepackage{pgfpages} % These slides ...
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embedding sound with beamer overlays

I want to embed audio with beamer slides. I am using media9. I want my audio to start when a slide becomes visible, and stop when it disappears. Without overlays this is not a problem. But I can't ...
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tikz animation on beamer slide - centering and improvements

The code below animates 4 simple, nearly identical, processes, maybe familiar to many of you. Each time it adds the completed picture to the list at the top. My main issue is centering - I am having ...
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Help Understanding/Adapting the Definition of Beamer's 'lecture' Command

Beamer's 'lecture' command has been a great way for me to have all my lecture notes in one document, but typeset only the segments that I need for any given day/week of class. Ultimately I would like ...
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Spaces between numbers or letters within math mode in Beamer

I have been looking in the and Latex companion, and I did not find what I want to make. I write transparencies in beamer for my lectures, and I have observe that the space between numbers or letters ...
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Embedding video in multiple-slide-per-page presentation

I am preparing a presentation for an interactive session, and need all of my four slides to be shown at once. In order to do this, I use handout mode (and don't have any slide transitions). In one of ...
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Option poster in the \movie command in Beamer doesn’t work

I am trying to get the first frame of an avi file show before playing the avi file using the command \movie[width=1.7in,height=1.7in,poster,loop,autostart]{}{filename.avi} The PDF file compiled ...
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synctex and fragile beamer's frame

I'm using synctex on a beamer presentation, and I'm having some trouble. Unlike this question, I can live with the fact that synctex will put me at the end of the current frame. However, for fragile ...
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xelatex can't make video play

I set up pdfpc to and xelatex to be able to play videos in the pdf on linux following this tutorial: http://abarry.org/the-new-complete-guide-to-embedded-videos-in-beamer-under-linux/ The only ...
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Strange behavior with external library of Tikz and media9 package

When using external library of Tikz and includemedia of media9 package in a beamer presentation, PDF files generated by external library has an abnormal size. In the simple example below, when compile ...
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Beamer - Multimedia : embedded autostarting mp3 file problem

I have the following problem : I try to autostart an ambedded mp3 file. If I use \movie the manual says I can't embedded the file but autostart works, with \sound manual says embedded works but I can'...

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