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Beamer: How to add progress bar with section titles?

Many presentations include some kind of a visualizer where the listeners can easily see how far the presentation has gone. A great option to do so is adding a progress bar into the slide layout. ...
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Beamer: Reference Overlay Numbers with Names

I am trying to reference my beamer overlays by an identifier, much like in this question: reference overlay numbers with names. Since I am using \visible<+->{} (where the beamerpauses counter ...
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Parallel compiling of *slides* with beamer?

I understand that LaTeX cannot parallel process a whole document because of the layout algorithm which is intrinsiquely linear. However, in my understanding, the overlay specifications of successive ...
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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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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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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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TeXstudio does not suggest a defined environment when typing

I do not know why TeXstudio no longer picks up the following environment. Normally, when I type \begin{in, TeXstudio will suggest the correct environment \begin{inlineexample}. It was working ...
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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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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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showing pgfplots one by one in beamer doesn't work

I'm trying to create a plot that has many curves, and so I would like to use the only feature of beamer to make each curve appear one by one. This is the MWE for the figure without trying anything yet:...
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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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How can I have [Fragile] Notes?

I want to use Easylist to make dot points in my slide notes. Easylist would be great for that. So I used: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeameroption{show notes} \usepackage[at]{easylist} \begin{...
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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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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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Extract all graphs from a presentation to external file

I often use the extract package to automatically generate an external file with all the url of a Beamer presentation using \begin{extract}...\end{extract} outside frames and it works well. However my ...
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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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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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beamer, pstricks (texlive 2014)

Since updating ubuntu to 14.10 (and 15.04 recently) i cannot succeed in compiling the following source: \documentclass[a4paper]{article}% \usepackage{beamerarticle} %\documentclass{beamer}% \...
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How can I get \framezoom to work in evince?

The \framezoom feature of the beamer class is awesome, but unfortunately it doesn't work correctly in evince (and the TeXworks previewer). When clicking the zoom button, the viewer correctly jumps to ...
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Animation in beamer stopping at the end?

I'm working on a beamer presentation where I have many animations to show. I have *.avi videos and I'm using the multimedia package: \movie[height=XXpt,width=XX,poster]{\includegraphics[height=XXpt,...
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Video from Beamer Plays Only One Second

Sorry about the title...it was hard to word my problem. I am using LaTeX, and more specifically Beamer, to create a presentation that plays a video file. The code I use is: \documentclass{beamer} \...
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Render another LaTeX document inside beamer presentation

So I'm giving a short demo of LaTeX this weekend and I would like to use a Beamer presentation. What I want to do is generate a LaTeX document inside my presentation to showcase what the output would ...
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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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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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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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Difference between equation formatting in article and beamer

I would like to replicate the math style of the following beamer document in article. However, when I switch the document class, the formatting of the equation (the font used) changes. I would like to ...
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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 it here: How to write a source ...
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Problem with beamer and pgf for shading, related to theorem environment

I'm having problems when using beamer document class with certain themes. For example, with Warsaw theme, I get these errors: ! Undefined control sequence. \pgfsys@vertshading ...rSpace \pgf@shading@...
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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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Invisible notes (to the audience) in a beamer presentation

Since I'm about to have a conference talk, I was wondering if there is a way to write notes on the slides that will only be seen by me. To be more precise, on the projector there would be my slides ...
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Navigating between sections in Beamer with CJK package

I am writing some slides using Beamer, and the slides contains UTF-8 characters. For example, here is a version without UTF-8 characters: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{document} %...
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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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cnltx-example package is not working with beamer

When I am going to compile the following codes, \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm,amssymb,amsxtra} \usepackage{cnltx-example} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{} \...
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Warsaw frame indicator Frankfurt style

Is it possible to modify a Warsaw theme to get the page/frame indicator like Frankfurt? In the image below, the style is Warsaw, but I would like to have the page/frame indicator to the right of the ...
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tex4ht and beamer, re-patching \section

I'm using tex4ht to generate accessible versions of presentations created using the beamer package. Beamer redefines \section and friends, and so the tex4ht configuration hooks are lost. I know how ...
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Beamer Metropolis Theme - Adding Toc to Section Page

Is there a way to add the Table of Contents to the Section page? I know I can add the ToC seperatly before the section page, like in my MWE. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme[sectionpage=...
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Trying to add frames in \AtBeginDocument destroys slides layout

I guess I've basically got the same question as here. But copying .sty content into my header by hand doesn't feel like the right solution. So let's have a fresh start: For some slides I create, the ...
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how to show some of the important references in beamer at the last slide although citing others

Is there a way in beamer to show partial bibliography references at the last slide, although citing others? I do not want to show all references in my presentation just the important ones!
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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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Beamer footline dissapears with onslide

When using \onslide<n> with 1<=n<=k the footline will only appear on the slide \onslide<k>. To fix this it was suggested by Joachim Breitner to add a \onslide<1-> at the end ...