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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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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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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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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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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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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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again about appendix to make hidden slides

I tried to put some slides in the appendix, but it doesn't work on my compiler. If I add an appendix after the first compilation it works, probably because the navigation bar is not yet updated, but ...
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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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Windowed Beamer presenter mode on Linux

There are several Linux solutions to show beamer presentations listed here: Is there a nice solution to get a "presenter mode" for Latex presentations? However, all of them use fullscreen ...
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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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Alignment of rows in a diagram

For example, in the following diagram I want to allow the rows as in the picture below (i.e, so that m in the bottom row aligns with the top of the fraction it is adjacent to, and so that the top row ...
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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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Breakable tcolorbox in beamer does not break automatically, and following questions

I have encountered several problems when using a breakable tcolorbox with beamer class. For some of them, although workarounds are found, I still wonder if there exist more automatic and elegant ...
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Show TOC in Beamer under special conditions, again

I'm wondering how to display the TOC: At beginning of section if and only if (A) there is no subsection or (B) there is a frame in the section before the first subsection starts At beginning of all ...
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Beamer: Multirow in fancy table

Following up on this question I asked some time ago, I am facing a similar scenario, but for the life of me I do not seem to get it right with the solution provided in the question above, and I have ...
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How to trim and clip both the movie file and the poster file in Beamer?

I am using this code with the multimedia package: \movie[label=tetrisMoviePlayer,borderwidth=2pt]% {\includegraphics[width=\textwidth, trim = 100mm 0 30mm 0, clip]% ...
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Video does not automatically play on beamer (Auto-play)

I want to include a video in my beamer presentation and I would like that the latter starts automatically when the slide opens. Everything is fine until now (I can read the video on the pdf) except ...
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Play a video with subtitles in beamer presentation using Pdfpc

I have recently discovered the powerful and really convenient pdfpc presenter tool. An important feature is that it allows to have embedded video using simple hyperlinks. I wonder if this would be ...
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Describe overlays relatively to other overlays in beamer

I first thought this amazing trick would do, but I can find no way of setting overlays relatively to one specific event: my dream: % <:name:XXX> would mean "use overlay specification XXX and ...
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Beamer: make a movie play only up to certain time

Is it possible to embed a video in Beamer and make it AutoPlay but say just up to the first 10 seconds? I have an mp4 movie that I am embedding by media9 package, but reading the DOCs of this latter ...
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beamer package - tikz externalize and animations

I'm having a somewhat larger project, so I have split it up into multiple files and externalized the tikz figures to reduce compilation time. The basic setup is as follows: Let's say I have a folder ...
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Video in beamer presentation

I want to insert a video in my beamer presentation. I've read a lot of posts about this but many are based on obsolete packages and I still can't figure it out, I get a blank slide. I'm using media9, ...
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Changing multiple properties within lstlisting in annimations

Currently I am in the process of preparing a C++ training with the beamer package. So far everything is great! From the answer to How can I highlight some lines from source code I grabbed a nice ...
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Aboriginal fonts cause wrong page size warnings

On texlive on Ubuntu I've installed texlive-xetex and texlive-humanities. I find that on a simple document with only a \maketitle, using \setmainfont{Aboriginal Serif} creates many warnings. \...
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How to align an English paragraph left and write English numbers in English in a Persian beamer?

I am working on a presentation with beamer class in Persian and I have some problems with bilingual text. For writing left to right I use \LR command and it works, but the English is not aligned left. ...
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Using pgfkeys inside overlay specification

I would like to use labels to assign overlay specifications. Below is the code I have so far. My main question is why does not the following terminate to compile. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \...
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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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Video not looping in windows adobe reader

I embedded a video in beamer presentation file using the media9 package. The video loops as it is supposed to in my desktop which runs a mac, but it does not loop in windows adobe reader. It plays ...
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Play one video immediately after another one with `\usepackage{multimedia}`

If I use autostart only video4 plays, but the idea is to play all videos in order, i.e., first video1, then second video2 immediately after video1 finishes and so forth. Is that possible? I haven't ...
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How to export beamer frames to standalone subfiles_

I try to split a large beamer presentation with the standalone suite. Herein, I do not want to split out parts of slides, for which I understand the beamer class option with the standaloneframe would ...
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Tex4ht options to convert beamer slides

I tried to used tex4ht utility to convert beamer-latex presentation to OpenOffice ODT, and I'm really not happy with the results. Please find below the snapshots of PDF and ODT files. Please note, ...
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A frame environment with alternating margins depending if the frame is odd or even

I am trying to build a wrap around beamer frame so that all characteristics of a frame are maintained, but the only difference will be the right and left margin. These would change if the frame (page) ...
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Is it possible to display pagenumbers in the frametitle?

I'm making slides for Advanced Mathematics using Beamer. I want to place pagenumbers in the frametitle(right corner), is it possible to achieve this effect? Can anyone give me any advice? Thanks a lot!...
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No vertical spacing between Theorems in Beamer

How to set no vertical spacing between Theorems in Beamer? Since the following code produce some vertical spacing above and below each theorem. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \begin{...