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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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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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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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How to precompile beamer with xelatex (texlive 2020)

I am trying to speed up beamer by using the method precompile it using this method. In other words, I created a file mybeamer.tex with the content \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \end{document}...
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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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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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Change background in the same frame

I was wondering whether would be possible to change the background in the same frame. I mean something like the following code \documentclass{beamer} \defbeamertemplate{background}{back1}{--some stuff-...
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Redefine overlay-aware beamer command using xparse

Suppose to want the \texttt command accept two optional arguments with a default value before and after the mandatory one, in order to specify anything (here spaces) that should be prepended or ...
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Beamer: Uncover underbrace & overbrace weird behaviour

I recently needed to cover some over- and underbrace and found a solution here: Beamer: Uncover underbrace However, I was not 100% satisfied with the offered solutions, in particular, my goal was to ...
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Beamer + glossaries: how to make \printglossaries show the location in frames rather than PDF pages

I'm trying to use the glossaries package with beamer. In \printglossaries, the entries are shown with page number. The problem I have is that page number is pages in PDF: I'd like to see which slide (...
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How do Beamer's approaches for skipping labeled and unlabeled slides differ?

I am trying to understand an issue in Beamer that substantially reduces efficiency of using \includeonlyframes for the purpose of improving compilation times: whenever the slide lacks a label, it ...
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Change parskip in beamer without side effects

Background If I understand correctly, beamer does not distinguish between lines and paragraphs, as far a vertical spacing is concerned. As an example, there is no visible difference in this MWE: \...
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Prevent beamer columns environment from adding vertical space

the beamer columns environment adds vertical space before the content of the columns, which becomes particularly obvious (and ugly) when used within a block: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{...
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List of "higher-level" Beamer packages

I wanted some control over my Beamer slides, so I started reading about how to create a Beamer theme from scratch. However, in the process of doing so I discovered Metropolis, which I regard as a ...
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Testing if beamer body is empty

I would like to test the frame body, if it is empty: add some words; discard this frame. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter %\patchcmd\what{}{}{}{} ? \makeatother \begin{...
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How can I highlight specific lines of code with minted in beamer?

I've been working on a set of slides in beamer, and one feature I really like as I'm learning is alert. In one part of my presentation, I have a relatively complex bit of code that's 12 lines long ...
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How to continue the proof in the next slide

How to continue the contents of a slide? I want to do a beamer presentation of a proof of a theorem. But the problem is I can't fit the proof of the theorem in a single slide as its a big proof. Also ...
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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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Automatic slide advance (transduration) breaks with tdclock crono

NEED I want to use \crono from the tdclock package on a slide. I also want the slide to advance after a set amount of time via \transduration. PROBLEM When using both \transduration and \crono on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to keep the subsection counter when using \part in Beamer?

I'm using Beamer to create my lecture notes. I'm using \part{} to separate individual lectures. However, I find out that if a part starts with a subsection, then the subsection counter is ...
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Fixing the position of a part of an equation in different slides in beamer

I am using the beamer class for a presentation and amsmath and optidef packages. I have two optimizations in different slides of a frame. I want to fix the location of the words "minimization&...
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Beamer frame and titleframe template

I have been looking through a lot of questions and their relative answers to solve this, but could not quite find the help I need. I want to create a Beamer template for my frames and my title frame, ...
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TexStudio Ctrl + click on code segment shows me the frame before the code segment

I've been working with TexStudio for a while, and noticed this annoying bug where sometimes Ctrl + (left) clicking on some code section did not show me the corresponding PDF part, but instead the (...
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Embedding videos in beamer LaTeX

I followed slavishly the code shown in this video: \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{frame}{Name-of-the-frame} \centering \movie[externalviewer]{ \includegraphics[width=\...
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Prevent endnotes/footnotes from duplicating on beamer when using animations

I am making a Beamer presentation and I use pauses between contents of the slides. I've managed to make it so that the in-text endnote numbers and the appendix endnote numbers are clickable and ...
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Using Tikz in Beamer with arrow pointing improperly

I intent to point the arrow to $A = B$, but the arrow comes from outside of the slide. Why that? Here it is the code \documentclass[10pt,xcolor={dvipsnames}]{beamer} \mode<article> % only for ...
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Options passed to babel with article class and not with beamer

In this example using article class options arabic-ma and provide=* are passed to babel, but when changing to beamer class options are not passed to babel. Is there an explanation? \documentclass[...
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How to customise beamer equation cross-references?

I am currently trying to modify beamer equation references without success. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Check \ref{eq} below. \begin{gather}\...
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Hide particular lines of algorithm2e code in beamer

I have a long algorithm that I present in my lecture and I want to distribute it over several frames to be able to slowly go through the details. I have the whole algorithm in an algorithm2e ...
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How can I embed or link to a video in Beamer?

I have made a video which I want to embed into my beamer presentation. However, I couldn't find a way to do it. I did some research and found out that since Adobe had discontinued Flash LaTeX couldn't ...
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Format table of contents in beamer

I can create a table of contents in beamer using \begin{frame}\frametitle{Outline} \tableofcontents \end{frame} which will lead to a list similar to enumerate, i.e. first section second section ... ...
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Increasing line break in latex beamer

As you can see in the image, the line break with \ \ does not have any space between the two texts. On the other hand, the \newline command makes a very big jump. Is it possible to give the line break ...
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How do I change the title font size of a block in LaTex beamer?

I have been using scriptsize to have my text uniformly the same size, but it seems to be skipping tha block titles. \begin{scriptsize} \frametitle{Extension and Research Question} \begin{block} {...
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Defining opentype fonts for beamer themes

I am working to adapt the jhsph beamer theme (https://github.com/jfiksel/jhsphbeamer ) to work more generally for other JHU departments, ideally making the theme at least approximate JHU's "...
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Overlay specification in beamer with a pause

This is similar to this question; however I am using pause, and not only. I would like to continue using pause. I read through this, which is helpful. I think the issue is related to this and this. My ...
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Display MS VBA code in the title page of a LaTeX presentation with Beamer

Below you find a working MVE. My question is how I can integrate nicely visualised MS VBA code with the minted package into \defbeamertemplate*{title page}. I know how to do it outside of a title page ...
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What is the Flash Player alternative for playing embedded videos in a PDF?

When Flash Player was still being supported, using LaTeX Beamer for presentations, one was able to compile a PDF with embedded videos/gifs in it (using \includemedia[]). The videos were interactive at ...
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Including Geogebra with slider in Latex

I made a very simple animation in Geogebra that uses the slider to show the position of the objects at different times, and thought it would be really cool to include this in my Beamer presentation. I ...
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Remove spacing around lstlisting in beamer blocks

Consider the lstlisting in this MWE. (I have added normal text and itemize environment blocks for comparison.) \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} %\...
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How to get a font weight bolder than \textbf{}?

I have been trying to reproduce a Beamer presentation template from a former teacher but I can't find out how they managed to change the font weight to be this bold. How can I get the font on the ...
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