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Problematic interaction between fontspec and beamer?

There seems to be some problem in the way fontspec passes font info to beamer. The following example compiles and displays as it it should in XeLaTeX % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" \documentclass{article} \...
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Beamer to not output PDF automatically in presentation mode

I am using beamer with the wkbeamer theme in Emacs and I can't figure out how to get it to not output in presentation mode, which is quite annoying when creating the document. Every time I view it the ...
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Why am I getting a frame number of 2? [closed]

Using tikz/matrix inside beamer, I have several slides with a wrong page/frame count. Why is that so, and how can I avoid it? MWE: \documentclass[14pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{...
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LaTeX listing counter counts with every \pause-command?

I'm writing a TeX-File for a beamer presentation and have a problem with the \pause-command and the listing counter: The Listing counter increments its count with every \pause command – although I ...
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Uncovering items and changing frame title with beamer

The usual behavior of beamer when using \framebreak is to change the title of the current frame by adding a "local numbering" of the slide within those "broken frames". I would like to achieve the ...
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Footline placement after \begin{document}

I'm trying to place an image as a border in the footer (footline) of a beamer presentation. I've noticed that if I use \setbeamertemplate{footline}[large] after the \begin{document}, the vertical ...
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Minipage, columns, tabular: differences in applicability?

This \parbox vs. \minipage post helped me to understand the main reasons to use either \parbox or {minipage} for placing material side-by-side ({minipage} is usually the winner). I have a similar ...
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Beamer: have text start from a fixed location on each slide

I have a custom pdf background to my slides and I don't want text to obscure a certain part of the background. Is there anyway I can force beamer to have text start from a certain place on the slides, ...
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Custom slide titles in beamer

My slides have a particular PDF background and I would like to force slide-titles to appear in a particular place on each slide without a blue box underneath them. I want the \frametitle{} command to ...
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Frame around minipage containing listing in beamer

I am working on the sheets of a course on LaTeX and would like to have several sheets in which you see on the left an example of a source document and on the right its output. I have this working now ...
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lstlisting environment ignores tabs

I have this LaTeX code: \lstset{ language=Java, tabsize=8, keepspaces, extendedchars=true, rulecolor=\color{black}, basicstyle=\footnotesize, aboveskip=5pt, ...
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How to prevent beamer from removing the tab alignment of lstlisting?

I want to show my C# code snippet on the presentation slides using beamer. Because the code is long, I set the frame to be breakable using the frame option allowframebreaks. The code now can be shown ...
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How could I remove a header in a beamer presentation?

I'm editing a theme beamer, but I have a trouble I would like to remove the header without remove neither footer or the lateral navigation bar. I've tried with the follow option: \defbeamertemplate*{...
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3dplot in Beamer crop and ticks problem

I'm new to pstricks, and I've been struggling with several issues using it with beamer. So my problem is that I'm trying to show a 3D plot in a beamer frame. However, for some reason, that I can't ...
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Theorem content right after theorem name in beamer

When we write a theorem in beamer, by default the theorem name and theorem content are in different lines, like this: |------------------------------------------- |Theorem 1 |-------------------------...
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Using animate in beamer with multiple eps pictures

I have a set of 23 pictures that, when combined, give a nice animation. But I don't want to make 23 separate frames for it. I read that there is an option using the animate package but I can't seem ...
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Timer in beamer footline [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to add a timer to a Beamer presentation? Is there a way to add a timer at the footline of a beamer presentation that will tell us how long the presentation has ...
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Scaling a pst-3dplot to fit a Beamer frame

I'm new to pstricks. I was looking for an automatic way of resizing a plot. I'm trying to fit a 3d plot, generated using pst-3dplot, into a beamer frame. However, I'm not able to make it look good ...
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How to add text to the corner of a Beamer slide? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Absolute positioning in beamer Put variable text at a fixed location on every beamer slide. How can I position an image in an arbitrary position in beamer? I would like ...
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Linespacing only for main text body

In a LaTeX beamer document, is there a way to change line spacing only for the main text body - i.e. for everything between \begin{frame} and \end{frame}? In particular if using \linespread and its ...
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Turn off transitions \uncover \pause while keeping the TOC within the doc

I want to hand my students the slides without transitions while keeping the table of contents within the document. \documentclass[handout]{beamer} turns off transitions but it removes the TOC along ...
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How to use Greek letters (in a presentation)

I would like to include the following line from Wikipedia in a presentation: στεγανός steganós ‚bedeckt‘ und γράφειν gráphein ‚schreiben‘ But I am unable to convince pdflatex to include the greek ...
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LaTeX - Multiple pages on a code listing inside a beamer frame

I'm trying to put some Python code on a beamer slide. I would like to take one big file and print it with lstinputlisting. I've tried to set the frame fragile with: \begin{frame} [fragile] \...
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Section numbering in Beamer ('CambridgeUS' theme)

Does anybody know how to make latex put the number for a section presented in header? \documentclass{beamer} %\usetheme{Warsaw} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \begin{document} \section{Section a} \begin{...
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Setting font for a minted environment in a beamer frame

I'm having a problem setting the font of a minted environment in a beamer frame to the particular font I want. I want the area to be in Inconsolata (or at least a monospaced font with a slash through ...
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Beamer - Modifying the headline

With beamer, I use the theme Montpellier, a sober theme giving basic navigational hints. \usetheme{Montpellier} \useinnertheme{default} \useoutertheme{default} \usecolortheme{default}...
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Math formula changes in tikz environment

I am trying to write a formula in a tikzpicture but it gets changed. The indices for the cumulative product is moved from under the \prod to after. See MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} %...
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Keep column height in Beamer when replacing content

I have a frame in Beamer that consists of two columns. The content of one column remains the same, the content of the other column is replaced on the second slide. \begin{frame} \begin{columns} ...
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How to open a temporary comics-like balloon in a beamer slide?

I would like to open a temporary comics-like balloons to explain a specific word in a beamer slide. Somebody has suggestions?
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Column background image

I have a two column frame (via wiki2beamer): \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Background Test} \begin{columns} \column{0.3\textwidth} \begin{itemize} ...
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Same indentation of itemize and itemize in columns

How can I get the indentation to be the same for normal itemize and itemize in columns? Like in the example code below, the itemize in a column is less indented. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{...
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Different backgrounds for title and “normal” frames in beamer

I want to draw different backgrounds for the title frame and normal frames in beamer, using tikz. Doing this for the normal frames was straight forward, but that background now also shows up on the ...
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\framezoom - What am I doing wrong?

I'm working on my second ever Latex Beamer presentation, and loving the clean, professional appearance. All compiles into PDF format no problem, until I try to use \framezoom(the image is .jpg). ...
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Same figure & changing text as “arrowing” through the presentation (Beamer)

I tried to build my first presentation and met my first problem: I would like to know how to create a part of my presentation that looks like the example below. Instead of writing 3 frames, I would ...
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Beamer template problem: flushright frame subtitle causes spurious extra slide (or worse!)

So here is a MWE that illustrates the problem. \documentclass{beamer} \defbeamertemplate{frametitle}{weird}{% \insertframetitle\par% \rule{\textwidth}{4pt}% \flushright% \insertframesubtitle\...
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pstricks and beamer - problem maybe with xcolor?

While creating beamer slides in our comporate design (which forced me using own colors) I got the following problem: Having a PS-Tricks image within a frame seems to collide with my own color setted ...
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How to add image to beamer footline and keep it align with the text?

I want to add an image to my footline and aligned with the text of the same footline. I have the following in my beamertheme. \def\logo{% \resizebox{!}{2.5ex}{\includegraphics{logo-small.png}} } \...
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Take 2: How do automatic overlay specifications work in Beamer (in a nested situation)

I had previous asked a question about this, but I feel that it wasn't focused enough and the answers got a little confused...so instead of editing that question, I've opted to start a new one....I ...
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Background image for frame title

Using beamer, how can I insert a background image under the title of each frame? I could insert an image but the result was that the title disappeared because the image is over it. Any ideas?
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Tikz overlay picture over the frame title in Beamer

I am trying to put a tikz overlay picture - A nice, thick red 'X' over a word - On the frame title of a Beamer frame. However, the overlay tikz picture in the frame does not recognize the nodes given ...
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Hyperref problems in Beamer when using notes

Update and MWE added I'm working with Beamer for the first time, and I want to use notes pages to prompt myself. However, when I turn them on, either by using either \documentclass[notes]{beamer} or \...
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beamer class on MikTex2.9

I'm having a hard time getting MikTex ready to produce \documentclass{beamer} Documents. The MikTex-package-manager says that "beamer" is already installed. I de-installed and installed it again, ...
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How to redefine the \emph command in Beamer?

I am using the Beamer class and would like to redefine \emph to use \bfseries instead of \itshape. I have tried the following command: \renewcommand<>{\emph}[1]{{\only#2{\bfseries}#1}} but I ...
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Positioning TikZ pictures in beamer slide

I am trying to position a TikZ picture on a beamer slide but some nodes (well, not all?) get pushed to the right. I have tried to add % wherever it seemed fitting as mentioned in Tikz figure in ...
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How to remove a single section from the header of a beamer presentation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Beamer: Frame outside sections? I am using Beamer with the Warsaw theme, and all sections show up in my headline. Is there an easy way to remove them? I have tried using ...
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Tikz figure in Beamer shifting way to the right of the frame

I'm trying to include a tikz drawing into a Beamer slide. When I do it like this: \begin{frame} \frametitle{Overview} \input{smartservice-diagram.tex} \end{frame} the image is way too big. I ...
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Beamer: Missing $ in frame

Trying to compile the following code in a beamer presentation: \subsection{I servizi LBS oggi} \begin{frame} \frametitle{La privacy negli odierni servizi LBS} \begin{block}{Cosa ci dicono gli studi} ...
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XeLaTeX preventing beamer from using different backgrounds

I'm having an odd problem---it seems like XeLaTeX isn't working so well with beamer. I'm using MacTex 2011 and have updated to the latest packages using the TexLive utility. The problem is that ...
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Add some words before counters of enumerate environment in beamer

I want to change the default style of enumerate from item1 item2 to  Stage 1. item1  Stage 2. item2 So I use \setbeamertemplate{enumerate item}{Stage \arabic{enumi}.} \begin{enumerate} \item \...
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Putting the \title of a BeamerClass presentation in a \block

I'm using a hand made beamer theme that uses the corporate identity standards of my university. However, the \title text on the \titlepage is not set in a \block environment as it is, e.g., in the ...