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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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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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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 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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How can I increase the font and sidebar size?

I would like to add increase the size of the sidebar to 2.5cm and increase the size of the text proportionally. At the bottom I would like to create a box taking the entire length of the frame. The ...
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Margin before beamercolorbox when aligning more than one

The following code: \documentclass{beamer} % DEFINE COLORS. --------------------------------------------------------------- \definecolor{bgo}{HTML}{111111} \definecolor{bgt}{HTML}{555555} \...
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How to colour code a curve in every new slide in beamer

I am preparing a lecture note on sequences of functions. There I want to add graphs of the functions as each term of the sequence. The following MWE is a snippet of the code I am using currently. \...
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Beamer button hyperlink to another frame - issue with full screen

I'm having an issue with the position of the frame to which the beamer button redirects when using full screen. In the example below, when I click on the button in the first frame, it redirects to the ...
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frame in environment and note fail in beamer

Using beamer, if I define a \newenvironment that starts and ends a frame, a subsequent note fails. Why, and how to fix this? In the below minimal example, the frame always compiles, but the note fails ...
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listing pre- and postbeak gives error in beamer slide

Following this answer, I've tried to embed a listing with long lines into a beamer frame. I'd like to have a nice red arrow at the line break (as show here). The parameters prebreak and postbreak give ...
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How to understand behavior of beamercolorbox with regard to width?

The manual of beamer 3.59 on page 125 reads as follows: If the width is larger than the normal text width, as specified by the value of \textwidth, the width of the resulting box is reset to the ...
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How can I create a lightbox/microfilm effect in beamer slides?

I'm putting together a beamer presentation, and in a moment of madness I had the idea to give it a sort of lightbox/microfilm/transparency effect, sort of like this or this or this. I tend to keep my ...
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Passing arguments to input file for beamer title page

I am looking for ways to pass a text to a file used to create the title page in beamer presentations. I use a file BeamerTitle.tex for different classes. I would like to send the "Class Topic&...
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How to put a block in the top part of a column?

How can I put a block in the top part of a column in beamer? For example I have the following code: \documentclass[pdf]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \begin{...
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Beamer bibliography over EXACTLY two pages, no matter how many references?

I have a requirement to output the bibliography for a beamer over exactly two pages, no matter how many references (output will be infinitely zoomable .pdf). \documentclass[8pt, xcolor=table]{beamer} \...
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Chemfig: \setarrowoffset has changed from texlive 2016 to 2020

I'm moving from a linux mint computer (texlive 2016) to a new one with texlive 2020. I'm most interested in moving my chemistry lessons, written in beamer + chemfig, and I'm noticing some changes. ...
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Multi Line Frame Title with Image in Beamer

I'm wanting to try and make a header in beamer like the following (mockup from libreoffice, ignore the grid): I've been trying to use a number of methods, but I just can't get it right. This is where ...
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Split enumerate over multiple slides without letting items share space in beamer

I want to display questions and answers in the following way in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Equations} Solve the equation \begin{enumerate} \only<1-2>{\...
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How can I make an environment like the one in the image in beamer-metropolis?

I am using the metropolis theme and I want to make an environment like the one in the image. It's my first time creating an environment so I'm not sure where to start, any help would be wonderful. The ...
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The latest xelatex update make the beamer ball disappeared

I update the texlive update to date, and find the ball type outlines of beamer disappeared when using xelatex to compile, but lualatex work(the un-updated xelatex also work). But lualatex is so slow, ...
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Problem with \pause when using a macro with \includegraphics

I defined the following command that allows me to put icons in math mode: \newcommand{\icon}[1]{% \mathord{\raisebox{-0.25ex}{\includegraphics[height=2ex]{#1}}}% } The problem is that if I want to ...
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add custom footer from tex file in beamer without theme

I use ./footer/footer.tex as: \begin{textblock*}{127mm}(0mm,84mm) \begin{center} {\fontsize{4}{4}\selectfont{\quad\today\hfill\raisebox{-.35cm} {\includegraphics[height=.75cm,keepaspectratio,]{...
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Tabular appearance when using listing in beamer

I am using the listing package to display some code. However, the result is not what I expected due to the annoying presence of symbols ^^| (see picture below). The settings that I am using are the ...
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Add mp4 video on beamer presentation and play the viedo while presenting at Okular

I am using the following code to embed an mp4 to a beamer presentation: \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Madrid} \usepackage{multimedia} \usepackage{tikz} } \...
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Apply slide transition when changing slides only without affecting the overlay blocks

When i use a transition, turns out it affects on some overlay blocks as well. For example, i use itemize (5 items) and put \transcover in the frame environment, naturally when i run the document on ...
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What is this font (beamer)?

I know this might be hard but does anyone know this font?
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Color change in beamer at R markdown

Esteemed, I'm having trouble putting together a beamer presentation. I would like to put the title, the footer and the items in green tones. I appreciate any help. title: "long title" date: &...
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How to create a simple box that contains another box in Beamer?

I would like to create something like, or Does anyone know how to create these simple diagrams? Note: corner need not be rounded. Text need not be Hello World. Edge color need not to be blue.
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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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How to specify this font in beamer?

How to specify the font used in the following figure in my beamer document? By the way, I am using XeLaTeX. % !TEX program = xelatex \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Beamer total number not working and frametitle error

I am trying to use a beamer template at editable, however the total frame number returns o. Additionally when I try to uncomment the line that inserts frametitle in the beamerouterthemelsp.sty line 84 ...
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beamer title in english and greek

I want to make a presentation with beamer. The presentation will be in Greek and the title will have the english phrase "quasi-coherent sheaves". I did the following process However, i am ...
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Beamer: Problem With Capital Greek Letters

I am using beamer and the capital greek letters are displayed as black boxes. I have found this error in other questions but none of the answers worked for me. Here is the code \documentclass[]{beamer}...
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Beamer metropolis no frame number on section pages

Following Beamer footnote on same level as slide number, I am trying to get my footnote on the same line as the slide numbers. However, the solution adds numbering to the section pages. How can I get ...
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Problem with TikZ and pause/onlside in beamer

i have some problems with tikz and pause in beamer. The graphic crashes every time after the second frame. I have already tried onslide, pasue and only. Without pause etc. the TikZ picture works... ...
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Adding shadow to long Frame title text

Want to add shadows in the frame title, which can be multiline. Tried a few solutions, none of them worked for me. Any help? Adding codes from here, MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots, ...
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Background in Beamer with Tikz

How can I draw a blackboard as a background in Beamer? I want something link this Is there a "chalk font"?
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Beamer - generate some slides separately, include them in the main file

I have a few slides that have \animategraphics in them (as a way to embed GIFs consisting of hundreds of frames). Generating those particular slides takes a long time, and it's not really necessary if ...
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Beamer notes and framebreaks

I have slides with manual \framebreaks. How can I do something similar inside note command? I would like to have my notes displayed not only on the last slide of the group but spread across the group.
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Custom sections on beamer aren't hyperlinked

I'm working on a beamer document where I have a bunch of examples. I wrote a couple of macros that automatically add a frame title with "Example #", and also adds those frames to the table ...
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Beamerarticle generates Undefined control sequence

I generate a report including all of my beamer slides from all my lectures. In an attempt to clean up the (vertical) spacing in the notes I redefined frame as follows: \renewenvironment{frame}{\...
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Annotations which stick to the slide even when moving through pauses while presenting

I have seen a presentation where the presenter made annotations on their slides using a tablet while gradually uncovering blocks in the frame. The annotations made before uncovering a block stayed ...
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Expected parameters in \beamer@makecaption

I am trying to understand the semantics of the macro \beamer@makecaptionin Beamer in order to modify the code in List of Figures + Beamer? (followup) It looks like it expects 4 parameters, where #1 is ...
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Beamer Custom ToC not working as expected

I hacked a table of frames for beamer and got a weird situation I do not understand. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \newcommand\listofframes{\@starttoc{lbf}} \makeatother \setbeamertemplate{...
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beamer: How to add a new option for the frame environment

In some frame I want the title rotated at the left side of the frame. This happens more frequent in 16x9 formats. How can I redefine the frame environment to add an option, that allows me to do that. ...

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