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about navigation markers and systems in documents such as hyperlinks in PDF documents or structural indicators in presentations.

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bold math in section yields wrong navigation text

I have the problem, that I want a math-symbol with text in the section name. The problem is, that \boldsymbol yields something really weird in the navigation bar on the left (namely something like ...
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Beamer: Split up Miniframes into two parts

I have far too many elements in my navigation bar because the slides are a summary of an entire course. Is there a way to split up the navigation bar's miniframes such that shows the first half until ...
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Named boxes with links compatibility

I'm using xsavebox package for saving and using named boxes (I want the boxes to have names like X.1.3) and I want to make links to these boxes but they are not compatible with any kind of referencing....
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How to shorten the section names in the miniframe navigation bar in a Beamer?

I'm having a problem with the navigation bar in a beamer. The following image shows that is overloaded with text. In a forum I found that a way to reduce the text is to put the text in the square ...
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Show/Hide thumbnail sidebar by default in PDF

Whenever I generate a PDF with XeLaTeX, it seems to contain some property or metadata that indicates to PDF viewers that the thumbnail drawer/sidebar should be opened by default. When opening my one-...
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Shorter beamer navigation bar with lots of sections

I'm trying to create a latex beamer with 8 or 9 sections, but with this much sections the navigation bar on the top of each slides looks big and occupies quite some space. Can I shorten the navigation ...
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Changing default font size in Frankfurt Beamer slides without impacting the spacing on the navigation bar

I am trying to reduce the standard font size in a Beamer presentation, created in Rmarkdown, using the Frankfurt theme. When I set fontsize: 10pt (as desired) in the YAML it impacts the spacing in the ...
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how to set the navigation bar symbles don't change line when catch next subsection in beamer

i'm using theme Berlin,and the navigation bar symbles change a line when i use the \subsection such that in the northwest corner,the circles present in 3 lines but how can i let them in a single ...
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Resetting the sidebar between \lecture{}s

I would like to break my course into separate lectures using \include and \includeonlylecture, which work fine, but the sidebar (using PaloAlto) fills up with the entire course contents and is ...
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Having the document structure match the table of contents when using \include

I'm a latex newbie and writing my thesis. One of the things I really like about latex is that as I add sections chapters etc... it gets included in a navigable structure that can be used to browse the ...
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Change background color of head navigation elements (and shaded)

I want to change the background (as a rectangle around, similar to the footer) in the two head navigation bars, for section and subsection. So that the currently active elements have one color, e.g. ...
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The hyperlinks of Navigation's “section head” does not work under "xelatex"

Basic info: OS version: Windows 10 TeX version: TeX Live 2019 Editor: TeXstudio 2.12.14 Detailed issue: When under "pdflatex", the hyperlink of “section head” of the Mini Frame Navigation ...
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How to add "subsection head" to the Mini Frame Navigation (Berlin)

The default of the Mini Frame Navigation (Berlin) only contains "section head". I want to add the "subsection head", such as the following picture: My code is: %! Tex program = ...
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Custom miniframe navigation location in Metropolis Beamer

I would like the navigation circles (each corresponds to one frame) to appear under Summary Introduction Background and the remaining subsections. \documentclass[10pt, xcolor=dvipsnames, compress]{...
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Adding navigation symbols to the Metropolis beamer theme

Is it possible to add the beamer "navigation symbols" to the Metropolis theme? By which I mean these: I know how to remove the symbols from a presentation, but not how to add them to a ...
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Adding a section to beamer table of contents but not to navigation bar

I want to have all of my sections in a beamer presentation shown in the table of contents, but only some of them shown in the upper navigation bar (in the example below, the last two sections, "...
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References in names and descriptions of embedded files with navigator

I want to attach several files to a document and name them according to the Figure, Table etc. they belong to. I use the navigator package to do this, but I am unable to get it to work properly. What ...
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Customize frame navigation symbol in beamer

So I'm preparing a beamer presentation with lots of overlays and, in case people ask me to go back and forth, I want to have the option of skipping them mid presentation. The frame navigation button ...
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Custom Navigation in Beamer Footer

I'd like to customize the footer in a Beamer document to show the section name with a bar over the top of the name in the document footer. For example: Using code found on Stack Exchange, I was able ...
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Beamer top navigation bar with long section titles

So I have this beamer presentation with 5 sections. Each section as a long title so the navigation bar on top is cutoff. I do not want to change its aspect. But is there anyway I can keep the ...
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\acrobatmenu button at bottom of page

In the solution below, the \acrobatmenu button link is put at the center of the document. How can it be shown at the bottom of every page https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/238478/190989
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Beamer slide with no bullet!

I am using the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usetheme{Singapore} \begin{document} \section{Section 1} \begin{frame} Slide 1 \end{frame} \...
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Navigation through theorems in TexStudio

I am writing a proof with a certain number of lemmas and theorems and I would like to navigate through them easily, via the Structure View. But, only structures (section, subsection, paragraph, ...) ...
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How can I increase the size of the beamer navigation symbols?

I am helping someone to create a beamer presentation and due to some physical disabilities, they would like to be able to use the beamer navigation symbols on a touchscreen to advance slides, rather ...
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Beamer: \truncate + \insertsectionhead throws TeX capacity error

I'm using \truncate and \insertsectionhead in a beamer environment. Under certain conditions, compilation crashes. For more detail, consider this MWE: \documentclass[t]{beamer} \usepackage[british]{...
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Navigating between sections in Beamer with CJK package [closed]

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 - Colouring Specific Navigation Circles

I have some frames that are just small increments from previous frames and, as such, I do not wish them to have a distinct navigation circle. I've been able to achieve this by using the method ...
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Hyperref'ing definitions without having to navigate back like in wikipedia

I am currently typing up lecture notes and whenever a import term comes up I place hyperref to it's definition like so: \hyperref[defn:markovChain]{Markov-chain} where I am using the ntheorem ...
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Change Title button destination on Beamer

I noticed that the Title at the bottom of the presentation (at least it is there with the Madrid theme) is a button that goes to the title frame. In the title frame it goes to the last slide before ...
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How to add this click menu in a beamer presentation that helps navigation

I'm preparing some slides for tomorrow for some students. But in my original slide I have the following click menu (marked with the red circle) but in my new slide, it's gone. How can I get it back?
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beamer class - messing with the navigation bar

I want to have just one dot in the navigation bar for every subsection, and not for every frame. And I want to have the page numbering displayed in the top (inside the second blue stripe of the ...
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Hide frame from navigation bar within AtBeginSection

I want to add a ToC at the beginning of each section in my presentation without showing the frame in the navigation bar. I tried the following: \AtBeginSection[] { { \makeatletter \def\...
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Latex Beamer - white space in navigation after partpage

I am giving a long talk and would like to split the presentation in several parts. The presentation is based on a theme with navigation bars (I like the small circles there), say for instance the ...
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How can I hide the navigation symbols from specific Beamer slides?

I'm using my navigation symbols as page numbers, as in this answer. Is there a way to hide them from certain specific slides, like the title and TOC slides? The plain frame option doesn't work.
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Custom height of Navigation bar in Beamer for each Section

there is a way to set the height of the navigation bar for each section in Beamer? I'm using the Warsaw theme and the height of the navigation bar is controlled by the maximum number of subsections in ...
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Disabling sectional navigation and leave bottom space free Warsaw theme

I am using Warsaw theme, how to disable sectional navigation bar appears at the top of the slide in Warsaw theme, and also I want to keep blank space without any author's name and title name at the ...
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Removing the last bullet from the top navigation bar

I wish to remove the bullet corresponding to the last slide of my presentation from the top navigation bar, like this: To that end, I've attempted to use an empty section \section{} as recommended in ...
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Align section and subsection navigation in beamer

I want to include the subsection navigation on the section slide (through \insertsubsectionnavigation) and align it with the current section. I am having trouble aligning them properly though, see ...
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How to delete the word 'References' from the navigation bar in Beamer?

I am currently preparing a beamer presentation and I would like to do something I haven't been able to achieve on my own. I would really like to get the word "References" out of the top navigation bar....
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Beamer: navigation bullets for current frame

I have one frame that has three slides (I don't know how to call them, frame, slide...) as follows: Each of the three slides are part of the same frame and were created using \pause. I would like ...
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Beamer Exclude Slide From Navigation Numbering

My goal is to show different source code versions. For readability, I prefer to have those versions on different frames, but for the organization of the presentation, it should seem like one frame. ...
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Can LaTeX remember from which page the user jumped when clicking on a reference [duplicate]

The answer to this is most likely no. But if someone with deep LaTeX or pdf-viewer knowledge know the answer to be a yes, then please do tell! Imagine the following situation: a person is reading a ...
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Beamer: make some slides inaccessible for usual navigation

Is there a way to make some slides inaccessible for basic forward navigation controls (left arrow and mouse click)? Motivation: I want these slides to reside at the end of my presentation and be ...
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Add section without appearance in navigation bar with Beamer v 3.50

Currently on my laptop I've Beamer v3.43. When I want to have a section that does not appear on the navigation bar, I use \section{} (or \section*{}) as mentioned in this question. A student of my ...
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Centering Navigation Dots in Beamer Under Section Titles

I've been modifying a custom Beamer template called Metropolis by trying to add the navigation dots to the top of each slide. However, the dots are not appearing centered below the text. Anyone know ...
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Insert structure elements (similar to sections) that only appear in the structure pane and nowhere else? [closed]

i.e. I want to be able to navigate to these elements using the structure pane, but not have them display on my pdf in-text or toc.
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Hyperlinks buttons on a second layer with respect to the contents of the frame

In the following frame, the footline with hyperlinks buttons overlap with two images: Is there a way to declare in the preamble the hyperlink's footline to be in a second layer (background) respect ...
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Show hyperlink buttons only when pressing a key

I have a beamer presentation, in which there are some hyperlinks on each slide. These allow to jump to different sections in the pdf. Sometimes these buttons interfere with the text, formulas and ...
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hyperlink to next section in navigation symbols jumps to last frame when in last section

On this beamer document, when in the last section: If you click on "Next Section", the desirable result would be to stop here, since this is the last section. However, if you click on "Next Section", ...
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hyperlink to previous section in navigation symbols

I have declared a series of \hyperlinksections: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[]{hyperref} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{% \quad\...
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