Questions tagged [overlays]

{overlays} is a term used by the {beamer} document class to describe the layering of slides.

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How to include text just in one slide removing spacing using `beamer`

I am trying to remove space when using \only in that particular slide, because it will produce a warning of overfull hbox. Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \...
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Best workflow for inserting an additional step into an animated tikz picture?

I have some old beamer slides that contain an animated tikz picture with a bunch of \only<4->{} commands and the like. It's a fairly complicated picture with many slides and illustrations. Now I'...
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How to use overprint with align environment in latex beamer?

I want to use the Latex beamer overprint feature given by the overprint-environment for a multi-line math formula typeset with the align*-environemnt within which I want to change certain contents on ...
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Beamer Overlay Replacing items

I have an itemize list with three elements which I would like to uncover after each other. Every item comes with two "examples", represented by blocks. I would like to uncover the three ...
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alternate figures and text in a frame

I am trying to alternate two figures and text in one frame. (I can get it to work if I only alternate one figure and the text, or the two figures.) Here's what I have tried -- not working. The code ...
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How to properly center two overlaid symbols?

I have found several answers related to overlaying symbols, but none of them worked for me, maybe because they require deeper knowledge of tex to be usable. I ended up with this solution, but the ...
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Beamer Article package, overlay not working

I am trying to create a document using the beamerarticle package in LaTeX. I am unable to use overlays. A MWE is appended. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \title[T]{T} \...
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LaTeX article style - How to pause text display?

I cannot believe I cannot find the answer by googling;8-) The issue: I have LaTeX article I process with PdfLaTeX. The text is a question with multiple-choice options. Currently, the correct answer ...
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How copy an area from a tikz figure to another figure

I want to copy part of a relatively complex tikz figure (with an image in the background and text above) to another tikz figure on another page. I'm thinking of using spy, but I haven't found an ...
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Drawing arrows from one matrix node to others, with labels above them (Beamer)

I have a slide with a one-row matrix that I want appearing in the following way: the element in the middle appears first, with a box around it; then the element to its left and right appear ...
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How to partially hide content in beamer latex?

I tried all overlay options like hide, uncover, visible but didn't get solution. I don't know how to partially hide the content that will display in next slide. Here is the example what I really want ...
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Any specific code to view one Beamer frame containing all overlayed frames and the points where they overlap?

a pretty meta-question for Beamer but I can provide details if needed. Basically when I overlay sub-frames in one frame using the /pause command, I get multiple additional frames in my PDF viewer on ...
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Is it possible to flash a photo for a single slide in beamer?

I am hoping to show a tikzpicture that overlays the whole frame for a single slide without having to go in and add to every single other line that excludes the slide number I would like to have the ...
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Highlighting a specific node in tikZ matrix when the node has multiple lines of text (beamer)

I have a slide with a matrix of nodes that appear one at a time on the slide. Each node has multiple lines of text and math (the sample code shown below was stripped off some of the math to abstract ...
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Beamer: matrix with different properties for first row

I want to have a slide that looks as follows: At the top, I'd like to have a theorem statement in a tcbtheorem environment I've defined. Below that, I'd like, after some vertical spacing, two ...
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How to make text inside tcolorbox also transparent as overlay?

I want to have a slide with some text in a box at the top, and on the next slide, this box - and the text within - become transparent to some opacity i specify. The tcolorbox is crucial to me because ...
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Show two columns (one text, one inline tikZ math) appearing simultaneously one item at a time

In a presentation, I am trying to show four ideas in a sequential manner. I've split my frame into two columns: the left column shows the text, the right shows the math. I want to display the columns ...
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How do I control some nodes on a slide to be transparent at some times and visible on others?

I have a slide with three node elements on them, with some math written in each. I want to control their visibility and transparency in the following way. The first slide shows the top node fully, the ...
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Nested overprint breaks preceding \onslide

The following beamer MWE consists of 5 slides. I use nested overprint environments to achieve overlay effects without wobbling spacing. On slides 2 and 3, the text "two and three" should appear, on ...
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Draw a line between two tikz plots with Overlay

I want to draw lines between two tikz plots using overlay. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.12} \begin{document} \...
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Fix an equation in place across overlays

I am teaching optimization which means that I have often problem written on multiple lines (typically in an align environment). A common consists in moving / deleting / replacing some part of the ...
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How to alert a block using overlays?

For discussion I have th following M(N)WE: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usetheme{Frankfurt} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{ABC} % Just to verify that alert is working in general \begin{itemize}[<...
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layer for background package when includepdf is used

For my purpose, I first wish to stay with background package if possible. It works fine when I have texts only. Background is really background (in terms of the layers). But when includepdf or \...
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Change beamer slide title in overlay

Consider this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Slide title} \begin{tikzpicture} \draw[red, very thick](0, 0) -- (3, 0); \onslide<1>{ ...
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Fix coordinates when using overlayarea in beamer

In this example I am using overlayarea to develop a tikz picture over slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{overlayarea}{\linewidth}{0.9\...
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Overlay - insert into a sequence of itemize

This is what I want to implement: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Example} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.6\textwidth} \begin{itemize} \item 1st \begin{...
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pgfplot picture placement

First of all I am extremely thankful to stackexchange and particularly to Schrödinger's cat for helping me pgfplots and tikz. I am preparing my lecture on continuous random variables, I have made the ...
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How can I create a blurred image effect in LaTeX using TikZ?

I am preparing a LaTeX beamer presentation. I want to have few frames with the blur effect on images to focus on different aspects at a time, just as in the image below. I tried this by creating a ...
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tikzpicture behind text

Is there a way to push a tikzpicture behind text? MWE: \documentclass{article} % -- packages \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgf} \pgfdeclarelayer{background layer} \pgfdeclarelayer{foreground layer} ...
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Overlays in Tikz giving Errors

My tikz figure is working perfectly within beamer. But I need to draw an arrow on slide two. Whenever I insert \only<2> or \onslide<2> within THIS tikz picture, it gives error: \begin{...
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Is it possible to fade out a table row on passing to the next?

I have table, a sample attached as a MWE. I am able to show one row at a time. I was wondering if it is possible to fade out the row above, after am through presenting it. I am not able to find any ...
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how to align several tikzpicture displayed using \only

I a sequence of tikzpicture that are all similar but slightly different sizes (they have things that stick out. But I would like them all aligned at the same point of the tikzpicture. I would have ...
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Beamer with columns, verbatim and overlay

The following example works fine: \begin{frame}[fragile] \begin{columns} \column{.5\textwidth} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item First \item Second \end{itemize} \column{.5\...
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alert command does not change item label color

I use scrartcl and overlays for creating presentation. \alert command given in overlays does not change item label color. 1.How to change label color into red in the below MWE? 2.Is there any other ...
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Newsfeed-style appearance of blocks/elements in beamer

I was writing a talk and I had a long example where it would have been useful to look at the most recent few steps. Some solution that I was not completely happy with was to have the most recent ...
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Apply \only to environment that contains listing

I cannot find a way to apply \only<n>{content} to a whole itemize environment. My first approach was: \only<1>{\begin{itemize} \item A \end{itemize}} But I get multiple error ...
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Exercise numbering with overlays in beamer [duplicate]

In would like to use the exercise package in a beamer presentation (this allows me to keep the conventions I use in the corresponding paper document). This works well except that exercise numbers are ...
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Table in beamer empty for many slides when using \only with incremental specifications

I want to have a table which is empty on the first slide and then successively reveals each cell of each row. I like to use incremental specifications such as \only<+->{Row Text} so that I can ...
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How to stop a tikz matrix from jumping about in beamer

I have a series of slides/transitions showing one matrix where I insert some gaps between columns and circle numbers and at one point add an extra row at the bottom. I would like the matrix to stay ...
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Handout mode with \alt: Displaying the default and the alternative on separate slides

For the classes I teach, I will sometimes put some fill-in-the-blank questions on a slide for students to answer using \alt (default text = blank, alternative = answer). The issue I am having is that ...
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'+' and '+-' overlay specification behaving inconsistently in presence of subitems

I have a nested itemize list. I want each item/subitem to uncover one-after-another. I tried using method 1 (using <+>), but it didn't work. However method 2 produces expected behaviour. Why ...
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Stop further output after showing full screen image

In beamer presentation I have a slide like this \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item My first point \fullscreenimage<+>{Image1.png} \item My second point \...
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Beamer default overlay: show subitem at the same time as the item

I would like to use the overlay system in beamer, yet only at the first level of a itemize list. In other words, I want A then B, yet A.1 and A.2 to show up at same time than A. The post: Beamer: ...
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Default area height for Beamer overlayarea

I have recently been working with the overlayarea environment. In the example below, I like the transition from the first to the second slide: specifically that the One and the Seven appear at the ...
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Using <> beamer slide specifier for \newcommand

I am using <> to specify slides as shown in https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/518585/114719 I get in trouble when applying this specifier to a macro defined via \newcommand as in this example: \...
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Evolve content over beamer slides: using `scope` to group elements

I am applying https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/518585/114719 where I use scope to group elements while developing content over multiple beamer slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Evolve content over beamer slides

In this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{overlayarea}{\linewidth}{0.7\paperheight} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (O)...
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Show only last overlay in beamer for a single frame

Is there an overlay specification for \frame<...>{ that yields the last version of the frame if the frame is built with relative overlays? The handout version achieves this, but sets it ...
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How to overlay a section title on \incgraph full page image?

Is there any way to get a section title, which is included and linked in the TOC, overlaying on a full page image, inserted with \incgraph[]{image}? Both tikz and incgraph is included \usepackage{...
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Beamer Overlays within a tikz node has growing indent [duplicate]

I am using beamer overlays within tikz nodes, which yields the expected result, except for a growing indent. Here is a minimalistic example showing the behaviour. \documentclass{beamer} \...

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