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

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How to mention the predecessor/successor of an overlay in an overlay specification?

Minimal example: \begin{frame} \newcommand \ovStepA 1 \newcommand \ovStepB 4 \newcommand \ovStepC 9 \newcommand \predOf[1] {% % ??? } \newcommand \succOf[1] {% % ??? } \only&...
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Why does the textblock environment not obey the overlay settings when used within \onlyenv?

I have an image that I want to explain with floating texts, arrows, and circles. To do so, I thought about creating a textblock environment (to put text) and a picture environment (to put the arrows ...
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Extend Beamer frame and inherit arguments (and overlays)

I intend to extend a beamer frame to save some overhead when making slides. I've followed an answer here after another answer involving NewEnviron didn't work for me. The beamer user guide has some ...
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Automate row color overlays in tabular beamer

The following code in the MWE below makes the last (current) row shown on the respective slide overlayed in green: \begin{tabular}{cc} \cellcolor<+>{green} A & B \\ \cellcolor<+...
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Tikz picture in a single landscape page within a larger document [duplicate]

I have several landscape pages in a larger document. I would like to place a TikZ picture centered a current page.center while using the remember picture and overlay keys for the environment. But ...
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Altering graphics

I have a Beamer frame with several items, each with a \pause before it. I want to display two figures, denoted A and B, as follows: Display A until the last \pause, then B. B should be at the same ...
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How to replace cell entries in a table and keep the changed entries till all the rows in the table have appeared

I want to animate a table as shown in the attached image. First I want the entries of first row to be in normal (without bold). Then at the next click, I want the selected entries to get bold. Then ...
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How to use \tikzexternalize and the overlay option at the same time?

I am trying to create a cover page in LaTeX with Tikz (the example provided is very simple but the goal is to have a more detailed cover page). I am using PDFLaTeX. I have to use the overlay option on ...
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How to globally set itemize item spacing in beamer without breaking overlay specifications?

This minimal example \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item item 1 \item item 2 \item item 3 \end{itemize} \end{frame} \...
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only envs inside uncover env

I was trying the following: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} hi \\ \uncover<2->{ \only<2>{ hey \\ } ...
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fill and overlay do not work well together

In trying to answer the question in here with tikzmark, it seems that [overlay] and \fill are not good enough to use simultaneously. I have a question - see in the below code. \documentclass{article} ...
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Enumerate in Beamer: Automize only@

I would like to split enumerate environment over multiple slides in an automatized manner. In the following example, I need to write only@ for each slide. How to get an automized version of this code?...
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Beamer overlay with `nicematrix`

I'd like to uncover a table row-by-row in a NiceTabular environment (provided by the nicematrix package). My table has alternating row colors, and I'd like overlay to cover/uncover the row color and ...
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side-by-side itemize with overlay automatically

I want to have two itemizes, side-by-side, that appear along side each other and have the same alert as well. So first slide is just the frame title, second slide is item1 from both lists with alert ...
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How to combine appropriately wide gaps in texts with build stages in beamer

I'm doing some concept check slides for a slide deck I use for teaching. (See code for a mock example.) These concept checks are sentences with key words missing. I would like to Show only the gaps ...
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Higher overlay specs break movie15's \includemovie

If items preceding \only<X>{\includemovie} have overlay spec strictly higher than X, let's say Y > X, then the movie does not appear. It looks like it thinks the movie should appear on slide ...
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How to gray out parts of a frame in beamer

I have a frame with two parts. I show the first part (figures and bullet points) using \pause. Then I do something similar for the second part. I need that when the second part appears, everything ...
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Fixing table position between pause

I am trying to show the first half of a table, then click and show some text, then click and have the text go away and show the second half of the table. I have gotten it to work with pause, but what ...
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Beamer - ```\onslide``` not working

\begin{tabular}[t]{lcccc} \toprule \multicolumn{1}{c}{ } & \multicolumn{4}{c}{(ATT)}\\ \cmidrule(l{3pt}r{3pt}){2-5} \multicolumn{1}{...
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How to position a rectangle overlay

I try to realize the diagram of the attached photo. I am new to tikz and I have some trouble declaring the N-rectangle. I also have a problem to position the "decompose" arrow and also to ...
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beamer \againframe showing full frame without any/ with all overlays

Let's say I have a frame with three onslide/item, where the first will originally disappear when the third one shows up. For whatever reason I want to display all three of them again a few slides ...
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Overlay a 0 with a |

How can I overlay a 0 with a | in latex to create a new symbol comprised of a 0 with a vertical line inside it? I've looked at the following post Overlay symbol with another and tried to adapt the ...
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Positioning an image in the page corner with tikz and text below

LaTeX noob here. I am trying to position images (no fixed height) in the upper right corner of a page. To achieve this I am using tikz with the overlay and remember picture options as suggested ...
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Tikz Picture Behind Text on Page

I thought I'd seen an answer to this a while ago, but I can't find it now. I have a document with some variable text that I want to draw a TikZ picture behind based somewhat on a dimensions of the ...
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Automate uncovering of lines of an align in beamer

The answer at https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/60692/12212 explains how to uncover lines of a tagged align in Beamer by wrapping the lines in onslide commands. It would be nice to have that done ...
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Simplest method for positioning Tikz shape over image in relative coordinates

What concise recipee is there to overlay objects on top of images, using relative coordinates (such as fraction of image width/height)? For example trying to draw a red rectangle to highlight a ...
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Beamer overlay specifications with genealogytree?

Is there a way I can use beamer overlay specifications with options in genealogytree? In this example I want to first show a tree and next show the same tree with an option "highlight" ...
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Compile standalone TikZ picture as <presentation> or <article> via beamerarticle

I use Beamer-style overlays (\uncover, \only, etc.) in TikZ pictures that I embed into two different documents generated via \usepackage{beamerarticle}: A Beamer <presentation> that translates ...
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Replacing a listing with another listing in a single frame in beamer

I want to divide my slide to two parts, right and left. \item First point appears at the same time as "the first piece of code." Then \item Second point appears at the same time as "the ...
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Replace TikZ's standard overlay specification from only to onslide

In beamer, the standard overlay specification seems to be onslide. In below code, \item<2-> reserves space for the second item on all slides. Inside a tikz environment, however, the standard ...
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Replacing text in a single Beamer frame [closed]

I would like to be able to write on a single frame several sentences consecutively, in a precise order. Suppose that each line break corresponds to a different slide. Is there a way to get the ...
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2 overlays, end with all the overlays

I have the following code, with the result in a gif picture: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{About colors} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} ...
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Avoid parentheses when optional header material is not visible? (theorem environment for ams style)

I am looking for an extension to the solved question in Avoid parentheses around optional header material in theorem environment for ams style?. I would like to have optional header text for a theorem ...
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How to Make Tikz Representation of This 3d Image with Overlay

I have the below image to represent with tikz in four levels instead of five: I want level 4 to appear first, then level 4 with level 3, then level 4, level3 with level 2, then level 4, level 3, ...
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"Extra }" error when inserting quote mark " after string in tikz \overlay \node enviroment

thanks in advance for your precious help. I am trying to highlight non seriffed text commands inside a grey box ="easy here". Something like this: To get that in Latex, the following code ...
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Shifting beamer overlay specifications e.g. with an environment

I regularly reuse very complex content from one beamer talk in another. Often, in the new talk the timing is different, so I would have to change all overlay specifications. This would amout to ...
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Using general odd-even specifications in beamer overlay

Please consider the MWE below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Odd-Even Overlay} \begin{overprint} \onslide<1,3> \begin{itemize} \item Now in ...
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tikzpicture in beamer?

I am using \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{beaver} \usepackage{tikz} I am using tikz in order to overlap two pictures: \begin{frame}{Ghost Imaging} text \begin{center} \...
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Aligning nodes in different tikzpictures

It is possible to align the baseline of two nodes in different tikzpictures. I have a tikz in an align environment as in the following example code \begin{align} &\tikz[remember picture]{\node(I){}...
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Beamer: combine overlay with autoplaying video's

I want to create a slide with latex beamer that lets appear 2 or more video's one at a time, such that when I press space a 1st time, the 1st video appears and starts to play automatically when I ...
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Beamer: temporarily disable overlay within one frame

Suppose I have the following \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand*{\something}{ \onslide<+-> this \onslide<+-> that } \newcommand*{\morething}{ \onslide<+-> more } \begin{...
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Named overlay specifications in beamer?

I use beamer to create complex animations of program execution, where multiple parts change at each step. The final animation has 30 to 40 steps. Here is a simplified MWE: \begin{document} \begin{...
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Slide disappearing in Beamer with \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->}

I have the following slide. \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} is used in the document. \begin{frame}\frametitle{The problem} \begin{itemize} \item First item \item Second item \...
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How to display enumerate subitem with overlays?

I have this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Tempo de Execução e Tamanho da Entrada} \Large{} \begin{enumerate}[<+->] ...
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Overlays with beamer: \includegraphics<...> causes figures to shift

I have noticed something strange when using overlays with figures in beamer. Whenever I use overlays with more than two figures (of exactly the same size), then each consecutive figure shifts a bit to ...
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Can overlays be activated for a single frame in handout mode in beamer?

I'm working on a long beamer document and each frame has lots of overlays. To make my workflow faster, I'm using handout mode. However, sometimes when I'm working on a frame I want to test whether or ...
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Pauses in block environment n LYX (beamer)

Hey I would like to add pauses into my block environment. For example I have following code: \begin{frame} We have \begin{eqnarray*} d\left(e^{bt}r\left(t\right)\right)&=&e^{bt}dr\left(t\...
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TikZ transparency group breaks with overlay

I was trying to implement this solution to draw a transparent arrow using a scope with transparency group. It works fine. Unfortunately my picture needs to be overlayed on some text. When adding the ...
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Cycle through overlays

I have a frame of five overlays, and I would like to cycle automatically between them (until a \hyperlink button is pressed). The way I'm currently doing that is replicating each overlay 100 times and ...
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Show outline around overlayarea

When using beamer, is there a way to show an outline around an overlayarea to more quickly determine the correct height? If not, what is the advised way to determine the correct height to set? My ...
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