Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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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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Standalone tikzpicture in beamer: ignore overlay specifications sometimes [closed]

In short, I am looking for a way to reduce redundancy in my tex projects. I have a lot of standalone tikzpictures with overlay specifications which I want to be able to include in my article, where ...
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Beamer \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} and \pause for texts below itemize environment [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE in which I need to add some texts below itemize environment and I use \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->}. When I add \pause above the texts, the result is that ...
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Define beamer frame overlay specification for beamerframe key

How do I define a beamer overlay specification like beamer:0 as beamerframe key? Something like: \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \define@key{beamerframe}{hide}[true]{% %<--- definition ...
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Latex Beamer with overlays and framebreaks inside a theorem environement

I am currently working on a Latex Beamer presentation and would like to uncover my proofs sentence by sentence to ensure a digestible pace of presentation. Some of my proofs are longer than one slide. ...
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Revealing elements one by one in a table

I want to colour elements one by one. In my example i want to colour only 3 in blue first and not 3,0. How can this be done? \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \toprule ...
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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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tikz-plot label and ref in beamer inside only overlay

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable,stackengine} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Frame Title} \only<1>{} \only<2>{ \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \...
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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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Beamer: pause by default after frametitle

As the title says. I use \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} in my presentation. By default, beamer displays a new frame with the first item or piece of text already visible. However, I ...
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Combining images side by side with overlays in beamer

I have left and right images. I want to place them side by side and overlay them by clicking next in the presentation. The left pictures should change with every click and the right pictures would be ...
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How to use \note[itemize] for frames with overlays

I'd like to have notes on each slide of a frame I use overlay options like itemize[<+->] or \alert<2>. The following codes make the notes appear in the end. Using \note{itemize} inside the ...
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Overlay inside a math environment

I am setting up a presentation for an introductory math class, at some point I would like to show a proof, written in the 'align' environment, which I would like to uncover step by step. However, I ...
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Overlapping concentric polygons in Beamer

I want to create an animation in Beamer for approximating the area of a circle with regular polygons. For that, I need to overlap concentric polygons. The animation will be of the overlapping part. I ...
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In custom frame environment, how can I control itemize overlay colors?

I made a custom frame environment with dark background and white foreground. Unfortunately itemize overlays stopped working for such combination, only marker for currently highlighted item changes it'...
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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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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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