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Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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Beamer TOC overlay: begin with only sections visible

In my Beamer presentation, I want to use overlays to uncover the TOC in the following manner: Uncover all sections simultaneously Starting with the first element following the first section, uncover ...
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Beamer: how to hide TOC from first overlay slide

I'd like to have the TOC appear line-by-line, starting with an empty slide with just the frametitle visible (to be more precise, I want it to be completely grayed out according to \setbeamercovered{...
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Fix space between running head and box using tcolorbox

Good day! Here I am trying to fix the space between running head last page of the breaking box. Here I am using enlarge top at break by=10pt because as per style continue should come at the top of the ...
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Is possible to temporize overlays in beamer?

Consider this minimal example: \documentclass[aspectratio=169, 16pt]{beamer} \usetheme[titleformat=smallcaps]{metropolis} % Usemetropolistheme \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Refer to last slide (build stage) in overlay specification

Is there a compact way of referencing the last slide (build stage) in beamer's overlay specification? I'm looking for something similar to <.> (which references the current slide) or <+> (...
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Overlay a symbol to enumerate list in Beamer

I am creating a question & answer slide on Beamer. Using the overlay of Beamer I would like to show different contents following this sequence: State the question and the possible answers Add the ...
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Beamer overly for table of contents in a RTL presentation

There is the same question Beamer table of contents overly working properly (\pausesections displays two columns simultaneously in TOC) for LTR with this trick: \makeatletter \newcommand{\trickbeamer}...
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Beamer table of contents overly

When i add overly \pausesections to the table of contents (Two columns) it dispalys two sections simultaneously (one from column 1 and one from column 2): \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \...
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\pause does not work in a customized document class (using beamer) [closed]

I've written my own class file from beamer to avoid repeating all the preamble I'm used to use. Nothing complicated. I'm facing a (simple) issue : the \pause command does not work. Here is a MWE ...
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How to create overlays in Math text?

As a Math text in the beamer frame: \begin{frame} \[ f(x) = \begin{cases} 1 & (x \leq 1) \\ x^2 - 1 & (x > 1) \end{cases} \] \end{frame} How to create overlay just with the Math ...
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What is exactly the difference between <1-> and <1> in Beamer?

In beamer, I used \visible<1-> \visible<2-> To display one text after the other, and \only<1> \only<2> to show one text at a time Can I exchange <1> with <1->...
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Beamer: how to keep an image at its location while using only to uncover text

This question is essentially the same as one of my earlier one, except the only difference is that I am using "only" to change the text at the same location (i.e., this question). In other words, I am ...
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Beamer: Is it possible to draw an arrow from frame body to a diagram?

I wonder if it is possible to overlay/draw an arrow from the frame body to a diagram (or even somewhere within the diagram) as in the figures below. (The arrows don't have to bend like that) Code: ...
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Renumber in \only<x> beamer

I have a frame with some text popping and transfoming as slides are flowing using only : \begin{frame} A is \only<1>{Y} \only<2>{Z} \end{frame} Assume that I want to add first an ...
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beamer, overlays, and handout: exclude frames from handout

In a frame I include a graphic that has many overlays, say in two slides. In that very frame, I only want to show a subset of the included graphic, say frame 1. For the standard presentation, I can ...
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How to avoid extra slide when using overlays in notes?

I want to sync presentation and node contents using overlays. I tried to read the Beamer User Guide, but it's too many details and information. This is a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Placing a Text over another Text in Beamer

How can I place a text on top of another text in beamer? I want something like this but over text while the original text becomes transparent.
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Beamer : Include slides between multiple overlays.

I am creating the overlay effect for the Outline of my presentation using the following code. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \setbeamercovered{transparent} \frametitle{...
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Displaying graphics for only one slide in beamer

I got a question regarding the beamer class. What I want to achieve is a list of items, that are uncovered one by one, interrupted by a graphic that covers the whole text area. The graphic should ...
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Have multiple overlay items at the same position

I want to have a list of items on a beamer slid which should appear one by one. For each item, I want to have a separate explanation block which should only be visible as the item appears. What I have ...
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Full figure in header with text overlay above single and double column first page

I am having trouble creating a header that is a full page stretched figure with text overlaid. Coupling this too with a title that is single column, followed by double column (the latter I have found ...
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overlay items inside block? [duplicate]

Refer to the first answer here Display the definition of each items in beamer one by one using onslide or any method , i want to do a block with items inside that keep position after overlay ? ** ...
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Unwanted vertical shift on figure when replacing itemize

So, I spend like few hours trying to fix my problem. I've got an image that I want to stay at the SAME position during all the slide. And on other side, I want a list of item with overlay/replacing ...
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Unwanted vertical shift when using overlay on itemize/enumerate [duplicate]

The following code generate a vertical shift on the item 1. on the next slides. I don't know why and after few try, it's still moving when I go to next slides. Do you know why and how should I do to ...
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include *specific frame number* in beamer presentaton (without using framenumber for the frame definition)

I have a beamer presentation. In one of the slides, I would like to include a fancy tikz graphic that makes heave use of \only<>. I would like to include only a specific frame number of that ...
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Using background image for part of a slide in beamer

Is there a way to set an image as a background for a slide in beamer, but with an overlay specification? I'm aware of changing the background image for a single slide in Beamer, using something like ...
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Beamer: `\onslide` inside tikz node

I don't know why, but I can't use \onslide inside a tikz node without having an error ERROR: Package tikz Error: Giving up on this path. Did you forget a semicolon?.. Any idea why? MWE: \...
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beamer: content next to overprint environment

I'd like to put some text (actually a figure) right next to an overprint environment (e.g., containing a listing). To that end, I have set the optional argument of the environment to use less space ...
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Link formula with TikZ picture in Beamer with two columns

I want to link the formula element in TikZ picture... But arrow is not pointing the right place... Similar to Link formula with TikZ picture in Beamer \documentclass[t]{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{...
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Inline text overlays

I am trying to create a frame that contains an equation, where the relation operator changes on every slide. This is what I've got so far: \begin{frame}{Tada!} \centering \huge Foo \onslide&...
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Overlay of text along path

In beamer, I failed to show the text above a path from the second slide on using the overlay specification like <2-> and onslide<2->. How to do that? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{...
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Uncovering pgfplots in beamer one by one does not work

I'm trying to show an equation that has two components. For each component, I would like to explain each term one by one, so was able to use \underbrace to uncover component by component following ...
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Beamer : \item<only@+>. Same height for each \item?

I would like the height to be constant for each item (automatically sized to the highest one). Like "overprint" would do without enumerate. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \usepackage[french]{babel} \...
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Only show last overlay per slide after presentation's end

Using \only, \onslide and so on in LaTeX beamer produces several pages per slide in the *.pdf document. I am wondering if there is a shortcut or something to remove those 'preliminary' slides after ...
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Overlay of edges of a tree created with one command

The title of this question might not be very accurate (I don't know for a better one so far), I am open to suggestion. I have the nodes of a tree linked together with the command [edge from parent ...
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What tikz commands support overlays (for beamer)?

I have been reading the source code for the template: https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/beamer-arrows/wmqkckggvjsd which clearly shows that path supports overlays, so you can have edges on ...
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TikZ overlay picture influences text around it

I would like to place an overlay picture on a page without disturbing the rest of the page's content. However, when I put the source code for the overlay picture above or below a section command, ...
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How to add description of child nodes in mindmaps?

I am drawing a mindmap and MWE is given below. \documentclass[tikz, preview=true, border=2mm]{beamer} \renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{mindmap,trees,shadows}...
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How to customise overlays and height of description block in descriptive diagram?

I am creating a descriptive diagram in a beamer presentation. I want them to appear step by step (description title and description both should appear on one click). The MWE is \documentclass[border=...
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How to use overlays in bubble diagram?

I am creating a bubble diagram using \documentclass[border=10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{smartdiagram} \begin{document} \smartdiagram[bubble diagram]{Machine Learning, Supervised, Unsupervised, ...
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How to solve the hyperlink problem in this Beamer TeX?

In this Beamer TeX when I click on example-image-b in intem2 I go to the image-b. But when I click on the image I will come back to the original slide but there is no item2. I want to item2 being in ...
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How to show one picture slide in largest possible size after showing each item in the provided Beamer TeX?

I have 3 figures and 3 items. After each item is shown, I would like to show one figure at the largest size that may be fitted on a Beamer class slide. \documentclass[ aspectratio=169 ]{beamer} ...
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Adobe Reader XI reports corrupted PDF for pdfTeX compiled combination beamer + overlay + textblock + includgraphics

The following M(N)WE is compiled with latexmk using pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.17 (TeX Live 2016) (Debian). \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[absolute, overlay]{textpos} \begin{document} \begin{...
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In Beamer, command to increment the slide count?

Is there a way to increment the slide count in a relative way? I assume I could do \setcounter{beamerpauses}{5} if I knew I wanted it set to 5, but I'd like to be able to add something before it, ...
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Multi panel figure, superimposed labels and vertical alignment

I am trying to make a figure with 4 subfigures in a 2x2 array, with A-D labels superimposed on the panels. I've used minipage and lpic, but the pictures don't align vertically. Here is my code \...
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Overlay in margin

I want to add point in the left margin like shown on the image below. Points should be defined at the same line of each item. They would appear in the margin without changing anything else in the ...
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How to overlay the fullscreen picture with box of tex

I found it very impressed with this display style of the author. My question is how to overlay the fullscreen picture with box of tex ? Thank you in advance
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How to make beamer citations follow overlays? [duplicate]

I have a slide where I want to display two quotes with citations. I use \onslide to reveal one quote at a time with \footcite to display citations to the sources. \documentclass[10pt,xcolor=...
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Change beamer itemize symbol and overlay

For a beamer presentation and would like to change the color of an itemize symbol after a certain slide. Related questions were answered several times and the solution looks like: The gray enviroment ...
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Overlays make content of columns jump in beamer

I have a part of my beamer frame in a \columns environment. When an \item appears in the left column, the tree diagram in the right column jumps up and down. I'd like to keep the diagram in the same ...