Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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Replace overlays for last slide

I would like to create a command/environment for my Beamer presentation that allows me to display blocks/list items/… step by step using <+-> and then, on the last slide, that hides all ...
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z-index , tcolorbox , tikz and overlays

The code below does a rather code job except that it uses opacity instead of z-index such as to have a soft red background. In the following screenshot you can see that the frame is upon the tcolorbox ...
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beamer - overlays and counter

I have a macro with counters in it and overlays (class beamer). Every time I use overlays it increases the counters although it should not. Macro: \def\test{\thesection\stepcounter{section}} Main ...
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Overlay image with parts of another image

I have the following image Is there some way for me in Tikz, to remove the part to the right of the white line, and insert it with a slide of another image? Ideally I should be able to select 0-1 ...
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How can I create an effect for my equation in beamer class?

I am doing a presentation in the beamer class and I would like that one of my equations to have an effect in which the comments on each of the terms slowly they arose, with the figures below. However, ...
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Beamer showing multiples slides when hiding notes

I have started helping out on a presentation made with Beamer. The presentation often uses multiple note pages per slide (\note<2>{text}) since the notes are too long to fit on only one page. I ...
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How can I make sure the overlay specification doesn't print in beamerarticle?

I had to adapt the itemize environment for a separate concern, but in doing so I somehow messed with the \item command in a way where it now prints the overlay specification in article mode. Here is a ...
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Switching between list and plain text across article and presentation mode in beamerarticle

I use beamerarticle to write lecture notes, but use a lot of lists on the slides that I don't need in lecture mode. Is there a way to toggle between a list and a plain text environment as in the ...
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How to avoid jumping content between frames with overlayarea and frames without overlayarea?

In my slide deck, I have some frames that use overlayarea and some that don't. Regardless of whether a frame uses overlayarea or not, I want all text content to start at exactly the same position from ...
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Space appearing between equation and itemize (with enumitem) when adding a onslide command in beamer

I am running into this behavior that there is a space that gets added after the equation when i use the enumitem package and that i have a onslide command ending just before the itemize. Any idea how ...
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Is there an equivalent of “onlyenv” that reserves the space for hidden content?

My code: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] % Slide 1 \begin{onlyenv}<1-> \begin{verbatim} #include <stdio.h> int main() { printf("hello, world\n"); ...
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Overlaying drawings and annotations over tables and ordinary text

Okay, here's another one on tables (maybe we should do a series). So, we've got our tables grouped together nicely with braces (thanks to some great answers to an earlier question). Follow the link ...
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Linear overlay in a custom environment

This nice solution helped me to get two environments together, but as I used this code, more and more errors occurred. I want linear overlay using the same environment. Please see this example - \...
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Including images and animations in same environment

In my beamer presentation, I have three images and a merged pdf that I want to animate using the animate package. The set up is as follows: the three images are lined up next to each other, and I want ...
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Tikz and Scientific notation

I would like to use Tikz to draw something like this: \tikzstyle{every picture}+=[remember picture] \everymath{\displaystyle}\begin{equation*} {\huge \tikz[baseline]{ \node[fill=blue!10] (...
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Beamer: Shift overlays by a group, or define slide numbers relatively

How to shift the overlay slide numbers of all content in a group all by the same integer? How to define slide numbers relative to a reference point (that is an integer)? I often make a group of ...
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Tikz and beamer overlay using opacity

I am using the following code to create overlays with beamer \tikzset{ invisible/.style={opacity=0}, visible on/.style={alt={#1{}{invisible}}}, alt/.code args={<#1>#2#3}{% \...
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Beamer and `forest`: Dynamically highlight a path from the root to a node in a tree

I would like in a Beamer document to dynamically highlight a path leading from the root of a tree (defined using the forest package) to a specific node by defining a forest style. Below is a minimum ...
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Overlay problem when using markdown for slides (beamer) and document (handout)

Markdown can be used to produce either beamer slides or a single handout document file from the very same source file -- just by compiling it in a different way. Here how it works: Assume you have ...
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How to tackle complex overlays with columns, blocs, overprints and items?

Though I had answers for mastering overlays with relative counts (cf here), I cannot manage to use it properly in complex situations with columns, blocs, overprints and items. The result is ...
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Is it possible to overlay bubble diagrams clockwise?

While the answer here provided the solution to my first question (whether the bubble diagram could be overlayed at all ?), the next branching question naturally arose : Is it possible to animate the ...
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Jumping frame contents with beamer and pgfplots

I'd like to show a function using different values for it's domain, like "zooming out" over a series of frames. Using the following code, both the text before the plot and the plot's axes/frame jump ...
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How to use overlays with different overprint slides including items, with automatic sequence numbers <+-> in beamer?

I am working under LyX but of course my question is also for LaTeX. I want to do this: \begin{overprint} \only<1>{ Test in slide 1 } \only<2-4>{ Test in slide 2 with items : \begin{...
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Using verbatim within a onslide environment

I want to use \onslide<2-> with verbatim environment inside in beamer, e.g.: \onslide<2->{ \verb+foo+ } This does not work due to overlays and verbatim conflicts... I found out that ...
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Layout problems with `tikzpicture[remember picture, overlay]` inside 2-column beamer `frame`

Context: beamer: column + [overlay, remember picture] --> additional white vertical space I have a layout problem when using tikzpicture with [remember picture, overlay] option inside a column of ...
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Beamer: Overlay with `pgfplots` that read data from a table

I want to show a chart by the package pgfplots only on a subsequent slide of a frame. However using \uncover or \visible on the chart generates an error: Package pgfplots Error: Could not read table ...
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Beamer: Onslides messes up tcbraster

I have issues with my beamer presentation: I want to have 3 boxes next to each other, they should first appear all at the same time and then I would specify when the boxes should appear. Without \...
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how to keep footline when we use \setbeamercovered{invisible} in beamer

when i use \setbeamercovered{invisible} the footline disappear in the whole tikzpicture frames: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{warsaw} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows} \...
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\pause does not work with shrink=20

I need to shrink the material on the slides (involves a lot of text/pics). I am using shrink=20 on most frames. Once I use shrink=20 on a frame, then \pause is not working properly, it just duplicates ...
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How to overlay a custom list using AtBeginSection in Beamer

I would like to separate my sections in a beamer presentation with a custom frame that contains an enumerate list. However, using overlay specifications with item inserts multiple frames at the ...
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embedding sound with beamer overlays

I want to embed audio with beamer slides. I am using media9. I want my audio to start when a slide becomes visible, and stop when it disappears. Without overlays this is not a problem. But I can't ...
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Beamer - error when uncovering tikz matrix

I am trying to uncover a tikz matrix using the code below. But it is throwing an "undefined controlled sequence" error. Does anybody know how I can fix this? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Beamer - how to change color of each equation in align environment?

I want to use beamer overlays to change the color of equations in an align environment. On each slide, I want all equations to be black, except one which should be red. On the first slide, the first ...
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Overlay of tcbitems are not well aligned

I'd like to be able to overlay several tables made from raster/tcbitems. I tried several methods to do that, but none of them work for me. There is always a margin somewhere that is wrong. This ...
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Beamer overlay with both effects of only and onslide

I meet the following question when using Beamer: Example1: 1st page A 2nd page B C 3rd page D C E 4th page D F E And I require in every page the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th lines are in the same ...
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Overlay steps in two columns

I have the following slide: \documentclass[beamer]{beamerswitch} \usetheme{metropolis} \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{My title} \begin{...
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Change frametitle color on overlay

Is there a way to change the base colors of the frame (for example its title) depending on the overlay? I have read Beamer: locally change frametitle? and Beamer change frametitle font size just for ...
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How to overlay properly using a Tikz Matrix in Beamer?

Does anyone have a clue about why my last node is moving? I'm trying the overlay as stated in this post. Thank you very much! \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Highlighting included PDF

I use pdflatex on linux. I would like to put a transparent colored box on top of an included PDF. The goal is to highlight some line of the PDF. The green box has to be transparent: I mean the white ...
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Additional page with overlays in notes

I am trying to use overlays inside the notes of my presentation. This is needed to be able to explain a tikzpicture with overlays step by step. My current approach seems to add an additional page when ...
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Show up only parts of prooftree on beamer frames

I tried to use prooftrees in a beamer file. Exists there an option to fade in each layer of the prooftree, without using several frames? In the code-frame below I used \visible<>{}, but it only ...
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Document with each word having overlay

Is there a possibility to make each word in my beamer presentation come after a click without adding \pause before each word?
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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} \...