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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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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} \...
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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: \...