Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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Beamer: Reference Overlay Numbers with Names

I am trying to reference my beamer overlays by an identifier, much like in this question: reference overlay numbers with names. Since I am using \visible<+->{} (where the beamerpauses counter ...
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What is \beamer@spacingcover for?

While I was doing some research on beamer's overlay specification, I found the following two lines in beamerbaseoverlay.sty: \def\beamer@@spacingcover{\beamer@smuggle{\pgfsys@begininvisible\pgfsys@...
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showing pgfplots one by one in beamer doesn't work

I'm trying to create a plot that has many curves, and so I would like to use the only feature of beamer to make each curve appear one by one. This is the MWE for the figure without trying anything yet:...
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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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overlays no longer cumulative with seminar document class

I've been using the seminar document class for years, and have lots of legacy LaTeX using it. But I find that cumulative overlays no longer work properly, at least not with the version (TeX Live 2016/...
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Put text on top of text that has strikethrough - like one would edit an essay

I would like to obtain the same effect as in this question: Write text above other text But in those answers, it doesn't flow properly across multiple lines of text in the essay. If you strike too ...
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Beamer default overlay: show subitem at the same time as the item

I would like to use the overlay system in beamer, yet only at the first level of a itemize list. In other words, I want A then B, yet A.1 and A.2 to show up at same time than A. The post: Beamer: ...
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Show only last overlay in beamer for a single frame

Is there an overlay specification for \frame<...>{ that yields the last version of the frame if the frame is built with relative overlays? The handout version achieves this, but sets it ...
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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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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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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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Describe overlays relatively to other overlays in beamer

I first thought this amazing trick would do, but I can find no way of setting overlays relatively to one specific event: my dream: % <:name:XXX> would mean "use overlay specification XXX and ...
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Alert block over figure in Lyx

I want to add an alert/example block over a figure in Lyx. Currently in the frame I use a float environment to add a figure--> then provide a pause --> add a minibox with 25% column width --> add an ...
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Put a box on top of text

I'd like to put a box on top of some latex page (in my particular case, a slide of a beamer presentation), as indicated in the picture below. How do I achieve this in latex, preferable in a way where ...
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Using pgfkeys inside overlay specification

I would like to use labels to assign overlay specifications. Below is the code I have so far. My main question is why does not the following terminate to compile. \documentclass[11pt]{beamer} \...
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Default area height for Beamer overlayarea

I have recently been working with the overlayarea environment. In the example below, I like the transition from the first to the second slide: specifically that the One and the Seven appear at the ...
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How to overlay a section title on \incgraph full page image?

Is there any way to get a section title, which is included and linked in the TOC, overlaying on a full page image, inserted with \incgraph[]{image}? Both tikz and incgraph is included \usepackage{...
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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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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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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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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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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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\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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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{...