Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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Exercise numbering with overlays in beamer [duplicate]

In would like to use the exercise package in a beamer presentation (this allows me to keep the conventions I use in the corresponding paper document). This works well except that exercise numbers are ...
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Table in beamer empty for many slides when using \only with incremental specifications

I want to have a table which is empty on the first slide and then successively reveals each cell of each row. I like to use incremental specifications such as \only<+->{Row Text} so that I can ...
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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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Handout mode with \alt: Displaying the default and the alternative on separate slides

For the classes I teach, I will sometimes put some fill-in-the-blank questions on a slide for students to answer using \alt (default text = blank, alternative = answer). The issue I am having is that ...
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How to stop a tikz matrix from jumping about in beamer

I have a series of slides/transitions showing one matrix where I insert some gaps between columns and circle numbers and at one point add an extra row at the bottom. I would like the matrix to stay ...
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Setting default overlay specification for itemize environment

MWE \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Some question ... (a) Part a of question \begin{itemize}[<+(1)->] \item Step 1 of solution \item Step 2 of solution \end{itemize} ...
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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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'+' and '+-' overlay specification behaving inconsistently in presence of subitems

I have a nested itemize list. I want each item/subitem to uncover one-after-another. I tried using method 1 (using <+>), but it didn't work. However method 2 produces expected behaviour. Why ...
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Stop further output after showing full screen image

In beamer presentation I have a slide like this \begin{frame} \begin{itemize}[<+->] \item My first point \fullscreenimage<+>{Image1.png} \item My second point \...
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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: wrong totalframenumber when hiding whole frames with mode/overlay specifications

I'd like to show a slide only on the projector but not have it in the handout. The most natural thing to implement this seems to be mode specifications as in the example below. This works fine... ...
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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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Evolve content over beamer slides: using `scope` to group elements

I am applying https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/518585/114719 where I use scope to group elements while developing content over multiple beamer slides: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Using <> beamer slide specifier for \newcommand

I am using <> to specify slides as shown in https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/518585/114719 I get in trouble when applying this specifier to a macro defined via \newcommand as in this example: \...
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Evolve content over beamer slides

In this example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{overlayarea}{\linewidth}{0.7\paperheight} \centering \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (O)...
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Tikz: overlay png or pdf image over another pdf figure

I am newbie in Tikz. I would like to place a png or pdf image on another pdf figure using Tikz overlay.Unfortunately i don't have any Tikz code for both the figures. I have looked at this answer ...
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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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Using verbatim within a onslide environment [closed]

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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Beamer: overlayarea inside a figure?

In my beamer presentation, I would like to dynamically switch images in a figure environment. More precisely, my figure contains 9 subfloats presented 3x3 and each of them should switch between two ...
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Beamer Overlays within a tikz node has growing indent [duplicate]

I am using beamer overlays within tikz nodes, which yields the expected result, except for a growing indent. Here is a minimalistic example showing the behaviour. \documentclass{beamer} \...
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overprint environment from beamer not working with graphbox

I create a presentation with pdfLaTeX and the beamer document class. In the presentation graphics are shown step by step. The graphic for each step replaces the graphic from the preceding step. To ...
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pgffor in beamer does not compile with \onslide

What I Want I'm creating a presentation with pdflatex and the beamer documentclass. In an external program I created a stepwise graphic. The graphic is one PDF file where each page in that PDF is a ...
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Beamer overlays in tikz-network figures

I would like to define overlays (in the Beamer sense) in figures designed using the tikz-network package. For instance, say I have the following figure: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz}...
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Measuring heights of equations for use with \vspace*, rather than using vphantom

Often in beamer I want to produce a build-in. A complicated version is when I want to start with <expr> and then build in an underbrace \underbrace{<expr>}_{foo}. If the slide is centered ...
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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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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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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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Tikz External vs. Overlay

While designing a title page in TikZ I noticed a somewhat unwanted behaviour. When I use the externalize and the overlay option for a tikzpicture the output is just empty. MWE: \documentclass{book} \...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 overlays and table rules

I am trying to use \only{...} within a table to selectively add blocks of lines. This works as long as I don't have a \midrule or \bottomrule included or following the part contained in \only{...}. ...
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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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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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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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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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