Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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Nested overprint breaks preceding \onslide

The following beamer MWE consists of 5 slides. I use nested overprint environments to achieve overlay effects without wobbling spacing. On slides 2 and 3, the text "two and three" should appear, on ...
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Replacing a listing with another listing in a single frame in beamer

I want to divide my slide to two parts, right and left. \item First point appears at the same time as "the first piece of code." Then \item Second point appears at the same time as "the ...
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Replace TikZ's standard overlay specification from only to onslide

In beamer, the standard overlay specification seems to be onslide. In below code, \item<2-> reserves space for the second item on all slides. Inside a tikz environment, however, the standard ...
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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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Beamer showing multiples slides when hiding notes [closed]

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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Replacing text in a single Beamer frame [closed]

I would like to be able to write on a single frame several sentences consecutively, in a precise order. Suppose that each line break corresponds to a different slide. Is there a way to get the ...
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Avoid parentheses when optional header material is not visible? (theorem environment for ams style)

I am looking for an extension to the solved question in Avoid parentheses around optional header material in theorem environment for ams style?. I would like to have optional header text for a theorem ...
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2 overlays, end with all the overlays

I have the following code, with the result in a gif picture: \documentclass[]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{About colors} \begin{columns} \column{0.5\textwidth} ...
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tikzpicture behind text

Is there a way to push a tikzpicture behind text? MWE: \documentclass{article} % -- packages \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgf} \pgfdeclarelayer{background layer} \pgfdeclarelayer{foreground layer} ...
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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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In beamer, how to strike through an item after displaying

In a beamer frame I have a item list \begin{itemize} \item<1-> World peace \item<2-> Peace in our neighbourhood \end{itemize} How can I strike through the first item on the second (...
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How to Make Tikz Representation of This 3d Image with Overlay

I have the below image to represent with tikz in four levels instead of five: I want level 4 to appear first, then level 4 with level 3, then level 4, level3 with level 2, then level 4, level 3, ...
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“Extra }” error when inserting quote mark " after string in tikz \overlay \node enviroment

thanks in advance for your precious help. I am trying to highlight non seriffed text commands inside a grey box ="easy here". Something like this: To get that in Latex, the following code ...
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Shifting beamer overlay specifications e.g. with an environment

I regularly reuse very complex content from one beamer talk in another. Often, in the new talk the timing is different, so I would have to change all overlay specifications. This would amout to ...
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Using general odd-even specifications in beamer overlay

Please consider the MWE below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \frametitle{Odd-Even Overlay} \begin{overprint} \onslide<1,3> \begin{itemize} \item Now in ...
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Split enumerate over multiple slides without letting items share space in beamer

I want to display questions and answers in the following way in beamer: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[t]{Equations} Solve the equation \begin{enumerate} \only<1-2>{\...
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tikzpicture in beamer?

I am using \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{beaver} \usepackage{tikz} I am using tikz in order to overlap two pictures: \begin{frame}{Ghost Imaging} text \begin{center} \...
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Aligning nodes in different tikzpictures

It is possible to align the baseline of two nodes in different tikzpictures. I have a tikz in an align environment as in the following example code \begin{align} &\tikz[remember picture]{\node(I){}...
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Beamer: combine overlay with autoplaying video's

I want to create a slide with latex beamer that lets appear 2 or more video's one at a time, such that when I press space a 1st time, the 1st video appears and starts to play automatically when I ...
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Beamer: temporarily disable overlay within one frame

Suppose I have the following \documentclass{beamer} \newcommand*{\something}{ \onslide<+-> this \onslide<+-> that } \newcommand*{\morething}{ \onslide<+-> more } \begin{...
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Named overlay specifications in beamer?

I use beamer to create complex animations of program execution, where multiple parts change at each step. The final animation has 30 to 40 steps. Here is a simplified MWE: \begin{document} \begin{...
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Slide disappearing in Beamer with \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->}

I have the following slide. \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} is used in the document. \begin{frame}\frametitle{The problem} \begin{itemize} \item First item \item Second item \...
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Beamer vs. Minted: overlays

How to use beamer overlay inside minted code? The obvious solution does not work: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile] \frametitle{Foo} \begin{minted}...
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How to display enumerate subitem with overlays?

I have this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]{Tempo de Execução e Tamanho da Entrada} \Large{} \begin{enumerate}[<+->] ...
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Can overlays be activated for a single frame in handout mode in beamer?

I'm working on a long beamer document and each frame has lots of overlays. To make my workflow faster, I'm using handout mode. However, sometimes when I'm working on a frame I want to test whether or ...
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Overlays with beamer: \includegraphics<…> causes figures to shift

I have noticed something strange when using overlays with figures in beamer. Whenever I use overlays with more than two figures (of exactly the same size), then each consecutive figure shifts a bit to ...
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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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Pauses in block environment n LYX (beamer)

Hey I would like to add pauses into my block environment. For example I have following code: \begin{frame} We have \begin{eqnarray*} d\left(e^{bt}r\left(t\right)\right)&=&e^{bt}dr\left(t\...
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TikZ transparency group breaks with overlay

I was trying to implement this solution to draw a transparent arrow using a scope with transparency group. It works fine. Unfortunately my picture needs to be overlayed on some text. When adding the ...
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Cycle through overlays

I have a frame of five overlays, and I would like to cycle automatically between them (until a \hyperlink button is pressed). The way I'm currently doing that is replicating each overlay 100 times and ...
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Standalone tikzpicture in beamer: ignore overlay specifications sometimes [closed]

In short, I am looking for a way to reduce redundancy in my tex projects. I have a lot of standalone tikzpictures with overlay specifications which I want to be able to include in my article, where ...
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Show outline around overlayarea

When using beamer, is there a way to show an outline around an overlayarea to more quickly determine the correct height? If not, what is the advised way to determine the correct height to set? My ...
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How to modify Forest nodes in Beamer overlays?

I would like to change a property, say the color, of a forest node between overlays in beamer. It is proposed elsewhere to use PGF's keys for this in the general case. However, this approach doesn't ...
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Beamer \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} and \pause for texts below itemize environment [duplicate]

Consider the following MWE in which I need to add some texts below itemize environment and I use \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->}. When I add \pause above the texts, the result is that ...
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beamer - overlays and incrementing a counter in a macro

I have a macro incrementing a custom counters in it. When this macro is used with overlays (class beamer), the counter is incremented for every overlay (as the macro appears to be called for every ...
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How can I add text in the top right corner of a page _without_ using fancyhdr

I want to put a block of text into the top right corner of my document (which uses the article class). The specifications of the document's formatting are very detailed, and it has taken me about 2 ...
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Define beamer frame overlay specification for beamerframe key

How do I define a beamer overlay specification like beamer:0 as beamerframe key? Something like: \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \define@key{beamerframe}{hide}[true]{% %<--- definition ...
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Make curves appear one by one in one plot in a beamer presentation

I want to put one figure with multiple curves in my beamer presentation, but I want to put a pause between the curves. It means that the curves appear in the plot one by one. The \pause option does ...
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Latex Beamer with overlays and framebreaks inside a theorem environement

I am currently working on a Latex Beamer presentation and would like to uncover my proofs sentence by sentence to ensure a digestible pace of presentation. Some of my proofs are longer than one slide. ...
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Revealing elements one by one in a table

I want to colour elements one by one. In my example i want to colour only 3 in blue first and not 3,0. How can this be done? \begin{table} \centering \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \toprule ...
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tikz-plot label and ref in beamer inside only overlay

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{pgfplots, pgfplotstable,stackengine} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Frame Title} \only<1>{} \only<2>{ \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis} \...
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Beamer: Uncover underbrace & overbrace weird behaviour

I recently needed to cover some over- and underbrace and found a solution here: Beamer: Uncover underbrace However, I was not 100% satisfied with the offered solutions, in particular, my goal was to ...
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How to use \note[itemize] for frames with overlays

I'd like to have notes on each slide of a frame I use overlay options like itemize[<+->] or \alert<2>. The following codes make the notes appear in the end. Using \note{itemize} inside the ...
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Beamer: pause by default after frametitle

As the title says. I use \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} in my presentation. By default, beamer displays a new frame with the first item or piece of text already visible. However, I ...
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Combining images side by side with overlays in beamer

I have left and right images. I want to place them side by side and overlay them by clicking next in the presentation. The left pictures should change with every click and the right pictures would be ...
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Overlay inside a math environment

I am setting up a presentation for an introductory math class, at some point I would like to show a proof, written in the 'align' environment, which I would like to uncover step by step. However, I ...
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Overlapping concentric polygons in Beamer

I want to create an animation in Beamer for approximating the area of a circle with regular polygons. For that, I need to overlap concentric polygons. The animation will be of the overlapping part. I ...
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In custom frame environment, how can I control itemize overlay colors?

I made a custom frame environment with dark background and white foreground. Unfortunately itemize overlays stopped working for such combination, only marker for currently highlighted item changes it'...
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Customize frame navigation symbol in beamer

So I'm preparing a beamer presentation with lots of overlays and, in case people ask me to go back and forth, I want to have the option of skipping them mid presentation. The frame navigation button ...
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How can I create a blurred image effect in LaTeX using TikZ? [duplicate]

I am preparing a LaTeX beamer presentation. I want to have few frames with the blur effect on images to focus on different aspects at a time, just as in the image below. I tried this by creating a ...

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