Questions tagged [overlays]

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

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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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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 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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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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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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Beamer Overlay Replacing items

I have an itemize list with three elements which I would like to uncover after each other. Every item comes with two "examples", represented by blocks. I would like to uncover the three ...
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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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'+' 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to include text just in one slide removing spacing using `beamer`

I am trying to remove space when using \only in that particular slide, because it will produce a warning of overfull hbox. Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \...
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Best workflow for inserting an additional step into an animated tikz picture?

I have some old beamer slides that contain an animated tikz picture with a bunch of \only<4->{} commands and the like. It's a fairly complicated picture with many slides and illustrations. Now I'...
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Beamer Article package, overlay not working

I am trying to create a document using the beamerarticle package in LaTeX. I am unable to use overlays. A MWE is appended. \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{beamerarticle} \title[T]{T} \...
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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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Fix an equation in place across overlays

I am teaching optimization which means that I have often problem written on multiple lines (typically in an align environment). A common consists in moving / deleting / replacing some part of the ...
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Is it possible to fade out a table row on passing to the next?

I have table, a sample attached as a MWE. I am able to show one row at a time. I was wondering if it is possible to fade out the row above, after am through presenting it. I am not able to find any ...
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Newsfeed-style appearance of blocks/elements in beamer

I was writing a talk and I had a long example where it would have been useful to look at the most recent few steps. Some solution that I was not completely happy with was to have the most recent ...
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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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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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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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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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Compile 'standalone' TikZ picture as <presentation> or <article> via 'beamerarticle'

I use Beamer-style overlays (\uncover, \only, etc.) in TikZ pictures that I embed into two different documents generated via \usepackage{beamerarticle}: A Beamer <presentation> that translates ...
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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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LaTeX article style - How to pause text display?

I cannot believe I cannot find the answer by googling;8-) The issue: I have LaTeX article I process with PdfLaTeX. The text is a question with multiple-choice options. Currently, the correct answer ...
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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{...
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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 ...