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{powerpoint} concerns questions on Microsoft PowerPoint, for example importing or exporting to (La)TeX.

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repair IuganaTex Formulas

I had not installed ghostscript and ImageMagic probably but still could produce Latex equations with IguanaTex. Afterwards, I was not able to edit them, i got an error. Now i have installed everything ...
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Latex in MacOS powerpoint

I've been using beamer on Linux for over 8 years, but my new work now wants me to make powerpoint presentations on a MacBook and I feel very lost. I struggle with the equation editor. My ...
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Using PowerPoint-created figures in LaTeX

I have created many figures on PowerPoint (my advisor doesn't use LaTeX) and now I would like to export them to LaTeX for my dissertation. I don't want to save the picture as .png because not only the ...
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Layout-preserving converter from beamer PDF to powerpoint

Is there a way to convert a beamer PDF output to powerpoint while keeping the exact layout? I can find several tools online, but the layout is almost never conserved properly. I don't need it to be ...
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Combine beamer code with MSPowerpoint presentation [closed]

I am used to make slides with latex beamer. However, certain features are not possible or too difficult with latex beamer but they are possible with MSPowerpoint. An example of this is the more ...
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The same font as latex for PowerPoint

I'm using PowerPoint to make some figures for latex. The font in the figures is not compatible with the one in latex though. How can I have the same font as latex (either in texts or formula) in ...
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IguanaTex with Powerpoint, I'm not able to reference the equations

I'm using IguanaTex with Powerpoint to make the presentation of my Thesis, but I'm not able to reference the equations. Thanks. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{empheq,amsmath} \usepackage[brazil]{...
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Reproduce animation from PowerPoint with LaTeX

Is there any way to reproduce this PowerPoint animation in LaTeX? I also produced this video. I got to that point: \documentclass[standalone]{beamer} \usepackage{fontawesome} \mode<presentation> ...
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Beamer slides to EDITABLE PPT?

I created slides in Beamer awhile back. I need to convert the slides to editable PPT format. I'd prefer not to have to do that by creating the PPT from scratch. I tried searching for this question, ...
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Sorry, for some reason PowerPoint couldn't load the IguanaTex add-in?

I followed the link to add latex equation to powerpoint as shown and described here In terms of download, I followed this link http://www.jonathanleroux.org/software/iguanatex/download.html ...
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How to make a handout with underslide data?

Is there any possibility to make handout from beamer presentation with underslide data (notes) like in PowerPoint or simillar ShitWin stuff? Thank you help.
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What's the best (and quickest) way to insert LaTeX equations into PowerPoint?

Long story short, I have to do a presentation in PowerPoint, I want to be able to insert LaTeX equations as images (possibly png) with transparent background. Normally I have found the MS office ...
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Latex editor/compiler for Windows and Powerpoint

I am using Windows in my daily work. Would you like to recommend on Latex editor/compiler for Windows. Sometimes, I need to add a lot of math formula for the PPT files, what are the best way to use ...
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Iguanatex and tikz in powerpoint, problem computing bounding box

I am trying to use iguanatex in powerpoint to draw a tikz picture with the following code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{cmbright} \usepackage{color} \...
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Formating figure and table to be side by side on beamer

I have this I want them to be on one slide side by side. I tried using minipage to know success whatsoever. Here is my entire latex code: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{...
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Using ocgx, pgfplots packages to create a clickable pdf file, use in Microsoft Powerpoint?

So using a simple example of a .tex file to get a clickable pdf, I want to then take the pdf image and use it in a powerpoint presentation. So I could be presenting in powerpoint, and click on the ...
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White tikz pictures in IguanaTex

I'm trying to use IguanaTex to include some TikZ pictures in a presentation, but I'm finding that if I'm drawing in white (or even a colour really close to white), the picture won't show. So \...
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Hyperlink a powerpoint slide

Is it possible to hyperlink an animated powerpoint slide to beamer ? Thank you in advance.
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iguanatex error

So I typed up a powerpoint presentation yesterday and today realised I made an error and went to edit today. Now getting this error: could not start process: "pdflatex" -shell-escape-output-format ...
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Having problems with iguanatex

I'm trying to type an equation and this is what I have input, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \pagestyle{empty} \begin{document} $\frac{\partial f}{\partial t} + \dot \textbf{w}. \...
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LaTeXiT: Recently lost ability to go from PowerPoint back to LaTeXiT

I have been using LaTeXiT for a few years and have many presentations in PowerPoint with embedded equations. About a month ago, I lost the ability to convert equations embedded in a PowerPoint ...
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\pause like equations update in powerpoint [closed]

I'm doing a presentation in PowerPoint and use LaTeXiT to compile latex formulas into pdf and pasting them into the presentation. I want some formulas to appear chunk by chunk on the slides. Now I ...
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PowerPoint in Latex

Is it possible to make a powerpoint presentation but using LaTeX? Can you give some useful advices to start with? The presentation is about chemistry.
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Why TeXLive 2016 beamer + Animate's .png series fails but not ShareLaTeX's one?

I know the many postprocessive threads from .tex to .ppt/.pptx/... where the main thread Export beamer slides to powerpoint/openoffice-impress/keynote editable format. However, their idea is mainly ...
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Use Beamer to put 3 slides per page with notes beside (like powerpoint)

I am trying to transition from powerpoint to beamer for the slides for my class. Powerpoint puts a thumbnail of the slide on the left and any notes associated with the slide on the right of the page. ...
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Problem using Tikz with IguanaTeX [duplicate]

I am using IguanaTeX to add formulas and graphs to a powerpoint presentation. I would like to make a few graphs with Tikz. However, IguanaTeX only visualizes the text, and moreover all the letters ...
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Powerpoint pictures in Latex [closed]

I am currently inserting pictures I drew in powerpoint into my Latex file as PNG, however they are fairly blurry. As far as I can understand creating PDFs is will yield a much better resolution. ...
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Looking for a collection of tools for academic presentations [closed]

I would like to take my presentations and automatically produce all of the following. Presentations include: Text Graphics with captions Discussion Questions with answers Links I would like to ...
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Is it possible to drag and drop an equation from PowerPoint to edit in LaTeXit without overwriting what is already there?

I'm pretty new to LaTeXit, and I'm not sure if this is possible but it would save me so much time. Basically I want to be able to drag an equation I've already added to a PowerPoint (2016 Mac) back ...
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Convert beamer presentation to (non-editable) powerpoint [closed]

I'm looking for a way to automatically convert my beamer slides to powerpoint format (or something else LibreOffice Impress can read). I found some ideas here and here, but they are too complicated ...
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Need help reformatting PowerPoint slide containing latex code

Consider the following PowerPoint slide: This was produced with the help of IguanaTex plugin, which allows you to generate pictures from latex snippets, and add them to your PowerPoint slides. ...
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Resizing standalone table for image inclusion into PowerPoint

I'm attempting to use the standalone package to create large tables to import to Microsoft PowerPoint. When I have attempted to use the 'size' and 'density' commands, the image looks very blurry after ...
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Powerpoint: Export Images For Use With pdfLatex [closed]

I need to implement several images which exist in Microsoft Powerpoint into a latex document. The images are detailed. Would anyone have suggestions for a method which will improve resolution over ...
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Powerpoint live presentation functionalities with LaTex beamer?

For most presentations, I find it easier to use LaTex than Powerpoint. However, one feature I really miss with LaTex is the handful of presentation functionalities of Powerpoint. Basically, while the ...
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How to convert a Powerpoint template to a Beamer theme? [duplicate]

Fore note: there is a closed question with a similar title, I hope my case is narrow enough to warrant acceptance. The institute has changed name and image; a new batch of logos and powerpoints ...
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How to convert a ConTeXt document to PowerPoint presentation?

I created a very simple, ~100-page document in ConTeXt. It only uses \starttext, \chapter, \section, \startitemize, and \item, e.g.: \starttext \startitemize \chapter{First chapter} \...
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converting LaTex pdf into a powerpoint [duplicate]

I want to make a power point presentation with LaTex. I used the presentation template in sharelatex but the output was a .pdf. I want it to be ppt formate. is there any way I can get a direct .ppt ...
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How do I make pdfcrop output all pages of the same size?

I am trying to crop a powerpoint animation that I converted to pdf for import into beamer (using ppsplit), but when I run pdfcrop (from texlive) to reduce the whitespace, it crops the pages ...
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Can't load iguanatex64 into Powerpoint2013 [closed]

I tried out IguanaTeX with PPT 2013 under Windows 8.1 . I initially loaded it and it worked fine on a blank presentation. The next time I opened up PowerPoint, I got a message saying that ...
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Call Bibtex files for citation in PowerPoint?

Is it possible to call Bibtex files for citation in MS PowerPoint. Is there any such add-in or software to do this?
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Strange border on PNG images in pdf [duplicate]

I make figures in powerpoint, export them as pngs, and include them in my document. I sometimes get strange borders around them, sometimes around indivual elements of the ppt file, like this (black ...
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PPTX to TeX converter [duplicate]

is there a converter available to generate tex code out of powerpoint slides? beamer documentcalls is preferred. another tex code is accepted if beamer output would not possible. is there maybe an ...
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What is the common approach to include pictures/figures from pdf files or other sources? [closed]

What is the common approach to include pictures/figures from pdf files or other sources? My approach is to save the graphic as a jpg. Afterwards I include it into a Power Point and safe it from PP to ...
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How to use LaTeX tables with MS Word/PowerPoint

I love LaTeX's modularity and that I can generate (w/ Stata) and \input{} tables, which makes it really easy to update my work and to keep the same analyses across papers and presentations. But not ...
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Converting Powerpoint master slide to beamer [closed]

Is it possible to take a Powerpoint master slide and convert it to something that can be used with beamer? My organization requires the use of Powerpoint, but I can get away with presenting pdf's ...
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Texmaths vs Texpoint?

I wonder if anyone has used both Texmaths for LibreOffice or Texpoint for Powerpoint. Is one significantly better than the other; does either have glaring limitations? I'm preparing some slides with ...
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Beamer or MS Powerpoint/LibreOffice Impress?

I am preparing a seminar course and will be showing a lot of figures: photos, screen captures of journal figures, etc. Some amount of equations but probably less (by slide count) than the images. I ...
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Including LaTeX font in PowerPoint chart

I am running Windows 7 and create some charts in PowerPoint 2010. I export the charts to PDFs and load them into a LaTeX document. Can I load the default LaTeX font into Office? How? Essentially, I ...
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