Tips for beamer presentations

Full image in one slide

\begin{frame}[plain]
\hspace*{-10mm}
\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth]{image}
\end{frame} 


first slide with \textwidth and second with \paperwidth

How to organize the files in subfolders

I organize my presentacion in a folder with the name of the lecture and subfolders for papers and other for images. Hence, I will have /papers and /images folders. 
Then, 
  • to insert a figure: \includegraphics{./images/file.png}
  • to insert the references: \bibliography{./papers/references.bib}

Two figures with different captions in one slide

\begin{frame}{Ejemplos}


\begin{figure}[T]

\includegraphics<1>{image-1}
\includegraphics<2>{image-2}

\caption{\only<1>{caption of image-1}\only<2>{caption of image-2}}

\end{figure}
\end{frame}

Add watermark beamer

\usepackage{tikz}
\setbeamertemplate{background}{\tikz[overlay,remember picture]\node[opacity=.04]at (current page.center){\includegraphics[width=5cm]{watermark-image}};}


Fit table in beamer slide

\resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{%
\begin{tabular}

then add } after \end{tabular}

Hide navigation simbols

\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}

Use bibliography

\usepackage{hyperref}
\setbeamertemplate{bibliography entry title}{}


\begin{frame}[shrink=0]{Recommended reading} % adjust the shrink.
\bibliographystyle{amsplain} % use unsrt if no order is desired
\bibliography{./papers/references.bib}
\nocite{*}
\end{frame}

Hide some section in the index

\usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer}

\appendix %from here, nothing will appear in the outline

Change colors after appearing

\begin{itemize}
\item <1 -> {\only<2->{\color{gray}}First}
\item <2 -> {\only<3->{\color{gray}}Second}
\item <3 -> {Third}
\end{itemize}

Generate an outline

% Uncomment these lines for an automatically generated outline.
\begin{frame}[shrink=1]{\contentsname}
%\begin{multicols}{2} % for two columns
\tableofcontents
%\end{multicols}
\end{frame}

Cambiar cuadro por tabla

\usepackage[spanish, es-tabla]{babel}

Wide slides

\documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer}

Small fonts in Figure caption and text

\setbeamerfont{caption name}{size=\tiny}

 \caption{\tiny{Caption text.}}

My prefered themes and colors

\usetheme{CambridgeUS}

and colors

crane

dolphin


seagull


KOMA-Script Presentation


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