What I would like to do is the following:

I have a beamer frame where I added :BEAMER_act: [<+->]. This works well with all blocks that follow, but not when I set :BEAMER_env: ignoreheading.

Example:

#+OPTIONS: ':nil *:t -:t ::t <:t H:2 \n:nil ^:t arch:headline
#+LATEX_CLASS: beamer
* Greetings and saying goodbye
** What are greetings?
   :PROPERTIES:
   :BEAMER_act: [<+->]
   :END:
*** Greeting
    :PROPERTIES:
    :BEAMER_env: definition
    :END:
A *greeting* is something you say to greet someone.
*** 
    :PROPERTIES:
    :BEAMER_env: example
    :END:
- ``Hello world''
- ``What's up?''
*** 
    :PROPERTIES:
    :BEAMER_env: ignoreheading
    :END:
We will discuss ways to say goodbye on the next slide.

(Note that I have set #+OPTIONS: H:2)

What works is that each block and each bullet point comes one-by-one. The only problem is the last sentence in the ignoreheading "block" (it actually isn't a block, and I guess that's where the problem is...), which appears on every slide of the "What are greetings?" frame.

An ugly solution I found is to enclose the last sentence in beamer code as such: @@beamer:\onslide<+->{We will discuss ways to say goodbye on the next slide.}@@.

Surely there must be a more practical (and prettier!) solution to this. Can anyone help?

  • Hm I found one solution: I can add the line #+BEAMER: \pause[\thebeamerpauses] above the three starred headline. Not sure if this is best... – Berber Nov 20 at 13:36

You could try adding \pause either before the ignored *** heading, or before the We will discuss... text. I've found that manually inserting \pause is more reliable than Beamer_act

  • yes that is what i have done now (see my comment). well i guess i might often be better to do presentations direclty in with latex instead of in org mode... – Berber Nov 22 at 16:31

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