Beamer, standard overlay specification, references Problem

Wolfgang Engelmann engelmann at
Tue Feb 25 13:04:44 UTC 2020

Am 24.02.20 um 22:14 schrieb Paul A. Rubin:
> On 2/24/20 2:51 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>> Am 22.02.20 um 20:22 schrieb Paul A. Rubin:
>>> On 2/22/20 11:09 AM, Wolfgang Engelmann wrote:
>>>> If I use in beamer a frame with standard overlay specification and 
>>>> references, instead of the second reference the first one is shown 
>>>> again. Taking out the standard overlay specification is a remedy. If 
>>>> I need to use the standard overlay specification, is there a way to 
>>>> circumvent this?
>>>> Look at the TEST.lyx and export to pdf > the error occurs
>>>> put the standard overlay specification in a note or take it off > no 
>>>> error
>>>> I use LyX Version 2.3.4
>>>> (Sonntag, 12. Januar 2020)
>>>> Systemverzeichnis: /usr/share/lyx/
>>>> Benutzerverzeichnis: ~/.lyx/
>>>> Qt-Version (Laufzeit): 5.12.5
>>>> Qt-Version (bei Erstellung): 5.12.5
>>>> Wolfgang
>>> I tried to compile this and set a new indoor record for "cannot 
>>> determine the size of a missing graphic" errors. Can you cut this 
>>> down to a minimal example that shows the problem?
>>> Paul
>> I am awful sorry that I have sent indecently not the almost minimal 
>> file I had prepared, but somehow the original file slipped in.
>> Wolfgang
> No worries. This appears to be a known bug in Beamer. See, for instance, 
> the accepted answer here 
> <>. 
> You can work around it by setting the overlay specification on the first 
> item rather than on the frame. See the attached LyX file, which I 
> modified. (I also had to change the bibliography style, since I do not 
> have the .bst file you are using, but that should be unrelated to the 
> itemization fix.)
> Paul
Paul, this was very helpful, thanks for it and the attached lyx file. 
Works well also with the special bst file.

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