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I'm currently using Berkeley theme for my presentation using LaTeX beamer. Question1: I have multiple sections within the presentation but I do not want the sections to appear on the title page. I googled to see if can find something; no luck.

Question2: How do I remove the list of authors from the pane in the left side?

MWE:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
\usepackage{hyperref}
\usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer}
\usepackage{color}
\usepackage{textpos}
\usepackage{framed}
\usepackage{times}
\usepackage{pgf}
\usetheme{Berkeley}
\usepackage[british,UKenglish,USenglish,english,american]{babel}
\title[]{foo bar baz}
\author{foo\\ bar \\ baz}
\begin{document}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\begin{frame}
\titlepage
\end{frame}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\section{Introduction}
\begin{frame}{first}
first slide
\end{frame}
\end{document}

I am using Texmaker on Linux

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  1. You can use the plain option for the frame.
  2. Use an empty optional argument for \author.

    \documentclass{beamer}
    \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
    \usepackage{hyperref}
    \usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer}
    \usepackage{color}
    \usepackage{textpos}
    \usepackage{framed}
    \usepackage{times}
    \usepackage{pgf}
    \usetheme{Berkeley}
    \usepackage[british,UKenglish,USenglish,english,american]{babel}
    \title[]{foo bar baz}
    \author[]{foo\\ bar \\ baz}
    \begin{document}
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
    \begin{frame}[plain]
    \titlepage
    \end{frame}
    %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
    \section{Introduction}
    \begin{frame}{first}
    first slide
    \end{frame}
    \end{document}
    

enter image description here

The plain option will remove the sidebar and headline; if you want to keep those, and only remove the section information, you can do this:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
\usepackage{hyperref}
\usepackage{appendixnumberbeamer}
\usepackage{color}
\usepackage{textpos}
\usepackage{framed}
\usepackage{times}
\usepackage{pgf}
\usetheme{Berkeley}
\usepackage[british,UKenglish,USenglish,english,american]{babel}
\title[]{foo bar baz}
\author[]{foo\\ bar \\ baz}
\begin{document}
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\begingroup
\setbeamertemplate{section in sidebar}{}
\setbeamertemplate{section in sidebar shaded}{}
\begin{frame}
\titlepage
\end{frame}
\endgroup
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
\section{Introduction}
\begin{frame}{first}
first slide
\end{frame}
\end{document}

enter image description here

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Thanks!. Just one last question that struck me now: Is it possible to explicitly remove a section for a particular frame? –  user2015933 Mar 22 '13 at 17:52
    
@user2015933 just one section or all the sections? –  Gonzalo Medina Mar 22 '13 at 17:55
    
So, essentially if you don't give the section name. the previous section name continuous, right? I want one frame to have no section at-all. –  user2015933 Mar 22 '13 at 17:57
1  
@user2015933 then you can use the idea in the second example in my updated answer: \begingroup\setbeamertemplate{section in sidebar}{} \setbeamertemplate{section in sidebar shaded}{} \begin{frame} test \end{frame}\endgroup. (Notice the \begingroup, \endgroup that keep the change local). –  Gonzalo Medina Mar 22 '13 at 17:59
    
Thank you @Gonzalo Medina –  user2015933 Mar 22 '13 at 18:00

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