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I have searched in the user guide for the string \setbeamerfont, but the only thing I could find was a description that said \setbeamerfont{some beamer element}.

Where can I find a listing of all beamer elements whose font can be set using this command?

In this particular case, I am trying to find the beamer font for "normal" text.

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Search for /-Font instead. – marczellm Jun 4 '14 at 6:40
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There are three macros for setting the font:

\usefonttheme[settings] {font theme}
\setbeamerfont * {beamer element}{attributes}
\usebeamerfont * {beamer element}

The attributes are something like size, shape, etc

The predefined beamer fonts are

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Could you please provide the source of this table? I can't find it anywhere. – Lars Kotthoff Aug 29 '14 at 11:24
Lars, it is a simple longtable – Herbert Aug 29 '14 at 18:10
Thanks Herbert, I mean not the source as in source code, but the source of the information in it :) – Lars Kotthoff Aug 29 '14 at 18:19
Oh, it's in "Presentations with LaTeX" – Herbert Aug 29 '14 at 19:55

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