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I am creating a LaTeX poster with the Baposter template, and would like to use the Beamer 3D bullet as my itemize bullet, like the one shown below:

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Is there any way to achieve that?

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this post tex.stackexchange.com/questions/58633/… shows how to draw a 3D ball using tikz; you should then be able to set this as your 'bullet' in a list – prettygully Jun 10 '14 at 3:58
That is exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks @prettygully! – Yang Jun 10 '14 at 4:01
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Thanks to @prettygully's comment and How to create a ball shading and to customize 3D lighting manually?, this is what I have achieved:

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  \tikz{\useasboundingbox (-0.2em,-0.32em) rectangle(0.2em,0.32em);
        \draw[ball color=blue,shading=ball,line width=0.03em] (0,0) circle(0.18em);}}

  \item Item 1.
  \item Item 2.
  \item Item 3.
  \item Item 4.
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