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I'm trying to modify a Beamer template in order to have at the same time: 1) rounded boxes 2) shadows around the box 3) a defined line (without shading) between block title and block body (as in innertheme default)

First two points are easy (\useinnertheme[shadow=true]{rounded}), does anybody know how to solve the third problem?


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My default inner theme doesn't have this line. Is there another example you're looking at? – Matthew Leingang Nov 18 '10 at 15:50
May this question is something for you:… – Jörg Jul 3 '12 at 16:47

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Something like this?



% Disable shading between block title and block content
\pgfdeclareverticalshading[,]{bmb@transition}{200cm}{color(0pt)=(; color(4pt)=(; color(4pt)=(}


  \begin{block}{Title without shading}
  Block stuff, and shadow is still shaded!


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@ricky13: Is this what you have been looking for? Otherwise, could you please provide more details on what you try to achieve? – Daniel Jul 5 '12 at 20:27
Thanks, this was helpful. Could you explain a little what that command actually does. And any pitfalls of putting it into a custom theme file. – ste_kwr Jun 5 '13 at 21:26

Try this:

\addtobeamertemplate{block begin}{}{%
   {\usebeamercolor[fg]{block title}{\rule{\textwidth}{0.4pt}}}
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