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I'm trying to create a page/slide counter in the lower left corner of my presentation. I'm using the following themes


Can I insert a counter? In the default version of these themes, there is no counter included.

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  \hbox{\begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.1\paperwidth,ht=2.5ex,dp=1.125ex,leftskip=.3cm,rightskip=.3cm plus1fill]{author in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{author in head/foot} \insertframenumber{} / \inserttotalframenumber
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.4\paperwidth,ht=2.5ex,dp=1.125ex,leftskip=.3cm plus1fill,rightskip=.3cm]{author in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{author in head/foot}\insertshortauthor
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.5\paperwidth,ht=2.5ex,dp=1.125ex,leftskip=.3cm,rightskip=.3cm plus1fil]{title in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{title in head/foot}\insertshorttitle




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Wow, fast and exactly what I was looking for! Thank you!!! – Newby1 Jun 14 '12 at 19:14
@Newby1 Thanks for accepting my answer, but please also upvote it (this has to be done separately from accepting). – lockstep Jun 14 '12 at 19:15

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