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I would like to modify beamer theme Amsterdam (downloaded from the side http://latex.simon04.net the first topic) in this way:

In headlines I would like to get rid of the circles under the name of sections.

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Could you edit your question and make it a little bit more specific on what exactly does not work as you expected it, please? –  hakaze Aug 15 '12 at 10:41
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Your question is not very clear...what did you expect? Can you give an minimum working example ... –  Leeser Aug 15 '12 at 10:41
    
OK, good for you! I count the number of question marks and get zero, so I assume this was just for our information. If you'd like us to help you, it would make it a lot easier for us if you try making the changes you want, and then tell us what, if anything, went wrong. –  Tomas Lycken Aug 15 '12 at 11:53
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Take the following modified code of beamerthemeAmsterdam.sty and save as beamerthemeAmsterdamTeXsx.sty. It uses \insertsectionnavigationhorizontal instead of \insertnavigation in order to suppress the small circles representing the individual frames.

\DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue}
\ProcessOptionsBeamer

\mode<presentation>

\useoutertheme[footline=authortitle]{miniframes}
\useinnertheme{circles}
\usecolortheme{whale}
\usecolortheme{orchid}

\definecolor{beamer@blendedblue}{rgb}{0.137,0.466,0.741}

\setbeamercolor{structure}{fg=beamer@blendedblue}
\setbeamercolor{titlelike}{parent=structure}
\setbeamercolor{frametitle}{fg=black}
\setbeamercolor{title}{fg=black}
\setbeamercolor{item}{fg=black}

\setbeamertemplate{headline}
{%
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[colsep=1.5pt]{upper separation line head}
  \end{beamercolorbox}
  \begin{beamercolorbox}{section in head/foot}
    \vskip2pt\insertsectionnavigationhorizontal{\paperwidth}{}{}\vskip2pt
  \end{beamercolorbox}%
  \ifbeamer@theme@subsection%
    \begin{beamercolorbox}[colsep=1.5pt]{middle separation line head}
    \end{beamercolorbox}
    \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=2.5ex,dp=1.125ex,%
      leftskip=.3cm,rightskip=.3cm plus1fil]{subsection in head/foot}
      \usebeamerfont{subsection in head/foot}\insertsubsectionhead
    \end{beamercolorbox}%
  \fi%
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[colsep=1.5pt]{lower separation line head}
  \end{beamercolorbox}
}
\mode
<all>

You can then use it via \usetheme{AmsterdamTeXsx} in your preamble.

TOC of modified theme

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