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How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation?

I'm using beamer package for a presentation using smoothbars to display an index in the top.

The problem is that the presentation is rather big and one section has a lot of frames. So there is not enough space to put all dots and it's not displaying right for the last sections.

I've attached an image and a MWE showing the problem. Does anyone know a workaround for this?

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MWE:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage{pgffor}  %< - For lots of frames
\usepackage{lmodern} %<- For suppresion some of the warnings
\mode<presentation>
{
 \usetheme{Warsaw}
        \useoutertheme{shadow}
        \useoutertheme[subsection=false]{smoothbars}
}
\begin{document}              
        \section{section 1}
                \subsection{sub1}
\foreach \x in {1,...,30}{\begin{frame}\end{frame}}

        \section{section 2}
                \subsection{sub2}
\foreach \x in {1,...,45}{\begin{frame}\end{frame}}

        \section{section 3}
                \subsection{sub3}
                        \begin{frame}\end{frame}

        \section{section 4}
                \subsection{sub4}
                        \begin{frame}\end{frame}

        \section{section 5}
                \subsection{sub5}
                        \begin{frame}\end{frame}
                        \begin{frame}\end{frame}
                        \begin{frame}\end{frame}

\end{document}
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Could you use "parts"? This way the top bar is reset at the beginning of each new part. Or maybe you have simply to many slides. –  pluton Oct 22 '12 at 1:28
    
@pluton unfortunately I can't reduce the number of slides, The presentation will have at least 60 of them... –  Bruno Bruck Oct 22 '12 at 14:15
    
If there is a way to break the dots in 2 lines, I think it would solve the problem and not let the other sections go off the slide –  Bruno Bruck Oct 22 '12 at 14:16
    
@Bruno Bruck if you use \subsection that's pretty much the default behavior of the miniframe style. See tex.stackexchange.com/questions/35796/… –  pluton Oct 22 '12 at 15:01
    
@pluton Thanks, that did the trick! –  Bruno Bruck Oct 22 '12 at 16:12

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If you use \subsection, the default behaviour of the miniframes style, is such that the bullets will be nicely organized. See How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation?

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