I'm using a table with alternating colors in beamer. Is there a way to base the colors I use on the palette that is already defined? In this way if I switch color themes the colors should still go well together.
Section 17.2.2 “Using Beamer’s Colors” of the Beamer manual describes how to use preset colors: The command
Of specific interest for you are probably the palette colors (see section 17.4 of the manual)
You can also have a look at the
(All section numbers refer to the beamer v3.10 manual.)