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Conditional navigation bar on custom beamer theme

I'm trying to create a custom beamer template. However, I can't make the navigation bar to correctly behave in the title page. As shown in the image, where the navigation bar is supposed to be I get ...
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I need a beamer theme simulating blackboard presentation

I always remember the school days, when the teacher used to write on a blackboard. I want to revive the feel of "blackboard" teaching in one of my presentation. But I do not know how to customize the ...
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Moving navigation symbols to footline of Beamer presentation with Berlin theme

I have exactly the style of navigation symbols that I would like for my Berlin themed Beamer presentation: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames,compress]{beamer} \usetheme{Berlin} \makeatletter ...
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1answer
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How can I get horizontal line of navigation dots in header of Singapore beamer theme?

I'm writing a presentation using the Singapore theme. The dots in the navigation bar are appearing vertically (one below the other) rather than horizontally. This is consuming a lot of space of my ...
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Is it possible to design beamer's themes? [duplicate]

With a group of people from my university want to do a new beamer theme about our institution, is it possible? I cannot find any reference about this topic. For example, on this page ...
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Add current section to beamer headline

I am currently using the standard Pittsburgh theme for my presentation in LaTeX beamer. Is there a way to include the current section into the headline of my slides?
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{tabular} styled like blocks in beamer.cls based upon booktabs.sty markup

beamer tables In Table looking like a block, two methods are shown to give tables a look similar to the block environment in the beamer class. Both require that header and content rows are split: the ...
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1answer
141 views

Custom Beamer Theme: Set normal font size

As a follow up to an earlier question I asked, I need to be able to set the normal font size to 20pt for a Beamer presentation. The catch is, I can't use \documentclass[20pt]{beamer} because I want ...
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Change color theme for Beamer [duplicate]

this question is indeed trivial, but I haven't found any answer to it online. I'm for the first time using the Beamer environment to make a presentation. I'm using the Cambridge US theme, but I want ...
3
votes
1answer
143 views

Certain Beamer themes not working in Write Latex

I'm using the Beamer template provided by Write Latex: https://www.writelatex.com/templates/2-beamer-presentation (It's pretty basic...) The odd thing is that when I choose certain themes (eg. ...
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Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch

No matter how hard I search, I cannot find any information on creating a Beamer theme from scratch, as opposed to LEGOing it together from the built-in inner, outer and color themes, maybe modifying ...
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votes
1answer
652 views

Beamer theme with fading (=gradient to transparent) to background image

I am using Singapore theme and want to use a background texture image for my slides. Is there a way to set the gradient in the title background to go 'from title background color to transparent' ...
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Beamer: set block title bg equal to the block body bg

I'm using the beaver color theme with the Boadilla beamer theme. I want to get rid of the bluish blocks, that are not redefined to a color fitting the color theme I chose. So I put this in my ...
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1answer
106 views

Add a boxed text with the same theme in beamer

I want to add a slide with only a subtitle which is inside a box of the same style as the current beamer style. Here is a picture of what I want. The second page is what I want (I Photoshop it, of ...
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1answer
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Beamer how to change color of infolines and frame title

How could I change the color of color of infolines and frame title in beamer. I am using this now \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \useinnertheme{rectangles} ...
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1answer
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Rochester theme: changing headline not working

I have Rochester theme presentation (beamer), and I want to change the color of the headline bar. I've searched all around, and found that \setbeamercolor{headline}{bg=red} should theoretically ...
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1answer
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What are structural elements? Customizing the mechnism of beamer color theme

When I search the Internet, I can find many pieces of code including \usecolortheme[named=XXX]{structure}. If I add it to my presentation, I can see maybe there are some changes. I would like to know ...
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1answer
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Title Slide of Flip Beamer Theme

I just came across the Flip Beamer Theme. It is a cool theme to use on Beamer presentations, however, I don't understand how one has to customise the title slide of the presentation. The slide title ...
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Where to install new beamer themes/style files on mac os x? [duplicate]

I am a relatively new user of Mac OS X. I want to use a customised beamer theme which I found on internet. The problem is I don't know where to put these style files on my computer. I know this ...
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1answer
545 views

How to use local beamer theme in project source folder

Is it possible to use a local theme placed in the the same folder as your current beamer project? I.e. having a them in /project-name/theme/ that you can make updates to and get the changes instantly ...
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1answer
368 views

Beamer vertical navigation bar with horizontal subsection dot

I would like to have an horizontal subsection navigation inside a vertical navigation bar. The idea is to obtain the same subsection navigation as for the outersmoothbar but in a vertical navigation ...
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votes
1answer
199 views

Colored bar above title in LaTeX beamer

I wrote an unofficial beamer template for my university. I put the beamer style file and example presentation on github: https://github.com/broesel007/dshsbeamer Here my question: How can I add a ...
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1answer
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change custom color to theme warsaw

anyone know how to change the dark blue in the theme Warsaw? is that damages the eye dark blue, a color I prefer softer. I tried : \setbeamercolor{title}{fg=red!80!black,bg=red!20!white} and ...
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1answer
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How do I set itemize options in the theme (style) file

I have had a look at this thread here but that did not help me solve my problem. This post suggests defining another environment so that nothing breaks, but since I am using a style file, it is not ...
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1answer
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Use new Beamer theme [duplicate]

I am sorry for the silly question, but I am new to TexShop and new to Mac as well. However, I have been looking for a solution in the last two days between the documentation .pdf and various forums. ...
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2answers
773 views

Removing sidebar from a single beamer frame

I like using the Beamer Goettingen theme as it has a nice sidebar. I would like to remove this from occasional slides, so the text can go all the way across. However, while the [plain] option removes ...
6
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1answer
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Smoothbars meets infolines

I like the intuitive navigation that smoothbars provides. However, when the presentation has too many sections it is hard to display it nicely. In that case I would like to have a split header like ...
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votes
1answer
540 views

How can I change the aspect ratio in beamer without passing the aspectratio option?

I started to create a custom theme for beamer slides, and I want to change the default aspect ratio for this theme. Of course I can use \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} in every document, but ...
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1answer
580 views

What Beamer theme is used in Boyd's Convex Optimization slides?

I really like the theme that is used here: http://www.stanford.edu/~boyd/cvxbook/bv_cvxslides.pdf Can someone identify the name of the theme?
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\insertshortpart is never empty?

I would like to use \insertshortpart (with some surrounding characters) in a Beamer theme, but only if a short part is actually available. However, if I try to check for emptiness with \ifx...\empty ...
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votes
1answer
571 views

Increasing the height of the Beamer footline

When I add a tabularenvironment to the footline of my presentation, only the first line is shown. How can I increase the heigth of the footline to show the whole table? ...
5
votes
1answer
264 views

Unwanted space between beamer colorboxes

I'm trying to create a beamer theme that has some colored boxes at the very top and bottom of each slide. So far, I have copied the default theme and added an empty beamercolorbox to it. While this ...
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votes
1answer
331 views

Two-level Tree Navigation in Beamer

I'm curious what would be an effective work-around for the Beamer tree outer theme package that would allow for two-level navigation instead of the default three-level navigation. For example, I'm ...
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votes
1answer
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Make a heading in beamer

I would like to have the ability to add "headings" to content in my beamer slides. By heading I just mean slightly larger text that automatically breaks the row and adds some margins to the ...
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1answer
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Beamer - Dresden theme: miniframes appeareance and frame number insertion

I am writing a presentation in Beamer using the Dresden theme. From a theme preview I saw that white circles are supposed to appear on the top bar below the section titles of my presentation (to ...
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votes
1answer
515 views

How to make a sidebar to the bottom in beamer?

I am on my way to create a beamer template according to the powerpoint template from my institute. For the theme I need the possibility to use a footline plus a left sidebar. The problem is that the ...
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votes
1answer
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Where to find the documentation to beamer elements?

I am on the way to create/customize a beamer template. Therefore I read the relevant chapters in the beameruserguide. I think I understood the basic idea behind the theme setup and the use of the ...
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votes
1answer
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Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars [duplicate]

I am making a beamer presentation with XeTeX, in which I am using Ilmenau theme. This theme has by default smoothbars as an outer theme. My problem that in a section's subsection, there are a lot of ...
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0answers
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How to change color at beamer class using Luebeck theme and split outertheme? [closed]

I'm using the beamer class together with Luebeck theme and split outertheme. I already managed to adjust to color of the basic structure, if I use a dark color everything is fine, but now I have to ...
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votes
1answer
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Custom headline in LaTeX Beamer?

I'm trying to modify some themes in Beamer and nearly have what I want. The last step is to change the headline to display the sections in the presentation. What I have so far is: however, I ...
6
votes
1answer
360 views

How to include subsection titles next to the bullets with the singapore beamer theme? [duplicate]

I am using Singapore theme in beamer and I would like to have the title of the subsections appearing next to the corresponding bullets, in the header. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to proceed ...
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votes
1answer
858 views

How to use outertheme infolines with one color?

I want to use the outertheme infoline with one color. My style file beamerthemeTest.sty looks like this: \usetheme{CambridgeUS} \useinnertheme{rectangles} \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} ...
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votes
0answers
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Optimised visualisation of top circles in beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in Beamer. I am using smoothbars as an outer theme. However I am having a problem when a section has many frames, as indicated in the following image ...
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votes
3answers
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Two logos in opposite side on beamer

I am making a presentation in beamer. Because I am affiliated in two organisations, I want to have two logos, one on bottom left corner and the other one on the top right corner. How can I do that? ...
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vote
1answer
2k views

Modify flip beamer theme

Recently I came across flip beamer theme. You can find it here I didn't like the current frame/total frames page numbering style so I added in the .tex file the following lines ...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

Change color scheme for example box in beamer

I've already slightly adopted the colorscheme of my Frankfurt themed beamer class with: % Define my settings \definecolor{mygreen}{cmyk}{0.82,0.11,1,0.25} ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Shadow blocks in Beamer

Some beamer themes such as Berlin, Warsaw use shadow environment for theorems, definitions, proofs. How can I get rid of it and have the same look as in CambridgeUS for example?
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Modification of Beamer theme

I would like to modify this theme. \documentclass{beamer} \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} \ProcessOptionsBeamer \mode<presentation> ...
3
votes
1answer
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Beamer theme Amsterdam

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
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Modify footer of slides

I am editing a presentation with beamer, the theme is Boadilla: \date{date} \title[The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long]{The title is quite quite quite quite quite quite long} ...