A theme dictates some or all features of the appearance of a {beamer} presentation.

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What are the most attractive themes in beamer? [closed]

I am preparing a presentation in Latex Beamer class. Previously I had used the themes Antibes, Berkeley, Warsaw and Progressbar. I want to try something different now. So, what are the best themes ...
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Add Author Name, Short Title, Date, and Pages to Footline

I'm using the default theme. Not sure, if that theme uses the infolines outer theme or not. All I'm trying to achieve is add my name, the short title, the date (maybe with custom date format) and page ...
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Metro style Beamer theme with in-built “Segoe UI” font

Has anyone come across a Beamer theme having Microsoft Metro presentation style, in-built with "Segoe UI" font?
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What path can I use to specify content in beamer theme styles?

The author of this neat theme posted the source on github, but as the commits state, the background image was thrown in later and not referenced in the style files. I added a global background ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Christmas theme

In the process of making a paper for school look good, I came to wonder, if there was such a thing as latex themes for regular papers? What I am think about in particular would be a Christmas theme, ...
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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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Show full section titles in beamerarticle ToC when short section titles are present

I am creating lecture notes and slides simultaneously using beamerarticle. In beamer, I'm using a theme called Berlin which puts all section titles in the slide header. Because some section titles ...
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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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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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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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Latex templates more suited to modern Tech (Web 2.0) [closed]

I would like to know the viability of using Latex for producing posters to promote an event. Something around the lines of this. And obviously, if there are any useful packages for this, or maybe some ...