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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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?
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Modification of Beamer theme

I would like to modify this theme. \documentclass{beamer} \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} \ProcessOptionsBeamer \mode<presentation> ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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How to edit Beamer theme CambridgeUS

I have been using the beamer document class with the theme- cambridgeUS in lyx. The following code is the preamble. Now, I want to insert a hyperlink to a pdf file in all the pages by adding them in ...
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Table looking like a block

The goal is to create a table that has the same style than a block of the used theme in order to have a consequent style trough the document. this can be done by the following two methodes shown in ...
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Table with shaded transitition, rounded corners and shadow (like a block of the theme)

this is my first question here. I want to make my table look like the block to have a consequent style. Questions: How to create that shaded transition from the table headline to the body (like the ...
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problem with a beamer theme

I like a lot the beamer theme "Air" (you can find it by the link "Nice Air based template for Latex" at the page http://www.kde.org/kdeslides/ ). But sometimes, in a slide, my text is a little too ...
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logo in the first page only

I want to insert the logo in the title page only. However, it displays on all pages! How can I make these two figurs display as logo in the title page only? I type in the preamble: \logo{% ...
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Why does \titlepage cause an error when using Warsaw theme?

Following a recent update, my beamer document will no longer build. I have traced the problem to the \titlepage line. Here is my minimal working example: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Force beamer to look in the CWD for theme?

I have a multiple-author document that I want to use a custom theme for. The document is stored in git, and I would like to store the theme file in the same directory (or a sub-directory), so that it ...
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Beamer navigation bar with characters between sections

I'm trying to define a custom theme for beamer. I would like to have a horizontal list of all sections but with a character between them. What I have is: \setbeamertemplate{headline}[text ...
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beamer dark theme

I have a very simple question - there are a bunch of beamer themes, however, all of them have white background. I would like to use some theme, let's say Warsaw (since it is perfect), however I'm ...
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How to change caption color for a color theme in beamerposter?

I am facing a problem. In my poster, I use a color theme, for that reason in figure caption comes with green color, that is quite invisible. Is it possible to change the color? \documentclass[final, ...
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How to create a command to load my own new .sty file

I have created my custom class myclass.cls and I've put it into the BASE folder on MiKTeX dis. (C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\tex\latex\base). Then I have created my xxx.sty file with some additional ...
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How do I customize Beamer template?

I need to create a custom Beamer presentation theme for my company. I need to do the following: Include company logo in the header of each slide Include large company logo in the center of the ...
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How to move dark rectangle in headline of PaloAlto theme after changing the sidebar width?

I'm currently using the beamer PaloAlto theme with a headline and sidebar on each slide. I used the command \setbeamersize{sidebar width left=1.7cm} to fit the table of contents in the sidebar. The ...
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How to install Beamer in Mac OS X lion?

I am brand new to LaTeX, and needed beamer package for my PowerPoint presentation. How do I install it? I have read something like this: ...