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

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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: Create own headline theme

I'd like to create a custom LaTeX beamer theme like the one in the snapshot below which I took from a presentation whose source code I do not have. Nevertheless, I'd like to reproduce these results on ...
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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 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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Beamer index showing too many titles with overlays

I'm trying to create my first presentation with the beamer class. I saw that is possible to change the color (for example) of a part of text with overlays. I'm using {\alert{<...>}{text}} to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beamer: footer with current slide number but not total slide number

I am using infolines as outer theme and I like it. I would like just to display the current slide number without the total slide number (i.e. instead of "n / N" just "n") in the bottom right corner, ...
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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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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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How to modify (default) Beamercolortheme?

I created a latex beamer presentation using "Montepellier" theme with default color theme. I need to modify this theme (I want to change the color of the upper and lower border of header - ...
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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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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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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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{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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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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Modification of Beamer theme

I would like to modify this theme. \documentclass{beamer} \DeclareOptionBeamer{compress}{\beamer@compresstrue} \ProcessOptionsBeamer \mode<presentation> ...
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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: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Beamer theme does not arrange stuff as I expect

I am creating my own Beamer theme (let me call it mytheme in this thread) and currently working on title page. First I put the code shown below in beamerinnerthememytheme.sty, which is loaded by ...
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How to fit title and author into footline of the CambridgeUS beamer theme

I am writing a presentation using a beamer theme; the code I wrote is this: \documentclass{beamer} %\documentclass[handout]{beamer} % THIS PUTS TWO SLIDES ON EACH PAGE %\usepackage{pgfpages} ...
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MiKTeX Portable can't open Beamer theme

I have a Beamer theme called beamerthemeMittweida.sty that's not available in a package. At home I just copied the .sty to Miktex\tex\latex\beamer, then updated all packages and I was able to use the ...
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On inverting navigation bar and footer contents

I'm using the Frankfurt theme in beamer. It includes a sort of navigation bar with (sub-)section titles and a circle per slide in each (sub-)section. I'd like to move such a bar to the bottom of the ...
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Issues with custom beamer theme

Starting from Claudio Fiandrino's answer (Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch), I'm trying to create my own beamer theme for my thesis' presentation. I'm quite satisfied with it, but I would ...
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Navigation to section/subsection from Beamer headline titles

Beamer infolines themes, like CambridgeUS, insert the titles of the current section and subsection in the headline. These titles appear to be clickable (the screen pointer changes as if they were so) ...