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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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 ...