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 course).

Thank you.

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\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}
\setbeamertemplate{footline}[page number]{}

\title{This is the main title}
\author{Patrick Li}



% Here should be the code to produce the second page in the above picture.

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    To produce a box similar to this, have a look at the tcolorbox package. Oct 8, 2013 at 22:31

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There are three possible answers:

  1. by using \partpage
  2. by using \titlepage
  3. by mimicking the theme's template.

Using \partpage

If your aim is to generate a frame announcing the part's title you can use the \partpage command. To install such a command every time a part is created just write in your preamble


The contents of the part page are controlled by the part page template that you can modify with \setbeamertemplate{part page}{<contents>}.

Using \titlepage

If you want to generate a title page with different title, subtitle etc just set the new values and call \titlepage

    \title{Part I}\author{}\date{}\institute{}\subtitle{}

Even better, if you are using this to print the part's title you can use


and if you want beamer to generate such frame at each part you can pass the commands to \AtBeginPart in your preamble as in


Mimicking the theme

Suppose you are using the default theme. The definition of the title page element is in beamerinnerthemedefault.sty and contains the following snippet to generate the blue box:


so you can just put a beamercolorbox in your frame as in

    Part I

However you will need to change the parameters to match your theme's design.

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