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I want to typeset math in LaTeXiT in the same way it appears in Beamer. To be consistent with my Beamer presentation, I use the following preamble in LaTeXiT:

\documentclass[11pt]{beamer}
\setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{}
\usepackage[english]{babel}
\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
\usepackage{times}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

I believe the typeset is fine, for example typesetting

A

seems to work, however there is a small but annoying white background behind "A"; how do I get rid of it, i.e. how do I get a transparent background in LaTeXiT when using the Beamer class?

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    Do you mean you're pasting the LaTeXit output intto your Beamer presentation? Why not directly coding in the LaTeX file? – egreg Sep 14 '14 at 19:35
  • The default beamer theme has a white background. By the way, times is deprecated. – cfr Sep 14 '14 at 19:43
  • I know, it's just that I think LaTeXiT is supposed to output transparent backgrounds by default; why is it not working here? @egreg I paste the LaTeXiT output into another program for further processing before including the final image in Beamer. – jalalhugo Sep 14 '14 at 19:49
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As cfr mentioned in the comments the default beamer theme has a white background. To get a transparent background it has to be reset. Just add

\setbeamercolor{normal text}{bg=}

to the preamble in LaTeXiT.

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