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Iam doing a presentation using beamer. I like Madrid because it optimizes the space very well, but I prefer the blocks shape of the theme Berlin. Is there a theme with those features? Or is there an easy way to customize the shape of the blocks?

Thank you very much!

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You can use rectangular blocks by using the block template from the default theme.

\documentclass{beamer}

\usetheme{Madrid}
\setbeamertemplate{blocks}[default]

\begin{document}
    \begin{frame}
\begin{block}{blabla}
    aerer
\end{block}
\end{frame}
\end{document}

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  • Could it be \usetheme{Madrid}\useinnertheme{rectangles}? – Ignasi Jul 14 '16 at 17:05
  • @Ignasi Unfortunately not. That's what I tried first. – user36296 Jul 14 '16 at 17:20
  • @Ignasi The rectangles theme will not overwrite the rounded blocks, because it does not define them itself, but relays on the blocks from the default theme as fall back solution. – user36296 Jul 14 '16 at 19:15
  • @samcarter Thank you for your investigation – Ignasi Jul 15 '16 at 6:10

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