3

I am preparing a presentation in beamer. In addition to slides I will present, I want to include some extra slides for possible questions. For these extra slides, I would like to use sections and subsections, so I can navigate the complete document using bookmarks. However, I don't want these sections to appear in the TOC slide, but only on the bookmarks navigation pane of the pdf viewer. Any idea how I can do that?

For reference, I'm posting an image of how I would like the document to look like: enter image description here

3

As an alternative to the \appendix command from leandriis answer you could place your extra slides in a separate \part:

\documentclass{beamer}

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}
\tableofcontents
\end{frame}

\section{main}
\begin{frame}
    abc
\end{frame} 

\section{more main}
\begin{frame}
    abc
\end{frame} 

\part{second part}
\section{backup}
\begin{frame}
    abc
\end{frame} 

\end{document}
3

Thanks for your solutions leandriss and samcarter. Both of them work like a charm!

I also found another solution using the package bookmark, in case one would like to hide selected sections (anywhere in the document) from the TOC. Here is the code:

\documentclass{beamer}
\usepackage{bookmark}

\begin{document}
\frame{\frametitle{Table of contents}
\tableofcontents
}

\section{Main Section 1}
\frame{Main Section 1}

\section{Main Section 2}
\frame{Main Section 2}

\section{Main Section 3}
\frame{Main Section 3}

\bookmark[page=5]{Questions Section 1}
\section*{Questions Section 1}
\frame{Questions Section 1}

\bookmark[page=6]{Questions Section 2}
\section*{Questions Section 2}
\frame{Questions Section 2}

\end{document}
2

You could make use of the \appendix command as shown in the following MWE:

\documentclass{beamer}
\begin{document}
\begin{frame}
\tableofcontents
\end{frame}
\section{First Section}
\begin{frame}
some text
\end{frame}
\appendix
\section{First Section in Appendix}
\begin{frame}
some additional text
\end{frame}
\end{document}

Sections in the appendix are hidden from the table of contents but are listed in the pdf bookmarks.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.