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I came across these slides on the Internet and the aesthetics of the slides look amazing in my opinion. The slides are clearly made in beamer (based on slide 3 and onward), but I can't figure out if this is a custom template that one of the authors created, or if this template is a downloadable theme. Does anyone recognize it (click to enlarge)?

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If it is custom, I would also be interested in seeing if anyone is able to replicate the first three slides.

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    Welcome! Look at a gallery, like this: it.overleaf.com/gallery/tagged/presentation, and search for your template. – CarLaTeX Nov 20 '18 at 6:43
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    First and second slides looks like from metropolis but third and fourth not. – Ignasi Nov 20 '18 at 9:18
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    Write an email to the authors and ask them about the theme. You can find the email address of the first author cse.wustl.edu/~luizgustavo – samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz Nov 20 '18 at 9:29
  • I tried that a week ago and did not receive any response. I emailed all of the authors as well. – John Smith Nov 20 '18 at 13:44
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You can get a similar result by adding a footline to metropolis theme and tweaking a few colours:

\documentclass{beamer}

\usetheme{metropolis}

\title{title}
\author{author names}

\setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=white}
\setbeamercolor{palette primary}{fg=orange,bg=white}
\setbeamercolor{section title}{fg=white}
\setbeamercolor{subsection title}{fg=white}
\setbeamercolor{title}{fg=orange}
\setbeamercolor{author in head/foot}{fg=white,bg=gray!50!white}
\setbeamercolor{title in head/foot}{fg=white,bg=gray!70!white}
\setbeamercolor{date in head/foot}{fg=white,bg=gray!90!white}

\makeatletter
\renewcommand{\metropolis@enablesectionpage}{
  \AtBeginSection{
    {
    \setbeamercolor{background canvas}{bg=red}
    \ifbeamer@inframe
      \sectionpage
    \else
      \frame[plain,c,noframenumbering]{\sectionpage}
    \fi
  }}
}
\metropolis@enablesectionpage

\setlength{\metropolis@titleseparator@linewidth}{1pt}
\setlength{\metropolis@progressonsectionpage@linewidth}{1pt}


\setbeamertemplate{footline}{%
  \leavevmode%
  \hbox{%
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.333333\paperwidth,ht=2.25ex,dp=1ex,center]{author in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{author in head/foot}\insertshortauthor\expandafter\ifblank\expandafter{\beamer@shortinstitute}{}{~~(\insertshortinstitute)}
  \end{beamercolorbox}%
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.333333\paperwidth,ht=2.25ex,dp=1ex,center]{title in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{title in head/foot}\insertshorttitle
  \end{beamercolorbox}%
  \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd=.333333\paperwidth,ht=2.25ex,dp=1ex,right]{date in head/foot}%
    \usebeamerfont{date in head/foot}\insertshortdate{}\hspace*{2em}
    \usebeamercolor[fg]{page number in head/foot}\usebeamerfont{page number in head/foot}\usebeamertemplate{page number in head/foot}\hspace*{2ex} 
  \end{beamercolorbox}}%
  \vskip0pt%
}
\makeatother

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}[plain]
\titlepage
\end{frame}



\section{section name}

\begin{frame}
\frametitle{title}
\begin{itemize}
\item test
\end{itemize}
\end{frame}

\end{document}

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  • Thanks! Is there a simple way to change the fonts? And the size of the fonts on certain pages but not all pages? – John Smith Nov 20 '18 at 16:21
  • @JohnSmith You mean the font of elements like the title or of the body of the frame? – samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz Nov 20 '18 at 16:24
  • Yes I do believe so. Like where it says section name and title. – John Smith Nov 20 '18 at 16:26
  • @JohnSmith \setbeamerfont{title}{size=\huge}, similar for section title – samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz Nov 20 '18 at 16:33
  • How do you change the font type in your example? – John Smith Nov 21 '18 at 5:41

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