I am working with the beamer, to create some slides. How can I remove the bullets of the subsections in the table of contents ?

  • could you provide a MWE for folks to play with? – cmhughes Nov 30 '12 at 0:03
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    It would be super awesome if you could create a minimal working example (MWE) that community members could copy-and-paste to work with, rather than creating something from scratch. – Werner Nov 30 '12 at 0:03
  • sure,, I put this in the preamble : \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{Contents} \tiny{\tableofcontents[currentsection]} \end{frame} } and simply use the toc command in a frame : \frame{\frametitle{Table of contents}\tableofcontents[pausesection]} – shahb Nov 30 '12 at 0:10
  • @shahb we need to know which theme(s) you are using. Please add to your question a complete simple document with the relevant settings (again, important things to include: the used theme(S)). – Gonzalo Medina Nov 30 '12 at 0:52

You can redefine the subsection in toc template; after a new request made in a comment, one can use


for the inner ToCs:


\setbeamertemplate{subsection in toc}{\leavevmode\leftskip=2em\inserttocsubsection\par}



\frametitle{General Outline}

\section{Test Section A}
\subsection{Test Subsection One}
\subsection{Test Subsection Two}
\section{Test Section B}
\subsection{Test Subsection One}
\subsection{Test Subsection Two}


The general ToC:

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The inner ToC for the first section:

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The inner ToC for the second section:

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By the way, \tiny doesn't receive arguments.

  • Gonzalo Medina , thanks a lot.. it works for me ;-) however the table of content before each section is shadowed. I used this in preamble : \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{Contents} \tiny{\tableofcontents[currentsection,currentsubsection]} \end{frame} } I'd like to highlight the section and subsection parts together .. any idea ? – shahb Nov 30 '12 at 2:10
  • @shahb please, I insist, which theme(s) are you using? – Gonzalo Medina Nov 30 '12 at 2:11
  • i am using warsaw. This is exactly my preamble : \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{rotating} \newcommand{\schwa}{\raisebox{1ex}{\begin{turn}{180}e\end{turn}}} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} \usepackage{caption} \usetheme{Warsaw} \usepackage{tikz} \setbeamertemplate{subsection in toc}{\leavevmode\leftskip=2em\inserttocsubsection\par} \AtBeginSection[] { \begin{frame} \frametitle{Contents} \tiny{\tableofcontents[currentsection,currentsubsection]} \end{frame} } – shahb Nov 30 '12 at 2:16
  • @shahb Ah, OK. I've updated my answer; please let me know if that is what you want. – Gonzalo Medina Nov 30 '12 at 2:22
  • Thank you @Gonzalo Medina .. that really helped me ! thanks – shahb Nov 30 '12 at 2:26

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