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Design a custom Beamer theme from scratch

No matter how hard I search, I cannot find any information on creating a Beamer theme from scratch, as opposed to LEGOing it together from the built-in inner, outer and color themes, maybe modifying ...
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Is there an overview of Beamer's slide (page) geometry anywhere?

I find this classic figure of LaTeX's page geometry very helpful: Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Latex_layout.svg Now, I am fiddling with some beamer slides and I could really use ...
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Overlay an Entire Slide with a Semitransparent Rectangle in Beamer

Using tikz to overlay an entire slide with a semitransparent rectangle is a nice gimmick in presentations. There is only one drawback: If the theme that has a footer, the footer is not covered by the ...
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Showing margins/frames in beamer slides

With a regular article/report/... class, you can use the showframe package to draw outlines of where the various regions of the page lie. I cannot get the same functionality with beamer, however. ...
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Using TikZ to design a beamer template from scratch

Background: I am designing my own beamer template and I've read how to design a custom Beamer theme from scratch and how to create Beamer template. I also read about how does beamer build the frame. ...
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How to create Beamer template?

If there is any way to create this kind of beamer template? Here is Title page Here is the subframe Here is the logo they use
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What is difference between template's `background` and `background canvas`?

What is difference between: \setbeamertemplate{background}{ \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \shade[top color=yellow!75!green!33,bottom color=blue!66!green!33,middle color=blue!6!green!...
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beamer: Difference between \setbeamertemplate{background canvas} and \usebackgroundtemplate (and \setbeamertemplate{background})

Question When I want to change the background of a beamer presentation I used to use something like this: \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}% {% \includegraphics[width=\paperwidth, height=\...
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Place logo inside footline zone in a beamer presentation

In this code \documentclass{beamer} \logo{\raisebox{-2cm}{\includegraphics[width=1cm]{example-image-a}}} \setbeamertemplate{footline}{ \begin{beamercolorbox}[wd = 1.0\paperwidth, ht = 2.25ex, dp = ...
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Change Beamer frame background between slides in same itemize

I would like to use the slide backgrounds to illustrate the individual items of an itemize environment. However, the background image has to be specified outside the frame for all I know, and only, ...
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Add content behind beamer background (or theme)

I have a custom beamer template that frames the content of each slide, like the standard themes but with wiggly header/footer lines. I add the background image of the template with \...
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How to add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster using beamer

How can I add vertical lines at the extreme left and right of a poster (using beamer) so that it is wholly surrounded by a box ? For the moment, my poster looks like that http://www.docdroid.net/...
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How may I keep my logo at the front of my slide

May be the title is confusing. Let me explain what I want: I am using beamer to create my slide and on the first page, in order to match my school style, I fill up the entire first slide with red ...
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beamer: make a picture stay in the foreground

I am trying to write some style file for a poster framework, we can use. The header is almost ready: \setbeamertemplate{headline} { \begin{beamercolorbox}[ht=15cm]{headline} \begin{tikzpicture}[...
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beamer: treat footline as background?

In the beamer class, the footline is inserted after, i. e. on top of the frame contents. This means that, if the frame content is very tall or, in any case, frame content is positioned in the same ...