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Questions tagged [mini-frames]

{mini-frames} are small navigational symbols, with each symbol representing one frame. They are used by the presentation class {beamer}.

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Beamer navigation circles without subsections?

I have been using the Frankfurt theme in Beamer recently. It includes navigational section titles at the top of the slide and when subsections are included, it adds circles below section titles. Each ...
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How to remove some pages from the navigation bullets in Beamer?

I'm making a beamer presentation using the miniframes outer theme, with navigation bullets, and the subsection=false option, meaning the bullets are all on a single row. The problem I have is that, if ...
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Beamer: Hide Backup Slides from Navigation Panel

I have some slides, which are not part of the main presentation, but can be shown if the audience asks some questions and I have put theses slides at the end of my presentation. I am using the ...
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One navigation bullet per subsection with subsection=false in custom beamer theme

I'm using the miniframes theme in beamer, and I need it customized as follows: The idea is to have a single line of bullets. For each section, I want one bullet per subsection, instead of one bullet ...
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Slide ticker in beamer presentations

I am using 'beamer' for presentations. I have a Main Titles and a few slides under each. For example, Introduction has 4 slides Methods have 5 slides. I want to put kind of a ticker at the top of ...
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Beamer miniframes: side-by-side section names and navigation dots

I'm using the beamer miniframes outer theme (with subsection=false). Currently the navigation shows navigation dots below each section name. I would prefer it if the dots came to the right the ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the bullets in the miniframes outer theme

I actually like the bullets shown when using \useoutertheme{miniframes}, but for the long talk I have to give there are just ridiculously many. Is it possible to keep the same theme and just ...
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Remove the space produced by navigation symbols

I am using the Dresden scheme. I know how to remove the symbols with \setbeamertemplate{navigation symbols}{} \setbeamertemplate{mini frames}{} but there is still a space left below the section. How ...
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How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation?

I'm writing a presentation using the Darmstadt theme which uses the smoothbars outer theme which is itself just a mild variation of miniframes. In a couple of my sections, I have so many frames that ...
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Getting “dots” to show up in Beamer headers [duplicate]

I'm writing a presentation in Beamer using the Frankfurt theme. I like the dots that appear in the header denoting various slides (as in this sample), but I can't seem to get them to show up. ...
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Navigation Circles disappear in Appendix - Beamer - Frankfurt

I am preparing a presentation with beamer using the following preamble: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{remreset} \usepackage{comment} % end and begin comment \usepackage{dtklogos} % for \BibTeX ...
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Beamer infolines outer theme with miniframe bullets only for the current section

I am wondering whether we can use the subsection part of the beamer infolines outer theme headline (the right half) to show the miniframe bullets of the current section. Assuming the section has three ...
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Removing bullets in headline with own template doesn't work

I'm using Ilmenau in a beamer presentation (first image) I want to hide the bullets, so I use my own headline template (I get the idea from Is it possible to get rid of the bullets in the miniframes ...
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Beamer: how to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles

I would like to change the mini frames from circles to rectangles and also make the already viewed symbols the same color as the background and future symbols the color of foreground. \documentclass{...
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How to remove navigational circles and fit the navigation bar titles in Frankfurt beamer theme?

I'm using the Frankfurt theme and I have two questions about it: There are navigational circles that appear when I create subsections. They are equal to the number of pages in that section which is ...
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Beamer - customising the Frankfurt theme

I use beamer together with \usetheme{Frankfurt}. My slides look like this: Is that possible to change the color of the bullet in the header? \documentclass[compress]{beamer} \usepackage[english]{...
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Configuring Beamer with the Singapore theme

I found the Singapore theme very useful. However I can't find the way to put the small circles on top of the frame that are empty for slides not yet discussed and becomes black for slides discussed. ...
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Customize mini frame navigation

I'm trying to create my own beamer theme; I want to use a mini frame navigation in headline (included by using \insertnavigation) but the colors not working as I want them yet. Here´s the output of ...
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Why can't I load miniframes outer theme after Szeged theme?

Making some tests to answer omit delete second bar under the navigation bar in szeged theme I found that \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Szeged} \useoutertheme[subsection=false]{miniframes} \begin{...
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Beamer: \againframe inside other frame

I'd like to repeat a certain state of a frame in beamer. Say like this: \frame[label=A]{ \begin{itemize} \item<1> foo \item<2> bar \end{itemize} } \frame{ \...
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Multiple navigation dots in Beamer for one frame

I am currently working on a Beamer presentation for which I use the navigation dots. I understood how to generate them using subsections, and if I want to have one dot per frame I found this answer (...
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Beamer navigation dots

I'm writing a presentation using the Beamer class, I wonder if it is possible to keep the navigation dots filled (using the outertheme miniframes or smoothbars) once I've passed that slide. An ...
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Reduce horizontal width of miniframe in beamer

I have a beamer presentation with only three sections. Right now they are spaced at equal distances across the slide, but I would like to compress them so that they are spaced evenly in the left hand ...
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Beamer headline miniframes - two different colors

I am working with the Dresden style of beamer. When I use smoothbars I get the color combination that I would like to have. However, when I change to miniframes I cannot get the correct color ...
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Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars [duplicate]

I am making a beamer presentation with XeTeX, in which I am using Ilmenau theme. This theme has by default smoothbars as an outer theme. My problem that in a section's subsection, there are a lot of ...
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Mini frame navigation not drawn correctly

I want to use a trick I found in the question Beamer navigation circles without subsections? to suppress multiple lines of "frame dots" for each subsection in beamer's mini frame navigation. Instead, ...
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How to include subsection titles next to the bullets with the singapore beamer theme? [duplicate]

I am using Singapore theme in beamer and I would like to have the title of the subsections appearing next to the corresponding bullets, in the header. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to proceed ?...
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Add a section to beamer table of contents but not to navigation bar

This question has been asked before, but for a different beamer theme. The answer there did not make it clear to me how to deal with my case, illustrated in this example (which I think is close to ...
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Beamer mini-frames: remove links from subsection navigation circles

In this thread (including minimal working example) One navigation bullet per subsection with subsection=false in custom beamer theme I found a solution for drawing only one circle by subsection ...
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Beamer - Dresden theme: miniframes appeareance and frame number insertion

I am writing a presentation in Beamer using the Dresden theme. From a theme preview I saw that white circles are supposed to appear on the top bar below the section titles of my presentation (to ...
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Adding a top progress navigation bar in beamer

I want to add a top progress navigation bar to my presentation but I'm unable to figure out how. I searched google, all I was able to find were questions on how to remove that. This is an example of ...
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How to keep highlighted the mini frames of already discussed slides?

I would like for the dots in the mini frame of my beamer presentation to be full circles and remain highlighted once I already discussed the corresponding slide. Let me make this clearer: when you are ...
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Remove a titlepage navigation dot in Beamer [duplicate]

I would like to remove the navigation dot in Beamer that corresponds to the title page. Here is a MWE. As you can see there is an empty dot for for the title page... how can I get rid of it? NOTE I ...
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Smoothbars meets infolines

I like the intuitive navigation that smoothbars provides. However, when the presentation has too many sections it is hard to display it nicely. In that case I would like to have a split header like ...
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Locally use only one smoothbar bullet within one subsection

Inspired from this question Modify Beamer's outer theme smoothbars I want to apply one smoothbar only locally, in only one long subsection that is. I thought of defining a new boolean variable but it ...
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Navigation frames in sidebar [duplicate]

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want to show a circle for each frame on the navigation sidebar. Can this be done? Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} % Set Theme \usetheme{Marburg} \...
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Remove whitespace between navigation header and frametitle in Beamer

This is my first post. Thanks for your help! Backgound: I'm building a Beamer presentation using the metropolis theme (because it looks nice) and the miniframes outer (for the progress header). ...
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Get Beamer's miniframes to align my subsections dots horizontaly

I'm currently learning how to use beamer, and I'm struggling with the miniframe command: Some (not even all) of my subsection dots align vertically, which is really anoying though it takes way too ...
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Changing the font family of the mini-navigation in the 'Frankfurt' beamer theme

I am currently in process of tweaking the look of my beamer presentation and would like the navigational elements (TOC and mini-navigation, that is shipped alongside the Frankfurt theme) to use Sans-...
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Frames with bibliography are not added to the circle progress bar in smoothbars

I'm working with a Warsaw theme and smoothbars outtertheme. I'm adding a bibliography entry at the end of the presentation that is meant to be used for a list of publications. However, these slides ...
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Navigation (Bullets) very small in custom beamer outer theme

trying to customize our university theme, I got stuck with the size of the navigation bullets (mini frame style), which are displayed as if scaled to 50% and the same with it's text. Even though I can ...
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Removing the last bullet from the top navigation bar

I wish to remove the bullet corresponding to the last slide of my presentation from the top navigation bar, like this: To that end, I've attempted to use an empty section \section{} as recommended in ...
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How to create mini sections, mini subsections and mini frames in beamer presentation mode

In my pretty long presentation, I am attempting to write a beamer theme with sections, subsections and frames navigational bullets as in picture below I find out that there is no build-in theme meets ...
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Control colors and shading of navigation circles in Beamer top line

I am preparing a presentation in Beamer using \useoutertheme{miniframes} and \useinnertheme{circles}, and my own modded version of the default colortheme. I want to have a Frankfurt-like navigation ...
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Beamer: how to change the mini frames coloring

I want to do the following changes to the mini frames coloring: All previous frames almost the same solid color as the background so that the squares are barely visible. The current frame and all ...
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Problem with smoothbars in beamer package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get multiple lines of frame dots in beamer navigation? I'm using beamer package for a presentation using smoothbars to display an index in the top. The problem is ...
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XeLaTeX and Beamer miniframes not compatible

Recently (about 5 mins ago) I found that miniframes, a Beamer outer template, does not works properly if I compile the file by XeLaTeX. To be specific, I tried to compile this MWE \documentclass{...
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Use mini-frames in sidebar outer theme [duplicate]

after a little bit working, I found that Singapore style is preferable for my needs. Anyway the problem is still there. I tried to include the mini-frame bullets in the sidebar using \useoutertheme[...
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Optimised visualisation of top circles in beamer [closed]

I am making a presentation in Beamer. I am using smoothbars as an outer theme. However I am having a problem when a section has many frames, as indicated in the following image \documentclass[...
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Allowframebreaks causes beamer miniframes to misbehave

The following minimal working example should adequately illustrate the issue I am experiencing with the use of miniframe and framebreaks, namely that frames that break over multiple frames are all ...