# [texhax] Remove pesky shadow in title for LaTeX beamer

Sam Albers tonightsthenight at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 00:45:05 CEST 2011

Apologies. The desired outcome was achieved by simply changing the
theme from PaloAlto to Berkeley...

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:01 PM, Sam Albers <tonightsthenight at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I am having a little issue with beamer that I was hoping might be able
> to help me out with. I am trying to produce a title page for a
> presentation that uses a picture for a background. This is all fine to
> do but when I add the picture, there is an ugly white shadow behind
> the title page box that I would like to remove. But I can't seem to
> figure out how to do that. Any ideas on how i might accomplish this?
> Below is a minimal example and attached is a picture to reproduce the
> problem.
>
>
> Sam
>
> Example:
>
> \documentclass{beamer}[14pt]
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> \usepackage{beamerthemesplit}
>
> \definecolor{qrrcblue}{cmyk}{1.00,0.45,0.00,0.18}
> \definecolor{salmonred}{cmyk}{0.00, 0.77, 0.86, 0.21}
> \setbeamercovered{transparent}
> \mode<presentation>
>
> %\setbeamercolor{title}{bg=transparent}
>
> \usetheme{PaloAlto}
> \setbeamertemplate{footline}[frame number]
>
>
>  \usecolortheme[named=qrrcblue]{structure}
>  \useinnertheme{circles}
>  \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif}
>  \setbeamercovered{transparent}
>
> \title[]{Test}
> \setlength\fboxsep{0pt}
>
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
>
> \begin{document}
> {
> \usebackgroundtemplate{\includegraphics[width=\paperwidth]{./mtn.JPG}}
> \frame{\titlepage}
> }
> \end{document}
>