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#### beamer: bare text is greyed out

I have a set of beamer slides, where mysteriously, some text that is
written as just plain or bare text, outside of an itemize or other
enclosing context appears greyed out on the slides.

Environment: I'm using  pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2, with
beamer 2005/10/23 cvs version 3.06 on debian linux/stable, from the
tetex distribution

An example is the slide at
produced from the following, where the figure caption "Ideas behind ..."
is greyed out.

\begin{frame}
\frametitle{HE plots: Visualizing \mat{H} and \mat{E} (co) variation}

\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=.85\textwidth,clip]{fig/arcmanov1}
\\ Ideas behind multivariate tests: (a) Data ellipses; (b) \H and \E
matrices
\end{center}

\begin{itemize*}
\item \mat{H} ellipse:  data ellipse for fitted values,
$\hat{\vec{y}}_{ij} = \bar{\vec{y}}_j$.
\item \mat{E} ellipse:  data ellipse of residuals, $\hat{\vec{y}}_{ij} - \bar{\vec{y}}_j$.
\end{itemize*}
\end{frame}

There are many other examples where this occurs, even if I just have
some plain text ("Here you can see:") before an itemized list,

Here you can see:
\begin{itemize}
\item{First thing}
\item{Second thing}
\end{itemize}

but it seems *not* to occur if a color is specified somewhere in the
text.  E.g., the text appears properly if I use \black{}

\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=.85\textwidth,clip]{fig/arcmanov1}
\\ \black{Ideas behind multivariate tests: (a) Data ellipses; (b) \H
and \E matrices}
\end{center}

or, on a different slide,

\begin{frame}
\frametitle{Data Ellipses: Galton's data}
\begin{center}
\includegraphics[width=.9\textwidth,clip]{fig/galton-reg3}
\\ Galton's data on Parent \& Child height: \blue{40\%}, \red{68\%}
and 95\% data ellipses
\end{center}
\end{frame}

with the definitions

\newcommand*{\red}[1]{{\color{red}#1}}
\newcommand*{\blue}[1]{{\color{blue}#1}}
\newcommand*{\black}[1]{{\color{black}#1}}

I'd hate to have to go through it and wrap \black{} around all the
offending bits.

Can anyone suggest what is wrong?

-Michael

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Michael Friendly <friendly@yorku.ca> wrote:
> I have a set of beamer slides, where mysteriously, some text that is
> written as just plain or bare text, outside of an itemize or other
> enclosing context appears greyed out on the slides.
......
> Can anyone suggest what is wrong?

Maybe this?
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=394792
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457836

A Debian discussion includes a fix.  Here it is for a reference:

--- beamer/beamerbaseboxes.sty~ 2006-01-12 16:52:02.000000000 -0700
+++ beamer/beamerbaseboxes.sty  2008-10-11 23:04:04.000000000 -0600
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@
\fi%
-  \setbox\bmb@colorbox=\hbox{\color{lower.bg}}%
+  \setbox\bmb@colorbox=\hbox{{\pgfpicturetrue\pgfsetcolor{lower.bg}}}%
\setbox\bmb@box=\hbox\bgroup\begin{minipage}[b]{\bmb@width}%
\vskip2pt%
\usebeamercolor[fg]{\bmb@lower}%

Michal

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michal (77)
10/15/2008 12:51:57 PM
On Oct 14, 11:20=A0am, Michael Friendly <frien...@yorku.ca> wrote:
> I have a set of beamer slides, where mysteriously, some text that is
> written as just plain or bare text, outside of an itemize or other
> enclosing context appears greyed out on the slides.
>
> Environment: I'm using =A0pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2, with
> beamer 2005/10/23 cvs version 3.06 on debian linux/stable, from the
> tetex distribution

This is pretty old. The bug was fixed over a year and a half ago,
in beamer version 3.07.

The pdftex is also pretty old. Current stable version is
TeX: 3.1415926
pdfTeX: 1.40.9
with copies of 1.50beta in existence for several months.

Dan

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luecking (1319)
10/15/2008 4:10:33 PM
Dan <luecking@uark.edu> wrote:
> On Oct 14, 11:20 am, Michael Friendly <frien...@yorku.ca> wrote:

>> Environment: I'm using  pdfeTeX, Version 3.141592-1.21a-2.2, with
>> beamer 2005/10/23 cvs version 3.06 on debian linux/stable, from the
>> tetex distribution
>
> This is pretty old. The bug was fixed over a year and a half ago,
> in beamer version 3.07.

Indeed; only texlive-2007, AFAIK, came with beamer 3.06 and
that way that version ended in various distributions.  As texlive-2008
showed up only quite recently you can expect the older one to be
around for quite a while.

Michal

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michal (77)
10/15/2008 4:55:10 PM

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