[Tex/LaTex] Remove author from title page keep in footer on Beamer


I was wondering since I'm new to Beamer, if there was a way to prevent \author{} from showing up on the title page, I would however, like to keep it in the footer of my slides.


Best Answer

You could use the optional argument of \author for setting the "short" author version, while leaving the mandatory argument empty:


Commonly, the optional argument of \author will be used in the footer, the mandatory argument on the title page, for example with Copenhagen, Madrid, Berlin, Boadilla and furher themes.