Issue #260 resolved

background canvas inserts “page.n” after TeX Live upgrade

tobiasweh
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The following MWE shows the problem that setting the background canvas empty beamer inserts page anchors like page.1 on every frame. I can add a white background but the text still appears in the PDF (try ctrl + A) …

page anchor on frame

\documentclass{beamer}

\setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{%
    % this will hide (overlay) the text
    %\color{black!15}\vrule width \paperwidth height\paperheight
}

\begin{document}
\begin{frame}
    Baz 1
\end{frame}
\end{document}

The problem occurs after upgrading form TL ’12 to TL 13’ and I can switch the problem on and off by switching between both distributions (on MacTeX this can be done from the system preferences).

Is this a bug in the new beamer version or did something change that I missed?

The file lists form \listfiles can be found on pastebin.com:

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