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I've seen in some novel that, in the table of contents, the page number is before the chapter title, for example:

3    Down the Rabbit Hole
7    The Pool of Tears
15   The Caucus Race and a Long Tale

How can I obtain the same using memoir class?

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This post: Formatting the title of the TOC is not related to memoir, but it might be a good starting point. –  mvarela May 13 '12 at 6:26
@mvarela: Welcome to TeX.sx! I converted your answer to a comment because links to other answers do not qualify as answers themselves. Unfortunately you can't post comments to other peoples questions as long you don't have 50rep. –  Martin Scharrer May 13 '12 at 7:48

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You can achieve the desired result in many ways. Below there's one such possibility; I assumed the sectional unit used was \chapter:


% redefinition for the ToC title

% redefinitions for chapter entries





\chapter{Down the Rabbit Hole}
\chapter{The Pool of Tears}
\chapter{The Caucus Race and a Long Tale}
\setcounter{page}{14}% just for the example


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The code above will align the page numbers to the right; to get them aligned to the left, \l@mychap must be defined using something like


Using this redefinition (in the full example code above) instead of the initial one, one obtains

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How is it possible to extend the left position of number to section pages too? thanx! –  user41063 Mar 13 at 23:43

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