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I've just tried to use \frontmatter with memoir class for the first time and everything works fine except for some weird detail. When I add \frontmatter and \mainmatter commands, the numbers of subsections disappear in the ToC and also in the subsection titles themselves. The code is the following:


ToC looks like this:

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Why and how can I get them back while keeping the matter-commands?

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Sorry, I've found an answer to this question eventually: in the comment to I should use \setcounter{maxsecnumdepth}{3}, not secnumdepth.

Or, even better, \setsecnumdepth{subsection} as said in

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Actually the correct memoir command is: \setsecnumdepth{subsubsection}. – Alan Munn Jun 25 '12 at 19:12
@AlanMunn I've just updated the answer :) – texnic Jun 25 '12 at 19:13

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