KOMA-Script is a bundle of classes and packages replacing the LaTeX standard classes and providing additional features with emphasis on typography and versatility.

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Suppressing figure numbers in KOMA-Script captions

I am in the process of replacing the caption package with KOMA-Script in a long document. Where caption allows me to suppress the figure-number at the start of any caption by using \caption*{text}, I ...
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Aligning address with body of letter in scrlttr2

In scrlttr2, I wish to align the address with the body of the letter. I tried this: \@setplength{toaddrhpos}{\oddsidemargin} But it moves the address almost to the left edge of the paper. How can ...
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Appendices title before list of appendices

My table of contents has the following form: 1. Foo ............................. 1 2. Boo ............................. 2 A. something 1 ..................... 3 B. something 2 ..................... ...
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Make \part in scrartcl

I am using the scrartcl of well-known KOMA-script (to those that know it well). As you know the article class has an environment called Abstract. Great, I like this and I use it. However, what I ...
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How to increase the numwidth for a part in ToC?

I am using a Koma-Script Book and I would like to begin the part numbers from 2012. However, 4 digit part number entries are causing a problem in the tableofcontents. There is a hbox overfull and the ...
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Table of contents broken with Koma Script and lstdoc

There seems to be some negative interaction between Koma Script (using version 3.11a) and the lstdoc package in my example document. The MWE works nicely when I comment out \usepackage{lstdoc} but ...
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Numbering sections as 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, etc

I use scrartcl. I would like the sections to be numbered 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, etc. I would like subsections etc. to be numbered 1A.1, 1A.2, etc. the idea is to present theory in the "A" sections and ...
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texlive-latex-extra and koma-moderncvclassic [closed]

I installed the ubuntu package texlive-latex-extra which contains a latex package "koma-moderncvclassic". However, if I compile a document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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How to include online postage in a scrlttr2 letter?

The class scrlttr2 is well suited for using window envelopes by default. That means that it prints the address at the standardized position. In Germany, you can buy online postage which is supposed ...
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Letterhead creation query

I am new to Latex but wish to learn more. Does anyone here know how to create a letterhead using Latex? It will consist of a small image on the top left-hand side of each page and some text to the ...
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Which one is it: a4paper or paper=a4?

I'm using XeLaTeX mostly, and I never know what to put into \documentclass[]{}. Usually I use something like \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{scrartcl}. But I never know whether it's a4paper or paper=a4. ...
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Alternating header in scrreprt with scrpage2

I want to achieve the following: In a twoside document I want to display the chapter title on even pages and the section (plus subsection if there is one) title on odd pages. So that for odd pages it ...
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KOMA landscape/portrait

Got an problem regarding landscape pages in a portrait report. The first sheet is according to the koma manual and works fine. The second with the same code won't. Example: \documentclass[ 12pt, ...
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BCOR not part of paper dimensions

First of all: This is my first attempt using to the KOMA-classes. It seems to me that the binding correction is not taken into account in what I am trying right now. If I understand typearea right, ...
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Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
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“Double use” of a4paper (geometry/KOMA)?

In my preamble, should I give the a4paper option just once or twice, i. e. once for the KOMA-script document class (scrartcl) and once for geometry? Is this redundant or does scrartcl need the option ...
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TeX capacity exceeded, when flexisym scrreport, hyperref, and section heading with math all used together

I'm getting the error: TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [input stack size=5000] Under the following very specific combination of packages and document class: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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Headings of 2nd abstract page in KOMA

I'm writing my thesis with scrartcl, using the KOMAoption abstract=true. My abstract has two pages, and while on the 1st page, the pagestyle is empty, on the 2nd page of the abstract all the ...
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Setting the upper margin of chapter titles in scrbook

In a scrbook document I need to set the chapter titles close to the upper page margin, without leading number and with a \hrule afterwards. Redefining \chapterheadstartvskip does the trick with the ...
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Position of the title of the “table of content” differs from position of other titles

I use Latex with the scrbook document class. I noticed that the title Table of Content has a different position than e.g. Table of Figures or Chapter 1. It actually is placed a bit lower. (I mean the ...
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Combine geometry and KOMA-Script’s DIV calculation (or: Make \newgeometry only set the explictitly given values)

I wonder if it is possible to combine geometry and the type area calculation of KOMA-Script. I’d like to use the calculated area but set (e.g.) the top margin to 1cm, without touching the other ...
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How can I change the font of section numbers such as \thechapter?

I would like to change the font of the chapter and section numbers appearing in my titles. I found that I can change the number style from arabic to roman etc. but I couldn't find a way to change the ...
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Using Minion's footnotefigures within KOMA-classes

I really like to use the MinionPro package in my documents, which provides an option called footnotefigures that activates a special set of figures for footnotes. Unfortunately this option is not ...
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scrbook page numbers are only present on first page of chapters

I have to submit my thesis tomorrow and al of a suddon do not get any pagenumbers for any but the first page of the chapters. Anybody out there who can help me? I fear I do not have time to build a ...
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Set chapter header to small caps and bold in scrbook

This is my first question here, I did search but uhmm haven't found the answer. I have a document that must follow the next rules: The chapter header in uppercase and bold and arial 13 pt; section ...
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Controlling paragraph spacing in LyX

I'm working on a rather large document for my university using LyX. I have been using the report (KOMA-Script) document class. According to my university's document specification each paragraph ...
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Displaying “Appendix” in a section inside subappendices environment

I am using scrreprt from KOMA packages, the appendix package, and the arsclassica package. I'd like to add "Appendix" before the number of an appendix to a chapter. If I use scrreprt and the ...
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Changing \renewcommand{\familydefault}{…} back to default

I just have a quick question: how can I change this command back to the default? \usepackage[scaled=0.92]{helvet} \renewcommand\familydefault{phv} Addendum - Here's the MWE: ...
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Changing \closing indents in koma-script scrlttr2 class

The koma-script letter class scrlttr2 uses the DIN 5008 letter format by default. I am happy to use the format, but it insists on indenting the \closing line, even if \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} is ...
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Koma-script, change chapter appearance (how to add a circle and horizontal ruler?)

I'd like to get the chapter names formatted as shown below: with a horizontal ruler between the circle and Chapter name, for both numbered and non-numbered chapters (I work with the ...
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KOMA warning about ToC

Lately I've noticed the following warning from KOMA when I compile my documents: Class scrreprt Warning: \float@addtolists detected! (scrreprt) You should use the features of package ...
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Can't shift/position \chapter with titlesec?

Somehow I my attempt to change the placement of \chapter seems not to work. I would like to that my chaptertitle begins right at the top of the page. Do I need to change the plain pagestyle? ...
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Variability in the line spacing of paragraph breaks?

Don't know how to describe my problem properly, but there seems to be a variablility in the line spacing of paragraph breaks, with my settings or generally or anything. Since I don't know what is ...
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Tocloft + KOMA, get rid of numberings in table of content, but keep them in the content and in other lists such as list of figures

I am using the documentclass scrbook (KOMA) with tocloft and would like to get rid of all the numberings of the chapters, sections and subsections in the table of content, but not in the content and ...
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No numberings, no numbers (section, chapter, subsection etc.) in header?

I am using scrpage2 with scrbook. I would like to have no numbers or numbering of sections, chapters, etc.. in the header. How can I achieve that? I have the following example: \documentclass[12pt, ...
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scrpage2 with scrbook. Chapter on left and right header

I started using scrpage2 with scrbook. First thing I don't understand is the usage of \automark[chapter]{chapter}. How could I let display chapter on left and right header. I managed to do that with ...
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Tocloft + KOMA, get rid of numberings in table of content, but keep them in the content

I am using the documentclass scrbook (KOMA) with tocloft and would like to get rid of all the numberings of the chapters, sections and subsections in the table of content, but not in the content ...
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Overview of Margins in KOMA Script/TypeArea

I am looking for some dimensions associated to page layout using the KOMA Script classes. However, I find it very difficult to find the individual commands. Does there exist something like such an ...
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Which package is best/easiest for a TeX newbie to lay out a book for print?

This question may be a little general and is subjective, but I am asking because I am not sure where my (limited) time should be invested for the problem I have to solve (I'll detail that in a ...
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Footer placement in LaTeX

I'm trying to write a footer in my document. I'm using the following command \cofoot{\so{\Large\Letter} abc@def.com \ {\Large\Telefon} (+12) 345-678-9101} How to manually place the footer in the ...
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Specifying margin width manually

I'm trying to write my CV in LaTeX. I'm using a template which I got on-line. But the margins are huge. I need the top and bottom margin to be only 1 inch. The LaTeX code is: \documentclass[a4paper, ...
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Left Justifying the Date with Scrlttr2

I would like to left justify the date in the KOMA-Script scrlttr2 class so that it aligns with the left margin of the body. I have no other data in the refline. This question helped me to get my ...
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Align letter body in scrlttr2 with adressfield

How can I align the body of the following letter with the adressfield. More precisely the text generated by \setkomavar{subject}{\bfseries Subject} \opening{Dear Mr. XY,} \lipsum[6] ...
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Need directions on how to gain more control over graphical design of header/footers

I have a design of a letterhead which contains a header and a footer as seen below in ASCII-form. As you can see it contains a header and a footer which have both above and below a horizontal ruler. ...
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How to place the chapter number behind the chapter title in KOMA script

I have the following layout for my chapter title and number: I reached this using the following code: \renewcommand*{\chapterformat}{% ...
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scrlttr2: Increasing the headline space on the 2nd page

How can I increase the space between the headline and the following text on the second page of the scrlttr2 document? \documentclass[ngerman,12pt]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Set section and subsection header to ttf font in KOMA-script

I'd like to set a custom font I acquired for all section and subsection headers in a scratcl paper I'm writing. It's a ttf and installed correctly on my Mac. I know about \setkomafont and ...
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scrbook page numbers margin problem

I was looking for the setting to adjust the vertical margin of the page numbers in the scrbook class but haven't found anything. I want to have them "nearer" to the page margin. ...
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How do I add a separate LaTeX-document as an appendix?

I want to add LaTeX-documents to my main document as appendices. I have a set of documents (of class scrartcl) that all have their own tables of content, titles etc. Each of these documents should be ...
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Align numbered and unnumbered entries in ToC (Koma-Script)

In Koma-Script I use \addsec{.} to add section without numbers. However, with respect to my ToC this gives undesirable results, as the unnumbered section-title is aligned with the beginning of the ...