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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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 ...
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Logo in a LaTeX header, Koma-Script letter class

I use this class definition in the preamble of my document: \documentclass[template, backaddress=off, foldmarks=false, enlargefirstpage, pagenumber=off, ...
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How to modify the number of columns in a poster under scrartcl document class [closed]

I am using the scrartcl document class to produce a poster for a conference presentation. The number of columns set at the beginning of the document is four, but I would like to use four just for the ...
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Spacing before theorem with scrbook

I recently changed from book to scrbook. Because of this there is now no spacing before a theorem enviroment. I now want to change this back, i.e. I want to have an extra spacing before a theorem ...
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How do I switch page styles with scrpage2?

I want to use two different footers with scrpage2: one with no \pagemark (page number) on the first page; and then one that includes a \pagemark on all following pages. How do I perform the switch ...
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How to reverse the changes in the headline formatting in scrbook?

A friend asked me for help, as there have been some changes in the formatting that scrbook provides, which is not good for an updated edition of a book. Currently, I am tweaking his sources in order ...
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problem with scrpage2 and coloured borders

I'm trying to do this \usepackage{scrpage2} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \usetikzlibrary{calc} %\usetikzlibrary{intersections} %\tikzset{variable/.default=} ...
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labbook figure numbering

I am using the labbook document class which is based on scrbook. labbook doesn't number the chapters, but the figure numbering still behaves the way it was in scrbook: it's not running, but each ...
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half parskip in koma scrartcl resulting in space at the end of last line before next paragraph

I wrote some things and wanted to have a part of those left aligned and on the same line some words (or formulas) right aligned. I solved that with \hfill. So sad it is not working on the last line ...
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How can I manually reuse KOMA variables?

I am attaching/embedding an invoice environment to the end of a scrlttr2 letter. I am improvising a header atop and outside the invoice environment with 3 minipage environments. In the last of these, ...
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How to set scrlttr2 refvpos automatically based on address length

I am creating an letter options (lco) file that I will use for multiple letters. The scrlttr2 class is designed for a fixed placement of the address field, and places the date at a fixed position from ...
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labbook/scrbook new chapter not on separate page

I am using labbook document class which relies on scrbook. It starts a new page for each chapter, which I don't want to happen. Is there a way to force it to procede with a new chapter on the same ...
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How to control the back address ident and remove the sender address in scrlttr2

I'd like to remove the box which holds the sender data and only have the backaddress. Is this possible ?
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Changing ToC subsection entry font in scrartcl

I have changed the default serif font of my document to use old-style numerals (I think they look quite nice). However, in the serif entries of the subsections (section entries are in a sans-serif ...
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KOMA-Script: caption, subfig, and captionlabel

My problem is best illustrated with an example: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{caption} \captionsetup[subfigure]{font={sf,md,sl,small}} \setkomafont{caption}{\itshape\sffamily} ...
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scrreprt – How to adjust distance between caption and table?

I am new to LaTeX, tentatively using it to prepare a complicated industrial document (laboratory test report). I had selected the report class. After numerous experiments, I have just found that just ...
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Unused global option (cleardoublepage=plain)

I know that some of the Unused global option(s) LaTeX warnings can be resolved including some packages (as in here). Specifically, How can I get rid of the following warning? LaTeX Warning: Unused ...
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Change \headheight for a \pagestyle

I have a document class that auto generates header from some user input. The problem is the first page should have a different page header than the others and the headline can be multi line. So ...
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Remove space before chapter title - with KOMA script (scrbook)

I am using the KOMA script document class scrbook. Is there any way to make the chapter headings appear exactly at the top of the page body just by using KOMA (without using titlesec, fancyhdr, ...
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KOMA-Script: “bad” italic in page header

Because of trouble with upright Greek characters, I decided to switch from latin modern to Bitstream Charter (even though I don't really like it). It seems that together with the mathdesign package, ...
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New line and no indent after \paragraph?

I tried to use a \paragraph-environment, but I do want a new line after the title and no indent in the first textline. New line is easy, but the first line is indented even if I use \noindent, ...
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Margins too wide using a5paper Koma-Script option

This is my preamble: \documentclass[a5paper, DIV=classic, 12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{xltxtra,fontspec,graphicx,xunicode,color,lettrine} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text, Ligatures={Rare}, ...
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own class with twocolumns activated in \ifdefined for KOMA and xelatex

I want to do something like in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1465665/passing-command-line-arguments-to-latex-document. For better explanation I'll show a minimal running example: My test.cls: ...
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Put section and page numbers in the margin with KOMA Script

Using the scrartcl document class, I would like to put the section number into the page margin, as is seen for example in the famous l2tabu document. That should be easily possible with KOMA Script, ...
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Is there a \lowertitleback for \extratitle?

I am using the koma package to typeset my thesis and was wondering if there is something like "\lowerextratitleback", i.e. the analog of \lowertitleback for the extra title page which can be set using ...
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How to include abstract into titlepage?

I don't want to have the abstract on a separate page but rather under the title. Also I then want to end the page and don't begin with the actual document. This is my minimal example: ...
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New paragraph without indent in KOMA Script

This might be the stupidest question ever asked on TeX.sx, but I recently changed my paragraphing style and now run into problems. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Remove dots from TOC, have page numbers right after titles

When looking for some inspiration for how to come up with a template for my thesis, I came across the wonderful classicthesis package. Since I'm working on some very progressive material, however, I ...
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Giving headlines a background color spanning across the entire typearea

I posted this at stackoverflow and got redirected here. This does indeed look like a better place to ask. I would like to decorate my headlines (section, subsection, etc.) by adding a background ...
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reduce vspace after section header

I am currently using the the scrartcl document class and glossaries for acronyms: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,headsepline,notitlepage,parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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How to typeset definitions with several paragraphs in the KOMA classes

The KOMA classes do not use vertical inter-paragraph spacing with some good arguments (see page 50 of the scrguide). I defined an environment for definitions with the amsthm package using their ...
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Add \numberline in TOC for part with scrbook

I'm using the scrbook document class for a publication. In order to properly format the part entries in the table of contents, I would like to write an entry like \contentsline ...
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Load package after other package with \AfterPackage

I want to group packages together (in the real document, I load many more packages) and want to solve the sorting of the packages with commands like \AfterPackage from KOMA-Script. I am using this ...
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Overfull vbox with scrbook and setspacing

The following MWE gives me a lot of badbox warnings Overfull \vbox (1.39674pt too high) has occurred while \output is active [] with always the same value of 1.39674pt. It seems to be related to the ...
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Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences?

What are the main differences between the book, report, and article document classes? I am interested in the following: visual differences in the final document; differences in the way the ...
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report/book: how to customize \part look (the page itself and listing in ToC)?

I was wondering how I can 'split' up a latex document into 'volumes'. The final TOC should read something like this: Volume 1 2 1. chapter 1 of volume 1 ...
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How can I set the vertical margin of my chapter headings?

I currently don't like the typesetting of a document. In my two sided document, I want that the chapter headings not have a vertical space before their appearance. The text on the second page should ...
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Incompatibilities between KOMA-Script and titlesec

This is a complementary question to About memoir and titlesec incompatibility. The titlesec manual states (p. 2) that the package [...] works with the standard classes and with many others, ...
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Running figure numbering

I want to use running figure numbering so I used a trick form this website http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=running-nos. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{scrbook} \usepackage{chngcntr} ...
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Formatting of multiline chapter headings using KOMA

I need (publisher requirement) to format the chapter headings in a document in such a way, that the chapter number is aligned with the text on the page, but if the chapter is longer than one line, the ...
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Fixed marginpars with gray background in KOMA-Script

I am an newbie looking to achieve a sort of two column effect with my LaTeX report - I am using LaTeX KOMA-script as a base. I want my margin to appear in a different background color, (say) gray, ...
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Declaring layers causes tikzpicture to disappear

I'm using a picture environment to \put some tikzpictures at places within the page from within \setkomavar{firsthead}. When I declare some pgf layers like so: \pgfdeclarelayer{background} ...