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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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} ...
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KOMA-Script: Chapter Number as a Word

Currently I am using scrreprt for my document with the option chapterprefix=true. I wish for my chapters prefixes to be of the form: "CHAPTER ONE" as opposed to "Chapter 1". Now, I know that ...
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Custom reference field line in scrlttr2

Following on from a previous question, I took the route of co-opting the location field to display some invoice related information in the top right corner of the letter. Now I'd like to do something ...
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How to position the reference fields line in scrlttr2

TeX newbie. I want to position the reference fields line in scrlttr2 to where the "supplemental data" is usually displayed (in the top right hand corner, below the header). I figured it would be as ...
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scrlttr2: How can I remove the white space between “address” and “Subject:” line?

How may I remove excessive white space at the top, between my address in top-left, and the Subject: line? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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setkomafont with uppercase that works robustly

I know that \setkomafont is supposed to deal with switching fonts but sometimes instead of switching font, I'd like to switch to uppercase. I've not found a way to do this reliably. This breaks: ...
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How to indent the graphics caption

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX with the document class scrreprt. My problem is that I include a graphic whose description starts at the left side of the page, which is usually nice, but in my case I ...
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scrreprt .cls is missing

I get the following error on TeXShop when trying to compile: ./thesis.tex:2: LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}. ! LaTeX Error: File `scrreprt .cls' not found. My .tex file looks the following: ...
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How to no-indent section headings in scrrprt table of contents?

Using the scrrprt class of Koma-Script with xelatex, I'd like to have my section entries in the table of contents appear without indenting. My current code is: ...
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How to reduce the margins

I am making a report using latex, it is looking fine but there is a really large space taken up by the margins. Here is the main tex file \documentclass[fontsize=13pt]{scrreprt} ...
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Curious interaction between KOMA, fontenc and hyperref when using hidden glossary entries

In this question is asked how to hide single entries from my acronyms list. The solution works fine in the minimal example from that question. However, trying to use that solution in my actual ...
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Upper Case Page Header KOMA

I am trying change the page header in scrbook so that it contains upper case letters. To do so, I am using fancyhdr which gives me the required look for all the chapters. Unfortunately there is a ...
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scrartcl: Remove page number on title page

I'm writing the abstract for my bachelor thesis. Therefore I use LaTeX. Now I have the structure of my document, but it always prints me a page number on the page. It is only one page and instead of ...
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Different headheight for first page

I'm writing a document using the Koma-Script class scrartcl (3.09a). I want to have a header and a footer on every page, but the header of the first page should be different from the others. So ...
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KOMA-article: Page X of Y not showing in first page footer

(Warning: Question from newbie to LaTeX :-) Using koma-article in Org-mode, I want to show "X of Y" in the footer of all pages. I followed the instructions in this post, and it works fine for pages 2 ...
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Change page margins for one single page inside the document

I am writing a document , A4, using KOMA-Scripts (scrbook) and inside my document i have a Flowchart which doesn't pass in portrait. I used \KOMAoptions{paper=landscape} \recalctypearea ...
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Remove dot-after-number in figure captions while keeping the dot in chapter/section captions

In my document (using KOMAScript and babel[ngerman]) I have various figures which get captions like "Abbildung 1: ...". However, as soon as I add a \appendix to the document all those captions change ...
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Chapters only on even pages, sections without pagebreaks?

I'm having a few questions about KOMA script configuration and would love if you guys could help me out: How can I make all chapters only appear on even pages? How can I make all sections NOT have ...
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KOMA classes and \LoadClass

I want to create a document class based on a KOMA-Script class. If myclass.cls contains the following \ProvidesClass{myclass}[2011/08/31] \LoadClass[paper=a5]{scrartcl} then compiling a document ...
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How to add a description (“precis”) to a toc entry with KOMA-Script class?

Using the KOMA-Script class I'ld like to add chapter descriptions to the table of contents to provide a short description of this chapter right in the TOC. I've already found the "memoir" document ...
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Chapter title without number

Now that I have turned numbering on, \leftmark shows chapter title with number in my header. like 1 ChapterTitle How do I remove the number? these are my settings ...
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Spacing in headline between number and text

How do I change the spacing between the number and the title of a section? I would like to have the following: 1.(1cm space)Section name
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KOMA: Margin notes only on outer side of two-column document? [closed]

For some part of a two-column scrbook of mine, I need to actually get a three-column layout: Two columns text, and a third column with a table (or a boxed enumeration, that would work too). Both ...
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KOMA-Script: change font of sectioning headings to serif

How to change the default KOMA-Script font that is used for chapter/section headings etc. to the Computer Modern font that is used in text body?
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\tableofcontents in twocolum document

I don't quite understand why \tableofcontents in a \twocolumn document yields only one column (or how to change that - ideally without including multicol just for the ToC...)? ...
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Remove dot after appendix numbering

I want my appendix section numbering to look like this Appendix A Section one B Section two I've figured out how to get the A and B (see question How to modify the appendix chapter numbering?). But ...
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Configure tex4ht for package scrjura

I'm drafting agreements on the topic of renewable energies. Trouble is, clients sometimes need a word-version = my agreement in html. The package tex4ht does the job pretty well, unless I use the ...
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Make titlepage one-sided (centered) while all other pages are two-sided

I am using scrbook to write a small paper. I am trying to create a title page which displays its contents (title, author, institution) with a one-sided layout, while all other pages should use a ...
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Typeset \chapter also in two columns when writing in twocolumn mode

I use \documentclass[twocolumn]{scrreprt} which produces a nice layout but every chapter is set in one column mode, which leads to a new page for every chapter. How can I tell latex to set ...
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scrpage2: unnumbered headings with \addsec get the wrong automarks

Here's my code: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[markuppercase]{scrpage2} \pagestyle{scrheadings} \automark[chapter]{part} \begin{document} % ...
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Koma-Script: How to reduce the size of the footer

I'd like to reduce the size of the footer in the following example, because I want to get rid of the extra whitespace area under the footer. \documentclass[a4page]{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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scrreprt: No extra page per chapter [closed]

Is it possible to configure koma-script's scrreprt so, that it does not create a page only for the chapter information on the start of a new chapter? I am aware that scrartcl does not do this with ...
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Font problems; Hebrew with KOMA document classes; error message

I am using XeLaTeX for writing texts in Hebrew. Now I have been trying to use the KOMA document classes. After applying a few changes (like changing the font used for chapter, section, ... headlines ...
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One-column abstract in KOMA-script

I would like to make the abstract in KOMA Article appear on both columns, when writing a two column article. I would like to use internal koma options, instead of loading external packages. The ...
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Removing the line and address from scrlttr

scrlttr2 seems to set a line with the address on it. I can't figure out which of the many scrlttr2 options turns it off. \documentclass{scrlttr2} \setkomavar{fromname}{Seamus} ...
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koma book chapter number with trailing .0?

By default, KOMA-Script scrbook produces chapters numbered like "1. Introduction". How can I get a chapter numbered like "1.0 Introduction"?
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How to change font size of longtable-lines without changing font size of caption?

I'd like to change the font size of all contents of a longtable to footnotesize. However the rest of the document and also the caption (!) shall be (stay) in normal size. (pdflatex is used) How can I ...