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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Appendix changes sections and figures numbering

I don't know how to face a strange behavior caused by the appendix package. I'm using KOMA-Script book class and many other packages (see here: http://pastie.org/1728702) When I add an appendix (not ...
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Personalizing chapter lines in table of contents

I am using scrbook and would like to tune my table of contents to look like the one in this book : http://biblefacts.org/church/Charisma.pdf , with a text saying "Chapter #" on top of each entry. I ...
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marginfix makes KOMA's \marginline flush towards the outside, rather than the inside?

The marginfix package seems to do something funny to KOMA's \marginline command. Here is an MWE: \documentclass[mpinclude=true]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{marginfix} ...
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Making one margin bigger to allow margin notes in KOMA script

I want to add margin notes using KOMA script's \marginline. I don't want to get into the tricky business of manually setting a lot of typearea lengths myself, I just want to make the outside margin a ...
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Full page image as title page

Background Wrote a technical manual in LyX. The technical manual currently has two parts: Cover image (PDF) Manual text (PDF) Problem When merging the two PDF files (with GhostScript or other ...
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KOMA script - Page heading for unnumbered chapter vs. automark

I'm using the following document structure based on KOMA script classes and styles \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,BCOR10mm,DIV11,toc=listof]{scrbook} \usepackage[nouppercase,headsepline]{scrpage2} ...
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Make more lines fit on the page in the scrreprt class

Good to see this: "Documents built on scrreprt are highly customizable" (Stefan Kottwitz in his answer How to customize the standard report template). My question: I want to make the top and bottom ...
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Subfig, KOMA script, caption - how to suppress some list of figures entries?

I am using KOMA script and the subfig package like this \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,BCOR10mm,DIV11,toc=listof]{scrbook} \usepackage[caption=false, font=footnotesize, ...
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Increasing paragraph indentation in KOMA script

The default parindent in KOMA scrartcl is too small for me. I remember reading somewhere that just changing \parindent directly is not wise, since it also affects other things (like itemize etc). And ...
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Is italic + less-space formatting of \subparagraph typographically sensible?

As discussed in Difference between \paragraph and \subparagraph in scrreprt?, my formatting does not make a difference between \paragraph, as the proposed workaround does have no effect, if the option ...
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Extra space for numbered titles in table of contents

Background A manual with chapters, sections, subsections, and sub-subsections. Using KOMA Script v2. Problem The spacing between the heading title and its number is too close to the number in some ...
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Difference between \paragraph and \subparagraph in scrreprt?

I'm using scrreprt for writing and (at least for me without any typographic education) I don't see any difference between a section typed as \paragraph or \subparagraph. My questions: Is there a ...
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Underfull vbox and typearea warnings with Koma-Script and a5paper

I have this in the preamble: \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to use pxfonts with the standard KOMA Script font?

In an earlier question I asked how to display a triple line integral. This was not possible with the earlier package mathpazo which I use, so I would like to switch to pxfonts. This package, if I ...
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Section title gradient

Background Writing a manual using KOMA Script. The default fonts are perfect and should not be changed. Problem KOMA Script produces the following section outline: The desired outline looks ...
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Customize spacing between section number and its caption?

is there any chance to customize the spacing between the (sub)section number and its title in every appearance in the document? That is, in any header or footer as well as in the table of contents and ...
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Table of Contents: Customize space between dots before page number?

I am writing a small KOMA-Script scrartcl document with multiple sections. In the table of contents, LaTeX fills the current line with dots between the end of the section name and the page number. Is ...
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Distance between chapter title and text

In my scrreprt I've changed distance between paragraphs with \setlength{\parskip}{9pt}. But \parskip changes also distance between chapter title and the paragraph. How can I change distance between ...
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Replacing fancyhdr with scrpage2

I'm trying to reduce the number of packages I'm loading in my documents and I read on the KOMA documentation (and elsewhere) that it can define page styles better than fancyhdr. But each time I try to ...
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KOMA-Script Chapter Headings

How can I change the default KOMA-Script chapter heading style to the default classes' style? Specifically, how do I turn this: Into this:
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Switching from fancyhdr to srcpage2

Is it worth it to switch from the fancyhdr to the scrpage2 package? I am trying to assess it's worth because I am having problems making the headers of the listsofsomething all uppercase. I am using ...
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incompatibilities between babel[french] and KOMA-Script classes

The compilation of \documentclass{scrreprt} %or with any other KOMA-Script classes, like scrartcl %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} test \end{document} leads to ...
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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Figure in the Chapter

How can I put an image together with the chapter style in scrbook class (chaptername, chapternumber capitalized - left aligned -, and a figure above them, centered, like the scheme below)? ...
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How to place a running header and a footer to the page with chapter/section heading?

Some people wants to remove running headers and footers from the pages, where a chapter or a section is begining. But I'd like to stay it in place. How can I make it? (I use KOMA-Script (scrbook) and ...
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Display appendix section title like “Appendix A My Code Listing”?

I'm using the document class scrartcl and appendix. This currently results in a letter instead of a number for section enumeration in the TOC and section title ("A My Code Listing"). I need to change ...
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ltablex + \caption[]{…} = error or bug?

I'm writing my thesis with the document class scrbook from koma-script and want to use the package ltablex (= longtable + tabularx) for setting long tables with automatic page break calculation. Now, ...
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What are the strengths and weaknesses of KOMA-Script and memoir?

To make a professional book layout, many people suggest to use either KOMA-Script or memoir. Let me know the strengths and weaknesses of each please.
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Place quotation (dictum) in a box

Background Looking to change the appearance of quotations at the start of each Chapter (or Part). The book is using KOMA Script v2. (Most searches for the quote command come back with results for ...
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What is the easiest way to decrease the linespread in a table of contents?

Using the scrartcl class for a report I am writing, I would like to have only the sections show up in the table of contents. Although I manage to do that, the linespread looks too big in my eyes, and ...
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Fonts in scrartcl.

Hallo all, I started using the scrartcl class and then all the fonts (section, title ...) were messed up. How can I get them back as they where when I used article. Do I have to set them all with ...
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Why does setting the paper size with KOMA-Script require TikZ?

Maybe I am just too tired, but I simply can't explain what is going on. The file \documentclass[a5paper]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum \end{document} produces A4 sized ...
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Force KOMA-Script title to fill whole page

I’m using KOMA-Script (scrreprt) and its excellent set of macros to define a rich title page: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[showframe,pass]{geometry} \subject{Subject} \title{Title} ...
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How do I add a Page X of Y in a KOMA-script class?

I saw the answers to a similar question, but the accepted answer won't take effect in a KOMA-script class. \usepackage{lastpage} ... \cfoot{\thepage\ of \pageref{LastPage}} I am using scrartcl ...
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How do I set the margins in a KOMA-Script class?

I am writing my resume (using the currvita package) within a scrartcl document class from KOMA-Script. How do I set the margins? I think the text width is a bit too narrow for me.
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Suppress header on first page of section

I created a header using KOMA-Script. How can I suppress this header on the first page of a section?
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An 'abstract' at the start of every chapter?

I am using the book document class and what I would like to do is to have a abstract like text at the start of every chapter (in smaller font outlining what will happen in the chapter, etc.). I don't ...
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Where to put the acknowledgements in a thesis document?

Basically there are three possibilities: add just a 'Acknowledgement' section as last section of you introduction chapter put it at the end - between the last appendix and the bibliography put it ...
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How can I have multiple lines in a header or footer using scrpage2?

For an assignment at university I have to copy a lay-out template that is provided in Word but I want to use LaTeX. For this, I need to have two lines in the footer. How can I achieve this using ...
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sectionbib option for natbib doesn't work with scrreprt

The natbib package has an option sectionbib, that causes the bibliography to be typeset as an unnumbered section, as opposed to the default unnumbered chapter. However, when using the scrreprt class, ...
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What's the right way to change display of chapter headings?

I am using the scrbook class and I would like to achieve the following effect for my chapter headings: #### ##### ### ### ##### Name of chapter How would I do this best? Is ...
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Contents in PDF bookmarks

I am using KOMA-Script (scrreprt) and hyperref. The PDF bookmarks are generated nicely from the table of contents, but I would like an extra Contents bookmark to point to the table of contents itself ...
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How do I make pages which were “intentionally left blank”?

I have a scrbook document with an openright option, i.e. every once in a while a blank left page appears in the document. Not that I really want to do this, but how could I include the infamous "This ...
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Most useful additions in KOMA-Script?

(Background: I'm a beginner who will mostly use LaTeX for university articles and reports, but no math. Also, as I reside in Canada, the German typography conventions, which I understand KOMA-Script ...
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How to customize headers and footers?

I'd like to modify the contents of my headers and footers - e.g., to display the current chapter and/or section title or to change the pagination alignment. How can I do that? I've noticed the ...