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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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 ...