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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How to avoid extra pages before titlepage with scrbook and glossaries? Strange problem [closed]

I am encountering a very strange problem when combining the scrbook class and glossaries package. When using the glossaries package, two extra pages will always be added before the titelpage. This is ...
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Doublespacing is moving my page number

I'm using the KOMA-Script report scrreprt to typeset my PhD thesis and the graduate school requires that the main text be double spaced and that the page number be in the top right. When I enable ...
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How can i change the fontsize with KOMA-script?

I need to change the fontsize to 11pt inside a table environment. The default setting of the document is 12pt using scrartcl, but I need to change this to exact 11pt in the float (the reason is that ...
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Why doesn't parskip=half work together with fontenc in bibliographies?

If \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is used and parskip=half is set: Else (either \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} isn't used or parskip=half isn't set): I consider the second one the correct style. Why is ...
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Biblatex: bibliography section headings without numbers in scrreprt or scrbook

The following code produces headings on the section level starting with the number of the section before the bibliography: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How can I force hyphenation in chapter titles?

I have a (German and English) document, which uses the scrbook class fromt he KOMA package, with long German words in the chapter titles. I would like Latex to hyphenate those words when necessary, ...
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Using KOMAoptions to produce landscape output produces empty page

I am writing my thesis and received a template for inserting landscape graphics on a typical paper when using pdflatex (which I am). It looks like this: \newpage ...
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Changing options based on generated document length

I am creating lots of letters using the scrlttr2 package and some variables that change per letter. The contents of these variables might cause the letter to take up an additional page that I would ...
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Chapters on the same page or not displaying parent counters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start new chapter on same page Using the scrbook class so far, what I want is either to get new chapters to start on the same page as the last one (after a reasonable ...
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What packages are incompatible with KOMA-Script?

Triggered by the question why should I not use the koma script classes results practically necessarily a consequence question: What packages are incompatible with KOMA-Script? KOMA-Script offers ...
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Why should I *not* use the KOMA-Script classes?

I've heard a lot of recommendations to use the KOMA-Script document classes in place of the base document classes. I appreciate that there is a lot of added functionality, and customisation is easier. ...
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Section open right in scrbook

Using scrbook, I would like sections to open on a new odd page, like chapters do. How can I achieve that?
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Get \psbarcode to accept custom variable

I'm trying to use \psbarcode in a manner that it will take a premade variable to render the barcode. MWE that fails is below, \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{auto-pst-pdf} ...
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Redefinition problem with \maketitle from KOMA class (with optional argument)

I try to redefine the \maketitle command as shown below. If I use an optional argument in the redefinition I get the TeX capacity exceeded error. Any suggestion why? MNWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} ...
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page headings in scrbook and xepersian

I found the page about page numbers in xepersian, but the problem seems to be more general. I cannot get the page headings with scrpage2 in the KomaScript classes to work. I tried the following: ...
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KOMA-Script footer margins

I am doing one-page documents with title and I need more space so all text can be put on that page. I achieve this by \typearea{12}. What happens is that the footer margin gets absurdly large (say, ...
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How to get \marks with longtable?

I'm using longtable and trying to use \marks. So far I've got no luck. MWE: \documentclass[a5paper,pagesize]{scrartcl} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{scrpage2} ...
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How to set headsepline length?

I'm writing a document using scrbook document class and while I was able to set up all header and footer apparence, I can't find a way to set headsepline length (seems to follow \textwidth settings, ...
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scrbook margin - ratio between top and bottom is wrong

I use the following document class \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,twoside]{scrbook} with default header and footer (chapter/section in header and the page number in the footer) My problem is, that ...
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Jenor chapter style

Is it possible to get the Jenor chapter style available with the memoir documentclass in the scrreprt documentclass (Koma-script)? Here is a link to Jenor style.
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Mark key-value class options as used

I have written a wrapper for the scrartcl class in the following way: \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e} \ProvidesClass{mycls}[2012/08/23] \RequirePackage{kvoptions} \DeclareStringOption{title} ...
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Is there a way to align the footnote mark with the top of the footnote text?

Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{scrartcl} %%Footnote Mods%% \deffootnote[1.8em]{0pt}{1.6em}{\textsuperscript{\thefootnotemark}} %%%%%% \begin{document} Sample text% % \footnote{Footnote text} % ...
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Troubles using koma-moderncv [closed]

I am some trouble writing a CV using koma-moderncv package. I am running MikTex 2.9 with TexnicCenter RC 1. I have installed the package via the package manager that comes along with MikTex. After ...
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Center parts in toc with tocloft

I'm trying to create a toc in a large Latex document which uses the KOMA script. In the toc I would like to center the parts and remove all other components (pagenumber, partnumber). I use tocloft (a ...
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Twoside: headsepline is missing at beginning of a new chapter

Today I changed in my latex document for my dissertation the option to "twoside". After that I got a problem with some headseplines. Everytime when it comes to a new chapter, the first side doesnt get ...
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Chapter list in TOC whilst using \chapter{} only

I have a fiction book to typeset and I am using scrbook class as I thought that it is very flexible. For every chapter beginning I am using \chapter{} command and leave the field inside {} empty, so ...
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scrreprt - add levels below \subparagraph

I have to write my thesis in (German) law and we usually use a very nested headline system. I use scrreprt and have these levels: (part) chapter section subssection subsubsection paragraph ...
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Puzzled as to “centering” of KOMA-script captions

Section 3.20 of the KOMA-script documentation ("scrguien.pdf", pp. 120-1) prescribes the syntax \setcapwidth[justification]{width} for the formatting of a caption. [c] is the option for centering. ...
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Linebreaks in KOMA-script captions

Using the captions package, linebreaks can be incorporated into figure-captions easily: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[htbp] ...
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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 ...