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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KOMA-script: Add word “Part” and “Chapter” in ToC

How can I add the word "Part" to the part entry and "Chapter" to chapter entries in the ToC? \documentclass[chapterprefix]{scrbook} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Alignment in \addchap left and right at the same time

I'm using scrbook and want to accomplish the following: The chapter (unnumbered) shall be devided in two parts - one ragged left and bold and - one ragged right and normal font Now I get a strange ...
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Tufte alike design with sidenotes crossing pagebreaks, or: Tufte made with KOMAscript

As far as I understand (correct me if I'm wrong), a disadvantage of the tufte classes is that the sidenotes can not cross a pagebreak. The sidenotes have to end on the very page where they begin. I ...
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Unnecessary Hyphenation and orphaned words

I get unnecessary and weird hyphenation along with orphaned words at the end of my paragraphs although there is plenty enough room to fit the word into the line before. Some times, they aren't even ...
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How to load class with options, e.g. headsepline

I'm trying to write my own class file for subsequent documents based on my template. What I did is simply copy everthing from \documentclass to (but not including) \begin{document} and paste it into ...
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Vertical spacing in KOMA-script

How can I change vertical spacing (and indents) of \paragraph, list and list item elements in KOMA-script article class? Is there some canonical way to do this? I've tried to use titlesec package, ...
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exported PDFs are different in windows and ubuntu

I am using Texmaker with PDFLaTeX build option in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The .tex uses my institute's template which is said "using scrreprt class of KOMA-Script". The problem is: I can ...
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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [closed]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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Why does KOMA-Script mix serifs and sans-serifs?

This might be slightly off-topic, but still I'll give it a try, and other TeX-users might be interested as well. Consider this minimal example: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} ...
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Intentional linebreak in KOMA float caption without destroying default indentation

I was asked to put this answer as a single question with self-answer to make it findable for other users. To cut is short, I wanted the default KOMA caption indenting behaviour but in addition to ...
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Change/remove predefined title from bibliography section

I am using the scrartcl document type for my CV and I want to add my publications as bibliography section. However, I already have a title for the section from the CV template, and when I include the ...
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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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Table of contents in scrbook/komascript: add dots to chapter titles

I need to customize the appearance of my table of contents according to the requirements of a publisher. Here is a minimal example of what it looks like right now: \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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How to change the font style of elements in KOMA-script?

Is there a possibility to change the font-style in the table of contents? Everthing I wrote down in my document was written with Times. However, the ToC does not have the same font family. Is there a ...
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set font weight in titles in a scrartcl [duplicate]

By default, most titles in a KOMA Script article (scrartcl) are set in bold (bx) weight. For a particular document, I use a special font via \usepackage{fontspec} \setsansfont{MySpecialFont} (this ...
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scrlayer-scrpage pagestyle on interleaf pages

I want to change the pagestyle of the interleaf pages. My current example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[headsepline=1pt]{scrlayer-scrpage} \ohead{\pagemark} \ihead{\headmark} \chead{} ...
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scrlttr2 document fails with datetime2 package

When using the datetime2 package in a scrlttr2 document, I get the error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/datetime2/datetime2.sty:368: LaTeX Error: \today undefined. See the LaTeX ...
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Latexmk and KOMA-Script tocstyle package compile errors

I'm trying to use the KOMA-Script package together with latexmk wich produces folling compile error: Latexmk: Summary of warnings: Latex failed to resolve 20 reference(s) Latexmk: applying rule ...
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KOMA-Script: Wrong alignment of roman numbers [duplicate]

I'm encountering the same problem as in "roman numbers too wide in table of contents" and in "In table of contents, long page numbers intrude on right margin despite plenty of available space". I'm ...
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Is there a good tutorial / getting-started-guide focused on the KOMA-Script way?

So, I'm pretty new to LaTeX. I've been told in many places to use KOMA-Script document-classes instead of the standard ones; but it's also been mentioned that after doing so, you can't use a plethora ...
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Omit the date in \maketitle *without blanking the date*

So, this is building on Omitting the date when using \maketitle; but I'd still like to include the date in the page footer. This means \date{} isn't an option. (Of course, I'd like to get rid of the ...
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change font of glossary entry (glossaries, scrreprt)

When using glossaries to display acronyms within a scrreprt document, the acronyms in the list of acronyms will be printed in bold sans serif. I would like to have the (bold) serif font, however. How ...
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Get Values of \chapterheadstartvskip from KOMA Script

A colleague of mine asked me about the spacing used in KOMA script's scrreprt, because she would like to use the same spacing in her Word document (no room for discussion here, believe me I tried to ...
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scrlttr2 - onehalfspacing in main body, singlespace in address

I'm writing a letter with scrlttr2 and I want the main body in \onehalfspacing. But even with \begin{onehalfspacing} TEXT BODY \end{onehalfspacing} the address is set in one-half spacing as well. ...
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Customizing chapter and section style (scrbook)

I have found a very cool custom style for chapter and section headings (It is from Customizing Chapter style in scrbook): \documentclass[ 11pt, pagesize=auto, version=last, chapterprefix=true ...
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Header and Footer does not show on second page (scrlttr2)

i wanted to create a formal letter but the header and the footer does not appear on the other pages than the first one My Document looks like this: \include{absender.lco} \documentclass[% ...
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Why does \typearea affect page/paper size?

I'd like to use the \typearea package in order to properly calculate the size of the text block. However, invoking the package sets the paper size at A4, and I want to use a smaller size. Here's a ...
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Section title with runin and KOMA class?

I would like to have section titles with runin so that there is no newline after the section title. This can be done with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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generating a table in koma-script class

We generate a multicol document using the scrartcl document class. Taking the sample below data, we see when we use the \begin{table}[h] command no table is generated in the multicols section. If we ...
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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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Comparing koma variable to string

I can't quite figure out how to compare a koma variable with a string by using \usekomavar{..}. I want to set another koma variable depending on the value of the first. So I want something like this ...
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How to make a header show a continuing section's title?

Goal: I want the reader to know which section he is in, even if a section was page-wrapped. I've been using \renewcommand{\sectionmark}[1]{\markright{#1}} previously and then \fancyhead[C]{\sffamily ...
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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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Downsides of switching from default LaTeX document classes to KOMA-Script variants? [duplicate]

I'm considering switching from the article class to KOMA-Script's scrartcl, due to the availability of a \subtitle environment - a rather weak reason. I've read the list of useful features / benefits ...
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line numbers across multicols in scrartcl

The answer to the following question suggested by @IanThompson with left and right column numbers works sufficiently when we use \documentclass[twocolumn]{article} However I am using a different ...
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Including a signature image in scrlttr2

Hi there: I have a letter template using scrlttr2 and I am trying to insert a signature image. I was using the code posted here texblog and it sort of works. It throws an undefined sequence error, ...
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List of Table, Koma-script: how to not have the entire caption? [duplicate]

I use the KOMA-script to write the thesis and when i call the \listoftables I would like to modify some entries. For example, for the following table: \begin{table} \centering ...
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Theorem/Definition/Lemma/etc independent numbering in Lyx

I am using the Koma-script book class in Lyx. By default, theorems, definitions, lemmas, and so on, follow the same numbering. So after "Theorem 1" comes "Definition 2", then "Lemma 3", and so on, ...
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Larger footnote numbers with hang option not appearing as superscript in enumerate [duplicate]

I have the problem, that my footnote number does not appear as superscript at the word. Instead it appears as normal number directly after the word. This is part of a template I should use. However, ...
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Book (Novel) Layout

I would be grateful for any advice please. I would like to format section headings with the Mathilde font. However, I receive an the error: File ended while scanning use of \scr@ttl@@extract. Usage ...
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Issue with KOMA fontsize=10.5pt option and onehalfspacing setting for setspace

My document isn't compiling anymore as soon as I use a fraction as fontsize in \documentclass[fontsize=10.5pt]{scrartcl}. Compilation breaks at \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} with the error ...
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Reducing the huge space before the first line of the KOMA letter class

How can i reduce the vertical space to the start of the letter? \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,firstfoot=false]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{% ...
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Lowercase small caps in section/subsection/…

I'm interested in setting the titles of section and more in lowercase small caps. And I don't know how to automatically achieve this. \documentclass{scrartcl} \setkomafont{sectioning}{\scshape} ...
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How to remove space between back address and address in scrlttr2?

There is a blank line between the back address and the address? How can I remove it? \documentclass{scrlttr2} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{ngerman, ae} ...
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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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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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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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Understanding headers in scrartcl

I would like to get a better understanding, why using fancyhdr is not recommended using scrartcl. So far I haven't had any problems using them together but the output is always complaining that I ...
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problem: no vertical space in chapter title using koma-class scrbook [closed]

I have a problem with the koma-script scrbook class. I want to have a two lines chapter title like: I tried: %%% classe de base (KOMA-Script) \LoadClass{scrbook} %% classe report ...