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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Section numbers colored

I want to color the section and subsection numbers in my document. I tried the solution here http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/193186/80972 but it doesn't work for me. Here's an example using that ...
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Inexplicable error after importing syntax package

I'm using the LaTeX-KOMA-template (based on KOMA-script as the name suggests) provided by Karl Voit for writing a thesis. I can compile the main.tex perfectly fine, until I import the syntax package. ...
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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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How do I remove keyval options from a template class?

I want to create a template class based on scrreprt.cls but with fewer options. Specifically, I need to restrict the font size to 11pt or 12pt (while still passing other options on to scrreprt.cls in ...
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fromphone, fromemail and fromurl

I am using koma-script scrlttr2 to write a letter. \documentclass[12pt,foldmarks=true,foldmarks=blmtP, fromalign=right,fromrule=aftername, fromphone,fromemail,fromurl,subject=centered, parskip=full, ...
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Weird first page with cryptic content [duplicate]

TeXworks 0.4.5 r.1280 (MiKTeX 2.9) portable typesetting with pdfLaTeX Hi all, I have a weird problem with my latex document. Everything was fine so far until today a new page appears before my ...
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How to force KOMA-Script use headers/footers as standard classes?

It is known that KOMA-Script has more flexibility than standard classes. One example is the ability to use any font size (e.g., 11.5pt). One problem appears though, which is headers and footers ...
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Change \headheight for a \pagestyle

I have a document class that auto generates header from some user input. The problem is the first page should have a different page header than the others and the headline can be multi line. So ...
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get matlab-prettifier to work in pdflatex

in the min example below, I cannot get the file to compile as it complains that I must change my typesetting engine to xelatex or lualatex instead of plain latex or pdflatex. In my original program, ...
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Typesetting lots of short footnotes

For a given book, I want to typeset lots of short footnotes on a page. The result is not looking very great. Here is the basic rendering, using scrbook with standard footnotes: Using ...
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Swap “Part” and corresponding number

I am trying to figure out how I can swap the word "Part" and the part's number in my document. The default style for \part{mypartname} is something like: Part I: mypartname However, I want it to be ...
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How to add company name to return/back address in scrlttr2?

I have taken the simple example from the KOMA script guide from page 166-167 (pdf). I now wish to introduce a company name in the line before (or after) my name. I would naively do so by changing ...
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Spider Graph Legend and Caption

I would like to add: legend (Red, blue and Green) and figure caption (with legend) for my Keviat plot. The code of my keviat is listed below. Thank you \documentclass[]{scrartcl} ...
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Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item for labeling environment

\begin{labeling} \item[ Frequency range: \SI{200}{\mega\hertz} to \SI{1000} {\mega\hertz} in steps of \SI{1}{\mega\hertz}] \item[ Stirrer positions: 36 ] ...
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scrartcl margins, font size and more

I'm asked to do a project in A4 format, 12 pt and with margins of 2.5 cm each. I usually work with scrartcl with default settings I don't how to start ( specially with the margins) Moreover, I want ...
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Include logo in title page with KOMA-script

I would like to ask if there is an easy way how to include some graphics (logo) on the title page (I'm using scrreprt class from KOMA-script). Until now I've done it like this: \title { \normalfont ...
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Komascript - resetting geometry inside the document

In Indenting text after numbered paragraphs I was given excellent advice on how to indent numbered paragraphs in Komascript, \newcommand\secnumindent{1.5cm} .. command for the section itself ...
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Indenting text after numbered paragraphs

I have a 60 page document with numbered Sections, subsections and paragraphs. All the paragraphs are numbered. I want all the text to be indented evenly after the numbered paras, such as the following ...
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Left align location using Koma script

Is it possible to left align the place variable using the Koma script Latex class? I am using scrlttr2 for letter creation. I managed to make the date left aligned using ...
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scrlttr2 - how to add the fromrule into custom-made firsthead?

Starting point should be this simple minimum example with the fromrule below the senders name and the senders personal data aligned to the right hand side: \documentclass{scrlttr2} \KOMAoptions { ...
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KOMA-Script: How to style the title of a chapter

How does one apply a custom styling to the chaptertitle in KOMA-Script? I know about the existence of the titlesec package but I've read that it doesn't play very well with KOMA-Script which outputs a ...
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How to adjust line spacing in wrapped chapter lines with KOMA-script?

I'm using scrbook. Some chapter titles are long and wrap, some of those even twice. When it goes on the third line, the spacing is different than that between the first and second lines. Looks ...
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Remove header from the page after TOC and LOF

I am using Koma-script book document class, twosides, and I also use the package \fancyhdr to modify my pages. The problem is that header appears both in the next page after TOC and after LOF, so I ...
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Installing scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class in LYX

I am having problem with installation of scrlttr2 – Koma-Script ‘letter’ class. I am unable to install it. I needed help on how to install it. I am using Windows Machine,my Miktex is located in the ...
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Headline adjustment

How can I adjust the chapter headline, so that the last line ends with the red box? And is there a way to move the whole chapter heading so that the word "chapter" is adjusted with the main text, i.e. ...
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Create caption without float *and* without caption package?

In the appendix of my thesis, there is a large number of tables and longtables which does not need to float, as they shall appear one after the other just how they fit on the pages (and it is no ...
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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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How to use special charakters like ° in heading of a letter

How to set an address with an ° (degree sign) on scrlttr2? Let's have this minimal example: \documentclass[fontsize=10pt,paper=a4,DIN]{scrlttr2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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BCOR not used inside scrreprt

I am trying to set the BCOR for my bachelor thesis. My preamble looks like this \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,a4paper,oneside, listof=totoc, % Tabellen- und Abbildungsverzeichnis ...
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Unused global option in KOMAscript wrapper class

I want to write several classes, most of them will use KOMA classes as base class. However I stumbled upon the problem that some options (mainly concerned with layout) are not processed if given in ...
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How to replace fancyhdr to a right scrbook way?

I've seen is not right to use fancyhdr with scrbook, i've got a code with fancyhdr and i want to replace it to scrbook. This is the code: \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \lhead{TEMA 13} ...
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How to avoid upper-case letters in the header?

I've used two indexes: \documentclass[a4paper,fontsize=11pt,headsepline,parskip=half-,index=totoc,BCOR=5mm,DIV=15]{scrreprt} \usepackage{imakeidx} ...
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Put section and page numbers in the margin with KOMA Script

Using the scrartcl document class, I would like to put the section number into the page margin, as is seen for example in the famous l2tabu document. That should be easily possible with KOMA Script, ...
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KOMA-Script scrbook: How to change V-space between chapter prefix and title

My university has style requirements for my dissertation that seem to be tailored to users of MS Word and the like. In particular, the formatting of section headers differs only by use of ...
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Add texte before headings numbers (KOMA)

I'm using the KOMA class scrbook, and trying to add some text before any section and subsection title. Like that : \section{Hello !} must display Section 1 : Hello ! (1 is the normal counter). The ...
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Fonts used in scrrprt TOC

in a scrrprt document I'm using proportional old style numbers throughout, but I want to use monospace lining numbers for the pages in the TOC. I can use the chapterentrypagenumber font for the top ...
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scrlttr2 - bad format

i have the following formatting problem writing a cover letter, using scrttr2`. The main text is very long, but as you can see from the given example - there is a lot of unused space. I want the ...
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Fit or Compress Text in scrbook [duplicate]

I would like to create a mass-market paperback size book using scrbook. The book in question is approximately 400 pages long at 6x9 dimensions. I would like the text to still be readable, but I'd like ...
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Why do I get a warning about computer modern even though I'm using lmodern?

I would like to use KOMA script with a fontsize of 13pt (see very much related question here: Koma Script and real 13pt). Consider the following document: ...
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Scrbook headings style

I am trying to simplify the heading styles of the scrbook-class for use in my thesis, but am unable to find a way to stop the headings from being underlined and chapters being marked by their numbers. ...
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Vertical Spacing Between Figure Names from Different Chapters in Table of Figures [duplicate]

I'm using the chngcntr package to prevent the figure numbering from restarting, in my scrreprt. Take a look at the following code: \usepackage{chngcntr} \counterwithout{figure}{chapter} ...
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How to change the size of the right/main column in the koma-moderncvclassic?

I am using the koma-moderncvclassic package to re-create my CV. How can I manipulate the size of the right side column using so the column width matches the page layout respectively the width of the ...
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Headsepline next to chapter and section title instead of below

In this thesis - made with the memoir class - the author uses headseplines next to the header content instead of below: Is it possible to achieve the same with KOMAscript and scrlayer-scrpage, for ...
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Increasing horizontal space between chapter number and chapter title in scrreprt

I would like to change the distance between the chapter number and the chapter text. A poor way to do it would be renew \thechapter, but this affects section titles too. Other answers seem to suggest ...
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Fill section entries in table of contents with dots (using scrartcl)

I use scrartcl and I want to … have list of figures and list of tables listed in the table of contents fill the space between sections and their pagenumbers with dots in the table of contents leave ...
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“smaller” footline in scrreprt

I want to use a smaller (as in height). I read in the KOMA-Script documentation that increasing the DIV value will reduce the size of headers and footers and enlarge the typearea (where the main part ...
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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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Decreasing space between title and body in scrartcl

Here is a MWE using scrartcl. If I just have a title, and no subtitle, author, date, or any of that other stuff, is there a clean way I can decrease the space between the title and the body, here ...
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How to avoid empty space at the end of a page when using scrlttr2?

I use this class definition in the preamble for typesetting letters: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman,foldmarks=true,fromalign=right,fromrule=afteraddress, parskip=half, pagenumber=no,DIV=15]{scrlttr2} ...