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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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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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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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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exported PDFs are different in windows and ubuntu [closed]

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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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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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} \begin{...
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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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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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Separate table of appendices - Captions not displayed in new list

I used a previous approach to create a separate list of appendices that also shows up in the TOC. Described here: Appendix in scrreprt - Separate table of appendices but mentioned in original TOC ...
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KOMA-Script and vertical spacing after paragraph headline

I'm currently having troubles changing the vertical spacing from a paragraph headline to the succeeding body text. What I want to have is a newline after the paragraph heading. As I understood the new ...
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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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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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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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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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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} \section{...
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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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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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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[% fontsize=...
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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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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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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 MWE,...
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How to avoid a text body-addressee clash on scrlttr2 letter when multiple addressees are listed?

In trying to use the scrlttr2 package, with a letter address to lots of multiple parties, there is clash/crash between the body of the letter, and those to whom the letter is addressed. In other words ...
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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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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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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 \begin{tabular}{c|cc|cc|...
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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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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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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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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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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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Code involving mdframed and scrlttr2 that compiled with TL 2014 but does not compile with 2015

The following code used to compile with TeX Live 2014, but does not compile with TeX Live 2015. I now get the error: ! Missing \endgroup inserted. <inserted text> \endgroup l....
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scrpage2 conflict with fancyhdr

This is a followup to How can I add “page # of ##” on my document? The MWE below works fine with the scrpage2 line commented out, but not with. With that line uncommented, I get the error: Class ...
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Use headsepline without reducing the text body height

In a document that uses the class scrreprt and the page style headings, how can a horizontal line under the header be introduced with class option headsepline=true without decreasing the text body ...
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Overfull \hbox warnings for the glossary option “style=long” when using KOMA-Script?

I always get an overfull \hbox warning when I compile a glossary with the glossaries package and the option style=long. Also the warning occurs only with KOMA-Script classes and not with the standard ...
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\sectionformat in Koma classes with babel [spanish]

I can't modify the \sectionformat in KOMA classes when using the spanish option in {babel}. Is there any direct fix (I mean, without recurring to {titlesec})? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[% %...
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titlesec is not properly working with koma script

I am new to latex and I am using titlesec for formatting the chapter headings with titlesec. \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[display] {\bfseries\huge} {\filleft\Large\chaptertitlename~\...
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Mimicking the style of a KOMA script section heading inside a nomenclature

I have a document using the scrreprt class which contains a nomenclature. The nomenclature uses subgroups with headings. I'd like to format the headings like the section headings of the document, i.e. ...
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Reordering KOMA-Script title (not titlepage) in custom class

I'm trying to define custom styles for the KOMA-Script title which is later inserted using the \maketitle command currently using a mix of the KOMA-Script \setkomafont command and the \patchcmd ...
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Babel hebrew and koma-script letter

When I try to use babel hebrew together with the Komascript letter class there is a sequence of errors. After looking at the file hebrew.ldf, I think the reason is that babel hebrew checks for a list ...
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Setting fontsize in scrbook class

I currently use the scrbook class with a custom TrueType font that I included manually. The font is called GARA (a Garamond variant), and I have written an .fd file etc. for it. The font is scalable, ...
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Layout of the KOMA script guide [closed]

The KOMA script guide states the following on page 26: The literature gives different values for good line lengths, depending on the author. To some extent, this is related to the native ...
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How can I add these information at the titlepage?

How can I add the name of university and the name of supervisor at the title page of my thesis? Do I have to add a command before or after \maketitle? \begin{document} \title{ Blabla } \author{...
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How can the running head on recto pages in table of contents be removed (in KOMA)?

I am writing a thesis work in scrbook class (though it appears this applies to similar non-KOMA classes as well). The default behavior for running head is: Verso pages: Chapter Title Recto ...
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How to indent everything but titles?

While passing parskip=half to scrbook removes all indentation, I (unfortunately) should indent everything by 10 mm, excluding chapter/section/... titles. How can this be achieved easiest? I was ...
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How to add page numbers and rotated chapter title to the outer margin?

I'd like to have page numbers on the outer page border slightly bellow the center, and the current chapter title at the bottom but rotated 90 degrees counter-clockwise (i.e. to the left) such that it ...