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: How to colour just the section numbers

I have added a splash of colour to my thesis and found it looked quite nice. The theme is: Chapter and Section headings are a dark blue, and the numbering is a brighter blue. I managed to do this for ...
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How do I insert the section name into the header?

I'm trying to use fancyhdr to put the current section name into my header, but the below code just returns a blank header. I can display the current page number without a problem. ...
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adding blank page before chapter and after chapter latex [closed]

The blank page between every chapter disappeared and I tried to use \clearpage, clear double page, but it didn't work. Also in one of question here, it was said to use the following command: ...
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Reducing chapter and section spacing for scrbook

I'm using scrbook document class and using chapters and sections. The spacing between chapters and sections is quite large, too large for my taste (before and after the chapter and section). So my ...
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How to insert a personalised centred horizontal line separation in a thesis title page

I am trying to insert a horizontal line to separate the title of my thesis and the subtitle that simply describes that it is a PhD Tesis. However I have played around with \hrule and \hfill commands ...
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Something like \setkomafont{item}{\sffamily}

Just to confirm I didn’t overlook something: It’s possible in KOMA-Script to change the font of the item label in description lists, but neither the label of enumerate and itemize items nor the item ...
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Use \captionof in conjunction \subfigure?

I'm using the KOMA scrreprt class. I have a large figure with 6 subfigures, and a lengthy (but necessary!) caption explaining the figure that doesn't fit on the same page. I'm trying to use the ...
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Remove dots from TOC, have page numbers right after titles

When looking for some inspiration for how to come up with a template for my thesis, I came across the wonderful classicthesis package. Since I'm working on some very progressive material, however, I ...
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Header font in LyX

I would like to change the header font in my book ms from serif to sans serif. I've spent much time trying to find the answer on the web. I'm using book (KOMA script) and fancyhdr. Can some kind soul ...
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OTF + microtype quality + Koma-script

I stopped using LaTeX some years ago, and I'm wondering if there's now any functional way to use, at the same time: Koma Script for great European layout (“Tschicholdian” one); OpenType for various ...
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Can't find scrrpt class

I am a COMPLETE novice to latex. I installed Mactex on my Mac, and when I open Texlive it says I have KOMA installed. Yet when I try to compile with \documentclass{scrrpt} it won't compile and says ...
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tabularx table and the indentation from the addmargin environment

I have a problem with the indentation done by the addmargin environment of the koma script and the use of tabularx table. Clearly the \textwidth uses the original width of the text and not the smaller ...
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Can a chapter style environment be used for appendix formatting?

I have started including appendices in my thesis to collate common information for each separate \part section so as to make the script concise and to the point. I am using a KOMA-Script document ...
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KOMA-Script scrreprt: How to add Appendix for each Part section

EDIT (SOLVED) The below answer by LaRiFaRi successfully allowed me to introduce appendicies where desired, however they have a serious issue with the minitoc. After the first appendix the next chapter ...
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Koma-script scrpage2 footer height

After lots of googling and hair-tearing, I'm turning grey and old, and no wiser... EDIT : see bottom for a half-cooked solution. I switched from LaTeX plain classes (article, report, etc.) to ...
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Use same font in Lilypond lyrics as in surrounding LaTeX document

I use LaTeX and lilypond-book to create a hymn sheet. I increased the font size with KOMA script to increase the readability. Now the font sizes in the LaTeX document does not match the embedded ...
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Why are these options passed to \LoadClass ignored?

Consider the following simple example: % === this is simple.tex === \documentclass[paper=a5,pagesize]{scrbook} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum{1-10} \end{document} When processing this ...
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“Overfull \hbox” when using tcolorbox with parskip=half KOMA-option

When I use the tcolorbox package with the KOMA-option parskip=half, I get the error Overfull \hbox every time I use a tcolorbox. This warning appears despite the fit warning=false option of the box. ...
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Picture on title page

I'm trying to add a picture to my title page but the image appears on its own page. Can anyone help with this? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \title{Report} \author{blah} \date{\today} ...
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Modifying a letter with scrlttr2

I'm writing my first letter with LaTeX, and I need some help: I need to put the address of the sender on the upper left side of the page. Put my name in the lower right part of the page. I would ...
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No space between three-digit table number and title in List of Tables (KOMA-script) [duplicate]

I have KOMA script report in LyX (2.0.6 on Mac OS X 10.9.3) where there are more than 100 tables per chapter. For all the tables with more than thee digits (numbered chapter number dot table number) ...
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How can I prevent koma-script from changing the font?

The following code doesn't use KOMA-script ans is able to generate title with small caps: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to force label of a \caption{} to be lower case?

The idea is to have the label of a caption (table in my case, but it shouldn't matter which one, really) to be in small caps and lowercase. Now, I managed to get them in the color that I want, and in ...
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Redefine figure counter with scrbook

I am using the scrbook (KOMA Script) class, as this MWE shows: \documentclass[11pt,a5paper,twoside,BCOR=8mm,DIV=12,headings=normal,open=right]{scrbook} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Moving page number for new chapters pages to the top

Using classic-thesis, and using \pagestyle{scrheadings} the first page of new chapters shows the page number at the bottom left/right corner of the page. I would like to change only the position of ...
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In LyX, how can I remove the title and newline in a subsubsection?

I'm using the KOMA-script article class (\documentclass{scrartcl})and would like to remove the title and newline from the subsubsection, leaving me with a number followed by standard text. Ideally ...
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Can figures be referenced verbally (automatically) with respect to their place mentioned in the text? [duplicate]

I realised that sometimes when referencing a figure in my thesis (KOMA-script fyi) I end up saying the above/below/right/left figure rather than always default to saying and in Figure XX and using the ...
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Setspace fine-tuning or an alternative for scrbook

I'm looking for either an option of setspace that is between onehalfspacing and doublespacing or an alternative to setspace. Unfortunately, I need to be closer to the Word's 1.5 paragraph spacing to ...
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Koma script description environment specific font

The font for description environment can be changed by using the \setsansfont in koma classes. Is there a way to be more specific, like \addtokomafont{disposition} is for headings?
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DIV and BCOR setting in KOMA (best practices)

I have been playing around and I now realize it is possible to set the type area using a KOMA class by a couple of ways, and I'll like to know which is the correct one. \documentclass[% a4paper, ...
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How to avoid overfull \hbox warning when using tabularx with \textwidth?

Question How do I avoid the warning Overfull \hbox (10.95003pt too wide) in paragraph at lines [...] produced by the following document? \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} ...
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Efficiently use the empty page between \part and \chapter

No author and their publisher wants to publish a blank page, either do I. In my previous question, I have provided the sample page of the opening of \part and the opening of chapter as well \chapter ...
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Customise to a more fancier chapter opening

In the previous question, I tried to ask for one style per chapter. This time I would like to ask for customise the chapter opening. However, my case is a bit complicated, let us see the MWE first. ...
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Greek description for custom variables (\newkomavar*) in lco-file

Based on the templates/files asymTypB.lco, brieftemplate.tex, briefwbk.tex found at http://www.komascript.de/files/KOMA-Script-3-Buch-Beispielcode.zip, I derived a modified template for an invoice ...
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Change style of chapters using KOMA-Script [duplicate]

I would like to change the chapter style so that chapters start at the top of the page. With \renewcommand\chapter{\@startsection{chapter}{0}{\z@}% {-2em}% {6pt}% {\LARGE\bfseries}} this works fine ...
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add \figurename to \listoffigures (package titletoc)

at the moment I'm a little bit fighting with my listoffigures. - I 'just' want to put the \figurename(here it is "Pict.") in front of the \contentslabel in the lof. Here's a little code example: ...
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KOMA-script: enddot with appendix

Using the \appendix command somwhere in a KOMA-script document (in my case scrreprt) should change the behaviour of the enddot in a sectioning command: The chapters should only have an enddot if the ...
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Customization of TOC in KOMA

I would like to customize the listing of the chapters given in the table of contents in a scrbook document. Given the following example: \documentclass{scrbook} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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How to reference the Index?

How can I reference the index created by the package makeidx? Minimal working example: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{hyperref} % creates links on refs \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex ...
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One style for one chapter at a time

I saw some of the questions that may not answer my question, this question is more on decoration-like aspect. When reading some (coloured illustrated) textbooks, one may find that the chapters have ...
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Installing KOMA for Mac (Lyx) [closed]

I'm new to using Lyx and installing packages, so please be kind and patient. :) I've downloaded the entire KOMA package and folder, but have yet to install it. I will get error messages from Lyx that ...
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how to set margins in A3 page when using the KOMAoptions command inside an A4 document

I am inserting an A3 page in an A4 document using the KOMAoptions command: \afterpage{ % Insert after the current page \clearpage \KOMAoptions{paper=a3} \recalctypearea \begin{figure}[htbp] ...
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margins or line breaks in koma-script table of content

Entries in my KOMA-script TOC spread too close from the page numbers: One solution is to use a short title and insert in it a line-break, but this is not an acceptable solution. I am trying to ...
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KOMA-script modify part* page

My document has parts and *parts. I redefined the \part to print only a decorated number, that's working fine. Now I need \part* to print a decoration using the same style as \part. \part*{} ships out ...
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page margins not respected after A3 page insertion in A4 document

I am inserting an A3 page in an A4 document but the margins are not respected (and neither does a page number appear), after the A3 page. Test code below: ...
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Frame/Box around \chapter-, \section-headings,

Does anyone know how to put a frame around \chapter and \section-headings? I'm using Koma-Script (scrbook) but there it's rather difficult to find a solution ... Now I found the package 'titlesec'. I ...
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Adding bibliography to table of contents in scrreprt, using biblatex and biber [duplicate]

EDIT: The cause for the problem described below was that the .bbl file was being emptied every time the document compiled. I'm attempting to add my renamed bibliography as an unnumbered top-level ...
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Change the title size in scrartcl

I'd like to use a smaller title. I'm using the scrartcl documentclass from the KOMA-Script bundle. I can change it's color font but not it's size. \setkomafont{title}{\normalfont\bfseries\small} ...
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Create new section commands (with correct TOC entries) in KOMA-Script

What is needed to make a new sectioning command which outputs a correct entry in the TOC? For example, a command \foo which outputs something similar to \subsection in the TOC (and in the main ...
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Macro defining another macro with spaces in its name

I am trying to use the KOMA-Script command \newcaptionname which takes a macro name as its second argument, but I need spaces in it: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...