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 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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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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Page Number Position scrartcl [closed]

is there any possibility to move the page numbering from the bottom middle to the bottom right in the scrartcl package? Thanks in advance
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\pause in KOMA-script scrartcl

Is there any way that I can use the command \pause in KOMA-script presentation? The \coverand \uncover commands seem to unfunctional as well. This is the template I use: ...
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How to modify the part title page in KOMA script book style by a pdf?

I have used Adobe Illustrator to draw some covers for my part title page. Despite such dedication, I would appreciate if the bookmark points into the "cover" page. The original part title page may ...
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Uppercase chapter with KOMA-script

It has already been mentioned that it could be tricky to get uppercase letters in chapter for scrbook. However, the solution in Using \MakeUppercase in \@startsection works for scrreprt. The solution ...
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Spacing after KOMA \section in multicol environment

I'm writing a two column paper using the KOMA scrartcl class and the multicol package. However, I start with a one column header, title and nomenclature section which take up most of my first page. In ...
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Where do I put option values for customizing documents with KOMA Script classes?

I started to read the documentation on the KOMA Script classes because they seem to have many tools that are more flexible to use than the standard classes, But I don't understand where to put all the ...
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Warning, using: typearea, a5, BCOR=8mm, DIV=calc

can you please help me to avoid the warning that arises by using: twoside=true, fontsize=10pt, BCOR=8mm, \recalctypearea Here is my example: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage{microtype} ...
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scrbook pagemargins with titlepage [closed]

I've finished writing my Bachelor's thesis and want it printed like a book. So I need to make the inner margins a bit broader than the outer ones ("BCOR"). Additionally, I want my chapters always to ...
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KOMA classes and \LoadClass

I want to create a document class based on a KOMA-Script class. If myclass.cls contains the following \ProvidesClass{myclass}[2011/08/31] \LoadClass[paper=a5]{scrartcl} then compiling a document ...
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How to remove vertical space before list in table cell?

I want to get very compact lists in table cells, but there is still a vertical space before the first list item (see screenshot below). How can I remove this vertical space? LaTeX code for example ...
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Remove space before chapter title - with KOMA script (scrbook)

I am using the KOMA script document class scrbook. Is there any way to make the chapter headings appear exactly at the top of the page body just by using KOMA (without using titlesec, fancyhdr, ...
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Selecting font features for tabular data

I am writing my thesis using (among others) the KOMA-script and fontspec packages. I would like to select the default sans serif font (and add some font features) for my tables. I know how to do this ...
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Biblatex citations inside KOMA-script's dictum [duplicate]

I would like to use biblatex (specifically, biblatex-chicago) to cite an author inside the \dictum command of scrbook. Here's my MWE, which produces some errors. \documentclass{scrbook} ...
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Header should display section if no subsection available

I'm writing a document which uses scrartcl alongside with twoside and want to create a header with scrpage2. As expected the package prints the section on even pages and the subsection on odd pages. ...
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chapter no newpage and headings

I have a document (scrbook class), in which I want some chapters not to start on a new page. I therefore defined the following: %define a chapter that does not add space at the top of the page ...
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tcolorbox vs KOMAoptions: TeX capacity exceed [closed]

I tried to put a box around a definition, but got an error. The problem is, I am using a huge template, so I do not really understand most of the settings. If I add this to my file: ...
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What is the name of this page layout parameter in KOMA-Script?

The vertical offset used to position the body text on the first page of a chapter: \documentclass[chapterprefix = true]{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \chapter{Test Chapter} ...
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Koma Script handbook says chapters can start on any page using headings=openany?

On page 87 of THE GUIDE: Koma Script [2015-1-14] under the section "Structuring of Documents" the guide lists many "options" for changing the default output of \chapter sectioning, such as ...
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Error Extra \else \include after using bibtex for each \include using chapterbib [duplicate]

Thanks first of all for the previous times that I have already found answers to my problems without having to post anything! My problems is as follows: when I compile my main file only after I have ...
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Formatting acronym in tableofcontent

I got a problem with my \tableofcontents command. At first I post a simple example: \documentclass[ 12pt, a4paper, DIV13, pdftex, BCOR10mm, smallheadings, fleqn, liststotoc, ...
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Adjusting spacing around section/subsection titles with koma-script

With the KOMA-script scrreprt class the vertical spacing before and after chapter titles can be adjusted the following way: \renewcommand*{\chapterheadstartvskip}{\vspace*{0cm}} ...
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How to print “string” of first or last \label{string}, in running headers and margins, dictionary-like, with KOMA class?

I need to typeset a book where sections are identified by a string, like "PLA 1", as dictated by the book's editor (the publisher calls these strings "cite-keys".) Sometimes there are a few sections ...
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Headline adjustment doesn't work after new installation

Half a year ago, the following code \documentclass[ fontsize=12pt, % monochrome, a4paper, parskip=half, ngerman, headinclude=true, footinclude=false, ...
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roman numbers too wide in table of contents

Consider the Code below: \documentclass[% paper=A4, twoside=true, fontsize=12pt, titlepage=true, listof=totoc, bibliography=totoc, listof=flat, open=right, ...
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What does KOMA stand for in “KOMA-Script”? [closed]

I could not find any hints to the acronym KOMA - maybe someone knows and can post his opinion. It evolved from a bundle called "Script" - being the reason KOMA-Script classes start with "scr" ...
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Setting custom paper size with KOMA Script / pdflatex

I try to set a document with some custom paper dimensions (lets say 24cm height and 17cm width), the beginning of the file looks like so: ...
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Inline subsubsection heading with KOMA

I want inline subsubsection headings, as displayed in the example below. It is easy to realize them with the titlesec package, but according to this thread, there are incompatibilities between KOMA ...
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How to get headings indented as the first lines of paragraphs?

I would like the chapter and (sub)section headings to be indented as much as the first lines of paragraphs (\parindent value). By default using koma-script I get them aligned with left boundary of ...
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How to avoid pagenumering with text in scrlttr2

Have a Letter in scrlttr2. I cannot avoid/exclude the text before the page number 'Seite' (see print-screen). The official documentation recommends to add \pagenumbering{arabic}. But for my document, ...
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Too high footer on (custom) title page in scrartcl

I wanna have custom title page in my document created with scrartcl class. I'm using titlepage environment (which I believe sets thispagestyle=empty). Still I have rather high footer: just as in ...
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fontenc changes sans serif bold font in KOMA-script

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \textbf{\textsf{Some text}} \end{document} The output of the above code is and doesn't change ...
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How to put both chapter and section name in the header of the page?

I'm working on a one-sided LaTeX document with document class scrreprt and I'm using scrpage2 to customize headers and footers of the pages. At the moment, the respective chapter name is shown in the ...
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koma-classes: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize not defined

Whan using KOMA-script article class with 14pt I got following warning: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/koma-script/typearea.sty: Package typearea Warning: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize ...
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Extending figures into the margin on even vs. odd pages

I am using KOMA script for my document. Occasionally, I have a float that is wider than text width, and I want the float to be pushed into the outer margin. This is why I defined \widefloat command, ...
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KOMAoptions{headsepline = true, footsepline = true} change geometry settings

I am using tex(-based techniques) for the first time. Currently I am writing my doctoral thesis via pdflatex and encounter an annoying problem: My university predetermines very strict page geometry ...
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Customize KOMA section headings without titlesec

A quick question: Is it possible to change the name of a part/chapter/section with some sort of command? For example, I have a chapter called "Important Things". I created this chapter with the ...