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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Retaining chapter page headers with chapter*{}

My question is essentially a duplicate of this but for the book class (for which the solution does not work), namely: If I have an un-numbered front-matter chapter (i.e. \chapter*{A chapter}), how ...
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Chapter number in left right margin

I would like to move the chapter number in the right margin (a bit like in the classicthesistheme) but all I tried just results in errors, it would be nice if some could have a look. My MWE is using ...
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Place chapter numbers in the margin and center chapter titles

This is follow up question from Section Numbering in "Convex Optimizaion" by Boyd et. al. with Koma Script. Is it possible, using the scrbook class, to place the chapter (section) numbers ...
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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 ...
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description item is not bold

As the title says my description items are not bold and id like to have it bold and also an automatic \hfill \\ if this is somehow possible. Using: ...
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What's the right way to change display of chapter headings?

I am using the scrbook class and I would like to achieve the following effect for my chapter headings: #### ##### ### ### ##### Name of chapter How would I do this best? Is ...
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Why don't book, report and article provide the same commands?

The popular question Regarding the `book`, `report`, and `article` document classes: what are the main differences? collects many differences between the book, report and article classes. In ...
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Affect the vertical space in labelling environment for the Acro package in KOMA-Script

I am using the scrreprt class and have defined the way my acronyms are presented with the definition: \usepackage{acro} \newenvironment{acronyms} {\labeling[~\dots]{longestword}} {\endlabeling} ...
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How to tell LaTeX/Koma-Script about preamble of book?

Example code: \documentclass[paper=a5,titlepage=firstiscover]{scrbook} \title{Nunc rutrum turpis} \begin{document} \maketitle \cleardoublepage \thispagestyle{empty} % preamble: Lorem ipsum dolor ...
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Center Numbering Page in Koma-Script class in LyX

I am writing my thesis in LyX, using book koma-script document class. However, I need to make some changes in order my thesis fits to my university requirements. One of them is that the page ...
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change vertical position of footer in scrlttr2 from KOMA

I have a document that uses KOMA script. It is a scrlttr2. I want to set a footer, which I did with \setkomavar{firstfoot}{ bla bla bla } Now the bla bla is a little bit longer, too long for the ...
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Elements of Typographic Style subhead styles

Section 2.2 of Robert Bringhurst's The Elements of Typographic Style deals with vertical rhythm. I want to try out some of his lessons in scrbook, to hone my LaTeX skills. Specifically, I want to ...
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Any command from KOMA-Script to set part title and partnumber in one line?

Is there any command from KOMA-Script to set the part title and partnumber in one line and if the title is long enough to get wrapped, indentation would be applied to the second line (align with the ...
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Does numbers=autoenddot work in KOMA Script?

The guide of KOMA-Script (version 2015-07-02) has described how does KOMA-Script handle the periods at the end of numbers. According to: and Period should be added directly at the end of number ...
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Is there commands regarded to scrlayer-scrpage and modifies the chapter page?

Is there any commands in the scrlayer-scrpage that can modify the background of the chapter (first) page? For example, my inner contents have backgrounds like this: ...
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Compile Error: KOMA-script (scrextend) 'Command \setfootnoterule already defined'; Package clash?

I followed the instruction to indent a block of text in my document. So I added new package scrextend and simple code: \begin{addmargin}[1em] indented text text text \end{addmargin} but when I ...
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Decrease indent of TOC using scrreprt

Is there a short way to decrease the indent of the TOC? I think that the indent is too much since I use: \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} The whole definition is: ...
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Creating a documentclass with colored titles in koma-script

I am trying to create my own documentclass which fits my needs according to the use of colors. For a shorter description I put all corresponding things in the following working example: ...
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What packages are incompatible with KOMA-Script?

Triggered by the question why should I not use the koma script classes results practically necessarily a consequence question: What packages are incompatible with KOMA-Script? KOMA-Script offers ...
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I can't display complete a table made with ltablex

As you have seen in my last questions recently asked here, I'm working with tables. Usually with tabularx is enough for me to satisfy the needs that I have with my tables. But one of them, even when ...
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Read value of \KOMAoption for debugging purposes

I believe that something in my preamble does an unwished change on a \KOMAoption. In order to debug the latex code, I'd like to localize the problem by dumping the current value of this \KOMAoption. ...
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How to set page number on outer bottom side of the page in classicthesis?

I am using classicthesis along with a Koma-script class. I was able to put the page number on the outer bottom side of the page. But, a page number is still present in the heading and also it is ...
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Removing page footer and changing the page header in KOMA-SCRIPT chapters?

My chapters are using scrheadings, as well my entire document. How can I remove the footer, only in chapter pages, and produce a different header?
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Why am I getting “\dictumrule undefined.” or “Undefined control sequence. \dictumrule” error?

I realize this is a bit specific, but this is the only KOMA-Script command that has consistently produced an error, and it's driving me nuts because I can't find a solution anywhere (and I'm usually ...
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How to get rid of extra indentation before table in \extratile of class scrreprt?

If I use the following scrreprt document, the initial tabularx table is aligned with the left boundary of the text area: \documentclass[draft=true]{scrreprt} \usepackage{tabularx} ...
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Reproducing the Chapter-Picture Style of the Legrand Orange Book

I'm trying to reproduce the Chapter-Picture style of The Legrand Orange Book but with the scrbook class. Since the picture and chapter title is set by fancyhdr I can not just use the same code, as ...
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Same \chapterformat for \chapter and \chapter* without titlesec

I've done some styling for my chapter titles, based upon tikz and the titlesec package. Unfortunately, the KOMA-Script packages gives me numerous warnings about titlesec. In order to get rid of the ...
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Problems with scrlayer-scrpage

after getting the constant warning I shouldn't use fancyhdr with KOMA I decided to switch to scrlayer-scrpage. Unfortunately I can't get it to work despite of reading through the documentation. This ...
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scrlayer-scrpage: different styles for different pages

thanks to this site I was able to get a functional implementation of scrlayer-scrpage. \documentclass[12pt,headsepline,footsepline,plainfootsepline,plainheadsepline]{scrreprt} ...
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Two-sided document: reverse page margins for hardcopy

Background Wrote a manual in LyX. The PDF is two-sided. Using KOMA Script v2. The pages are 8.5" x 11". Problem The spacing on the margins is not printer-friendly, it is reversed: Since this ...
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Color Underline Section Headings

I would like to underline section headings using different colors (e.g. red for section, yellow for subsection). So far I have only achieved to change the text color of the headings (see code), but I ...
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Using TikZ breaks foot margin

I have got some unexpected Problem using TikZ in LaTeX. When I add TikZ via \usepackage{tikz}, the foot margin is doubled. Any ideas in how to solve this? Or where the Problem is? Minimal Examples: ...
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scrbook - How to place chapter to the left edge and section to the right edge on single-sided (!) documents?

Let's create a single-sided (!) document made in scrbook-class (e.g. scientific work) by setting \documentclass[twoside=false]{scrbook}. Working minimum-example: ...
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Crop A4 to specific paper size

I want to send a document to a publisher. The publisher prints books with the dimensions of the pages being 16.5cm x 23.5cm. Thus I am now layouting the final document with the help of the crop ...
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Newline after Section number / before Section title in KOMA Script

i have to adhere to a style guide which dictates newline after a chapter/section/etc number, i.e. instead of the usual 1.2 Heading its supposed to be 1.2 Heading This has to work for both the ...
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scrlttr2 documentclass options

I'm "getting angry" with the documentation of scrlttr2 class. I would see all the option I can include in that class. I have the manual of koma-script, but I can't find that doc. Can someone help me? ...
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Why is babel loaded automatically in my document?

I’m currently writing my thesis in LaTeX, using the scrreprt class and xetex for better language support. With xetex, I’m supposed to use polyglossia instead of babel. I did not load the babel package ...
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Left Justifying the Date with Scrlttr2

I would like to left justify the date in the KOMA-Script scrlttr2 class so that it aligns with the left margin of the body. I have no other data in the refline. This question helped me to get my ...
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logo made with tikz is bigger in scrlttr2 as in scrartcl

This is my first question here. From time to time I'm using LaTex to create some documents. Usually I'm able to get an answer from Google if I run into any obstacles. Now I'm unable to find any ...
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Overfull \hbox with komascript and \newlength in texlive 2015

The following mwe \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \newlength{\testlength} \setlength{\testlength}{.75\linewidth} \begin{document} \includegraphics[width=\testlength]{demo} ...
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scrbook - How to add one horizontal line above and one below the chapter-entry without (!) using titlesec?

I want to add one horizontal line above and one below the chapter-entry as well. Before using the scrbook-class, I used this simple solution made by titlesec-package: \newpagestyle{headrules}{ ...
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scrbook - Three extremely simple questions about adjustment and font-styling

I have some (probably) really simple questions about a few adjustments in a scrbook-documents. Let's take the following minimum-example as the basis for my questions. Working minimum-example: ...
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How to unstyle styled macro in headings?

I have a macro that occurs very frequently in the text. At one occasion, it occurs inside a heading, which causes some problems: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Option parskip reduces section width

Source: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{name=\section,numberless}[block]{}{}{0pt}{} \begin{document} \section*{Foo \hfill 1 January 1970} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, ...
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Tweakes to invoice

I need help fine tuning this document. I basically need three things: Get rid of the duplicate company information on top of "Client" Be able to stamp today's date automatically. I tried using ...
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scrbook page numbers margin problem

I was looking for the setting to adjust the vertical margin of the page numbers in the scrbook class but haven't found anything. I want to have them "nearer" to the page margin. ...
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scrpage2: Three “marks” for headings

As far as I know of the \automark command (scrpage2 package), it is only possible to mark two different "header-types" (e.g. sections and chapters). I'm searching for a way to mark an additional ...
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Strange Error after upgrading to MacTeX 2015

After the Upgrade to TeXLive 2015 the document of mine produces a strange pdf output. If you compile the given TeX file as it is, you see that the background grid on the first page is shifted. Now ...
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page margin for pages with chapter are wrong

I am having trouble with the marging of my thesis. I am using a template which worked perfectly for a previous paper some 2 years ago but now when I create a pdf the margin on pages containing a ...
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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 ...