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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convert titlesec code to something KOMA-script like

I know that it is not a good idea to use titlesec together with KOMA script, but it worked in the past. Now it does not work and since I rely on KOMA script I would like to replace the remaining ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) ...
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Redeclared Section formatting - Centering

I would be grateful if someone could explain how the following could be centered instead of indented? Perhaps a MWE is not required for this? \RedeclareSectionCommand[ indent=1.25in, ...
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How to turn off headers with KOMA-Script Book

I'm using the KOMA-Script Book class to create a book in LyX. I don't want to have any headers in my book, but they're active by default. Is there anything I can do to turn them off? Thank you for ...
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How do I make pages which were “intentionally left blank”?

I have a scrbook document with an openright option, i.e. every once in a while a blank left page appears in the document. Not that I really want to do this, but how could I include the infamous "This ...
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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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Komascript chapter title position

I'm trying to format the Chapter title (I'm using Ubuntu which has komascript 3.12) using Tikz to add a minitoc. I can format the number and chapter prefix but the chapter title does not change ...
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latexmk reaches maximum runs when including new glossaries entries

I have a problem with latexmk and the glossaries package. I have a large `scrbook' document organised with a main file and several chapter files. In my preamble I have a large quantity of acronyms ...
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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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How to get a float landscape on a new and empty page

I would like to have a floating figure in landscape placed on a new and empty page (without header, footer and number). The plot shall become as wide as possible. It doesn't matter if the caption is ...
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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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Section title with background color and line breaks in KOMA

I want my subsection title to have a colored background with support for line breaks. There are a few questions about spanning that background to the margins - that's not what I want to achieve, ...
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How to get the subsection and subsubsection automatically in the header using scrheadings?

How to get the subsection and subsubsection automatically in the header using scrheadings? Complete MWE: \documentclass[ paper=128mm:96mm, fontsize=12pt, pagesize, parskip=half-, ]{scrartcl} ...
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Koma Script: Indent Paragraph but not Headings

I want to increase the left margin of paragraphs, but keep headings as they are. It should look similar to the layout of the hitec class. I am using the scrartcl class. So far I tried ...
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Adding KOMAscript to LaTeXML

Like many people, I prefer KOMA Script classes scrbook, scrreprt and scrartcl over the original book, report and article. Lately I’ve been trying out a web service for collaborative writing, Authorea, ...
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pdfx , trim size and margins

I'm using scrbook with forced margins and pdfx to produce PDF/X-1a compliant documents for the publisher. pdfx resizes the document and puts the trimed document in the bottom left corner. I'm not ...
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Command \printbibliography not shows the bibliography

I am trying to show the bibliography in a LaTeX document. But \printbibliography does nothing. I am using biblatex with bibtex8 as backend. Here is the code: ...
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\setkomavar{fromemail}{foo} not shown

The following letter document does not show the email address, that should be triggered by command \setkomavar{fromemail}{goodboy@foo.com} Hereunder the full tex document \documentclass[ ...
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Class scrbook can't get \RedeclareSectionCommands[… to not skip after chapter

helping my wife with her master's thesis. Her faculty wants no more skip after headings than between normal lines and headings can be bold but not larger than 12pt. I am using ...
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How to change the font size of the abstract in KOMA-script?

More obviously, the following does work: \addtokomafont{abstract}{\footnotesize} Less obviously, the following does not work either: \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\abstract}{\footnotesize}{}{}{} ...
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Converting exact margin requirements to areaset command

How do I find out what \areaset command to use for a specific margin requirement, e.g., left=2.5cm, right=2.5cm, top=2.5cm and bottom=3cm?
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Typesetting exercise sheets

I want to typeset weekly exercise sheets for students. Typically, one sheet consists of 2-5 exercises. Additionallly, a version including solutions shall be provided for the tutors. Since more or ...
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Justifying the closing of a letter using KOMA-script scrlttr2

I try to have the closing of my letter justified just as the body of the letter using scrlttr2. It can seems to be a stupid question since the closing use to be something really short in English, but ...
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A titlesec to KOMA-script lexicon: how to emulate titlesec commands into KOMA native ones?

Could we create a titlesec to KOMA-script lexicon? Or, in other words, how to emulate titlesec commands with native KOMA ones? The point would be to define ...
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Package scrextend warning when changing the font size

I am using the command \usepackage[fontsize=8pt]{scrextend} to change the font size and I am constantly get the warning "Package scrextend Warning: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes ...
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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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two caption styles [closed]

I'm using a KOMA-Script class with the twoside option. I have two types of figures: horizontal and vertical. I want to get a caption next to a vertical figure AND a caption below a horizontal ...
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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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scrheadings and longtable not working together

I need pretty urgent help (thesis hits the printer in two days!) getting scrheadings and longtable working together. The problem is if I have scrheadings enabled, the longtable tables will not align ...
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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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Document class scrartcl - printing bibliography

I can't get the bibliography to print when I use document class scrartcl. Can anyone help me understand why? \documentclass[epsfig]{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[none]{hyphenat} ...
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Formatting the TOC

Is it possible to format the list of Chapters and Page Numbers in a TOC? I would like to remove the bold font face and reduce the size of the font in the TOC to 10pt. My MWE is: ...
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Make footnote clickable both ways

Using the hyperref package, footnotes become clickable and lead to the bottom of the page where the footnote is printed. However, clicking on the footnote's number does not bring the reader back to ...
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Formatting \addchap

My apologies in advance for such a banal question. I am using \addchap in a document and, would like to centre the chapter heading it creates. Could someone help me out with this please? A MWE: ...
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Make LaTeX / KOMA-Script ignore vertical depth in sections

How can I force LaTeX / KOMA-Script (>=3.15) to ignore the vertical depth in sections? MWE showing the problem: \documentclass[twoside]{scrartcl} \begin{document} \section{ja} \rule{\textwidth}{1cm} ...
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Appendix titles not aligned in TOC

I have a problem with the placement of Appendix titles in the TOC. I use the appendix package with titletoc option. The following code \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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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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Small caps/small letters for TOC page numbering

I use both Arabic (1, 2, ...) and Roman page numbering (I, II, ...) in my document. However the normal Roman figures look too dominant in the table of contents (e.g. XXVIII). The lower-case Roman ...
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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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Text in \dictum in justification

I use a scrreprt, and place an epigraph like this before the chapter beginning: \setkomafont{dictumauthor}{\normalfont} \renewcommand*\dictumwidth{0.5\linewidth} \setchapterpreamble{% \dictum[Lewis ...
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How to remove period after part number in TOC (KOMA used)

How to remove period after part number in TOC (KOMA used)? My solution was to set tocloft package, which is provide command \cftpartaftersnum but I do not want to use it for some compatibility ...
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scrbook - twoside produces shorter, not longer, binding margins

I use KOMA-Script and I want to print it two-sided. However, in the two-sided view margin for the open edge (right for odd pages) is wider than for the binding edge. -Is it the indented behavior?- ...
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Pagebreak problem with longtable and huge cells [duplicate]

I have a huge table which needs to be split among multiple pages. I tried to apply some solutions I found in various posts on t.SE but I cannot get it work properly. Unfortunately I had to remove 2 ...
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Chapter list in TOC whilst using \chapter{} only

I have a fiction book to typeset and I am using scrbook class as I thought that it is very flexible. For every chapter beginning I am using \chapter{} command and leave the field inside {} empty, so ...
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Tocloft + KOMA, get rid of numberings in table of content, but keep them in the content and in other lists such as list of figures

I am using the documentclass scrbook (KOMA) with tocloft and would like to get rid of all the numberings of the chapters, sections and subsections in the table of content, but not in the content and ...
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Replace titlesec-chapter style with KOMA

I have built a very nice chapter style with titlesec: Unfortunately there's a warning for the use together with "scrbook". That's why I want to replace titlesec with KOMA. Can anyone please help me ...
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Pagestyle of KOMA letter package

I'm using the KOMA scrletter package to embed a letter into another document, see the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,ngerman]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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Roman page numbers before table of contents which also appear in it

I guess I have a kinda specific questions. I'm writing my bachelor report using LaTeX using the scrreport class, and I want the pages before the first chapter to have roman page numbers. Beginning ...
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Signatures side by side

It's been a while since I last used Latex, so please bear with me. As the title reads, I'd like to have two signature side by side (50% each) at the bottom of a medical report. This is what I ...
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LaTeX list of figures/list of tables with KOMA-Script additions

I am pretty new to the wonderful world of LaTeX and I need your help. I want to add the prefix "Abb." to each entry of the list of figures, and the prefix "Tab." to each entry of the list of tables. ...