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Smaller textwidth in memoir

I have to use memoir with A4-paper and 11pt font size. This way the lines are very long, so I would like to make it smaller to have less characters per line. However when just setting parameters that ...
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How do I find memoir's margin settings for twocolumn mode?

I have a long document that I don't want to use twocolumn mode for, but I like the margins it uses. I'm going to manually use multicol to create two columns instead (so I can easily have footnotes and ...
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On the second page of my PDF, the margin gets larger

I'm not quite into this Latex yet, and I have a bit of a problem.. My preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Trying to understand Memoir page layout

I'm trying to figure out how to set up custom page layout in memoir. below is a page I set up in InDesign and transferred the dimensions into a minimal memoir document. I just can't figure out why ...
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1answer
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Increase textblock size in memoir document

I'm using the memoir document class to style my document. I'm using a two side layout. Now I simply want to increase the textblock width (in Figure 2.2 of documentation labeled with \textwidth). There ...
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211 views

Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right?

I'm trying to define my own type area on A5 paper using the memoir commands, according to the following construction after Tschichold, where the text width is given by Høgholm's curve fitting of ...
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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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How to nicely do margin figure that goes into text block and wraps?

I want to create something like this: However, when I look at how I did it I feel dirty all over: \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Margin Changes in the Table of Contents (memoir class)

The upper margin is supposed to be 1" throughout my document. In the table of contents it changes from 1" to less than 1". How may I make it consistent? Note: I am using the pwasu.sty style file from ...
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1answer
206 views

Margin vertical rule on outside margin of twosided memoir

So I have found this code which puts a rule inside the left margin. How can I get the code to switch to the outside margin on a two sided document? I can't locate the original post, as it was on ...
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244 views

Set custom page text/line width in memoir for sidepars

I wish to lay out a page using the memoir package so it has dimensions something like this: # <-- 21.6cm (Letter stock) --> # # Margin | Content | | Note | Margin # ...
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2answers
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Add vertical line margin-aligned from a given point through subsequent pages

Using the memoir package, I would like to have a vertical line on my margin like this: Some leading content ... vertical space ... ---------------------------------- XYZ | Content A | ...
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votes
1answer
348 views

Top margin, memoir class and geometry package

I'm trying to set a very basic front page for a document with the MWE below. I'd like to have a vertical stripe running along the left margin and have all the margins set to 0pt. The layout is based ...
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Different margins for odd and even pages, but not mirrored with memoir [duplicate]

I need a help with this page layout: top/bottom margins: 2cm for all pages on even pages: 3.5cm - 2cm on odd pages: 2cm - 2cm I tried: \setlrmarginsandblock{3cm}{2cm}{*} ...
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votes
2answers
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Changing textblock and margin size mid-document with memoir

In a memoir document, I'd like to set different textblock size and margins for the back matter, to give wider space for a glossary. Similar questions have been asked about changing page layout ...
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1answer
291 views

memoir class and \titleGM title page style with custom dimensions

I'm attempting to format a textbook that I'm writing using the memoir document class and am running into some problems with the memoir class and the \titleGM custom title page style. Here is my ...
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1answer
203 views

Chapter page numbers outside of margins memoir

When I send the file to createspace for their online reviewer, it tells me that a few page numbers are outside the margins, which happen to be the ones for each chapter when each chapter begins. Here ...
3
votes
1answer
586 views

Memoir: Increase header height for title page

I have to use a particular latex template. On the titlepage there is a logo in the header which is to high. Class memoir Warning: The material used in the headers is too large (78.7743pt) for ...
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vote
1answer
166 views

How to fix a table that is too wide for margins?

I have created a table that is too wide for the margins. What I tried to do was implement \hspace*{-50pt} before \begin{tabular} and \hspace{-50pt} after \end{tabluar}. Which gets rid of the overfull ...
2
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1answer
127 views

Typesetting the same content in every margin

I'm creating a class for meeting notes and I'm hoping to put the word 'Notes' and possibly lines for people to write on once the meeting notes have been printed out. How would one get the class to ...
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votes
1answer
485 views

Problem setting margins in memoir

I'm trying to setup the layout of my thesis and margins seems to be a little off what I'm expecting, I'm using memoir and I'm trying to setup all the variables of page layout so nothing wont go ...
3
votes
1answer
412 views

How to add binding space to memoir twoside

I'm using the LED template to MSc which uses memoir twoside. I need to print it and it requires extra margins for binding. How do I simply add the extra space on the spine side of the page? ...
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1answer
955 views

Why are odd pages left pages?

I'm typesetting a friend's novel using LaTeX (in my actual document I'm using memoir, but the same happens if I just use book). It's possible I'm going crazy, but I'm sure that it's setting up odd ...
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2answers
715 views

How can I create a decoration that runs down one side of each page?

Hi I'm writing an ebook in org-mode that includes a separate .tex file for styles. What I'd like to do is create a box that contains the current chapter and section name on a background image that ...
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1answer
189 views

How to set title and main matter pages independently, with memoir

I am setting up the page layout using memoir commands: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[charter]{mathdesign} \begin{document} \setlrmarginsandblock{20mm}{10mm}{*} ...
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votes
1answer
444 views

Centering the frontpage using memoir

I'm using memoir (two-side layout). I have the problem that my front page is centered with respect to the margins, which are not equal in left and right side. \begin{center} will not solve this, since ...
2
votes
1answer
270 views

memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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1answer
391 views

Different margins for text and figures

Is it possible to have it so that the text has smaller left and right margins than figures? I am using memoir.
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1answer
85 views

Adjust typeblocksize in light of paper size

I'm trying to figure out how to adjust the typeblocksize in memoir in light of the ratio of \paperheight to \paperwidth. Right now, I have \settypeblocksize{*}{\lxvchars}{1.414} to adjust the ...
2
votes
1answer
249 views

Automatically change the text width for all table environments using memoir

I'd like to redefine the table environment in a document I'm writing so that the tables and captions are wider than the text block. I'm using the memoir class, and an example given in the manual is ...
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vote
0answers
290 views

memoir margins setup [closed]

I wrote a little "book" by using the Memoir class. I'd need to have no more than 35 chars per line and no more than 70 chars on a columns. Is there some kind of settings to choose the best page ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Specific margin size in memoir

I am writing my thesis nowadays, and one of the few things the instructions have specific recommendations about is page size and margins. The page should be A4, and the margins should be: (I revised ...
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3answers
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Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
4
votes
2answers
225 views

Syntax for memoir's \medievalpage command

I'm trying to use the memoir class \medievalpage command and cannot get it to work. Here is my effort: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \medievalpage \checkandfixthelayout ...
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votes
1answer
311 views

How to extend the footer to include the margin notes

My memoir document has a relatively narrow typeblock (90mm) and a wide margin (55mm) for annotations, with a \marginparsep of 15mm. I want the footer to cover both the typeblock and the annotation ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Memoir and geometry

I am using geometry with memoir. I use it to change the margins of my document temporarily, e.g.: .... \savegeometry{the_original_geometry} \newgeometry{top=2.5cm, bottom=2.5cm,headsep=0cm} .... ...
2
votes
1answer
415 views

Problem when imitating one-sided printing with double-sided printing in Memoir Class

I use memoir class and I imitate one-sided printing with double-sided printing thanks to the command (find in the memoir manual) \setlength{\evensidemargin}{\oddsidemargin} The problem is that I ...
5
votes
2answers
244 views

Make all pages odd

I have a memoir document, with custom settings for margins, headers and footers, etc. I just found out it is being printed single-sided instead of double-sided, and I was wondering if there is a ...
4
votes
1answer
780 views

Decreasing the outer margin

How can I decrease the outer margin for the pages of my memoir book, without decreasing the inner margin? I want to alter the settings I already have, given here: \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} ...
3
votes
1answer
372 views

Problem with odd/even margins when environment crosses page boundaries

In this question, I described a problem I have with marginpars appearing on the wrong side of the page when they occur near a page break. I ran into a different, but perhaps related problem described ...
2
votes
2answers
653 views

Environment for text to run into margins

After posting this closed question, I found a good solution for memoir on this page. However, my margins settings are different then the ones he uses, and as a result, the widematter environment only ...
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vote
0answers
637 views

Problem with continuation of TOC in Memoir Class [closed]

This is basically continuation of earlier questions. I managed to fix (brute force) most issues. This one effects continuation pages of TOC, TOF, and chapters pages after the first. I assume it is the ...
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0answers
509 views

Memoir class top margin varies throughout the document. It needs to be 1" exactly throughout [closed]

This is the pagestyle stuff shown for ToC only, others are similar: \makepagestyle{toc} \makeevenfoot{toc}{}{\thepage}{} \makeoddfoot{toc}{}{\thepage}{} \DoubleSpacing ...
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votes
2answers
547 views

How do I get section headings to extend into the margin (using the Memoir class)?

I’m writing a document that uses a rather small text block (\textwidth), with the margin holding footnotes, figures and various other material. Because of the narrow text block, section headings ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Same margins when specifying “twoside” in memoir?

I'm using the memoir document class with options openright and twoside. However, as the document will be printed on regular paper instead of being binded into a book, I wish the left and right margins ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How to place an image over a _full_ (including bleed) page in memoir?

I need to include a jpg into my document created with memoir as a full separate page. The jpg is colored and has 3 mm bleed out into the stock paper. A bit naively I thought I could just use negative ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Memoir Page Layout doesn't work as expected: Text shifted right

I'm trying to setup the layout as a one-sided A4 page, with 2.5 cm equal left & right margins. Since the width of A4 is 21cm, then I'm trying to do this with the following 2 steps: Set the ...
3
votes
2answers
335 views

How to make hanging lists using memoir?

I found the \hangsecnum command for having section numbers hanging out into the left margin. Now I want to do the same thing for all lists also, that is for the enumerate and itemize environments at ...
2
votes
1answer
432 views

Zero margins with memoir

I am trying to set up custom page size with zero margins. Here is the example \documentclass[oneside,final,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} % just for sample text \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
5
votes
1answer
643 views

memoir: different pagesizes

I am using the memoir class and have my textblock set to a value so there are about 11 words on one line. This is great for the mainmatter of the report. But for some other pages (list of acronyms for ...