{memoir} is a document class designed especially for book-length documents. It incorporates the functions of many independent packages into one class.

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How can I change the font size of TOC, LOF and LOT?

I am using \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{\small} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \cleardoublepages \listoffigures ...
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Change margin on a single landscape page in memoir

I have a document where I use memoir and I want to make a single landscape page with a big table where I need to change the margins for this page only to make the table fit. I have tried using the ...
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How to typeset chapter heading on a page of its own with memoir [duplicate]

Hi I am a newbie typesetting a book with the Memoir class (texlive 2014 and LyX). I would like to place chapter titles on a (verso) page of their own, with the text of the chapter starting on the ...
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Remove bold from Table of Contents

I don't want the bold font in the Table of Contents. I am using the memoir class (and the dash chapter style). Any suggestions?
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Customizing memoir

I wish to set a page with the following measures (I'm copying a Renaissence text, basically): Stocksize (a3paper) trimmedsize (papersize) 340mm*210mm typeblock 261.8mm*140mm lr margins ...
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Use three chapter title definitions

my chapter titles are rather long, which is not a problem on text pages, but for the ToC. Hence, I use this command to provide two versions: \chapter[Category\\ This is my long title]{Category -- ...
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Can TeX know when it's at the top of a page?

I have a memoir project where the chapters run right after each other with a divider line between chapters. If the chapter falls at the top of a page there shouldn't be a line or a space. Is there any ...
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Is there a trick to beautify bibliography?

I'm using the memoir and biblatex packages together. In general, I'm very happy with both. However, in my bibliography, I get some overflows and I don't have any clue how to avoid them... are there ...
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include document title in memoir class header

Using memoir class on a (lengthy) document, I want to customise headers, however (having spent several hours of trial and error) I'm presently stumped when it comes to the nuances required. Can anyone ...
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Two-column text-figure layout with memoir

I am new to the memoir documentclass, and I'm attempting to learn it to typeset some lecture notes. I would like for the lecture notes to have a single column of text on the left of each page, and a ...
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Margin notes on the wrong page when using landscape in memoir

I have tried several similar to the following code, but the best that I can get is the marginpar on one side and the figure in the following. The first \marginpar{\lipsum[11]}\lipsum[1] is positioned ...
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Memoir boxed example environment

Memoir's manual has this example of frame with title environment. I was wondering how can I add a counter to it? Say, to mimic the AMS theorem environments. Any better way of achieving this in memoir ...
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memoir and standalone package

My main document is based on memoir documentclass. For inclusion of figures I use standalone package. It collaborate fine. But I have problem, how to include in figures (using standalone document ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Acronyms and new glossary are not shown in \printglossary

I am using the following example in order to set up a memoir-file. The example is taken from: http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=9423. While this seems to work for the ...
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Using macros in Memoir chapter for a Diary

I'm trying to create an automatic chapter head which displays the day of the week and date (kind of like a diary entry) I have a directory called "august" within which is a file called 01.tex. The ...
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chapter style: how to put a box on the egde like veelo style?

I would like to modify the BlueBox chapter style of the memoir documentation (below) in such a way that the bluebox is at the edge of the page, like the veelo style. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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how to implement something that looks like email in memoir class

I'm writing some fiction and typesetting it using texlive. I want to include a number of "emails" as part of the story but I'm a bit stuck how best to achieve this. My first attempt looks like this: ...
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How can I create a linebreak between the chapter name/number and chapter title in the ToC?

I'm using the Memoir class and I'm trying to format the table of contents for a document I'm working on. Currently, the ToC arranges entries in the following way: <<chapter name>> ...
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Change Section Label in Table of Contents and Section Title

I need help with how sections created in the appendix are labeled in the table of contents and the section title itself. As it sits now, I have each appendix as a section with a capitalized alpha ...
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Section titles without numbers in non-starred version

I am trying to format the section title in the memoir class, so there is no section numbers in it, and I don't want to use the \section*command because it makes it more cumbersome to make it show up ...
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Small indentation appears when adding custom header

A small indentation appears on the first line of the paragraph when I add \pagestyle{myheader} to the MWE. I don't want it there. Thanks to Gonzalo Medina's answer I did the part described in Section ...
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How can I redefine the chapter command to display additional text below the title?

I'm relatively inexperienced with Latex. I'm using the Memoir class and I've been trying to develop a custom chapter style based on Danie Els' BlueBox style (the source for this is given on page 46 of ...
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How to use \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} in memoir class?

I would like to have a blank line between my paragraphs. In this way, I have decided to use : \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} However, it does not work with the memoir class. ...
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How to create such a chapter style

I've been trying to create the chapter style shown in the image using memoir class but no luck with that. Can anyone help me out?
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DALEIF1 margin top

I am new guy on texstackexchange... I am using the daleif1 theme for my heading : \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{color,calc,graphicx,soul,fourier} ...
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Problem with documentclass memoir + pgfplots from data file

I'm using the documentclass memoir and I want to make a plot from a file.dat of two rows, nothing special. But I keep getting that pgfplots could not open the file. The point is that if I make a new ...
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Trouble with using Biblatex with self-made package for my thesis

I have been working on a package in which to place all layout codes for my thesis. Here I also define the Biblatex codes. I am, however, having some trouble with getting biblatex to function properly. ...
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Changing glossary pagestyle using memoir

I use the memoir class to typeset my documents. This class also allows the easy addition of a glossary to those documents. However, the default pagestyle for the glossary is plain. I want to change ...
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How to use leftmark in LaTeX in memoir class

I am using document class memoir. I want too use \leftmark to display section headings as headers. Can you give a small sample program how to use \leftmark in LaTeX in memoir. I read the manual but ...
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How to get just ONE space between the number of a section's title and its title in the TOC (memoir class)?

In my Toc Iam trying to get just one space from the escape key between the number of the section and its title. Example (TOC): 1. My section For the moment, I am using this many time: ...
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How to create a subsubparagraph appearing in the TOC ? (memoir class)

I'am trying to create a subsubparagraph counter. \titleclass{\subsubparagraph}{straight}[\subparagraph] \newcounter{subsubparagraph} ...
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How to underline a section's title without using the sectsty package (memoir class)?

Can anyone tell me how to underline a section's title without using the sectsty package please? Indeed I am using the memoir class which prohibits this package. Thank You.
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Change language to chinese (XeLaTeX, memoir, polyglossia)

I am writing a document, which is to be available in english, danish, german and chinese (so far). Changing between the first three languages is easily achieved; by substituting the desired language ...
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Songs package with smaller margins

I am trying to typeset a songbook using the songs package. The code is available below. The problem is that whenever I change the values of \setlrmarginsandblock and \setulmarginsandblock, nothing ...
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Marginnotes size

I am new to LaTeX and to this site. I am setting up a book using the header I found in Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right? (Luckily enough, I wanted exactly the same page size ...
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How to change the font of paragraph titles in memoir?

I'm using the memoir class with the "veelo" chapter style and would like to display the title of a paragraph in italics rather than boldface. \paragraph{This should be displayed in italics} I found ...
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Adjust Format of List of Algorithms

I'm using an existing LaTeX template for a thesis and am trying to match the List of Algorithms to the List of Figures. I have already applied some formatting changes, but there are a few attributes ...
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image into framewithtitle environment (memoir class)

I need to add image or figure into boxes for my phd document, so i try using the framewithtitle environment defined in page 276 of memoir class documentation. % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % -*- ...
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Request for examples of Victorian chapter TOC

Often a Victorian novel would have many chapters and the TOC was usually a delight of both information (chapter had blurb along with name) and typography. I'm looking at a project to duplicate that ...
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Place chapter heading in margin

I'm using the memoir class. I would like the \chapter{xxx} command to place the chapter heading in the margin instead of above the text. Like this: This question is somewhat similar, but in that ...
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Variable \hspace value in relation to outside margin (Two-sided Memoir)

So I have received a great deal of help on this. I myself did not create the code, but I have an additional need. As you can see from my MWE, I have a long two-sided memoir document that has a ...
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Preserve memoir headings for 1 page

The default behavior of the memoir package is to change the headings immediately upon sectioning. This is counterintuitive to me, as I think the headings are to remind the reader of the section they ...
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Memoir with chapterstyle “veelo”: black box also for unnumbered chapters

I'm using the memoir class with chapter style "veelo", which renders black boxes for numbered chapters: But not for unnumbered chapters: Is there a way to get these boxes also for unnumbered ...
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Typesetting a dialogue - paragraphs or something else?

I'm writing and typesetting a novel using XeLaTeX and the memoir package. I'm just starting out with TeX and still trying to understand the best practices for things. Specifically right now, I'm ...
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Hanging section - Memoir

I would like to obtain something like this: So far I have this: My MWE: \documentclass[article]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} % Layout \settrims{0pt}{0pt} \settypeblocksize{562pt}{330pt}{*} ...
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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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pagenote and memoir: \printnotes undefined

If I understood it correctly, pagenote should work fine with the memoir class, yet it doesn't... If I change the documentclass to article, the example below compiles, but not with memoir. I'm feeling ...
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How to print the value of the last \refstepcounter in the first page in the memoir class?

I made an environment named sol, that has a \refstepcounter command. I want to print on the first page of my document how many sol environments I have made in my document. ...
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How to remove the headers in the table of contents in memoir class?

In the project I was making with the memoir class, I made a page style named CCSL derived from plain pagestyle. \documentclass[extrafontsizes,11pt,twocolumn,openany,openbib]{memoir} ...