{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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Memoir class endnotes reverse order of \idtextinnotes and \printpageinnotes

The memoir class has a very handy option for endnotes (\notepageref), whereby instead of an endnote number, the note can be keyed to a lemma of text and also to the page number on which the lemma ...
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How would you demarcate a “Prayer” and “Practical Reflections” section which ends every chapter?

I'm using memoir with the \book, \chapter, and \section sectioning macros. Each book contains several chapters, each chapter contains several sections, followed by a single "Practical Reflections" ...
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always ...
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What packages help with typesetting settings specific to religious books?

I'm looking to reprint and publish older religious books from the 19th century and earlier. Such books usually have features not typically found in most books, and I'm finding it difficult to ...
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Listing Subsection title in same TOC line as Section in Memoir

For a manual-like document I'm writing, I have the need to save two additional items together with each section. For this I have created a custom command that creates a subsection under the section ...
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Removing chapter numbers from section headings in memoir

I don't want the chapter number in the section headings: That can be achieved by \counterwithout{section}{chapter}, which works fine as long as one doesn't have more than one chapter at a time: ...
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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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Memoir not Obeying Lower Margins

I am using the memoir class to typeset my thesis, with the following commands to specify the margins \setulmarginsandblock{1.5in}{1in}{*} %% 1.5in upper margin, 1in lower margin ...
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Customising southall chapter style

I am using southall chapter style for a book. However, I need to customize it so that it shows "Appendix A", etc for appendices rather than just "A", etc. That is, the chapter numbers for the main ...
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memoir and parallel: too much blank facing pages before \chapter; no valid headings

My test document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{parallel} \begin{document} \chapter{Single Lipsum} \lipsum[1-3] \begin{Parallel}[p]{}{} \ParallelLText{ ...
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change the default sidecaption margin at left for oneside memoir option

This question is related to this stack thread About \sidecapmargin Memoir class say that the \sidecapmargin command controls the margin where the sidecaption will be placed. The possible values ...
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Memoir - set headrule on right hand pages only

I'm writing two-sided using memoir. I have modified a template to put content from the front matter only on right-hand (recto) pages. This, however, does not ensure that verso pages are completely ...
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Change memoir sidecaption margin for correct oneside display

I use a memoir class to write my thesis, and i don't know why i write all my text using the twoside option. Now i need oneside option to print - yes, this is a silly situation :( - for impression, ...
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\sidebar doesn't respect geometry's bottom margin

MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{geometry, lipsum} \begin{document} \newgeometry{top=2cm, bottom=2cm, inner=1cm, outer=0.618\textwidth} \sidebar{\lipsum} \lipsum \end{document} ...
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Restart page numbering for memoir appendix

My thesis is too big (540 pages) for one volume impression, i need to separate my appendices from the main thesis text. But i want only one pdf file with the two main title : one for thesis and one ...
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...
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How do I cite a range of lines?

I want to be able to specify a short excerpt of text that can be cited as a range of lines in the output PDF, ideally with this kind of syntax: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lineno} ...
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How do I force a figure on top of a line, and place it exactly where I want on the page?

Background info is as such: Image A is a logo in the top right corner, around which I will write my name, and image B is of my average appearance, I want to place somewhere(!) on the left of my name ...
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How do I make unruled footnotes within an environment?

I have a single environment, fancyfoot, in which I would like footnotes to have no rules. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{fancyfoot}{ \renewcommand{\footnoterule}{} ...
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How do I draw a vertical dotted line separating two columns?

multicol or memoir would be preferred. \columnseprule, I understand, is responsible for drawing a solid vertical line between columns. Is there a parsimonious way to achieve the following? ...
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memoir's openbib and not splitting bibliography entries over multiple pages

I was using the solution suggested here to prevent bibliography entries being split over multiple pages. Reading through the options of the memoir package, I have discovered the openbib option, which ...
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How do I make solid headers?

I am trying to replicate the formatting of a certain standardized test. It looks a little bit like this: I'm going to try memoir and tikz a little bit today, but I was wondering if there is an easy ...
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Get chapter number

I am newbie on latex, my question is how can I get a structure like: number of chapter + title of chapter (exemple: I Introduction) I only get Introduction, I want the number before the name. If ...
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A chapter heading without the word “chapter” and number

I want one chapter without word “chapter” and its numbering in the heading, but I want an ToC entry using memoir. I use the following \documentclass{memoir}% \makechapterstyle{mychapterstyle}{% ...
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footmisc's bottom option and memoir's footnotes

In order to avoid overstretched inter-paragraph-glue I would like to use footmisc with the bottom option. However it interferes with my footnote setup. See the following example: ...
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How to remove a chapter from a local ToC

In a chapter of a volume I have a local ToC. I would like to remove the chapter itself from that ToC, or, if that's a good way to do that, any \chapter level division, so that only \sections and lower ...
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Weird error with memoir sidecaption, subbottom and threepartable package

I have a weird error using threepartable, sidecaption, subbottom and memoir class ! You can't use `\prevdepth' in restricted horizontal mode. \TPTdoTablenotes ->\par \prevdepth ...
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Two empty pages before LoF

In the following example I get two empty pages inserted before the LoF, why is that so and how can I get rid of them again? Originally I had the LoF title formatted as a \section*, the two empty pages ...
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Wrong margins on even pages using Memoir

I'm trying to customize the textblock size in a Memoir document, however, both \settextblocksize and a simple \setlength{\textwidth}, \setlength{\textheight} cause wrong margins on even pages. A ...
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How to make titles of chapters in an edited volume?

For an edited volume whose chapters live in separate files and which will probably have to be compiled separately, what is the best way to make the titles? Separate titlepages are not required, just ...
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Odd ToC spacing between item and page number

I'm facing a very odd issue with spacing in my table of contents. For the first 25-30 entries, there is a space between the entry and corresponding page number. Thereafter, the space disappears! ...
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Start Memoir's frontmatter on a verso page

I am writing a very long document in Memoir, and, right at the start, I would like to have a verso (left-facing) "copyright page" before the (recto, right-facing) title page. At the moment, I'm doing ...
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Change formatting of paragraphed footnote style in manyfoot

I have a document with three registers of footnotes, two plain and indented, and one paragraphed. See the example below: \documentclass{memoir} \setlength{\footmarkwidth}{\leftmargin} ...
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Setting an \abnormalparskip with memoir and babel french [closed]

I'm experiencing an issue trying to set a non-zero \abnormalparskip using the memoir class with chapterstyle ell and the french (or francais, or frenchb) babel package. Doing so moves chapter titles ...
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Changing the appearance of list of figures

I want to change the appearance of the list of figures to roughly what I have under "New List of Figures" in the example below: Between the header for the lof and the entries I want a line with two ...
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screenplay-pkg not working with memoir.cls

Trying to use screenplay-pkg.sty with memoir document class. This gives the error-message: ! Undefined control sequence. \@screenspacing ->\onehalfspacing but using document class "book" ...
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Change longtable's font size without changing the caption

I'm trying to put quite a long table in my thesis. To save some space I want to reduce the row height, the column separator and use a smaller font size in the table. The problem with the following ...
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memoir: subcaption outside float, cross referencing problems

On my question "memoir: subcaption outside float" Gonzales Medina provide the answer, which in first hand solve my basic problem but on second hand open two new: - subcaptions can not be referenced. ...
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memoir: subcaptions outside float

For figures outside of caption memoir define for example \newfixedcaption{\figcaption}{figure} Is there a way to similarly define fixed subcaption? That it can be used in the following MWE: ...
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Memoir, xelatex: how to change chaptitlefont?

I'm trying to make a chapterstyle where I use the Intimacy font for the name of the chapter, but I can't get it to work. I only want to change this, not the font of the rest of the document. Any ...
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Are margins correct for two-sided memoir?

The default twoside memoir document style makes the right margin really large on recto (odd) pages and the left margin really large on verso (even) pages. This seems counter-intuitive to me. It ...
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Creating title pages with many centered lines each with different font sizes?

I'm trying to imitate a title page exactly like the following image. It's got a long title spread out across multiple lines, each having a different font size. I'm using the Memoir class. What's the ...
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Create a custom figure source page or list

I've reviewed the answers at Add source to figure caption question and some other question on the site. Unfortunately they do not fully achieve what I'm looking for. What I am trying to do is create a ...
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exercise package; how to get counter for a custom exercise type to increment with memoir sections?

Just started learning LaTeX, because I'm trying to write a short math book. I started out using LyX, but ultimately I want more control over the typesetting, so I have to learn LaTeX. Anyway, I want ...
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Bind vertical spacing change in ToC to \*matter commands

This is a spin-off question to Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents. Like in the question's answer, I managed to achieve custom vertical spacing of chapters before, during ...
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Don't number blank pages in twoside option of memoir class

I have two versions of a lengthy document, one electronic and one for print. For the print version I am using the twoside option in memoir, and for the electronic, the oneside option. Since twoside ...
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Creating an arbitrary entry in the table of contents

I am working with memoir for my forthcoming book, and I need to insert a reference in the table of contents pointing to a photo colour inset in the middle of the book. The photo inset will be inserted ...
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How to change the color of the memoir epigraph rule?

Package memoir has an \epigraph command to typeset “Inspirational” quote at start of chapter. While the manual explains how to modify the thickness of the line that is drawn between quote and author, ...
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Customizing chapter title code to act slightly differently for table of contents?

I'm using this code to customize my chapter titles: \chapterstyle{default} \renewcommand*{\chapterheadstart}{% \par \needspace{10\onelineskip} \vspace{\beforechapskip} ...
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Making all mainmatter headers and footers be this way, even on new-chapter pages

I'm using memoir, in case it makes a difference. Given this reminder (mostly for myself) of what recto and verso mean: On all \mainmatter pages (even ones that start a new chapter), I'm trying to ...