{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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Is there a way to put subheadings(for maps) in the list of figures?

In my thesis I am going to have a couple of maps and some pictures. All the files are image files so my plan was to enter them with the\begin{figure} coding. This means that they would all show up on ...
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Is memoir class like an extended version of book class?

Hope this is not a stupid question but I'm a newbie to LaTeX. I am using LaTeX to write my Humanities thesis and while I am concentrating on the content at the moment I am just using a template I ...
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possible memoir bug with font sizes and \tightlists

It looks to me like memoir is not honoring \tightlists for certain font sizes (nor firmlists, btw). A picture is worth a thousand words: The source code for the screenshot is included below. You ...
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Modify appearance of Part Title in the table of contents

I want to divide my thesis into two parts: a background part and the thesis part. In the table of contents, I want the formatting of the parts to differ from the rest: I want the parts to be bigger, ...
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Undesired heading and footer in TOC (only) in memoir

I want a certain layout for the heading and footer for a document I'm writing using Memoir documentclass. The problem is that the entire document follows the defined heading and footer, except the ...
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External references: Cannot reference memoir labels in other document classes

Is there any way to reference memoir labels in other document classes? I've written my thesis in memoir and is now preparing slides in beamer, in which I want to reference elements in the thesis ...
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How to use \include with \tableofcontents in memoir class

I have a document using the memoir class in which I have broken up the chapters using \include. Inside those chapters, I use the \chapter{...} command, which prints the chapter at the correct place. ...
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Sidebar or sidepar vertical alignment with objects

I am writing a document (memoir) with an extensive use of sidepars. I like a lot that sidepars are aligned vertically according to the line position of the word to which they are attached. My document ...
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How can I customize this chapter heading like so?

I want to add the word chapitre (french for chapter) on top of the grey rectangle, as in the image below. How can I do that?
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How to display all the Chapter's name in a document without using minitoc, titletoc, shorttoc, toc?

How can I get all the name of my chapter without using a ToC please ? \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \part{part ONE} %Display all the chapter name of Part ONE \chapter{One} \chapter ...
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Missing dots in ToC for chapters

I am using the starred version of \chapter and \section to avoid the numbering of chapter and section. To have the title of chapters in ToC I use \addcontentsline{toc}{<xxx>}. This results in ...
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Formatting memoir page notes - how do I eliminate a space?

I'm trying to format some memoir page notes (aka end notes) as a hanging-indent list. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[a5paper]{memoir} \usepackage[nopar]{lipsum} \makepagenote ...
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Where's top margin actually measured from?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir class as follow. Final book size: 14 x 21 cm Two side Has running headers. Margin: inside=0.75in, others=0.5in The header/page number section is just too close ...
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How to disable only header (not footer) for page with customized chapter heading?

Here is the minimal code on which I am working. Can the header action be postponed to next page. And clear the header only. \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} ...
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Forcing a section to begin on the bottom of the page instead of on a new page in memoir

I'm using the memoir class and have a page with enough whitespace at the bottom for the next section title and the first three lines of the first paragraph. However, once this paragraph becomes longer ...
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Making ToC page numbers flushleft, and not flush right

My ToC has all page numbers appear just next to the entry heading. This works fine when the page numbers are small; however, with four small roman numerals the page number meets the entry heading. It ...
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ToC content spacing and related formatting

I'm working in memoir class and creating ToC with both short and (sometimes very) long chapter title. I need to: Adjust horizontal spacing between part\chapter number and the title so they won't be ...
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How do I prepare an index of symbols with memoir?

I want to prepare an index of symbols for a book I'm writing (using the memoir class). There is an obvious problem of how you order the symbols. Since many of them are non-alphabetic, I think that ...
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How can I quote (small) parts of my document in itself? [duplicate]

In my research I have large pieces of text of which I like to quote some parts of it, without having to copy/paste and have duplicate pieces. I know I can do that with \include, but the need to have ...
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How add white space under chapter heading in memoir class using pedersen chapter style?

I added a MWE at the bottom of the post. I want a little more white space under the title heading, because it feels a bit cramped the way it is now. Can someone help me with that? ...
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Appendix TOC printed with last chapter partial TOC with titletoc

I'm getting a weird behavior with the memoir class and the titletoc package. I'm printing a partial TOC after each chapter (works perfectly), but for the last chapter, the appendices are also added ...
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Styling ToC dot leader using emdash and other formatting requirements

I'm using memoir class and want to create ToC that: Using em dash (instead of default dot leaders) between TOC item and page number. This style should apply to both part and chapter name. Only the ...
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Is it sensible to use the apa6 class for a thesis (with chapters)?

I want to use LaTeX/XeLaTeX (I'm a newbie) for my psychology PhD thesis, and my trial document currently uses apa6 for the document layout (and biblatex-apa/biber for referencing). It seems that apa6 ...
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Equal horizontal margins in memoir and article class - not equal if you get out the ruler

I am trying to get equal horizontal margins in a memoir class document. But I can't get the margins to be exactly equal, and this problem doesn't seem to be limited to the memoir class. All of the ...
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Section and newcommand in LaTeX's memoir

I want to change the section layout. The section layout should start with an § then the number (which should start with 1 instead of 0.0) and then the name of the section. I have tried to make such a ...
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Add tikz styled Summary heading

As per MWE, I currently use two kinds of section header bars: a rounded grey bar for ordinary unnumbered sections ('osections' in MWE) and a 'Topic N', for numbered sections (where N=section number) ...
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Daleif1 Theme : how to get part's title above chapter?

I am using the daleif1 theme, and I would like to have the \part's title juste above the \chapter's title on the same page. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Titletoc and minitoc are not working with cftsectionname (memoir class document)

In my memoir class document I would like to get a minitable of content after each \part 's title. I have tried the minitoc package, but it is not working with the titlesec package used in my document. ...
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New list environment not working in class file

Sorry in advance for the length of this one.... The following MWE contains an enumerate environment I defined: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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How to show my plan after each part (\part)? (memoir class)

In the first page of my document a table of content is displayed. However, I would like to show a plan after each \part 's title. I don't have the slightest idea how to do it. Should I use ...
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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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Margins for even and odd page using the Memoir class

I have read a lot of posts about this topic now but still I cannot figure out why the even and odd pages has the same margin. I would like them to have different margins to make Space for the spine of ...
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How to get \part and paragraphs (text) on the same page (memoir class)?

Does someone know how to prevent the "\cleardoublepage" after each part in a memoir class document ? I don't have the slightets idea how to do it. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} ...
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How do I set Palatino as a font in Memoir?

First of all, I don't think this is a duplicate of How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?, because it appears to be a very specific use case. In memoir, I'd like to use the Palatino font ...
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Two distinct aliaspagestyles for a document (Or another solution to pagenumbering problem)

Is there any way to make two distinct aliaspagestyles for different parts of the document. That is to say, can I make one aliaspagestyle for the first page of the TOC while having a different one for ...
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Changing titles of chapters and parts from onehalfspaced to single spaced

Is there a simple solution for making the titlename of parts and chapters singlespaced but the text onehalfspaced without having to add \SingleSpace to every titlename. I have found a solution that ...
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Adding header to all pages, removing TOC and double entries in header and costum pagenumbering

I'm setting up my thesis in memoir class. Questions [Those that have been answer are marked with (!) and the code has been amended to reflect the answers]: How do I make my headers and footers ...
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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...
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How can I have different caption delimiters for captions and contcaptions?

I'm using the memoir class and have a figure that is continued on the next page. The markup is roughly this: \captiondelim{: } \begin{figure} % ... \caption{Foo bar} \end{figure} \begin{figure} ...
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Is there a conflict between memoir and sidenotes?

I am attempting to use the memoir package in conjuction with the sidenotes package, but when I attempt to compile, I get the following error: Option clash for package changepage and compilation ...
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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 ...