{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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Sidecaption layout question using sidelegend memoir

Linked to this previous post, i make some tests to have more elegant sidecaption using memoir class. I try to reproduce this layout, with two type of caption style : a normal centered caption with ...
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Correct linebreaking on comment text for sidecaption using memoir class

I use some tricks to have a good \sidecaption command for the memoir class. But how can i have a correct separation between title name and some possible comments on the figure ? Figure 1.1 : My ...
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How to change the position of the Chapter Number (pedersen style of memoir)

I am creating a document using the memoir class and pedersen style. In my document which is mainly portrait, I have to display some diagrams in a landscape orientation. Unfortunatley, one of the pages ...
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Fontpage using memoir

I'm working on a project in LaTeX, where I'm using the memoir class. I would like to make a "real" front page. By that i mean that when the pdf is opened in eg. Acrobat Reader, it is shown as a single ...
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Symmetric margins in memoir

I want to typeset a book in A5 format with memoir with the standard text width provided by \lxvchars in that package (this makes sure there are approximately 65 characters on each line). I want the ...
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Why are default LaTeX TOP and BOTTOM margins so big?

In the question Why are default LaTeX margins so big?, it is explained very well why the side margins have the large size they have (compared to most Word processors): The smaller line width provides ...
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Help understanding Rules and Leaders in a memoir chapter head

In another post I was given the code to create a header for my Memoir chapter. I wanted some text between a horizontal double-rule, like so: ========= Hello World======== Chapter Name (see ...
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Automatic tabulars : create a table from a list

I just found out about the commands \autorows and \autocols in the memoir class that will wrap a list into a table. For example \autorows{c}{5}{l}{one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, ...
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What's the use of an empty mbox{}

Consider the following declaration from the memoir manual: \newcommand{\marginbox}[1]% {\parbox[t][0pt]{6em}{\itshape\raggedleft\mbox{} #1}} What is the use of the empty mbox in this command?
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What are the style parameters for nested lists?

I am working in memoir class and would like to customize some nested lists. But I do not know all the style parameters, in particular, the lengths. How can I list them? This is a generic question, but ...
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memoir does not generate figure cross reference [duplicate]

I do have this short file \documentclass%[colorlinks=true] {memoir} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \begin{document} %\chapter{first} Here goes the figure. \begin{figure}[!h] \label{fig:MyFigure} this ...
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Help with \sidepar and position - with MVC

I have a problem with a sidepar in the memoir class. I do not get the wanted result as i am unable to control the position, caption keeps aligning to the bottom line of the figure?. FYI the result is ...
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How to use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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Caption with a line break in Memoir Class

The following code works with the report class. However, the same code does not work with the memoir class. The problem is with the line break in the caption. (FYI: I have TeX Live 2014.) ...
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Avoid underfull \vbox with page number “inside textblock”

My thesis requirements state that the page numbers must be "centered at one inch from the bottom of the page." All the margins are to be 1 inch and nothing can be printed in the margin area. I have ...
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Renew \chapterheadstart for numbered chapters only (memoir)

I am redefining the chapter styles for my document - one of the tasks I want to achieve is to add an image in front of all numbered chapters. The question / problem I have is, how to target only the ...
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greek text doesn't show in headings with cm font in memoir

I have set up my document using memoir and polyglossia for hyphenation in greek and english. I have also used my own fonts, using the commands below and it worked great. I am working on sharelatex ...
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Justify chapterstyle (Number) to the left

How do I justify the chapternumber in the MWE below to the left? Thanks \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{color,calc,graphicx,soul,fourier} \definecolor{wine}{rgb}{.5,0,0} ...
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How to apply Memoir manual's fix to allow \MakeTextUppercase in toc with hyperref

There is a known conflict between the memoir class and the hyperref package. hyperref cannot process Table of Contents headings that include the \MakeTextUppercase macro. The memoir manual (texdoc ...
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Ask `\autoref` to display environment name without number

I'm using the memoir class and I define theorems with thmtools. Theorems often have a name, besides being numbered. I'm looking to write a \fullref command that outputs the name of the environment ...
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How to put section numbers and titles in margin?

I have an example image here from Modern Physics textbook. I also like the chapter styles (I am thinking I could do them with the memoir document class, but that is for later). Right now, I am trying ...
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Simple Chapter Style

I am using this chapterstyle \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside,showtrims,openright,titlepage]{memoir} \makechapterstyle{VZ23}{% \renewcommand\chapternamenum{} \renewcommand\printchaptername{} ...
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Help on adding color option to chapter title

I'm trying to create an option to easily change a color bar in a chapter title. This code works on changing the color of the bar, but ruins the formatting. All of the chapter text is to be aligned ...
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\thechapter displays only 0 in header in memoir class

another issue I came across and can't find any solution is that, defining a new page style in memoir class, \thechapter mark does not display anything but a lovely 0 in the header. If I replace ...
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How to insert a table on the header

I am trying to insert a table on the header, just like the example below. The whole document where I was inspired to create this header can be found here Moshell User Guide. On this picture this is ...
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Copyright text as table on first page of an article in memoir class

I try to make a copyright text and suggested citation as table, appearing only on the first page of an article, breaking the abstract to the next page if necessary. So far, I had no great success. I ...
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Is there a simple way to insert text into each line of a table of contents?

I have a LaTeX document (memoir class) broken into unnamed, numbered chapters, like so \chapter{}. I'd like the table of contents to look roughly like this: Contents Chapter 1 ............... 1 ...
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Extra skipped space between the paragraphs in one subsection only

There is only one sub-section in the document, where there is extra space between the paragraphs. The sub-sections before and after do not have any extra space. I did not add anything different for ...
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Problem with unexact font sizes in memoir

I have to typeset a thesis and although nobody knows why I have to set it in 12pt with one and a half line spacing, I have to do it. The strange thing is that in the resulting PDF file the font looks ...
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Why is the prefix in my citation not working?

When I try to make a prefix, it breaks the command. I have tried both the \citep, \citet and the \cite commands. I have also tried looking at the Babel files, and changing the '<' and '>' to ...
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Changing '&' to 'og' in citations between names when using apacite package

When I use the \citet command, it makes a the & sign between the names. It is not supposed to do that, it is supposed to spell out 'and', which is the correct style for in-text citation. However, ...
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How to center chapter, section an subsection using memoir?

I am trying to centre chapter, section and subsection using memoir, with the following code: \renewcommand{\chapnamefont}{\centering\normalfont} \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\centering\normalfont} ...
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How to eleminate the space between bibitems using memoir?

I am trying to change the font size and the spacing of bibitems using the memoir class. As the following command (for what ever reason) did not work \usepackage{biblatex} ...
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myheadings in memoir - chapter title verso and recto page

I wrote a book with memoir. My last problem is, that I have a chapter, which is so short, that it has no sections. This leads to the fact that on the recto page there is an empty header. How can I ...
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How to set font size of footnotes correctly in memoir?

I am type setting a book with the memoir class and have to follow the rules that are given by the publishing house. For that rules I have to define the exact font sizes: The font size of the footnotes ...
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Getting the \currentsection and \currentsubsection in memoir

As you know in memoir there's no easy way to get the current section and/or subsection, you can only get the \currenttitle, which tells you the header of the last sectioning command. That's a ...
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Remove indent from 1st paragraph after chapter, section, subsection in memoir class

i have 2 issues with my document A. First of all i never thought it would be so difficult to have 0 indent in 1st paragraph following chapter, section an subsection headings. I've read that it's 0 by ...
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Adjust footnote indentation in memoir

Following up to How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago? I have been fixing my footnotes with a hack adjusting \@makefntext, but I would rather use memoir's ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning. Since you are using the 'memoir' class, I'm ...
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Additional sectioning levels above book

I am using memoir which currently supports book, part, chapter, section, subsection, etc... I would like an additional layer above this (say "volume") which behaves well (numbered and appears in a ...
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Can't put a header logo image and footer text [duplicate]

Well. I'm writing a manual to my work. And I have to put a header with the logo image and a footer for the pages. I'm trying to use \lhead{...} \cfoot{...} just to see if it work. but I just can't ...
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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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Use of different font by name in chapter, section, subsection In memoir class

I'm using memoir class and I have an open type font I would like to use through my document. I have achieved that but I would like to customize it a little in chapter headings, section headings etc. ...
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How can you prevent subbibliography appearing on ToC in Memoir class?

I have created sub-bibliographies using the keyword methods to distinguish between primary and secondary sources. This works fine but the only thing is that in the table of contents it lists all the ...
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Change format of chapter number in memoir class

I am using XeLaTeX with the memoir class and Greek text and I would like to change the chapter title to be uppercase instead of lowercase I have this \chapter{Αποτελεσματικότητα του Ανταγωνιστικού ...
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How do I properly create multiple documents (books) in memoir? (issues with \book{})

Using memoir, I'm trying to set up a collection of individual documents in one LaTeX project (because of lots of cross-references), separated by book divisions. E.g. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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chapterstyle is prohibiting page number on right/left side

What I have now is page numbers on even or odd sides, except on the first page of a chapter. I also wish for the number in the footer at the first page of a chapter to be shown on either the right or ...
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How to eliminate over-specification in h and v warning in Geometry package?

I use a memoir class template as the basis for my own thesis. It includes the geometry package. This produces a warning but do not appear to impact on the compiling of a pdf. I use pdfLaTeX. Here is ...
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How to center part entries in toc with memoir?

I'm typesetting a book with memoir class and in this book the parts have to be centred in the table of contents (TOC). Thanks to Center parts in toc with tocloft I got this working as long as the part ...
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Making the unnumbered Bibliography chapter in memoir into a numbered chapter

My supervisor has told me my references section needs to be numbered. However, I do not know how to make that happen. I read somewhere about redefining the \printbibliography command within the ...