{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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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 ...
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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} ...