{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 to typeset a smaller size book with trim marks from letter paper stock?

How could I use the memoir package (or anything else, that's just what came to mind) to output a letter paper size document, but typeset with a different page width (9" by 7" in my case) with a trim ...
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Is it possible to have a multi line footer in memoir?

MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \makepagestyle{mystyle} \makeoddfoot{mystyle}{my journal}{\thepage}{} \pagestyle{mystyle} \begin{document} Some text. \end{document} The footer is supposed to ...
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Memoir: Change color of header rule when using a copied pagestyle

Using memoir class, I am trying to change the color of the header's rule as proposed in Set header and footer rule color in memoir. However, the following code won't change the rule's color: ...
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Font for small caps in (French style) figure caption labels

Polyglossia {french} in Memoir Class. My preferred font is Open Sans. MWE compiled with XeLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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\obeylines and verse environment in memoir

When I use the \obeylines macro with the verse environment, it prevents line numbering and introduces extra white space between the lines. Is there a way to address this? ...
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Line numbering across verses in memoir

I'm typesetting some poetry that needs to be numbered but that is frequently interrupted by comments, something like a play. I want the numbering to be continuous from verse to verse but to omit the ...
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Multiple Sectional divisions in a Memoir header

How would you have a page heading so that on the Left hand page you might have the Book the Part and the Chapter and on the right hand page have a Section any existing subsection. From reading the ...
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Page number position with fancyhdr and memoir oneside

I am trying to have a one sided layout for a book in memoir (that is: each page shall have the same right and left margins) but I want the header and the footer to have different margins as well: the ...
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Alignment of modified veelo chapter style (memoir)

I'm having some problems modifying the veelo chapter style. Due to my smaller margins (I need A5 paper size), the regular veelo didn't work correctly. So instead of having the chapter number in the ...
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Emulate \only in figures in non-beamer documents

I am writing a book based on lecture notes I have written using beamer. In these notes I have figures drawn using TikZ which I would like to transfer to the book. However, some of them use \only to ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Modify ToC Backmatter Entry Distance

I created a simple document using memoir class as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} \renewcommand\thepart{\arabic{part}} % modify ToC part \renewcommand{\cftpartaftersnum}{.} ...
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How to include page margin into header and footer in memoir?

I wonder how I can achieve the following two things: I want to have defined page margins for the use of \marginpar notes and comments. The problem is that, although I use memoir with twoside option ...
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Centering footer relative to paper in memoir

I would like to center the footer of a pagestyle not relative to the margins of the page, but rather relative to the width of the physical paper. I created a pagestyle specifically for the title page. ...
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Header style with page number under bleeded rule

I'm trying to create this header style in a memoir document (this is a mock-up in Inkscape): I thought of tikz, and I've seen this cool one, but I'm thinking this isn't so complex and tikz for ...
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Add word 'Chapter' before chapter number in toc (memoir class)

i want to have the word 'ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ' which means Chapter in greek, before the chapter number in the table of contents and the 'ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ' before appendices, i am using memoir class and the command ...
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fancyhdr novel's pages need headers with CHAPTER ONE, TWO etc. spelled out

I'd like to use the fancyhdr package to have odd number pages with the chapter number spelled out, for instance, "CHAPTER ONE" OR "CHAPTER TWO" etc., and the even number pages with the actually title ...
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Define an invisible caption

Short Question: How can I make a caption, which is not shown in document? Long version: I am using xelatex with memoir and trying to make a figure going over 2 pages. Basically, something like: ...
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remove blank space before text under figure when using sidecaption and memoir class

As you can see, when using sidecaption in memoir class, the text in the margin control the text position under the tabulate. Is it possible to remove all this blankspace under the tabular ...
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Trouble sizing Latex PDF page with Memoir

I am trying to typeset a 5.25in x 8in book using LaTex and Memoir, and while I have managed to get a nice looking book, the problem is when the PDF is brought up the page dimensions are 5.50 x 8.50 ...
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error on adding item list in sidecaption using memoir

I try to add an item legend using tikz drawed bullet in sidecaption with memoir, using Texlive 2013 updated, and xelatex, to this working MWE \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt,twoside, openright]{memoir} ...
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size of framed environment in memoir

I am using the memoir package and the 'framed' environment. It seems that the vertical white spacing differs depending whether it is a single equation or the 'multiline' environment. Please, compare ...
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Multiple layout problem with sidecaption, subbottom and memoir

This is not the first time i post (see here and here) about sidecaption environment error and memoir class, but i continue to have lot of problem with my layout. I search a way to : make correct ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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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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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 ...