{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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Choosing Tex engine for beginner: 25-page college assignment

I'm starting to write a bigger assignment (Danish, college-level: 25pages). My requirements: Internationalisation: it is in Danish The manuscript will need citations, references and a bibliography. ...
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Pocket book size for novel (10.8 x 17.5 cm)

Since a time I only use LaTeX for my writing requirements, for maths, histories, scripts, but this time I want to send a novel to a service like bubok or lulu or whatever that prints books to have it ...
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Memoir sub table numbering wrong

I am using sub tables and it seems because I but the table caption above I get the wrong number in the sub table references. How can I fix this? I am pretty sure it is related to the package float ...
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htlatex with article vs memoir

Why does the following document (with article document class): \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c|c} \hline 1 & 2 \\ \hline \hline 5 & 6 \\ \hline \end{tabular} ...
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\raggedyleft in memoir?

In memoir instead of \raggedright, you can use \raggedyright[<space>] which is much more beautiful in narrow columns. However what I also need is \raggedyleft which does not exist and I don't ...
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“Undefined control sequence” problem in memoir class?

I use memoir class and want to customize the table-of-contents and chapters style. When I use \renewcommand*\l@chapter[2] I get this error after the second compilation: Undefined control sequence. ...
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multicolumn display for partial list of table

I have a file with some consecutive tables one for each month. The listoftables takes up too much space when it lists each table entry on a separate line. I can use multicols to have a two column ...
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Position Specifiers appearing in final pdf document using memoir

I am using the memoir class to generate my thesis and when I declare a figure or table using a position specifier, where the position specifier is h, t, etc., my final PDF document has the ...
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Aligning subfigures both horizontally and vertically with memoir

I'm trying to place 4 subfigures of different sizes aligned. Here the box-k.pdf files contain boxes with marks at the midsides. The result has box-1 and box-3 aligned at the left margin, not centered ...
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How to change chapter font style in the middle of the Table of the Contents?

What I do have, is grouped frontmatter entries (chapter-like) in ToC, and the rest of the chapters have larger vertical space. What I want is to change the font style of the grouped part to, say, ...
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Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents

I have grouped sections nicely below of chapters in ToC, so that there is no space between chapter and following sections, but there is some space between last section and following chapter. All this ...
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memoir class \part style

I am preparing a book in memoir class. I use \chapterstyle{madsen}, which uses a sans serif font (I don't know which one). I also have parts and I would like to have the parts to be typeset in the ...
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How can I create a decoration that runs down one side of each page?

Hi I'm writing an ebook in org-mode that includes a separate .tex file for styles. What I'd like to do is create a box that contains the current chapter and section name on a background image that ...
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Is there an easy way to change the font and size for Chapter Heading in Memoir?

I'm a total TeX newb - please be nice! :-) How can I change the font and size of Chapter headings? I don't mind where it's placed on the page - but would like it to be a sans-serif font and perhaps ...
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Memoir showtrims breaks auto-pst-pdf

I have set of large documents that need to go to printers and I want to show the trim edges. I'm using a large number of pstricks images in the documents (these are science and maths textbooks) so I'm ...
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How to set title and main matter pages independently, with memoir

I am setting up the page layout using memoir commands: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[charter]{mathdesign} \begin{document} \setlrmarginsandblock{20mm}{10mm}{*} ...
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Memoir Class, \sidebar formatting

In the memoir class, is there a way to get the \sidebar notes to be in paragraph style? I am looking for a similar effect that fnpara provides to footnotes. I have included an image of what I would ...
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Numbering of subsections using memoir [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn on subsection numbering in memoir I'm writing a thesis using memoir as my class. I've noticed it only includes numbering on chapters and sections, not subsections. ...
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Centering the frontpage using memoir

I'm using memoir (two-side layout). I have the problem that my front page is centered with respect to the margins, which are not equal in left and right side. \begin{center} will not solve this, since ...
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Including both chapter name and name of section in header using memoir

I'm writing a thesis using memoir as my class. I would like a header similar to fancyhdr, but this is not emulated in memoir. I know how to make my own pagestyle, however when I try to refer to the ...
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Are the datetime package and the memoir class known to conflict?

Using the \formatdate macro from the datetime package within a \date definition seems to break when using the memoir class. Is this just something strange that I'm doing because it seems reasonable. ...
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Chapter subtitle

I want a chapter subtitle (half the size of the font of the chapter title) within the rulers of the chapter title. The subtitle must not appear in the Table of Contents. I have this ...
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memoir: headings numbering starting at section level

I'm writing a set of documents using the same memoir based template. One particular document does not use chapter level heading and just section and subsection levels. I have no chapters but the ...
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memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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memoir: sections as chapters, reference numbering

In the following example, I've hacked the numbering of sections in the memoir class so that I can use "sections" as "chapters". This makes them show up nicely in the table of contents. However, ...
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Beamer, TiKZ, and commutative diagrams [closed]

I have a commutative diagram that renders without issue in a memoir document, but, when I copy the code into a beamer slide, the mapping text becomes super imposed over the arrows. Is there a ...
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Conditional figure environment (sideways, bottom captions)

For my phd dissertation I would like to have a new environment for figures that gives me the possibility to either place the caption sideways if there is enough space (say the figure width is < 0.6 ...
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Get page numbering & page count of a given style

Given a set of page styles, for example plain and butter, in the memoir class how can get the page number and count for that given style? This seems like something that would already have been ...
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Modify example dropdown in memoir

In LyX, in book format memoir, the drop down has the Example format. Just wanted to know how do I change this Example format layout. Or where is the code to be changed. Edit: The example might be ...
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Displaying the range of sections on the page in the header

I would like to have on each page the range of sections covered by it displayed, opposite of the page number and accompanied by the name of the first new section (if there is a new one) starting on ...
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Different margins for text and figures

Is it possible to have it so that the text has smaller left and right margins than figures? I am using memoir.
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Uppercase until end of group

In LaTeX, all font commands have two versions, one requires an argument (\textbf, \textit, \textsc etc), other changes the font until the end of group (\bfseries, \itshape, \scshape etc). The latter ...
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\addvspace after \section in memoir always adds all its space

Knowing about \addvspace I wrote my own environment that adds a minimum space before and after it. But using memoir, if a \section precedes it, \addvspace always adds all its space to the space that ...
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Remove bibliography entry from ToC or change the way it is displayed

I'm using the memoir class and have my document structured by parts which means that the "Bibliography" entry in the Table of Contents are not showing correctly (I guess that it is shown as a chapter ...
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Adjust \lxvchars etc. for \documentclass point size

Follow-up to query re: adjusting textheight in memoir Apparently, memoir's \setlxvchars[\normalfont]\setxlvchars[\normalfont] commands standardize the result to 10pt, regardless of the point size ...
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Adjust typeblocksize in light of paper size

I'm trying to figure out how to adjust the typeblocksize in memoir in light of the ratio of \paperheight to \paperwidth. Right now, I have \settypeblocksize{*}{\lxvchars}{1.414} to adjust the ...
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Get current “section” name without label

Update: I accepted the solution provided by Heiko Oberdiek, because that was doing exactly what I asked. When interested only in the chapter name, egreg's solution works fine. However, to get it ...
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Automatically change the text width for all table environments using memoir

I'd like to redefine the table environment in a document I'm writing so that the tables and captions are wider than the text block. I'm using the memoir class, and an example given in the manual is ...
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How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?

I am using 'memoir' for a thesis, and I have chosen the vertical space between a chapter title and the following section to be exactly fixed, \afterchapskip being 120pt for each new chapter. What I ...
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\DoubleSpacing not working as described [closed]

Page 48 of the memoir manual states this about using \DoubleSpacing: The spacing in footnotes and floats (e.g., captions) is un- altered, which is usually required once the controllers see what ...
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memoir headers with starred chapter

I need help with page layout in memoir. I want to have an unnumbered chapter0 (i.e. introduction) but when using the \chapter starred version the chapter headers is wrong. This is my example source: ...
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Memoir changes page number from bottom to top-right in pages with heading

I'm using memoir with the companion page style and the madsen chapter style. \documentclass[11pt, openany, oneside]{memoir} %Start chapter in even or odd page \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Carácteres ...
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Prevent odd break line in pagenotes

Using memoir class, pagenotes package. Here is a screenshot of the problem: Number 6 should follow the rest of the text, hence be in the following page. This is the code I'm using: % Document ...
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Suggestion on how to manage pagenotes in memoir

I posted a long question before, and it was suggested that I should split it into separate chunks, so here it is. I wrote a book using the memoir class. It has about three hundreds notes and ...
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Set header and footer rule color in memoir

Is there a way to set color for header and footer rule in memoir class? Using the following code: \documentclass[ebook,12pt,twoside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Hyperlinks in section name

I am trying to use the memoir class to typeset a document in which the section headings function as hyperlinks to other locations in the document, using the hyperref package. One of the ways that ...
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table of tables using memoir

I need help to create a "table of tables" using memoir. I'd like to use the booktabs features embedded in memoir. What I'm trying to typeset is something like subfloats, having two 2x2 matrix of ...
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memoir: change numwidth in list of figures

I am trying to change the width of figure numbers in the toc, lof, and lot. This works fine for the toc: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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How to change font size in Index in memoir class?

Each time I build the index with makeindex I have to insert \footnotesize after \begin{theindex} in book.ind file. I use memoir class. Is there an automatic way to do this?
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Change font size of “Table of Contents” heading in memoir and make it bold

I'm using the memoir document class and the babel package and I need to change the size of the "Table of Contents" heading or at least to make it bold. Is it possible?