{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 do I remove spacing from before the table of contents in memoir class?

I am using memoir class to create a collection of short stories, and the default space before the table of contents and chapter titles is quite large. I have seen several posts on this site that show ...
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Is memoir's page layout incompatible with TikZ?

Can someone explain what's going on here?: \documentclass[showtrims,svgnames]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \settrimmedsize{210mm}{148mm}{*} \setstocksize{236mm}{164mm} \settrims{5mm}{5mm} ...
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How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?

I'm preparing a PhD thesis (using memoir and pdfLaTeX), and I find the palatino font a nice body font. Reading the font related questions and answers on this awesome site, I think I have pieced ...
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Itemized list is appearing outside of margins

I am writing a memoir document with a subsection that contains a itemized list. This itemized list is not appearing within the margins of text, but instead starts somewhere unknown and only has the ...
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Memoir: Stopping hyphenation in chapter titles in the table of contents

I am working on my dissertation using xelatex and the memoir class. Many of the titles to my chapters contain long words which I don't want to be hypenated in the table of contents. According the ...
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Inserting a new page to ToC in memoir [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force ToC not to end with a chapter? Does anyone know a way of adding a \newpage (or similar) to the ToC. One of my chapter headings is at the bottom of a page ...
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Default spacing after periods

In LaTeX, what is the default space that is inserted after a period . inside a block of text? What if I press enter (to start a new line in my GUI) after the period? Is it any different in the ...
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Exact centering of full-page background image

Here's the situation: I have to use memoir (v3.6j), with geometry (v5.6) and LuaTeX, version beta-0.70.1-2011061410 (rev 4277) in an A5 project which, in the final output have to be 3mm larger from ...
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An alternative to utf8 and arabtex under memoir documentclass

I'd like to use utf8 and arabtex packages under the memoir documentclass, but it seems unlikely to happen (previous discussion). What would be a good alternative, no transliteration and something that ...
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List of appendices with tocloft and memoir

I found a very nice example showing how to create a list of appendices here: How to get a list of appendices? but it doesn't seem to work with the memoir document class. I get the error message ...
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Modify a \part entry in ToC with memoir

I would like to change how a "Part" title appears in the Table of Contents of a memoir document. In particular, I'd like to have the "Part Title" between two lines. Take the following minimal example: ...
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A modification of \part style in memoir

I have modified the \part command style in a memoir document as in the following minimal example: \documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,openright,final,english]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Switching an existing document to memoir. How much trouble is it?

I'm really growing fond of the memoir package. I have a large document in which I use the report documentclass. How much trouble would it be to switch to memoir; i.e. what would I 'probably' need to ...
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Stop memoir from making mathmode section names uppercase in header

I'm typesetting my thesis with memoir and in general I'm happy with the result. However, some of my section headers have math mode text like \section{The $\phi_{ij}$ matrix} which memoir comically ...
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Line ending with e.g. \\ \\* or \\[10 mm]

I am looking at some LaTeX source, trying to find out what different things mean. I am also reading the memoir manual. I have stumbled upon two backslashes being used at the end of lines, optionally ...
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Redefine memoir Part to allow image

I am preparing a book with memoir. The book has three parts. I would like to have the Part title raised and to insert an image directly below the title. I am able to raise the Part title to the upper ...
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How to modify Memoir class' headers/footers without redefining everything

I am using the memoir class for a multi-part (and multi-book) document. The class' headers and footers suit me fine for a twoside, openright document, but I'd like to add to them the following: In ...
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Letterspacing memoir section headers

I'd like to add letterspacing to the \section commands with \setsecheadstyle in a memoir book. I tried using soul: \sodef\soSection{}{.1em}{.5em plus.1em}{.1em plus.1em minus.1em} ...
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How do I fix the vertical spacing in documents which go over one page?

When LaTeX is unable to fit content onto a page, it sometimes inserts a large amount of whitespace between the two elements that fit on the first page, rather than just leaving space at the bottom of ...
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Customizing Page Size in Memoir

How do I customize the size of the output pages in the memoir class? For example, how could I change the page size to 6x9 (while preserving the margin proportions and headers/footers I use) in the ...
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Memoir: How to trim set correctly?

How do I set the trim correctly? In my case it was wrong on some pages. \documentclass[a4paper,showtrims]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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How do I get multiple ToC entries in the same line?

I need that, in the ToC, all the \paragraph references appear in the same line, like. 1 First Chapter................................................1 1.1 First ...
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Books, Parts, and Prologues

I'm trying to nicely format a fairly large novel, with the following structure: Preamble Prologue Book I Part I Chapter 1 ... (etc.) Epilogue Postamble I'm using memoir and ...
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Memoir: removing headrule in chapter page

How to remove headrule in chapter page without remove of footrule, eg, rule only in foot page in all pages, but without on chapter page, but headrule in others pages. \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} ...
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Creating a Word Index for a Book

I'm writing a book using memoir with a lot of technical words. I want to have an index at the end, which, for each word or term I choose, will refer the reader to the relevant pages. Is there any ...
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Clear tableofcontents page in memoir

How do I clear the \tableofcontents page in memoir? \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \begin{document} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{titlingpage} \maketitle \end{titlingpage} % i need clear this page ...
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Applying \nouppercaseheads to section headers only in memoir

How would one apply \nouppercaseheads only to section headers when using the memoir document class? \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Non-italicized text in a \newfixedcaption

This is a very specific follow-up question to this answer given to this question. I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text in a thm environment ...
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How to force a picture's location and still use overpic

I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text, like so: Here is my first paragraph of text. \begin{figure}[htb] \centering ...
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Memoir Headings

What is the best way to customize the headings at the top of each page in a memoir document? For example, if I want just the page number at the top of every left page, and just the chapter title ...
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Problem with memoir and biblatex together

For no reason I can understand, I can't compile the following using TexLive 2011: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{mnwe-thesis} \begin{document} Following ...
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Environment for text to run into margins

After posting this closed question, I found a good solution for memoir on this page. However, my margins settings are different then the ones he uses, and as a result, the widematter environment only ...
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Justify text in memoir class margintable environment

In page 181 of texdoc memoir, The marginfigure and margintable environments can of course be adjusted using \setfloatadjustment, default \setfloatadjustment{marginfigure}{\centering} ...
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Changing parameters memoir chapter styles in newcommands

How do i turn the whole parameter below that is between the %%%% in a \newcommand? I tried but it is giving error. \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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fancyhdr and memoir

When I wrote the code below gave the following error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. See the LaTeX manual or ...
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Problem with LetLtxMacro

I'm trying to redefine \rule to make cleaner underscores, but my book file (in memoir class) is having problems with the following: \RequirePackage{letltxmacro} \LetLtxMacro{\oldrule}{\rule} ...
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Problem with vertical space in Memoir title

I've been struggling with titlingpage and Memoir a few hours, trying to make the document title have equal linespacing between its lines when using \\. The code is: ...
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Centering part entries in toc using memoir

I'm using memoir for a large document and want to center the toc entries corresponding to parts (page entries are turned off). I read the manual (specifically pp. 161-166) and while I have no problem ...
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How to make shaded pages and still see memoir's trim frame?

I am using memoir and I have the showtrims setting activated which I want visible on my pages. I am trying to toggle shading of entire pages and so far I am not having any great success. I have looked ...
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How to get headings to be an integral number of lines high (using the memoir class)?

I use the memoir class and the \checkandfixthelayout command to calculate the \textheight so that an integral number of lines will fit. This works very well: But now I want to add a few section ...
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cleveref and marginfigure in memoir

I'm running into a problem when using cleveref to refer to marginfigures in memoir. The following code illustrates the problem (apologies for the somewhat long preamble, but I need the space in the ...
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Indent first paragraph inside memoir's adjustwidth

In machine-generated LaTeX that produces endnotes in memoir, I put (generate) each paragraph inside an adjustwidth environment to get the paragraph indented 26pts to line up with something else. Works ...
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How to calibrate memoir's \sloppybottom and \flushbottom behavior?

Memoir provides the command \sloppybottom which "lets TeX put an extra line at the bottom of a page to avoid a widow on the following page." [1] However it also seems to set \raggedbottom which is not ...
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How can I reset sectional counters in memoir class to avoid breaking ToC cross-referencing in a complex document?

I have already asked a similar question here: Incorrect ToC/Index cross-references when resetting memoir class counters and received a satisfactory answer. Now, I wish to apply the chapter counter ...
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Occasional gap between paragraphs, no indent on first para

In LaTeX I'm using memoir class. I want to break long passages into logical units with some white inter-paragraph space. \medskip etc. indents the first subsequent paragraph - I want it unindented, as ...
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Changing textwidth with adjustwidth* in memoir

I'm using memoir with non-equal left and right margins and encounter a problem when I use the adjustwidth* environment to get three equally spaced columns with equal margins in the index. According to ...
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Forcing a new page for first chapter only in article style under memoir class

I am using memoir class with article style as I want the short chapters to run continuously. I would like the first chapter alone to start on a recto page. \newpage does not force an extra blank left ...
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Setting up the appendix with memoir [closed]

I need some help setting up the layout for the appendix of a Thesis template I am working with Memoir Class. Before the appendix all the document have the following format Top, right and bottom ...
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Problem with continuation of TOC in Memoir Class [closed]

This is basically continuation of earlier questions. I managed to fix (brute force) most issues. This one effects continuation pages of TOC, TOF, and chapters pages after the first. I assume it is the ...
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Configuring the looks of memoir's \paragraph

I need a lower heading level than subsubsection and hence I am turning towards \paragraph. I am happy with not having it numbered but I do want it to stand on a line of it's own and be italic. I have ...