{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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Spaces in memoir's section headings

I need chapter and section headings without numbers and with any leading spaces ignored (the document is generated by a program - dblatex). Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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How do I reduce the indentation of items in an enumeration?

I am trying to condense a two-level enumeration of some kind of requirements in a figure, with the text referencing the items of the enumeration. I am using a table to separate the two columns (tried ...
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Number exercises according to chapter

I'm using the exercise package together with memoir class. How do I number my exercises according to chapter number, in the same way that display equations are numbered? Here's a minimal example ...
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Error applying Chapter Style in Memoir Class

I use memoir class, I get an error message file ended when scanning \makechapterstye This is what I want. I get the code from "Variation over VZ39, contributed by Danie Els, Various chapter styles ...
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How to add an author name or copyright symbol on each page in memoir class?

I am using the memoir document class to write my first book in calculus. How I can display my name, for example, on each page?
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Fix indent for section title

I like to recreate the layout of an official template, in order to get rid of Word. Because the template is from the government, I must recreate it 1:1. In the end, the document should look like ...
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How to make “draft margin notes” for floats?

Page 394 of the memoir manual provides a snippet by Bastian Veelo for making margin comments out over the part of the stock paper that would be cut away. This very handy for making comments only ...
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Commercial stock printing with LaTeX (prefer memoir, if possible)

In paragraph 2 of Section 2.2 of texdoc memoir, I quote ... with one page per piece of stock. In commercial printing the stock material is much larger with several pages being printed on each ...
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How to avoid a page break before a two-column TOC in memoir

Although `I wouldn't normally do this', I'm writing a short(ish) document for which I'd like to place a small TOC in two columns as the last thing on the title page. In single column mode it works ...
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Vertical centering of text in a page when text contains enumerations

I'd like a vertically centered letter under letterhead, when a letter is less than a page. When a letter is more than a page, I'd like to achieve a minimum spacing between the letter and letterhead. ...
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Error when trying to use \MakeTextUppercase to customize the table of contents

I get the following error when trying to use \MakeTextUppercase to customize the table of contents: ! Undefined control sequence. \find@pdflink ...ode \protected@edef \Hy@testname ...
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Caption of longtable tables when using memoir

It seems the longtable package provides its own captions totally separate from the ones provided by memoir. There is a question on this site hinting at using the caption package for styling the ...
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Same margins when specifying “twoside” in memoir?

I'm using the memoir document class with options openright and twoside. However, as the document will be printed on regular paper instead of being binded into a book, I wish the left and right margins ...
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How to get chapter numbers to work in sections with memoir pagestyle{headings} and using babel?

I have a very strange behavior which I have managed to get boil downed into this minimal example. It's probably a bug report for either memoir or babel developers (where should that be sent?) but I ...
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How to place an image over a _full_ (including bleed) page in memoir?

I need to include a jpg into my document created with memoir as a full separate page. The jpg is colored and has 3 mm bleed out into the stock paper. A bit naively I thought I could just use negative ...
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TOC with pagestyle empty in memoir

I'm using the memoir class for a thesis, and want no page numbering of the front matter including the TOC. Have followed the answer to Table of contents with page style empty which does remove the ...
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir?

I'm trying to customize the Abstract of a memoir document using the following command: \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} The problem is that it actually has no effect. How can I ...
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Memoir Page Layout doesn't work as expected: Text shifted right

I'm trying to setup the layout as a one-sided A4 page, with 2.5 cm equal left & right margins. Since the width of A4 is 21cm, then I'm trying to do this with the following 2 steps: Set the ...
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Memoir custom title page and twocolumns.

Using the package memoir, I am having some trouble creating my (Oh so simple) custom title page. In the preamble, I have this: \documentclass[medievalpage,twosides,twocolumn,pdftex,final]{memoir} ...
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Theorem decorations that stay with theorem environment

I am typesetting a document using the memoir documentclass. Currently, my theorems have the following definition (using macros provided by the ntheorem package): % THEOREMS ...
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Epigraph in the end of the page

How could I position the epigraph in the end of the page, instead of at the beginning? I'm using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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How to put section number into the right side of section title in LaTeX?

I am a novice for LaTeX, so need you guy's help. I am wondering how to change section style in order to put the section number into the right side of section title in LaTeX, especially memoir class. ...
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error in memoir: Command \newfloat already defined

Using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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make numname and enumitem work together

numname is a package that allows you to write out (e.g.) chapter titles in words. It's basically some code taken out of memoir.cls apparently. There appears to be something wrong with the code, ...
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Empty caption of subfigure in memoir slightly misaligned

Consider the following minimal example meant to illustrate a single figure with a subfigure using the memoir documentclass: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure}% Allow for subfloats ...
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How to set fixed (8mm) linespacing?

My university wants me to have in my report line spacing of not less than 8mm. ( Font size must be 11pt or larger. ) How can I specify this other than using \lineskip which is discouraged? I'd like ...
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Memoir parskip package

How do I get the same effect as using the parskip package when using the memoir class. I want no indents, and spaces between paragraphs. What is the proper way to do this in the memoir class?
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How can I use the algorithm package with the memoir class

Currently there are no compilation issues. However, \listofalgorithms does not work. Additionally, my algorithms are missing titles. This is the most important thing for me. How can I get the ...
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Configuring Memoir page and font size for the Kindle3

I'm trying to output a document sides for the Kindle3 and have a preamble that looks like so: \documentclass[oneside,6pt,final]{memoir} ...
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memoir tutorials or introductions

I'm looking for memoir tutorials or introductions. The main manual is a wonderful piece of documentation, but at nearly 600 pages it is a bit overwhelming as a starting place. Likewise the more ...
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How to make hanging lists using memoir?

I found the \hangsecnum command for having section numbers hanging out into the left margin. Now I want to do the same thing for all lists also, that is for the enumerate and itemize environments at ...
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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Uppercase pagenumbering (roman) using \frontmatter

I am using \frontmatter, \mainmatter and \backmatter so my pagenumbering is correct. However, i would like my roman pagenumbering in \frontmatter to be uppercase. Is there any easy way to do so? ps: ...
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Page numbering in Latex TOC (using memoir class) [closed]

The issue that I am having is that the page numbers appearing in my TOC do not correspond with the actual pages on which the section/chapter is found. The problem occurs in the mainmatter, as well as ...
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How to add a preface chapter to a book that appears before all chapters and is not numbered as a chapter?

I just wrote the preface to my book and I made it a \chapter, but now the preface is Chapter 1 of the book, which is not what I desire. I am using the memoir document class. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to change heading font style in memoir?

Please take a look at the image below. How do I change the heading font style? As you can see it wraps over in two lines because the chapter title is too long. I did read memoir manual but the only ...
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How to set two types of appendixes on memoir class?

I need to set up two types of appendixes: Appendixes and Annexes They must appear as "Appendix A - Title of Appendix A", etc, and "Annex A - Title of Annex A", etc. in the chapter head (which I ...
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Does memoir class have various page designs built in?

I wasn't able to find an answer to this question myself - are there any built-in page designs (styles) in memoir class? If so, what are they and how do I set them in the document to see how each one ...
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How to avoid line breaking after subsection in Memoir?

\documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{bbm} ...
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memoir class with subcaption and hyperref packages

This is similar to this question about using subfigures in memoir class and this one about using subfigure memoir and hyperref together Is it possible to use memoir class with sucaption package? I ...
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How to avoid section title at the top of the page overlap the section title in the page itself (screenshot attached)

I am having a problem where a longer \section title overlaps itself. I am using the memoir class and it's printed both at the beginning of the page and in the page itself (see screenshot), and in my ...
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What is the default \parskip in memoir?

Everywhere the usual word is that it is 0. But that is clearly wrong, it is 0 + some rubber length. But how is that rubber length defined? In my search I found the following definition in the memoir ...
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Measure the length of the lowercase alphabet

In the memoir manual speaks about measuring the length of the lowercase alphabet in order to decide the numbers of characters per line. Can this be done with LaTeX?
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biblatex: author and subbibliography

2 questions that have been bugging me forever now: 1 I have several biblatex entries that are some sort of publication without a specific author. I use them like this: @booklet{name, author = ...
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Make \chapter* same as unnumbered \chapter (using memoir) ?

I'm producing a book, using the memoir class. The book has numbered chapters 1-8, but also has a chapter before ("Introduction") and a chapter after ("Conclusion"). These are all in the main matter; ...
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How do I force \section's to start on a new page if they don't fit on current page?

So I am writing a programming book, and I use \section for each topic. For example, I'd write, \section{Another way to double-space a file} \begin{lstlisting} awk 'BEGIN { ORS="\n\n" }; 1' ...
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Booklets in memoir class

I was just reading this question about using pdfpages to create twoup effects in memoir. This worked great for me, but I am wondering how I can get the page order to set up a booklet, so that it can ...
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Zero margins with memoir

I am trying to set up custom page size with zero margins. Here is the example \documentclass[oneside,final,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} % just for sample text \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...