{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 - number of chapter in other line than its title (with memoir class)

Do you have any idea on how to combine this solution of putting the number of chapter and its name+page in different lines? Please have a look at the picture. I want to achieve this with memoir lass ...
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proper alignment of pdfpages import in memoir typeblock

Finding the solution to Setting up pdfpages with memoir? turned out not to be as simple as adding the right layout parameter as an offset. The first finding was that if a twoside documentclass is ...
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Setting up pdfpages with memoir?

I am using memoir for writing my PhD thesis. In my university we have to include submitted, accepted, and prepared drafts of related papers as appendices. These papers have all been previously ...
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Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
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Set caption font size in memoir

How do I set the default caption font in a memoir? I tried: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[font=small]{caption} But that gives me a warning: Class memoir Warning: You are using the caption ...
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Is reStructuredText compatible with the memoir class?

While I'm fine with writing "real" documents in full-blown LaTeX, I often switch to reStructuredText as a lightweight markup language for simplish documents (like meeting notes and stuff). I was ...
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How can I update the array package? Warning from tabu

I am trying to use the tabu package, but it returns a warning which does not seem like a good sign. Does anyone know how to resolve the following issue? LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input ...
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How to make a new command similar to \author

I'm preparing a new template for our students' projects based on memoir. All this projects are supervised (directed) by one or more professors so I would like to declare a command like \author but ...
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Memoir mysterious overfull hbox in TOC when mathptmx is used

I'm trying to troubleshoot an overfull hbox warning that arises with some long chapter titles in memoir. I've narrowed it down to the following minimal example. The problem arises with mathptmx but ...
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Indent pagenotes with multiple lines in memoir

I'm writing a non fiction book using the memoir package. I've been playing around quite a lot, and I must say I'm very satisfied with Peter Wilson's guide. Pagenotes are great because they allow me ...
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Syntax for memoir's \medievalpage command

I'm trying to use the memoir class \medievalpage command and cannot get it to work. Here is my effort: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \medievalpage \checkandfixthelayout ...
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How to extend the footer to include the margin notes

My memoir document has a relatively narrow typeblock (90mm) and a wide margin (55mm) for annotations, with a \marginparsep of 15mm. I want the footer to cover both the typeblock and the annotation ...
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customizing section formatting using memoir class (color and numbering)

I see in memoir that \section is implemented like so: \newcommand{\section}{% \sechook% \@startsection{section}{1}% level 1 {\secindent}% heading indent {\beforesecskip}% ...
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In memoir environment, the chapter heading placement gets messed up if a too big figure gets placed on next page

Using the memoir class, it appears that if I have a figure that is close enough to chapter heading, and big enough that it has to be placed on the next page, the chapter heading placement gets messed ...
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modifying part style in memoir class to match ell chapterstyle

I've selected ell chapterstyle using the memoir class. Following tips I found in Part style in memoir class and A modification of \part style in memoir and looking at the ell definition in memoir.cls ...
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Page number before Chapter title in the Table of Contents with memoir

I've seen in some novel that, in the table of contents, the page number is before the chapter title, for example: 3 Down the Rabbit Hole 7 The Pool of Tears 15 The Caucus Race and a Long Tale ...
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TOC alignment in memoir

I'm trying to get chapters and sections to line up in a memoir ToC as: Chapter one Chapter title Section title Another section A third ...
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wrapfigure error

I'm using memoir (a beautiful documentclass that gets me in trouble too often)... and I'm trying to use wrapfigure. This is what I use: ...
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“Negative offset” chapter title

I need my chapter titles to be offset 2cm to the left of everything else (or my section headings and paragraphs to be offset right, depending on what you call the reference point). I got the chapter ...
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Footnote numbers in index (e.g., 23n3)

I'm currently weighing indexing options for a book-length project. One of the more surprising hurdles is that there doesn't seem to be a way to create an index (in my case, several indices) that ...
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Using indexing packages with memoir

Friends, as you probably know, I have a quite complex document for cataloging songs. :) As my normal workflow, I use the book document class with some dozens of packages loaded. I've been playing ...
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Memoir and geometry

I am using geometry with memoir. I use it to change the margins of my document temporarily, e.g.: .... \savegeometry{the_original_geometry} \newgeometry{top=2.5cm, bottom=2.5cm,headsep=0cm} .... ...
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Can I put a logo in the header using memoir?

Part of our corporate standard is to place a small logo graphic at the top right of each page. It looks like fancyhdr handles this quite easily, but I'm using the memoir class, and it doesn't seem to ...
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tex4ht conversion of tables (memoir class problem)

I am trying convert my document to HTML using htlatex. Everything my document (70+ pages) works fine until I look at the tables. The tables generated do not actually follow any kind of table format. ...
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Figure numbering with minipages (memoir)

I have the following figure, where I can't seem to get the numbering right. The numbers next to the captions comes out as Figure 1, Figure 2, and Figure 3, but I want them to be (a), (b), and Figure 1 ...
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Problem when imitating one-sided printing with double-sided printing in Memoir Class

I use memoir class and I imitate one-sided printing with double-sided printing thanks to the command (find in the memoir manual) \setlength{\evensidemargin}{\oddsidemargin} The problem is that I ...
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Suppress page headers in one chapter

In a memoir document, how can I suppress the page headers for every page in one particular chapter? However, I don't want want to use \pagestyle{empty} as recommended this answer, since I want the ...
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Make all pages odd

I have a memoir document, with custom settings for margins, headers and footers, etc. I just found out it is being printed single-sided instead of double-sided, and I was wondering if there is a ...
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How do I suppress the counter for figures?

I am including some illustrations in the figure environment so that they float properly and so I can caption them, but I don't want the counter. Is there a way to suppress this? ...
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help with textgreek package [closed]

I can't seem to get textgreek to work on my system and I am out of ideas where to try next to fix it. I'm using LyX to write my thesis, so the TeX output is autogenerated. That said, I am perfectly ...
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Suppress introductory page numbers

I have a memoir document with introductory material (title page, table of contents, etc.) in the \frontmatter section. How do I prevent page numbers from automatically being put on these pages ...
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Memoir chapter styles

I'm designing a book collection using the memoir class. I want chapter titles to have a page for themselves (before the chapter proper). I'm using the following code for that: ...
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How do I get an uppercase ordinal to number with memoir class?

The memoir class has a number of macros for converting a number to words. For example \numtotoname{113} will print one hundred and thirteen. Is there an equivalent macro for all caps? ...
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How to change Table of Contents title from “Contents” to X using memoir? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the title of ToC? The default Table of Contents title is "Contents". How would I change "Contents" to something else, e.g., "Chapters"? I'm using the ...
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How to set Table of Contents page numbers ragged right?

First post and certainly a tyro at LaTeX. Thanks to all those who have made this site such a helpful resource. I'm using the memoir class to typeset a novel, and would like to have the Table of ...
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Tikz overlays on subfigures in memoir

Say I have the following code in a document typeset with memoir: \begin{figure} \centering \subbottom[]{ \label{sub1} \includegraphics[width=0.4\linewidth]{test.png}}% \subbottom[]{ \label{sub2} ...
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Demo option for graphicx in memoir?

How can I activate the demo option for the graphicx package when using memoir? Is there an equivalent option in memoir? When I try: \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} I get: ! LaTeX Error: Option clash ...
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Decreasing the outer margin

How can I decrease the outer margin for the pages of my memoir book, without decreasing the inner margin? I want to alter the settings I already have, given here: \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} ...
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Line breaks within a figure environment in memoir

I am trying to set up the following layout on a figure in a document typeset with the memoir class:                             ...
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Creating a new float (memoir)

I recently started using memoir. Previously I had a number of floats defined using float package-- attachment, code, and illustration in addition to default figure and table. Now that I'm trying to ...
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Chapter heading with the word “chapter” replaced by chapter name

When I create a chapter \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \renewcommand{\chaptername}{} \begin{document} \chapterstyle{veelo} \chapter{Implementation} \section{Implementation2} ...
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Formatting chapter in memoir

I'm trying to reproduce this chapter heading (Styling my section/chapter) in memoir. This is more or less working with the following code: \documentclass[11pt,oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} ...
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Modifying mini-toc content

I have adapted the pretty table of contents solution written by Gonzalo Medina with the modification to the "blue box style" that Stephan Lehmke helped me with to design a somewhat consistent ...
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How do I prevent duplicate Glossaries section title when redefining page styles in Memoir class?

The solution provided to question How to modify Memoir class' headers/footers without redefining everything involves a) redefining the Memoir headings and b) redefining page styles. The latter ...
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Which package is best/easiest for a TeX newbie to lay out a book for print?

This question may be a little general and is subjective, but I am asking because I am not sure where my (limited) time should be invested for the problem I have to solve (I'll detail that in a ...
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How do I put a musical clef in a memoir-class document?

I've got a lot of questions about preparing a book layout, but as I'm slowly going through the various books and other documents out there, I think most of the questions are being answered. However, ...
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Customizing table of contents in memoir

I have a table of contents in my memoir document, but I want to slightly alter the way it appears: 1) I want to decrease the spacing between chapters (now it looks double-spaced; I want something ...
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cross reference doesn't work with memoir

I'm getting to know memoir, and I cannot make cross references work. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{color} ...
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Problem with makeindex

I'm trying to create an index of manually-added words in memoir. I've looked up instructions in the documentation, and came up with the following MWE. It compiles, but why is the index not showing ...
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Problem with odd/even margins when environment crosses page boundaries

In this question, I described a problem I have with marginpars appearing on the wrong side of the page when they occur near a page break. I ran into a different, but perhaps related problem described ...