{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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minitoc per sections with memoir

I want to make a minitoc for each section with the subsections with the memoir class. But it doesn't works, only \minitoc per chapters are working. How can I do that ?
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“Automatic” section labeling?

I would like to be able to link within a document to another section without having to explicitly put a label after that other section command. hyperref does this with the TOC labels, so I think that ...
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Table of contents: Dots and title

I want to remove the dots of the table of content (toc), so i used: \makeatletter \renewcommand{\@dotsep}{10000} \makeatother but it doesn’t work… How can I remove the title (name) of the toc? ...
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Omitting chapter numbers in section headers using memoir

I'm trying to find a way to remove the chapter number from the section headers when using memoir. Right now I'm using parts, but no chapters and zeroes appear in front of all section numbers. I tried ...
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Indent or not based on section depth

I would like to know how to set it up so that a \subsubsection{} will indent the first paragraph but all other sectioning command of a higher level (\chapter{}, \section{}, and \subsection{}) will NOT ...
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How to test if some command similar to \author is used in .tex file?

I want to modify \maketitle command in a new document class based in memoir. \maketitle command should include a new \director command similar to author. If this command is defined in text file, the ...
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Memoir: Subbottom over several pages?

In the Memoir class, I use the subbottom command to create subfigures, labeled, e.g., 1(a), 1(b), 1(c) etc. And this works very nicely. However, if I include more figures in subbottoms than what can ...
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Separate column in table of contents (in Memoir)

I'm curious if there is a way to have another "column" of numbers in the Table of Contents. The book I'm trying to typeset has a column of chapter and section titles, a corresponding column of ...
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formatting section numbers with \hangsection in Memoir

I'd previously been renewing my section command in Memoir in order to style the section numbers by prefacing them with a symbol (§) and following them with a period: \renewcommand{\thesection}{§ ...
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Section text (without heading) following section number on same line in Memoir

For my purposes I would like to have (free-standing) section numbers in the margins and no section headings---just the section text---immediately following (i.e., on the same line as) the section ...
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Subsection numbers with memoir + frontmatter

I've just tried to use \frontmatter with memoir class for the first time and everything works fine except for some weird detail. When I add \frontmatter and \mainmatter commands, the numbers of ...
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How to modify \part style in memoir

A beginner question: I would like to print \part with roman numbers as it follows: I. Teil or I. rész Someone could please explain me how to do it?
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mdframed: large texts with equation arrays skipping pages in \documentclass{memoir} (or book) [closed]

The package mdframed works very well enclosing plain texts with decorated frames: even when they span many pages the frame breaks accordingly! :-) Unfortunately that is not yet the case when the ...
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Memoir appendix

At the moment I have Appendix A when I start the appendix page. In the table of contexts I see the item A. How can I replace the "A" by "Appendix". I'm using the memoir class and I'm also using babel ...
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TOC Spacing in Memoir

I am using memoir, and I would like to change the vertical space between entries in my toc. This seems like a simple thing that should have been answered elsewhere, but I can't find anything that ...
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Strange indent using tabular in titlingpage

I need to create a simple problem description page for my thesis. This will also be the title page of the document. I'm using the memoir class. I tried to use the tabular environment to align some ...
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Memoir class: turn off section numbering but still have header

Trying to get rid of auto display of section numbers within text (section title only), but still have a header that gives the section title (also sans number). Can't seem to find this in memoir docs. ...
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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? ...