{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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Why do I get an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement?

There is an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement. The content of abstract.tex is between \begin{abstract} and \end{abstract}. The content of ack.tex starts with ...
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How to produce layers of running commentaries?

I am looking to make a quite common document for which I'm nevertheless having difficulty finding the right package/setup. I want to produce a Sanskrit document (using xelatex) of a base text with ...
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subcaption package incompatible with memoir class?

When I try to compile a document with the memoir class and the subcaption package I get the following error: ! Package subcaption Error: This package can't be used in cooperation with the ...
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Marginnotes size

I am new to LaTeX and to this site. I am setting up a book using the header I found in Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right? (Luckily enough, I wanted exactly the same page size ...
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How to change the font of paragraph titles in memoir?

I'm using the memoir class with the "veelo" chapter style and would like to display the title of a paragraph in italics rather than boldface. \paragraph{This should be displayed in italics} I found ...
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Adjust Format of List of Algorithms

I'm using an existing LaTeX template for a thesis and am trying to match the List of Algorithms to the List of Figures. I have already applied some formatting changes, but there are a few attributes ...
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image into framewithtitle environment (memoir class)

I need to add image or figure into boxes for my phd document, so i try using the framewithtitle environment defined in page 276 of memoir class documentation. % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % -*- ...
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Request for examples of Victorian chapter TOC

Often a Victorian novel would have many chapters and the TOC was usually a delight of both information (chapter had blurb along with name) and typography. I'm looking at a project to duplicate that ...
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Place chapter heading in margin

I'm using the memoir class. I would like the \chapter{xxx} command to place the chapter heading in the margin instead of above the text. Like this: This question is somewhat similar, but in that ...
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Memoir with chapterstyle “veelo”: black box also for unnumbered chapters

I'm using the memoir class with chapter style "veelo", which renders black boxes for numbered chapters: But not for unnumbered chapters: Is there a way to get these boxes also for unnumbered ...
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Typesetting a dialogue - paragraphs or something else?

I'm writing and typesetting a novel using XeLaTeX and the memoir package. I'm just starting out with TeX and still trying to understand the best practices for things. Specifically right now, I'm ...
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Smaller textwidth in memoir

I have to use memoir with A4-paper and 11pt font size. This way the lines are very long, so I would like to make it smaller to have less characters per line. However when just setting parameters that ...
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How to print the value of the last \refstepcounter in the first page in the memoir class?

I made an environment named sol, that has a \refstepcounter command. I want to print on the first page of my document how many sol environments I have made in my document. ...
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pagenote and memoir: \printnotes undefined

If I understood it correctly, pagenote should work fine with the memoir class, yet it doesn't... If I change the documentclass to article, the example below compiles, but not with memoir. I'm feeling ...
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How to remove the headers in the table of contents in memoir class?

In the project I was making with the memoir class, I made a page style named CCSL derived from plain pagestyle. \documentclass[extrafontsizes,11pt,twocolumn,openany,openbib]{memoir} ...
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Disable `colorlinks` locally (or just for the ToC)

Basically, I want to disable the colorlinks option (from the hyperref package) for the ToC, but keep it enabled for the rest of a (memoir) document. This question has a workaround based on issuing ...
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Footnote in \setarrayelement with memoir class

I'm using the memoir document class. I have problems storing a \footnote command using \setarrayelement. Here's a simple document: \documentclass{memoir} \newarray{aaa}{1}{1} ...
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Centered page numbers with headers in memoir class

I am in hurry and I really need to know how to style the page in memoir class. All the examples in page style such as Rule,empty, headings and Plain doesn't give the combination I need. Plain styles ...
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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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Chapter Style- Report Class

I am looking for different types of chapter style formats for report class document. i like memoir class Veelo chapter style. how to do exactly the same format for report class document class ...
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Using \cref on a \minipage label?

A couple of times I've had trouble using labels on minipage. I use minipage to create subfigures a) and b), each with their own \subcaption and \label, the whole figure also got a \caption with a ...
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Remove List of [newfloat] from TOC

I'm using the package newfloat and I've added a new figure: \DeclareFloatingEnvironment{dirfigure} Now when I use \listofdirfigures - the list is added to the Table of Contents. With normal ...
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Identical marks in header with onesided memoir

I'm using memoir for an onesided document, but I wanted to have both the chapter and section numbers and names in the header. I'm using this to achieve it (from Including both chapter name and name ...
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Typeset book for children

I am working (writing and typesetting) on a book for children. I have used the memoir class. The book looks good for an adult audience. But I had ideas of making it more interesting for the children. ...
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How can I force some options and discard others in a custom class?

I'm creating a document class based upon memoir. For this, I allow several class options to be passed to my code. Options that are not recognized will simply be passed to memoir. Now my question is: ...
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subfigure with memoir

I made an article and insert several subfigures in that as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.3\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{fig6_1} ...
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Changing look for table of contents

Consider the normal table of contents: Coming from something like this: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \tableofcontents* \newpage \chapter{A chapter} \section{A section} ...
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Subsection formatting in Memoir class (not bold)

In the following code, I would like to have the subsection in normal font (not bold). \documentclass[]{memoir} \setsecnumdepth{subsection} \begin{document} \section{section} \subsection{subsection} ...
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How to bold all letters of volume number?

I used h-physrev for my bibliography, but the volume numbers of articles are not bold all letters, they are bold only for the first letters, for example S. Ono and Y. Ando, Phys. Rev. B **6**7, ...
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How do I get an empty box on each page?

I'd like to have an empty box on the bottom of my pages in a certain chapter. I've messed around with wrapfigure and kinda sorta gotten something that looks okay, but I'd like to do it properly so I ...
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Subfigure label position and visibility in memoir

I am writing my master thesis using Memoir. I want all subfigures to have their labels in the top left corner. I have so far done this with tikz, but I would like to find a more elegant solution as my ...
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How to change fontfamily for memoir chapter style bringhurst

I am trying to change bringhurst chapter style's titles to \sffamily. The following code works with other chapter styles (dash, for example), but not for bringhurst. What's the difference? ...
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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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Reducing the line spacing of multi-line section headings in memoir

[This is essentially a memoir-specific version of this question.] How can I reduce the line spacing within section (or other) headings in memoir without affecting the spacing to the body text above? ...
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how to use memoir \ifoddpage

Why does \ifoddpage seem to always return false in the following example? This is related to question 6143 on this same forum. I'm using XeLaTeX to produce a pdf file (i.e., xelatex test.tex) ...
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Memoir: Custom Table of Contents with “veelo” Chapter Style

For my master's thesis I would like a ToC of the following format: page | CHAPTER 1 Introduction page | CHAPTER 2 Theory and Principles page | CHAPTER 3 Methodology etc... (the "|"s ...
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etoc and memoir compatibility isuues

I was just doing some test with the etoc package and as soon as I changed the document class from book to memoir, errors appeared. This simple document %\documentclass{book} \documentclass{memoir} ...
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How do I make my desired font be the default font in the memoir class?

I was confused by reading something regarding this topic in the memoir documentation. Can't I just load the package directly so that it can be the default font in my document?
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Is there a way to query the page size that I have set in the memoir class?

In my preamble, I have: \documentclass[a5paper,10pt,oneside,onecolumn,openany]{memoir} I would like to later define some layout options based on the value of the page size, which in this case is ...
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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 to keep footnotes to the bottom of the page with \sloppybottom in memoir?

I am using the the memoir class to typeset a book, where the text has many footnotes. To avoid widows and orphans I use the option \sloppybottom. That has the result of under full pages. memoir ...
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How can I make the caption of each sub figure like

I have 6 figures, two classes, and want them to be arranged as Figure 1-C1 Figure 2-C2 (a) (c) Figure 3-C1 Figure 4-C2 (b) (d) Figure 5-C1 Figure 6-C2 (c) ...
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How can I remove an empty caption line

I'm generating LaTex automagically from a lengthy document that is written in the multimarkdown language, compiled by a software package called Scrivener. It's a workflow that works well, but this is ...
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include section name, as well as number in mdframed (theorem) header

In a memoir class document, I am using the following mdtheorem definition to provide a heading inside an mdframe, which has the effect of providing an increasing count(er) to each new reference to ...
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Horizontal alignment of subfigure edges

I am using the memoir class and I have two subfigures of different width that I would like to lay out vertically. Ideally, these two subfigures should be aligned so that The widest subfigure is ...
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\section*{} leaves space even at the beginning of the page in memoir

In my document in memoir class, there is a chapter with unnumbered sections --- \section*{}. (The effect is the same if the sections are numbered but \setcounter{secnumdepth}{-1} is used.) When a new ...
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Replace the text 'Chapter' with custom text in Memoir [duplicate]

How can I replace the word 'Chapter' with some other text string in Memoir class? So, instead of Chapter 1, it appears as, say, MyChapter 1. Also, the text is in Devanagari script so MyChapter will ...
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How to inject text globally into memoir class crosshead chapterstyle [closed]

I wish to add a pifont character (actually \ding{80}) to appear spaced after all chapter numbers, and spaced before chapter headings, like this: 2 * Light, where * represents the character I want ...
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List of custom float type in Memoir is misformatted

I am writing a document with memoir, and am having a formatting problem with my List of Listings. I am setting up the Listing type as follows: \newfloat[chapter]{listing}{lol}{Listing} ...
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Too much space around quote environment

Sometimes, LaTeXput extra white lines around my \begin{quote}. I use just the basic memoir class without any customization. Any hint?