{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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Changing font family in memoir for page headers

I am using the memoir class with XeLaTeX and am using titleps to format my page headers. I need to change the font family only for the page headers because the main font I am using has no small caps. ...
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Removing chapter numbers from section headings in memoir

I don't want the chapter number in the section headings: That can be achieved by \counterwithout{section}{chapter}, which works fine as long as one doesn't have more than one chapter at a time: ...
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\currentitle in memoir class header prints next section title

I have a weird problem with the memoir class. I'm using it to typeset a book of short stories. I have the headers set up so that the page numbers are printed on the outer side. On the left-hand page, ...
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Two chapters on same page in memoir, with twocolumn

This is a follow-up to the question two chapters on same page in memoir \documentclass[oneside,landscape,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter*{Test 1} This is a test \...
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Specific stocksize{14cm}{21cm} in memoir and shorter margins

I have instructions to use the specific size of book 14x21cm so I included the \setstocksize{21cm}{14cm} coommand.... The margins also have the specific size of 0,5inches in every direction so the ...
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Biblatex is zeroing Bob! Is Biblatex incompatible with titling, Memoir and more?

Consider the following Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse,titling} \NewDocumentCommand\makethis { } {% {\LARGE\theauthor\bigskip\par} } \author{Bob} \...
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Listofchanges problem with memoir documentclass

I am writing my PhD and I am in the phase of producing the list of changes containing the reviewers comments. For tracking the changes I am using the changes package. I have used memoir as ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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Need chapter and heading center alignment without changing font size in memoir

Well, I just need to center the chapter and headings BUT I need to keep the formatting, I have used a \titlesec solution from another question and it ended up messing with the font size though. I ...
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Add a period after section number with memoir class

I was using the titlesec command \titlelabel{\thetitle.\quad} to add a period after the section number, but it isn't compatible with the memoir options : \section[Section title in TOC][Heading ...
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Chapter, section, etc. numbers on left margin, aligned left

In the memoir class, the "hangnum" chapterstyle puts the section numbers on the left margin, aligned right. How do I change it so that it is aligned left? Here's an MWE with the original definition ...
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How to hide chapter numbers in TOC with Memoir while keeping numbers at the start of each chapter

I am using memoir and trying to hide chapter numbering in the table of contents ONLY. I wish to keep it in the \mainmatter right now I am using \chapter[Chapter 1]{} to keep the "Chapter 1" text ...
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Automatic lettrine in chapters

I'm trying to get lettrine dropcaps applied automatically on the first word of each chapter. I found some code here: http://dererumnatura.us/archives/2009/02/automatic-usage.html which I've tried ...
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Placing two different floats next to each other (independent, float-specific captions)

I have two floats, a figure and an algorithm (new floating environment). I want then to be placed next to each other each using half the linewidth (or 48%, or whatever looks the nicest). I have tried ...
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How to configure running heads in Memoir so they won't appear on “matter” opening pages?

I'm using Memoir for a book, and I am having some difficulty with the running heads. I obviously need to change something, but I can't figure out where to make the change. The headers display ...
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Reset the natbib option longnamesfirst at each chapter

I am writing my thesis as a collection of papers and I want to have the full bibliography at the end of the thesis. As there is several references that are used in more than one chapter, I would like ...
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Babelbib - book citation with author and page numbers

I am using Overleaf to typeset my book using the Memoir class, and Babelbib\usepackage{babelbib}with bibliography style \bibliographystyle{bababbrv} to generate my references. I'm using \usepackage[...
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In memoir, how can I remove the table of contents from itself, while keeping its PDF bookmarkindex?

As suggested in answers to existing questions, it is possible to use tableofcontents* or \begin{KeepFromToc} in order to make the table of contents not contain an entry to itself. However, when I use ...
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how to import images into Memoir Thatcher chapter style

I am trying to find a Memoir chapter style that would allow me to import images into chapters, e.g. using the Thatcher chapter style - but with images centered above each chapter, and retaining the ...
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Wrong level in TOC for bibliography with sectionbib and memoir

I have a document using the memoir class, and I use the bibunits package to produce chapterwise bibliographies. This produces bibliographies as sections in each chapter, as expected, but in the table ...
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ToC chapter number width & memoir class

I've changed the chapter numbering to Roman, and now I want to increase the number width in the table of contents in order to avoid overlapping with chapter titles. The usual trick \setlength{\...
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How to delete a “chapter” in ToC which comes from \printpagenotes

So I have a document in memoir that uses both footnotes and endnotes. The endnotes are generated through the \makepagenote preamble, and \printpagenotes The problem is that in the ToC, and the ...
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How do I set the word spacing when using a specific font with fontspec?

I have a custom font that I use, but the words are always too close together. Can I fix this so that whenever this font is used, the spacing is the same? Something in em or similar would be great. I'm ...
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I need help on how to make the image below

I kindly write to ask for help, I need to write a memo and it must be in the format shown in the image below. Kindly help out, your feedbacks are highly important Thanks
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Memoir, Babel, and indices

So strange problem. Below is my MWE. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[greek.polutoniko,english]{babel} %greek typesetting \usepackage{bibleref} \usepackage{imakeidx} %\AtBeginDocument{\...
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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 do I make the same headers (or footers) for even and odd pages in the memoir class?

I'm using the Memoir class for a 85 pg report in which I have to copy my client's format. It has 2 left-aligned isologotipes in the header, and 2 left-aligned addresses in the footer (plus some other ...
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How to alter formatting of \footref in the memoir class?

The memoir class has a nice function called \footref for labeling a footnote so you can later refer to its number. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} Omnis rerum autem ...
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Strange tikz problem (memoir vs xcolor vs tikz)

Consider the MWE below, on a fully updated TeX Live 2015, this gives me this error: /opt/texlive/2015/texmf-dist/tex/generic/pgf/libraries/pgflibraryarrows.meta.co de.tex:208: You can't use `\unskip' ...
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Changing position of footnoterule partway through document

I am compiling my thesis as a memoir class, and the final chapter has two different kinds of footnotes. I want the footnote rule to appear between the two different kinds of footnotes, whereas in the ...
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Making part style match chapter style VZ34 in memoir class

I am using a slightly-adapted chapter style VZ34 (found in Madsen's 'various chapter styles' PDF, created as a variant over VZ39), which I would like to apply also to the layout of my part divisions. ...
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Redefine section command to show its title only in the table of contents

I am typesetting a novel using the memoir class and I have a question about sectioning. memoir has anonymous breaks to break a chapter into scenes, but these anonymous breaks are not real (or seem ...
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How do I color the font in just one row/column without the text jumping a line?

I just want to color the font of a single row and a single column in two different tables. I have found some example for how to do so. How to do row from here and how to do column from here (where I ...
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How to remove the self-reference of the ToC from the ToC?

I'm having a very weird problem. The following example should illustrate it quite right. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \clearpage \...
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“Argument of \reserved@a has an extra }” error when using non-English language in \title

(Other answers (A, B) with similar error message do not actually take care of the situation.) I have memoir document which should contain title both in Bangla and English. But when compiled (using ...
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Reducing width of separation line in memoir Ruled page style

I'm writing a thesis template using the memoir class and I like the Ruled page style. According to the class manual: This is like the ruled style except that the headers and footers extend into ...
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Longtable in memoir keeps causing trouble. How to make it span multiple pages (and more)? [closed]

I'm trying to make a longtable and make it span two pages in memoir. I've tried for many days but it doesn't work, so I hope I can get some help here. Maybe I have conflicting packages or there is a ...
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How to scale a box based on the font size of another piece of text?

I'm trying to make a chapter style in a memoir document. This is the current code: \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage[oldstyle]{libertine} \usepackage{lipsum} \newcommand\lefthang[1]{\...
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Manually edit chapter for one page with fancyhdr

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oldfontcommands,oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \lhead{\leftmark} \begin{document} \listoftables \clearpage \chapter*{List of ...
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How to force \author and logo on title page into a flexible position in memoir?

I fixed a previous problem, by creating a tabular, but unfortunately it doesn't work with my current problem. This is what my current setup produces: And this is what I was aiming for: As you ...
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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} \copypagestyle{...
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Memoir error: Command \@textsubscript already defined

[Edited to reflect the solution] I am finding an error when typesetting with the memoir class using MacTeX 2015. It happens for everything, but first appears when I try to typeset trims-example.tex ...
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How to create a “Published” and a “Submitted” date in memoir?

I have tried my way through the memoir manual and various searches on the internet, but without luck, which is why I'm posting this question here, where some of you, who are really sharp at LaTeX and ...
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Color in multicolums, in memoir

I have this code: \begin{table}[H] \label{tab:brud} \centering \caption{Tabel over dominerende laster ved brudgrænsetilstanden.} \begin{tabularx}{1\textwidth} {XX>{\raggedright\arraybackslash}...
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Memoir: reduce the space in the top of the page

I'm using the memoir package to create my master thesis. When I write a page with text and it goes to the next page, it gives me a vertical space after my header and down to my text. What could ...
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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [closed]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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\documentclass - {paper} vs. {memoir}

Let me profess that I know that I have made some bad choices. Hopefully I can get some help here, to clear things up. I have been told and read that writing an article/paper should in most cases be ...
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How can I change the position of my page number ONLY for one section?

The thesis of my university requires the pagination in the following way: (1) Pages preceding the introduction (acknowledgment, table of contents, list of tables, etc.) are to be numbered with lower-...
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Fancy chapter styling

I have found these really stunning examples of chapter styling. Fancy chapter headings. It is however for the book document class. My WE is the same, but the images are displaced. I use memoir twopage ...
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Align poem attribution with right side of versewidth rather than with right side ofpage

I would like to add attributions to some poems in memoir. The below code does that but flushes the attributions with the right of the text block. I would like them to flush with the right of the ...