{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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How can I customize this chapter heading like so? [closed]

I want to add the word chapitre (french for chapter) on top of the grey rectangle, as in the image below. How can I do that?
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Missing dots in ToC for chapters

I am using the starred version of \chapter and \section to avoid the numbering of chapter and section. To have the title of chapters in ToC I use \addcontentsline{toc}{<xxx>}. This results in ...
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Formatting memoir page notes - how do I eliminate a space?

I'm trying to format some memoir page notes (aka end notes) as a hanging-indent list. Here's my MWE: \documentclass[a5paper]{memoir} \usepackage[nopar]{lipsum} \makepagenote ...
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Where's top margin actually measured from?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir class as follow. Final book size: 14 x 21 cm Two side Has running headers. Margin: inside=0.75in, others=0.5in The header/page number section is just too close ...
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How to disable only header (not footer) for page with customized chapter heading?

Here is the minimal code on which I am working. Can the header action be postponed to next page. And clear the header only. \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} ...
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Forcing a section to begin on the bottom of the page instead of on a new page in memoir [closed]

I'm using the memoir class and have a page with enough whitespace at the bottom for the next section title and the first three lines of the first paragraph. However, once this paragraph becomes longer ...
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New list environment not working in class file

Sorry in advance for the length of this one.... The following MWE contains an enumerate environment I defined: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Problem with documentclass memoir + pgfplots from data file

I'm using the documentclass memoir and I want to make a plot from a file.dat of two rows, nothing special. But I keep getting that pgfplots could not open the file. The point is that if I make a new ...
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Making ToC page numbers flushleft, and not flush right

My ToC has all page numbers appear just next to the entry heading. This works fine when the page numbers are small; however, with four small roman numerals the page number meets the entry heading. It ...
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ToC content spacing and related formatting

I'm working in memoir class and creating ToC with both short and (sometimes very) long chapter title. I need to: Adjust horizontal spacing between part\chapter number and the title so they won't be ...
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How do I prepare an index of symbols with memoir?

I want to prepare an index of symbols for a book I'm writing (using the memoir class). There is an obvious problem of how you order the symbols. Since many of them are non-alphabetic, I think that ...
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How can I quote (small) parts of my document in itself? [duplicate]

In my research I have large pieces of text of which I like to quote some parts of it, without having to copy/paste and have duplicate pieces. I know I can do that with \include, but the need to have ...
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Appendix TOC printed with last chapter partial TOC with titletoc

I'm getting a weird behavior with the memoir class and the titletoc package. I'm printing a partial TOC after each chapter (works perfectly), but for the last chapter, the appendices are also added ...
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How add white space under chapter heading in memoir class using pedersen chapter style?

I added a MWE at the bottom of the post. I want a little more white space under the title heading, because it feels a bit cramped the way it is now. Can someone help me with that? ...
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Styling ToC dot leader using emdash and other formatting requirements

I'm using memoir class and want to create ToC that: Using em dash (instead of default dot leaders) between TOC item and page number. This style should apply to both part and chapter name. Only the ...
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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...
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Equal horizontal margins in memoir and article class - not equal if you get out the ruler

I am trying to get equal horizontal margins in a memoir class document. But I can't get the margins to be exactly equal, and this problem doesn't seem to be limited to the memoir class. All of the ...
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Section and newcommand in LaTeX's memoir

I want to change the section layout. The section layout should start with an § then the number (which should start with 1 instead of 0.0) and then the name of the section. I have tried to make such a ...
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Add tikz styled Summary heading

As per MWE, I currently use two kinds of section header bars: a rounded grey bar for ordinary unnumbered sections ('osections' in MWE) and a 'Topic N', for numbered sections (where N=section number) ...
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Can TeX know when it's at the top of a page?

I have a memoir project where the chapters run right after each other with a divider line between chapters. If the chapter falls at the top of a page there shouldn't be a line or a space. Is there any ...
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Daleif1 Theme : how to get part's title above chapter?

I am using the daleif1 theme, and I would like to have the \part's title juste above the \chapter's title on the same page. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Landscape Picture + Table format

I'm using latex, and memoir, and I want to create a page template that would always take one and only one page, containing a picture that is aligned to the left of the page, and always fitted inside a ...
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Titletoc and minitoc are not working with cftsectionname (memoir class document)

In my memoir class document I would like to get a minitable of content after each \part 's title. I have tried the minitoc package, but it is not working with the titlesec package used in my document. ...
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Different margins for different page styles in memoir

I am trying to produce a document in memoir with a letterhead on the first page only. I have created a custom pagestyle for the letterhead with a larger upper margin to include the header; but this ...
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Margins for even and odd page using the Memoir class

I have read a lot of posts about this topic now but still I cannot figure out why the even and odd pages has the same margin. I would like them to have different margins to make Space for the spine of ...
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How to show my plan after each part (\part)? (memoir class)

In the first page of my document a table of content is displayed. However, I would like to show a plan after each \part 's title. I don't have the slightest idea how to do it. Should I use ...
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How to get \part and paragraphs (text) on the same page (memoir class)?

Does someone know how to prevent the "\cleardoublepage" after each part in a memoir class document ? I don't have the slightets idea how to do it. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} ...
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How do I set Palatino as a font in Memoir?

First of all, I don't think this is a duplicate of How to correctly use the palatino font (in memoir)?, because it appears to be a very specific use case. In memoir, I'd like to use the Palatino font ...
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Two distinct aliaspagestyles for a document (Or another solution to pagenumbering problem)

Is there any way to make two distinct aliaspagestyles for different parts of the document. That is to say, can I make one aliaspagestyle for the first page of the TOC while having a different one for ...
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Changing titles of chapters and parts from onehalfspaced to single spaced

Is there a simple solution for making the titlename of parts and chapters singlespaced but the text onehalfspaced without having to add \SingleSpace to every titlename. I have found a solution that ...
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Variable \hspace value in relation to outside margin (Two-sided Memoir)

So I have received a great deal of help on this. I myself did not create the code, but I have an additional need. As you can see from my MWE, I have a long two-sided memoir document that has a ...
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Adding header to all pages, removing TOC and double entries in header and costum pagenumbering

I'm setting up my thesis in memoir class. Questions [Those that have been answer are marked with (!) and the code has been amended to reflect the answers]: How do I make my headers and footers ...
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Making a title page with a subtitle in Memoir

This is my first ever posting. I am quite new to LaTeX but have recently written a book in it. I have got the whole thing set up, including margins, page size and everything. But the title page has ...
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How can I have different caption delimiters for captions and contcaptions?

I'm using the memoir class and have a figure that is continued on the next page. The markup is roughly this: \captiondelim{: } \begin{figure} % ... \caption{Foo bar} \end{figure} \begin{figure} ...
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Is there a conflict between memoir and sidenotes?

I am attempting to use the memoir package in conjuction with the sidenotes package, but when I attempt to compile, I get the following error: Option clash for package changepage and compilation ...
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Change margin on a single landscape page in memoir

I have a document where I use memoir and I want to make a single landscape page with a big table where I need to change the margins for this page only to make the table fit. I have tried using the ...
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How can I change the font size of TOC, LOF and LOT?

I am using \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{\small} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \cleardoublepages \listoffigures ...
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How to typeset chapter heading on a page of its own with memoir [duplicate]

Hi I am a newbie typesetting a book with the Memoir class (texlive 2014 and LyX). I would like to place chapter titles on a (verso) page of their own, with the text of the chapter starting on the ...
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memoir and standalone package

My main document is based on memoir documentclass. For inclusion of figures I use standalone package. It collaborate fine. But I have problem, how to include in figures (using standalone document ...
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Remove bold from Table of Contents

I don't want the bold font in the Table of Contents. I am using the memoir class (and the dash chapter style). Any suggestions?
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Is there a trick to beautify bibliography?

I'm using the memoir and biblatex packages together. In general, I'm very happy with both. However, in my bibliography, I get some overflows and I don't have any clue how to avoid them... are there ...
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LaTeX table of contents header spacing

Here is my issue. The code below, which I found on a pdf devoted to memoir class title pages, compiles to form this: Unfortunately, the Table of Contents is a bit too low for my liking. I'm hoping ...
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Use three chapter title definitions

my chapter titles are rather long, which is not a problem on text pages, but for the ToC. Hence, I use this command to provide two versions: \chapter[Category\\ This is my long title]{Category -- ...
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Customizing memoir

I wish to set a page with the following measures (I'm copying a Renaissence text, basically): Stocksize (a3paper) trimmedsize (papersize) 340mm*210mm typeblock 261.8mm*140mm lr margins ...
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include document title in memoir class header

Using memoir class on a (lengthy) document, I want to customise headers, however (having spent several hours of trial and error) I'm presently stumped when it comes to the nuances required. Can anyone ...
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Margin notes on the wrong page when using landscape in memoir

I have tried several similar to the following code, but the best that I can get is the marginpar on one side and the figure in the following. The first \marginpar{\lipsum[11]}\lipsum[1] is positioned ...
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Two-column text-figure layout with memoir

I am new to the memoir documentclass, and I'm attempting to learn it to typeset some lecture notes. I would like for the lecture notes to have a single column of text on the left of each page, and a ...
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Memoir boxed example environment

Memoir's manual has this example of frame with title environment. I was wondering how can I add a counter to it? Say, to mimic the AMS theorem environments. Any better way of achieving this in memoir ...
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Font Management Problem

I'm trying to re-create a title in Peter Wilsom's examples, ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/latex-samples/TitlePages/titlepages.pdf I downloaded the free font Bergamo and also bought the font Mona ...
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Acronyms and new glossary are not shown in \printglossary

I am using the following example in order to set up a memoir-file. The example is taken from: http://www.latex-community.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=9423. While this seems to work for the ...