{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 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 ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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`\mainmatter` changes counter format to default with `memoir`

Adding \mainmatter in the following code clears the counter format for figures. Is there a way to keep both \mainmatter and the new counter format? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Formatting of captions with memoir [closed]

This is my first question here. I have been reading very useful answers for years. Now, I did not find one that solves my problem. I am typestting a book with the memoir class, and I am finding the ...
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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memoir decorative rules in heading

I borrowed some code from showcase-of-beautiful-typography and try to do same decoration using memoir class without fancyhdr Here is MWE: \documentclass[twoside,12pt,english]{memoir} ...
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How to change arabic text alignment with polyglossia and memoir?

I am trying to typeset a book which is completely in arabic. I am using memoir with polyglossia? The result is fine, but the text is Fully Justified ? How can i change the text alignment either ...
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ToC Chapter alignment conflict with titlesec

I need all the numbering aligned left, sections and subsections slightly (0 or 2pt maybe?) on the right of chapter. Chapter and section all caps. The screenshot will explain better what I need: ...
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How to indent chapter headings in a TOC (memoir class)

The current formatting of my TOC is: TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES....................................................... Page No LIST OF ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with package biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning from biblatex-chicago. Since you are using ...
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Referencing to a theorem using \cite and memoir [duplicate]

I am citing a book, and I would like to reference a specific theorem within that book. Usually, I would use something like \cite[Theorem~4]{Reference} which would have produced something like ...
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memoir package chapter style definition

I defined a chapter style for memoir as follows: \documentclass[10pt] {memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{color} \definecolor{nicered}{rgb}{.647,.129,.149} ...
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How to line up entries when using cftchapternumwidth in memoir document?

I'm using cftchapternumwidth and cftchapteraftersnum to insert some spacing between the section numbering and titles in the table of contents of a memoir document. It works great except that it turns ...
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How to remove header from page that includes title page and table of contents in memoir document?

I'm trying out the memoir class. My document so far: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \chapterstyle{culver} \title{My Title} \author{My Author} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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How to right-align section numbering in a memoir Table of Contents?

I'd like to right-align the section numbers in the Table of Contents of a memoir document. I'm already using some tocloft features and figured it would have this feature, but I can't seem to find it. ...
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How to recolor the chapter numbering and text in memoir?

I'd like to use the default chapter style in memoir, but change the color to, say, blue. How is this done?
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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How to add multiple choice questions in memoir document class?

Writing a book using memoir class. Need to add multiple choice questions with answers at the end. What is the easiest way? New to latex. I tried writing a new tex file with exam class and included ...
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Double brackets around captions when of subfigures

I am using subfigure to arrange 3by2 subfigures with captions each of them. Normally, the captions should look like this: (a) , (b). But instead they look like this: ((a)) , ((b)). MWE: ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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Does memoir and geometry mix well?

I have somewhere along the way gotten the impression that the geometry package and the memoir class handles the page-setup a bit differently, but I have also gotten the impression that they do not mix ...
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Adjacent margin footnotes

I would like to have footnotes in the margin of a document, on the same line as the word with the footnote mark, even if there are many footnote marks on the same line. Right now, I can only get the ...