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{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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Using macros in Memoir chapter for a Diary

I'm trying to create an automatic chapter head which displays the day of the week and date (kind of like a diary entry) I have a directory called "august" within which is a file called 01.tex. The ...
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chapter style: how to put a box on the egde like veelo style?

I would like to modify the BlueBox chapter style of the memoir documentation (below) in such a way that the bluebox is at the edge of the page, like the veelo style. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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how to implement something that looks like email in memoir class

I'm writing some fiction and typesetting it using texlive. I want to include a number of "emails" as part of the story but I'm a bit stuck how best to achieve this. My first attempt looks like this: ...
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How can I create a linebreak between the chapter name/number and chapter title in the ToC?

I'm using the Memoir class and I'm trying to format the table of contents for a document I'm working on. Currently, the ToC arranges entries in the following way: <<chapter name>> ...
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Change Section Label in Table of Contents and Section Title

I need help with how sections created in the appendix are labeled in the table of contents and the section title itself. As it sits now, I have each appendix as a section with a capitalized alpha ...
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Section titles without numbers in non-starred version

I am trying to format the section title in the memoir class, so there is no section numbers in it, and I don't want to use the \section*command because it makes it more cumbersome to make it show up ...
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Small indentation appears when adding custom header

A small indentation appears on the first line of the paragraph when I add \pagestyle{myheader} to the MWE. I don't want it there. Thanks to Gonzalo Medina's answer I did the part described in Section ...
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How can I redefine the chapter command to display additional text below the title?

I'm relatively inexperienced with Latex. I'm using the Memoir class and I've been trying to develop a custom chapter style based on Danie Els' BlueBox style (the source for this is given on page 46 of ...
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How to use \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} in memoir class?

I would like to have a blank line between my paragraphs. In this way, I have decided to use : \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} However, it does not work with the memoir class. ...
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How to create such a chapter style

I've been trying to create the chapter style shown in the image using memoir class but no luck with that. Can anyone help me out?
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DALEIF1 margin top

I am new guy on texstackexchange... I am using the daleif1 theme for my heading : \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{color,calc,graphicx,soul,fourier} ...
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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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Trouble with using Biblatex with self-made package for my thesis

I have been working on a package in which to place all layout codes for my thesis. Here I also define the Biblatex codes. I am, however, having some trouble with getting biblatex to function properly. ...
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Changing glossary pagestyle using memoir

I use the memoir class to typeset my documents. This class also allows the easy addition of a glossary to those documents. However, the default pagestyle for the glossary is plain. I want to change ...
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How to use leftmark in LaTeX in memoir class

I am using document class memoir. I want too use \leftmark to display section headings as headers. Can you give a small sample program how to use \leftmark in LaTeX in memoir. I read the manual but ...
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How to get just ONE space between the number of a section's title and its title in the TOC (memoir class)?

In my Toc Iam trying to get just one space from the escape key between the number of the section and its title. Example (TOC): 1. My section For the moment, I am using this many time: ...
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How to create a subsubparagraph appearing in the TOC ? (memoir class)

I'am trying to create a subsubparagraph counter. \titleclass{\subsubparagraph}{straight}[\subparagraph] \newcounter{subsubparagraph} ...
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How to underline a section's title without using the sectsty package (memoir class)?

Can anyone tell me how to underline a section's title without using the sectsty package please? Indeed I am using the memoir class which prohibits this package. Thank You.
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Change language to chinese (XeLaTeX, memoir, polyglossia)

I am writing a document, which is to be available in english, danish, german and chinese (so far). Changing between the first three languages is easily achieved; by substituting the desired language ...
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Songs package with smaller margins

I am trying to typeset a songbook using the songs package. The code is available below. The problem is that whenever I change the values of \setlrmarginsandblock and \setulmarginsandblock, nothing ...
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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 ...