{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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xgalley breaks memoir and ntheorem

Another question from me about the experimental expl3 package xgalley: This time, simply loading the package causes problems with memoir and ntheorem. Consider the below MWE. When I load xgalley, the ...
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How to set the 1st paragraph indentation…and space [duplicate]

I have been editing a book using memoir...and saw this .. Every 1st paragraph in every chapter simply doesn't have indentation, so I managed to include \paragraph{} in every chapter...so far, so good....
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How to change this specific TOC margin in memoir

How to edit this specific margin in the book I have been editing... The red arrows in the pictures below....because the TOC of this book is kind of long so it goes to the next page, and I believe that ...
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\ref is automatically prefixing the string “Fig.” to figure numbers and “Table” to table numbers. Why?

I'm not sure what package I've loaded, but my figures are being printed automatically as "Fig. #", while my tables are printed automatically as "Table #". Is there a way to just get the number? ...
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change the color of the footer in the first page of the fancy

I am using this to change the color of the headers and footer of the chapter pages in the fancy page style, which I got from another post. \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter \...
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In memoir, remove all margins from a page?

I'm trying to implement a title page for a book-like document with memoir. It has some specific dimension requirements measured from the page edge, for example “place the upper edge of the title text ...
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Reducing line spacing in sidepar [memoir]

I'd like to reduce the line spacing in sidepar. A slight reduction could result in a better placement of my sidenotes. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Changing \maketitle positions using memoir

I am relatively new to LATEX...I have been formatting a book... and the author requires the title page to be ... his name at the top, the book's name at the center and date at bottom of the page... ...
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How to link Questions to Answers - Hyperlink and hypertarget - Multiple chapters

For a Question bank, which is a pdf-only CC edition, I defined hyperlinks and hypertargets as explained in Adding another answer hyperlinked to the question itself. To typeset more chapters as ...
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How do I make an alternate caption for a sidecaption using the Memoir class?

I have a sidecaption in a Memoir class document that is very long. I need to create a short version of that caption for the list of figures. I have tried \begin{sidecaption}[short caption]{long ...
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Weird overlapping text in book made with Memoir

I had this happen in an earlier chapter as well, but it seemed to be inline math that was standing apart from a paragraph causing it. Now there's no inline math that could be responsible, and I'm not ...
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Remove Blank Pages [closed]

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \usepackage{tocloft}% \newcommand{\cftchapaftersnum}{.} \begin{document} % ---...
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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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\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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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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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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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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Creating a Book using memoir…I need some guidance

I am new to LaTex and I would really appreciate some guidance. I have been asked to format a book using LaTex class memoir...and I need to use the Garamond font size 12pt/14,5 ...which I have ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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“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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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 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 ...