{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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Change font colour of bringhurst chapterstyle in memoir

I would like to change the colour of chapter titles in bringhurst chapterstyle. The following should work, but apparantly I have misunderstood something and am not able to get it to work, and would ...
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pagenote: Adding a cross-referencing mechanism

This question originates from a bug report at SourceForge.net: biblatex from April 2010. A user pointed out that a certain biblatex style (verbose-inote) produced wrong references when used together ...
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Hang section number, but not subsection number in Memoir

I use the memoir class to control my document. I have placed the section numbering in the margin with \hangsecnum, but I don't want the subsection and subsubsection numbering in the margin. How do I ...
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Examples of “styles” for section headings with memoir

The memoir class is a popular choice for writing nice looking documents. Memoir gives you a lot of control over how section headings and so on look. Memoir doesn't, however have the nice shortcuts ...
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When using a book class (memoir), text shifts from left to right on each page

I'm very new to latex, and I've noticed that using a book class causes the text on one page to be on the right and then left on the next and so on. I'd like for it to all to be on the left or ...
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LaTeX and Mathematica

Does anyone any have experience with writing large works (fx. a thesis, BA, ...) in Mathematica and then successfully converting it to LaTeX code of reasonably quality or should I just stick to my ...
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What are the strengths and weaknesses of KOMA-Script and memoir?

To make a professional book layout, many people suggest to use either KOMA-Script or memoir. Let me know the strengths and weaknesses of each please.
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how to use memoir \ifoddpage

Why does \ifoddpage seem to always return false in the following example? This is related to question 6143 on this same forum. I'm using XeLaTeX to produce a pdf file (i.e., xelatex test.tex) ...
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memoir without chapters

Is it possible to use memoir without having chapters?
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How can I customise memoir's index to have more than two columns?

Is it possible to customise memoir's index so that it has more than two columns? My index entries are single Chinese characters, so even \twocolindex results in way too much whitespace.
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pagestyle and chapterstyle design

I am using memoir class for my thesis and I would like some help. Am fairly new to LaTeX but I am not new to programming so I can pick up easily. I will appreciate some help in pointing me in the ...
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Minitoc and memoir

I read this question about minitoc but I can't make it work with memoir. Is there an known incompatibility between these two ? Is it somehow possible to make it work ?
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Are ae and aeguill only needed when using CM fonts?

I am using the memoir class with the option extrafontsizes so as I understood this uses the LM fonts and at the same time set the T1 encoding. If this is correct, are the packages ae and aeguill ...
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Incompatibility between memoir and pdfpages ?

I am including a single pdf page (the title of my thesis) with the package pdfpages : \begin{document} \includepdf{title.pdf} ... But since I switched from report to memoir the page is ...
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Hiding the “Table of Contents” page from Table of Contents

I'm using the memoir class, and it adds the Table of Contents page to the TOC. It is... well... pretty redundant... Any quick way to eliminate this? \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} ...
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Text in the header with memoir

How do I put text in the header with the memoir class?
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Turn on subsection numbering in memoir

It seems that the memoir class automatically avoids numbering subsection headings. Chapter and section titles are numbered, but subsection headings contain only the subsection name, and are not ...
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Vertically centering text on a page doesn't work?

minimal example: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \setstocksize{8.5in}{3.6666in} \settrimmedsize{8.5in}{3.6666in}{*} \settrims{0in}{0in} \settypeblocksize{9.0in}{32pc}{*} ...
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table notes in memoir

How do I have footnotes in a table while using memoir? I tried ctable, but I get the following errors: /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/hyperref.sty:4022: No room for a new ...
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Which packages are automatically included by memoir?

I am currently including: \usepackage[ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{cancel} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{float} ...
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Author(s) per chapter - short story collection

I'm trying to use LaTeX to typeset a collection of short stories. I need something that lets each chapter have its own author or authors, with the author name(s) listed along with the chapter title, ...
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How to make sub figure referencing work in memoir + cleveref?

In the following example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{cleveref} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \chapter{Example} \begin{figure} \centering \subtop[apple]{fig ...
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Is it possible to use hyperref, subfigure, and memoir together?

I asked a question about how to use subfigure with memoir. I got some great tips, but now pdflatex is making all subfigure hyper-refs point to the first couple subfigures. It also gives me this ...
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How do I format subfigures captions using memoir?

I switched to using the memoir class and stopped including subfigures. All of my subfigures now interpret the caption as actual text, i.e. as [caption...], which shows up in the document with the ...
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How to remove entry “Listings” from table of content (toc)

How can I use \lstlistoflistings to create a list of listings, but not have this list as an entry in the table of content? Normally, a star helps to hide things like that and I use memoir as document ...