{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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Memoir parskip package

How do I get the same effect as using the parskip package when using the memoir class. I want no indents, and spaces between paragraphs. What is the proper way to do this in the memoir class?
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How can I use the algorithm package with the memoir class

Currently there are no compilation issues. However, \listofalgorithms does not work. Additionally, my algorithms are missing titles. This is the most important thing for me. How can I get the ...
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Configuring Memoir page and font size for the Kindle3

I'm trying to output a document sides for the Kindle3 and have a preamble that looks like so: \documentclass[oneside,6pt,final]{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb,...
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memoir tutorials or introductions

I'm looking for memoir tutorials or introductions. The main manual is a wonderful piece of documentation, but at nearly 600 pages it is a bit overwhelming as a starting place. Likewise the more ...
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How to make hanging lists using memoir?

I found the \hangsecnum command for having section numbers hanging out into the left margin. Now I want to do the same thing for all lists also, that is for the enumerate and itemize environments at ...
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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Left-aligning authors section in an article

I want to align the authors section of my article to the left. If there are more than one authors, each author should be aligned left in its own cell. I am using memoir's article class. This is what ...
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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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Uppercase pagenumbering (roman) using \frontmatter

I am using \frontmatter, \mainmatter and \backmatter so my pagenumbering is correct. However, i would like my roman pagenumbering in \frontmatter to be uppercase. Is there any easy way to do so? ps: ...
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Page numbering in Latex TOC (using memoir class) [closed]

The issue that I am having is that the page numbers appearing in my TOC do not correspond with the actual pages on which the section/chapter is found. The problem occurs in the mainmatter, as well as ...
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How to add a preface chapter to a book that appears before all chapters and is not numbered as a chapter?

I just wrote the preface to my book and I made it a \chapter, but now the preface is Chapter 1 of the book, which is not what I desire. I am using the memoir document class. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to change heading font style in memoir?

Please take a look at the image below. How do I change the heading font style? As you can see it wraps over in two lines because the chapter title is too long. I did read memoir manual but the only ...
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How to set two types of appendixes on memoir class?

I need to set up two types of appendixes: Appendixes and Annexes They must appear as "Appendix A - Title of Appendix A", etc, and "Annex A - Title of Annex A", etc. in the chapter head (which I ...
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Does memoir class have various page designs built in?

I wasn't able to find an answer to this question myself - are there any built-in page designs (styles) in memoir class? If so, what are they and how do I set them in the document to see how each one ...
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How to avoid line breaking after subsection in Memoir?

\documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{bbm} \usepackage{...
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memoir class with subcaption and hyperref packages

This is similar to this question about using subfigures in memoir class and this one about using subfigure memoir and hyperref together Is it possible to use memoir class with sucaption package? I ...
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How to avoid section title at the top of the page overlap the section title in the page itself (screenshot attached)

I am having a problem where a longer \section title overlaps itself. I am using the memoir class and it's printed both at the beginning of the page and in the page itself (see screenshot), and in my ...
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What is the default \parskip in memoir?

Everywhere the usual word is that it is 0. But that is clearly wrong, it is 0 + some rubber length. But how is that rubber length defined? In my search I found the following definition in the memoir ...
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Measure the length of the lowercase alphabet

In the memoir manual speaks about measuring the length of the lowercase alphabet in order to decide the numbers of characters per line. Can this be done with LaTeX?
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biblatex: author and subbibliography

2 questions that have been bugging me forever now: 1 I have several biblatex entries that are some sort of publication without a specific author. I use them like this: @booklet{name, author = {...
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Make \chapter* same as unnumbered \chapter (using memoir) ?

I'm producing a book, using the memoir class. The book has numbered chapters 1-8, but also has a chapter before ("Introduction") and a chapter after ("Conclusion"). These are all in the main matter; ...
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How do I force \section's to start on a new page if they don't fit on current page?

So I am writing a programming book, and I use \section for each topic. For example, I'd write, \section{Another way to double-space a file} \begin{lstlisting} awk 'BEGIN { ORS="\n\n" }; 1' \end{...
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Booklets in memoir class

I was just reading this question about using pdfpages to create twoup effects in memoir. This worked great for me, but I am wondering how I can get the page order to set up a booklet, so that it can ...
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Zero margins with memoir

I am trying to set up custom page size with zero margins. Here is the example \documentclass[oneside,final,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} % just for sample text \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Place two A5 pages on A4 using memoir

I was trying ConTeXt out and found out about imposition. I'm specifically interested in the 2UP schema, so I can just print on a regular A4 and trim. I have a book typeset using LaTeX and memoir. ...
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memoir: spacing changed in new version

I just updated from memoir 3.6g to 3.6j and it broke spacing in my documents. In 3.6g, I used: \setlength{\parindent}{0em} \setlength{\parskip}{0.6\baselineskip} \setbeforesecskip{1.5ex} \...
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First paragraph of section becomes indented after setting \setbeforesecskip (memoir class)

I am trying to adapt my thesis draft to the format specifications of my university, which mandates among other things the number of line skips before and after section and subsection titles. I am ...
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Is it possible to add hooks to the three main logical divisions in memoir?

I want to prepare a style based on memoir that executes code immediately before and after frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter (§6.1, pg.71). Without hooks, I have to insert the code in the Latex ...
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Memoir class and textblock configuration for A4 paper

I'm using the memoir class to write my master thesis that should be printed on A4 paper. Altough I'm quite happy with the configuration I did for many aspects of the document, I'm still confused with ...
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Subsections in the ToC when using memoir

Following on from Turn on subsection numbering in memoir, having numbered my subsections, how can I get them to appear in the ToC?
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Using small caps roman for chapter number with memoir class

I want to use small caps roman numbers for chapter numbering using memoir. So far I have tried the following: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage[osf]{mathpazo} \def\thechapter{{\scshape\...
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Changing the font of the numbers in the ToC in the memoir class

I found these rows of code in this thread: \renewcommand{\cftchapterfont}{\normalfont\sffamily} \renewcommand{\cftsectionfont}{\normalfont\sffamily} which changes the font for the listings but ...
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Varying images at varying positions in Book and Memoir class chapter styles

I'm working on a chapter style: link (pdf) I want to use a different image at different positions in each chapter, sometimes even hanging into the title line (after the text), but the title line ...
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In memoir, can I number abstracts as sections in the toc?

I'm writing up my thesis right now, using memoir, and I have a problem with abstracts. Each chapter - besides the intro and conclusion - is an article published in a journal, and has its own abstract ...
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Use of pdftricks with memoir

below is a (long, non-working) minimal example for use of pdftricks with the memoir document class. It is based directly on the (shorter, working) minimal example of use of pdftricks found at http://...
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Short List of Figures in Memoir

I really like the appearance of the short list of contents, introduced in the memoir manual. What I want is a short list of figures command changing the LoF style similarly. Centered captions followed ...
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Memoir suitable amsthm customization

I'm using the memoir class to write my master thesis. It's math related so there are lot's of Theorems, Definitions and stuff. I know how to customize theorems by using amsthm. e.g. \newtheoremstyle{...
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memoir `\sideparfont undefined` on my Ubuntu machine but not on my Mac

When I run a tex file containing \renewcommand*{\sideparfont}{\small\itshape} on my MacBook it works perfectly but when I am running it on my Ubuntu 10.10 machine I get: !LaTeX Error: \sideparfont ...
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Using ted (or another package) instead of etoolbox for patching commands in memoir?

Another question related to my university's odd ToC style requirements. Regular chapters in the ToC need to have all-caps titles, and appendices need regular-case titles. I have a perfectly elegant ...
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How to change looks of margin notes using memoir?

I have spent some time now trying to figure out how to change the looks of the margin notes produced by the memoir class. I would like to try ragged right and ragged left in italics (so they align ...
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Memoir: no space after section heading

How do I set zero space after a section heading using memoir.cls? If I use the following: \setbeforesubsubsecskip{-\baselineskip} \setaftersubsubsecskip{0pt} I get a run-in heading. This is only ...
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memoir: different pagesizes

I am using the memoir class and have my textblock set to a value so there are about 11 words on one line. This is great for the mainmatter of the report. But for some other pages (list of acronyms for ...
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Memoir class — Displayed heading for subsubsection

I am trying to make a subsection heading with the memoir class. The problem is the following: I want to have a displayed heading for my subsubsection. The text should begin right after the subsubsec ...
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Elements of TOC styling using memoir class

I have yet another (baffling) question. Suppose I have the figure attached The question is how can I move the chapter numbers to align with the first line of the chapter title ? i.e using the ...
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Simple footers with only a page number

I'm using a memoir template with page header defined. In the appendix, I maximize the geometry to print a lot of tables with narrow margins. I currently disable the memoir header with \pagestyle{...
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Whitespace in memoir titles

I am unhappy about the whitespace before and after my chapters, sections, and subsections etc. Using the memoir class I tried to find out on how to reduce this. For my chapters it says I should use ...
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memoir class - Mixed portrait and landscape pages

Section 4.2.2. in Notes on book design makes a reference to mixed portrait and landscape pages. I am aware of pdflscape, that allows such a mixing, but as this manual is written by the author of ...
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Hyperref breaks my all-caps ToC entries

I started out on this earlier question. I now have a simple and elegant etoolbox solution to making all-caps chapter entries, but leaving appendix entries untouched. Simple, elegant, and incompatible ...
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Making memoir Chapter entries in ToC all-caps and Appendix entries regular case, without breaking hyperref

I have a thesis style working, but around 10% of my code is a copy of memoir's \def\@chapter that lets me put all regular chapter entries in all caps, and keep appendix entries in regular case. This ...
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Marginnote with geometry package

In my document i'm using the packages geometry and marginnote. The problem ist the following: If I use a newgeometry, the marginnote will stay on odd pages at same horizontaly position as by the ...