{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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Make memoir class \flexlabelled left justified

In Memoir class, I can \usepackage{enumitem}, and then make a nice description list. I tried to do the same with Memoir's built-in flexlabelled environment, but the labels are fully justified. MWE: ...
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how to reduce line spacing in memoir caption

For caption in memoir document class i use the following settings: \captiondelim{\null\newline} \captionnamefont{\small\sffamily\bfseries} \captiontitlefont{\small\sffamily} ...
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\newleadpage* compilation error in memoir

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \newleadpage*{frontmatterpage}{Front Matter} \begin{document} \frontmatter \frontmatterpage \chapter{A} \end{document} If you try ...
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Remove unwanted vertical space before and after environment in footnote

I am trying to make my own environment for (left-)indented blocks inside hanging footnotes, in which the normal quote environment doesn't work, it's left indent being the same as that of the indent of ...
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Simple line break after paragraph heading in memoir, or smallest possible positive length

The default for paragraphs in memoir is to have run-in headings. I would like to change that to a simple line break, with no extra space below the heading. In section 6.6 of the memoir manual the ...
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Hanging Indent for Every Paragraph in Memoir?

I'd like to set a hanging indent for every paragraph in my document. Yes, I know that's unusual but that's the goal for today. I'm using the memoir document class, and so far I have the formatting ...
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Memoir headers with small caps

Is there a way to set memoir page headers in letterspaced small caps? I didn't like the header's default style (uppercase), so I've added \nouppercaseheads in my preamble. This gives italic. ...
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\autorows style table with custom columns and dynamic row spanning

I'm trying to create a table environment similar to memoir's \autorow, (in that I can supply contents as a list, along with the number of columns) but with more complex requirements. I need to be able ...
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Remove dotted leaders from lists of tables/figures in memoir

I have set up a format for my table of contents in which the page number follows the section name rather than being separated by a dotted leader. But my lists of tables, figures, and so on still have ...
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TOC as Section in memoir

The TOC in the article class is formatted as a section. In memoir it is a chapter by default. I would prefer to have the TOC formatted in such a way that its heading gets formatted with the same font ...
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Align horizontal footer rule to outside margin with memoir class

I'm using the memoir document class with the twoside option, and want to use a \textwidth horizontal rule underneath my header, but a smaller horizontal rule above my footer. Unfortunately, the footer ...
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Emulate \only in figures in non-beamer documents

I am writing a book based on lecture notes I have written using beamer. In these notes I have figures drawn using TikZ which I would like to transfer to the book. However, some of them use \only to ...
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Overfull boxes in Memoir Table of Contents

I am trying to address overfull boxes in my thesis table of contents. I am using the memoir class in draft mode to mark the two problems. This starts out minor (MWE doesn't look too bad) but grows ...
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How to customise lower level heading titles when using the memoir class? (Or: is titlesec still incompatible with memoir?)

I'm using the memoir class I'm trying to customise the appearance of lower-level headings. In one case, what I want to accomplish is very simple: adding a period at the end of a heading title (for ...
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Unable to set page size and trims correctly in memoir class

My apologies for being a newbie with memoir. This is what I am trying to do. But it text cuts across trims, and far beyond the area it should occupy. Trims do not seem to be correct either. Would ...
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Manyfoot for a journal in memoir

I have a document so far typed article, using manyfoot, also its perpage option, which I want to add to a journal of memoir class, together with more contributions by other authors. When taking this ...
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Using TikZ current page node in memoir class

I need to use the current page.center position in a memoir document to center some images on a page. (unless someone has an entirely different suggestion about how to display images like this.) ...
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Titlingpage thanks footnote symbols show last symbol only (memoir class) [duplicate]

I have a question regaring the titlingpage environment of the memoir class. I use \thanks multiple times on the title page, but the footnote symbol marks are all the same (the last symbol, which in my ...
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Why won't biber-biblatex work with memoir? [closed]

Why won't biber-biblatex work with memoir? Seems that this is a longstanding issue, but I have not discovered any reliable resolution. In this mwe I get errors (i'm summarizing) like undefined refs ...
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Unwanted extra vertical space after header using longtable in memoir, on continuation pages

The vertical spacing below the rule at the end of the headings is as I expect on page 1 of the table, but on pages 2, 3, etc I get more vertical space. Is there a fix for this? ...
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Is it possible to make todonotes package use margin outside pagetrim for draft notes?

In the memoir manual there is a snippet for making draft notes that uses the entire paper when printing drafts on pages bigger than the trimmed papers. Is it possible to get the more fancy notes of ...
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Appendix Chapter Title Editing

I'm using a variation of the memoir class that is specialized for my school's dissertation requirements. The cls file is here: https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/ukthesis.cls_.txt Here is a ...
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How to adjust memoir crop marks line length

I've been searching for the similiar question but still have no luck. I'm following this guide to create crop marks in memoir class and would like to adjust the length of the crop mark lines. Here's ...
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Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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First paragraph indented after section title in margin

How do you keep the first paragraph from being indented, even when indentation is off, when using section titles in the margin? I'm pretty new to LaTeX, but I thought I was getting pretty good at it, ...
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Lyx and Memoir class - setting stock and paper dimensions

I'm using Lyx 2.1.2 and the Memoir class. I want to define a non-standard stock and page size. Where do I add the commands \setstocksize, \settrimmedsize and \settrims?
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Roman Numeral Justification Issue in Memoir TOC

I'm typesetting a book with lengthy frontmatter, but any roman numeral page numbers more than three characters are being pushed into the right margin of the TOC. How would I fix this? ...
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Memoir oneside/twoside question

I have a memoir-class document: \documentclass[oneside,letterpaper]{memoir} which I set to oneside or twoside depending on if I want to create either an electronic copy (one side) or printable copy ...
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Memoir: Change dots in ToC to colored horizontal line

Using memoir, I want to change the ToC such that it displays a colored horizontal line (_____) instead of the dots between the chapter name and the page number. Is this possible? Before: 1 First ...
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Memoir: Typeset chapter as section in TOC

For my Appendix, I'd like to change the look of the ToC such that Appendix-Chapters look like Sections in the main part of the document. The following code \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} ...
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How to center chapter, section and subsection using memoir?

I am trying to centre chapter, section and subsection using memoir, with the following code: \renewcommand{\chapnamefont}{\centering\normalfont} \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\centering\normalfont} ...
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Is it possible to have a multi line footer in memoir?

MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \makepagestyle{mystyle} \makeoddfoot{mystyle}{my journal}{\thepage}{} \pagestyle{mystyle} \begin{document} Some text. \end{document} The footer is supposed to ...
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How to typeset a smaller size book with trim marks from letter paper stock?

How could I use the memoir package (or anything else, that's just what came to mind) to output a letter paper size document, but typeset with a different page width (9" by 7" in my case) with a trim ...
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Memoir: Change color of header rule when using a copied pagestyle

Using memoir class, I am trying to change the color of the header's rule as proposed in Set header and footer rule color in memoir. However, the following code won't change the rule's color: ...
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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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Font for small caps in (French style) figure caption labels

Polyglossia {french} in Memoir Class. My preferred font is Open Sans. MWE compiled with XeLaTeX: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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\obeylines and verse environment in memoir

When I use the \obeylines macro with the verse environment, it prevents line numbering and introduces extra white space between the lines. Is there a way to address this? ...
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Line numbering across verses in memoir

I'm typesetting some poetry that needs to be numbered but that is frequently interrupted by comments, something like a play. I want the numbering to be continuous from verse to verse but to omit the ...
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Multiple Sectional divisions in a Memoir header

How would you have a page heading so that on the Left hand page you might have the Book the Part and the Chapter and on the right hand page have a Section any existing subsection. From reading the ...
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Page number position with fancyhdr and memoir oneside

I am trying to have a one sided layout for a book in memoir (that is: each page shall have the same right and left margins) but I want the header and the footer to have different margins as well: the ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir [closed]

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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Alignment of modified veelo chapter style (memoir)

I'm having some problems modifying the veelo chapter style. Due to my smaller margins (I need A5 paper size), the regular veelo didn't work correctly. So instead of having the chapter number in the ...
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Modify ToC Backmatter Entry Distance

I created a simple document using memoir class as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} \renewcommand\thepart{\arabic{part}} % modify ToC part \renewcommand{\cftpartaftersnum}{.} ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Centering footer relative to paper in memoir

I would like to center the footer of a pagestyle not relative to the margins of the page, but rather relative to the width of the physical paper. I created a pagestyle specifically for the title page. ...
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fancyhdr novel's pages need headers with CHAPTER ONE, TWO etc. spelled out

I'd like to use the fancyhdr package to have odd number pages with the chapter number spelled out, for instance, "CHAPTER ONE" OR "CHAPTER TWO" etc., and the even number pages with the actually title ...
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remove blank space before text under figure when using sidecaption and memoir class

As you can see, when using sidecaption in memoir class, the text in the margin control the text position under the tabulate. Is it possible to remove all this blankspace under the tabular ...
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Add word 'Chapter' before chapter number in toc (memoir class)

i want to have the word 'ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ' which means Chapter in greek, before the chapter number in the table of contents and the 'ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ' before appendices, i am using memoir class and the command ...
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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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Header style with page number under bleeded rule

I'm trying to create this header style in a memoir document (this is a mock-up in Inkscape): I thought of tikz, and I've seen this cool one, but I'm thinking this isn't so complex and tikz for ...