{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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Painless Memoir Class Book Template

I would like to find a memoir class book template that has the basic features of a book already configured (with dummy type, dummy figures, etc.) that compiles properly, so I can just start writing ...
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cleveref and amsthm — incorrect environment name

I have theorem environments that have the same theoremstyle which I define through amsthm. I want them all to share the same counter. This way, a lemma that follows theorem 1.2.6 will have the number ...
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Memoir package: remove header or footer to get more space

How can I remove either the header or the footer of the page using memoir? When I say "remove", read "take no space on the page"; I want to make the block taller by using that space. (non)Working ...
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\indent doesn't work as expected in custom nested environments

I have a custom environment that I use as follows: \documentclass[12pt,draft]{memoir} \usepackage[dvipsnames,usenames]{color} \definecolor{shadecolor}{gray}{0.85} \newenvironment{Myenv} ...
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How can I trim margins, hopefully keeping the textwidth the same?

I started writing a rather large document with the default A4 paper size, two-sided, memoir format. I fear that the page size might need to become smaller than this, and my question is on how to ...
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How can I center my whole document while using the Memoir class?

The Memoir class by default does the left/right page difference in centering. How can I use the memoir class while making the whole thing centered? All I've found was this thread Vertically center ...
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Justify frontmatter for chapter style southall

This question is related to this one; I wonder how one could modify the southall chapter style so that the word ''Contents'' and ''Acknowledgements'' become justified to the left. The linked answer ...
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Lefto/recto textblock alignment issue using memoir class

I'm trying to produce a 5x8 book for Createspace using the memoir class. My problem is the two text blocks on adjacent pages are far too close to the spine. So much so then when you print a proof the ...
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No Math Symbols appearing [duplicate]

In my tex file, = doesn't appear. \RequirePackage[l2tabu]{nag} \makeatletter \renewcommand*\cleardoublepage{\clearpage\if@twoside \ifodd\c@page \hbox{}\newpage\if@twocolumn\hbox{}% ...
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Memoir: Picture opposite part page

I've followed Chapterstyle Memoir: Picture on page left, chapter opening on page right to get a picture opposite the part page in a two-sided document prepared with memoir. My document has outer ...
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Second page skipped

I have a document \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} It skips the page after the title page i.e. after the titling page \end{titlingpage} The first page starts at ...
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Table of Contents Chapter Numbering

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} In my table of contents I get the same problem as Dots after section number in TOC . My chapter number in the TOC is like: I ...
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Advanced tables does not work with memoir class, why?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[margin=1 in]{geometry} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \section{report Advanced Tables} ...
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Why won't memoir show a header on the first page of a chapter?

I want to have a header on the first page of a chapter. \documentclass{memoir} \makepagestyle{generalstyle} \makeevenhead{generalstyle}{}{HEADER}{} \makeoddhead{generalstyle}{}{HEADER}{} ...
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Table Of Contents / Memoir - Replace page number with chapter number

I am having trouble tracking down what I need to do in order to replace the page number from the standard Memoir \tableofcontents. Using the standard \tableofcontents I get: (where 5 & 9 are page ...
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\ContinuedFloat does not work with memoir class, why?

In the memoir class when I use \ContinuedFloat, the figures get marked in subfigures such as (a), (b), (c),(d), (e), (f) and in the next page it continues as (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f) again in the ...
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Clash between memoir class and footmisc [closed]

how do I get two footmarks separated by a coma with memoir class?
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How to make section entry in memoir ToC uppercased?

I know only how to use TeX and not how it works so, regarding This Question: Does the code for making section name text uppercase in ToC with hyperref, works only with the article class or may I use ...
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Clear tableofcontents page in memoir

How do I clear the \tableofcontents page in memoir? \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \begin{document} \pagestyle{headings} \begin{titlingpage} \maketitle \end{titlingpage} % i need clear this page ...
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Redefining chapter conflicts with acronyms in memoir

I redefined \chapter* but when I use acronyms from the glossaries package, I get a bunch of errors. A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} ...
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Change References indent on ToC

How do I fix references indent on ToC ? I know it's possible to use tocloft to adjust \cftsetindents{section} for sections etc, but what about references? I already tried \cftchapterindent }{0em} and ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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Memoir spinemargin+textwidth+foremargin too wide for pagewidth

I've been trying to learn the details of the memoir package due to its flexibility. However now that I've tried to emulate a paperback format I'm hitting an error which I don't understand where it's ...
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Creating a Word Index for a Book

I'm writing a book using memoir with a lot of technical words. I want to have an index at the end, which, for each word or term I choose, will refer the reader to the relevant pages. Is there any ...
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Change style of references to memoir's subfloats

Is there a way to configure the style of references to memoir's built-in subfloats, i.e. when using \subcaptionref, and \ref? For example, is it possible to remove the parentheses? From the memoir ...
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More floats with memoir [closed]

I'm writing a thesis with memoir. The numerous footnotes are rendered as sidenotes (marginpars) using memoir's \footnotesinmargin (memman.pdf p245). This, with the addition of the marginfix package, ...
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In memoir: section title in odd header, subsection title in even header

I am currently using memoir for a longer document with only sections and subsections (and subsubsections and paragraphs). If I wanted chapter title and section title to appear alternately in the ...
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Memoir class and subsection titles

I've been through all types of answers but couldn't make it work: I use memoir class, \usepackage[sc]{mathpazo} My running heads are correct, but the section titles are smallcaps (and small!) ...
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“Incompatible list can't be unboxed” with memoir class and many box registers

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{memoir} %% Create 123 box registers \newcount\X \X=1 \loop \expandafter\newbox\csname mybox\the\X\endcsname \advance \X by 1 \ifnum \X<124 \repeat %% ...
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Include \part* in header with memoir class

When using \createmark it doesn't seem possible to make a mark for an unnumbered part (\part*): \part*{Part} and \createmark {part}{both}{nonumber}{}{. \ } - does not create an unnumbered part ...
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Space in ToC between frontmatter chapters and mainmatter chapters

I'm using the class memoir. I'm wondering if it's possible to have a ToC like this: Abstract ............................. i List of Figures ...................... iv List of Tables ...
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Lists don't work with the abntex2 class and paralist package (a memoir based one)

I'm writing a research project using the abntex2 class, which was built over memoir. Everything was fine until I found out that lists (itemize, description, enumerate) weren't working anymore... ...
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Lowercase header in memoir document class and \pagestyle{ruled}

I am using memoir document class and \pagestyle{ruled} in LaTeX. I just need to change header from uppercase to lowercase. How can I do it? By the way fancyhdr does not work... So I need different ...
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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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How to center glossary title without messing up chapter/sections?

My problem is that the glossary title should be normal size, bold, all caps and centered. While Chapter, section and subsection must be all left aligned. So I cannot change section style to suit ...
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\bigskip renders as different sizes on different pages

Using memoir, when I use \bigskip to separate sections from each other, on some pages it's a huge skip, on others it's much smaller, and the difference is obvious and noticeable. I'm using 5.5" x 3" ...
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Memoir - force table captions above and figure captions below

In the style that I am creating I need to force table captions to go above the table, and figure captions to go below the figure. My style is based on memoir class. I have found solutions that force ...
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Inclusion of ragged2e causes spacing side-effect in Tikz

I am working on a memoir document whose chapter titles are styled with Tikz. My actual graphic is quite a bit more complex, but for the sake of simplicity, the MWEs in this question will simply ...
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How to add part title to headers in memoir

I want to add the unnumbered part title into the headers in memoir, but \thepart command produces only the part number without the title. How would I redefine \thepart command to get the desired ...
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Margin widths and positioning in “oneside” memoir document

In a "onesided" memoir-based document, two custom \newcommands use both the marginpar and the sidepar commands respectively. The marginpars go to the right side and the sidepars on the left side. Some ...
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Memoir ruled section centering problem

\documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \setaftersecskip{0em} \setsecheadstyle{\large \normalfont \bfseries \centering \MakeUppercase } \setsecnumformat{ \csname the#1\endcsname\par\nobreak ...
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memoir \vplace / \vspace that breaks pages on content starting with a section header

When using memoir's \vplace environment, I've noticed that LaTeX tends prefer break before a \vplace when its content starts with a \{sub}section. So for example: ...
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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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Appendix TOC printed with last chapter partial TOC with titletoc

I'm getting a weird behavior with the memoir class and the titletoc package. I'm printing a partial TOC after each chapter (works perfectly), but for the last chapter, the appendices are also added ...
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How to distinguish numbered from unnumbered parts?

This question is analogous to my earlier recent question. The other questions refers to chapters, this one refers to parts. The solution for chapters does not seem to work for parts. I am writing a ...
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How to distinguish numbered from unnumbered chapters?

I am writing a memoir document and I'd like to customize the visual appearance of the chapter title with Tikz1. This works so far, as shown by this MWE2: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} ...
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Change formatting of paragraphed footnote style in manyfoot

I have a document with three registers of footnotes, two plain and indented, and one paragraphed. See the example below: \documentclass{memoir} \setlength{\footmarkwidth}{\leftmargin} ...
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Creating list of examples using tocloft in memoir class

I am trying to create a new "Examples" environment in the memoir class (which has the tocloft package, I believe), but I cannot get the list entries correct. The best I have is the following, ...
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Different Chapter Name by Even/Odd Page

The Chapter name that is present at the top right corner of the even page needs to be also displayed on the top left corner of the odd page, with a change. I use polyglossia and commonly available ...
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How can you define the Abstract styling in Memoir?

According to the manual for the memoir class the following determines the layout of of the abstract. The typeset format of an abstract in a report or article class document depends on the class ...