{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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Soul letterspacing in memoir sections with \setsecheadstyle

I realize I have asked almost the same question earlier. There, the answer involved xparse or titlesec. Titlesec however gets into conflicts with memoir's pagestyles (running header settings, ...
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Add box to labeled sections

I want to add a box to a repeated section of a textbook, which provides question discussions. Is it possible to do it by adding "tex style setting" command(s) to the preamble? I am using the memoir ...
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Use \index before or after punctuation?

It seems to me that you get different kerning if you use say\index{say}. than if you use say.\index{say} The following silly example is where I can see it: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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Memoir footnotes in margin with ragged2e

I would like to set up memoir so that when I use \footnote{foo}, foo is displayed in the margin with the proper label and preferably break over pages. There is an option \footnotesinmargin which ...
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Make footnote span entire text width in `twocolumn` mode in `memoir`

I am trying to use the twocolumn option from memoir but it is also formatting the footnotes into two columns. \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{The ...
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Create a new command that exactly mimics memoir's section* command without the spacing before it?

I am using memoir and currently the \section* command does everything I want, except in some cases I don't want the space before it. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \section{No Space, ...
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Remove Chapter Number from Header--Memoir Class

I'm working in the memoir class using A6. For this format, I want to remove both the word "Chapter" from the default memoir page heading style as well as the chapter number, so that only the chapter ...
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How to make memoir's \tableofcontents behave like starred \tableofcontents* by default?

I am writing a class based on memoir, which provides \tableofcontents (which lists the ToC within the ToC) and \tableofcontents* (which does not list the ToC within the ToC). I have seen this ...
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How to automatically color a string that starts by a specific character (@)?

Using the memoir class, I'm looking for a way to automatically color any string that starts whith an @ character, whether it be in the main text or in a footnote. Any idea how to do that? Update : I ...
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How do I find memoir's margin settings for twocolumn mode?

I have a long document that I don't want to use twocolumn mode for, but I like the margins it uses. I'm going to manually use multicol to create two columns instead (so I can easily have footnotes and ...
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Fixing overfull hbox in table of contents removes too many dots

This question on the memoir table of contents has an answer that works well, however, the dots end too soon (in my opinion). Is there a way to make the dots more like the default without triggering ...
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Reduce size and justify font of caption using memoir

I try to reduce and better align my caption text (and not the automatic label "figure.") text with memoir. I try this this without success, and i search in the memoir documentation, and try some ...
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Problem with sidecaption and memoir alignment

I try to use sideCaption with memoir class, and i have two problems (red anotation in image 1) : sideCaption doesn't respect the margin at left ... how can i say to saidCaption to align the figure ...
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Eliminate reference to chapter in table caption (memoir class)

I'm editing a book using the memoir class. Each chapter has a different author, and I restart numbering of all elements at the start of each chapter. So far, so good. However, I want to eliminate the ...
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Poetry layout by page rather than verse

I am setting a book of poetry that is one long continuous poem. Some of the verses have quite short line lengths. Others have quite long line lengths. Is there a way to have LaTeX find an optimal ...
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Use varwidth to make a paragraph center in a table

The following code does what I want, except the V acts like the p option, but I want the m option. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{varwidth} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{lV{2in}}\hline ...
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One column text under chapter title in memoir twocolumn mode?

I want to have one column text underneath the chapter name in twocolumn mode (where the majority of the text is in twocolumn). I can't. Even using onecolabstract doesn't do it. ...
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How to make a new command similar to \author

I'm preparing a new template for our students' projects based on memoir. All this projects are supervised (directed) by one or more professors so I would like to declare a command like \author but ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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Examples of simple beautiful PhD theses

Please share the simplest, most beautiful PhD / master's theses you've ever seen. Looking for ideas for layout (medicine). Source code appreciated.
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How to add an author name or copyright symbol on each page in memoir class?

I am using the memoir document class to write my first book in calculus. How I can display my name, for example, on each page?
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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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Memoir's \NumToName doesn't work with cross-referenced items

I got external references to work with memoir and hyperref here: hyperref and xr-hyper break memoir's \titleref, but references to external documents don't work with memoir \NumToName: ...
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How can I set two figures in landscape on a two-page spread? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use dpfloat to set two figures on a two-page spread. Because the figures are rather wide, I would like to use pdflscape to set these pages in landscape. However, the following fails when ...
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hyperref and xr-hyper break memoir's \titleref

I have one document that has hyperref loaded, and works fine. I have a second document that I am using xr-hyper to reference the first. If I remove hyperref from the first document, the \titleref{} ...
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Memoir class conflict with datetime

Hi I'm running into a warning when trying to call the datetime package within a document using the memoir class. MWE is: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{datetime} \begin{document} Hello World ...
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Inconsistent page clearing with \includeonly

I'm writing my thesis using memoir.cls, with a top-level document for preamble and front matter and the like, and a source file per chapter, organised like this: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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setting the font size for page number in memoir class

The requirement for my document is to have times new roman font type with font size of 12 at the main body and size 8 for page number. I'm new to latex and I've looked it up in the documentation for ...
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Memoir header problem with \chapter*

I'm using memoir, when I use \chapter* the header is copied from the previous section. How can I fix that? MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} ...
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sidecaptions in memoir sometimes incorrect when hyperref used?

When using memoir, I find that sometimes sidecaptions end up in the wrong margin despite my using \strictpagecheck and even \overridescapmargin. It seems that there is an interaction between memoir ...
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Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right?

I'm trying to define my own type area on A5 paper using the memoir commands, according to the following construction after Tschichold, where the text width is given by Høgholm's curve fitting of ...
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Memoir hangnum chapter number in right margin switch?

With regards to the built in styles in memoir, is there a simple command or option to reverse the hangnum chapter style to be right aligned and put the chapter number in the right margin? I have come ...
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Memoir changes page number from bottom to top-right in pages with heading

I'm using memoir with the companion page style and the madsen chapter style. \documentclass[11pt, openany, oneside]{memoir} %Start chapter in even or odd page \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %Carácteres ...
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir?

I'm trying to customize the Abstract of a memoir document using the following command: \renewcommand{\abstractname}{Executive Summary} The problem is that it actually has no effect. How can I ...
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On the second page of my PDF, the margin gets larger

I'm not quite into this Latex yet, and I have a bit of a problem.. My preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Text width not as specified in memoir [closed]

How come I cannot get the specified text width? Here's the MWE that demonstrates my problem: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setstocksize{29.7cm}{21.0cm} % A4 stock ...
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Special arrangement of subfigures in memoir

As described in answers to this question, the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering% \begin{tabular}{lr} \begin{tabular}{c}% ...
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Memoir page headers and minipage

I'm trying to work with a custom pagestyle. I want to have the chapter name and the section name in the odd page header... but I also need to use a mini page environment (or WANT to use one anyway) ...
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Trying to understand Memoir page layout

I'm trying to figure out how to set up custom page layout in memoir. below is a page I set up in InDesign and transferred the dimensions into a minimal memoir document. I just can't figure out why ...
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How to create floats (for listings) that span multiple pages in memoir

For my document I need to create several 'listof' pages that all must be formatted in a uniform way. So the standard feature support from lets say the listings package is insufficient. Therefore I use ...
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How to define, once and for all, the size of the area (for an epigraph following a chapter)?

I am using 'memoir' for a thesis, and I have chosen the vertical space between a chapter title and the following section to be exactly fixed, \afterchapskip being 120pt for each new chapter. What I ...
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Changing textblock and margin size mid-document with memoir

In a memoir document, I'd like to set different textblock size and margins for the back matter, to give wider space for a glossary. Similar questions have been asked about changing page layout ...
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Author formatting of multiline quotes in margin

I use my own command to typeset quotes in the margin of my document using pdflatex and memoir, see the MWE below. Each quote consists of the actual quote itself and its author. The problem I have is ...
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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 can I update the array package? Warning from tabu

I am trying to use the tabu package, but it returns a warning which does not seem like a good sign. Does anyone know how to resolve the following issue? LaTeX Warning: You have requested, on input ...
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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Balancing columns, last page of index (using memoir class)

I've just received (very final, I hope) editing requests from the production people at CUP, and -- at the last minute -- they are asking for the two columns of the final page of the index of my book ...
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Headers with chapter titles only

I am using memoir and there is a problem with the headers. I see section titles in the headers but I only want to see chapter titles regardless of section titles in the chapter. My tex file is ...
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Error message when using memoir and xcolor together

I'm running TeX Live 2013 on OS X (Mavericks) and I'm seeing a bizarre error when using memoir and xcolor together. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \title{A ...
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Set sans serif font for math

I'm using the following code to set sans serif font for math mode. \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \everymath{\mathsf{\xdef\mysf{\mathgroup\the\mathgroup\relax}}\mysf} $\Delta$ ...