{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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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} $\Delta$ ...
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Hyperref does not work for legend labels inside \subbottom

When I use Hyperref package together with memoir class, and when I put a label to a PGFPlot inside a subbottom environment, and try to reference to it, an error reported: ! File ended while scanning ...
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memoir: page number on the first page of a chapter

This is a minimal working example. Compiling this main code: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,italian,12pt,openright]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \aliaspagestyle{part}{empty} ...
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Increase textblock size in memoir document

I'm using the memoir document class to style my document. I'm using a two side layout. Now I simply want to increase the textblock width (in Figure 2.2 of documentation labeled with \textwidth). There ...
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Left align caption and underline it (Memoir)

im using LyX and documentclass memoir. I would like to have a set up like in the attached file when inserting figures and tables, however, I just don't know how to implement it in LyX. Can you help ...
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How to change page number location on ALL pages (including chapter pages) WITHOUT fancyhdr?

Question revised: What must I do to change the page number position on EVERY page (especially for chapters) WITHOUT using fancyhdr? Background and details: I've searched now for many, many hours ...
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Memoir class forces recto page after \mainmatter

The memoir's \mainmatter forces the next page to be a recto page. How can I disable that?
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memoir, adjmulticol, three column index

For my book i use memoir document class with asymmetric page layout (spinner margin is half of outer margin). For index i change text width with adjmulticol to have a place for index in three column ...
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Vertical page setting using memoir

I'm trying to adjust the A5 layout shipped with memoir. To that end consider the following MWE: \documentclass[9pt,a5paper,extrafontsizes,twoside]{memoir} \fixpdflayout \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Memoir won't create huge document

I am trying to use memoir's page features to create a huge document (a poster). It will be one of those fancy science fair presentation boards that consists of two 36in*48in stacked against each ...
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How can I increase baselineskip in a document using memoir class?

I am trying to increase the baselineskip for every chapter except the titlepage. I am using setlength to change its value but it has no effect. Any help would be great. Following is my main file. ...
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Memoir: skip section numbers, make subsection numbers continuous within chapter

Can the memoir class create a reference book whose table of contents would look like this: Chapter 1. Animals Mammals Cows ................... 1.000 Bulls .................. ...
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How to reference subfigure in caption

I used to have code like this: \caption{In \subref{fig:foo:a} you can see...}. Now I switched to using memoirs subtop/subbottom command instead of \subfigure. How can I refer to that subfigure? As a ...
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Right align memoir chapter style + appendix problem

Merry christmas to everyone. I'm trying to make a LyX template since I have to write three reports over the next 12 months. I'm using memoir and chapterstyle demo2. How can I 1) Right align the ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir

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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About memoir and titlesec incompatibility

In page 2 of the titlesec documentation, Javier Bezos writes titlesec works with the standard classes and with many others, including the AMS ones, and it runs smoothly with hyperref. ...
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Margin footnotes not working in memoir with polyglossia + Hebrew

I am working on typesetting my master's thesis, using XeLaTeX and memoir. Everything has been going quite well, until I wanted to add a small message in Hebrew in my preface. I am using the ...
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How to top align some text with a logo in titlingpage (memoir)?

Here is a MWE of my problem: \documentclass[article, openany, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mwe} ...
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Use different chapter title in TOC, in the first chapter page, and in header

Say I have two titles t1 and t2 for a chapter. I want to show t1 in TOC, and t2 in the first chapter page as well as the in the header. I use \chapter[t1]{t2} which works for TOC and the first ...
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How to refine links in LOF entries (in memoir)?

I would like to abuse the LOF as a kind of bibliography for foreign figures. For that it would be very nice to change the linking of the LOF entries. The default links entry names to figures but ...
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sidefootnote problem

I use memoir class and, in some situations, I use the \sidefootnote command. It works but not the right justification. I've tried with \newcommand*{\sidefootform}{\rightskip=\z@ \@plus 2em} but I've ...
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memoir class: Why does MakeUppercase break my cftpartfont? [closed]

According to page 151 of the memoir class documentation, if one wishes to uppercase the PART entries in the ToC, then one should use e.g. \renewcommand{\cftpartfont}{\MakeUppercase} Yet when I try ...
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Changing \beforepoemtitleskip in memoir with verse package

I would like to increase the vertical space before the titles in a book of poetry that I am setting, but there is a seeming conflict between \setlength{\beforepoemtitleskip} and \setlrmarginsandblock. ...
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Undefined control sequence \Hy@MakeCurrentHrefAuto when using tex4ht

I'm producing a small encyclopedia with the memoir class which relies fairly heavily on \nameref. If it's relevant, I have my project directory set up so that I have a folder called articles/ which ...
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Span text across columns in multicol

I am writing a long document with memoir class and multicol package, mostly writing in 2 columns. I am trying to insert a framed text that spans across the two columns, but does not break the flow of ...
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A new environment in the memoir class

I write my thesis with the memoir class and want to include an Acknowledgment in the same style as the standard abstract from the memoir class. How can this be done?