{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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Exact centering of full-page background image

Here's the situation: I have to use memoir (v3.6j), with geometry (v5.6) and LuaTeX, version beta-0.70.1-2011061410 (rev 4277) in an A5 project which, in the final output have to be 3mm larger from ...
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include document title in memoir class header

Using memoir class on a (lengthy) document, I want to customise headers, however (having spent several hours of trial and error) I'm presently stumped when it comes to the nuances required. Can anyone ...
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Is there an easy way to change the font and size for Chapter Heading in Memoir?

I'm a total TeX newb - please be nice! :-) How can I change the font and size of Chapter headings? I don't mind where it's placed on the page - but would like it to be a sans-serif font and perhaps ...
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Are the datetime package and the memoir class known to conflict?

Using the \formatdate macro from the datetime package within a \date definition seems to break when using the memoir class. Is this just something strange that I'm doing because it seems reasonable. ...
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How do I put a musical clef in a memoir-class document?

I've got a lot of questions about preparing a book layout, but as I'm slowly going through the various books and other documents out there, I think most of the questions are being answered. However, ...
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How do I remove spacing from before the table of contents in memoir class?

I am using memoir class to create a collection of short stories, and the default space before the table of contents and chapter titles is quite large. I have seen several posts on this site that show ...
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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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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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Loss of figure subsection numbers when using mainmatter

I recently added \frontmatter, \mainmatter, etc. with the \numberwithin setting for my figures and tables into a document, but now my figures are no longer numbered by subsection on export. Inside ...
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Hyperlinks in section name

I am trying to use the memoir class to typeset a document in which the section headings function as hyperlinks to other locations in the document, using the hyperref package. One of the ways that ...
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Setting up pdfpages with memoir?

I am using memoir for writing my PhD thesis. In my university we have to include submitted, accepted, and prepared drafts of related papers as appendices. These papers have all been previously ...
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Set caption font size in memoir

How do I set the default caption font in a memoir? I tried: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[font=small]{caption} But that gives me a warning: Class memoir Warning: You are using the caption ...
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Add text at an optional page-break only when breaking occurs

I have two tables (created with tabularx in the memoir class): [ Table 1 ] [ Table 2 ] They may be adjacent on the same page, or split across two pages like this: [ Table 1 ] ---- page break ---- ...
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How can I reset sectional counters in memoir class to avoid breaking ToC cross-referencing in a complex document?

I have already asked a similar question here: Incorrect ToC/Index cross-references when resetting memoir class counters and received a satisfactory answer. Now, I wish to apply the chapter counter ...
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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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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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Are ae and aeguill only needed when using CM fonts?

I am using the memoir class with the option extrafontsizes so as I understood this uses the LM fonts and at the same time set the T1 encoding. If this is correct, are the packages ae and aeguill ...
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etoc and memoir compatibility isuues

I was just doing some test with the etoc package and as soon as I changed the document class from book to memoir, errors appeared. This simple document %\documentclass{book} \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Horizontal alignment of subfigure edges

I am using the memoir class and I have two subfigures of different width that I would like to lay out vertically. Ideally, these two subfigures should be aligned so that The widest subfigure is ...
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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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< and > symbols don't appear using mathpazo and Memoir

I'm using the memoir document class to write some documents for my master's program, including my thesis. I decided to use the font mathpazo (Palatino) because I think it looks awesome, but when I try ...
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Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents

I have grouped sections nicely below of chapters in ToC, so that there is no space between chapter and following sections, but there is some space between last section and following chapter. All this ...
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mdframed: large texts with equation arrays skipping pages in \documentclass{memoir} (or book) [closed]

The package mdframed works very well enclosing plain texts with decorated frames: even when they span many pages the frame breaks accordingly! :-) Unfortunately that is not yet the case when the ...
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Switching an existing document to memoir. How much trouble is it?

I'm really growing fond of the memoir package. I have a large document in which I use the report documentclass. How much trouble would it be to switch to memoir; i.e. what would I 'probably' need to ...
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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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Non-italicized text in a \newfixedcaption

This is a very specific follow-up question to this answer given to this question. I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text in a thm environment ...
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Word overlap in TOC with memoir class and part subdivision

I am using the memoir class to generate a book manuscript. The table of contents entry for Part VIII overlaps with the part title which is Examinations. The result is shown below: Is there a way to ...
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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 ...
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Extraneous empty line within memoir's list environment (for very tight lists) if used with memoir's Spacing environment (for single-spacing)

In order to typeset lists with very tight interline spacing, I normally define my own tightlist using memoir's list environment. Even though my definition (see shortly) (1) ensures that all vertical ...
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Memoir appendix

At the moment I have Appendix A when I start the appendix page. In the table of contexts I see the item A. How can I replace the "A" by "Appendix". I'm using the memoir class and I'm also using babel ...
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TOC - number of chapter in other line than its title (with memoir class)

Do you have any idea on how to combine this solution of putting the number of chapter and its name+page in different lines? Please have a look at the picture. I want to achieve this with memoir lass ...
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Automatically adjusting size of a box based on other content

The following code creates chapter titles with a red bar of adjustable height. Currently, I have to potentially adjust the height for each chapter based on the included mini table of contents. Is ...
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Problem with memoir and biblatex together

For no reason I can understand, I can't compile the following using TexLive 2011: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{mnwe-thesis} \begin{document} Following ...
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Problem with LetLtxMacro

I'm trying to redefine \rule to make cleaner underscores, but my book file (in memoir class) is having problems with the following: \RequirePackage{letltxmacro} \LetLtxMacro{\oldrule}{\rule} ...
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How to change subsection heading (e.g. center it)

I'd like to change the styling of \subsection in the memoir class. The example is: \documentclass[oneside, 12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \subsection{A subsection - center me!} \end{document} ...
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Which packages are automatically included by memoir?

I am currently including: \usepackage[ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{cancel} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{float} ...
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Changing font size of chapter headings the same as that of section

I have a memoir document that has mystyle chapter copied from Modify default memoir chapter style. How can I change the font size of the chapter to the same as that of section? Or, how I can I ...
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Memoir sub table numbering wrong

I am using sub tables and it seems because I but the table caption above I get the wrong number in the sub table references. How can I fix this? I am pretty sure it is related to the package float ...
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memoir: sidecaption: ragged against the text block not working

I want to use the sidecaption environment in a figure with memoir and have the caption text be ragged against the text block. But when the figure is moved to the next page, the caption is on the ...
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section numbers (\thesection) and names have next page's values

I have customized my headers to display section numbers and section names. However: (a) The section number (\thesection) in my header often shows up with the next page's value. (b) The section name ...
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Section text (without heading) following section number on same line in Memoir

For my purposes I would like to have (free-standing) section numbers in the margins and no section headings---just the section text---immediately following (i.e., on the same line as) the section ...
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In memoir environment, the chapter heading placement gets messed up if a too big figure gets placed on next page

Using the memoir class, it appears that if I have a figure that is close enough to chapter heading, and big enough that it has to be placed on the next page, the chapter heading placement gets messed ...
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tex4ht conversion of tables (memoir class problem)

I am trying convert my document to HTML using htlatex. Everything my document (70+ pages) works fine until I look at the tables. The tables generated do not actually follow any kind of table format. ...
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Problem with odd/even margins when environment crosses page boundaries

In this question, I described a problem I have with marginpars appearing on the wrong side of the page when they occur near a page break. I ran into a different, but perhaps related problem described ...
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A modification of \part style in memoir

I have modified the \part command style in a memoir document as in the following minimal example: \documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,openright,final,english]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to force a picture's location and still use overpic

I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text, like so: Here is my first paragraph of text. \begin{figure}[htb] \centering ...
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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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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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Changing look for table of contents

Consider the normal table of contents: Coming from something like this: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \tableofcontents* \newpage \chapter{A chapter} \section{A section} ...
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Memoir class and Biblatex/Oscola: incompatible?

While I can work (now, after good help via SE) without any problem using the Biblatex Oscola style with the book class, I'm not able to make it work with the memoir class: The preamble ...