{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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How to create a “Published” and a “Submitted” date in memoir?

I have tried my way through the memoir manual and various searches on the internet, but without luck, which is why I'm posting this question here, where some of you, who are really sharp at LaTeX and ...
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Memoir error: Command \@textsubscript already defined

[Edited to reflect the solution] I am finding an error when typesetting with the memoir class using MacTeX 2015. It happens for everything, but first appears when I try to typeset trims-example.tex ...
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\documentclass - {paper} vs. {memoir}

Let me profess that I know that I have made some bad choices. Hopefully I can get some help here, to clear things up. I have been told and read that writing an article/paper should in most cases be ...
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How can I change the position of my page number ONLY for one section?

The thesis of my university requires the pagination in the following way: (1) Pages preceding the introduction (acknowledgment, table of contents, list of tables, etc.) are to be numbered with lower-...
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Fancy chapter styling

I have found these really stunning examples of chapter styling. Fancy chapter headings. It is however for the book document class. My WE is the same, but the images are displaced. I use memoir twopage ...
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Align poem attribution with right side of versewidth rather than with right side ofpage

I would like to add attributions to some poems in memoir. The below code does that but flushes the attributions with the right of the text block. I would like them to flush with the right of the ...
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`\mainmatter` changes counter format to default with `memoir`

Adding \mainmatter in the following code clears the counter format for figures. Is there a way to keep both \mainmatter and the new counter format? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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Formatting of captions with memoir [closed]

This is my first question here. I have been reading very useful answers for years. Now, I did not find one that solves my problem. I am typestting a book with the memoir class, and I am finding the ...
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memoir decorative rules in heading

I borrowed some code from showcase-of-beautiful-typography and try to do same decoration using memoir class without fancyhdr Here is MWE: \documentclass[twoside,12pt,english]{memoir} ...
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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [closed]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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Referencing to a theorem using \cite and memoir [duplicate]

I am citing a book, and I would like to reference a specific theorem within that book. Usually, I would use something like \cite[Theorem~4]{Reference} which would have produced something like [...
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memoir package chapter style definition

I defined a chapter style for memoir as follows: \documentclass[10pt] {memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{color} \definecolor{nicered}{rgb}{.647,.129,.149} \...
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How to line up entries when using cftchapternumwidth in memoir document?

I'm using cftchapternumwidth and cftchapteraftersnum to insert some spacing between the section numbering and titles in the table of contents of a memoir document. It works great except that it turns ...
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How to right-align section numbering in a memoir Table of Contents?

I'd like to right-align the section numbers in the Table of Contents of a memoir document. I'm already using some tocloft features and figured it would have this feature, but I can't seem to find it. ...
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How to recolor the chapter numbering and text in memoir?

I'd like to use the default chapter style in memoir, but change the color to, say, blue. How is this done?
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How to remove header from page that includes title page and table of contents in memoir document?

I'm trying out the memoir class. My document so far: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \chapterstyle{culver} \title{My Title} \author{My Author} \begin{document} \maketitle \...
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How to add multiple choice questions in memoir document class?

Writing a book using memoir class. Need to add multiple choice questions with answers at the end. What is the easiest way? New to latex. I tried writing a new tex file with exam class and included ...
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Double brackets around captions when of subfigures

I am using subfigure to arrange 3by2 subfigures with captions each of them. Normally, the captions should look like this: (a) , (b). But instead they look like this: ((a)) , ((b)). MWE: \...
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Does memoir and geometry mix well?

I have somewhere along the way gotten the impression that the geometry package and the memoir class handles the page-setup a bit differently, but I have also gotten the impression that they do not mix ...
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Adjacent margin footnotes

I would like to have footnotes in the margin of a document, on the same line as the word with the footnote mark, even if there are many footnote marks on the same line. Right now, I can only get the ...
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Float too large also when less than textwidth

I have an image of size 112×196mm and LaTeX complains saying it is too large: <figs/3d_ferro.pdf, id=1306, 318.18875pt x 559.08875pt> <use figs/3d_ferro.pdf> LaTeX Warning: Float too ...
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In memoir class how do I force the abstract on the title page and be of type chapter?

For my thesis proposal I'd like to use memoir document class. I'd like to have the abstract on the title page and set to: \abstractnum % Format heading as chapter \abstractintoc % Include "Abstract"...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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How to make chapter number appear as a written number instead of an Arabic number? [duplicate]

I am using the memoir class. Is there any way to do this?
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Cannot center pdf image [duplicate]

I'm using sharelatex and pdflatex as a compiler. I am using the memoir class. (It's for a book.) At first I used .png images but the compiler always took too long so I converted all my image files to ...
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Wrong position for page numbers in memoir + RTL

If I understand the verso-recto norms properly, page numbers should appear, both in LTR and in RTL documents, on the outer side of the pages, rather than in the inner side. This is explained in this ...
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Multiple references to same footnotes in memoir with cleveref and french babel

I'm trying to have multiple references to a footnotes, in a class memoir (or report) and using [french]babel and cleveref. According to this question Multiple references to the same footnote with ...
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BibleStyle headings in memoir class

here is as solutios withi titlesec package Firsttitlemarks does not appear consistently in header and here is a bible style formeted option of text in memoir What packages help with typesetting ...
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Uneven Line Spacing for Arabic Text using xelatex + memoir + plyglossia

This is my first LaTeX Project. I am using XelaTeX to compile the tex file. I am having an issue with Even Line Spacing in my arabic document. The baseline grid is fine on the first page but the text ...
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How to change arabic text alignment with polyglossia and memoir?

I am trying to typeset a book which is completely in arabic. I am using memoir with polyglossia? The result is fine, but the text is Fully Justified ? How can i change the text alignment either ...
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Memoir different footer for Chapter page and the rest

Is there a way to define a different footer for the page that starts a Chapter and the rest of the document in memoir and customise both easily - possibly something like \makechapfoot?
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Set a different layout for a single page in Memoir

I am setting a layout with facing pages and large outer margins, in order to accomodate a lot of margin notes. When it comes to the title page, I need to make a new layout in order to be able to ...
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Need urgently assistance in LaTeX - unable to change the document class without totally blowing my thesis

First of all I'm a beginner in LaTeX, of course I used it for writing short articles but never for a thesis... For This reason (now I think it was stupid) I looked for a sample of a thesis and I was ...
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Double line rule in memoir header

I need like this header ____________________________________ (this smaller height) ____________________________________ (this bigger height) I guess i need to redefine this from memoir class: \...
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How can I hang the bibliography cite key into the left margin like section numbers in memoir?

The memoir documentclass has the option \hangsecnum which hangs (sub)section numbers into the margin, and right aligns them to the left text margin. I'd like to accomplish the same thing for my ...
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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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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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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} {\begin{...
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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 [closed]

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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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}{} \pagestyle{...
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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} \newcommand{\ra}[1]{\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{#1}} \...
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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 ...