{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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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?
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poem indentation different when text is longer than a page

I'm trying to compose a volume of poetry in the memoir class and the verse environment. To set the indent on a per-poem basis, I use \settowidth{\versewidth}{longest line of text here} as ...
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Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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memoir class glossary: \changeglossnumformat not working

I've modified memoir's glossary format in order for things to look the way I want. I'm pretty happy, except for one thing: I'd like for the page numbers to be clickable links. When the reader clicks, ...
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Compiling table of contents with memoir class yields block in position after the number when using the \part command

When I compile a table of contents using the memoir class for my phd thesis, and I use the \part{} command, in the output Part 3 and Part 4 have a little black block on the position immediately after ...
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Change chapter formatting with TeX4ht and memoir

Using htlatex/tex4ht, it seems that the chapter heading style set by memoir is over-ridden when generating HTML output. How can you customize the style of the chapter headings generated by tex4ht? ...
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Subsection numbering lost

I'm using the memoir class and I have put the following lines of code in the preamble: \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} So far, everything's worked just fine. But for unknown ...
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Niceframe problem - what to do?

Building on the code from Gonzalo Medina, I managed to make a nice chapterstyle with niceframe. The problem is that it sometimes renders poorly, at least in Acrobat Reader: Needles to say, I don't ...
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memoir: headings numbering starting at section level

I'm writing a set of documents using the same memoir based template. One particular document does not use chapter level heading and just section and subsection levels. I have no chapters but the ...
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What is producing this blank page before the title?

After compiling the code below, I get a blank first page in my output (which is undesirable). I have no idea why I'm getting this blank page. Can someone help? ...
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TikZ: Crop images after placing them

I have a ton of microscopy images to include in a report, some of these images have rather uninteresting information I want to crop. Since I add scale bars using TikZ and therefore require all image ...
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Remove chapter name or add appendix name to chapter

My document class \documentclass[a4paper,openany,article]{memoir} I want to add Appendix before the number so that \chapter{An appendix} displays Appendix A An appendix and not A An appendix ...
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Missing section links in table of contents (memoir class, custom section headings)

I am trying to add a table of contents to a document produced using the memoir class. I have customized the section headings to emulate a publication I like. When I produce the pdf (using xelatex ...
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How to get all CAPS chapter titles

Trying to get all CAPS chapter titles. Using the following, only the ToC chapter title is all CAPS: \documentclass{memoir} \renewcommand{\chaptitlefont}{\MakeUppercase} \begin{document} ...
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Customizing the table of contents using TikZ with memoir?

I would like to use a customize table of contents like this one: How to customize the table of contents using TikZ? (see the "edit 2") but instead of using the book class, I want to use memoir. ...
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marginfix package interferes with title element vertical placement in memoir

Possibly in other classes as well. Typeset the below and everything is bunched up at the top of the page: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{marginfix} ...
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Using biblatex+memoir+refsection: Why are the references included in the ToC?

Consider this example taken and modified from a previous question: \begin{filecontents*}{references.bib} @BOOK{childs_temperature, title = {Practical Temperature Measurement}, publisher = ...
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Change title of Table of Contents

I've been searching the web for some time now, trying to find an answer as to why this doesn't work. I'm trying to change the title of the Table of Contents, using the memoir class. Below is a MWE ...
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Chapter heading using report class

How do I "translate" the following from memoir class to report class? I'm currently writing a dissertation in report class and it would be great if I could use this chapter heading: ...
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two chapters on same page in memoir

I am writing a preface, which consists of roughly ten sentences describing my work. I have to write this in both English and Swedish. Same content, merely different languages. I have chosen to have ...
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Removing extra space after itemize environment in longtable in memoir

I have a macro that creates itemize environment in it. The issue is that I have extra space after the itemize environment when used in longtable. How to remove the space? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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memoir: pagestyle for index start on second page of index

I'm trying to change the page style for the index, but I can't find out why that does only become effective on page 2 of the index: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{kantlipsum} ...
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How can I alter `\printindex` to start a new chapter (up to TOC/headers) in memoir?

@egreg's answer to How to add \printindex to tableofcontents provides multiple options to add the index to the table of contents, but you can see from the screenshot below that the headers in memoir ...
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Automatically insert a \newpage after chapter headings

I'm writing a book using memoir, and I'd like each chapter's text to begin on a new page after the chapter headings (so each chapter heading stands on a page by itself). Is there a way to make this ...
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LaTeX + Memoir or ConTeXt MkIV?

Is it worth to migrate from LaTeX (with Memoir) to ConTeXt? I think about it, but I have few doubts: LaTeX + Memoir is a well documented team, while ConTeXt not, LaTeX + Memoir is a team that works ...
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Indent chapter titles in memoir

I am using memoir with section as chapter style. I want to indent chapter style to the right. Right now I have: Chapter 1 Text of first paragraph (first line) Text of first paragraph (rest of ...
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graphics outside trimmedsize, extra wide headers and footers

How to place (absolute positioning?) graphics inside and outside trimmedsize (part of image is inside trimmedsize and tiny part is outside)? How to make headers and footers wider than textwidth? How ...
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What is the Default font for LyX when using Book(Memoir)

I'm using LyX with the following Document Settings: Document Class -- "Book (Memoir)" Fonts / Default family -- "Default" Fonts / LaTeX font encoding -- "Default" Fonts / Roman -- "Default" Fonts ...
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How to modify chapter name in headers in memoir

I modified the chapter title to be shown as 1. ..., but the headings still show CHAPTER. How can I remove the chapter in headings? Is there a way to modify the chapter style in the contents and ...
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Add subsection in ToC with memoir

With memoir, it seems like that only chapter/section is shown in ToC, but I need to show subsection in ToC with memoir document. How can I do that? \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} ...
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Change section format in memoir/latex

The default format for section heading is 1.1 with memoir, how can I change it to 1.1.?
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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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Removing prepended 0. from Chapters with memoir

I compiled a memoir document that has "0." prepended with Contents. How can I remove it? \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} \title{Document} \author{prosseek} % ...
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How to avoid page break after \part entry in ToC with memoir

I am using the memoir class for a document with many chapters and parts. In the ToC sometimes there is a page break between the name of \part and the name of the next chapter. Table of Contents ...
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Memoir class and Bibtex

I have biblio.bib: @article{XX, title={{Title}}, author={Author}, journal={Journal Title}, volume=1, number=11, pages={1-2}, year=1666 } And myfile.tex \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} ...
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LaTeX - ConTeXt converter or there and back again:)

I'm looking for some converter LaTeX -> ConTeXt and perhaps LaTeX <- ConTeXt (just in case). I can write simple script and implement translation of basic syntax, but perhaps someone did it?
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What's the chief advantage of Memoir over “standard Book” for a novel

Considering that the user wouldn't likely have equations, glossary, index, bibliography or double columns (but would perhaps need insets for monologues), and considering the popular novel formats of ...
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Why memoir does not respect babel when printing \thedate

Why does memoir fail to recognize language specific dates (with \today) outside its own \maketitle? It works fine when I add such metadata after \begin{document}, but I've never done this before ...
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Conflict between mathdesign and memoir chapterstyle ell

I have just come across an odd interaction between mathdesign and the ell chapterstyle in memoir. I'm using TeX Live 2013 and I believe this was introduced with the update to mathdesign 2.31. Here's ...
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Cover Image and First Page Overlap

I'm extremely new to LaTeX and learning on my own, so I apologize if this is an obvious question. In my document, I'm using a pdf image as the first cover page, and additional pages after that. I ...
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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 ...
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Making a title page with a subtitle in Memoir

This is my first ever posting. I am quite new to LaTeX but have recently written a book in it. I have got the whole thing set up, including margins, page size and everything. But the title page has ...
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LaTeX Error: File `memsty.sty' not found

I am trying to compile memman.tex: % Memoir class user manual (Part II only) last updated 2009/09/07 % Author: Peter Wilson % Copyright 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009 Peter R. wilson I get the ...
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Is the Standard LaTeX Book class capable of a Novel's dimensions, and the front back matter?

Can the standard LaTeX “Book” class adjust to the paper size and structure of a Novel sized book? It would be smaller than the standard dimensions that LaTeX seem to be setup for. The LyX dialog box ...
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Do not display chapter title in memoir class

Is there a way to make the memoir class not display the title of the current chapter, but still have the chapter appear in the table of contents (TOC)? Ie., using chapter*{Title} will not display the ...
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Placing a line of typographic ornaments on page top with class memoir

Based on the utilities provided by the class memoir, I'd like to set a line of typographer's ornaments along the page top of a custom size stock paper (actually, along the four page edges, but my ...
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geometry doesn't create huge document

I am using geometry with memoir (PDFLaTeX) to make a 48"x36" poster. However, using geometry at that setting results in a 8.5" x 11" document. What's wrong, and how to I create the size?
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Alternating Background Image for different chapters in Memoir

I have used a background image throughout my book. The code I used evolved from this question and answer (thanks to @GonzaloMedina): "Margin vertical rule on outside margin of twosided memoir" My ...
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Memoir suitable amsthm customization

I'm using the memoir class to write my master thesis. It's math related so there are lot's of Theorems, Definitions and stuff. I know how to customize theorems by using amsthm. e.g. ...
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How to add a preface chapter to a book that appears before all chapters and is not numbered as a chapter?

I just wrote the preface to my book and I made it a \chapter, but now the preface is Chapter 1 of the book, which is not what I desire. I am using the memoir document class. Does anyone know how to ...