{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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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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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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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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Alternating the footer on odd and even pages with memoir

I'm using the memoir class, which has the option to directly define what should be shown on odd and even pages, seperately. I want to put the page number on the left of the left pages, and on the ...
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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LOF and LOT customization in memoir

I am attempting to add LOF and LOT to my current document using the memoir class. When I try to remove the spacing above the LOF and LOT titles, I get the "Undefined control sequence. \setlength{\...
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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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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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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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Change subcaption label format

I need to have subcaption labels (and references) be of the format Fig. 1a Instead of the default "(a)", and be able to reference them with \cref Unfortunately, I can't seem to get any ...
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How to rename Abstract title in Memoir? [duplicate]

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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Painless Memoir Class Book Template

I would like to find a memoir class book template that has the basic features of a book already configured (with dummy type, dummy figures, etc.) that compiles properly, so I can just start writing ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Clash between memoir class and footmisc [closed]

how do I get two footmarks separated by a coma with memoir class?
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How to make section entry in memoir ToC uppercased? [closed]

I know only how to use TeX and not how it works so, regarding This Question: Does the code for making section name text uppercase in ToC with hyperref, works only with the article class or may I use ...
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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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Redefining chapter conflicts with acronyms in memoir

I redefined \chapter* but when I use acronyms from the glossaries package, I get a bunch of errors. A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \...
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Change References indent on ToC

How do I fix references indent on ToC ? I know it's possible to use tocloft to adjust \cftsetindents{section} for sections etc, but what about references? I already tried \cftchapterindent }{0em} and ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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Memoir spinemargin+textwidth+foremargin too wide for pagewidth

I've been trying to learn the details of the memoir package due to its flexibility. However now that I've tried to emulate a paperback format I'm hitting an error which I don't understand where it's ...
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Creating a Word Index for a Book

I'm writing a book using memoir with a lot of technical words. I want to have an index at the end, which, for each word or term I choose, will refer the reader to the relevant pages. Is there any ...
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Change style of references to memoir's subfloats

Is there a way to configure the style of references to memoir's built-in subfloats, i.e. when using \subcaptionref, and \ref? For example, is it possible to remove the parentheses? From the memoir ...
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More floats with memoir [closed]

I'm writing a thesis with memoir. The numerous footnotes are rendered as sidenotes (marginpars) using memoir's \footnotesinmargin (memman.pdf p245). This, with the addition of the marginfix package, ...
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In memoir: section title in odd header, subsection title in even header

I am currently using memoir for a longer document with only sections and subsections (and subsubsections and paragraphs). If I wanted chapter title and section title to appear alternately in the ...
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Memoir class and subsection titles [closed]

I've been through all types of answers but couldn't make it work: I use memoir class, \usepackage[sc]{mathpazo} My running heads are correct, but the section titles are smallcaps (and small!) ...
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“Incompatible list can't be unboxed” with memoir class and many box registers

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{memoir} %% Create 123 box registers \newcount\X \X=1 \loop \expandafter\newbox\csname mybox\the\X\endcsname \advance \X by 1 \ifnum \X<124 \repeat %% ...
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Include \part* in header with memoir class

When using \createmark it doesn't seem possible to make a mark for an unnumbered part (\part*): \part*{Part} and \createmark {part}{both}{nonumber}{}{. \ } - does not create an unnumbered part ...
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Space in ToC between frontmatter chapters and mainmatter chapters

I'm using the class memoir. I'm wondering if it's possible to have a ToC like this: Abstract ............................. i List of Figures ...................... iv List of Tables .................
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Lists don't work with the abntex2 class and paralist package (a memoir based one)

I'm writing a research project using the abntex2 class, which was built over memoir. Everything was fine until I found out that lists (itemize, description, enumerate) weren't working anymore... I'...
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Lowercase header in memoir document class and \pagestyle{ruled}

I am using memoir document class and \pagestyle{ruled} in LaTeX. I just need to change header from uppercase to lowercase. How can I do it? By the way fancyhdr does not work... So I need different ...
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Emulate \only in figures in non-beamer documents

I am writing a book based on lecture notes I have written using beamer. In these notes I have figures drawn using TikZ which I would like to transfer to the book. However, some of them use \only to ...
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How to center glossary title without messing up chapter/sections?

My problem is that the glossary title should be normal size, bold, all caps and centered. While Chapter, section and subsection must be all left aligned. So I cannot change section style to suit ...
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\bigskip renders as different sizes on different pages

Using memoir, when I use \bigskip to separate sections from each other, on some pages it's a huge skip, on others it's much smaller, and the difference is obvious and noticeable. I'm using 5.5" x 3" ...
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Memoir - force table captions above and figure captions below

In the style that I am creating I need to force table captions to go above the table, and figure captions to go below the figure. My style is based on memoir class. I have found solutions that force ...
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Inclusion of ragged2e causes spacing side-effect in Tikz

I am working on a memoir document whose chapter titles are styled with Tikz. My actual graphic is quite a bit more complex, but for the sake of simplicity, the MWEs in this question will simply ...
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How to add part title to headers in memoir

I want to add the unnumbered part title into the headers in memoir, but \thepart command produces only the part number without the title. How would I redefine \thepart command to get the desired ...