{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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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?
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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} ...