{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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“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... ...
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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 ...
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Margin widths and positioning in “oneside” memoir document

In a "onesided" memoir-based document, two custom \newcommands use both the marginpar and the sidepar commands respectively. The marginpars go to the right side and the sidepars on the left side. Some ...
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Memoir ruled section centering problem

\documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \setaftersecskip{0em} \setsecheadstyle{\large \normalfont \bfseries \centering \MakeUppercase } \setsecnumformat{ \csname the#1\endcsname\par\nobreak ...
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memoir \vplace / \vspace that breaks pages on content starting with a section header

When using memoir's \vplace environment, I've noticed that LaTeX tends prefer break before a \vplace when its content starts with a \{sub}section. So for example: ...
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Adjust Format of List of Algorithms

I'm using an existing LaTeX template for a thesis and am trying to match the List of Algorithms to the List of Figures. I have already applied some formatting changes, but there are a few attributes ...
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Appendix TOC printed with last chapter partial TOC with titletoc

I'm getting a weird behavior with the memoir class and the titletoc package. I'm printing a partial TOC after each chapter (works perfectly), but for the last chapter, the appendices are also added ...
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How to distinguish numbered from unnumbered parts?

This question is analogous to my earlier recent question. The other questions refers to chapters, this one refers to parts. The solution for chapters does not seem to work for parts. I am writing a ...
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How to distinguish numbered from unnumbered chapters?

I am writing a memoir document and I'd like to customize the visual appearance of the chapter title with Tikz1. This works so far, as shown by this MWE2: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{memoir} ...
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Change formatting of paragraphed footnote style in manyfoot

I have a document with three registers of footnotes, two plain and indented, and one paragraphed. See the example below: \documentclass{memoir} \setlength{\footmarkwidth}{\leftmargin} ...
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Creating list of examples using tocloft in memoir class

I am trying to create a new "Examples" environment in the memoir class (which has the tocloft package, I believe), but I cannot get the list entries correct. The best I have is the following, ...
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Different Chapter Name by Even/Odd Page

The Chapter name that is present at the top right corner of the even page needs to be also displayed on the top left corner of the odd page, with a change. I use polyglossia and commonly available ...
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How can you define the Abstract styling in Memoir?

According to the manual for the memoir class the following determines the layout of of the abstract. The typeset format of an abstract in a report or article class document depends on the class ...
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How to turn off hyperindex in memoir?

How can I keep hyperref from inserting |hyperpage to my idx file in memoir? \documentclass{memoir} \xindyindex % The memoir manual mentions this command but it doesn't seem to do anything. ...
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Overfull box on \end{document} line

I have an "illogical" overfull warning under pdflatex+biblatex+memoir. Illogical because page range don't make sense and it happens at \end{document}. The warning is: Overfull \hbox (83.28351pt too ...
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Proper way to customize TOC leader font in memoir?

According to section 9.2.2 "Typesetting the entries" of the memior manual, the 'dot' in a leader is given by the value of \cftdot, its default definition is \newcommand{\cftdot}{.} which gives the ...
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How do I write “This page intentionally left blank.” in memoir with custom chapter styles?

Solved by inserting this in the preamble (made by touhami from the comments): \makeatletter \def\clearforchapter{\clearpage\if@twoside \ifodd\c@page\else \hbox{}\vfill\begin{center}This page ...
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Display Chapter Label and Number Below Chapter Title in Memoir Class

I am designing a book with the memoir class. The chapter style should resemble new-high german books with the chapter label and number in a new line after the chapter title, i.e. A treatise on some ...
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Header in a box, with dynamic content

I'd like to reproduce this header : I would like it to appear at the top of every page, with the default font, and the date and the page should update dynamically. The "edition" and "reference" ...
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How to prevent \settocdepth{chapter} lead to an empty list of listings

Why does uncommenting the (IMHO innocent) call to \settocdepth{chapter} in the following MWE make the list of listings become blank? Or rather: what can I do to both preserve a chapter-only TOC for ...
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Memoir 3.7e: treating bibliography like a section, not a chapter

Update: as pointed out in moewe's comment below, the 'culprit' is not memoir but biblatex. The change was introduced in v. 3.0 of biblatex, and as a result the bibliography is printed as a chapter ...
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Can \sloppybottom be turned off mid-document?

For a long document I am experimenting with \sloppybottom of the memoir-class to avoid orphans. Generally it works quite well, but as a side effect two lines of a footnote in my last chapter keep ...
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In the bibliography, is it possible to adjust the page header to include the range of references? [closed]

In dictionaries (of all sorts), it is usually the case that one has some sort of range expressed in the page headers, for example: I am writing a large document with Bibtex, natbib, and a numerical ...
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Symbols of footnotes not raised inside mdframed

I want to change the symbols of footnotes inside mdframed. I found there is quite simple solution for that, in this very very helpful answer to the same problem. I applied it and it works but the ...
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Citing references in a pagenote with author index and backrefs in bibliography at once

I have a question about citing references in page notes. I would like the backrefs in the bibliography to include the page number of the text where the page note citation number occurs. I would also ...
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combine, etoc and memoir

I'm trying to get the combine class to work together with etoc. Particularly I have an article/chapter which has its own local toc. See the following chapter1.tex: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Using side captions with multiple subfloats (floatrow and memoir)

In a large document (memoir class), I'd like to have side captions in the outer margin to save space for figures consisting of multiple subfigures belonging together. After trying sidecap with subfig ...
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Editing Bluebox chapterstyle

I have this edited version of BlueBox, but I would like the number in the box to be centred and on line with the chapter name. Also I would like the text on top of the box (chapter in Danish) to ...
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How to get sane margin sizes suitable for paperback books using memoir?

I'm trying to make a document suitable for printing as a trade paperback. For that reason I'm using the memoir class using statementpaper which sets the page size to 5.5" x 8.5". Here's the basic ...
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Allow chapters to start on an even page in front matter only

I would like to allow chapters in my frontmatter to start on an even page, without changing the rule for the mainmatter. I've tried the following, but it didn't work: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Memoir not Obeying Lower Margins

I am using the memoir class to typeset my thesis, with the following commands to specify the margins \setulmarginsandblock{1.5in}{1in}{*} %% 1.5in upper margin, 1in lower margin ...
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How to give two \book{}s each its own Preface?

I have a book which contains two books, each having their own preface. Here's the structure: \book{An exhortation to virtue} \frontmatter \chapter{Preface} ... \mainmatter ...
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Ruled section and \dotfill'ed subsection heading

I am using the memoir class and would like to recreate the section and subsection headings from the moderncv "banking" style: I was able to create the rule under the section heading using the ...
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Implement fixedlabel in memoir

I would like to implement a command called \newfixedlabel in analogy of memoirs \newfixedcaption in such a way that: \begin{myfloat} \caption{...} \label{myfloat:a} ... \end{myfloat} Yields the ...
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memoir: indentation of unnumbered sections in table of contents

In the following MWE, I only want the chapter titles in the TOC numbered. But using \setsecnumdepth{chapter} messes up indentation of long section headings. \documentclass{memoir} \setrmarg{3.55em ...
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How can I control the space above a section heading in the memoir class?

I'm using the memoir class to typeset a cassette cover with some lyrics in it. I'd like to section headings to be very basic, just with a lineskip above and under them. But it seems that there's more ...
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How can I vertically center one element, instead of the whole group

So I can vertically and horizontally center a group with the vplace environment from memoir. \begin{vplace}[0.7] \begin{center} some text \\ more text \\ a third line of ...
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Latex: Issues with footnotes + captions + figures + memoir [closed]

I am submitting thesis soon and I have a latex problem I can't solve. I tried several things nothing would work. Thanks in advance for your help :) List of Issues: 1) footnotes in captions: I want ...
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Width of table captions when using threeparttable in memoir

In the MWE below, I would like the table caption to be left aligned, and have a maximum width as the width of the table. ...
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Examples of simple beautiful PhD theses

Please share the simplest, most beautiful PhD / master's theses you've ever seen. Looking for ideas for layout (medicine). Source code appreciated.
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How can I synchronize page-breaking text across columns?

tl;dr: Like footnotes, but on the side (easy part). These notes must be on the same page as their reference points, so the "main text" needs to break whenever the notes break. I'm trying to produce ...