{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 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?

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 ...
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always ...
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How would you demarcate a “Prayer” and “Practical Reflections” section which ends every chapter?

I'm using memoir with the \book, \chapter, and \section sectioning macros. Each book contains several chapters, each chapter contains several sections, followed by a single "Practical Reflections" ...
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What packages help with typesetting settings specific to religious books?

I'm looking to reprint and publish older religious books from the 19th century and earlier. Such books usually have features not typically found in most books, and I'm finding it difficult to ...
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Listing Subsection title in same TOC line as Section in Memoir

For a manual-like document I'm writing, I have the need to save two additional items together with each section. For this I have created a custom command that creates a subsection under the section ...
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Memoir: put heading in margin using Expl3 or xcoffins

In the memoir class manual, there is the following code for putting section headings in the margin: A less traditional style is to put the whole heading into the margin. I have done this here ...
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How to get bold font Figure style with memoir class?

I'm trying to modify the defaut figure style with the memoir class. More precisely, I would like to have the Figure X.Y part in bold. To get X.Y in bold isn't a problem, as the ...
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How do I format subfigures captions using memoir?

I switched to using the memoir class and stopped including subfigures. All of my subfigures now interpret the caption as actual text, i.e. as [caption...], which shows up in the document with the ...
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I get an error when using subfigure with memoir

I made an article and insert several subfigures in that as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.3\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{fig6_1} ...
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Compile Error: KOMA-script (scrextend) 'Command \setfootnoterule already defined'; Package clash?

I followed the instruction to indent a block of text in my document. So I added new package scrextend and simple code: \begin{addmargin}[1em] indented text text text \end{addmargin} but when I ...
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Modifying mini-toc content

I have adapted the pretty table of contents solution written by Gonzalo Medina with the modification to the "blue box style" that Stephan Lehmke helped me with to design a somewhat consistent ...
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memoir and parallel: too much blank facing pages before \chapter; no valid headings

My test document: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{parallel} \begin{document} \chapter{Single Lipsum} \lipsum[1-3] \begin{Parallel}[p]{}{} \ParallelLText{ ...
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Change memoir sidecaption margin for correct oneside display

I use a memoir class to write my thesis, and i don't know why i write all my text using the twoside option. Now i need oneside option to print - yes, this is a silly situation :( - for impression, ...
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Customising southall chapter style

I am using southall chapter style for a book. However, I need to customize it so that it shows "Appendix A", etc for appendices rather than just "A", etc. That is, the chapter numbers for the main ...
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change the default sidecaption margin at left for oneside memoir option

This question is related to this stack thread About \sidecapmargin Memoir class say that the \sidecapmargin command controls the margin where the sidecaption will be placed. The possible values ...
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Memoir - set headrule on right hand pages only

I'm writing two-sided using memoir. I have modified a template to put content from the front matter only on right-hand (recto) pages. This, however, does not ensure that verso pages are completely ...
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How can you prevent subbibliography appearing on the ToC in Memoir class?

I have created sub-bibliographies using the keyword methods to distinguish between primary and secondary sources. This works fine but the only thing is that in the table of contents it lists all the ...
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\sidebar doesn't respect geometry's bottom margin

MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{geometry, lipsum} \begin{document} \newgeometry{top=2cm, bottom=2cm, inner=1cm, outer=0.618\textwidth} \sidebar{\lipsum} \lipsum \end{document} ...
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Restart page numbering for memoir appendix

My thesis is too big (540 pages) for one volume impression, i need to separate my appendices from the main thesis text. But i want only one pdf file with the two main title : one for thesis and one ...
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How do I cite a range of lines?

I want to be able to specify a short excerpt of text that can be cited as a range of lines in the output PDF, ideally with this kind of syntax: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lineno} ...
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How do I force a figure on top of a line, and place it exactly where I want on the page?

Background info is as such: Image A is a logo in the top right corner, around which I will write my name, and image B is of my average appearance, I want to place somewhere(!) on the left of my name ...
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How do I make unruled footnotes within an environment?

I have a single environment, fancyfoot, in which I would like footnotes to have no rules. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{fancyfoot}{ \renewcommand{\footnoterule}{} ...