{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 do I put a musical clef in a memoir-class document?

I've got a lot of questions about preparing a book layout, but as I'm slowly going through the various books and other documents out there, I think most of the questions are being answered. However, ...
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Uppercase pagenumbering (roman) using \frontmatter

I am using \frontmatter, \mainmatter and \backmatter so my pagenumbering is correct. However, i would like my roman pagenumbering in \frontmatter to be uppercase. Is there any easy way to do so? ps: ...
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Are ae and aeguill only needed when using CM fonts?

I am using the memoir class with the option extrafontsizes so as I understood this uses the LM fonts and at the same time set the T1 encoding. If this is correct, are the packages ae and aeguill ...
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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 do I find memoir's margin settings for twocolumn mode?

I have a long document that I don't want to use twocolumn mode for, but I like the margins it uses. I'm going to manually use multicol to create two columns instead (so I can easily have footnotes and ...
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One column text under chapter title in memoir twocolumn mode?

I want to have one column text underneath the chapter name in twocolumn mode (where the majority of the text is in twocolumn). I can't. Even using onecolabstract doesn't do it. ...
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Loss of figure subsection numbers when using mainmatter

I recently added \frontmatter, \mainmatter, etc. with the \numberwithin setting for my figures and tables into a document, but now my figures are no longer numbered by subsection on export. Inside ...
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Hyperlinks in section name

I am trying to use the memoir class to typeset a document in which the section headings function as hyperlinks to other locations in the document, using the hyperref package. One of the ways that ...
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Setting up pdfpages with memoir?

I am using memoir for writing my PhD thesis. In my university we have to include submitted, accepted, and prepared drafts of related papers as appendices. These papers have all been previously ...
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Set caption font size in memoir

How do I set the default caption font in a memoir? I tried: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[font=small]{caption} But that gives me a warning: Class memoir Warning: You are using the caption ...
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Add text at an optional page-break only when breaking occurs

I have two tables (created with tabularx in the memoir class): [ Table 1 ] [ Table 2 ] They may be adjacent on the same page, or split across two pages like this: [ Table 1 ] ---- page break ---- ...
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How can I reset sectional counters in memoir class to avoid breaking ToC cross-referencing in a complex document?

I have already asked a similar question here: Incorrect ToC/Index cross-references when resetting memoir class counters and received a satisfactory answer. Now, I wish to apply the chapter counter ...
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Remove italic from memoir headings pagestyle

I am using the memoir class for my thesis and I'd like to stop the headings from being italic in the page headers. I am using the headings page style, I found out how to remove the uppercase heads ...
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Simple footers with only a page number

I'm using a memoir template with page header defined. In the appendix, I maximize the geometry to print a lot of tables with narrow margins. I currently disable the memoir header with ...
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Making memoir Chapter entries in ToC all-caps and Appendix entries regular case, without breaking hyperref

I have a thesis style working, but around 10% of my code is a copy of memoir's \def\@chapter that lets me put all regular chapter entries in all caps, and keep appendix entries in regular case. This ...
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Marginnote with geometry package

In my document i'm using the packages geometry and marginnote. The problem ist the following: If I use a newgeometry, the marginnote will stay on odd pages at same horizontaly position as by the ...
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How to apply Memoir manual's fix to allow \MakeTextUppercase in toc with hyperref

There is a known conflict between the memoir class and the hyperref package. hyperref cannot process Table of Contents headings that include the \MakeTextUppercase macro. The memoir manual (texdoc ...
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etoc and memoir compatibility isuues

I was just doing some test with the etoc package and as soon as I changed the document class from book to memoir, errors appeared. This simple document %\documentclass{book} \documentclass{memoir} ...
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include section name, as well as number in mdframed (theorem) header

In a memoir class document, I am using the following mdtheorem definition to provide a heading inside an mdframe, which has the effect of providing an increasing count(er) to each new reference to ...
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Horizontal alignment of subfigure edges

I am using the memoir class and I have two subfigures of different width that I would like to lay out vertically. Ideally, these two subfigures should be aligned so that The widest subfigure is ...
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Add box to labeled sections

I want to add a box to a repeated section of a textbook, which provides question discussions. Is it possible to do it by adding "tex style setting" command(s) to the preamble? I am using the memoir ...
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hyperref and xr-hyper break memoir's \titleref

I have one document that has hyperref loaded, and works fine. I have a second document that I am using xr-hyper to reference the first. If I remove hyperref from the first document, the \titleref{} ...
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Expand macro immediately in \pagenote

I'm trying to use the contents of a macro in a \pagenote, using the memoir class: \documentclass{memoir} \makepagenote \def\myvar{Good morning.} \begin{document} In the morning\pagenote{\myvar} ...
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mdframed: large texts with equation arrays skipping pages in \documentclass{memoir} (or book) [closed]

The package mdframed works very well enclosing plain texts with decorated frames: even when they span many pages the frame breaks accordingly! :-) Unfortunately that is not yet the case when the ...
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Memoir class: turn off section numbering but still have header

Trying to get rid of auto display of section numbers within text (section title only), but still have a header that gives the section title (also sans number). Can't seem to find this in memoir docs. ...
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Switching an existing document to memoir. How much trouble is it?

I'm really growing fond of the memoir package. I have a large document in which I use the report documentclass. How much trouble would it be to switch to memoir; i.e. what would I 'probably' need to ...
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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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Non-italicized text in a \newfixedcaption

This is a very specific follow-up question to this answer given to this question. I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text in a thm environment ...
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How to change subsection heading (e.g. center it)

I'd like to change the styling of \subsection in the memoir class. The example is: \documentclass[oneside, 12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \subsection{A subsection - center me!} \end{document} ...
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Word overlap in TOC with memoir class and part subdivision

I am using the memoir class to generate a book manuscript. The table of contents entry for Part VIII overlaps with the part title which is Examinations. The result is shown below: Is there a way to ...
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Which packages are automatically included by memoir?

I am currently including: \usepackage[ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{cancel} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \usepackage{float} ...
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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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Changing the appearance of list of figures

I want to change the appearance of the list of figures to roughly what I have under "New List of Figures" in the example below: Between the header for the lof and the entries I want a line with two ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with package biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning from biblatex-chicago. Since you are using ...
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Daleif1 Theme : how to get part's title above chapter?

I am using the daleif1 theme, and I would like to have the \part's title juste above the \chapter's title on the same page. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Subfigure label position and visibility in memoir

I am writing my master thesis using Memoir. I want all subfigures to have their labels in the top left corner. I have so far done this with tikz, but I would like to find a more elegant solution as my ...
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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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Extraneous empty line within memoir's list environment (for very tight lists) if used with memoir's Spacing environment (for single-spacing)

In order to typeset lists with very tight interline spacing, I normally define my own tightlist using memoir's list environment. Even though my definition (see shortly) (1) ensures that all vertical ...
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Typesetting formulas in section titles: Title bold, ToC entry isn't

I have a largeish document written with memoir, and I need mathematics formulas in section titles. The problem is that I can't get the formulas set in bold for the title, and non-bold for the table of ...
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Running heads containing verse line numbers?

I'm typesetting a long poem using memoir and the verse environment. I would like to provide running heads showing the numbers of the first and last lines appearing on that page (like "lines 36--81"). ...
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Memoir sub table numbering wrong

I am using sub tables and it seems because I but the table caption above I get the wrong number in the sub table references. How can I fix this? I am pretty sure it is related to the package float ...
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Modify \listofschemes output to match memoir class

I am using the memoir class with the chemstyle package. I just observed that the output from my \listofschemes command has a different indentation and format than my \listoffigures output. I tried ...
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TOC - number of chapter in other line than its title (with memoir class)

Do you have any idea on how to combine this solution of putting the number of chapter and its name+page in different lines? Please have a look at the picture. I want to achieve this with memoir lass ...
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Customize chapterstyle in memoir

I like the ell chapterstyle which is built into memoir, but I want to customize it. I like the chapter number and the lines around it, but I want the chapter title to be written in the same size and ...
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Automatically adjusting size of a box based on other content

The following code creates chapter titles with a red bar of adjustable height. Currently, I have to potentially adjust the height for each chapter based on the included mini table of contents. Is ...
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Problem with memoir and biblatex together

For no reason I can understand, I can't compile the following using TexLive 2011: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{biblatex} \bibliography{mnwe-thesis} \begin{document} Following ...
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Environment for text to run into margins

After posting this closed question, I found a good solution for memoir on this page. However, my margins settings are different then the ones he uses, and as a result, the widematter environment only ...
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Problem with LetLtxMacro

I'm trying to redefine \rule to make cleaner underscores, but my book file (in memoir class) is having problems with the following: \RequirePackage{letltxmacro} \LetLtxMacro{\oldrule}{\rule} ...
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First paragraph of section becomes indented after setting \setbeforesecskip (memoir class)

I am trying to adapt my thesis draft to the format specifications of my university, which mandates among other things the number of line skips before and after section and subsection titles. I am ...
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memoir: subcaptions outside float

For figures outside of caption memoir define for example \newfixedcaption{\figcaption}{figure} Is there a way to similarly define fixed subcaption? That it can be used in the following MWE: ...