{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reduce size and justify font of caption using memoir

I try to reduce and better align my caption text (and not the automatic label "figure.") text with memoir. I try this this without success, and i search in the memoir documentation, and try some ...
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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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Changing font size of chapter headings the same as that of section

I have a memoir document that has mystyle chapter copied from Modify default memoir chapter style. How can I change the font size of the chapter to the same as that of section? Or, how I can I ...
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Trouble formatting createspace template in memoir

I have just begun to use memoir and I am already having trouble understanding exactly how to make this work. I will refer to the manual but I would like the experts here to explain to me in simple ...
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section numbers (\thesection) and names have next page's values

I have customized my headers to display section numbers and section names. However: (a) The section number (\thesection) in my header often shows up with the next page's value. (b) The section name ...
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make index entries refer to number selected paragraphs

For a given work, I have to number some selected paragraphs, with a continuous numerotation throughout all the book. I can do it using this tip. I need the index entries refer to the paragraph ...
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Section text (without heading) following section number on same line in Memoir

For my purposes I would like to have (free-standing) section numbers in the margins and no section headings---just the section text---immediately following (i.e., on the same line as) the section ...
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In memoir environment, the chapter heading placement gets messed up if a too big figure gets placed on next page

Using the memoir class, it appears that if I have a figure that is close enough to chapter heading, and big enough that it has to be placed on the next page, the chapter heading placement gets messed ...
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tex4ht conversion of tables (memoir class problem)

I am trying convert my document to HTML using htlatex. Everything my document (70+ pages) works fine until I look at the tables. The tables generated do not actually follow any kind of table format. ...
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Problem with odd/even margins when environment crosses page boundaries

In this question, I described a problem I have with marginpars appearing on the wrong side of the page when they occur near a page break. I ran into a different, but perhaps related problem described ...
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A modification of \part style in memoir

I have modified the \part command style in a memoir document as in the following minimal example: \documentclass[b5paper,10pt,twoside,openright,final,english]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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How to force a picture's location and still use overpic

I want to insert a picture, and use overpic to label it, in between two paragraphs of text, like so: Here is my first paragraph of text. \begin{figure}[htb] \centering ...
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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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How to add an author name or copyright symbol on each page in memoir class?

I am using the memoir document class to write my first book in calculus. How I can display my name, for example, on each page?
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How to make hanging lists using memoir?

I found the \hangsecnum command for having section numbers hanging out into the left margin. Now I want to do the same thing for all lists also, that is for the enumerate and itemize environments at ...
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table notes in memoir

How do I have footnotes in a table while using memoir? I tried ctable, but I get the following errors: /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/hyperref/hyperref.sty:4022: No room for a new ...
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TOC as Section in memoir

The TOC in the article class is formatted as a section. In memoir it is a chapter by default. I would prefer to have the TOC formatted in such a way that its heading gets formatted with the same font ...
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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 use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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Changing look for table of contents

Consider the normal table of contents: Coming from something like this: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \tableofcontents* \newpage \chapter{A chapter} \section{A section} ...
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Memoir class and Biblatex/Oscola: incompatible?

While I can work (now, after good help via SE) without any problem using the Biblatex Oscola style with the book class, I'm not able to make it work with the memoir class: The preamble ...
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Add vertical line margin-aligned from a given point through subsequent pages

Using the memoir package, I would like to have a vertical line on my margin like this: Some leading content ... vertical space ... ---------------------------------- XYZ | Content A | ...
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retain space before \section heading in Memoir class at top of page

I am using xelatex and the Memoir class. By default, the empty vertical space before the section heading does not show after a pagebreak. How do I modify it if I want it to show instead, even if it ...
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memoir margins and hyperref

I'm trying to use the hyperref package with the memoir class but the bottom margin of the document is no longer 2 cm as I set it. Rather, it seems like there is no margin at all. When I remove the ...
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Using a different font in overpic

I'm using the overpic package in the memoir class to include figures and superimpose text on them. Is there a simple way to tell overpic to use a different font than the main font of my text? (I ...
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Customize referencing of subcaptions in “memoir”?

When I use \subcaption{... \label{myfig}} in memoir, and then reference it, the result is something like "Figure 1(a)". But I would like to customize the reference by removing the parentheses, thus ...
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Epigraph in the end of the page

How could I position the epigraph in the end of the page, instead of at the beginning? I'm using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} ...
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Align section titles in margins properly

This is a follow-up to First paragraph indented after section title in margin, but I'm unable to vote, comment, or accept answers there because it's made under a guest account and not linked to this ...
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fancyhdr novel's pages need headers with CHAPTER ONE, TWO etc. spelled out

I'd like to use the fancyhdr package to have odd number pages with the chapter number spelled out, for instance, "CHAPTER ONE" OR "CHAPTER TWO" etc., and the even number pages with the actually title ...
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Styling ToC dot leader using emdash and other formatting requirements

I'm using memoir class and want to create ToC that: Using em dash (instead of default dot leaders) between TOC item and page number. This style should apply to both part and chapter name. Only the ...
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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...
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Problem with sidecaption and memoir alignment

I try to use sideCaption with memoir class, and i have two problems (red anotation in image 1) : sideCaption doesn't respect the margin at left ... how can i say to saidCaption to align the figure ...
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Problem with continuation of TOC in Memoir Class [closed]

This is basically continuation of earlier questions. I managed to fix (brute force) most issues. This one effects continuation pages of TOC, TOF, and chapters pages after the first. I assume it is the ...
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Yet another leader dot question and related for TOC

I asked a question yesterday. Thanks for the help. It turns out I only need to remove the leader dots AND the page number associated with "CHAPTER". This is using the memoir class and also uses a .sty ...
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Sidecaption layout question using sidelegend memoir

Linked to this previous post, i make some tests to have more elegant sidecaption using memoir class. I try to reproduce this layout, with two type of caption style : a normal centered caption with ...
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\thechapter displays only 0 in header in memoir class

another issue I came across and can't find any solution is that, defining a new page style in memoir class, \thechapter mark does not display anything but a lovely 0 in the header. If I replace ...
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How to center part entries in toc with memoir?

I'm typesetting a book with memoir class and in this book the parts have to be centred in the table of contents (TOC). Thanks to Center parts in toc with tocloft I got this working as long as the part ...
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Chapter page numbers outside of margins memoir

When I send the file to createspace for their online reviewer, it tells me that a few page numbers are outside the margins, which happen to be the ones for each chapter when each chapter begins. Here ...