{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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Table of Contents Chapter Numbering

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,openany,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} In my table of contents I get the same problem as Dots after section number in TOC . My chapter number in the TOC is like: I ...
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Why won't memoir show a header on the first page of a chapter?

I want to have a header on the first page of a chapter. \documentclass{memoir} \makepagestyle{generalstyle} \makeevenhead{generalstyle}{}{HEADER}{} \makeoddhead{generalstyle}{}{HEADER}{} \pagestyle{...
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Advanced tables does not work with memoir class, why?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[margin=1 in]{geometry} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} \section{report Advanced Tables} \newcommand{\ra}[1]{\renewcommand{\arraystretch}{#1}} \...
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Table Of Contents / Memoir - Replace page number with chapter number

I am having trouble tracking down what I need to do in order to replace the page number from the standard Memoir \tableofcontents. Using the standard \tableofcontents I get: (where 5 & 9 are page ...
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\ContinuedFloat does not work with memoir class, why?

In the memoir class when I use \ContinuedFloat, the figures get marked in subfigures such as (a), (b), (c),(d), (e), (f) and in the next page it continues as (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f) again in the ...
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Clash between memoir class and footmisc [closed]

how do I get two footmarks separated by a coma with memoir class?
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Change subcaption label format

I need to have subcaption labels (and references) be of the format Fig. 1a Instead of the default "(a)", and be able to reference them with \cref Unfortunately, I can't seem to get any ...
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Redefining chapter conflicts with acronyms in memoir

I redefined \chapter* but when I use acronyms from the glossaries package, I get a bunch of errors. A minimal (non-)working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[acronym]{glossaries} \...
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Change References indent on ToC

How do I fix references indent on ToC ? I know it's possible to use tocloft to adjust \cftsetindents{section} for sections etc, but what about references? I already tried \cftchapterindent }{0em} and ...
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Numero symbol instead of the word 'no' being typeset with a certain font

I have the following minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Nimbus Sans L} \begin{document} No, no, Not, not. \end{document} The font I ...
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Memoir spinemargin+textwidth+foremargin too wide for pagewidth

I've been trying to learn the details of the memoir package due to its flexibility. However now that I've tried to emulate a paperback format I'm hitting an error which I don't understand where it's ...
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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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More floats with memoir [closed]

I'm writing a thesis with memoir. The numerous footnotes are rendered as sidenotes (marginpars) using memoir's \footnotesinmargin (memman.pdf p245). This, with the addition of the marginfix package, ...
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Change style of references to memoir's subfloats

Is there a way to configure the style of references to memoir's built-in subfloats, i.e. when using \subcaptionref, and \ref? For example, is it possible to remove the parentheses? From the memoir ...
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Memoir class and subsection titles [closed]

I've been through all types of answers but couldn't make it work: I use memoir class, \usepackage[sc]{mathpazo} My running heads are correct, but the section titles are smallcaps (and small!) ...
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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... I'...
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ToC Chapter alignment conflict with titlesec

I need all the numbering aligned left, sections and subsections slightly (0 or 2pt maybe?) on the right of chapter. Chapter and section all caps. The screenshot will explain better what I need: ...
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Memoir: reduce the space in the top of the page

I'm using the memoir package to create my master thesis. When I write a page with text and it goes to the next page, it gives me a vertical space after my header and down to my text. What could ...
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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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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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\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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Memoir ruled section centering problem

\documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \setaftersecskip{0em} \setsecheadstyle{\large \normalfont \bfseries \centering \MakeUppercase } \setsecnumformat{ \csname the#1\endcsname\par\nobreak \rule{\...
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In memoir: section title in odd header, subsection title in even header

I am currently using memoir for a longer document with only sections and subsections (and subsubsections and paragraphs). If I wanted chapter title and section title to appear alternately in the ...
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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 \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: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{memoir}...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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} \begin{...