{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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What's the chief advantage of Memoir over “standard Book” for a novel

Considering that the user wouldn't likely have equations, glossary, index, bibliography or double columns (but would perhaps need insets for monologues), and considering the popular novel formats of ...
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Cover Image and First Page Overlap

I'm extremely new to LaTeX and learning on my own, so I apologize if this is an obvious question. In my document, I'm using a pdf image as the first cover page, and additional pages after that. I ...
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What is the Default font for LyX when using Book(Memoir)

I'm using LyX with the following Document Settings: Document Class -- "Book (Memoir)" Fonts / Default family -- "Default" Fonts / LaTeX font encoding -- "Default" Fonts / Roman -- "Default" Fonts ...
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Why do I get an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement?

There is an unnecessary blank page between abstract and acknowledgement. The content of abstract.tex is between \begin{abstract} and \end{abstract}. The content of ack.tex starts with ...
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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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How can I increase baselineskip in a document using memoir class?

I am trying to increase the baselineskip for every chapter except the titlepage. I am using setlength to change its value but it has no effect. Any help would be great. Following is my main file. ...
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LaTeX Error: File `memsty.sty' not found

I am trying to compile memman.tex: % Memoir class user manual (Part II only) last updated 2009/09/07 % Author: Peter Wilson % Copyright 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009 Peter R. wilson I get the ...
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Is the Standard LaTeX Book class capable of a Novel's dimensions, and the front back matter?

Can the standard LaTeX “Book” class adjust to the paper size and structure of a Novel sized book? It would be smaller than the standard dimensions that LaTeX seem to be setup for. The LyX dialog box ...
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Do not display chapter title in memoir class

Is there a way to make the memoir class not display the title of the current chapter, but still have the chapter appear in the table of contents (TOC)? Ie., using chapter*{Title} will not display the ...
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geometry doesn't create huge document

I am using geometry with memoir (PDFLaTeX) to make a 48"x36" poster. However, using geometry at that setting results in a 8.5" x 11" document. What's wrong, and how to I create the size?
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Alternating Background Image for different chapters in Memoir

I have used a background image throughout my book. The code I used evolved from this question and answer (thanks to @GonzaloMedina): "Margin vertical rule on outside margin of twosided memoir" My ...
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strictpagecheck and adjustwidth - buglet in memoir and related questions

My documents have frequent material that requires checking whether I am verso or recto (either marginals or material where I am adjusting the margin width via adjustwidth). Generally I have not had to ...
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How to get a ragged-right footnote with Memoir

I need to put a rather long list of names in a footnote. They can't be properly hyphenated and do not break into pretty lines, so leaving the right side of text ragged seems a perfect solution to me. ...
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How to put a figure inside a minipage when using memoir?

I need to put a figure inside a minipage, like so: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{10cm} \begin{figure} blabla \caption{test} \end{figure} \end{minipage} ...
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Full-width figure, odd/even pages + margin

situation I'm using the memoir class, two-sided. I left place for margin notes. Thus the text block is not at the center of my "sheet of paper" and this non-central position is different for odd and ...
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How to install memoir package from ctan?

How do I download the memoir package from this page? http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/memoir/ I can see the directory tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/memoir/ but i'm not sure how ...
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Biblatex + Xetex + memoir in Urdu: how to modify headings

Although a Newbie, I have been using XeteX, bidi and BiblateX with great success in Urdu. I have alphabetical footnotes with most of the secondary sources in the endnotes. The endnotes and ...
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Memoir class and Bibtex

I have biblio.bib: @article{XX, title={{Title}}, author={Author}, journal={Journal Title}, volume=1, number=11, pages={1-2}, year=1666 } And myfile.tex \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} ...
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A Weird Pagination Problem with memoir, amsref

I have a weird problem to describe. Please consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,oldfontcommands,12pt]{memoir} % \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,oldfontcommands,12pt]{memoir} ...
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Placing listing and figure side by side in memoir

I am writing a document using the memoir class where I want to place listings (with the listings package) and figures side by side. My first approach was to save the listing in a box and use subbottom ...
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Pagenotes and printing

I'm working on a collection of questions for an anatomy course. For most of the questions there will be a collection of "inputs/answers" made as pagenotes ...which works out nice, but... I'm looking ...
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Weird problem with pdfpages and fbox

I'm trying to get a colored background for my page numbers, and it works okay - except when I want it to show on pdf pages (which is where it's most important). This also happens on the last page of ...
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Use letter environment in memoir documentclass

I'm typesetting a novel that includes correspondence between characters. For the overall book, I'm using the memoir documentclass. To typeset the correspondence, however, I'd like to use the letter ...
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Centering memoir frontmatter and backmatter chapter titles

How can I center the titles of the chapters in the frontmatter and the backmatter of a document written using memoir? Keep in mind that the mainmatter chapters should not be affected at all.
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How to nicely do margin figure that goes into text block and wraps?

I want to create something like this: However, when I look at how I did it I feel dirty all over: \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Undefining leftbar environment to eliminate multiple definitions in memoir class and thmbox package

Context : I am using the memoir class, and I was trying to use the thmbox package. But the environment leftbar is defined both in memoir and thmbox. So I was trying to undefine an environment but I ...
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How do I fix Memoir's header “Contents” in the Sniplets section?

In memoir I really like the way how custom entities are being referred to, such as the sniplets in its manual. It lets you define a set of items just like Figures and Tables. I'm reusing this code for ...
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Line numbering the whole mainmatter in memoir

Ok, now I am panicking, since lineo cannot be used with memoir (using \RequirePackage{lineno}). The specifications for the paper I am writing are numbering the mainmatter, footnotes included for ...
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Memoir header for article

I am writing an article with memoir and the \pagestyle{ruled} is very nice but it keeps displaying CONTENTS every even (left) page (which I believe is a Chapter, but being my paper an article there ...
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Landscape Picture + Table format

I'm using latex, and memoir, and I want to create a page template that would always take one and only one page, containing a picture that is aligned to the left of the page, and always fitted inside a ...
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Force correct order of tables and figures (in appendix)?

I'm working in the \appendix environment of a memoir-class document. In the appendix, I have a number of tables: \begin{table} \begin{tabular} ... \end{tabular} \end{table} \begin{table} ...
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HTML Navigation

I have a large document written in LaTeX (memoir class) that I also use to produce HTML, using: htlatex.exe "Test.tex" "html,3" "" "Test" "--interaction=nonstopmode" I've been attempting to find a ...
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How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Hyperref does not work for legend labels inside \subbottom

When I use Hyperref package together with memoir class, and when I put a label to a PGFPlot inside a subbottom environment, and try to reference to it, an error reported: ! File ended while scanning ...
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ToC showing page number and then the chapter title

I would like to have the Table of Contents of the book I am editing showing first the pages of the chapters and then the chapter titles. Something like this book: I am working with XeTeX (through ...
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What is the DRY way to get Theorem 1(a)?

I am typesetting a document with the memoir class and the cleveref package. Often I have a numbered theorem and enumerated parts. I would like to be able to refer to a part of a theorem as simply as ...
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footnote double spacing with memoir package

I haven't found any possible way to double space my footnote while using the memoir package. There is another question which has been closed because not general.. well, I have the same request. ...
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Italic roman page numbering in frontmatter

I'm using the memoir documentclass, and I would like to have roman page numbering, in the front matter, in italic. Does anyone know how to do it or can reference me something to read? P.S. I am ...
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Image behind and beyond crop marks?

This is what I'm trying to do... Please note that the images that will be used in the final version are of slightly uneven size, so that should ideally be taken into account. I've been through the ...
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Ensure figures are placed on an odd page

Is there a way to ensure that figures (or other floats) are always displayed on an odd page? I'm using memoir for writing my thesis, which can be set to automatically place e.g. chapter beginnings on ...
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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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Formatting of Table of Contents

I'm using the simple ordinary \tableofcontents command to produce a table of contents, and I find that the resulting spacing between the section number and the section title is too small: Can ...
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Moving the chapter name in a titlesec frame?

I'm messing around with titlesec to make a frame with the chapter name in it. I can't figure out how to move the chapter name ("Chapter Foo" in the example). Here's the MWE: ...
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Remove the dots next to Chapter in memoir [duplicate]

I am new to latex and I am using memoir package to generate the TOC. I need to remove the highlighted part in the below TOC image. I just want it as CHAPTER and want to remove the dots and the page ...
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Memoir, babel[french] and @makecaption

I'm having a problem with the memoir, the babel, and caption packages: when compiling a document, the log returns the warning: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: The definition of \@makecaption has been ...
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Subfigure in memoir

I am using pgfplots to draw plots in memoir. I have a problem for subfigure plots. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{pgfplots} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{subfigure} \begin{document} ...
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How to typeset the table of contents raggedright in memoir?

I basically have the same question as this one Table of contents: section titles ragged right but none of the two solutions there work with memoir. I want to typeset section etc. titles raggedright ...
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Page number consistency

I am working with a book using memoir class. My question involves the page numbering of the \frontmatter portion of the document. I am under the impression that the frontmatter should be consistently ...
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How to indent chapter headings in a TOC (memoir class)

The current formatting of my TOC is: TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES....................................................... Page No LIST OF ...
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Margin Changes in the Table of Contents (memoir class)

The upper margin is supposed to be 1" throughout my document. In the table of contents it changes from 1" to less than 1". How may I make it consistent? Note: I am using the pwasu.sty style file from ...