{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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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} ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Memoir class endnotes reverse order of \idtextinnotes and \printpageinnotes

The memoir class has a very handy option for endnotes (\notepageref), whereby instead of an endnote number, the note can be keyed to a lemma of text and also to the page number on which the lemma ...
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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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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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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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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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Removing chapter numbers from section headings in memoir

I don't want the chapter number in the section headings: That can be achieved by \counterwithout{section}{chapter}, which works fine as long as one doesn't have more than one chapter at a time: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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\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 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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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}{} ...
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How do I draw a vertical dotted line separating two columns?

multicol or memoir would be preferred. \columnseprule, I understand, is responsible for drawing a solid vertical line between columns. Is there a parsimonious way to achieve the following? ...
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How do I make solid headers?

I am trying to replicate the formatting of a certain standardized test. It looks a little bit like this: I'm going to try memoir and tikz a little bit today, but I was wondering if there is an easy ...
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Get chapter number

I am newbie on latex, my question is how can I get a structure like: number of chapter + title of chapter (exemple: I Introduction) I only get Introduction, I want the number before the name. If ...
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A chapter heading without the word “chapter” and number

I want one chapter without word “chapter” and its numbering in the heading, but I want an ToC entry using memoir. I use the following \documentclass{memoir}% \makechapterstyle{mychapterstyle}{% ...
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footmisc's bottom option and memoir's footnotes

In order to avoid overstretched inter-paragraph-glue I would like to use footmisc with the bottom option. However it interferes with my footnote setup. See the following example: ...
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How to remove a chapter from a local ToC

In a chapter of a volume I have a local ToC. I would like to remove the chapter itself from that ToC, or, if that's a good way to do that, any \chapter level division, so that only \sections and lower ...
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Weird error with memoir sidecaption, subbottom and threepartable package

I have a weird error using threepartable, sidecaption, subbottom and memoir class ! You can't use `\prevdepth' in restricted horizontal mode. \TPTdoTablenotes ->\par \prevdepth ...
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Two empty pages before LoF

In the following example I get two empty pages inserted before the LoF, why is that so and how can I get rid of them again? Originally I had the LoF title formatted as a \section*, the two empty pages ...
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Wrong margins on even pages using Memoir

I'm trying to customize the textblock size in a Memoir document, however, both \settextblocksize and a simple \setlength{\textwidth}, \setlength{\textheight} cause wrong margins on even pages. A ...
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How to make titles of chapters in an edited volume?

For an edited volume whose chapters live in separate files and which will probably have to be compiled separately, what is the best way to make the titles? Separate titlepages are not required, just ...
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Odd ToC spacing between item and page number

I'm facing a very odd issue with spacing in my table of contents. For the first 25-30 entries, there is a space between the entry and corresponding page number. Thereafter, the space disappears! ...
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Start Memoir's frontmatter on a verso page

I am writing a very long document in Memoir, and, right at the start, I would like to have a verso (left-facing) "copyright page" before the (recto, right-facing) title page. At the moment, I'm doing ...
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Change formatting of paragraphed footnote style in manyfoot

I have a document with three registers of footnotes, two plain and indented, and one paragraphed. See the example below: \documentclass{memoir} \setlength{\footmarkwidth}{\leftmargin} ...
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Setting an \abnormalparskip with memoir and babel french [closed]

I'm experiencing an issue trying to set a non-zero \abnormalparskip using the memoir class with chapterstyle ell and the french (or francais, or frenchb) babel package. Doing so moves chapter titles ...
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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 ...