{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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Overlapping part numbering in table of contents

I'm having a few problems with my 'Table of Contents' as it the numbering interferes with the chapter and part labels. I've added a screenshot of the problem here. I would prefer to keep the roman ...
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How can I adjust the external header/footer margin in memoir class? [closed]

I am working in a memoir class document, with a template I found on the internet and customised a bit. I would like to change the number's and header's place, putting it further from the edges of the ...
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How can I make multiple references to the same footnote?

I am using the memoir class. In some parts of the page, there are multiple spots that need to be annotated with the same footnote. Lorem ipsum dolor[1] sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit[2], ...
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How to Remove the Self adding TOC and still keeping the \hyperef to the TOC?

Hey anyone know how to keep the link to TOC due to \hyperref but still be using something like \tabelofcontents* og \keepFromToc to hide the TOC link in the table of contents. First time asking here ...
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How to remove the self-reference of the ToC from the ToC?

I'm having a very weird problem. The following example should illustrate it quite right. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \clearpage ...
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error in memoir: Command \newfloat already defined

Using this preamble: \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,a4paper,openany]{memoir} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{indentfirst} \usepackage{latexsym} ...
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Is it possible to typeset with angled margins?

I'm typesetting a book using memoir in XeLaTeX, but on some pages, as an accent, I would like to make an angled margin, something like this: Even if I have to define the page limit separately ...
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Height chapter number or height chapter name in memoir

I use memoir class. I want add some vertical space before chapter name or chapter number. I got that with \beforechapskip command, but this way add a fixed vertical space for all chapters. There are ...
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Pre-expansion of moving macro argument

I am using databib package (datatool bundle) to get information out of a BibTeX database for arbitrary use in a LaTeX file. It provides a command to loop over the BibTeX entries. Within such a loop, ...
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Add logo in margin note?

How do i include a logo in my reports margin note on multiple pages? Like, one logo from page 10-20 and another logo from page 20-30?
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custom chapterstyle

I'm trying to make a custom chapterstyle with memoir, but the result is not that pleasing. \documentclass[article]{memoir} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{adjustbox} \makechapterstyle{jonas}{% ...
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What is the command for writing out the chapter name in the memoir class? [duplicate]

Say I have \chapter{Test Chapter} in my document, and I want to insert the title of the chapter into some code or into the text further down the document, what is the command for inserting the ...
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In memoir how to change title-style of a new environment?

Using the "memoir" envirnmenon I would like to have the same title-style for my chapter as for example "conclusion and outlook". For my chapter I use the code \makeatletter ...
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Underline / Overprint Section Header - Memoir Class

I have to write a long report in LaTeX and I'm using the memoir document class. I figured out how to change the color and make the section headings in upper case but I also would like to have an ...
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Using memoir and minitoc

I am writing a little book with the memoir class and I would love to add little table of contents at the start of each chapter. I found that I could use the minitoc package, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Why does the header ruler jump down a line when I center header text?

I was trying to customize my header by using \begin{center} ... \end{center}, however it results in the header ruler skipping a line and ending up in text. How can I make it stay right underneath the ...
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Adjusting margins of a single page using memoir

My Table of Contents is too long, leading to the Appendix entry being pushed to the next page. I would like to keep the entire content on one page. I have already made sure that the table of contents ...
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verse numbers in memoir header

I have read this verse line numbers in header I need similar thing. Instead of line numbers i need to have verse numbers. example of odd--even page header: 4 Verse title one 1:6 ...
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How to detect pagebreaks and insert text at the top of the typeblock on each new page?

I have a document which pulls in an external .tex file which is procedurally generated from a database and then interpreted into a multiple page table-like graphic written in TikZ. However, when I ...
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What are the strengths and weaknesses of KOMA-Script and memoir?

To make a professional book layout, many people suggest to use either KOMA-Script or memoir. Let me know the strengths and weaknesses of each please.
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Redefining a babel macro in memoir?

According to the babel.pdf (dated 2005) , macro \Aref is used to "write the correct definite article for the argument", i.e. expanded to either 'A' or 'Az'. Since I upgraded to 2014 TeX, it ...
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Tabular error: \begin{tabular}{ c | c | c } [duplicate]

I can't understand this error message: ERROR: Class memoir Error: . --- TeX said --- See the memoir class documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... ...
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Error with chemstyle when convert eps to pdf through TEX root - hyperref problem

I'm working on my thesis using chemstyle. The numbering and the scheme work fine in memoir class when epstopdf package is not use. Here's the code that is working. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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How do I adjust the inter footnote space in paragraphed footnotes in memoir class?

I would like to reduce the space between paragraphed footnotes in memoir. Example: \documentclass{memoir} \paragraphfootnotes \begin{document} \footnote{A footnote.}\footnote{How do I get this ...
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Hanging footnotes

I am trying to set up several registers of hanging footnotes in memoir. Its manual on page 236 has a suggestion for "marker flushleft [...] text set as block paragraph", which I adapted with a small ...
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Modify Section Title in Document

I'm using memoir class. I'm trying to make section title that ends with a single dot. The section title would be in sans-serif font. I've searched for a while but still no luck. Here's my MWE. Thanks. ...
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Two-column text within a caption environment

I have a particularly wide figure with a particularly long caption that I've lovingly put in a landscape page in a memoir document with pdflscape. As the figure is relatively thin and wide, and the ...
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How to use this chapter style such that it takes up less space?

I like the box chapter style from here: http://hstuart.dk/2007/05/21/styling-the-chapter/ Here is a MWE based on this style: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{tikz, blindtext} ...
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Passing memoir's options to the combine class

The combine class can be loaded in such a way that it uses memoir class documents: \documentclass[memoir]{combine} but if my individual documents have the following options: ...
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mdframed or shaded inside mdframed?

I have an mdframed environment and i want another frame, just with background color, inside it but i don't wish to have the above title inherited. That's why i used the shaded environment. My problem ...
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Set color of title page with memoir

I'm writing a report with memoir and would like to set the color of the title page. The pagecolor package looks promising but I can't figure out how to set the color of only the first of two pages in ...
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memoir \setfloatadjustment does not work after loading fixltx2e

Consider the following snippet: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{fixltx2e} \setfloatadjustment{figure}{\raggedleft} \begin{document} \begin{figure} ABC \end{figure} \end{document} When you ...
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Page header as in LaTeX and Friends using memoir class

In Page header of LaTeX and Friends the fancyhdr package is used to create the page header of the LaTeX and Friends book. How can I do it using memoir class and also on first page where chapter ...
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Messed up margins in memoir-class

I am using \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,11pt,leqno,openbib]{memoir} to write my thesis which has 5 chapters and each chapter has different sections. My problem is, every time I start a section, the ...
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How to make this as a memoir chapterstyle?

The Danish translation of Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle uses the following chapter style. Is it possible to somehow recreate this as a memoir chapter style? The text circle always has the ...
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line breaks when using ldots

I have a line in my novel which is not breaking in what I would think to be natural places. It appears to be due to my use of ldots: ``It was fine.'' she said, defensively. ``Just\ldots more and ...
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Label at the end of document is lost, bug?

I'm having a long document in memoir at the end of which I set a label, and so far it has worked. I did some changes to my document, at unrelated places, and suddenly I'm getting the warning that that ...
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Which package to use with memoir for arabic support with vowels support?

I am planning on writing a book with LaTeX. I have read that KOMO-Script and Memoir are good packages for writing books. Due to the easy english documentation of memoir, i am picking it up first. ...
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memoir endnote: remove Notes chapters, reset endnote numbering for each chapter

Like many of you I've used memoir's endnote features to generate notes at the end of a document without using the endnote package directly (i.e., without loading the endnote package). But now I'm ...
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including book name and chapter name above section name in memoir

I am using memoir with xelatex for typesetting a book with multiple chapters and sections. I would like to include the book name (or part name), and chapter name above the section title for each ...
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Make memoir class \flexlabelled left justified

In Memoir class, I can \usepackage{enumitem}, and then make a nice description list. I tried to do the same with Memoir's built-in flexlabelled environment, but the labels are fully justified. MWE: ...
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how to reduce line spacing in memoir caption

For caption in memoir document class i use the following settings: \captiondelim{\null\newline} \captionnamefont{\small\sffamily\bfseries} \captiontitlefont{\small\sffamily} ...
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\newleadpage* compilation error in memoir

Please consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \newleadpage*{frontmatterpage}{Front Matter} \begin{document} \frontmatter \frontmatterpage \chapter{A} \end{document} If you try ...
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Remove unwanted vertical space before and after environment in footnote

I am trying to make my own environment for (left-)indented blocks inside hanging footnotes, in which the normal quote environment doesn't work, it's left indent being the same as that of the indent of ...
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Simple line break after paragraph heading in memoir, or smallest possible positive length

The default for paragraphs in memoir is to have run-in headings. I would like to change that to a simple line break, with no extra space below the heading. In section 6.6 of the memoir manual the ...
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Hanging Indent for Every Paragraph in Memoir?

I'd like to set a hanging indent for every paragraph in my document. Yes, I know that's unusual but that's the goal for today. I'm using the memoir document class, and so far I have the formatting ...
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Memoir headers with small caps

Is there a way to set memoir page headers in letterspaced small caps? I didn't like the header's default style (uppercase), so I've added \nouppercaseheads in my preamble. This gives italic. ...
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\autorows style table with custom columns and dynamic row spanning

I'm trying to create a table environment similar to memoir's \autorow, (in that I can supply contents as a list, along with the number of columns) but with more complex requirements. I need to be able ...
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Remove dotted leaders from lists of tables/figures in memoir

I have set up a format for my table of contents in which the page number follows the section name rather than being separated by a dotted leader. But my lists of tables, figures, and so on still have ...
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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 ...