{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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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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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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Memoir: put heading in margin using Expl3 or xcoffins

In the memoir class manual, there is the following code for putting section headings in the margin: A less traditional style is to put the whole heading into the margin. I have done this here ...
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How to get bold font Figure style with memoir class?

I'm trying to modify the defaut figure style with the memoir class. More precisely, I would like to have the Figure X.Y part in bold. To get X.Y in bold isn't a problem, as the ...
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How do I format subfigures captions using memoir?

I switched to using the memoir class and stopped including subfigures. All of my subfigures now interpret the caption as actual text, i.e. as [caption...], which shows up in the document with the ...
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I get an error when using subfigure with memoir

I made an article and insert several subfigures in that as follows: \begin{figure} \centering \begin{subfigure}[b]{0.3\textwidth} \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{fig6_1} ...
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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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Modifying mini-toc content

I have adapted the pretty table of contents solution written by Gonzalo Medina with the modification to the "blue box style" that Stephan Lehmke helped me with to design a somewhat consistent ...
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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 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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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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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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How can you prevent subbibliography appearing on the ToC in Memoir class?

I have created sub-bibliographies using the keyword methods to distinguish between primary and secondary sources. This works fine but the only thing is that in the table of contents it lists all the ...
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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 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 can I remove the blank page after the main title Appendix

I am using a thesis template. My problem is similar to How to remove empty page after appendix and the next chapter? Yes, I have tried all those solutions but no one works for my template. The ...
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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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Page setup in memoir class

I have been using the memoir class based template for sometime. All this while I have been having a problem with the top margin of the document. Following is the pagestyle code ...
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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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screenplay-pkg not working with memoir.cls

Trying to use screenplay-pkg.sty with memoir document class. This gives the error-message: ! Undefined control sequence. \@screenspacing ->\onehalfspacing but using document class "book" ...
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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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Putting figures+caption in the margin

Is there a "clean" way to make figures and their caption appear in the margin? I'm using memoir with the companion pagestyle, so the margin is quite assymmetric and I think it might look nice enough ...
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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 ...
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Change longtable's font size without changing the caption

I'm trying to put quite a long table in my thesis. To save some space I want to reduce the row height, the column separator and use a smaller font size in the table. The problem with the following ...
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memoir: subcaption outside float, cross referencing problems

On my question "memoir: subcaption outside float" Gonzales Medina provide the answer, which in first hand solve my basic problem but on second hand open two new: - subcaptions can not be referenced. ...
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How to include page margin into header and footer in memoir?

I wonder how I can achieve the following two things: I want to have defined page margins for the use of \marginpar notes and comments. The problem is that, although I use memoir with twoside option ...
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memoir: subcaptions outside float

For figures outside of caption memoir define for example \newfixedcaption{\figcaption}{figure} Is there a way to similarly define fixed subcaption? That it can be used in the following MWE: ...
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PDF/X in pdflatex with memoir, new xcomply package [closed]

Only a question in the sense of feedback requested. Move if necessary... For some time, I have been working on a better alternative to packages such as pdfx and xmpincl. I think I've got it! Results ...
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Memoir, xelatex: how to change chaptitlefont?

I'm trying to make a chapterstyle where I use the Intimacy font for the name of the chapter, but I can't get it to work. I only want to change this, not the font of the rest of the document. Any ...
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Are margins correct for two-sided memoir?

The default twoside memoir document style makes the right margin really large on recto (odd) pages and the left margin really large on verso (even) pages. This seems counter-intuitive to me. It ...
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Creating title pages with many centered lines each with different font sizes?

I'm trying to imitate a title page exactly like the following image. It's got a long title spread out across multiple lines, each having a different font size. I'm using the Memoir class. What's the ...
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Create a custom figure source page or list

I've reviewed the answers at Add source to figure caption question and some other question on the site. Unfortunately they do not fully achieve what I'm looking for. What I am trying to do is create a ...
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exercise package; how to get counter for a custom exercise type to increment with memoir sections?

Just started learning LaTeX, because I'm trying to write a short math book. I started out using LyX, but ultimately I want more control over the typesetting, so I have to learn LaTeX. Anyway, I want ...
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How do I force \section's to start on a new page if they don't fit on current page?

So I am writing a programming book, and I use \section for each topic. For example, I'd write, \section{Another way to double-space a file} \begin{lstlisting} awk 'BEGIN { ORS="\n\n" }; 1' ...
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Bind vertical spacing change in ToC to \*matter commands

This is a spin-off question to Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents. Like in the question's answer, I managed to achieve custom vertical spacing of chapters before, during ...