{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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Add box to labeled sections

I want to add a box to a repeated section of a textbook, which provides question discussions. Is it possible to do it by adding "tex style setting" command(s) to the preamble? I am using the memoir ...
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Use \index before or after punctuation?

It seems to me that you get different kerning if you use say\index{say}. than if you use say.\index{say} The following silly example is where I can see it: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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Too much space around quote environment

Sometimes, LaTeXput extra white lines around my \begin{quote}. I use just the basic memoir class without any customization. Any hint?
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Memoir footnotes in margin with ragged2e

I would like to set up memoir so that when I use \footnote{foo}, foo is displayed in the margin with the proper label and preferably break over pages. There is an option \footnotesinmargin which ...
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Make footnote span entire text width in `twocolumn` mode in `memoir`

I am trying to use the twocolumn option from memoir but it is also formatting the footnotes into two columns. \documentclass[12pt,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{The ...
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Create a new command that exactly mimics memoir's section* command without the spacing before it?

I am using memoir and currently the \section* command does everything I want, except in some cases I don't want the space before it. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \section{No Space, ...
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How to make memoir's \tableofcontents behave like starred \tableofcontents* by default?

I am writing a class based on memoir, which provides \tableofcontents (which lists the ToC within the ToC) and \tableofcontents* (which does not list the ToC within the ToC). I have seen this ...
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Remove Chapter Number from Header--Memoir Class

I'm working in the memoir class using A6. For this format, I want to remove both the word "Chapter" from the default memoir page heading style as well as the chapter number, so that only the chapter ...
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How do I find memoir's margin settings for twocolumn mode?

I have a long document that I don't want to use twocolumn mode for, but I like the margins it uses. I'm going to manually use multicol to create two columns instead (so I can easily have footnotes and ...
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Reduce size and justify font of caption using memoir

I try to reduce and better align my caption text (and not the automatic label "figure.") text with memoir. I try this this without success, and i search in the memoir documentation, and try some ...
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Fixing overfull hbox in table of contents removes too many dots

This question on the memoir table of contents has an answer that works well, however, the dots end too soon (in my opinion). Is there a way to make the dots more like the default without triggering ...
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Problem with sidecaption and memoir alignment

I try to use sideCaption with memoir class, and i have two problems (red anotation in image 1) : sideCaption doesn't respect the margin at left ... how can i say to saidCaption to align the figure ...
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How to automatically color a string that starts by a specific character (@)?

Using the memoir class, I'm looking for a way to automatically color any string that starts whith an @ character, whether it be in the main text or in a footnote. Any idea how to do that? Update : I ...
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Poetry layout by page rather than verse

I am setting a book of poetry that is one long continuous poem. Some of the verses have quite short line lengths. Others have quite long line lengths. Is there a way to have LaTeX find an optimal ...
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Use varwidth to make a paragraph center in a table

The following code does what I want, except the V acts like the p option, but I want the m option. \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{varwidth} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{lV{2in}}\hline ...
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One column text under chapter title in memoir twocolumn mode?

I want to have one column text underneath the chapter name in twocolumn mode (where the majority of the text is in twocolumn). I can't. Even using onecolabstract doesn't do it. ...
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Examples of simple beautiful PhD theses

Please share the simplest, most beautiful PhD / master's theses you've ever seen. Looking for ideas for layout (medicine). Source code appreciated.
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Memoir's \NumToName doesn't work with cross-referenced items

I got external references to work with memoir and hyperref here: hyperref and xr-hyper break memoir's \titleref, but references to external documents don't work with memoir \NumToName: ...
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hyperref and xr-hyper break memoir's \titleref

I have one document that has hyperref loaded, and works fine. I have a second document that I am using xr-hyper to reference the first. If I remove hyperref from the first document, the \titleref{} ...
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Glossaries conflict with memoir

I am having an issue with glossaries producing the warning when used with the memoir class Package glossaries Warning: overriding `theglossary' environment on input line 4761. A minimum working ...
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Memoir class conflict with datetime

Hi I'm running into a warning when trying to call the datetime package within a document using the memoir class. MWE is: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{datetime} \begin{document} Hello World ...
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Inconsistent page clearing with \includeonly

I'm writing my thesis using memoir.cls, with a top-level document for preamble and front matter and the like, and a source file per chapter, organised like this: \documentclass{memoir} ...
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setting the font size for page number in memoir class

The requirement for my document is to have times new roman font type with font size of 12 at the main body and size 8 for page number. I'm new to latex and I've looked it up in the documentation for ...
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Memoir header problem with \chapter*

I'm using memoir, when I use \chapter* the header is copied from the previous section. How can I fix that? MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} ...
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sidecaptions in memoir sometimes incorrect when hyperref used?

When using memoir, I find that sometimes sidecaptions end up in the wrong margin despite my using \strictpagecheck and even \overridescapmargin. It seems that there is an interaction between memoir ...
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Memoir hangnum chapter number in right margin switch?

With regards to the built in styles in memoir, is there a simple command or option to reverse the hangnum chapter style to be right aligned and put the chapter number in the right margin? I have come ...
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Text width not as specified in memoir [closed]

How come I cannot get the specified text width? Here's the MWE that demonstrates my problem: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setstocksize{29.7cm}{21.0cm} % A4 stock ...
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On the second page of my PDF, the margin gets larger

I'm not quite into this Latex yet, and I have a bit of a problem.. My preamble looks like this: \documentclass[a4paper,article]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Special arrangement of subfigures in memoir

As described in answers to this question, the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \newsubfloat{figure} \begin{document} \begin{figure}[H] \centering% \begin{tabular}{lr} \begin{tabular}{c}% ...
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How can I set two figures in landscape on a two-page spread? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use dpfloat to set two figures on a two-page spread. Because the figures are rather wide, I would like to use pdflscape to set these pages in landscape. However, the following fails when ...
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Memoir page headers and minipage

I'm trying to work with a custom pagestyle. I want to have the chapter name and the section name in the odd page header... but I also need to use a mini page environment (or WANT to use one anyway) ...
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Trying to understand Memoir page layout

I'm trying to figure out how to set up custom page layout in memoir. below is a page I set up in InDesign and transferred the dimensions into a minimal memoir document. I just can't figure out why ...
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How to create floats (for listings) that span multiple pages in memoir

For my document I need to create several 'listof' pages that all must be formatted in a uniform way. So the standard feature support from lets say the listings package is insufficient. Therefore I use ...
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Author formatting of multiline quotes in margin

I use my own command to typeset quotes in the margin of my document using pdflatex and memoir, see the MWE below. Each quote consists of the actual quote itself and its author. The problem I have is ...
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Eliminate reference to chapter in table caption (memoir class)

I'm editing a book using the memoir class. Each chapter has a different author, and I restart numbering of all elements at the start of each chapter. So far, so good. However, I want to eliminate the ...
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Error message when using memoir and xcolor together

I'm running TeX Live 2013 on OS X (Mavericks) and I'm seeing a bizarre error when using memoir and xcolor together. Here's my MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \title{A ...
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memoir: page number on the first page of a chapter

This is a minimal working example. Compiling this main code: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,italian,12pt,openright]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \aliaspagestyle{part}{empty} ...
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Increase textblock size in memoir document

I'm using the memoir document class to style my document. I'm using a two side layout. Now I simply want to increase the textblock width (in Figure 2.2 of documentation labeled with \textwidth). There ...
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How to change page number location on ALL pages (including chapter pages) WITHOUT fancyhdr?

Question revised: What must I do to change the page number position on EVERY page (especially for chapters) WITHOUT using fancyhdr? Background and details: I've searched now for many, many hours ...
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Memoir class forces recto page after \mainmatter

The memoir's \mainmatter forces the next page to be a recto page. How can I disable that?
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memoir, adjmulticol, three column index

For my book i use memoir document class with asymmetric page layout (spinner margin is half of outer margin). For index i change text width with adjmulticol to have a place for index in three column ...
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Left align caption and underline it (Memoir)

im using LyX and documentclass memoir. I would like to have a set up like in the attached file when inserting figures and tables, however, I just don't know how to implement it in LyX. Can you help ...
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Vertical page setting using memoir

I'm trying to adjust the A5 layout shipped with memoir. To that end consider the following MWE: \documentclass[9pt,a5paper,extrafontsizes,twoside]{memoir} \fixpdflayout \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Memoir won't create huge document

I am trying to use memoir's page features to create a huge document (a poster). It will be one of those fancy science fair presentation boards that consists of two 36in*48in stacked against each ...
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Memoir: skip section numbers, make subsection numbers continuous within chapter

Can the memoir class create a reference book whose table of contents would look like this: Chapter 1. Animals Mammals Cows ................... 1.000 Bulls .................. ...
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Right align memoir chapter style + appendix problem

Merry christmas to everyone. I'm trying to make a LyX template since I have to write three reports over the next 12 months. I'm using memoir and chapterstyle demo2. How can I 1) Right align the ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir [closed]

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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Margin footnotes not working in memoir with polyglossia + Hebrew

I am working on typesetting my master's thesis, using XeLaTeX and memoir. Everything has been going quite well, until I wanted to add a small message in Hebrew in my preface. I am using the ...
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How to top align some text with a logo in titlingpage (memoir)?

Here is a MWE of my problem: \documentclass[article, openany, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{mwe} ...
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Use different chapter title in TOC, in the first chapter page, and in header

Say I have two titles t1 and t2 for a chapter. I want to show t1 in TOC, and t2 in the first chapter page as well as the in the header. I use \chapter[t1]{t2} which works for TOC and the first ...