{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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Change title of Table of Contents

I've been searching the web for some time now, trying to find an answer as to why this doesn't work. I'm trying to change the title of the Table of Contents, using the memoir class. Below is a MWE ...
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Why can't I get the height of my memoir typeblock right?

I'm trying to define my own type area on A5 paper using the memoir commands, according to the following construction after Tschichold, where the text width is given by Høgholm's curve fitting of ...
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Removing extra space after itemize environment in longtable in memoir

I have a macro that creates itemize environment in it. The issue is that I have extra space after the itemize environment when used in longtable. How to remove the space? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Chapter heading using report class

How do I "translate" the following from memoir class to report class? I'm currently writing a dissertation in report class and it would be great if I could use this chapter heading: ...
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memoir: pagestyle for index start on second page of index

I'm trying to change the page style for the index, but I can't find out why that does only become effective on page 2 of the index: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{kantlipsum} ...
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How can I alter `\printindex` to start a new chapter (up to TOC/headers) in memoir?

@egreg's answer to How to add \printindex to tableofcontents provides multiple options to add the index to the table of contents, but you can see from the screenshot below that the headers in memoir ...
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Automatically insert a \newpage after chapter headings

I'm writing a book using memoir, and I'd like each chapter's text to begin on a new page after the chapter headings (so each chapter heading stands on a page by itself). Is there a way to make this ...
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Indent chapter titles in memoir

I am using memoir with section as chapter style. I want to indent chapter style to the right. Right now I have: Chapter 1 Text of first paragraph (first line) Text of first paragraph (rest of ...
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graphics outside trimmedsize, extra wide headers and footers

How to place (absolute positioning?) graphics inside and outside trimmedsize (part of image is inside trimmedsize and tiny part is outside)? How to make headers and footers wider than textwidth? How ...
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How to modify chapter name in headers in memoir

I modified the chapter title to be shown as 1. ..., but the headings still show CHAPTER. How can I remove the chapter in headings? Is there a way to modify the chapter style in the contents and ...
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Change section format in memoir/latex

The default format for section heading is 1.1 with memoir, how can I change it to 1.1.?
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Add subsection in ToC with memoir

With memoir, it seems like that only chapter/section is shown in ToC, but I need to show subsection in ToC with memoir document. How can I do that? \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} ...
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Removing prepended 0. from Chapters with memoir

I compiled a memoir document that has "0." prepended with Contents. How can I remove it? \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} \title{Document} \author{prosseek} % ...
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Changing font size of chapter headings the same as that of section

I have a memoir document that has mystyle chapter copied from Modify default memoir chapter style. How can I change the font size of the chapter to the same as that of section? Or, how I can I ...
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LaTeX - ConTeXt converter or there and back again:)

I'm looking for some converter LaTeX -> ConTeXt and perhaps LaTeX <- ConTeXt (just in case). I can write simple script and implement translation of basic syntax, but perhaps someone did it?
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LaTeX + Memoir or ConTeXt MkIV?

Is it worth to migrate from LaTeX (with Memoir) to ConTeXt? I think about it, but I have few doubts: LaTeX + Memoir is a well documented team, while ConTeXt not, LaTeX + Memoir is a team that works ...
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Why memoir does not respect babel when printing \thedate

Why does memoir fail to recognize language specific dates (with \today) outside its own \maketitle? It works fine when I add such metadata after \begin{document}, but I've never done this before ...
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Conflict between mathdesign and memoir chapterstyle ell

I have just come across an odd interaction between mathdesign and the ell chapterstyle in memoir. I'm using TeX Live 2013 and I believe this was introduced with the update to mathdesign 2.31. Here's ...
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How to avoid page break after \part entry in ToC with memoir

I am using the memoir class for a document with many chapters and parts. In the ToC sometimes there is a page break between the name of \part and the name of the next chapter. Table of Contents ...
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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} ...