{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 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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memoir's openbib and not splitting bibliography entries over multiple pages

I was using the solution suggested here to prevent bibliography entries being split over multiple pages. Reading through the options of the memoir package, I have discovered the openbib option, which ...
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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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memoir: paragraph indent in marginpar

I use memoir and defined my own version of margin notes. I would like margin notes consisting of multiple paragraphs to have each paragraph except the first one to be indented. However, I can't figure ...
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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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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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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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pagenote and memoir: frontmatter and backmatter have undesired chapter numbers and names

I'm using the pagenote package with memoir, but pagenote doesn't quite get the chapter numbering scheme from memoir. Frontmatter and backmatter don't get chapter numbers in memoir, but they are ...
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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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Align section titles in margins properly

This is a follow-up to First paragraph indented after section title in margin, but I'm unable to vote, comment, or accept answers there because it's made under a guest account and not linked to this ...
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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

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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How to remove the headers in the table of contents in memoir class?

In the project I was making with the memoir class, I made a page style named CCSL derived from plain pagestyle. \documentclass[extrafontsizes,11pt,twocolumn,openany,openbib]{memoir} ...
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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 ...
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Don't number blank pages in twoside option of memoir class

I have two versions of a lengthy document, one electronic and one for print. For the print version I am using the twoside option in memoir, and for the electronic, the oneside option. Since twoside ...
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Creating an arbitrary entry in the table of contents

I am working with memoir for my forthcoming book, and I need to insert a reference in the table of contents pointing to a photo colour inset in the middle of the book. The photo inset will be inserted ...
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How to change the color of the memoir epigraph rule?

Package memoir has an \epigraph command to typeset “Inspirational” quote at start of chapter. While the manual explains how to modify the thickness of the line that is drawn between quote and author, ...
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Customizing chapter title code to act slightly differently for table of contents?

I'm using this code to customize my chapter titles: \chapterstyle{default} \renewcommand*{\chapterheadstart}{% \par \needspace{10\onelineskip} \vspace{\beforechapskip} ...
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Making all mainmatter headers and footers be this way, even on new-chapter pages

I'm using memoir, in case it makes a difference. Given this reminder (mostly for myself) of what recto and verso mean: On all \mainmatter pages (even ones that start a new chapter), I'm trying to ...
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Don't break page for new chapter unless chapter heading won't fully fit on current page

I am using the memoir class. I'm trying to ensure that new chapters happen on the same page as the last one, except in cases where parts of the chapter heading would have been split across two pages. ...
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Nested quotes have smaller and smaller paragraph skips

I'm using Memoir and \abnormalparskip{<length>}. Every time I start a new \begin{quote}, the space between paragraphs gets smaller and smaller until it's basically gone. Here is a minimal test ...
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How to get \ref to automatically output Table, Appendix etc.? [duplicate]

When I use \ref my output is just the number of the table or letter of the appendix. So for example in my MWE below when I enter See \ref{Test1} my output is See 1.1 and for See \ref{AppendixA} output ...
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Remove chapter number from memoir class ToC

Is there a way to remove the chapter numbers from a memoir class table of contents? I would like to have the name of the chapter followed by the page number on which it occurs. It would be nice to ...
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Avoid chapter in new page

Hello i would like to prevent the new chapter begins in a new page, i am using memoir class and here is the MWE: \documentclass[french,12pt,openany,oneside,openright]{memoir} ...
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blank page after titlingpage

I'm using memoir, and I just want to delete the blank page after the title, do anyone know how to do that? my code: \documentclass[openany,12pt]{memoir} \chapterstyle{section} ...
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Missing $ inserted Error without using any $

Hi I am getting it in the lines: Missing $ inserted. $ I never used any $ . [13] Chebrolu, Kameswari, Bhaskaran Raman, and Ramesh R. Rao. "A network layer approach to enable TCP ...
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How to stop indenting paragraphs in memoir? [duplicate]

I am using the memoir document class. My first paragraph is not indented, but all others are. No indent in the first paragraph in a section? explains how to indent them all. I want none of them to be ...
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Extra right margin depending on textwidth

It seems that the right (outer) margin is changed from what I request, depending on textwidth. MWE: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...