{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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Page number position with fancyhdr and memoir oneside

I am trying to have a one sided layout for a book in memoir (that is: each page shall have the same right and left margins) but I want the header and the footer to have different margins as well: the ...
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Emulate \only in figures in non-beamer documents

I am writing a book based on lecture notes I have written using beamer. In these notes I have figures drawn using TikZ which I would like to transfer to the book. However, some of them use \only to ...
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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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Alignment of modified veelo chapter style (memoir)

I'm having some problems modifying the veelo chapter style. Due to my smaller margins (I need A5 paper size), the regular veelo didn't work correctly. So instead of having the chapter number in the ...
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Modify ToC Backmatter Entry Distance

I created a simple document using memoir class as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a5paper]{memoir} \renewcommand\thepart{\arabic{part}} % modify ToC part \renewcommand{\cftpartaftersnum}{.} ...
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Libertine font displays slightly bold in XeLaTex compared to PdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I love using libertine font in my document. It looks nice and clear when compiled using pdflatex. But I got different result when compiled using xelatex. It seems to be a slightly bold in my screen. ...
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Centering footer relative to paper in memoir

I would like to center the footer of a pagestyle not relative to the margins of the page, but rather relative to the width of the physical paper. I created a pagestyle specifically for the title page. ...
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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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fancyhdr novel's pages need headers with CHAPTER ONE, TWO etc. spelled out

I'd like to use the fancyhdr package to have odd number pages with the chapter number spelled out, for instance, "CHAPTER ONE" OR "CHAPTER TWO" etc., and the even number pages with the actually title ...
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remove blank space before text under figure when using sidecaption and memoir class

As you can see, when using sidecaption in memoir class, the text in the margin control the text position under the tabulate. Is it possible to remove all this blankspace under the tabular ...
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Add word 'Chapter' before chapter number in toc (memoir class)

i want to have the word 'ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ' which means Chapter in greek, before the chapter number in the table of contents and the 'ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ' before appendices, i am using memoir class and the command ...
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Section titles without numbers in non-starred version

I am trying to format the section title in the memoir class, so there is no section numbers in it, and I don't want to use the \section*command because it makes it more cumbersome to make it show up ...
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Remove space below section in memoir

I'm growing tired of the extra space below \section and \subsection in the memoir class - it's way too big. How can I remove it - like one use \vspace{-20pt}$. This must be done for all \section and ...
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Header style with page number under bleeded rule

I'm trying to create this header style in a memoir document (this is a mock-up in Inkscape): I thought of tikz, and I've seen this cool one, but I'm thinking this isn't so complex and tikz for ...
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Increasing spacing between section number and title in the table of contents

I'm using the simple ordinary \tableofcontents command to produce a table of contents, and I find that the resulting spacing between the section number and the section title is too small: Can ...
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Define an invisible caption

Short Question: How can I make a caption, which is not shown in document? Long version: I am using xelatex with memoir and trying to make a figure going over 2 pages. Basically, something like: ...
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Trouble sizing Latex PDF page with Memoir

I am trying to typeset a 5.25in x 8in book using LaTex and Memoir, and while I have managed to get a nice looking book, the problem is when the PDF is brought up the page dimensions are 5.50 x 8.50 ...
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Need index to display custom description environment item name

I am trying to accomplish something like in this question and this question. I have several authors contributing solutions to problems that are numbered using an externally imposed scheme, which I ...
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error on adding item list in sidecaption using memoir

I try to add an item legend using tikz drawed bullet in sidecaption with memoir, using Texlive 2013 updated, and xelatex, to this working MWE \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt,twoside, openright]{memoir} ...
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size of framed environment in memoir

I am using the memoir package and the 'framed' environment. It seems that the vertical white spacing differs depending whether it is a single equation or the 'multiline' environment. Please, compare ...
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Multiple layout problem with sidecaption, subbottom and memoir

This is not the first time i post (see here and here) about sidecaption environment error and memoir class, but i continue to have lot of problem with my layout. I search a way to : make correct ...
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Sidecaption layout question using sidelegend memoir

Linked to this previous post, i make some tests to have more elegant sidecaption using memoir class. I try to reproduce this layout, with two type of caption style : a normal centered caption with ...
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Is it sensible to use the apa6 class for a thesis (with chapters)?

I want to use LaTeX/XeLaTeX (I'm a newbie) for my psychology PhD thesis, and my trial document currently uses apa6 for the document layout (and biblatex-apa/biber for referencing). It seems that apa6 ...
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Correct linebreaking on comment text for sidecaption using memoir class

I use some tricks to have a good \sidecaption command for the memoir class. But how can i have a correct separation between title name and some possible comments on the figure ? Figure 1.1 : My ...
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How to change the position of the Chapter Number (pedersen style of memoir)

I am creating a document using the memoir class and pedersen style. In my document which is mainly portrait, I have to display some diagrams in a landscape orientation. Unfortunatley, one of the pages ...
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TOC entry and PDF bookmark for colophon do not match

I am compiling a book in memoir class using xelatex and am having problems getting the TOC entry and PDF bookmark to match. Moreover, both point to the wrong page. Here is my MWE: ...
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Double spacing within the caption of a figure

I am using the memoir class on my thesis and I have the \DoubleSpacing command in my document to set up double spacing through the document. This works great. However, I have a figure with subfigures ...
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Nicely force 66 characters per line

I would like to have "something" (a package, a trick, a macro, ...?) that makes it possible for me to nicely play with the margins (or the layout) in order to set the average or typical number of ...
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Symmetric margins in memoir

I want to typeset a book in A5 format with memoir with the standard text width provided by \lxvchars in that package (this makes sure there are approximately 65 characters on each line). I want the ...
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Help understanding Rules and Leaders in a memoir chapter head

In another post I was given the code to create a header for my Memoir chapter. I wanted some text between a horizontal double-rule, like so: ========= Hello World======== Chapter Name (see ...
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Why are default LaTeX TOP and BOTTOM margins so big?

In the question Why are default LaTeX margins so big?, it is explained very well why the side margins have the large size they have (compared to most Word processors): The smaller line width provides ...
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Automatic tabulars : create a table from a list

I just found out about the commands \autorows and \autocols in the memoir class that will wrap a list into a table. For example \autorows{c}{5}{l}{one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, ...
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table of tables using memoir

I need help to create a "table of tables" using memoir. I'd like to use the booktabs features embedded in memoir. What I'm trying to typeset is something like subfloats, having two 2x2 matrix of ...
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What's the use of an empty mbox{}

Consider the following declaration from the memoir manual: \newcommand{\marginbox}[1]% {\parbox[t][0pt]{6em}{\itshape\raggedleft\mbox{} #1}} What is the use of the empty mbox in this command?
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What are the style parameters for nested lists?

I am working in memoir class and would like to customize some nested lists. But I do not know all the style parameters, in particular, the lengths. How can I list them? This is a generic question, but ...
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How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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Help with \sidepar and position - with MVC

I have a problem with a sidepar in the memoir class. I do not get the wanted result as i am unable to control the position, caption keeps aligning to the bottom line of the figure?. FYI the result is ...
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memoir does not generate figure cross reference [duplicate]

I do have this short file \documentclass%[colorlinks=true] {memoir} \usepackage[pdftex]{hyperref} \begin{document} %\chapter{first} Here goes the figure. \begin{figure}[!h] \label{fig:MyFigure} this ...
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How to use tikz with memoir

I have used the following code after suggestion from an answer here. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tikz-cd} \begin{document} \begin{tikzcd}[column sep=1.2em] 0 \arrow[r] ...
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Caption with a line break in Memoir Class

The following code works with the report class. However, the same code does not work with the memoir class. The problem is with the line break in the caption. (FYI: I have TeX Live 2014.) ...
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Avoid underfull \vbox with page number “inside textblock”

My thesis requirements state that the page numbers must be "centered at one inch from the bottom of the page." All the margins are to be 1 inch and nothing can be printed in the margin area. I have ...
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Renew \chapterheadstart for numbered chapters only (memoir)

I am redefining the chapter styles for my document - one of the tasks I want to achieve is to add an image in front of all numbered chapters. The question / problem I have is, how to target only the ...
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greek text doesn't show in headings with cm font in memoir

I have set up my document using memoir and polyglossia for hyphenation in greek and english. I have also used my own fonts, using the commands below and it worked great. I am working on sharelatex ...
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How to put section numbers and titles in margin?

I have an example image here from Modern Physics textbook. I also like the chapter styles (I am thinking I could do them with the memoir document class, but that is for later). Right now, I am trying ...
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Justify chapterstyle (Number) to the left

How do I justify the chapternumber in the MWE below to the left? Thanks \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{color,calc,graphicx,soul,fourier} \definecolor{wine}{rgb}{.5,0,0} ...
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How to apply Memoir manual's fix to allow \MakeTextUppercase in toc with hyperref

There is a known conflict between the memoir class and the hyperref package. hyperref cannot process Table of Contents headings that include the \MakeTextUppercase macro. The memoir manual (texdoc ...
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Ask `\autoref` to display environment name without number

I'm using the memoir class and I define theorems with thmtools. Theorems often have a name, besides being numbered. I'm looking to write a \fullref command that outputs the name of the environment ...
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Sidebar or sidepar vertical alignment with objects

I am writing a document (memoir) with an extensive use of sidepars. I like a lot that sidepars are aligned vertically according to the line position of the word to which they are attached. My document ...
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Changing TOC header mid-TOC

In my TOC, on pages where there chapter titles listed, the page header needs to contain the word "CHAPTER". However, on pages where only appendix titles are listed, the TOC header needs to read ...