{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 to set different \clubpenalty for main text and footnotes?

I am using memoir class to typeset a book containing texts with many footnotes. To control widows and orphans I use the following settings: \clubpenalty=5000 \widowpenalty=5002 \displaywidowpenalty=...
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Title vertical spacing using memoir

I would like to have the same vertical spacing among the titles lines...but for some reason it is different... Here is my MWE: \documentclass[14pt,twoside,a5paper,extrafontsizes]{memoir} %Classe ...
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how to make a colored square for each subsection with memoir class?

I would like to make a blue square with corresponding subsection number. For this I done: \setsecnumformat{\csname #1secnumformat\endcsname} \newcommand\subsectionsecnumformat{ \colorbox{...
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Translation from Memoir class to Book class of pretty tables

Gonzalo Medina pretty TOC/LOF/LOT (memoir class) can be found at Pretty List of Figures and List of Tables. If the class is switched to the book class, there are 187 error messages produced. Is there ...
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Cannot reproduce the following solution to the problem of \ref not working for \label inside \subbottom in 'memoir'

It seems that using \label inside \subbottom causes known problems inside the 'memoir' class of documents. Although I already solved the problem, I was stumped by the fact that I cannot reproduce one ...
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Customize TOC, center align and italics in memoir

I would like to customize my TOC so that titles are centred and italicized while in the \frontmatter, like in the following picture: My MWE: \documentclass[14pt,twoside,a5paper,extrafontsizes, ...
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Format the chapter name to have letterspacing

I'm using the memoir class, and the microtype and titlesec packages. I have the chapter names appearing in smallcaps, and I would like the spacing between the letters increased a little bit. Here's ...
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Include item in TOC, but not exactly chapter. In memoir

I need to include these "Thanks" and "Introduction" chapter in the TOC, on the other hand I do not want it to have the normal chapter numbering and other characteristics so I included it like this: \...
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Creating a Book using memoir…I need some guidance

I am new to LaTex and I would really appreciate some guidance. I have been asked to format a book using LaTex class memoir...and I need to use the Garamond font size 12pt/14,5 ...which I have ...
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LuaTeX for memoir and microtype

I'm typesetting a novel using the memoir class and trying to figure out whether to use XeTeX or LuaTeX. As per the microtype documentation, protrusion, expansion and (=auto) work with LuaTeX, but only ...
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[memoir][half-resolved] strange “numbering” in lof and lot [closed]

I have a strange problem that makes me crazy. I've defined my own class based on the memoir one, all works as I wish but not the lof and lot: instead of numbering figures and tables as in the body ...
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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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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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Slanted math mode numbers in caption

Consider the MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{graphicx} \captiontitlefont{\slshape} % All captions slanted \begin{document} \begin{figure} \centering \includegraphics[width=\...
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Memoir class endnotes reverse order of \idtextinnotes and \printpageinnotes

The memoir class has a very handy option for endnotes (\notepageref), whereby instead of an endnote number, the note can be keyed to a lemma of text and also to the page number on which the lemma ...
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toggle presence of footnote rule

I have two kinds of footnotes, for which I need two kinds of footnote rules. The MnWE below describes what I want to see. I can turn off the standard rule by uncommenting the line %\usepackage[...
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What is the recommended indexing package?

There's a dizzying array of indexing packages available on CTAN. For my current project, I'm using LuaLaTeX, but most of the time I just use straight LaTeX (and on occasion XeTeX). My needs for ...
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Getting biblatex-chicago to include year when citing something included in a book

Writing something where I need to cite a lot of letters and such from a book. I'd like to have the year these things were first published/written included, but the only way I've been able to get it to ...
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Memoir Class, Subcaptions, and the List of Figures

I've been trying to figure out how on earth to get subfigures produced by the subcaption package to show up in the LoF with memoir class. Memoir evidently includes its own way to create subfigures. ...
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spurious dot in chapter/section headings

I'd like not to have the dots in these pictures. Related questions haven't helped. Here's the MWE. Maybe not absolutely minimal since it has features I want that may be related to the problem. \...
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Is there a way to compile faster? e.g.: No loading figures [duplicate]

I am editing a book and it has quite a lot of figures....I believe this is the reason why it takes long to compile. I have to do some editing in the text, so I do not need it to load the figures for ...
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In memoir, remove all margins from a page?

I'm trying to implement a title page for a book-like document with memoir. It has some specific dimension requirements measured from the page edge, for example “place the upper edge of the title text ...
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what is memoir's version of the glossary \gls command?

In this MWE the \gls command is not recognized, but I can's find memoir's version of it in memman.pdf - please help: \documentclass{memoir} \makeglossary \glossary{meter}{unit of lenght} \begin{...
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How to use this symbol behind chapter number

I have this answer... Insert chapter Number inside a symbol and a block of text too And it successfully includes a symbol behind every chapter number. However, I wish I could include this symbol... ...
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Text inside picture using memoir

I need this picture with some text inside it... Is there a way to put the text inside the picture? Make it transparent...write over it...
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Memoir font size 13pt

This is the original issue: Is there a way to use 13pt as the main document font size with the memoir document class? I need a document with the 13pt font size in memoir due to 12pt being too small ...
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Wrong page numbers in TOC using the memoir class and booklet package

I have five chapters located in different sheets and pages; however, all of the page numbers appear as if the chapters were in the same page. The whole document has more than 18 pages, but all the ...
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Incomplete Table of Contents (TOC) while using the memoir class and the booklet package

I'm trying to generate a small TOC of a booklet with a few chapters and some sections, but the only thing that is generated is its title (i.e. Contents). I haven't found the root cause of the problem ...
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Insert chapter Number inside a symbol and a block of text too

The author of a book I am editing would like to insert a certain symbol inside the Chapter Numbers of his book. He wants this: Is there a way to insert a symbol in background and be able to write ...
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How to write inside a rectangle using memoir

I would like to print this book I am editing and it requires to have this specific information inside a rectangle... How should I do it? I have tried to create a table with lines on its borders, but ...
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Suppress blank page after maketitle in memoir

I have been using the \maketitle with some customizations regarding the positions of the text and would like to add some more.... How could I suppress the blank page after the title page? I need to ...
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Any way to achieve label format “Table X-X” in memoir WITHOUT using caption package?

In standard book class, it is very easy to achieve the caption counter as the form of "Table 3-4" where "3" is the counter value of \thechapter and the "4" is the order of apperance of this particular ...
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Print table of contents without “Contents” header

I have a small table of contents made with titletoc that looks like this: There are only those three sections (maybe one or two more) but the documentation could get quite long so I'd like easy ...
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Memoir : Warnings “The material used in the headers is too large” w/ accented titles

With memoir class, the default headers height seems unsuitable for accented titles of chapter/section. The result doesn't look strange, but Warnings The material used in the headers is too large (14....
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Horizontal alignment of subfigures in PGFplots

I have 4 subfigures in a 2x2 grid. The figures are made in Matlab by using matlab2tikz, and hence the TikZ files are inputted. The problem is, that the y-ticks are different and therefore the ...
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Is there a way to center align chapter titles?

I tried using \begin{\centerline{Chapter Title}} but using this causes the index/table of contents \tableofcontents's entries for chapters to be center aligned as well. Is there a better way to ...
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Is there a way to use 13pt as the main document font size with the memoir document class?

I have been using LaTeX, and I have just checked that the memoir class doesn't allow me to uso the Garamondx 13pt ... just 9,10,11,12 and 14pt. I have printed my book "prototype" and 14 seems a ...
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Nonaligned lines…is it normal?

I have been editing a book, and I have stumbled upon this... The lines...from odd and even pages are not aligned...My questions is..Is it normal? I mean...I could define a paragraph spacing between ...
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\indent doesn't work as expected in custom nested environments

I have a custom environment that I use as follows: \documentclass[12pt,draft]{memoir} \usepackage[dvipsnames,usenames]{color} \definecolor{shadecolor}{gray}{0.85} \newenvironment{Myenv} {\begin{...
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xgalley breaks memoir and ntheorem

Another question from me about the experimental expl3 package xgalley: This time, simply loading the package causes problems with memoir and ntheorem. Consider the below MWE. When I load xgalley, the ...
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How to set the 1st paragraph indentation…and space [duplicate]

I have been editing a book using memoir...and saw this .. Every 1st paragraph in every chapter simply doesn't have indentation, so I managed to include \paragraph{} in every chapter...so far, so good....
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How to change this specific TOC margin in memoir

How to edit this specific margin in the book I have been editing... The red arrows in the pictures below....because the TOC of this book is kind of long so it goes to the next page, and I believe that ...
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\ref is automatically prefixing the string “Fig.” to figure numbers and “Table” to table numbers. Why?

I'm not sure what package I've loaded, but my figures are being printed automatically as "Fig. #", while my tables are printed automatically as "Table #". Is there a way to just get the number? ...
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change the color of the footer in the first page of the fancy

I am using this to change the color of the headers and footer of the chapter pages in the fancy page style, which I got from another post. \usepackage{etoolbox} \makeatletter \...
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Reducing line spacing in sidepar [memoir]

I'd like to reduce the line spacing in sidepar. A slight reduction could result in a better placement of my sidenotes. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Changing \maketitle positions using memoir

I am relatively new to LATEX...I have been formatting a book... and the author requires the title page to be ... his name at the top, the book's name at the center and date at bottom of the page... ...
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How to link Questions to Answers - Hyperlink and hypertarget - Multiple chapters

For a Question bank, which is a pdf-only CC edition, I defined hyperlinks and hypertargets as explained in Adding another answer hyperlinked to the question itself. To typeset more chapters as ...
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How do I make an alternate caption for a sidecaption using the Memoir class?

I have a sidecaption in a Memoir class document that is very long. I need to create a short version of that caption for the list of figures. I have tried \begin{sidecaption}[short caption]{long ...
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Weird overlapping text in book made with Memoir

I had this happen in an earlier chapter as well, but it seemed to be inline math that was standing apart from a paragraph causing it. Now there's no inline math that could be responsible, and I'm not ...
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Remove Blank Pages

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,leqno,footinclude=true]{memoir} \setcounter{tocdepth}{3} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{3} \usepackage{tocloft}% \newcommand{\cftchapaftersnum}{.} \begin{document} % ---...