{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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Formatting of captions with memoir [on hold]

This is my first question here. I have been reading very useful answers for years. Now, I did not find one that solves my problem. I am typestting a book with the memoir class, and I am finding the ...
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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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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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PHD/Master/Bachelor Thesis: Which Document Class to Choose [on hold]

As I already mentioned in my previous question, I intend to give a LaTeX introduction to phd students. Most of them will already be using LaTeX somehow but their knowledge will be random. I want to ...
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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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memoir decorative rules in heading

I borrowed some code from showcase-of-beautiful-typography and try to do same decoration using memoir class without fancyhdr Here is MWE: \documentclass[twoside,12pt,english]{memoir} ...
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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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How to change arabic text alignment with polyglossia and memoir?

I am trying to typeset a book which is completely in arabic. I am using memoir with polyglossia? The result is fine, but the text is Fully Justified ? How can i change the text alignment either ...
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ToC Chapter alignment conflict with titlesec

I need all the numbering aligned left, sections and subsections slightly (0 or 2pt maybe?) on the right of chapter. Chapter and section all caps. The screenshot will explain better what I need: ...
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How to indent chapter headings in a TOC (memoir class)

The current formatting of my TOC is: TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF TABLES....................................................... Page No LIST OF ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with package biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning from biblatex-chicago. Since you are using ...
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Referencing to a theorem using \cite and memoir [duplicate]

I am citing a book, and I would like to reference a specific theorem within that book. Usually, I would use something like \cite[Theorem~4]{Reference} which would have produced something like ...
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memoir package chapter style definition

I defined a chapter style for memoir as follows: \documentclass[10pt] {memoir} \let\STARTCODE\relax \let\STOPCODE\relax \STARTCODE \usepackage{color} \definecolor{nicered}{rgb}{.647,.129,.149} ...
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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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How to line up entries when using cftchapternumwidth in memoir document?

I'm using cftchapternumwidth and cftchapteraftersnum to insert some spacing between the section numbering and titles in the table of contents of a memoir document. It works great except that it turns ...
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How to remove header from page that includes title page and table of contents in memoir document?

I'm trying out the memoir class. My document so far: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \chapterstyle{culver} \title{My Title} \author{My Author} \begin{document} \maketitle ...
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How to right-align section numbering in a memoir Table of Contents?

I'd like to right-align the section numbers in the Table of Contents of a memoir document. I'm already using some tocloft features and figured it would have this feature, but I can't seem to find it. ...
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How to recolor the chapter numbering and text in memoir?

I'd like to use the default chapter style in memoir, but change the color to, say, blue. How is this done?
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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How to add multiple choice questions in memoir document class?

Writing a book using memoir class. Need to add multiple choice questions with answers at the end. What is the easiest way? New to latex. I tried writing a new tex file with exam class and included ...
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Double brackets around captions when of subfigures

I am using subfigure to arrange 3by2 subfigures with captions each of them. Normally, the captions should look like this: (a) , (b). But instead they look like this: ((a)) , ((b)). MWE: ...
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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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Color in multicolums, in memoir

I have this code: \begin{table}[H] \label{tab:brud} \centering \caption{Tabel over dominerende laster ved brudgrænsetilstanden.} \begin{tabularx}{1\textwidth} ...
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Memoir: reduce the space in the top of the page

I'm using the memoir package to create my master thesis. When I write a page with text and it goes to the next page, it gives me a vertical space after my header and down to my text. What could ...
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Does memoir and geometry mix well?

I have somewhere along the way gotten the impression that the geometry package and the memoir class handles the page-setup a bit differently, but I have also gotten the impression that they do not mix ...
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Adjacent margin footnotes

I would like to have footnotes in the margin of a document, on the same line as the word with the footnote mark, even if there are many footnote marks on the same line. Right now, I can only get the ...
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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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In memoir class how do I force the abstract on the title page and be of type chapter?

For my thesis proposal I'd like to use memoir document class. I'd like to have the abstract on the title page and set to: \abstractnum % Format heading as chapter \abstractintoc % Include ...
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Float too large also when less than textwidth

I have an image of size 112×196mm and LaTeX complains saying it is too large: <figs/3d_ferro.pdf, id=1306, 318.18875pt x 559.08875pt> <use figs/3d_ferro.pdf> LaTeX Warning: Float too ...
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Centering the frontpage using memoir

I'm using memoir (two-side layout). I have the problem that my front page is centered with respect to the margins, which are not equal in left and right side. \begin{center} will not solve this, since ...
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How to change chapter name to something else without triggering “LaTeX Error: Command \footruleskip already defined” with memoir class?

I tried the first and second solution proposed here Change the word "Chapter" to something else . But once I replaced book by memoir class. It triggered an error. The first solution was ...
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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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Cannot center pdf image [duplicate]

I'm using sharelatex and pdflatex as a compiler. I am using the memoir class. (It's for a book.) At first I used .png images but the compiler always took too long so I converted all my image files to ...
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Aligning subfigures both horizontally and vertically with memoir

I'm trying to place 4 subfigures of different sizes aligned. Here the box-k.pdf files contain boxes with marks at the midsides. The result has box-1 and box-3 aligned at the left margin, not centered ...
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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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Tufte layout in “Painless Memoir?”

I'm trying to bring together two styles, the airy Tufte's page layout ... and Michael OKane's "painless Memoir" document found on this site. I've tried to edit OKane's template directly; I've ...
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Is there a conflict between memoir and sidenotes?

I am attempting to use the memoir package in conjuction with the sidenotes package, but when I attempt to compile, I get the following error: Option clash for package changepage and compilation ...
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BibleStyle headings in memoir class

here is as solutios withi titlesec package Firsttitlemarks does not appear consistently in header and here is a bible style formeted option of text in memoir What packages help with typesetting ...
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Wrong position for page numbers in memoir + RTL

If I understand the verso-recto norms properly, page numbers should appear, both in LTR and in RTL documents, on the outer side of the pages, rather than in the inner side. This is explained in this ...
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Multiple references to same footnotes in memoir with cleveref and french babel

I'm trying to have multiple references to a footnotes, in a class memoir (or report) and using [french]babel and cleveref. According to this question Multiple references to the same footnote with ...
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Uneven Line Spacing for Arabic Text using xelatex + memoir + plyglossia

This is my first LaTeX Project. I am using XelaTeX to compile the tex file. I am having an issue with Even Line Spacing in my arabic document. The baseline grid is fine on the first page but the text ...
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Memoir different footer for Chapter page and the rest

Is there a way to define a different footer for the page that starts a Chapter and the rest of the document in memoir and customise both easily - possibly something like \makechapfoot?
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Set a different layout for a single page in Memoir

I am setting a layout with facing pages and large outer margins, in order to accomodate a lot of margin notes. When it comes to the title page, I need to make a new layout in order to be able to ...
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Alternating the footer on odd and even pages with memoir

I'm using the memoir class, which has the option to directly define what should be shown on odd and even pages, seperately. I want to put the page number on the left of the left pages, and on the ...
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How to display cover page alone in the “two page view” mode

For some pdf ebooks, Adobe Reader displays the cover page alone even though the display mode is "two page view". Other than the cover page, the rest of the pdf content is displayed as two pages at ...
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LOF and LOT customization in memoir

I am attempting to add LOF and LOT to my current document using the memoir class. When I try to remove the spacing above the LOF and LOT titles, I get the "Undefined control sequence. ...
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Need urgently assistance in LaTeX - unable to change the document class without totally blowing my thesis

First of all I'm a beginner in LaTeX, of course I used it for writing short articles but never for a thesis... For This reason (now I think it was stupid) I looked for a sample of a thesis and I was ...
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How can I hang the bibliography cite key into the left margin like section numbers in memoir?

The memoir documentclass has the option \hangsecnum which hangs (sub)section numbers into the margin, and right aligns them to the left text margin. I'd like to accomplish the same thing for my ...
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Double line rule in memoir header

I need like this header ____________________________________ (this smaller height) ____________________________________ (this bigger height) I guess i need to redefine this from memoir class: ...