{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 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 ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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} % ...
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Changing font family in memoir for page headers

I am using the memoir class with XeLaTeX and am using titleps to format my page headers. I need to change the font family only for the page headers because the main font I am using has no small caps. ...
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Removing chapter numbers from section headings in memoir

I don't want the chapter number in the section headings: That can be achieved by \counterwithout{section}{chapter}, which works fine as long as one doesn't have more than one chapter at a time: ...
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\currentitle in memoir class header prints next section title

I have a weird problem with the memoir class. I'm using it to typeset a book of short stories. I have the headers set up so that the page numbers are printed on the outer side. On the left-hand page, ...
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Two chapters on same page in memoir, with twocolumn

This is a follow-up to the question two chapters on same page in memoir \documentclass[oneside,landscape,twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter*{Test 1} This is a test ...
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Specific stocksize{14cm}{21cm} in memoir and shorter margins

I have instructions to use the specific size of book 14x21cm so I included the \setstocksize{21cm}{14cm} coommand.... The margins also have the specific size of 0,5inches in every direction so the ...
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Biblatex is zeroing Bob! Is Biblatex incompatible with titling, Memoir and more?

Consider the following Minimal Working Example (MWE): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xparse,titling} \NewDocumentCommand\makethis { } {% {\LARGE\theauthor\bigskip\par} } \author{Bob} ...
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Listofchanges problem with memoir documentclass

I am writing my PhD and I am in the phase of producing the list of changes containing the reviewers comments. For tracking the changes I am using the changes package. I have used memoir as ...
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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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Need chapter and heading center alignment without changing font size in memoir

Well, I just need to center the chapter and headings BUT I need to keep the formatting, I have used a \titlesec solution from another question and it ended up messing with the font size though. I ...
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Add a period after section number with memoir class

I was using the titlesec command \titlelabel{\thetitle.\quad} to add a period after the section number, but it isn't compatible with the memoir options : \section[Section title in TOC][Heading ...
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Chapter, section, etc. numbers on left margin, aligned left

In the memoir class, the "hangnum" chapterstyle puts the section numbers on the left margin, aligned right. How do I change it so that it is aligned left? Here's an MWE with the original definition ...
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How to hide chapter numbers in TOC with Memoir while keeping numbers at the start of each chapter

I am using memoir and trying to hide chapter numbering in the table of contents ONLY. I wish to keep it in the \mainmatter right now I am using \chapter[Chapter 1]{} to keep the "Chapter 1" text ...
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Automatic lettrine in chapters

I'm trying to get lettrine dropcaps applied automatically on the first word of each chapter. I found some code here: http://dererumnatura.us/archives/2009/02/automatic-usage.html which I've tried ...
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Placing two different floats next to each other (independent, float-specific captions)

I have two floats, a figure and an algorithm (new floating environment). I want then to be placed next to each other each using half the linewidth (or 48%, or whatever looks the nicest). I have tried ...
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How to configure running heads in Memoir so they won't appear on “matter” opening pages?

I'm using Memoir for a book, and I am having some difficulty with the running heads. I obviously need to change something, but I can't figure out where to make the change. The headers display ...
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Reset the natbib option longnamesfirst at each chapter

I am writing my thesis as a collection of papers and I want to have the full bibliography at the end of the thesis. As there is several references that are used in more than one chapter, I would like ...
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Babelbib - book citation with author and page numbers

I am using Overleaf to typeset my book using the Memoir class, and Babelbib\usepackage{babelbib}with bibliography style \bibliographystyle{bababbrv} to generate my references. I'm using ...
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In memoir, how can I remove the table of contents from itself, while keeping its PDF bookmarkindex?

As suggested in answers to existing questions, it is possible to use tableofcontents* or \begin{KeepFromToc} in order to make the table of contents not contain an entry to itself. However, when I use ...