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LaTeX table of contents header spacing

Here is my issue. The code below, which I found on a pdf devoted to memoir class title pages, compiles to form this: Unfortunately, the Table of Contents is a bit too low for my liking. I'm hoping ...
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How can I remove an empty caption line

I'm generating LaTex automagically from a lengthy document that is written in the multimarkdown language, compiled by a software package called Scrivener. It's a workflow that works well, but this is ...
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Use \index before or after punctuation?

It seems to me that you get different kerning if you use say\index{say}. than if you use say.\index{say} The following silly example is where I can see it: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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1answer
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Too much space around quote environment

Sometimes, LaTeXput extra white lines around my \begin{quote}. I use just the basic memoir class without any customization. Any hint?
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111 views

Fixing overfull hbox in table of contents removes too many dots

This question on the memoir table of contents has an answer that works well, however, the dots end too soon (in my opinion). Is there a way to make the dots more like the default without triggering ...
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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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marginfix package interferes with title element vertical placement in memoir

Possibly in other classes as well. Typeset the below and everything is bunched up at the top of the page: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{marginfix} ...
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Removing extra space after itemize environment in longtable in memoir

I have a macro that creates itemize environment in it. The issue is that I have extra space after the itemize environment when used in longtable. How to remove the space? \documentclass{memoir} ...
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120 views

Indent chapter titles in memoir

I am using memoir with section as chapter style. I want to indent chapter style to the right. Right now I have: Chapter 1 Text of first paragraph (first line) Text of first paragraph (rest of ...
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Formatting of 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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1answer
641 views

Memoir, babel[french] and @makecaption

I'm having a problem with the memoir, the babel, and caption packages: when compiling a document, the log returns the warning: Package frenchb.ldf Warning: The definition of \@makecaption has been ...
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1answer
142 views

Extraneous empty line within memoir's list environment (for very tight lists) if used with memoir's Spacing environment (for single-spacing)

In order to typeset lists with very tight interline spacing, I normally define my own tightlist using memoir's list environment. Even though my definition (see shortly) (1) ensures that all vertical ...
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1answer
86 views

retain space before \section heading in Memoir class at top of page

I am using xelatex and the Memoir class. By default, the empty vertical space before the section heading does not show after a pagebreak. How do I modify it if I want it to show instead, even if it ...
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Ensuring a paragraph uses at least a given height?

I'm making a custom document class based on memoir, and I don't know how to implement the chapter precis so that it does what I want (the chapter precis is a small optional paragraph that follows ...
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552 views

Annoying paragraph spacing issue with memoir

I have a spacing issue while using the memoir class. The main problem is that after the first paragraph there is a line skip and an indentation and afterwards, all the paragraphs are indented properly ...
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359 views

Change vertical space of chapters temporarly in Table of Contents

I have grouped sections nicely below of chapters in ToC, so that there is no space between chapter and following sections, but there is some space between last section and following chapter. All this ...
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1answer
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\addvspace after \section in memoir always adds all its space

Knowing about \addvspace I wrote my own environment that adds a minimum space before and after it. But using memoir, if a \section precedes it, \addvspace always adds all its space to the space that ...
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1answer
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When using multiple list-of on the same page they overlap

When list-ofs follow each other they overlap, at least with my setup. Here's an example: test.tex \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{polyglossia} % New list of source ...
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Missing space when using memoir's \newfloat and \newlistof

I've created a new float environment and new list-of as described in the memoir manual. My issue is that the spacing between the title of the list and its items isn't the same as for list of figures. ...
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1answer
315 views

Mimic memoir ToC layout in titletoc output

I with the help of a previous answer on here Different tocdepth for main toc and in-section toc, I have made it so my titletoc is able to contain subsections while my main toc does not have them. ...
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underfull vbox (badness 10000) with memoir

Sorry if this question has been asked very often, but I can't easily find an answer to my specific question. I am using XeLaTeX and the memoir class to produce a rather long document (100 pages) with ...
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1answer
246 views

Section text (without heading) following section number on same line in Memoir

For my purposes I would like to have (free-standing) section numbers in the margins and no section headings---just the section text---immediately following (i.e., on the same line as) the section ...
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1answer
446 views

TOC Spacing in Memoir

I am using memoir, and I would like to change the vertical space between entries in my toc. This seems like a simple thing that should have been answered elsewhere, but I can't find anything that ...
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1answer
789 views

Strange indent using tabular in titlingpage

I need to create a simple problem description page for my thesis. This will also be the title page of the document. I'm using the memoir class. I tried to use the tabular environment to align some ...
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proper alignment of pdfpages import in memoir typeblock

Finding the solution to Setting up pdfpages with memoir? turned out not to be as simple as adding the right layout parameter as an offset. The first finding was that if a twoside documentclass is ...
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1answer
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Controlling the subcaption space in memoir

Memoir provides these two declarations to control the vertical space surrounding a subcaption: \tightsubcaptions \loosesubcaptions I was wondering if there is a way to control this spacing more ...
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How do I remove spacing from before the table of contents in memoir class?

I am using memoir class to create a collection of short stories, and the default space before the table of contents and chapter titles is quite large. I have seen several posts on this site that show ...
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1answer
792 views

Default spacing after periods

In LaTeX, what is the default space that is inserted after a period . inside a block of text? What if I press enter (to start a new line in my GUI) after the period? Is it any different in the ...
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1answer
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Setting up the appendix with memoir [closed]

I need some help setting up the layout for the appendix of a Thesis template I am working with Memoir Class. Before the appendix all the document have the following format Top, right and bottom ...
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Problem with continuation of TOC in Memoir Class [closed]

This is basically continuation of earlier questions. I managed to fix (brute force) most issues. This one effects continuation pages of TOC, TOF, and chapters pages after the first. I assume it is the ...
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1answer
413 views

Odd problem with spacing using memoir when switching from oneside to twoside

For reasons I won't bore anyone with, I being forced to change my document at the last minute from oneside to twoside using memoir. However, when I do, I suddenly get odd problems with spacing; the ...
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1answer
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hyperref causes a gap between the figure and subcaption with memoir

I'm experiencing a strange problem with memoir subfigure captions together with hyperref. Below is a working example: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{hyperref} \newsubfloat{figure} ...
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559 views

Spaces in memoir's section headings

I need chapter and section headings without numbers and with any leading spaces ignored (the document is generated by a program - dblatex). Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} ...
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1answer
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Memoir parskip package

How do I get the same effect as using the parskip package when using the memoir class. I want no indents, and spaces between paragraphs. What is the proper way to do this in the memoir class?
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votes
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How to avoid section title at the top of the page overlap the section title in the page itself (screenshot attached)

I am having a problem where a longer \section title overlaps itself. I am using the memoir class and it's printed both at the beginning of the page and in the page itself (see screenshot), and in my ...
2
votes
1answer
308 views

memoir: spacing changed in new version

I just updated from memoir 3.6g to 3.6j and it broke spacing in my documents. In 3.6g, I used: \setlength{\parindent}{0em} \setlength{\parskip}{0.6\baselineskip} \setbeforesecskip{1.5ex} ...
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1answer
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Memoir: no space after section heading

How do I set zero space after a section heading using memoir.cls? If I use the following: \setbeforesubsubsecskip{-\baselineskip} \setaftersubsubsecskip{0pt} I get a run-in heading. This is only ...
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Whitespace in memoir titles

I am unhappy about the whitespace before and after my chapters, sections, and subsections etc. Using the memoir class I tried to find out on how to reduce this. For my chapters it says I should use ...