I'm trying to write a large paper for school and am using the memoir class. I need to have the appendices titled as 'Appendix A: MyFirstAppendix'. Right now, they show up as 'A: MyFirstAppendix'. Here is a minimum working example:




\chapter{Lorem ipsum}
I want this to say `1 Lorem ipsum'

I want this to say `Appendix A: MyFirstAppendix'
I want this to say `Appendix A: MySecondAppendix'


I determined that I can add this command:


to write `Appendix ' before the letters of appendices in the TOC. I can't figure out how to make it work in the text of the document though. I feel like I might be able to write a new chapterstyle to do what I want and replace tandh? I don't really know how to do that though, so I'm hoping I'm overthinking it.

  • (1) welcome, (2) use a different chapter style – daleif Apr 25 '17 at 7:30

The chapter style being used does not add a prefix to the chapter number. Thus of course, no Appendix is added. You'll need a different chapter style or use two chapter styles

  \setlength{\afterchapskip}{2\onelineskip \@plus .1\onelineskip
                            \@minus 0.167\onelineskip}%
  \renewcommand*{\printchapternum}{\chapnumfont \@chapapp~\thechapter:\space}%
%%%  \renewcommand*{\chaptitlefont}{\chapnumfont\raggedright}}


activated as


Extra info: \@chapapp is a magic macro that is \chaptername unless \appendix is active, then it resolves to \appendixname

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