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I'm new to LaTeX. I'm using XeLaTeX on Linux Mint Tara to compile. Updated version of TeX Live is installed.

Here's What I'm trying to make: LaTeX_Layout_Goal

Here are my queries:

  1. I have used fontspec package to change the fonts but is there a way to do it without additional packages?

  2. How to make margins in memoir? I used \setulmarginsandblock{2cm}{*}{1} but it is including the header I think.

  3. How to make headers, footers without fncyhdr package? Documentation of memoir asks to use \makeevenhead & \makeoddhead but my book has oneside. How to edit my Header/Footer?

  4. The header I need is multi-lined; First line is just centered aligned plaintext followed by \makeheadrule;

  5. Chapter number includes section number;
    \leftmark and \rightmark are both on left side with / between them.
    One is \textbf{} other is not. Both are italicized.

  6. Right side of header contains \textbf{Page | } followed by page numbering that includes ChapterNumber with chapterwise pagenumber[2-18/35] indicating the follows,
    2=Current Chapter Num;
    18=Current Page Num;
    35=Total Pages in Current Chapter.

  7. The footer is just
    \FAS{"F0E0} \textbf{Mail: }\textit{abcxyz@isro.in}\hfill\FAB{"F16D} \textbf{Mail: }\textit{abcxyz@isro.in}\hfill\FAS{"F57D} \textbf{Website: }\textit{www.isro.gov.in}
    between two footrules \makefootrule I guess?? How to change header/footer to Aqua? \aqt?

  8. Lastly, how to make SideMarginNotes that aligns with top of a paragraph?? Whose width is 5cm? I tried \setmarginnotes{17pt}{5cm}{0} from memoir docs but it doesn't work. How to add text or figure or table to it with heading & captions?

Here's my code so far...

    \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,showframe]{memoir}

    \setlrmarginsandblock{2.5cm}{2cm}{*}
    \setulmarginsandblock{2cm}{*}{1}
    \checkandfixthelayout


    \chapterstyle{bianchi}

    \usepackage{blindtext}

    \usepackage{xcolor}
        \makeatletter
            \newcommand{\globalcolor}[1]{%
                \color{#1}\global\let\default@color\current@color
            }
        \makeatother
        \AtBeginDocument{\globalcolor{white}}

        \definecolor{sectioncolour}{RGB}{0,255,255}
        \definecolor{chaptercolour}{RGB}{0,255,255}
        \definecolor{subsectioncolour}{RGB}{0,255,255}

        \setsecheadstyle{\Large\bfseries\color{sectioncolour}}
        \setsubsecheadstyle{\large\bfseries\color{subsectioncolour}}

        \renewcommand{\chapnamefont}{\normalfont\large\scshape\raggedleft\color{chaptercolour}}
        \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\Huge\bfseries\color{chaptercolour}}
        \renewcommand{\chaptitlefont}{\normalfont\Huge\bfseries\sffamily\raggedleft\color{chaptercolour}}

    \usepackage[pages=all]{background}
        \backgroundsetup{
            scale=1,color=black,opacity=0.10,angle=0,contents={
                \includegraphics[height=15cm]{draft.png}
            }
        }

        %\setmainfont{Ubuntu}
        %\setmonofont{Ubuntu Mono}
        %\newfontface{\fasfont}{Font Awesome 5 Free Solid}
        %\NewDocumentCommand{\FAS}{m}{{\normalfont\fasfont\symbol{#1}}}

        %\newfontface{\farfont}{Font Awesome 5 Free Regular}
        %\NewDocumentCommand{\FAR}{m}{{\normalfont\farfont\symbol{#1}}}

        %\newfontface{\fabfont}{Font Awesome 5 Brands Regular}
        %\NewDocumentCommand{\FAB}{m}{{\normalfont\fabfont\symbol{#1}}}


    \begin{document}
    \BgThispage
    \pagecolor{darkgray}

    \Blinddocument

    \Blinddocument

    \end{document}

Here's what my code gives me: ObtainedLayout Footer Text

Sorry for such a long question... Thanks if you read it till the end.

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    (2) it does not, (3) oneside only uses the design of XoddX. – daleif Aug 12 '19 at 8:50
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    It is exactly 2cm, \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,showframe]{memoir} \setlrmarginsandblock{2.5cm}{2cm}{*} \setulmarginsandblock{2cm}{*}{1} \checkandfixthelayout \pagestyle{showlocs} \usepackage{tikz,xcolor} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture,overlay] \fill[red,opacity=0.5] (current page.north west) rectangle ($(current page.north east) +(0,-2cm)$); \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} – daleif Aug 12 '19 at 9:01
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    The 2cm is from the top of the paper to the top of the textblock. – daleif Aug 12 '19 at 9:07
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    Under oneside memoir will only write to rightmark (this can be changed) – daleif Aug 12 '19 at 9:44
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    Those are setter macros, not getters (\leftmark and \rightmark are "getters"). You can try ` \makeatletter \addtopsmarks{mystyle}{}{ \createmark{chapter}{both}{shownumber}{\@chapapp\ }{. \ } \createmark{section}{both}{shownumber}{}{. \ } } \makeatother` you might not want to have both on both chapter and section, at the same time, it can get both, left, right – daleif Aug 12 '19 at 10:37

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