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What are the strengths and weaknesses of KOMA-Script and memoir?

To make a professional book layout, many people suggest to use either KOMA-Script or memoir. Let me know the strengths and weaknesses of each please.
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How to remove the self-reference of the ToC from the ToC?

I'm having a very weird problem. The following example should illustrate it quite right. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \clearpage \...
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How to increase the TeX open file limit?

I noticed that TeX has a open file limit, while using some additional bibliographies with multibib, using hyperref, backrefs and so on (basically only 5 additional newcites were possible in that ...
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Reset section numbering between unnumbered chapters

The document I'm writing using report class has 2 unnumbered chapters. The sections of the 2nd chapter are numbered following the numbering of the sections of the 1st chapter, like this: MY FIRST ...
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Making efficient use of \writes

I'm currently trying to compile my thesis using LaTeX and have run up against the old ! No room for a new \write . problem. After some googling it seems the only way to actually resolve this problem ...
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Two independent TOCs

I wonder if there is any way to achive two independent TOCs. For example I write a document and have my regular \tableofcontents right after my titlepage. For some reason I have a long appendix and ...
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Where can I find the standard LaTeX reference manual?

Like a semi-detailed user manual for LaTeX commands (\newtheorem, etc).
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Continuing Page Numbering (Roman to Arabic)

I'm here with weird stuff again. How can i continue numbering while changing numbering style to Arabic from Roman? For example let's assume I have total of 7 pages and I want to number the first 3 of ...
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debug No room for a new \write problem

I have a template with an extensive documentation. (See TemplateDocumentation.pdf). It compiled several month ago. Now with updated packages it does not compile anymore because of the famous No room ...
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Generating lists of custom environment.

I've created my own environment example, similar to theorem. Now I want to generate a list of examples, similar to list of tables or list of figures. How can I achieve this?
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List of Indexing Packages - Pros and Cons

What are the various indexing packages and what are their pros and cons? When should one choose one over the other? There is some discussion of this in What are the latest/best practices for index ...
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How to get a list of appendices?

How to get a list of appendices like the list of figures and list of tables? How to set it on a separate page, like the list of figures and list of tables?
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Using indexing packages with memoir

Friends, as you probably know, I have a quite complex document for cataloging songs. :) As my normal workflow, I use the book document class with some dozens of packages loaded. I've been playing ...
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Special package combination gives “No room for new \write.”

In my special package combination I get the error No room for new \write. \tablecontents and Bad number (16). \tablecontents. The following MWE throws this error in pdflatex and lualatex with TeX Live ...
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Resetting counter

I have created two counters \newcounter{problem}[section] \newcounter{solution}[problem] As expected, problem resets every time section increases. However, solution does not reset when problem ...

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