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{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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Template for Technical Manual / User's Guide using Memoir

I am making a Technical Manual using the memoir Class, since I heard it is very customizable. Far now I've got this: \documentclass[8pt,a5paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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section numbering in tex4ht using memoir class with article option

tex4ht seems to ignore the article option in the memoir class. I say this because section numbers (and the corresponding cross-references) appear as 0.1, 0.2, etc. instead of 1, 2, etc. when ...
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Job aborted when changing headers using \renewcommand{\chaptermark} in memoir

I'm having problems compiling a file that I can't make sense of. So far, I think the problem has to do with changing the headers using \renewcommand{\chaptermark} and \renewcommand{\sectionmark}. When ...
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Set margins / make box for the section title with titlesec

I would like to set right and left margins for the section titles, so that they are a little less wide than the width of the text, and that in turn they remain centered. Basically, I want the width of ...
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Footnote placed on the wrong page when figure placement is forced to page

Whilst working with figures and footnotes, I noted a footnote placement issue. I have tried the different solutions listed in Using \footnote in a figure's \caption, which does not work for me as ...
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Footnote not displayed when used within a figure caption [duplicate]

Whilst working with figures and footnotes, I noted that the footnote linked to the caption of a figure is correctly numbered but is not displayed. Figures 1 and 3 shows the footnotes used within text, ...
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expand width of tcolorbox for dynamic section titles in memoir latex

I am looking to use tcolorbox for styling dynamic section titles. My problem is that I want the box to span the entire width of the paragraph bellow it and have the text centred if possible. I've done ...
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Temporarily adjusting the text width with paragraphs that extend to the following page

I'm using the memoir class and the adjustwidth* environment to extend some parts of the text beyond the outer margins. It's a twoside document and if understand correctly the changepage package manual ...
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Footnote numbering breaks when caption of a figure on a page has footnote

I noted that the footnote numbering is missing the footnotes that appear in a minipage. The footnote on the first page is displayed correctly as in Figure 1, the footnote on the figure page 2 is shown ...
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Memory error with tabular and latest Tex4ebook running on Texlive 2018

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same MWE and the config file provided by michal.h21. MWE \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \setsecheadstyle{...
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How to use the \plainfancybreak* command from the memoir class with the book class

I would like to use something similar to \plainfancybreak* as defined in the memoir class doc (pg 99), but in the book class. Is it possible? FYI: The \plainfancybreak*{<space>}{<num>}{&...
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Faulty chapter header with latest Tex4ebook running on Texlive 2018

This is a followup of my question here and uses the same MWE and the config file provided by michal.h21. MWE: \documentclass[ebook,12pt,oneside,openany]{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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memoir: How can I turn off numbering on sidecaption?

Hopefully this is pretty simple for someone who's better at LaTeX than me. I've got a memoir class document I'm putting together, and I'm using sidecaptions, the usual memoir way: \begin{figure} \...
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oneside in Memoir causing header trouble

Any ideas why the following works fine in the twoside version but creates headers with all section names "List of Tables" (incorrect) in the oneside version? \documentclass[12pt,oneside]{memoir} \...
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Add short toc entry to toc entry and vice versa

Taking heavy inspiration from the answer to: Hide toc from toc, and shorttoc from shorttoc I have made the following code: \documentclass{memoir} \newcommand{\shorttoc}{% \renewcommand*{\...
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Number of pages - problem with first number

I found out to have some issues with numbering pages. I use 'roman' style for index, and 'arabic' for the other pages but here is the problem: I would like to start with chapter on the right and page ...
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`titlesec` and `memoir` class incompability

I know that titlesec is not fully compatible with memoir document class and generally it is not a good idea to combine them. However, I'm just curious, if it possible to work around my problem. MWE: ...
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Formatting of new environment based on minipage and sidecaption

In my memoir-based document, I need to occasionally insert some content (text quote or pseudocode) and I want to be able to add a caption. Because the content must appear exactly where I want it, I ...
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Environments nested in fullwidth

I'm struggling to find a way to set up some fullwidth text in my memoir document. This is an extract of my preamble: \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} %document class \setstocksize{...
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Memoir TOC default spacing for part numbers

Taking the following minimum working example: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \part{first part} \chapter{first chapter} \part{second part} \chapter{second chapter} \part{...
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Accessing #1 in the end part of a new environment declaration [duplicate]

I'm working to a document in memoir and I'm struggling trying to define a new environment which would allow me to place a figure in the main text and its caption in the outer margin. This is an ...
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Cannot change natbib bibliography font size [memoir class]

I am using the ucbthesis class (which is based off the memoir class) with natbib and cannot find any way to change the size of the font in my references (in the bib, not the textual citations). It is ...
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First Page Heading Placed Wrong in Memoir when Redefining Empty

For the drafts of my document, I am trying to add a date and time to each page and I decided to use the headers/footers for this. I want the timestamp to be on pages that normally have \pagestyle{...
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Memoir class - figure and margin figure floats at same vertical level

In a memoir class document, I would like to display a figure and a marginfigure next to each other but I need the top of the marginfigure at the same vertical level as the figure next to it. When I ...
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Make the figure captions all empty in memoir

I'd like to suppress the text in all captions (ie. make all the captions empty, but leave the figure numbers) in in a document that uses the memoir class. I can do this if I use the caption package by ...
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Is it OK to ignore Underfull \hbox errors? I attempted, but it did not wok. I use textpos and ragged2e

I tried to solve by middle of the following questions: ragged2e: "newcommands" option produces "underfull \hbox" warnings, Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph in figure ...
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The macros setmainfont and setsansfont do not accept the new command of a newfontfamily. Is there compatibility between them?

I use the class memoir, the packages polyglossia, fontspec, compile in XeLaTeX in Linux and on macOS. Based on XeTeX package fontspec: Use previously defined \newfontfamily with \setmainfont (there ...
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Is there a command similar to nocite(*) for gls (glossaries) and is there a glossary package similar to To­bias Oetiker's?

I use the class memoir and compile in XeLaTeX. I would like to print glossaries in a separated file and to ignore all gls. I do not write any gls in anywhere. Similar to \nocite{*}. Also similar to ...
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In memoir and XeLaTeX, I attempted to control the environment of minted to break across pages, but the codes did not work

I use the class memoir and the packages minted and compile in XeLaTeX. Based on the questions How to let minted break across pages but keep the caption together with the end of listing? and Breaking ...
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Collect all figures at end with memoir

I've written a book with the memoir class (a great package, I take my hat off to the author), and I now need a version that has all the figures at the end (or the end of each chapter), each on a ...
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I selected Portuguese as main language, but the titles (chapter, figure, bibliography) are always in Dutch

I use: class memoir package babel package biblatex-abnt Manjaro Linux I run and compile: biber (biblatex) XeLaTeX I also have tried to switch the languages several times, but they are always in ...
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Trimming the actual pdf rather than showing trims with memoir

I have a document in the memoir class and would like to produce a pdf that is trimmed at the edges (rather than just showing the trim lines in the pdf). In other words, the pdf should just be the ...
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Different margins for different section headings

I would like text with a large left margin, chapter titles using a normal left margin, and section titles halfway between the two. This code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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Why do I get extrafontsizes error option in memoir class?

I have this weird problem with my code in memoir class % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !TEX TS-program = xelatex \documentclass[25 pt]{memoir} \begin{document} \Huge text \end{document} It ...
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Numbering a text within the parallel environment

I'm using a special class required by my university {ulthèse}, but it is based on the memoir class, so my MWE should be relevant. I want to number a latin text that I have put in the parallel package ...
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Uppercasing chapter number (in words) in ToC entry (memoir)

I need the chapter numbers in capitalized words (i.e. in upper case). My MWE so far, \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage{fmtcount} \renewcommand{\cftchaptername}{Chapter\space} \renewcommand{...
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chapter formatting in memoir

I want my chapters unnumbered, as in this MWE. But with this configuration the ref link to a chapter with a label shows no text: I'd like to have the chapter name there, or, better, a text I can set ...
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End notes in Memoir without any chapter formatting

I'm using the Memoir package and trying to setup a page of endnotes that only features a continuous list of endnotes and nothing more. In the following MWE a second chapter header (in addition to the ...
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Papersize option in geometry package is misbehaving. Potential conflict with other packages? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set a custom paper size for my document via the geometry package. However, whenever I add the [papersize={x,y}] option, I get the wrong output. The document compiles successfully (with ...
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How do I place the \part heading in the center of the page?

How do I center the \part title, so it's in the middle of the page, instead of the middle of \textwidth (when using uneven margins)? I'm using the memoir class, which correctly places \part on a page ...
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How do I use memoir ordinal* commands with references?

I'd like to use memoir's \ordinaltoname to refer to a specific item in an enumerated block. The item is marked with a label command. The naive code fails to compile, apparently because the label is ...
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Change index style in memoir class

I would like to have a bold letter that accordingly separates the index in memoir. Take a look at this image to illustrate my intention: This was taken from the memoir document, from which I did not ...
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vertical timelines that overlap outer margin

I'm using LaTeX and memoir. I wish to have timelines in which the year extends into the outer margin. I would just make these hard-coded bitmap figures, except I don't want to have to redraw them (...
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memoir - Redefine quote environment to avoid splitting on page breaks

I am using the memoir class and need to ensure that the quote environment does not split across pages. In one of my usages of the environment, it has two lines, where the first one is at the bottom of ...
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A figure based \contentsname

In order to give my memoir based book a more professional look, I disabled the printout of chaptername, chapternumber and chapter title via the commands \renewcommand{\printchaptername}{} \...
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How to fix figure numbering with paracol and memoir

tl;dr at the end in bold font. So, I am writing a labbook with the memoir class and am using paracol to put pictures of some lab utensils in the right column so they don't clutter up the main body ...
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How do I remove the lines from my chapterstyle in the Table of Contents?

I'm using memoirand bianchi. I want my ToC page to be a blank page with nothing but the ToC on. I'm halfway there, but the lines insert by bianchipersists: Here is my MWE: \documentclass[book]{...
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Incomprehensible error with babel and isodate

The error in question is: ! Undefined control sequence. \ifthenelse #1#2#3->\let \bbl@temp@pref \pageref \let \pageref \org@pageref ... l.19 \date{\today} ...
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! LaTeX Error: Command \counterwithin already defined

I just reinstalled my MikTeX 2.9, and am getting this following error message: ! LaTeX Error: Command \counterwithin already defined. Or name \end... illegal, see p.192 of the manual. ...
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Change the name of document elements like 'Figure' or 'Abstract' twice

This is a bit of a continued question looking at here I am using the memoir package which implemented the abstact package directly. As I use polygesia instead of babel, to rename the predefined name ...