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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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Junk with per-cent signs on pages at end of index

For a book-length document, using the memoir documentclass, inputting many files, and using many packages, the pdf index has two pages of utter junk, consisting of per-cent signs and spaces, as shown ...
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How to stop \newsavebox giving me bad boxes warnings or how to use better names with \setbox?

The original answer from list of figures and tables when there are no figures or tables?, does not give me any bad box warnings: \def\wheninteresting#1{% \setbox0\vbox{#1}% \ifdim\ht0>35pt \...
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How memoir prints the titles of the content pages?

On the question How to dynamically calculate the height of an empty list of things?, I learned I am required to now how my class calculates its contents page title in order to make the answer to works....
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Misplaced \noalign. \captionsetup ->\noalign when using \captionsetup inside memoir \legend command

I am trying to set up the memoir \legend command to use colon : as the caption separation label, while using dash -- on all other captions. The problem happens when I use my custom memoir \legend ...
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How to set minted listing table of contents numwidth?

I managed to change my lstlinsting numwidth with \setlength\cftlstlistingnumwidth. But when I try to do the same with minted listing, I got Undefined control sequence: \cftlistingnumwidth \...
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How to disable shorthands inside my command?

On the question, How to have a dynamic \cft numwidth, i.e., accordingly to the number size?, I got an answer to automatically calculate the width of my List of Listings number, so the next figure does ...
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How to have a dynamic \cft numwidth, i.e., accordingly to the number size?

For example, when this listing example, reaches up to 10000 items (listings) on the table, the number is hidden behind the hyphen, i.e.: You can do this by either creating 10000 listings in the ...
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fully justified verse in memoir with \obeylines

I want to typeset text in verse environment in memoir, where each line is fully justified without the need of adding \\ after each line. So, basically I want a way to combine the answers in \...
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Uneven margins memoir class

I'm having trouble with the margins of my report. The report is set up with memoir class: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,fleqn,dvipsnames,twoside,openright]{memoir} \setlrmarginsandblock{3.5cm}{2.5cm}{*...
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How set page style headers for nomenclature with memoir?

Question How do I get the indicated page style mypage to apply to the nomenclature section of the following memoir MWE source? That is, odd-numbered pages of the nomenclature ("Index of Notation") ...
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memoir + biblatex + 2 TOCs error

In https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/512752/13492, it was shown how to produce both a short and a detailed table of contents (TOC) in a memoir document. And so that each of the two TOCs is listed as an ...
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filehook error with memoir after update texlive 2019 in Oct 15

After the new LaTeX2e <2019-10-01> version, I got this error: ! Package filehook Error: Detected 'scrlfile' package with unknown definition o f \InputIfFileExists. It seems related with ...
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Make longtable captions single spaced using memoir class

I am having a nightmare trying to solve this problem. It seems standard captions for figures and tables using memoir class are single spaced, but for tables created using longtable package they are ...
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How to increase memoir table of contents spacing between appendix and its hyphen?

After patching (manually, i.e, directly editing memoir's code), this: It should look like this: I tried to patch the memoir using xpatch. This patch I did would work if it was finding the correct ...
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The appendix word disappears from the table of contents when using \include

If you compile the following minimal example which uses the abntex2 class, which is just a wrapper around memoir class: \documentclass[ 12pt, ]{abntex2} \begin{filecontents*}{beauty.tex} \chapter{...
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memoir: Exclude entry of other TOC from each of two TOCs

I'm using the etoc package with the memoir document class to get two tables of contents (TOCs): a Short Contents listing only chapters and sections, and a Detailed Contents also including subsections. ...
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memoir: headers for short and detailed tables of contents

The following memoir documentclass source produces two tables of contents -- a short one and a detailed one. (The difference is that only the latter includes subsections.) Question: How do I get the ...
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Memoir pagestyle problem

For a memoir document, I'm trying to get even and odd page headings for ordinary chapters to have the forms such as 2 1 One and 1.1 A section ...
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Memoir class \paragraphfootstyle: Can paragraphed footnotes be split?

I am trying to get footnotes typeset in paragraphs, but with more than one paragraph of footnotes per page. This is to achieve a layout common in critical editions of Latin liturgical texts, such as ...
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How get “Section x.y” in header using \createmark with memoir?

The code \createmark{section}{right}{shownumber}{\@secapp}{\ } in the following source gives error that \@secapp is undefined. I tried to use that by analogy with the use of \@chapapp in the ...
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How change memoir header chapter element to omit “Chapter”

With memoir, how do I change the following source so that the word "Chapter does not appear in the header on even-numbered pages? That is, where I now get Chapter 1. The Fall of Humpty-Dumpty I ...
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Reledmac and Very Big Footnotes

I'm writing a commentary on some manuscript. Since it's not small as footnotes, and I'm trying to keep it in footnote so that I get running text above and running commentary below. Sometimes, the ...
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How can I add an image at top border using /paperwidth in just one specific page?

I need to put one image at top of one page that spans through all paperwidth, I've tried the next command in memoir: \newcommand{\adjustimg}{ \checkoddpage \ifoddpage\hspace*{\dimexpr\evensidemargin-\...
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memoir: Adding text below part title?

I would like to be able to add a bit of text below the title on a part page. Based on this answer to this question, I came up with \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{ragged2e} \...
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Ordering items in index

An unexpected (to me!) index ordering in memoir. Here's a MWE. \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Aristotle \index{Aristotle} (CP) \index{:@(CP)} $\...
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How to change the table of contents' style?

I would like to give a custom style to my table of contents, in a memoir document. My goal is to make it look like in the image below, more specifically underline the entire line for sections and ...
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Style end of chapter in memoir?

memoir provides various ways in which the beginning of a chapter can be styled. I cannot find anything in the manual that lets me style the end of a chapter, like adding a fleuron. Is this possible?
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How to change caption style for new float in memoir?

i defined a new float in memoir class. everything works fine, except i can't manage to change the caption font style. if i declare \captionnamefont{\bfseries}, the font changes only for default float ...
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What is the best class for writing a PhD thesis? [closed]

What would you say: book, memoir, classicthesis...? I want to read as much as I can on the class documentation before I start writing, so I avoid problems in the future, when I should be focussing on ...
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How to change the chapter name from Chapter to Module in Memoir documentclass?

I want chapter name Chapter to be replaced by Module in Memoir document. Any suggestions to achieve this.
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Customize ToC page layout

I am using memoir, in the document the ToC is inserted after the Introduction chapter. My problem is that the pages occupied by the ToC change the layout, headers and footers disappear, also I have ...
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Calling nested indexing macros

Here is my simplified document sample which is failing with the errors mentioned in the comments. I tried to enclose the nested macro with { and } and it didn't work, same with enclosing it with \...
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Customize Appendix numbering in memoir class

In memoir class how can I have numbered appendices (APPENDIX 1 instead of APPENDIX B) both in the body of the document and in ToC? I have read the memoir user manual and could not find how
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How to reset setting of multi-column footnote to its default case

I had a page with many footnotes. Therefore to make the page in better shape, I used \twocolumnfootnotes command to have the footnote in two columns. But for other pages, I don't want the footnotes to ...
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Fix unwanted spacing between list items and paragraphs in memoir class

When writing a document in the memoir class I am getting some unwanted spacing between lists and paragraphs etc. If there isn't a full page of content then instead of placing the blank space at the ...
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Showing index marks in memoir

In the memoir class, \showindexmarks usefully provides a list at the top of a page of the contents of (most) indexing entries for that page. These lists appear in the "outer" margin, so alternately ...
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LaTeX Memoir class TOC with “page” preceding first and only first entry

I'm using LaTeX and the memoir class to typeset a book. The book publisher (Cambridge) requests that the table of contents have chapter and headings on the left, page numbers on the right, with the ...
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How to make double headers in memoir? Header with two rulings?

I want to make a header that will have two rulings... Here's what I have so far: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside,showframe]{memoir} \setlrmarginsandblock{2.5cm}{2cm}{*} \setulmarginsandblock{...
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How to make custom header/footer, marginnotes and use custom fonts in “memoir”?

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: Here are my queries: I have used fontspec package to ...
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How to change length of header from page 2 onwards?

I want to add a fixed size header from page 2 in my document which takes almost half of the page. How to set such large header for pages from page 2 without affecting page 1 header height. MWE is as ...
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Can footnotes be printed on-demand as part of the main text?

Solved with parnotes package. ... Is there a command for printing footnotes as part of the main text? I seem to remember a way of doing that with endnotes, where the accumulated notes would show up ...
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Determine fontsize, leadsize, pica measure with memoir

I've set up a memoir document with the following page layout (MWE): \documentclass[% a4paper, 10pt, twoside, ]{memoir} %%% Layout the Page %%% \setstocksize{297mm}{210mm} \settrimmedsize{...
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Force recto and verso pages to be the same height or number of lines

I'm using memoir for typesetting a novel and the nowidow package to control widows, running with lualatex. To prevent widows the nowidow package will leave empty lines at the end of the page, but I ...
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Strange XOR behaviour with polyglossia and arabxetex [memoir]

I'm getting a strange behaviour when loading polyglossia and arabxetex together, and enabling \setotherlanguages{arabic}. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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memoir: chapter style: recapitulation

What is the right way to make chapter recapitulations (or is there the proper way to call it?) old fashioned style, like in Gulliver's Travels? PART I--A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT. 1. CHAPTER I. [The author ...
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Conflict with makeindex using babel and memoir?

Revised question (I've been able to eliminate all extraneous definitions from my original source project and yet still reproduce this error with a MWE.) On the memoir document source below, I've run ...
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Is chapter style like this in memoir possible? [closed]

I am interested in a chapter style in memoir that resembles this: How can I do this?
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Reformatting endnotes in memoir

I'm pretty new to TeX and was hoping you might be able to help me. I'm using the "memoir" class and using \makepagenote and \notepageref for my end note citations. Using these two commands, the ...
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Cross-reference in memoir with mention of Part

I am using the memoir document class. When referring to a section or chapter I would like to display the roman number of the corresponding part as well. E.g. that \ref{something in chapter 2 of part ...
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3 columns with top-align and bottom-align [tabularx]

I'm trying to put together a three column table (in tabularx) that have the following layout (in full line width): Section Description Page 1-5 text text text ...... 7 5-12 ...