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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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Interference between color and geometry packages under memoir class [duplicate]

I have the following extra simple code (which I trimmed from larger code): \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[paperheight=150mm, paperwidth=100mm ]{geometry} \usepackage{...
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Removing empty page before acronyms list in openright memoir class

I am writing my thesis using the memoir class with the following options: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright,oldfontcommands]{memoir} I am looking to print the acronyms list without a ...
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Remove Part Page in Memoir Class

In the memoir class, is there a way to remove the part page entirely? That is, in the text there is no indication of a new part beginning. However, the part still appears in the ToC, and things like ...
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Changing margins mid-document with memoir

I'm writing a one-sided book-type document using memoir and would like to change the size of the side margins for a few pages midway through. I have tried using the \setlrmarginsandblock command but ...
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`\\[len]` is ignored for rows with line breaks in `tabular` when using `memoir`

Consider the following table in my memoir article: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} \begin{table*}[ht] \scriptsize \centering \begin{tabular}{l p{2.5cm} p{9cm}} \...
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Memoir epihead command discards footer

I'm trying to use the memoir class for a document, but I can't add an epigraph in the header using epihead, as that discards a required footer Is this command changing the style, I've seen \...
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Number subappendices using lowercase small caps in memoir

I want sections in subappendices to be numbered using lowercase small caps in memoir. That is, I want all references to these sections to use lowercase small caps. From the top of my head, this ...
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Table of contents doesn't display chapter names in memoir class after adding Hebrew as secondary babel language

I wanted to include a few Hebrew characters in the text of a memoir. If I write \usepackage[hebrew,english]{babel} in the preamble though, chapter's no longer have names in the table of contents. They ...
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Forcing table on even page in memoir's subindices messes with amsmath's \numberwithin

When I use the Schweinebacke's solution to ensure that a table is placed on an even page inside memoir's subappendices environment together with amsmath's \numberwithin, then \numberwithin doesn't ...
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How to add a custom ToC entry with a page number outside the document using memoir?

How can I add custom ToC entries that refer to pages after the last page of my document? The company that prints it requests the appendices as separate PDFs, but I'd like the ToC to refer to them ...
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Alternate Flush Right Left in the text block

With this minimal example, the argument (text) of the \position command is placed inside a \marginpar. I would like to have the text of \position within the text block and NOT in the margin. \...
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Restart poem numbering with each chapter

Using \PoemTitle in the memoir class results in continuous numbering of the poems across the entire book. I would like to restart the numbering in each chapter. Is this possible? Here's an mwe: \...
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Memoir pagenote (endnote) id's all coming out the same

I am creating a document using the memoir package and specifically memoir's endnote facility (which is called pagenote to avoid naming conflicts). The document, when complete, will have an entry for ...
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How to adjust spacing above table of content in memoir?

In this simple memoir table of contents, there appears to be spacing between the heading and the table of contents. That is, the vertical space between the "Contents" rule and "1 Lorem&...
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How to prevent duplicate pdf bookmarks from \addcontentsline [duplicate]

I'm creating a LaTeX document with custom-defined sectional headers: \newcommand{\headpart}[1]{\stepcounter{pt}\begin{center}\rule{1.75in}{1pt}\\\vspace{0.5\onelineskip}\Large{Part \thept}\\\vspace{0....
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manually specifying some line numbers in verse

I'm typesetting a translation of some ancient Greek poetry into English, and want to have the usual verse line numbers that are generated by the verse environment in the memoir article class, but I ...
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\hfill not aligning properly in verse environment in memoir

I'm typesetting a bunch of poetry some lines of which have what are essentially marginal labels, all of which I want to be right justified against the right-hand margin. When I use \hfill, they do ...
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Getting rid of overfull in epigraph

I'm getting an overfull warning: Overfull \hbox (15.0pt too wide) in paragraph at lines 14--14. How may I get rid of the warning? I want to keep the epigraph alignment as "justified". I don'...
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A sectioning scheme for a book with Memoir Class

I wrote a book with the DTP Adobe Frame Maker and I, myself, did the paragraph formatting and page layout. Now, I am translating the book to English and, this time, the book is being formatted and ...
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Quotation marks left of line in `poemscol`?

I have been dabbling in using poemscol to typeset a poetry collection, having previously done most of my poetry in memoir class documents. poemscol is appealing mostly for its poetry sub-sectioning ...
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Stock size, trim size, bleed area, safety margin -- Memoir

Problem: I'm self-publishing through BookVault (switched from Amazon KDP) and have the following BookVault template for the text: Using the Memoir package I use \setstocksize{285mm}{222mm} to set the ...
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System stalls using include files

With no style file the following MWE works as expected. \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt, oneside, onecolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{StyleFile} \begin{document} \include{Chap1} \include{Chap2} ...
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`\settocdepth` followed by `\include` incorrect order in ToC file

I can use \settocdepth to change the depth of the ToC min-document. This works as expected in the MWE below when I comment out the \include statement. However, when the \settocdepth command is ...
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Strange line width in memoir

Here is the MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, oneside, openany]{memoir} \AtBeginDocument{ \settrims{0pt}{0pt} \settypeblocksize{257mm}{165mm}{*} \setlrmargins{30mm}{*}{*} \setulmargins{20mm}{*}{*} \...
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memoir, verbatim: how to remove blank space symbol in verbatim text

Why the following MWE produce the following result: \documentclass{memoir} \begin{document} why in the verbatim text is shown blank space symbol \verb!verbatim text!? \end{document} How to remove ...
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How to center align long titles that wrap in the TOC?

I have some section and subsection titles that span more than one line in my TOC. My TOC is center aligned but my titles that wrap aren't center aligning? \documentclass{memoir} \let\ordinal\relax % ...
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Chapter header bugged through document

I'm looking to make a new book-like chapter format in which there's an image before the chapter's name and came up with a code by redefining chapter to do just that through a tikzpicture but now the ...
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Force two figure "floats" on the same page [duplicate]

In my memoir LuaLaTeX document, I have two figure floats that fit together on a single page if there is no other text. \begin{figure}\centering% \includegraphics{fig_a.png}% \caption{My ...
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How to improve the center alignment of my TOC?

I'm struggling with centering my sections and subsections to align to with my chapters. The chapters look like they are left of center (or everything else is right of center?). \documentclass{memoir} \...
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Does it make sense to typeset without inter-paragraph spacing?

I'm reading The Elements of Typographic Style, and note that there is no spacing between paragraphs except for the normal line spacing. In my opinion, this gives a professional impression, and I'd ...
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Paper size of 8.25in wide by 11in high in Memoir class [duplicate]

Question: How do set the paper/trim size to 8.25in wide by 11in high when using the Memoir class? Problem: I'm publishing a book through Amazon and this is the trim size needed for it. I have already ...
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Memoir: How to get starred sections into headers?

I have starred sections at the end of a chapter that do not show up in the headers. The MWE is: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \chapter{Some chapter} \section*{Some ...
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Footnotes defined with \newfootnoteseries don't work

I'm having trouble with new footnotes defined using \newfootnoteseries. The following MWE \documentclass{memoir} \newfootnoteseries{P} \begin{document} \footnote{Test1} \footnoteP{Test2} \footnoteP{...
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How can I see how many pts "singlespace" is?

I'm trying to typeset in 10/12pt in lualatex. How can I figure out if single spacing (\SingleSpacing in memoir) is according to this specification?
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What are some of the common culprits that would inject a blank page?

I have a document with a mostly empty header that just includes a bunch of chapters. Each chapter consists of something like this - a \chapter heading and a bunch of text: \chapter{Foo Bar} A bunch ...
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How to apply drop caps in verse environment in memoir class?

I'm typesetting poetry using the memoir class and I'm trying to have each poem start with a drop capital (using the lettrine package), but it doesn't fit nicely and there is considerable overlap: How ...
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Problem in Fiction Novel Template

I have a problem with the following code, which I took from this site overleaf. I added \section{Section 1.1} to line 154 and my problem is this: in the output, at the top of page 2 of mainmatter, for ...
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Fail to add one-line space before and after memoir's adjustwidth environment

I'm trying to create an environment based on memoir's adjustwidth environment that adds a one-line vertical space before and after. But I can't seem to make it work. Below is my best attempt, but as ...
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\centerlastline for captions in tabularray

I’m trying to migrate to tabularray and I’m stuck with caption formatting. I need the caption to be justified, except for the last line, which should be centered; if there is only one line, it should ...
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Removing redundant TOC page numbers in memoir

The question of removing redundant page numbers [ie, where a page is repeated follows another in the table of contents in a work with short sections on the same page] is addressed here (Suppress ...
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memoir: changing the default font size after loading the package

Let's assume I load memoir with default font size 11pt. I want to (conditionally) change the default set of font sizes (main text, headings, etc) after loading the memoir package (can't do it before),...
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How to adjust the smallest allowable space inserted by \vfill and \vspace{\fill}? [duplicate]

I'm reposting this question because my previous question was ambiguous, so the responses didn't answer my question. I want \vspace{fill} to fill maybe 3pts of vertical space, but it's inserting too ...
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Using the memoir class, how to baseline align without inserting space between paragraphs?

I'm using the memoir class and need to align the bottom of the pages in a page spread. By default, the memoir class does this by inserting spaces between paragraphs, which I don't want. So, I'm using ...
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Orphan in ToC in Memoir

How can I adjust a widow/orphan entry in the ToC in the memoir class? I have two orphan-like lines in the ToC. How to fix? Sample pages from ToC.The entries in question are from \chapter divisions in ...
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Add footer at ToC's first page, using memoir class

My experience with memoir class has been excellent thus far, but there are still a few peculiarities that baffle me. As the picture that is attached shows, there's no defined footer at the first page ...
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How can I duplicate the chapter heading on another page without calling \chapter again?

I basically want to reprint the chapter heading with all the same formatting/spacing/etc and have it print onto the next odd page. I sort of hacked together the spacings and everything with vspace ...
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Starting a tikz loop at the margin. How do I properly specify the starting position?

I am attempting to encourage the reader to take notes in my book by making extra-wide margins and drawing lines down the outer edge. But I can't seem to get the lines to start in the right place. ...
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Memoir ToC Followup

Thanks to Luis and Werner for the solution. And I have a follow-up question. Here's a new command to incorporate what goes into the feast days: \newcommand\saint[2]{% \needspace{8\onelineskip}% \...
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Memoir ToC Question

In the ToC of a long document, I exclude chapter numbers in the text and ToC with a modification to the bringhust style as well as: \setsecnumdepth{section} and \renewcommand{\chapternumberline}[1]{}%...
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Include independent list of references, sorted differently from the main ref list, at an arbitrary location of the document

I have a pretty strict requirement for a document (I'm currently using memoir), which must: use biber/biblatex in the usual way based on a primary bib file (e.g., main.bib), and sort the resulting ...
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