Questions tagged [memoir]

{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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Memoir: Switch left-right margins

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[14pt, extrafontsizes]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \mainmatter \chapter{One} \blindtext \end{document} This produces the following ...
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Memoir: Preparing document to be read from right to left (Persian script)

I'm writing a book in Persian, so it is read from right to left. That means that all odd pages should have a wide right-margin, whereas even pages should have a wide left-margin. All chapters should ...
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Ask for help chapter style in latex

how can a change in VZ15b chapter style, like the chapter is very small and I want to add some symbols in the line left and right the chapter please
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How to vertically align text to the middle of page

I want to vertically align the text to the middle of the page, if the text is not long enough to fill out the page. For example if I write 1,5 pages: The first page is full and therefore the text is ...
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Chapter heading memoir: Line space, page number position, section font

1) Main question: How do I reduce the line space in the chapter heading? It seems to use that \setSingleSpace{1.3} \SingleSpacing I would like the chapter header to be single spaced with 1.0. ...
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Mark index entries in text itself, like showkeys, with memoir documentclass

This question is just like that of Mark indexed entries in the text itself?, except for use with the memoir document class. How can index entries be marked within the text adjacent to where the \...
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Color specification in \indexmarkstyle for \showindexmarks leaks into body text

The following source file test.tex is OK: % file test.tex \documentclass[draft]{memoir} \usepackage[usenames]{xcolor} \makeindex % OK: \indexmarkstyle{\normalfont\small\sffamily} % Not OK: it ...
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Is Oberdiek's hack still needed for showidx with hyperref? [duplicate]

Is the following code still needed... To allow showidx to work with hyperref' forbook,article` document classes? To allow the emulation of showidx in the memoir document class to work with hyperref? ...
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memoir subcaptionphantom without whitespace

\subcaptionphantom is nice when the subfigures are marked on a single figure, but the subcaption package is not allowed at memoir's house today. Thus a solution was made: memoir label and ref ...
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Writing something on all blank pages in memoir

This question: How do I write “This page intentionally left blank.” in memoir with custom chapter styles? tried for an answer to the question of how to write something on blank pages, but it does not ...
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Memoir: How to make `\newfootnoteseries` with multiple paragraphs?

I have two levels of footnotes, one for regular footnotes and one for special editor's footnotes. I would like to put a longer text in an editor's footnote with two paragraphs, however this does not ...
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Have section headers be dependent upon recto vs verso pages

Would it be a typographical abomination to have section headers be mirrored of the verso pages on the vecto pages? ie, if the verso page looks like: Verso: 1.1 Some header Then, Recto: Some ...
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Memoir and resize box in LyX

I am using memoir in Lyx and would like to use resizebox for one of my tables, but it does not seem to work. I have written the following \resizebox{\textwidth}{!}{% HERE I HAVE INSERTET THE TABLE ...
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Anonymous division in memoir with small caps

I want to create "anonymous divisions" -- breaks in the text that do not have their own section titles. I'm using the memoir class, and it provides \plainbreak{} and \fancybreak{} for this purpose. ...
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Memoir way of vertically align subfigures

When having two subfigures of different size, is there a way to vertically align them? MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{duckuments} \...
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Equally align hanging chapter and section numbers

I am using the memoir class hangnum features for chapters and sections, here is a minimal example: \documentclass{memoir} \makechapterstyle{hangnum}{ \setlength{\chapindent}{0.8 cm} % <-- What ...
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Formatting Book Heading Memoir Class

How could I remove the “Book 1” from the following. I am using "\book{Set Theory}" in the memoir class.enter image description here I cannot use “\book*{Set Theory}” because I want it to appear in ...
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Setting Chapter style with bar

I am using the setting from this post Chapter Style- Report Class With the solution developed by Gonzalo Medina \documentclass{report} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{...
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footnote/marginpar inside table inside csquotes blockquote

I need to put a table inside a blockquote, and the table has both footnotes and marginpars (I know, quite the convolution, but such is the manuscript I am transcribing). The below version gives a ...
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Inserting a figure in a memoir document

For the very fisrt time, I am using the document class memoir to prepare a booklet. Everything was going pretty well until I have to insert a picture to finish my task Note that my figure is loaded ...
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Setting chapter numbering to alphabetic in one part only

I need to have the chapter numbering of a specific part in my document be alphabetic instead of numeric. How is this accomplished? MWE playground: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside,onecolumn,...
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Images disappearing when compiling with tex4ebook

I am trying to convert an existing book from plain PDF output to ebook format for online publishing (and doing some reformatting in the process, but that's another question). I have images in the \...
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Why xapptocmd is reducing the vertical space between \partname and \parttile?

Running this example: \documentclass[ 10pt, a5paper ]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{ultramarine}{RGB}{0,32,96} \RequirePackage{xpatch}...
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How to put an image in \part page

I am trying to put an image into the same page as the \part header, something like a sub-cover. I tried something along the lines: \documentclass[10pt,ebook,italian,onecolumn,oneside,titlepage,...
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Extremely long footnotes (3+ pages)

I'm transcribing a manuscript in which there's a very long footnote, spanning across seven 8vo pages, each having a couple lines of main text above the continuing footnote. I estimate it is probably ...
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How to make unclickable footnotes clickable?

I have asked all kinds of questions but no solution so far this unclickable footnotes. The only thing I can say is that I'm having this problem since I started using the memoir class. Here is my code ...
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Modify information displayed in shorthands/abbreviations list

In the memoir class with biblatex, the default behavior for the list of abbreviations generated with \printshorthands seems to be to give the author and title of the work, but not the full citation; ...
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memoir: indentation after enumerate in footnote

I have a footnote that contains an enumeration, after which comes one or two lines of text. The lines after the enumeration look "off", and I would like them indented to the same spot as the lines ...
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How to do blind endnotes

A "blind endnote" consists of the page number to which the endnote refers, some text that precedes where the endnote number would be in the text, and the text of the endnote. In the text itself, there ...
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How to achieve the following in memoir class:

Consider the example attached below, taken from the memoir package documentation. I would like to be able to replicate how the words "lines" and "nearest" appear in the margins. For example, say I ...
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Create different categories of figure

In the memoir class, how can I create two versions of the figure float environment which behave the same way, but have different names and are each numbered and listed in their own sequence? ...
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Chapter Heading like this book, using memoir class

I would like to re-create the following style using the memoir class I made a .cls file with \chapterstyle{veelo} \renewcommand*{\printchaptername}{} \renewcommand{\chapnumfont}{\normalfont\...
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Insert graphic into margin of section heading

I want to insert an icon into the margin adjacent to a section header. I have defined a set of diverse section headers, as shown in MWE. Therein, I insert the graphic using marginpar and ...
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Memoir: Correcting page-numbers using openleft

I'm writing a book, where I want chapters to begin on the left page (due to the language which is written from right to left...). However, using memoir with openleft and twoside gives me the problem ...
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\headrulewidth{0pt} not working on the first page of a chapter!

I'm trying to customize the headers/footers of my document so that I can have three diferent versions: fancy, index and plain. For the fancy ones I have this code: \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0....
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Memoir: Part contents in TOC in two lines

I need something similar to this post, that is the second line of the part should start directly at the left margin. This is what I have tried: \documentclass{memoir} \setlength{\cftpartindent}{0em}...
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How do I get vertical space next to a wrapfigure?

I don't understand why commenting and uncommenting the line with the period <.> causes the spacing to move from above the wrapped figure to next to it. I want the space next to it. I Have ...
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How to cumulate texts at the end into various groups?

Please help: I am editing a .tex file (memoir class) with lot of text, and I want to collect sentences like important questions, quotes, words, etc and collect them into their respective groups and be ...
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Titlepage custom footnote - remove indentation locally (memoir class)

I am working on a template for a title page and I still cannot manage to adjust the indentation of my custom footnote using memoir class. Edit: I want to create copy the macro of \thanks{} that does ...
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Customize Both Chapter Style and Headings

I'am using memoir. With these basic settings: \makechapterstyle{chappell2}{% \setlength{\beforechapskip}{-15pt} \renewcommand*{\chapnamefont}{\large} \renewcommand*{\printchapternum}{\chapnumfont \...
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Change chapter and section color memoir class

I can't figure out how to change the colour of ALL the chapter and section headings. I have tried a lot of different things (see code). No matter what I do I can't change the colour of the started * ...
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Should geometry bindingoffset remove or add space from the inner margin?

In twoside book/memoir documents, using the geometry package and LUALaTeX - and to set up offset printing, (four + pages per sheet): What should be the expected behavior of bindingoffset? 1. Issue ...
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How to remove hanging indent in Table Of Contents - Memoir

How to no-indent the second line of large TOC entries in memoir class? I found a solution using toсloft, but I can not find how to do it in a memoir. Thanks!
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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 ...