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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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proper alignment of pdfpages import in memoir typeblock

Finding the solution to Setting up pdfpages with memoir? turned out not to be as simple as adding the right layout parameter as an offset. The first finding was that if a twoside documentclass is ...
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Memoir: treating a section as an appendix

We have an in-house document class which is based on memoir. For some smaller documents we don't want chapters so we effectively promote sections to be chapters as in my MWE. My question is how can I ...
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Does memoir and geometry mix well?

I have somewhere along the way gotten the impression that the geometry package and the memoir class handles the page-setup a bit differently, but I have also gotten the impression that they do not mix ...
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What is wrong with the resized memoir page?

I want to make a cover page (for an eBook-like format) with a background image, the size (and aspect ratio) of which is not known in advance. I would like to cover the page with the image (the best ...
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Memoir - force table captions above and figure captions below

In the style that I am creating I need to force table captions to go above the table, and figure captions to go below the figure. My style is based on memoir class. I have found solutions that force ...
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Margin footnotes not working in memoir with polyglossia + Hebrew

I am working on typesetting my master's thesis, using XeLaTeX and memoir. Everything has been going quite well, until I wanted to add a small message in Hebrew in my preface. I am using the ...
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hyperref “steals” a line from the previous chapter with memoirs article option

I'm starting to write a short report, so I would like chapters not taking up a page. Thus I'm using memoir's article class option. I noticed that having hyperref enabled "steals" a line from ...
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How do I make non-numbered chapters look right?

Someone was kind enough to help me make this chapter style: \documentclass[openany]{memoir} % redefine numbering \newcommand{\numtoword}[1]{\ifcase\value{chapter}?\or first \or second\else ?\fi} ...
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Memoir subbottom (and subtop) vertical alignment control

What is the way to control alignment of subfloats (by content or by subcaption)? Some memoir or \xpatchcmd hack maybe? MWE (slight modification of Hyperref not jumping to the appropriate location for ...
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XeLaTeX exhibiting strange behaviour surrounding new pages and text shapes

I'm working on a XeLaTeX document using memoir with custom fonts. I have been experiencing strange behavior where, upon insertion of a page break (manually or by TeX), an undefined text shape is ...
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Design of the chapterhead and initial letter

I am preparing a document and in the course of this, there are some problems. 1) How can I connect the upper left with the left bottom edge and similarly the right upper and lower right edges in the ...
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KOMA-script vs. memoir for non-English and multi-lingual documents

There have been several posts in this forum over the years asking for a comparison between KOMA-Script and memoir, but none of them - to the best of my knowledge - touched on the aspects of non-...
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How to link Questions to Answers - Hyperlink and hypertarget - Multiple chapters

For a Question bank, which is a pdf-only CC edition, I defined hyperlinks and hypertargets as explained in Adding another answer hyperlinked to the question itself. To typeset more chapters as ...
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Automatic lettrine in chapters

I'm trying to get lettrine dropcaps applied automatically on the first word of each chapter. I found some code here: http://dererumnatura.us/archives/2009/02/automatic-usage.html which I've tried ...
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custom chapterstyle

I'm trying to make a custom chapterstyle with memoir, but the result is not that pleasing. \documentclass[article]{memoir} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{adjustbox} \makechapterstyle{jonas}{% \...
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Memoir: put heading in margin using Expl3 or xcoffins

In the memoir class manual, there is the following code for putting section headings in the margin: A less traditional style is to put the whole heading into the margin. I have done this here for ...
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Equal horizontal margins in memoir and article class - not equal if you get out the ruler

I am trying to get equal horizontal margins in a memoir class document. But I can't get the margins to be exactly equal, and this problem doesn't seem to be limited to the memoir class. All of the ...
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Paragraph footnotes with memoir and multicol

I have a memoir document that is using multicol to get two columns. If I have footnotes that are not on the last page, they don't \paragraphfootnotes correctly. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{...
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Error using hyperref with memoir

Starting with an update in October 2020 hyperref stopped working when using the memoir class. Is this a known issue? MWE is attached: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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How do I force space between title and author in table of contents (memoir, poemtitle)

I am trying to tweak my table of contents so that there is space (filled with ellipses) between the title and the author, followed by a right-justified page number. When the title is too long, but ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the vertical spacing between the first line and the top of the document

I have set margins zero and no indent for a document (memoir). I’m trying to figure out what the spacing between the top of the page and the first line is and how to change it. I’ve discovered a ...
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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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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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how to get the page layout in mm?

I try to understand the actual page layout - but like to have it in mm units. I use layouts but get the sizes in pt. There is a command \printinunitsof{mm} but I do not understand how to use it. In my ...
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package with memoir-like sidebar functionality for standard book class

Is there a package that provides memoir's sidebar functionality for the standard book class? The key features being better utilizing the margin area (by floating to top: but it would be nice if this ...
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Why won't latexmk create a glossary using makeindex under the memoir class?

I'm using latexmk to create my LaTeX documents, calling it from Aquamacs. My LatexMk file (also known as a latexmkrc file) contains the only following: $do_cd = '0'; $quote_filenames = '0'; $...
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Formatting front matter title and page number in ToC to be single spaced and roman

I want to achieve the following (ignore the artifacts, it's from a university reference for their thesis style), I have the following MWE, \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, oneside, parskip=full]{memoir}...
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Bibliography by section in Lyx using memoir

I am using Lyx 2.2.1 and the memoir style. I want the bibliography to be show at the end of each Chapter --just the citations of that chapter-- and added at the TOC. I have inserted a bib file at the ...
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How do I make unruled footnotes within an environment?

I have a single environment, fancyfoot, in which I would like footnotes to have no rules. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{fancyfoot}{ \renewcommand{\footnoterule}{} }{...
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Start Memoir's frontmatter on a verso page

I am writing a very long document in Memoir, and, right at the start, I would like to have a verso (left-facing) "copyright page" before the (recto, right-facing) title page. At the moment, I'm doing ...
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Don't number blank pages in twoside option of memoir class

I have two versions of a lengthy document, one electronic and one for print. For the print version I am using the twoside option in memoir, and for the electronic, the oneside option. Since twoside ...
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including book name and chapter name above section name in memoir

I am using memoir with xelatex for typesetting a book with multiple chapters and sections. I would like to include the book name (or part name), and chapter name above the section title for each ...
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How to adjust memoir crop marks line length

I've been searching for the similiar question but still have no luck. I'm following this guide to create crop marks in memoir class and would like to adjust the length of the crop mark lines. Here's ...
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Symmetric margins in memoir

I want to typeset a book in A5 format with memoir with the standard text width provided by \lxvchars in that package (this makes sure there are approximately 65 characters on each line). I want the ...
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greek text doesn't show in headings with cm font in memoir

I have set up my document using memoir and polyglossia for hyphenation in greek and english. I have also used my own fonts, using the commands below and it worked great. I am working on sharelatex ...
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Two-column text-figure layout with memoir

I am new to the memoir documentclass, and I'm attempting to learn it to typeset some lecture notes. I would like for the lecture notes to have a single column of text on the left of each page, and a ...
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HTML Navigation

I have a large document written in LaTeX (memoir class) that I also use to produce HTML, using: htlatex.exe "Test.tex" "html,3" "" "Test" "--interaction=nonstopmode" I've been attempting to find a ...
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Line numbering with memoir in Persian

I'm typesetting Persian poems alongside their translations. It would be useful to have line numbers for this. I am using memoir, but now I came across an issue I cannot solve. The line number appear ...
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memoir class manual bug : where to include label in subfigure

This is a bug report to the documentation of the memoir class. A Q&A site seems to me like a odd place to report this, but it's what the "Remarks to the user" section of the manual ...
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\twocolumnfalse create a new page

When using \twocolumnfalse, the text of the new section begins on a new page, and I need to start on the same. MWE: \documentclass[twocolumn]{memoir} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{polyglossia}[...
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Change caption label delimiter with babel french in memoir but without caption package?

The following memoir document includes the french option to babel. Is it possible — without using the caption package — to force use of the caption label delimiter that I specify with \captiondelim? \...
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index option for glossaries-extra doesn't work with memoir?

I am using memoir to create a thesis, and using glossaries-extra to make an acronym-type glossary. I now want to use glossaries-extra to create an index too, (MWE is replicated from the glossaries-...
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Index hyperlink wrong jump to physical page, not the numbered page

In the sample memoir document below, the \index(two} entry on the mainmatter page number 3 (which is physical page 5 of the entire document) appears in the index as two, 3 However, the Index ...
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Reproducing ToC styling following the Legrand Orange book with memoir class

I am trying to reproduce the ToC style of The Legrand Orange Book with memoir class. I am not an expert in memoir class and managed to look similar except ToC title and Part. my MWE goes like this \...
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Memoir: Decorate chapter/section/… with a star in title and TOC, but not \ref{}

I'd like to be able to mark chapter/section/... with a star (i.e., "difficult/optional material"), but I consider the "*" as a decoration only, it should not affect references (if chapter 1 is ...
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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. ...