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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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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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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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Link back to restatable

I am using ntheorem with restatable and I would like to have a link back (hyperref) from the restated theorem to the original theorem (the restatable). MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{...
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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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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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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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LaTeX: How can I change colors according to chapter number in Memoir?

I would like to change the color of some page elements (rules, headers...) depending on the chapter number, like first chapter, color blue, second, color green... and cycle after four chapters; this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Page number hyperlinks for subsections from ToC work fine with memoir, hyperref, and \headstyle{wilsondob}, but not with \headstyle{dowding}

Clicking on page number hyperlinks for subsections from table of contents (ToC) works fine for the {wilsondob} and {tandh} header styles in documentclass memoir, but do not work for {dowding}, when ...
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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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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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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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`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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Showing pdfcomment for acronym from glossaries while using hyperref in memoir class

I'm trying to display in tooltips (using pdfcomment) the meaning of acronyms (using glossaries) in a memoir based class (similar to this question). To do that I created a newcommand named \glstip (see ...
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Memoir: align multiple figures using subbottom

I have 4 subfigures in a 2x2 matrix, where the figures on the left are legends with varying widths and those on the right are plots of equal widths. I would like to have the figures in the 1st column ...
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'Sidebar' between two columns

Can I put \sidebar in between two columns? (\sidebar is in the Memoir class.) UPDATE: As requested in the comments, here is an MWE. Tested with PDFLaTeX on MikTeX on Windows. \documentclass{memoir} ...
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Design \chapter*, toc and shorttoc {memoir}

Documentclass memoir. Did the design of the head thus: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,small, openany,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,russian]{...
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behaviour of \paragraphfootnotes in memoir.cls

The switch \paragraphfootnotes in memoir has one odd, at least unusual feature: whenever a footnote starts a new line, it is indented. The idea of the para-feature is to have one paragraph with all ...
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cleveref sort&compress for subfigures in memoir

I am using memoir and cleveref with the sort&compress keyword (that I assumed was default actually). When referencing multiple subfigures with one \Cref command, there are not ranges given. Taken ...
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How to move up the rigth tableofcontents?

I have a problem with a memoir class. The tableofcontents is on left but i want it to right with a more white space on left. I use the memoir class and the option openright but i don't understand as ...
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Memoir class \pfbreak spacing inconsistency

I am using XeLaTeX and the Memoir class, and the xeCJK package for typesetting Chinese. The space taken up by \pfbreak is two lines by default, and it's the same for both the "plain" break in the ...