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Questions tagged [verse]

{verse} is for questions addressing issues related to the `verse` package.

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Verses in Russian [reledpar] with astanza produces strange characters

I have both verse and prose in my Russian-English bilingual book (I use reledpar/reledmac). Russian side has weird characters before the verse when I trying to set it up with astanza: "before@pstartR@...
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Append command to existing environment without redefining it altogether

I'm investigating how to customize environments provided by other packages without having to redefine the env completely in my document preamble. Specifically, the verse package define its ...
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Problems with verse environment from xelatex to docx via tex4ht

Note: To convert from XeLaTeX source to .odt/.docx, I am using the solution provided by Michal Hoftich. (See there for MWE and the solution by @michal.h21.) The present question is follows upon an ...
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3-level Verse in LaTeX

In Vietnamese, there is a type of poem (song thất lục bát -- double seven - six - eight) which goes like this LIPSUM Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing ...
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\poemtitlenotitle in verse package

poemscol has a \poemtitlenotitle macro which according to the documentation "does not produce a title in the text, but sets its argument in the table of contents and in the notes. Usually you use the ...
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memoir class: vertically locate side panel text to marker in main text

I'm using memoir to write verse. In side-panels I put quotes or images that relate to specific places in the verse. Ideally I'd like to put a marker in the verse which would locate where, in the side-...
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Multiple line attribution at end of quote/verse environment

I want to be able to write an attribution at the end of a quote/verse environment that spans multiple lines. I found this answer which suggests this piece of code \def\signed#1{{\unskip\nobreak\hfil\...
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Verse in memoir produces an unwanted extra empty line when the previous one is full

I am having the same problem in memoir as JSBձոգչ. This question had been posted before, but unfortunately the solution proposed by the asker himself seemed to be a minor tweak and did not resolve the ...
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Prevent page break after end of environment (e.g. verse)

Dear ladies and gentlemen, I have been typesetting verse and prose recently, and I am having trouble with dates. Specifically, I want to have the date follow the preceding text immediately, and stick ...
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Verse numbering across stanzas in memoir class

It seems that the last verses of stanzas in not numbered in the verse environment of the memoir class: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \linenumberfrequency{1} \...
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Aligning text to the right inside a verse

Inside a verse environment as provided by the verse package how would I align an entire stanza to the right? I'm looking for something like the below: Neither \raggedleft nor \RaggedLeft as provided ...
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How can I change a specific character at the start of a verseline?

I use the package verse. I need to change specific characters at the start of a verse. E.g. if the verse is starting with A, it should be transformed to \hspace*{1mm}BA. \documentclass{book} \...
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Changing margin widths in verse environment

I have lines in a poem that run slightly longer than the margins. I'd like to force them to overset. The options I've tried (fullwidth variations), all break the verse environment and indent every new ...
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How to write a poem with commentary?

I would like to get a layout like the one in the figure: There's no need of not justifying the text of the commentary, but every line must be linked with its comment below. Is there a package I can ...
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Custom changes (Bold) to text inside environment [closed]

I am using an custom environment that typesets a verse as follows: \newenvironment{Verse}[1][] {\center#1\varwidth{\linewidth}} {\endvarwidth\endcenter} Using this I can generate a verse that is ...
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No indentation for first paragraph after poem/verse environment

I am working on project which contains many verses and prose with its meaning. I want first paragraph after each verse to be unindented but following paragraphs indented. How to achieve it through out ...
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How to change left (or any) margin for the verse environment

I'd like to make the verse environment's left margin about half of what it currently is so that it will show up that way throughout the document. How might this be done? Currently using XeLaTeX + ...
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How can I get double line-numbers per line in reledmac?

Sometimes editors of old texts think that the lines within a stanza are broken in the wrong way. As they can't simply dismiss the old numbering, which has been in use for hundreds of years, they ...
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Pseudo equation inside verse: how to align left

I am trying to typeset a song where some lines are repeated. In order to tell what are they, I grouped them using right curly brackets. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[...
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Subsection alignement problem using 'verse' package

I'm stuck into a 'newbie' problem: \documentclass[dvipsnames,a5paper,twoside,openright,italian,12pt]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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How to break line into ExPex pack?

I want to transliterate a poem from ancient greek and keep the verse layout of the Poem. I tried to use \usepackage{verse}, \\ and \newline in the enviroment \gla, but did not work, the code does not ...
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Fully justify lines in verse environment

I'm typesetting some poetry. The author wants the lines to be fully justified, even though that leaves funny spaces. Any ideas how to do this? \documentclass[11pt, openany]{memoir} \begin{document} ...
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Adjustable column size in paracol

I'm using paracol (and verse) to get a poem in two different languages. Some lines are of different lenght in a language or in the other. How can adjust the column size so that the line doesn't get ...
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Using the Verse Package and Line Numbering

Does anyone have a way to make line numbers show up only on the first part of the line using verse? A reduced example: \documentclass[11pt, a5paper]{article} \usepackage{verse} \begin{document} \...
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How to Right Align \attrib in Verse Package?

This MWE comes straight from Peter Wilson's Verse Package manual (v2.4b). In the example the attribution is right justified. However, when I implement the MWE in MikTex my attribution is left ...
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Regulation of the distance between the first verse and the previous paragraph using `verse`

The insertion of poetry in a given prose text using the ambient verse introduces a distance between the first verse and the previous paragraph, as well as between the last verse and the following ...
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Align poem title with verses

How do I align poem title in the verse environment with the poem's text? \poemtitle{Raven} \begin{verse}[\linewidth] Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,\\* Over many a ...
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Unwanted blank line in verse environment [duplicate]

I'm having a problem where lines which are almost long enough to cause the verse environment to break a line are creating an unwanted blank line. It seems as if the environment is breaking the line, ...
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different text alignment on even/odd pages (like raggedouter but for text)

For a poetry book I would like to typeset all text on even pages \raggedleft and all text on odd pages \raggedright, including headings. Poems can span across multiple pages, so the change of text ...
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\poemtitle center of the \versewidth

MWE \documentclass[a5paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{verse} \usepackage{showframe} \setlength{\leftmargini}{0em} \begin{...
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Flush poems to bottom of page

MWE \documentclass[a5paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{verse} \usepackage{showframe} \begin{document} \newcommand{\attrib}[1]{% \...
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ruby furigana + increased ruby size + verse environment = unwanted whitespace

I'm trying to typeset song lyrics in Japanese. I want the words to be accompanied by furigana glosses, as provided by the ruby package. But the default ruby size is too small, so I increased it as ...
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verse numbers in memoir header

I have read this verse line numbers in header I need similar thing. Instead of line numbers i need to have verse numbers. example of odd--even page header: 4 Verse title one 1:6 8:...
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Typesetting verse with line numbers directly adjacent (not in margin)

When I quote verse (in a document typeset by XeLaTeX), I would like to be able to place line numbers directly adjacent to the lines, not in the margin to the left. For example: \documentclass[12pt,...
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Verse and Tufte-Handout Incompatibility

I am attempting to use the tufte-handout document class with the verse package. However, it seems that tufte-handout loads hyperref by default and this causes the following error in verse.sty: ! ...
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Use verse environment in footnote

When a verse environment is put in a footnote, it starts a new line, leaving a blank line at the top. How can I start the verse in the first line? A MWE \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \...
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How can I trace a problem with hyphenation inside special environments?

For quite some time now I've been having trouble with the hyphenation of Turkish text in mdframed environments. I have been unable to come up with a sane MWE that exhibits the problem. It only seems ...
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Problem at the end of a stanza - verse Package

I'm learning LaTeX, and have a problem with the \\! macro. When I write for example : Comme un soleil couchant dans un ciel nébuleux. \\! This is what I get on my pdf: Comme un soleil ...
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\obeylines and verse environment in memoir

When I use the \obeylines macro with the verse environment, it prevents line numbering and introduces extra white space between the lines. Is there a way to address this? \documentclass[ebook]{...
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Line numbering across verses in memoir

I'm typesetting some poetry that needs to be numbered but that is frequently interrupted by comments, something like a play. I want the numbering to be continuous from verse to verse but to omit the ...
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Format Section Headers within Verse Environment

I'm working with potentially long poems that may have (sub)section headers. Here's a famous example. The trouble is: I seem to be unable to control the indentation of section headers within the ...
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Add comments in a verse environment

I'm using the verse environment to write some biblical text. It's nice tool for that. Now, I need to write some comments on the right side (not in the margins) as comments for texts blocks. Here is my ...
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Verses not ragged right

When I use the verse package, a single verse will not be ragged right if it is broken at the end of the line. How do I change it to being ragged right? \documentclass[twocolumn]{scrartcl} \usepackage[...
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Centering a Poem using Verse package

I'm trying to center a poem on my document and I'm using the verse package to include line numbers on the poem. Here is my code: \section{Poem} \poemtitle{Another Day} \begin{verse}[\...
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outdent for dialogue poemscol

I'm trying to format a dialogue which is included in a prosaic translation. I am using Poemscol at the moment because it was the only format I could find which would conveniently let me number stanzas ...
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Add right flushed verse number to last line of verse

I'm using the custom Verse environment provided in this answer for producing horizontally centered verses. I would like to add a verse number to the last line of a verse and I would like just the ...
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Widows and Orphans when using the Verse package

First off, I am using a slightly modified version of the Classic Thesis stylesheet. It's too complicated a document to share it all, so there is that factor. Nevertheless, I've reproduced the issue ...
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Adjusting the footnote layout for critical edition

I am working on a critical edition of ancient Greek poems and I am using the verse environment of LaTeX. I need two basic footnotes and I am currently using manyfoot. I have defined another line ...
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Verse Package: unwanted vertical space between lines

This is an issue that's been bothering me for a while. I'm interested in typesetting poetry on narrow pages. I'm using the verse package to set the poem and the geometry package to manage the page ...
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LaTeX verse package no indent for the poem

I am typesetting using the verse package. I have trouble getting what's inside the verse environment not to get indented. In the minimal working example below, I would like the "Blessed are" to be ...