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\verse in a \caption

the following example gives a hail of error messages, also neither the verse nor the reference are correctly formatted as part of a caption. Simply \protecting the verse does not help. %%==============...
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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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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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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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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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newcommand that includes parse lines

I am trying to typeset a series of verses some which have long lines. I want the long lines to be indented when it overflows to the next line. The package parselines does serve the purpose nicely. ...
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`verse` line numbering in the `book` class

I am using the verse package to set poetry with the book class. I am using \poemlines{5} to display line numbers every 5 lines. However, the line numbers show in the right margin regardless of page ...
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Conflict between packages verse and songs

In a recent post, @AWE reports that using the packages verse and songs in the same document leads to a clash: Package songs Error: Encountered \beginverse without first seeing a \beginsong line. How ...
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How to no identing the first line with paracol + verse

How can I get the first verse of poems without indentation? As you can see in my MWE, I successfully changed the left margin for every verse, except the first one in the first column. I tried \hspace ...
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Packages used in subfiles not working in main.tex

I'm following Overleaf example of 'subfiles' ... and also some examples of the 'verse' and the 'song' packages The subfiles work well but when called by main.tex the song package does not work ...
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Weird first line indentation in verse after ragged2e ending in line break

In a multi-author project, I noticed a weird indentation in the first line of a verse environment directly following any ragged2e environment if it ends in a line break (\\): \documentclass{article} \...
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Alignment of single verses with the verse package

I want to align some lines within a verse environment horizontally to the right, as the MWE bellow shows. For this, neither \hfill nor \flushright work properly. I show my best approach in the MWE: It ...
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tex4ebook and package verse, problem with space between verses

The following MWE tells the problem: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{stix2} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{verse} \...
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fully centered verse environment

This is LuaHBTeX, Version 1.15.0 (TeX Live 2022) Hello. I'm attempting to typeset some verses in lualatex. This is what I'd like to obtain: given the following mwe: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Why is text wrapping not available in 3 out of 4 longfbox configurations?

The longfbox package is proving very useful as a way to break long verses across pages, something I have been searching for for years. With 3 out of 4 of the longfbox configurations, however, text ...
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Environment honouring newlines and add stuff before empty lines

I need an environment in which newlines are treated as newlines and that adds something at the end of lines followed by an empty line. Alltt is changing too many things, and even the font therefore i ...
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Test for beginning-of-paragraph that works after a {verse} environment

I've been using a command to automatically place a number specially (on the baseline) if at the beginning of a new paragraph, and normally (as a superscript) otherwise. See \fooauto in the listing ...
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Numbering stanzas instead of lines with verse package [duplicate]

I'd like to reproduce the way stanzas (8-line stanzas) are numbered in this image bellow. Please, don't mind reproducing its details, italics, adornments, and capital letter etc. I am only looking ...
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What's causing this mirror Lettrine effect?

As you can see in the picture below, I'm getting a strange effect on the righthand page, similar or identical to the lettrine on the left page. Relevant script for this chapter: \chapter{The ...
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Verse in reledmac

I need to use verses quoted in the middle of a prose text edited with reledmac. If I use the verse environment or quotation the line numbering is misaligned with the verses (though correctly numbered)....
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Flagverse command after the verse

In verse package, one can write anything before a line using \flagverse{}. This command, however, must also come before the line. This causes some trouble to read the lines in the source, since it's ...
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Orphaned headings in a long, verse-heavy document

I'm typesetting an anthology of English poetry which I've put together. It's a long document, more than 500 pages, and the nature of the project means that the vast majority of the text is wrapped up ...
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How to Automatically Center Verse

Consider the following code: \documentclass{book} \textwidth 5.75in \usepackage{verse} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \LARGE \vskip 25pt \begin{center} \textbf{Casey at the Bat} \end{center}...
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Make index refer to \poemtitle (verse package) instead of page number

I try to make an “index of rhymes” in a poem collection. So, I began to set an index called “Index of rhymes”: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage{verse} ...
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Command or Environment for Composing Sonnets

I was wondering if a command or environment might be possible to accommodate the writing of short verse, one that would provide rhyme scheme, even for missing lines. Maybe via an array somehow? My ...
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How to number verses?

In Format verses with incrementing counters it was asked about numbering verses. I responded that the verse package might help, which I still think it could do so, but since then I have been wondering ...
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Chapter and verse numbers in memoir header

I was playing around with this and trying to extend the example with the following three features: How do I rest the num for each verse environment (ending with the \end{verse})? The header should be ...
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How to avoid the duplicate line numbering when using an in-line linebreak?

I am using the verse package to typeset some poetry. Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{verse} \begin{document} % count the verses \poemlines{5} \begin{verse} First,\\ ...
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adding Devanagari numerals in `verse' environment

Having the verses numbered In the above link, @joharr explains about how we can get the verses numbered within the verse environment. My Question: How can we get Devanagari numbers (instead of Roman ...
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Preventing a Verse Linebreak within a Multicolumn Environment

I am trying to include a stanza of poetry with a multicolumn environment such that there is no break in the lines of the poem. I had hoped that \settowidth{\versewidth}{} \begin{verse}[\versewidth] ...
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wrapped verses in memoir are not numbered at line start

I am using the memoir package to typeset material that includes some psalms. The psalms are placed in the verse environment. I would like the verses to be numbered. But when a verse is particularly ...
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Multiple columns poetry, 4 parallel poems

I want an A3 paper size output with 4 parallel poems; three of them are actually the translations of the first one. How can I do it? \documentclass[ 12pt, oneside, landscape ]{article} \...
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Is There a Simpler Way to Use Lettrines in a Verse Environment without Invoking a Subroutine?

This is a follow-up question to Lettrine Not Keeping Up with the Size of the Font UPDATE I have revised the original question after being made aware of Steven B. Seglates' excellent answer posted in: ...
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gmverse package break verse in endnote

Situation When gmverse package is called in the preamble and I put a verse environment inside and \endnote command provided by enotez package, so the verse didn’t interpret the \\ command for line ...
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gmverse causes pagebreak too much early in the page

When I call the gmverse package, it sometimes (I can’t find depending of which criteria) occurs too much early page break after stanzas, and it breaks the general LaTeX vertical space feing shui with ...
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afterpage package and verse environment cause troubleshooting

I use both afterpage package and verse environment in my document. So, when a verse environment comes just after an \afterpage command rendering, an unwanted linebreak occurs after the first verse. As ...
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Place an element everywhere inside a section to best fit vertical space

I have a list of poems (but it could be anything else) containing sometimes some big complex poems (witch called calligrams ) who have to never be breaked. So, the document have multiple sections. ...
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Stanza, but in a strange point

I am currently doing a comparative edition of a text that is based also on an older one. For this reason, I have a problem with the lining of the stanza numbering, whose presence is pivotal to the ...
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Simplest Way to Effect a Horizontal Shift of the Output in a Verse Environment

Consider the following code which produces the illustrated 4-line stanza: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{verse} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \large ...
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Package clash between enotez and gmverse while using several paragraphs in an endnote

Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enotez} \usepackage{gmverse} \begin{document} \begin{verse} foo\endnote{bar baz} \end{verse} \end{document} When I use a linebreak in an \...
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Inconsistent Line Spacing When Changing the Font Size in a Verse Environment

I have noticed that when I want to change the font size in a verse environment from the default, the spacing between the last two lines in a stanza is adversely affected. For example, in the following ...
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Persian and German poetry side by side

I am looking to typeset a document of Persian poems side by side with their German translations. I have some experience with Latex, but have never type-set Persian before. I have looked into this a ...
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How to add numeration to stanzas in poemscol?

I would like to make a critical edition for István Gyöngyösi's poem, Csalárd Cupido (hungarian). I would like to numerate my stanzas and not only my verselines. I couldn't find any option in the ...
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How do you reduce the space between a poem and the poemline-counter

In the following part of a poetic text (Sophocles’ »Antigone«, ll. 1137–1142), the verses are quite short: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{verse} \usepackage{libertine} \...
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Typesetting Japanese poetry

(This is not about Japanese characters.) I'm interested in typesetting a translation of a classical Japanese waka poetry collection. This means a large number of very short poems, all with prose ...
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reledmac: using stanza environment for dramatic verse

This question is a follow-up to reledpar (& thalie): option advancedshiftedpstarts upsets paragraph beginnings and line numbering I am trying to make the \stanza environment of eledmac (and ...
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No indentation in ongoing line in Verse environment

The verse environment looks good to me for highlighting and referencing a paragraph. However, I don't like that it automatically indents what doesn't fit in an ongoing line. I would like the overall ...
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Don't reset line numbers using Verse package

I would like line numbers to not reset when using verse environment. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{verse} \poemlines{5} \begin{document} \chapter{} \begin{verse} Lorem ipsum ...
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Verse in Beamer frame

how can I archive numbered poem lines in a beamer frame? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{verse} \usetheme{Madrid} \usecolortheme{beaver} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \poemlines{2} ...
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