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Why are the standard document classes not being developed further?

Three aspects here, one on design, one on macro programming, one policy. At the design level, it's well-known that the standard classes are somewhat esoteric without modification. However, there are ...
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Why are the standard document classes not being developed further?

I am the author of the memoir class. I had used the standard classes for my documents, usually with some added packages or preamble code to get the look I wanted, often writing new packages for that ...
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Conflict between titlesec package and scrbook class after most recent update of TeXLive2019

titlesec does not support KOMA-Script classes. So do not combine them. To change the layout of the chapter, section etc. titles you can use KOMA-Script options and \RedeclareSectionCommand & Co ...
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Table of contents in scrbook/komascript: add dots to chapter titles

Do not use package tocloft (mentioned in your own answer) together with a KOMA-Script class. There is an KOMA-Script option to fill the space between the chapter title and the pagenumber in TOC with ...
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Why are the standard document classes not being developed further?

Thinking about it, I guess, it would not be worth the trouble. Thousands of packages rely on a certain feature of the LaTeX core and now somebody changes something. How in the world can you avoid ...
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What KOMA-Script article (scrartcl) has that KOMA-Script book (scrbook) does not?

The KOMA-Script article class scrartcl is like the standard class article designed for (more or less short) articles. The KOMA-Script book class scrbook is like the standard class book designed for ...
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Replace part number by an acronym

The MWE in the question already contains a redefinition of \thechapter. This can be customized further by replacing the part counter \thepart with a new macro that contains the required abbreviation. ...
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Concept of default BCOR behaviour in Koma-Script class

Class scrbook is designed to have a titlepage, then a new page is started with headings and text or table of contents etc. Usually a book starts on page 1 (the title page) or page I (roman number, ...
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How to align the baseline of margin notes in LaTeX with the main text?

You placed your notes between paragraphs where LaTeX was still in vmode. If you want to align the notes with the next paragraph, you should place it IN the next paragraph. You can use things like \...
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How to get a custom running foot in the scrbook class with scrlayer-scrpage package?

\clearpairofpagestyles removes the predefined content of both pagestyle scrheadings and plain.scrheadings. There are also the commands \clearmainofpairofpagestyles and \clearplainofpairofpagestyles to ...
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Precise alignment of a caption to the graphic, not wrapfigure

I propose this solution with the insbox plain TeX macro package and the captionof{figure} command: \documentclass[11pt,oneside, captions=centeredbeside]{scrbook}% \usepackage{showframe} \renewcommand{\...
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Babel works for german with langscibook, but does not work for spanish

spanish redefines the tilde ~ to be an accent. But the class uses it all over the place in the standard meaning of a space, and this clashes. You can tell babel-spanish to leave the tilde alone: \...
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Emulate look of book using scrbook?

You emulate the look of book by using the document class option headings=standardclasses Example \documentclass[ headings=standardclasses, ]{scrbook} \begin{document} \chapter{Title} \section{A ...
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Missing number error when using the scrbook document class LuaLaTeX

There was a bug in package typearea version 3.20 which is part of the KOMA-Script bundle and used by all KOMA-Script classes. See Bekannte Probleme und Änderungen in KOMA-Script 3.20 (German). It is ...
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Conversion of page Geometry to Typearea with scrbook Koma Script

Well, at last you can read the definition of the page layout with typearea in the documentation of KOMA-Script, page 24, chapter Construction of the Page Layout with typearea (you can open it with ...
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Prepend 'Appendix' before 'A' using scrbook

Update using LaTeX version 2021/06/01 and KOMA-Script version 3.34: \documentclass[ oneside, numbers=noenddot ]{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext}% dummy text \usepackage{biblatex} \usepackage[...
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How to add a single line vertical space to list of figures?

You can add the gap manually before the sections but such tricks normally indicates that your document structure is not really clean. \documentclass{scrbook} \makeatletter \newcommand\addlistgap{\...
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How to get a custom running foot in the scrbook class with scrlayer-scrpage package?

Why and when \clearpairofpagestyles? scrlayer-scrpage defines two new page styles scrheadings and plain.scrheadings. Together they build a pair of page styles similar to headings and plain in most ...
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Use oldstyle numbers for page numbers only, with KOMA-script

You can change it with the tocpagenumberformat option. There is no need to define your own commands, \oldstylenums works fine. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage{siunitx} \...
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scrbook: Roman page numbers in TOC are wider than textwidth?

By the default the pagenumbers are right aligned in box of \@pnumwidth (default is 1.55em). This box is to small for the Roman numbers. Assuming there are only chapters with Roman page numbers: \...
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Replace part number by an acronym

Here is a simple solution, with an \acropart command to be used just after the \part command: \documentclass[oneside]{scrbook} \counterwithin*{chapter}{part} \makeatletter \DeclareRobustCommand\...
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Tikz: Different positioning behavior when using scrbook or book

When running your example, the book class outputs This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.21 (TeX Live 2020) (preloaded format=pdflatex) restricted \write18 enabled. entering extended mode (./...
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Precise alignment of a caption to the graphic, not wrapfigure

You can put both your figure and the caption in a minipage a bit smaller than the wrapped figure, and align the minipage to the right. Notice here: I am using \linewidth, which is relative to the ...
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Group chapter bookmarks into separate added bookmark

With a current hyperref you can do this (inputenc is no longer needed in a current latex, utf8 is the default since a few years anyway): \documentclass{book} \usepackage[hidelinks, bookmarksopen=false]...
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How to remove period after final number on the titles of the scrbook class in spanish?

To ensure that the heading numbers will be controlled by the KOMA-Script class use the babel option es-nosectiondot. \documentclass[numbers=noenddot]{scrbook} \def\spanishoptions{mexico} \usepackage[ ...
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KOMA-Script: Pagenumber immediately after heading in table of contents

I am not sure, if I understand what the desired result is. But it should all be possible with KOMA-Script version 3.20 or newer. \documentclass{scrbook}[2016/05/10] \RedeclareSectionCommands[ ...
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How to both center and widen both epigraph text & source?

Actually \renewcommand {\epigraphflush} {center} centres the minipage which contains the epigraph, but within this minipage, the epigraph remains justified. So if the epigraph width is text width, you'...
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Latex/scrbook - no pagebreak above chapter

Technically no problem: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \RedeclareSectionCommand[ style=section] {chapter} \begin{document} \chapter{First chapter} \label{...
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