[OS X TeX] shifting headers in memoir

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Jul 28 07:13:43 EDT 2006

On Jul 27, 2006, at 4:55 PM, Sergei Mariev wrote:

> Using memoir class, I have changed the width of a portion of the  
> text with \begin{adjustwidth}...\end{adjustwidth}
> Now my problem is that the header on some pages is misplaced in  
> relation to the (changed) width of the text. I am looking for a way  
> to help me shift the header, something like changing the left or  
> the right "margin" for the header to a negative value. The solution  
> offered by the memoir class (\makeheadposition{}{}{}{}{}) does not  
> help in my case, as this command only accepts the parameters like  
> flushright,  and I would like to shift the header *past* the  
> assumed margin of the main text. Does any one know how or where the  
> position fo headers is defined and how that can be changed?

Have you tried something like:


(where foobar is the name of the pagestyle you want to change and  
##bp is the amount you want to change it by)

Search for makerunningwidth in the memoir manual for the details.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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