[OS X TeX] texlive: conflict in parskip & memoir

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Fri Jan 19 07:50:18 EST 2007

On Jan 19, 2007, at 3:13 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On Jan 19, 2007, at 02:16, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> Since I migrated to texlive, I have a conflict between parskip &  
>> memoir:
>> The call to \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} produces the error:
>>       ! LaTeX Error: Option clash for package parskip.
>> This call used to work in tetex. Removing the option [parfill]  
>> gets rid of the error but paragraphs are indented. I don't know if  
>> that's because of recent changes to parskip.sty or to memoir.cls.  
>> The conflict does not happen in article.cls. Any ideas for getting  
>> rid of indentation in memoir?
> There were significant changes in Memoir 1.6 (in comparison to  
> Memoir 1.2). I think the teTeX release used version 1.2, so I  
> suggest you search through the current memman.pdf (texdoc memman)  
> to find your answer. Some things that required low-level hacking to  
> get done, are now easy to achieve.

I found memmanadd.pdf which is a recent addendum to the manual. Did  
not have to read it, though.

> The dirty trick of \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} will probably work,  
> but may produce undesired results.

For the time being this is sufficient.  Thanks.


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