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

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 19 09:13:24 CET 2007


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.

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

Maarten

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