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Automatically setting the label width in a description environment, for each page

There are a couple of questions asking for a description environment where the width of the label-portion is the width of the widest label: Label: Text text text text text text ...
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Defining an 'optional' description list environment

I'm trying to create a variant of the description environment that coerces any present description to be on the next line. I can't seem to get the vertical spacing right when there's no description ...
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Hyperref and description environment

I am trying to put an hyperref command inside an item name in the description environment. The following MWE works as expected (this is what I am trying to achieve!): \documentclass{article} \...
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Code supported by latex2rtf to align equation description wrapping?

I saw the conditional parameter description answer for when you have a description that wraps, unfortunately, that didn't work with latex2rtf, so I'm hoping someone can provide an alternative solution ...
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Alignment of multipage description in tufte-book

In the last few hours I've been banging my head for an alignment issue that I can't find information about. I am using a combination of 4 things: Tufte-book document style fullwidth environment ...
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Acronyms with description environment

I have an editorial template to write a book's chapter. The publisher wants the authors to use the description environment to display acronyms. However, due to acronym's package facilities I am trying ...
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Typesetting of descriptions: beamer-style VS latex-style?

I wonder of there is a consensus among people knowledgeable in typesetting rules as to the circumstances in which Beamer-style descriptions, or default LaTeX-style descriptions, should be favored. I ...
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Something similar to the description environment

I have found this in a paper: It seems very similar to the description environment, but I don't know which environment it could be or how to search for it. Do someone of you know it?