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How can I make an enumerate list start at something other than 1?

Sometimes, I want to have enumerate lists in LaTeX start at other than the first value (1, a, i, etc.) How can I make an enumerate list start at an arbitrary value?
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How do I change the `enumerate` list format to use letters instead of the default Arabic numerals?

I've seen documentation whereby an \alph command is put around the \begin{enumerate} somewhere, but I'm not entirely sure how that operates...
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Resuming a list

I'd like to be able to resume an enumerated list, continuing the old numbering, after some intervening text which should not be formatted like a list item. Is there a nice way to do this? In ...
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Enclose an entry in an enumerate list in parentheses

I'd like to enclose one entry of an enumerate list in parentheses, with the opening parenthesis appearing before the index number. I can do this manually by using \item[(3.] Item text), but this ...
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multicolumn long table or enumeration

I would like to generate a multi-column table that wraps within columns of the document, and splits across pages. There are a couple of similar questions here How do I create a really long table in ...
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Remove space around bullet points in itemized or enumerated list

How can I reduce the amount of space around items in an itemized or enumerated list? I would like to reduce the vertical space between items, the space to the left of the bullet, and the space ...
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Something like \enumerate, but with custom numbers at each \item

I'm doing homework from a particular book, and each question is numbered after the page number and the question number. For example 52.2, 52.9, 53.13, etc. (Note that they are not sequential.) How do ...
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Modifying labels on some enumerated items

In an enumerate environment, I want a few (not all) of the items to have asterisks which appear before the number (I don't feel strongly about whether the number or the asterisk is horizontally ...
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Change bullet style / formatting in Beamer

I like the Boadilla layout for Beamer presentations, but I find its enumerate bullet points illegible, as illustrated below (from the Beamer Theme Matrix). How can I change the formatting of the ...
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How can I change the order of an alphabetic enumeration?

For instance, in Welsh the alphabet starts a, b, c, ch, d, dd, etc. Is there a way to automatically alter the ordering of lists to match this?
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How to include enumerate in tabular?

I would like to have text in one column table with multiple rows, but I need to include an enumerate in one cell. I get errors and read on the Internet the problem is in combining environments with ...
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\ref should use enumerate label name

I have done this: \begin{enumerate} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\textbf{S.\theenumi}} \item a \item \label{l} b \item c. goto \ref{l} \end{enumerate} The \ref just uses the enumerate number. But I ...
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Skipping every even numbered item in the enumerate environment

How can I skip every even item in the enumerate environment without having to continually type \setcounter{enumi}{5}? I am still learning to program macros, so I spologize if this is a ridiculously ...
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Specifying a no-indent for a list

I have the following: This is just normal text... \begin{enumerate} \item First Item ?\\\\ This is the text of the first item \item Second Item ?\\\\ This is the text of the second item ...
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Enumerated description list

How can a list be created, whose items are both enumerated (a,b,c,d,...) and allow for setting a description via \item[texthere] ? Im am using MikTex on Windows.
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How to Continue Enumerate Across Columns in Beamer

I am trying to create two columns of a single enumerated list on a single frame in beamer. How do I go about getting the enumeration to continue from one column to the next?
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Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks

When I make a presentation with nested enumerations where each enumeration needs to be animated, the inner enumeration is completely hidden from the slide until its parent becomes visible, while the ...
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Nested enumeration numbering

I write homework assignments in LaTex and the assignments are always divided into subparts (i.e. Problem 1 is divided into 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, ...). Currently what I do is I have nested enumerations, but ...
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Using lower-case roman numerals in enumerate lists

when I use \begin{enumerate}[I] \item ... I get I II how I can get i ii ? I try with \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\roman{enumi}} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\theenumi} in the begin of ...
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enumerate with non-standard numbering (1°, 2°, …)

How can I get a list environment with numbers 1°, 2°, ...? LaTeX does not accept the symbol °.
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Get number of elements in enumerate

Suppose, I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} We have totally 7 columns, describing the user: \begin{enumerate} \item ID --- users.name \item Forename --- ...
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Aligning enumerate labels to top of image?

I asked a question a while ago about vertically aligning enumerate labels to the top of table. Now I am having the same problem, but with images. Since my problem was solved in my previous thread, I ...
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Alignment in inline math

I want to enclose a tabular environment with a bracket, inside an enumerate environment, and be aligned to top. In the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} ...
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Vertical alignment of align* in enumerate

Related (but not the same): Align number from enumerate with equation Displaying an equation in a list Earlier today I asked a question about aligning equations in an enumerate environment ...
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How to make enumerate items align at left margin?

I would like to have my lists to have no indent for the top level, i.e. having the same left margin as the surrounding paragraph, with just enough space for the widest label to fit: Paragraph text ...
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In Beamer, create a square with a number in it (like enumerate)

I have an enumerate environment with square icons, which gives me a colored square with a number inside for each item. Below this, I have things I would like to visually correspond with these items. ...
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How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate?

I'm somewhat of a LaTeX noob, and this is driving me completely nuts. When I type \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} Some text \begin{itemize}[noitemsep] ...
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Continuing enumerate Counters in Beamer

I'm trying to continue the numbering of examples in enumerate environments in beamer. For example, I'd like one slide to feature Foo Bar and the next slide Zip Yadda My strategy so far has ...
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Centre roman numbers in enumerate environment

I have an enumerated list that uses roman numbers. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label=\roman*] \item first entry \item second entry ...
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Enumerate list not showing when using parallel package

I want to divide a paragraph with enumerate. First I use package "parallel": \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{parallel} \begin{document} ...
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How to properly align three-level enumerate 1. 1.1. 1.1.1

I've created my environment, and modified the enumerate command: \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\arabic{enumi}.} \renewcommand{\labelenumii}{\arabic{enumi}.\arabic{enumii}.} ...
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Order items in enumerate environment automatically

I have a list of almost 300 items in an enumerate environment \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is the second item. \item This is the third item. \item This is the ...
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Enumerate with Properties

How can I easily customize the \enumerate environment so that, instead of each line being numbered 1., 2., etc., they are numbered Property 1., Property 2., etc.?
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Enumerate alignment problem in theorem environment

I'm using amsart. When I create an enumeration inside a theorem environment, the numbering is not aligned properly: Theorem 14. (1) (2) (3) (4) How do I shift the (2),(3),... to be aligned with ...
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Infinite-depth list

I want to create a command set that allows me to do something like \nestedlist{ \listitem An item \sublist{ \listitem A sub item \listitem Another sub item } } and get An item 1.1 A ...
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Enumerated list with square brackets

I want to make an enumerated list in the following format: [1] foo foo [2] foo foo ... How I can do that using enumerated lists? I have tried the following: \begin{enumerate}[\left[ 1 \right]] ...
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Option [(a)] to get alphabet numbering when applied to enumerate doesn't work

According to this popular guide http://texblog.wordpress.com/2008/10/16/lists-enumerate-itemize-description-and-how-to-change-them/, I should be able to apply an option [(a)] to get small case ...
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Aligning an enumeration item to the top of a tikzpicture

I've drawn a tree using pgf/tikz and am trying to place it in an enumerated list. A snippet of my complete code is as follows: \subsection*{Problem 2} \begin{enumerate}[1)] \item Max heap \item ...
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labels for itemize in proposition

I have a Proposition which consists of an itemize with three claims, i.e. \begin{prop} \begin{itemize} \item[(i)] ... \item[(ii)] ... \item[(iii)] ... \end{itemize} \end{prop} I wish to insert ...
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How to change the labels for specific levels for the enumerate environment?

Specifically, I want to change the "i" to be "(i)". I tried redefining the "\roman" command to be "(\roman)" without luck ... any thoughts?
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Put a box around an item (homework)

I am using the enumerate environment to do homework. In the following, first I write out the question, then I write out the answers to the first two parts. What I'd like to do is have a box around ...
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Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns

Consider the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \setlength{\parindent}{0mm} \usepackage{paralist} \usepackage{tabto} \begin{document} \NumTabs{3} \begin{inparaenum} \item text ...
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Adjust vertical space before enumerated list in Beamer

In Beamer, I can easily set the desired vertical space between items in an enumerated list with itemsep. But how do I set the vertical space between the line that introduces the enumerated list and ...
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Hanging indent inside list

I would like items in a list to have a hanging indent (that is, for all lines after the first to be indented by a space or more), but the traditional \hangindent command doesn't work for this. ...
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Referencing a nested list item by only its most immediate bullet

I'd like to be able to reference a nested enumerated list item only by its inner-most identifying character. \begin{enumerate}[(1)] \item \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item \label{mylabel} Referenced ...
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New list environment: automatic enumeration with “a posteriori” format

This is a follow-up question to Nested enumerate labels with parent label appended plus a single set of enclosing parentheses First and foremost, sorry for my English, I'm learning it currently. ...
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How to get a better spacing in nested multicols environments?

The following code produces an output that has badly-spaced contents. My objective is to write an exercise with multiple choice questions. Each option may have a figure. The red arrows indicate the ...
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How to put bullets in the margin?

I'm no typography expert, but I heard that the bullets and numbers in itemize/enumerate environments are better placed outside of the main body of text, i.e. in the margin. How can I do that in LaTeX? ...
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How to continue an enumeration? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resuming a list What is the best way to extend an enumeration such that the next enumeration environment does not start with one but with the number following the last ...
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Nested enumerate labels with parent label appended plus a single set of enclosing parentheses

I want to have a list like (1) foo (1.1) foo (1.2) foo (2) foo I am using the package enumitem and \begin{enumerate}[label=(\arabic*)] \item foo \end{enumerate} I know that i can append ...