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{enumitem} is a package that provides user control over the layout of the three basic list environments: {itemize}, {enumerate}, and {description}.

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Indentation of Sublists of Wide List

The wide feature of enumitem package effectively makes the item label part of the text, instead of setting the margin of the following text left of the label. I would like to use the wide feature, but ...
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Unseemly spaces at start of lines

I am making solutions to a problem with many parts. I want the parts to be indented by \qquad. The first line is indented about twice as much as the other lines, but I used the commands \noindent ...
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Problem with wrapfig and itemize

If I use an image with wrapfig into or near an itemized list, the result is the image overlapped to the text (see picture). I red a lot of posts related to wrapfig and itemize incompatibility but no ...
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Enumerated list with repeating triplet of numbers and letters

I would like to make a list that looks like this 1A 1B 1C 2A 2B 2C ... and so on. I've tried the enumitem package, but can't seem to make the numbers and letters repeat. \documentclass{article} ...
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Enumerate: make labels and items aligned left within a theorem

Just what the title says: I want to make an enumerate list in which both the labels and items are aligned to the left. I can currently only get one or the other. Minimal working example: ...
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Center labels in enumerate within a theorem

Here is a minimal working example, based on this answer: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \SetLabelAlign{Center}{\hfil#1\hfil} ...
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How can I move labels to above text in enumerate?

I am using enumerate together with the enumitem package. I have set up my code as per the MWE below. This puts the label and number to the left of the text. I am wondering it there a way to adapt this ...
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Typesetting Multipart Exercises

When I typeset exercises, I sometimes like to provide the exercise number in the left margin rather than as part of the paragraph describing the exercise. This poses a problem when I need typeset ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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How to define the indentation for the second line of a multiline item with custom label?

I have a multicolumn list and I am a little limited in vertical space, for that reason I used the property leftmargin=* of itemize to get rid of some of the white space between the custom label and ...
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multicol list spacing before and after section titles

How can I get consistent spacing before and after an itemize environment inside a multicols environment when the list is immediately after or immediately before the start of a section? The list in ...
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enumitem: using label for a defined item

Whenever I try to label an item that is defined, it never seems to work. For example, consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage[noabbrev]{cleveref} ...
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Bold and color (*) asterisk before enumerate

Good morning. It's my problem, add the bold (*) asterisk before enumerate items and also colored. Here my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} ...
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Picture or text below (and part of) the number of an enumerated item

It's my problem, I don't know how to do picture or text, bottom in enumerate number. Therefore I couldn't write code, even. Bottom in enumerates have one picture or/and two picture or/and mini text. ...
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How to get single-spaced list environments in a double-spaced document

I am writing a double-spaced document based on the book class. I set the spacing using \linespread{1.6}. Is there a way to get all enumerate, itemize, and description environments to be single-spaced ...
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Modifying whitespace before and after list separately using enumitem package

I use the enumitem package to modify the amount of space related to lists. One of the options this package can easily modify is topsep. However, this variable controls the vertical space both before ...
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Spurious Vertical Space Introduced by multicols (Additional Case)

This seems to be a duplicate of Spurious [?] vertical space introduced by multicols, but the solution from there does not seen to work for me. Basically I want the case of using multicols to not ...
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Making an “answer space” before the item number in enumitem package

It is customary in our country to put an answer line just before the item number in test papers just like what appears below. I am creating a template that my peers who are just recently converting to ...
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Xparse macro not working when \obeylines is in effect

This is the most strange and hard-to-debug situation I have encountered in latex. When \obeylines is in effect, it seems that macros with optional argument defined by xparse will have some trouble. ...
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How to wrap content after \item[] in parenthesis?

I want to redefine \item[] to make it work like: \documentclass[fontsize=22pt]{scrreprt} \UsePackage[inline]{enumitem} \newlist{notes}{description}{1} \setlist[notes]{ ...
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Enumitem: Restart/Reset counter of new list

I use the enumitem package to manipulate the appearance of my list. Because I want to keep the default enumerate list, I defined a new list edulist and configured it. The list should be used in an ...
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Exercise list using enumitem: how control indentation and labeling of sublists?

For a book project, I want to define exercises in each chapter, having printed labels like Exercise 1.1 and TeX labels like lab:1.1 that can be referenced as "see Exercise \ref{lab:1.1}". [I've read ...
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The label of an enumerate list on its own line using enumitem

I would like to use the enumitem package to define a custom enumerate list such that the label occupies its own line. An example would be: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} ...
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Single item list based off enumerate

I have a successful questions environment that is based off of the enumerate environment using the enumitem package. It correctly continues numbering from the previous questions environments. What I ...
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Avoid paragraph new line after enumerate or itemize from package enumitem

I'm using my own macro to enqoute some parts of my text. When using the itemize or enumerate environments at the end of my quote, the double quote charaters end up in a new line, whereas I'd like to ...
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How to make a keyword list with enumitem with labels aligned right in the margin?

I kinda succeeded in doing with without using the enumitem package, by doing this: (disregard the lines, it's made with showframe) \newenvironment*{keywordlist}{% \list{}{% ...
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show “continued” for nested description list item on page break

I'm using enumitem to create a description list. These lists can sometimes be nested and can get very long. When a list item with a lot of description text breaks over a page it is difficult to ...
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List Structures

I am interested to create a list like the below one, which starts with \noindent but then is pushing the text to the left but without the text in the item returning again to \noindent when there is a ...
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Something like \setkomafont{item}{\sffamily}

Just to confirm I didn’t overlook something: It’s possible in KOMA-Script to change the font of the item label in description lists, but neither the label of enumerate and itemize items nor the item ...
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Enumerate pattern: 1, 1, 2, 2, 3, 3, … , etc

This is a follow-up question to \include on every other page?. I went with what the best answer suggested and surrounded each question and answer by \begin{filecontents}{some title} and ...
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Absolutely position nested enumerate labels from page margin

I want to absolutely position nested enumerate labels based on the following scheme: 1. Top level - flush with left page margin and all text is wrapped to the left margin. a. Second level - label ...
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Checking if first portion of an environment's content is empty

Motivation: I am working on a very personalized Exercise/Answer package for my colleagues. The exercise, exsheets, etc. packages don't do what I need. To accomplish this, I create an exercises ...
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How to customize list environment exclusively for tabulars?

I would like to implement a list within a tabular environment. Without adjustments the output looks pretty akward due to horizontal spacing. However, I used the following code to align the list ...
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How to add space at the beginning of the item or adjust left alignment for items

Hi I use enumerate to number items but second item starts before the first one. Because i add more than one number in item, I didnt figure out how to make a space at the begining of an item. Do you ...
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Detect actual start of text

I have conditional which is sometimes suppressed, and if it gets typeset needs to be noted. If the conditional text begins with an environment which adds vertical space prior to the actual start of ...
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Adjust parameters of resumed lists

When an enumitem list is resumed there is some additional vertical space that is applied as can be seen in the difference in the vertical alignment of the 2nd item: I assume this is related to ...
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\newlist vs. \newenvironment for defining an individual list style

as far as I know, there are two ways of defining an individual list style: 1) Use the enumitem package and the \newlist and \setlist commands 2) Define an individual environment like the following ...
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can someone please explain the enumitem horizontal spacing parameters?

I am still struggling with enumitem. I don't understand the horizontal spacing parameters at all. I have indeed read the documentation, and numerous answers to numerous questions, but despite all that ...
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Remove whitespace around an enumeration in a table

I've tried using the enumitem suggestion given on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4968557/latex-very-compact-itemize, but I still see white space around my enumeration: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to change enumerate style in GSM package

I used GSM LaTeX package of AMS to write a book, in which the enumerate environment gives the result as follows: (1) If blah blah blah. (2) Else blah blah blah. (3) Or blah blah blah.... I want ...
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Line break after \item, vertical spacing

First, my example: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{enumitem} \newcommand\codeitem[1]{ \item[{ \framebox[\textwidth][l]{ ...
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hyperref and cleveref together with enumitem

I am working on lecture paper and I am referencing theorem-like environments a lot. I have written down a simple example how my layout might look like: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} % ...
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How to align with enumitem? [duplicate]

I have looked into the documentation of enumitem but couldn't figure out how to handle this. I just want a list that aligns the item names to a standard indent from the left and then aligns the item ...
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Indentation in enumerate/list

I'm trying to get rid of indentation in enumerate. The code below shows the indentation with enumerate, and then the only partial fix I could implement. With enumitem package I could avoid indentation ...
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Can I use a TeX primitive in a “before” and “after” macro? (and how?)

The Question Can I use a TeX primitive in a "before" and "after" macro? (and how?) There are two questions that I found useful and related to my question, which sent me in the right direction: how ...
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Removing a half-blank line and precisely calculating a space

Consider the following MWE: Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text, Some text \begin{enumerate} \item This is a line ...
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Enumeration in the `parcolumns` environment

I am encountering a problem in the parcolumns environment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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How to not have bold acronym, but still allow customization via enumitem package?

I use the acronym package to manage my acronyms. And I customize the horizontal and vertical indentation of the acronym list via the setlist command from the enumitem package. \ac{MWE} below. ...
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Adjust indentation of the subsequent lines in description environment

How do I control the indentation of subsequent lines without affecting the other settings? That is, I want the spacing of the first three components to remain as is, but when the content of the line ...
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Spacing between paragraph and list when using usepackage{parskip} and usepackage{enumitem}

I have an item list that I would like to start on a new line, but without a full paragraph space before the first item. I try the different options in enumitem to control this and they work they way I ...