{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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How to format a list of lists?

So I'm not really certain what to call this situation, but I need a list that looks a bit like this: Ia. Foo b. Bar c. Baz IIa. Foo b. Bar ... Any ideas on how to accomplish this with the ...
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Optional argument to \item

I am typesetting an ordered list where the entries may appear out of order, but should be assumed in order otherwise. I don't want to have to jump through \setcounter hoops to do this. That is, I want ...
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Number equations inside enumerate

How can I get begin{equation} numbers to be of the form (1.2), where 1 is the current enumerate item, and 2 is the equation number? M(not)WE: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Enumitem, resume, reset at section

I'm attempting to use enumitem to make a list that runs consecutively in a section and then resets. This question and accepted answer looks promising: How to use chngcntr with an enumitem newlist ...
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Setting the enumi counter under parametrized enumitem

This is a variation on two previously asked questions: Setting the enumi counter under custom enumeration with enumitem and Looking for a numbered List, with parameter, custom label and custom ...
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Nested enumeration with enumitem package

I'm having trouble enumerating with the enumitem package. While the command \item produces the enumeration, I cannot seem to do nasty enumeration. For example: 1. ..... i. ii. iii. etc. I ...
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Why unbalanced multi columns work with standalone but not work with article?

I want to have unbalanced multi columns for 5 multiple choice options. It means that the last option must not be aligned with the third option. By default multicols makes balanced column in which the ...
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Redefine optional argument of \item in enumitem

I am using the enumitem package, and I would like to redefine the optional argument of the \item command. By default, the optional argument accepts text to replace the default label. I never ...
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How to set a spacing parameter in customized list?

I am using the following code to generate my own list: \newlist{mylist}{itemize}{1} \setlist[mylist]{label=\textbullet} and am not sure how to introduce a spacing parameter there, like something ...
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is there a way to “suspend” the counter of the enumitem package?

I'm trying to set up a particular enumerated list, where I need to keep the counter in between \begin{enumerate} environments. Something like the following: \begin{enumerate}[leftmargin=0.85cm, ...
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Marking hard exercises in a book with enumitem

In a book, I'd like to mark hard or difficult sections and exercises with superscript \star s. I can do this for sections as shown below using macros for \hard, \very hard inside \section{}. I'm ...
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Can I use multienum and enumitem together?

I'd like to use some of the features available with the enumitem package with the multienumerate environments used by the multienum package. Is there a way to do this? I'm looking to use the series ...
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How can I create a new label for enumitem with tikz? [duplicate]

Question How can I create a new label for list items in the enumitem environment with tikz that include a variable (a counter in this case)? Problem Code does not compile. Runaway argument?.... ...
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right-alignment with enumitem

I have the following list with the enumitem package, \begin{flushright} \begin{description}[font=\color{black},before=\color{blue},nosep] \item[Item:] some text some text some text \item[Another ...
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list merging with text-columns and fixed space before-and-after

I have 250 number of lists and using enumitem and shortlst packages. I have required all the list should align in the leftside and all the item spacing before-and-after should be fixed 5 points. I ...
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List and Sub-list align with n number column automatically

I have using enumitem package for list alignment. How do split the list in 2 columns or 3 or 4 columns (i.e. upto textwidth) and how do align list with sublist as per below image: My MWE is: ...
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Break text in \item

\documentclass{report} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[style=unboxed,leftmargin=4.75cm,labelwidth=!,labelsep=0cm,align=left] \item[C]High-level programming language. ...
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Enumitem: Indented list where new paragraphs are not indented

I want to create an indented list where new (non-itemized) paragraphs inside the list are not indented at all (that is, they are aligned with the left margin of the main text. See image below). I am ...
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List independent of surrounding list

I want that a list that is inside a list ignores that it is the second level of depth: \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item A ...
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Use Variable as optional input in enumerate

Can anyone tell me how to fix the following problem: The following code produces the error Package enumitem Error: topsep=0em,partopsep=0em undefined \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} ...
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Can I print two acronym lists with different layouts with the acro package?

This question is the equivalent to the 'Hail Mary pass' in American football! I'm trying to use the acro package to do something which it wasn't designed to do, so I'm probably going to luck out – but ...
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Remove top margin in multicolumn \enumerate

I am trying to combine the multicols and enumerate environments (alternatively, the multicols and enumitem packages). Basically, I want to get rid of the top margin when having enumerate inside of ...
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Defining a new list with enumitem that uses ref from surrounding environment

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem}[Great ...
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indentation of enumitem after number to match specific format

I'm required to produce a document containing a list of items in a very specific format. To do this, I need to use the enumitem package, but I need to specify some level of indentation AFTER the item ...
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Setting the enumi counter under custom enumeration with enumitem

I have a several items in an 'enumitem' enumerate environment with custom label styles, and I would like to repeat them at various points later on. Something like this: (a) Unicorns don't exist. ...
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Customizing Lists

Using the enumitem package, is it possible to customize latex lists as shown below?
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Prevent exsheets from creating newline at beginning of question

I want to use the exsheets package for some homework sheets in combination with enumitem. When I encapsulate an enumerate environment inside a question environment, the first item of the enumeration ...
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Spacing of list of items using enumitem package

I want a list that looks exacly thus: Main text with paragraph indent. Now the list. Notice that the list labels aligns with the left margin, the text and paragraphs thereafter with the ...
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Customising description lists

Ok folks, I have a slightly bizarre set up and I'm hoping that someone can help. I have an auto-generated .tex file (made by pandoc from markdown) which has a description list as so: ...
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No effect when use the command setlist with enumitem and outlines packages

I want to change the default labels of outlines package by using enumitem package, but the \setlist command does not work at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} ...
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Lists: Handle Vertical Spacing Between Preceding Text and Following Text Separately

As I understand it, the topsep in enumitem package handles the vertical space between the list environment and the preceding text. But it also adds the same vertical space to the following text. How ...
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description, enumitem, beamer

I am looking for a similar solution as here Description list with aligned descriptions except that I want to use it with beamer. If I use enumitem with beamer, inner theme is replaced by enumitem. I ...
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Format list spacing enumitem, topsep does not work

I am trying to create a list within a table. However, I have a problem with the spacing before and after the list. I do not want any additional spacing due to the itimze/list etc. The first bullet ...
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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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Remove indentation on description list

Ok, I looked at some answers, and they suggest to use the package enumitem and the option [leftmargin=*]. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \section{Foo} ...
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Unexpected horizontal alignment when using enumitem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[ label = \arabic*), itemindent = * ] \item before ...
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Aligning Exsheets Question with Enumitem Inline

Follow-up question to For the inline enumerate: controlling the item spacing. I am having a problem with something using Exsheets and XeLaTeX to compile. \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{article} ...
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For the inline enumerate: controlling the item spacing

I have \documentclass[11pt, twoside]{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1.25in, right=1.25in]{geometry} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \newlist{choices}{enumerate*}{1} ...
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Number to text - error results with fraction

When I use integer with following code, it works correctly. But fraction (say 4.7) is used, errors result. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{fmtcount} \begin{document} \numberstringnum{4} ...
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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 ...