{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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Description Environment options in LyX

The code given here can be used to adjust the items and text in description environment. I wonder how to use these options [leftmargin=!,labelwidth=\widthof{\bfseries The longest label}] with beamer ...
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Make a command start new line in a list if it is not currently at the end of another list

I am trying to typeset a structured proof as demonstrated by Leslie Lamport in his paper How to Write a 21st Century Proof. In particular, I am trying to typeset Figure 3 (shown below). My code and ...
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Reference to List Items in Theorem Environment with Label Type “Theorem”

I'm trying to set up references to list items in theorem environments. Using the thmtools and the cref-package I am able to reference theorem environments, such that the theorem type, e.g. theorem, ...
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Compilation error when including enumitem and paralist packages

I encounter an error when I compile a LaTeX document which includes both the enumitem and the paralist packages. Here is my MWE code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Prevent page breaks between item heading and item content

I have headings that appear before items in an enumerated list. The problem is that I think it looks ugly when a heading appears at the end of a page with the content of that heading on the next page. ...
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Perhaps a missing \item?

I tried to reduce the size between lists using the enumitem package and I got an error saying perhaps missing an \item. This is my code below where I am clearly not missing it! ...
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How to make an enumerate list with a set margin

I simply want to nest lists for answering homework problems with multiple parts as such \begin{description} \item[3] \item[5] \begin{enumerate} \item \item \end{enumerate} \end{description} ...
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Nested enumerate with multicols

I am currently working with nested enumerate environments in which the second level is typeset using a multicols, as follows : \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How can I get cleveref / enumitem to print, not 'item (e)', but 'Proposition 1 (e)'?

I currently make use of enumitem and cleveref to show references to theorems. Sometimes, I want to reference a point in a list inside of a theorem. It should show [Name of theorem type, e.g. ...
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Get ref to show full, cumulative reference to nested item

I'm using enumitem and trying to label items with only their current level, but reference them with their full "absolute" value. Here's a sample document: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} ...
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Enumerate package wont allow to change format

I have a [journal]{IEEEtran} document (I just don't want to change the document type). I have had lots of problems, like: I cannot manage to enumerate even pages to the left and odd pages to the ...
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How do I make an inline list respect margins without hyphenation?

I'm using the enumitem package to create inline lists in my resume. I currently have a snippet of code that looks like \begin{description} \item[Frameworks/Libraries:] ...
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One enumerate item per table cell

I have an enumeration of 15 items. How can I make those items appear in a 3x5 table? So I want to have exactly one enumerate item per table cell: ---------------------------------- | 1. This is | 2 ...
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too much space with tabto and enumitem

The MWE below indicates the problem. The final item, number 6, isn't aligned correctly (it is pushed some extra space to the right!). This is also the case when I change the number of tabs to 2. ...
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enumitem newlist with etaremune

I am entering my publications into the CV. Currently, I am using enumitem to define a new enumerate list as follows: \makeatletter \newlength{\bibhang} \setlength{\bibhang}{1em} \newlength{\bibsep} ...
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listparindent in enumitem

When using enumitem, I have encountered the following problem \begin{itemize}[leftmargin = *,listparindent =1cm] \item A.\\ ...
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Increase the gap before and after the dots in inline list [duplicate]

How to increase the gap before and after the dot? Here's a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{itemize*} \item[] First point \item ...
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description environment with italic, non bold labels, bullets and normal font in the description

I think I am lost in something very easy with the enumitem package. I would like a description environment where the label is in italics and the description in normal text. I tried this ...
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Inline arrangement using “enumitem”

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{itemize*} \item First point \item Second point \item Third point \end{itemize*} \end{document} The ...
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Blank line occurring between description term and itemize list when using style=nextline

In my Sphinx project, I have description lists that start with either a paragraph or a list. Since I want the description term to be on its own line, I use enumitem with {style=nextline}. The problem ...
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List/table with first column in page margin (right aligned)?

How do I create a list/table where the item names (first column) occurs inside the page margin (outside the usual area where text would be located) and is right aligned? Example of desired behaviour: ...
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Custom enumerate margin with enumitem

I'd like to tell to enumitem to customize the enumerate environment so that, with the following code, I'd get the result pictured below ('a' labels for 1.(a) and 2.(a) should be aligned). How can I ...
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Customizing enumerations

Not a long time ago when customizing my enumerations, I came across the enumitem package, which helped me to do it more quickly. But I'm lost to find the way to do the following thing. I want those ...
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Predefined enumerate settings

I have multiple enumerates across some files, for which I want a consistent style (same enumitem options): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newcommand{\enumSettings}{noitemsep, ...
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Indenting both label and content in description-environment

I'm trying to customize enumitem so that labels and item-contents will be broken into paragraphs with negative (hanging) indent when they get too long for the designated space: label one ...
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Appropriate indentation for first item starting in the same line as previous text [closed]

I use the following code \newlist{longmainenum}{enumerate}{1} \setlist[longmainenum]{label={(\alph*)},font=\bfseries, align=left, leftmargin=0pt,labelsep=0pt, labelwidth=1.9em, ...
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Changing the item numbering

Similar to Numbering exceeding the 26 letter alphabet I tried to define Roman numbering. The result is OK, but LaTeX gives me a Missing number, treated as zero.-error. MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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Change item font style when referencing

I constructed my own list longmainenum which has bold item labels. Now when referencing them with cleveref's \crefI want to have the bold font removed. A minimal example: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Marking the items in an “enumerate” list

I am using LaTeX and enumitem. In a list of the kind of \begin{enumerate}[noitemsep,label=(\arabic*)]... \end{enumerate} instead of having items numbered (1), (2), (3), ..., or another of the ...
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Strange output of \getrefnumber (refcount package) with custom enumeration

Can someone help my why are the two warning messages different syntactically (when they seem to be generated the same way)? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{refcount} ...
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Bold list item for entire list

How do I make it such that all text in my list are bold by default? Is repeating the many lines of \textbf the only way to achieve this? \begin{enumerate}[label=\arabic*, parsep=10pt, ...
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Controlling Enumerate Nesting Level

How can I control what nesting level enumerate starts at? I often want to have the first level of my list use (a),(b),(c),... the second level use i.,ii.,iii., ... Currently I manually set the label ...
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Handling margins and indent in itemize

I have looked around the site for a while and haven't found a specific answer about this particular problem: I am typing up a paper and was asked to separate different sections with headings. I would ...
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nested lists - typeset only top n levels

I am writing an outline and have a lot of nested enumitem lists. Is there a way to automatically suppress output for higher list levels? e.g. In the following: \begin{enumerate}[label=\Roman*.] ...
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Using pgfkeys to switch between “enumerate” and “enumerate*” when using the enumitem package with the package option “inline”"

No matter what I seem to do, I'm just getting this wrong. I would like to be able to set a key to determine how my list is arranged. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} ...
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enumitem and \@listdepth

The labels in itemize-like lists created with enumitem don't seem to obey \@listdepth. Consider the following. We define two types of lists \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Set space between list and following paragraph to equal one line

My question is best formulated with an example, which is given below. I've tried to play with topsep, but that seems to modify the space both before and after the list. I need to only modify the space ...
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Enumerating nested item with skips

I need to do some nested numbering of items, but with skips. I can skip outer numbering, but similar method is not working with inner numbering. I have the code below, where the numbering starts from ...
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Resume option in enumitem with \includeonly

If I use \includeonly to include file foo2.tex, \begin{enumerate}[resume] does not resume the numbering of the last enumerate environment in file foo1.tex. What I've done is to run all parts, see ...
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referencing nested \items

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{cleveref} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Show that \begin{enumerate}[label = (\alph*)] \item ...
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Automatically set description list `labelwidth` based on widest label?

How do I create a description list where the item text is automatically indented to the width of the widest label? This is the same question as Description list with aligned descriptions but I would ...
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enumitem: referencing items in enumerate

Say we have a huge document with many sections, subsections, and subsubsections. In a few of these sections, we have enumerated environments. The package I am using is enumitem. One of the ...
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The use of enumerated options [closed]

I am not sure what would be the best-practice approach to type setting an observation that has an enumerate list. For instance, consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Aligning bullet and text in itemize

I want to make the bullets in itemize to align at 0 mm (no indent). Using the enumitem package, this can be done by specifying the option [leftmargin=*]. At the same time, I would like the texts to ...
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Remove extra space from framed environment

I would like to remove or better said have the framed environment (box) aligned with the content in the description. Notice below how the box is out of alignment and aligns with the margin. See a MWE: ...
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Center Aligning Labels in a enumerate environment

I am trying to get enumerate environment do the following: (subgroup) some description of a subgroup of a group G. (hello!) This subgroup is a hello subgroup of G and satisfies an ...
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Spacing between item and description using description list

How can I get the same result as the code below without having to use \quad spacing? Is there any parameter in enumitem to adjust the horizontal spacing? \begin{description} \item{Item 1} \quad ...
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Fixing itemization alignment and line wrap inside tabular

I'm trying to construct a table using the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{p{.3\linewidth}p{.7\linewidth}} ...
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Enumitem: using the resume command in enumerate

\documentclass[11pt, letter]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label = \arabic*] \item \item \end{enumerate} \begin{enumerate}[resume] \item \item ...
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Equal spacing with enumerate and multicol

I want to create a worksheet that gives equal vertical spacing for all problems. I have two questions. What can I do to interchange parts (b) and (c) so that parts (a) and (b) are on the same line ...