{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 alternate labels' styles in enumerated lists?

How can I alternate the display of an enumerated list's counter according to which command I've used? E.g., I want \foo{poor Yorick!} to look like (9) poor Yorick! but I want \bar{Joelle} to have a ...
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Nested enumerate (enumitem) interferes with suppressing vertical space after theorem heads.

In the post How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments? David Carlisle suggested a piece of code that helps suppressing vertical space between theorem heads and an ...
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enumitem nextline style: nested item shouldn't start on description label's line

I use enumitem description style nextline to emulate a sort of TOC entry with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newenvironment{DLdescription}[1][*]{% ...
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Indenting multiple paragraphs in description

I am trying to put multiple paragraphs in a description, where the body text is indented by one \parindent, and I want to indent the second paragraph by one \parindent relative to the body text ...
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Possible incompatibility with enumitem

If I compile the following: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[1.] \item This is the first \item This is the second ...
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Multiline item indent

I am currently writing a set of steps for my lecture notes on circles but when the description of the step is too long, becomes multiline, the enumerated environment does not left indents properly as ...
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How do I cross-reference custom labels in my enumitem lists without having the punctuation show up?

I am using enumitem to handle my enumerate and itemize lists. I have a list like \begin{enumerate}[label=Step \arabic{enumi}.] \item step the first \label{en:step-1} \item el secundo ...
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Align \item labels at top of mdframed box

By default, enumerate's \item labels align with the top of the text: However, if the text happens to be a mdframed box, the labels align with the bottom of the box which does not look so good: ...
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Replace \item with \MyItem to box each list member with an mdframed

Since it was pointed out that redefining \item can be dangerous in strange interaction between `mdframed` and `\item`, I am wondering if there are going to be problems with this solution. My goal is ...
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enumitem package and description lists

Why does the following generate an error? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[label=\emph{\alph*})] \item [aaa] bbbb \item [eee] əəəə ...
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enumerate environment and graphics

If I have an item in an enumerate environment, which only contains a figure (or table etc), the bullet point of the enumerations alignment goes weird. For example: \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item ...
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How to change symbol separating description item definitions with enumitem

I'm trying to alter the description environment with enumitem so that an item will be separated from its description by a dash rather than a colon. Having searched the documentation and this forum, I ...
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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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Using enumitem inside mdframed

I tried to use enumitems within mdframed as \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mdframed} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{pifont} \newcommand{\pitem}[1]{{\item {\small #1}}} \begin{document} ...
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How to use bbding package?

I tried to use bbding package for the enumitem symbols. I have added to my code: \usepackage{bbding} .... \begin{itemize}[label=\HandRight] but I receive error !pdfTeX error: ...
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Escape the ] character [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerated list with square brackets Using the help of this answer, I am trying to create a list in which each item is numbered by [1], [2], etc. ...
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Leftalign labels with enumitem

I'm using the enumitem package to define a legal list: \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{legal}{enumerate}{10} \setlist[legal]{label*=\arabic*.} The output for a list looks like this: 1. foo 1.1 ...
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Enumerated list with blue circles and number inside it

I am creating a manual for an application and I would like to provide step by step directions of the application. For the step numbers, I would like to use big, blue circles with white numbers in it. ...
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newenvironment enumerate

I'd like to get a list with the label $\mathscr{G}_1$, where G_1 is the first item in the list. If I use \newenvironment{enumeratescr}{\begin{enumerate} [labelindent=\parindent, ...
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spacing in a description list using enumitem

I found Description list with right alignment of labels while looking for a solution for my own problem. I tried to modify the above solution, but there are a few ugly things I don't know what to do ...
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Why package enumitem conflicts with Tufte-book and/or beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble combining enumitem and beamer I am trying to produce a package, combining tufte-book and beamer, in order to produce lecture slides and handout (with ...
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Repeating enumerated list items and their original number

Sometimes enumerated lists are used to list example sentences which are referred to from the text by their numbers in the list. But as such references are made from far away pages it might be ...
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Alternative Enumeration Environment

I have a theorem which lists a bunch of properties, and then I prove them one-by-one. Because the proofs are long, it looks awkward when every line is automatically indented by the enumerate ...
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Better alignment for enumitem list

In the following screenshot, the alignment of the 2nd A) and the space between the label of the 2nd list and the fraction have been obtained empirically n: see \hspace*{1.375em} and ...
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How does the enumitem package place the labels?

In the following screenshot, I would like the 1st item A) in the inline mode to be at the same level of indentation of the labels A) to D) in the first list. To do that I would like to know how the ...
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enumitem conflicts with galician

The following code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[galician]{babel} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} \begin{document} \chapter{Preguntas ...
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How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments?

How can I suppress vertical space between a theorem head and an enumitem environment? I would like the output to look like version 3 below, but I hope there is an automatical solution without ~ and ...
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Make enumerate have beamer themes when using enumitem

I really like the enumitem package, but it seems to have compatibility issues with beamer. I could get them to work together for itemize lists by using the following: ...
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Best way to part answers from solutions?

Now, if anyone could change the title into something better that would be great =) I am writing a rather long document, which contains plenty of integrals. I have a big list of integrals sorted in a ...
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Asterisk inside a variable

I am trying to define a variable with an asterisk in its value but keep getting errors. I have tried \def, \let and \newcommand but neither worked. A minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Aligining item descriptions

I am trying to make my description list with same margin as my formulas (made with fleqn option - \usepackage[fleqn]{mathtools}). I was able to make it with labelindent option of the description ...
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Proper margins in custom enumeration/itemize environements

I am using two custom list environments (itemize-compact and descriptionhang), which work fine on their own, but not when I nest them. Please consider this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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A five level deep list

I would like to create a five level deep list using the enumitem package. I found this suggestion on stackoverflow and implemented it as follows \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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Can't get my head around enumitem's spacing parameters

Maybe it's my terrible lack of sleep but I can't get my head around enumitem's horizontal spacing parameters. What I want is a decription enviroonment in which the first line of each item (where the ...
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Customizing enumerations and itemizations

Is there a guide out there on how to customize the enumerate and itemize instances in my code? (I'm using the Memoir class in LaTeX for Windows, and I have the enumitem package included.) I want to ...
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How can I change behaviour of enumitem?

Document 1: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} List of items: \begin{itemize} \item Item one, \item Item two, \item Item three \end{itemize} \end{document} ...
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hyperlink an \item and \ref

I have a custom environment which is just an enumerate with the \item written for me. I would like the enumeration label to be a hyperlink- in the MWE below, it simply links to a page at the end of ...
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How to use chngcntr with an enumitem newlist with resume?

With the following M(ish)WE, I expected the numbering of my examples list to be reset at the opening of the second chapter, but it is not. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{chngcntr} ...
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Description list with right alignment of labels

I want a description list that looks like the following: Name | Joel Spolsky Address | Some address Some zipcode Telephone | +31 123 456 E-Mail | ...
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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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A step by step environment

I would like to obtain the following output : Bla, bla, here are the actions to do. Action 1 Bla, bla, bla... Action 2 Bla, bla, bla... Action 3 Bla, bla, ...
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Counting letters inside paragraph

I am trying to make a new command \part which is defined such that each time I type \part the output equals \paragraph*(letter) where letter is bold. So, with typing the letter manualy in, the ...
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Trouble combining enumitem and beamer

I have trouble combining two things for a set of slides: Adjust item separation globally Use default overlays of lists locally (parameter [<+->]) I use enumitem for 1. but it seems to ...
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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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Enumerated list indentation

I noticed that when I use enumerated list environment it produces an extra indentation to the document. So that if I'm using \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} and then the enumerated list, the left ...
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enumitem: How to change label on enumerate* when inline option is enabled?

I'm using an inline enumerate list in my document, and I want to make that label slightly different (prepend with a () compared to the normal enumerate environment. However, since enumerate* share ...
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Coloured numbering in a list?

Is there a way to obtain coloured numbering in an enumerate list? \begin{enumerate} \item First \item Second \item Third \end{enumerate} I'd like the 1, 2, 3 to be in blue. I thought this should be ...
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A question about customizing ref in enumitem package

I'm experimenting with enumitem version 3.4 (released Aug 2011) a little but facing a problem in customizing the ref. What I'm trying to reach is simple: Have list label in the form 1.1.3. for ...
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Horizontal space in lists

What is the best way to change the amount of horizontal space in list environments? Examples: 1.############################ % Near the enumerated item - compacted horizontal space ...
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Does enumitem conflict with beamer for lists?

I am using the enumitem package in a beamer presentation. When I added a usepackage directive for it, the bullets in front of itemize lists disappeared. I tried restoring them by using ...