{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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What are the differences between using paralist vs. enumitem

I am looking for advice on which of these packages to use? Under what circumstances would paralist be preferred over enumitem?
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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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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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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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Suggestions for transitioning from paralist to enumitem package

Based on the suggestions on What are the differences between using paralist vs. enumitem, I am transitioning from using paralist to enumitem and have encountered a few issues. There are a few places ...
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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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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 ...
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How to control enumitem's description list via leftmargin and labelwidth keys

I am trying to learn how to use enumitem's keys to adjust a description list. In this case, I would like to have my list items and description text both left aligned, but the description text should ...
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Description list with aligned descriptions

This forum thread is exactly what I'm looking for. I want my description environment to produce this: Label is long text lab2 blalballalaa label3 possible second rule label ...
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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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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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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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enumerate in multicols

The following image illustrates what am looking for: Essentially I want the numbering to occur as shown above but using the multicol and enumitem package. But when I try it by using the following ...
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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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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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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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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 to suppress vertical space between proof environment heads and itemize environments?

The user 'egreg' recently helped me to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments (such as itemize; see the link below). I now have a similar problem: When a proof ...
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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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Automatically number a description list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerated description list I would basically like to produce some kind of combination of an enumerate and a description environment. Manually \begin{description} ...
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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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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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LaTeX enumerate - bold item with non-bold text

I'm trying to customize the environment enumerate where the \item is bold but the text is not bold. What I've tried is (at the suggestion of one of the google-results): \let\origitem\item ...
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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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How to reduce vertical space itemize environment inside table

I have this: I want for the first item to be vertically aligned with my other cells. How can I do it? The answers provided here suggested to play with topsep and partopsep: How can I change ...
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Undesired \parindent in front of first label when using asparaenum environment

When using the asparaenum environment from paralist, sometimes the \parindent in front of the first item is undesirable. For example, if one uses the asparaenum environment directly after starting the ...
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Add an asterisk left of an enumerate

I am looking for a simple way of adding an asterisk or some small image to the left of an enumerate such that the indentation of the enumeration is not affected by the latter. I have read Add asterisk ...
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Resuming a list started within a minipage

I have a minipage with a figure, and I want part (a) to be on the right of this figure (so part (a) is in a 2nd minipage), and the remaining parts (b), (c), etc to be below. The insights provided in ...
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How to enumerate the items in line within the paragraph not each item in a separate line?

I want to have the following: A graph can be cut in several ways including \begin {enumerate*} [label=\itshape\alph*\upshape)] \item minimum cut, \item normalised cut and \item average cut. \end ...
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Weird vertical spacing problem with (adjusted) enumerate

Based on Nested enumerate (enumitem) interferes with suppressing vertical space after theorem heads. I use the following code. After a while, I ran into a weird behavior: As you can see, the sub-lists ...
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vertical spacing on enumitem

In the example below I want the enumerate list to essentially be ``inline'' with the word Example from the example environment. It works perfectly with text or enumerate* (inline list), but I cannot ...
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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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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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List with arrows instead of bullets

I want a bullet list with arrows instead of bullets, like: => Line 1 => Line 2 I tried this, but it returned some error: \begin{itemize}{labelitemi}{$\Rightarrow$}[leftmargin=1em] \item ...
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From paralist to enumitem, using tabto too

This is a follow up question to the one I asked a while back: Horizontal enumeration in multiple columns . There I was using paralist and now I feel it is better to switch to enumitem (since I can ...
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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 ...
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How to “bubble in”/color fill an item counter ((A),(B),(C),…) in an enumerated list

I'm trying to make an answer explanation guide for a test where the correct answer is "bubbled in". I've tried using the enumitem package and tikz as shown in this post (Enumerated list with blue ...
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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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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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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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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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Enumeration with several items per line, several lines and nicely formatted

Based on Alan's answer here, I would like to be able to create nicely formatted "inline" enumerated lists. The issue I have is that the space between items on a line is always fixed, which does not ...
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Indenting First Paragraph in a List

I have an enumerate environment and each item contains several paragraphs. Normally, none of the paragraphs are indented, but using the enumitem package, I can set the listparindent to make all but ...
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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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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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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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Tabbing with automatic line breaks

I want to format text like this: a) Bla bla bla bla lbal bla blablalakasdfdl sdlf sdfl blablalbalasldkfsdflksdf b) b;sdfdfgldfgajs;dflsfsldfk s;dlfskfwopwerkrotkdfpgodfg osdofkdfgk ...
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How to create an inline list via a macro

I want to create a macro that yields an inline lists. I can easily do this using enumerate* form the the enumitem package, but when I attempt to wrap this in a macro, I get: Extra }, or forgotten ...
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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 ...