{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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change the label of one item in an enumitem list

I want to change the label of one item in a list. I am using the enumitem package, I am very fond of it, and I have to keep using it (lots of other code would break). MWE: ...
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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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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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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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enumitem: renaming the list marker

I am using enumitem to create a list. My goal is to label each item as Case: 1, Case: 2, etc. With the enumerate package, I was able to do \begin{enumerate}[{Case} :1] \item something ... ...
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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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Using cleveref with enumitem's newlists

I'm trying to typeset a proof of a theorem, and I'd like to produce the following output: Case 3: my text goes here and it can wrap to another line, wherein I have subcases: Case 3.a: ...
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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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A new environment based on enumerate

I have defined the following simple environment: \newenvironment{renumerate}{\begin{enumerate}\raggedright}{\end{enumerate}} I wonder how the above can be modified to use with, say, the following: ...
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How do I control the font of the item text in an enumitem list?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[style=nextline] \item[Label 1] {\sffamily\LARGE item text 1} \item[Label2] Item text 2 \end{description} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Two-colum task list with status information

I'm trying to generate a two-column task list with status information in the second column. It has to allow page breaks and should look more a less like this: I managed to hack something together ...
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Defining an new itemize like environment where \item[foo] passes foo to a macro

I want to use enumitem or similar package to define a basic list with the following properties: When \item has no optional argument, a small square (\rule{1em}{1em}) is used When \item[foo] is ...
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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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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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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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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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How to tab the whole subitem?

I'm typing up a document that requires subitems (ex: 1. a), b), etc.). I have been able to do this by using \subitem but what really bugs me is that only this first line of the subitem has a indent ...
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how to define inparaenum in the preamble

I'm using both \inparaenum and \enumerate in my thesis and I would like them to set them in the preamble so that each item is set off with a). I used \setenumerate[0]{\itshape a\upshape)} in the ...
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enumitem - labels fine - but references defined empty

Folks - the various hints as how to get to an enumeration/description listing elsewhere (e.g. Enumerated description list, Automatically number a description list) work splendidly. However - somehow ...
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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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Refer to customized `enumerate` counter

Background I'm typesetting a list of conditions for a certain mathematical object. There are three conditions. Later on I wish to provide an equivalent condition for the third. Therefore, it would be ...
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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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How to change list settings globally?

I'm new to latex, so this might just be a stupid error on my end, but I've downloaded the enumitem package and am trying to globally change the style of {enumerate} so that I don't have to type ...
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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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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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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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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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Custom enumeration with undesired kerning

The following code produces the desired result as shown below: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,calc,bbding} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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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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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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Controlling parindent in enumerate inside customized list environment

I'm trying to control the indentation of paragraphs in an enumerated list that is inside a customized list environment. I find that changing \parindent in the inner list has no effect. Here's an ...
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Different colours for the bullets in itemize environment

In the following list, the colour of the bullet will be fixed: \begin{itemize} \item Good point 1 \item Good point 2 \item Poor statement 1 \item Poor Statement 2 \end{itemize} Is there anyway to ...
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Use ball items in enumerate list with enumitem package

In Beamer, I would like to be able to use ball items (with a number inside) in an enumerate list whose layout is defined by the package enumitem. This question is closely related to Make enumerate ...
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Unable to Remove Vertical Space Before and After Lists within longtable

All the tricks to remove vertical space before and after itemize lists (using enumitem) seem to work well in table/tabular environments, but not in longtable. The following MWE illustrates the ...
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Unbold referenced label

I'm fetching references from an enumeration. The problem is that I want the labels of the enumeration to be bold (hence, I've added a \textbf command) but I want the references in the text to be plain ...
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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 ...