{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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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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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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Enumerate with prime numbers

I was making a numbered list in LaTeX, but I was wondering whether I could make the numbers of the list prime numbers. So I'd like something like: 2. List item 3. List item 5. List item 7. List item ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 produce this table in latex with inconsistent lists/items?

I want to produce the first two rows of this 5-column table in LaTeX: As you can see it is a special type of tables where we see: itemized lists inside but inconsistently, ie. column 4 all rows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Formatting for body of \item in itemize/enumerate/description environment

What I am looking for is a way to specify some formatting, say italics, for the body of each \item in an itemize/enumerate/description environment, up front, without having to do it explicitly for ...
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Command \labelindent already defined

Using the IEEE latex sample, whenever I add "enumitem" package as below \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} \hyphenation{op-tical net-works semi-conduc-tor} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} ...