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115 views

Defining a new command whose argument doesn't need braces

I created a \newcommand to allow me to quickly create one-item lists. \newcommand{\itemm}[1]{\begin{itemize}\item #1 \end{itemize}} When I used \item, I don't have to put braces around the text. Is ...
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Can I make an environment that defaults to include \item\relax tags in front of paragraphs?

This certainly sounds lazy, but my use case is designing a crude template for power point presenters to use in converting their content to a company's specific presentation standard, without their ...
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1answer
237 views

\newcommand with optional multi-line argument and implicit itemize environment

While drafting a text, I want to subdivide and group text pieces and keywords to easily reorder them throughout the document. Examples for such a group of text pieces would be: Example 1): Two ...
4
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1answer
245 views

\itemize vs. \begin{itemize} not behaving as expected

I want to write a wrapper macro for an itemize environment. I would like to use the enumitem package (though the MWE here doesn't use or need this package). The problem is the parameters that I'm ...
7
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2answers
414 views

Vertical space before list environment within a macro

UPDATE My problem comes down to the following: vertical space is added before the \items of a list within a macro. The layout I want to use is based on the classicthesis-styled CV (currvita) template ...
5
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1answer
93 views

Empty List Environment

I created commands for resume fields. This is a simplified example of the desired outcome: Currently, I have to create two separate commands to do this, one with \begin{itemize} and the other ...
2
votes
1answer
236 views

Using \item within \newcommand

I tried defining a new command \Quest as follows but the error Lonely \item--perhaps a missing list environment appears. \def\solnversion{0} %%set this to 1 to get solutions ...
4
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1answer
298 views

How can I make a custom \item for use in a list?

I would like to change the color of an \item in a list and I would like the item to look like a regular item. \begin{itemize} \item item one \reditem item two \item item three \end{itemize} and ...
2
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2answers
484 views

Making more easy the itemized of item with tabulation system

Actually, isn’t not really a question. (Since my examinations get close, I don't really have the time to search for a solution to my problems.) Rather than using the common \item, I'd like to use ...
6
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1answer
131 views

Is it possible to scan until the end of the current `\item`

I do a lot of itemize lists in beamer presentation which, in a later step, I want to format nicely, for instance, typeset everything up to the first colon in boldface and the remaining part scriptsize ...
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2answers
704 views

Automatically itemize a paragraph

I'd like to use LaTeX for lecture notes but I use bullet lists extensively, and the itemize macro in LaTeX is too time consuming for lecture notes. But if I could teach LaTeX how to do it for me ...
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5answers
1k views

Using indentation to automatically begin and end itemize environments

This is a question one might answer with "Why the hell would you want to do it?!", sort of an experiment. What I am looking for is a way to write lists with many levels of nestings (notes for school) ...
7
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1answer
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Define command for bold list-item

I have a set of commands for producing various kinds of specific list-items, such as \newcommand{\staritem}{\item[$\star$]} % not really, but you get the gist All the ones I currently have can be ...