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itemize, removing natural indent

When you itemize items you usually have the entire list indented. This is expected when you have a title or description of what you are listing. I want to itemize but not have the natural indent. I ...
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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) ...
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Remove space around bullet points in itemized or enumerated list

How can I reduce the amount of space around items in an itemized or enumerated list? I would like to reduce the vertical space between items, the space to the left of the bullet, and the space ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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How to change the space between the itemize “items” in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical space in lists How to change the space between the itemize "items" in LaTeX so that I can continue to use the "itemize" and "item" tag without needing to ...
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Count and use the number of items in advance

When writing LaTeX code, I often successively make changes like adding or removing items. I'd like to have TeX count and update the number of items in the list automatically, as in There are ...
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How to define a list with custom symbols?

I'd like to define a list like the following: The nearest I found while googling was this: \begin{itemize} \item[-] foo \item[*] bar \end{itemize} But how can I now use a cross or a check ...
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Can one replace bullet points with graphics?

Is it possible to replace bullet points in an itemize environment with graphics? I can find answers about replacing bullet points with other symbols, but in all the examples I can find, these symbols ...
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Change bullet style / formatting in Beamer

I like the Boadilla layout for Beamer presentations, but I find its enumerate bullet points illegible, as illustrated below (from the Beamer Theme Matrix). How can I change the formatting of the ...
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Itemize without bullets

I want to use the itemize environment exactly as it works by default, but hide the bullets that would otherwise appear. Is there an easy way to do this?
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beamer: change individual bullet color for pros and cons list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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How to change the nested itemize bullet characters?

When creating a nested itemize environment in LaTeX as follows: \begin{itemize} \item one \dots{} \begin{itemize} \item Language Models \item Vector Space Models ...
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Itemize with a dash “-” intstead of a bullet

If I use \begin{itemize} \item asdasd \item dsfsdf \end{itemize} the items are with a bullet, but how can I itemize these two with a "-" (a dash / a hyphen / a small line)?
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Piecewise highlighting in beamer presentation

I would like to do the following with beamer: All items of an itemize environment should be displayed in gray. The current item should be highlighted in black while all others remain grayed out, but ...
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Preventing itemize environment to insert initial vertical space

I'm using itemize and tables like the following \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{>{\ttfamily}llX} \toprule \textbf{\rmfamily Operator} & \textbf{Typen} & \textbf{Regel} \\ \midrule = & ...
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adding space before each item in itemize

I would like to add some space before each \item in begin{itemize} When i try doing something like this \begin{itemize} \item \hspace {5cm} Sweden \item \hspace {5cm} Germany \end{itemize} The ...
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Setting the indention of unordered lists

I'd like to set the indention of an itemize-list. How can this be done?
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How to represent cross and tick in itemize bullets?

I have a an itemize environment in LaTeX. How can I represent a tick and a cross symbol instead of a dot?
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What are original itemize bullet definitions?

We are given a document with original bullet definitions overwritten: \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\circ$} \renewcommand{\labelitemii}{$\circ$} \renewcommand{\labelitemiii}{$\circ$} ...
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How to remove the whitespace BEFORE itemize/enumerate?

I'm somewhat of a LaTeX noob, and this is driving me completely nuts. When I type \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} Some text \begin{itemize}[noitemsep] ...
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Is there a standard way to title a list of bullets?

Is there a standard way to give a list of bullets a title in LaTeX? For instance, if I wanted something akin to this: Pros: Pro 1 Pro 2 Etc. Cons: Con 1 Con 2 Etc.
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labels for itemize in proposition

I have a Proposition which consists of an itemize with three claims, i.e. \begin{prop} \begin{itemize} \item[(i)] ... \item[(ii)] ... \item[(iii)] ... \end{itemize} \end{prop} I wish to insert ...
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In beamer class, how do I remove the additional vertical space before an itemize environment?

On a beamer slide, I want to produce something like I use the following LaTeX code, which works well in LaTeX with the article class. \begin{minipage}[t]{1.4cm} Questions: \end{minipage}\nobreak ...
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beamer, how to explicitly call the “normal itemize icon”

I want to have beamer slides where the change between one slide and the next is that the standard itemize symbol is replaced by a tick or a cross. My first attempt: \begin{itemize} ...
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TikZ in itemize

I want to make a frame transition as seen here. http://www.slideshare.net/thomasmach/hierarchical-matrices-concept-application-and-eigenvalues i.e. from to Move from slide 8/67 to 9/67. I am ...
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Suppress bulleting in itemize environment

I have a nested list, and I wish to suppress any bullet/diamond/hyphen that appears only in the sub-list. For example: \begin{itemize} \item blah \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{itemize} \item a ...
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No indentation for non-item within itemize

When using itemize list, I would like to include text which is not part of the bullet points. Is it possible not to indent it the way items are indented? \begin{itemize} \item One Subsequently, we ...
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How do I insert a full screen picture inside an itemized environment?

I'm using beamer to create slides and I would like to place a full screen picture with a black background inside an itemized environment. What I tried so far is: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} ...
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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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Using the itemize environment inside a caption

The following code does not compile. However, if I remove the itemize environment it does. I googled for this problem, and found suggestions that using the caption package would solve the problem, ...
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How do I make a list start at the same level than the text surrounding it (Without extra left space)?

I want my list to begin straight at the left side of my page, without the usual space to the left (which is about the length of a paragraph tabulation). I tried setting parameters from inside the list ...
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Adjust vertical space before enumerated list in Beamer

In Beamer, I can easily set the desired vertical space between items in an enumerated list with itemsep. But how do I set the vertical space between the line that introduces the enumerated list and ...
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How to put bullets in the margin?

I'm no typography expert, but I heard that the bullets and numbers in itemize/enumerate environments are better placed outside of the main body of text, i.e. in the margin. How can I do that in LaTeX? ...
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Where can I find a list of itemize bullet shapes in LaTex Beamer?

I've read about changing the shape of the itemize bullet in the Beamer class documentation and also on this question which shows how to change the bullet shape to a checkmark (\checkmark). Where can ...
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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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Alphabetically display the items in itemize

I am wondering whether it is possible to display the items alphabetically regardless of the order we type on the backend? For example I am using itemize as follows: \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Global setting of spacing between items in itemize environment for beamer

I'd like to modify the spacing between items in the itemize environment. This post shows how to modify a specific itemize environment (\addtolength{\itemsep}{0.5\baselineskip}). However, I'd like to ...
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Is there a better formatting option for an alternated enumerated/itemized list?

I'm making a questions/answers page where answer follows the question. The questions are enumerated while the answers are not. Questions are using one color while answers using another one. In order ...
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How do I set \itemsep to rubber length?

I know that I can set \itemsep to any length like this, \setlength{\itemsep}{0pt} But if I want to set \itemsep to a rubber length (e.g. \bigskip), how do I do this? \setlength{\itemsep}{\bigskip} ...
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equation, equation number and itemize bullet all on the same line

I think the following sample says it all. I need to get the item bullet in the right place on the same line as the equation, and have this followed by an normal equation number. Someone asked the ...
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Spacing issues with itemize in a table

I've been trying to use lists of items in a table. This was easy to do but I could not find a way to align them in the same way as plain text in a table. Let me give an example: ...
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How to correctly shrink the bullets of itemize

How can I shrink the bullets of itemize without change its positioning and the centering versus the items? My code below show that behaviour in fact the two item underneath have a bullet shifted down ...
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Specifying bullet type when using itemize

Is there a way to get a specific type of bullet instead of the filled bullets when you first activate the itemize command in LaTeX? I am trying to get hollow bullets from the start instead of using ...
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Itemize bullets without itemization?

How can I produce bullets like as they are used in beamer with itemize environments? I want to use them in the text not just for itemizations. Note: I would like the bullets not just to look more ...
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Custom alignment of text in itemized environment

I want to describe the variables involved in an equation in an itemized environment such that every item begins with the variable name and subsequently comes the description for it. I'd like to have ...
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change the itemize from bullet to square

I am trying to change the itemize symbols. Using \begin{itemize} \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\blacksquare$} \item An extensively analysis \end{itemize} the problem is the dimension of the ...
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Add bullet points to description lists

I'd like to add a bullet point to description lists. \begin{description} \item[Term] Description \end{description} Basically what I want looks like the following, when rendered: \begin{itemize} ...
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How to create Bullet-List with Fancy Bullet Shapes?

Can somebody please provide some hint on how to achieve the following 2 types of bullet-lists? Type-1: [Diamond Shaped Bullets] Type-2: [Round Shaped Bullets]
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How to start itemize on same line as text?

I've created a new environment called 'Example' like this: \newenvironment{example} {\textbf{Example:} \begin{itemize}} {\end{itemize}} The environment works fine, but the items are ...
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How to make a right-facing fleur-de-lis list item bullet

Does anyone know how to make a right-facing, correctly-sized (12pt), nice-looking (crisp, maybe SVG or something), fleur-de-lis as a list item bullet? I found this, but it's not quite what I'm after ...