{lists} is about list environments. If your question deals with a specific list environment, add the respective tag, if existing, such as {itemize}, {enumerate}, or {description}. A popular package is {enumitem}. For registers like a "List of figures", use {table-of-contents} instead.

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Indentation of Sublists of Wide List

The wide feature of enumitem package effectively makes the item label part of the text, instead of setting the margin of the following text left of the label. I would like to use the wide feature, but ...
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Unseemly spaces at start of lines

I am making solutions to a problem with many parts. I want the parts to be indented by \qquad. The first line is indented about twice as much as the other lines, but I used the commands \noindent ...
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Suppress first new line on list

I want to make entries of the following type: \newcommand{\test}[1]{\hangindent=2em\hangafter=0\noindent\raggedright\footnotesize{#1}\par\normalsize\vspace{1em}} I want entries to contain lists and ...
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Problem with vertical spacing of equations in itemize after the first \item

I found one similar thread here (Removing strange vertical space after first (customized) \item), but I still could not resolve my problem. Please help. Description of the problem: I used beamer ...
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How to reduce indentation in itemize?

I have an itemize block in my latex code (XeTex actually). I wish to reduce the indentation of a multi line item. Can you please help me with this? My code and how it looks are below. ...
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Conflict between gb4e and standalone

Using an \exe environment in a document with the class ‘standalone’ is problematic for me. Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns enviroment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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How to typeset list labels with multiple lines?

I'm new to TeX/LaTeX, and I wish to be able to typeset item labels of a (description) list into multiple lines if needed. I purchased a copy of The LaTeX Companion and chapter 3 contains example code ...
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\stepcounter does not work in \item optional argument

I need a simple enumerate list with a custom label but I can't use the enumitem package. \documentclass{article} \newcounter{mycounter} \setcounter{mycounter}{1} ...
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Create list of examples [duplicate]

I used the amsthm-package to define definitions, theorems and lemmas. Besides, I defined examples as follows: \newtheoremstyle{examplestyle} {2pt} {2pt} {} {} {\bfseries} {:} {3pt} {} ...
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Show at the end of a document an answer key based on a specific environment

I'm making a list of math exercises for my students. Here's an example of the environment I use to create it: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How can I move labels to above text in enumerate?

I am using enumerate together with the enumitem package. I have set up my code as per the MWE below. This puts the label and number to the left of the text. I am wondering it there a way to adapt this ...
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Enumerate margin and linespread

How do I go about defining an enumerate environment (using the enumitem package) (or possibly another environment?) such that the distance from the left side of the text to the LABEL is, say, 5 cm. ...
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Tagging and new environment

I am using the tagging package in my document to "customize it. To include/exclude some parts of my document using a taglist, I could use the following : \begin{taggedblock}{<taglist>} and ...
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Keeping compactenum counters right-aligned

I'm using the compactenum environment (in the paralist package). I'd like to customize the font of the number counter, but when I do so the list ceases to be right-aligned. In the example below, the ...
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Error missing \endgroup for table tabulary with bullet list

I'm trying to insert a bullet list in a table of the type tabulary , but it always throws following error! Missing \endgroup inserted. <inserted text> \endgroup ...
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List Items with Horizontal Spacing

When I try to build list of companies with no bulletin. I get the output as below Actually I want is correct spacing between the colon. Exactly like the below example. Can anyone help me out.? ...
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I can't get roman page numbering to work for pages before main writing section (e.g. TOC,LOF, abstract etc..)

I would like to make all pages before my introduction (TOC,LOF,LOT,abstract), excluding first 3/4 pages (title page, blank page) to be roman numerals with the first page of my introduction =page 1. ...
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list processing for file to input

i would like to create a 'list' of file names at arbitrary points in a document and use that list in the appendix to load these files. i understand that there's a generalized concept of a list in TeX ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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Customizing enumerated lists with tikz prints enumi instead of number

I'm trying to make an enumerate list that has the numbers inside a colored circle. For the circles I'm using the tikz package and the color package. I define a circle in the preamble and then I ...
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How to define the indentation for the second line of a multiline item with custom label?

I have a multicolumn list and I am a little limited in vertical space, for that reason I used the property leftmargin=* of itemize to get rid of some of the white space between the custom label and ...
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How to achieve multicolumn item lists with independent content?

I need three item lists next to each other, with a centered heading for each list. Using the multicol-package doesn't seem to fit my needs as it doesn't allow me to fill my columns independently, does ...
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Going through permutations of nouns and verbs

My daughter is learning to read; I am learning TeX. So I need your help on this: I have an array/a list of nouns (basically names of people and two mythical creatures called Fara and Fu: noun = ...
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How to stop nested itemizes being “again covered” in beamer-class

I'm using \setbeamercovered with transparency for "still covered" and "again covered" to make the current points pop out more. But when using an itemize in an itemize the points of the inner itemize ...
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Customized list of symbols

I am interested in creating a list of variables or other symbols that I want to be able to customize myself, and therefore I am not interested in packages like glossary or nomenclature. I have no ...
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enumitem: using label for a defined item

Whenever I try to label an item that is defined, it never seems to work. For example, consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage[noabbrev]{cleveref} ...
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How can I align my list (enumerate) with the start of my paragraph?

I am having an issue aligning the left side of my list with the left side of my paragraph. Here is my current code: Code: \documentclass[draft, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} ...
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How to generate a table with items into a box?

\documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish,mexico]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{booktabs}<br/> \usepackage{ltablex,array,ragged2e} ...
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Question on Subdivision?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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Problem with list environment in latex

I am prepairing some official applications for a job position and I have encountered a problem. In the end of my text there should be bibliography. I know how to do it but the application should be in ...
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Enumerate replaces uppercase letter 'A' with numbers?

When I try to do: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[(A1)] \item blah \item blah blah \end{enumerate} \end{document} I get the output of: (11) blah ...
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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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How to ignore left margin and move centered math equation to the left?

I have a following equation I need to move it a little bit to the left because it is way to close to the right side and may get clamped while printing. Those equations are using $$ R=... $$ syntax. ...
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How to remove space after the description label and add after the whole description?

I have the following tex source: Lorem ipsum dolor Lorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ...
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Why does beamer change the item spacing when there are sub-items?

When an \item has another itemize environment inside it, the interline space to the preceding \item is slightly less than if threre is no sub-itemize (right image). This has the effect of bullet ...
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Creating a multi-level list numbered like 1a), 1b)

I am trying to create a list that will look like this: Something 1a) apple 1b) pear 1c) banana Something 2a) This is the code I have now, but apparently it does not automatically change the "1" in ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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Prevent line stretching in list environment

I'm using the scrbook class with the default setting to use flushbottom. It seems that Latex like to stretch especially list environments to fill a page. I think a gap between paragrahs would be ...
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Aligning tabular inside list environment

Referring to my other unanswered because edited question here (see edit at the end), I have to open this new post. What can be done, to adjust the top of the tabular with the exercise-number at the ...
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Aligning minipages inside list environment

I use an own environment to typeset exercises with exercise-numbering at the left and exercise-body at the right. When I want to put two minipages in the exercise-body, they aren't aligned anymore ...
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Trouble making a list

I am trying to make an exam using mainly the enumerate command; however, I keep getting an error. I've a tried adding a \begin{enumerate} before the question and two \end{enumerates}, which produces ...
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How to get single-spaced list environments in a double-spaced document

I am writing a double-spaced document based on the book class. I set the spacing using \linespread{1.6}. Is there a way to get all enumerate, itemize, and description environments to be single-spaced ...
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A better way to do nested lists

This is how you type set a nested list in LaTeX: \begin{itemize} \item I have a house \begin{itemize} \item It has 4 walls \item a roof, \item two windows, ...
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Modifying whitespace before and after list separately using enumitem package

I use the enumitem package to modify the amount of space related to lists. One of the options this package can easily modify is topsep. However, this variable controls the vertical space both before ...
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Insert explanatory text into numbered list in LyX

I try to insert some explanatory text into numbered list as below: 1. Number 1 explanation of Number 1 2. Number 2 But when I do it in LyX, I try to change the "explanation" line as "Standard", ...
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Formatting and bullet points

Sorry for what may seem like a basic question. I've created a poster using a template, and have created bullet point lists inside various blocks. Within one of the blocks, the bullet points fall ...
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Newline after each element in description environment

I have a quite a big amount of descriptions in my document. At the moment all of them look in the default manner. I use it to define terms with texts or with a list of keywords. Therefore, I often use ...
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itemize bullet not appearing in beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a beamer with TeXMaker and when I want to put itemize environment in a frame, the bullet does not appear. I compile with PDFLatex and I look at the PDF. My code is: ...
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Adding a specific title to list of abbreviations / acronyms in LaTeX

If I have the following code to handle generating a list of acronyms in LaTeX \usepackage[acronym,footnote,nonumberlist]{glossaries} % Makes a list of abbreviations. \usepackage{glossary-mcols} ...