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Text in table is defaced for no apparent reason

I made this table (now is modified to reproduce the problem described on Edit 1): \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish,mexico]{babel} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{utf8} ...
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Custom floats are not labeled correctly in the listof or text references

I'm new to StackExchange and LaTeX. I am using a custom float for "schemes" using the caption package. The problem I'm having is that the label "Scheme" does not show up when using the \ref command in ...
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How do I achieve this sort of numbering which mixes alphabets and numbers

I need to prepare a list of items item name ----- A.1 item name ----- A.2 item name ----- B.1 item name is pretty long, so aligning is gone ----- B.2 item name is so long it goes to next ...
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Automatic Formatting of List

I need to put a very long list of lists into LaTeX, hopefully with automatic formatting. For example I have the following list: \{\{7, 2, 6, 5\}, \{7, 2, 6, 6\}, \{7, 3, 1, 1\}, \{7, 3, 1, 3\}, \{7, ...
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Format reference to items in nested list with cleveref

I'm using the cleveref package to format references in my documents. However I am having difficulties implementing different formats for labels referring to enumerate-lists, in particular nested list. ...
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Working in Landscape Orientation to make a To-Do List

I'm essentially trying to re-create the following (Which may have been created in Microsoft Word) with LaTeX. I have figured out how to get into landscape orientation but it goes down onto a new page ...
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Changing output font style of a referred label

In of the bulleted list of my MWE below, I'd like the label ("Item a") to be of bold font weight, the output of \ref{itm:one} to be in normal font weight. Unfortunately, neither the placement of ...
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Maintaining structure Workbook style

--Revised-- I am looking at a math workbook for teenagers. This one has the following structure: 1.Main Chapter 1.1 Subchapter 1.11 Task 1 a) problem 1 b) problem 2 c) problem ...
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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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Paralist with alwaysadjust

I want to align elements in an itemization list such that no item label uses part of the page margin. I am using the paralist package for this. However, the item indentation is not right in all cases: ...
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Different font for small caps in Descriptionitem Label

For my Bachelorthesis I defined a new kind of item to use it with the description environment. \newcommand{\tfactor}[5][Event]{% \item[\textsc{Faktor -- #1 -- #2 }]\hfill\textbf{#3} \\% ...
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Change item and subitem text colour in beamer lists

I am using Montpellier theme for beamer presentation. I need to change the item and subitem text colors. I also need to make the subitem text italics. How do I do that?
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Formatting a comma separated list of values

I'm creating a set of mathematics worksheets, and I'd like to have an upside down "answer key" below a set of enumerated questions. Here is what I have at the moment: \usepackage{graphicx} Answers: ...
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Enumerate with different first line?

I want to do an enumeration, but the first line should be bolded, see e.g. this picture: What is blue I want to have in bold. In addition, I don't know how to generate a new line for the other text ...
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Misplaced label mixing list environments

I am hacking the dramatist package. My aim is to get speech-prefixes to align with speeches for the verse environment, as they do for the prose environment. I've got it working except for a problem ...
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How can I set single line spacing for \enumerate amd \section?

I want to set \enumerate and \section to use single line spacing and small font like the table of content in this document. How can I do that? Thank you.
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How to create multicolumns list environment with the package 'enumerate'?

Let us consider The following example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item Which of the following numbers is the largest ?\\ ...
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Enumeration with several items per line, several lines and nicely formatted

Based on Alan's answer here, I would like to be able to create nicely formatted "inline" enumerated lists. The issue I have is that the space between items on a line is always fixed, which does not ...
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Making text in {braces} of an \item appear bold

Is it possible to redefine \item to have the text in braces appear bold? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item{Paper}: a white substance used for writing symbols. ...
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Good format for homeworks in LyX

I am using LyX to type in my homework solutions, but I don't like my format. The homework itself is in the format of questions 1,2,... and each question has sub-questions: 1.1,1.2,... etc In the ...
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Formatting the bibliographic references

What should I change in order to make my bibliographic references (see latex code bellow), look like the ones attached in the form of image bellow? If you run the code you will see that only the ...
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Examples of list macros in plain TeX

I'm writing macros to typeset lists in plain TeX. Please can you suggest some examples of macros for numbered lists? I'd prefer examples from "living code", from CTAN packages and so on. But any kind ...
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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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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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Enumeration in theorem environment

I am puzzled with a formating question. I was asked to change that the enumeration gives me italic numbers in the theorem environment to non-italic ones. How can customize enumeration, such that it ...
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How to typeset the formatted counter in compactenum (paralist)?

I am using the compactenum environment from the paralist package, and would like to know how I can typeset the counter. What I mean is \begin{compactenum}[a)] \item I would like to typeset "a)" ...
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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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Create a bold enumerated list with parenthesized lower case letters

I can create an enumerated list with parenthesized lower case letters by using the enumitem package (with the [shortlabels] option) in the preamble and then using \begin{enumerate}[(a)]. I can also ...
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Italics in the enumerate environment

I want to use italics in the enumerate environment. I want to have the following output: (a)  Text1 (b)  Text2 (c)  Text3 I am using: \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \end{enumerate} How do I ...
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Build custom \itemize

I'd like to create a CV similar to the one shown here. But I don't know what's the best way to create those text blocks. I had the idea to use itemize. But I don't know how to format the label of the ...
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Add second enumeration item on the same line?

I'm writing a document that has a large number of lists containing short enumeration items, and I'd like to be able to [manually] put multiple items on one line. Thus, for example, I'd like to say ...
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How to create attendance sheets?

Is there a package for creating sheets you fill out by handwriting? Like for example attendance sheets, a list of key borrowers, a sign-off sheet for dangerous stuff etc. Basically some sort of ...
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Nested enumerate list style

If I have a nested enumerated list style that I would like to use throughout my document, what's the best way to do it in LaTeX that will make it easy to change the style of all the lists in the ...
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Labels of list items CAPITALIZED + bold style

Is there a possibility to make the labels of description list items always appear CAPITALIZED and bold?
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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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A step by step environment

I would like to obtain the following output : Bla, bla, here are the actions to do. Action 1 Bla, bla, bla... Action 2 Bla, bla, bla... Action 3 Bla, bla, ...
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enumitem: How to change label on enumerate* when inline option is enabled?

I'm using an inline enumerate list in my document, and I want to make that label slightly different (prepend with a () compared to the normal enumerate environment. However, since enumerate* share ...
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Formatting FAQ lists in LaTeX

I want to format a list of "Question + Answer" pairs in a TeX-document. In HTML I use the <dl> command: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/lists.html, e.g.: <dl> ...
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How can I reformat the lists throughout a document?

Forgive me for asking what I'm sure is such a simple question, but I haven't been able to dredge up an answer off Google. I'm working on a document which contains a series of topic descriptions ...
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Grey box code and lists

I've got that code from a website to make grey areas in my LaTeX document. % http://www.alfredklomp.com/programming/tex/macros/ \long\def\greybox#1{% \newbox\contentbox% \newbox\bkgdbox% ...
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paralist: how to format the counter

I use the following code to obtain a listed item \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paralist} \begin{document} \begin{inparaenum}[(a)] \item first item, \item second item, \item last item ...
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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 ...