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Vertical space in lists

What is the best way to globally change the amount of vertical space between items in list environments?
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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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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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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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How to skip an \item in sub-enumerate level

I would like to skip an \item in a sub-enumerate level. More specifically, I want the output to look something like: 1. a) b) e) f) etc. 2. However, when I use ...
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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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How to make a list of unbreakable items?

In continuation of this question, I tried to make a list of items each consisting of unbreakable text. This can be done manually using minipage: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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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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No indent in description list

I have the following text in LaTeX: I want that the second sentence of item A starts below the first word of the first sentence (So 'It is raw...' is outlined with 'Data are facts...'). I have ...
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No spacing between enumerated items with \usepackage{enumerate}

I use this code now: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \end{enumerate} \end{document} I want to decrease the line ...
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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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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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Avoid paragraph new line after enumerate or itemize from package enumitem

I'm using my own macro to enqoute some parts of my text. When using the itemize or enumerate environments at the end of my quote, the double quote charaters end up in a new line, whereas I'd like to ...
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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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How do I change the `enumerate` list format to use letters instead of the default Arabic numerals?

I've seen documentation whereby an \alph command is put around the \begin{enumerate} somewhere, but I'm not entirely sure how that operates...
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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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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} ...
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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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Renewcommand labelitem doesn't work with multiple languages

I'm having troubles with the bullets for itemize. I need to have one part of my document in English and one part in French. Therefore I use: \usepackage[english,french]{babel} then in my document I ...
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Create structure / outline manually

How do I create such a construct in LaTeX: 1 Point A 1.1 Point A1 1.2 Point A2 2 Point B 2.1 Point B1 2.1.1 Point B1a ... Any suggestions?
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blank lines in user-defined lists in htlatex

Consider the following latex code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{list}{*}{} \item one \item two \end{list} \end{document} It should produce: one two But the htlatex output has ...
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How to enable two-column view with cventry in ModernCV?

I currently have a list of cventrys structured like this: \cventry{}{Example 1}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} \item Sample 1 \item Sample 2 \end{itemize}} \cventry{}{Example 2}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} ...
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Xparse macro not working when \obeylines is in effect

This is the most strange and hard-to-debug situation I have encountered in latex. When \obeylines is in effect, it seems that macros with optional argument defined by xparse will have some trouble. ...
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Making an “answer space” before the item number in enumitem package

It is customary in our country to put an answer line just before the item number in test papers just like what appears below. I am creating a template that my peers who are just recently converting to ...
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How to set manually the number of an item in embedded list

In a simple list in order to set the number of an item the following code is enough : \begin{enumerate} \setcounter{enumi}{4} \item fifth element \end{enumerate} It displays 5. fifth element ...
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Enumitem: Restart/Reset counter of new list

I use the enumitem package to manipulate the appearance of my list. Because I want to keep the default enumerate list, I defined a new list edulist and configured it. The list should be used in an ...
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Bold Captions in figure and tables but not on the list of tables and figures

I am using "normal" table, sidewaystable and sideways figures. In my code I put per \renewcommand the captions of the tables (inclusive table numbering) in bold. But this does not work for the ...
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How to wrap content after \item[] in parenthesis?

I want to redefine \item[] to make it work like: \documentclass[fontsize=22pt]{scrreprt} \UsePackage[inline]{enumitem} \newlist{notes}{description}{1} \setlist[notes]{ ...
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Understanding the linebreak at the beginning of itemize

I have a fundamental problem in understand how latex is typesetting documents. Consider my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin = 0.75in]{geometry} \begin{document} \section*{ABC} abc ...
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Numbered description list with dot leaders?

The problem: I would like to create checklists for an aircraft. What I'm looking for is a way to create numbered descriptive lists with dot leaders. Essentially, I want this, with numbers. The ...
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Creating bullet-list from string with delimiters

I want to create a bullet list from a string with delimiters in it. The delimiter in my example is | Example string: This is|A bullet|List from|A string I want to get that to become a bulletlist ...
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need help splitting enumerated lists across columns to denote different execution paths.

I would like to be able to split lists such that there may be multiple paths that get to multiple ends, like the example below. Is there a clean way to do this or something similar? 1. i have a ...
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Exercise list using enumitem: how control indentation and labeling of sublists?

For a book project, I want to define exercises in each chapter, having printed labels like Exercise 1.1 and TeX labels like lab:1.1 that can be referenced as "see Exercise \ref{lab:1.1}". [I've read ...
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Auto generate list-items within table from string with delimiter

This is a follow-up on this question: Creating bullet-list from string with delimiters I have a CSV file where I genereate some tables from. Some of those table cells will have items that should be ...
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Will it ever be possible to use wrapfig with an enumerate or itemize environment?

wrapfig is incompatible with the enumerate and itemize environments. Is there a typographical reason not to wrap a list around a figure or is it a technical limitation of LaTeX? If it is a technical ...
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The label of an enumerate list on its own line using enumitem

I would like to use the enumitem package to define a custom enumerate list such that the label occupies its own line. An example would be: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} ...
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Forcing new line after item number in enumerate environment

How can I force the text of an enumerate item to start on a new line below the item number?
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How can I get aligned equations not to be spoiled by an item?

Is it possible to use itemize between align? For instance one wants to list some equations with previous explanations following an item, but one wants the explanations not to break the align ...
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Add leading zero to the items listed by a custom etaremune and enumerate

How can I add leading zeros in the items that are listed by the packages etaremune and enumerate? For example, I would like to have the labels to be: A01, A02, A03, ..., A09, A10 Here is an ...
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enumerate custom label

I writting a project documentation with LaTeX. I am doing the user requeriments and the structure that I want to put in the documents is something like this: UR-1: The client ... UR-2: ... UR-3: ... ...
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Having the same amount of space with and without multicol when using with titlesec and itemize

I am trying to use multicol and itemize to spread a list over several columns. I am also using titlesec to style my headings. One part of my document uses multicol and the other does not and both have ...