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Stop LaTeX adjusting vertical spacing when fitting more text onto a page

I need to place two pieces of paper side-by-side. Each piece of paper is a printout of a compiled LaTeX document. The second document starts in an identical way to the first, but has more text ...
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How do I create a numbered list that starts with a letter and new items are added in descending order?

I am a beginner at LaTeX and one of the projects I'm using to teach myself has been to recreate my CV in LaTeX. I want to list my publications so that each category starts with a letter in the ...
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Custom item in enumerate

I would like to have an enumerate - list in which, after 1, 2, 3, 4, I need to put 4bis. How to do it?
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beamer: change individual bullet color in itemize 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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Items from file in itemize enviroment

Is it possible to import items from a file into an itemize environment? For example, consider a file with just words and no formatting: Elem1 Elem2 Elem3 Elem4 ... Elem120933 I like to read in this ...
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How can I iterate over a newline-delimited text file?

Would I need to use a token list? For the purpose of removing confusion, let there be two delimiters: input delimiter (what LaTeX reads as input) output delimiter (what is seen on paper) I would ...
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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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put \item's in minipage

Is it possible to have an enumerate- or description-like environment, with \item redefined in such a way so that each \item puts its content inside a minipage? Ideally, including the item number/title ...
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Lists shaped like tables [duplicate]

As the title implies, I would like to find a way to write (ordered) lists in the shape of a table. This is particularly suitable for homeworks, for instance. The solution I came with to use the ...
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Reorder long bullet list in LyX

In some document I have some long bullet lists (numbered or not numbered), for instance: 2001: ... 2002: .... 2003: ..... but I would just like to have the list reordered in just its inverse ...
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Is it possible to break and resume in a reversed list (like etaremune)?

I am trying to find a way to break and resume using a reversed list. It seems that the environment etaremune and the option resume are not compatible. Is there something I can do? Thanks.
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How to prevent alignment changes in beamer due to changing line height in list items?

Consider this simple setup: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{The One} \begin{itemize} \item \only<1>{This is a tall row.} ...
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list environment where some items don't start new paragraph

I want to use a list-like environment, but I need to put some short items on the same line. The user interface will be something like: \begin{enumerate} \item First very long element \item* shrot ...
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How to create a hanging bullet list in ConTeXt

The only way I have found seems somewhat hackish: \setupitemize[leftmargin=-18pt] \starttext \startitemize \item one \item two \stopitemize body text \stoptext
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Nested lists without hyphenation using sloppypar

I use XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). I want to create a nested list without hyphenation. I am using the sloppypar environment with hyphenation command to turn off ...
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Equivalent command for itemize lists to \insertenumlabel

What is the command for inserting the current itemize lists shape in Beamer ? Or is there another way to get this label ?
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Horizontal list inside equation

I'd like to have a horizontal list with roman enumeration (i.e. i), ii), iii),...) inside an equation. The idea is for each item of the list to be individually referenceable. This is what it should ...
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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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Alphabetized list labeling with boxed alphabets in enumeration

I want to create itemized list with its labels as Alphabets, written inside boxes. I tried to use \begin{enumerate}[label={$\boxed {\Alph*}$}], but it does not work. Pl. help.
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Format a enumerate environment like a tabular [duplicate]

NOTE: The point is not to modify the enumerate environment. I need to convert it to the tabular like environment automatically. I would like to format an enumerate environment of 4 items ...
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array of linked lists like in data structure

I want to implement an array of linked lists in La TeX like it appeared in data structure (graphic): the array elements are the numbers{1,2,3} and every number in the array is ahead of linked ...
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etaremune with beamer

I'm trying to use the etaremune package to create an enumerate environment numbered in reverse, as described in this question. However it seems that the bullet points do not show up, as can be ...
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Properly writing an enumerated list in different lines within a sentence

My question is similar to this one but my items are bigger so I would like to write my items each in a different line. I am currently doing as follows The way to propose a solution that ...
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Margin settings ignored by subsection titles and list items

My apologies for asking such a simple question. As a first time user, I am not using LaTeX to its fullest extent, although I do need its basic formatting option to work. While 99% of my document ...
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How to make nice list of item IDs arranged in colums?

I would like to make a list of IDs or whatever properties of items in different groups. It should look like this: Article group 1 Article 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID Second article ...
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Item list inside multicolumns not correctly centered

I have a table with item list inside multicolumns which are not behaving as expected (vertically and horizontally centered): \newcolumntype{C}{>{\centering\arraybackslash} m{2.3cm}} \begin{table} ...
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amsthm: \newtheoremstyle, headspace, \mbox{}, and lists

Q: How do I define a newtheoremstyle which will start the theorem text on a newline after the header even when the theorem text starts with a list, e.g., enumerate? If there's no way of doing this, ...
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Include paragraph number in enumerate numbering

Similar to this question, Include section number in list number, I would like to prepend the paragraph number to the list item labels in a enumerate environment, e.g. Paragraph 1. Some text 1.1. ...
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Width of structured abstract in revtex4-1

revtex4-1 offers structured abstracts through a description environment inside an abstract environment. However, this messes up the right margin in reprint mode: \documentclass[reprint]{revtex4-1} ...
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Print list in columns

I have a long list. I want to reduce the length this list uses. Can I somehow encapsulate all the entries in an environment which prints all the entries in a "3-column table", making me use more of ...
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Using lower-case roman numerals in enumerate lists

when I use \begin{enumerate}[I] \item ... I get I II how I can get i ii ? I try with \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\roman{enumi}} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\theenumi} in the begin of ...
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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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How can I add line feed after itemize?

How can I add line feed after itemize? Some vertical spacing would be even better, I think. My document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{mwrep} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlist[itemize]{label=--} ...
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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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Nested list and parbox

I am writing a paragraph with the \parbox into nested list. My problem is that I want justified the text to the number of main list, and the other hand I want that the nested list is justified to main ...
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Table/Summary of Theorems and Definitions

I was wondering if there are any packages out there that will automatically print out a table or summary of the theorems and definitions in my document. I do NOT want a list of the theorems and ...
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Changing example numbering with gb4e

I want to change the default behavior of gb4e for a small portion of the text. I have a series of modifications of an example that I want to be labelled as if they were subexamples. For example: ...
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How can I create an itemize list with date custom bullet

I would like to have this render with an itemize environement : Anyone to tell me clues about how to get it ? I don't care about color and i can draw the arrows with tikz. Best.
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How can I change the order of an alphabetic enumeration?

For instance, in Welsh the alphabet starts a, b, c, ch, d, dd, etc. Is there a way to automatically alter the ordering of lists to match this?
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enumeration lists with special decorations

Within an enumerated list, I would like some "meta"-level annotations: Mark a single, specific item in boldface, or another colour, or have an arrow point at it from the left margin, or surround it ...
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How can I set margins and positions in my list environment

I'm quite new to (La)TeX stuff like macros and custom environments, so I'm not sure, whether I'm using the right approach. I want to create my own list environment, which should produce something ...
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Repeat an enumerate list in different order - an enumitem question

I want an enumerate list be repeated in a different order (for example, a list of two statements and later a list of two proofs: first the second statement proof and then the first statement proof). I ...
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Latex Error: Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item for labeling environment

\begin{labeling} \item[ Frequency range: \SI{200}{\mega\hertz} to \SI{1000} {\mega\hertz} in steps of \SI{1}{\mega\hertz}] \item[ Stirrer positions: 36 ] ...
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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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Layout problem when mixing tasks and enumitem

There seems to be a layout issue when attempting to incorporate a tasks environment directly within an enumerate environment, when no text is specified between the \item (enumerate) and the beginning ...
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How to create checkbox todo list?

I am having trouble trying to create a simple to do list in LaTex. Basically, what I want is a list with empty squares/boxes down the left side instead of bullets, numbers, letters, etc. Here is ...
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Customizing enumerate bullets in .sty

The default enumeration style with the enumerate package is as follows: 1. First item a) first item, first thing b) first item, second thing 2. Second item a) second item, first thing I ...
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Enumerate alignment problem in theorem environment

I'm using amsart. When I create an enumeration inside a theorem environment, the numbering is not aligned properly: Theorem 14. (1) (2) (3) (4) How do I shift the (2),(3),... to be aligned with ...
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How can I get proper paragraph handling in itemize environments?

I'm using the itemize environment to answer a list of questions, because the output is compact and neat. However, when I need more than one paragraph in one item, the second one is not indented, as it ...
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Grabbing data from website and use it in LaTeX document

This is a follow-up question to "Line breaking and alignment in list". \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{amssymb} ...