{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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Description list with item and body in separate columns

I try to achieve the following layout with a description list Item1 Description of the item where wrapping aligns like this. Should also handle itemize environment in the description ...
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Wrapping Margin Notes [closed]

I'm writing a small list of things and want to insert a small kind of box into the margin on right side of the list. I'd like it to behave more or less like this: If it fits into the margin fine. If ...
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How to create a list like description environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add bullet points to description lists I want to create a new environment, called usecase that will function like description environment: \begin{usecase} ...
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How to add whitespace after every item in a list in ConTeXt?

I have a document containing some questions. I need to leave readers space to write a few sentences as an answer. I am using this code: \startitemize[r] \item Where do most bears live? \item ...
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How to alternate labels' styles in enumerated lists?

How can I alternate the display of an enumerated list's counter according to which command I've used? E.g., I want \foo{poor Yorick!} to look like (9) poor Yorick! but I want \bar{Joelle} to have a ...
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Nested enumerate (enumitem) interferes with suppressing vertical space after theorem heads.

In the post How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments? David Carlisle suggested a piece of code that helps suppressing vertical space between theorem heads and an ...
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enumitem nextline style: nested item shouldn't start on description label's line

I use enumitem description style nextline to emulate a sort of TOC entry with the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newenvironment{DLdescription}[1][*]{% ...
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Customising counter within enumerate-list

Please consider the following code. I would like to use the enumerate-environment to generate a list, which (for better understanding) I built with the tabular-environment. I would like to have the ...
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Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way?

I wish to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment, but when I do this the first number/bullet-point is on the same line as the word 'Remark'/'Proof' indented to the ...
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truncate itemized list

I would like to modify the itemized environment (here called myitemized) so that it only shows the first N elements of the list. Basically I would like to be able to do something like ...
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itemize and \item option

I am using itemize and then \item[option] inside it. I thought ‘option’ would end up being in boldface, but it doesn't. I'm using LaTeX. Is there a way to easily modify that without having to write ...
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Indenting multiple paragraphs in description

I am trying to put multiple paragraphs in a description, where the body text is indented by one \parindent, and I want to indent the second paragraph by one \parindent relative to the body text ...
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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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Generate List/Array of Requirements

There's a problem I'm trying to solve: I want to generate an Array with e.g. required Modules for a Software Installation. It should look like this: \makebox[0pt][r]{required Modules} ...
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Possible incompatibility with enumitem

If I compile the following: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[1.] \item This is the first \item This is the second ...
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How do I generate a check-list?

Similar to the itemize or description environments I would like to have a check-list environment, with neat boxes on the right side, that I may check or uncheck. I guess I'm not the first having this ...
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Auto-completing lists

Please, if at all possible, can anyone help with a generic, grand scheme for completing general lists, such as seen below. pgf's \foreach can handle some of them, but I have a need for auto-completion ...
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Hanging line indentation with enumerate

I'm writing a multiple choice text in latex, and I've been having some problems with the identation. I successfully indented all my text using \begin{enumerate} {\setlength\itemindent{15pt}\item[1)] ...
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multienum package within enumerate

Is it possible to use the multienum package within the enumerate environment? The following code does not display correctly (the last column moves to the next line): \begin{enumerate} \item ...
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Numbered, hanging paragraph without list environment

I often quote text (legal sources). Normally I use the quoting-package and csquotes (block quote). Often, the quotation contains some lists, and often with a non-standard numbering (f. ex. § 4-1(a)), ...
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Is there a itemsep equivalent for subitem?

So I was wondering if there is the equivalent of itemsep for the subitems, particularly in the description environment. I know I could nest many environments one in the other but it seems ugly. ...
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How can I modify the settings of the margin item in a list?

In the article class I have this section of code \if@twocolumn \setlength\leftmargini {2em} \else \setlength\leftmargini {2.5em} \fi \leftmargin \leftmargini \setlength\leftmarginii {2.2em} ...
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Making more easy the itemized of item with tabulation system

Actually, isn’t not really a question. (Since my examinations get close, I don't really have the time to search for a solution to my problems.) Rather than using the common \item, I'd like to use ...
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Illegal parameter number with \docsvlist

I'm trying to define a macro that take as an input a CSV list and create an item list. etoolbox comes just handy for this and the macro I'm using is \begin{itemize} \renewcommand*{\do}[1]{\item[] ...
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Beamer itemize doesn't work

I have a document \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[L7x]{fontenc} \usepackage[lithuanian]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \frame{ ...
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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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Beamer itemize with odd even variation

i would like to obtain the following effect automatically \documentclass{beamer} \definecolor{color1}{RGB}{255,0,0} \definecolor{color2}{RGB}{0,255,0} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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Table align in description environment

Why table doesn't align as a text in description environment? I want it has same left indent and width as text. Is that possible? \documentclass[a4paper,oneside]{book} \usepackage[paper=a4paper, ...
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l3coffins — Wrong width if the coffin contents is a list

In the example below you see that the coffin with the input enumerate has the wrong with. I can fix this by using \@parboxrestore. Is there an expl3-solution? Should this solution be the default ...
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TeXLive2011, XeLaTex and Beamer won't compile lists

Approximately a year ago I created a beamer presentation using TeXLive 2009 on Ubuntu and XeLaTeX (since I wanted to use system fonts). Meanwhile I upgraded to TeXLive 2011. Yesterday I tried to run ...
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How to put text in minipage top-centered?

I am working on LaTeX and R. I want to put text (here itemize top aligned) in minipage. In the attached image (dummy image with itemize text), how can I put itemize . First line . Second line on ...
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LaTeX beamer: How to use “squeeze” option only for part of a slide?

I'm using the beamer package for a presentation. On some slide, I have two lists, one long list on the left with many short items, one short list on the right with some explanations. The list on the ...
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XY-pic not sufficiently expressive to draw a simple linked list (data structure)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I draw a singly/double linked list? I am using xypic to draw a linked list. It consists essentially a sequence of chained 2-cell boxes. The problem is how to ...
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How can I raise an item symbol?

I don't like the appearance of standard \textbullet. It's too big. I decided to shrink it using \footnotesize{}. Unfortunately, the bullet is not at the center of a line (It's a little lower). How can ...
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Multiline item indent

I am currently writing a set of steps for my lecture notes on circles but when the description of the step is too long, becomes multiline, the enumerated environment does not left indents properly as ...
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How do I cross-reference custom labels in my enumitem lists without having the punctuation show up?

I am using enumitem to handle my enumerate and itemize lists. I have a list like \begin{enumerate}[label=Step \arabic{enumi}.] \item step the first \label{en:step-1} \item el secundo ...
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Align \item labels at top of mdframed box

By default, enumerate's \item labels align with the top of the text: However, if the text happens to be a mdframed box, the labels align with the bottom of the box which does not look so good: ...
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Replace \item with \MyItem to box each list member with an mdframed

Since it was pointed out that redefining \item can be dangerous in strange interaction between `mdframed` and `\item`, I am wondering if there are going to be problems with this solution. My goal is ...
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Left margin flush for itemize's item labels in LaTeX

I am trying to get the item label to flush with the left margin of the page width within itemize, i.e.: This is my sentence. Here are my items: ITEMNAME notice my list definition is indented ...
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enumitem package and description lists

Why does the following generate an error? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[label=\emph{\alph*})] \item [aaa] bbbb \item [eee] əəəə ...
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Indent list bullet and add space between bullet and text

I am using this snippet to make list with default document line interval and it also indents only first line. % Compact list \newenvironment{compactlist}{ \begin{list}{{$\bullet$}}{ ...
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Indent first line only in customized list

I an using this snippet to make bullet list with default documet line interval. This code works fine, but every line in this list is indented. I want to indent only first line. How can I achive this? ...
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enumerate environment and graphics

If I have an item in an enumerate environment, which only contains a figure (or table etc), the bullet point of the enumerations alignment goes weird. For example: \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item ...
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How to change symbol separating description item definitions with enumitem

I'm trying to alter the description environment with enumitem so that an item will be separated from its description by a dash rather than a colon. Having searched the documentation and this forum, I ...
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How to use \begin{enumerate} in tabular without using p{size}

I'd like to generate a table, using tabular, that looks like this +-----------------+---------------+ | header1 | header2 | <--- header, centered |1. djkfjsdalfkj |1. djhfjdhf | ...
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Is it possible to scan until the end of the current `\item`

I do a lot of itemize lists in beamer presentation which, in a later step, I want to format nicely, for instance, typeset everything up to the first colon in boldface and the remaining part scriptsize ...
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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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Continuing enumerate Counters in Beamer

I'm trying to continue the numbering of examples in enumerate environments in beamer. For example, I'd like one slide to feature Foo Bar and the next slide Zip Yadda My strategy so far has ...
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List bullet does not work for the second item

I tried using a list in LaTeX (pdflatex, specifically) and I found that the second item does not have a bullet point rendered while the first and third (and remaining ones) does. Why is it? Please ...
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Use numbers in every level of enumeration?

Is it possible to use only numbers on front of every item? Something like this: ABC DEF abc def xyz But only with numbers.