{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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multline inside an item

Is there a way to use a multline inside an \item element of enumerate WITHOUT a new line between the index of list and the formula? \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item $checkorder( ...
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Creating lists with items separated by a rule

How can I create a list in which a rule is automatically inserted between each pair of items?
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How to cross reference a section and item in a list in single document?

I want to cross reference sections as well as some items in the list in my document. for ex: \label helps us to cross reference the sections. If we renew the command to provide the cross reference for ...
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Itemized list is appearing outside of margins

I am writing a memoir document with a subsection that contains a itemized list. This itemized list is not appearing within the margins of text, but instead starts somewhere unknown and only has the ...
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How to get a better spacing in nested multicols environments?

The following code produces an output that has badly-spaced contents. My objective is to write an exercise with multiple choice questions. Each option may have a figure. The red arrows indicate the ...
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How to reduce line space (leading) within an enumerate environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical space in lists Enumerated items seem distant from each other by default settings in the enumerate environment. How can I change that globally (I've seen other ...
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How to avoid the “perhaps a missing \item.” message in itemize/enumerate

If one has a itemize environment, with no items inside : \begin{itemize} \end{itemize} the compilation will complain "perhaps a missing \item". I would like to modify the environment itemize (or ...
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Enumerate inside align

How can I get an enumerate inside an align environment? I want something like this: %... \begin{enumerate} \item test123 \begin{align*} \item x^2 & \text{ bla}\\ \item x^3 & \text{ bla2}\\ ...
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How can I fix verbatim causing an extra newline inside a description list environment?

I'm trying to create a documentation listing similar to that used by MSDN. Here was my first attempt at that: \subsubsection{User Default Page URL} \begin{description} \item[Rationale] This is the ...
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Numbering for a theorem and enumerated list within that theorem

I have the following amsthm environment defined \newtheorem{cslist}{Comparative Static Hypothesis} In instances of cslist, I would like to have an enumerated list like this. ...
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Redefining enumerate counters in beamer

I'd like to do two things with the enumerate environment in beamer. I'd like to reformat it so that it shows up as (1) An item a. A subitem b. Another subitem I'd like to be able to refer to ...
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Environments nested in Lists

I have a list with several items consisting solely of an align environment: \begin{enumerate} \item \begin{align} e^{\pi i} + 1 &= 0\\ 1 + 1 &= 2 \end{align} \end{enumerate} By default, ...
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Error of “missing \item” in enumerate when using custom bullets?

I'm using enumerate to type up homework solutions, based on the following MWE. When I remove the [(a)] from the enumerate, there isn't an error, but when I add it, I get the "perhaps a missing \item" ...
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Proper margins in custom enumeration/itemize environements

I am using two custom list environments (itemize-compact and descriptionhang), which work fine on their own, but not when I nest them. Please consider this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Shaded continuous across new enumerate environment

I'm trying to write up solutions where I include the original problem text, in a light gray shaded box. I had been creating the shading with the 'framed' package shaded environment, but some of the ...
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Enumerated list with square brackets

I want to make an enumerated list in the following format: [1] foo foo [2] foo foo ... How I can do that using enumerated lists? I have tried the following: \begin{enumerate}[\left[ 1 \right]] ...
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Not breakable list across pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a list of unbreakable items? How to prevent pagebreak in description environment My short list is split across two pages. Two bullets are on the end of one ...
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What are original itemize bullet definitions?

We are given a document with original bullet definitions overwritten: \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\circ$} \renewcommand{\labelitemii}{$\circ$} \renewcommand{\labelitemiii}{$\circ$} ...
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Too deeply nested (itemize) [closed]

So I'm writing this summary for a lecture and I am using itemize a lot. The problem I get now is the two times the error (NB: \bi is my alias for \begin{itemize}) ! LaTeX Error: Too deeply ...
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Setting colour of beamer itemize bullet depending on alert mode

I know how to globally set the colour of beamer's itemize bullets. I've defined my own symbols for them and I'd like to colour them in \alert mode. (At the moment only the colour of the text changes, ...
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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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Problems with counters and frame splitting commands and environments in beamer

Using the package gb4e for linguists in the beamer environment in combination with frame splitting commands \pause or environments overprint, I face the following problem: The number are "jumping" ...
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Beamer - list items replace one another

In a certain frame, I would like to have a picture at the bottom of the frame and several list items that describe it. So my plan is to divide the frame vertically, put the picture at bottom and the ...
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Two column table, enumerate first column but not second

I need to have a two column table, where the first column contains enumerations and the second take plain text. For example, Column 1 Column 2 1. Step 1 Reason 1 2. Step 2 ...
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How can I place a marginnote inside a description (or other list environment)

I have a macro (defined with the xparse package) that creates a marginnote. It works as I would like when prepended to normal paragraph text: \NewDocumentCommand\dates{m g}{% \IfNoValueTF{#2} ...
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beamer presentation for mathematicians [closed]

I am using the following code for my presentation: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \mode<beamer>{% \usetheme[hideothersubsections, right,width=22mm]{Goettingen} } \title{Math} \author[Mister ...
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Can't I put a list inside an \lrbox?

I want to have a list in my saved box. Why doesn't the following work? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{setspace} \newsavebox{\mybox} \newenvironment{myenv}{% \begin{lrbox}{\mybox}% ...
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A list with no labels and no indentation

I'm trying to have a list with no labels and no indentation - aligned at the same left margin as the preceding text. Why doesn't this work? : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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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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A five level deep list

I would like to create a five level deep list using the enumitem package. I found this suggestion on stackoverflow and implemented it as follows \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,12pt]{report} ...
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Sub-enumeration with the same font size in beamer

I have a beamer slide with a several recursive sub-enumerations, e.g.: \begin{enumerate} \item Do A \begin{enumerate} \item Have B \item Load C \item Backup D ...
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Fractional increment for enumerate

I am looking to create a numbered list such that the numbers of the list items be incremented by fractional amounts as in 1.1, 1.2, 1.3... etc. Can this be done by manipulating the enumerate ...
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table and page break inside list

For a cooperative latex document with a lot of authors, it was decided to use tables for certain structures. Therefore, I have to cope with the problem of automatic page breaks of tables that only ...
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Custom tabular environments

I'm trying to create the following structure using the best possible "user-interface" in LaTeX: --------------------------------------------- | Week 1 | 1. Topic 1 | | ...
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movie15.sty \includemovie beamer: show the movie at the same time as an item in an item list

Please someone help. I spent 2 days on this problem: I am trying to show the movie at the same time as an item in an item list. How can I show the movie with the first item? If I had an image instead ...
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Suppress top skip between own frame environment and itemize

I need to typset a book with a given definition of {itemize} and I added a {framed} environment by using mdframed. If the first line inside {framed} is normal text everything is fine but if it ...
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Piecewise highlighting in beamer presentation

I would like to do the following with beamer: All items of an itemize environment should be displayed in gray. The current item should be highlighted in black while all others remain grayed out, but ...
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Enumerate environments in abstract [closed]

Consider usage of the standard enumerate environment inside the standard (article) abstract environment: \begin{abstract} We discuss several exciting topics: \begin{enumerate} \item Topic 1, ...
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Referencing items while using uncover

I am writing a presentation (using beamer) for a seminar and I just faced a problem I can't handle. On one slide, I have a big equation and then use an uncover-list to explain all the elements in ...
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beamer: More elegant way to uncover list items starting on the second slide?

Using LaTeX and beamer, I'm using the shorthanded notation <+-> and its variants (e.g. <+-| alert@+>, etc.) to have list items uncovered so that I do not have to manually enter a specific ...
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Can't get my head around enumitem's spacing parameters

Maybe it's my terrible lack of sleep but I can't get my head around enumitem's horizontal spacing parameters. What I want is a decription enviroonment in which the first line of each item (where the ...
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Avoid page break after \item-followed-by-newline

My document has multiple occurrences of the code fragment \item~\newline \begin{center} \includegraphics{...} \end{center} \item and occasionally, the first item comes right at the end of a page, ...
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Nesting lists with the APA document class

When writing lists, sometimes I need to make lists within lists: \documentclass{apa} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is an item. \begin{enumerate} \item ...
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beamer: best way to span long enumerations on different frames

I have a question about beamer and enumerations. Which is the best way in beamer to split a long enumeration in such a way that each main point has its own frame? I already found this related answer ...
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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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Customizing enumerations and itemizations

Is there a guide out there on how to customize the enumerate and itemize instances in my code? (I'm using the Memoir class in LaTeX for Windows, and I have the enumitem package included.) I want to ...
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Enumerate with Properties

How can I easily customize the \enumerate environment so that, instead of each line being numbered 1., 2., etc., they are numbered Property 1., Property 2., etc.?
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How to get flushleft to the page margin within enumerate environment?

How do I get the headings to come to the page margin inside of the enumerate envirnoment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{flushleft} Heading \end{flushleft} ...
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In Beamer, create a square with a number in it (like enumerate)

I have an enumerate environment with square icons, which gives me a colored square with a number inside for each item. Below this, I have things I would like to visually correspond with these items. ...