{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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Numbered examples in linguistics that I can refer back to

I do linguistics and I'm looking for a way to enumerate language examples that lets me reference to them in the text. (1) This is an example. Sentence \ref{...} provides a good example of ...
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Page breaks within enumerated list

I'm writing a document with lots of numbered items, and I would like each of those items to be contained on a single page (rather than split across two pages). Is there a way to do this? samepage ...
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More on dealing with long description environment items in beamer

This is a follow-up question to Dealing with long description environment items Gonzalo Medina was very helpfully resolving an issue I had with his solution to Dealing with long description ...
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How to put a list and an equation side by side

I'd like to get a list and an equation side by side so that I fill the page width better for aesthetic reasons, I've tried the following but doesn't compile: \begin{tabular}{cc} Known values: ...
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How can I make a custom \item for use in a list?

I would like to change the color of an \item in a list and I would like the item to look like a regular item. \begin{itemize} \item item one \reditem item two \item item three \end{itemize} and ...
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How do I set \itemsep to rubber length?

I know that I can set \itemsep to any length like this, \setlength{\itemsep}{0pt} But if I want to set \itemsep to a rubber length (e.g. \bigskip), how do I do this? \setlength{\itemsep}{\bigskip} ...
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Table with two columns aligned, one not aligned

I'm trying to make a table with three columns, the first two being aligned on a row-by-row basis (the usual way) but with the third column only aligning with the first two at the top. Here's what ...
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Shorthand overlay specifications for bold text

The following MWE shows the list piece by piece and each item is alert when displayed and back to normal when the next item is displayed. How can I add more default overlay specifications to the ...
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Writing CV, need some advice on achieving structure similar to this

I'm a LaTeX beginner and under a heading (e.g. Interests) I want to have the text laid out as above. Specifically, my problem is getting the part on the right to stay aligned to the line above when ...
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How to have an itemize inside a tabularx

I am trying to have an itemize inside one of the columns in a tabularx, but when trying to compile this code: \begin{table} ...
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ConTeXt enumerate in margin

For short answer quiz, I like to provide an answerblank in right margin with same number as the question: In pdfLaTeX I do this with a newcommand: ...
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How can I mix itemize and tabular environments?

I have the following list: \begin{itemize} \item És associativa:$\qquad(x+y)+z=x+(y+z)$ \item És commutativa:$\qquad x+y=y+x$ \item Té element neutre:$\qquad\exists 0\in\K : 0+x=x+0=x$ ...
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Theorem Spacing in Lists

I was wondering how I can change the spacing in my lists when I start my list off with a theorem environment. An example of this is that I have my list using the enumitem package with my code: ...
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How to change list settings globally?

I'm new to latex, so this might just be a stupid error on my end, but I've downloaded the enumitem package and am trying to globally change the style of {enumerate} so that I don't have to type ...
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Group itemize text by placing } in LyX

Is it possible in Lyx to group itemize text with this symbol } ? In order to understand what i want to do , i attach a screenshot :
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Consistent alignment in eqlist throughout chapter

I am currently using eqlist to create a summary of the mathematical notation in my thesis. For example, \section*{Statistical theory} \begin{eqlist}[\labelsep2em] \item[$D\{\cdot\}$] mathematical ...
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Spacing after itemize inside a tabular

I have a problem with the spacing after an itemize inside a tabular. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} ...
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Big indent when using long enumeration label

I started out with LaTeX today and already got my first question. I want to create a question document using enumerations. However when I give the first enumeration level a long label like "Question ...
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Count and use the number of items in advance

When writing LaTeX code, I often successively make changes like adding or removing items. I'd like to have TeX count and update the number of items in the list automatically, as in There are ...
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how to fix odd spacing of the last item of a list

When using the enumerate list environment, I noticed the spacing of the last item of the list is different from other items. It seems to have double-line spacing. I tried to put ...
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Beamer: change gray out on itemize environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks This is a following up question to the solution for this question: Beamer: double uncover hides instead of watermarks ...
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Define a colour enumeration

The following code is very interesting as it adds an asterisk beside an enumeration. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %% CODE thanks to egreg ...
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Missing \item problem with enumerate

I get an error when trying to build my PDF in Texmaker, I have following lines of code giving me an issue despite working this morning: \begin{enumerate}[a)] \item Some text \item Some text \item ...
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Unbold referenced label

I'm fetching references from an enumeration. The problem is that I want the labels of the enumeration to be bold (hence, I've added a \textbf command) but I want the references in the text to be plain ...
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Cannot achieve nice spacing in list items in beamer

I am trying to achieve the best spacing between items in a beamer presentation. I am using \documentclass[slidestop,compress,mathserif,12pt,xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \graphicspath{{images/}} ...
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Entering text in the margins in enumerate environment

I currently trying to create a template that I could use for tests, and one thing I've always liked is when the possible points a question was worth was listed right next to the question itself. In ...
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Beamer and description environment text size

Is it possible to define a the description environment size like it its possible with itemize and enumerate? \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate body}{size=\small} \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate ...
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A numbered list with arbitrary order of items

Inside a theorem environment I have a numbered list of theorem statements. Afterward it goes a proof. In the proof I prove every of the above specified numbered statements. But the order in the ...
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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 set a list inside a definition in latex?

I need to write a definition that has a list of items. What is science : Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. - List item 1 - List ...
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Most concise way to make list items from each line break

How can I convert every line to a list item automatically? for example I want following become a list (without adding more characters): \begin{foo} Persian French Arabic Urdu \end{foo} Persian ...
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Having a table in an enumerate environment

I have a problem trying to add a table in an enumerate environment in LaTeX. I want the table to act as if it were just another piece of text. i.e. showing up exactly right next to the \item in an ...
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vertical spacing for itemize environment with powerdot

I'm trying to increase the vertical spacing in an itemize environment with the powerdot class. According to the powerdot documentation this is achieved by changing some parameters values in the ...
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How to create in-paragraph enumerations in ConTeXt?

The ConTeXt wiki article on enumerations shows many solutions for creating an enumerated list, however, I see no examples for creating an in-paragraph enumeration, e.g.: Five animals lived in the ...
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Undesirable alignment in series of 'enumerates'

(I'll preface this question by saying that there seem to be quite a few question on tex.se with keywords 'align' and 'enumerate', but it seems as if they all deal with questions regarding alignment ...
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writing inside a ball in a itemize/enumerate in Beamer

I am doing a Beamer and I don't know how to put something like that: \begin{enumerate} \item item1 \end{enumerate} \begin{itemize} \item[1'] % I want that the 1' appears inside a ball. \end{itemize} ...
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How to create columns within an itemize environment?

I want to generate a list of the following syntax for a resume. * <Description of Activity> <empty space> <right aligned date> Currently I have been using a form such as ...
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itemize without pagebreak

I have the following structure of my lists (commonly): ..... Here is the list: * item1 * item2 .... I would like to make my list inseverable (the list with its 'caption' won't be divided by ...
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Making the table enumerated

I don't know LaTeX very well, and I don't know the proper words in LaTeX commands for my question, so I was going to ask it here. You know in the problem pages of mathematics books, where they have a ...
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List elements without indentation

I am using the enumitem package to tweak the enumerate environment. I would like to have all the items in different levels aligned in the left margin. I tried with different parameters of the package ...
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Referencing an enumeration item with redefined \labelenumi

I've got the following problem. I redefined the \labelenumi command to get an alphabetic first-order enumeration. If I label an item in this enumeration and generate a reference to it, the number of ...
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Align items on the left

Please, how can I align items on the left (reduce horizontal spacing) ? \begin{itemize} \item[\textbullet] first \item[\textbullet] second \item[\textbullet] third \end{itemize}
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Reduce spacing between items [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Vertical space in lists Please, how can I reduce spacing between items ? \begin{itemize} \item[\textbullet] first \item[\textbullet] second \item[\textbullet] third ...
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From a list of words to listed words

I would like to go from a list of words through a dedicated command, for instance \listofwords{one word;one longer word;word and word} to the expanded list of the same words, ie: \begin{list}{} \item ...
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Enclose an entry in an enumerate list in parentheses

I'd like to enclose one entry of an enumerate list in parentheses, with the opening parenthesis appearing before the index number. I can do this manually by using \item[(3.] Item text), but this ...
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“Nice” way to list pro and contra aspects

I am currently evaluating different alternatives and would like to present a few pro and contra arguments for each possibility. My first thought was to present these arguments side-by-side using two ...
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Converting a list of words to a table

I would like to convert a list of terms like : A, B, C, D, E, F to a table like: | A | B | C | | D | E | F | or | A | C | E | | B | D | F | but without having to rewrite my table each time, ...
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Question about enumitem, suspend/resume enumeration, last item of list, nested list

How do I suspend / resume an item of a list, multiple levels, if it is the last item of the list? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item first ...
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adding space before each item in itemize

I would like to add some space before each \item in begin{itemize} When i try doing something like this \begin{itemize} \item \hspace {5cm} Sweden \item \hspace {5cm} Germany \end{itemize} The ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...