{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

9
votes
3answers
444 views

Extended reference for enumerate item using parent environment

I want to reference an item of an enumerate list by it's normal label, if we are still in that same enumeration and by an parent.item syntax if we are somewhere else in the document. For example: ...
6
votes
1answer
678 views

Enumeration in theorem environment

I am puzzled with a formating question. I was asked to change that the enumeration gives me italic numbers in the theorem environment to non-italic ones. How can customize enumeration, such that it ...
7
votes
2answers
195 views

Using `environ` to make a list of environments?

In my document I use an amsthm environment called question, which I use to, well, pose questions to myself for later reference. However, they are spread out in the text. I know ntheorem has a ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Altering the position of bullet given by \item

I am working on my resume and for that I am using one of the following construct: \documentclass[letterpaper,9pt]{article} \newlength{\outerbordwidth} \usepackage[empty]{fullpage} \usepackage{color} ...
8
votes
1answer
2k views

How to typeset the formatted counter in compactenum (paralist)?

I am using the compactenum environment from the paralist package, and would like to know how I can typeset the counter. What I mean is \begin{compactenum}[a)] \item I would like to typeset "a)" ...
5
votes
1answer
198 views

Create a list of lists in LaTeX?

I'm creating a problem bank and each problem is named using a list (e.g., \item Parametric particle trajectory). I'd like to auto-generate a list of problem names from this list and I;d like that list ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to force a linebreak in itemization?

I have a proposition which consists of two itemized bullets. I want both to be displayed in an offset way, but the first one keeps getting displayed as a continuation of the Proposition in bold. How ...
5
votes
3answers
335 views

Asking a tikz picture to render at a specific relative location and to not take any space

I was wondering if there is a way to get the following behavior using TikZ (overlaying text with at a location relative to the anchor point in the text) The code would look like this: Here is a ...
0
votes
2answers
300 views

Using hfill to prevent expansion of text in table environment

I am using inline lists (from the enumitem package) within a table (see Comma-separated list environment) Originally, I had an issue where the inline list would expand horizontally to the width of the ...
0
votes
1answer
164 views

Why have my itemize environments been corrupted and how can I fix the issue? [closed]

I am using the ut-thesis template, and this is what stock bulleted lists look like: \usepackage{enumitem} %... \begin{itemize} \item{I like margin} \item{I like margarine} \end{itemize} ...
21
votes
3answers
497 views

Comma-separated list environment

This question is somewhat of a follow up to an answer to a previous question (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/11587/13522). I would like to create a list environment (similar to itemize and enumerate) ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

In LyX: Skipping numbers in enumerate and changing symbol of enumeration

I would like to skip numbers in a list. Consider the following example: \begin{enumerate} \item text1 \item[3.] text2 \item[22.] text3 \end{enumerate} However, I cannot figure out how to do this in ...
4
votes
1answer
212 views

customize space between lines and space to the left in enumeration

I would like to modify the enumeration in such a way that: there is no margin on the left (in the default enumeration, the numbering is indented from the left) there is a vertical space between ...
4
votes
2answers
963 views

Paralist environment

I'm using paralist environment in this form: \begin{compactenum}[(a)] \item Results with no change in the statement (except the replacement of $[a,\infty]$ for $[a,b]$): \begin{compactitem} \item ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

Indenting multi-line list items in an enumeration

I have an enumeration environment in my LaTeX document consisting of several numbered steps. Now I need to indent some of these steps. I am using the following command to achieve this indentation for ...
4
votes
1answer
356 views

Multilevel enumerate inside tabularly environment generates incorrect numbering

I'm trying to include a enumerate list in an tabularly environment, but the numbering gets wrong when I add more than one level of depth to the list. \begin{table}[H] \begin{minipage}{\linewidth} ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

how to define inparaenum in the preamble

I'm using both \inparaenum and \enumerate in my thesis and I would like them to set them in the preamble so that each item is set off with a). I used \setenumerate[0]{\itshape a\upshape)} in the ...
11
votes
2answers
642 views

How do I control the font of the item text in an enumitem list?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[style=nextline] \item[Label 1] {\sffamily\LARGE item text 1} \item[Label2] Item text 2 \end{description} ...
1
vote
1answer
508 views

Modify default description style

I need to modify description style. I want the description entry to be on the next line, with a different color and \newenvironment{mydescription}{% \let\olditem\item% \begin{list}{}{ ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Problem with \hbox inside list

In the example below, the first \hbox to \linewidth ends up at the left of the page, despite the fact that it is inside an itemize environment. The presence of \hspace*{0pt} before the second seems to ...
8
votes
1answer
470 views

Add an asterisk left of an enumerate

I am looking for a simple way of adding an asterisk or some small image to the left of an enumerate such that the indentation of the enumeration is not affected by the latter. I have read Add asterisk ...
4
votes
1answer
188 views

How do I change the indentation of wrapped lines in enumeration items?

When I use the following document (which uses \documentclass{article}): \documentclass{article} \title{Sample Document} \author{John Smith} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item This is a short ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Custom enumeration for axioms or hypothesis

This is a follow-up from : Custom Enumeration I'd want to obtain something like : Axioms list : A1. First axiom A2. Second axiom A2'. Equivalent version of the second axiom with cross-reference, ...
19
votes
3answers
1k views

How do I insert names into birthday invitations automatically?

I am trying to create a LaTex document that will allow me to write the text of the birthday invitations once with the formatting I desire, and then have Latex automatically fill in the recipient's ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Create a bold enumerated list with parenthesized lower case letters

I can create an enumerated list with parenthesized lower case letters by using the enumitem package (with the [shortlabels] option) in the preamble and then using \begin{enumerate}[(a)]. I can also ...
8
votes
1answer
2k views

Use ball items in enumerate list with enumitem package

In Beamer, I would like to be able to use ball items (with a number inside) in an enumerate list whose layout is defined by the package enumitem. This question is closely related to Make enumerate ...
5
votes
1answer
137 views

Insert a list into an epigraph environment

I would like to produce the following with a list: \epigraph{There are only four systems that bridge all linguistic barriers:\\ --The complete set of mathematical symbols,\\ --The International ...
5
votes
1answer
118 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
251 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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} ...
5
votes
2answers
149 views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
406 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
642 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
609 views

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][*]{% ...
3
votes
2answers
389 views

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 ...
5
votes
4answers
955 views

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 ...
14
votes
2answers
184 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
795 views

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 ...
20
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
184 views

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} ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
12
votes
4answers
6k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
95 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

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)] ...
1
vote
1answer
711 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
592 views

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)), ...
2
votes
2answers
829 views

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. ...
3
votes
2answers
793 views

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} ...
2
votes
2answers
538 views

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 ...