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Change item and subitem text colour in beamer lists

I am using Montpellier theme for beamer presentation. I need to change the item and subitem text colors. I also need to make the subitem text italics. How do I do that?
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Why doesn't my redefinition of `\item` recognize that it's been passed an optional argument?

I wanted to redefine \item temporarily, but also wanted to allow it to behave as much as the normal \item should. So, I thought by closely following the definition of \item, I would get the results I ...
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How to format content in multicolumn list in latex

I have tried finding the answer on google but to no avail, hence here. I have a multicolumn list in my latex file. \begin{multicols}{3} \begin{itemize} \item blah1 \item blah2 blah3 blah4 \item ...
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Moving an enumerate up

I am trying to emulate a table with nested enumerate lists. From my reading, using a table is impossible - lets assume that is true. I am generating the latex from javascript. What I am trying to do ...
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Spacing between item and description using description list

How can I get the same result as the code below without having to use \quad spacing? Is there any parameter in enumitem to adjust the horizontal spacing? \begin{description} \item{Item 1} \quad ...
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Vertical space before list environment within a macro

UPDATE My problem comes down to the following: vertical space is added before the \items of a list within a macro. The layout I want to use is based on the classicthesis-styled CV (currvita) template ...
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Need help with a cases structure inside an enumerated list

I need to type an enumerated list (for a math document) that contains several lines for which I need to have said lines have a curly brace at the end with a text description for them. The best I can ...
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I can't seem to get \fbox and \itemize to work together

I'm trying to place some text inside of a box, here's what I'm writing that is not working: \fbox{The \textit{two-step} model of XMCD: \begin{itemize} \item[In the \textit{first step}, circularly ...
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Can I tell LaTeX to break a list? [duplicate]

Quite often, I have lists with short items, e.g.: \documentclass[a4paper,9pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{braket} % for \Set{} \begin{document} adsfasdf \begin{itemize} \item $\Set{A}$ \...
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different labels for enumerate environment? [duplicate]

How can I use enumerate environment to generate something like this: 1) some text 2*) some text 3) some text
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Bullets disappear in nested lists when using \newenvironment

I am trying to typeset interviews using lists. I have created environments for questions and answers to style the \items and their contained text. However, if I try to use these environments within a ...
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Fixing itemization alignment and line wrap inside tabular

I'm trying to construct a table using the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{p{.3\linewidth}p{.7\linewidth}} \...
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Enumitem: using the resume command in enumerate

\documentclass[11pt, letter]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label = \arabic*] \item \item \end{enumerate} \begin{enumerate}[resume] \item \item \end{...
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Equal spacing with enumerate and multicol

I want to create a worksheet that gives equal vertical spacing for all problems. I have two questions. What can I do to interchange parts (b) and (c) so that parts (a) and (b) are on the same line ...
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tabularx within the enumerate environment

does someone know how to set the width of the tabularx table to the width of the text inside \item in the enumerate environment? \textwidth doesn't account for the environment
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references with enumitem

I'm sorry if this question was asked elsewhere. I searched all over but couldn't find it. I'm writing a document with lots of lists and lots of references. I'd like to refer to an entry of a list ...
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“itemize” with customized bullets

\begin{itemize} \item blah blah blah blah \end{itemize} As far as I know the main difference between the code above and just writing something like $\bullet$ blah blah blah blah is that ...
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Underbraces with text inside a list

I am using uderbraces to annotate text. When I want to have an itemized list though, the bits of text involving underbraces are awkwardly indented w/r/t the bullet point. Is there a way to have it be ...
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How can I define bullet style for itemize with french option babel?

I would like to use itemize environment with the bullet style before each item. I found out that the french option with the babel package seems to define the dash style for the itemize environment. It ...
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Grab the new list label

My question is very simple: when I define a new list using enumitem how can I get the label that is used? I now that I can do that with \label ... \ref (as it is in the MWE), but I need a descriptor ...
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Inserting day of the week into custom datetime format

I'm using a custom datetime format and a custom environment to generate a list of dates (for a course syllabus), and would like to modify it a bit more to add the abbreviated day name after the ...
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Making a list with dates for labels, automatically skipping days

I'm making my first syllabus in LaTeX and would like to know if there is a LaTeX-y way to generate the course schedule. Something like: 7/5 Friday: Read blah 7/8 Monday: Blah 7/10 ...
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Organized list with border

I saw this list type in a Latex generated document, but I cannot for the life of me figure out what the syntax for it is supposed to be. Here's an image of the list in question: I know this is ...
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Indentation of Lists in Environments

Based on the answer of Markus Scharrer, I am using the custom lstnewenvironment to get code and Section with my environment. Since I use an environment in an environment (I know it may not be the best ...
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Lists of displayed math

How do I format a list of questions like this? I'm getting the equation on a new line below the i) when using enumerate and \list. I don't want to get rid of \[ and \] either as I like the long ...
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Enumerated list of displayed integration questions [duplicate]

How do I format a list of questions like this? I'm getting the equation on a new line below the i) when using enumerate and \list. I don't want to get rid of \[ and \] either, as I like the long ...
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How should I prevent images from floating between list and paragraph before

I have a list which has some text that describes the list and an image that gets in between of those: The LaTeX code looks similar to this: \begin{figure}...\end{figure} \textbf{\textit{...
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Changing color and fonts of itemize

How can I change the font and color of a particular command in a LaTeX document? For example I want all the text that follows the \item tag to be gray and the font should be different from the rest ...
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environment and newcommands

I am writing a summary of my methods in c++ where the outputstyle is always the same like that: TestFunc (Title as subsection) Method Boolean TestFunc(Integer MyPar) (this should be in a Lstlisting ...
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How to make Directory List in LaTeX?

I am writing an article using LaTeX. It is a research report about developing mathematics ebook using LaTeX. It contains directory list consists of folders and files, like this: - [folder_icon][...
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Tabstop and line wrap inside itemize

What I am trying to achieve: some list: - some text - Def.: Some long text which should both automatically wrap to a new line and be tabbed as displayed here. - some sublist * with the ...
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Itemize in tabular [duplicate]

I really don't get it. I've made e.th. in theory and still it says that I've probably missed "}" somewhere. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{bpchem} \...
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Enumerate Package

I'm trying to write an exam paper using LaTeX. I use the enumerate package, e.g. \begin{enumerate} \item This question is about balloons. \begin{enumerate} \item What shape are balloons? ...
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Shared counter between enumerate and equations

I'm currently writing some math stuff in LaTeX and I've encountered the following problem: I'd like to have "shared" counters in equations and specific lists, s.t. for example \begin{equation} a +...
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Referencing enumeration items by number and name

I'm currently using enumitem for automatically numbering several requirements in my thesis. However, as each requirement has not only a number but also a short title, when referencing to it using \ref ...
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Theorem with separate tikz environments for header and body

My initial question: I'm writing my lecture notes in LaTeX and used some customized theorem environments with amsthm so far. Now I wanted to redesign those theorems with help of tikzpicture. That's ...
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“Description” for compactitem on the same page

Sometimes a have a construct like: Some examples: \begin{compactitem} \item first \item second \item third \end{compactitem} With the samepage environment, I can enforce to put the entire list on ...
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No spacing between enumerated items with \usepackage{enumerate}

I use this code now: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \end{enumerate} \end{document} I want to decrease the line ...
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Extraneous empty line within memoir's list environment (for very tight lists) if used with memoir's Spacing environment (for single-spacing)

In order to typeset lists with very tight interline spacing, I normally define my own tightlist using memoir's list environment. Even though my definition (see shortly) (1) ensures that all vertical ...
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How to center dmath equation under an item?

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{breqn} \usepackage{blindtext} \eqinterlinepenalty=0 \intereqpenalty=0 \begin{document} \blindtext[3] \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Define a custom command to wrap easylist

I've installed the easylist package and am using it just fine. I've tried to create a custom command to shorten my typing as I've done before with the regular \begin{itemize}. My regular one that ...
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No indent in description list

I have the following text in LaTeX: I want that the second sentence of item A starts below the first word of the first sentence (So 'It is raw...' is outlined with 'Data are facts...'). I have ...
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Box around several but different items in an itemize environment

I am trying to highlight, at the end of my slide, several items in a list with a box in something similar as in the method shown in Box around a few items in an itemize environment. The difference ...
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Including wraptable in itemize list

Attempting to use wraptable/wrapfigure from within a bulleted list results in the table going below the list, and not within the list itself. The text in the bulleted list should be paragraph-sized, ...
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How to correctly shrink the bullets of itemize

How can I shrink the bullets of itemize without change its positioning and the centering versus the items? My code below show that behaviour in fact the two item underneath have a bullet shifted down ...
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Right alignment of description items (similar to default enumerate)

Let us consider the following example : \documentclass[12pt,twoside,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[left=.45in,right=.45in,top=.6in,bottom=.6in,headheight=14.5pt] {geometry} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{...
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emacs+auctex: prevent region filling when inserting itemize

When inserting an itemize environment around some text (using C-c C-e) AucTeX insists on doing paragraph-filling on said text, which messes up my layout. Is there a simple way to prevent that ? ...
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vertical spacing on enumitem

In the example below I want the enumerate list to essentially be ``inline'' with the word Example from the example environment. It works perfectly with text or enumerate* (inline list), but I cannot ...
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Follow up Question: Label and Reference Equation inside Enumerate Environment

I have seen the answers to How can I center text/math inside a list environment. The accepted solution there, however, does not allow me to reference displayed equations. Another solution given there ...
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Spacing after itemize (without parskip package)

This piece of code seemed to be working fine for a long time, until I try to remove the parskip package. Without this package, it seems that I need to include two hacks: Add a \vspace{-\baselineskip}...