{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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How can I append code to an item-label(-box)?

For executing code after the end of a parameterless macro there are \ltx@GlobalAppendToMacro and \ltx@LocalAppendToMacro from the ltxcmds-package. For executing code after the end of an environment ...
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How to skip an `\item` entirely, with no side-effects?

In Ryan Reich's great answer to my question on onlyitems, he had LaTeX ignore an \item by setting it into a box and then not using the box, effectively discarding it: ...SNIP... ...
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Environment for listing personal information or similar data

Following good typography, what is the proper environment or LaTeX code for displaying this kind of list? Name: Telephone: E-mail: Web site: The description environment never ...
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hyperlink an \item and \ref

I have a custom environment which is just an enumerate with the \item written for me. I would like the enumeration label to be a hyperlink- in the MWE below, it simply links to a page at the end of ...
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Footnote to an item in a description environment

It seems like it's not possible to put footnote inside a description list item. For example in the following code first footnote appears at the bottom of the page, but the second - doesn't: ...
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How to use chngcntr with an enumitem newlist with resume?

With the following M(ish)WE, I expected the numbering of my examples list to be reset at the opening of the second chapter, but it is not. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{chngcntr} ...
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An environment which be used to arrange exercises mostly similiar with common enumerate list

I want a customized environment to typeset exercises. Write \newitem text text text \newitem text text text \newitem long text typeset on left column \newitem text text text \newitem text text text ...
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Suppress bulleting in itemize environment

I have a nested list, and I wish to suppress any bullet/diamond/hyphen that appears only in the sub-list. For example: \begin{itemize} \item blah \begin{multicols}{2} \begin{itemize} \item a ...
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Continuing list item after sublist in Lyx

I'm trying to continue a list item after existing a sublist, like so: Content sublist sublist Continuing CONTENT... bla bla For some reason when trying to write the Continuing CONTENT I ...
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Redefining an environment or a command with an indefinite numbers of items

According to LaTeX's basic commands if I want to create a list of items I have to use the following concept code: \begin{itemize} \item first \item second \item third \end{itemize} To keep my ...
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Point Symbol Analogous to Section Marker

Is there a standard typography symbol for point used to reference a preceding list, analogous to the section marker §? Conceptual example: As to •3 above...
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Set width of text in list

I am attempting to produce a list that has a width of (say) 5cm, as opposed to going to the far right of the page. Any advice is appreciated.
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Description-like environment with fixed labels width

Which is the right way to do something like 'description' list but with customizable and fixed-width labels? I.e. something like this: Label: Text text text text text text text ...
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Is it possible to know and use the number of items of one list?

The following code gives one way to use circled numbers in one list. For the moment this solution uses one parameter given by the user which is the "width" of the total number of items of the list. % ...
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Itemize with tags

Is there an itemize or enumerate like environment that allows you to use words preceding each item instead of a dot or number. So it'll output something nice for text structures like the following: ...
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Box around single element in list

Is there any way in latex to create a simple box around one item in a list? I tried both \framebox, and \fbox, none of them worked \begin{enumerate}[label=\Alph*),ref=\Alph*] {\color{red}\item ...
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Flexible/automatic alternative to multienum?

I'd like to typeset the items in an enumerate environment side-by-side. Preferably, each item would take up only as much space as necessary, perhaps plus some extra padding, and the next item would be ...
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Description list with right alignment of labels

I want a description list that looks like the following: Name | Joel Spolsky Address | Some address Some zipcode Telephone | +31 123 456 E-Mail | ...
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List of url-links with \href

When trying to create a list of weblinks using \documentclass{report} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \href{www.washingtonpost.com} \item ...
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Centre roman numbers in enumerate environment

I have an enumerated list that uses roman numbers. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label=\roman*] \item first entry \item second entry ...
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How can I align section titles and list environments in the left margin?

I was wondering if you could help me with some alignment issues. I've search both here and Google but haven't really found a decent solution. This is what I have (LaTeX default): 1 First section ...
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Within table, vertically align top of a list and normal text in horizontally adjacent cells

I am making a table where two of the columns constitute a pros/ cons list. I have created a custom list environment with minimal white space around it for this purpose. However, I still find that the ...
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Changing Enumerate Colors using Beamer Theme Berlin

I am trying to figure out how to change the coloring of enumerations in Beamer using the Theme 'Berlin'. I was able to change the color of the Itemize environment by: \setbeamercolor{itemize ...
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A step by step environment

I would like to obtain the following output : Bla, bla, here are the actions to do. Action 1 Bla, bla, bla... Action 2 Bla, bla, bla... Action 3 Bla, bla, ...
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Cross-reference entire enumerate list

I would like to refer to all the items of an enumerate environment, by applying a label to the list. I tried this \documentclass{article}[10pt] \usepackage{amsmath, hyperref, enumerate} ...
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Enumerate/itemize without margins in table cell best practice

I want to use an itemize or enumerate list inside a table cell. For this there should be no margin around the list. My question is, what is best practice to do this? I found different solutions for ...
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How to prevent page breaks in lists? (“Exam” class)

I'm using the exam class to prepare a test. Unfortunately, the package allows page breaks inside the solution list of a question. Considering this toy example: \question Example of question. Choose ...
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Itemize with not so small items (vs. Description with unaligned text)

My problem is that the items are not so small (hence not bullets) that they exceed left margin. See the example below. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} ...
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Environment for different kinds of lists

I would like to have one environment so as to display numbered list or bullet/plus list. Here is a pseudo code. \begin{myList}[1)] \item Text... \item Text... \begin{myList}[bullet] ...
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Using indentation to automatically begin and end itemize environments

This is a question one might answer with "Why the hell would you want to do it?!", sort of an experiment. What I am looking for is a way to write lists with many levels of nestings (notes for school) ...
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How can I change default list style?

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item Item 1 \item Item 2 \end{itemize} \end{document} This generates list like: • Item 1 • Item 2 Changing article to mwrep generates: — ...
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How to insert headlines into the itemize environment (and lists in general) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a standard way to title a list of bullets? Very often I feel the need to insert a headline into the itemize environment. I repeatedly wonder whether there is ...
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Same indentation of itemize and itemize in columns

How can I get the indentation to be the same for normal itemize and itemize in columns? Like in the example code below, the itemize in a column is less indented. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Trouble combining enumitem and beamer

I have trouble combining two things for a set of slides: Adjust item separation globally Use default overlays of lists locally (parameter [<+->]) I use enumitem for 1. but it seems to ...
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Is there a standard way to title a list of bullets?

Is there a standard way to give a list of bullets a title in LaTeX? For instance, if I wanted something akin to this: Pros: Pro 1 Pro 2 Etc. Cons: Con 1 Con 2 Etc.
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An enumeration of equations with aligned equal signs

I'd like to have something like the following: \begin{enumerate} \item $1 + 1 = 2$ \item $1 = 2 - 1$ \end{enumerate} The thing is, I'd also like the equals signs to be aligned. But I'd like the ...
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Enumerated examples

I'm trying to create an example environment, so I've done the very simple \newtheorem{example}{Example}[section] which I can then use as \begin{example} Example 1 \end{example} What I would ...
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Creating a list with non-consecutive items - Especially within exam Class

I would like to make a list that is numbered however I want it to be, not just consecutively. Specifically, within the exam class, how could I go to question #10 immediately after question #5? Or ...
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Right square bracket at the end of an item label adds space before it

If you use a right square bracket at the end of an item label, then space is added before it. The problem occurs in all the standard list environments (itemize, enumerate and description). How can ...
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Two-column list: different column widths

I wish to create a two-column list. One side of the list will contain relatively short items (1-2 short words) and the other side will have longer items (4-5 short-to-long words). For example: 1. ...
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Aligning enumerate labels to top of image?

I asked a question a while ago about vertically aligning enumerate labels to the top of table. Now I am having the same problem, but with images. Since my problem was solved in my previous thread, I ...
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Enumerated description list

How can a list be created, whose items are both enumerated (a,b,c,d,...) and allow for setting a description via \item[texthere] ? Im am using MikTex on Windows.
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Something like \enumerate, but with custom numbers at each \item

I'm doing homework from a particular book, and each question is numbered after the page number and the question number. For example 52.2, 52.9, 53.13, etc. (Note that they are not sequential.) How do ...
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Forcing new line after item number in enumerate environment

How can I force the text of an enumerate item to start on a new line below the item number?
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Enumerate environment with tabular layout

I'm new to Latex. I'm familiar with the enumerate environment as well as the tabular environment, but I am trying to combine the two; that is to say, I want the items in the list to be broken up into ...
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How can I make a custom list that looks like the following?

I want a list that looks like the following: 1. Introduction Blaha blah albhalbhalbhalb 1.1. Purpose Blaha bl ah blah blhab albhalbhalb 1.2. Another Subsection More text for this section blah ...
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How to make enumerate items align at left margin?

I would like to have my lists to have no indent for the top level, i.e. having the same left margin as the surrounding paragraph, with just enough space for the widest label to fit: Paragraph text ...
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Help with vertically aligning enumerate labels

I am just getting started using latex and am having some problem vertically aligning the enumerate labels when listing tables (see image below). I would like to have the '(a)' label aligned vertically ...
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Enumerated list indentation

I noticed that when I use enumerated list environment it produces an extra indentation to the document. So that if I'm using \usepackage[margin=3cm]{geometry} and then the enumerated list, the left ...
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How to create a custom list and \item element?

I would like to create my own list environment with custom \item element, with a custom tag myitem, that takes an optional parameter (the 2,7,6 in my example). It should be a numbered list. I should ...