{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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spacing in a description list using enumitem

I found Description list with right alignment of labels while looking for a solution for my own problem. I tried to modify the above solution, but there are a few ugly things I don't know what to do ...
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Choice between asparaitem, compactitem, and itemize

I am writing a conference paper (in lncs). I see people using different itemization styles: asparaitem, compactitem, and itemize. Because the spacing of these environments is somewhat different, I am ...
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Enumerate labels in text circles

I am trying to get enumerations with the list labels surrounded by text circles for which I am using the following code: \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\mycirc[1]{% ...
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Theorem formatting: strange interaction with itemize

This question is related to this one. I want to have theorem headers alone on a line like this: Theorem 1. some text... In the amsthm documentation, they suggest doing this: ...
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How do I add \textbf to a description in my class file?

I am not a tex guru, but I need to modify my existing command \description to include boldtext. Here is the command snippet: \def\description{\@ifnextchar[{\@describe}{\list{}{\labelwidth\z@ ...
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how to set the left margin for all formulas in the text?

My text includes description of a formula and its equation right after that. But each time that I add a new item (description) the corresponding formulas have different indent. How can I change it ...
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\noindent won't work for stopping indentation after a math formula

In this minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item [{a)}] \begin{flushleft} test1 test1 test1 test1 test2 test2 test2 test2 \[ x^2+x+1=0 \] % ...
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Repeating enumerated list items and their original number

Sometimes enumerated lists are used to list example sentences which are referred to from the text by their numbers in the list. But as such references are made from far away pages it might be ...
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itemize in a tabular environment

When compiling this: \begin{table*}[h] \begin{tabular}{|lll|} \hline \bfseries Name & \bfseries Opt 1 & \bfseries Opt 2 \\\hline \hline \bfseries Item 1 & X & ...
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Enumerated List and Table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Table with a numbered list How to I create an enumerated list with tables enbedded in each item: Item 1 Descriptipon Col1 Col2 Col3 Col1 Col2 ...
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Table with a numbered list

What is the best way to make a table/list that looks like this: 1. Item 1 subitem type date subitem type date 2. Item 2 subitem type date ...
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Latex enumerate environment I want to enumerate with A.1,A.2,…,A.n. How does one do this?

I am using latex to type up a logical system that has some equations. The abbreviation for the logical system is DAS. I would like the equations to be numbered DAS.1 DAS.2 ... DAS.n I expected that ...
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Enumerate bullets not appearing

In the past (on a different computer) I have used the beamer package to make presentations and the enumerate environment has worked fine. However, now when I use the enumerate environment, the nice ...
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Alternative Enumeration Environment

I have a theorem which lists a bunch of properties, and then I prove them one-by-one. Because the proofs are long, it looks awkward when every line is automatically indented by the enumerate ...
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\rule command constructing line not extending far enough left

I am trying to put a horizontal line between homework problems, like this: \begin{description} %stuff . . . \rule{\linewidth}{0.4mm} \item[Exercise 1] %stuff \rule{\linewidth}{0.4mm} ...
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Custom Enumeration

I have a problem with enumerating a list of axioms in a custom style. For instance, if I wanted to write down the axioms that a function will have to satisfy for it to be a homomorphism of rings, ...
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latexdiff fails on description environments

This example fails to generate a valid .tex: test.tex \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[thing] explanation of thing \end{description} \end{document} ...
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Definitive guide to trivlists

I create a lot of theorem-like environments, and I'm usually happy to employ a package (such as ntheorem, amsthm, etc) to do the work for me. After studying the ntheorem documentation, and reading ...
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How to make self style enumerate list?

I would like to have a list like this: a) Aha b) Bla Look at a) and b). I write some code like this \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\alph{enumi}} ...
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Changing color of default enumeration

To my surprise, I've had trouble finding red themes, and used the beamer theme matrix to find CambridgeUS. I've changed the itemized bullets to match, but I can't seem to make the enumerations red. ...
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Better alignment for enumitem list

In the following screenshot, the alignment of the 2nd A) and the space between the label of the 2nd list and the fraction have been obtained empirically n: see \hspace*{1.375em} and ...
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How does the enumitem package place the labels?

In the following screenshot, I would like the 1st item A) in the inline mode to be at the same level of indentation of the labels A) to D) in the first list. To do that I would like to know how the ...
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Multiple Choices Questions in 2 or 3 columns

The following code gives a way to produce Multiple Choices Questions. This solution comes from here. I would like to have the possibility to display the choices in 2 or 3 columns by giving one ...
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Combine itemize/enumerate list and align environment

I have 2 parts (i) and (ii) that I am trying to write out, but I can't seem to get the (i) and (ii) it look nicely, i.e. itemised. I tried using the \begin{enumerate} command but it doesnt seem to ...
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enumitem conflicts with galician

The following code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[galician]{babel} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} \begin{document} \chapter{Preguntas ...
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How to align description item labels on the right?

I have seen description-list-with-right-alignment-of-labels that explains, how to align description labels on the right. However the presented solution sets the lengths globally whereas I look for a ...
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How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments?

How can I suppress vertical space between a theorem head and an enumitem environment? I would like the output to look like version 3 below, but I hope there is an automatical solution without ~ and ...
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What's the best way to include graphics in an enumerated list?

I'm currently putting together an installation document for some software at work, and I decided that now was as good a time as any to try to ditch the endless frustration that is Microsoft Word, and ...
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Custom environment to accept \item

How can I create an environment that takes items in a way similar to lists? Example: \begin{myEnv} \item{AAA}{BBB} \item{CCC}{DDD} \end{myEnv} I'd like the above do something like ...
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Make enumerate have beamer themes when using enumitem

I really like the enumitem package, but it seems to have compatibility issues with beamer. I could get them to work together for itemize lists by using the following: ...
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Alignment of paragraph with margin around list environment

I'm having some trouble with the alignment in my document, I've put my code below. How would I position the sentence starting "All three conditions must..." to be aligned with the definitions/theorems ...
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Box around a few items in an itemize environment

I'm using beamer and want to call out a few items in a list by drawing a box around them, and, ideally, having a small comment appear next to the box, like this:
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Disable automatic indenting on description items

Here's the default functionality for description items: With this code \begin{description} \item Lorem ipsum... \end{description} Is there any way to make this flush all along the left side ...
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Vertical numbering with multienumerate environment

I'm trying to get the numbering in the multienumerate environment to go vertically instead of horizontally. So, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multienum} \begin{document} ...
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Vertical line enclosing items in itemize

I want to LaTeX some notes. The result should look like this: The numbers are fine with me. The problem is how to draw those vertical lines (with the hook), particularly inside the itemize ...
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How to disable beamer's dimming of covered text

In Beamer, when you use \pause \uncover, or <+-> with itemize, the text that is covered is dimmed. But that could be distracting since people can still read ahead. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Best way to part answers from solutions?

Now, if anyone could change the title into something better that would be great =) I am writing a rather long document, which contains plenty of integrals. I have a big list of integrals sorted in a ...
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Asterisk inside a variable

I am trying to define a variable with an asterisk in its value but keep getting errors. I have tried \def, \let and \newcommand but neither worked. A minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Spacing between items containing a parbox

I would like to make a list, each entry of which has two pieces of information: a date range, and a description. If there are two separate date ranges that apply to an item, I would like to be able to ...
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How to do a line break after an itemize?

The question is in the title. I've \begin{itemize} \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\bullet$} \item item1 ... \item item2 .... \end{itemize} New ...
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How to order linked data simultaneously?

Apologies for an unclear title; I'm not sure how to describe what it is I want to do (please feel free to edit my tags). But here is my best shot: I have a collection of data; each datum is an ...
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Animate subitemize in beamer

I know there is a way to 'animate' the enumerate in beamer using the following: \begin{enumerate} \item<1-> Item 1; \item<2-> Item 2; \item<3-> Item 3; ...
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Aligining item descriptions

I am trying to make my description list with same margin as my formulas (made with fleqn option - \usepackage[fleqn]{mathtools}). I was able to make it with labelindent option of the description ...
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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 ...