{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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Indenting description lists

Is there a way to change how description lists are indented? I have something like: Normal text List item List Item I would like something like: Normal text List item List Item
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In LyX, how do I indent the paragraph right after an lists (itemize/enumerate) environment

See the example above, I want to indent the second paragraph. The generated .tex file is %% LyX 2.0.4 created this file. For more info, see http://www.lyx.org/. %% Do not edit unless you really ...
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How to implement common layouts instead of misusing tabular environments?

Note: My hope is that this can become a general resource for "use a list instead" comments. If you have suggestions for improvement, please let me know. I often see comments such as This ...
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How to left align text in two column itemize

When I use following MWE for getting itemized text in two columns, the item in the list sometimes take a "justified" formatting and thus there is significant space in between two words. This produces ...
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How to use textopenbullet character for the nested itemize lists?

I will use \textopenbullit symbol for all secods level lists in my document: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{cmap} \usepackage{mathtext} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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itemize - alignment of custom bullet symbols

I'm trying to use some icons from the fontawesome package as bullets for the itemize environment. As there are different characters and they are not the same width, the alignment looks mangled: ...
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How can I enumerate backwards? [duplicate]

Simple question. I want to use enumerate with \item, except the numbering goes backwards, e.g. beginning at n and ending at 1.
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Changing font in a description

How to change the font of some words of an item of a description? I want it to appear like this: Abc Def Description... Ghi Jkl Description So that the words Def and Jkl are italique. ...
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Delayed expansion of StrSubstitute argument with active characters

This is an extension of my previous question. The accepted answer provided a way for me to delay expansion of a marked-up easylist list until the string was processed inside the environment. I'm ...
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Creating a new list Environment, how to change the length of \items

The code for the environment is bellow, For the longer lines in \list item how do I change the length of the \items so that it lines up with the date? Basically I want a kind of "margin" that is on ...
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Hypothesis listing environment for mathematics paper

The problem: I'm trying to find an appropriate environment for the listing of hypotheses near the beginning of a mathematics research paper. The hypotheses themselves are mostly text, interspersed ...
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description environment overrides font style

The description environment allows an optional heading, like \item [<heading>] text, to be used. By default this makes the text <heading> bold. I'm having the issue that this style of ...
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Creating a command within a list

So I'm trying to create a simplified kind of list inside of an environment, so that calling one command will create an enumerated item and calling another will create a subitem. Here's my code: ...
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Resuming a list

I'd like to be able to resume an enumerated list, continuing the old numbering, after some intervening text which should not be formatted like a list item. Is there a nice way to do this? In ...
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Customized list of elements using etoolbox

I need to have several lists with access by index (array-like). My minimum non-working example follows: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{etoolbox} \newcounter{listAcounter} ...
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Aligning two parts of a statement within an enumerate block

\begin{enumerate} \item Simplify the following symbolic statements \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \item $(\pi > 0) \wedge (\pi < 10)$ & [Answer: $0 < \pi < 10$] \item $(p \geq 7) ...
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How to deduplicate and sort a list of \pagerefs?

I have a document comprised of three large, multi-page tables, all of which have links to items in a list of figures at the end. By generating md5 labels when I generate the latex for the tables, I ...
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Spacing in labels of a list

I entered the following code in LaTeX: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item[[$\Rightarrow$]]necessitiy \item[[$\Leftarrow$]]sufficiency \end{enumerate} \end{document} I ...
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How to remove bullet from cvlistdoubleitem?

I was trying to make a 2 column list using cvlistdoubleitem but I could not remove the bullets. \section{References} \cvlistdoubleitem{a}{b} \cvlistdoubleitem{c}{d} \end{document}
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How to make itemize/enumerate/description environment start from right to left?

Does anyone know how to make itemize/enumerate/description environment start from right to left ? i read this documentation: Enumitem but with no luck \documentclass{book} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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Beamer bullet mark different inside block

I am using \usetheme{Boadilla} \usecolortheme{orchid} \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{fg=white!80!black} \setbeamercolor{itemize subitem}{fg=white!80!black} to change the colour of bullets for ...
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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 ...
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newcommand: passing coordinates as a single argument

Is it possible to pass an array argument to newcommand and then access those individual array elements? For example, if I wanted to multiply the third element of the array (first argument) by the ...
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Outlining a proof without nesting itemize environments

When writing proofs, I frequently find it helpful to outline how I will go about proving before I actually prove it. Currently, I do so as shown in this MWE: \documentclass{article} ...
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How to show incomplete items in the first time then complete them next in beamer?

In beamer, I would like to show two incomplete items at the start of the slide. Next, I would like to complete the items. What I want is like: I present two items to the audience (so I show the items ...
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Problem stating the points under paragrah

This is what I am trying to do We discuss here SW coding with the help of a toy example. In this example, we assume that X and Y are each of 3 bits. Moreover, X and Y differs at most in one bit. ...
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How to avoid citations being placed on a new line when \blockcquote ends with a list?

When csquotes's \blockquote and displaycquote ends with a list the citation is put on the next line after the list rather than directly after the last list item. Can one force csquotes to place the ...
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Add asterisk in Exam class

I am writing some exercise for students using exam class. I want some question to be after-class exercise and indicate that by putting an asterisk after the question number, something like (a)*. I ...
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Modifying enumerate items in beamer - insert graphics while generating labels

I'm trying to make myself a beamer template with modified bullets for enumerate and itemize. I have a pdf image of the bullet point that I would like to use. I already have a working solution for ...
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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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Make sublist look like first level list

I'm using a wide list of the enumitem package. Except for having a label at the beginning of each item, the items of the wide list look like ordinary text. I would like a list inside the wide list to ...
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Beamer itemize: when changing an item to a figure item alert doesn't work

I did a presentation, where I have an "animated" list, with the current item showing in red. After showing the last item I want to change the last item to a figure, to have a more picturesque way of ...
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How do you prevent a page break between a list and the following text?

How do you prevent a page break between a list and the following text? \documentclass{report} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \lipsum[1-3] \item \lipsum[5] ...
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Change horizontal alignment of equation tags [duplicate]

By default, equation numbering seems to left align. However, I would like instead to indent the equation number just slightly. The motivation for this is to align the equation number with the body ...
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Alignment of enumerate (numbered by subsection) and the existing text

I have a document full of lists which I need to refer to later in the document. Therefore I number my lists (enumerate) by subsections. I have chosen to specify this globally by this line in the ...
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dotted separation underlining separation in a list creation

Does anyone knows how to create a list similar to the picture? i am confused in creation of a dotted separation.
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How to quote a list?

I want to quote a list in the following way: We haven't produced an original list. But another group made this list: [1] "1. bla "2. bla bla "3. bla bla bla" Is there a simple way ...
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How to format a list of lists?

So I'm not really certain what to call this situation, but I need a list that looks a bit like this: Ia. Foo b. Bar c. Baz IIa. Foo b. Bar ... Any ideas on how to accomplish this with the ...
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Custom Command Problem

I have a custom command that I got working with a lot help from this forum but I've run into a problem. When on a regular page it works fine with it adding a changebar to the margin and changing the ...
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Optional argument to \item

I am typesetting an ordered list where the entries may appear out of order, but should be assumed in order otherwise. I don't want to have to jump through \setcounter hoops to do this. That is, I want ...
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Document class for a list

I'm looking to create a list where each item in the list will include a title followed by an author/name. Obviously I could easily do that using any sort of basic document class (article, or paper ...
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Make `enumerate` start from a new line [duplicate]

I'd like to put enumerate on a new line, but cannot use \newline because there is no line to end! Here is the code: \newtheorem*{quoz}{Teoremi del quoziente} \begin{quoz} % \newline here does not ...
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Writing neat equation parameter definitions with \singlespacing vs \doublespacing text

This question is based off the answer for the How to write a perfect equation parameters description? question: I would like to have the parameters defined using \singlespacing as I am currently ...
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How to write a perfect equation parameters description?

A symbols or parameters description is shown below, however, the = and the details of parameter are not aligned. I want to make a parameters list for a equation like this, in which symbols, = and ...
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Redefine optional argument of \item in enumitem

I am using the enumitem package, and I would like to redefine the optional argument of the \item command. By default, the optional argument accepts text to replace the default label. I never ...
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Bullet points do not appear (in \itemize environment with Hebrew font David CLM)

I am writing Hebrew using the David CLM font (from Culmus). Using this font there are no bullet points in \itemize environments. I do not understand why. It works as it is supposed to work with other ...
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Fixing wrong indentation in nested lists

I need to write an enumerate list nested inside a description list, like in the following example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \title{} \date{} \begin{document} ...
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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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How to mimic Turing Machine description in Sipser textbook

Introduction to the Theory of Computation by Sipser is one of the standard textbooks on theory of computation. To describe a Turing machine (TM) in high level, this book uses a variant of enumeration ...
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Outline of style I. A. i. a. 1. …

Is there an easy way to create an outline of this form? I. Header [tab]A. Subheader [tab][tab]i. Item [tab][tab][tab]a. Subitem I found an outlines package that let me specify levels with \1, \2, ...