{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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Prevent exsheets from creating newline at beginning of question

I want to use the exsheets package for some homework sheets in combination with enumitem. When I encapsulate an enumerate environment inside a question environment, the first item of the enumeration ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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Hyphen Sporadically Appearing In Enumerated List

I am having an issue with hyphens not appearing in an enumerated list using IEEEtran. Sometimes the hyphen will present correctly, and other times it will not appear at all. Here is a working ...
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How can I indent paragraphs within an itemize environment?

I'm sorry to ask such a simple question, but I've been searching around without finding a simple way to make each new paragraph indent when I'm in the \itemize environment. Number 6 on this document ...
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Latex document contains only \section{}?

I want to typeset a document with desired output such as: 1. blah blah ... blah blah .... 2. blah blah ... blah blah .... 3. blah blah ... blah blah .... That is simply numbered ...
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Removing indent for second subsection

I'm having an issue where the I have the a section followed by two subsections. The first of the subsections is not indented while the second one is- I would like to remove the second indentation. ...
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Spacing of list of items using enumitem package

I want a list that looks exacly thus: Main text with paragraph indent. Now the list. Notice that the list labels aligns with the left margin, the text and paragraphs thereafter with the ...
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Custom tabulation in enumeration

I want to make a simple document with some exercises and I need to make a list. What I expected is something like MS Word, with a tabulation at left. But I get this: LyX: PDF: I want to get ...
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Customising description lists

Ok folks, I have a slightly bizarre set up and I'm hoping that someone can help. I have an auto-generated .tex file (made by pandoc from markdown) which has a description list as so: ...
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Christmas List / Catalog

I'm fairly new to LaTeX, and I thought a fun project would be to create a Christmas list that looks like a shopping catalog. Something like this: How would I go about this? Any good templates or ...
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No effect when use the command setlist with enumitem and outlines packages

I want to change the default labels of outlines package by using enumitem package, but the \setlist command does not work at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} ...
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Highlight indent level

I am writing a reference document that contains a lot of nested lists. In order to highlight the indentation level of each list element, I would like to draw a subtle line in each level of identention ...
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How to add bullets to description lists?

I would like to add a bullet in front of every \item[], i.e. Hello, \begin{description} \item[bla] blubb \end{description} becomes Hello, bla blubb I quickly found how to remove them ...
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Unexpected horizontal alignment when using enumitem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[ label = \arabic*), itemindent = * ] \item before ...
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Putting labels to itemize makes beamer slide overflow on right margin

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin {frame}{Upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy } \begin{itemize} \item[Esophagus] Four columns of grade IV esophageal varices ...
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Format list spacing enumitem, topsep does not work

I am trying to create a list within a table. However, I have a problem with the spacing before and after the list. I do not want any additional spacing due to the itimze/list etc. The first bullet ...
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Different colours (>2) for the bullets in itemize environment

I would like to have a itemize list using several different item colors, at least three. Basically something like described here taking the direction Alan Munn suggested: \documentclass{article} ...
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Remove indentation on description list

Ok, I looked at some answers, and they suggest to use the package enumitem and the option [leftmargin=*]. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \section{Foo} ...
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Definition of itemize spacing flags

There are numerous questions on SE (and elsewhere) asking how to change list environment spacings, but a lot of bad, ad hoc answers. The best answer is to use the enumitem package, which allows one ...
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Itemize a text with many lines without writing 'item' explicitly at the beginning of every line

Ok, this may be an easy one but I've been googling a lot without success. I have a long text with many lines separated by the new line character. What I want to do is itemize this text so that every ...
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Multiline brackets within a {description} environment

Is it possible to have multiline brackets within a description environment? For instance, I'm looking to bracket the three items below without switching into a table or array environment. If this is ...
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how do I add line numbers to itemize environment?

I have an itemize environment that I use in a figure to describe, say, an algorithm or a process. I want to include line numbers, all aligned on the left most side of the figure so that I can refer to ...
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How to prevent a page break before an itemize list?

It is not nice to have a page break right after the colon and have the list start on a new page: And here, finally, is the list of mission-critical items: \begin{itemize} ... \end{itemize} How can ...
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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 ...
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Extra empty page for List of tables and list of figures

I am really stuck to that , I always get en extra empty page for list of table and and list of figures and table of contents and all these pages with headers , How I can remove them ?? Here is the ...
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List in a multicolumn in tabularx

I'm trying to insert a list in a multicolumn of a table defined through tabularx: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[left=25mm, right=25mm, top=25mm, ...
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Insert a paragraph into a list that uses the whole text width

I want to insert a paragraph or possibly even a box with a background color into a list that uses the whole \textwidth. Something like this: 1st item a subitem 1 b subitem 2 2nd item a ...
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Unseemly spaces at start of lines

I am making solutions to a problem with many parts. I want the parts to be indented by \qquad. The first line is indented about twice as much as the other lines, but I used the commands \noindent ...
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Multiline items in a custom list?

I have the following custom list for generating dates on a syllabus: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{advdate} \usepackage[dayofweek]{datetime} ...
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Using lower-case roman numerals in enumerate lists

when I use \begin{enumerate}[I] \item ... I get I II how I can get i ii ? I try with \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\roman{enumi}} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\theenumi} in the begin of ...
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Problem with “\newlist” of the “enumitem” package

I don't know why this code generates an error. ! Package enumitem Error: Undefined label. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{mylist}{enumerate}{1} \begin{document} ...
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Lists shaped like tables [duplicate]

As the title implies, I would like to find a way to write (ordered) lists in the shape of a table. This is particularly suitable for homeworks, for instance. The solution I came with to use the ...
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Why is \item allowed in proof environments?

The other day I was typing up a proof containing a list and I accidentally wrote \item inside the proof environment (from the amsthm package) but outside of any list environment. To my surprise, LaTeX ...
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Theorem linebreak in an itemize environment

I'm using the itemize environment to take notes and sometimes I want to add definitions and theorems in the flow. However, amsthm adds a linebreak between the item bullet and the theorem statement, ...
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How can I make a list of websites in my book?

I want to make a list of websites in the last pages of my book. Something like the list bellow: List of websites: ----------------------------------------------- website01 ....................... ...
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list/tree with arrows from main word

Can anybody help me to do something like this in LaTeX? Thank you!
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How to create a left section for half of the document

I want to create document like presented below. How do I go about it?
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How to disable list in the rSubsection?

I am working on my resume, and I want to use srSubsection environment. The problem is the current class file only allows entering a list. And I do not know how to modify that to allow inclusion of ...
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How to make a sub-list with numbers (at LyX)

How do I make a sub-list with numbers? i.e.: 1. 2. 2.1 2.2 3. instead of: 1. 2. a. b. 3. Thank you!
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Beamer-Using resizebox changes the position of an item in itemize

I am creating a presentation using beamer. In an itemize environment, I am using resizebox in particular item. When I use it, the position of the bullet changes, as seen in the next image My code ...
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Indentation of Sublists of Wide List

The wide feature of enumitem package effectively makes the item label part of the text, instead of setting the margin of the following text left of the label. I would like to use the wide feature, but ...
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Suppress first new line on list

I want to make entries of the following type: \newcommand{\test}[1]{\hangindent=2em\hangafter=0\noindent\raggedright\footnotesize{#1}\par\normalsize\vspace{1em}} I want entries to contain lists and ...
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Problem with vertical spacing of equations in itemize after the first \item

I found one similar thread here (Removing strange vertical space after first (customized) \item), but I still could not resolve my problem. Please help. Description of the problem: I used beamer ...
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How to reduce indentation in itemize?

I have an itemize block in my latex code (XeTex actually). I wish to reduce the indentation of a multi line item. Can you please help me with this? My code and how it looks are below. ...
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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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Insert image and list inside a table

I am trying to add both an image and list inside a table but I face various problems. As shown in the picture, the image is above the first horizontal line and also the lists are not properly ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns enviroment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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How to typeset list labels with multiple lines?

I'm new to TeX/LaTeX, and I wish to be able to typeset item labels of a (description) list into multiple lines if needed. I purchased a copy of The LaTeX Companion and chapter 3 contains example code ...
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\stepcounter does not work in \item optional argument

I need a simple enumerate list with a custom label but I can't use the enumitem package. \documentclass{article} \newcounter{mycounter} \setcounter{mycounter}{1} ...
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Reference name of description list item in LaTeX

(Repost from Stack Overflow) I'd like to refer to a description list item by name instead of number. To that effect, I've added labels to each item, but when referencing them I only get the name of ...