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How do I create a numbered list inside a quote?

I have a quote that I need to write like this: "1. first item, 2. second item, 3. third item." But I can only get the quotation marks to go inside the numbers like this: ...
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Use preamble to put all descriptions in a tcolorbox

I want to style all my \begin{description} elements with a \begin{tcolorbox}. As my code is autogenerated from pandoc, I do not want to edit the .tex code within the body of the document. How do I add ...
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Keep item and includegraphics or figure on same page

I'm creating a software guide where I use enumerated list for the steps. Many of the steps have a screenshot I display under the item. I'd like to keep the item and the following figure or graphic ...
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Typesetting of descriptions: beamer-style VS latex-style?

I wonder of there is a consensus among people knowledgeable in typesetting rules as to the circumstances in which Beamer-style descriptions, or default LaTeX-style descriptions, should be favored. I ...
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Change item symbol within itemize in beamer

I'm using beamer to create a presentation and I'd like to mix item shapes. Namely, I'd like to use something like \begin{itemize} \item[\circle] Something \item[\triangle] A conclusion \end{itemize} ...
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A list and a figure side by side

In several documents I have to put side by side a list and a figure. I use two minipages environments for that, but as the list is too long, I need to divide it and continue outside the minipage ...
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Centering a enumerate list label

In this code as here: \begin{enumerate}[label=\bfseries Exercise \arabic*:] \item 5 + 7 = 12 \item 9 + 1 = 10 \item 2 * 2 = 4 \end{enumerate} I want the text Exercise (with its number) ...
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How to wrap lines in a bulleted list correctly

I am new to all this. I am sure there is a solution.
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Numbering of the rows in the table (tabularx) [duplicate]

How to make a numeration of the rows in the table(tabularx) automatically? I have a table, and in the first column I have numbers of the rows, right now I just type this numbers manually, but is ...
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dramatist remove spacing between speech items

I'm typesetting a drama script using the dramatist package, which defines the drama environment, which is basically a list environment, and each speech entry is a list item. Since I need to print the ...
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Alternative to a Minipage page breaks

I would like to have a replacement for my minipage design of this exercise environment. I recently learned that minipages are unbreakable across page boundaries. And as a novice to the TeX/LaTeX ...
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Bring enumerate back to numbering default

I'm using a nested list, where the outer items should be with numerals and the inner ones with numbers. I'm trying this with the package enumerate: \begin{enumerate}[I] \item numeral I. This is ...
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Custom title for each item using itemize package

I want to create a list in which each item has its own title. For instance, First item: This is the first item with a custom title Different title: the second item has a different ...
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align list items content at the same level [duplicate]

What this the best way to accomplish the following? using tabular ? i dont want to use \hfill and pushing them to the end of the line. • list-item i want this • longggg-item and ...
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How to create empty item in list?

So far my list looks like this: I want to get rid of "item 1" and have a blank there. Except when I delete "item 1" my sublist moves up like so: How can I format my list so that I can have a ...
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latex missing “\item” when using itemize

I am tryint to add a list of items in a latex document. I currently have this setup: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} % Default font size and paper size \begin{itemize} \Item this is not a ...
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Align text in a list/two columns

I am listing things with descriptions and some descriptions don't quite fit in the line, making the list look less pretty. What I've currently got is just an itemize environment and it looks kinda ...
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bullet list within texttt

I wish to insert a bullet list inside \texttt{} as part of the original reproduction. Is there a way to do this? When the list is copied directly from the original text, the rendering inside \texttt{} ...
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Starting a newline in the list structure

The following code \begin{description} \item[\emph{Initialization Step}] Let $\varepsilon > 0$ be a termination tolerance. Choose an initial point $\theta^{(1)}$. Let $X^{(1)} = (0, 0, 0, 0, ...
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How to get rid of vertical space before first list item in custom environment

I'm using a \rule in a custom list environment to push down the text, but doing this seems to add vertical space both before and after. You can tell there is vertical space because the first item does ...
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Variable separation between items in a list environment

Is it possible to define a list environment where each item has a user-specified amount of space below it? I'm looking for something to the effect of \begin{myitemize} \item[1in] One ...
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enumerate in tcolorbox: weird insets

I'm typesetting text within tcolorbox-boxes, which works quite fine. For doing so, I've defined a couple of commands and just call them for each paragraph. But when I include an enumerate- or ...
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Loosing top/bottom theorem spacing when using adjustwidth

In attempting to match a convention used in my math book, I would like to have theorems, lemmas, definitions, et al., indented from both left/right margins. Wrapping the theorem with ...
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Sorting macros by their first argument

Let's say I have a document consisting mainly of ''task''-macros that are defined as following: % bold titles \newcommand{\mypar}[1]{{\bf #1:}} %task decription template \newcommand{\task}[3]{ ...
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Itemized in a box with auto scaled width [duplicate]

I would like to have an list (itemize) with a box around it. I know that \framebox doesn't work, because it doesn't support line breaks. Also I don't want to use \parbox because I'd have to set the ...
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Enumitem and nested lists behaviour

I have a problem with enumitem package and nested lists. I'm cloning description basic list (naming it notacion). As you can see in MWE below, when are same type lists, there's no problem, and every ...
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left-to-right itemize in multicols environment

I have this code that uses the multicols environment to split a list on multiple columns: \begin{multicols}{3} \begin{itemize} \item List1ItemA \item List1ItemB \item List1ItemC \item ...
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How to make bullets in itemize larger and change their color?

I would like this bullet (\item) to be much larger than it is now and change its color. How can I do that? \begin{itemize} \item aa \end{itemize}
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Trident sign showing up unwanted when itemizing

When itemizing, I have found unwanted Trident-like signs being produced in the output. Moreover, it is giving error messages for the said section. The whole document is rather short, and runs as ...
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How to increase the spacing between the item and sub-item in latex?

I have the following LaTeX code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label*=\textbf{\arabic*.}] \setlength\itemsep{0.5em} \item Test item 1 ...
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Change shape of all items inside \begin{itemize}

I currently have this: \begin{itemize} \item \textsc{foo} \item \textsc{bar} \end{itemize} Is there a way to avoid writing \textsc multiple times? I.e. change the shape of all items only inside ...
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Why the part question labels are not vertically left aligned in exam class

I'm using TexLive 2015 under Windows XP, and using the latest exam class. Here is the sample code build by Xelatex engine. \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} ...
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wrapfig followed by a list: items after the first does not wrap around correctly

When using the wrapfig environment followed by a list, the text of the first item of the list wraps around the figure. So, with the wrapfig that has a left placement, this text starts on the right of ...
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Circle individual item in list dependent on boolean

Is there a way to create an enumerated list which has an item that will be circled when toggling a boolean? I'd like to use it for creating multiple-choice tests and the solution key.
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Align a list with end of text

I am looking to create something like: where I can define a list that is shifted and aligned to the end of some introductory text. While I could hardcode a solution for specific text, how can I ...
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Table-type bullets

How does one organize bullets in an array instead of just as a list? For example, regular bullets would look like so: roses are red violets are blue I lost the game so did you What I am hoping ...
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Make list start at same line as its section

I am trying to save space in my CV, so now please see this picture of it: Notice how Skills is aligned with its content, without leaving any blank line. However, Languages leaves too much empty ...
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tex4ht configure a personal list after the configuraiton of enumerate

Edit: I use an extension of tex4ht, https://github.com/michal-h21/helpers4ht ================================ I have defined a customized list MYLIST in my .tex. this list MYLIST is very simple: I ...
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Flush items to the right in enumerate, itemize, etc

is there some way to make the items in enumerate, itemize, and similar environments right aligned instead of left aligned. I'm thinking sort of like what the equation environment does automatically ...
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How do I get rid of this error while compiling my \latex document?

I'm using MikeTeX 2.9.5823 release, with WinEdit 2.91 as my front-end text editor, on a Windows XP Service Pack 2 computer. I'm using the amsart document class. I've inserted several numbered ...
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Non-zero `\itemindent` with properly aligned `enumerate` labels and without the `enumitem` package

I would like to indent the first line of list items in enumerate. To do this, I have defined several kinds of enumerate-like environments (see below). In enumerateI, I just use a non-zero ...
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Spacing after description environment

I'm using the description environment for a list. The problem is that the text after the description list appears like this: item1 item2 item3 text text ... while I want something like this: ...
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Boxes as in True or False mode

Basically what I want to achieve is something like this. Well i want to enumerate my questions but I want to have two boxes one for true and one for false also. So I need a third column next to the ...
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Present a list as a “tree”

I want to present an "itemize" list as a tree. I.e, the current list is: Root Child 1 Child 2 Child 3 And I want it to look something like this (but with continuous lines): ...
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Alignment of environment inside enumeration

I defined an environment to add notes, i.e. pieces of text that are not strictly relevant to the question at hand but perhaps still interesting to read, via \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} ...
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Enumerate alignment in remark [duplicate]

I'm using amsart. When I create an enumeration inside a remark environment, the numbering is not aligned properly: Remark. (1) (2) (3) (4) How do I shift the (1) nextline? Remark. (1) (2) (3) ...
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Why setting level 1 list still affect inner list?

In the following code, I set level 1 description list \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} ...
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Multicolumn enumerate [duplicate]

How can I do this and how can I make a multicolumn enumerate with, for example, three items and another with seven items?
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nested personal list with output on one line + HMLT version via `make4ht`

edit: @michal.h21 I attempt to include a cfg file (named cfg), as you suggest, in my tex file alt.tex. I run the command: make4ht -ul alt.tex "cfg.cfg" but it does not change a thing. I changed thus ...
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How to avoid outer list setting affect inner list list? What is the default setting of enumerate?

For example, \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[leftmargin=2cm,labelindent=-0.25cm,labelsep*=1cm] \item[first] test ...