{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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Aligning equations that also include text

I am trying to align a list of descriptions of various variables used in a statistical analysis. In case it is relevant, the text-width of a single column is 75mm. I have tried various environments ...
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Increase table row height but not separation from surrounding text

I would like to construct a table environment that accepts an argument that controls the vertical space between rows but does not influence the vertical separation of the table from the surrounding ...
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Automated format in a nested enumerate environment

I have to do a small document, in which I intend to use Tufte-handout rather than article or Scrartcl classes and compile it with XeLaTeX with a typography I intend to use. However I have a ...
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Need help to set up a physics question/answer/think environment

I am writing a physics study guide for my students. For working out examples, I created a new environment that can contain up to three parts: the question, the answer, and something to think about ...
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Is there a good way to automatically generate a list of commands/environments defined in the preamble?

Background I have seen beautiful manuals with commands and descriptions of what they do. I have a shared preamble (edited by multiple people and used for multiple documents) that has a multitude of ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...
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Start inparaenum-numeration with another letter than “a)”

How can I start \begin{inparaenum} with an arbitrary letter (other than a)) after a break in the inparaenum-environment. I would like to let a new inparaenum-environment be related to the end of the ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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How to set and align bullets in a table?

I have the following table, the problem with this table is that the bullets are misaligned respect to the text on the right side of the table (second column). How can I align the elements of the ...
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Refer to the “name” of an equation, while a List of Equations is generated using these names

I link two questions below because I use their solution, to number my equations and generate a list of my equations. My question about numbering equations: Number of Equation: 1, 1a, 1b Generate a ...
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list with dot leaders

I would like to create to create list with dot leaders.Each entry into the list essentially contains four parts: a number, a description, dot leaders and lastly another number. I want it to look like ...
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Make item of list fit in page width

The tile just overflows the page, thus its content is lost. How I can make it to break the line and continue below? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Enumerate with lowercase letters not starting at “a. ” [duplicate]

I need an enumerate list that starts at c. instead of a.. Is this even possible? If so how do I do it? I tried \begin{enumerate}[c. ] but that didn't work. I just got c. before each item.
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List ordering not formatting right and page numbers in footer right side

\documentclass{article}[12pt] \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=0.8in,footskip=0.25in]{geometry} ...
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Get a list of icon definitions with icons having the line height and vertically aligned to the lines

I'm currently trying to define a list of icons/images which will take the size of the line height and be vertically aligned to the lines. This list is basically a list to explain what are these icons ...
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new command for nested enumerate with variable arguments

I have some text that I want to turn into a template which looks like this: Extensions: \begin{enumerate} \item[2.a] xyz \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item a \item b ...
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Stopping a line break in list

I am writing a memo style document for my job that has to be formatted in a very specific manner, often without regard to good typesetting practices. I am relatively new to Latex, so I am having some ...
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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 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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Is there any way to have more than one word in the label in LyX?

In LyX, when I use "labeling" under "Lists", the first word I type is turned into a label followed by a large space. Is there any way to have more than one word as the label. LyX isn't allowing me to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...