{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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Defining a new list with enumitem that uses ref from surrounding environment

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem}[Great ...
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Custom environment for second-level items not vertically aligning properly

While writing a document with lots of enumerate environments, I wanted to add a little subset, 1. So the item is here — and the inset is here Which I did pretty easily. However, when I ...
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Beamer, description, and space for labels

When using \begin{description}[abc] \item[ab] Some description \item[abc] Some description \item[abcd] Some description \end{description} Space of length "abc" is reserved for labels. ...
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lingmacros.sty: Add chapter numbers and decrease the space between examples

I am using the lingmacros package for numbered examples. By default it works like this: \enumsentence{This is the first example.} \enumsentence{This is the second example.} (1) This is the first ...
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top alignment of table in table

I have a small :) problem with latex. I wanted to put an enumeration into a tabular, but this didn't work. Than I worked on a workaround ending up with the following code. My Problem: The cells are ...
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Nested List with Counters and Flush-Left Labels

Presently, I accomplish this with a combination of three user-defined lists. Two of these (examlist for single-digit labels, and exxamlist for double-digit labels) control the top-level items. The ...
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Customizing Lists

Using the enumitem package, is it possible to customize latex lists as shown below?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays) [closed]

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Conflict between gb4e and standalone

Using an \exe environment in a document with the class ‘standalone’ is problematic for me. Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex ...
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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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Create list of examples [duplicate]

I used the amsthm-package to define definitions, theorems and lemmas. Besides, I defined examples as follows: \newtheoremstyle{examplestyle} {2pt} {2pt} {} {} {\bfseries} {:} {3pt} {} ...
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Show at the end of a document an answer key based on a specific environment

I'm making a list of math exercises for my students. Here's an example of the environment I use to create it: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How can I move labels to above text in enumerate?

I am using enumerate together with the enumitem package. I have set up my code as per the MWE below. This puts the label and number to the left of the text. I am wondering it there a way to adapt this ...
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Enumerate margin and linespread

How do I go about defining an enumerate environment (using the enumitem package) (or possibly another environment?) such that the distance from the left side of the text to the LABEL is, say, 5 cm. ...