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glossaries: How to customize list of symbols with additional column for units?

I want to add an additional column to the list of symbols for inserting the belonging units to the preceding variables. In my case, it is necessary to use three different and independent ...
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Counter too large error with \item

I am a new LaTeX user. I already searched through the topic and I have not found an answer yet. I am using the exercise package to build a large Multiple Choice math question set complete with an ...
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Looping through elements in a sequence [duplicate]

In a follow up of Highlighting words only the first time they appear it was suggested to use \seq_use:Nn to display the content of a sequence. It works really nice but it concatenates the items with a ...
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How to get deep nesting in lists

Is there a way to get more than 4 levels of nesting in a list environment? I'm looking for I. A. 1. a. (i)
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Vertically align a list to the bottom of the page

When a list (in the example below, itemize, but I'm having the same trouble with lists defined using enumitem, and the exe environment of package gb4e) occurs at the bottom of the page, the last item ...
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How can I label / reference description items that contain macros by name?

This question is related to Reference name of description list item in LaTeX, because that is the same as what I am doing. The answer provided there works in most cases, but I found a case where it ...
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List of equations including the ones inside eqnarray

I am able to write my list of equations with the following commands: \documentclass[11pt, oneside]{report} \usepackage{tocloft} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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Spacing between lines with bullets

How to reduce spacing between lines with bullets? \item[$\bullet$ Text1] \item[$\bullet$] Text2 What command will include spacing between the lines generated by the above?
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How can I correctly use lists as descriptions to items of description lists?

I am writing a manual using description lists to list off GUI menu items with their subordinated parameters. An undesired effect occurs when embedding lists as the description of an item of the ...
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customizing individual enumerate keys

I want to customize (say underline) individual enumerate keys. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item OK \begin{enumerate} \item Should be ...
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Remove whitespace above and below itemize in a table [duplicate]

I have a table where some cells contain a bulleted list produced by itemize. I want to present these lists in a compact way. I use the enumitem package and \setlist[itemize]{nosep} (plus other ...
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What kind of hyphen/dash should I use instead of bullets in itemize lists? [closed]

Bullets are cute, but I don't really like them for my \itemize lists (in Comp Sci papers, written in English). I want something more, shall we say, drab, humdrum, pizzazz-less... :-) Anyway, I was ...
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How can I make enumitem's setlist command apply to compactitem?

I'm writing a paper using the compactitem environment from the paralist package. I want to use something other than bullets as a default list item indicator; now, this: \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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polyglossia list in one language followed by list in another language

I have a mixed-language document. It contains some enumerate lists written in English, and some numbered lists written in Arabic. I am using polyglossia. How can I fix this MWE? The second list ...
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Beamer: Adding bullets to Warsaw paletter

Is there a way to add bullets, as they are desplayed in list enviroments, in the 'list' shown in the paletter, as I believe it is called, of the Warsaw theme? Since I am not sure If I have explained ...
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Storing enumerate in a macro breaks \endenumerate

I need to alter the enumerate environment so that I can store some data that I want to print later also in enumerate (at corresponding levels). However, when I do this, \end{enumerate} seems to be ...
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Enumerate within a list

Suppose I want to use enumerate within a \list. In my example, the first enumerate (before some text) works properly, but the second enumerate (after some text) does not. I would like to know why. ...
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Add bold font to the itemize environment

I am trying to list some items in my document so that I can add bold option to the words in the item such as below: src contains the activities as well as the java code. gen contains the ...
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How can I suppress the line break before the first item of a list?

Using enumitem, I can typeset inline lists with the following \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} % Text before list. \begin{enumerate*} \item My first item. ...
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How can I redefine the description list to pass an arg to redefined items that contain TikZ nodes?

I am open to suggestions regarding my question's wording. I would like to have all description lists support an optional argument that represents node name prefixes. This will be passed to the ...
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How to create \topsep when there is no preceding text

The following MWE demonstrates two lists, each of which follows a header. In the first case, the list items are arranged in a single column as usual. In the second case, the list is broken into two ...
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Problem with line width in a list

I have a problem with this template https://www.overleaf.com/latex/templates/a-designer-cv/klstlngczkld#.VecxhPmqp-E The lists don't allow many words without breaking the line. I tried everything but ...
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How to print `n` arguments in a command? [duplicate]

This is what I want to do: \newcommand{\foobar}[n]{% \hspace*{1.5ex}-\hspace{1ex}\emph{#n}\\% } And then use it like this: \foobar {Hello} {World} However this doesnt actually work. I want ...
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Spacing between custom verbatim environments

I have a document that uses multiple custom verbatim environments, created using the fancyvrb package. Spacing around these is controlled by my own code; I have disabled the spacing added by fancyvrb ...
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Making a horizontal & vertical continuous list

I'm looking to make assignments and tests in latex article class. I want to be able to do the following very easily: Couple things: I would like the text in a) or c) to wrap around the imaginary ...
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Creating a List of Theorems divided into Subsections with amsthm

I want to modify the listoftheorems command so that at the end of each chapter, I can give a list of the theorems or definitions within the last chapter, and I want these divided by section (it should ...
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What to use for itemize/enumerate/description type question

I have a lemma in which I want to say something like this: Let f be a function which satisfies either (A) f=0 and f is continuous, or (B) f=1 and f is well-defined. Then f is good. ...
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How to create uniform horizontal space?

I am creating a set of lists that begin with dates and are then followed by a description. Given that the dates have different horizontal lengths, I would like to insert a command that creates a ...
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How to get “two column” paragraph headers? [duplicate]

I am a LaTeX newbie and would appreciate some guidance. How can I achieve paragraph headers like this? The associated paragraph does not go down all the way to the left, but rather it is as if the ...
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How can I force all text to continue to the next line when using style=nextline in description lists with enumitem?

This question is related to this answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/69525/13552. The documentation for enumitem (on page 7 in Version 3.5.2 2011-09-28) says that nextline: if the label does ...
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Line breaks introduced in database export as extra lines in table

I am automating the producing of tex files using an access database with many different types of fields. One, a memo field that will contain an itemized list i.e. visible tex including \begin{itemize} ...
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Forcing enumerated list to put words underneath the numbers

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it. I want to create lists in using \enumerate where, if a passage of text for a particular item is long enough, then the text runs under ...
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how to highlight an item label?

Is there any way to highlight (say put background yellow) on the label of itemized list such as (1. 2. 3 ... or A. B. C. ), not the item body itself, to make them stand out?
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Avoid flickering text when expanding a point in a list

I would like to typeset a list in a beamer presentation, where each point in the list is expanded and then reduced again on subsequent slides. However, I want all the points below the currently ...
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Error in aligning text in bullet style

This is follow-up question from my previous OP. I want to format my article like the picture below: I create my document like this format and I put the above text in Chapter 2. Harish Kumar gave me ...
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Horizontal list of equations with automatic column span

I am looking for an environment to enumerate equations in a horizontal list with respect to their length such that they can spread into columns next to them: You can see that the integrals are ...
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Prevent from starting a new page between list of figures and tables [duplicate]

I used the following code: \listoffigures \listoftables However, for some reason it automatically starts a new page in between. I'm using \documentclass{report}. Before, I used document class ...
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Vertical positioning of a label in enumerate with multicolumn

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Paralist : right shift with big labels

In paralist, one can adjust the room for large labels on the fly, but can it be done directely in the \setdefaultenum command ? \documentclass{article} ...
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Gray dots in itemize

Using itemize, how can I use a gray big dot as \item instead of the black one by default?
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Glossary babel package

I am writing my thesis and I would like to create a list of acronyms. One option is to use is glossary package. When I used this package I ran into 2 problems. Since my mother tongue is not English I ...
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Bug or feature of floats mechanism

If I type $\section{Second section}$ or \begin{enumerate} \item first bla bla \item second bla bla $\item last bla bla$ \end{enumerate} I get the error message ! Missing $ inserted... or ! LaTeX ...
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How can I make a math version of itemize, enumerate, and description environments?

tabular is to array as itemize is to …? I'd like to have a list like \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{eqlist} \item E=mc^2 \item e^{i\pi}+1=0 \item \text{ducks} + \text{caffeine} ...
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Squeeze items with itemize

I feel that I can save some lines in the following list, but I do not know how. The split made at broadband networks is something I would like to avoid for example. Here is the minimal example: ...
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remove first label in inline enumitem

I'm using an inline enumitem with bullets, but I would like there to be no bullet before the first item. After reading the manual, I tried the following, but it still leaves an unwanted space before ...
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How to Move the pictures at the bottom of the document

i've just finished my thesis in latex and i've realized that i have to move all the pictures inside the document at the very bottom of the document. This is a 200 pages work so i was wondering if ...
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Creating a list from CSV files

I do have a CSV file containing a list of collaborators to a book. I'd like to know if theres is an automated way to import this file into Latex and generate a list of collaborators (in twocolumn ...
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How do I create a numbered list that starts with a letter and new items are added in descending order?

I am a beginner at LaTeX and one of the projects I'm using to teach myself has been to recreate my CV in LaTeX. I want to list my publications so that each category starts with a letter in the ...
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Custom item in enumerate

I would like to have an enumerate - list in which, after 1, 2, 3, 4, I need to put 4bis. How to do it?
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Items from file in itemize environment

Is it possible to import items from a file into an itemize environment? For example, consider a file with just words and no formatting: Elem1 Elem2 Elem3 Elem4 ... Elem120933 I like to read in this ...