{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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Vertical spacing for writing answers

I couldn't find any answers to this issue, so I hope you LaTeX gurus can help me out. I am formatting a study guide with the KOMA scrbook class. Throughout there are (enumerated) lists of discussion ...
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How do I make an inline list respect margins without hyphenation?

I'm using the enumitem package to create inline lists in my resume. I currently have a snippet of code that looks like \begin{description} \item[Frameworks/Libraries:] ...
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beamer stepwise alerts with nested lists

In beamer, I would like to use alert in a nested list so that each line is red (i.e., the default alert color) stepwise, one line at a time. This code produces the output I would like: ...
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Beamer: displaying all labels in description environment, then descriptions sequentially

In beamer, I'd like to display all the labels in a description environment at once, then fill in the descriptions sequentially. I want the labels to be positioned correctly on the first slide, with ...
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Weird behaviour of \small in list environment

I am using \small in a list environment in Beamer and facing a problem that the text after closing of \small is still small. Following is a minimal working example of the problem: ...
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One enumerate item per table cell

I have an enumeration of 15 items. How can I make those items appear in a 3x5 table? So I want to have exactly one enumerate item per table cell: ---------------------------------- | 1. This is | 2 ...
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Two enumerated lists side by side

I am trying to replicate the image below, but what I currently have gives awkward spacing on the two lists. Could anyone advise me as to how I could mimic the picture? ...
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how do I change the following macro to let me add labels or to enumerate using numbers?

I have the following macro that I found: \newenvironment{itemizetight}[2] {\begin{list}{\labelitemi}{% \setlength{\itemsep}{#1}% \setlength{\labelwidth}{#2}% ...
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Changing output font style of a referred label

In of the bulleted list of my MWE below, I'd like the label ("Item a") to be of bold font weight, the output of \ref{itm:one} to be in normal font weight. Unfortunately, neither the placement of ...
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enumitem newlist with etaremune

I am entering my publications into the CV. Currently, I am using enumitem to define a new enumerate list as follows: \makeatletter \newlength{\bibhang} \setlength{\bibhang}{1em} \newlength{\bibsep} ...
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Modifying enumerate items in beamer - insert graphics while generating labels

I'm trying to make myself a beamer template with modified bullets for enumerate and itemize. I have a pdf image of the bullet point that I would like to use. I already have a working solution for ...
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Partial twocolumn itemize

Sometimes itemize/enumerate environments have some items who are quite short and some items who are longer. I wish to format such environments into a compact way. For example turning: * A * B * C * ...
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How can I make the item label in the description environment wrap? [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[This is a very very very very very very very very very very very very very very long header line:] blah blah \end{description} ...
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Different item symbols in a single list

I want this enumerate list to the following things: Only the questions are labeled by (a), (b), (c). The answers should not be labeled at all. These six lines should appear one by one. At first, ...
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Big Space Before and After Enumerate

I am typing an enumerated list, and when I compile there is about half a page of space between the list and the text surrounding it. The code: and $a,b\in\R$. Then \begin{enumerate} \item ...
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How to indent the item in the theorem environment of ams-gsm package

I use gsm package to write my latex file. Normally, in the theorem environment, the item are indented a small space from the left margin. I want to indent it all to the left margin like the following ...
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Automatic lowercase in a list

I believe this is a very simple question to which there may be a very simple answer that so far I haven't been able to find: How can the text for each item within a regular LaTeX2e list (such as ...
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Multiple lists of theorems with different titles (any TeX, in my case XeLaTeX)

I've found out how to use the thmtools package to make lists of theorems. My questions on this are: How do I change the title, given that \renewcommand{\listoftheoremname}{...} gives a LaTeX ...
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How can I remove extra space after `itemize` in moderncv?

In a moderncv document, using an itemize in a cvitem produces extra spacing after the itemized list. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Multilevel bullets

I want to write something that I could use for multilevel bullets, for example: I. Title Subtitle a. sub-subtitle ... In LaTex I got \def\startitems { \begingroup \parindent\z@ ...
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Combination (mix) of enumerate and tabular environments with labels giving the number from the enumerate environment

I'm trying to do something similar to How can I mix itemize and tabular environments?. However, I'm trying to use an enumerate environment, I want the items lined up like in a tabular environment, ...
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Itemize item on new line when nested in a description

I have a itemize list within a description list. Each description defines a item and the content is an itemize list. (As per the code example below and the output at the end of this question) ...
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How to use itemize in Table environment

I want to create a table like the picture below, and i wish to itemize the lamba_1 > lamba_2 > 0 using 'item style', which is the cell of each categories. Can someone help me?
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Empty line (in code) before enumerate environment

I like my code to look like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item test text \begin{enumerate} \item 1 \item 2 \item 3 \item 4 \item 5 ...
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Change bullet type for each level of Outline Environment

I love using the outline environment (outlines package) for taking notes in class. \1 uses a standard bullet, \2 uses a dash. I wanted to make \3 a bullet and \4 a dash as well. How would I go about ...
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List with wrapped figures

I am trying to define a list to describe a series of images. I would like each list element to have the image aligned with the first line of the description text and have the text wrap around the ...
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Troubles with suftesi and itemize

A while ago I was experimenting with suftesi and chapters of my thesis, adapting the preamble that had been created using the standard class book and it works. I want to try the layout of sufitesi, ...
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Specific bullet list

I'm looking to create a bullet list as follows: (a) first item (b) second item (c) etc. I've tried to google it and found the following code: \begin{enumerate}[(a)]%for small alpha-characters ...
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Linebreak at itemize

My MWE is the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[about] Foo\\ Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit \item[about] sort rules(...) ...
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Increase the gap before and after the dots in inline list [duplicate]

How to increase the gap before and after the dot? Here's a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{itemize*} \item[] First point \item ...
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Maintaining structure Workbook style

--Revised-- I am looking at a math workbook for teenagers. This one has the following structure: 1.Main Chapter 1.1 Subchapter 1.11 Task 1 a) problem 1 b) problem 2 c) problem ...
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How to seamlessy color the background of a series of \items

I need to change the background of a number of (full) \items in a numbered list. I saw the answers to How to highlight an entire paragraph? and (naively) tried to do the following: ...
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description environment with italic, non bold labels, bullets and normal font in the description

I think I am lost in something very easy with the enumitem package. I would like a description environment where the label is in italics and the description in normal text. I tried this ...
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Inline arrangement using “enumitem”

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{itemize*} \item First point \item Second point \item Third point \end{itemize*} \end{document} The ...
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How can I automate this item overlay (in beamer)?

For a presentation, I would like to reveal several items in a list in succession. Right now, the code is as follows; the corresponding (and desired) output is shown at the bottom of my post. ...
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How to remove space before enumerate?

How can i remove space before enumerate? % before \begin{document} \usepackage{enumerate} This is first line and i need to remove space between this line and item list below it. % after ...
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How to generate unordered list with hyphen?

I need to write a list of hyphen. Following are subjects in high-school. - Physics - Chemistry - Biology How can i generate such list with hyphen as indicator?
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Lower-case roman numerals in enumerate with Spanish babel

I want to use lower-case roman numerals in a list, and I used: %Redefine the first level \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\Roman{enumi})} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\theenumi} %Redefine the second level ...
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Problems with itemize inside tabular and rotated text

I have some problems with a table in LaTeX. I want to have itemize inside cells and at the same time 90 degrees rotated text in the first column, vertically centered. I have a screenshot of the result ...
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set character/symbol from a particular font instead of bullet in beamer

I am using fontspec and beamer and would like to change the bullet symbol of "itemize" to a given character. I have tried \setbeamertemplate{itemize item}[] Before and after \begin{document}, ...
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How to remove the indent after enumerate

I have made a list using enumerate. Here's the code. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} % *** GRAPHICS RELATED PACKAGES *** %Custom Styles Defined Here % % \ifCLASSINFOpdf \else \fi ...
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Select specific items located outside a main file

I have a data base of questions (simply individual .tex-files) and include some of them in a main file with the help of simple \input commands, in order to create an exercise. Some of those question ...
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Can I make an environment that defaults to include \item\relax tags in front of paragraphs?

This certainly sounds lazy, but my use case is designing a crude template for power point presenters to use in converting their content to a company's specific presentation standard, without their ...
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How to start itemize on same line as text?

I've created a new environment called 'Example' like this: \newenvironment{example} {\textbf{Example:} \begin{itemize}} {\end{itemize}} The environment works fine, but the items are ...
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Lining up margins in lists to text below

Suppose I have a resume made in LaTeX. I want to line up the margin of a specific section (or multiple sections, such that it lines up with the rest of the main text of the page. In particular, I want ...
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Itemize in Tabular raises “Something wrong--perhaps a missing \item”

By trying to compile the code below the following error will be raised for each \item entry. Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item \begin{tabular}{ll} 560 v. Chr. & \begin{itemize} ...
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Longtable breaking lists in a cell [duplicate]

I'm trying to produce a CV. I'm using Latex and Python, so I can edit the underlying text document with my material easily and the finished cv will come up adjusted for the contents of each section. ...
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Draft mode breaking with listings in sublists

%sublisting.tex \documentclass[draft]{beamer} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] \begin{itemize} \item Here follows the source code of this document. ...
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Auto-capitalizing first word in every list \item?

I'm working on a paper that deals with foreign words and a lot of diacritics. To help with this, I've created a series of macros, so that if I write \wufen it comes out as "wǔfēn". Usually this is ...
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Blank line occurring between description term and itemize list when using style=nextline

In my Sphinx project, I have description lists that start with either a paragraph or a list. Since I want the description term to be on its own line, I use enumitem with {style=nextline}. The problem ...