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Simple chronology using the description environment

I'd like to create a simple chronology/biography such as those you see sometimes in books: The most straightforward way that comes to my mind is by using the description environment. But if I try ...
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How to remove vertical space between enumerate list and sub-list? [duplicate]

I'm putting together some homework sheets for my maths class using LaTeX (more specifically via LyX) and there's something to do with the bullet points that's annoying me. Look at the following image. ...
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Align beamer slides with frame breaks

As addressed in First slide of references in beamer starts one line further down, a bibliography across several slides is not vertically aligned from the first slide to the next. In that case, it ...
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Automatic alternating labels in the description list

I need to use the description environment in such a way that I don't have to write alternating labels over and over again (as shown in the example below). Is there any way that these labels become ...
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How to create a list with numbering greek letters?

I was wondering if there is a way to create a list in LaTeX (I use TeXstudio) where the numbering are greek letters. So far I have written this: \begin{enumerate} \item[($\alpha$)] \item[($\...
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spacing within block and between blocks with list in beamer

I am using beamer blocks in the default theme to delimit "paragraphs" in a frame. When I use a list within a block, the vertical spacing is different compared to the spacing for a block with no list, ...
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How to create a separate List of Appendices like List of Figures or List of Tables in Lyx [closed]

My university requires a separate "List of Appendices" to be placed after the List of Tables and List of Figures in the dissertation. I created an Appendix from a normal chapter with Document->Start ...
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Counter name of inline lists with enumitem

I am using the enumitem package and need to access the counter values after the end of the environment. With a standard \newlist{Example}{enumerate}{2} for instance, the counter value is simply ...
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List of images used in the document latex [duplicate]

I have written a book and inserted a lot of illustrations. All illustrations are input in my document as: \begin{center} \includegraphics [scale=1]{image/1_12.pdf} \end{center} I have about 500 ...
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Spacing problem after a list at the beginning of a theorem

In the following example, how (if possible) can one make the line after the fruits be formatted in the same way as the line after the vegetables in a "clean" way without moving the apple to ...
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Redefine optional argument to item

Similarly to this question, I would like the optional argument of the \item command to print the number of points. Since I don't want to define a new list environment or a custom \item command I tried ...
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Lists don't work with the abntex2 class and paralist package (a memoir based one)

I'm writing a research project using the abntex2 class, which was built over memoir. Everything was fine until I found out that lists (itemize, description, enumerate) weren't working anymore... I'...
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Automatic vertical spacing after minipage when used in tabulator environment

I encountered some issues with the minipage package combined with the tabulator options. For clarity, I provide a MWE: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{multicol} \newcommand{\ntab}[...
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Creating a list

I have to create a list of abbreviations. In the list, I have to write the short form on the left side and the fullform on the right side. I don't need a fancy style of creating this list of ...
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Itemize list misaligned in Moderncv [closed]

EDIT: Updated Tex Live and problem no longer occurs. Thanks! -- Im writing my CV with the moderncv class. When I insert a list in a cventry the bullet points in the description don't line up with ...
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Create math-exams with lists of student names

I am a math teacher form Germany. I want to create tests for my students. As is customary I will design two test groups: Test A Test B I will also have a list of names: Joe Peter Julie ... I ...
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How can I add a list of mathematical variables to my appendix?

I would like to include a section in my appendix which shows a list of mathematical symbols, operators, etc. with a textual explanation right next to them. Ideally they should be separated by dots (...
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How can I embed lists within tcolorbox correctly?

tcolorbox I am using this package over mdframed because it offers a plethora of features to create robust boxes (handles single and multipage situations). How can I embed lists e.g. description ...
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insert greek letter in enumerate list [duplicate]

When I type \alpha my list get crazy...What I am doing wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{ifxetex} \ifxetex\usepackage{fontspec}\setmainfont[...
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ConTeXt \definedescription: How to get the description's label on a line of its own?

ConTeXt: How do I get multi-level descriptions? The contextgarden example does not work shows how to get nested descriptions, but each description begins on the same line as the label that it ...
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Combine tocloft and minitoc to create custom lists in document sections

I created custom lists with tocloft and succesfully typeset them as a replacement for a toc (It is about music sheets with songs being grouped in groups of songs). I now would like to have a list of ...
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Customize list label via optional argument

I'm writing a syllabus for a class for which I created a custom enumerate environment, class, that formats it the way I want. The key is that it automatically adds the word "Class X", where X is the ...
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Multi-column enumerate environment

Is there a simple way to produce a 2-column enumerated list like this: a. A short bit of text d. And so on b. Another short bit e. Down to ... c. Yet another f. ...
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How can I create a nested list with resume property in inner list?

I want to create a nested list in which the outer list have the letters counter and the inner lists continue numbering from the last number of a list which ends outside of the outer list. Here is an ...
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Lists mixed with tabular in latex

I have a large table where the first column is a list of items (using both itemize and enumerate) and the second and third columns are values relative to each item in the first column. I'm trying to ...
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Description environment with line break and no indent in labels but indented body

I have a description list with a label that does not a fit on one line. I want a line break in the label such that the second line of the label is not indented. I still want the body text to be ...
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List environment with vertical lines along nested lists

I would like to have a list environment, which displays a vertical line along each nested list, but not for the outermost one, as in the following example: How can this be achieved in LaTeX? Edit: ...
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List and justified text

I'd like to indent every line of a paragraph but the first one. I found a solution here (Indent all but first lines of paragraph.) and I use the approach with the adjusted list. The only problem is, ...
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Wide equations in enumerate

When inside an enumerate or itemize, I noticed that my displayed equations (most of which are pretty long) don't use the full text width, but instead are indented - due to being inside a list ...
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Removing space resulting from newcommand definition

My document is a list of entries. Here is an example with three entries: All entries have a title and two subtitles. These are followed by text, bullet points or a combination of the two. Note that ...
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Remove space before itemize

I have defined a \newcommand called \NewEntry that takes two parameters and prints one above the other. \newcommand{\NewEntry}[2]{ #1 \\ #2 } Calling this command by \NewEntry{ENTRY} {\...
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Prevent a page break across two different environment

I need to tie two different environments, i.e., prevent a page break from happening. I tried \nopagebreak, \nobreak, \begin{samepage}-\end{samepage}, but nothing worked. \begin{enumerate} \item .... ...
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Remove the vspace reserved for the disappeared items in beamer

I have a list in a beamer slide and for each item there must be a figure or an inner list, shown only in one slide. The problem is that, although the figure disappears, the space it used to occupied ...
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How to have list items without initial space?

Code mimicked from Double-column for Question/Answer Format? but with longer inputs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paracol} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{newunicodechar} \...
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To have non-serial unique labels?

The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} Nephritic syndrome \begin{enumerate}[label=\textbf{S.\arabic*}] \item Lorem ipsun. \label{treatmentOne} \end Hello world! \end{enumerate} ...
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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 glossary-...
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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} \newcommand{\listequationsname}{...
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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 $\rm(\...
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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} \setlist[...
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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 ...