{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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Customizing enumerated lists with tikz prints enumi instead of number

I'm trying to make an enumerate list that has the numbers inside a colored circle. For the circles I'm using the tikz package and the color package. I define a circle in the preamble and then I ...
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How to define the indentation for the second line of a multiline item with custom label?

I have a multicolumn list and I am a little limited in vertical space, for that reason I used the property leftmargin=* of itemize to get rid of some of the white space between the custom label and ...
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How to achieve multicolumn item lists with independent content?

I need three item lists next to each other, with a centered heading for each list. Using the multicol-package doesn't seem to fit my needs as it doesn't allow me to fill my columns independently, does ...
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Going through permutations of nouns and verbs

My daughter is learning to read; I am learning TeX. So I need your help on this: I have an array/a list of nouns (basically names of people and two mythical creatures called Fara and Fu: noun = ...
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How to stop nested itemizes being “again covered” in beamer-class

I'm using \setbeamercovered with transparency for "still covered" and "again covered" to make the current points pop out more. But when using an itemize in an itemize the points of the inner itemize ...
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Customized list of symbols

I am interested in creating a list of variables or other symbols that I want to be able to customize myself, and therefore I am not interested in packages like glossary or nomenclature. I have no ...
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enumitem: using label for a defined item

Whenever I try to label an item that is defined, it never seems to work. For example, consider the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage[noabbrev]{cleveref} ...
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How can I align my list (enumerate) with the start of my paragraph?

I am having an issue aligning the left side of my list with the left side of my paragraph. Here is my current code: Code: \documentclass[draft, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} ...
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How to generate a table with items into a box?

\documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish,mexico]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{booktabs}<br/> \usepackage{ltablex,array,ragged2e} ...
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Question on Subdivision?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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Problem with list environment in latex

I am prepairing some official applications for a job position and I have encountered a problem. In the end of my text there should be bibliography. I know how to do it but the application should be in ...
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Enumerate replaces uppercase letter 'A' with numbers?

When I try to do: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[(A1)] \item blah \item blah blah \end{enumerate} \end{document} I get the output of: (11) blah ...
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TeXShop Command Completion Indent

In TeXShop, I am editing the CommandCompletion.txt file. I simply need to add an indent (which I would normally use tab for) directly before item. Here is the line of code I am trying to modify: ...
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How to ignore left margin and move centered math equation to the left?

I have a following equation I need to move it a little bit to the left because it is way to close to the right side and may get clamped while printing. Those equations are using $$ R=... $$ syntax. ...
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How to remove space after the description label and add after the whole description?

I have the following tex source: Lorem ipsum dolor Lorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ipsum dolorLorem ...
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Aligning right parenthesis vertically in a multiple-choice test

I am making a test. Some of the problems have choices, and the choices are mathematical expressions. I have included the code for the first two problems; 1.) has six choices, and 2.) has eight ...
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Why does beamer change the item spacing when there are sub-items?

When an \item has another itemize environment inside it, the interline space to the preceding \item is slightly less than if threre is no sub-itemize (right image). This has the effect of bullet ...
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Creating a multi-level list numbered like 1a), 1b)

I am trying to create a list that will look like this: Something 1a) apple 1b) pear 1c) banana Something 2a) This is the code I have now, but apparently it does not automatically change the "1" in ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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Prevent line stretching in list environment

I'm using the scrbook class with the default setting to use flushbottom. It seems that Latex like to stretch especially list environments to fill a page. I think a gap between paragrahs would be ...
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Aligning minipages inside list environment

I use an own environment to typeset exercises with exercise-numbering at the left and exercise-body at the right. When I want to put two minipages in the exercise-body, they aren't aligned anymore ...
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Trouble making a list

I am trying to make an exam using mainly the enumerate command; however, I keep getting an error. I've a tried adding a \begin{enumerate} before the question and two \end{enumerates}, which produces ...
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How to get single-spaced list environments in a double-spaced document

I am writing a double-spaced document based on the book class. I set the spacing using \linespread{1.6}. Is there a way to get all enumerate, itemize, and description environments to be single-spaced ...
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A better way to do nested lists

This is how you type set a nested list in LaTeX: \begin{itemize} \item I have a house \begin{itemize} \item It has 4 walls \item a roof, \item two windows, ...
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Modifying whitespace before and after list separately using enumitem package

I use the enumitem package to modify the amount of space related to lists. One of the options this package can easily modify is topsep. However, this variable controls the vertical space both before ...
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Insert explanatory text into numbered list in LyX

I try to insert some explanatory text into numbered list as below: 1. Number 1 explanation of Number 1 2. Number 2 But when I do it in LyX, I try to change the "explanation" line as "Standard", ...
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Formatting and bullet points

Sorry for what may seem like a basic question. I've created a poster using a template, and have created bullet point lists inside various blocks. Within one of the blocks, the bullet points fall ...
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Newline after each element in description environment

I have a quite a big amount of descriptions in my document. At the moment all of them look in the default manner. I use it to define terms with texts or with a list of keywords. Therefore, I often use ...
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itemize bullet not appearing in beamer [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a beamer with TeXMaker and when I want to put itemize environment in a frame, the bullet does not appear. I compile with PDFLatex and I look at the PDF. My code is: ...
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Adding a specific title to list of abbreviations / acronyms in LaTeX

If I have the following code to handle generating a list of acronyms in LaTeX \usepackage[acronym,footnote,nonumberlist]{glossaries} % Makes a list of abbreviations. \usepackage{glossary-mcols} ...
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Create structure / outline manually

How do I create such a construct in LaTeX: 1 Point A 1.1 Point A1 1.2 Point A2 2 Point B 2.1 Point B1 2.1.1 Point B1a ... Any suggestions?
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Renewcommand labelitem doesn't work with multiple languages

I'm having troubles with the bullets for itemize. I need to have one part of my document in English and one part in French. Therefore I use: \usepackage[english,french]{babel} then in my document I ...
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blank lines in user-defined lists in htlatex

Consider the following latex code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{list}{*}{} \item one \item two \end{list} \end{document} It should produce: one two But the htlatex output has ...
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Making an “answer space” before the item number in enumitem package

It is customary in our country to put an answer line just before the item number in test papers just like what appears below. I am creating a template that my peers who are just recently converting to ...
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How to set manually the number of an item in embedded list

In a simple list in order to set the number of an item the following code is enough : \begin{enumerate} \setcounter{enumi}{4} \item fifth element \end{enumerate} It displays 5. fifth element ...
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How to enable two-column view with cventry in ModernCV?

I currently have a list of cventrys structured like this: \cventry{}{Example 1}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} \item Sample 1 \item Sample 2 \end{itemize}} \cventry{}{Example 2}{}{}{}{}{ \begin{itemize} ...
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Xparse macro not working when \obeylines is in effect

This is the most strange and hard-to-debug situation I have encountered in latex. When \obeylines is in effect, it seems that macros with optional argument defined by xparse will have some trouble. ...
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How to wrap content after \item[] in parenthesis?

I want to redefine \item[] to make it work like: \documentclass[fontsize=22pt]{scrreprt} \UsePackage[inline]{enumitem} \newlist{notes}{description}{1} \setlist[notes]{ ...
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Bold Captions in figure and tables but not on the list of tables and figures

I am using "normal" table, sidewaystable and sideways figures. In my code I put per \renewcommand the captions of the tables (inclusive table numbering) in bold. But this does not work for the ...
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Enumitem: Restart/Reset counter of new list

I use the enumitem package to manipulate the appearance of my list. Because I want to keep the default enumerate list, I defined a new list edulist and configured it. The list should be used in an ...
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Numbered description list with dot leaders?

The problem: I would like to create checklists for an aircraft. What I'm looking for is a way to create numbered descriptive lists with dot leaders. Essentially, I want this, with numbers. The ...
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Understanding the linebreak at the beginning of itemize

I have a fundamental problem in understand how latex is typesetting documents. Consider my code \documentclass{article} \usepackage[margin = 0.75in]{geometry} \begin{document} \section*{ABC} abc ...
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need help splitting enumerated lists across columns to denote different execution paths.

I would like to be able to split lists such that there may be multiple paths that get to multiple ends, like the example below. Is there a clean way to do this or something similar? 1. i have a ...
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Exercise list using enumitem: how control indentation and labeling of sublists?

For a book project, I want to define exercises in each chapter, having printed labels like Exercise 1.1 and TeX labels like lab:1.1 that can be referenced as "see Exercise \ref{lab:1.1}". [I've read ...
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Auto generate list-items within table from string with delimiter

This is a follow-up on this question: Creating bullet-list from string with delimiters I have a CSV file where I genereate some tables from. Some of those table cells will have items that should be ...
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Creating bullet-list from string with delimiters

I want to create a bullet list from a string with delimiters in it. The delimiter in my example is | Example string: This is|A bullet|List from|A string I want to get that to become a bulletlist ...
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The label of an enumerate list on its own line using enumitem

I would like to use the enumitem package to define a custom enumerate list such that the label occupies its own line. An example would be: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} ...
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How can I get aligned equations not to be spoiled by an item?

Is it possible to use itemize between align? For instance one wants to list some equations with previous explanations following an item, but one wants the explanations not to break the align ...
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Having the same amount of space with and without multicol when using with titlesec and itemize

I am trying to use multicol and itemize to spread a list over several columns. I am also using titlesec to style my headings. One part of my document uses multicol and the other does not and both have ...
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Align itemize bullet to text

I am looking for a command to align text to the itemize's bullet. {\addtolength{\leftskip}{10mm} \textbf{Short text in here} \begin{itemize} \item A description of.. \item Another description of.. ...