{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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Editing Format of List of Theorems in thmtools

I'm trying to change the formatting of the \listoftheorems command from the thmtools package. It currently prints "Theorem (Name of Theorem).... Page Number", and I would like it to print "Name of ...
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mdframed in lists

I am using a frame environment defined with mdframed to write annotations in my documents. When I use this environment as the first thing after a \label in a list, the following happens: Source: ...
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Change autoref name of items of a specific list

In my document I have a customized list subtasks type (using enumitem) to insert subtasks. I would like to reference them using \autoref. However, since these are lists, \autoref inserts the word ...
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List of symbols and abbreviations just as two columns

I would like to make a list of symbols and abbreviations without using any special packages like nomencl and alike. What I would like is just left-aligned two columns once for the symbols and one for ...
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How to have an itemized list in beamer conditionally appear

I would like to have an itemized list of points with follow-up points appearing once I am taking about that item. My guess is that this is going to need something like a pause, overlay, or the \only ...
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Can we use enumerate with standalone class?

Can we use \enumerate with \standalone class? Isn't enumerate basic LaTeX? The minimal example, which does not compile with standalone but it does with article, is: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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Subsections as an enumerate

I want to have subsections named all the same with a number behind it. The straight forward approach I came up with is this: \section{User Stories} \subsection*{Userstory 1} This is story 1 ...
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Is there some way to add text between the items of an enumerate or itemize environment [duplicate]

The title says it all. This does not seem possible with a regular enumerate or itemize enviroment. Do you need to use a special/custom environment for this, or am I missing something? I thought this ...
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Problem with indent in enumeration of paralist

I have the following enumeration: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{paralist} \begin{document} \begin{compactenum}[i.] \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item foo \item ...
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Enumeration in the `parcolumns` environment

I am encountering a problem in the parcolumns environment. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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How to add white space before an item?

How to add white space before an item ? \documentclass[12pt,english]{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} \begin{document} Dqfnqsdf qsdfjdqs qsdjqsd ...
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List environment (itemize) with vertical line between label and content

Is it possible to have list environments (itemize, enumerate, ...) which have a vertical line between the label (i.e. the bullet/number) and the listing content? Probably this is best explained ...
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Itemize exactly after description

I have an itemize environment in a description, unfortunately that doesn't look that nice. Here's an MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[Long description] ...
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How to align two entries of a list that appears in the center of the page?

Using the Beamer Presentation template I am creating slides, my aim is to make a list environment with the bullet points aligned in the center of the page. How can I do so? Thanks
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Tree like items list

I'm trying to build a list in a file based on the Tufte-Latex book template: https://code.google.com/p/tufte-latex/ In keeping with the clean design, I don't need any font changes, blod or italics, ...
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Indenting inside enumerate in Latex

I am trying to do an enumerate in Latex that ends up in the following way: First Step. Second Step Third Step Fourth Step I am trying to use \indent before an \item, but it doesn't work. Here is ...
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Indentation problem in lists using custom label

I am having a small problem using lists with a custom label for each item. When I use the following code, the list item is not indented correctly, it uses the second number after the \Rightarrow to ...
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How to customize lists in Latex without using frenchb package?

I found that we can customize LaTeX lists like this (for example): \begin{itemize}[font=\color{red},label=\ding{43}] \item item1 \item item2 \end{itemize} but to have such beautiful lists, we must ...
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Working with leaflets

i am making a menu, and i've stumble on a formatting issue. The way it works now is that "Name (empty space) price" I would like it to be "Name.......Price" still taking up the same ...
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Undesired \parindent in front of first label — depending on previous text

Here Manfred Sauter asked for appropriate spacing in front of the first label in a list. However, if there is no text in front of the first label, the first label will not be indented at all. How can ...
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How to enumerate with capital latin or greek letters without the apostrophe?

I tried to do this with enumitem package as such: \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} . . ...
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Apply command to list of elements separated by \and

I am trying to build a command similar to the \author command. It takes one argument with is actually a list of arguments separated by \and. The command needs to apply another command like \underline ...
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\topsep not taken account in a new list

My overall goal is to redefine the [ ] , I have done that actually and it works well, but I just noted that my new trivlist, trivilist2, does not behave well regarding the space left between the above ...
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Indent a package listitem

I'm new to latex and I understand how to indent lists, but what if they are lists items that are derived from a package. In this case, I really like the moderncv package. Here is a working example. ...
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Changing your bullet points in beamer block, maybe boadilla?

Can anyone give me a list of the different styles of bullets in beamer? I am looking for the command that will give me the typical 3d looking blue ball in a block I know where to input it in my ...
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Template of theorem statement?

So Basically I am looking for something that looks like this: Using the amsmath package: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\left. \begin{aligned} A &= T ...
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How to avoid page breaks between the paragraphs of a description item?

Is there a way of preventing LaTeX from putting page breaks between two paragraphs of a multi-paragraph \item in a description environment? Preferably without having to put in explicit \nopagebreak ...
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Nested indentation with xparse

this is my first question, so any help is appreciated. I want to achieve an indentation effect as shown in the image: Which can be obtained as follows: \begin{itemize} \item $a$ ...
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Append something to the label item using enumitem?

Is there some easy way to append some code (or text) to appear directly after the label item, but before the text, in a description list using the enumitem package? Here's an example below to show ...
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Itemize left margin

I'm using itemize with the option [leftmargin=5.5mm] How can I extend this option to all itemizes in the whole document? I'm on \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,book,twoside] Thanks!
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Why should some TeX primitives never be set directly in LaTeX?

In an earlier question More economic and robust command for abstract at the beginning of chapters, David Carlisle told that one should never use directly some TeX primitives. How can I distinguish ...
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Put a box around an item (homework)

I am using the enumerate environment to do homework. In the following, first I write out the question, then I write out the answers to the first two parts. What I'd like to do is have a box around ...
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Line break after description label

How can I ger a line break after the label of a description environment item? I'd like to keep the indentation and the bold face for the item label, but I'd like to have the body of the item in a ...
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List of <newfloat> with zero caption in text

new Float type: Illustration How to make a list of illustrations, with captions in the list, but for the illustrations to appear in the text with zero captioning - image only.
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How do I achieve this sort of numbering which mixes alphabets and numbers

I need to prepare a list of items item name ----- A.1 item name ----- A.2 item name ----- B.1 item name is pretty long, so aligning is gone ----- B.2 item name is so long it goes to next ...
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How can I add lists and similar in a savebox?

I'd like to have a savebox (or savebox-like functionality) that contains some 'simple' formatting, for example lists. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is a sentence \begin{itemize} ...
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Automatic Formatting of List

I need to put a very long list of lists into LaTeX, hopefully with automatic formatting. For example I have the following list: \{\{7, 2, 6, 5\}, \{7, 2, 6, 6\}, \{7, 3, 1, 1\}, \{7, 3, 1, 3\}, \{7, ...
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Problem with vertical space in enumerate environment

I have a problem regarding the vertical space between \item and an image. I use the following code and the image doesn't move vertical as it should. Why is that? And how can I fix it? ...
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Reduce vertical space after list of algorithms' title

I would like to control the spacing after and before the list of algorithms title to fit all the algorithms in one page. ...
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Indenting in enumerate (TeX/LaTeX)

I'm making a numbered list with the enumerate environment. Through the enumitem package I've changed the label to [label=Caso \arabic*)]. I have set itemindent to 10.5pt to align the label start with ...
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List Numbering Through Multiple Tables

I am seeking to create a math workbook that looks similar to the picture below. I have included a selection of code I am attempting to get working - marked as MWE. My issue is that I want to continue ...
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Wrong placement for \preto using etoolbox

I'm observing that the adding a text to a list of tables (or figures) through \preto from etoolbox does not work properly when the table is placed on the next page if it does not fit the page where it ...
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How to change the label of one item in an enumitem list

I want to change the label of one item in a list. I am using the enumitem package, I am very fond of it, and I have to keep using it (lots of other code would break). MWE: ...
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How do I remove the space before the first item and after the last item of an enumerate list inside a longtable?

I have several longtables in one document and they all have a fairly big gap before the first item and after the last item of every enumerate-list. Does anyone know how to get rid of that? ...
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itemize inside an equation

I am trying to use itemize inside an equation, but I am getting a bunch of errors \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} ...
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automatic list/table rendering

i'm looking for a solution to automatically render data lists. In the current scenario, my input data is a list of strings, which should be displayed in a three column list w/ sequential numbers: ...
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Vertical Justification of Elements of Enumerate Environment?

How do I automatically vertically justify (evenly vertically space in a page) the \items of an enumerate environment? Is adding \vfill after each \item the only way to do this?
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Defining constant parameters

Sorry for the title, I don't know how to formulate the question in short. What I need is to define something like constant parameters, for example I have through the code this list: ...
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Display bracket and a text line in the same line

I want to get the following : For this I have used the the following code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{enumerate} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item First item \item Second item ...
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Indent description

I'm having problems with indenting the label of a description. Tried to define a new environment, and set leftmargin to whatever, but the label stays put. How can I achieve what I want? This is what ...