{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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Defining a new command whose argument doesn't need braces

I created a \newcommand to allow me to quickly create one-item lists. \newcommand{\itemm}[1]{\begin{itemize}\item #1 \end{itemize}} When I used \item, I don't have to put braces around the text. Is ...
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Interrupting Nested Lists in LaTeX

How do I interrupt and resume nested lists at any level in LaTeX? Something like I. Item Level 1 A. Item Level 2 1. Item Level 3 comment at level 1 2. Item Level 3 B. Item ...
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Having item labels in a description environment start with a paragraph indent

How can I make the item labels of a description environment start with a paragraph indent? I mean that they should be indented like this: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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ConTeXt: Font change shifts column content

Background I would like to place balanced itemized lists inside a two-column layout. Problem Changing the font affects the balanced layout; the fonts are: Chivo Gentium Basic Code The ...
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Description items inside table?

I'm new to LaTeX and trying to create a resumé. I know there are alternatives like moderncv but I'd like to try creating it from scratch. I would like to have dates displayed on the left, sort of ...
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Customizing subequations numbering in itemized list

This is a follow-up on the question subequation numbering in itemized list. \documentclass[10pt]{article} % for fancy math \usepackage{amsmath} % rank operator \DeclareMathOperator*{\rank}{rank} % ...
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Conflict enumerate in beamer

Why when using enumerate environment I got error when place \includeonlyframes{} to compile only single frame. But this error dissapear when I remove \includeonlyframes{}. This is my code: ...
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Working in Landscape Orientation to make a To-Do List

I'm essentially trying to re-create the following (Which may have been created in Microsoft Word) with LaTeX. I have figured out how to get into landscape orientation but it goes down onto a new page ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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Tabbed enumerate that is aligned with previous line

I would like to be able to replicate the following image. I am not sure how to force the enumerate to align after $M_2 =$. Could anyone provide an example replicating this?
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Left margin for 'custom' item of enumeration

I'm recently started making my homework in LaTeX. I'm using the following style. \begin{enumerate}[leftmargin=0.5cm] \begin{enumerate} \item Question \item[answer (a)] Answer ...
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How can one refer to a part of an equation?

When having multiple equations inside one displaymath environment, it is sometimes desirable to refer to just one of them without having to break the environment up into smaller pieces. Take for ...
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Two column? list with arrows between items

How would one achieve a list of two columns like this one: I only want list bullets on the left side, so in fact if each entry is a single item that's fine. Items never span multiple lines. I've ...
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Enumerate in Abstract (scrartcl-class)

When using the enumerate environment inside the abstract environment of the scrartcl-class, the intend for the first item does not match those of the following items: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Eliminating space at the end of list environments

I am attempting to eliminate the vertical space at the end of listing environments (enumerate, itemize and describe) but only when the list environment is at the end of a leftbar environment from the ...
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Table inside description list

I'm trying to put a table inside a list environment but without success. I'd like to have the table inside the item (matching \linewidth) and not floating in the next page. \begin{description} ...
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How to make an enumerate list with a set margin

I simply want to nest lists for answering homework problems with multiple parts as such \begin{description} \item[3] \item[5] \begin{enumerate} \item \item \end{enumerate} \end{description} ...
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How to numbering subs in a definition nicely?

The code what I've got: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \begin{document} \textbf{Definition 1.1} The definition contains following contents: \begin{enumerate} \item The first ...
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Nested enumerate with multicols

I am currently working with nested enumerate environments in which the second level is typeset using a multicols, as follows : \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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How can I use align inside itemize without a newline? [duplicate]

I would like to use align inside of itemize as an item, but without a newline. How can I do this? MWE \documentclass[a5paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amssymb, amsmath} % needed for math ...
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How to left align text in two column itemize

When I use following MWE for getting itemized text in two columns, the item in the list sometimes take a "justified" formatting and thus there is significant space in between two words. This produces ...
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reference the table of contents/ hyperlink

when i use the \tableofcontents or \listoffigures, it creates a page with the hyperlink placed on the name of the section.There is a red square around the title. However i want the hyperlink to be on ...
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messy/overwritten numbering in enumerate tag

I have the following in my LateX code: \begin{enumerate} \item \begin{lstlisting} ...
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how do I quote a numbered list

I want to make a document which replies to a list of points made in an article as follows: " Topic point 1 text point 2 text Topic point 3 text" I tried to achieve this by writing: ...
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Vertical alignment of lrbox with minipage inside

I'm trying to make an environment that prints highlighted notes, and I can't get the vertical alignment right. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xcolor} ...
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Creating a simple list of symbols

Inspired by this great answer I tried to manually create a glossary-style environment for a simple list of symbols. Basically I wanted to create a command newsymbol that can be executed from anywhere ...
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How can I get cleveref / enumitem to print, not 'item (e)', but 'Proposition 1 (e)'?

I currently make use of enumitem and cleveref to show references to theorems. Sometimes, I want to reference a point in a list inside of a theorem. It should show [Name of theorem type, e.g. ...
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Remove Bullet Symbols from List

I have to typeset a document which contains several dozen lists which are already numbered. For various reasons, I cannot use LaTex's enumerate automatic numbering feature for these lists--the numbers ...
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Uniformly itemize list in two columns throughout the document

How can I get lists arranged in two columns throughout the document. I would like to make changes only in preamble and not in the list. I am thinking of this structure . First item . second item ...
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how to cancel a space?

I'm trying to cancel the space made by \item using \hspace{0cm} but this haven't work. Any suggestion please ? \begingroup \setlength{\LTleft}{-20cm plus -1fill} \setlength{\LTright}{\LTleft} ...
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List with several types of items

How can one create a list with different types of items ? I am using the package enumitem, which is great for defining items and referring to them, but it seems to allow only one type of item. I have ...
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Theorem starting with a list

I want a robust way to handle theorems which starts by a list environment, with the first item being on a new line. I don't want to distinguish between theorems with lists and those without by using ...
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Customizing a list

I have several lists, I want all of them to have {\labelwidth}{2cm}, and {\labelsep}{1cm}. How can I do it, instead of writing the following everywhere? \begin{list}{\stepcounter{enumi} Person ...
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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 ...