{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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Store and reuse distance between items

I am creating a table in which I have cells containing itemize environments. For a given row I have either zero or two cells containing this environment and working together. However the text for the ...
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itemize doesn't work in IPE

I want to use itemized lists in IPE. Everytime when I try to do this I get following error: Assertion failed on line #511 (ipegeo.cpp): 't != 0' Aborted (core dumped) I've read that itemize ...
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\newcommand with optional multi-line argument and implicit itemize environment

While drafting a text, I want to subdivide and group text pieces and keywords to easily reorder them throughout the document. Examples for such a group of text pieces would be: Example 1): Two ...
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What is the proper way to ensure/avoid non-break with item and subitem?

This is a rather basic question, but I wanted to know what the proper bracketing is or options to protect page breaks between items in 'itemize'. That is, items can be broken across pages but not ...
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Intertext like command in enumerate environment?

I would like to insert some explanatory text between two items of a numbered list. Is there a command that can do this in the same way as the \intertext command in an align environment?
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Beamer: Increase square enumerate size when using 14pt font

I'm using beamer with 14pt and when I use enumerate or itemize it doesn't look just right: I'd like to have: The squares slightly larger The squares centered vertically I have tried to play ...
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Using pgfkeys to switch between “enumerate” and “enumerate*” when using the enumitem package with the package option “inline”"

No matter what I seem to do, I'm just getting this wrong. I would like to be able to set a key to determine how my list is arranged. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} ...
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Description item label as part of a sentence

Are description lists appropriate for definitions where the item label is part of a sentence? \begin{description} \item[Apples] are members of the Rosaceae family. \item[Pineapples] are the only ...
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parameter description with long descriptions and long lists — possibility of page break?

I have a series of equations with following parameter description. Some of those descriptions are relatively long, meaning that I nead a line break. I use so far table, and to accomodate the long ...
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Align \itemize and \tabular horizontally

I have an \itemize list and a \tabular table, how do I get them to align horizontally on the the same line? This is what I have so far: \documentclass[8pt, a4paper,twoside]{article} ...
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subequation numbering in itemized list

This is what I generated for a set of equivalent definitions of positive semi-definiteness. \documentclass[10pt]{article} % for fancy math \usepackage{amsmath} % rank operator ...
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paralist package: \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}… doesn't properly align wrapped lines

I am using the paralist package to create very compact lists (for a poster). I'd like to use \setdefaultleftmargin{0em}{2em}{}{}{}{} to set the indentation of itemized lists to zero. This works ...
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enumitem and \@listdepth

The labels in itemize-like lists created with enumitem don't seem to obey \@listdepth. Consider the following. We define two types of lists \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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Problem with a matrix

I have to write a matrix, my code is \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item ...
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How to produce multiplication tables/diagram/list using a script

I am a math teacher and would like to produce a LaTeX document that generates multiplication tables. I would like the output to be like 1x5=5 2x5=10 etc. Can someone help me out?
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Lyx hierarchical lists

there. I am trying to build a list like this in LyX, but I CANNOT. I need to write something after 1. Any idea to do this in LyX? I can do it in LaTeX using code. Thanks!
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Multicolumn list with same number of items in each column

I want to make a multicolumn list with the same number of items in each column. I tried this with multicols, but some items have bigger heights than others so I got a column of 5 and a column of 3: ...
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How to change enumerate item from 1. to (1)? [duplicate]

I would like to force latex enumerate environment to output (1), (2),... in place of 1., 2. that he gives by default. How could I do this ? I don't need to do it in my whole document but in some ...
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Set space between list and following paragraph to equal one line

My question is best formulated with an example, which is given below. I've tried to play with topsep, but that seems to modify the space both before and after the list. I need to only modify the space ...
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How to make running lines in a list begin where just after the label?

I have problems with my custom list and the space from the leftmargin: in order to illustrate, I do not understand why [*] does not begin at the labelwidth which must be 1<><><><> ...
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Different font for small caps in Descriptionitem Label

For my Bachelorthesis I defined a new kind of item to use it with the description environment. \newcommand{\tfactor}[5][Event]{% \item[\textsc{Faktor -- #1 -- #2 }]\hfill\textbf{#3} \\% ...
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Removing strange vertical space after first (customized) \item

I have a custom environment properties (that is almost ready for release to Github) that works like so: \begin{properties} \item[no max in reals] \forall a \in \Re, \exists b \in \Re : a < b ...
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A leading zero in the enumerate environment

I need to make my Enumerate look like this: REQ/Text/001 REQ/Text/002 ... What i can do is this: REQ/Text/1 ... But how can i add leading Zeros? I tried the answer in: Enumerate ...
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Enumerating nested item with skips

I need to do some nested numbering of items, but with skips. I can skip outer numbering, but similar method is not working with inner numbering. I have the code below, where the numbering starts from ...
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Creating an enumerated list manually with appropriate indentation

I would like to have in my LaTeX document an enumerated list, but with the numbers inserted manually rather than automatically and in a chosen order. For example, if I do the following: ...
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List of Tables doesn't appear

I have a problem with List of Tables. It doesn't appear in my document. The .cls file is HERE. Document: \documentclass[thesis=B,czech]{FITthesis}[2012/06/26] \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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description begins on a new line without indent

I am using this method to write description in a new line in beamer, But how can I remove the indent at the new line so it aligns with the \item[]? This is what I have right now. ...
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\item that starts with a number doesn't work with style=nextline

I've got a list of items and use style=nextline. Problem is, when a list-item starts with a number, the nextline doesn't work: \begin{example}[style=nextline] \item[3D] Doesn't line-break before ...
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Resume option in enumitem with \includeonly

If I use \includeonly to include file foo2.tex, \begin{enumerate}[resume] does not resume the numbering of the last enumerate environment in file foo1.tex. What I've done is to run all parts, see ...
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in Beamer, how to remove left margin/indent of a description list

I have a two column frame with a plot one the left, and a description list on the right \begin{columns} \begin{column}{.4\textwidth} \begin{center} ...
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Math-mode inception: creating a list environment for individually referenced equations

I'm trying to create a list-like environment properties that could be used as such: \begin{properties} \item[Lemonade Rule] \forall \text{lemons} \exists \text{lemonade} \item a^2 + b^2 = c^2 ...
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Powerdot and enumerate - no worky?

Thanks to the site for the tip about replacing prosper with powerdot. That fixed some of my problems (margins are there now). Unfortunately it also seems to have created another one. Namely the ...
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How do I use \item without formatting the text

I want to write an exercises book for math and I don't know how to use automat numbering within the text (for example Subject 3 text, on another page Subject 4 text) without changing the formatting of ...
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No indentation for non-item within itemize

When using itemize list, I would like to include text which is not part of the bullet points. Is it possible not to indent it the way items are indented? \begin{itemize} \item One Subsequently, we ...
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How to reduce space between enumerate [duplicate]

\begin{enumerate} \item item 1 \item item 2 \item item 3 \end{enumerate} How to reduce the space between item 1,2,3?
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Few level enumerate across few rows in table

I would like to create result like below: First I was trying to do it using tabbing, but it doesn't work inside enumerate. So I found that it can work with table. How can I do this? ----- EDIT ...
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Prevent page break without removing vertical space

I have a single sentence paragraph that introduces a list, and LaTeX is trying to insert a page break between the paragraph and its list, which I find unacceptable. I can prevent that page break with ...
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Too much spacing between subsection and custom itemize

I have a resume I created using resume.cls. I have a custom nitemize environment in order to remove separation between items within the document itself. In the document, under one of my internships, I ...
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Nested itemize environment affects vertical spacing of parent itemize environment

I have two itemize environments, one is nested in the other. Somehow the nested itemize environment affects the vertical spacing of the adjacent item of the parent itemize environment. As you can see ...
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Remove the space above/below itemizes and descriptions

In the document below an itemize is nested in a description and I want to have no vertical space between the entries. I removed the space above and below of itemizes and descriptions using ...
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Using overlays in itemize with nested items for stepwise alerts

I am wondering if there is a default (or manual) overlay specification that produces the following - \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on slides 1-2> Parent 1 \begin{itemize} \item<alerted on ...
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Beamer blocks and itemize

I am using the beamerposter package and I have adjusted the beamerblock so that the columns line up and have correct spacing. However itemize now runs from the very edge of the block on the left to ...
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Automatically set description list `labelwidth` based on widest label?

How do I create a description list where the item text is automatically indented to the width of the widest label? This is the same question as Description list with aligned descriptions but I would ...
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Vertically align \framed with itemized list using ConTeXt

Problem The numbers in the following itemized list are not aligned with the text: Code It is possible to adjust the vertical alignment using the offset command: % Itemized bullet list ...
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Change list bullet style independently from each other in ConTeXt

Background I would like to vary the style of multiple itemized lists on the same page, independently from one another. Code A short example: \setuppapersize[A5] \setupcolors[state=start] % ...
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enumerate tag using the alphabet instead of numbers [duplicate]

The default behaviour for the \begin{enumerate}tag is to sequentially list the items given by \item over the numbers {1, 2, 3, 4, ...}. Is it possible to change this to the alphabet {a, b, c, d, ...
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How to make a right-facing fleur-de-lis list item bullet

Does anyone know how to make a right-facing, correctly-sized (12pt), nice-looking (crisp, maybe SVG or something), fleur-de-lis as a list item bullet? I found this, but it's not quite what I'm after ...
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Exercise enumeration

In order to make it easier to write hand-in assigments, I want to create two environments Subexc and subexc, where I can write the entire exercise down before starting. Subexc is supposed to be run ...
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equation, equation number and itemize bullet all on the same line

I think the following sample says it all. I need to get the item bullet in the right place on the same line as the equation, and have this followed by an normal equation number. Someone asked the ...
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Change Enumerate Items to Khmer Unicode Alphabet

Here is my code that change default enumerate item to roman number \documentclass{article} \def\theenumi{\roman{enumi}} \def\theenumii{\roman{enumii}} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} ...