{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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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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Is there a better formatting option for an alternated enumerated/itemized list?

I'm making a questions/answers page where answer follows the question. The questions are enumerated while the answers are not. Questions are using one color while answers using another one. In order ...
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How to split and align equations when they are inside an enumerate environment?

How to make the first line of aligned equations sit in the same baseline as the bullet and make the equation left justified? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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How to tab the whole subitem?

I'm typing up a document that requires subitems (ex: 1. a), b), etc.). I have been able to do this by using \subitem but what really bugs me is that only this first line of the subitem has a indent ...
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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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How to include list environment in “titlepage”

I've bee writing my own class for meeting notes, and I want to have an fbox with everyone who has attended the meeting, preferably in a list (itemize or my own custom list). Is there a way to do this ...
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How do I set \itemsep to rubber length?

I know that I can set \itemsep to any length like this, \setlength{\itemsep}{0pt} But if I want to set \itemsep to a rubber length (e.g. \bigskip), how do I do this? \setlength{\itemsep}{\bigskip} ...
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How to define inparaenum in the preamble

I'm using both \inparaenum and \enumerate in my thesis and I would like them to set them in the preamble so that each item is set off with a). I used \setenumerate[0]{\itshape a\upshape)} in the ...
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multline inside an item

Is there a way to use a multline inside an \item element of enumerate WITHOUT a new line between the index of list and the formula? \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item $checkorder( ...
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Redefining enumerate counters in beamer

I'd like to do two things with the enumerate environment in beamer. I'd like to reformat it so that it shows up as (1) An item a. A subitem b. Another subitem I'd like to be able to refer to ...
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Shaded continuous across new enumerate environment

I'm trying to write up solutions where I include the original problem text, in a light gray shaded box. I had been creating the shading with the 'framed' package shaded environment, but some of the ...
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Defining my own description environment

I need help writing my own description environment. The only thing I want to change is the appearance of description label. I can achieve what I want universally just fine with the following bit in ...
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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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emacs+auctex: prevent region filling when inserting itemize

When inserting an itemize environment around some text (using C-c C-e) AucTeX insists on doing paragraph-filling on said text, which messes up my layout. Is there a simple way to prevent that ? ...
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Vertical Centering in a multicols

In a document I have several multicols units, in which on one side there is an image and on the other side some information in a itemize. Now, depending on the image / information, the two "sections" ...
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Avoiding a line break at the beginning of an enumerate

How can I avoid the line break at the begin of an enumerate environment? I've noticed that theorem-style environments succeed in doing so. I'm using the enumitem package and my concrete example is: ...
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Leftalign labels with enumitem

I'm using the enumitem package to define a legal list: \usepackage{enumitem} \newlist{legal}{enumerate}{10} \setlist[legal]{label*=\arabic*.} The output for a list looks like this: 1. foo 1.1 ...
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Left-aligning all text in itemized list (beamer)

I'm trying to make an itemized list in beamer (using the beamerposter package). By default, the text of first-level bullet points is left-aligned at the same point as non-list text, and the bullet ...
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How can I get proper paragraph handling in itemize environments?

I'm using the itemize environment to answer a list of questions, because the output is compact and neat. However, when I need more than one paragraph in one item, the second one is not indented, as it ...
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How to implement common layouts instead of misusing tabular environments?

Note: My hope is that this can become a general resource for "use a list instead" comments. If you have suggestions for improvement, please let me know. I often see comments such as This ...
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Tighter-spaced bulleted list should have ordinary line spacing to paragraphs/lines above and below

To get tighter line spacing (my document's main spacing is 1.5-spacing, and I'm using memoir), I normally use a self-defined "tight list" (tightlist in the code below). This works well. However I ...
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enumitem - labels fine - but references defined empty

Folks - the various hints as how to get to an enumeration/description listing elsewhere (e.g. Enumerated description list, Automatically number a description list) work splendidly. However - somehow ...
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Where do I find \item definition to redefine it?

I want to modify the parameters used by \item in a {list} environment. Where can the original definition be found in my LaTeX distribution to copy and modify?
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LaTeX enumerate - bold item with non-bold text

I'm trying to customize the environment enumerate where the \item is bold but the text is not bold. What I've tried is (at the suggestion of one of the google-results): \let\origitem\item ...
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Change every first level item in document to bullet

How can I have bullets for every first level item in the document ? Putting renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\bullet$} in the itemize works well but just for this itemize. I tried putting it on top of the ...
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From a list of words to listed words

I would like to go from a list of words through a dedicated command, for instance \listofwords{one word;one longer word;word and word} to the expanded list of the same words, ie: \begin{list}{} \item ...
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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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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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How to put a list and an equation side by side

I'd like to get a list and an equation side by side so that I fill the page width better for aesthetic reasons, I've tried the following but doesn't compile: \begin{tabular}{cc} Known values: ...
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Referencing an enumeration item with redefined \labelenumi

I've got the following problem. I redefined the \labelenumi command to get an alphabetic first-order enumeration. If I label an item in this enumeration and generate a reference to it, the number of ...
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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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Adjusting the gb4e {exe} environment locally

In my thesis I make extensive use of the exe environment of the gb4epackage and I love it. However, three of my approximately 100 examples need to have an alternative layout. Instead of the usual ...
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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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Custom enumeration with undesired kerning

The following code produces the desired result as shown below: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,calc,bbding} \usepackage{enumitem} ...
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How to create Bullet-List with Fancy Bullet Shapes?

Can somebody please provide some hint on how to achieve the following 2 types of bullet-lists? Type-1: [Diamond Shaped Bullets] Type-2: [Round Shaped Bullets]
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Problem with enumerate package in beamer class

I use this in my personal .sty file to change the standard enumerate scheme (when I do homework it better matches the numbering scheme in texts/MSWord): \usepackage{enumerate} % Change enumerate ...
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Two column table, enumerate first column but not second

I need to have a two column table, where the first column contains enumerations and the second take plain text. For example, Column 1 Column 2 1. Step 1 Reason 1 2. Step 2 ...
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Use numbers in every level of enumeration?

Is it possible to use only numbers on front of every item? Something like this: ABC DEF abc def xyz But only with numbers.
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Right square bracket at the end of an item label adds space before it

If you use a right square bracket at the end of an item label, then space is added before it. The problem occurs in all the standard list environments (itemize, enumerate and description). How can ...
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Include section number in list number

As a follow-up to this question, I'd like to know if it is possible to automatically include the current section number, including all nesting levels, in the list number. How do I accomplish this? ...
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Organizing a list of items into two columns

Is it possible in LaTeX to divide the following list of items into two columns: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \section*{Section 01} ...
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Indent/leftmargin of itemize environment without using enumitem

I would like to have a smaller left margin or indent for the itemize environment. Currently, I tried so far \leftmargin and \itemindent but I did not affect the following lines of an entry. Does ...
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How can I raise an item symbol?

I don't like the appearance of standard \textbullet. It's too big. I decided to shrink it using \footnotesize{}. Unfortunately, the bullet is not at the center of a line (It's a little lower). How can ...
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description environment with italic, non bold labels, bullets and normal font in the description

I think I am lost in something very easy with the enumitem package. I would like a description environment where the label is in italics and the description in normal text. I tried this ...
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Customizing itemize in beamer?

I have the following in the preamble : \setbeamercolor{enumerate item}{fg=red} \setbeamercolor{itemize item}{fg=red} \setbeamertemplate{itemize item}[triangle] ...
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Change item and subitem text colour in beamer lists

I am using Montpellier theme for beamer presentation. I need to change the item and subitem text colors. I also need to make the subitem text italics. How do I do that?
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Formatting for body of \item in itemize/enumerate/description environment

What I am looking for is a way to specify some formatting, say italics, for the body of each \item in an itemize/enumerate/description environment, up front, without having to do it explicitly for ...
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How to typeset the formatted counter in compactenum (paralist)?

I am using the compactenum environment from the paralist package, and would like to know how I can typeset the counter. What I mean is \begin{compactenum}[a)] \item I would like to typeset "a)" ...
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Two-column list: different column widths

I wish to create a two-column list. One side of the list will contain relatively short items (1-2 short words) and the other side will have longer items (4-5 short-to-long words). For example: 1. ...
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Unable to Remove Vertical Space Before and After Lists within longtable

All the tricks to remove vertical space before and after itemize lists (using enumitem) seem to work well in table/tabular environments, but not in longtable. The following MWE illustrates the ...