{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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How to do a line break after an itemize?

The question is in the title. I've \begin{itemize} \renewcommand{\labelitemi}{$\bullet$} \item item1 ... \item item2 .... \end{itemize} New ...
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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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Enumerate labels in text circles

I am trying to get enumerations with the list labels surrounded by text circles for which I am using the following code: \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\mycirc[1]{% ...
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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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linebreak in description title

In my document I have a description environment. One of the titles in the description is too long to fit in one line and I want to break it. I know this is a bad styling but I can't think of any way ...
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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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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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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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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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Randomised LaTeX based multiple choice test

I would like to create a multiple choice test with LaTeX. It has the following boundary conditions: 20 questions (q) per test . 20 students (s) take the test, the order of the question should be ...
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Figure with caption within an itemize list not indenting correctly

I'm trying to put an image with a caption on it within an itemize environment (within another itemize environment). When I had the image with no caption, simply using \includegraphics, it indented to ...
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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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Enumerating inside a proposition and inside a proof

I have one problem with enumerating. The symbols for items look differently when the enumerating is done ''inside'' propositions from the enumerating done ''inside'' a proof. The code ...
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How to change the indentation of all enumerates?

I want to indent enumerated items more. However every method I found deals with a single item in a list. How do I do this globally?
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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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Different colours for the bullets in itemize environment

In the following list, the colour of the bullet will be fixed: \begin{itemize} \item Good point 1 \item Good point 2 \item Poor statement 1 \item Poor Statement 2 \end{itemize} Is there anyway to ...
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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 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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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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Changing Enumerate Colors using Beamer Theme Berlin

I am trying to figure out how to change the coloring of enumerations in Beamer using the Theme 'Berlin'. I was able to change the color of the Itemize environment by: \setbeamercolor{itemize ...
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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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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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Extended reference for enumerate item using parent environment

I want to reference an item of an enumerate list by it's normal label, if we are still in that same enumeration and by an parent.item syntax if we are somewhere else in the document. For example: ...
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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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An enumerate environment in which the label is omitted when item number is just one and displayed as usual when item number is more than one

How to define an enumerate environment in which the label is omitted when item number is just one and displayed as usual when item number is more than one?
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Fancy Theorem Environment and Colors

I'm trying to make a boxed theorem environment with colors. I thought I had done it, but I was mistaken--lists were the wrong colors. In the picture above, I would like the "list" to be the same ...
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Forcing new line after item number in enumerate environment

How can I force the text of an enumerate item to start on a new line below the item number?
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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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Automatically number a description list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerated description list I would basically like to produce some kind of combination of an enumerate and a description environment. Manually \begin{description} ...
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Multilevel bullets

I want to write something that I could use for multilevel bullets, for example: I. Title Subtitle a. sub-subtitle ... In LaTex I got \def\startitems { \begingroup \parindent\z@ ...
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Spacing after itemize inside a tabular

I have a problem with the spacing after an itemize inside a tabular. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{framed} ...
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amsmath align within list

In the code below, the equation within the itemize environment is too wide for the page, but I don't get an overfull hbox warning (which I find annoying because it's sometimes useful to know exactly ...
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show “continued” for nested description list item on page break

I'm using enumitem to create a description list. These lists can sometimes be nested and can get very long. When a list item with a lot of description text breaks over a page it is difficult to ...
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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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How can I make a math version of itemize, enumerate, and description environments?

tabular is to array as itemize is to …? I'd like to have a list like \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{eqlist} \item E=mc^2 \item e^{i\pi}+1=0 \item \text{ducks} + \text{caffeine} ...
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How can I remove extra space after `itemize` in moderncv?

In a moderncv document, using an itemize in a cvitem produces extra spacing after the itemized list. Here's a minimum working example: \documentclass{moderncv} \moderncvstyle{casual} ...
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Italics in the enumerate environment

I want to use italics in the enumerate environment. I want to have the following output: (a)  Text1 (b)  Text2 (c)  Text3 I am using: \begin{enumerate}[(a)] \end{enumerate} How do I ...
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How to refer to number of items in a list before the list appears in the .tex file?

I would like LaTeX to "know" how many items there are in a certain list. I want this number to be stored in a variable. In such a way I hope that this variable is sampled during the first compilation ...
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Enumerate alignment

Is it possible to improve the alignment of the first item? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item \begin{tabular}{cccccccccc} $x[n] = $ & \{1/3 & -1/2 & ...
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Tabbing inside itemize (or itemize inside tabbing)

How can I combine the tabbing and itemize environments so that I'll have a list in which I can use tabstops? - It would be nice foo bar - If I could get this working baz quuz I ...
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Auto-capitalizing first word in every list \item?

I'm working on a paper that deals with foreign words and a lot of diacritics. To help with this, I've created a series of macros, so that if I write \wufen it comes out as "wǔfēn". Usually this is ...
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how to fix odd spacing of the last item of a list

When using the enumerate list environment, I noticed the spacing of the last item of the list is different from other items. It seems to have double-line spacing. I tried to put ...