{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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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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How to change list settings globally?

I'm new to latex, so this might just be a stupid error on my end, but I've downloaded the enumitem package and am trying to globally change the style of {enumerate} so that I don't have to type ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enumerated list with blue circles and number inside it

I am creating a manual for an application and I would like to provide step by step directions of the application. For the step numbers, I would like to use big, blue circles with white numbers in it. ...
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How does the enumitem package place the labels?

In the following screenshot, I would like the 1st item A) in the inline mode to be at the same level of indentation of the labels A) to D) in the first list. To do that I would like to know how the ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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Can I include the last index inside the label of an enumeration?

Can I achieve something like this with automatic numbering? Examples: 1 of 93: Example one 2 of 93: Example two ... 92 of 93: Example ninety-two 93 of 93: Example ninety-three I can ...
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Random shuffle itemize

Is there an environment (or macro for itemize) that shuffles all items randomly each time the pdf is generated?
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How to create an inline list via a macro

I want to create a macro that yields an inline lists. I can easily do this using enumerate* form the the enumitem package, but when I attempt to wrap this in a macro, I get: Extra }, or forgotten ...
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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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Enumerate \item with a decimal value

I'm using enumerate to create an outline that already exists. (As in, I'm copying an existing list, and I get no say in the numbers that are already picked.) My problem is that occasionally the ...
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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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Enumerate with a range of numbers in an item's label

I am preparing an outline of lectures for a course. Some topics will take more than one lecture. I want to create an enumerate environment that reflects this. I want to end up with something like ...
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itemize inside todonote?

I'm using todonotes to make notes on my thesis. I'd like to be able to put some dot-points on a couple of the larger notes, like this: \todo[inline]{ \begin{itemize} \item blah blah blah ...
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How do I separate items within a line so that the separator automatically does not appear at either end, and items are not line-broken?

In my CV, I have lists that look like this: wizardry \tdot fluid dynamics \tdot applied bear wrangling \tdot calculus \tdot [...] where \tdot is a \textperiodcentered character along with some ...
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Beamer itemize with odd even variation

i would like to obtain the following effect automatically \documentclass{beamer} \definecolor{color1}{RGB}{255,0,0} \definecolor{color2}{RGB}{0,255,0} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} ...
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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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Why doesn't my redefinition of `\item` recognize that it's been passed an optional argument?

I wanted to redefine \item temporarily, but also wanted to allow it to behave as much as the normal \item should. So, I thought by closely following the definition of \item, I would get the results I ...
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Is there a way to get reverse numbering on the enumerate environment?

To build a list of publications, I wish to show the most recent on top of the list, while keeping the numbering similar. This can be achieved manually by doing something like: \begin{enumerate} ...
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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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Use ball items in enumerate list with enumitem package

In Beamer, I would like to be able to use ball items (with a number inside) in an enumerate list whose layout is defined by the package enumitem. This question is closely related to Make enumerate ...
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Create a series of connected, list-filled boxes (flowchart?)

I would like to create a series of horizontally linked 'text boxes', with arrows between each one. Each box will contain some text (probably a list with a title). I would like it to look something ...
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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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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} ...
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What's the differences between the kernel commands \trivlist and \list?

LaTeX defines the two environments \trivlist and \list. Both can be used creating own environments. What exactly is the differences between \trivlist and \list?
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Custom tabular environments

I'm trying to create the following structure using the best possible "user-interface" in LaTeX: --------------------------------------------- | Week 1 | 1. Topic 1 | | ...
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Creating bullet-list from string with delimiters

I want to create a bullet list from a string with delimiters in it. The delimiter in my example is | Example string: This is|A bullet|List from|A string I want to get that to become a bulletlist ...
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Grabbing data from website and use it in LaTeX document

This is a follow-up question to "Line breaking and alignment in list". \documentclass[ a4paper, 12pt ]{article} \usepackage[ hmargin=2.4cm, vmargin=3cm ]{geometry} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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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 ...
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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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Unbold referenced label

I'm fetching references from an enumeration. The problem is that I want the labels of the enumeration to be bold (hence, I've added a \textbf command) but I want the references in the text to be plain ...
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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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Alternative Enumeration Environment

I have a theorem which lists a bunch of properties, and then I prove them one-by-one. Because the proofs are long, it looks awkward when every line is automatically indented by the enumerate ...
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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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Missing bullet when itemize \item content is empty and buried within a group

When writing my question about various approaches to creating loops, I stumbled across the following anomaly \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgffor} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \foreach \x ...