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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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How to add bullets to description lists?

I would like to add a bullet in front of every \item[], i.e. Hello, \begin{description} \item[bla] blubb \end{description} becomes Hello, bla blubb I quickly found how to remove them ...
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Using \lstinline inside a \item

I know about the fragility of verbatim-like commands, and that they should not be used as an argument of another macro, but a need to write a description environment in which the terms to be defined ...
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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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Global setting of spacing between items in itemize environment for beamer

I'd like to modify the spacing between items in the itemize environment. This post shows how to modify a specific itemize environment (\addtolength{\itemsep}{0.5\baselineskip}). However, I'd like to ...
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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 to start itemize on same line as text?

I've created a new environment called 'Example' like this: \newenvironment{example} {\textbf{Example:} \begin{itemize}} {\end{itemize}} The environment works fine, but the items are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Shared counter between enumerate and equations

I'm currently writing some math stuff in LaTeX and I've encountered the following problem: I'd like to have "shared" counters in equations and specific lists, s.t. for example \begin{equation} a ...
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How to alternate labels' styles in enumerated lists?

How can I alternate the display of an enumerated list's counter according to which command I've used? E.g., I want \foo{poor Yorick!} to look like (9) poor Yorick! but I want \bar{Joelle} to have a ...
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How to disable beamer's dimming of covered text

In Beamer, when you use \pause \uncover, or <+-> with itemize, the text that is covered is dimmed. But that could be distracting since people can still read ahead. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Annoying space before the first item in an enumeration which starts a theorem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \newtheorem{Theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{Theorem} On the other hand, this one has only one claim. \end{Theorem} \begin{Theorem} ...
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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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nested multicols with itemised list

Is there any way to reduce the column separation in \begin{itemize}...\end{itemize} in the following MWE to be the same as \setlength{\columnsep}{1cm}. Also how can I remove the column separation rule ...
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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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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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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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Page-breaking over titles of theorems that have lists

When I have multiple part theorems, I use an enumerate environment inside my theorem environment. However, I don't like the list to start at the same level as the theorem title, since this produces ...
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Indenting description lists

Is there a way to chenge how the description lists are indented? I have something like: Normal text List item List Item I would like something like: Normal text List item List Item
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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 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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newenvironment enumerate

I'd like to get a list with the label $\mathscr{G}_1$, where G_1 is the first item in the list. If I use \newenvironment{enumeratescr}{\begin{enumerate} [labelindent=\parindent, ...
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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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Undesirable alignment in series of 'enumerates'

(I'll preface this question by saying that there seem to be quite a few question on tex.se with keywords 'align' and 'enumerate', but it seems as if they all deal with questions regarding alignment ...
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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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list the cases in text

I would like to list some cases which are needed to be consider in text. I didn't find a standard way to do this. There is "case" for math mode, but that is not what I want. Look the following ...
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List of url-links with \href

When trying to create a list of weblinks using \documentclass{report} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item \href{www.washingtonpost.com} \item ...
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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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Hanging line indentation with enumerate

I'm writing a multiple choice text in latex, and I've been having some problems with the identation. I successfully indented all my text using \begin{enumerate} {\setlength\itemindent{15pt}\item[1)] ...
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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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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 ...