{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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What to use for itemize/enumerate/description type question

I have a lemma in which I want to say something like this: Let f be a function which satisfies either (A) f=0 and f is continuous, or (B) f=1 and f is well-defined. Then f is good. ...
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Creating a List of Theorems divided into Subsections with amsthm

I want to modify the listoftheorems command so that at the end of each chapter, I can give a list of the theorems or definitions within the last chapter, and I want these divided by section (it should ...
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How to create uniform horizontal space?

I am creating a set of lists that begin with dates and are then followed by a description. Given that the dates have different horizontal lengths, I would like to insert a command that creates a ...
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How to get “two column” paragraph headers? [duplicate]

I am a LaTeX newbie and would appreciate some guidance. How can I achieve paragraph headers like this? The associated paragraph does not go down all the way to the left, but rather it is as if the ...
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Piecewise highlighting in beamer presentation

I would like to do the following with beamer: All items of an itemize environment should be displayed in gray. The current item should be highlighted in black while all others remain grayed out, but ...
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How can I force all text to continue to the next line when using style=nextline in description lists with enumitem?

This question is related to this answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/69525/13552. The documentation for enumitem (on page 7 in Version 3.5.2 2011-09-28) says that nextline: if the label does ...
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How to set `leftmargin` when using the `enumerate` package?

Is it possible to set the leftmargin length when using the enumerate package? I'd like to limit the effect of leftmargin to a single environment invokation only and not set it globally.
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How can I move labels to above \item text in enumerate?

I am using enumerate together with the enumitem package. I have set up my code as per the MWE below. This puts the label and number to the left of the text. I am wondering it there a way to adapt this ...
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Line breaks introduced in database export as extra lines in table

I am automating the producing of tex files using an access database with many different types of fields. One, a memo field that will contain an itemized list i.e. visible tex including \begin{itemize} ...
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Forcing enumerated list to put words underneath the numbers

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it. I want to create lists in using \enumerate where, if a passage of text for a particular item is long enough, then the text runs under ...
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how to highlight an item label?

Is there any way to highlight (say put background yellow) on the label of itemized list such as (1. 2. 3 ... or A. B. C. ), not the item body itself, to make them stand out?
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Avoid flickering text when expanding a point in a list

I would like to typeset a list in a beamer presentation, where each point in the list is expanded and then reduced again on subsequent slides. However, I want all the points below the currently ...
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Error in aligning text in bullet style

This is follow-up question from my previous OP. I want to format my article like the picture below: I create my document like this format and I put the above text in Chapter 2. Harish Kumar gave me ...
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Horizontal list of equations with automatic column span

I am looking for an environment to enumerate equations in a horizontal list with respect to their length such that they can spread into columns next to them: You can see that the integrals are ...
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Prevent from starting a new page between list of figures and tables [duplicate]

I used the following code: \listoffigures \listoftables However, for some reason it automatically starts a new page in between. I'm using \documentclass{report}. Before, I used document class ...
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Vertical positioning of a label in enumerate with multicolumn

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Paralist : right shift with big labels

In paralist, one can adjust the room for large labels on the fly, but can it be done directely in the \setdefaultenum command ? \documentclass{article} ...
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Gray dots in itemize

Using itemize, how can I use a gray big dot as \item instead of the black one by default?
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How to use itemize in Table environment

I want to create a table like the picture below, and i wish to itemize the lamba_1 > lamba_2 > 0 using 'item style', which is the cell of each categories. Can someone help me?
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Bug or feature of floats mechanism

If I type $\section{Second section}$ or \begin{enumerate} \item first bla bla \item second bla bla $\item last bla bla$ \end{enumerate} I get the error message ! Missing $ inserted... or ! LaTeX ...
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Glossary babel package

I am writing my thesis and I would like to create a list of acronyms. One option is to use is glossary package. When I used this package I ran into 2 problems. Since my mother tongue is not English I ...
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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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Squeeze items with itemize

I feel that I can save some lines in the following list, but I do not know how. The split made at broadband networks is something I would like to avoid for example. Here is the minimal example: ...
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Moderncv: bulleted list in cvitem

I am using moderncv to write my CV. Therefore, I want to use a bulleted list withing \cvitem. In principle this works, but an extra line is added so that it is not on the same height as the first ...
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remove first label in inline enumitem

I'm using an inline enumitem with bullets, but I would like there to be no bullet before the first item. After reading the manual, I tried the following, but it still leaves an unwanted space before ...
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How to Move the pictures at the bottom of the document

i've just finished my thesis in latex and i've realized that i have to move all the pictures inside the document at the very bottom of the document. This is a 200 pages work so i was wondering if ...
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Creating a list from CSV files

I do have a CSV file containing a list of collaborators to a book. I'd like to know if theres is an automated way to import this file into Latex and generate a list of collaborators (in twocolumn ...
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Stop LaTeX adjusting vertical spacing when fitting more text onto a page

I need to place two pieces of paper side-by-side. Each piece of paper is a printout of a compiled LaTeX document. The second document starts in an identical way to the first, but has more text ...
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How do I create a numbered list that starts with a letter and new items are added in descending order?

I am a beginner at LaTeX and one of the projects I'm using to teach myself has been to recreate my CV in LaTeX. I want to list my publications so that each category starts with a letter in the ...
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Custom item in enumerate

I would like to have an enumerate - list in which, after 1, 2, 3, 4, I need to put 4bis. How to do it?
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beamer: change individual bullet color in itemize list

Is there a "nice" way to change the color of individual bullet points? For example imagine a list like this: \begin{itemize} \item A \begin{itemize} \item pro 1 \item con 1 \item pro ...
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Items from file in itemize enviroment

Is it possible to import items from a file into an itemize environment? For example, consider a file with just words and no formatting: Elem1 Elem2 Elem3 Elem4 ... Elem120933 I like to read in this ...
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How can I iterate over a newline-delimited text file?

Would I need to use a token list? For the purpose of removing confusion, let there be two delimiters: input delimiter (what LaTeX reads as input) output delimiter (what is seen on paper) I would ...
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How do I change the `enumerate` list format to use letters instead of the default Arabic numerals?

I've seen documentation whereby an \alph command is put around the \begin{enumerate} somewhere, but I'm not entirely sure how that operates...
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put \item's in minipage

Is it possible to have an enumerate- or description-like environment, with \item redefined in such a way so that each \item puts its content inside a minipage? Ideally, including the item number/title ...
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Lists shaped like tables [duplicate]

As the title implies, I would like to find a way to write (ordered) lists in the shape of a table. This is particularly suitable for homeworks, for instance. The solution I came with to use the ...
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Reorder long bullet list in LyX

In some document I have some long bullet lists (numbered or not numbered), for instance: 2001: ... 2002: .... 2003: ..... but I would just like to have the list reordered in just its inverse ...
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Is it possible to break and resume in a reversed list (like etaremune)?

I am trying to find a way to break and resume using a reversed list. It seems that the environment etaremune and the option resume are not compatible. Is there something I can do? Thanks.
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How to prevent alignment changes in beamer due to changing line height in list items?

Consider this simple setup: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{block}{The One} \begin{itemize} \item \only<1>{This is a tall row.} ...
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list environment where some items don't start new paragraph

I want to use a list-like environment, but I need to put some short items on the same line. The user interface will be something like: \begin{enumerate} \item First very long element \item* shrot ...
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How to create a hanging bullet list in ConTeXt

The only way I have found seems somewhat hackish: \setupitemize[leftmargin=-18pt] \starttext \startitemize \item one \item two \stopitemize body text \stoptext
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Nested lists without hyphenation using sloppypar

I use XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). I want to create a nested list without hyphenation. I am using the sloppypar environment with hyphenation command to turn off ...
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Equivalent command for itemize lists to \insertenumlabel

What is the command for inserting the current itemize lists shape in Beamer ? Or is there another way to get this label ?
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Horizontal list inside equation

I'd like to have a horizontal list with roman enumeration (i.e. i), ii), iii),...) inside an equation. The idea is for each item of the list to be individually referenceable. This is what it should ...
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Change bullet style / formatting in Beamer

I like the Boadilla layout for Beamer presentations, but I find its enumerate bullet points illegible, as illustrated below (from the Beamer Theme Matrix). How can I change the formatting of the ...
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Alphabetized list labeling with boxed alphabets in enumeration

I want to create itemized list with its labels as Alphabets, written inside boxes. I tried to use \begin{enumerate}[label={$\boxed {\Alph*}$}], but it does not work. Pl. help.
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Format a enumerate environment like a tabular [duplicate]

NOTE: The point is not to modify the enumerate environment. I need to convert it to the tabular like environment automatically. I would like to format an enumerate environment of 4 items ...
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array of linked lists like in data structure

I want to implement an array of linked lists in La TeX like it appeared in data structure (graphic): the array elements are the numbers{1,2,3} and every number in the array is ahead of linked ...
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etaremune with beamer

I'm trying to use the etaremune package to create an enumerate environment numbered in reverse, as described in this question. However it seems that the bullet points do not show up, as can be ...
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Properly writing an enumerated list in different lines within a sentence

My question is similar to this one but my items are bigger so I would like to write my items each in a different line. I am currently doing as follows The way to propose a solution that ...