{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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Text Alignement under specific items

I want to align my text under the symbol ":" or another, for example I want something like that : First thing : Blablablabla ... Blablabla Second : blablablabla blabla ...
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How do I generate a check-list?

Similar to the itemize or description environments I would like to have a check-list environment, with neat boxes on the right side, that I may check or uncheck. I guess I'm not the first having this ...
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How to change the list structure indentation?

In the example below, the item "Long item text" will be wrapped to the next line if it exceeds the width. But this continued second line is further indented to the same extent as "Item description" ...
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Enumitem: Indented list where new paragraphs are not indented

I want to create an indented list where new (non-itemized) paragraphs inside the list are not indented at all (that is, they are aligned with the left margin of the main text. See image below). I am ...
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List independent of surrounding list

I want that a list that is inside a list ignores that it is the second level of depth: \documentclass[11pt]{amsart} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item A ...
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Show at the end of a document an answer key based on a specific environment

I'm making a list of math exercises for my students. Here's an example of the environment I use to create it: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Beamer overprint environment altering vertical spacing of items

I have a frame with an itemize environment where each \item contains an equation. Some of the equations will change, however, so I wrapped them in an overprint environment, so that one equation ...
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Defining a new list with enumitem that uses ref from surrounding environment

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage{enumitem} \theoremstyle{plain} \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem}[Great ...
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Caption shifted left with `\captionof` in a list environment

I use the \captionof command from the caption package within a list environment. I would expect the caption to be centered with respect to the page, or to move right because of the indentation of the ...
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Custom environment for second-level items not vertically aligning properly

While writing a document with lots of enumerate environments, I wanted to add a little subset, 1. So the item is here — and the inset is here Which I did pretty easily. However, when I ...
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Adding code at the end of each list item

My question is actually a generalization of this scenario: I'm using the xhfill package to fill the last line corresponding to each item in a given list (set through the enumitem package) with a ...
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How to have an itemize inside a tabularx

I am trying to have an itemize inside one of the columns in a tabularx, but when trying to compile this code: \begin{table} ...
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Beamer, description, and space for labels

When using \begin{description}[abc] \item[ab] Some description \item[abc] Some description \item[abcd] Some description \end{description} Space of length "abc" is reserved for labels. ...
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Nested List with Counters and Flush-Left Labels

Presently, I accomplish this with a combination of three user-defined lists. Two of these (examlist for single-digit labels, and exxamlist for double-digit labels) control the top-level items. The ...
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Conflict between gb4e and standalone

Using an \exe environment in a document with the class ‘standalone’ is problematic for me. Here’s a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{gb4e} \begin{document} \begin{exe} \ex ...
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lingmacros.sty: Add chapter numbers and decrease the space between examples

I am using the lingmacros package for numbered examples. By default it works like this: \enumsentence{This is the first example.} \enumsentence{This is the second example.} (1) This is the first ...
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Maintaining structure Workbook style

--Revised-- I am looking at a math workbook for teenagers. This one has the following structure: 1.Main Chapter 1.1 Subchapter 1.11 Task 1 a) problem 1 b) problem 2 c) problem ...
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top alignment of table in table

I have a small :) problem with latex. I wanted to put an enumeration into a tabular, but this didn't work. Than I worked on a workaround ending up with the following code. My Problem: The cells are ...
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Customizing Lists

Using the enumitem package, is it possible to customize latex lists as shown below?
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Prevent exsheets from creating newline at beginning of question

I want to use the exsheets package for some homework sheets in combination with enumitem. When I encapsulate an enumerate environment inside a question environment, the first item of the enumeration ...
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Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class

I can't figure out how to line up the symbols of an itemize environment in beamer with the left part of the main text. In other words, I would like to supress the left margin in beamer itemize lists. ...
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Hyphen Sporadically Appearing In Enumerated List

I am having an issue with hyphens not appearing in an enumerated list using IEEEtran. Sometimes the hyphen will present correctly, and other times it will not appear at all. Here is a working ...
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Second Beamer columns starts list lower (no overlays)

I'm trying to put two lists side-by-side in Beamer columns, but the list items are offset. For some reason, in the second column, the list starts a bit further down. I've tried all sorts of widths ...
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How can I indent paragraphs within an itemize environment?

I'm sorry to ask such a simple question, but I've been searching around without finding a simple way to make each new paragraph indent when I'm in the \itemize environment. Number 6 on this document ...
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Latex document contains only \section{}?

I want to typeset a document with desired output such as: 1. blah blah ... blah blah .... 2. blah blah ... blah blah .... 3. blah blah ... blah blah .... That is simply numbered ...
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Removing indent for second subsection

I'm having an issue where the I have the a section followed by two subsections. The first of the subsections is not indented while the second one is- I would like to remove the second indentation. ...
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Spacing of list of items using enumitem package

I want a list that looks exacly thus: Main text with paragraph indent. Now the list. Notice that the list labels aligns with the left margin, the text and paragraphs thereafter with the ...
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Custom tabulation in enumeration

I want to make a simple document with some exercises and I need to make a list. What I expected is something like MS Word, with a tabulation at left. But I get this: LyX: PDF: I want to get ...
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Customising description lists

Ok folks, I have a slightly bizarre set up and I'm hoping that someone can help. I have an auto-generated .tex file (made by pandoc from markdown) which has a description list as so: ...
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Christmas List / Catalog

I'm fairly new to LaTeX, and I thought a fun project would be to create a Christmas list that looks like a shopping catalog. Something like this: How would I go about this? Any good templates or ...
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No effect when use the command setlist with enumitem and outlines packages

I want to change the default labels of outlines package by using enumitem package, but the \setlist command does not work at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsthm} ...
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Highlight indent level

I am writing a reference document that contains a lot of nested lists. In order to highlight the indentation level of each list element, I would like to draw a subtle line in each level of identention ...
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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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Unexpected horizontal alignment when using enumitem

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[ label = \arabic*), itemindent = * ] \item before ...
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Putting labels to itemize makes beamer slide overflow on right margin

MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Madrid} \begin{document} \begin {frame}{Upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy } \begin{itemize} \item[Esophagus] Four columns of grade IV esophageal varices ...
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Format list spacing enumitem, topsep does not work

I am trying to create a list within a table. However, I have a problem with the spacing before and after the list. I do not want any additional spacing due to the itimze/list etc. The first bullet ...
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Different colours (>2) for the bullets in itemize environment

I would like to have a itemize list using several different item colors, at least three. Basically something like described here taking the direction Alan Munn suggested: \documentclass{article} ...
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Remove indentation on description list

Ok, I looked at some answers, and they suggest to use the package enumitem and the option [leftmargin=*]. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \section{Foo} ...
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Definition of itemize spacing flags

There are numerous questions on SE (and elsewhere) asking how to change list environment spacings, but a lot of bad, ad hoc answers. The best answer is to use the enumitem package, which allows one ...
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Itemize a text with many lines without writing 'item' explicitly at the beginning of every line

Ok, this may be an easy one but I've been googling a lot without success. I have a long text with many lines separated by the new line character. What I want to do is itemize this text so that every ...
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Multiline brackets within a {description} environment

Is it possible to have multiline brackets within a description environment? For instance, I'm looking to bracket the three items below without switching into a table or array environment. If this is ...
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how do I add line numbers to itemize environment?

I have an itemize environment that I use in a figure to describe, say, an algorithm or a process. I want to include line numbers, all aligned on the left most side of the figure so that I can refer to ...
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How to prevent a page break before an itemize list?

It is not nice to have a page break right after the colon and have the list start on a new page: And here, finally, is the list of mission-critical items: \begin{itemize} ... \end{itemize} How can ...
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Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way?

I wish to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment, but when I do this the first number/bullet-point is on the same line as the word 'Remark'/'Proof' indented to the ...
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Extra empty page for List of tables and list of figures

I am really stuck to that , I always get en extra empty page for list of table and and list of figures and table of contents and all these pages with headers , How I can remove them ?? Here is the ...
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List in a multicolumn in tabularx

I'm trying to insert a list in a multicolumn of a table defined through tabularx: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{standalone} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[left=25mm, right=25mm, top=25mm, ...
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Insert a paragraph into a list that uses the whole text width

I want to insert a paragraph or possibly even a box with a background color into a list that uses the whole \textwidth. Something like this: 1st item a subitem 1 b subitem 2 2nd item a ...
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Unseemly spaces at start of lines

I am making solutions to a problem with many parts. I want the parts to be indented by \qquad. The first line is indented about twice as much as the other lines, but I used the commands \noindent ...
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Multiline items in a custom list?

I have the following custom list for generating dates on a syllabus: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{advdate} \usepackage[dayofweek]{datetime} ...
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Using lower-case roman numerals in enumerate lists

when I use \begin{enumerate}[I] \item ... I get I II how I can get i ii ? I try with \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\roman{enumi}} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\theenumi} in the begin of ...