{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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Defining a list environment with multiple optional arguments

I'm trying to define a list environment with multiple optional arguments and with a default values for those arguments. For example, creating a new environment with a name newenv, which accepts two ...
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Using a theorem-based environment inside a list

When I include a theorem-based environment right after the start of a list item, a linebreak is inserted that looks a little funny. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} ...
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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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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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Indentation of list in a theorem environment

Typically, the body in a theorem environment begins on the same line as the heading. If the text begins with a list, the first line looks a little funny due to the indentation before the label. I'm ...
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Creating lists with items separated by a rule

How can I create a list in which a rule is automatically inserted between each pair of items?
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Resume option in enumitem with \includeonly

If I use \includeonly to include file foo2.tex, \begin{enumerate}[resume] does not resume the numbering of the last enumerate environment in file foo1.tex. What I've done is to run all parts, see ...
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Appendix list of symbols

I am trying to make a list of variable definitions in the appendix and I tried making glossaries and using acronyms packages but I don't know what to do. I do not need to reference the symbols in the ...
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Fixing itemization alignment and line wrap inside tabular

I'm trying to construct a table using the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h] \begin{tabular}{p{.3\linewidth}p{.7\linewidth}} ...
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How can I create a better pseudo-enumerated list unconstrained by any environment

I have a longish document which isn't written in LaTeX but structures for markup are easily identified. I can write a Perl script to translate most of the document into LaTeX. However, lists ...
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How to reduce a gap between the enumeration and the context from above it?

\documentclass[xcolor=x11names,compress]{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{enumitem} I have a following code \textbf{Definition 1.1} A {\it{design}} is a pair ...
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Enumerate inside a theorem environment

I use the enumitem package: \usepackage[shortlabels]{enumitem} And I put some numeration like this in a theorem environment with \theoremstyle{plain}: \begin{prop} We have ...
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How to write a perfect equation parameters description?

A symbols or parameters description is shown below, however, the = and the details of parameter are not aligned. I want to make a parameters list for a equation like this, in which symbols, = and ...
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How do I generate in LaTeX a list of random questions avoiding repetitions?

How do I generate in LaTeX a list of random questions avoiding repetitions? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdftex]{exerquiz} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Can the vspace below a list environment be decoupled from the one above?

Can the vspace below a list environment be decoupled from the one above? Specifically, when I start a theorem with an enumerate, I still would like to have \topsep placed between the enumerate and ...
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How to prevent a page break before an itemize or enumerate list? (continued)

My question is essentially the same as How to prevent a page break before an itemize list?. First, I don't undestand how the proposed solution (\par\nobreak\@afterheading) works. Why doesn't just ...
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list of figures doesn't appear

I am using WinEdt7 and writing my thesis as a report class. I need to add \listoffigures, but whenever I write \listoffigures in my .tex, the program gives me an error which says "..missing }" ...
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Rolling bullet points in beamer

Often when I use beamer for slides I use an itemize environment with \pause to show off one bullet point at a time. Also, often all the points I want to show on a single slide does not fit and I need ...
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Absolutely position nested enumerate labels from page margin

I want to absolutely position nested enumerate labels based on the following scheme: 1. Top level - flush with left page margin and all text is wrapped to the left margin. a. Second level - label ...
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\topsep not taken account in a new list

My overall goal is to redefine the [ ] , I have done that actually and it works well, but I just noted that my new trivlist, trivilist2, does not behave well regarding the space left between the above ...
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Text in table is defaced for no apparent reason

I made this table (now is modified to reproduce the problem described on Edit 1): \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[spanish,mexico]{babel} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{utf8} ...
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Indenting part of a list

So I'm trying to indent a list that I have to look something like 2) 1) random stuff 2) random stuff I'm using \item[2)] \hfill \item[1)]Hello World but it isn't working for ...
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easy list with beamer?

Can we use in beamer? Is there any efficient way to itemize and sub itemize in beamer?? The following code not working \documentclass[mathserif,serif]{beamer} \usepackage[at]{easylist} ...
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How can I align the itemize with its title?

I want to align the list of items with its title, all start from the left margin of the page. For decreasing the space between the items, I have used "compactitem" package. But the result is like ...
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How to remove indent on non-item text inside an enumerated environment?

I'm using the enumerate environment to make a numbered list. I want to write a paragraph that serves as information for the next items. I want to remove the indent on this paragraph of text, so that ...
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Custom floats are not labeled correctly in the listof or text references

I'm new to StackExchange and LaTeX. I am using a custom float for "schemes" using the caption package. The problem I'm having is that the label "Scheme" does not show up when using the \ref command in ...
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\framebox as \labelenumi

for a questionaire where possible answers appear as enumerate entries, I'm trying to have one document with plain squares and one where the squares are filled with either W or F. I tried ...
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characters getting swallowed

I am new to latex and am trying to get my first document working. In my document I have an itemized list and in some of the items I have the word file. When I compile it to a pdf document using ...
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Align the list of acronyms

I'm trying to write a list of acronyms used in my thesis. I'm using the following code which works well... \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{acronym} \begin{document} \chapter*{List of ...
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BibTex: citation in an Enumerate is backref'ed with index, not page number

I have the following text: \begin{enumerate} \item bla \item blabla \item Quando o material termoplástico resfria, este endurece, desenvolvendo aderência entre o aço e o concreto, agora ...
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Adding a list inside of a table

Basically i'm trying to add create this table : But I'm stuck with the listing inside of a table! Here's my try even though it's nothing like this: \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ |l|l|l|l| } ...
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enumitem: remove period from end of enumeration

I am writing a book with end-of-chapter-problems using the enumitem package. I inserted \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\bf\thechapter.\arabic{enumi}} in the preamble to generate the problem numbers, but ...
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Spacing in labels of a list

I entered the following code in LaTeX: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item[[$\Rightarrow$]]necessitiy \item[[$\Leftarrow$]]sufficiency \end{enumerate} \end{document} I ...
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Preventing page break after the first or before the last list item

Is there a way to globally prevent all lists from having a page break inserted between the first and second items or between the last and second-last item? I'm fine with page breaks that are after the ...
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How to measure the width of items in itemize environment?

I want the output of the code below to be like this image. How to do this? Please keep in mind that the width of [Foo Bar Foo]'s is variable. So it should be calculated automatically. ...
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Two column list with

How can I make a list of two columns with a border and a vertical line separating the two columns as an image? I've tried with tabular and mini page but nothing works properly! Can someone show me how ...
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can someone please explain the enumitem horizontal spacing parameters?

I am still struggling with enumitem. I don't understand the horizontal spacing parameters at all. I have indeed read the documentation, and numerous answers to numerous questions, but despite all that ...
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Disregard environment indent for equation

I have a large equation in nested itemize-environments, which creates a lot of indention for the equation, such the equation is only placed on the right side of the page. It would look nicer if the ...
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Alignment of text in itemize environment

I would like to generate a list of "Aims" (1,2,3...etc) as the \item label, with the text for the aim located adjacent (with \hspace{Xmm}). For items that exceed the width of the line, the alignment ...
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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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Environ's body doesn't allow for making an \item

As part of a document process/workflow, it's easier to work with environments. However, in some cases the environment contents needs specific formatting. As such, it's convenient to use the environ ...
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Collect contents of lists at beginning of document

I would like to create a custom list environment that collects the contents of these lists and places it at the beginning of the document. \begin{objectives} \item See no evil. \end{objectives} ...
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Itemize - Items order of appeareance

I am using the simple code below to create a list of nested items. I would like to change the order of appearance so that the enumerate items, 1 and 2, appear first, and only after that, I would like ...
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beamer: Top-aligning columns within a top-aligned frame

According to section 3.10 of the beamer manual, the t option top-aligns either every frame (when used as a class option) or a single frame (when used as optional argument of a frame environment). ...
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itemize, removing natural indent

When you itemize items you usually have the entire list indented. This is expected when you have a title or description of what you are listing. I want to itemize but not have the natural indent. I ...
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Vertical space in lists

What is the best way to globally change the amount of vertical space between items in list environments?
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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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Skipping every even numbered item in the enumerate environment

How can I skip every even item in the enumerate environment without having to continually type \setcounter{enumi}{5}? I am still learning to program macros, so I spologize if this is a ridiculously ...
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Beamer: \abovedisplayskip inactive in sublist?

A weird mechanism is observed below: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \abovedisplayskip=0ex \belowdisplayskip=0ex \frame{\frametitle{Title} \begin{itemize} \item text text text text text text ...
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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 ...