{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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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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Optional parameter of the \item command in the margin: is that behaviour normal?

The following code \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[A very long line that will be in the margin of my document] This is a test \end{itemize} \end{document} produces ...
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Preventing outer list separation affect nested inner list

I have increased separation between list items using \itemsep in itemized environment. How do I keep the item separation for inner list unaffected in minimum effort? One ad-hoc solution could be ...
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Add a few letters of text before a list item

I currently have a small list, where the outline spacing is pretty important. Currently I have this short list: However I want the 'accent' to be only on the D, so that I get something like this: ...
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How can I create this aligned bracketed thing?

I'm trying to create a list of items that looks something like this: but I can't figure out how to position the bracket properly. Here is what I currently have, minus the brace (which I edited into ...
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Reduce indent in description in beamer

In beamer, text in description items is over-indented: \documentclass[14pt,handout]{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}\frametitle{} \begin{description} \item[FooBarBazZot] - foo bar \\ baz ...
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Description list automatically adjusting style at different levels

Is is possible to have a description list which changes the style of the item label depending on the level of the list, i.e. and environment say description* which would make \documentclass{article} ...
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Adding an arbitrary symbol after the number in an enumerate environment

I want to create an enumerated list, but after the number I want to be able to add a symbol. Right now I can do it with: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} ...
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Verbatim description list item

How do I make an item in a description list verbatim? \verb in \item[] seems to be not allowed: \begin{description} \item[\verb+list comprehension [f a | a <- M a]+] bla bla bla ...
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FloatingEnviroment over two pages

In my Latex project I have defined a new enviroment to be able to reference enumerates. \DeclareFloatingEnvironment[placement={!ht},name=Liste]{mylist} The only problem, is when putting the ...
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Define a list variable

I am using etoolbox for list processing, specifically \forcsvlist. When passing the comma-separated list directly to \forcsvlist, it is able to parse each item in the list. However, if I define the ...
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How do you put a vertical line through the bullets in a list?

I'm migrating a document from InDesign to Latex and can't seem to figure this part out. The title says it all. I've attached an image just in case. I thought about making a table where each cell ...
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Enumerate “P#number” instead of “#number”

About the \begin{enumerate} list environment, when I use item, instead of having this in my pdf document 1. 2. 3. 4. I would like to display the following P1 P2 P3 P4 Where P is a single ...
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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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Enumeration on one line

I am trying to have three matrices on one line as i) A=(..), ii) B=(..) and ii) C=(..). I tried \nopagebreak, \noindent just after item. Instead I always get the Roman numeral on one line, a ...
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\seq_put_right does not execute when placed in an enumerate's item

\documentclass[a4paper, titlepage, twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{expl3} \ExplSyntaxOn \seq_new:N \myStack \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item\seq_put_right:Nn \myStack {1} ...
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How to format an enumerate differently only if it has a single item?

I want to do an enumerate that is formatted in a way if it has multiple items, but in a different way if it has a single item. Something like this: A list with multiple items: #1 Item1 #2 Item2 #3 ...
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Automated format in a nested enumerate environment

I have to do a small document, in which I intend to use Tufte-handout rather than article or Scrartcl classes and compile it with XeLaTeX with a typography I intend to use. However I have a ...
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trouble with lists and biblio and quotes indenting

lists and quotes and references are all indented about half way into the page and print off page ... the is perhaps related to \item not working for the lists and biblio though this wouldn't affect ...
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Aligning equations that also include text

I am trying to align a list of descriptions of various variables used in a statistical analysis. In case it is relevant, the text-width of a single column is 75mm. I have tried various environments ...
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How make LaTeX interpret each line as a new line within an environment?

I have list of file names in a multicol environment. I can use sort commands on them when needed e.g. (sort -u). I would like to temporarily make LaTeX recognize a single-newline (\n) as a new line. ...
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How to center an `itemize` in beamer, together with its headline?

I failed to center an itemize in beamer, together with its headline. In my second try below, although the items are centered, their headline (i.e. the text My second try: Centering the itemize) is not ...
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How to change colon into dot in description list?

I use amsbook document class. In description environment there is a colon after every item label. I want dot instead colon. How? Note that I already use \usepackage{enumitem} as it was suggested in ...
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AMS Book and custom enumerated lists

I use amsbook class. I've added the following to the preamble: \renewcommand{\theenumi}{\arabic{enumi}$^\circ$} Now enumerate list item numbers look like: (1^$\circ$) Why the parentheses in list ...
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LaTeX command or environment to selectively print one out of several given options

I'm currently wasting my time by trying to create a proof-of-concept class to show that writing our university's curricula with LaTeX instead of MS Word would have some benefits. Since these curricula ...
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Nested lists modify properties on depth

How can I control the behavior of formatting(font size, bold, italics, underline, etc...) depending on the depth of a set of nested environments? That is, I'd like the top level to be bold and huge ...
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Increase table row height but not separation from surrounding text

I would like to construct a table environment that accepts an argument that controls the vertical space between rows but does not influence the vertical separation of the table from the surrounding ...
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Need help to set up a physics question/answer/think environment

I am writing a physics study guide for my students. For working out examples, I created a new environment that can contain up to three parts: the question, the answer, and something to think about ...
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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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Is there a good way to automatically generate a list of commands/environments defined in the preamble?

Background I have seen beautiful manuals with commands and descriptions of what they do. I have a shared preamble (edited by multiple people and used for multiple documents) that has a multitude of ...
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Interrupted list formatting options [duplicate]

I have an odd list, interrupted by normal text introducing its last item: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] \begin{enumerate}[itemsep=-4pt] ...
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Lyx Beamer enumerate eating first letters of text in Madrid theme

In Lyx beamer environment, enumerate is not compiling properly: the balls overlay the first letters of the item text, and the numbers are to the left of the balls (and invisible because they're white ...
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Start inparaenum-numeration with another letter than “a)”

How can I start \begin{inparaenum} with an arbitrary letter (other than a)) after a break in the inparaenum-environment. I would like to let a new inparaenum-environment be related to the end of the ...
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How to set and align bullets in a table?

I have the following table, the problem with this table is that the bullets are misaligned respect to the text on the right side of the table (second column). How can I align the elements of the ...
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Refer to the “name” of an equation, while a List of Equations is generated using these names

I link two questions below because I use their solution, to number my equations and generate a list of my equations. My question about numbering equations: Number of Equation: 1, 1a, 1b Generate a ...
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Numbers in Nested list

I want to be able to use number in my nested list, but its changing to alpha like in this picture. I would like to appear as 1 then 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 instead of a,b,c. Any help?
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\pause messes up the page layout

I'm having a frame in beamer which compiles just right when I do not use pauses (\pause). However, when I pause the different list items, the last items do not appear on the frame anymore (actually, ...
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list with dot leaders

I would like to create to create list with dot leaders.Each entry into the list essentially contains four parts: a number, a description, dot leaders and lastly another number. I want it to look like ...
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Make item of list fit in page width

The tile just overflows the page, thus its content is lost. How I can make it to break the line and continue below? Here is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Enumerate with lowercase letters not starting at “a. ” [duplicate]

I need an enumerate list that starts at c. instead of a.. Is this even possible? If so how do I do it? I tried \begin{enumerate}[c. ] but that didn't work. I just got c. before each item.
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List ordering not formatting right and page numbers in footer right side

\documentclass{article}[12pt] \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=0.8in,footskip=0.25in]{geometry} ...
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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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Is there any way to have more than one word in the label in LyX?

In LyX, when I use "labeling" under "Lists", the first word I type is turned into a label followed by a large space. Is there any way to have more than one word as the label. LyX isn't allowing me to ...
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List of numbered pieces of text

To number short pieces of text throughout my report I used: \newtheorem{SampleEnv}{}[section] How do I generate a list of all the numbered pieces of text?
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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 ...
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Get a list of icon definitions with icons having the line height and vertically aligned to the lines

I'm currently trying to define a list of icons/images which will take the size of the line height and be vertically aligned to the lines. This list is basically a list to explain what are these icons ...
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new command for nested enumerate with variable arguments

I have some text that I want to turn into a template which looks like this: Extensions: \begin{enumerate} \item[2.a] xyz \begin{enumerate}[i.] \item a \item b ...
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Will it ever be possible to use wrapfig with an enumerate or itemize environment?

wrapfig is incompatible with the enumerate and itemize environments. Is there a typographical reason not to wrap a list around a figure or is it a technical limitation of LaTeX? If it is a technical ...
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Stopping a line break in list

I am writing a memo style document for my job that has to be formatted in a very specific manner, often without regard to good typesetting practices. I am relatively new to Latex, so I am having some ...
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Indenting description lists

Is there a way to change how 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