{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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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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How can I apply actions to specific items or after specific items in a sequence in LaTeX3?

Let's say I have a sequence of items. I would like to allow for the user to provide a key (here named "mainitems") that equals a number (default 1 as there is always at least 1 main item). Special ...
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Can I use multienum and enumitem together?

I'd like to use some of the features available with the enumitem package with the multienumerate environments used by the multienum package. Is there a way to do this? I'm looking to use the series ...
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Select specific items located outside a main file

I have a data base of questions (simply individual .tex-files) and include some of them in a main file with the help of simple \input commands, in order to create an exercise. Some of those question ...
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Indentation of Lists in Environments

Based on the answer of Markus Scharrer, I am using the custom lstnewenvironment to get code and Section with my environment. Since I use an environment in an environment (I know it may not be the best ...
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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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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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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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fancyvrb + listings inside a list

I'm trying to put Verbatim environment from fancyvrb package, with activated interface to listings package, inside enumerate environment. When Verbatim environment is first element in \item, item's ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...
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Lists (itemize, enumerate) without \parshape

AFAIU (reading ltlists.dtx), lists (itemize, enumerate) in LaTeX rely on \parshape. Is there an other way to get the same result without \parshape. Motivation: wrapfigure and list environments badly ...
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Is there a list environment with (double sided) page headers?

This question is an extension of Headers and footers for listing environment?: I have a list of objects (like tables or simply boxes) that should be vertically stacked (so it's a list) and is longer ...
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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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Adding an environment to LyX for dividing a proof into steps

My question is basically a combination of the questions Is it possible to use the enumerate/itemize environment within the proof/remark environment in a nice way? and Create new paragraph style in ...
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List spacing being ignored in parcolumns enviroment

I am trying to make a 2 column resume using parcolumns but I am having a problem where any changes I make to the itemize or description environments are ignored if they are inside the parcolumns ...
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Formatting and bullet points

Sorry for what may seem like a basic question. I've created a poster using a template, and have created bullet point lists inside various blocks. Within one of the blocks, the bullet points fall ...
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How to set manually the number of an item in embedded list

In a simple list in order to set the number of an item the following code is enough : \begin{enumerate} \setcounter{enumi}{4} \item fifth element \end{enumerate} It displays 5. fifth element ...
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Having the same amount of space with and without multicol when using with titlesec and itemize

I am trying to use multicol and itemize to spread a list over several columns. I am also using titlesec to style my headings. One part of my document uses multicol and the other does not and both have ...
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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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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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List with wrapped figures

I am trying to define a list to describe a series of images. I would like each list element to have the image aligned with the first line of the description text and have the text wrap around the ...
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Change spacing for lists in LyX through template

I want to change the vertical spacing of a list in my resume. I am using the moderncv style file through LyX in Ubuntu 12.04. One of the list environments defined in the moderncv is Computer ...
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difficulty correctly identifying all parameters affecting vertical placement within lists

I'm trying to align the baseline of the first line of a list environment with the baseline of a box. After working on this in various forms, I thought I was ready to tackle this issue. I also ...
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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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How can I create an itemize list with date custom bullet

I would like to have this render with an itemize environement : Anyone to tell me clues about how to get it ? I don't care about color and i can draw the arrows with tikz. Best.
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enumeration lists with special decorations

Within an enumerated list, I would like some "meta"-level annotations: Mark a single, specific item in boldface, or another colour, or have an arrow point at it from the left margin, or surround it ...
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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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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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How to obtain “tight” lists with nonzero parskip in memoir

This: \documentclass{memoir} \nonzeroparskip \tightlists % \usepackage{enumitem} % \setlist{nosep} \begin{document} Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Ut purus elit, ...
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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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Why fixfoot's fixed footnotes don't accept neither paragraphs nor lists?

Ordinary footnotes accept both paragraphs and lists: \documentclass{article} % \newcommand{\alist}{% \begin{itemize} \item Foo. \end{itemize} } \newcommand{\twopar}{% Foo\par Foo.% } % ...
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Undesired \parindent in front of first label — depending on previous text

Here Manfred Sauter asked for appropriate spacing in front of the first label in a list. However, if there is no text in front of the first label, the first label will not be indented at all. How can ...
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Align Scaled Image With Text Centered in Columns

Say given a list of items: Item 1: Item 2: Item 3: Item 4: I want this list to be split into two columns with images aligned on each side of them. Much like a centered bar-graph (If there's a way ...
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addmargin, enumerate and align* miss an overfull hbox

The following document compiles as expected, and looks as expected: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{scrextend} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \lipsum[1] ...
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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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Margin settings ignored by subsection titles and list items

My apologies for asking such a simple question. As a first time user, I am not using LaTeX to its fullest extent, although I do need its basic formatting option to work. While 99% of my document ...
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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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Custom Command Problem

I have a custom command that I got working with a lot help from this forum but I've run into a problem. When on a regular page it works fine with it adding a changebar to the margin and changing the ...
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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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Problem with list environment in latex

I am prepairing some official applications for a job position and I have encountered a problem. In the end of my text there should be bibliography. I know how to do it but the application should be in ...
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Aligning minipages inside list environment

I use an own environment to typeset exercises with exercise-numbering at the left and exercise-body at the right. When I want to put two minipages in the exercise-body, they aren't aligned anymore ...
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How do I achieve this sort of numbering which mixes alphabets and numbers

I need to prepare a list of items item name ----- A.1 item name ----- A.2 item name ----- B.1 item name is pretty long, so aligning is gone ----- B.2 item name is so long it goes to next ...