I have this code that uses the multicols environment to split a list on multiple columns:

    \item List1ItemA
    \item List1ItemB
    \item List1ItemC
    \item List1ItemD
    \item List1ItemE
    \item List1ItemF
    \item List2ItemA
    \item List2ItemB
    \item List2ItemC
    \item List2ItemD
    \item List2ItemE
    \item List2ItemF

I get this output:


But I want a left-to-right (horizontal) order. Like this:


  • Give the tasks package a try!
    – user31729
    Jan 18, 2016 at 14:18

1 Answer 1


If the multicols environment is no real demand, the tasks environment provides left to right alignment of the individual items.


\task A
\task B
\task C
\task D
\task E
\task F


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