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My question is like Changing left margin in itemize environment of beamer class except that I want to increase the left margin by maybe 15ex, while that question sought to suppress the left margin. I will add that one answer to that question noted that it requires to know how to work with the LaTeX list environment. I do not know how.

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The left margin of itemizations is controlled by \leftmargini. To only modify it for a single itemization, you can place both inside a a group.

\documentclass{beamer}

\begin{document}

\begin{frame}

    \begin{itemize}
    \item abc
    \end{itemize}

\begingroup
    \addtolength{\leftmargini}{15ex}
    \begin{itemize}
    \item abc
    \end{itemize}
\endgroup

    \begin{itemize}
    \item abc
    \end{itemize}
\end{frame} 

\end{document}

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  • I guess I could always when a new beamer question appears hold my breath until your answer pops up and would survive it. ;-) (+1)
    – user121799
    Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 22:16
  • Ah. I would like to do this for just one enumeration, although the document has many others in it. Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 22:17
  • @marmot That's exactly what I do for new tikz questions until your answer appears :) Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 22:17
  • @ColinMcLarty If you only want it for a single enumeration, use it inside a group with this enumeration, see my edited answer Commented Nov 7, 2018 at 22:18

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