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Questions tagged [enumitem]

{enumitem} is a package that provides user control over the layout of the three basic list environments: {itemize}, {enumerate}, and {description}.

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enumitem is not working with TEXShop [on hold]

Bein new to the TEXshop, and want to format my text in a list. Is it possible to get rid of error or an alternative way of listing my questions with proper number? here is the MWE \documentclass{...
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Align item text under label

I'm currently creating a new document class in which I'd like to change the alignments and margins of enumerate. I want the text of an item to be aligned with the label. Here is a small illustration ...
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enumitem: How can I make a custom label for a specific entry in a list? [duplicate]

I am writing a list of questions: \begin{enumerate} \item This is a question. \item This is another one. \item This one is a hard one, I want to add an asterisk to the label. \item ...
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Make label reference contain section number

I have some code that looks like \section*{Problem 1} \begin{enumerate} \item Hello \item \label{problem-2b} Yes \item \cref{problem-2b} Welp \end{enumerate} I want the reference to appear ...
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How to fix the issues with defined enumerate

After spending a lot of time, I managed to get the possible output but it is not accurate. There are some following issues which need to be resolved. Defined item (question number with box) is not ...
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enumitem: Understanding the usage of asterisk and exclamation mark in setting the different lengths

In enumitem manual, I can't find a clear explanation of the difference between the usage of exclamation mark and asterisk for leftmargin, itemindent, labelsep, labelwidth, and labelindent. For ...
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Spacing between multiple lines of an item in itemize or enumerate

\documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} Some text here. \begin{enumerate} \item a \item b \item c \end{enumerate} Some more text. \end{document} Assume item a contains ...
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Multicolumn problems with tabularx and lists

I am trying to get \multicolumn to work with lists inside tabularx, but the text itself does not occupy all of the space available. The answers to similar questions I found do not seem to work in this ...
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begin penalty and label control with enumerate

Using a begin penalty (Avoid a break between a list and its introductory statement) works with enumerate How to format labels with the enumerate environment was discussed in format labels of ...
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How can I change the text (not the label) for each item in an itemize environment using wrappers?

How can I customize the text (not the label) after each \item in an itemize environment? I don't see any option for that in the enumitem package. Other questions on Tex StackExchange also seem to ...
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How can I reference item (i) in Theorem 1.1 such that it displays “Theorem 1.1-(i)”?

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, mathtools, thmtools} \usepackage{hyperref, cleveref} \usepackage[shortlabels]...
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Vertical spacing between \framebox-ed elements of list

I'm new to this stuff, but I am trying to create an alphabetical list where the elements are in one column with a box around it and a line between each element (I want to be able to print it and cut ...
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Dropping separator at line break in an inline list

I have created a new inline list style with enumitem that has no bullets and separates each item with a middle dot: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\middot}{~\textperiodcentered~} \usepackage[...
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memoir: indentation after enumerate in footnote

I have a footnote that contains an enumeration, after which comes one or two lines of text. The lines after the enumeration look "off", and I would like them indented to the same spot as the lines ...
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Description list Formatting using enumitem

I have a few lines of text that I want to be aligned to look like this: Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[labelindent=1em ,...
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Renewenvironment of with optional arguments enumerate goes wrong with enumitem (compilation stalls) [duplicate]

I want to modify the enumerate environment (from enumitem) to always be passed a certain optional argument. I expected the following code to work, but it always stalls (takes forever). \documentclass{...
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Latex error with enumitem.sty

In currently installed MacTex full version but when I run a tex file I get the following error, any help woul be appreciated ! LaTeX Error: File `enumitem.sty' not found.
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Keep a key locally passed from multicols to enumitem using xparse

I have a small problem when trying to keep a key=val locally defining using xparse to pass multicols to enumerate (enumitem package). I have redefined the environment enumerate to accept the columns=...
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Description list with enumitem

I would like to use enumitem package to create a description list so that the label has no indent, the item immediately follows the label, and the second line of the item has no indent. Is it this ...
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problems with vertical alignment of large text inside itemize

I have alignment problems in this type of condition. I set the margin setting for the itemize condition and normally I get a very good result. I would like to get a text aligned for example with ...
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Texlive upgrade and missing packages

Every time I install a new TeX Live version (the "full" one) on Ubuntu, I encounter some lack of backward compatibility (e.g. missing packages or changed commands in existing packages) and some of my ...
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How to remove the superfluous empty line before the list environment?

I want to put the section title in the left margin using titlesec. However, it results to a superfluous empty line when using list environment. How should I remove it without using vspace? Minimal ...
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Is it possible to have `\partopsep` added below a list environment that is followed by a new paragraph?

Given the following minimal example \documentclass[parskip=full]{scrreprt} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{lipsum} \setlist{ parsep=\parsep, itemsep=-.5\...
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Outlines package enumerate new list error

I'm making an outline and realized I needed another enumeration label. So, when I added the 5th one, and did the same \5 command, there was an error saying that it is an "undefined control sequence." ...
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Unbreakable items that can work with enumitem?

I am using enumitem for a list: \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{enumerate}[1.] \item ... \item ... \end{enumerate} And I want each "item" itself not breakable across a page. I have looked at this ...
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How can I put new alphabetical items among items?

I need to put a and b option in item 3, more inside and with more space from the left side. This is my code: \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item The nano-indentation technique can be ...
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How to reduce the spacing between labels and text in an inline description?

I'm using the option inline of the enumitem package to create lists inline. The numbered lists are perfects, however, the descriptions produces a lot of withe space between the label and the text. ...
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How to change the alignment of the label and the description inside the description environment?

I like a particular description alignment: The label aligned to the right The description aligned to the left In LaTeX I have been doing it manually, so I'd like to configure the description ...
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How to align several lists using the enumerate environment?

I'd like to align the left margin of these lists. This is what I get: This is what I want: MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \quad \newline This is a list ...
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ntheorem Endmark On Line Alone Doesn't Flush Right

ntheorem seems to successfully handle every possible endmark placement EXCEPT when it's placed on a line alone. I noticed the issue following a list so I included it in the MWE. Also I'm ...
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Add vertically-aligned text between two enumerate items

I'd like to get something like this: MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \item $Y^2 - 1 = 0$ \quad (text) \item $Y^2 + 1 = 0$ \quad (text) \end{enumerate} \end{...
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Vertical spacing between two lines of an item

I encountered a problem regarding the spacing between two lines of an item when wrapping a row of text. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \begin{document} \noindent Some text ...
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What does the asterisk (*) do in \arabic*?

I was wondering what the '*' (asterisk) does in the command \arabic*? My code: \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \begin{enumerate*}[label=\textbf{\arabic*})] \item Text 1 \item Text 2 \item ...
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How to write nested enumerates nicely

I'm writing solutions to some problems in LaTeX. My finished answers look a little like: 1. (a) (i) Something (ii) Something else (b) More things 2. (a) Stuff Writing this out, even with ...
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Amsart enumerate subsection

A somewhat dated way of organizing a math paper is by numbering subsections as paragraphs, but without titles. So for instance: 1. Theory 1 1.1. Blabla 1.2. Blabla 1.3. Theorem. etc. In amsart ...
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How to set default values for enumitem list parameters

I want to format all my (enumitem-based) lists so that they all look like this: \begin{itemize}[labelindent=\parindent,leftmargin=*] \item (...) \end{itemize} However, I'd like to skip the ...
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LyX: How to correctly resume an enumeration list

When adding the enumitem package, LyX allows to resume lists. This works even when a textbox is interrupting the enumeration environment, but only in the editor (LyX 2.3.0 on MacOS 10.13.6 here). ...
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Formatting error with numbered list when using enumitem and reledmac packages

Update: The formatting issue is caused by a bug with reledmac (see comments). Would it be possible to achieve the same output with an alternative setup? Very happy to receive suggestions. I am having ...
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Long command at the end of list

With \setlist option of package enumitem I'm trying to add some text at the end of an enumerated list. I'm also trying to center some part of this text, but some extra vertical space gets inserted. ...
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How to remove extra spaces in between two lines in enumerate and itemize?

I am using enumerate and itemize as follows shown in my MWE. The output I get is shown in the figure mentioned below. \documentclass[jou,apacite]{apa6} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \title{...
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Change vertical spacing of bullets in list

I want to make diagrams similar to the left one below using LaTeX: This is built up from BSicons on Wikimedia: in this example there are six of these icons below each other, the picture on the ...
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enumitem adjustment

Following up on this: \ref should use enumerate label name I tried this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[label=\textbf{This is my label \arabic*}] ...
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width of (\alph*) labels

I made a list using enumitem and \begin{enumerate}[label=(\alph*)] ... \end{enumerate} The resulting labels are, to me, annoyingly uneven. Notice that (b) is much wider than (c) in the image below. ...
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How to remove space at the start of inline enumitem itemized list?

Here I show the out-of-the-box behaviour of an inline itemized list, and then a workaround that achieves the look I'm after. The desired look is achieved, here, by manually adding a negative space to ...
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Enumerate: reference and hyperlink /hyperref the “numbering” of items

I aim to use \begin{enumerate} \item ... \end{enumerate} Goal: such that the numbering (1,2,3,...) of each item in the list can have a reference and hyperlink /hyperref, so I can refer to ...
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Set format to custom enumeration [duplicate]

My enumeration should contain four key words: Aggregate Power Proximate Power Offensive Power Offensive Intentions I want to enumerate them and take these four key words as the enumeration label. At ...
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Two questions about the package enumitem [closed]

I am not very good in LaTeX, so sorry for my silly question. ;) I've just added the package enumitem to my tex-file for having a line break after each label of \begin{description}. That works very ...
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Problems with enumitem and calc

Below is a MWE with the calc and enumitem packages: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{calc} \begin{document} \chapter{Title} \section{Section} \begin{enumerate}[labelindent=...
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Problem with \newdimen and \widthof

I have a problem with the following code under TexLive 2018: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{calc} \usepackage[inline]{enumitem} \usepackage{parskip} \newdimen\lblwidth\lblwidth=\widthof{8.88.\ }...
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How to remove space preceeding list in non-zero parskip environment?

How can I get space between paragraphs, which I want in a raggedright document with block paragraphs, and avoid extra space before a list that is not preceeded by whitespace? If I set topsep=-\...