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{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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\topsep, \itemsep, \partopsep and \parsep - what does each of them mean (and what about the bottom)?

The enumitem package documentation says: \topsep, \itemsep, \partopsep, \parsep? Look it up, n00bz. L0L Ok, it doesn't quite say that, but it also doesn't illustrate what these dimensions mean. ...
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Trouble combining enumitem and beamer

I have trouble combining two things for a set of slides: Adjust item separation globally Use default overlays of lists locally (parameter [<+->]) I use enumitem for 1. but it seems to disturb ...
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Does enumitem conflict with beamer for lists?

I am using the enumitem package in a beamer presentation. When I added a usepackage directive for it, the bullets in front of itemize lists disappeared. I tried restoring them by using \...
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Modifying labels on some enumerated items

In an enumerate environment, I want a few (not all) of the items to have asterisks which appear before the number (I don't feel strongly about whether the number or the asterisk is horizontally ...
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What are the differences between using paralist vs. enumitem

I am looking for advice on which of these packages to use? Under what circumstances would paralist be preferred over enumitem?
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Description list with aligned descriptions

This forum thread is exactly what I'm looking for. I want my description environment to produce this: Label is long text lab2 blalballalaa label3 possible second rule label ...
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How to make enumerate items align at left margin?

I would like to have my lists to have no indent for the top level, i.e. having the same left margin as the surrounding paragraph, with just enough space for the widest label to fit: Paragraph text 1....
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Automatically set description list `labelwidth` based on widest label?

How do I create a description list where the item text is automatically indented to the width of the widest label? This is the same question as Description list with aligned descriptions but I would ...
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Description list with right alignment of labels

I want a description list that looks like the following: Name | Joel Spolsky Address | Some address Some zipcode Telephone | +31 123 456 E-Mail | email@...
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Problem with wrapfig and itemize

If I use an image with wrapfig into or near an itemized list, the result is the image overlapped to the text (see picture). I red a lot of posts related to wrapfig and itemize incompatibility but no ...
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Display Item list in sequential and random (without repetition) order

There are list of exam questions (as example 1-20). This list is divided on two parts (1-10, 11-20). Examination ticket contain two questions, first from first part and second from second part. This ...
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Suggestions for transitioning from paralist to enumitem package

Based on the suggestions on What are the differences between using paralist vs. enumitem, I am transitioning from using paralist to enumitem and have encountered a few issues. There are a few places ...
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A five level deep list

I would like to create a five level deep list using the enumitem package. I found this suggestion on stackoverflow and implemented it as follows \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,12pt]{report} \...
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How to control enumitem's description list via leftmargin and labelwidth keys

I am trying to learn how to use enumitem's keys to adjust a description list. In this case, I would like to have my list items and description text both left aligned, but the description text should ...
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How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments?

How can I suppress vertical space between a theorem head and an enumitem environment? I would like the output to look like version 3 below, but I hope there is an automatical solution without ~ and \...
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Best way to part answers from solutions?

Now, if anyone could change the title into something better that would be great =) I am writing a rather long document, which contains plenty of integrals. I have a big list of integrals sorted in a ...
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enumerate in multicols

The following image illustrates what am looking for: Essentially I want the numbering to occur as shown above but using the multicol and enumitem package. But when I try it by using the following ...
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can someone please explain the enumitem horizontal spacing parameters?

I am still struggling with enumitem. I don't understand the horizontal spacing parameters at all. I have indeed read the documentation, and numerous answers to numerous questions, but despite all that ...
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How to produce this table in latex with inconsistent lists/items?

I want to produce the first two rows of this 5-column table in LaTeX: As you can see it is a special type of tables where we see: itemized lists inside but inconsistently, ie. column 4 all rows ...
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Enumerated list with blue circles and number inside it

I am creating a manual for an application and I would like to provide step by step directions of the application. For the step numbers, I would like to use big, blue circles with white numbers in it. ...
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Customizing inline enumerate with enumitem still not working?

I have the latest version of the enumitem package and I'm trying to use different labels for enumerate lists which are set as normal lists and enumerate lists which are set inline. However, it doesn't ...
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Optional argument to \item

I am typesetting an ordered list where the entries may appear out of order, but should be assumed in order otherwise. I don't want to have to jump through \setcounter hoops to do this. That is, I want ...
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Replace \item with \MyItem to box each list member with an mdframed

Since it was pointed out that redefining \item can be dangerous in strange interaction between `mdframed` and `\item`, I am wondering if there are going to be problems with this solution. My goal is ...
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conflict between hyperref and enumitem packages (and \refstepcounter)

The solution outlined for each of the following two posts appears to conflict with the hyperref package. How to skip an \item in sub-enumerate level nested enumerated lists numbered for ...
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Add an asterisk left of an enumerate

I am looking for a simple way of adding an asterisk or some small image to the left of an enumerate such that the indentation of the enumeration is not affected by the latter. I have read Add asterisk ...
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Customizing enumerations and itemizations

Is there a guide out there on how to customize the enumerate and itemize instances in my code? (I'm using the Memoir class in LaTeX for Windows, and I have the enumitem package included.) I want to ...
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How do I cross-reference custom labels in my enumitem lists without having the punctuation show up?

I am using enumitem to handle my enumerate and itemize lists. I have a list like \begin{enumerate}[label=Step \arabic{enumi}.] \item step the first \label{en:step-1} \item el secundo \label{en:step-2}...
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enumitem package and description lists

Why does the following generate an error? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[label=\emph{\alph*})] \item [aaa] bbbb \item [eee] əəəə \end{...
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How to reduce vertical space itemize environment inside table

I have this: I want for the first item to be vertically aligned with my other cells. How can I do it? The answers provided here suggested to play with topsep and partopsep: How can I change ...
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Making my own list with custom numbering

I am making my own list, similar to enumerate. I want numbering to be aligned to the right, so everything looks like this: 1. Text Text 11. Text Text I also want to sometimes put a special ...
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Indenting in enumerate (TeX/LaTeX)

I'm making a numbered list with the enumerate environment. Through the enumitem package I've changed the label to [label=Caso \arabic*)]. I have set itemindent to 10.5pt to align the label start with ...
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Can't get my head around enumitem's spacing parameters

Maybe it's my terrible lack of sleep but I can't get my head around enumitem's horizontal spacing parameters. What I want is a description environment in which the first line of each item (where the ...
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Clever references to theorem lists

I would like an automatic solution to referencing theorem environments containing lists using cleveref. In other words, if Corollary 1.2 contains parts (a) and (b), I want \cref to output “Corollary 1....
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Pretty enumerate: fontawesome

I am trying to realize for my book a nice enumeration with the arabic enumerate up a specific symbol with fontawesome. In this package I have not finded a tennis ball, which was more suited to my ...
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LaTeX enumerate - bold item with non-bold text

I'm trying to customize the environment enumerate where the \item is bold but the text is not bold. What I've tried is (at the suggestion of one of the google-results): \let\origitem\item \...
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Resuming a list started within a minipage

I have a minipage with a figure, and I want part (a) to be on the right of this figure (so part (a) is in a 2nd minipage), and the remaining parts (b), (c), etc to be below. The insights provided in ...
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Nested enumerate (enumitem) interferes with suppressing vertical space after theorem heads.

In the post How to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments? David Carlisle suggested a piece of code that helps suppressing vertical space between theorem heads and an ...
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Coloured numbering in a list?

Is there a way to obtain coloured numbering in an enumerate list? \begin{enumerate} \item First \item Second \item Third \end{enumerate} I'd like the 1, 2, 3 to be in blue. I thought this should be ...
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How can I label / reference description items that contain macros by name?

This question is related to Reference name of description list item in LaTeX, because that is the same as what I am doing. The answer provided there works in most cases, but I found a case where it ...
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Automatic labeling of enumeration items

I would like to redefine the enumerate environment so that each \item automatically sets \label{en:\arabic{page}\alph{enumi}}. I already tried \usepackage{etoolbox} \gappto{\item}{\label{en:\arabic{...
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Remove list margin only inside table

I'm trying to style itemize lists that appear in tabular environments (specifically in a longtable). Ideally, I'd like to remove the left margin from lists that appear in tables while maintaining the ...
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Insert small line above an item in a list without adding extra space (Continued)

This is a follow up to Insert small line above an item in a list without adding extra space. I would like to control the length of the horizontal line to be the same widths as the widest \item in the ...
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How to suppress vertical space between proof environment heads and itemize environments?

The user 'egreg' recently helped me to suppress vertical space between theorem heads and enumitem environments (such as itemize; see the link below). I now have a similar problem: When a proof ...
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How to create a enumerate list adding a custom prefix before each item number?

I found this question Adding some common text to enumerated description lists to be the closest: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{enumitem} \newcounter{descriptcount} \newlist{enumdescript}{...
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Multiline item indent

I am currently writing a set of steps for my lecture notes on circles but when the description of the step is too long, becomes multiline, the enumerated environment does not left indents properly as ...
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List with arrows instead of bullets

I want a bullet list with arrows instead of bullets, like: => Line 1 => Line 2 I tried this, but it returned some error: \begin{itemize}{labelitemi}{$\Rightarrow$}[leftmargin=1em] \item Line ...
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Automatically number a description list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enumerated description list I would basically like to produce some kind of combination of an enumerate and a description environment. Manually \begin{description} \item[1. ...
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Reference to List Items in Theorem Environment with Label Type “Theorem”

I'm trying to set up references to list items in theorem environments. Using the thmtools and the cref-package I am able to reference theorem environments, such that the theorem type, e.g. theorem, ...
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Remove top and bottom margin in tabular (around lists)

If I create a table with several (short) lists, currently I'm using a table construction with enumitem to (almost) remove the left margin. Now I still have a rather large margin at the top and the ...
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A new environment based on enumerate

I have defined the following simple environment: \newenvironment{renumerate}{\begin{enumerate}\raggedright}{\end{enumerate}} I wonder how the above can be modified to use with, say, the following: \...