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Adaptive column size based on width of tasks

Problem: This issue is related to the following post: Align enumerate to text and items to numbering for exercises and answers - but it deals with a different aspect of the package tasks, namely how ...
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multiple choice questions with correct choice environment

I am writing some notes in which I need to write some objective type questions. I also need to have one or two options correct in some questions. How can I define a correct choice environment and ...
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Tasks Package (not found) Is there any alternative to that package?

I would like to make horizontally aligned items with equations with multicols and tasks packages, but multicols doesn't align and texstudio doesn't recognize the tasks package (which I've already ...
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Redefine enumerate/answerlist environment

Every two months I have to prepare the written statistics exams for my institute. In order to reduce the amount of printed pages I want to print the items of an answerlist horizontally. The package ...
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Equally split the aligned items in tasks package

Problem I am now updating my resume and I found tasks package is a good choice to list my research interests in the same line (which could save a lot of space). Even though I basically got what I ...
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xsim and questions in columns within tasks

I would do with xsim, successor of exsheets, the same I do with it: lists of questions inside a tasks environment. Is that possible? Something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Remove punctuation from references to task counter

I'm using the tasks environment to spread a list across two columns. But the \ref command appears to carry punctuation with it differently than it does in the enumerate environment. I want to produce ...
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How to create a list in two columns with symbols label

Please consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} {\scriptsize\begin{itemize} \item Item 1 \...
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Too much vertical space after displayed math in tasks environment

Tasks package inserts too much vertical space after displayed math: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} \begin{tasks} \task \[ X\rule{10cm}{1pt}X \] \task \[ Y\rule{10cm}{...
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How to define choices instead of tasks and print answers at the end

I am trying to write some questions which are of objective or multiple choice format. The tasks package does the job except for two things: Instead of \begin{tasks} and \task I want to write \...
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Item number not aligned with tasks

I have an alignment issue when using enumerate and tasks. Specifically, when I have a "blank" item with associated tasks, the item # and task # don't line up horizontally. Any suggestions would be ...
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Incompatibility between babel-french and tasks

There seems to be an incompatibility between these two packages. Look at these two MWE: The right one \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} %\usepackage[french]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Custom label for references using tasks inside a xsim exercise

In order to create an assignment sheet, I am using the xsim package and to create subquestions within a question, I use the package tasks. The problem comes while referring to the subquestions. ...
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How to italicize enumeration in task environment

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} \begin{tasks}[label-format=\itshape](4) \task Ex. 1 \task Ex. 2 \task Ex. 3 \task Ex. 4 \end{...
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How to define shorcuts for the tasks package with \def?

I tried to define the shortcuts \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \def\bqcmt{\begin{tasks}(2)} \def\eqcmt{\end{tasks}} \def\myitem{\task} \begin{document} \bqcmt \myitem This is a test \...
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How to auto-fit a left-to-right list?

For instance, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} \begin{tasks}(3) \task A \task B \task C \task D \task E \task F \end{tasks} \vspace{1cm} \begin{tasks}(5) \task A \task B \...
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filbreak adds extra vertical space

I'm writing a book with a long list of questions. Most questions come in parts. At the bottom of a page it breaks after printing the number of the problem but before printing the parts, which is ...
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tasks in enumerate: problem with baselines if lineheight too big

I'm using tasks (https://github.com/cgnieder/tasks) in enumerate. If the line-height is encreased (eg by a formula) the baseline of the first task is not on the item-baseline: \documentclass{article}...
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Using answers with tasks

I'm writing a book of maths problems. I need a way to present both the problems and their solutions at the end of the book. I worked out a way to get the problems and answers to look just as I would ...
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Error when using fbox numbering with tasks package

When I insert "\renewcommand{\labelenumi}{\bfseries \fbox{\arabic*}}" in the preamble, I receive an error "! Argument of \boxframe has an extra }.\par \item" but it's good If I don't insert that. My ...
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TASKS package issue with TColorBox: unwanted carriage returns

The package TASKS is very useful for horizontal lists. However, when using Tasks lists inside TColorBoxes, Tasks behaves oddly, adding carriage returns when not necessary. Is there a way to restore a ...
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Changing tasks order

When I use tasks environment, I get (a) item 1 (b) item 2 (c) item 3 (d) item 4 (e) item 5 Is possible to change the order to (a) item 1 (c) item 3 ...
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Expansion issue in tasks package

I'm trying to switch from enumitem lists to tasks lists, but the following, which works in an ordinary enumerate environment, generates a "Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item" error in the ...
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Bug between tasks and minipage and multicol and geometry?

I have noticed the following behaviour. I wonder if it is a bug or if it is normal. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tasks, lipsum} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage[hmargin=1.5cm]{...
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Strange behavior of `tasks` items inside `tcolorbox` box

I am drawing a fancy box around theorem environment using tcolorbox package. The content of the environment contain horizontal enumerate and I prefer tasks package. The default box setting work ...
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New environment using tasks

I'm trying to create a new environment: \newenvironment{tasksx}{ \begin{tasks}[counter-format = (tsk[a]), after-item-skip = -.5ex, before-skip = -2.5em, after-skip = 1em] \task \end{...
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Measuring List Items in Tasks and Making Changes Accordingly

I made the following list for MCQs using taskspackage. The problem is I need a command that can measure the contents of all the \tasks per question and determine the maximum width among them. And in ...
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How to keep number order with distinct environments?

in trying to make an enumeration like the following, when you can make a problem, but next, you can make a list of problems, i've been using them separately with the enumerate package, and with the ...
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Tasks Package Framed Label

Here I need the task package option that allows lists to be distributed horizontally in the order shown below. And I need the enumitem package option that let me wildly format the item labels. Is ...
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Troubles with tasks package under TeXlive 2017 [closed]

I updated texlive 2017 yesterday and suddenly I cannot use the tasks package. Just writing \usepackage{tasks} made pdflatex, lualatex and xelatex stuck for hours. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article}...
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Is it possible to use a task inside another task environment?

I am trying to put a task inside another task environment (I am very impressed that nobody has asked this), but it does not work: \begin{tasks}(1) \task Task a) \task Task b) \begin{tasks}...
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How to create a horizontal list that is centered?

I'm trying to recreate the below image where the defining of the variables is kind of like a horizontal list but without labels. I have tried using tasks and multicols but can't quite figure this out. ...
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Automatic blackening out answers based on a single comment

I am designing question papers comprising of multiple choice questions. The answers are to be marked by blackening the appropriate answers (more than one may be correct) in an answer sheet. In my ...
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Task environment and answer package clash

Use of task environment inside my moquestion environment (as below) changes the item-labelling (1., 2., 3., etc) of the solution. In the mymosolution environment, the item-labelling is replaced by (D) ...
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TIPA Centering textipa in tasks list

I would like to center textipa in task list how can i do that ? by the way i added centering but with no luck \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{tipx} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{...
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tipaman and tasks packages don't goes together

I would like to use the tipaman package with tasks but it's seems they don't goes together. What can I do in this case since I'm looking for left to right alignment of the individual items? \...
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Geometry margin causing tasks alignment issue

For some reason, if one sets a margin using the geometry package, this causes an alignment problem with the tasks package: MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,geometry,tasks} \...
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Nesting Tasks within an xparse Environment

I need to use xparse as I am passing multiple optional arguments through a custom environment (not shown here for brevity). When I attempt to pass the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Format tasks like (a) instead of a) globally

I am still relatively new at Latex, but I have exhausted this site, list/enumerate/task documentation, and many other googled resources. Apologies if this is a duplicate question. I have a need to ...
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Why are A, B, C, and D not aligned? (tasks in beamer)

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] $1+1=$(\makebox[2cm]{}) \begin{tasks}[counter-format = tsk[A]. ](2) \task one ...
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Change a enumerated list to horizontal with Tasks

I have spesicif list I need to change into a horizontal alignment. I thought of using the tasks package, but can not figure out how to do it. Here is the list: \documentclass[12pt,numbers=noenddot,...
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Starting tasks inside of enumerate causes text overlap

I'm trying to create an answer key using the tasks environment (I had previously used a combination of enumerate and multicols). Basically, I want the answer key to look like this: \begin{enumerate} ...
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Manually label in Task package

I want to manually label inside the \task environment. For example (a) and (b) are subquestions of 1 so I want to label them (1a) and (1b) respectively. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{...
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tasks environment vs. pgffor's foreach

I want to \foreach on a list and create task (via package tasks) inside a question. A MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[magyar]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{t1enc} \...
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Trouble aligning task to includegraphics

I am making a paper for students and I have the following code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate \item In the figure, both \(...
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\tasks \alphalph

I need to give a huge list of matrices to diagonalise. I read this answer, but I can't figure how to make it work. Here is my code, in fact, I have many more matrices. \documentclass{article} \...
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How to write Mongolian character use task

I have a problem. I write use tasks in LaTeX. But list is ABC of English. How i write Mongolian Character that list. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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tasks package: items are in two line with 4 columns and 4 items

I write some choice questions into beamer frame, after some research, here is my code: \documentclass[aspectratio=169]{beamer} \usetheme{Berkeley} \usepackage{tasks,CJK} \begin{document} \begin{CJK*}{...
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Figure next to a list

I would like to place a figure next to a list, this the best I got. I have no idea how to do it. \item Identify \begin{tasks}[counter-format =(tsk[1]), label-offset=1.25em](2) \task $f(-...
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make integral symbol big using tasks package to make a list

I am trying to make am horizontal list using tasks the probem is integral symbol is too small. How can I make it big without affecting the horizontal list \begin{tasks}[counter-format =(tsk[1]), ...