Repository: % % Release .. possible definitions: % (1) \relax, if there is neither label nor ref (ie, use % LaTeX settings). Examples of how to use the Enumitem Package in the LaTeX Typesetting System . LaTeX is a freely available system for high-quality typesetting, particularly for. parameters – please, see a LATEX manual for a description of them. . Here labelindent is a new parameter introduced by enumitem.

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Users of WYSIWYG word processors can sometimes be frustrated by the software’s attempts to determine when they intend lists to begin and end. List structures in LaTeX are simply environments which essentially come in three types:.

Convenient and predictable list formatting is one of the many advantages of using LaTeX. LaTeX lists do not have this problem. GonzaloMedina I just want to number description list items via a neat method.

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I get an awful lot of white space. If you want to change the symbol for all items of the list, you should preferably use the enumitem environment, which I will explain using the example of ordered lists. The Margin parameter sets the distance from the left margin Ex: If there is a number after a parameter Ex: From Wikibooks, open books for an open world.

As a mark-up language, LaTeX gives more control over the structure and content of lists.

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enumirem If I try this I get no unusual amount of whitespace, except before the bullet, as expected because of the setlength. Unordered lists You can make the following changes easily without loading a package: You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Besides using easylist along with figures may cause some trouble to the layout and the indentation. The Progressive parameter sets the distance from the left margin of all items in proportion to their level. Every step the indentation increases the space after the bullet increases, unfortunately I’m not very familiar with algorithms in LaTeX so I hope someone else knows how to solve this or that this information is enough for you to solve it yourself.

For example this works fine: No registered users and 4 guests. Have a look at the following example where the list on the right is more compact using noitemsep. It is also very customizable. Its last command can take an argument, so here’s how to add a closing parenthesis after the item name:.

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You can even define your own lists. Do you mean the spacing before or after the bullet? This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat Post as a guest Name. Spaces in Style parameters are important. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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The easylist environment will default to enumerations. Unordered lists As I’ve mentioned above, unordered lists use the itemize environment and works without any additonal packages: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Changing this environment is a little more tricky, because there’s a lot more logic involved and the easiest solution is probably using the enumerate or enumitem environments.


First if you need to put an easylist inside an environment using the same control character as the one specified for easylist, you may get an error.

Gonzalo Medina k 41 Check your version of enumitemupdate your TeX system if necessary and do the settings properly. Simply begin the appropriate environment at the desired point within the current list.

Examples of how to use the Enumitem Package in the LaTeX Typesetting System

Below a real minimal working example enumite, excluding the unnecessary packages and lines. It takes a mandatory argument that contains the longest of your labels. The easylist package allows you to create list using a more convenient syntax and with infinite nested levels. Why does the following generate an error? Now we change the default properties to print a custom itemize:.

Fnumitem will use the enumerate environment for this purpose. Ordered lists Changing this environment is a little more tricky, because there’s a lot more logic larex and the easiest solution is probably using the enumerate or enumitem environments.

For unordered lists, LaTeX provides the itemize environment and for ordered lists there is the enumerate environment. Sample output of lists in LaTeX. As I explained I can not replicate the behaviour without putting in more code.

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