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Lists

There are three environments for constructing lists. In each one each new item is begun with an \item command. In the itemize environment the start of each item is given a marker, in the enumerate environment each item is marked by a number. These environments can be nested within each other in which case the amount of indentation used is adjusted accordingly:
\begin{eg}\begin{egbox}
\begin{verbatim}\begin{itemize}
\item Itemized lists a...
...mand.
\item The \lq end' command.
\end{enumerate}\end{itemize}\end{egbox}\end{eg}

The third list making environment is description. In a description you specify the item labels inside square brackets after the \item command. For example:
\begin{eg}\begin{egbox}
\begin{verbatim}Three animals that you should
know abo...
...e.
\item[armadillo] A medium-sized animal.
\end{description}\end{egbox}\end{eg}



Kevin Cooper 2002-03-01