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4.4 Lists

Now you've had a go at using some commands, let's use some environments. A good example of environments are the list making environments. There are three basic list making environments: itemize (for unordered lists), enumerate (for ordered lists) and description (for lists where you want to specify your own label.)

In each of these environments, each item in the list must be started with the command:


The optional argument <marker> can be used to override the default marker for that particular item. (For example, to replace the bullet point for an individual item in an unordered list to make that item stand out from all the other items.) We will be looking at how to change the default marker in §8.2. Redefining Commands.

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