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4.4.2 Ordered Lists

Ordered lists are created using the enumerate environment. It has exactly the same format as the itemize environment described above.

We can use the same example as before, only this time use enumerate instead of itemize.

\begin{enumerate}
  \item Animal
  \item Vegetable
  \item Mineral
\end{enumerate}

The above input will produce the following output:

Image showing typeset output (click here for a more detailed description).

As before, the marker for a particular item can be overridden:

\begin{enumerate}
  \item Animal
  \item[{[X]}] Vegetable
  \item Mineral
\end{enumerate}

Image showing typeset output (click here for a more detailed description).

Example (Nested):

As with the itemize environment, most classes allow a maximum of four nested enumerate environments.

\begin{enumerate}
 \item Animal

 \begin{enumerate}
   \item Mammal

   \begin{enumerate}
    \item Placental

    \item Monotreme

    \begin{enumerate}
      \item Platypus
    \end{enumerate}

    \item Marsupial

    \begin{enumerate}
     \item Kangaroo

     \item Koala
    \end{enumerate}
   \end{enumerate}

   \item Reptile
 \end{enumerate}

 \item Vegetable

 \item Mineral
\end{enumerate}

Image showing typeset output (click here for a more detailed description).


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