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The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition by Michel Goossens, Frank Mittelbach, Chris Rowley, David Carlisle, Johannes Braams

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3.3. List structures

Lists are very important LaTeX constructs and are used to build many of LaTeX’s display-like environments. LaTeX’s three standard list environments are discussed in Section 3.3.1, where we also show how they can be customized. Section 3.3.2 starting on page 132 provides an in-depth discussion of the paralist package, which introduces a number of new list structures and offers comprehensive methods to customize them, as well as the standard lists. It is followed by a discussion of “headed lists”, such as theorems and exercises. Finally, Section 3.3.4 on page 144 discusses LaTeX’s general list environment.

3.3.1. Modifying the standard lists

It is relatively easy to customize the three standard LaTeX list environments itemize ...

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