[texhax] lists and included files

Mon May 30 14:46:11 CEST 2005

Douglas Lewan :

> All,
>
> I'm trying to write a final exam and I'd like it to be organized by
> chapter, but with questions numbered sequentially.
>
> That is the "main" file, final.ltx, would essentially look like the
> following:
>
> \documentclass{article}
> \begin{document}
>
> \begin{enumerate}
>   \include{ch01/ch01.ltx}
>   \include{ch02/ch02.ltx}
>   ...
>   \include{ch12/ch12.ltx}
> \end{enumerate}
> \end{document}
>
> The problem is that the enumerate environment doesn't seem to exist once
> the chapter files are included.  I get the error:
> Something's wrong --- perhaps a missing \item.
> Each chapter file is full of \items.
>
> What am I doing wrong?  It would be unpleasant to have 12 chapters worth
> of questions (with supporting figures, formulas, etc.) all sitting in one
> dirctory.
>
> Thanks.
>

did you remember that the very first thing in a list has to be an \item?

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