# [texhax] ?

Susan Dittmar Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de
Wed Jan 27 17:21:55 CET 2010

Quoting File Store (5mgfreestore at gmail.com):
> Consider the following
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> \begin{enumerate}[(a)]
> \item "first item
> \item second third
> \item fourth item
> \item fifth it
>  \end{enumerate}
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
>
> Why does this creates a different form of parenthesis for the items?

Could you please create a full minimal example? Putting

\documentclass{article}
\begin{document}

and

\end{document}

around your example does *not* work, as the enumerate environment in the
standard definition does not have an optional argument.

Could you please add to the above code everything that is needed to