# [texhax] enumeration question

W.J. Metzger wes at hef.kun.nl
Tue Mar 30 15:26:48 CEST 2004

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Martin Wegmann wrote:

> On Tuesday 30 March 2004 05:41, William F. Adams wrote:
> > On Monday, March 29, 2004, at 05:09  PM, Martin Wegmann wrote:
> > > text ...... \cite{Potter:2003} computed net primary productivity (NPP)
> > > by
> > >
> > > \begin{center}
> > >
> > > NPP = $S_r FPAR e_{max} T W$ \footnotesize{\citep{Potter:2003}}
> > >
> > > \end{center}
> > >
> > >  where
> > >
> > >  \begin{itemize}
> > >  \item[ ]$S_r$ = solar radiance
> > >  \item[ ]FPAR = fraction of absorption of photosynthetically active
> > >  \item[ ]$e_{max}$ = constant light utilisation efficiency term
> > >  \item[ ]T = temperature
> > >  \item[ ]W = moisture \citep{Potter:2003}
> > >  \end{itemize}
> > >
> > > I would like to have the "where" in the same line as the first item. I
> > > tried
> > > various ways like \begin{flushleft} etc. but that does not work either.
> > >
> > > any idea how to do this? thanks in advance cheers Martin
> >
> > Blank lines indicate the beginning of a new paragraph.
> >
> > Either use \noindent before where or do something like:
> >
> > \end{center}
> > %
> >   where
> > %
> >   \begin{itemize}
>
> thanks for your reply, but I deleted or % all blank lines and used \noindent
> but both did not work to move "where" to the same line as the first
> \item[]$S_r$=solar radiance.
>
> could it be that \begin{itemize} interferes with this approach and forces the
> first item in a separate line?
>
> cheers Martin

I'm not completely sure what you want.  Is it

where        *  $S_r$ = solar radiance
*  FPAR = fraction of absorption of photosynthetically
*  $e_{max}$ = constant light utilisation efficiency term

If so, you might try putting  where  and the itemized list in minipages.

Good luck, Wes

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