# [texhax] inserting text in an enumeration list

E. Krishnan ekmath at asianetindia.com
Fri May 27 06:09:59 CEST 2005

On Thu, 26 May 2005, Zbigniew Nitecki wrote:

> I am thinking in terms
> of a subgrouping the exercises at the end of each section of a long
> book into (in my case) Practical Exercises, Theoretical Exercises,
> and Challenge Problems.

\documentclass[a4paper]{article}
\usepackage[defblank]{paralist}

\newenvironment{problist}{%
\renewcommand{\theenumii}{\arabic{enumii}}
\begin{asparablank}}%
{\end{asparablank}}

\begin{document}

We give below some exercises to test your understanding of the
concepts discussed.
\begin{problist}
\item \noindent\textbf{Practical Exercises}\\[2pt]
These problems suggest various applications of the concepts
\begin{enumerate}
\item The first problem
\item The second problem
\end{enumerate}
\item \noindent\textbf{Theoretical Exercises}\\[2pt]
These problems indicate theoretical extensions of the concepts
\begin{enumerate}
\item The first problem
\item The second problem
\end{enumerate}
\end{problist}

--
Krishnan