[texhax] The visual effect of optional settings in inline lists

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed May 19 10:26:01 CEST 2010

Susan Dittmar wrote:
> Dear Paul,
> in addition to what Rolf Turner already wrote:
> Quoting P. R. Stanley (paulrichardstanley at gmail.com):
>> What I'm trying to achieve is to have the item index (numeral or 
>> alphebetical) enclosed in a  pair of parentheses if, that is to say, 
>> parents are indeed the right punctuations to use in in inline lists.
> I'm no typographer, so this is just personal opinion. I would use
> parentheses at this point, as it helps distinguishing the ``numerals'' from
> the rest of the text. I'd do it as
> \begin{inparaenum}[\itshape (a)]
> Hope that helps,
> 	Susan

which might look odd, as the ()'s comes out in italics, which many 
people dislike.



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