# [texhax] Legal Style Numbering

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Wed Feb 17 19:13:34 CET 2016

On Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:47:02 -0600, Paul Gessler stated:

>Hi Jerry,
>
>When using \newlist, you are creating a new list environment entirely,
>so the usage for "legal" would be like this:
>
>
>\documentclass{article}
>\usepackage{enumitem}
>
>\newlist{legal}{enumerate}{10}
>\setlist[legal]{label*=\arabic*.}
>
>\begin{document}
>\begin{legal}
>  \item Test
>  \begin{legal}
>    \item Two
>  \end{legal}
>\end{legal}
>\end{document}
>
>
>Alternatively, if you wish to use the existing enumerate environment
>for these legal lists, just modifying the behavior of "enumerate" is
>sufficient:
>
>
>\documentclass{article}
>\usepackage{enumitem}
>
>\setlist[enumerate]{label*=\arabic*.}
>
>\begin{document}
>\begin{enumerate}
>  \item Test
>  \begin{enumerate}
>    \item Two
>  \end{enumerate}
>\end{enumerate}
>\end{document}
>
>
>will do nicely. Hope this helps,
>
>PG

Thank you so very much. I am still trying to learn LaTeX. The
documentation in the package was not at all clear, or at least it
wasn't to me. Now it is working exactly the way I want.

I appreciate you assistance.

--
Jerry