[OS X TeX] Question: adjusting spacing in the enumerate environment

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Mar 20 11:41:55 EST 2005

On 3/19/05 10:16 PM, "Richard Seguin" <riseguin at earthlink.net> wrote:

> I'm using this technique to adjust the item spacing in the enumerate
> environment within the article class:
> \newcommand{\tighten}{\addtolength{\itemsep}{-9pt}}
> ....
> \begin{enumerate}\tighten
> ...
> \end{enumerate}
> No matter what I've tried though, I haven't been able to shrink the
> space between the top list element and what precedes it so that it
> looks like the enumerate environment in the amsart class. In the amsart
> class, that spacing is identical to the spacing between the list items.
> Has anyone else been able to do this successfully, and how did you do
> it? Furthermore, is it better to approach this matter using a
> renewenvironment?
> Richard Séguin


A simple way around this is to use the paralist package. Lots of nice
options there.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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