[OS X TeX] vertical space in enumeration

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Tue Apr 1 16:42:10 EDT 2008

At 10:22 PM +0200 4/1/08, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Chris Goedde wrote:
>>On Apr 1, 2008, at 12:03 PM, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>>>How may I decrease the vertical space between the items in an 
>>>enumeration list environment, and before and after the list?
>>These are controlled by \topsep, \parsep, and \itemsep, so you can 
>>do something like:
>>There's a nice figure in The LaTeX Companion that shows all this 
>>(Figure 3.5 in my old edition).
>Yes, I see it too, in the same old edition. But, irritatingly, the 
>above commands have no effect for some reason.

This is because they are automatically set at the beginning of each 
list, and so adjusting them globally doesn't help.  The UK FAQ answer 
on this is very helpful.



Alan Munn 
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