A simple list is created with the itemize environment. Each new item starts with the command \item, it is displayed with a label (hyphen, bullet etc.) that changes according to the nesting level.

The enumerate environment works similar; it produces a numbered list.

The description environment produces a list, where each item starts with a description label, given as optional argument to the \item command.

A well sorted input file: lists.tex

The generated document looks like:


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Peter Junglas 15.5.2000