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

Wed May 19 15:57:37 CEST 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 09:33:57AM -0400, Barbara Beeton wrote:

> my preference would be for the parens to
> be upright, and i'm not sure about the
> indices.  but this would handle that
> worst case with a bit of overkill:
>
>   \begin{inparaenum}[{\upshape(}\emph{a}{\upshape)}]

Good idea.

However "a" must not be hidden inside braces
(requirement of environment inparaenum').

\newcommand*{\parenit}{}
\def\parenit#1\relax{%
\textup{(}\emph{#1}\textup{)}%
}
\begin{inparaenum}[\parenit a\relax]

Yours sincerely
Heiko Oberdiek
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