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[...,...,...] name
headstyle normal bold slanted boldslanted type cap small... command
style normal bold slanted boldslanted type cap small... command
color name
width fit broad dimension
distance dimension
sample text
text text
align flushleft middle flushright
margin standard yes no dimension
MkII: location
MkIV: alternative
left right top serried inmargin inleft inright hanging
headcommand command
hang fit broad number
before command
inbetween command
after command
indentnext yes no
indenting never not no yes always first next


Set the default look and feel of \startdescription, or of some other description environment defined with \definedescription

Key Values
width Width of the description head.
  • fit: equal to the head width;
  • broad: equal to the head width plus distance option.
distance See width=broad.
margin Overall (head and paragraph) left edge indenting.
hang fit; broad; number: stop indentation of the left edge after number lines.
indentnext yes or no: control the indentation of the following paragraph.
text Text before a head.
sample Text that defines the width of the paragraph.
before Key that defines what happens before the enumeration starts. With this key and the "after" key on can achieve the same effect as in itemize with the option "packed"
after Key that defines what happens after an enumeration stops.
inbetween This key is used when the title is on top. The key controls what can be placed between title and text.--Willi 10:26, 7 October 2014 (CEST)


See also

For usage and examples see the article on descriptions.

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