# Fwd: No first line in double enumeration

Dr Eberhard W Lisse nospam at lisse.NA
Thu Nov 26 15:55:22 UTC 2020

That is a feature :-)-O

el
On 2020-11-26 17:22 , Hal Kierstead wrote:
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>> On 2020-11-25 21:22 , Hal Kierstead wrote:
>>>> All -
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>>>> Is there a way to enter the following code in LyX without ERT:
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>>>> \begin{enumerate}
>>>> \item
>>>> \begin{enumerate}
>>>> \item a
>>>> \item b
>>>> \end{enumerate}
>>>> \item 2
>>>> \end{enumerate}
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>>>> Thanks,
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>>>> Hal
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>>> Begin forwarded message:
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>>> *From: *Dr Eberhard W Lisse <nospam at lisse.NA <mailto:nospam at lisse.NA>>
>>> *Subject: **Re: No first line in double enumeration*
>>> *Date: *November 26, 2020 at 4:51:43 AM MST
>>> *To: *lyx-users at lists.lyx.org <mailto:lyx-users at lists.lyx.org>
>>>
>>> RTFM,
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>>> the TAB button is your friend.
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>>> el
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>> To add a bit more: This is what "Increase List Depth" does. Find it on
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> Thanks for the suggestions, but unfortunately they do not address my
> issue. I want the secondary enumeration to start on the first line of
> the primary enumeration. It works in LaTex.
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> I tried the tab button first. The problem is that LyX does not like
> empty lines. I can use a hard space for the first item, but then I get
> an empty line of output that I do not want. If I erase the hard space in
> LyX and then preview, I get what I want, but as soon as I move the
> cursor to I new paragraph, LyX replaces the empty line with \item a .
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> Hal
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