@itemize command produces sequences of indented
paragraphs, with a bullet or other mark inside the left margin
at the beginning of each paragraph for which such a mark is desired.
Begin an itemized list by writing
@itemize at the beginning of
a line. Follow the command, on the same line, with a character or a
Texinfo command that generates a mark. Usually, you will write
@itemize, but you can use
@minus, or any character or any special symbol that results in
a single character in the Info file. (When you write
@minus after an
@itemize command, you may omit the
Write the text of the indented paragraphs themselves after the
@itemize, up to another line that says
Before each paragraph for which a mark in the margin is desired, write
a line that says just
@item. Do not write any other text on this
Usually, you should put a blank line before an
puts a blank line in the Info file. (TeX inserts the proper
interline whitespace in either case.) Except when the entries are
very brief, these blank lines make the list look better.
Here is an example of the use of
@itemize, followed by the
output it produces. Note that
@bullet produces an `*' in
Info and a round dot in TeX.
@itemize @bullet @item Some text for foo. @item Some text for bar. @end itemize
- Some text for foo.
- Some text for bar.
Itemized lists may be embedded within other itemized lists. Here is a list marked with dashes embedded in a list marked with bullets:
@itemize @bullet @item First item. @itemize @minus @item Inner item. @item Second inner item. @end itemize @item Second outer item. @end itemize
- First item.
- Inner item.
- Second inner item.
- Second outer item.