The bullcntr package defines the command "\bullcntr", which can be thought of as an analogue of the "\fnsymbol" command: like the latter, it displays the value of a counter lying between 1 and 9, but uses, for the purpose, a regular pattern of bullets. Approximately, these nine patterns of bullets are laid down as follows: * * * * * * 1 2 3 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 4 5 6 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 7 8 9 An ancillary package is included along with the bullcntr package: the bullenum package. This is a "wrapper" that calls bullcntr and, in addition, defines a new environment, called "bullenum", that lets you create enumeration lists numbered via the "\bullcntr" command. I wrote this package as an amusing exercise during a boring afternoon in which I had nothing better to do! The bullcntr package may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, available at http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt See the files `00readme.txt' and `manifest.txt' for further details. For more information, read the following files: 00readme.txt -- start by reading this file bullcntr-man.pdf -- general information on the bullcntr package (PDF) Other files that make up the distribution are: manifest.txt -- legal stuff bullcntr.dtx -- main source file bullcntr.ins -- installation script bullcntr-man.tex -- LaTeX source of `bullcntr-man.pdf' bullcntr-sam.tex -- sample code that uses the bullcntr package bullenum-sam.tex -- sample code that uses the bullenum package See the file `manifest.txt' for a more precise specification of what files constitutes a LPPL-compliant distribution.
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bullcntr – Display list item counter as regular pattern of bullets
The bullcntr package defines the command bullcntr, which may be thought of as an analogue of the \fnsymbol command: like the latter, it displays the value of a counter lying between 1 and 9, but uses, for the purpose, a regular pattern of bullets.
|License||The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3|
|Copyright||2007 Gustavo Mezzetti|
|Contained in||TeXLive as bullcntr|
|MiKTeX as bullcntr|
formatting numbers, etc|