# Command/startenumeration

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# \startenumeration

## Syntax (autogenerated)

## Syntax

\startenumeration ... \stopenumeration |

## Description

Multi-paragraph numbered objects, previously defined using `\defineenumeration`. See `\defineenumeration` for more elaborate info.

## Example

\setupwhitespace[big] \defineenumeration[theorem][text=Theorem, location=left] % In mkiv we would write `alternative=left`. \starttheorem This theorem has multiple paragraphs. We can prove this by counting them: we count more than one paragraph, quod erat demonstrandum. \stoptheorem \tex{theorem} can not contain multiple paragraphs: \theorem This theorem has multiple paragraphs. We can prove this by counting them: we count more than one paragraph, quod erat demonstrandum.

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## See also

`\defineenumeration`for creating new kinds of numbered objects.`\setupenumerations`for setting up looks and behaviour.`\enumeration`for single-paragraph numbered objects.`\startenumeration`for multiple-paragraph numbered objects.

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