I'd like to use, for this specific instance, letter style enumeration [ like a) b) c) ] . I realize that I can nest one enumerate environment in another and the style will change, but I don't want a dangling "1." from the topmost enumerate environment.
For deeper values use also , . Inside LyX you will still see the 1. If you want to change this too, then you'll have to rewrite your LyX layout file.
If you don't want the change to occur globally, then add this code right before the enumeration (and resotre right after, if needed).
In the preamble, use the
and format is a macro consisting of enumerators and styles.
The style can be any of the following:
The enumerator can be any of the following:
I personally prefer the
Use the default "Numbered list" [^P E], then ctrl+click over a list element. Select "Custom Item". You will see the default symbols but you will get also a "Custom Item" box: