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What is the best way to create an environment that takes a number of arguments, like this:

Text argument #1,
Text argument #2,
Text argument #3,
Text argument #4}

and produces something like this:


\multicolumn{1}{l}{\textbf{Finding \foo}} \\
\textbf{Synopsis:}  & \textbf{Text argument \#1} \\
Recommendation:     & Text argument \#2 \\
Comments:           & Text argument \#3 \\
Risk value          & Text argument \#4 \\

Where \foo is a custom stepcounter defined by

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Are you sure you want that syntax for \finding? What if a "text argument" contains a comma? \finding{Text argument #1}{Text argument #2}{Text argument #3}{Text argument #4} would be easier to set up and less ambiguous. And how would you specify a caption? – Jubobs Aug 6 '14 at 23:20
Good point. Your suggestion is better. For this table, I do not want a caption. – Martin Clouthier Aug 6 '14 at 23:25
Please make your code compilable (if possible), or at least complete it with \documentclass{...}, the required \usepackage's, \begin{document}, and \end{document}. That may seem tedious to you, but think of the extra work it represents for TeX.SX users willing to give you a hand. Help them help you: remove that one hurdle between you and a solution to your problem. – Jubobs Aug 6 '14 at 23:32
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Specifying the four arguments as a comma-separated list is probably not a good idea: what if an argument contains a comma? Using the regular TeX syntax for passing arguments is preferable.

Note that \tn is defined nowhere in your code snippet; I substituted \\ for every occurence of it.

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    \multicolumn{1}{l}{\textbf{Finding AUTOMATIC\_COUNTER}} \\
    \textbf{Synopsis:}  & \textbf{#1} \\
    Recommendation:     & #2 \\
    Comments:           & #3 \\
    Risk value          & #4 \\

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