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I am using the compactenum environment from the paralist package, and would like to know how I can typeset the counter.

What I mean is

\item I would like to typeset "a)" here.

I was trying to read through the documentation but couldn't figure out which macro stores the counter.

Also, in this case, I don't want to build a reference, because I am only asking for the item label inside that item, i.e., when that counter is at that particular value.

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

Use \labelenumi (resp. \labelenumii, ..., \labelenumiv for nested environments).




\item I would like to typeset ``\labelenumi'' here.


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Thanks lockstep. – tchakravarty Jul 14 '12 at 8:39

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