# Latex \item{} help required

I am writing a IEEETran paper in Latex and encountering following error. My code snippet is as under

\begin{description}
\item[\textbf{1. Business}], how to make profit from your products.
\item[\textbf{2. Architecture}], technical means to build the software.
\item[\textbf{3. Process}], roles, responsibilities, and relationships within software   development.
\item[\textbf{4. Organization}], actual mapping of roles and responsibilities to organizational structures.
\end{description}


what I actually get is something like this

what I am actually looking for should be

any help should be appreciated

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## migrated from stackoverflow.comNov 21 '12 at 16:38

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What you want is enumerate:

\begin{enumerate}
\item \textbf{Business}, how to make profit from your products.
\item \textbf{Architecture}, technical means to build the software.
\item \textbf{Process}, roles, responsibilities, and relationships within software development.
\item \textbf{Organization}, actual mapping of roles and responsibilities to organizational structures.
\end{enumerate}

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no it doesn't work still having the same problem – Skipper07 Nov 21 '12 at 7:19
@Skipper07, if you did as above I seriously doubt you still have the same problem. Look at the link to see the usage of enumerate. Are you sure you used enumerate and not description? – tiago Nov 21 '12 at 7:42
worked thanks... – Skipper07 Nov 21 '12 at 7:57