I entered the following code in LaTeX:


I got this:

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The spacing is not exactly as I desired. I would like the ] to be as close to the arrow as the [ and I would like a little bit of space between the ] and the actual item.

  • I usually define some macros for the right implication and for the left one (only defined in the proof environment). \limplication, \rimplication or something like that. That way it's easy to change their behavior.
    – Manuel
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 16:04
  • 2
    Don't use a list; starting the paragraph with ($\Rightarrow$) is sufficient.
    – egreg
    Commented Jun 20, 2014 at 19:54

1 Answer 1


The solution is simple: protect the item label with braces:


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