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When I try to build list of companies with no bulletin. I get the output as below

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Actually I want is correct spacing between the colon. Exactly like the below example. enter image description here

Can anyone help me out.? Thanks in advance.

Code Used:

\begin{description}
   \item[TCS:] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
   \item[InfoSys:] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
   \item[Wipro:] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
\end{description} 
  • Please post the code that you are using. The effect you want isn't difficult to achieve, but there are lots of ways to it. – Ian Thompson Oct 4 '14 at 10:55
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    Why no use a tabular instead of a list? – skpblack Oct 4 '14 at 11:40
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You could use a simple tabular environment:

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\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{array}
\begin{document}
\noindent
\begin{tabular}{@{}l >{:\quad} l}
TCS & Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore \\
InfoSys & Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore \\
Wipro & Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore \\
\end{tabular} 
\end{document}

To fine-tune the amount of whitespace to the left and right of the colon, you could employ a header such as

\begin{tabular}{@{}l >{\hspace{8pt}:\hspace{10pt}} l}

where 8pt and 10pt could be adjusted to your liking. (You didn't state explicitly what the "correct" space values are...)

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KOMA-Script's labeling list could be used for this. It is available in every KOMA-Script class (like scrartcl or scrbook) and can be used in other classes by loading the scrextend package.

The syntax is:

\begin{labeling}[<separator>]{<widest label>}

A complete example:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{scrextend}
\begin{document}

\ttfamily
\begin{labeling}[\quad:\quad]{InfoSys}
   \item[TCS] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
   \item[InfoSys] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
   \item[Wipro] Jeddah,Kochi,Bangalore 
\end{labeling} 

\end{document}

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