# Counting letters inside paragraph

I am trying to make a new command \part which is defined such that each time I type \part the output equals

\paragraph*(letter)


where letter is bold. So, with typing the letter manualy in, the working command is

 \newcommand{\del}[1]{\paragraph*{#1}}


Now. I must not have this inside a paragraph, I just want the output, identical to the output given with the command above. Just not having to type in the letter each time.

I am in no direct need to have very long number lists. So a-z should be fine. I also looked into counters and such, but could not produce anything close to working.

Also I was looking into the enumitem package. But this does not give me things in bold, nor the correct spacing. Also there is often quite some space, between each time I need a letter. For an example.

    \part Some text, questions

ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum

part some text questions


So anyone got any solutions? =)

\newcounter{subpart}[section]
\renewcommand{\thesubpart}{\alph{subpart}}
\newcommand{\subpart}{\stepcounter{subpart}\paragraph*{\thesubpart}}


Then

\subpart Some text, questions

ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum
ipsulum, ipsulum

\subpart some text questions


will give what you want.

As it is, the counter will reset at each section. If this is not wanted, delete [section] from the \newcounter line.

It's a bad idea to redefine \part.

• Excellent. I just used \part here because it is in english. In my latex document I use . \del =) – N3buchadnezzar Oct 18 '11 at 17:01
• @N3buchadnezzar: If you're interested in referring to these \subparts by means of a \label - as in, \subpart\label{mylab} Some text ... \ref{mylab} - you need to use \refstepcounter{subpart} instead of \stepcounter{subpart} in the \subpart macro. – Werner Oct 18 '11 at 17:15