In my document, there is a collection of short stories each of which has a date after the end. I want to make an environment for those dates, that would (for now) right-align them, but will probably do something else (probably italicise them, or change their font). That's the reason I am not just using
I have tried defining that environment as:
However that did nothing, at least it did not right-align text within that environment.
Why did not that have an effect?
After all, putting
\raggedleft before a paragraph does right-align it (and paragraphs after it".