I have so many

    blah blah

in my document and I'm tired of pasting [label=(\arabic*),topsep=1pt,itemsep=0pt,leftmargin=*] over and over. Is there a way that I can make a macro to do this for me? I tried


in the preamble and then

    blah blah

but I keep getting the error "Package enumitem Error: topsep=1pt,itemsep=0pt,leftmargin=* undefined." Is there a way I can make this work?

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    you should hardly ever need the optional argument on a list, only if that list is different from the defaults set up for the document. Aug 16, 2020 at 22:39

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You should read the documentation. You have to use in the preamble, for lists at the first level, just this:


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